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Lexicon :: Strong's H6717 - ṣîḇā'

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as צוֹבָא (H6678)
Strong’s Definitions

צִיבָא Tsîybâʼ, tsee-baw'; from the same as H6678; station; Tsiba, an Israelite:—Ziba.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H6717 in the following manner: Ziba (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H6717 in the following manner: Ziba (16x).
  1. Ziba = "statue"

    1. a servant of Saul whom David made steward of Jonathan's son Mephibosheth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צִיבָא Tsîybâʼ, tsee-baw'; from the same as H6678; station; Tsiba, an Israelite:—Ziba.
צִיבָא and (2 Samuel 16:4) צִבָא 16 proper name, masculine Σ(ε)ιβα: servant of Saul's house, 2 Samuel 9:2 (twice in verse) + 14 times 2 Samuel 9; 2 Samuel 16; 2 Samuel 19.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

9:2; 16:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6717 matches the Hebrew צִיבָא (ṣîḇā'),
which occurs 16 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:2 - Now there was a servant of the house of Saul whose name was Ziba H6717, and they summoned him to David; and the king said to him, “Are you Ziba H6717?” And he said, “I am your servant.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:3 - Then the king said, “Is there no one remaining of the house of Saul to whom I could show the kindness of God?” And Ziba H6717 said to the king, “There is still a son of Jonathan, one who is disabled in both feet.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:4 - So the king said to him, “Where is he?” And Ziba H6717 said to the king, “Behold, he is in the house of Machir the son of Ammiel, in Lo-debar.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:9 - Then the king summoned Saul’s servant Ziba H6717 and said to him, “Everything that belonged to Saul and to all his house I have given to your master’s [fn]grandson.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:10 - “You and your sons and your servants shall cultivate the land for him, and you shall bring in the produce so that your master’s grandson will have food [fn]to eat; nevertheless Mephibosheth, your master’s grandson, shall [fn]eat at my table regularly.” Now Ziba H6717 had fifteen sons and twenty servants.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:11 - Then Ziba H6717 said to the king, “In accordance with everything that my lord the king commands his servant, so your servant will do.” So Mephibosheth ate at [fn]David’s table as one of the king’s sons.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:12 - Mephibosheth had a young son whose name was Mica. And all who lived in the house of Ziba H6717 were servants to Mephibosheth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:1 - Now when David had gone on a little beyond the summit, behold, Ziba H6717 the servant of Mephibosheth met him with a team of saddled donkeys, and on them were two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred cakes of raisins, a hundred summer fruits, and a jug of wine.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:2 - And the king said to Ziba H6717, “Why do you have these?” And Ziba H6717 said, “The donkeys are for the king’s household to ride, the bread and summer fruit are for the young men to eat, and the wine, for whoever is weary in the wilderness to drink.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:3 - Then the king said, “And where is your master’s son?” And Ziba H6717 said to the king, “Behold, he is staying in Jerusalem, for he said, ‘Today the house of Israel will restore the kingdom of my father to me.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:4 - So the king said to Ziba H6717, “Behold, all that belongs to Mephibosheth is yours.” And Ziba H6717 said, “I prostrate myself; may I find favor in your sight, my lord, the king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:17 - And there were a thousand men of Benjamin with him, and Ziba H6717 the servant of the house of Saul, and his fifteen sons and his twenty servants with him; and they rushed to the Jordan before the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:29 - So the king said to him, “Why do you still speak of your affairs? I have [fn]decided, ‘You and Ziba H6717 shall divide the land.’”

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