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Definition of the noun shibah

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noun - plural: shibahs

  1. (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    • domain: Judaism
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonyms of shibah: shiva / shivah
    • more generic words: hebdomad / week = any period of seven consecutive days

Alternative definition of the noun shibah


  1. alternative spelling of shiva

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for shibah

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Google previewNew American Bible, Revised Edition (2011)

by Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Various

Shibah: the place name Shibah is a play on two Hebrew words, shebu'ah, “oath,” and shwebaa';, ...

Google previewCatholic Bible, NABRE (2013)

by Our Sunday Visitor

26:33 Shibah: the place name Shibah is a play on two Hebrew words, shebu'ah, “oath,” and shwebaa', “ seven.

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé

They reported finding there after concluding a covenant of peace with Abimelech the king ot Gerar; hence, Isaac named the well "Shibah" (meaning "seven" and referring to an oath or statement sworn to by seven things) (Genesis 26:26-33).

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

SHIBAH. shı ̄ ́ba (ùÑáòä, shibh‛a ̄h, “seven”; ο ́ρκος, ho ́rkos; Swete reads Φρε ́αρ ο ́ρκου, Phre ́ar ho ́rkou, literally, “well of oath”; the King James Version Shebah): The name of the original well of Beer-sheba according to Gen. 26:33.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

_This first is represented by Brimha, the fecond by Bishen, and the third by Shibah. You, O Narud ! are taught to worship all the three in various shapes and likeneffes, as the Creator, the Preferver, and the Destroyer. The affećtion of God then ...

Google previewZondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (2011)

by John A. Beck

or Shibah (26:32). In most cases where such a name is mentioned, we find the naming ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

éloge, elogy,grave,mourn,shiva, tangi,vigil,widow 06Azrael,bedral, burial, chadar,coffin, corpse,demise,entomb, eulogy,exequy,fossor, grieve,hearse, lament,lethal, martyr, monody,mortal,orphan, rosary,shibah,shivah,shroud, suttee ,wreath ...

Google previewDictionary of the Bible: Extra volume, containing articles, indexes and maps (1912)

by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, Andrew Bruce Davidson, Samuel Rolles Driver, Henry Barclay Swete

125", Shibah . iv.

Google previewHCSB Super Giant Print Dictionary and Concordance (2006)

by David K. Stabnow

SHIBAH (oath). Name Isaac gave Beer-sheba (Gn ...

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Scrabble value of S1H4I1B3A1H4

The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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