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Lexicon :: Strong's H5450 - sᵊḇālâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1458c

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: סבלה.

Strong’s Definitions

סְבָלָה çᵉbâlâh, seb-aw-law'; from H5447; porterage:—burden.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H5450 in the following manner: burden (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H5450 in the following manner: burden (6x).
  1. burden, forced labour, compulsory service, burden bearing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סְבָלָה çᵉbâlâh, seb-aw-law'; from H5447; porterage:—burden.
STRONGS H5450: Abbreviations
† [סִבְלָה] noun feminine burden; — plural construct סִבְלֹת מִצְרַיִם Exodus 6:6 (P), of the heavy labours imposed on Israel by Egyptian, Exodus 6:7; suffix סִבְלֹתֵיכֶם Exodus 5:4 (J), סִבְלֹתָם Exodus 1:11; Exodus 5:5 (both J), Exodus 2:11 (E); (compare Psalm 81:7, סֵבֶל).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:11; 2:11; 5:4; 5:5; 6:6; 6:7




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5450 matches the Hebrew סְבָלָה (sᵊḇālâ),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:11 - So they appointed taskmasters over them to afflict them with [fn]hard H5450 labor. H5450 And they built for Pharaoh storage cities, Pithom and Raamses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:11 - Now it came about in those days, when Moses had grown up, that he went out to his brethren and looked on their [fn]hard H5450 labors; H5450 and he saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:4 - But the king of Egypt said to them, “Moses and Aaron, why do you [fn]draw the people away from their [fn]work? Get back to your [fn]labors!” H5450
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:5 - Again Pharaoh said, “Look, the people of the land are now many, and you would have them cease from their labors!” H5450
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - “Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, ‘I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens H5450 of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from their bondage. I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:7 - ‘Then I will take you [fn]for My people, and I will be [fn]your God; and you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the burdens H5450 of the Egyptians.
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