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Lexicon :: Strong's H7611 - šᵊ'ērîṯ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2307b

Strong’s Definitions

שְׁאֵרִית shᵉʼêrîyth, sheh-ay-reeth'; from H7604; a remainder or residual (surviving, final) portion:—that had escaped, be left, posterity, remain(-der), remnant, residue, rest.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 66x

The KJV translates Strong's H7611 in the following manner: remnant (44x), residue (13x), rest (3x), remainder (2x), escaped (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 66x
The KJV translates Strong's H7611 in the following manner: remnant (44x), residue (13x), rest (3x), remainder (2x), escaped (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. rest, residue, remainder, remnant

    1. rest, what is left

    2. remainder, descendants

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁאֵרִית shᵉʼêrîyth, sheh-ay-reeth'; from H7604; a remainder or residual (surviving, final) portion:—that had escaped, be left, posterity, remain(-der), remnant, residue, rest.
STRONGS H7611: Abbreviations
שְׁאֵרִית noun feminine rest, residue, remnant, remainder (= שָׁאָר); — שׁ׳ absolute 2 Samuel 14:7 +, construct Ezekiel 36:3 +, שֵׁרִית (Ges§ 23 f) 1 Chronicles 12:39 (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:38); suffix שְׁאֵרִיתֵךְ Isaiah 14:30; Ezekiel 5:10, תוֺ- Isaiah 44:17, תָם- Jeremiah 15:9; —
1. rest, what is left, of wood Isaiah 44:17, land Isaiah 15:9 (|| פְּלֵיטָה), Jeremiah 47:4, 5; Ezekiel 25:16; חֵמֹת שׁ׳ Psalm 76: difficult (Gr [compare Che] proposes חֲמָת Hamath, Du אֻמֹּת tribes); rest of princes Jeremiah 39:3, of nations (= the other nations, Toy) Ezekiel 36:3, 4, 5; of Israel 1 Chronicles 12:39 (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:38), 2 Chronicles 34:9; Nehemiah 7:71 (van d. H. Nehemiah 7:72); = last remnant of people, Philistines Amos 1:8 (compare We), Isaiah 14:30, Edom Amos 9:12, Anathoth Jeremiah 11:23, Ashdod Jeremiah 25:20, Babylon Jeremiah 50:26, Amalek 1 Chronicles 4:43 (+ הַפְּלֵיטָה), Israel 2 Kings 21:14; Jeremiah 6:9; Jeremiah 15:9; remnant left after catastrophe Amos 5:15; Jeremiah 8:3; Jeremiah 24:8; Jeremiah 40:11, 15; Jeremiah 41:10, 16; Jeremiah 42:2, 15, 19; Jeremiah 43:5; Jeremiah 44:12, 14, 28; Ezekiel 5:10; Ezekiel 9:8; Ezekiel 11:13; Haggai 1:12, 14; Haggai 2:2, even וְשַׂמְתִּי אֶתהַֿצֹּלֵעָה לִשׁ׳ Micah 4:7 (as promise, || עָצוּם compare GieBeiträge, 42f.); = survivors Jeremiah 44:7, מִןהַֿחֶרֶב הַשּׁ׳ 2 Chronicles 36:20; = faithful remnant of Israel or Judah (technical term of prophets, compare שְׁאָר near the end), 2 Kings 19:4 = Isaiah 37:4; 2 Kings 19:31 (|| פְּלֵיטָה) = Isaiah 37:32 (|| id.), Micah 2:12; Micah 5:6; Micah 5:7; Micah 7:18; Ezra 9:14 (|| id.), Isaiah 46:3; Jeremiah 23:3; Jeremiah 31:7; Zephaniah 2:7, 9 (|| יֶתֶר), Zephaniah 3:13; Zechariah 8:6, 11, 12.
2. remainder = descendants (= שְׁאָר Isaiah 14:22): Genesis 45:7, שֵׁם וּשׁ׳ 2 Samuel 14:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



2 Samuel

14:7; 14:7

2 Kings

19:4; 19:31; 21:14

1 Chronicles

4:43; 12:38; 12:38; 12:39; 12:39

2 Chronicles

34:9; 36:20




7:71; 7:72




14:22; 14:30; 14:30; 15:9; 37:4; 37:32; 44:17; 44:17; 46:3


6:9; 8:3; 11:23; 15:9; 15:9; 23:3; 24:8; 25:20; 31:7; 39:3; 40:11; 40:15; 41:10; 41:16; 42:2; 42:15; 42:19; 43:5; 44:7; 44:12; 44:14; 44:28; 47:4; 47:5; 50:26


5:10; 5:10; 9:8; 11:13; 25:16; 36:3; 36:3; 36:4; 36:5


1:8; 5:15; 9:12


2:12; 4:7; 5:6; 5:7; 7:18


2:7; 2:9; 3:13


1:12; 1:14; 2:2


8:6; 8:11; 8:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7611 matches the Hebrew שְׁאֵרִית (šᵊ'ērîṯ),
which occurs 66 times in 66 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 45:7–Amo 1:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:7 - “So God sent me ahead of you to ensure for you a remnant H7611 on the earth, and to [fn]keep you alive by a great deliverance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:7 - “Now behold, the entire family has risen against your servant, and they have said, ‘Hand over the one who struck his brother, so that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed, and eliminate the heir as well.’ So they will extinguish my coal which is left, so as to [fn]leave my husband neither name nor remnant H7611 on the face of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:4 - ‘Perhaps the LORD your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to taunt the living God, and will avenge the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant H7611 that is [fn]left.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - ‘For out of Jerusalem will go a remnant H7611, and survivors out of Mount Zion. The zeal of [fn]the LORD will perform this.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:14 - ‘And I will abandon the remnant H7611 of My inheritance and hand them over to their enemies, and they will become as plunder and spoils to all their enemies,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:43 - They [fn]destroyed the remnant H7611 of the Amalekites who escaped, and they have lived there to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:38 - All of these, being men of war who helped in battle formation, came to Hebron with a perfect heart to make David king over all Israel; and all the rest H7611 of Israel also were of one mind to make David king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:9 - They came to Hilkiah the high priest and gave him the money that was brought into the house of God, which the Levites, the [fn]doorkeepers, had collected [fn]from Manasseh and Ephraim, and from all the remnant H7611 of Israel, from all Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:20 - He took into exile those H7611 who had escaped H7611 from the sword to Babylon; and they were servants to him and to his sons until the rule of the kingdom of Persia,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:14 - shall we again break Your commandments and intermarry with the peoples [fn]who commit these abominations? Would You not be angry with us [fn]to the point of destruction, until there would be no remnant H7611 nor any who would escape?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:72 - What the rest H7611 of the people gave was twenty thousand gold drachmas, two thousand silver minas, and sixty-seven priests’ garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:10 - For the [fn]wrath of mankind shall praise You;
You will encircle Yourself with a remnant H7611 of wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - [fn]Those who are most helpless will eat,
And the poor will lie down in security;
I will kill your root with famine,
And it will kill your survivors H7611.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:9 - For the waters of Dimon are full of [fn]blood;
I will certainly bring added woes upon Dimon,
A lion upon the fugitives of Moab and the remnant H7611 of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:4 - ‘Perhaps the LORD your God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to taunt the living God, and will avenge the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant H7611 that is left.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:32 - “For out of Jerusalem a remnant H7611 will go, and out of Mount Zion survivors. The zeal of the LORD of armies will perform this.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:17 - Yet the rest H7611 of it he makes into a god, his carved image. He bows down before it and worships; he also prays to it and says, “Save me, for you are my god.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:3 - “Listen to Me, house of Jacob,
And all the remnant H7611 of the house of Israel,
You who have been carried by Me from [fn]birth
And have been carried from the womb;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:9 - This is what the LORD of armies says:
“They will thoroughly glean the remnant H7611 of Israel like the vine;
Pass your hand over the branches again
Like a grape gatherer.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:3 - “And death will be chosen rather than life by all the remnant H7611 that remains of this evil family, that remains in all the places to which I have driven them,” declares the LORD of armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:23 - and a remnant H7611 will not be left to them, because I will bring disaster on the people of Anathoth—the year of their punishment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:9 - “She who gave birth to seven sons withers away;
[fn]Her breathing is labored.
Her sun has set while it was still day;
She has been shamed and humiliated.
So I will turn over their survivors H7611 to the sword
Before their enemies,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:3 - “Then I Myself will gather the remnant H7611 of My flock out of all the countries where I have driven them, and bring them back to their pasture, and they will be fruitful and multiply.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:8 - ‘But like the bad figs which cannot be eaten due to rottenness,’ indeed, this is what the LORD says, ‘so will I give up Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials, and the remnant H7611 of Jerusalem who remain in this land, and the ones who live in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and to all the foreign [fn]people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (that is, Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant H7611 of Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:7 - For this is what the LORD says:
“Sing aloud with joy for Jacob,
And be joyful with the [fn]chief of the nations;
Proclaim, give praise, and say,
‘LORD, save Your people,
The remnant H7611 of Israel!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:3 - Then all the officials of the king of Babylon came in and sat down at the Middle Gate: Nergal-sar-ezer, Samgar-nebu, Sar-sekim the [fn]Rab-saris, Nergal-sar-ezer the [fn]Rab-mag, and all the rest H7611 of the officials of the king of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:11 - Likewise, also all the Jews who were in Moab and among the sons of Ammon and in Edom, and who were in all the other countries, heard that the king of Babylon had [fn]left a remnant H7611 for Judah, and that he had appointed over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:15 - Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke secretly to Gedaliah in Mizpah, saying, “Let me go and kill Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no one will know! Why should he take your life, so that all the Jews who are gathered to you would be scattered and the remnant H7611 of Judah would perish?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:10 - Then Ishmael took captive all the remnant H7611 of the people who were in Mizpah, the king’s daughters and all the people who were left in Mizpah, whom Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard had put in the custody of Gedaliah the son of Ahikam. Ishmael the son of Nethaniah took them captive and proceeded to cross over to the sons of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:16 - Then Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were with him took from Mizpah all the remnant H7611 of the people whom he had [fn]recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, after he had struck and killed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, that is, the men who were [fn]soldiers, the women, the [fn]children, and the high officials, whom he had brought back from Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:2 - and said to Jeremiah the prophet, “Please let our pleading [fn]come before you, and pray for us to the LORD your God for all this remnant H7611—since we have been left only a few out of many, just as your own eyes now see us—
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:15 - then [fn]in that case listen to the word of the LORD, you remnant H7611 of Judah. This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says: “If you really set your [fn]minds to enter Egypt and go in to reside there,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:19 - The LORD has spoken to you, you remnant H7611 of Judah, “Do not go to Egypt!” You know for certain that I have admonished you today.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:5 - Instead, Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces took the entire remnant H7611 of Judah who had returned from all the nations to which they had been scattered, in order to reside in the land of Judah
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:7 - ‘Now then, this is what the LORD God of armies, the God of Israel says: “Why are you doing great harm to yourselves, to eliminate from yourselves man and woman, child and infant from among Judah, leaving yourselves without a remnant H7611,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:12 - ‘And I will take away the remnant H7611 of Judah who have set their [fn]minds on entering the land of Egypt to reside there, and they will all [fn]meet their end in the land of Egypt; they will fall by the sword or meet their end by famine. From the small to the great, they will die by the sword and famine; and they will become a curse, an object of horror, [fn]an imprecation, and a disgrace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:14 - ‘So there will be no survivor or refugee for the remnant H7611 of Judah who have entered the land of Egypt to reside there and then to return to the land of Judah, to which they are [fn]longing to return to live; for none will return except a few refugees.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:28 - ‘Those who escape the sword will return from the land of Egypt to the land of Judah [fn]few in number. Then all the remnant H7611 of Judah who have gone to the land of Egypt to reside there will know whose word will stand, Mine or theirs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - Because of the day that is coming
To destroy all the Philistines,
To eliminate from Tyre and Sidon
Every surviving ally;
For the LORD is going to destroy the Philistines,
The remnant H7611 of the coastland of Caphtor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:5 - “Baldness has come upon Gaza;
Ashkelon has been destroyed.
Remnant H7611 of their valley,
How long will you gash yourself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:26 - Come to her from the [fn]farthest border;
Open up her barns,
Pile her up like heaps of grain
And [fn]completely destroy her,
Let nothing be left H7611 to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:10 - ‘Therefore, fathers will eat their sons among you, and sons will eat their fathers; for I will execute judgments on you and scatter all your remnant H7611 to every wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:8 - And as they were striking the people and I alone was left, I fell on my face and cried out, [fn]saying, “Oh, Lord [fn]GOD! Are You going to destroy the entire remnant H7611 of Israel [fn]by pouring out Your wrath on Jerusalem?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 11:13 - Now it came about, as I prophesied, that Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell on my face and cried out with a loud voice, and said, “Oh, Lord GOD! Will You bring the remnant H7611 of Israel to a complete destruction?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:16 - therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: “Behold, I am going to reach out with My hand against the Philistines and eliminate the Cherethites; and I will destroy the remnant H7611 of the seacoast.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:3 - therefore prophesy and say, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “[fn]For good reason they have made you desolate and harassed you from every side, so that you would become a possession of the rest H7611 of the nations; and you have been taken up in the [fn]talk and the rumor of the people.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:4 - ‘Therefore, you mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD. This is what the Lord GOD says to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, to the desolate ruins and to the abandoned cities which have become plunder and an object of ridicule to the rest H7611 of the nations which are all around
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore the Lord GOD says this: “Certainly in the fire of My jealousy I have spoken against the rest H7611 of the nations, and against all Edom, who [fn]appropriated My land for themselves as a possession with wholehearted joy and with contempt of soul, in order to make its pastureland plunder.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - “I will also eliminate every inhabitant from Ashdod,
As well as him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon;
And I will direct My [fn]power against Ekron,
And the remnant H7611 of the Philistines will perish,”
Says the Lord [fn]GOD.

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