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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 - before any plant of the field was in the earth and before any herb of the field had grown. For the LORD God had not caused it to rain on the earth, and there was no man to till the ground;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them. And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - So Adam gave names to all cattle, to the birds of the air, and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper comparable to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Has God indeed said, ‘You shall not eat of every tree of the garden’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:14 - So the LORD God said to the serpent:

“Because you have done this,
You are cursed more than all cattle,
And more than every beast of the field;
On your belly you shall go,
And you shall eat dust
All the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:18 - Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you,
And you shall eat the herb of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:8 - Now Cain talked with Abel his brother;[fn] and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:7 - Then they turned back and came to En Mishpat (that is, Kadesh), and attacked all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites who dwelt in Hazezon Tamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:9 - “that he may give me the cave of Machpelah which he has, which is at the end of his field. Let him give it to me at the full price, as property for a burial place among you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:11 - “No, my lord, hear me: I give you the field and the cave that is in it; I give it to you in the presence of the sons of my people. I give it to you. Bury your dead!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - and he spoke to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying, “If you will give it, please hear me. I will give you money for the field; take it from me and I will bury my dead there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:17 - So the field of Ephron which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field and the cave which was in it, and all the trees that were in the field, which were within all the surrounding borders, were deeded
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:19 - And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah, before Mamre (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:20 - So the field and the cave that is in it were deeded to Abraham by the sons of Heth as property for a burial place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:63 - And Isaac went out to meditate in the field in the evening; and he lifted his eyes and looked, and there, the camels were coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:65 - for she had said to the servant, “Who is this man walking in the field to meet us?” The servant said, “It is my master.” So she took a veil and covered herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:9 - And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:10 - the field which Abraham purchased from the sons of Heth. There Abraham was buried, and Sarah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - So the boys grew. And Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field; but Jacob was a mild man, dwelling in tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:29 - Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:3 - “Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:5 - Now Rebekah was listening when Isaac spoke to Esau his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt game and to bring it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:27 - And he came near and kissed him; and he smelled the smell of his clothing, and blessed him and said:

“Surely, the smell of my son
Is like the smell of a field
Which the LORD has blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - And he looked, and saw a well in the field; and behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks. A large stone was on the well’s mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:14 - Now Reuben went in the days of wheat harvest and found mandrakes in the field, and brought them to his mother Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, “Please give me some of your son’s mandrakes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:16 - When Jacob came out of the field in the evening, Leah went out to meet him and said, “You must come in to me, for I have surely hired you with my son’s mandrakes.” And he lay with her that night.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:4 - So Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field, to his flock,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:3 - Then Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:19 - And he bought the parcel of land, where he had pitched his tent, from the children of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for one hundred pieces of money.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - And Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter. Now his sons were with his livestock in the field; so Jacob held his peace until they came.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:7 - And the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved and very angry, because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob’s daughter, a thing which ought not to be done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:28 - They took their sheep, their oxen, and their donkeys, what was in the city and what was in the field,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:35 - And when Husham died, Hadad the son of Bedad, who attacked Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his place. And the name of his city was Avith.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - “There we were, binding sheaves in the field. Then behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and indeed your sheaves stood all around and bowed down to my sheaf.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:15 - Now a certain man found him, and there he was, wandering in the field. And the man asked him, saying, “What are you seeking?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:5 - So it was, from the time that he had made him overseer of his house and all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian’s house for Joseph’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 - So he gathered up all the food of the seven years which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities; he laid up in every city the food of the fields which surrounded them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:20 - Then Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh; for every man of the Egyptians sold his field, because the famine was severe upon them. So the land became Pharaoh’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:24 - “And it shall come to pass in the harvest that you shall give one-fifth to Pharaoh. Four-fifths shall be your own, as seed for the field and for your food, for those of your households and as food for your little ones.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:29 - Then 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 Ephron the Hittite,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:30 - “in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite as a possession for a burial place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:32 - “The field and the cave that is there were purchased from the sons of Heth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:13 - For his sons carried him to the land of Canaan, and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, before Mamre, which Abraham bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite as property for a burial place.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:14 - And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage—in mortar, in brick, and in all manner of service in the field. All their service in which they made them serve was with rigor.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:13 - So the LORD did according to the word of Moses. And the frogs died out of the houses, out of the courtyards, and out of the fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:3 - “behold, the hand of the LORD will be on your cattle in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the oxen, and on the sheep—a very severe pestilence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:19 - “Therefore send now and gather your livestock and all that you have in the field, for the hail shall come down on every man and every animal which is found in the field and is not brought home; and they shall die.” ’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:21 - But he who did not regard the word of the LORD left his servants and his livestock in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:22 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt—on man, on beast, and on every herb of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:25 - And the hail struck throughout the whole land of Egypt, all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail struck every herb of the field and broke every tree of the field.

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