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Lexicon :: Strong's H7604 - šā'ar

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁאַר shâʼar, shaw-ar'; a primitive root; properly, to swell up, i.e. be (causatively, make) redundant:—leave, (be) left, let, remain, remnant, reserve, the rest.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 133x

The KJV translates Strong's H7604 in the following manner: leave (75x), remain (46x), remnant (4x), let (3x), rest (2x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 133x
The KJV translates Strong's H7604 in the following manner: leave (75x), remain (46x), remnant (4x), let (3x), rest (2x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to remain, be left over, be left behind

    1. (Qal) to remain

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be left over, be left alive, survive

        1. remainder, remnant (participle)

      2. to be left behind

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to leave over, spare

      2. to leave or keep over

      3. to have left

      4. to leave (as a gift)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁאַר shâʼar, shaw-ar'; a primitive root; properly, to swell up, i.e. be (causatively, make) redundant:—leave, (be) left, let, remain, remnant, reserve, the rest.
STRONGS H7604: Abbreviations
I. שָׁאַר 133 verb remain, be left over (Synonym יָתַר (Late Hebrew id.; Targum שְׁאַר; Sabean סאר remaining HomChr 124; Arabic bdb098304, bdb098305 be left over, Lane, compare Lane, compare LagGGN 1889, 297; Old Aramaic שאר remainder, Nabataean שארית, see Lzb371 SAC110); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׁ׳ 1 Samuel 16:11 the youngest still remains.
Niph. 93 Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִשְׁאַר Genesis 47:18 +; 3rd person feminine singularנִשְׁאֲרָה Joshua 13:1; Daniel 10:8, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשָּׁאֵר Isaiah 11:11, 16, וַיִּשּׁ֫אֶר Genesis 7:23, etc.;,Participle נִשְׁאָר Genesis 32:9 +, וְנֵאשֲׁאַר Ezekiel 9:8 (read וְנִשְׁאָר Hi Toy Krae, וָאֶשָּׁ֫אֶר Sm; strike out Greek Version of the LXX Hi Co Siegf Berthol); feminine נִשְׁאָרָה 2 Kings 19:30 = Isaiah 37:31, נִשְׁאֶ֫רֶת Exodus 10:5; 2 Chronicles 30:6, נִשְׁאָ֫רֶת Joshua 13:2, etc.; —
1. be left over (sometimes ||) Exodus 8:27; Exodus 10:19; Exodus 14:28 (all J), Joshua 11:22 (D), Judges 7:3; 2 Samuel 14:7 +; in restrictive clause זוּלַת לא נ׳ 2 Kings 24:14 there were left only, etc.,אדֹנִי בִּלְתִּי אִם וגו׳ Genesis 47:18 (J); followed by accusative adverb (Ges§ 118q), or appositive, Deuteronomy 4:27; Ezra 9:15, compare בִּמְתֵי מְעָ֑ט נ׳ Deuteronomy 28:62 (Ges§ 119i); sometimes with ב location Exodus 8:5; Exodus 8:7 (J), Jeremiah 38:22 +; with אֵת (preposition local) Joshua 23:7, 12 (D); with מִן = be left from (of) † Exodus 10:5 (J), Deuteronomy 3:11; Joshua 13:12 (D), Isaiah 11:11, 16; Jeremiah 8:3a (participle; Jeremiah 8:3b strike out הַנּ Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Hi Gf Gie Co), Nehemiah 1:2, 3, מְעַט מֵהַרְבֵּה נ׳ Jeremiah 42:2; with לְ to or for, 2 Kings 10:11, 17 (participle), Zechariah 9:7; 2 Chronicles 21:17, לָכֶם מִןהַֿבָּרָד הַנּ׳ Exodus 10:5, compare 2 Chronicles 30:6 and (ב location for ל) Jeremiah 21:7; with בְּ in, among, of, 1 Samuel 11:11; Isaiah 17:6; Jeremiah 34:7; Jeremiah 37:10; Leviticus 26:36, 39 (H; participle), Leviticus 25:52 (P; of years), even בַּדָּם הַנּ׳ Leviticus 5:9 (P) the rest of the blood; with לְַ 1 Samuel 5:4; with infinitive לְרִשְׁתָּהּ נ׳ Joshua 13:1 (D); = be left alive, survive, Genesis 7:23 (J), Ezekiel 9:8 (but on text see above); הַנּ׳ = the survivors, Genesis 14:10; 1 Samuel 11:11; Ezekiel 17:21; participle as technical term = the (purified) remainder, remnant (compare שְׁאָר, שְׁאֵרִית) Isaiah 4:3 (ב location; ||), 2 Chronicles 34:21 (ב location). — הַנּ׳ 1 Samuel 9:24 is dubious; what is left over, in polite depreciation, Bu; read הַשְּׁאֵר HPS.
2. be left behind, Exodus 10:26 (E), Numbers 11:26 (JE); with לְבַדּוֺ Genesis 42:38 (J), compare Isaiah 49:21; Daniel 10:8; of widow Ruth 1:3 + מִן of the dead Ruth 1:5.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singularהִשְׁאִיר Exodus 10:12 +, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַשְׁאִיר Deuteronomy 28:51, 1st person plural נַשְׁאֵר 1 Samuel 14:36 (Ges§ 48g; 109dp. 466 f.), etc.; Infinitive construct הַשְׁאִיר Ezra 9:8, see also below; —
1. leave over, spare, with accusative Exodus 10:12(E), 2 Kings 25:22; Jeremiah 49:9 = Obadiah 5; Joshua 11:14 (D), Judges 6:4; אֶסְלַח לַאֲשֶׁר אַשׁ׳ Jeremiah 50:20; especially שָׂרִיד לֹא הִשׁ׳ leave no survivor, Joshua 10:28, compare Joshua 10:30; Joshua 10:37; Joshua 10:39; Joshua 10:40 (all D), so שׂ׳ דְַבִּֿלְתִּי הִשׁ׳ (sometimes with ל person) Numbers 21:35(E) = Deuteronomy 3:3, compare Deuteronomy 2:34; Joshua 8:22; Joshua 11:8 (both J E), Joshua 10:33(D), 2 Kings 10:11, and מִבְּלִי לוֺ כֹּ֑ל הִשׁ׳ Deuteronomy 28:55 (in all these read Infinitive construct הַשׁ׳, see DrDeuteronomy 3:3; 7:24); with ב, among, of, 1 Samuel 14:36, ב location 1 Kings 19:18; Zephaniah 3:12 (in both of preserving a pious remnant, compare שְׁאָר, שְׁאֵרִית), also 2 Kings 3:25 (Bur reads בָּנֶיהָ for אֲבָנֶיהָ, Kit אֲנָשִׁים, compare Klo Benz); with לְ person Deuteronomy 28:51; 1 Kings 15:29; 1 Kings 16:11; 2 Kings 13:7; Ezra 9:8; with מִן, from, of, 2 Kings 10:14, מִן particle 1 Samuel 25:22; 2 Kings 25:12 = Jeremiah 52:16; Jeremiah 39:10.
2. leave or keep over (מִן particle) till morning Numbers 9:12 (P).
3. מֵאָה תַּשׁ׳ Amos 5:3 the city shall have100left, compare Amos 5:3.
4. leave as a gift, אַחֲרָיו בְּרָכָה וְהִשׁ׳ Joel 2:14. — We Now read וַיַּשְׁאֵר H7605Malachi 2:15, see שְׁאָר.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:23; 7:23; 14:10; 32:9; 42:38; 47:18; 47:18


8:5; 8:7; 8:27; 10:5; 10:5; 10:5; 10:12; 10:12; 10:19; 10:26; 14:28


5:9; 25:52; 26:36; 26:39


9:12; 11:26; 21:35


2:34; 3:3; 3:3; 3:11; 4:27; 7:24; 28:51; 28:51; 28:55; 28:62


8:22; 10:28; 10:30; 10:33; 10:37; 10:39; 10:40; 11:8; 11:14; 11:22; 13:1; 13:1; 13:2; 13:12; 23:7; 23:12


6:4; 7:3


1:3; 1:5

1 Samuel

5:4; 9:24; 11:11; 11:11; 14:36; 14:36; 16:11; 25:22

2 Samuel


1 Kings

15:29; 16:11; 19:18

2 Kings

3:25; 10:11; 10:11; 10:14; 10:17; 13:7; 19:30; 24:14; 25:12; 25:22

2 Chronicles

21:17; 30:6; 30:6; 34:21


9:8; 9:8; 9:15


1:2; 1:3


4:3; 11:11; 11:11; 11:16; 11:16; 17:6; 37:31; 49:21


8:3; 8:3; 21:7; 34:7; 37:10; 38:22; 39:10; 42:2; 49:9; 50:20; 52:16


9:8; 9:8; 17:21


10:8; 10:8




5:3; 5:3









Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7604 matches the Hebrew שָׁאַר (šā'ar),
which occurs 133 times in 123 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 7:23–Rth 1:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:23 - He blotted out every living thing that was on the face of the ground, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens. They were blotted out from the earth. Only Noah was left, and those who were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:10 - Now the Valley of Siddim was full of bitumen pits, and as the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some fell into them, and the rest fled to the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:8 - thinking, “If Esau comes to the one camp and attacks it, then the camp that is left will escape.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:38 - But he said, “My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he is the only one left. If harm should happen to him on the journey that you are to make, you would bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - And when that year was ended, they came to him the following year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money is all spent. The herds of livestock are my lord’s. There is nothing left in the sight of my lord but our bodies and our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - Moses said to Pharaoh, “Be pleased to command me when I am to plead for you and for your servants and for your people, that the frogs be cut off from you and your houses and be left only in the Nile.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:11 - The frogs shall go away from you and your houses and your servants and your people. They shall be left only in the Nile.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:31 - And the LORD did as Moses asked, and removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; not one remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - and they shall cover the face of the land, so that no one can see the land. And they shall eat what is left to you after the hail, and they shall eat every tree of yours that grows in the field,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:12 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, so that they may come upon the land of Egypt and eat every plant in the land, all that the hail has left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - And the LORD turned the wind into a very strong west wind, which lifted the locusts and drove them into the Red Sea. Not a single locust was left in all the country of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:26 - Our livestock also must go with us; not a hoof shall be left behind, for we must take of them to serve the LORD our God, and we do not know with what we must serve the LORD until we arrive there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen; of all the host of Pharaoh that had followed them into the sea, not one of them remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:9 - and he shall sprinkle some of the blood of the sin offering on the side of the altar, while the rest of the blood shall be drained out at the base of the altar; it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:52 - If there remain but a few years until the year of jubilee, he shall calculate and pay for his redemption in proportion to his years of service.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - And as for those of you who are left, I will send faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a driven leaf shall put them to flight, and they shall flee as one flees from the sword, and they shall fall when none pursues.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:39 - And those of you who are left shall rot away in your enemies’ lands because of their iniquity, and also because of the iniquities of their fathers they shall rot away like them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:12 - They shall leave none of it until the morning, nor break any of its bones; according to all the statute for the Passover they shall keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:26 - Now two men remained in the camp, one named Eldad, and the other named Medad, and the Spirit rested on them. They were among those registered, but they had not gone out to the tent, and so they prophesied in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:35 - So they defeated him and his sons and all his people, until he had no survivor left. And they possessed his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - And we captured all his cities at that time and devoted to destruction[fn] every city, men, women, and children. We left no survivors.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:3 - So the LORD our God gave into our hand Og also, the king of Bashan, and all his people, and we struck him down until he had no survivor left.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - (For only Og the king of Bashan was left of the remnant of the Rephaim. Behold, his bed was a bed of iron. Is it not in Rabbah of the Ammonites? Nine cubits[fn] was its length, and four cubits its breadth, according to the common cubit.[fn])
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:27 - And the LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the LORD will drive you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:20 - Moreover, the LORD your God will send hornets among them, until those who are left and hide themselves from you are destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:20 - And the rest shall hear and fear, and shall never again commit any such evil among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:51 - It shall eat the offspring of your cattle and the fruit of your ground, until you are destroyed; it also shall not leave you grain, wine, or oil, the increase of your herds or the young of your flock, until they have caused you to perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:55 - so that he will not give to any of them any of the flesh of his children whom he is eating, because he has nothing else left, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemy shall distress you in all your towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:62 - Whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, you shall be left few in number, because you did not obey the voice of the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:17 - Not a man was left in Ai or Bethel who did not go out after Israel. They left the city open and pursued Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:22 - And the others came out from the city against them, so they were in the midst of Israel, some on this side, and some on that side. And Israel struck them down, until there was left none that survived or escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:28 - As for Makkedah, Joshua captured it on that day and struck it, and its king, with the edge of the sword. He devoted to destruction every person in it; he left none remaining. And he did to the king of Makkedah just as he had done to the king of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:30 - And the LORD gave it also and its king into the hand of Israel. And he struck it with the edge of the sword, and every person in it; he left none remaining in it. And he did to its king as he had done to the king of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:33 - Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish. And Joshua struck him and his people, until he left none remaining.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:37 - and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword, and its king and its towns, and every person in it. He left none remaining, as he had done to Eglon, and devoted it to destruction and every person in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:39 - and he captured it with its king and all its towns. And they struck them with the edge of the sword and devoted to destruction every person in it; he left none remaining. Just as he had done to Hebron and to Libnah and its king, so he did to Debir and to its king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:40 - So Joshua struck the whole land, the hill country and the Negeb and the lowland and the slopes, and all their kings. He left none remaining, but devoted to destruction all that breathed, just as the LORD God of Israel commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And the LORD gave them into the hand of Israel, who struck them and chased them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim, and eastward as far as the Valley of Mizpeh. And they struck them until he left none remaining.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:14 - And all the spoil of these cities and the livestock, the people of Israel took for their plunder. But every person they struck with the edge of the sword until they had destroyed them, and they did not leave any who breathed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:22 - There was none of the Anakim left in the land of the people of Israel. Only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod did some remain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:1 - Now Joshua was old and advanced in years, and the LORD said to him, “You are old and advanced in years, and there remains yet very much land to possess.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:2 - This is the land that yet remains: all the regions of the Philistines, and all those of the Geshurites
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:12 - all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei (he alone was left of the remnant of the Rephaim); these Moses had struck and driven out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:4 - Behold, I have allotted to you as an inheritance for your tribes those nations that remain, along with all the nations that I have already cut off, from the Jordan to the Great Sea in the west.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:7 - that you may not mix with these nations remaining among you or make mention of the names of their gods or swear by them or serve them or bow down to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:12 - For if you turn back and cling to the remnant of these nations remaining among you and make marriages with them, so that you associate with them and they with you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:16 - And Barak pursued the chariots and the army to Harosheth-hagoyim, and all the army of Sisera fell by the edge of the sword; not a man was left.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:4 - They would encamp against them and devour the produce of the land, as far as Gaza, and leave no sustenance in Israel and no sheep or ox or donkey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:3 - Now therefore proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is fearful and trembling, let him return home and hurry away from Mount Gilead.’” Then 22,000 of the people returned, and 10,000 remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:3 - But Elimelech, the husband of Naomi, died, and she was left with her two sons.

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