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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 - Thus He blotted out [fn]every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the [fn]sky, and they were blotted out from the earth; and only Noah remained H7604, and those that were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:10 - now the valley of Siddim was full of tar pits—and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and they fell [fn]into them; but those who remained H7604 behind H7604 fled to the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:8 - And he said, “If Esau comes to the one camp and strikes it, then the camp which remains H7604 will escape.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:38 - But [fn]Jacob said, “My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone remains H7604. If harm should befall him on the journey on which you are going, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - Then that year came to an end. And they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord that our money has come to an end, and the [fn]livestock are my lord’s. There is nothing left H7604 [fn]for my lord except our bodies and our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - And Moses said to Pharaoh, “[fn]May the honor be yours to tell me: when shall I entreat for you and for your servants and for your people, that the frogs be cut off from you and your houses, that they may remain H7604 only in the Nile?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:11 - “And the frogs will depart from you and your houses and your servants and your people; they will remain H7604 only in the Nile.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:31 - And Yahweh did according to the word of Moses and caused the swarms of flies to depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; not one remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - ‘And they shall cover the [fn]surface of the land, so that no one will be able to see the land. They will also eat the rest of what has escaped—what remains H7604 for you from the hail—and they will eat every tree which sprouts for you out of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:12 -

Then Yahweh said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up on the land of Egypt and eat every plant of the land, all that the hail has left H7604 remaining H7604.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - So Yahweh changed the wind to a very strong west wind which took up the locusts and drove them into the [fn]Red Sea; not one locust remained H7604 in all the territory of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:26 - “Therefore, our livestock too shall go with us; not a hoof shall remain H7604 behind H7604, for we shall take some of them to serve Yahweh our God. And until we come there, we ourselves do not know with what we shall serve Yahweh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - And the waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, [fn]even Pharaoh’s entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:9 - ‘He shall also sprinkle some of the blood of the sin offering on the side of the altar, while the rest H7604 of the blood shall be drained out at the base of the altar: it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:52 - and if few years remain H7604 until the year of jubilee, he shall so calculate with him. In proportion to his years he shall return the amount for his redemption.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - ‘As for those of you who may remain H7604, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will pursue them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee [fn]as though from the sword, and they will fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:39 - ‘So those of you who may remain H7604 will rot away in their iniquity in the lands of your enemies; and also in the iniquities of their fathers they will rot away with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:12 - ‘They shall leave H7604 none of it until morning nor break a bone of it; according to all the statute of the Passover they shall celebrate it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:26 -

But two men had remained H7604 in the camp; the name of one was Eldad and the name of the [fn]other Medad. And the Spirit rested upon them (now they were among those who had been registered, but had not gone out to the tent), and they prophesied in the camp.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:35 - So they struck down him and his sons and all his people, until [fn]there was no survivor remaining H7604 for him; and they possessed his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - “So we captured all his cities at that time and [fn]devoted to destruction [fn]the men, women, and little ones of every city. We left H7604 no survivor remaining H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:3 - “So Yahweh our God also gave Og, king of Bashan, with all his people over into our hand, and we struck [fn]them until [fn]there was H7604 no survivor remaining H7604 for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - (For only Og king of Bashan remained H7604 of the remnant of the Rephaim. Behold, his [fn]bedstead was an iron [fn]bedstead; it is in Rabbah of the sons of Ammon. Its length was [fn]nine cubits, and its width four cubits [fn]by ordinary cubit.)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:27 - “And Yahweh will scatter you among the peoples, and you will remain H7604 few in number among the nations where Yahweh drives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:20 - “Moreover, Yahweh your God will send the hornet against them until those who remain H7604 and hide themselves from you perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:20 - “And the rest H7604 will hear and be afraid and will never again do such an evil thing among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:51 - “Moreover, it shall eat the [fn]offspring of your herd and the produce of your ground until you are destroyed, who also will not allow H7604 grain, new wine, or oil, and the increase of your herd or the young of your flock to remain H7604 for you until they have caused you to perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:55 - so that he will not give even one of them any of the flesh of his children which he will eat, since he has nothing else remaining H7604, during the siege and the distress by which your enemy will [fn]oppress you in all your gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:62 - “Then you shall remain H7604 few in number, whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, because you did not listen to the voice of Yahweh your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:17 - So not a man remained H7604 in Ai or Bethel who had not gone out after Israel, and they forsook the city, leaving it open, and pursued Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:22 - [fn]And the others came out from the city to meet them, so that they were trapped in the midst of Israel, [fn]some on this side and some on that side; and they struck them down until [fn]there was no one remaining H7604 for him who survived or escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:28 -

Now Joshua captured Makkedah on that day and struck it and its king with the edge of the sword; he [fn]devoted [fn]it to destruction and every [fn]person who was in it. He left H7604 no survivor. Thus he did to the king of Makkedah just as he had done to the king of Jericho.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:30 - And Yahweh gave it also with its king into the hands of Israel, and he struck it and every person who was in it with the edge of the sword. He left H7604 no survivor remaining H7604 in it. Thus he did to its king just 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 down until [fn]there was no survivor remaining H7604 for him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:37 - And they captured it and struck it and its king and all its cities and all the persons who were in it with the edge of the sword. He left H7604 no survivor remaining H7604, according to all that he had done to Eglon. And he devoted it and every person who was in it to destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:39 - And he captured it and its king and all its cities, and they struck them with the edge of the sword and devoted every person who was in it to destruction. He left H7604 no survivor remaining H7604. Just as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir and its king, as he had also done to Libnah and its king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:40 -

Thus Joshua struck all the land—the hill country and the [fn]Negev and the [fn]Shephelah and the slopes—as well as all their kings. He left H7604 no survivor remaining H7604, but he devoted to destruction all who breathed, just as Yahweh, the God of Israel, had commanded.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And Yahweh gave them into the hand of Israel, so that they struck them down, and they pursued them as far as Great Sidon and Misrephoth-maim and the valley of Mizpeh to the east; and they struck them until [fn]there was no survivor remaining H7604 for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:14 - Now all the spoil of these cities and the cattle, the sons of Israel took as their plunder; but they struck every man with the edge of the sword until they had destroyed them. They left H7604 no one remaining H7604 who breathed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:22 - There were no Anakim left in the land of the sons of Israel; only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod some remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:1 -

Now Joshua was old, advanced in years, and Yahweh said to him, “You are old, advanced in years, and very much of the land remains H7604 to be possessed.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:2 - “This is the land that remains H7604: 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 remained H7604 of the remnant of the Rephaim); for Moses struck them and dispossessed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:4 - “See, I have allotted to you these nations which remain H7604 as an inheritance for your tribes, with all the nations which I have cut off, from the Jordan even to the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:7 - so that you will not go along with these nations, these which remain H7604 among you, and you will not mention the name of their gods, and you will not make anyone swear by them, and you will not serve them, and you will not bow down to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:12 - “For if you ever turn back and cling to the rest of these nations, these which remain H7604 among you, and intermarry with them, so that you go along with them and they with you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:16 - But Barak pursued the chariots and all those in the camp as far as Harosheth-hagoyim, and all the camp of Sisera fell by the edge of the sword; not even one remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:4 - So they would camp against them and ruin the produce of the earth [fn]as far as Gaza and leave H7604 no sustenance in Israel as well as no sheep, ox, or donkey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:3 - “So now, [fn]come, call out in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is afraid and trembling, let him return and depart from Mount Gilead.’” So 22,000 people returned, but 10,000 remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:3 - Then Elimelech, Naomi’s husband, died; and she was left H7604 with her two sons.

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