Word Summary
shebuah: an oath, curse
Original Word: שְׁבוּעָה
Transliteration: shebuah
Phonetic Spelling: (sheb-oo-aw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: an oath, curse
Meaning: something sworn, an oath
Strong's Concordance
curse, oath, sworn

Feminine passive participle of shaba'; properly, something sworn, i.e. An oath -- curse, oath, X sworn.

see HEBREW shaba'


H7621. shebuah

שְׁבֻעָה שְׁבוּעָה,noun feminine (Joshua 2:17 read הַזּה‎ AlbrZAW xvi(1896), 116) oath, curse; — absolute ׳שְׁבוּ9:20 +, ׳שְׁבֻGenesis 26:3 +; construct שְׁבֻעַתExodus 22:10 +; suffix שְׁבֻעָתִיGenesis 24:8 etc.; plural שְׁבֻעוֺת‎ absolute Ezekiel 21:28, construct Habakkuk 3:9; [Jeremiah 5:24; Ezekiel 45:21 see שָׁבוּעַ‎]; — oath [as accusative of congnate meaning with verb with הִשָּׁבַע‎ etc. Numbers 30:3 + (in 5t.]:

1 of man:

a. attesting innocence Exodus 22:10 (E), friendship 2 Samuel 21:7, promise 1 Kings 2:43 (after שָׁמַרkeep; all י ׳שְׁבֻעַתoath to to (׳י‎); innocence also Numbers 5:21 a; friendship Nehemiah 6:18 (׳בַּעֲלֵישׁ לוֺ‎), promise Leviticus 5:4; of vow ("" נדר‎) Numbers 30:3; 30:11; 30:14 (אִסָּר שְׁבֻעַת‎), Joshua 9:20 (all P), Nehemiah 10:30 ("" אָלָה‎), Ecclesiastes 9:2, of covenant with ׳י2 Chronicles 15:15, אֱלֹהִים שְׁבוּעַתEcclesiastes 8:2 (probably of oath of allegiance to king), שֶׁקֶר שְׁבֻעַתZechariah 8:17; of threat Judges 21:5; 1 Samuel 14:26 (י ׳שְׁבֻעַת ᵐ5‎); keep, discharge the oath is הַשּׁ ׳הֵקִיםGenesis 26:3 (J), Jeremiah 11:5; מִשׁ ׳נָקָהbe free, exempt from an oath Genesis 24:8 (J), compare Joshua 2:17, 20.

b. = curse, Isaiah 65:15 and ("" אָלָה‎) Numbers 5:21 (P), Daniel 9:11.

2 oath of ׳י‎, in promise, Deuteronomy 7:8 (שָׁמַר‎ in rel. clause), "" covenant (בְּרִית‎), לְיִצְחָק שְׁבוּעַתוֺPsalm 105:9 = 1 Chronicles 16:16. — מַטּוֺת שְׁבֻעוֺתHabakkuk 3:9 very dubious: AV oaths of the tribes; oaths, rods of the word, Hi-St; sworn (passive participle שְׁבַע‎) were the rods ( = chastisements) of (thy) word, Ges Hi RVm; heptads of spears Ew, compare Da; text probably corrupt, Now proposes (אַשְׁמָּֽתְךָׅ שִׂבַּעְתָּthou hast sated with shafts thy quiver; Marti (after ᵐ5Manuscripts) thy bow was satiated with shafts; GASm thou gluttest (?) thy shafts. — Ezekiel 21:28 see √.