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Lexicon :: Strong's H7703 - šāḏaḏ

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁדַד shâdad, shaw-dad'; a primitive root; properly, to be burly, i.e. (figuratively) powerful (passively, impregnable); by implication, to ravage:—dead, destroy(-er), oppress, robber, spoil(-er), × utterly, (lay) waste.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's H7703 in the following manner: spoil (30x), spoiler (11x), waste (8x), destroy (2x), robbers (2x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's H7703 in the following manner: spoil (30x), spoiler (11x), waste (8x), destroy (2x), robbers (2x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. to deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin, destroy, spoil

    1. (Qal)

      1. to violently destroy, devastate, despoil, assail

      2. devastator, despoiler (participle) (subst)

    2. (Niphal) to be utterly ruined

    3. (Piel)

      1. to assault

      2. to devastate

    4. (Pual) to be devastated

    5. (Poel) to violently destroy

    6. (Hophal) to be devastated

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁדַד shâdad, shaw-dad'; a primitive root; properly, to be burly, i.e. (figuratively) powerful (passively, impregnable); by implication, to ravage:—dead, destroy(-er), oppress, robber, spoil(-er), × utterly, (lay) waste.
STRONGS H7703: Abbreviations
[שָׁדַד]56 verb deal violently with, despoil, devastate, ruin (Late Hebrew id., Niph.; Arabic bdb099403 stop up, obstruct, arrest, make firm; Ethiopic bdb099404 expel; Assyrian šadâdu is draw, drag); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural consecutive וְשָֽׁדְדוּ Ezekiel 32:12; suffix שַׁדּוּנִי Psalm 17:9; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָשׁוּד (metaplastic, compare Ges§ 67 q Bae) [H7736 Psalm 91:6] suffix יְשָׁדֵּם (Ges§ 67 n) Proverbs 11:3 Qr (Kt Perfect ושׁדם), יְשָׁדְדֵם Jeremiah 5:6; Imperative masculine plural שָׁדְדו (Ges§ 67 cc) Jeremiah 49:28; Infinitive absolute שָׁדוֺד Micah 2:4; construct לִשְׁדוֺד Jeremiah 47:4 (Ges§ 45 g), compare also שֹׁד Hosea 10:14; Participle active שֹׁדֵד Jeremiah 6:26 +,etc.; pass. שָׁדוּד Judges 5:27 +, feminine שְׁדוּדָה Psalm 137:8; — violently destory, person, = slay Judges 5:27 (passive), Jeremiah 5:6 (wolf subject; || הִכָּה); accusative Philistines Jeremiah 47:4 (|| הִכְרִית), Jeremiah 47:4 (subject י׳); = devastate, accusative בָּבֶל (subject י׳) Jeremiah 51:55, compare Psalm 137:8 (read probably הַשֹּׁדֵדָה We Du, compare Ew Hi הַשָּׁדוֺדָה see Köii. 194); אֶתגְּֿאוֺן מִצְרַיִם Ezekiel 32:12 (|| נִשְׁמַד), compare Hosea 10:14, אֶתמַֿרְעִיתָם Jeremiah 25:36 (subject י׳), absolute Isaiah 21:2 (|| בָּגַד), Isaiah 33:1 (on use of participle see Ges§ 120 b), passive Isaiah 33:1 (|| בָּגַד), אַתְּי שָׁדוּד Jeremiah 4:30 (Gf BaNB 179, but dubious; < Du שְׁדוּדָה); = despoil, accusative of person Jeremiah 49:28; = bring person to ruin Micah 2:4 (Infinitive absolute + Niph. which see), Proverbs 11:3; weaker, assail Psalm 17:9; elsewhere Participle active as substantive devastator (despoiler?): of national foes Isaiah 16:4; Isaiah 21:2; Isaiah 33:1; Jeremiah 6:26 + 8 times Jeremiah; שׁוֺדְדֵי לַיְלָה Obadiah 5 (|| גַּנָּבִים) strike out Now GASm; personal foe Job 15:21; representing wicked in general Job 12:6 (|| מַרְגִּיזֵי אֵל).
Niph. Perfect1st person plural שָׁדוֺד נְשַׁדֻּנוּ (Ges§ 67 ui. 342 f.) we are utterly ruined.
Pi. Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular אַלתְּֿשַׁדֵּד רִבְצוֺ Proverbs 24:15 assault not his dwelling-place (|| אַל־תֶּאֱרֹב); Participle as substantive מְשַׁדֶּדאָֿב Proverbs 19:26 he who assaults, maltreats (his) father (|| יַבְרִיחַ אֵם).
Pu. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שֻׁדַּד Isaiah 15:1 +, 3rd person feminine singular שֻׁדְּדָה Jeremiah 4:20 +, שָׁדְּדָה Nahum 3:7 (Ges§ 52 q), etc.; — be devastated, of city Isaiah 15:1 (twice in verse); Isaiah 23:1; Jeremiah 48:1; Jeremiah 49:3; Nahum 3:7, country or nation Jeremiah 4:20, compare Jeremiah 4:13; Jeremiah 9:18 [Jeremiah 9:19]; Jeremiah 48:15, Jeremiah 48:20; Jeremiah 49:10, dwellings (אֹהֶל) Jeremiah 4:20; Jeremiah 10:20, trees Zechariah 11:2 (strike out StaZAW 1 (1881), 25), compare Zechariah 11:3, stength of ships Isaiah 23:14, field (by drought) Joel 1:10, crop Joel 1:10.
Pō`el. violently destroy: Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְשֹׁרֵד מַצֵּבוֺתָם Hosea 10:2 (|| יַעֲרֹף מִוְבְּחֹתָם).
Hoph. Imperfect (or Qal passive Imperfect? compare Ges§ 53 u) be devastated: 3rd person masculine singular כָּלמִֿבְצָרֶיךָ יוּשָּׁ֑ד Hosea 10:14 (of Ephraim, < We plural יושׁדו); 2nd person masculine singular תּוּשַּׁד Isaiah 33:1 (subject שׁוֺדֵד, see Qal).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:27; 5:27


12:6; 15:21


17:9; 17:9; 137:8; 137:8


11:3; 11:3; 19:26; 24:15


15:1; 15:1; 16:4; 21:2; 21:2; 23:1; 23:14; 33:1; 33:1; 33:1; 33:1


4:13; 4:20; 4:20; 4:20; 4:30; 5:6; 5:6; 6:26; 6:26; 9:19; 10:20; 25:36; 47:4; 47:4; 47:4; 48:1; 48:15; 48:20; 49:3; 49:10; 49:28; 49:28; 51:55


32:12; 32:12


10:2; 10:14; 10:14; 10:14


1:10; 1:10




2:4; 2:4


3:7; 3:7


11:2; 11:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7703 matches the Hebrew שָׁדַד (šāḏaḏ),
which occurs 58 times in 47 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:27 - At her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: at her feet he bowed, he fell: where he bowed, there he fell down dead. H7703
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:6 - The tabernacles of robbers H7703 prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:21 - A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer H7703 shall come upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:9 - From the wicked that oppress H7703 me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:8 - O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; H7703 happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy H7703 H7703 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:26 - He that wasteth H7703 his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:15 - Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil H7703 not his resting place:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:1 - The burden of Moab. Because in the night Ar of Moab is laid waste, H7703 and brought to silence; because in the night Kir of Moab is laid waste, H7703 and brought to silence;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:4 - Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: H7703 for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:2 - A grievous vision is declared unto me; the treacherous dealer dealeth treacherously, and the spoiler H7703 spoileth. H7703 Go up, O Elam: besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:1 - The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, H7703 so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:14 - Howl, ye ships of Tarshish: for your strength is laid waste. H7703
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:1 - Woe to thee that spoilest, H7703 and thou wast not spoiled; H7703 and dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! when thou shalt cease to spoil, H7703 thou shalt be spoiled; H7703 and when thou shalt make an end to deal treacherously, they shall deal treacherously with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:13 - Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots shall be as a whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us! for we are spoiled. H7703
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:20 - Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: H7703 suddenly are my tents spoiled, H7703 and my curtains in a moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:30 - And when thou art spoiled, H7703 what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil H7703 them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:26 - O daughter of my people, gird thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes: make thee mourning, as for an only son, most bitter lamentation: for the spoiler H7703 shall suddenly come upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:19 - For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we spoiled! H7703 we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because our dwellings have cast us out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:20 - My tabernacle is spoiled, H7703 and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:12 - The spoilers H7703 are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the LORD shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:8 - Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young men a spoiler H7703 at noonday: I have caused him to fall upon it suddenly, and terrors upon the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:36 - A voice of the cry of the shepherds, and an howling of the principal of the flock, shall be heard: for the LORD hath spoiled H7703 their pasture.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - Because of the day that cometh to spoil H7703 all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil H7703 the Philistines, the remnant of the country of Caphtor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:1 - Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: H7703 Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: Misgab is confounded and dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:8 - And the spoiler H7703 shall come upon every city, and no city shall escape: the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed, as the LORD hath spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:15 - Moab is spoiled, H7703 and gone up out of her cities, and his chosen young men are gone down to the slaughter, saith the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:18 - Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; for the spoiler H7703 of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:20 - Moab is confounded; for it is broken down: howl and cry; tell ye it in Arnon, that Moab is spoiled, H7703
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:32 - O vine of Sibmah, I will weep for thee with the weeping of Jazer: thy plants are gone over the sea, they reach even to the sea of Jazer: the spoiler H7703 is fallen upon thy summer fruits and upon thy vintage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:3 - Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled: H7703 cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges; for their king shall go into captivity, and his priests and his princes together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:10 - But I have made Esau bare, I have uncovered his secret places, and he shall not be able to hide himself: his seed is spoiled, H7703 and his brethren, and his neighbours, and he is not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:28 - Concerning Kedar, and concerning the kingdoms of Hazor, which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon shall smite, thus saith the LORD; Arise ye, go up to Kedar, and spoil H7703 the men of the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:48 - Then the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, shall sing for Babylon: for the spoilers H7703 shall come unto her from the north, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:53 - Though Babylon should mount up to heaven, and though she should fortify the height of her strength, yet from me shall spoilers H7703 come unto her, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:55 - Because the LORD hath spoiled H7703 Babylon, and destroyed out of her the great voice; when her waves do roar like great waters, a noise of their voice is uttered:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:56 - Because the spoiler H7703 is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, every one of their bows is broken: for the LORD God of recompences shall surely requite.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:12 - By the swords of the mighty will I cause thy multitude to fall, the terrible of the nations, all of them: and they shall spoil H7703 the pomp of Egypt, and all the multitude thereof shall be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:2 - Their heart is divided; now shall they be found faulty: he shall break down their altars, he shall spoil H7703 their images.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:14 - Therefore shall a tumult arise among thy people, and all thy fortresses shall be spoiled, H7703 as Shalman spoiled Betharbel in the day of battle: the mother was dashed in pieces upon her children.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:10 - The field is wasted, H7703 the land mourneth; for the corn is wasted: H7703 the new wine is dried up, the oil languisheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:5 - If thieves came to thee, if robbers H7703 by night, (how art thou cut off!) would they not have stolen till they had enough? if the grapegatherers came to thee, would they not leave some grapes?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:4 - In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly H7703 spoiled: H7703 he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:7 - And it shall come to pass, that all they that look upon thee shall flee from thee, and say, Nineveh is laid waste: H7703 who will bemoan her? whence shall I seek comforters for thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:2 - Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: H7703 howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:3 - There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is spoiled: H7703 a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is spoiled. H7703
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