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Lexicon :: Strong's H7611 - šᵊ'ērîṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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.
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 - “God sent me before you to preserve for you a remnant H7611 in the earth, and to keep you alive by a great [fn]deliverance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:7 - “Now behold, the whole family has risen against your maidservant, and they say, ‘Hand over the one who struck his brother, that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed, and destroy the heir also.’ Thus 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 reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the LORD your God has heard. Therefore, offer a prayer for the remnant H7611 that is left.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - ‘For out of Jerusalem will go forth a remnant, H7611 and out of Mount Zion [fn]survivors. The zeal of [fn]the LORD will perform this.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:14 - ‘I will abandon the remnant H7611 of My inheritance and deliver them into the hand of their enemies, and they will become as plunder and spoil to all their enemies;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:43 - They [fn]destroyed the remnant H7611 of the Amalekites who escaped, and have lived there to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:38 - All these, being men of war who could draw up in battle formation, came to Hebron with a perfect heart to make David king over all Israel; and all the rest H7611 also of Israel were of one mind to make David king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:9 - They came to Hilkiah the high priest and delivered 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, and from all Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:20 - Those H7611 who had escaped H7611 from the sword he carried away 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 is no remnant H7611 nor any who escape?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:72 - That which the rest H7611 of the people gave was 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,000 silver minas and 67 priests’ garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:10 - For the [fn]wrath of man shall praise You;
With a remnant H7611 of wrath You will gird Yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - [fn]Those who are most helpless will eat,
And the needy will lie down in security;
I will [fn]destroy your root with famine,
And it will kill off your survivors. H7611
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:9 - For the waters of Dimon are full of [fn]blood;
Surely I will bring added woes upon Dimon,
A lion upon the fugitives of Moab and upon 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 reproach the living God, and will rebuke 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 will go forth a remnant H7611 and out of Mount Zion [fn]survivors. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:17 - But the rest H7611 of it he makes into a god, his graven image. He falls down before it and worships; he also prays to it and says, “Deliver me, for you are my god.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:3 - “Listen to Me, O house of Jacob,
And all the remnant H7611 of the house of Israel,
You who have been borne by Me from [fn]birth
And have been carried from the womb;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:9 - Thus says the LORD of hosts,
“They will thoroughly glean as the vine the remnant H7611 of Israel;
Pass your hand again like a grape gatherer
Over the branches.”
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 hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:23 - and a remnant H7611 will not be left to them, for I will bring disaster on the men of Anathoth—the year of their punishment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:9 - “She who bore seven sons pines away;
[fn]Her breathing is labored.
Her sun has set while it was yet day;
She has been shamed and humiliated.
So I will give 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, thus says the LORD—so I will [fn]abandon Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials, and the remnant H7611 of Jerusalem who remain in this land and the ones who dwell in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and all the [fn]foreign people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (even Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron and the remnant H7611 of Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:7 - For thus says the LORD,
“Sing aloud with gladness for Jacob,
And shout among the [fn]chief of the nations;
Proclaim, give praise and say,
‘O 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 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 not a man 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 under the charge of Gedaliah the son of Ahikam; thus 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 down Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, that is, the men who were [fn]soldiers, the women, the [fn]children, and the eunuchs, whom he had brought back from Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:2 - and said to Jeremiah the prophet, “Please let our petition [fn]come before you, and pray for us to the LORD your God, that is for all this remnant; H7611 because we are left but a few out of many, as your own eyes now see us,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:15 - then [fn]in that case listen to the word of the LORD, O remnant H7611 of Judah. Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “If you really set your [fn]mind to enter Egypt and go in to reside there,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:19 - The LORD has spoken to you, O remnant H7611 of Judah, “Do not go into Egypt!” You should clearly understand that today I have testified against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:5 - But Johanan the son of Kareah and all the [fn]commanders of the forces took the entire remnant H7611 of Judah who had returned from all the nations to which they had been driven away, in order to reside in the land of Judah
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:7 - ‘Now then thus says the LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, “Why are you doing great harm to yourselves, so as to cut off from you man and woman, child and infant, from among Judah, leaving yourselves without remnant, H7611
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:12 - ‘And I will take away the remnant H7611 of Judah who have set their [fn]mind 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 and meet their end by famine. Both small and great will die by the sword and famine; and they will become a curse, an object of horror, an imprecation and a reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:14 - ‘So there will be no refugees or survivors 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 and live; for none will return except a few refugees.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 44:28 - ‘Those who escape the sword will return out of 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 - On account of the day that is coming
To destroy all the Philistines,
To cut off from Tyre and Sidon
Every ally that is left;
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 ruined.
O 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
And [fn]utterly 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 - As they were striking the people and I alone was left, I fell on my face and cried out [fn]saying, “Alas, Lord [fn]GOD! Are You destroying the whole 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, “Alas, Lord GOD! Will You bring the remnant H7611 of Israel to a complete end?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:16 - therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I will stretch out My hand against the Philistines, even cut off the Cherethites and destroy the remnant H7611 of the seacoast.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:3 - therefore prophesy and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD,[fn]For good reason they have made you desolate and crushed you from every side, 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 whispering of the people.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:4 - ‘Therefore, O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD. Thus says the Lord GOD to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the forsaken cities which have become a prey and a derision to the rest H7611 of the nations which are round about,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Surely 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 scorn of soul, to drive it out for a prey.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - “I will also cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod,
And him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon;
I will even [fn]unleash My [fn]power upon Ekron,
And the remnant H7611 of the Philistines will perish,”
Says the Lord [fn]GOD.

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