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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 - But the donkey said to Balaam, “Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden all your life to this day? Have I ever H5532 been H5532 in H5532 the H5532 habit H5532 of H5532 doing such a thing to you?” And he said, “No.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:2 - So his servants said to him, “Have them search for a young virgin for my lord the king, and have her [fn]attend the king and become his nurse H5532; and have her lie on your chest, so that my lord the king may keep warm.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:4 - The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king’s nurse H5532 and served him, but the king did not [fn]become intimate with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:3 - “Should he argue with useless H5532 talk,
Or with words which do not benefit?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - “Can a strong man be H5532 of H5532 use H5532 to God,
Or a wise one be H5532 useful H5532 to himself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:21 - “Be H5532 reconciled H5532 with Him, and be at peace;
Thereby good will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:9 - “For he has said, ‘It is H5532 of H5532 no use H5532 to a man
When he becomes friends with God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:3 - “For you say, ‘What advantage H5532 will it be H5532 to [fn]You?
What benefit will I have, more than if I had sinned?’
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:3 - You [fn]scrutinize my [fn]path and my lying down,
And are H5532 acquainted H5532 with H5532 all my ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:15 - This is what the Lord [fn]GOD of armies says:
“Come, go to this steward H5532,
To Shebna who is in charge of the royal household,

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