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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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TWOT Reference: 2300

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 Samson went down to Timnah with his father and mother, and came as far as the vineyards of Timnah; and behold, a young lion came roaring H7580 toward him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:4 - “After it, a voice roars H7580;
He thunders with His majestic voice,
And He does not restrain [fn]the lightning when His voice is heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:13 - They open their mouths wide at me,
As a ravening and roaring H7580 lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:8 - I feel faint and [fn]badly crushed;
I [fn]groan H7580 because of the [fn]agitation of my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:4 - Your adversaries have roared H7580 in the midst of Your meeting place;
They have set up their own signs as signs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:21 - The young lions roar H7580 for their prey
[fn]And seek their food from God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:29 - Its roaring is like a lioness, and it roars H7580 like young lions;
It growls as it seizes the prey
And carries it off with no one to save it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:15 - “The young lions have roared H7580 at him,
They have [fn]roared loudly.
And they have made his land a waste;
His cities have been destroyed, without inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:30 - “Therefore you shall prophesy against them all these words, and you shall say to them,
‘The LORD will roar H7580 from on high
And raise His voice from His holy dwelling;
He will roar H7580 forcefully H7580 against His [fn]fold.
He will shout like those who tread the grapes,
Against all the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:38 - “They will roar H7580 together like young lions,
They will growl like lions’ cubs.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:25 - “There is a conspiracy of her prophets in her midst like a roaring H7580 lion tearing the prey. They have devoured lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in the midst of her.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:10 - They will walk after the LORD,
He will roar H7580 like a lion;
Indeed He will roar H7580,
And His sons will come trembling from the west.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:16 - The LORD roars H7580 from Zion
And utters His voice from Jerusalem,
And the heavens and the earth quake.
But the LORD is a refuge for His people,
And a stronghold for the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:2 - And he said,
“The LORD roars H7580 from Zion,
And from Jerusalem He utters His voice;
And the shepherds’ pasture grounds mourn,
And the [fn]summit of Carmel dries up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:4 - Does a lion roar H7580 in the forest when he has no prey?
Does a young lion [fn]growl from his den unless he has captured something?
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:8 - A lion has roared H7580! Who will not fear?
The Lord GOD has spoken! Who can do anything but prophesy?
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:3 - Her leaders within her are roaring H7580 lions,
Her judges are wolves at evening;
They have no bones to gnaw in the morning.
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