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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 also said, “You will know that it was the LORD when he gives you meat to eat in the evening and all the bread you want in the morning, because he has heard your grumbling against him. Who are we? You are not grumbling against us, but against the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:12 - “I have heard the grumbling of the Israelites. Tell them, ‘At twilight you will eat meat, and in the morning you will be filled with bread. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:26 - When I cut off your supply of bread, ten women will be able to bake your bread in one oven, and they will dole out the bread by weight. You will eat, but you will not be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:11 - houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant—then when you eat and are satisfied,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:10 - When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:12 - Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:15 - I will provide grass in the fields for your cattle, and you will eat and be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - so that the Levites (who have no allotment or inheritance of their own) and the foreigners, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns may come and eat and be satisfied, and so that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:12 - When you have finished setting aside a tenth of all your produce in the third year, the year of the tithe, you shall give it to the Levite, the foreigner, the fatherless and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - When I have brought them into the land flowing with milk and honey, the land I promised on oath to their ancestors, and when they eat their fill and thrive, they will turn to other gods and worship them, rejecting me and breaking my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:14 - At mealtime Boaz said to her, “Come over here. Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.” When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain. She ate all she wanted and had some left over.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:1 - When David was old and full of years, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:15 - Now Jehoiada was old and full of years, and he died at the age of a hundred and thirty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:10 - and Azariah the chief priest, from the family of Zadok, answered, “Since the people began to bring their contributions to the temple of the LORD, we have had enough to eat and plenty to spare, because the LORD has blessed his people, and this great amount is left over.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:25 - They captured fortified cities and fertile land; they took possession of houses filled with all kinds of good things, wells already dug, vineyards, olive groves and fruit trees in abundance. They ate to the full and were well-nourished; they reveled in your great goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:4 - When I lie down I think, ‘How long before I get up?’ The night drags on, and I toss and turn until dawn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:18 - He would not let me catch my breath but would overwhelm me with misery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:22 - Why do you pursue me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:14 - However many his children, their fate is the sword; his offspring will never have enough to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:31 - if those of my household have never said, ‘Who has not been filled with Job’s meat?’—
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:27 - to satisfy a desolate wasteland and make it sprout with grass?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - By your hand save me from such people, LORD, from those of this world whose reward is in this life. May what you have stored up for the wicked fill their bellies; may their children gorge themselves on it, and may there be leftovers for their little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:26 - The poor will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him— may your hearts live forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:19 - In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:15 - They wander about for food and howl if not satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:4 - Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:29 - They ate till they were gorged— he had given them what they craved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - But you would be fed with the finest of wheat; with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:3 - I am overwhelmed with troubles and my life draws near to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:14 - Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:16 - With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:13 - He waters the mountains from his upper chambers; the land is satisfied by the fruit of his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:16 - The trees of the LORD are well watered, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:28 - When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are satisfied with good things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:40 - They asked, and he brought them quail; he fed them well with the bread of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:9 - for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:3 - Have mercy on us, LORD, have mercy on us, for we have endured no end of contempt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:4 - We have endured no end of ridicule from the arrogant, of contempt from the proud.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:15 - I will bless her with abundant provisions; her poor I will satisfy with food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:14 - He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:31 - they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 - lest strangers feast on your wealth and your toil enrich the house of another.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:11 - Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:14 - From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things, and the work of their hands brings them reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:14 - The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:20 - From the fruit of their mouth a person’s stomach is filled; with the harvest of their lips they are satisfied.

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