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Lexicon :: Strong's H7706 - šaday

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Part of Speech
masculine noun with reference to deity
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2333

Strong’s Definitions

שַׁדַּי Shadday, shad-dah'-ee; from H7703; the Almighty:—Almighty.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's H7706 in the following manner: Almighty (48x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's H7706 in the following manner: Almighty (48x).
  1. almighty, most powerful

    1. Shaddai, the Almighty (of God)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שַׁדַּי Shadday, shad-dah'-ee; from H7703; the Almighty:—Almighty.
STRONGS H7706: Abbreviations
שַׁדַּי 48 noun masculine, of deity (etymology dubious (1) Aq Symm Theod ἱκανός; Rabb שֶֿׁ + דַּי (self-) sufficient, no moderns. (2) = almighty, √ שׁדד + י = Thes De Di Sta, or √שׁדה = שׁדד, intensive noun Ew§ 155 c, but שׁדד (which see) is deal violently not simply mightily; compare Greek Version of the LXX παντοκράτωρ + 14 or (15) times (but in Pentateuch אלשׁ׳ is ό Θεόχ μου, σου, etc.), Vulgate mostly omnipotens. (3) < conjecture for original שֵׁדַי (see שֵׁד) my sovereign lord, || אֲדֹנָי, בעליSBA 1880, 775; ZMG xlii (1888), 481; HoffmPh. Inscr. 53; used of foreign deities (Deuteronomy 32:17), and so discredited (compare בַּעַל). — > other conjectures, e.g. RSOTJC, 424שׁדה pour forth (God as rain-giver); DlPr 96 followed by Assyrian šadû, high, ilu šâdû a, CheComm. Isaiah 2:148, or šadû, mountain, also in proper name; see further DrGen 404 ff.); —
1. שַׁדַּי Numbers 24:4, 16 (J E, poem), and so as archaism Ruth 1:20, 21; Psalm 68:15; Psalm 91:1; Joel 1:15 = Isaiah 13:6; Ezekiel 1:24 (strike out Co); especially Job 5:17 + 30:t. Job (+ Job 19:29 Ew Di, reading שׁ׳ for שׁדין).
2. אֵל שַׁדַּי Genesis 49:25 (poem; so read for אֵת שׁ׳, see Sam Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Saad, Hebrew Manuscripts), and so, as archaism, divine name of patriarchs in P, Genesis 17:1; Genesis 28:3; Genesis 35:11; Genesis 48:3; Exodus 6:3; Genesis 43:14 (RP); so Ezekiel 10:5 (strike out Co; but Greek Version of the LXX Σαδδαι).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:1; 28:3; 35:11; 43:14; 48:3; 49:25




24:4; 24:16




1:20; 1:21


5:17; 19:29


68:15; 91:1




1:24; 10:5




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7706 matches the Hebrew שַׁדַּי (šaday),
which occurs 48 times in 48 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:1 - Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him,
“I am [fn]God Almighty; H7706
Walk before Me, and be [fn]blameless.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:3 - “May [fn]God Almighty H7706 bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, that you may become a company of peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:11 - God also said to him,
“I am [fn]God Almighty; H7706
Be fruitful and multiply;
A nation and a company of nations shall [fn]come from you,
And kings shall [fn]come forth from [fn]you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:14 - and may [fn]God Almighty H7706 grant you compassion in the sight of the man, so that he will release to you your other brother and Benjamin. And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:3 - Then Jacob said to Joseph,[fn]God Almighty H7706 appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan and blessed me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:25 - From the God of your father who helps you,
And [fn]by the [fn]Almighty H7706 who blesses you
With blessings of heaven above,
Blessings of the deep that lies beneath,
Blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:3 - and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as [fn]God Almighty, H7706 but by My name, [fn]LORD, I did not make Myself known to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:4 - The oracle of him who hears the [fn]words of God,
Who sees the vision of [fn]the Almighty, H7706
Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:16 - The oracle of him who hears the [fn]words of God,
And knows the knowledge of the [fn]Most High,
Who sees the vision of [fn]the Almighty, H7706
Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:20 - She said to them, “Do not call me [fn]Naomi; call me [fn]Mara, for [fn]the Almighty H7706 has dealt very bitterly with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:21 - “I went out full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why do you call me Naomi, since the LORD has witnessed against me and [fn]the Almighty H7706 has afflicted me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - “Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves,
So do not despise the discipline of [fn]the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:4 - “For the arrows of the Almighty H7706 are within me,
[fn]Their poison my spirit drinks;
The terrors of God are arrayed against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:14 - “For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend;
So that he does not forsake the [fn]fear of the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - “Does God pervert justice?
Or does [fn]the Almighty H7706 pervert what is right?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:5 - “If you would seek God
And implore the compassion of [fn]the Almighty, H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:7 - “Can you discover the depths of God?
Can you discover the limits of the Almighty? H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:3 - “But I would speak to [fn]the Almighty, H7706
And I desire to argue with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:25 - Because he has stretched out his hand against God
And conducts himself arrogantly against [fn]the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:15 - [fn]Who is [fn]the Almighty, H7706 that we should serve Him,
And what would we gain if we entreat Him?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:20 - “Let his own eyes see his decay,
And let him drink of the wrath of [fn]the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:3 - “Is there any pleasure to [fn]the Almighty H7706 if you are righteous,
Or profit if you make your ways perfect?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:17 - “They said to God, ‘Depart from us!’
And ‘What can [fn]the Almighty H7706 do to them?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:23 - “If you return to [fn]the Almighty, H7706 you will be [fn]restored;
If you remove unrighteousness far from your tent,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:25 - Then [fn]the Almighty H7706 will be your [fn]gold
And choice silver to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:26 - “For then you will delight in [fn]the Almighty H7706
And lift up your face to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:16 - It is God who has made my heart faint,
And the Almighty H7706 who has dismayed me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:1 - “Why are [fn]times not stored up by the Almighty, H7706
And why do those who know Him not see His days?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:2 - “As God lives, who has taken away my right,
And the Almighty, H7706 who has embittered my soul,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:10 - “Will he take delight in the Almighty? H7706
Will he call on God at all times?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:11 - “I will instruct you in the [fn]power of God;
What is with the Almighty H7706 I will not conceal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - “This is the portion of a wicked man from God,
And the inheritance which tyrants receive from the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:5 - When [fn]the Almighty H7706 was yet with me,
And my children were around me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:2 - “And what is the portion of God from above
Or the heritage of the Almighty H7706 from on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:35 - “Oh that I had one to hear me!
Behold, here is my [fn]signature;
Let the Almighty H7706 answer me!
And the indictment which my adversary has written,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:8 - “But it is a spirit in man,
And the breath of the Almighty H7706 gives them understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:4 - “The Spirit of God has made me,
And the breath of [fn]the Almighty H7706 gives me life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:10 - “Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding.
Far be it from God to do wickedness,
And from the Almighty H7706 to do wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:12 - “Surely, God will not act wickedly,
And the Almighty H7706 will not pervert justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:13 - “Surely God will not listen to [fn]an empty cry,
Nor will the Almighty H7706 regard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:23 - “The Almighty H7706—we cannot find Him;
He is exalted in power
And He will not do violence to justice and abundant righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:2 - “Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? H7706
Let him who reproves God answer it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:14 - When the Almighty H7706 scattered the kings [fn]there,
It was snowing in Zalmon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:1 - He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:6 - Wail, for the day of the LORD is near!
It will come as destruction from [fn]the Almighty. H7706
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:24 - I also heard the sound of their wings like the sound of abundant waters as they went, like the voice of [fn]the Almighty, H7706 a sound of tumult like the sound of an army camp; whenever they stood still, they dropped their wings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:5 - Moreover, the sound of the wings of the cherubim was heard as far as the outer court, like the voice of [fn]God Almighty H7706 when He speaks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:15 - Alas for the day!
For the day of the LORD is near,
And it will come as destruction from the [fn]Almighty. H7706
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