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