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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 - Now it came about at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive H7628 who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:1 - When the Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the [fn]Negev, heard that Israel was coming by the way of [fn]Atharim, then he fought against Israel and took some of them captive. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:29 - “Woe to you, O Moab!
You are ruined, O people of Chemosh!
He has given his sons as fugitives,
And his daughters into captivity,
To an Amorite king, Sihon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:12 - They brought the captives H7628 and the prey and the spoil to Moses, and to Eleazar the priest and to the congregation of the sons of Israel, to the camp at the plains of Moab, which are by the Jordan opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:19 - “And you, camp outside the camp seven days; whoever has killed any person and whoever has touched any slain, purify yourselves, you and your captives, H7628 on the third day and on the seventh day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:26 - “You and Eleazar the priest and the heads of the fathers’ households of the congregation take a count of the booty [fn]that was captured, H7628 both of man and of animal;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:10 - “When you go out to battle against your enemies, and the LORD your God delivers them into your hands and you take them away captive, H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:41 - “You shall [fn]have sons and daughters but they will not be yours, for they will go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:12 - “Awake, awake, Deborah;
Awake, awake, [fn]sing a song!
Arise, Barak, and take away your captives, H7628 O son of Abinoam.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:17 - For again the Edomites had come and attacked Judah and carried away captives. H7628
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:9 - “For behold, 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 [fn]people of the province who came up out of the captivity H7628 of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away to Babylon, and returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:8 - Now in the second year of their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem in the second month, Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak and the rest of their brothers the priests and the Levites, and all who came from the captivity H7628 to Jerusalem, began the work and appointed the Levites from twenty years and older to oversee the work of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:35 - The exiles who had come from the captivity H7628 offered burnt offerings to the God of Israel: 12 bulls for all Israel, 96 rams, 77 lambs, 12 male goats for a sin offering, all as a burnt offering to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:7 - “Since the days of our fathers to this day we have been in great guilt, and on account of our iniquities we, our kings and our priests have been given into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity H7628 and to plunder and to [fn]open shame, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:2 - that Hanani, one of my brothers, and [fn]some men from Judah came; and I asked them concerning the Jews who had escaped and had survived the captivity, H7628 and about Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:3 - They said to me, “The remnant there in the province who survived the captivity H7628 are in great distress and reproach, and the wall of Jerusalem is broken down and its gates are burned with fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:6 - These are the [fn]people of the province who came up from the captivity H7628 of the exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his city,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:17 - The entire assembly of those who had returned from the captivity H7628 made booths and lived in [fn]them. The sons of Israel had indeed not done so from the days of Joshua the son of Nun to that day. And there was great rejoicing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:18 - You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives; H7628
You have received gifts among men,
Even among the rebellious also, that [fn]the LORD God may dwell there.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:61 - And gave up His strength to captivity H7628
And His glory into the hand of the adversary.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:4 - so the king of Assyria will lead away the captives H7628 of Egypt and the exiles of Cush, young and old, naked and barefoot with buttocks uncovered, to the [fn]shame of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:2 - They stooped over, they have bowed down together;
They could not rescue the burden,
But [fn]have themselves gone into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:24 - “Can the prey be taken from the mighty man,
Or the captives H7628 of [fn]a tyrant be rescued?”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:25 - Surely, thus says the LORD,
“Even the captives H7628 of the mighty man will be taken away,
And the prey of the tyrant will be rescued;
For I will contend with the one who contends with you,
And I will save your sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:2 - Shake yourself from the dust, rise up,
O captive H7628 Jerusalem;
Loose yourself from the chains around your neck,
O captive H7628 daughter of Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:2 - “And it shall be that when they say to you, ‘Where should we go?’ then you are to tell them, ‘Thus says the LORD:
“Those destined for death, to death;
And those destined for the sword, to the sword;
And those destined for famine, to famine;
And those destined for captivity, H7628 to captivity.”’ H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:6 - ‘And you, Pashhur, and all who live in your house will go into captivity; H7628 and you will enter Babylon, and there you will die and there you will be buried, you and all your friends to whom you have falsely prophesied.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:22 - “The wind will sweep away all your shepherds,
And your lovers will go into captivity; H7628
Then you will surely be ashamed and humiliated
Because of all your wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:10 - ‘Fear not, O Jacob My servant,’ declares the LORD,
‘And do not be dismayed, O Israel;
For behold, I will save you from afar
And your [fn]offspring from the land of their captivity. H7628
And Jacob will return and will be quiet and at ease,
And no one will make him afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:16 - ‘Therefore all who devour you will be devoured;
And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity; H7628
And those who plunder you will be for plunder,
And all who prey upon you I will give for prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:11 - “He will also come and strike the land of Egypt; those who are meant for death will be given over to death, and those for captivity H7628 to captivity, H7628 and those for the sword to the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:27 - “But as for you, O Jacob My servant, do not fear,
Nor be dismayed, O Israel!
For, see, I am going to save you from afar,
And your descendants from the land of their captivity; H7628
And Jacob will return and be undisturbed
And secure, with no one making him tremble.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:46 - “Woe to you, Moab!
The people of Chemosh have perished;
For your sons have been taken away captive H7628
And your daughters into captivity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:5 - Her adversaries have become [fn]her masters,
Her enemies [fn]prosper;
For the LORD has caused her grief
Because of the multitude of her transgressions;
Her little ones have gone away
As captives H7628 before the adversary.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:18 - “The LORD is righteous;
For I have rebelled against His [fn]command;
Hear now, all peoples,
And behold my [fn]pain;
My virgins and my young men
Have gone into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:11 - “Say, ‘I am [fn]a sign to you. As I have done, so it will be done to them; they will go into exile, into captivity.’ H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:53 - “Nevertheless, I will restore their captivity, the captivity of Sodom and her daughters, the captivity of Samaria and her daughters, and [fn]along with them [fn]your own captivity,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:17 - “The young men of [fn]On and of Pi-beseth
Will fall by the sword,
And [fn]the women will go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:18 - “In Tehaphnehes the day will [fn]be dark
When I break there the yoke bars of Egypt.
Then the pride of her power will cease in her;
A cloud will cover her,
And her daughters will go into captivity. H7628
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:8 - “Also their gods with their [fn]metal images and their precious vessels of silver and gold he will take into captivity H7628 to Egypt, and he on his part will [fn]refrain from attacking the king of the North for some years.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:33 - [fn]Those who have insight among the people will give understanding to the many; yet they will fall by sword and by flame, by captivity H7628 and by plunder for many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:10 - “I sent a plague among you after the manner of Egypt;
I slew your young men by the sword along with your captured H7628 horses,
And I made the stench of your camp rise up in your nostrils;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:4 - “And though they go into captivity H7628 before their enemies,
From there I will command the sword that it slay them,
And I will set My eyes against them for evil and not for good.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:10 - Yet she became an exile,
She went into captivity; H7628
Also her small children were dashed to pieces
At the head of every street;
They cast lots for her honorable men,
And all her great men were bound with fetters.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:9 - “All of them come for violence.
[fn]Their horde of faces moves forward.
They collect captives H7628 like sand.
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