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Lexicon :: Strong's H7725 - shuwb


shüv (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2340

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,066x
The KJV translates Strongs 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), misc (40x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  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.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H7725 matches the Hebrew שׁוּב (shuwb),
which occurs 1,117 times in 952 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 20 (Gen 3:19–Gen 43:12)

Tools specific to Gen 3:19

Gen 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return H7725 unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. H7725

Tools specific to Gen 8:3

Gen 8:3

And the waters returned H7725 from off the earth continually: H7725 and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

Tools specific to Gen 8:7

Gen 8:7

And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, H7725 until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

Tools specific to Gen 8:9

Gen 8:9

But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned H7725 unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.

Tools specific to Gen 8:12

Gen 8:12

And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned H7725 not again unto him any more.

Tools specific to Gen 14:7

Gen 14:7

And they returned, H7725 and came to Enmishpat, which is Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.

Tools specific to Gen 14:16

Gen 14:16

And he brought back H7725 all the goods, and also brought again H7725 his brother Lot, and his goods, and the women also, and the people.

Tools specific to Gen 14:17

Gen 14:17

And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return H7725 from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.

Tools specific to Gen 15:16

Gen 15:16

But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: H7725 for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

Tools specific to Gen 16:9

Gen 16:9

And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return H7725 to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

Tools specific to Gen 18:10

Gen 18:10

And he said, I will certainly H7725 return H7725 unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.

Tools specific to Gen 18:14

Gen 18:14

Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return H7725 unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

Tools specific to Gen 18:33

Gen 18:33

And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left communing with Abraham: and Abraham returned H7725 unto his place.

Tools specific to Gen 20:7

Gen 20:7

Now therefore restore H7725 the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore H7725 her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.

Tools specific to Gen 20:14

Gen 20:14

And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and womenservants, and gave them unto Abraham, and restored H7725 him Sarah his wife.

Tools specific to Gen 21:32

Gen 21:32

Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned H7725 into the land of the Philistines.

Tools specific to Gen 22:5

Gen 22:5

And Abraham said unto his young men, Abide ye here with the ass; and I and the lad will go yonder and worship, and come again H7725 to you.

Tools specific to Gen 22:19

Gen 22:19

So Abraham returned H7725 unto his young men, and they rose up and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham dwelt at Beersheba.

Tools specific to Gen 24:5

Gen 24:5

And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring H7725 thy son again H7725 unto the land from whence thou camest?

Tools specific to Gen 24:6

Gen 24:6

And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring H7725 not my son thither again. H7725

Tools specific to Gen 24:8

Gen 24:8

And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring H7725 not my son thither again. H7725

Tools specific to Gen 26:18

Gen 26:18

And Isaac digged again H7725 the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.

Tools specific to Gen 27:44

Gen 27:44

And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away; H7725

Tools specific to Gen 27:45

Gen 27:45

Until thy brother's anger turn away H7725 from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?

Tools specific to Gen 28:15

Gen 28:15

And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again H7725 into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.

Tools specific to Gen 28:21

Gen 28:21

So that I come again H7725 to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God:

Tools specific to Gen 29:3

Gen 29:3

And thither were all the flocks gathered: and they rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the sheep, and put H7725 the stone again H7725 upon the well's mouth in his place.

Tools specific to Gen 30:31

Gen 30:31

And he said, What shall I give thee? And Jacob said, Thou shalt not give me any thing: if thou wilt do this thing for me, I will again H7725 feed and keep thy flock:

Tools specific to Gen 31:3

Gen 31:3

And the LORD said unto Jacob, Return H7725 unto the land of thy fathers, and to thy kindred; and I will be with thee.

Tools specific to Gen 31:13

Gen 31:13

I am the God of Bethel, where thou anointedst the pillar, and where thou vowedst a vow unto me: now arise, get thee out from this land, and return H7725 unto the land of thy kindred.

Tools specific to Gen 31:55

Gen 31:55

And early in the morning Laban rose up, and kissed his sons and his daughters, and blessed them: and Laban departed, and returned H7725 unto his place.

Tools specific to Gen 32:6

Gen 32:6

And the messengers returned H7725 to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him.

Tools specific to Gen 32:9

Gen 32:9

And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, Return H7725 unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee:

Tools specific to Gen 33:16

Gen 33:16

So Esau returned H7725 that day on his way unto Seir.

Tools specific to Gen 37:14

Gen 37:14

And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring H7725 me word again. H7725 So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

Tools specific to Gen 37:22

Gen 37:22

And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver H7725 him to his father again. H7725

Tools specific to Gen 37:29

Gen 37:29

And Reuben returned H7725 unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.

Tools specific to Gen 37:30

Gen 37:30

And he returned H7725 unto his brethren, and said, The child is not; and I, whither shall I go?

Tools specific to Gen 38:22

Gen 38:22

And he returned H7725 to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the place said, that there was no harlot in this place.

Tools specific to Gen 38:29

Gen 38:29

And it came to pass, as he drew back H7725 his hand, that, behold, his brother came out: and she said, How hast thou broken forth? this breach be upon thee: therefore his name was called Pharez.

Tools specific to Gen 40:13

Gen 40:13

Yet within three days shall Pharaoh lift up thine head, and restore H7725 thee unto thy place: and thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand, after the former manner when thou wast his butler.

Tools specific to Gen 40:21

Gen 40:21

And he restored H7725 the chief butler unto his butlership again; H7725 and he gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand:

Tools specific to Gen 41:13

Gen 41:13

And it came to pass, as he interpreted to us, so it was; me he restored H7725 unto mine office, and him he hanged.

Tools specific to Gen 42:24

Gen 42:24

And he turned himself about from them, and wept; and returned to them again, H7725 and communed with them, and took from them Simeon, and bound him before their eyes.

Tools specific to Gen 42:25

Gen 42:25

Then Joseph commanded to fill their sacks with corn, and to restore H7725 every man's money into his sack, and to give them provision for the way: and thus did he unto them.

Tools specific to Gen 42:28

Gen 42:28

And he said unto his brethren, My money is restored; H7725 and, lo, it is even in my sack: and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, What is this that God hath done unto us?

Tools specific to Gen 42:37

Gen 42:37

And Reuben spake unto his father, saying, Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again. H7725

Tools specific to Gen 43:2

Gen 43:2

And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, H7725 buy us a little food.

Tools specific to Gen 43:10

Gen 43:10

For except we had lingered, surely now we had returned H7725 this second time.

Tools specific to Gen 43:12

Gen 43:12

And take double money in your hand; and the money that was brought again H7725 in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again H7725 in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight:

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 3:19–Gen 43:12

2. Gen 43:13–Num 5:8

3. Num 8:25–Deu 28:60

4. Deu 28:68–Jdg 8:13

5. Jdg 8:33–1Sa 15:11

6. 1Sa 15:25–2Sa 15:27

7. 2Sa 15:29–1Ki 13:10

8. 1Ki 13:16–2Ki 9:20

9. 2Ki 9:36–2Ch 11:1

10. 2Ch 11:4–Neh 5:11

11. Neh 5:12–Job 35:4

12. Job 36:10–Psa 81:14

13. Psa 85:1–Ecc 4:1

14. Ecc 4:7–Isa 55:10

15. Isa 55:11–Jer 29:10

16. Jer 29:14–Lam 1:11

17. Lam 1:13–Eze 34:16

18. Eze 35:7–Joe 2:14

19. Joe 3:1–Mal 3:7

20. Mal 3:18–Mal 4:6

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