5440. sabak
Strong's Concordance
sabak: to interweave
Original Word: סָבַך
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sabak
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-bak')
Short Definition: tangled
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to interweave
NASB Translation
tangled (1), wrap around (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[סָבַךְ] verb interweave ("" form to שׂבך q. v.); —

Qal Passive participle plural סִירִים סְבֻכִים Nahum 1:10 interwoven (entangled) thorns (compare Da); GunkZAW xiii (1893), 235 proposes (after ᵐ5 ᵑ7 Vollers) כְּסוּחִים i.e. cut off, away (Isaiah 33:12) compare Now; text very dubious

Pu`al Imperfect3masculine plural עַלגַּֿל שָׁרָשָׁיו יְסֻבָּ֑כוּ Job 8:17 are interwoven (in a tangled mass).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fold together, wrap

A primitive root; to entwine -- fold together, wrap.

Forms and Transliterations
יְסֻבָּ֑כוּ יסבכו סְבֻכִ֔ים סבכים sə·ḇu·ḵîm səḇuḵîm sevuChim yə·sub·bā·ḵū yesubBachu yəsubbāḵū
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Strong's Hebrew 5440
2 Occurrences


sə·ḇu·ḵîm — 1 Occ.
yə·sub·bā·ḵū — 1 Occ.

Job 8:17
HEB: גַּ֭ל שָֽׁרָשָׁ֣יו יְסֻבָּ֑כוּ בֵּ֖ית אֲבָנִ֣ים
NAS: His roots wrap around a rock pile,
KJV: His roots are wrapped about the heap,
INT: A rock his roots wrap A house of stones

Nahum 1:10
HEB: עַד־ סִירִ֣ים סְבֻכִ֔ים וּכְסָבְאָ֖ם סְבוּאִ֑ים
NAS: Like tangled thorns,
KJV: For while [they be] folden together [as] thorns,
INT: Like thorns tangled their drink are drunken

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