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Lexicon :: Strong's H7778 - šôʿēr

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2437b

Strong’s Definitions

שׁוֹעֵר shôwʻêr, sho-are'; or שֹׁעֵר shôʻêr active participle of H8176 (as denominative from H8179); a janitor:—doorkeeper, porter.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H7778 in the following manner: porter (35x), doorkeepers (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H7778 in the following manner: porter (35x), doorkeepers (2x).
  1. gatekeeper, porter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׁוֹעֵר shôwʻêr, sho-are'; or שֹׁעֵר shôʻêr active participle of H8176 (as denominative from H8179); a janitor:—doorkeeper, porter.
STRONGS H7778: Abbreviations
שֹׁעֵר 37 noun masculine porter (denominative from שַׁעַר); — absolute שׁוֺ׳ 2 Chronicles 31:14, construct שֹׁ׳ 2 Kings 7:10; 1 Chronicles 9:21, + feminine שׁוֺעֶ֫רֶת 2 Samuel 4:6 (for MT [וֺךְ] בֹּאוּ עַד תּ) We Dr HPS Bu Now after Greek Version of the LXX (Th מְּקִידַת דֶּלֶת); plural שֹׁעֲרִים 2 Kings 7:11 +; construct שֹׁעֲרֵי 2 Chronicles 23:4; — porter of city gate 2 Kings 7:10, 11 (2 Samuel 18:26 read הַשַּׁעַר Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate Th We Dr and most); portress of house 2 Samuel 4:6 (see above); elsewhere (34 times Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah) of gate-keepers in sanctuary 1 Chronicles 9:17, 18, 24 +; 4,000 in number, 1 Chronicles 23:5; שׁ׳ מוֺעֵד לְאֹהֶל פֶּתַח 1 Chronicles 9:21; בַּסִפִּים שֹׁעֲרִים 1 Chronicles 9:22; לָאָרוֺן שׁ׳ 1 Chronicles 15:23, 24; הַסִפִּים שֹׁעֲרֵי 2 Chronicles 23:4; בְּנֵי הַשֹּׁעֲרִים Ezra 2:42.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

4:6; 4:6; 18:26

2 Kings

7:10; 7:10; 7:11; 7:11

1 Chronicles

9:17; 9:18; 9:21; 9:21; 9:22; 9:24; 15:23; 15:24; 23:5

2 Chronicles

23:4; 23:4; 31:14




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7778 matches the Hebrew שׁוֹעֵר (šôʿēr),
which occurs 37 times in 37 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:26 - And the watchman saw another man running: and the watchman called unto the porter, H7778 and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:10 - So they came and called unto the porter H7778 of the city: and they told them, saying, We came to the camp of the Syrians, and, behold, there was no man there, neither voice of man, but horses tied, and asses tied, and the tents as they were.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:11 - And he called the porters; H7778 and they told it to the king's house within.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:17 - And the porters H7778 were, Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was the chief;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:18 - Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters H7778 in the companies of the children of Levi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:21 - And Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter H7778 of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:22 - All these which were chosen to be porters H7778 in the gates were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their set office.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:24 - In four quarters were the porters, H7778 toward the east, west, north, and south.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:26 - For these Levites, the four chief porters, H7778 were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:18 - And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters. H7778
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:23 - And Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers H7778 for the ark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:24 - And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom and Jehiah were doorkeepers H7778 for the ark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:38 - And Obededom with their brethren, threescore and eight; Obededom also the son of Jeduthun and Hosah to be porters: H7778
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:5 - Moreover four thousand were porters; H7778 and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:1 - Concerning the divisions of the porters: H7778 Of the Korhites was Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - Among these were the divisions of the porters, H7778 even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:19 - These are the divisions of the porters H7778 among the sons of Kore, and among the sons of Merari.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:14 - And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters H7778 also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:4 - This is the thing that ye shall do; A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters H7778 of the doors;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:19 - And he set the porters H7778 at the gates of the house of the LORD, that none which was unclean in any thing should enter in.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:14 - And Kore the son of Imnah the Levite, the porter H7778 toward the east, was over the freewill offerings of God, to distribute the oblations of the LORD, and the most holy things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:13 - Also they were over the bearers of burdens, and were overseers of all that wrought the work in any manner of service: and of the Levites there were scribes, and officers, and porters. H7778
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:15 - And the singers the sons of Asaph were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the porters H7778 waited at every gate; they might not depart from their service; for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:42 - The children of the porters: H7778 the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, in all an hundred thirty and nine.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:70 - So the priests, and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singers, and the porters, H7778 and the Nethinims, dwelt in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:7 - And there went up some of the children of Israel, and of the priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters, H7778 and the Nethinims, unto Jerusalem, in the seventh year of Artaxerxes the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:24 - Of the singers also; Eliashib: and of the porters; H7778 Shallum, and Telem, and Uri.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:1 - Now it came to pass, when the wall was built, and I had set up the doors, and the porters H7778 and the singers and the Levites were appointed,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:45 - The porters: H7778 the children of Shallum, the children of Ater, the children of Talmon, the children of Akkub, the children of Hatita, the children of Shobai, an hundred thirty and eight.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:73 - So the priests, and the Levites, and the porters, H7778 and the singers, and some of the people, and the Nethinims, and all Israel, dwelt in their cities; and when the seventh month came, the children of Israel were in their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:28 - And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, H7778 the singers, the Nethinims, and all they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one having knowledge, and having understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:39 - For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, H7778 and the singers: and we will not forsake the house of our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:19 - Moreover the porters, H7778 Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren that kept the gates, were an hundred seventy and two.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:25 - Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were porters H7778 keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:45 - And both the singers and the porters H7778 kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:47 - And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, H7778 every day his portion: and they sanctified holy things unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:5 - And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the corn, the new wine, and the oil, which was commanded to be given to the Levites, and the singers, and the porters; H7778 and the offerings of the priests.
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