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Lexicon :: Strong's H5619 - sāqal

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1541

Strong’s Definitions

סָקַל çâqal, saw-kal'; a primitive root; properly, to be weighty; but used only in the sense of lapidation or its contrary (as if a delapidation):—(cast, gather out, throw) stone(-s), × surely.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H5619 in the following manner: stone (15x), surely (2x), cast (1x), gather out (1x), gather out stones (1x), stoning (1x), threw (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H5619 in the following manner: stone (15x), surely (2x), cast (1x), gather out (1x), gather out stones (1x), stoning (1x), threw (1x).
  1. to stone (to death), put to death by stoning

    1. (Qal) to pelt with stones, stone to death

    2. (Niphal) to be stoned to death

    3. (Piel)

      1. to stone, pelt with stones

      2. to free from stones (of vineyard, highway)

    4. (Pual) to be stoned to death

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָקַל çâqal, saw-kal'; a primitive root; properly, to be weighty; but used only in the sense of lapidation or its contrary (as if a delapidation):—(cast, gather out, throw) stone(-s), × surely.
† [סָקַל] verb stone, put to death by stoning, also (Pi.) free from stones (appears like denominative, but noun unknown; Late Hebrew סְקִילָא execution by stoning); —
Qal Perfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix וּסְקַלְתּוֺ consecutive Deuteronomy 13:11; 3rd person masculine plural suffix וּסְקָלֻנִי consecutive Exodus 17:4; 2nd person masculine plural וּסְקַלְתֶּם consecutive Deuteronomy 22:24, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִסְקְלוּ Joshua 7:25, suffix יִסְקְלֻהוּ 1 Kings 21:13, etc.; Imperative masculine plural suffix מִקְלֻהוּ 1 Kings 21:10; Infinitive absolute סָקוֺל Exodus 19:13; Exodus 21:28; construct suffix סָקְלוֺ 1 Samuel 30:6; — pelt with stones, stone to death (as penalty) with accusative of person or animal., Exodus 8:22; Exodus 17:4 (both J E) 1 Samuel 30:6; 1 Kings 21:10, absolute Exodus 19:3; Exodus 21:28 (JE); with accusative of person + בְּ instrumental בָּאֲבָנִים Deuteronomy 13:11; Deuteronomy 17:5; Deuteronomy 22:21, 24; Joshua 7:25; 1 Kings 21:13.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִסָּקֵל be stoned to death Ezekiel 19:13; Ezekiel 21:28; Ezekiel 21:29; Ezekiel 21:32 (JE).
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְסַקֵּל 2 Samuel 16:6, 13, suffix יְסַקְּלֵהוּ Isaiah 5:2; Imperative masculine plural סַקְּלוּ Isaiah 62:10; —
1. stone, pelt with stones, with accusative of person + בָּאֲבָנִים 2 Samuel 16:6, accusative omitted 2 Samuel 16:13 (|| בֶּעָפָר עִפַּר).
2. free vineyard (accusative) from stones (Ges§ 52h) Isaiah 5:2; so also 2 Samuel 4:6, reading participle feminine מְסַקְּלָה חִטִּים lo, the portress was cleansing what from stones (for MT לֹקְּחֵי ח׳), so We Dr Bu Kit Löhr HPS, after Greek Version of the LXX; (> reading however mostly סֹלְקָה,
Qal Participle); סַקְּלוּ מֵאֶבֶן Isaiah 62:10 free (highway) from stones.
Pu. Perfect סֻקַּל be stoned to death 1 Kings 21:14, 15. — Not in HP; these and other writings (except above) use synonym רגס, compare BrHexateuch 73.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:22; 17:4; 17:4; 19:3; 19:13; 21:28; 21:28


13:11; 13:11; 17:5; 22:21; 22:24; 22:24


7:25; 7:25

1 Samuel

30:6; 30:6

2 Samuel

4:6; 16:6; 16:6; 16:13; 16:13

1 Kings

21:10; 21:10; 21:13; 21:13; 21:14; 21:15


5:2; 5:2; 62:10; 62:10


19:13; 21:28; 21:29; 21:32

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5619 matches the Hebrew סָקַל (sāqal),
which occurs 22 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:26 - But Moses said, “It is not right to do so, for we will sacrifice to the LORD our God [fn]what is an abomination to the Egyptians. If we sacrifice [fn]what is an abomination to the Egyptians before their eyes, will they not then stone H5619 us?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:4 - So Moses cried out to the LORD, saying, “What shall I do to this people? A little more and they will stone H5619 me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:13 - ‘No hand shall touch him, but he shall surely H5619 be stoned H5619 or [fn]shot through; whether beast or man, he shall not live.’ When the ram’s horn sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 - “If an ox gores a man or a woman [fn]to death, the ox shall surely H5619 be stoned H5619 and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:29 - “If, however, an ox was previously in the habit of goring and its owner has been warned, yet he does not confine it and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned H5619 and its owner also shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:32 - “If the ox gores a male or female slave, [fn]the owner shall give his or her master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned. H5619
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:10 - “So you shall stone H5619 him [fn]to death because he has sought to seduce you from the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of [fn]slavery.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:5 - then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil deed to your gates, that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone H5619 them to [fn]death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:21 - then they shall bring out the girl to the doorway of her father’s house, and the men of her city shall stone H5619 her [fn]to death because she has committed an act of folly in Israel by playing the harlot in her father’s house; thus you shall purge the evil from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:24 - then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city and you shall stone H5619 them [fn]to death; the girl, because she did not cry out in the city, and the man, because he has violated his neighbor’s wife. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:25 - Joshua said, “Why have you troubled us? The LORD will trouble you this day.” And all Israel stoned [fn]them with stones; and they burned them with fire [fn]after they had stoned H5619 them with stones.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:6 - Moreover David was greatly distressed because the people spoke of stoning H5619 him, for all the people were [fn]embittered, each one because of his sons and his daughters. But David strengthened himself in the LORD his God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:6 - He threw H5619 stones at David and at all the servants of King David; and all the people and all the mighty men were at his right hand and at his left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:13 - So David and his men went on the way; and Shimei went along on the hillside parallel with him and as he went he cursed and cast H5619 stones and threw dust at him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:10 - and seat two worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, ‘You cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone H5619 him [fn]to death.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:13 - Then the two worthless men came in and sat before him; and the worthless men testified against him, even against Naboth, before the people, saying, “Naboth cursed God and the king.” So they took him outside the city and stoned H5619 him [fn]to death with stones.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:14 - Then they sent word to Jezebel, saying, “Naboth has been stoned H5619 and is dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:15 - When Jezebel heard that Naboth had been stoned H5619 and was dead, Jezebel said to Ahab, “Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth, the Jezreelite, which he refused to give you for money; for Naboth is not alive, but dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:2 - He dug it all around, removed H5619 its stones, H5619
And planted it with [fn]the choicest vine.
And He built a tower in the middle of it
And also hewed out a [fn]wine vat in it;
Then He expected it to produce good grapes,
But it produced only [fn]worthless ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:10 - Go through, go through the gates,
Clear the way [fn]for the people;
Build up, build up the highway,
Remove H5619 the stones, lift up a standard over the peoples.

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