- סִיבָּה, סִבָּהf. (סָבַב) transfer of property from tribe to tribe (interch. with הֶסֵּבָּה). B. Bath. 111b, a. fr. סִיבַּת הבעל, v. הֶסֵבָּה II. Ib. 159b נאמרה ס׳ בבן נאמרה ס׳ בבעל (Ms. M. הסיבה) the transfer is spoken of (as forbidden) concerning the son succeeding his mother and the husband succeeding his wife; a. fr.(Bibl. Hebr. סִבָּה: arrangement, divine dispensation; in later Hebr.: turn, misfortune; in philos. literature: cause.
Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature. Jastrow, Marcus. 1903.