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Lexicon :: Strong's H7725 - shuwb

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שׁוּב
Transliteration
shuwb
Pronunciation
shüv (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2340

Strong’s Definitions

שׁוּב shûwb, shoob; a primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again:—((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) × again, (cause to) answer ( again), × in any case (wise), × at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, × certainly, come again (back), × consider, continually, convert, deliver (again), deny, draw back, fetch home again, × fro, get (oneself) (back) again, × give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, × needs, be past, × pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, × surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,066x

The KJV translates Strong's H7725 in the following manner: return (391x), ...again (248x), turn (123x), ...back (65x), ...away (56x), restore (39x), bring (34x), render (19x), answer (18x), recompense (8x), recover (6x), deliver (5x), put (5x), withdraw (5x), requite (4x), miscellaneous (40x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,066x
The KJV translates Strong's H7725 in the following manner: return (391x), ...again (248x), turn (123x), ...back (65x), ...away (56x), restore (39x), bring (34x), render (19x), answer (18x), recompense (8x), recover (6x), deliver (5x), put (5x), withdraw (5x), requite (4x), miscellaneous (40x).
  1. to return, turn back

    1. (Qal)

      1. to turn back, return

        1. to turn back

        2. to return, come or go back

        3. to return unto, go back, come back

        4. of dying

        5. of human relations (fig)

        6. of spiritual relations (fig)

          1. to turn back (from God), apostatise

          2. to turn away (of God)

          3. to turn back (to God), repent

          4. turn back (from evil)

        7. of inanimate things

        8. in repetition

    2. (Polel)

      1. to bring back

      2. to restore, refresh, repair (fig)

      3. to lead away (enticingly)

      4. to show turning, apostatise

    3. (Pual) restored (participle)

    4. (Hiphil) to cause to return, bring back

      1. to bring back, allow to return, put back, draw back, give back, restore, relinquish, give in payment

      2. to bring back, refresh, restore

      3. to bring back, report to, answer

      4. to bring back, make requital, pay (as recompense)

      5. to turn back or backward, repel, defeat, repulse, hinder, reject, refuse

      6. to turn away (face), turn toward

      7. to turn against

      8. to bring back to mind

      9. to show a turning away

      10. to reverse, revoke

    5. (Hophal) to be returned, be restored, be brought back

    6. (Pulal) brought back

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׁוּב shûwb, shoob; a primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again:—((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) × again, (cause to) answer ( again), × in any case (wise), × at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, × certainly, come again (back), × consider, continually, convert, deliver (again), deny, draw back, fetch home again, × fro, get (oneself) (back) again, × give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, × needs, be past, × pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, × surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7725 matches the Hebrew שׁוּב (shuwb),
which occurs 1,299 times in 948 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 19 (Gen 3:19–Gen 43:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - By the sweat of your face
you shall eat bread,
till you return to the ground,
for out of it you were taken;
for you are dust,
and to dust you shall return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:3 - and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:7 - and sent forth a raven. It went to and fro until the waters were dried up from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:9 - But the dove found no place to set her foot, and she returned to him to the ark, for the waters were still on the face of the whole earth. So he put out his hand and took her and brought her into the ark with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:12 - Then he waited another seven days and sent forth the dove, and she did not return to him anymore.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:7 - Then they turned back and came to En-mishpat (that is, Kadesh) and defeated all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites who were dwelling in Hazazon-tamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:16 - Then he brought back all the possessions, and also brought back his kinsman Lot with his possessions, and the women and the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:17 - After his return from the defeat of Chedorlaomer and the kings who were with him, the king of Sodom went out to meet him at the Valley of Shaveh (that is, the King’s Valley).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:16 - And they shall come back here in the fourth generation, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:9 - The angel of the LORD said to her, “Return to your mistress and submit to her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - The LORD said, “I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:14 - Is anything too hard[fn] for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:33 - And the LORD went his way, when he had finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:7 - Now then, return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, so that he will pray for you, and you shall live. But if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:14 - Then Abimelech took sheep and oxen, and male servants and female servants, and gave them to Abraham, and returned Sarah his wife to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:32 - So they made a covenant at Beersheba. Then Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army rose up and returned to the land of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:5 - Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy[fn] will go over there and worship and come again to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:19 - So Abraham returned to his young men, and they arose and went together to Beersheba. And Abraham lived at Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:5 - The servant said to him, “Perhaps the woman may not be willing to follow me to this land. Must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:6 - Abraham said to him, “See to it that you do not take my son back there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:8 - But if the woman is not willing to follow you, then you will be free from this oath of mine; only you must not take my son back there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac dug again the wells of water that had been dug in the days of Abraham his father, which the Philistines had stopped after the death of Abraham. And he gave them the names that his father had given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:44 - and stay with him a while, until your brother’s fury turns away—
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - until your brother’s anger turns away from you, and he forgets what you have done to him. Then I will send and bring you from there. Why should I be bereft of you both in one day?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:15 - Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:21 - so that I come again to my father’s house in peace, then the LORD shall be my God,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:3 - and when all the flocks were gathered there, the shepherds would roll the stone from the mouth of the well and water the sheep, and put the stone back in its place over the mouth of the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:31 - He said, “What shall I give you?” Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this for me, I will again pasture your flock and keep it:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:3 - Then the LORD said to Jacob, “Return to the land of your fathers and to your kindred, and I will be with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:13 - I am the God of Bethel, where you anointed a pillar and made a vow to me. Now arise, go out from this land and return to the land of your kindred.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:55 - [fn] Early in the morning Laban arose and kissed his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned home.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:6 - And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and he is coming to meet you, and there are four hundred men with him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:9 - And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O LORD who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:16 - So Esau returned that day on his way to Seir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:14 - So he said to him, “Go now, see if it is well with your brothers and with the flock, and bring me word.” So he sent him from the Valley of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:22 - And Reuben said to them, “Shed no blood; throw him into this pit here in the wilderness, but do not lay a hand on him”—that he might rescue him out of their hand to restore him to his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:29 - When Reuben returned to the pit and saw that Joseph was not in the pit, he tore his clothes
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:30 - and returned to his brothers and said, “The boy is gone, and I, where shall I go?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:22 - So he returned to Judah and said, “I have not found her. Also, the men of the place said, ‘No cult prostitute has been here.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:29 - But as he drew back his hand, behold, his brother came out. And she said, “What a breach you have made for yourself!” Therefore his name was called Perez.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:13 - In three days Pharaoh will lift up your head and restore you to your office, and you shall place Pharaoh’s cup in his hand as formerly, when you were his cupbearer.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:21 - He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, and he placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:13 - And as he interpreted to us, so it came about. I was restored to my office, and the baker was hanged.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:24 - Then he turned away from them and wept. And he returned to them and spoke to them. And he took Simeon from them and bound him before their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:25 - And Joseph gave orders to fill their bags with grain, and to replace every man’s money in his sack, and to give them provisions for the journey. This was done for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:28 - He said to his brothers, “My money has been put back; here it is in the mouth of my sack!” At this their hearts failed them, and they turned trembling to one another, saying, “What is this that God has done to us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:37 - Then Reuben said to his father, “Kill my two sons if I do not bring him back to you. Put him in my hands, and I will bring him back to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:2 - And when they had eaten the grain that they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go again, buy us a little food.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:10 - If we had not delayed, we would now have returned twice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:12 - Take double the money with you. Carry back with you the money that was returned in the mouth of your sacks. Perhaps it was an oversight.

 
 
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