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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, This shall be, when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat, and in the morning bread to the full; H7646 for that the LORD heareth your murmurings which ye murmur against him: and what are we? your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:12 - I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled H7646 with bread; and ye shall know that I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:26 - And when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - And houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and wells digged, which thou diggedst not, vineyards and olive trees, which thou plantedst not; when thou shalt have eaten and be full; H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:10 - When thou hast eaten and art full, H7646 then thou shalt bless the LORD thy God for the good land which he hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:12 - Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, H7646 and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:15 - And I will send grass in thy fields for thy cattle, that thou mayest eat and be full. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; H7646 that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:12 - When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thine increase the third year, which is the year of tithing, and hast given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that they may eat within thy gates, and be filled; H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled H7646 themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:14 - And Boaz said unto her, At mealtime come thou 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 did eat, and was sufficed, H7646 and left.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:1 - So when David was old and full H7646 of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:15 - But Jehoiada waxed old, and was full H7646 of days when he died; an hundred and thirty years old was he when he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:10 - And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok answered him, and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have had enough H7646 to eat, and have left plenty: for the LORD hath blessed his people; and that which 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 goods, wells digged, vineyards, and oliveyards, and fruit trees in abundance: so they did eat, and were filled, H7646 and became fat, and delighted themselves in thy great goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:4 - When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full H7646 of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:18 - He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth H7646 me with bitterness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:22 - Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied H7646 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 H7646 with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:31 - If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:27 - To satisfy H7646 the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full H7646 of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, H7646 when I awake, with thy likeness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The meek shall eat and be satisfied: H7646 they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:19 - They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:15 - Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul shall be satisfied H7646 as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied H7646 with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:29 - So they did eat, and were well filled: H7646 for he gave them their own desire;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied H7646 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:3 - For my soul is full H7646 of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:14 - O satisfy H7646 us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:16 - With long life will I satisfy H7646 him, and shew him my salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - Who satisfieth H7646 thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:13 - He watereth the hills from his chambers: the earth is satisfied H7646 with the fruit of thy works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:16 - The trees of the LORD are full H7646 of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:28 - That thou givest them they gather: thou openest thine hand, they are filled H7646 with good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:40 - The people asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied H7646 them with the bread of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:9 - For he satisfieth H7646 the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:3 - Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled H7646 with contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:4 - Our soul is exceedingly filled H7646 with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:15 - I will abundantly bless her provision: I will satisfy H7646 her poor with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest H7646 the desire of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:14 - He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth H7646 thee with the finest of the wheat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:31 - Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled H7646 with their own devices.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 - Lest strangers be filled H7646 with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied H7646 with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:14 - A man shall be satisfied H7646 with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The backslider in heart shall be filled H7646 with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:20 - A man's belly shall be satisfied H7646 with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. H7646

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