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Lexicon :: Strong's H7704 - śāḏê

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to spread out
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TWOT Reference: 2236a,2236b

Strong’s Definitions

שָׂדֶה sâdeh, saw-deh'; or שָׂדַי sâday; from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat):—country, field, ground, land, soil, × wild.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 333x

The KJV translates Strong's H7704 in the following manner: field (292x), country (17x), land (11x), wild (8x), ground (4x), soil (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 333x
The KJV translates Strong's H7704 in the following manner: field (292x), country (17x), land (11x), wild (8x), ground (4x), soil (1x).
  1. field, land

    1. cultivated field

    2. of home of wild beasts

    3. plain (opposed to mountain)

    4. land (opposed to sea)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׂדֶה sâdeh, saw-deh'; or שָׂדַי sâday; from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat):—country, field, ground, land, soil, × wild.
STRONGS H7704: Abbreviations
שָׂדַי noun masculinePsalm 96:12 field, land (rare original form of שָׂדֶה (which see below), only in poetry); — absolute שׂ׳ Jeremiah 4:17, שָׂדָ֑י Hosea 10:4 +; —
1. cultivated field Hosea 12:12, also Hosea 10:4 (si vera lectio, but see Now), yielding food Deuteronomy 32:13; Lamentations 4:9; שֹׁמְרֵי שׂ׳ Jeremiah 4:17 keepers, watchmen of a field.
2. home of wild beasts: בְּהֵמוֺת שׂ׳ Psalm 8:8; Joel 2:22, חַיְתוֺ שׂ׳ Isaiah 56:9; Psalm 104:11, זִזִ שׂ׳ Psalm 50:11; Psalm 80:14.
3. plain, opposite mountain, Jeremiah 18:14; (but dubious, Co Du שִׂרְיֹן).
4. land, opposed to sea, Psalm 96:12 (compare שָׂדֶה 3; || תֵּבֵל Psalm 98:7).

שָׂדֶה 318 noun masculineLeviticus 27:24 id. (ordinary contracted form Ges§ 84 a f); — absolute שׂ׳ Genesis 2:5 (twice in verse) +; construct שְׂדֵה Genesis 14:7 +; suffix שָׂדִי Jeremiah 32:7, 8, שָֽׂדְךָ Deuteronomy 11:15 +, שָׂדֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 24:19; Leviticus 25:3, etc.; plural שָׂדוֺת 1 Samuel 22:7 +, construct שְׂדוֺת Nehemiah 12:29; also שְׂדֵי 2 Samuel 1:21; Isaiah 32:12; Ruth 1:1 + 8 times (some might be singular = שְׂדֵה compare BaZMG xlii (1888), 351 SS Buhl; note, e.g. שְׂדֵי Ruth 1:6a, = שְׂדֵה Ruth 1:6b Ruth 4:3; but see Köii. 1, 77); suffix שְׂדֹתֶיהָ Nehemiah 11:30, etc.; also שָׂדֶיךָ 1 Kings 2:26, שָׂדֵינוּ Micah 2:4; —
1. open field, country:
a. pasture-land Genesis 29:2; Genesis 30:16; Exodus 9:3 (all J), Deuteronomy 11:15; 1 Samuel 11:5 + 10 times J, JE.
b. unfrequented Genesis 24:63, 65, exposed to violence Genesis 4:8 (J), 2 Samuel 14:6; Deuteronomy 21:1; Deuteronomy 22:25, 27, to wild beasts Exodus 22:30 (E), Ezekiel 33:27.
c. specifically home of beasts: 2 Samuel 17:8; Jeremiah 14:5; especially phrase חַיַּת הַשּׂ׳ Genesis 2:19, 20; Genesis 3:1, 14 (all J) of beasts in general, and, of wild beasts, Exodus 23:11, 29 (E), Hosea 2:14; Hosea 2:20; Hosea 4:3; Hosea 13:8; Deuteronomy 7:22; Leviticus 26:22 (H), Job 5:23 (|| חַיַּת הָאָרֶץ), + 16 times; בֶּהֱמַת הַשּׂ׳ 1 Samuel 17:44 compare Joel 1:20; אַיְלוֺת הַשּׂ׳ Songs 2:7; Songs 3:5, compare הַצְּבָיִם אֲשֶׁר בַּשּׂ׳ 2 Samuel 2:18; hunting-ground Genesis 25:29; Genesis 27:3, 5 (all J E), compare אִישׁ שׂ׳ Genesis 25:27 (J E; || אִישׁ יֹדֵעַ צַיִד).
d. yielding plants and trees: Genesis 25:27 (JE), Genesis 30:14 (J), Exodus 10:5 (JE), 2 Kings 4:39; Ezekiel 21:2; Ezekiel 39:10; especially phrase עֵשֶׂב הַשּׂ׳ Genesis 2:5; Genesis 3:18 (both J), + 6 times + בַּשּׂ׳ ע׳ Zechariah 10:1; שִׂיח הַשּׂ׳ Genesis 2:5, גֶּפֶן שׂ׳ 2 Kings 4:39, שׂ׳ פַּקֻּעֹת 2 Kings 4:39, צִיץ הַשּׂ׳ Isaiah 40:15; Psalm 103:15, צֶמַח הַשּׂ׳ Ezekiel 16:7; עֵץ הַשּׂ׳ (4 times עֲצֵי) Exodus 9:25 (JE), Deuteronomy 20:19; Leviticus 26:4 (H) Isaiah 55:12 + 8 times; 2 Samuel 1:21 see תְּרוּמָה, √ רום.
e. stony, אַבְנֵי הַשּׂ׳ Job 5:23.
f. open country, outside of walled city Judges 9:32, 42, 43, 44; Judges 19:16; 1 Samuel 19:3; 1 Samuel 20:5, 11 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 20:24, 35; 2 Kings 7:12; Micah 4:10; as battle-ground Joshua 8:24 (J), 2 Samuel 10:8 = 1 Chronicles 19:9; 2 Samuel 11:23; 2 Samuel 18:6, outside of military camp 1 Samuel 4:2; 1 Samuel 14:15; opposed to city (in formula) 1 Kings 14:11; 1 Kings 16:4; 1 Kings 21:24; Jeremiah 14:18; Ezekiel 7:15; שְׂדֵה אֶרֶץ Leviticus 25:31; as site of small town, country1 Samuel 27:5 (opposed to royal city), compare 1 Chronicles 27:25; of high places, גְּבָעוֺת בַּשּׂ׳ Jeremiah 13:27; quite general, 1 Samuel 30:11; Jeremiah 40:7, 13; including road Judges 20:31; 1 Kings 11:29; Jeremiah 6:25; distinguished from road Numbers 22:23 (JE), 2 Samuel 20:12; outside houses and courtyards Exodus 8:9 (P), 1 Samuel 25:15; בַּשּׂ׳ nearly = outdoors Exodus 1:14 (P), Judges 13:9; of surface of country or ground, בַּשּׂ׳ Exodus 16:25 (J E; = הַמִּדְבָּר עַל־פְּנֵי Exodus 16:14), compare 1 Samuel 14:25; so הַשּׂ׳ עַל־פְּנֵי (אֶל) 2 Kings 9:37; Jeremiah 9:22; Ezekiel 29:5 (|| הַמִּדְבָּ֫רָה), Ezekiel 32:4; Ezekiel 39:5; same phrase opposed to house, comfort, etc., 2 Samuel 11:11; Ezekiel 16:5, opposed to city Leviticus 14:7, 53, opposed to tent Numbers 19:16 (all P), opposed to tent of meeting Leviticus 17:5 (H).
g. = expanse of country, opposed to mountain, in phrase מְרוֺמֵי שׂ׳ Judges 5:18; הֲרָרִי בַּשּׂ׳ Jeremiah 17:3 (of Jerusalem) is dubious; compare לְעִי הַשּׂ׳ Micah 1:6 (Jeremiah 18:14 see שָׂדַי).
2. definite portion of ground, field, land:
a. cultivated ground Genesis 37:7 (E), Genesis 47:24 (J; זֶרַע הַשָּׂדֶה), Exodus 22:4 (3 times in verse); Exodus 22:5 (E), Leviticus 27:16, 17 (P), Micah 3:12 (in simile) Ruth 2:2 + 47 times, + שְׂדֵי תְרוּמוֺת 2 Samuel 1:21, זָֿ֑רַע שׂ׳ Ezekiel 17:5, שָׂדֶה טוֺב Ezekiel 17:8 good soil.
b. as private property, Micah 5:2; Micah 5:4; Isaiah 5:8 (twice in verse); Genesis 47:20 (J), Genesis 23:9, 11, 13 (P) + 50 times, + 2 Chronicles 26:23 (as burial-place); also חֶלְקַת (הַ)שּׂ׳, see חֶלְקָה; and צֹפִים שׂ׳, see צפה.
c. city-land, adjacent to city (town) and subject to its control: Genesis 41:48 (E), Leviticus 25:34 (P), Joshua 21:12 (P) = 1 Chronicles 6:41; Nehemiah 11:25, 30; Nehemiah 12:29, 44; specifically of Zoan Psalm 78:12; Psalm 78:43.
d. territory of nation, tribe: Genesis 32:4; Numbers 21:20 (both J E), Judges 5:4; Ruth 1:1, 2; Genesis 14:7 + 13 times + שְׂדֵה נִחֲלַת יִשׂ׳ Judges 20:6.
e. territory of king, 2 Samuel 9:7; 2 Samuel 13:30.
3. land, opposed to sea, 1 Chronicles 16:32 (opposed to הַיָּם; = שָׂדַי Psalm 96:12), perhaps also mainland Ezekiel 26:6, 8 (Co Krae Toy and others; not Sm).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:5; 2:5; 2:5; 2:19; 2:20; 3:1; 3:14; 3:18; 4:8; 14:7; 14:7; 23:9; 23:11; 23:13; 24:63; 24:65; 25:27; 25:27; 25:29; 27:3; 27:5; 29:2; 30:14; 30:16; 32:4; 37:7; 41:48; 47:20; 47:24


1:14; 8:9; 9:3; 9:25; 10:5; 16:14; 16:25; 22:4; 22:5; 22:30; 23:11; 23:29


14:7; 14:53; 17:5; 25:3; 25:31; 25:34; 26:4; 26:22; 27:16; 27:17; 27:24


19:16; 21:20; 22:23


7:22; 11:15; 11:15; 20:19; 21:1; 22:25; 22:27; 24:19; 32:13


8:24; 21:12


5:4; 5:18; 9:32; 9:42; 9:43; 9:44; 13:9; 19:16; 20:6; 20:31


1:1; 1:1; 1:2; 1:6; 1:6; 2:2; 4:3

1 Samuel

4:2; 11:5; 14:15; 14:25; 17:44; 19:3; 20:5; 20:11; 20:24; 20:35; 22:7; 25:15; 27:5; 30:11

2 Samuel

1:21; 1:21; 1:21; 2:18; 9:7; 10:8; 11:11; 11:23; 13:30; 14:6; 17:8; 18:6; 20:12

1 Kings

2:26; 11:29; 14:11; 16:4; 21:24

2 Kings

4:39; 4:39; 4:39; 7:12; 9:37

1 Chronicles

6:41; 16:32; 19:9; 27:25

2 Chronicles



11:25; 11:30; 11:30; 12:29; 12:29; 12:44


5:23; 5:23


8:8; 50:11; 78:12; 78:43; 80:14; 96:12; 96:12; 96:12; 98:7; 103:15; 104:11

Song of Songs

2:7; 3:5


5:8; 32:12; 40:15; 55:12; 56:9


4:17; 4:17; 6:25; 9:22; 13:27; 14:5; 14:18; 17:3; 18:14; 18:14; 32:7; 32:8; 40:7; 40:13




7:15; 16:5; 16:7; 17:5; 17:8; 21:2; 26:6; 26:8; 29:5; 32:4; 33:27; 39:5; 39:10


2:14; 2:20; 4:3; 10:4; 10:4; 12:12; 13:8


1:20; 2:22


1:6; 2:4; 3:12; 4:10; 5:2; 5:4



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7704 matches the Hebrew שָׂדֶה (śāḏê),
which occurs 334 times in 309 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 7 (Gen 2:5–Exo 9:25)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:5 - No plant of the field was yet in the eretz, and no herb of the field had yet sprung up; for the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the eretz. There was not a man to till the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Out of the ground the LORD God formed every animal of the field, and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - The man gave names to all cattle, and to the birds of the sky, and to every animal of the field; but for man there was not found a helper suitable for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more subtle than any animal of the field which the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, "Yes, has God said, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden?'"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:14 - The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, cursed are you above all cattle, and above every animal of the field. On your belly shall you go, and you shall eat dust all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:18 - Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:8 - Kayin said to Hevel, his brother, "Let's go into the field." It happened, when they were in the field, that Kayin rose up against Hevel, his brother, and killed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:7 - They returned, and came to En-mishpat (the same is Kadesh), and struck all the country of the `Amaleki, and also the Amori, that lived in Hatzatzon-Tamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:9 - that he may give me the cave of Makhpelah, which he has, which is in the end of his field. For the full price let him give it to me in the midst of you for a possession of a burying-place."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:11 - "No, my lord, hear me. I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. In the presence of the children of my people I give it to you. Bury your dead."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - He spoke to `Efron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, "But if you will, please hear me. I will give the price of the field. Take it from me, and I will bury my dead there."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:17 - So the field of `Efron, which was in Makhpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the border of it round about, were made sure
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:19 - After this, Avraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Makhpelah before Mamre (the same is Hevron), in the land of Kana`an.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:20 - The field, and the cave that is therein, were made sure to Avraham for a possession of a burying place by the children of Het.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:63 - Yitzchak went out to meditate in the field at the evening. He lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, there were camels coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:65 - She said to the servant, "Who is the man who is walking in the field to meet us?" The servant said, "It is my master." She took her veil, and covered herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:9 - Yitzchak and Yishma'el, his sons, buried him in the cave of Makhpelah, in the field of `Efron, the son of Tzochar the Hittite, which is before Mamre,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:10 - the field which Avraham purchased of the children of Het. There was Avraham buried, with Sarah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - The boys grew. Esav was a skillful hunter, a man of the field. Ya`akov was a quiet man, living in tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:29 - Ya`akov boiled stew. Esav came in from the field, and he was famished.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:3 - Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field, and take me venison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:5 - Rivka heard when Yitzchak spoke to Esav his son. Esav went to the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:27 - He came near, and kissed him. He smelled the smell of his clothing, and blessed him, and said, "Behold, the smell of my son Is as the smell of a field which the LORD has blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - He looked, and behold, a well in the field, and, behold, three flocks of sheep lying there by it. For out of that well they watered the flocks. The stone on the well's mouth was great.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:14 - Re'uven went in the days of wheat harvest, and found dudaim in the field, and brought them to his mother, Le'ah. Then Rachel said to Le'ah, "Please give me some of your son's dudaim."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:16 - Ya`akov came from the field in the evening, and Le'ah went out to meet him, and said, "You must come in to me; for I have surely hired you with my son's dudaim." He lay with her that night.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:4 - Ya`akov sent and called Rachel and Le'ah to the field to his flock,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:3 - Ya`akov sent messengers in front of him to Esav, his brother, to the land of Se`ir, the field of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:19 - He bought the parcel of ground, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shekhem's father, for one hundred pieces of money.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - Now Ya`akov heard that he had defiled Dinah, his daughter; and his sons were with his cattle in the field. Ya`akov held his shalom until they came.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:7 - The sons of Ya`akov came in from the field when they heard it. The men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Yisra'el in lying with Ya`akov's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:28 - They took their flocks, their herds, their donkeys, that which was in the city, that which was in the field;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:35 - Husham died, and Hadad, the son of Bedad, who struck Midyan in the field of Mo'av, reigned in his place. The name of his city was `Avit.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - for, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and behold, your sheaves came around, and bowed down to my sheaf."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:15 - A certain man found him, and behold, he was wandering in the field: and the man asked him, saying, "What are you looking for?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:5 - It happened from the time that he made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Mitzrian's house for Yosef's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was on all that he had, in the house and in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:48 - He gathered up all the food of the seven years which were in the land of Mitzrayim, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was round about every city, he laid up in the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:20 - So Yosef bought all the land of Mitzrayim for Par`oh, for the Mitzrim sold every man his field, because the famine was severe on them, and the land became Par`oh's.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:24 - It will happen at the harvests, that you shall give a fifth to Par`oh, and four parts will be your own, for seed of the field, for your food, for them of your households, and for food for your little ones."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:29 - He charged them, and said to them, "I am to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of `Efron the Hittite,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:30 - in the cave that is in the field of Makhpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Kana`an, which Avraham bought with the field from `Efron the Hittite as a burial place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:32 - the field and the cave that is therein, which was purchased from the children of Het."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:13 - for his sons carried him into the land of Kana`an, and buried him in the cave of the field of Makhpelah, which Avraham bought with the field, for a possession of a burying-place, from `Efron the Hittite, before Mamre.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:14 - and they made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field, all their service, in which they ruthlessly made them serve.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:13 - The LORD did according to the word of Moshe, and the frogs died out of the houses, out of the courts, and out of the fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:3 - behold, the hand of the LORD is on your cattle which are in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the herds, and on the flocks with a very grievous pestilence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - Now therefore command that all of your cattle and all that you have in the field be brought into shelter. Every man and animal that is found in the field, and isn't brought home, the hail shall come down on them, and they shall die."'"
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:21 - Whoever didn't regard the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:22 - The LORD said to Moshe, "Stretch forth your hand toward the sky, that there may be hail in all the land of Mitzrayim, on man, and on animal, and on every herb of the field, throughout the land of Mitzrayim."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:25 - The hail struck throughout all the land of Mitzrayim all that was in the field, both man and animal; and the hail struck every herb of the field, and broke every tree of the field.

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