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Lexicon :: Strong's H7812 - šāḥâ

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שָׁחָה
Transliteration
šāḥâ
Pronunciation
shaw-khaw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2360

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁחָה shâchâh, shaw-khaw'; a primitive root; to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God):—bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 172x

The KJV translates Strong's H7812 in the following manner: worship (99x), bow (31x), bow down (18x), obeisance (9x), reverence (5x), fall down (3x), themselves (2x), stoop (1x), crouch (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 172x
The KJV translates Strong's H7812 in the following manner: worship (99x), bow (31x), bow down (18x), obeisance (9x), reverence (5x), fall down (3x), themselves (2x), stoop (1x), crouch (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to bow down

    1. (Qal) to bow down

    2. (Hiphil) to depress (fig)

    3. (Hithpael)

      1. to bow down, prostrate oneself

        1. before superior in homage

        2. before God in worship

        3. before false gods

        4. before angel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁחָה shâchâh, shaw-khaw'; a primitive root; to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God):—bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.
STRONGS H7812:
[שָׁחָה]172 verb bow down (Late Hebrew id.; Jewish-Aramaic שְׁחִי (rare); akin to שׁוח, שׁחח); —
Qal Imperative feminine singular שְׁחִי Isaiah 51:23 bow down.
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַשְׁחֶ֑נָּה Proverbs 12:25, figurative, anxiety depresses it (that is לֵב; opposed to שִׂמֵּחַ).
Hithpa'lēl170 (Ges§ 75kk) Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִשְׁתַּחֲוָה Ezekiel 46:2; 2nd person masculine singular הִשְׁתַּחֲוִ֫יתָ Deuteronomy 4:19 + 3 times; 1st person singular הִשְׁתַּחֲוֵ֫יתִי 1 Samuel 16:4 + 2 times; 3rd person masculine plural הִשְׁתַּחֲווּ Jeremiah 8:2, etc.; Imperfect יִשְׁתַּחֲוֶה 2 Samuel 15:32 + 3 times; apocopatic יִשְׁתַּ֫חוּ Isaiah 44:17 +; 3rd person masculine plural יִשְׁתַּחֲווּ Genesis 49:8 +; 2nd person feminine plural תִּשְׁתַּחֲוֶ֫יןָ Genesis 33:6; Genesis 37:7, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הִשְׁתַּחֲוִי Psalm 45:12; masculine plural הִשְׁתַּחֲווּ Psalm 29:2 +; Infinitive construct הִשְׁשַׁתַּחֲוֺת Genesis 37:10 +; suffix מִשְׁתַּחֲוֶי 2 Kings 5:18 (but Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate and modern חֲוֺתו-); Participle מִשְׁתַּחֲוֶה 2 Kings 19:27, etc.; מִשְׁתַּחֲוִיתֶּם Ezekiel 8:16, read וִים- all modern; —
1. bow down, prostrate oneself, before a monarch or superior, in homage, etc.:
a. with ל, after descriptive clause (especially with קדד, נפל 3b, which see.), 1 Samuel 24:9; Genesis 43:28 (J) 2 Samuel 14:4, 22; Ruth 2:10; 1 Kings 1:31; 2 Kings 4:37 + 6 times, + (after כָּרֵע) Esther 3:2 (twice in verse); Esther 3:5.
b. with ל, followed by phrase (לפני) על אפים ארצה 2 Samuel 14:33; 1 Kings 1:23; לאפים Genesis 48:12 (E) 2 Samuel 18:28; אפים Genesis 42:6 (E) + 4 times; omit אפים Genesis 33:3 (J) + 3 times; כַּפּוֹת עַל רַגְלַיִךְ Isaiah 60:14.
c. with לְ person only, Genesis 23:7 (P) Genesis 27:29 (twice in verse); Genesis 37:9 (E), Genesis 49:8; Exodus 11:8 (J) + 8 times; with לפני Genesis 23:12 (P); with אל Isaiah 45:14 (|| התפלּל); absolute Genesis 33:6, 7 (twice in verse) (J), Exodus 18:7 (E) 2 Samuel 9:8; 2 Samuel 16:4; Isaiah 49:7.
2. before God, in worship, etc.:
a. with לְ, after descriptive phrase: קדד ארצה Exodus 34:8 (J); ארצה omitted Genesis 24:26, 48 (J) + 4 times; כרע אפים ארצה 2 Chronicles 7:3; כרע 2 Chronicles 29:29; נפל ארצה Job 1:20; נפל לפני 2 Chronicles 20:18.
b. followed by phrase: אפים ארצה ל׳ קדד וישׁ׳ Nehemiah 8:6; ארצה ל׳ Genesis 24:52 (J); ונכרעה השׁ׳ Psalm 95:6; בְּהַדְרַת קֹדֶשׁ ל׳ השׁ׳ Psalm 29:2; Psalm 96:9 = 1 Chronicles 16:29; אֶלהֵֿיכָל (looking towards) Psalm 5:8; Psalm 138:2; לַהֲדֹם רגלים Psalm 99:5; Psalm 132:7.
c. with לְ only: 1 Samuel 1:28 (but read וַתַּנִּחֵהוּ Greek Version of the LXX and modern), 1 Samuel 15:25; Jeremiah 7:2; Psalm 66:4 + 9 times; with לפני Deuteronomy 26:10; Isaiah 66:23 + 4 times; with בְ local Isaiah 27:13; with לְ local Psalm 99:9; absolute Genesis 22:5 (E) Judges 7:15 + 5 times; accusative of location Exodus 33:10 (E) Jeremiah 26:2; Ezekiel 46:3; לפני (ה)מזבח Isaiah 36:7 = 2 Kings 18:22 2 Chronicles 32:12; with על location Genesis 47:31 (J) 1 Kings 1:47; Ezekiel 46:2; מֵרֶחֹק after off Exodus 24:1 (E).
d. before angel in theoph.: after clause with נפל, קדד, Joshua 5:14; Numbers 22:31; followed by אפים ארצה Genesis 19:1; ארצה Genesis 18:2 (all J).
3. before other gods: absolute Isaiah 2:20; Isaiah 44:15, 17; Isaiah 46:6; accusative of location 2 Kings 5:18 (3 times in verse); 2 Kings 19:37 = Isaiah 37:38; with לְ, Exodus 20:5 = Deuteronomy 5:9 (10 words), Exodus 23:24 (E), Numbers 25:2 (J), Joshua 23:7 (D), Deuteronomy 8:19; Deuteronomy 11:16; 1 Kings 16:31 + 34 times; with על, Leviticus 26:1 (H); לפני 2 Chronicles 25:14 (|| קטּר).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

18:2; 19:1; 22:5; 23:7; 23:12; 24:26; 24:48; 24:52; 27:29; 33:3; 33:6; 33:6; 33:7; 37:7; 37:9; 37:10; 42:6; 43:28; 47:31; 48:12; 49:8; 49:8

Exodus

11:8; 18:7; 20:5; 23:24; 24:1; 33:10; 34:8

Leviticus

26:1

Numbers

22:31; 25:2

Deuteronomy

4:19; 5:9; 8:19; 11:16; 26:10

Joshua

5:14; 23:7

Judges

7:15

Ruth

2:10

1 Samuel

1:28; 15:25; 16:4; 24:9

2 Samuel

9:8; 14:4; 14:22; 14:33; 15:32; 16:4; 18:28

1 Kings

1:23; 1:31; 1:47; 16:31

2 Kings

4:37; 5:18; 5:18; 18:22; 19:27; 19:37

1 Chronicles

16:29

2 Chronicles

7:3; 20:18; 25:14; 29:29; 32:12

Nehemiah

8:6

Esther

3:2; 3:5

Job

1:20

Psalms

5:8; 29:2; 29:2; 45:12; 66:4; 95:6; 96:9; 99:5; 99:9; 132:7; 138:2

Proverbs

12:25

Isaiah

2:20; 27:13; 36:7; 37:38; 44:15; 44:17; 44:17; 45:14; 46:6; 49:7; 51:23; 60:14; 66:23

Jeremiah

7:2; 8:2; 26:2

Ezekiel

8:16; 46:2; 46:2; 46:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7812 matches the Hebrew שָׁחָה (šāḥâ),
which occurs 175 times in 166 verses in the wlc Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 18:2–Jdg 7:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:2 - Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and bowed low to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:1 - The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:5 - He said to his servants, “Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:7 - Then Abraham rose and bowed down before the people of the land, the Hittites.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:12 - Again Abraham bowed down before the people of the land
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:26 - Then the man bowed down and worshiped the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:48 - and I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right road to get the granddaughter of my master’s brother for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:52 - When Abraham’s servant heard what they said, he bowed down to the ground before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:29 - May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:3 - He himself went on ahead and bowed down to the ground seven times as he approached his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:6 - Then the female servants and their children approached and bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - Next, Leah and her children came and bowed down. Last of all came Joseph and Rachel, and they too bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed down to it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:9 - Then he had another dream, and he told it to his brothers. “Listen,” he said, “I had another dream, and this time the sun and moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:10 - When he told his father as well as his brothers, his father rebuked him and said, “What is this dream you had? Will your mother and I and your brothers actually come and bow down to the ground before you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 - Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph’s brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:26 - When Joseph came home, they presented to him the gifts they had brought into the house, and they bowed down before him to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:28 - They replied, “Your servant our father is still alive and well.” And they bowed down, prostrating themselves before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:31 - “Swear to me,” he said. Then Joseph swore to him, and Israel worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:12 - Then Joseph removed them from Israel’s knees and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:8 - “Judah,[fn] your brothers will praise you; your hand will be on the neck of your enemies; your father’s sons will bow down to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - and they believed. And when they heard that the LORD was concerned about them and had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:8 - All these officials of yours will come to me, bowing down before me and saying, ‘Go, you and all the people who follow you!’ After that I will leave.” Then Moses, hot with anger, left Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:27 - then tell them, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the LORD, who passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt and spared our homes when he struck down the Egyptians.’ ” Then the people bowed down and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:7 - So Moses went out to meet his father-in-law and bowed down and kissed him. They greeted each other and then went into the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:5 - You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:24 - Do not bow down before their gods or worship them or follow their practices. You must demolish them and break their sacred stones to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:1 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel. You are to worship at a distance,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:8 - They have been quick to turn away from what I commanded them and have made themselves an idol cast in the shape of a calf. They have bowed down to it and sacrificed to it and have said, ‘These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:10 - Whenever the people saw the pillar of cloud standing at the entrance to the tent, they all stood and worshiped, each at the entrance to their tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:8 - Moses bowed to the ground at once and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:14 - Do not worship any other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:1 - “ ‘Do not make idols or set up an image or a sacred stone for yourselves, and do not place a carved stone in your land to bow down before it. I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:31 - Then the LORD opened Balaam’s eyes, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the road with his sword drawn. So he bowed low and fell facedown.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:2 - who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:19 - And when you look up to the sky and see the sun, the moon and the stars—all the heavenly array—do not be enticed into bowing down to them and worshiping things the LORD your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:9 - You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:19 - If you ever forget the LORD your God and follow other gods and worship and bow down to them, I testify against you today that you will surely be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:16 - Be careful, or you will be enticed to turn away and worship other gods and bow down to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:3 - and contrary to my command has worshiped other gods, bowing down to them or to the sun or the moon or the stars in the sky,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:10 - and now I bring the firstfruits of the soil that you, LORD, have given me.” Place the basket before the LORD your God and bow down before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:26 - They went off and worshiped other gods and bowed down to them, gods they did not know, gods he had not given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:17 - But if your heart turns away and you are not obedient, and if you are drawn away to bow down to other gods and worship them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:14 - “Neither,” he replied, “but as commander of the army of the LORD I have now come.” Then Joshua fell facedown to the ground in reverence, and asked him, “What message does my Lord[fn] have for his servant?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:7 - Do not associate with these nations that remain among you; do not invoke the names of their gods or swear by them. You must not serve them or bow down to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:16 - If you violate the covenant of the LORD your God, which he commanded you, and go and serve other gods and bow down to them, the LORD’s anger will burn against you, and you will quickly perish from the good land he has given you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:12 - They forsook the LORD, the God of their ancestors, who had brought them out of Egypt. They followed and worshiped various gods of the peoples around them. They aroused the LORD’s anger
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:17 - Yet they would not listen to their judges but prostituted themselves to other gods and worshiped them. They quickly turned from the ways of their ancestors, who had been obedient to the LORD’s commands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:19 - But when the judge died, the people returned to ways even more corrupt than those of their ancestors, following other gods and serving and worshiping them. They refused to give up their evil practices and stubborn ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:15 - When Gideon heard the dream and its interpretation, he bowed down and worshiped. He returned to the camp of Israel and called out, “Get up! The LORD has given the Midianite camp into your hands.”

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