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Lexicon :: Strong's H5456 - sāḡaḏ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1459

Strong’s Definitions

סָגַד çâgad, saw-gad'; a primitive root; to prostrate oneself (in homage):—fall down.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H5456 in the following manner: fall down (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H5456 in the following manner: fall down (4x).
  1. (Qal) to prostrate oneself (in worship)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָגַד çâgad, saw-gad'; a primitive root; to prostrate oneself (in homage):—fall down.
† [סָגַד] verb prostrate oneself in worship (only Isaiah 44; 46) (perhaps Aramaic loan-word in Hebrew, compare NöZMG xli (1887), 719; Aramaic H5457 סְגֵב, bdb068801, so Old Aramaic סגד, bdb068802 (Sachau) Lzb328; Ethiopic bdb068803 all id.; Arabic bdb068804 be lowly, submissive, prostrate oneself in prayer, etc., bdb068805 mosque, Nabataean מסגדא shrine (?) Lzb152. 328, Syriac bdb068806 = Arabic; compare WeSkizzen iii. 165; Heid. 141); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִסְגּוֺד לוֺ Isaiah 44:17 Kt he prostrateth himself to it (an idol; Qr יִסְגָּדלֿוֺ; + יִשְׁתַּחוּ, יִתְפַּלֵּל); וַיִּסְגָּדלָֿ֑מוֺ Isaiah 44:15 (|| וַיִּשְׁתָּ֑חוּ); 1st person singular לְבוּל עֵץ אֶסְגּוֺד Isaiah 44:19; 3rd person masculine plural יִסְגְּדוּ אַףיִֿשְׁתַּחֲווּ Isaiah 46:6 (absolute). — compare Biblical Aramaic סְגִד.
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44:15; 44:17; 44:19; 46:6


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Strong's Number H5456 matches the Hebrew סָגַד (sāḡaḏ),
which occurs 6 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:15 - Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take thereof, and warm himself; yea, he kindleth it, and baketh bread; yea, he maketh a god, and worshippeth it; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down H5456 thereto.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:17 - And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image: he falleth down H5456 unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me; for thou art my god.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:19 - And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down H5456 to the stock of a tree?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:6 - They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he maketh it a god: they fall down, H5456 yea, they worship.

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