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Lexicon :: Strong's H5564 - sāmaḵ

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סָמַךְ
Transliteration
sāmaḵ
Pronunciation
saw-mak'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1514

Strong’s Definitions

סָמַךְ çâmak, saw-mak'; a primitive root; to prop (literally or figuratively); reflexively, to lean upon or take hold of (in a favorable or unfavorable sense):—bear up, establish, (up-) hold, lay, lean, lie hard, put, rest self, set self, stand fast, stay (self), sustain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's H5564 in the following manner: lay (18x), uphold (9x), put (5x), lean (3x), stay (3x), sustained (3x), holden up (1x), borne up (1x), established (1x), stand fast (1x), lieth hard (1x), rested (1x), set (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's H5564 in the following manner: lay (18x), uphold (9x), put (5x), lean (3x), stay (3x), sustained (3x), holden up (1x), borne up (1x), established (1x), stand fast (1x), lieth hard (1x), rested (1x), set (1x).
  1. to lean, lay, rest, support, put, uphold, lean upon

    1. (Qal)

      1. to lean or lay upon, rest upon, lean against

      2. to support, uphold, sustain

    2. (Niphal) to support or brace oneself

    3. (Piel) to sustain, refresh, revive

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָמַךְ çâmak, saw-mak'; a primitive root; to prop (literally or figuratively); reflexively, to lean upon or take hold of (in a favorable or unfavorable sense):—bear up, establish, (up-) hold, lay, lean, lie hard, put, rest self, set self, stand fast, stay (self), sustain.
STRONGS H5564:
סָמַךְ 48 verb lean, lay, rest, support (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician in proper name Lzb317, 329; Aramaic סְמַח, bdb070107; also Ethiopic (bdb070108) bdb070109 cause to lean upon, etc. Di335; Arabic bdb070110 is be high, ascend, raise, uplift, bdb070111 roof; —
Qal41 Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ס׳ Deuteronomy 34:9; Ezekiel 24:2, וְסָמַךְ consecutive Amos 5:19 +; 3rd person feminine singular סָֽמְכָה Psalm 88:8, suffix סְמָכָ֑תְהוֺ Isaiah 59:16, סְמָכָ֑תְנִי Isaiah 63:5, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּסְמֹךְ Leviticus 8:14; Numbers 27:23, suffix יִסְמְכֵ֫נִי Psalm 3:6, etc.; Imperative masculine singular suffix סָמְכֵנִי Psalm 119:116; Participle active סוֺמֵךְ Isaiah 63:5 + 3 times; plural construct סֹמְכֵי Ezekiel 30:6; Psalm 54:6; passive סָמוּךְ Isaiah 26:3; Psalm 112:8; plural סְמוּכִים Psalm 111:8; —
1.
a. lean or lay hand upon (עַלֿ): Amos 5:19; elsewhere in sacred rite: on head of sacrifice victim, as those who share in sacrifice, Exodus 29:10, 15, 19; Leviticus 1:4 + 12 times Leviticus; Numbers 8:12 (all P), 2 Chronicles 29:23; so of Levites, presented to י׳ Numbers 8:10 (P); on head of blasphemer Leviticus 24:14 (P; as witnesses of his guilt); on head of Joshua in consecration (Moses subject) Numbers 27:18, 23; Deuteronomy 34:9 (all P).
b. intransitive Psalm 88:8 thy wrath hath rested upon me (עָלַי); also סָמַךְ מֶלֶךְבָּֿבֶל אֶלֿ Ezekiel 24:2 hath leaned against, rested his weight upon, Jerusalem, i.e. invested (Toy), begun the siege of it.
† 2. support, uphold, sustain, only figurative: with 2 accusative Genesis 27:37 (J) with corn and must have I sustained him, provided sustenance for him, compare (of י׳) Psalm 51:14; uphold Egypt Ezekiel 30:6; absolute Isaiah 63:5; especially of י׳ upholding, sustaining Isaiah 59:16; Isaiah 63:5; Psalm 3:6; Psalm 37:17; Psalm 37:24; Psalm 54:6 (on בְּ essentiae see Ges§ 119 i, בְּ above 7a), Psalm 119:116; Psalm 145:14; so passive participle Psalm 111:8 they are sustained, i.e. maintained (י׳'s commands), סָמוּךְ לִבּוֺ) Psalm 112:8 his heart is sustained, firm, and so יֵצֶר ס׳ Isaiah 26:3.
Niph. Perfect 1st person singular נִסְמַ֫כְתִּי Psalm 71:6; 3rd person plural נִסְמָ֑כוּ Isaiah 48:2; Imperfect יִסָּמֵךְ 2 Kings 18:21; Isaiah 36:6, וַיִּסָּמֵךְ Judges 16:29; 3rd person masculine plural וַיִּסָּֽמְכוּ 2 Chronicles 32:8; — reflexive support, or brace oneself, also with עַלֿ Judges 16:29 and he braced himself against (upon) them (the pillars); 2 Kings 18:21 (if) a man support himself on it (Egypt as a cracked reed) = Isaiah 36:6; on cheering words 2 Chronicles 32:8; on God Isaiah 48:2; Psalm 71:6.
Pi. Imperative masculine plural suffix + בְּ instr,: סַמְּכוּנִי Songs 2:5 sustain (refresh, revive) me with raisin-cakes.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

27:37

Exodus

29:10; 29:15; 29:19

Leviticus

1:4; 8:14; 24:14

Numbers

8:10; 8:12; 27:18; 27:23; 27:23

Deuteronomy

34:9; 34:9

Judges

16:29; 16:29

2 Kings

18:21; 18:21

2 Chronicles

29:23; 32:8; 32:8

Psalms

3:6; 3:6; 37:17; 37:24; 51:14; 54:6; 54:6; 71:6; 71:6; 88:8; 88:8; 111:8; 111:8; 112:8; 112:8; 119:116; 119:116; 145:14

Song of Songs

2:5

Isaiah

26:3; 26:3; 36:6; 36:6; 48:2; 48:2; 59:16; 59:16; 63:5; 63:5; 63:5; 63:5

Ezekiel

24:2; 24:2; 30:6; 30:6

Amos

5:19; 5:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5564 matches the Hebrew סָמַךְ (sāmaḵ),
which occurs 48 times in 47 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:37 - And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained H5564 him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:10 - And thou shalt cause a bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron and his sons shall put H5564 their hands upon the head of the bullock.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:15 - Thou shalt also take one ram; and Aaron and his sons shall put H5564 their hands upon the head of the ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:19 - And thou shalt take the other ram; and Aaron and his sons shall put H5564 their hands upon the head of the ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:4 - And he shall put H5564 his hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:2 - And he shall lay H5564 his hand upon the head of his offering, and kill it at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron's sons the priests shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:8 - And he shall lay H5564 his hand upon the head of his offering, and kill it before the tabernacle of the congregation: and Aaron's sons shall sprinkle the blood thereof round about upon the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:13 - And he shall lay H5564 his hand upon the head of it, and kill it before the tabernacle of the congregation: and the sons of Aaron shall sprinkle the blood thereof upon the altar round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:4 - And he shall bring the bullock unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD; and shall lay H5564 his hand upon the bullock's head, and kill the bullock before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:15 - And the elders of the congregation shall lay H5564 their hands upon the head of the bullock before the LORD: and the bullock shall be killed before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:24 - And he shall lay H5564 his hand upon the head of the goat, and kill it in the place where they kill the burnt offering before the LORD: it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:29 - And he shall lay H5564 his hand upon the head of the sin offering, and slay the sin offering in the place of the burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:33 - And he shall lay H5564 his hand upon the head of the sin offering, and slay it for a sin offering in the place where they kill the burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:14 - And he brought the bullock for the sin offering: and Aaron and his sons laid H5564 their hands upon the head of the bullock for the sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:18 - And he brought the ram for the burnt offering: and Aaron and his sons laid H5564 their hands upon the head of the ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:22 - And he brought the other ram, the ram of consecration: and Aaron and his sons laid H5564 their hands upon the head of the ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - And Aaron shall lay H5564 both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:14 - Bring forth him that hath cursed without the camp; and let all that heard him lay H5564 their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:10 - And thou shalt bring the Levites before the LORD: and the children of Israel shall put H5564 their hands upon the Levites:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:12 - And the Levites shall lay H5564 their hands upon the heads of the bullocks: and thou shalt offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, unto the LORD, to make an atonement for the Levites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:18 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Take thee Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay H5564 thine hand upon him;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:23 - And he laid H5564 his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:9 - And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid H5564 his hands upon him: and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:29 - And Samson took hold of the two middle pillars upon which the house stood, and on which it was borne up, H5564 of the one with his right hand, and of the other with his left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:21 - Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, H5564 it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:23 - And they brought forth the he goats for the sin offering before the king and the congregation; and they laid H5564 their hands upon them:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:8 - With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our battles. And the people rested H5564 themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:5 - I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained H5564 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:17 - For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth H5564 the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:24 - Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth H5564 him with his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:12 - Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold H5564 me with thy free spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:4 - Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold H5564 my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 - By thee have I been holden up H5564 from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:7 - Thy wrath lieth hard H5564 upon me, and thou hast afflicted me with all thy waves. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:8 - They stand fast H5564 for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:8 - His heart is established, H5564 he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:116 - Uphold H5564 me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:14 - The LORD upholdeth H5564 all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:5 - Stay H5564 me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:3 - Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed H5564 on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:6 - Lo, thou trustest in the staff of this broken reed, on Egypt; whereon if a man lean, H5564 it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all that trust in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:2 - For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay H5564 themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:16 - And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained H5564 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:5 - And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered that there was none to uphold: H5564 therefore mine own arm brought salvation unto me; and my fury, it upheld H5564 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:2 - Son of man, write thee the name of the day, even of this same day: the king of Babylon set H5564 himself against Jerusalem this same day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:6 - Thus saith the LORD; They also that uphold H5564 Egypt shall fall; and the pride of her power shall come down: from the tower of Syene shall they fall in it by the sword, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:19 - As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned H5564 his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.

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