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Lexicon :: Strong's H7580 - šā'aḡ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁאַג shâʼag, shaw-ag'; a primitive root; to rumble or moan:—× mightily, roar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7580 in the following manner: roar (19x), mightily (1x), variations of 'roar' (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7580 in the following manner: roar (19x), mightily (1x), variations of 'roar' (1x).
  1. (Qal) to roar

    1. of lion, conqueror, Jehovah, cry of distress

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁאַג shâʼag, shaw-ag'; a primitive root; to rumble or moan:—× mightily, roar.
STRONGS H7580: Abbreviations
שָׁאַג verb roar (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic bdb098005 low, bleat, Frey); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וְשׁ׳ Isaiah 5:29 Kt consecutive (> Qr יִשְׁאַג), שָׁאָ֖ג Amos 3:8, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׁאַג Amos 3:4 +, etc.; Infinitive absolute שָׁאֹג Jeremiah 25:30; Participle שֹׁאֵג Judges 14:5; Psalm 22:14, שׁוֺאֵג Ezekiel 22:25, שֹׁאֲגִים Zephaniah 3:3; Psalm 104:21; —
1. roar, of lion Judges 14:5 (with לִקְרָאתוֺ), Amos 3:4, 8; Psalm 104:21 (with ל of prey), figurative of invaders and foes Jeremiah 2:15 (with עַל person) Psalm 22:14, compare Psalm 74:4, simile Isaiah 5:29; Jeremiah 51:38; figurative of rapacious rulers Zephaniah 3:3; Ezekiel 22:25 (read נְשִׂיאֶיהָ for נְבִיאֶתהָ Greek Version of the LXX and modern); of י׳ (like lion) calling scattered Israel Hosea 11:10 (twice in verse) (on text of see see Now); of י׳ roaring in thunder Jeremiah 25:30a = Amos 1:2 = Joel 3:16, also Jeremiah 25:30 (שָׁאֹג יִשְׁאַג, followed by עַלנָֿוֵהוּ); compare יִשְׁאַגקֿוֺל Job 37:4 (|| יַרְעֵם).
2. of human cry in distress Psalm 38:9 (with מִן causative).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:5; 14:5




22:14; 22:14; 38:9; 74:4; 104:21; 104:21


5:29; 5:29


2:15; 25:30; 25:30; 25:30; 51:38


22:25; 22:25






1:2; 3:4; 3:4; 3:8; 3:8


3:3; 3:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7580 matches the Hebrew שָׁאַג (šā'aḡ),
which occurs 21 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:5 - Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnath, and came to the vineyards of Timnath: and, behold, a young lion roared H7580 against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:4 - After it a voice roareth: H7580 he thundereth with the voice of his excellency; and he will not stay them when his voice is heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring H7580 lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:8 - I am feeble and sore broken: I have roared H7580 by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:4 - Thine enemies roar H7580 in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns for signs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:21 - The young lions roar H7580 after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:29 - Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar H7580 H7580 like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:15 - The young lions roared H7580 upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:30 - Therefore prophesy thou against them all these words, and say unto them, The LORD shall roar H7580 from on high, and utter his voice from his holy habitation; he shall mightily H7580 roar H7580 upon his habitation; he shall give a shout, as they that tread the grapes, against all the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:38 - They shall roar H7580 together like lions: they shall yell as lions' whelps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:25 - There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring H7580 lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:10 - They shall walk after the LORD: he shall roar H7580 like a lion: when he shall roar, H7580 then the children shall tremble from the west.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:16 - The LORD also shall roar H7580 out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:2 - And he said, The LORD will roar H7580 from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of Carmel shall wither.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:4 - Will a lion roar H7580 in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out of his den, if he have taken nothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:8 - The lion hath roared, H7580 who will not fear? the Lord GOD hath spoken, who can but prophesy?
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:3 - Her princes within her are roaring H7580 lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.
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