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Lexicon :: Strong's H7716 - śê

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from שָׁאָה (H7582) through the idea of pushing out to graze
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TWOT Reference: 2237

Strong’s Definitions

שֶׂה seh, seh; or שֵׂי sêy; probably from H7582 through the idea of pushing out to graze; a member of a flock, i.e. a sheep or goat:—(lesser, small) cattle, ewe, goat, lamb, sheep. Compare H2089.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x

The KJV translates Strong's H7716 in the following manner: sheep (18x), cattle (10x), lamb (16x), ewe (1x), lamb (with H3532) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 46x
The KJV translates Strong's H7716 in the following manner: sheep (18x), cattle (10x), lamb (16x), ewe (1x), lamb (with H3532) (1x).
  1. one of a flock, lamb, sheep, goat, young sheep, young goat

    1. sheep, goat

    2. flock (collective)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֶׂה seh, seh; or שֵׂי sêy; probably from H7582 through the idea of pushing out to graze; a member of a flock, i.e. a sheep or goat:—(lesser, small) cattle, ewe, goat, lamb, sheep. Compare H2089.
STRONGS H7716: Abbreviations
שֶׂה noun masculineGenesis 30:32 and (less often) feminineJeremiah 50:17 one of a flock, a sheep (or goat) (Assyrian šuju, Arabic bdb096101 plural bdb096102, bdb096103, etc. (also wild ox), compare Egyptian sau, sheep Bondi65, compare IdBa NB§ 2 b ς); — absolute שֶׂה Genesis 30:32 +, construct שֵׂה Isaiah 43:23 +; suffix שֵׂיוֺ Deuteronomy 22:1, שְׂיֵ֫הוּ 1 Samuel 14:34; not in plural; —
1. a sheep, or goat, noun of individual meaning of צאֹן : as property Genesis 32:32 (twice in verse) (J; + עאֹן collective, כְּשָׂבִים, עִזִּים), Exodus 21:37 (twice in verse) (+ שׁוֺר, צאֹן collective), Exodus 22:3 (+ שׁוֺר, חֲמוֺר, Exodus 22:8 (id.), Exodus 22:9 (id; all E); Deuteronomy 22:1 (+ שׁוֺר), 1 Samuel 17:34 (זה Kt van d. H. erroneous, see Baer Dr), roaming pasture Isaiah 7:25, straying Psalm 119:176 (simile), slaughtered Isaiah 53:7 (in simile); + שׁוֺר, חֲמוֺר Judges 6:4; 1 Samuel 22:19; Joshua 6:21 (J), + id. + גָּמָל 1 Samuel 15:3; as sacrifice Genesis 22:7, 8 (J), Exodus 13:13; Leviticus 5:12; Leviticus 12:8; Numbers 15:11 (בַּכְּבָשִׂים אוֺ בָּעִזִּים שׂ׳; all P), Deuteronomy 18:3 (+ שׁוֺר), Isaiah 43:23; Isaiah 66:3 (+ שׁוֺר), מִןהַֿצּאֹן Ezekiel 45:15; compare Exodus 34:19 (+ שׁוֺר), Vulgate20 (J), Leviticus 26 (P; + שׁוֺר); fit for sacrifice Leviticus 22:28 (H); unfit Vulgate23 (H), Deuteronomy 17:1 (both + שׁוֺר); as food 1 Samuel 14:34 (+ שׁוֺר), כְּשָׂבִים וְשׂ׳ עִזִּים שׂ׳ Deuteronomy 14:4 (+ id.); for Passover Exodus 12:3 (twice in verse); Exodus 12:4 (twice in verse); Exodus 12:5 (P); figurative of Israel Ezekiel 34:17 (twice in verse) (|| אֵילִים, עַתּוּדִים), Ezekiel 34:20; Ezekiel 34:20; Ezekiel 34:22; Ezekiel 34:22.
2. collective flock: שֶׂה פְזוּרָה Jeremiah 50:17 (= צאֹן אֹבְדוֺת Jeremiah 50:6).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:7; 22:8; 30:32; 30:32; 32:32


12:3; 12:4; 12:5; 13:13; 22:3; 22:8; 22:9; 34:19


5:12; 12:8; 22:28; 26




14:4; 17:1; 18:3; 22:1; 22:1





1 Samuel

14:34; 14:34; 15:3; 17:34; 22:19




7:25; 43:23; 43:23; 53:7; 66:3


50:6; 50:17; 50:17


34:17; 34:20; 34:20; 34:22; 34:22; 45:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7716 matches the Hebrew שֶׂה (śê),
which occurs 47 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:7 - Isaac spoke to his father Abraham and said, “My father!” And he said, “Here I am, my son.” And he said, “Look, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb H7716 for the burnt offering?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:8 - Abraham said, “God will [fn]provide for Himself the lamb H7716 for the burnt offering, my son.” So the two of them walked on together.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:32 - let me pass through your entire flock today, removing from there every speckled or spotted sheep H7716 and every black sheep H7716 among the lambs, and the spotted or speckled among the goats; and those shall be my wages.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:3 - “Speak to all the congregation of Israel, saying, ‘On the tenth of this month they are, each one, to take a [fn]lamb H7716 for themselves, according to the fathers’ households, a [fn]lamb H7716 for [fn]each household.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:4 - ‘Now if the household is too small for a [fn]lamb H7716, then he and his neighbor nearest to his house are to take one according to the [fn]number of persons in them; in proportion to [fn]what each one should eat, you are to [fn]divide the lamb H7716.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:5 - ‘Your [fn]lamb H7716 shall be an unblemished male a year old; you may take it from the sheep or from the goats.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:13 - “But every firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb H7716, but if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck; and every [fn]firstborn among your sons you shall redeem.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:1 - [fn]If someone steals an ox or a sheep H7716 and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep H7716
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:4 - “If what he stole is actually found alive in his [fn]possession, whether an ox or a donkey or a sheep H7716, he shall pay double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - “For every [fn]breach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep H7716, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, ‘This is it,’ the [fn]case of both parties shall come before [fn]the judges; he whom [fn]the judges condemn shall pay double to his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:10 - “If someone gives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep H7716, or any animal to keep for him, and it dies or is injured or is driven away while no one is looking,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:19 - “The [fn]firstborn from every womb belongs to Me, and all your male livestock, the [fn]firstborn from [fn]cattle and sheep H7716.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:20 - “You shall redeem with a lamb H7716 the firstborn from a donkey; and if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck. You shall redeem all the firstborn of your sons. [fn]None are to appear before Me empty-handed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:7 - ‘But if [fn]he cannot afford a lamb H7716, then he shall bring to the LORD his guilt offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves or two young doves, one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:8 - ‘But if [fn]she cannot afford a lamb H7716, then she shall take two turtledoves or two young doves, the one as a burnt offering and the other as a [fn]sin offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her, and she will be clean.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:23 - ‘Now as for an ox or a lamb H7716 which has an [fn]overgrown or stunted member, you may present it as a [fn]voluntary offering, but for a vow it will not be accepted.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:28 - “But, whether it is an ox or a sheep H7716, you shall not slaughter both it and its young in one day.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:26 - ‘However, a firstborn among animals, which as a firstborn belongs to the LORD, no one may consecrate; whether ox or sheep H7716, it is the LORD’S.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:11 - ‘This is how it shall be done for each ox, or for each ram, or for each of the male lambs H7716, or of the goats.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:4 - “These are the animals that you may eat: the ox, the sheep H7716, the goat H7716,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:1 - “You shall not sacrifice to the LORD your God an ox or a sheep H7716 which has a blemish or any [fn]defect, for that is a detestable thing to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:3 - “Now this shall be the priests’ portion from the people, from those who offer a sacrifice, either an ox or a sheep H7716: they shall give the priest the shoulder, the two cheeks, and the stomach.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:1 - “You shall not see your countryman’s ox or his sheep H7716 straying away, and avoid them; you shall certainly bring them back to your countryman.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:21 - They [fn]utterly destroyed everything in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox, sheep H7716, and donkey, with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:4 - So they would camp against them and destroy the produce of the earth [fn]as far as Gaza, and leave no sustenance in Israel, nor a sheep H7716, ox, or donkey.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:34 - Then Saul said, “Disperse yourselves among the people and say to them, ‘Each one of you bring me his ox or his sheep H7716, and slaughter it here and eat; and do not sin against the LORD by eating it with the blood.’” So all the people brought them that night, each one his ox [fn]with him, and they slaughtered them there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:3 - ‘Now go and strike Amalek and completely destroy everything that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep H7716, camel and donkey.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:34 - But David said to Saul, “Your servant was tending his father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear came and took a sheep H7716 from the flock,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:19 - He also struck Nob the city of the priests with the edge of the sword, both men and women, children and infants; he also struck oxen, donkeys, and sheep H7716 with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:176 - I have wandered about like a lost sheep H7716; search for Your servant,
For I do not forget Your commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - As for all the hills which used to be cultivated with the plow, you will not go there for fear of briars and thorns; but they will become a place for [fn]pasturing oxen and for sheep H7716 to trample.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:23 - “You have not brought to Me the sheep H7716 of your burnt offerings,
Nor have you honored Me with your sacrifices.
I have not burdened you with [fn]offerings,
Nor wearied you with incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:7 - He was oppressed and afflicted,
Yet He did not open His mouth;
Like a lamb H7716 that is led to slaughter,
And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers,
So He did not open His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:3 - But the one who slaughters an ox is like one who kills a person;
The one who sacrifices a lamb H7716 is like one who breaks a dog’s neck;
One who offers a grain offering is like one who offers pig’s blood;
One who [fn]burns incense is like one who blesses an idol.
As they have chosen their own ways,
And their souls delight in their abominations,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:17 - “Israel is a scattered [fn]flock H7716, the lions have driven them away. The first one who devoured him was the king of Assyria, and this last one who has gnawed his bones is Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:17 - “As for you, My flock, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Behold, I am going to judge between one [fn]sheep H7716 and another H7716, between the rams and the male goats.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:20 - Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says to them: “Behold, I, I Myself will also judge between the fat sheep H7716 and the lean sheep H7716.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:22 - therefore, I will save My flock, and they will no longer be plunder; and I will judge between one sheep H7716 and another H7716.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:15 - and one sheep H7716 from each flock of two hundred from the watering places of Israel—for a grain offering, for a burnt offering, and for peace offerings, to make atonement for them,” declares the Lord GOD.
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