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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.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

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 - Now all the wells which his father’s servants had dug in the days of his father Abraham, the Philistines stopped H5640 up H5640 [fn]by filling them with dirt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - Then Isaac dug again the wells of water which [fn]had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, for the Philistines had stopped H5640 them up H5640 after the death of Abraham; and he [fn]gave them the same names which his father had [fn]given them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:19 - ‘Then you shall strike every fortified city and every choice city, and [fn]cut down every good tree and stop H5640 up H5640 all the springs of water, and spoil every good plot of land with stones.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:25 - So they destroyed the cities; and each one threw a stone on every plot of good land and filled it. So they stopped H5640 up H5640 every spring of water and [fn]cut down every good tree, until in Kir-hareseth only they left its stones; however, the rock slingers surrounded it and struck it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:3 - he decided with his officers and his warriors to cut H5640 off H5640 the supply of water from the springs which were outside the city, and they helped him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:4 - So many people assembled and stopped H5640 up H5640 all the springs and the stream which flowed [fn]through the region, saying, “Why should the kings of Assyria come and find abundant water?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - It was Hezekiah who stopped H5640 the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah was successful in everything that he did.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:7 - [fn]Now when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabs, the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites heard that the [fn]repair of the walls of Jerusalem went [fn]on, and that the breaches began to be H5640 closed H5640, they were very angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:6 - Behold, You desire truth in the [fn]innermost being,
And in secret H5640 You will make wisdom known to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:8 - Even when I cry out and call for help,
He shuts H5640 out H5640 my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:3 - Behold, you are wiser than Daniel;
There is no secret H5640 that is a match for you!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:26 - “And the vision of the evenings and mornings
Which has been told is true;
But as for you, keep H5640 the vision secret H5640,
Because it pertains to many days in the future.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:4 - “But as for you, Daniel, keep H5640 these words secret H5640 and seal up the book until the end of time; many will roam about, and knowledge will increase.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:9 - And he said, “Go your way, Daniel, for these words will be kept H5640 secret H5640 and sealed up until the end time.

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