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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 - Moses said,This will happen when the LORD gives you [fn]meat to eat in the evening, and bread to the full H7646 in the morning; for the LORD hears your grumblings which you grumble against Him. And what are we? Your grumblings are not against us but against the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:12 - “I have heard the grumblings of the sons of Israel; speak to them, saying,[fn]At twilight you shall eat [fn]meat, and in the morning you shall be filled H7646 with bread; and you shall know that I am the LORD your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:26 - ‘When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread [fn]in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - and houses full of all good things which you did not fill, and hewn cisterns which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant, and you eat and are satisfied, H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:10 - “When you have eaten and are satisfied, H7646 you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which He has given you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:12 - otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, H7646 and have built good houses and lived in them,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:15 - [fn]He will give grass in your fields for your cattle, and you will eat and be satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - “The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the [fn]orphan and the widow who are in your [fn]town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, H7646 in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:12 - “When you have finished [fn]paying all the tithe of your increase in the third year, the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the stranger, to the [fn]orphan and to the widow, that they may eat in your [fn]towns and be satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - “For when I bring them into the land flowing with milk and honey, which I swore to their fathers, and they have eaten and are satisfied H7646 and become [fn]prosperous, then they will turn to other gods and serve them, and spurn Me and break My covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:14 - At mealtime Boaz said to her, “[fn]Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar.” So she sat beside the reapers; and he [fn]served her roasted grain, and she ate and was satisfied H7646 and had some left.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:1 - Now when David [fn]reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:15 - Now when Jehoiada [fn]reached a ripe H7646 old age he died; he was one hundred and thirty years old at his death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:10 - Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok said to [fn]him, “Since the contributions began to be brought into the house of the LORD, we have had enough H7646 to eat with plenty left over, for the LORD has blessed His people, and this great quantity is left over.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 - “They captured fortified cities and a [fn]fertile land.
They took possession of houses full of every good thing,
Hewn cisterns, vineyards, olive groves,
Fruit trees in abundance.
So they ate, were filled H7646 and grew fat,
And reveled in Your great goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:4 - “When I lie down I say,
‘When shall I arise?’
But the night continues,
And I am [fn]continually H7646 tossing until dawn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:18 - “He will not allow me to get my breath,
But saturates H7646 me with bitterness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:22 - “Why do you persecute me as God does,
And are not satisfied H7646 with my flesh?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:14 - “Though his sons are many, [fn]they are destined for the sword;
And his descendants will not be satisfied H7646 with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:31 - “Have the men of my tent not said,
‘Who can [fn]find one who has not been satisfied H7646 with his meat’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:27 - To satisfy H7646 the waste and desolate land
And to make the [fn]seeds of grass to sprout?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men with Your hand, O LORD,
From men [fn]of the world, whose portion is in this life,
And whose belly You fill with Your treasure;
They are satisfied H7646 with children,
And leave their abundance to their babes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness;
I will be satisfied H7646 [fn]with Your likeness when I awake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The [fn]afflicted will eat and be satisfied; H7646
Those who seek Him will praise the LORD.
Let your heart live forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:19 - They will not be ashamed in the time of evil,
And in the days of famine they will have H7646 abundance. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:15 - They wander about [fn]for food
And [fn]growl if they are not satisfied. H7646
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul is satisfied H7646 as with [fn]marrow and fatness,
And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - How blessed is the one whom You choose and bring near to You
To dwell in Your courts.
We will be satisfied H7646 with the goodness of Your house,
Your holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:29 - So they ate and were well filled, H7646
And their desire He gave to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - [fn]But I would feed you with the [fn]finest of the wheat,
And with honey from the rock I would satisfy H7646 you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:3 - For my soul has [fn]had H7646 enough H7646 troubles,
And my life has drawn near to [fn]Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:14 - O satisfy H7646 us in the morning with Your lovingkindness,
That we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:16 - “With [fn]a long life I will satisfy H7646 him
And [fn]let him see My salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - Who satisfies H7646 your [fn]years with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:13 - [fn]He waters the mountains from His upper chambers;
The earth is satisfied H7646 with the fruit of His works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:16 - The trees of the LORD [fn]drink H7646 their fill, H7646
The cedars of Lebanon which He planted,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:28 - You give to them, they gather it up;
You open Your hand, they are satisfied H7646 with good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:40 - [fn]They asked, and He brought quail,
And satisfied H7646 them with the [fn]bread of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:9 - For He has satisfied H7646 the [fn]thirsty soul,
And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:3 - Be gracious to us, O LORD, be gracious to us,
For we are greatly filled H7646 with contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:4 - Our soul is greatly filled H7646
With the scoffing of those who 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 needy with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - You open Your hand
And satisfy H7646 the desire of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:14 - He makes [fn]peace in your borders;
He satisfies H7646 you with the [fn]finest of the wheat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:31 - “So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way
And be satiated H7646 with their own devices.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 - And strangers will be filled H7646 with your strength
And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - He who tills his land will have H7646 plenty H7646 of bread,
But he who pursues worthless things lacks [fn]sense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:14 - A man will be satisfied H7646 with good by the fruit of his [fn]words,
And the deeds of a man’s hands will return to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The backslider in heart will have H7646 his fill H7646 of his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied [fn]with his.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:20 - With the [fn]fruit of a man’s mouth his stomach will be satisfied; H7646
He will be satisfied H7646 with the product of his lips.

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