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Lexicon :: Strong's H7812 - shachah

שָׁחָה
Transliteration
shachah
Pronunciation
shä·khä' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2360

KJV Translation Count — Total: 172x
The KJV translates Strong's H7812 in the following manner: worship (99x), bow (31x), bow down (18x), obeisance (9x), reverence (5x), fall down (3x), themselves (2x), stoop (1x), crouch (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to bow down

    1. (Qal) to bow down

    2. (Hiphil) to depress (fig)

    3. (Hithpael)

      1. to bow down, prostrate oneself

        1. before superior in homage

        2. before God in worship

        3. before false gods

        4. before angel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁחָה shâchâh, shaw-khaw'; a primitive root; to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God):—bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using ESV

Strong's Number H7812 matches the Hebrew שָׁחָה (shachah),
which occurs 220 times in 165 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB
Page 1 / 4 (Gen 18:2–Rth 2:10)

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He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth

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The two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. When Lot saw them, he rose to meet them and bowed himself with his face to the earth

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Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; I and the boy[fn] will go over there and worship and come again to you.”

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Abraham rose and bowed to the Hittites, the people of the land.

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Then Abraham bowed down before the people of the land.

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The man bowed his head and worshiped the LORD

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Then I bowed my head and worshiped the LORD and blessed the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me by the right way[fn] to take the daughter of my master’s kinsman for his son.

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When Abraham’s servant heard their words, he bowed himself to the earth before the LORD.

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Let peoples serve you,
and nations bow down to you.
Be lord over your brothers,
and may your mother’s sons bow down to you.
Cursed be everyone who curses you,
and blessed be everyone who blesses you!”

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He himself went on before them, bowing himself to the ground seven times, until he came near to his brother.

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Then the servants drew near, they and their children, and bowed down.

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Leah likewise and her children drew near and bowed down. And last Joseph and Rachel drew near, and they bowed down.

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Behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf arose and stood upright. And behold, your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf.”

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Then he dreamed another dream and told it to his brothers and said, “Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”

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But when he told it to his father and to his brothers, his father rebuked him and said to him, “What is this dream that you have dreamed? Shall I and your mother and your brothers indeed come to bow ourselves to the ground before you?”

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Now Joseph was governor over the land. He was the one who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.

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When Joseph came home, they brought into the house to him the present that they had with them and bowed down to him to the ground.

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They said, “Your servant our father is well; he is still alive.” And they bowed their heads and prostrated themselves.

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And he said, “Swear to me”; and he swore to him. Then Israel bowed himself upon the head of his bed.[fn]

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Then Joseph removed them from his knees, and he bowed himself with his face to the earth.

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“Judah, your brothers shall praise you;
your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies;
your father’s sons shall bow down before you.

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And the people believed; and when they heard that the LORD had visited the people of Israel and that he had seen their affliction, they bowed their heads and worshiped.

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And all these your servants shall come down to me and bow down to me, saying, ‘Get out, you and all the people who follow you.’ And after that I will go out.” And he went out from Pharaoh in hot anger.

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you shall say, ‘It is the sacrifice of the LORD’s Passover, for he passed over the houses of the people of Israel in Egypt, when he struck the Egyptians but spared our houses.’” And the people bowed their heads and worshiped.

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Moses went out to meet his father-in-law and bowed down and kissed him. And they asked each other of their welfare and went into the tent.

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You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,

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you shall not bow down to their gods nor serve them, nor do as they do, but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their pillars in pieces.

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Then he said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship from afar.

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They have turned aside quickly out of the way that I commanded them. They have made for themselves a golden calf and have worshiped it and sacrificed to it and said, ‘These are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt!’”

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And when all the people saw the pillar of cloud standing at the entrance of the tent, all the people would rise up and worship, each at his tent door.

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And Moses quickly bowed his head toward the earth and worshiped.

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(for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God),

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“You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the LORD your God.

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These invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods, and the people ate and bowed down to their gods.

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And beware lest you raise your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, you be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, things that the LORD your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.

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You shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,

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And if you forget the LORD your God and go after other gods and serve them and worship them, I solemnly warn you today that you shall surely perish.

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Take care lest your heart be deceived, and you turn aside and serve other gods and worship them;

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and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have forbidden,

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And behold, now I bring the first of the fruit of the ground, which you, O LORD, have given me.’ And you shall set it down before the LORD your God and worship before the LORD your God.

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and went and served other gods and worshiped them, gods whom they had not known and whom he had not allotted to them.

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But if your heart turns away, and you will not hear, but are drawn away to worship other gods and serve them,

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And he said, “No; but I am the commander of the army of the LORD. Now I have come.” And Joshua fell on his face to the earth and worshiped and said to him, “What does my lord say to his servant?”

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that you may not mix with these nations remaining among you or make mention of the names of their gods or swear by them or serve them or bow down to them,

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if you transgress the covenant of the LORD your God, which he commanded you, and go and serve other gods and bow down to them. Then the anger of the LORD will be kindled against you, and you shall perish quickly from off the good land that he has given to you.”

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And they abandoned the LORD, the God of their fathers, who had brought them out of the land of Egypt. They went after other gods, from among the gods of the peoples who were around them, and bowed down to them. And they provoked the LORD to anger.

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Yet they did not listen to their judges, for they whored after other gods and bowed down to them. They soon turned aside from the way in which their fathers had walked, who had obeyed the commandments of the LORD, and they did not do so.

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But whenever the judge died, they turned back and were more corrupt than their fathers, going after other gods, serving them and bowing down to them. They did not drop any of their practices or their stubborn ways.

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As soon as Gideon heard the telling of the dream and its interpretation, he worshiped. And he returned to the camp of Israel and said, “Arise, for the LORD has given the host of Midian into your hand.”

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Then she fell on her face, bowing to the ground, and said to him, “Why have I found favor in your eyes, that you should take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?”

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2. 1Sa 1:3–2Ch 7:3

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