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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 468 times in 440 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 2:15–Lev 20:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - So He drove out the man; and He placed cherubim at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:9 - Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:9 - And God said to Abraham: “As for you, you shall keep My covenant, you and your descendants after you throughout their generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:10 - “This is My covenant which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you: Every male child among you shall be circumcised;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:19 - “For I have known him, in order that he may command his children and his household after him, that they keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice, that the LORD may bring to Abraham what He has spoken to him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:6 - But Abraham said to him, “Beware that you do not take my son back there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:5 - “because Abraham obeyed My voice and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes, and My laws.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:15 - “Behold, I am with you and will keep 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 spoken to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:20 - Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me, and keep me in this way that I am going, and give me bread to eat and clothing to put on,
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 thing for me, I will again feed and keep your flocks:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:24 - But God had come to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night, and said to him, “Be careful that you speak to Jacob neither good nor bad.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:29 - “It is in my power to do you harm, but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, ‘Be careful that you speak to Jacob neither good nor bad.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:11 - And his brothers envied him, but his father kept the matter in mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:35 - “And let them gather all the food of those good years that are coming, and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:28 - Then Pharaoh said to him, “Get away from me! Take heed to yourself and see my face no more! For in the day you see my face you shall die!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:17 - ‘So you shall observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread, for on this same day I will have brought your armies out of the land of Egypt. Therefore you shall observe this day throughout your generations as an everlasting ordinance.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:24 - “And you shall observe this thing as an ordinance for you and your sons forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:25 - “It will come to pass when you come to the land which the LORD will give you, just as He promised, that you shall keep this service.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:10 - “You shall therefore keep this ordinance in its season from year to year.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:26 - and said, “If you diligently heed the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:28 - And the LORD said to Moses, “How long do you refuse to keep My commandments and My laws?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:5 - ‘Now therefore, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:12 - “You shall set bounds for the people all around, saying, ‘Take heed to yourselves that you do not go up to the mountain or touch its base. Whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:29 - “But if the ox tended to thrust with its horn in times past, and it has been made known to his owner, and he has not kept it confined, so that it has killed 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 was known that the ox tended to thrust in time past, and its owner has not kept it confined, he shall surely pay ox for ox, and the dead animal shall be his own.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:7 - “If a man delivers to his neighbor money or articles to keep, and it is stolen out of the man’s house, if the thief is found, he shall pay double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:10 - “If a man delivers to his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any animal to keep, and it dies, is hurt, or driven away, no one seeing it,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:13 - “And in all that I have said to you, be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, nor let it be heard from your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:15 - “You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread (you shall eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded you, at the time appointed in the month of Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt; none shall appear before Me empty);
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:20 - “Behold, I send an Angel before you to keep you in the way and to bring you into the place which I have prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:21 - “Beware of Him and obey His voice; do not provoke Him, for He will not pardon your transgressions; for My name is in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:13 - “Speak also to the children of Israel, saying: ‘Surely My Sabbaths you shall keep, for it 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 - ‘You shall keep the Sabbath, therefore, 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 - ‘Therefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations as a perpetual covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:11 - “Observe what I command you this day. Behold, I am driving out from before you the Amorite and the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:12 - “Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be a snare in your midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:18 - “The Feast of Unleavened Bread you shall keep. Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, in the appointed time of the month of Abib; for in the month of Abib you came out from Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:35 - “Therefore you shall stay at the door of the tabernacle of meeting day and night for seven days, and keep the charge of the LORD, so that you may not die; for so I have been commanded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:4 - ‘You shall observe My judgments and keep My ordinances, to walk in them: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:5 - ‘You shall therefore keep My statutes and My judgments, which if a man does, he shall live by them: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:26 - ‘You shall therefore keep My statutes and My judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations, either any of your own nation or any stranger who dwells among you
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:30 - ‘Therefore you shall keep My ordinance, so that you do not commit any of these abominable customs which were committed before you, and that you do not defile yourselves by them: I am the LORD your God.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:3 - ‘Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and keep My Sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:19 - ‘You shall keep My statutes. You shall not let your livestock breed with another kind. You shall not sow your field with mixed seed. Nor shall a garment of mixed linen and wool come upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:30 - ‘You shall keep My Sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:37 - ‘Therefore you shall observe all My statutes and all My judgments, and perform them: I am the LORD.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:8 - ‘And you shall keep My statutes, and perform them: I am the LORD who sanctifies you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:22 - ‘You shall therefore keep all My statutes and all My judgments, and perform them, that the land where I am bringing you to dwell may not vomit you out.

 
 
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