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Lexicon :: Strong's H7872 - śêḇâ

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שֵׂיבָה
Transliteration
śêḇâ
Pronunciation
say-baw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2253b

Strong’s Definitions

שֵׂיבָה sêybâh, say-baw'; feminine of H7869; old age:—(be) gray (grey hoar,-y) hairs (head,-ed), old age.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H7872 in the following manner: old age (6x), gray hairs (6x), hoar head (3x), hoary head (2x), grayheaded (1x), hoary (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H7872 in the following manner: old age (6x), gray hairs (6x), hoar head (3x), hoary head (2x), grayheaded (1x), hoary (1x).
  1. age, gray hair, hoary head, old age

    1. gray hair, hoary head

    2. old age

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֵׂיבָה sêybâh, say-baw'; feminine of H7869; old age:—(be) gray (grey hoar,-y) hairs (head,-ed), old age.
STRONGS H7872:
שֵׂיבָה noun feminine hoary head, old age; — absolute שׂ׳ Hosea 7:9 +; construct שֵׂיבַת Genesis 44:31; suffix שֵׂיבָתִי Genesis 42:38; Genesis 44:29, etc.; —
1. grey hair, hoary Hosea 7:9(figurative), Genesis 42:38; Genesis 44:29, 31(all J), 1 Kings 2:6, 9; Proverbs 16:31; Proverbs 20:29; אִישׁ שׂ׳ Deuteronomy 32:25 (opposed to יוֺנֵק); || זָקִן Leviticus 19:32 (H), || זִקְנָה Isaiah 46:4, + id. Psalm 71:18 (in these transition to following); figurative of sea Job 41:24.
2. old age, טוֺבָה שׂ׳ Genesis 15:15 (JE), Genesis 25:8 (P), Judges 8:32; 1 Chronicles 29:28; שׂ׳ also Psalm 92:15 (trees, in figure of righteous), Ruth 4:15, + 2 Samuel 19:34 (Greek Version of the LXX Ew Th Bu Kit, compare We Dr HPS, אֶתשֵֿׂיבָֽתְךָ, for אֹתְךָ).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

15:15; 25:8; 42:38; 42:38; 44:29; 44:29; 44:31; 44:31

Leviticus

19:32

Deuteronomy

32:25

Judges

8:32

Ruth

4:15

2 Samuel

19:34

1 Kings

2:6; 2:9

1 Chronicles

29:28

Job

41:24

Psalms

71:18; 92:15

Proverbs

16:31; 20:29

Isaiah

46:4

Hosea

7:9; 7:9

H7872

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7872 matches the Hebrew שֵׂיבָה (śêḇâ),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:15 - “As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you will be buried at a good old H7872 age. H7872
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:8 - Abraham breathed his last and died in a [fn]ripe old H7872 age, H7872 an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:38 - But [fn]Jacob said, “My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left. If harm should befall him on the journey [fn]you are taking, then you will bring my gray H7872 hair H7872 down to Sheol in sorrow.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:29 - ‘If you take this one also from [fn]me, and harm befalls him, you will bring my gray H7872 hair H7872 down to Sheol in [fn]sorrow.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:31 - when he sees that the lad is not with us, he will die. Thus your servants will bring the gray H7872 hair H7872 of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:32 - ‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded H7872 and honor the [fn]aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:25 - ‘Outside the sword will bereave,
And inside terror
Both young man and virgin,
The nursling with the man of gray H7872 hair. H7872
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:32 - And Gideon the son of Joash died at a ripe old H7872 age H7872 and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash, in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:15 - “May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer of your old H7872 age; H7872 for your daughter-in-law, who loves you [fn]and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:6 - “So act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray H7872 hair H7872 go down to [fn]Sheol in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:9 - “Now therefore, do not let him go unpunished, for you are a wise man; and you will know what you ought to do to him, and you will bring his gray H7872 hair H7872 down to [fn]Sheol with blood.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:28 - Then he died in a [fn]ripe old H7872 age, H7872 full of days, riches and honor; and his son Solomon reigned in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:32 - “Behind him he makes a wake to shine;
One would think the deep to be gray-haired. H7872
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:18 - And even when I am old and gray, H7872 O God, do not forsake me,
Until I declare Your [fn]strength to this generation,
Your power to all who are to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:14 - They will still [fn]yield fruit in old H7872 age; H7872
They shall be [fn]full of sap and very green,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:31 - A gray H7872 head H7872 is a crown of glory;
It is found in the way of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:29 - The glory of young men is their strength,
And the [fn]honor of old men is their gray H7872 hair. H7872
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:4 - Even to your old age I [fn]will be the same,
And even to your [fn]graying H7872 years H7872 I will bear you!
I have [fn]done it, and I will carry you;
And I will bear you and I will deliver you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:9 - Strangers devour his strength,
Yet he does not know it;
Gray H7872 hairs H7872 also are sprinkled on him,
Yet he does not know it.

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