Word Summary
zabal: probably to dwell
Original Word: זָבַל
Transliteration: zabal
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-bal')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: probably to dwell
Meaning: probably to dwell
Strong's Concordance
dwell with

A primitive root; apparently properly, to inclose, i.e. To reside -- dwell with.


H2082. zabal

[זָבַל‎] verb probably exalt, honour (Assyrian zabâlu COTGloss and id. on Genesis 30:20; 1 Kings 8:13, compare DlPr 62 f. so De; Phoenician proper name, feminine בעלאזבל‎ (probably = Baal has exalted) compare אִיזֶבֶל‎ above; compare Arabic take up and carry; > NöZMG 1886, 729, who connects these verbs with Syriac bear, carry, compare Hebrew סָבַל‎) —

Qal Imperfect אִישִׁי יִזְבְּלֵנִיGenesis 30:20b (J), my husband will honour me (in explanation of name Zebulun (see below); on another apparently explanation in va compare זבד‎); > AV and others dwell with me, compare Thes Rob-Ges who derive dwell with from an assumed meaning be round (compare דור‎); and others (compare MV8. 9), who derive dwell as denominative from זְבֻל‎ in sense dwelling.