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Lexicon :: Strong's H7868 - śîḇ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to שִׂיב (H7867)
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TWOT Reference: 3008

Strong’s Definitions

שִׂיב sîyb, seeb; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7867:—elder.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H7868 in the following manner: elder (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H7868 in the following manner: elder (5x).
  1. to be gray, be hoary, be hoary-headed

    1. (P'al) elders (subst)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׂיב sîyb, seeb; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7867:—elder.

Biblical Aramaic

† [שִׂיב] verb be hoary (see H7869 Biblical Hebrew); —
Pe. Participle plural as substantive = elders, technical term, absolute שָׂבֵי יְהוּדָיֵא Ezra 5:5; Ezra 6:7, 8, 14; so emphatic שָׂבַיָּא Ezra 5:9.
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5:5; 5:9; 6:7; 6:8; 6:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7868 matches the Hebrew שִׂיב (śîḇ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:5 - But the eye of their God was upon the elders H7868 of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - Then asked we those elders, H7868 and said unto them thus, Who commanded you to build this house, and to make up these walls?
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:7 - Let the work of this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders H7868 of the Jews build this house of God in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders H7868 of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders H7868 of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

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