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Lexicon :: Strong's H8104 - shamar

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שָׁמַר
Transliteration
shamar
Pronunciation
shä·mar' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2414

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁמַר shâmar, shaw-mar'; a primitive root; properly, to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.:—beward, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep(-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch(-man).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 468x

The KJV translates Strong's H8104 in the following manner: keep (283x), observe (46x), heed (35x), keeper (28x), preserve (21x), beware (9x), mark (8x), watchman (8x), wait (7x), watch (7x), regard (5x), save (2x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 468x
The KJV translates Strong's H8104 in the following manner: keep (283x), observe (46x), heed (35x), keeper (28x), preserve (21x), beware (9x), mark (8x), watchman (8x), wait (7x), watch (7x), regard (5x), save (2x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to keep, guard, observe, give heed

    1. (Qal)

      1. to keep, have charge of

      2. to keep, guard, keep watch and ward, protect, save life

        1. watch, watchman (participle)

      3. to watch for, wait for

      4. to watch, observe

      5. to keep, retain, treasure up (in memory)

      6. to keep (within bounds), restrain

      7. to observe, celebrate, keep (sabbath or covenant or commands), perform (vow)

      8. to keep, preserve, protect

      9. to keep, reserve

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be on one's guard, take heed, take care, beware

      2. to keep oneself, refrain, abstain

      3. to be kept, be guarded

    3. (Piel) to keep, pay heed

    4. (Hithpael) to keep oneself from

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁמַר shâmar, shaw-mar'; a primitive root; properly, to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.:—beward, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep(-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch(-man).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8104 matches the Hebrew שָׁמַר (shamar),
which occurs 475 times in 431 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 2:15–Lev 20:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - Then the LORD God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep H8104 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard H8104 the way to the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:9 - Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” And he said, “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?” H8104
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:9 - God said further to Abraham, “Now as for you, you shall keep H8104 My covenant, you and your [fn]descendants after you throughout their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:10 - “This is My covenant, which you shall keep, H8104 between Me and you and your [fn]descendants after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:19 - “For I have [fn]chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep H8104 the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:6 - Then Abraham said to him, “Beware H8104 that you do not take my son back there!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:5 - because Abraham [fn]obeyed Me and kept H8104 My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:15 - “Behold, I am with you and will keep H8104 you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have [fn]promised you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep H8104 me on this journey that I [fn]take, and will give me [fn]food to eat and garments to wear,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:31 - So he said, “What shall I give you?” And Jacob said, “You shall not give me anything. If you will do this one thing for me, I will again pasture and keep H8104 your flock:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:24 - God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream of the night and said to him, “[fn]Be careful H8104 that you do not speak to Jacob either good or bad.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:29 - “It is in [fn]my power to do you harm, but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, ‘[fn]Be careful H8104 not to speak either good or bad to Jacob.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:11 - His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept H8104 the saying in mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:35 - “Then let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming, and store up the grain for food in the cities under Pharaoh’s authority, and let them guard H8104 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:28 - Then Pharaoh said to him, “Get away from me! [fn]Beware, H8104 do not see my face again, for in the day you see my face you shall die!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:17 - ‘You shall also observe H8104 the Feast of Unleavened Bread, for on this very day I brought your hosts out of the land of Egypt; therefore you shall observe H8104 this day throughout your generations as a [fn]permanent ordinance.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:24 - “And you shall observe H8104 this event as an ordinance for you and your children forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:25 - “When you enter the land which the LORD will give you, as He has [fn]promised, you shall observe H8104 this [fn]rite.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:10 - “Therefore, you shall keep H8104 this ordinance at its appointed time from [fn]year to year.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:26 - And He said, “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep H8104 all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:28 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “How long do you refuse to keep H8104 My commandments and My [fn]instructions?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:5 - ‘Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep H8104 My covenant, then you shall be My [fn]own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:12 - “You shall set bounds for the people all around, saying, ‘[fn]Beware H8104 that you do not go up on the mountain or touch the border of it; whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep H8104 My commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:29 - “If, however, an ox was previously in the habit of goring and its owner has been warned, yet he does not confine H8104 it and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned and its owner also shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:36 - “Or if it is known that the ox was previously in the habit of goring, yet its owner has not confined H8104 it, he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the dead animal shall become his.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:7 - “If a man gives his neighbor money or goods to keep H8104 for him and it is stolen from the man’s house, if the thief is [fn]caught, he shall pay double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:10 - “If a man gives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any animal to keep H8104 for him, and it dies or is hurt or is driven away while no one is looking,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:13 - “Now concerning everything which I have said to you, be on your guard; H8104 and do not mention the name of other gods, nor let them be heard [fn]from your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:15 - “You shall observe H8104 the Feast of Unleavened Bread; for seven days you are to eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, at the appointed time in the month Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt. And [fn]none shall appear before Me empty-handed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:20 - “Behold, I am going to send an angel before you to guard H8104 you along the way and to bring you into the place which I have prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:21 - “Be on your guard H8104 before him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression, since My name is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:13 - “But as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘You shall surely observe H8104 My sabbaths; for this is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the LORD who sanctifies you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - ‘Therefore you are to observe H8104 the sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:16 - ‘So the sons of Israel shall observe H8104 the sabbath, to [fn]celebrate the sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:11 - [fn]Be sure to observe H8104 what I am commanding you this day: behold, I am going to drive out the Amorite before you, and the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:12 - “Watch H8104 yourself that you make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a snare in your midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:18 - “You shall observe H8104 the Feast of Unleavened Bread. For seven days you are to eat unleavened bread, [fn]as I commanded you, at the appointed time in the month of Abib, for in the month of Abib you came out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:35 - “At the doorway of the tent of meeting, moreover, you shall remain day and night for seven days and keep H8104 the charge of the LORD, so that you will not die, for so I have been commanded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:4 - ‘You are to perform My judgments and keep H8104 My statutes, [fn]to live in accord with them; I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:5 - ‘So you shall keep H8104 My statutes and My judgments, by which a man may live if he does them; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:26 - ‘But as for you, you are to keep H8104 My statutes and My judgments and shall not do any of these abominations, neither the native, nor the alien who sojourns among you
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:30 - ‘Thus you are to keep H8104 My charge, that you do not practice any of the abominable customs which have been practiced before you, so as not to defile yourselves with them; I am the LORD your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:3 - ‘Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep H8104 My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:19 - ‘You are to keep H8104 My statutes. You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a garment upon you of two kinds of material mixed together.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:30 - ‘You shall keep H8104 My sabbaths and revere My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:37 - ‘You shall thus observe H8104 all My statutes and all My ordinances and do them; I am the LORD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:8 - ‘You shall keep H8104 My statutes and practice them; I am the LORD who sanctifies you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:22 - ‘You are therefore to keep H8104 all My statutes and all My ordinances and do them, so that the land to which I am bringing you to [fn]live will not spew you out.

 
 
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