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Lexicon :: Strong's H7701 - šōḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2331a

Strong’s Definitions

שֹׁד shôd, shode; or שׁוֹד shôwd; (Job 5:21), from H7736; violence, ravage:—desolation, destruction, oppression, robbery, spoil(-ed, -er, -ing), wasting.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H7701 in the following manner: spoil (10x), destruction (7x), desolation (2x), robbery (2x), wasting (2x), oppression (1x), spoiler (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H7701 in the following manner: spoil (10x), destruction (7x), desolation (2x), robbery (2x), wasting (2x), oppression (1x), spoiler (1x).
  1. havoc, violence, destruction, devastation, ruin

    1. violence, havoc (as social sin)

    2. devastation, ruin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֹׁד shôd, shode; or שׁוֹד shôwd; (Job 5:21), from H7736; violence, ravage:—desolation, destruction, oppression, robbery, spoil(-ed, -er, -ing), wasting.
STRONGS H7701: Abbreviations
† I. שֹׁד, שׁוֺד (see below) noun masculine violence, havoc, devastation, ruin; — שׁ׳ absolute Hosea 7:13 +; construct Isaiah 22:4 +; —
1. violence, havoc, as social sin: חָמָס וָשֹׁד Amos 3:10; Jeremiah 6:7; Jeremiah 20:5; Ezekiel 45:2, וְח׳ שׁ׳ Habakkuk 1:3, כָּזָב וָשׁ׳ Hosea 12:2 (1. וָשָׁוְא, Greek Version of the LXX We Marti and others), וָשֶׁבֶר שׁ׳ Isaiah 59:7; Isaiah 60:18; Proverbs 24:2 (|| עָמָל; רְשָׁעִים שׁ׳ Proverbs 21:7; with genitive object עֲנִיִּים שׁ׳ Psalm 12:6.
2. devastation, ruin, for nation Hosea 7:13, כְּשֹׁד מִשַּׁדַּי יָבוֺא Isaiah 13:6 (simile of יוֺם י׳) = Joel 1:13; Isaiah 16:4 (Lo Gr CheHpt Marti שֹׁדֵד; || רֹמֵס), Isaiah 22:4, וְשֶׁבֶר שׁ׳ Isaiah 51:19; Jeremiah 48:3; more generally Amos 5:9 (twice in verse); for individual Job 5:21 (van d. H. שׁוֺד), Job 5:22; for beasts Habakkuk 2:17 (+ חֲמַס לְבָנוֺן). — Hosea 10:14 see שׁדד Infinitiveמִשּׁד (הָֽלְכוּ) Hosea 9:6 read אַשּׁוּר We Now Marti.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:21; 5:22




21:7; 24:2


13:6; 16:4; 22:4; 22:4; 51:19; 59:7; 60:18


6:7; 20:5; 48:3




7:13; 7:13; 9:6; 10:14; 12:2




3:10; 5:9


1:3; 2:17


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7701 matches the Hebrew שֹׁד (šōḏ),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:21 - “You will be hidden [fn]from the scourge of the tongue,
And you will not be afraid of violence H7701 when it comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:22 - “You will laugh at violence H7701 and hunger,
And you will not be afraid of [fn]wild animals.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:5 - “Because of the devastation H7701 of the poor, because of the groaning of the needy,
Now I will arise,” says the LORD; “I will put him in the safety for which he longs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:7 - The violence H7701 of the wicked will sweep them away,
Because they refuse to act with justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:2 - For their [fn]minds plot violence H7701,
And their lips talk of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:6 - Wail, for the day of the LORD is near!
It will come as destruction H7701 from [fn]the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:4 - “Let the [fn]outcasts of Moab stay with you;
Be a hiding place to them from the destroyer.”
For the oppressor has come to an end, destruction H7701 has ceased,
Oppressors have been removed from the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:4 - Therefore I say, “Look away from me,
Let me weep bitterly,
Do not [fn]try to comfort me concerning the destruction H7701 of the daughter of my people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:19 - These two things have happened to you;
Who will mourn for you?
The devastation H7701 and destruction, famine and sword;
How shall I comfort you?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:7 - Their feet run to evil,
And they hurry to shed innocent blood;
Their thoughts are thoughts of wrongdoing,
Devastation H7701 and destruction are in their paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:18 - “Violence will not be heard again in your land,
Nor devastation H7701 or destruction within your borders;
But you will call your walls salvation, and your gates praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:7 - “As a well [fn]keeps its waters fresh,
So she [fn]keeps fresh her wickedness.
Violence and destruction H7701 are heard in her;
Sickness and wounds are constantly before Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:8 - For each time I speak, I cry aloud;
I proclaim violence and destruction H7701,
Because for me the word of the LORD has [fn]resulted
In taunting and derision all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:3 - “The sound of an outcry from Horonaim,
‘Devastation H7701 and great destruction!’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:9 - ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “Enough, you princes of Israel; get rid of violence and destruction H7701, and practice justice and righteousness. Revoke your evictions of My people,” declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:13 - Woe to them, for they have strayed from Me!
Destruction H7701 is theirs, for they have rebelled against Me!
I would redeem them, but they have spoken lies against Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:6 - For behold, they will be gone because of destruction H7701;
Egypt will gather them together, Memphis will bury them.
Weeds will take possession of their treasures of silver;
Thorns will be in their tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:14 - An uproar will arise among your people,
And all your fortresses will be destroyed,
As Shalman destroyed H7701 Beth-arbel on the day of battle,
When mothers were [fn]slaughtered with their children.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:1 - [fn]Ephraim feeds on wind,
And pursues the east wind continually;
He multiplies lies and violence H7701.
Moreover, [fn]he makes a covenant with Assyria,
And oil is brought to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:15 - Woe for the day!
For the day of the LORD is near,
And it will come as destruction H7701 from the [fn]Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:10 - “But they do not know how to do what is right,” declares the LORD, “these who store up [fn]violence and devastation H7701 in their citadels.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:9 - It is He who makes destruction H7701 flash upon the strong,
So that destruction H7701 comes upon the fortress.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:3 - Why do You make me see disaster,
And make me look at destitution?
Yes, devastation H7701 and violence are before me;
Strife exists and contention arises.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:17 - “For the violence [fn]done to Lebanon will [fn]overwhelm you,
And the devastation H7701 of its animals [fn]by which you terrified them,
Because of human bloodshed and violence [fn]done to the land,
To the town and all its inhabitants.
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