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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

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Google previewThe Catholic Study Bible (2016)

by Donald Senior, John Collins, Mary Ann Getty

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

Google previewThe New American Bible Revised Edition, Large Print Edition (2011)

by Oxford University Press

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 previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

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Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

See Shibah. SHEBAM. See Sebam. SHEBANI′AH (sheb-a-nī′a; perhaps, “ Jehovah has brought back or returned”). 1. One of the priests who blew the trumpet before the Ark of the Lord when it was removed from the house of Obed- edom to ...

Google previewHCSB Super Giant Print Dictionary and Concordance (2006)

by David K. Stabnow

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

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 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 previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

whereIsaac renamedhis father's well “Shibah.” A well is found today outside the ruins of biblical Beersheba (Tell esSaba'); however, it cannot be the patriarchal well since it is dated much later, around the twelfth century. Isaac also ...

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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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