Sixes and Sevens (in Hebrew) and the Sabbath rest
- Six (shesh)
is spelt using two Hebrew letters shin shin (in English s s).
- Seven (sheba) H7637,H7651,H7655-59
and its variations is based on the three letters shin beit ayin (in English s b o).
They are the base of H7650,H7621 shaba (to make an oath, to swear)
and H7646-49,H7653-54 saba (filled, satisfied) with its four letter associate sobah (fullness)
Week, another associated word, (shevuah) H7620.
is spelt with the four letters shin beit vav ayin (in English s b v o). With the extra letter vav, it literally means "to be sevened".
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- Capture (shaba) H7617,H7622
is spelt with first two letters the same i.e. shin beit hei (in English s b h).
- Sabbath, rest, cease (shabbat) H7673-H7677
is also spelt with first two letters the same i.e. shin beit tav (in English s b t).
The third letter tav (t) is the final letter in the 22 letter Hebrew alphabet.
- Sit or Dwell (yashab) H3427 from H7675
is a related verb spelt yod shin beit (in English i s b ).