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Lexicon :: Strong's H5640 - sāṯam

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סָתַם
Transliteration
sāṯam
Pronunciation
saw-tham'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1550

Strong’s Definitions

סָתַם çâtham, saw-tham'; or שָׂתַם sâtham; (Numbers 24:15), a primitive root; to stop up; by implication, to repair; figuratively, to keep secret:—closed up, hidden, secret, shut out (up), stop.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H5640 in the following manner: stop (8x), shut up (2x), hidden (1x), shut out (1x), secret (1x), close up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H5640 in the following manner: stop (8x), shut up (2x), hidden (1x), shut out (1x), secret (1x), close up (1x).
  1. to stop up, shut up, keep close

    1. (Qal)

      1. to stop up

      2. to shut up, keep close

      3. secret (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be stopped up

    3. (Piel) to stop up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָתַם çâtham, saw-tham'; or שָׂתַם sâtham; (Numbers 24:15), a primitive root; to stop up; by implication, to repair; figuratively, to keep secret:—closed up, hidden, secret, shut out (up), stop.
STRONGS H5640:
סָתַם verb stop up, shut up, keep close (Late Hebrew id.; Targum סְתַם id.; Syriac bdb071103 (bdb071104 very rare); Arabic bdb071105 close door Lane1334, and bdb071106 Kam Frey, are perhaps loan-words); **compare Assyrian bit sutummu, storehouse, treasury, ZehnpfBAS i. 531. —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ס׳ 2 Chronicles 32:30; Imperfect 2nd person masculine plural תִּסְתֹּ֑מוּ 2 Kings 3:19; 3rd person masculine plural יִסְתֹּ֑מוּ 2 Kings 3:25, וַיִּסְתְּמוּ 2 Chronicles 32:4; Imperative masculine singular סְתֹם Daniel 8:26; Daniel 12:4; Infinitive construct לִסְתּוֺם 2 Chronicles 32:3; Passive participle סָתוּם Ezekiel 28:3, סָתֻם Psalm 51:8, plural סְתֻמִים Daniel 12:9; —
1. stop up springs of water 2 Kings 3:19, 25; 2 Chronicles 32:3, 4, compare 2 Chronicles 32:30.
2. shut up, keep close, prophetic words Daniel 8:26; Daniel 12:4, 9; בְּסָתֻם Psalm 51:8 in (the) closed (chamber of the breast; || טֻחוֺת). — כָּלסָֿתוּם Ezekiel 28:3 usually no secret is too dark for thee, but doubtful (see II. עמם); Greek Version of the LXX σοφοί, Co חַרְטֻמִּים < Toy חֲכָמִים, or Berthol. קֹסְמִים.
Niph. Infinitive construct לְהִסָּתֵם Nehemiah 4:1 the breaches [in the walls] had begun to be stopped up.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person plural suffix סִתְּמוּם Genesis 26:16; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural suffix וַיְסַתְּמוּם Genesis 26:18, both of stopping wells quite up (RJE).

שָׂתַם verb usually stop up, in sense of shut out, shut ears against (late || form of סָתַם; yet awkward; BaES 9 compare Arabic bdb097903 frustrate, disappoint); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular תְּפִלָּתִי שׂ׳ Lamentations 3:8 (> van d. H. שָׂתָם) he (י׳) hath shut out my prayer (Bu מתּ׳ שׂ׳ shut up [himself] from).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

26:16; 26:18

2 Kings

3:19; 3:19; 3:25; 3:25

2 Chronicles

32:3; 32:3; 32:4; 32:4; 32:30; 32:30

Nehemiah

4:1

Esther

9

Psalms

51:8; 51:8

Lamentations

3:8

Ezekiel

28:3; 28:3

Daniel

8:26; 8:26; 12:4; 12:4; 12:9; 12:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5640 matches the Hebrew סָתַם (sāṯam),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the wlc Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:15 - For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped H5640 them, and filled them with earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped H5640 them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:19 - And ye shall smite every fenced city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop H5640 all wells of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:25 - And they beat down the cities, and on every good piece of land cast every man his stone, and filled it; and they stopped H5640 all the wells of water, and felled all the good trees: only in Kirharaseth left they the stones thereof; howbeit the slingers went about it, and smote it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:3 - He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop H5640 the waters of the fountains which were without the city: and they did help him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:4 - So there was gathered much people together, who stopped H5640 all the fountains, and the brook that ran through the midst of the land, saying, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - This same Hezekiah also stopped H5640 the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:7 - But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were made up, and that the breaches began to be stopped, H5640 then they were very wroth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:6 - Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden H5640 part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:8 - Also when I cry and shout, he shutteth out H5640 my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:3 - Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; there is no secret H5640 that they can hide from thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:26 - And the vision of the evening and the morning which was told is true: wherefore shut thou up H5640 the vision; for it shall be for many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:4 - But thou, O Daniel, shut up H5640 the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:9 - And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up H5640 and sealed till the time of the end.

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