BDB8434 [H7621]

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 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 √.

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