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Lexicon :: Strong's H7620 - šāḇûaʿ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Properly, pass part of שָׁבַע (H7650) as a denom. of שֶׁבַע (H7651)
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TWOT Reference: 2318d

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁבוּעַ shâbûwaʻ, shaw-boo'-ah; or שָׁבֻעַ shâbuaʻ; also (feminine) שְׁבֻעָה shᵉbuʻâh; properly, passive participle of H7650 as a denominative of H7651; literally, sevened, i.e. a week (specifically, of years):—seven, week.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H7620 in the following manner: week (19x), seven (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H7620 in the following manner: week (19x), seven (1x).
  1. seven, period of seven (days or years), heptad, week

    1. period of seven days, a week

      1. Feast of Weeks

    2. heptad, seven (of years)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁבוּעַ shâbûwaʻ, shaw-boo'-ah; or שָׁבֻעַ shâbuaʻ; also (feminine) שְׁבֻעָה shᵉbuʻâh; properly, passive participle of H7650 as a denominative of H7651; literally, sevened, i.e. a week (specifically, of years):—seven, week.
STRONGS H7620: Abbreviations
שָׁבוּעַ noun masculineDaniel 9:27 period of seven (days, years), heptad, week (on formation see LagBN 67); — absoluteשׁ׳ Daniel 9:27 (twice in verse); constructשְׁבֻעַ Genesis 29:27, 28; dual שְׁבֻעַיִם Leviticus 12:5; plural שָֽׁבֻע(וֺ)ת Exodus 34:22 + 4 times Deuteronomy + (in technical term) 2 Chronicles 8:13; late שָֽׁבֻעִים Daniel 9:24 + 4 times Daniel; constructשְׁבֻעֹת Jeremiah 5:24 (Ezekiel 45:21 read שִׁבְעַת with Vrss and all modern, see שֶׁבַע); suffix שָׁבֻעֹתֵיבֶם Numbers 28:26; —
1. period of seven days (from a given time), week: Deuteronomy 16:9 (twice in verse); Leviticus 12:5 (P); of marriage feast Genesis 29:27, 28 (E; compare Judges 14:12; Tob 11:19); שָׁבֻעִים יָמִים Daniel 10:2, 3three weeks, days (three weeks long); חֻקּוֺת קָצִיר שׁ׳ Jeremiah 5:24 weeks of statutes (i.e. weeks appointed by י׳) for harvest; technical term חַגּ שָֽׁבֻעֹת Exodus 34:22 (J) feast of weeks (ending seven weeks of harvest), Deuteronomy 16:10, 16; 2 Chronicles 8:13 so שׁ׳ alone Numbers 28:26 (P).
2. heptad or seven of years, late, Daniel 9:24, 25, 26, 27 (twice in verse). — שֻׁבֻעוֺת Ezekiel 21:28 see שָׁבַע].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:27; 29:27; 29:28; 29:28


34:22; 34:22


12:5; 12:5


28:26; 28:26


16:9; 16:10; 16:16



2 Chronicles

8:13; 8:13


5:24; 5:24


21:28; 45:21


9:24; 9:24; 9:25; 9:26; 9:27; 9:27; 9:27; 10:2; 10:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7620 matches the Hebrew שָׁבוּעַ (šāḇûaʿ),
which occurs 20 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:27 - “Complete the week H7620 of this one, and we will give you the other also for the service which you shall serve with me, for another seven years.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:28 - Jacob did so and completed her week H7620, and he gave him his daughter Rachel as his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:22 - “And you shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks H7620, that is, the first fruits of the wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:5 - ‘But if she gives birth to a female child, then she shall be unclean for two weeks H7620, as in her menstruation; and she shall stay at home in her condition of [fn]blood purification for sixty-six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 28:26 -

‘Also on the day of the first fruits, when you present a new grain offering to the LORD in your Feast of Weeks H7620, you shall have a holy assembly; you shall do no laborious work.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:9 -

“You shall count seven weeks H7620 for yourself; you shall begin to count seven weeks H7620 from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing grain.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:10 - “Then you shall [fn]celebrate the Feast of Weeks H7620 to the LORD your God with a [fn]voluntary offering of your hand in a proportional amount, which you shall give just as the LORD your God blesses you;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:16 -

“Three times a year all your males shall appear before the LORD your God at the place which He chooses: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, at the Feast of Weeks H7620, and at the Feast of Booths; and they are not to appear before the LORD empty-handed.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:13 - and he did so according to the daily rule, offering them up according to the commandment of Moses, for the Sabbaths, the new moons, and the three annual feasts—the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks H7620, and the Feast of Booths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:24 -

‘They do not say in their heart,

“Let us now fear the LORD our God,

Who gives rain in its season,

Both the autumn rain and the spring rain,

Who keeps for us

The appointed weeks H7620 of the harvest.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:21 -

“In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, you shall have the Passover, a feast of seven H7620 days; unleavened bread shall be eaten.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:24 -

“Seventy [fn]weeks H7620 have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to [fn]finish the wrongdoing, to [fn]make an end of sin, to make atonement for guilt, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and [fn]prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:25 - “So you are to know and understand that from the issuing of a [fn]decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem, until [fn]Messiah the Prince, there will be seven weeks H7620 and sixty-two weeks H7620; it will be built again, with [fn]streets and moat, even in times of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:26 - “Then after the sixty-two weeks H7620, the [fn]Messiah will be cut off and have [fn]nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary. And [fn]its end will come with a flood; even to the end [fn]there will be war; desolations are determined.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:27 - “And he will confirm a covenant with the many for one week H7620, but in the middle of the week H7620 he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of [fn]abominations will come the one who [fn]makes desolate, until a complete destruction, one that is [fn]decreed, gushes forth on the one who [fn]makes desolate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:2 -

In those days, I, Daniel, had been mourning for three [fn]entire weeks H7620.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:3 - I did not eat any [fn]tasty food, nor did meat or wine enter my mouth, nor did I use any ointment at all until the entire three weeks H7620 were completed.
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