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Lexicon :: Strong's H7903 - šᵊḵōḇeṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2381b

Strong’s Definitions

שְׁכֹבֶת shᵉkôbeth, shek-o'-beth; from H7901; a (sexual) lying with:—× lie.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H7903 in the following manner: lie (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H7903 in the following manner: lie (4x).
  1. copulation

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁכֹבֶת shᵉkôbeth, shek-o'-beth; from H7901; a (sexual) lying with:—× lie.
STRONGS H7903: Abbreviations
† [שְׁכֹ֫בֶת LagBN 179 BaNB 144] noun feminine copulation; — suffix, all with וַיִּתֵּן אֶתשְֿׁכָבְתּוֺ ׃נָהַן Numbers 5:20 (P; בְּ feminine); לֹא תִתֵּן שְׁכָבְתְּךָ לְזָ֑רַע Leviticus 18:20 (אֶל feminine), בְּכָלבְּֿהֵמָה לֹא תִתֵּן שׁ׳ Leviticus 18:33, compare Leviticus 20:15 (all H).
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18:20; 20:15




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Strong's Number H7903 matches the Hebrew שְׁכֹבֶת (šᵊḵōḇeṯ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:20 - ‘And you shall not have sexual intercourse H7903 with your neighbor’s wife, to be defiled with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:23 - ‘Also you shall not have H7903 sexual H7903 intercourse H7903 with any animal to be defiled with it, nor shall any woman stand before an animal to [fn]mate with it; it is a perversion.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:15 - ‘If there is a man who has H7903 sexual H7903 intercourse H7903 with an animal, he must be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:20 - if, however, you have gone astray, though under the authority of your husband, and if you have defiled yourself and a man other than your husband has had H7903 sexual H7903 intercourse H7903 with you”
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