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Lexicon :: Strong's H7666 - šāḇar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Denominative from שֵׁבֶר (H7668)
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TWOT Reference: 2322

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁבַר shâbar, shaw-bar'; denominative from H7668; to deal in grain:—buy, sell.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7666 in the following manner: buy (15x), sell (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7666 in the following manner: buy (15x), sell (6x).
  1. to buy or purchase grain

    1. (Qal) to buy grain

    2. (Hiphil) to sell grain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁבַר shâbar, shaw-bar'; denominative from H7668; to deal in grain:—buy, sell.
STRONGS H7666: Abbreviations
† [שָׁבַר] verb denominative buy grain; —
Qal Imperfect 2nd person masculine plural תִּשְׁבְּרוּ Deuteronomy 2:6, 1st person plural נִשְׁבְּרָה Genesis 43:4; Imperative masculine plural שִׁבְרוּ Genesis 42:2 +; Infinitive construct לִשְׁבֹּר Genesis 42:3 +, לִשְׁבָּרֿ Genesis 42:7 +; Participle masculine plural שֹׁבְרִים Genesis 47:14; — buy grain for food Genesis 41:57 (Genesis 41:56 see Hiph.), Genesis 42:2 (שֶׁבֶר in Genesis 42:2a), Genesis 42:5; with accusative אֹכֶל Genesis 42:7; Genesis 42:10; Genesis 43:2, 4, 20; Genesis 40:22; Genesis 44:25; Deuteronomy 2:6 (מִן person); with accusative בָּר Genesis 42:3, שֶׁבֶר Genesis 47:14; figurative Isaiah 55:1, with accusative יַיִן וְחָלָב Isaiah 55:1.
Hiph. Imperfect 1st person plural נַשְׁבִּיר Amos 8:6, etc.; Participle מַשְׁבִּיר Genesis 42:6; Proverbs 11:26; — sell grain (properly cause to buy grain), with ל person Genesis 42:6 + Genesis 42:56 (read וַיַּשְׁבֵּר for MT וַיִּשְׁבֹּר Ol Di Gunk), with accusative שֶׁבֶר Amos 8:5, בָּר מַפַּל Amos 8:6, compare Proverbs 11:26; with suffix person + accusative אֹכֶל + ב pret. Deuteronomy 2:28.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


40:22; 41:56; 41:57; 42:2; 42:2; 42:2; 42:3; 42:3; 42:5; 42:6; 42:6; 42:7; 42:7; 42:10; 43:2; 43:4; 43:4; 43:20; 44:25; 47:14; 47:14


2:6; 2:6; 2:28


11:26; 11:26


55:1; 55:1


8:5; 8:6; 8:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7666 matches the Hebrew שָׁבַר (šāḇar),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:56 - And the famine was over all the face of the earth: And Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold H7666 unto the Egyptians; and the famine waxed sore in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:57 - And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy H7666 corn; because that the famine was so sore in all lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:2 - And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy H7666 for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:3 - And Joseph's ten brethren went down to buy H7666 corn in Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:5 - And the sons of Israel came to buy H7666 corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 - And Joseph was the governor over the land, and he it was that sold H7666 to all the people of the land: and Joseph's brethren came, and bowed down themselves before him with their faces to the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:7 - And Joseph saw his brethren, and he knew them, but made himself strange unto them, and spake roughly unto them; and he said unto them, Whence come ye? And they said, From the land of Canaan to buy H7666 food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:10 - And they said unto him, Nay, my lord, but to buy H7666 food are thy servants come.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:2 - And it came to pass, when they had eaten up the corn which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said unto them, Go again, buy H7666 us a little food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:4 - If thou wilt send our brother with us, we will go down and buy H7666 thee food:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:20 - And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy H7666 food:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:22 - And other money have we brought down in our hands to buy H7666 food: we cannot tell who put our money in our sacks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:25 - And our father said, Go again, and buy H7666 us a little food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:14 - And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: H7666 and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:6 - Ye shall buy H7666 meat of them for money, that ye may eat; and ye shall also buy water of them for money, that ye may drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:28 - Thou shalt sell H7666 me meat for money, that I may eat; and give me water for money, that I may drink: only I will pass through on my feet;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth H7666 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:1 - Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, H7666 and eat; yea, come, buy H7666 wine and milk without money and without price.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell H7666 corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 - That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell H7666 the refuse of the wheat?
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