sabar; saw-bar' erroneously shabar (Nehemiah 2:13, 15)
Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
TWOT Reference: 2232
KJV Translation Count — 8x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. to inspect, examine, wait, hope, wait upon
a. (Qal) examined (participle)
1. to wait (for), wait upon
2. to hope (for)
sabar, saw-bar'; erroneously shabar, (Nehemiah 2:13, 15) shaw-bar'; a primitive root; to scrutinize; by implication (of watching) to expect (with hope and patience): — hope, tarry, view, wait.
Concordance Results Using KJV
Would ye H7663 for them till they were grown? would ye stay for them from having husbands? nay, my daughters; for it grieveth me much for your sakes that the hand of the LORD is gone out against me.
And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and H7663ed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.
Then went I up in the night by the brook, and H7663ed the wall, and turned back, and entered by the gate of the valley, and so returned.
Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, in the day that the enemies of the Jews H7663d to have power over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;)
These H7663 all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season.
LORD, I have H7663d for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.
The eyes of all H7663 upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot H7663 for thy truth.