Word Summary
sabal: to bear (a heavy load)
Original Word: סָבַל
Transliteration: sabal
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-bal')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to bear (a heavy load)
Meaning: to carry, be burdensome, to be gravid
Strong's Concordance
bear, be a burden, carry, strong to labor

A primitive root; to carry (literally or figuratively), or (reflexively) be burdensome; specifically, to be gravid -- bear, be a burden, carry, strong to labour.


H5445. sabal

[סָבַל‎] verb bear a heavy load (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic סְבַלid.; compare also below זבל‎ above); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular suffix סְבָלָםIsaiah 53:4; 1plural סָבָ֑לְנוּLamentations 5:7; — Imperfect3masculine singular יִסְבֹּלIsaiah 53:11; 1singular אֶסְבֹּל46:4; 3masculine plural suffix יִסְבְּלֻהוּ46:7; Infinitive construct לִסְבֹּלGenesis 49:15; — bear a load, לִסְבֹּל שִׁכְמוֺ וַיֵּט49:15 (poem in J; of Issachar under figure of ass); of carrying an idol Isaiah 46:7; of ׳י‎ carrying Israel 46:4; 46:4; servant of ׳י‎ carrying load of pain 53:4 and guilt 53:11; Israel bearing iniquities of fathers Lamentations 5:7.

Pu`al Participle plural מְסֻבָּלִיםladen, Psalm 144:14 (i.e. pregnant Ges Hi Ew Hup-Now Che and others; perhaps better, token of abundant harvest, so many, see especially Bae).

Hithpa`el Imperfect הֶחָגָב וְיִסְתַּכֵּלEcclesiastes 12:5 drag oneself along, as a burden (see חָגָב‎).