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Lexicon :: Strong's H7646 - śāḇaʿ

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׂבַע sâbaʻ, saw-bah'; or שָׂבֵעַ sâbêaʻ; a primitive root; to sate, i.e. fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively):—have enough, fill (full, self, with), be (to the) full (of), have plenty of, be satiate, satisfy (with), suffice, be weary of.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 95x

The KJV translates Strong's H7646 in the following manner: satisfy (47x), fill (25x), full (15x), plenty (2x), enough (2x), satiate (1x), sufficed (1x), unsatiable (1x), weary (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 95x
The KJV translates Strong's H7646 in the following manner: satisfy (47x), fill (25x), full (15x), plenty (2x), enough (2x), satiate (1x), sufficed (1x), unsatiable (1x), weary (1x).
  1. to be satisfied, be sated, be fulfilled, be surfeited

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be sated (with food)

      2. to be sated, be satisfied with, be fulfilled, be filled, have one's fill of (have desire satisfied)

      3. to have in excess, be surfeited, be surfeited with

        1. to be weary of (fig)

    2. (Piel) to satisfy

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to satisfy

      2. to enrich

      3. to sate, glut (with the undesired)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׂבַע sâbaʻ, saw-bah'; or שָׂבֵעַ sâbêaʻ; a primitive root; to sate, i.e. fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively):—have enough, fill (full, self, with), be (to the) full (of), have plenty of, be satiate, satisfy (with), suffice, be weary of.
STRONGS H7646: Abbreviations
[שָׂבֵעַ,] שָׂבַע 96 verb be sated, satisfied, surfeited (Late Hebrew (derived species) = Biblical Hebrew; so Assyrian šebû, Arabic bdb095904, Aramaic סְבַע, bdb095905, Palmyrene שבע; the Ethiopic verb of same, meaning is bdb095906:); —
Qal79 Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שָׂבַע 1 Chronicles 23:1, וְשׂ׳ consecutive Deuteronomy 31:20; 3rd person plural שָׂבֵ֑עוּ Isaiah 9:19, ושׂ׳ consecutive Deuteronomy 14:29; Deuteronomy 26:12, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׂבַּע Proverbs 12:11 +, 3rd person masculine plural יִשְׂבְּעוּן Psalm 104:28, etc.; Imperative שְׂבַעֿ Proverbs 20:13; Infinitive absolute שָׂבוֺע Joel 2:26; 2 Chronicles 31:10; construct לִשְׂבֹּע Exodus 16:8; Lamentations 5:6, לְשָׂבְעָה Haggai 1:6; —
1. be sated (with food), especially human subject:
a. absolute after אָכַל, Hosea 4:10; Isaiah 9:19; Deuteronomy 8:10; Exodus 16:8 (P), + 11 times, compare Isaiah 44:16 (|| אָבַל); exposing men to arrogance Deuteronomy 6:11; Deuteronomy 8:12; Deuteronomy 31:20, compare Hosea 13:6 (twice in verse) (Israel under figure of cattle), Jeremiah 50:19 (id.; with ב location; || רָעָה graze); = have (or get) enough to eat Psalm 37:19; Psalm 59:16, enough to drink Amos 4:8, figurative of sword Jeremiah 46:10, of wine Habakkuk 2:5.
b. with accusative of food Jeremiah 44:17; Lamentations 5:16; Exodus 16:12 (P), + 6 times, compare Ezekiel 39:29 (of beasts, in figure), of earth, sated with water (rain) Proverbs 30:16, so of trees (accusative om) Psalm 104:16, figurative of requital Proverbs 18:20b.
c. with מִן of food Job 19:22 (figurative); figurative of earth having its fill (of rain) Psalm 104:13, and (figurative of requital) Proverbs 18:20a; good sense Proverbs 12:14 (strike out טוֺב, so Toy), bad sense Proverbs 1:31; Proverbs 14:14; with מִן of source Isaiah 66:11 (figurative).
2. more generally, be sated, have desire satisfied:
a. absolute Ezekiel 16:28, 29 (i.e. with harlotry), Jeremiah 50:10 (with plunder), Isaiah 53:11 (with given result); of eyes Proverbs 27:20, of She’ôl and Abaddon Proverbs 27:20, compare Proverbs 30:15; = have abundance Proverbs 30:9 (exposure to arrogance).
b. with accusative, be satisfied with, have one's fill of: Jeremiah 31:14, compare Psalm 17:15; Psalm 63:6; Proverbs 5:10; Ecclesiastes 5:9, compare (eye subject) Ecclesiastes 4:8 accusative of sons Psalm 17:14 (si versa lectio, but text dubious, see Ol Du, compare Bae We), days of life, i.e. reach the full limit (+ זָקֵן) 1 Chronicles 23:1; 2 Chronicles 24:15.
c. with ב of goodness Psalm 65:5, with מִן id. Ecclesiastes 6:3.
d. with ל infinitive, לאֹתִֿשְׂבַּע עַיִן לִרְאוֺת Ecclesiastes 1:8 (|| מָלֵא)
3. have in excess, be surfeited with:
a. lit, with honey (accusative) Proverbs 25:16.
b. figurative = be weary of, with accusative of offerings Isaiah 1:11 (subject י׳), tossings Job 7:4, poverty Proverbs 28:19, shame Habakkuk 2:16, contempt Psalm 123:3; Psalm 123:4 with accusative of person Proverbs 28:17.
c. id., with ב of troubles Psalm 88:4, of reproach Lamentations 3:30.
Niph. Participle נִשְׂבָּע sated Job 31:31.
Pi. satisfy, Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יְשַׂבִּ֑עוּ Ezekiel 7:19 they shall not satisfy their appitite (נֶפֶשׁ; || מִלֵּא); Imperative masculine singular suffix, subject י׳, שַׂבְּעֵנִי חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ Psalm 90:14 (2 accusative). **Now (after Syriac Version and Greek Version of the LXX Manuscripts) reads שִבַּעְתָּ Habakkuk 3:9, for שְׁבֻעוֺת, compare GASm; Gr Marti שְׂבֵעַת (adjective feminine construct) thy bow is sated with shafts. We thinks hopeless.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִשְׂבִּיע Psalm 107:9, וְה׳ consecutive Isaiah 58:11; 2nd person feminine singular הִשְׂבַּ֫עַתְּ Ezekiel 27:33, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַשְׂבִּעַנִי Job 9:18 2nd person masculine singular תַּשְׂבִּיעַ Isaiah 58:10, 1st person singular וָאַשְׂבִּעַ Jeremiah 5:7, suffix אַשְׂבִּיעֶ֑ךָּ Psalm 81:17 [Psalm 81:16] van d. H., אַשְׂבִּיעֶ֑ךָֿ Baer Gi, etc.; Infinitive construct לְהַשְׂבִּיעַ Job 38:27; Participle מַשְׂבִּיעַ Psalm 103:5; Psalm 145:16; —
a. satisfy (especially with material blessings), subject י׳, with acc. person Jeremiah 5:7 (exposing men to arrogance), Isaiah 58:11 (accusativeנֶפֶשׁ; of refreshment in drought, ב location, figurative of help and blessing), Psalm 107:9 (accusative נֶפֶשׁ; || מִלֵּא), compare Psalm 103:5 (ב instrumental, on accusative see עֲדִי); with accusative of ground Job 38:27 (i.e. with rain); human subject, with accusative נֶפֶשׁ Isaiah 58:10.
b. with accusative of food + person, י׳ subject, Psalm 81:17 [Psalm 81:16] (|| הֶאֱכִיל), Psalm 105:40; Psalm 132:15; Psalm 147:14; with accusative of person + אֹרֶךְ יָמִים Psalm 91:16.
c. י׳ subject, accusative of thing + ל person, לְבָלחַֿי רָצוֺן מַשׂ׳ Psalm 145:16.
d. י׳ subject, with accusative of beast + מִמְּךָ (of Pharaoh, in prophetic figurative) Ezekiel 32:4.
2. enrich subject Tyre, with accusative of a people Ezekiel 27:33 (|| הֶעֱשִׁיר).
3. sate, glut (with the undesired), subject י׳, with accusative of person + ב of thing Lamentations 3:15, accusative of person + Job 9:18.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:8; 16:8; 16:12


6:11; 8:10; 8:12; 14:29; 26:12; 31:20; 31:20

1 Chronicles

23:1; 23:1

2 Chronicles

24:15; 31:10


7:4; 9:18; 9:18; 19:22; 31:31; 38:27; 38:27


17:14; 17:15; 37:19; 59:16; 63:6; 65:5; 81:16; 81:16; 88:4; 90:14; 91:16; 103:5; 103:5; 104:13; 104:16; 104:28; 105:40; 107:9; 107:9; 123:3; 123:4; 132:15; 145:16; 145:16; 147:14


1:31; 5:10; 12:11; 12:14; 14:14; 18:20; 18:20; 20:13; 25:16; 27:20; 27:20; 28:17; 28:19; 30:9; 30:15; 30:16


1:8; 4:8; 5:9; 6:3


1:11; 9:19; 9:19; 44:16; 53:11; 58:10; 58:10; 58:11; 58:11; 66:11


5:7; 5:7; 31:14; 44:17; 46:10; 50:10; 50:19


3:15; 3:30; 5:6; 5:16


7:19; 16:28; 16:29; 27:33; 27:33; 32:4; 39:29


4:10; 13:6






2:5; 2:16; 3:9



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7646 matches the Hebrew שָׂבַע (śāḇaʿ),
which occurs 97 times in 93 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 16:8–Pro 18:20)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:8 - And Moses said, When Jehovah gives you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; for Jehovah hears your murmurings which ye murmur against him ... and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:12 - I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak to them, saying, Between the two evenings ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:26 - When I break the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and shall deliver you the bread again by weight; and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - and houses full of everything good which thou filledst not, and wells digged which thou diggedst not, vineyards and oliveyards which thou plantedst not, and thou shalt have eaten and shalt be full;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:10 - And thou shalt eat and be filled, and shalt bless Jehovah thy God for the good land which he hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:12 - lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built and inhabited fine houses,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:15 - and I will give grass in thy field for thy cattle; and thou shalt eat and be full.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - and the Levite -- for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee -- and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou doest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:12 - When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thy produce in the third year, the year of tithing, thou shalt give it to the Levite, to the stranger, to the fatherless, and to the widow, that they may eat in thy gates, and be filled;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - For I shall bring them into the land which I swore unto their fathers, which floweth with milk and honey; and they will eat and fill themselves, and wax fat, and will turn unto other gods, and serve them, and despise me, and break my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:14 - And Boaz said to her at mealtime, Come hither and eat of the bread, and dip thy morsel in the vinegar. And she sat beside the reapers; and he reached her parched corn, and she ate and was sufficed, and reserved some.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:1 - And David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:15 - And Jehoiada grew old and was full of days, and he died; he was a hundred and thirty years old when he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:10 - And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok spoke to him and said, Since they began to bring the heave-offerings into the house of Jehovah, we have eaten and been satisfied and have left plenty; for Jehovah has blessed his people; and what is left is this great store.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 - And they took strong cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all good things, wells digged, vineyards and olive-gardens, and fruit trees in abundance. And they did eat and were filled, and became fat, and delighted themselves in thy great goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:4 - If I lie down, I say, When shall I rise up, and the darkness be gone? and I am full of tossings until the dawn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:18 - He suffereth me not to take my breath, for he filleth me with bitternesses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:22 - Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:14 - If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword, and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:31 - If the men of my tent said not, Who shall find one that hath not been satisfied with his meat? --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:27 - To satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the sprout of the grass to spring forth?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The meek shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise Jehovah that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:19 - they shall not be ashamed in the time of evil, and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:15 - They shall wander about for meat, and stay all night if they be not satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - Blessed is he whom thou choosest and causest to approach: he shall dwell in thy courts. We shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, of thy holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:29 - And they did eat, and were well filled; for that they lusted after, he brought to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - And he would have fed them with the finest of wheat; yea, with honey out of the rock would I have satisfied thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:3 - For my soul is full of troubles, and my life draweth nigh to Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:14 - Satisfy us early with thy loving-kindness; that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:16 - With length of days will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - Who satisfieth thine old age with good things; thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:13 - He watereth the mountains from his upper-chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:16 - The trees of Jehovah are satisfied, the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:28 - That thou givest unto them, they gather; thou openest thy hand, they are filled with good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:40 - They asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:9 - For he hath satisfied the longing soul and filled the hungry soul with good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:3 - Be gracious unto us, O Jehovah, be gracious unto us; for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:4 - Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, with the contempt of the proud.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:15 - I will abundantly bless her provision; I will satisfy her needy ones with bread;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - Thou openest thy hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:14 - He maketh peace in thy borders; he satisfieth thee with the finest of the wheat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:31 - therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their way, and be filled with their own devices.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 - lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and the fruits of thy toil come into the house of a stranger;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:14 - A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:20 - A man's belly is satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; with the increase of his lips is he satisfied.

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