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Lexicon :: Strong's H7621 - šᵊḇûʿâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Pass part of שָׁבַע (H7650)
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TWOT Reference: 2319a

Strong’s Definitions

שְׁבוּעָה shᵉbûwʻâh, sheb-oo-aw'; feminine passive participle of H7650; properly, something sworn, i.e. an oath:—curse, oath, × sworn.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H7621 in the following manner: oath (28x), sworn (with H1167) (1x), curse (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H7621 in the following manner: oath (28x), sworn (with H1167) (1x), curse (1x).
  1. oath, curse

    1. oath

      1. attesting of innocence

      2. curse

    2. oath (of Jehovah)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁבוּעָה shᵉbûwʻâh, sheb-oo-aw'; feminine passive participle of H7650; properly, something sworn, i.e. an oath:—curse, oath, × sworn.
STRONGS H7621: Abbreviations
שְׁבוּעָה, שְׁבֻעָה noun feminine (Joshua 2:17 read הַזּה AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 116) oath, curse; — absolute שְׁבוּ׳ Joshua 9:20 +, שְׁבֻ׳ Genesis 26:3 +; construct שְׁבֻעַת Exodus 22:10 +; suffix שְׁבֻעָתִי Genesis 24:8 etc.; plural שְׁבֻעוֺת absolute Ezekiel 21:28, construct Habakkuk 3:9; [Jeremiah 5:24; Ezekiel 45:21 see שָׁבוּעַ]; — oath [as accusative of congnate meaning with verb with הִשָּׁבַע etc. Numbers 30:3 + (in rel.cl.) + 5 times]:
1. of man:
a. attesting innocence Exodus 22:10 (E), friendship 2 Samuel 21:7, promise 1 Kings 2:43 (after שָׁמַר keep; all שְׁבֻעַת י׳ oath to to (י׳); innocence also Numbers 5:21 a; friendship Nehemiah 6:18 (לוֺ בַּעֲלֵישׁ׳), promise Leviticus 5:4; of vow (|| נדר) Numbers 30:3; Numbers 30:11; Numbers 30:14 (שְׁבֻעַת אִסָּר), Joshua 9:20 (all P), Nehemiah 10:30 (|| אָלָה), Ecclesiastes 9:2, of covenant with י׳ 2 Chronicles 15:15, שְׁבוּעַת אֱלֹהִים Ecclesiastes 8:2 (probably of oath of allegiance to king), שְׁבֻעַת שֶׁקֶר Zechariah 8:17; of threat Judges 21:5; 1 Samuel 14:26 (Greek Version of the LXX שְׁבֻעַת י׳); keep, discharge the oath is הֵקִים הַשּׁ׳ Genesis 26:3 (J), Jeremiah 11:5; נָקָה מִשׁ׳ be free, exempt from an oath Genesis 24:8 (J), compare Joshua 2:17, 20.
b. = curse, Isaiah 65:15 and (|| אָלָה) Numbers 5:21 (P), Daniel 9:11.
2. oath of י׳, in promise, Deuteronomy 7:8 (שָׁמַר in rel. clause), || covenant (בְּרִית), שְׁבוּעַתוֺ לְיִצְחָק Psalm 105:9 = 1 Chronicles 16:16. — שְׁבֻעוֺת מַטּוֺת Habakkuk 3:9 very dubious: AV oaths of the tribes; oaths, rods of the word, Hi-St; sworn (passive participle שְׁבַע) were the rods (= chastisements) of (thy) word, Ges Hi RVm; heptads of spears Ew, compare Da; text probably corrupt, Now proposes (אַשְׁפָּֽתְךָ) מַטּוֹת שִׂבֵּעְתָּ thou hast sated with shafts thy quiver; Marti (after Greek Version of the LXXManuscripts) thy bow was satiated with shafts; GASm thou gluttest (?) thy shafts. — Ezekiel 21:28 see √.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:8; 24:8; 26:3; 26:3


22:10; 22:10




5:21; 5:21; 30:3; 30:3; 30:11; 30:14




2:17; 2:17; 2:20; 9:20; 9:20



1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Kings


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



6:18; 10:30




8:2; 9:2




5:24; 11:5


21:28; 21:28; 45:21




3:9; 3:9




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7621 matches the Hebrew שְׁבוּעָה (šᵊḇûʿâ),
which occurs 30 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:8 - And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: H7621 only bring not my son thither again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:3 - Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath H7621 which I sware unto Abraham thy father;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:11 - Then shall an oath H7621 of the LORD be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and the owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall not make it good.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:4 - Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, H7621 and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:21 - Then the priest shall charge the woman with an oath H7621 of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, The LORD make thee a curse and an oath H7621 among thy people, when the LORD doth make thy thigh to rot, and thy belly to swell;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:2 - If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath H7621 to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:10 - And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul by a bond with an oath; H7621
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:13 - Every vow, and every binding oath H7621 to afflict the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:8 - But because the LORD loved you, and because he would keep the oath H7621 which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the LORD brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - And the men said unto her, We will be blameless of this thine oath H7621 which thou hast made us swear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:20 - And if thou utter this our business, then we will be quit of thine oath H7621 which thou hast made us to swear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:20 - This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath H7621 which we sware unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:5 - And the children of Israel said, Who is there among all the tribes of Israel that came not up with the congregation unto the LORD? For they had made a great oath H7621 concerning him that came not up to the LORD to Mizpeh, saying, He shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:26 - And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath. H7621
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:7 - But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan the son of Saul, because of the LORD'S oath H7621 that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:43 - Why then hast thou not kept the oath H7621 of the LORD, and the commandment that I have charged thee with?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:16 - Even of the covenant which he made with Abraham, and of his oath H7621 unto Isaac;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:15 - And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: H7621 for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 6:18 - For there were many in Judah sworn H7621 unto him, because he was the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:29 - They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, H7621 to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:9 - Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath H7621 unto Isaac;
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:2 - I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment, and that in regard of the oath H7621 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:2 - All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath. H7621
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:15 - And ye shall leave your name for a curse H7621 unto my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay thee, and call his servants by another name:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:5 - That I may perform the oath H7621 which I have sworn unto your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is this day. Then answered I, and said, So be it, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:23 - And it shall be unto them as a false divination in their sight, to them that have sworn oaths: H7621 but he will call to remembrance the iniquity, that they may be taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:11 - Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even by departing, that they might not obey thy voice; therefore the curse is poured upon us, and the oath H7621 that is written in the law of Moses the servant of God, because we have sinned against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:9 - Thy bow was made quite naked, according to the oaths H7621 of the tribes, even thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:17 - And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: H7621 for all these are things that I hate, saith the LORD.
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