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Lexicon :: Strong's H5532 - sāḵan

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סָכַן
Transliteration
sāḵan
Pronunciation
saw-kan'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1494

Strong’s Definitions

סָכַן çâkan, saw-kan'; a primitive root; to be familiar with; by implication, to minister to, be serviceable to, to cherish, be customary:—acquaint (self), be advantage, × ever, (be, (un-)) profit(-able), treasurer, be wont.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H5532 in the following manner: acquaint (2x), profitable (2x), cherish (2x), advantage (1x), ever (1x), profiteth (1x), treasurer (1x), unprofitable (1x), wont (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H5532 in the following manner: acquaint (2x), profitable (2x), cherish (2x), advantage (1x), ever (1x), profiteth (1x), treasurer (1x), unprofitable (1x), wont (1x).
  1. to be of use or service or profit or benefit

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be of use or service

      2. servitor, steward (participle)

      3. to benefit, profit

    2. (Hiphil) to be used, be wont, exhibit use or habit, show harmony with, be familiar with, know intimately

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָכַן çâkan, saw-kan'; a primitive root; to be familiar with; by implication, to minister to, be serviceable to, to cherish, be customary:—acquaint (self), be advantage, × ever, (be, (un-)) profit(-able), treasurer, be wont.
STRONGS H5532:
† I. [סָכַן] verb be of use of service, benefit (Tel Amarna sakânu, care for (with preposition ana) ZimZA vi. 248 WklTA Glossary; Phoenician סכן prefect Lzb329; compare perhaps Tel Amarna zukini as loan-word Wkll.c.); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular only Job: יִסְכֹּן Job 22:2, וֺן- Job 15:3, יִסְכָּןֿ Job 22:2 + 2 times; Participle סֹכֵן Isaiah 22:15; feminine סֹכֶ֫נֶת 1 Kings 1:2, 4; —
1. be of use or service, only participle וּתְהִי לוֺ ס׳ 1 Kings 1:2 and let her become servitress to him, so 1 Kings 1:4 (+ וְתְּשָׁרֲתֵהוּ); סֹכֵן Isaiah 22:15 = servitor, steward.
2. benefit, profit, absolute Job 15:3; with לְ person Job 22:2; Job 35:3, עַלֿ person Job 22:2; with accusative Job 34:9 (or absolute gain benefit, גבר subject).
Hiph. Perfect 1st person singular הִסְכַּ֫נְתִּי Numbers 22:20; 2nd person masculine singular הִסְבַּ֑נְתָּה Psalm 139:3; Imperative הַסְכֶּןנָֿא Job 22:21; Infinitive abs. הַסְכֵּן Numbers 22:30; — be used, wont, strictly exhibit use, or habit, הַהַסְכֵּן הִסְכַּנְתִּי לַעֲשׂוֺת לְךָ כֹּה Numbers 22:30 (J) have I ever shewn the habit of doing thus to thee? hence shew harmony with (עִם) one Job 22:21, be familiar with, know intimately (subject י׳) Psalm 139:3 (with accusative דְּרָכַי).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

22:20; 22:30; 22:30

1 Kings

1:2; 1:2; 1:4; 1:4

Job

15:3; 15:3; 22:2; 22:2; 22:2; 22:2; 22:21; 22:21; 34:9; 35:3

Psalms

139:3; 139:3

Isaiah

22:15; 22:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5532 matches the Hebrew סָכַן (sāḵan),
which occurs 12 times in 10 verses in the wlc Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:30 - And the ass said unto Balaam, Am not I thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine unto this day? was I ever H5532 wont H5532 to do so unto thee? And he said, Nay.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:2 - Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a young virgin: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish H5532 him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that my lord the king may get heat.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:4 - And the damsel was very fair, and cherished H5532 the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:3 - Should he reason with unprofitable H5532 talk? or with speeches wherewith he can do no good?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - Can a man be profitable H5532 unto God, as he that is wise may be profitable H5532 unto himself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:21 - Acquaint H5532 now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:9 - For he hath said, It profiteth H5532 a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:3 - For thou saidst, What advantage H5532 will it be unto thee? and, What profit shall I have, if I be cleansed from my sin?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:3 - Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted H5532 with all my ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, Go, get thee unto this treasurer, H5532 even unto Shebna, which is over the house, and say,

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