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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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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 - When the famine was spread over the entire face of the earth, then Joseph opened all [fn]the storehouses and sold H7666 grain H7666 to the Egyptians; and the famine was severe in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:57 - Then the people of all the earth came to Egypt to buy H7666 grain H7666 from Joseph, because the famine was severe in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:2 - Then he said, “Look, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy H7666 some for us from [fn]that place, so that we may live and not die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:3 - So ten of Joseph’s brothers went down to buy H7666 grain from Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:5 - So the sons of Israel came to buy H7666 grain H7666 among those who were coming, because the famine was also in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 -

Now Joseph was the ruler over the land; he was the one who sold H7666 grain H7666 to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:7 - When Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he disguised himself to them and spoke to them harshly. He said to them, “Where have you come from?” And they said, “From the land of Canaan, to buy H7666 food.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:10 - And they said to him, “No, my lord, but your servants have come to buy H7666 food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:2 - So it came about, when they had finished eating the grain which they had brought from Egypt, that their father said to them, “Go back, buy H7666 us a little food.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:4 - “If you send our brother with us, we will go down and buy H7666 you food.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:20 - and said, “Oh, my lord, we indeed came down the first time to buy H7666 food,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:22 - “We have also brought down other money in our hand to buy H7666 food; we do not know who put our money in our sacks.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:25 - “And our father said, ‘Go back, buy H7666 us a little food.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:14 - And Joseph collected all the money that was found in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan in payment for the grain which they bought H7666, and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:6 - “You are to buy H7666 food from them with money so that you may eat, and you shall also purchase water from them with money so that you may drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:28 - ‘You will sell H7666 me food for money so that I may eat, and give me water for money so that I may drink, only let me pass through on [fn]foot,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 -

One who withholds grain, the people will curse him,

But blessing will be on the head of him who sells H7666 it.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:1 -

[fn]You there! Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters;

And you who have no [fn]money come, buy H7666 and eat.

Come, buy H7666 wine and milk

Without money and without cost.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - saying,

“When will the new moon [fn]be over,

So that we may sell H7666 grain;

And the Sabbath, so that we may open the wheat market,

To make the [fn]ephah smaller and the [fn]shekel bigger,

And to cheat with dishonest scales,

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 -

So as to buy the helpless for [fn]money,

And the needy for a pair of sandals,

And that we may sell H7666 the refuse of the wheat?”

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