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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 on the elders H7868 of the Jews, and they did not stop them until a report could come to Darius, and then a written reply be returned concerning it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - “Then we asked those elders H7868 and said to them thus, ‘Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:7 - “Leave this work on the house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders H7868 of the Jews rebuild this house of God on its site.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders H7868 of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders H7868 of the Jews [fn]were successful in building through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And [fn]they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

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