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Lexicon :: Strong's H7723 - shav'


shäv (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as שׁוֹא (H7722) in the sense of desolating
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2338a

KJV Translation Count — Total: 53x
The KJV translates Strongs H7723 in the following manner: vain (22x), vanity (22x), false (5x), lying (2x), falsely (1x), lies (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. emptiness, vanity, falsehood

    1. emptiness, nothingness, vanity

    2. emptiness of speech, lying

    3. worthlessness (of conduct)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁוְא shâvᵉʼ, shawv; or שַׁו shav; from the same as H7722 in the sense of desolating; evil (as destructive), literally (ruin) or morally (especially guile); figuratively idolatry (as false, subjective), uselessness (as deceptive, objective; also adverbially, in vain):—false(-ly), lie, lying, vain, vanity.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H7723 matches the Hebrew שָׁוְא (shav'),
which occurs 53 times in 48 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Exo 20:7

Exo 20:7

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; H7723 for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. H7723

Tools specific to Exo 23:1

Exo 23:1

Thou shalt not raise a false H7723 report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Tools specific to Deu 5:11

Deu 5:11

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: H7723 for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. H7723

Tools specific to Deu 5:20

Deu 5:20

Neither shalt thou bear false H7723 witness against thy neighbour.

Tools specific to Job 7:3

Job 7:3

So am I made to possess months of vanity, H7723 and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Tools specific to Job 11:11

Job 11:11

For he knoweth vain H7723 men: he seeth wickedness also; will he not then consider it?

Tools specific to Job 15:31

Job 15:31

Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: H7723 for vanity H7723 shall be his recompence.

Tools specific to Job 31:5

Job 31:5

If I have walked with vanity, H7723 or if my foot hath hasted to deceit;

Tools specific to Job 35:13

Job 35:13

Surely God will not hear vanity, H7723 neither will the Almighty regard it.

Tools specific to Psa 12:2

Psa 12:2

They speak vanity H7723 every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Tools specific to Psa 24:4

Psa 24:4

He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, H7723 nor sworn deceitfully.

Tools specific to Psa 26:4

Psa 26:4

I have not sat with vain H7723 persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers.

Tools specific to Psa 31:6

Psa 31:6

I have hated them that regard lying H7723 vanities: but I trust in the LORD.

Tools specific to Psa 41:6

Psa 41:6

And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity: H7723 his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Tools specific to Psa 60:11

Psa 60:11

Give us help from trouble: for vain H7723 is the help of man.

Tools specific to Psa 89:47

Psa 89:47

Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain? H7723

Tools specific to Psa 108:12

Psa 108:12

Give us help from trouble: for vain H7723 is the help of man.

Tools specific to Psa 119:37

Psa 119:37

Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; H7723 and quicken thou me in thy way.

Tools specific to Psa 127:1

Psa 127:1

[[A Song of degrees for Solomon.]] Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain H7723 that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. H7723

Tools specific to Psa 127:2

Psa 127:2

It is vain H7723 for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

Tools specific to Psa 139:20

Psa 139:20

For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take thy name in vain. H7723

Tools specific to Psa 144:8

Psa 144:8

Whose mouth speaketh vanity, H7723 and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.

Tools specific to Psa 144:11

Psa 144:11

Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, H7723 and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:

Tools specific to Pro 30:8

Pro 30:8

Remove far from me vanity H7723 and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

Tools specific to Isa 1:13

Isa 1:13

Bring no more vain H7723 oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.

Tools specific to Isa 5:18

Isa 5:18

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, H7723 and sin as it were with a cart rope:

Tools specific to Isa 30:28

Isa 30:28

And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: H7723 and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.

Tools specific to Isa 59:4

Isa 59:4

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; H7723 they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Tools specific to Jer 2:30

Jer 2:30

In vain H7723 have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Tools specific to Jer 4:30

Jer 4:30

And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain H7723 shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life.

Tools specific to Jer 6:29

Jer 6:29

The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melteth in vain: H7723 for the wicked are not plucked away.

Tools specific to Jer 18:15

Jer 18:15

Because my people hath forgotten me, they have burned incense to vanity, H7723 and they have caused them to stumble in their ways from the ancient paths, to walk in paths, in a way not cast up;

Tools specific to Jer 46:11

Jer 46:11

Go up into Gilead, and take balm, O virgin, the daughter of Egypt: in vain H7723 shalt thou use many medicines; for thou shalt not be cured.

Tools specific to Lam 2:14

Lam 2:14

Thy prophets have seen vain H7723 and foolish things for thee: and they have not discovered thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen for thee false H7723 burdens and causes of banishment.

Tools specific to Eze 12:24

Eze 12:24

For there shall be no more any vain H7723 vision nor flattering divination within the house of Israel.

Tools specific to Eze 13:6

Eze 13:6

They have seen vanity H7723 and lying divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD hath not sent them: and they have made others to hope that they would confirm the word.

Tools specific to Eze 13:7

Eze 13:7

Have ye not seen a vain H7723 vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit I have not spoken?

Tools specific to Eze 13:8

Eze 13:8

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have spoken vanity, H7723 and seen lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, saith the Lord GOD.

Tools specific to Eze 13:9

Eze 13:9

And mine hand shall be upon the prophets that see vanity, H7723 and that divine lies: they shall not be in the assembly of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel; and ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

Tools specific to Eze 13:23

Eze 13:23

Therefore ye shall see no more vanity, H7723 nor divine divinations: for I will deliver my people out of your hand: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Tools specific to Eze 21:23

Eze 21:23

And it shall be unto them as a false H7723 divination in their sight, to them that have sworn oaths: but he will call to remembrance the iniquity, that they may be taken.

Tools specific to Eze 21:29

Eze 21:29

Whiles they see vanity H7723 unto thee, whiles they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.

Tools specific to Eze 22:28

Eze 22:28

And her prophets have daubed them with untempered morter, seeing vanity, H7723 and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord GOD, when the LORD hath not spoken.

Tools specific to Hos 10:4

Hos 10:4

They have spoken words, swearing falsely H7723 in making a covenant: thus judgment springeth up as hemlock in the furrows of the field.

Tools specific to Hos 12:11

Hos 12:11

Is there iniquity in Gilead? surely they are vanity: H7723 they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows of the fields.

Tools specific to Jon 2:8

Jon 2:8

They that observe lying H7723 vanities forsake their own mercy.

Tools specific to Zec 10:2

Zec 10:2

For the idols have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false H7723 dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.

Tools specific to Mal 3:14

Mal 3:14

Ye have said, It is vain H7723 to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?
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