7663. sabar
Lexical Summary
sabar: to inspect, examine
Original Word: שָׂבַר
Transliteration: sabar
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-bar')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to inspect, examine
Meaning: to scrutinize, to expect
Strong's Concordance
hope, tarry, view, wait

Erroneously shabar (Nehemiah 2:13, Nehemiah 2:15) {shaw-bar'}; a primitive root; to scrutinize; by implication (of watching) to expect (with hope and patience) -- hope, tarry, view, wait.

see HEBREW 'abeh


H7663. sabar

I. [שָׂבַר‎] verb inspect, examine (van d. H. שֹׁבֵר‎ [so ᵐ5συντρίβων], but Masoretic ׳שׂ‎ see Norzi; hence connection with Arabic probe a wound, try, examine, improbable, and this (according to Frä261) denominative from Aramaic loan-word; improbable also is connection with Aramaic סְבַרthink (compare following), KauAramaic in AT, 85); —

Qal Participle שׂבֵר‎, with ב‎ object, Nehemiah 2:13, 15 I examined into the wall, inspected it closely.

II. [שָׂבַר‎] Pi`el wait, hope (Aramaism; compare Aramaic סְבַר‎ think, Pa`el hope; believe, hope, Pa`el think, Aph`el hope); — Perfect1singular שִׂבַּרְתִּיPsalm 119:166, 3plural שִׂבְּרוּEsther 9:1; Imperfect3masculine plural יְשַׂבְּרוּIsaiah 38:18, יְשַׂבֵּ֑רוּPsalm 145:15, יְשַׂבֵּר֑וּן104:27; 2feminine plural תְּשַׂבֵּרְנָהRuth 1:13; —

1 wait for, ל‎ person, Ruth 1:13.

2 hope for, ל‎ of thing Psalm 119:166, אֶל‎ of thing Isaiah 38:18, אֶל‎ person Psalm 104:27; 145:15; ל‎ infinitive Esther 9:1 hope to rule.


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