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Lexicon :: Strong's H5521 - sukâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1492d

Strong’s Definitions

סֻכָּה çukkâh, sook-kaw'; feminine of H5520; a hut or lair:—booth, cottage, covert, pavilion, tabernacle, tent.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H5521 in the following manner: tabernacle (12x), booth (11x), pavilion (5x), cottage (1x), covert (1x), tents (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H5521 in the following manner: tabernacle (12x), booth (11x), pavilion (5x), cottage (1x), covert (1x), tents (1x).
  1. thicket, covert, booth

    1. thicket

    2. booth (rude or temporary shelter)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סֻכָּה çukkâh, sook-kaw'; feminine of H5520; a hut or lair:—booth, cottage, covert, pavilion, tabernacle, tent.
STRONGS H5521: Abbreviations
סֻכָּה noun feminine thicket, booth (properly of inter-woven boughs compare Nehemiah 8:15); — absolute ס׳ Isaiah 1:8 +; construct סֻכָּת Amos 9:11; suffix סֻכָּתוֺ Job 36:29; Psalm 18:12, and so read || 2 Samuel 22:12 (for MT סֻכּוֺת; De Hup-Now HPS); usually plural סֻכֹּת Genesis 33:17 +; סֻכּוֺת 2 Samuel 11:11 +; —
1. thicket, lurking-place of lions Job 38:40 (compare [סֹךְ] 1).
2. booth, rude or temporary shelter, for cattle Genesis 33:17 (J; distinct from בַּיִת), but also for warriors in the field 2 Samuel 11:11; 1 Kings 20:12, 16; for watchers in vineyards Isaiah 1:8 (simile) Job 27:18 (simile of frailty), for man's shelter from sun Jonah 4:5, compare (figurative) Isaiah 4:6; Psalm 31:21, probably also Psalm 27:5 (see [סֹךְ]); in poetry of fallen house (dynasty) of David Amos 9:11; of clouds as (temporary) enclosure (AV 'pavilion') of י׳ in storm Psalm 18:12 = 2 Samuel 22:12; Job 36:29.
3. specifically of booths, made of boughs, in which people lived at harvest-feast Leviticus 23:42 (twice in verse); Leviticus 23:43 (H), Nehemiah 8:14, 15, 16, 17 (twice in verse), hence called חַג הַסֻכּוֺת Deuteronomy 16:13, 16; Deuteronomy 31:10; Leviticus 23:34 (P), Zechariah 14:16, 18, 19; 2 Chronicles 8:13; Ezra 3:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


33:17; 33:17


23:34; 23:42; 23:43


16:13; 16:16; 31:10

2 Samuel

11:11; 11:11; 22:12; 22:12

1 Kings

20:12; 20:16

2 Chronicles





8:14; 8:15; 8:15; 8:16; 8:17


27:18; 36:29; 36:29; 38:40


18:12; 18:12; 27:5; 31:21


1:8; 1:8; 4:6


9:11; 9:11




14:16; 14:18; 14:19


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5521 matches the Hebrew סֻכָּה (sukâ),
which occurs 31 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:17 - And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him an house, and made booths H5521 for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:34 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the feast of tabernacles H5521 for seven days unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:42 - Ye shall dwell in booths H5521 seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths: H5521
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:43 - That your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, H5521 when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:13 - Thou shalt observe the feast of tabernacles H5521 seven days, after that thou hast gathered in thy corn and thy wine:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:16 - Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose; in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles: H5521 and they shall not appear before the LORD empty:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:10 - And Moses commanded them, saying, At the end of every seven years, in the solemnity of the year of release, in the feast of tabernacles, H5521
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:11 - And Uriah said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; H5521 and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:12 - And he made darkness pavilions H5521 round about him, dark waters, and thick clouds of the skies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:12 - And it came to pass, when Benhadad heard this message, as he was drinking, he and the kings in the pavilions, H5521 that he said unto his servants, Set yourselves in array. And they set themselves in array against the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:16 - And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, H5521 he and the kings, the thirty and two kings that helped him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:13 - Even after a certain rate every day, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts, three times in the year, even in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles. H5521
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:4 - They kept also the feast of tabernacles, H5521 as it is written, and offered the daily burnt offerings by number, according to the custom, as the duty of every day required;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:14 - And they found written in the law which the LORD had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel should dwell in booths H5521 in the feast of the seventh month:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:15 - And that they should publish and proclaim in all their cities, and in Jerusalem, saying, Go forth unto the mount, and fetch olive branches, and pine branches, and myrtle branches, and palm branches, and branches of thick trees, to make booths, H5521 as it is written.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:16 - So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, H5521 every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:17 - And all the congregation of them that were come again out of the captivity made booths, H5521 and sat under the booths: H5521 for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:18 - He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth H5521 that the keeper maketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:29 - Also can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the noise of his tabernacle? H5521
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:40 - When they couch in their dens, and abide in the covert H5521 to lie in wait?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:11 - He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion H5521 round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:20 - Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion H5521 from the strife of tongues.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:8 - And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage H5521 in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:6 - And there shall be a tabernacle H5521 for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and from rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:11 - In that day will I raise up the tabernacle H5521 of David that is fallen, and close up the breaches thereof; and I will raise up his ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old:
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:5 - So Jonah went out of the city, and sat on the east side of the city, and there made him a booth, H5521 and sat under it in the shadow, till he might see what would become of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:16 - And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. H5521
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:18 - And if the family of Egypt go not up, and come not, that have no rain; there shall be the plague, wherewith the LORD will smite the heathen that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles. H5521
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:19 - This shall be the punishment of Egypt, and the punishment of all nations that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles. H5521
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