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Lexicon :: Strong's H7931 - shakan


shä·kan' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [apparently akin (by transmission) to שָׁכַב (H7901) through the idea of lodging]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2387

KJV Translation Count — Total: 129x
The KJV translates Strongs H7931 in the following manner: dwell (92x), abide (8x), place (7x), remain (5x), inhabit (4x), rest (3x), set (2x), continue (1x), dwellers (1x), dwelling (1x), misc (5x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside

    1. (Qal)

      1. to settle down to abide

      2. to abide, dwell, reside

    2. (Piel)

      1. to make settle down, establish

      2. to make or cause to dwell

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix

      2. to cause to dwell or abide

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁכַן shâkan, shaw-kan'; a primitive root (apparently akin (by transmission) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531, H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively):—abide, continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-er), have habitation, inhabit, lay, place, (cause to) remain, rest, set (up).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number H7931 matches the Hebrew שָׁכַן (shakan),
which occurs 135 times in 124 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 3 (Gen 3:24–Job 18:15)

Tools specific to Gen 3:24

Gen 3:24

So He drove the man out; and at the east of the garden of Eden He stationed H7931 the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.

Tools specific to Gen 9:27

Gen 9:27

“May God enlarge Japheth,
And let him dwell H7931 in the tents of Shem;
And let Canaan be fnhis servant.”

Tools specific to Gen 14:13

Gen 14:13

Then fna fugitive came and told Abram the Hebrew. Now he was fnliving H7931 by the fnoaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and brother of Aner, and these were fnallies with Abram.

Tools specific to Gen 16:12

Gen 16:12

“He will be a wild donkey of a man,
His hand will be against everyone,
And everyone’s hand will be against him;
And he will fnlive H7931 fnto the east of all his brothers.”

Tools specific to Gen 25:18

Gen 25:18

They fnsettled H7931 from Havilah to Shur which is fneast of Egypt fnas one goes toward Assyria; he fnsettled in defiance of all his fnrelatives.

Tools specific to Gen 26:2

Gen 26:2

The LORD appeared to him and said, “Do not go down to Egypt; fnstay H7931 in the land of which I shall tell you.

Tools specific to Gen 35:22

Gen 35:22

It came about while Israel was dwelling H7931 in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now there were twelve sons of Jacob—

Tools specific to Gen 49:13

Gen 49:13

“Zebulun will dwell H7931 at the seashore;
And he shall be fna haven for ships,
And his flank shall be toward Sidon.

Tools specific to Exo 24:16

Exo 24:16

The glory of the LORD fnrested H7931 on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days; and on the seventh day He called to Moses from the midst of the cloud.

Tools specific to Exo 25:8

Exo 25:8

“Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell H7931 among them.

Tools specific to Exo 29:45

Exo 29:45

“I will dwell H7931 among the sons of Israel and will be their God.

Tools specific to Exo 29:46

Exo 29:46

“They shall know that I am the LORD their God who brought them out of the land of Egypt, that I might dwell H7931 among them; I am the LORD their God.

Tools specific to Exo 40:35

Exo 40:35

Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud had settled H7931 on it, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.

Tools specific to Lev 16:16

Lev 16:16

“He shall make atonement for the holy place, because of the impurities of the sons of Israel and because of their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and thus he shall do for the tent of meeting which abides H7931 with them in the midst of their impurities.

Tools specific to Num 5:3

Num 5:3

“You shall send away both male and female; you shall send them outside the camp so that they will not defile their camp where I dwell H7931 in their midst.”

Tools specific to Num 9:17

Num 9:17

Whenever the cloud was lifted from over the tent, afterward the sons of Israel would then set out; and in the place where the cloud settled H7931 down, H7931 there the sons of Israel would camp.

Tools specific to Num 9:18

Num 9:18

At the fncommand of the LORD the sons of Israel would set out, and at the fncommand of the LORD they would camp; as long as the cloud settled H7931 over the tabernacle, they remained camped.

Tools specific to Num 9:22

Num 9:22

Whether it was two days or a month or a year that the cloud lingered over the tabernacle, staying H7931 above it, the sons of Israel remained camped and did not set out; but when it was lifted, they did set out.

Tools specific to Num 10:12

Num 10:12

and the sons of Israel set out on their journeys from the wilderness of Sinai. Then the cloud settled H7931 down H7931 in the wilderness of Paran.

Tools specific to Num 14:30

Num 14:30

‘Surely you shall not come into the land in which I fnswore to settle H7931 you, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.

Tools specific to Num 23:9

Num 23:9

“As I see him from the top of the rocks,
And I look at him from the hills;
Behold, a people who dwells H7931 apart,
And will not be reckoned among the nations.

Tools specific to Num 24:2

Num 24:2

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel fncamping H7931 tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Tools specific to Num 35:34

Num 35:34

‘You shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell; H7931 for I the LORD am dwelling H7931 in the midst of the sons of Israel.’”

Tools specific to Deu 12:5

Deu 12:5

“But you shall seek the LORD at the place which the LORD your God will choose from all your tribes, to establish His name there for His dwelling, H7931 and there you shall come.

Tools specific to Deu 12:11

Deu 12:11

then it shall come about that the place in which the LORD your God will choose for His name to dwell, H7931 there you shall bring all that I command you: your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes and the fncontribution of your hand, and all your choice votive offerings which you will vow to the LORD.

Tools specific to Deu 14:23

Deu 14:23

“You shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God, at the place where He chooses to establish H7931 His name, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always.

Tools specific to Deu 16:2

Deu 16:2

“You shall sacrifice the Passover to the LORD your God from the flock and the herd, in the place where the LORD chooses to establish H7931 His name.

Tools specific to Deu 16:6

Deu 16:6

but at the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish H7931 His name, you shall sacrifice the Passover in the evening at sunset, at the time that you came out of Egypt.

Tools specific to Deu 16:11

Deu 16:11

and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite who is in your fntown, and the stranger and the fnorphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish H7931 His name.

Tools specific to Deu 26:2

Deu 26:2

that you shall take some of the first of all the produce of the ground which you bring in from your land that the LORD your God gives you, and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish H7931 His name.

Tools specific to Deu 33:12

Deu 33:12

Of Benjamin he said,
“May the beloved of the LORD dwell H7931 in security by Him,
Who shields him all the day,
And he dwells H7931 between His shoulders.”

Tools specific to Deu 33:16

Deu 33:16

And with the choice things of the earth and its fullness,
And the favor of Him who dwelt H7931 in the bush.
Let it come to the head of Joseph,
And to the crown of the head of the one distinguished among his brothers.

Tools specific to Deu 33:20

Deu 33:20

Of Gad he said,
“Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad;
He lies H7931 down H7931 as a fnlion,
And tears the arm, also the crown of the head.

Tools specific to Deu 33:28

Deu 33:28

“So Israel dwells H7931 in security,
The fountain of Jacob secluded,
In a land of grain and new wine;
His heavens also drop down dew.

Tools specific to Jos 18:1

Jos 18:1

Then the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled themselves at Shiloh, and set H7931 up the tent of meeting there; and the land was subdued before them.

Tools specific to Jos 22:19

Jos 22:19

‘If, however, the land of your possession is unclean, then fncross into the land of the possession of the LORD, where the LORDS tabernacle fnstands, H7931 and take possession among us. Only do not rebel against the LORD, or rebel against us by building an altar for yourselves, besides the altar of the LORD our God.

Tools specific to Jdg 5:17

Jdg 5:17

“Gilead fnremained H7931 across the Jordan;
And why did Dan stay in ships?
Asher sat at the seashore,
And fnremained H7931 by its landings.

Tools specific to Jdg 8:11

Jdg 8:11

Gideon went up by the way of those who lived H7931 in tents on the east of Nobah and Jogbehah, and fnattacked the camp when the camp was fnunsuspecting.

Tools specific to 2Sa 7:10

2Sa 7:10

“I will also appoint a place for My people Israel and will plant them, that they may live H7931 in their own place and not be disturbed again, nor will the fnwicked afflict them any more as formerly,

Tools specific to 1Ki 6:13

1Ki 6:13

“I will dwell H7931 among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel.”

Tools specific to 1Ki 8:12

1Ki 8:12

Then Solomon said,
“The LORD has said that He would dwell H7931 in the thick cloud.

Tools specific to 1Ch 17:9

1Ch 17:9

“I will appoint a place for My people Israel, and will plant them, so that they may dwell H7931 in their own place and not be moved again; and the fnwicked will not waste them anymore as formerly,

Tools specific to 1Ch 23:25

1Ch 23:25

For David said, “The LORD God of Israel has given rest to His people, and He dwells H7931 in Jerusalem forever.

Tools specific to 2Ch 6:1

2Ch 6:1

Then Solomon said,
“The LORD has said that He would dwell H7931 in the thick cloud.

Tools specific to Neh 1:9

Neh 1:9

but if you return to Me and keep My commandments and do them, though those of you who have been scattered were in the most remote part of the heavens, I will gather them from there and will bring them to the place where I have chosen to cause My name to dwell.’ H7931

Tools specific to Job 3:5

Job 3:5

“Let darkness and black gloom claim it;
Let a cloud settle H7931 on it;
Let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Tools specific to Job 4:19

Job 4:19

‘How much more those who dwell H7931 in houses of clay,
Whose foundation is in the dust,
Who are crushed before the moth!

Tools specific to Job 11:14

Job 11:14

If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away,
And do not let wickedness dwell H7931 in your tents;

Tools specific to Job 15:28

Job 15:28

“He has lived H7931 in desolate cities,
In houses no one would inhabit,
Which are destined to become fnruins.

Tools specific to Job 18:15

Job 18:15

fnThere dwells H7931 in his tent nothing of his;
Brimstone is scattered on his habitation.

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 3:24–Job 18:15

2. Job 26:5–Jer 17:6

3. Jer 23:6–Zec 8:8

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