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Lexicon :: Strong's H7810 - šōḥaḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2359a

Strong’s Definitions

שַׁחַד shachad, shakh'-ad; from H7809; a donation (venal or redemptive):—bribe(-ry), gift, present, reward.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H7810 in the following manner: gift (10x), reward (7x), bribes (3x), present (2x), bribery (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H7810 in the following manner: gift (10x), reward (7x), bribes (3x), present (2x), bribery (1x).
  1. present, bribe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שַׁחַד shachad, shakh'-ad; from H7809; a donation (venal or redemptive):—bribe(-ry), gift, present, reward.
STRONGS H7810: Abbreviations
שֹׁ֫חַד noun masculine present, specifically bribe; — שׁ׳ absolute Isaiah 1:23 + 22 times; — bribe, usually to pervert justice, object of לָקַח Exodus 23:8a (E), = Deuteronomy 16:19a, Deuteronomy 10:17; 1 Samuel 8:3; 2 Chronicles 19:7; Psalm 15:5; Proverbs 17:23; + infinitive, take bribe to do something, Deuteronomy 27:25; Ezekiel 22:12; אָהַב שׁ׳ Isaiah 1:23; compare also Isaiah 5:23; Isaiah 33:15; Exodus 23:8b (E) = Deuteronomy 16:19b, Micah 3:11; Psalm 26:10; Proverbs 17:8; Proverbs 21:14; אָהֳלֵישֿׁ׳ Job 15:34, i.e. abode of bribe-givers; שׁ׳ Proverbs 6:35 (|| כֹּפֶר) is hush-money, or (possibly) legal compensation (compare Toy); שׁ׳ elsewhere (with שָׁהַ) of bribing king to take sides 1 Kings 15:19; 2 Kings 16:8, compare Isaiah 45:13 (|| מְחִיר).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


23:8; 23:8


10:17; 16:19; 16:19; 27:25

1 Samuel


1 Kings


2 Kings


2 Chronicles





15:5; 26:10


6:35; 17:8; 17:23; 21:14


1:23; 1:23; 5:23; 33:15; 45:13






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7810 matches the Hebrew שֹׁחַד (šōḥaḏ),
which occurs 23 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:8 - And thou shalt take no gift: H7810 for the gift H7810 blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:17 - For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward: H7810
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:19 - Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: H7810 for a gift H7810 doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:25 - Cursed be he that taketh reward H7810 to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:3 - And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, H7810 and perverted judgment.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:19 - There is a league between me and thee, and between my father and thy father: behold, I have sent unto thee a present H7810 of silver and gold; come and break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:8 - And Ahaz took the silver and gold that was found in the house of the LORD, and in the treasures of the king's house, and sent it for a present H7810 to the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:7 - Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts. H7810
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:34 - For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery. H7810
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:5 - He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward H7810 against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:10 - In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes. H7810
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:35 - He will not regard any ransom; neither will he rest content, though thou givest many gifts. H7810
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:8 - A gift H7810 is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:23 - A wicked man taketh a gift H7810 out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:14 - A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward H7810 in the bosom strong wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:23 - Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, H7810 and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:23 - Which justify the wicked for reward, H7810 and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:15 - He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, H7810 that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:13 - I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, H7810 saith the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:12 - In thee have they taken gifts H7810 to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:11 - The heads thereof judge for reward, H7810 and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.
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