Word Summary
sagab: to be (inaccessibly) high
Original Word: שָׂגַב
Transliteration: sagab
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-gab')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be (inaccessibly) high
Meaning: to be, lofty, inaccessible, safe, strong
Strong's Concordance
defend, exalt, be excellent, be, set on high, lofty, be safe, set up on high,

A primitive root; to be (causatively, make) lofty, especially inaccessible; by implication, safe, strong; used literally and figuratively --defend, exalt, be excellent, (be, set on) high, lofty, be safe, set up (on high), be too strong.


H7682. sagab

[שָׂגַב‎] verb be (inaccessibly) high (compare שְׂגַב ᵑ7‎ Pa`el [from Hebrew] exalt); — Qal Perfect

13feminine singular שָֽׂגְבָהDeuteronomy 2:36, of city, with מִן‎, be (too) high for capture.

23masculine plural שָֽׂגְבוּJob 5:11 of person, be high in prosperity.

Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נִשְׂגַּבIsaiah 2:11, 17; נִשְׂגָָּֽכProverbs 18:10; 3 feminine singular נִשְׂגְּבָהPsalm 139:6 Participle נִשְׂגָּבIsaiah 12:4 +; feminine singular נִשְׂגָּבָה26:5 +; —

1 be high, walls Isaiah 30:13; Proverbs 18:11; city Isaiah 26:5; God's knowledge Psalm 139:6 (unattainable).

2 be (safely) set on high, Proverbs 18:10.

3 be exalted, of God Isaiah 2:11, 17; 33:5; his name 12:4; Psalm 148:13.

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular יְשַׂגֵּבIsaiah 9:10; Psalm 107:41; suffix יְשַׂגֶּבְךָ20:2, etc.; — transitive with accusative:

1 set (securely) on high, Psalm 20:2; 69:30; 91:14; c, מִן‎, of foe 59:2, affliction 107:41.

2 exalt, in effective hostility, with עַל‎, Isaiah 9:10.

Pu`al Imperfect3masculine singular יְשֻׂגָ֑בProverbs 29:25 be set (securely) on high.

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine singular יַשְׂגִּיבJob 36:22 God acts exaltedly בְּכֹחוֺ‎.