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Lexicon :: Strong's H5503 - sāḥar

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סָחַר
Transliteration
sāḥar
Pronunciation
saw-khar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1486

Strong’s Definitions

סָחַר çâchar, saw-khar'; a primitive root; to travel round (specifically as a pedlar); intensively, to palpitate:—go about, merchant(-man), occupy with, pant, trade, traffick.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H5503 in the following manner: merchant (14x), trade (2x), about (1x), merchantmen (with H582) (1x), panteth (1x), traffick (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H5503 in the following manner: merchant (14x), trade (2x), about (1x), merchantmen (with H582) (1x), panteth (1x), traffick (1x).
  1. to go around, go about, travel about in, go about in trade

    1. (Qal)

      1. to go about to and fro (in business)

      2. trader, trafficker (participle)

    2. (Pilpel) to palpitate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָחַר çâchar, saw-khar'; a primitive root; to travel round (specifically as a pedlar); intensively, to palpitate:—go about, merchant(-man), occupy with, pant, trade, traffick.
STRONGS H5503:
† [סָחַר] verb go around, about, travel about in (Late Hebrew id., go about as merchant, pedlar, perhaps denominative from סוֺחֵר (Jastr); **Targum סְחַר, אֵסְחַר go about, סְחוֺר = Hebrew סָבִיב. Syriac bdb069508 go about as beggar, be beggar PS2593 (rate), especially Christian-Palestinian Aramaic see SchwIdioticon 61f.; Assyrian saḫâru, turn, surround, Tel Amarna return WklTA Glossary; Targum surround (often), and derivatives; Arabic bdb069509 is mock at, deride); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural סָֽחֲרוּ Jeremiah 14:18; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִסְחֲרוּ Genesis 34:21; 2nd person masculine plural תִּסְחָ֑רוּ Genesis 42:34; Imperative masculine plural suffix סְחָרוּהָ Genesis 34:10; Perfect סֹחֵר Genesis 23:16, סוֺחֵר Proverbs 31:14; construct סֹחֵר Isaiah 23:2; feminine singular suffix סֹחַרְתֵךְ Ezekiel 27:12, 16, 18 + סֹחֲרֹתַיִךְ Ezekiel 27:15 (see below); masculine plural סֹחֲרִים Genesis 37:28 + 2 times; construct סֹחֲרֵי 1 Kings 10:28 + 3 times; suffix סֹחֲרַיִךְ Isaiah 47:15, רָ֑יִךְ- Ezekiel 27:21, רֶיהַ- Isaiah 23:8; —
1. go about, to and fro (i.e. go about one's affairs, carry on one's business) in, with accusative אֶרֶץ Genesis 42:34 (E), Genesis 34:10, 21 (P); with אֶלאֶֿרֶץ Jeremiah 14:18, but dubious, Greek Version of the LXX Gf Hi Or CoHpt RothstKau journey unto a land which they have not known.
2. Participle = substantive a trafficker, trader (who goes about with wares, etc.) Genesis 23:16 (P), Genesis 37:28 (E), Isaiah 23:2, 8; Isaiah 47:15; 1 Kings 10:28 2 Chronicles 1:16; Ezekiel 27:21 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 27:36; Ezekiel 38:13; + תָּרִים 2 Chronicles 9:14; feminine, of a city or country, Ezekiel 27:12, 16, 18; also in Ezekiel 27:15 read סֹחֲרֹתַיִךְ for MT (ידך) סְחֹרַת Sm Co Berthol Toy.
Pilp. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular לִבִּי סְחַרְחַר Psalm 38:11 (Ges§ 55e) my heart palpittes (+ עֲזָבַנִי כֹחִי).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

23:16; 23:16; 34:10; 34:10; 34:21; 34:21; 37:28; 37:28; 42:34; 42:34

1 Kings

10:28; 10:28

2 Chronicles

1:16; 9:14

Psalms

38:11

Proverbs

31:14

Isaiah

23:2; 23:2; 23:8; 23:8; 47:15; 47:15

Jeremiah

14:18; 14:18

Ezekiel

27:12; 27:12; 27:15; 27:15; 27:16; 27:16; 27:18; 27:18; 27:21; 27:21; 27:36; 38:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5503 matches the Hebrew סָחַר (sāḥar),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - Abraham listened to Ephron; and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver which he had named in the [fn]hearing of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, [fn]commercial H5503 standard.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:10 - “Thus you shall [fn]live with us, and the land shall be open before you; [fn]live and trade H5503 in it and acquire property in it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:21 - “These men are [fn]friendly with us; therefore let them [fn]live in the land and trade H5503 in it, for behold, the land is [fn]large enough for them. Let us take their daughters [fn]in marriage, and give our daughters to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:28 - Then some Midianite traders H5503 passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold [fn]him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:34 - ‘But bring your youngest brother to me that I may know that you are not spies, but [fn]honest men. I will give your brother to you, and you may trade H5503 in the land.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:28 - Also Solomon’s import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king’s merchants H5503 procured them from Kue for a price.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:16 - Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue; the king’s traders H5503 procured them from Kue for a price.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:14 - besides that which the traders and merchants H5503 brought; and all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the country brought gold and silver to Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:10 - My heart throbs, H5503 my strength fails me;
And the light of my eyes, even [fn]that [fn]has gone from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 - She is like merchant H5503 ships;
She brings her food from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:2 - Be silent, you inhabitants of the coastland,
You merchants H5503 of Sidon;
[fn]Your messengers crossed the sea
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:8 - Who has planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns,
Whose merchants H5503 were princes, whose traders were the honored of the earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:15 - “So have those become to you with whom you have labored,
Who have trafficked H5503 with you from your youth;
Each has wandered in his own [fn]way;
There is none to save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:18 - ‘If I go out to the country,
Behold, those [fn]slain with the sword!
Or if I enter the city,
Behold, diseases of famine!
For both prophet and priest
Have [fn]gone roving H5503 about H5503 in the land that they do not know.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:12 - “Tarshish was your customer H5503 because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth; with silver, iron, tin and lead they paid for your wares.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:16 - “Aram was your customer H5503 because of the abundance of your [fn]goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:18 - “Damascus was your customer H5503 because of the abundance of your [fn]goods, because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth, because of the wine of Helbon and white wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:21 - “Arabia and all the princes of Kedar, they were [fn]your customers H5503 for lambs, rams and goats; for these they were your customers. H5503
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:36 - ‘The merchants H5503 among the peoples hiss at you;
You have become [fn]terrified
And you will cease to be forever.’”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:13 - “Sheba and Dedan and the merchants H5503 of Tarshish with all its [fn]villages will say to you, ‘Have you come to capture spoil? Have you assembled your company to seize plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to capture great spoil?’”’

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