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Lexicon :: Strong's H7604 - šā'ar

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TWOT Reference: 2307,2308

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 - So He wiped out [fn]every living thing that was upon the face of the land, from mankind to animals, to crawling things, and the birds of the sky, and they were wiped out from the earth; and only Noah was left H7604, together with 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 survived H7604 fled to the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:8 - for he said, “If Esau comes to the one company and [fn]attacks it, then the company which is left 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 is left H7604. If harm should happen to him on the journey [fn]you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - But when that year ended, they came to him the [fn]next year and said to him, “We will not hide from my lord the fact that our money is all spent, and the [fn]livestock are my lord’s. There is nothing left H7604 [fn]for my lord except our bodies and our lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:9 - And Moses said to Pharaoh, “[fn]The honor is yours to tell me: when shall I plead for you and your servants and your people, [fn]that the frogs be destroyed from you and your houses, that they be left H7604 only in the Nile?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:11 - “The frogs will depart from you and your houses, and from your servants and your people; they will be left H7604 only in the Nile.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:31 - The LORD did [fn]as Moses asked, and removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; not one remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:5 - ‘And they will cover the surface of the land, so that no one will be able to see the land. They will also eat the rest of what has survived—what is left H7604 to you from the hail—and they will eat every tree of yours which grows [fn]in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:12 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Reach out with your hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, so that they may come up on the land of Egypt and eat every plant of the land, everything that the hail has left H7604.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - So the LORD shifted the wind to a very strong west wind, which picked up the locusts and drove them into the [fn]Red Sea; not one locust was left H7604 in all the territory of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:26 - “Therefore, our livestock too shall go with us; not a hoof shall be left H7604 behind H7604, for we shall take some of them to serve the LORD our God. And until we arrive there, we ourselves do not know with what we shall serve the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - The waters returned and covered the chariots and the horsemen, 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 - but if few years remain H7604 until the year of jubilee, he shall so calculate with him. In proportion to his years he is to refund the amount for his redemption.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - ‘As for those among you who are left H7604, I will also bring despair into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a scattered leaf will chase 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 be left H7604 will rot away because of their wrongdoing in the lands of your enemies; and also because of the wrongdoing of their forefathers they will rot away with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:12 - ‘They shall not leave H7604 any of it until morning, nor break a bone of it; they shall celebrate it in accordance with the whole statute of the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:26 - But two men had remained H7604 in the camp; the name of the one was Eldad, and the name of the [fn]other, Medad. And the Spirit rested upon them (and 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 [fn]killed him and his sons and all his people, until there was no survivor left H7604; and they took possession of his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - “So we captured all his cities at that time and [fn]utterly destroyed [fn]the men, women, and children of every city. We left H7604 no survivor.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:3 - “So the LORD our God also handed over to us Og, king of Bashan, with all his people, and we struck [fn]them until no survivor was [fn]left H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - (For only Og king of Bashan was left H7604 of the remnant of the Rephaim. Behold, his [fn]bed was a [fn]bed of iron; it is in Rabbah of the sons of Ammon. Its length was nine cubits, and its width four cubits by [fn]the usual cubit.)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:27 - “The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left H7604 few in number among the nations where the LORD drives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:20 - “Indeed, the LORD your God will send the hornet against them, until those who are left H7604 and hide themselves from you perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:20 - “And the rest H7604 of the people will hear and be afraid, and will never again do such an evil thing among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:51 - “Furthermore, it will eat the [fn]offspring of your herd and the produce of your ground until you are destroyed; a nation that will leave H7604 you no grain, new wine, or oil, nor the newborn of your cattle or the young of your flock, until they have eliminated you.
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 left H7604, during the siege and the hardship by which your enemy will [fn]oppress you in all your [fn]towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:62 - “Then you will be left H7604 few in [fn]number, whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, because you did not [fn]obey the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:17 - So not a man was left H7604 in Ai or Bethel, [fn]but they had all gone out after Israel, and they left the city [fn]unguarded and pursued Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:22 - [fn]The others came out from the city to confront them, so that they were trapped in the midst of Israel, [fn]some on this side and some on that side; and they [fn]killed them until there was not one [fn]left H7604 who escaped or survived.
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]utterly destroyed [fn]it and every [fn]person who was in it. He left H7604 no survivor. So 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 also handed it over to Israel, with its king, and he struck it and every person who was in it with the edge of the sword. He left H7604 no survivor in it. So 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 [fn]defeated him and his people until he had left H7604 him no survivor.
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, according to all that he had done to Eglon. And he [fn]utterly destroyed it and every person who was in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:39 - He captured it and its king and all its cities, and they struck them with the edge of the sword, and [fn]utterly destroyed every person who was in it. He left H7604 no survivor. 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 - So Joshua struck all the land, the hill country and the [fn]Negev and the lowland and the slopes, and all their kings. He left H7604 no survivor, but he [fn]utterly destroyed all who breathed, just as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And the LORD handed them over to Israel, so that they [fn]defeated them, and pursued them as far as Great Sidon, and Misrephoth-maim, and the Valley of Mizpeh to the east; and they struck them until no survivor was left H7604 to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:14 - And all the spoils of these cities and the cattle, the sons of Israel took as their plunder; but they struck every person with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them. They left H7604 no one breathing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:22 - There were no Anakim left in the land of the sons of Israel; only in Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod some remained H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:1 - Now Joshua was old and advanced in years when the LORD said to him, “You are old and advanced in years, and a very large amount 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 was left H7604 of the remnant of the Rephaim); for Moses struck them and [fn]drove them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:4 - “See, I have apportioned to you these nations which remain H7604 as an inheritance for your tribes, with all the nations which I have eliminated, from the Jordan even to the Great Sea toward the [fn]west.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:7 - so that you will not [fn]associate with these nations, these which remain H7604 with you, or mention the name of their gods, or make anyone swear by them, or serve them, or bow down to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:12 - “For if you ever go back and cling to the rest of these nations, these which remain H7604 with you, and intermarry with them, so that you [fn]associate with them and they with you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:16 - But Barak pursued the chariots and the army as far as Harosheth-hagoyim, and all the army of Sisera fell by the edge of the sword; not even one was left H7604.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:4 - So they would camp against them and destroy the produce of the earth [fn]as far as Gaza, and leave H7604 no sustenance in Israel, nor a sheep, ox, or donkey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:3 - “Now therefore come, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is afraid and worried, is to return and leave Mount Gilead.’” So twenty-two thousand from the people returned, but ten thousand 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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