(Reading time: 1 - 2 minutes) TwitterLearn New Hebrew Words שבט - שבת Let's learn 4 new Hebrew words that sound the same שבת and שבט, examine their meanings and understand how they are used. Hebrew Transliteration Meaning Example שֵׁבֶט Shayvet Tribe or group In scouts (Tzofim) my son is in Shayvet Dekel שְׁבָט Shevat 5th month in the Hebrew calendar In the Jewish calendar, the month of Shevat falls in January or February in the Gregorian calendar. שַׁבָּת Shabbat 7th day of the week. Shabbat commences on Friday evening before sunset and ends on Saturday night after sunset. Our guests are invited on Saturday for a Shabbat luncheon. שָׁבַת Shavat To strike something or someone The man fell after the strike of the sword You may like these too... Homophones & Homonyms More confusing Hebrew words, transliterations, meanings and examples Must-know Hebrew slang words. Sababa! Free word sheets, by topic 100 useful Hebrew leaning tools How to get the Green Tag Pass for Israeli citizens who have been fully vaccinated or recovered from the coronavirus Choosing a cooktop for Israel - gas, electric, ceramic or induction? Know who's near! Use our Business Directory to locate Ulpanim and Hebrew teachers near you.