Friday, 06 December 2019
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Learn New Hebrew Words

שבט - שבת 

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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

The Maasai tribe drink blood

שְׁבָט Shevat 5th month in Hebrew calendar   In the Jewish calendar, the month of Shevat falls in January - 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 someone or something   The man fell after the strike of the sword

 

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