שְׁבוּעָה, שְׁבֻעָה noun feminine (
[Josh 2:17] read הַזּה AlbrZAW xvi(1896), 116) oath, curse; — absolute ׳שְׁבוּ [Josh 9:20] +, ׳שְׁבֻ [Gen 26:3] +; construct שְׁבֻעַת [Exod 22:10] +; suffix שְׁבֻעָתִי [Gen 24:8] etc.; plural שְׁבֻעוֺת absolute [Ezek 21:28], construct [Hab 3:9] [ [Jer 5:24]; [Ezek 45:21] see שָׁבוּעַ]; — oath [as accusative of congnate meaning with verb with הִשָּׁבַע etc. [Num 30:3] + (in rel.cl.) 5t.]:
1. of man:
\ \ a. attesting innocence
[Exod 22:10] (E), friendship [2Sam 21:7], promise [1Kgs 2:43] (after שָׁמַר keep; all ׳שְׁבֻעַת י oath to to (׳י); innocence also [Num 5:21] a; friendship [Neh 6:18] (לוֺ ׳בַּעֲלֵישׁ), promise [Lev 5:4] of vow (|| נדר) [Num 30:3]; [Num 30:11]; [Num 30:14] (שְׁבֻעַת אִסָּר), [Josh 9:20] (all P), [Neh 10:30] (|| אָלָה), [Eccl 9:2], of covenant with ׳י [2Chr 15:15], שְׁבוּעַת אֱלֹהִים [Eccl 8:2] (probably of oath of allegiance to king), שְׁבֻעַת שֶׁקֶר [Zech 8:17] of threat [Judg 21:5]; [1Sam 14:26] (ᵐ5 ׳שְׁבֻעַת י); keep, discharge the oath is ׳הֵקִים הַשּׁ [Gen 26:3] (J), [Jer 11:5] ׳נָקָה מִשׁ be free, exempt from an oath [Gen 24:8] (J), compare [Josh 2:17]; [Josh 2:20].
\ \ b. = curse,
[Isa 65:15] and (|| אָלָה) [Num 5:21] (P), [Dan 9:11].
2. oath of ׳י, in promise,
[Deut 7:8] (שָׁמַר in rel. clause), || covenant (בְּרִית), שְׁבוּעַתוֺ לְיִצְחָק [Ps 105:9] = [1Chr 16:16]. — שְׁבֻעוֺת מַטּוֺת [Hab 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 שִׂבַּעְתָּ (אַשְׁפָּֽתְךָׅ thou hast sated with shafts thy quiver; Marti (after ᵐ5Manuscripts) thy bow was satiated with shafts; GASm thou gluttest (?) thy shafts. — [Ezek 21:28] see √.
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon
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