H5437 סבב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to revolve, surround or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively

KJV Usage: bring, cast, fetch, lead, make, walk, X whirl, X round about, be about on every side, apply, avoid, beset (about), besiege, bring again, carry (about), change, cause to come about, X circuit, (fetch a) compass (about, round), drive, environ, X on every side, beset (close, come, compass, go, stand) round about, remove, return, set, sit down, turn (self) (about, aside, away, back).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to turn, turn about or around or aside or back or towards, go about or around, surround, encircle, change direction
a. (Qal)
1. to turn, turn about, be brought round, change
2. to march or walk around, go partly around, circle about, skirt, make a round, make a circuit, go about to, surround, encompass
b. (Niphal)
1. to turn oneself, close round, turn round
2. to be turned over to
c. (Piel) to turn about, change, transform
d. (Poel)
1. to encompass, surround
2. to come about, assemble round
3. to march, go about
4. to enclose, envelop
e. (Hiphil)
1. to turn, cause to turn, turn back, reverse, bring over, turn into, bring round
2. to cause to go around, surround, encompass
f. (Hophal)
1. to be turned
2. to be surrounded
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1456
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5437 סבב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 147 occurrences of H5437 סבב

Genesis 2:11
Genesis 2:13
Genesis 19:4
Genesis 37:7
Genesis 42:24
Exodus 13:18
Numbers 21:4
Numbers 34:4
Numbers 34:5
Numbers 36:7
Numbers 36:9
Deuteronomy 2:1
Deuteronomy 2:3
Deuteronomy 32:10
Joshua 6:3
Joshua 6:4
Joshua 6:7
Joshua 6:11
Joshua 6:14
Joshua 6:15
Joshua 7:9
Joshua 15:3
Joshua 15:10
Joshua 16:6
Joshua 18:14
Joshua 19:14
Judges 11:18
Judges 16:2
Judges 18:23
Judges 19:22

Corresponding Greek Words

savav see G2944 kukleuo
savav G158.159 aitios
savav G402 ana choreo
savav G1578 ek klino
savav G2625 kata klino
savav G4026 peri istemi
savav G4317 pros ago
savav hiph.,hoph. G4013 peri ago
savav hi. G2007 epi tithemi
savav hi. G4160 poieo
savav hi. G5087 tithemi
savav ni,hi G3344 meta strepho
savav ni. G1607 ek poreuo
savav ni. G3928 par erchomai
savav pi. G4014 peri aireo
savav qal,hi G654 apo strepho
savav qal,ni G1330 di erchomai
savav qal,ni,hi G1994 epi strepho
savav qal,ni,hoph G4033 peri kukloo
savav qal,ni,pi,po G4022 peri erchomai
savav qal,ni,po,hi G2944 kukloo
savav qal.,hi. G4762 strepho