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Ancient Hebrew Dictionary - Indexed by Ancient Hebrew Word
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner


סבב sa-vav Go Around (verb) 5437 To circle completely around something. AHLB

סָבִיב sa-veev All Around 5439 On all sides; enclose so as to surround; in rotation or succession. A circling or bordering about the edge. AHLB

שׂבע sa-va Be Satisfied (verb) 7646 To be filled full or to overflowing; to have a complete amount. AHLB

סגר sa-gar Shut (verb) 5462 To close or block an opening. AHLB

שָׂדֶה sa-deh Field 7704 An open land area free of trees and buildings. A level plot of ground. AHLB

שֶׂה seh Ram 7716 A member of a flock of sheep or goats. AHLB

סֻכָּה su-kah Booth 5521 A temporary shelter; a small enclosure; dwelling place. AHLB

סֹלֶת so-let Flour 5560 Finely ground meal of grain used for making bread. AHLB

סוּס sus Horse 5483 A domesticated animal used as a beast of burden, a draft animal or for riding. AHLB

סוּף suph Reeds 5488 The plants that grow at the edge, or lip, of a river or pond. This word can also mean the edge or conclusion of something. AHLB

סור sur Turn Aside (verb) 5493 To change the location, position, station, or residence; to remove. The hiphil (causative) form means "remove." AHLB

שׂחק sa-hhaq Laugh (verb) 7832 To laugh in play, sport or scorn. AHLB

שָׂטָן sa-tan Opponent 7854 One who is on the opposing side of an action or thought; an adversary. AHLB

סים seem Place (verb) 7760 To put or set in a particular place, position, situation, or relation. AHLB

שִׂמְלָה seem-lah Apparel 8071 Something that clothes or adorns. As forming to the image of the body. AHLB

סִיר seer Pot 5518 A vessel used for cooking or storing. AHLB

שׂכל sa-khal Calculate (verb) 7919 To determine by mathematical deduction or practical judgment; to comprehend and carefully consider a path or course of action. AHLB

שָׂכָר sa-khar Wage 7939 The reward or price paid for one's labor. AHLB

סֶלָה se-lah Selah 5542 A musical term possibly a lifting of the sound. AHLB

סלח sa-lahh Forgive (verb) 5545 To pardon; to overlook an offense and treat the offender as not guilty. AHLB

סֶלַע se-la Cliff 5553 A high rock, cliff or towering rock, as a place of defense. AHLB

שְׂמוֹאל se-mol Left Hand 8040 The left hand, side or direction. AHLB

שׂמח sa-mahh Rejoice (verb) 8055 To be happy, glad. AHLB

שִׂמְחָה seem-hhah Joy 8057 A state of felicity or happiness. AHLB

סמך sa-makh Support (verb) 5564 To uphold or defend; to hold up or serve as a foundation or prop for. AHLB

שׂנא sa-na Hate (verb) 8130 Intense hostility and aversion, usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury; extreme dislike or antipathy. AHLB

שְׂעֹרָה se-o-rah Barley 8184 A crop used as food, and for determining the month of Aviv. AHLB

שָׂעִיר sa-eer Goat 8163 Related to the sheep but of lighter build and with backwardly arching horns, a short tail, and usually straight hair. AHLB

שֵׂעָר sey-ar Hair 8181 The covering of filaments on a human head or the body of an animal. AHLB

סַף saph Tub 5592 A container with a lip. The lip of the door. AHLB

ספד sa-phad Lament (verb) 5594 To mourn aloud; wail. AHLB

שָׂפָה sa-phah Lip 8193 The rim or edge of the mouth or other opening. Language, as spoken from the lips. AHLB

ספר sa-phar Count (verb) 5608 To find the total number of units. Also to give an account on record. The piel (intensive) form means "recount." AHLB

סֵפֶר sey-pher Scroll 5612 A document or record written on a sheet of papyrus, leather or parchment and rolled up for storage. AHLB

שַׂק saq Sack 8242 A bag of cloth or skins for carrying foods or objects. AHLB

שַׂר sar Noble 8269 Possessing outstanding qualities or properties. Of high birth or exalted rank. One who has authority. May also mean "heavy" from the weight of responsibility on one in authority. AHLB

שָׂרִיד sa-reed Remnant 8300 What is left behind. AHLB

סָּרִיס sa-rees Eunuch 5631 A castrated man. As eunuchs were used as officers, may also mean an officer. AHLB

שׂרף sa-raph Cremate (verb) 8313 To reduce a dead body, or other object, to ashes by burning. AHLB

סתר sa-tar Hide (verb) 5641 To put out of sight; to conceal from view; to keep secret. Hide or conceal. AHLB

סֵתֶר sey-ter Protection 5643 A shelter or other place of hiding. AHLB