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Lexicon :: Strong's H7628 - šᵊḇî

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Part of Speech
feminine noun, masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2311a

Strong’s Definitions

שְׁבִי shᵉbîy, sheb-ee'; from H7618; exiled; captured; as noun, exile (abstractly or concretely and collectively); by extension, booty:—captive(-ity), prisoners, × take away, that was taken.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H7628 in the following manner: captivity (35x), captive (10x), prisoners (2x), taken away (1x), taken (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H7628 in the following manner: captivity (35x), captive (10x), prisoners (2x), taken away (1x), taken (1x).
masculine noun
  1. captivity, captives

    1. (state of) captivity

    2. (act of) capture

    3. captives

      feminine noun
  2. captive

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁבִי shᵉbîy, sheb-ee'; from H7618; exiled; captured; as noun, exile (abstractly or concretely and collectively); by extension, booty:—captive(-ity), prisoners, × take away, that was taken.
STRONGS H7628: Abbreviations
שְׁבִי noun masculineIsaiah 49:24 captivity, captives (collective); — שׁ׳ absolute Exodus 12:29 +, construct Ezra 2:1 +; שֶׁ֑בִי Numbers 21:1 +; suffix שֶׁבְיְךָ Judges 5:12, שִׁבְיוֺ Deuteronomy 21:10, שְׁבִיכֶם Numbers 31:19, etc.; —
1. = state of captivity, הָלַךְ בַּשְּׁ׳ Amos 9:4; Deuteronomy 28:41; Nahum 3:10; Jeremiah 20:6; Jeremiah 22:22; Jeremiah 30:16; Ezekiel 12:11 (+ בַּגּוֺלָה) Ezekiel 30:17, 18; Isaiah 46:2; Lamentations 1:18, = הָלַךְ שְׁבִי Lamentations 1:5 בַּשְּׁבִי יָבִא Daniel 11:8; נָתַן בַּשְּׁ׳ Ezra 9:7, נָתַן לַשְּׁ׳ Psalm 78:61, לֻקַּח בַּשֶּׁ֑בִי Jeremiah 48:46;וַאֲשֶׁר לַשְּׁבִי לַשֶּׁ֑בִי Jeremiah 15:2; Jeremiah 43:11, וְנָשֵׁינוּ בַּשְּׁ׳ 2 Chronicles 29:9 בִּשְׁבִי instrument of judgment Daniel 11:33; אֶרֶץ שׁ׳ Jeremiah 30:10; Jeremiah 46:27; 2 Chronicles 6:37, 38; phrase of deliverance (only Ezra Nehemiah): נִשְׁאֲרוּ מִןהַֿשְּׁ׳ Nehemiah 1:2, cf.Nehemiah 1:3, הַשָּׁבִים מִןהַֿשְּׁ׳ Nehemiah 8:17, הָעֹלִים מִשְּׁבִי הַגּוֺלָה Ezra 2:1 = Nehemiah 7:6, הַבָּאִים מֵהַשְּׁ׳ Ezra 3:8; Ezra 8:35.
2. act of capture, סוּסֵיכֶם עִם שׁ׳ Amos 4:10; שִׁמְלַת שִׁבְיָהּ Deuteronomy 21:13 i. e. garb in which she was captured (> others captivity, in both: Amos 4:10 = your captive horses; Deuteronomy 21:13 he captive's garb).
3. = captives (coll): Exodus 12:29 (J), Numbers 31:12, 19, 26 (man and beast), Isaiah 20:4 (|| גָּלוּת Isaiah 49:24, 25; Habakkuk 1:9 + Ezekiel 32:9 Greek Version of the LXX and others (see שֶׁבֶר near the end); apparently feminine singular Isaiah 52:2 (but see שָׁבִי); object of שָׁבָה (which see) Judges 5:12 (> שֹׁבֶיךָ Syriac Version JDMich We Bu Now), Numbers 21:1 (JE), Deuteronomy 21:10; Psalm 68:19; 2 Chronicles 28:17.

שָׁבִי adjective or noun masculine whence] שְׁבִיָּה noun feminine captive (compare Rahlfsעני u. ענר in Psalm 63); — בַּתצִֿיּוֺן שׁ׳ Isaiah 52:2b (BevJPhII. xcii (1888) p.127 ingeniously, שְׁבִי הַבַּת, וגו׳ compare || שְׁבִי, Isaiah 52:2a and, on הַבּ, Lamentations 2:13; read also יְרוּשָׁלָ֑םִ שׁ׳ va (for שְׁבִי) Oort Bu Du CheHParticiple Marti.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:29; 12:29


21:1; 21:1; 31:12; 31:19; 31:19; 31:26


21:10; 21:10; 21:13; 21:13; 28:41


5:12; 5:12

2 Chronicles

6:37; 6:38; 28:17; 29:9


2:1; 2:1; 3:8; 8:35; 9:7


1:2; 1:3; 7:6; 8:17


63; 68:19; 78:61


20:4; 46:2; 49:24; 49:24; 49:25; 52:2; 52:2; 52:2


15:2; 20:6; 22:22; 30:10; 30:16; 43:11; 46:27; 48:46


1:5; 1:18; 2:13


12:11; 30:17; 30:18; 32:9


11:8; 11:33


4:10; 4:10; 9:4






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7628 matches the Hebrew שְׁבִי (šᵊḇî),
which occurs 48 times in 46 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:29 - And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive H7628 that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:1 - And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:29 - Woe to thee, Moab! thou art undone, O people of Chemosh: he hath given his sons that escaped, and his daughters, into captivity unto Sihon king of the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:12 - And they brought the captives, H7628 and the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest, and unto the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the camp at the plains of Moab, which are by Jordan near Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:19 - And do ye abide without the camp seven days: whosoever hath killed any person, and whosoever hath touched any slain, purify both yourselves and your captives H7628 on the third day, and on the seventh day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:26 - Take the sum of the prey that was taken, H7628 both of man and of beast, thou, and Eleazar the priest, and the chief fathers of the congregation:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:10 - When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and the LORD thy God hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou hast taken them captive, H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:41 - Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:12 - Awake, awake, Deborah: awake, awake, utter a song: arise, Barak, and lead thy captivity H7628 captive, thou son of Abinoam.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:17 - For again the Edomites had come and smitten Judah, and carried away captives. H7628
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:9 - For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity H7628 for this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:1 - Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, H7628 of those which had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon, and came again unto Jerusalem and Judah, every one unto his city;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:8 - Now in the second year of their coming unto the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, began Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and the remnant of their brethren the priests and the Levites, and all they that were come out of the captivity H7628 unto Jerusalem; and appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upward, to set forward the work of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:35 - Also the children of those that had been carried away, which were come out of the captivity, H7628 offered burnt offerings unto the God of Israel, twelve bullocks for all Israel, ninety and six rams, seventy and seven lambs, twelve he goats for a sin offering: all this was a burnt offering unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:7 - Since the days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, H7628 and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:2 - That Hanani, one of my brethren, came, he and certain men of Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews that had escaped, which were left of the captivity, H7628 and concerning Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:3 - And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity H7628 there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:6 - These are the children of the province, that went up out of the captivity, H7628 of those that had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and came again to Jerusalem and to Judah, every one unto his city;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:17 - And all the congregation of them that were come again out of the captivity H7628 made booths, and sat under the booths: for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:18 - Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity H7628 captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:61 - And delivered his strength into captivity, H7628 and his glory into the enemy's hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:4 - So shall the king of Assyria lead away the Egyptians prisoners, H7628 and the Ethiopians captives, young and old, naked and barefoot, even with their buttocks uncovered, to the shame of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:2 - They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:24 - Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive H7628 delivered?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:25 - But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives H7628 of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:2 - Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive H7628 daughter of Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:2 - And it shall come to pass, if they say unto thee, Whither shall we go forth? then thou shalt tell them, Thus saith the LORD; Such as are for death, to death; and such as are for the sword, to the sword; and such as are for the famine, to the famine; and such as are for the captivity, H7628 to the captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:6 - And thou, Pashur, and all that dwell in thine house shall go into captivity: H7628 and thou shalt come to Babylon, and there thou shalt die, and shalt be buried there, thou, and all thy friends, to whom thou hast prophesied lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:22 - The wind shall eat up all thy pastors, and thy lovers shall go into captivity: H7628 surely then shalt thou be ashamed and confounded for all thy wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:10 - Therefore fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; H7628 and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:16 - Therefore all they that devour thee shall be devoured; and all thine adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity; H7628 and they that spoil thee shall be a spoil, and all that prey upon thee will I give for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:11 - And when he cometh, he shall smite the land of Egypt, and deliver such as are for death to death; and such as are for captivity H7628 to captivity; H7628 and such as are for the sword to the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:27 - But fear not thou, O my servant Jacob, and be not dismayed, O Israel: for, behold, I will save thee from afar off, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; H7628 and Jacob shall return, and be in rest and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:46 - Woe be unto thee, O Moab! the people of Chemosh perisheth: for thy sons are taken captives, H7628 and thy daughters captives.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:5 - Her adversaries are the chief, her enemies prosper; for the LORD hath afflicted her for the multitude of her transgressions: her children are gone into captivity H7628 before the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:18 - The LORD is righteous; for I have rebelled against his commandment: hear, I pray you, all people, and behold my sorrow: my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:11 - Say, I am your sign: like as I have done, so shall it be done unto them: they shall remove and go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:53 - When I shall bring again their captivity, the captivity of Sodom and her daughters, and the captivity of Samaria and her daughters, then will I bring again the captivity of thy captives in the midst of them:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:17 - The young men of Aven and of Pibeseth shall fall by the sword: and these cities shall go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:18 - At Tehaphnehes also the day shall be darkened, when I shall break there the yokes of Egypt: and the pomp of her strength shall cease in her: as for her, a cloud shall cover her, and her daughters shall go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:8 - And shall also carry captives H7628 into Egypt their gods, with their princes, and with their precious vessels of silver and of gold; and he shall continue more years than the king of the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:33 - And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, H7628 and by spoil, many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:10 - I have sent among you the pestilence after the manner of Egypt: your young men have I slain with the sword, and have taken away H7628 your horses; and I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:4 - And though they go into captivity H7628 before their enemies, thence will I command the sword, and it shall slay them: and I will set mine eyes upon them for evil, and not for good.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:10 - Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity: H7628 her young children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets: and they cast lots for her honourable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:9 - They shall come all for violence: their faces shall sup up as the east wind, and they shall gather the captivity H7628 as the sand.
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