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Lexicon :: Strong's H7737 - šāvâ

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שָׁוָה
Transliteration
šāvâ
Pronunciation
shaw-vaw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2342,2343

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁוָה shâvâh, shaw-vaw'; a primitive root; properly, to level, i.e. equalize; figuratively, to resemble; by implication, to adjust (i.e. counterbalance, be suitable, compose, place, yield, etc.):—avail, behave, bring forth, compare, countervail, (be, make) equal, lay, be (make, a-) like, make plain, profit, reckon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7737 in the following manner: laid (3x), equal (3x), like (2x), compared (2x), profit (2x), set (1x), miscellaneous (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7737 in the following manner: laid (3x), equal (3x), like (2x), compared (2x), profit (2x), set (1x), miscellaneous (8x).
  1. to agree with, be or become like, level, resemble

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be like

      2. equivalent (participle)

      3. to set, place

      4. setting (participle)

    2. (Piel) to level, smooth, still

    3. (Hiphil) to make like

    4. (Nithpael) to be alike

  2. (Piel) to set, place

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁוָה shâvâh, shaw-vaw'; a primitive root; properly, to level, i.e. equalize; figuratively, to resemble; by implication, to adjust (i.e. counterbalance, be suitable, compose, place, yield, etc.):—avail, behave, bring forth, compare, countervail, (be, make) equal, lay, be (make, a-) like, make plain, profit, reckon.
STRONGS H7737:
† I. שָׁוָה verb (be even, smooth, see Pi., hence) agree with, be like, resemble (Arabic bdb100001 II. make even, flat, uniform (with something else); Aramaic שְׁוָא (derived species) be like, bdb100002 be equal, fit, like, Pa. lay out smoothly, Aph. make plain, fit, worthy); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular לִי לֹא שׁ׳ Job 33:27 (si vera lectio) it was not equalled to me, i.e. (see infra; according to most) not requited (so De Di Da, and Isaiah 16:6 Targum); Bu אֵל לֹא שִׁוָּה God did not requite (or שִׁלֵּם for שׁוה); Du לֹא שִׁוָּה כַעֲוֺנִי (compare Greek Version of the LXX); Imperfect 1st person singular of י׳, אֶלמִֿי ֗֗֗ אֶשְׁוֶה Isaiah 40:25 to whom shall I be like? (|| תְּדַמְּיוּנִי), implying that he is incomparable; 3rd person masculine plural לֹא יִשְׁווּבָֿהּ Proverbs 3:15 are not comparable with her (wisdom), so Proverbs 8:11; 2nd person masculine singular פֶּן־תִּשְׁוֶה־לוֹ Proverbs 26:4 lest thou be like him (a fool); Participle שֹׁוֶה בְּ Esther 7:4 is not an equivalent for; with לִ, suitable for Esther 3:8, so Esther 1:22 Hi Or RyKau (reading כֹּל שֹׁוֶה עִמּוֺ for כִּלְשׁוֺן עַמּוֺ, but see Siegf.); adequate for Esther 5:13.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שִׁוָּה Isaiah 28:25 he hath levelled its (the ground's) surface; 1st person singular שִׁוִּיתִי וְדוֺמַמְתִּי נַפְשִׁי Psalm 131:2 I have smoothed (composed) and stilled my soul; so, that is נַפְשִׁי Isaiah 38:13 Vulgate Ges De and others; Houb Lo Che Du and others read שִׁוַּעְתִּי I cried; accusative מִשְׁפָּטִים Psalm 119:30 accounted suitable, meet (|| דֶּרֶךְ אֱמוּנָח בָּחָ֑רְתִּי), Hi, compare Gr Psalm 119:128 (see Qal Esther 3:8); We inserts לְנֶגְדִּי (II. שׁ׳, compare Psalm 16:8); Zenner Du אִזִּיתִי.
Hiph. make like: Imperfect 1st person singular מָח אַשְׁוֶחלָֿךְ Lamentations 2:13 (|| אֲדַמֶּה); 2nd person masculine plural לְמִי תְדַמְּיוּנִי וְתַשְׁווּ Isaiah 46:5 (compare Qal Isaiah 40:25).
Nithp. (apparently) Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נִשְׁתָּ֑וָה (for נִשְׁתְּוָה) Proverbs 27:15 are alike, but read probably Niph. 3rd person femininesingular נִשְׁוָ֑תָה Ges§ 75 x Toy and others — תשׁוה Job 30:22 Kt see II. שׁוא.

II. [שָׁוָה] verb
Pi. set, place (Biblical Aramaic Hithpa. Targum שְׁוָא Pa. set, make (often Targum = שׁום, שׁית); Thes and others below I. שׁ׳, originally set, place, then set together, compare, < weakened from original make even, right, compare Vulgar Arabic bdb100101 II. make (Wahrm, compare also BaES 66)); — Perfect 1st person singular שִׁוִּיתִי Psalm 16:8 I have set י׳ before me (לְנֶגְּדִּי); עֵזֶר עַל שׁ׳ Psalm 89:20 I have placed strength upon a hero, compare Psalm 21:6; Participle מְשַׁוֶּח רַנְלַי כְּ 2 Samuel 22:34 setting my feet like hinds = Psalm 18:34 (compare Targum שַׁוִּי כְּ Genesis 48:20; Jeremiah 29:22, for שׂים כְּ); — Isaiah 38:13 see I. שׁוה; — Imperfect = make, produce, 3rd person masculine singular לוֹ יְשַׁוֶּה פְּרִי Hosea 10:1 (Israel as vine), si vera lectio, see We Now (|| פְּרִי עשׂה Hosea 9:16, compare Hosea 8:7).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H7739.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

48:20

2 Samuel

22:34

Esther

1:22; 3:8; 3:8; 5:13; 7:4

Job

30:22; 33:27

Psalms

16:8; 16:8; 18:34; 21:6; 89:20; 119:30; 119:128; 131:2

Proverbs

3:15; 8:11; 26:4; 27:15

Isaiah

16:6; 28:25; 38:13; 38:13; 40:25; 40:25; 46:5

Jeremiah

29:22

Lamentations

2:13

Hosea

8:7; 9:16; 10:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7737 matches the Hebrew שָׁוָה (šāvâ),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:34 - He maketh H7737  my feet like H7737 hinds' feet: and setteth me upon my high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:8 - And Haman said unto king Ahasuerus, There is a certain people scattered abroad and dispersed among the people in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from all people; neither keep they the king's laws: therefore it is not for the king's profit H7737 to suffer them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:13 - Yet all this availeth H7737 me nothing, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king's gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:4 - For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail H7737 the king's damage.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:27 - He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited H7737 me not;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:8 - I have set H7737 the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:33 - He maketh H7737 my feet like hinds' feet, and setteth me upon my high places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:5 - His glory is great in thy salvation: honour and majesty hast thou laid H7737 upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:19 - Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, and saidst, I have laid H7737 help upon one that is mighty; I have exalted one chosen out of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:30 - I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid H7737 before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 131:2 - Surely I have behaved H7737 and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:15 - She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared H7737 unto her.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:11 - For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared H7737 to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:4 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like H7737 unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:15 - A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike. H7737
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:25 - When he hath made plain H7737 the face thereof, doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat and the appointed barley and the rie in their place?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:13 - I reckoned H7737 till morning, that, as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day even to night wilt thou make an end of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:25 - To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? H7737 saith the Holy One.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:5 - To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, H7737 and compare me, that we may be like?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:13 - What thing shall I take to witness for thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal H7737 to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:1 - Israel is an empty vine, he bringeth forth H7737 fruit unto himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.

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