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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 - Isaac answered Esau, “I have made him lord over you and have made all his relatives his servants, and I have sustained him with grain and new wine. So what can I possibly do for you, my son?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:10 - “Bring the bull to the front of the tent of meeting, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:15 - “Take one of the rams, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:19 - “Take the other ram, and Aaron and his sons shall lay their hands on its head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:4 - You are to lay your hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on your behalf to make atonement for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:2 - You are to lay your hand on the head of your offering and slaughter it at the entrance to the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons the priests shall splash the blood against the sides of the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:8 - lay your hand on its head and slaughter it in front of the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:13 - lay your hand on its head and slaughter it in front of the tent of meeting. Then Aaron’s sons shall splash its blood against the sides of the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:4 - He is to present the bull at the entrance to the tent of meeting before the LORD. He is to lay his hand on its head and slaughter it there before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:15 - The elders of the community are to lay their hands on the bull’s head before the LORD, and the bull shall be slaughtered before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:24 - He is to lay his hand on the goat’s head and slaughter it at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered before the LORD. It is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:29 - They are to lay their hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter it at the place of the burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:33 - They are to lay their hand on its head and slaughter it for a sin offering at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:14 - He then presented the bull for the sin offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on its head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:18 - He then presented the ram for the burnt offering, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on its head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:22 - He then presented the other ram, the ram for the ordination, and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on its head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - He is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the wickedness and rebellion of the Israelites—all their sins—and put them on the goat’s head. He shall send the goat away into the wilderness in the care of someone appointed for the task.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:14 - “Take the blasphemer outside the camp. All those who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the entire assembly is to stone him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:10 - You are to bring the Levites before the LORD, and the Israelites are to lay their hands on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:12 - “Then the Levites are to lay their hands on the heads of the bulls, using one for a sin offering to the LORD and the other for a burnt offering, to make atonement for the Levites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:18 - So the LORD said to Moses, “Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit of leadership,[fn] and lay your hand on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:23 - Then he laid his hands on him and commissioned him, as the LORD instructed through Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:9 - Now Joshua son of Nun was filled with the spirit[fn] of wisdom because Moses had laid his hands on him. So the Israelites listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:29 - Then Samson reached toward the two central pillars on which the temple stood. Bracing himself against them, his right hand on the one and his left hand on the other,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:21 - Look, I know you are depending on Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff, which pierces the hand of anyone who leans on it! Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who depend on him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:23 - The goats for the sin offering were brought before the king and the assembly, and they laid their hands on them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:8 - With him is only the arm of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to help us and to fight our battles.” And the people gained confidence from what Hezekiah the king of Judah said.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:5 - I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the LORD sustains me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:17 - for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:24 - though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:12 - Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:4 - Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:6 - From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb. I will ever praise you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:7 - Your wrath lies heavily on me; you have overwhelmed me with all your waves.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 111:8 - They are established for ever and ever, enacted in faithfulness and uprightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 112:8 - Their hearts are secure, they will have no fear; in the end they will look in triumph on their foes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:116 - Sustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:14 - The LORD upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:5 - Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples, for I am faint with love.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:3 - You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:6 - Look, I know you are depending on Egypt, that splintered reed of a staff, which pierces the hand of anyone who leans on it! Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who depend on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:2 - you who call yourselves citizens of the holy city and claim to rely on the God of Israel— the LORD Almighty is his name:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:16 - He saw that there was no one, he was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm achieved salvation for him, and his own righteousness sustained him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:5 - I looked, but there was no one to help, I was appalled that no one gave support; so my own arm achieved salvation for me, and my own wrath sustained me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:2 - “Son of man, record this date, this very date, because the king of Babylon has laid siege to Jerusalem this very day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:6 - “ ‘This is what the LORD says: “ ‘The allies of Egypt will fall and her proud strength will fail. From Migdol to Aswan they will fall by the sword within her,

declares the Sovereign LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:19 - It will be as though a man fled from a lion only to meet a bear, as though he entered his house and rested his hand on the wall only to have a snake bite him.

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