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Lexicon :: Strong's H8172 - sha`an

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shä·an' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2434

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁעַן shâʻan, shaw-an'; a primitive root; to support one's self:—lean, lie, rely, rest (on, self), stay.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H8172 in the following manner: lean (9x), stay (5x), rely (4x), rest (3x), lieth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H8172 in the following manner: lean (9x), stay (5x), rely (4x), rest (3x), lieth (1x).
  1. to lean on, trust in, support

    1. (Niphal) to lean, lean upon, support oneself

      1. of trust in God (fig)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁעַן shâʻan, shaw-an'; a primitive root; to support one's self:—lean, lie, rely, rest (on, self), stay.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8172 matches the Hebrew שָׁעַן (sha`an),
which occurs 22 times in 20 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:4 - “Please let a little water be brought, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:15 - And the slope of the brooks
That reaches to the dwelling of Ar,
And lies on the border of Moab.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:26 - Then Samson said to the lad who held him by the hand, “Let me feel the pillars which support the temple, so that I can lean on them.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:6 - Then the young man who told him said, “As I happened by chance to be on Mount Gilboa, there was Saul, leaning on his spear; and indeed the chariots and horsemen followed hard after him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:18 - “Yet in this thing may the LORD pardon your servant: when my master goes into the temple of Rimmon to worship there, and he leans on my hand, and I bow down in the temple of Rimmon—when I bow down in the temple of Rimmon, may the LORD please pardon your servant in this thing.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:2 - So an officer on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God and said, “Look, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, could this thing be?” And he said, “In fact, you shall see it with your eyes, but you shall not eat of it.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:17 - Now the king had appointed the officer on whose hand he leaned to have charge of the gate. But the people trampled him in the gate, and he died, just as the man of God had said, who spoke when the king came down to him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:18 - Thus the children of Israel were subdued at that time; and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD God of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:11 - And Asa cried out to the LORD his God, and said, “LORD, it is nothing for You to help, whether with many or with those who have no power; help us, O LORD our God, for we rest on You, and in Your name we go against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God; do not let man prevail against You!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:7 - And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him: “Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on the LORD your God, therefore the army of the king of Syria has escaped from your hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:8 - “Were the Ethiopians and the Lubim not a huge army with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet, because you relied on the LORD, He delivered them into your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:15 - He leans on his house, but it does not stand.
He holds it fast, but it does not endure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:23 - He gives them security, and they rely on it;
Yet His eyes are on their ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:5 - Trust in the LORD with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:20 - And it shall come to pass in that day
That the remnant of Israel,
And such as have escaped of the house of Jacob,
Will never again depend on him who defeated them,
But will depend on the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:12 - Therefore thus says the Holy One of Israel:

“Because you despise this word,
And trust in oppression and perversity,
And rely on them,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:1 - Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help,
And rely on horses,
Who trust in chariots because they are many,
And in horsemen because they are very strong,
But who do not look to the Holy One of Israel,
Nor seek the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:10 - “Who among you fears the LORD?
Who obeys the voice of His Servant?
Who walks in darkness
And has no light?
Let him trust in the name of the LORD
And rely upon his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:7 - When they took hold of you with the hand,
You broke and tore all their shoulders;[fn]
When they leaned on you,
You broke and made all their backs quiver.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:11 - Her heads judge for a bribe,
Her priests teach for pay,
And her prophets divine for money.
Yet they lean on the LORD, and say,
“Is not the LORD among us?
No harm can come upon us.”
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