H7725 שׁוּב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again

KJV Usage: ([break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep]) X again, (cause to) answer (+ again), X in any case (wise), X at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call [to mind], carry again (back), cease, X certainly, come again (back) X consider, + continually, convert, deliver (again), + deny, draw back, fetch home again, X fro, get [oneself] (back) again, X give (again), go again (back, home), [go] out, hinder, let, [see] more, X needs, be past, X pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), X repent, requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, + say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, X surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to return, turn back
a. (Qal)
1. to turn back, return 1a
b. to turn back 1a
c. to return, come or go back 1a
d. to return unto, go back, come back 1a
e. of dying 1a
f. of human relations (fig) 1a
g. of spiritual relations (fig) 1a
1. to turn back (from God), apostatise 1a
2. to turn away (of God) 1a
3. to turn back (to God), repent 1a
4. turn back (from evil) 1a
h. of inanimate things 1a
i. in repetition
j. (Polel)
1. to bring back
2. to restore, refresh, repair (fig)
3. to lead away (enticingly)
4. to show turning, apostatise
k. (Pual) restored (participle)
l. (Hiphil) to cause to return, bring back
1. to bring back, allow to return, put back, draw back, give back, restore, relinquish, give in payment
2. to bring back, refresh, restore
3. to bring back, report to, answer
4. to bring back, make requital, pay (as recompense)
5. to turn back or backward, repel, defeat, repulse, hinder, reject, refuse
6. to turn away (face), turn toward
7. to turn against
8. to bring back to mind
9. to show a turning away 1d
2. to reverse, revoke
a. (Hophal) to be returned, be restored, be brought back
b. (Pulal) brought back
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2340
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7725 שׁוּב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 952 occurrences of H7725 שׁוּב

Genesis 3:19 thou shalt return
Genesis 3:19 shalt thou return.
Genesis 8:3 returned
Genesis 8:3 continually:
Genesis 8:7 and fro,
Genesis 8:9 and she returned
Genesis 8:12 which returned
Genesis 14:7 And they returned,
Genesis 14:16 And he brought back
Genesis 14:16 and also brought again
Genesis 14:17 his return
Genesis 15:16 again:
Genesis 16:9 to her, Return
Genesis 18:10 I will certainly
Genesis 18:10 return
Genesis 18:14 I will return
Genesis 18:33 returned
Genesis 20:7 Now therefore restore
Genesis 20:7 and if thou shalt not restore
Genesis 20:14 and restored
Genesis 21:32 and they returned
Genesis 22:5 and return
Genesis 22:19 returned
Genesis 24:5 must I needs bring
Genesis 24:5 again
Genesis 24:6 that thou bring
Genesis 24:6 there again.
Genesis 24:8 only bring
Genesis 24:8 there again.
Genesis 26:18 again

Distinct usage

41 returned
31 return
26 again
17 Return,
16 again.
14 and returned
14 shall return
13 Turn
12 returned,
12 and turn
10 and return
9 again,
8 I will not turn away
7 shall return,
6 and they returned
6 And he returned
6 to return
6 came again
6 to return,
5 turneth
5 to turn
5 render
5 had returned
5 is not turned away,
4 will turn
4 turned
4 And turned
4 and brought
4 and returned,
4 restore
4 to bring
4 turn again
4 let them return
4 And I will turn
4 yet have ye not returned
3 and restored
3 there again.
3 go again
3 shall come again
3 turned back,
3 to turn away
3 turned again
3 Turn again,
3 and turn again
3 shall be turned
3 Restore us again,
3 to return.
3 He shall not return
3 And I will bring again
3 when I shall bring again
2 and she returned
2 again:
2 I will return
2 and put
2 and bring
2 again;
2 and to restore
2 that was returned
2 Put
2 thou shalt deliver

Corresponding Greek Words

shuv see G2947 st. kulio
shuv see G4198 st. poreuo
shuv see G430 st. an echo
shuv G305 ana baino
shuv G344 ana kampto
shuv G565 ap erchomai
shuv G630 apo luo
shuv G1257 dia leipo
shuv G1459 eg kata leipo
shuv G1653 eleeo
shuv G1880 ep an erchomai
shuv G1904 ep erchomai
shuv G1914 epi blepo
shuv G1995 epi strophe
shuv G2043 ereido
shuv G2064 erchomai
shuv G2240 heko
shuv G2597 kata baino
shuv G3049 logizomai
shuv G3328 meta ballo
shuv G3346 meta tithemi
shuv G3729 hormao
shuv G3825 palin
shuv G3854 par ginomai
shuv G3973 pauo
shuv G4334 pros erchomai
shuv G4369 pros tithemi
shuv G4982 sozo
shuv hi see G611 st. apo krino
shuv hi,qal,hoph G591 apo didomi
shuv hi. see G2730 katoikizo
shuv hi. see G471 st. ant eipon
shuv hi. G312 an aggello
shuv hi. G321 an ago
shuv hi. G399 an phero
shuv hi. G468 ant apo doma
shuv hi. G496 anti pipto
shuv hi. G518 ap aggello
shuv hi. G520 ap ago
shuv hi. G612 apo krisis
shuv hi. G649 apo stello
shuv hi. G659 apo tithemi
shuv hi. G1209 dechomai
shuv hi. G1259 di allasso
shuv hi. G1521 eis ago
shuv hi. G1533 eis phero
shuv hi. G1821 ex apo stello
shuv hi. G1911 epi ballo
shuv hi. G2018 epi phero
shuv hi. G2186 eph istemi
shuv hi. G2524 kath iemi
shuv hi. G2698 kata tithemi
shuv hi. G2967 koluo
shuv hi. G3340 meta noeo
shuv hi. G3825 palin
shuv hi. G4060 peri tithemi
shuv hi. G4317 pros ago
shuv hi. G4374 pros phero
shuv hi. G5021 tasso
shuv hi. G5342 phero
shuv hi. G5623 opheleo
shuv hi.,qal. G467 ant apo didomi
shuv min G114 atheteo
shuv pil. G635 apo planao
shuv pil. G3627 oikteiro
shuv pil. G4863 sun ago
shuv qal,hi G868 aph istemi
shuv qal,hi G1325 didomi
shuv qal,hi G1863 ep ago
shuv qal,hi G2525 kath istemi
shuv qal,hi G2664 kata pauo
shuv qal,hi G4762 strepho
shuv qal,pil,hi G600 apo kath istemi
shuv qal,pil,hi G1994 epi strepho
shuv qal,pil,pul G654 apo strepho
shuv qal.,hi. G390 ana strepho
shuv qal.,hi. G5290 hupo strepho