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Lexicon :: Strong's H7817 - šāḥaḥ

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שָׁחַח
Transliteration
šāḥaḥ
Pronunciation
shaw-khakh'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2361

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁחַח shâchach, shaw-khakh'; a primitive root; to sink or depress (reflexive or causative):—bend, bow (down), bring (cast) down, couch, humble self, be (bring) low, stoop.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7817 in the following manner: bow down (5x), cast down (4x), bring down (3x), brought low (2x), bow (2x), bending (1x), couch (1x), humbleth (1x), low (1x), stoop (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7817 in the following manner: bow down (5x), cast down (4x), bring down (3x), brought low (2x), bow (2x), bending (1x), couch (1x), humbleth (1x), low (1x), stoop (1x).
  1. to bow, crouch, bow down, be bowed down

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be bowed down, be prostrated, be humbled

      2. to bow (in homage)

      3. to bow (of mourner)

      4. to crouch (of wild beast in lair)

    2. (Niphal) to be prostrated, be humbled, be reduced, be weakened, proceed humbly, be bowed down

    3. (Hiphil) to prostrate, lay low, bow down

    4. (Hithpolel) to be cast down, be despairing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁחַח shâchach, shaw-khakh'; a primitive root; to sink or depress (reflexive or causative):—bend, bow (down), bring (cast) down, couch, humble self, be (bring) low, stoop.
STRONGS H7817:
† [שָׁחַח] verb bow, be bowed down, crouch (Late Hebrew id.; Tel Amarna šaḫâhu (WklTelAm. Vocab.), prostrate oneself, probably Canaanism; Assyrian šaḫâḫu is oppress, torment); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular consecutive וְשַׁח Isaiah 2:11, 17, 1st person singular שַׁחִ֫וֺתִי Psalm 38:7, שַׁחֹ֫תִי Psalm 35:14, 3rd person plural ֽֽֽשׁחֲחוּ Job 9:13, שַׁחוּ Habakkuk 3:6; Proverbs 14:19; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָשֹׁחַ Psalm 10:10, 3rd person masculine plural יָשֹׁ֫חוּ Job 38:40, וַיָּשֹׁ֫חוּ Psalm 107:39; Infinitive construct (= absolute, as adverb, Ges§ 118qii. 2, §§ 221, 402 d compare also BaNB 164) שְׁחוֺחַ Isaiah 60:14; —
1. be bowed down, prostrated, humbled, by י׳, Isaiah 2:11, 17 (both || שָׁפֵל), Habakkuk 3:6 (of hills), Job 9:13 (תַּחְתָּו שׁ׳), Psalm 107:39 (+ מָעַט); by man Psalm 10:10.
2. bow in homage, לִפְנֵי person Proverbs 14:19; וְהָֽלְבוּ אֵלַיִח שְׁחוֺחַ Isaiah 60:14 (|| הִשְׁתַּחֲווּ).
3. bow, of mourner (קֹדֵר), Psalm 35:14; Psalm 38:7.
4. crouch, of wild beast in lair Job 38:40.
Niph. Imperfect be prostrated, humbled: וַיִּשַּׁח אָדָם Isaiah 2:9 (|| שָׁפֵל) = Isaiah 5:15 (|| id.); be reduced, weakened, יִשַּׁ֫חוּ כָּלבְּֿנוֺת הַשִּׁיר Ecclesiastes 12:4; = proceed humbly, of words מֵעָפָר Isaiah 29:4 (|| שָׁפֵל).
Hiph. prostrate, lay low, city, walls, etc.; Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֵךְַ Isaiah 25:12; Isaiah 26:5 (both || הִשְׁפִּיל).
Hithpō`. be cast down, despairing: Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תִּשְׁתּוֺחָ֑ח Psalm 42:7, 2nd person feminine singular תִּשְׁתּוֺחֲחִי Psalm 42:6; Psalm 42:12; Psalm 43:5 (all with subject נַפְשִׁי).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

9:13; 9:13; 38:40; 38:40

Psalms

10:10; 10:10; 35:14; 35:14; 38:7; 38:7; 42:6; 42:7; 43:5; 107:39; 107:39

Proverbs

14:19; 14:19

Ecclesiastes

12:4

Isaiah

2:9; 2:11; 2:11; 2:17; 2:17; 5:15; 25:12; 26:5; 29:4; 60:14; 60:14

Habakkuk

3:6; 3:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7817 matches the Hebrew שָׁחַח (šāḥaḥ),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:13 - If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop H7817 under him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:40 - When they couch H7817 in their dens, and abide in the covert to lie in wait?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:10 - He croucheth, and humbleth H7817 himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:14 - I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother: I bowed down H7817 heavily, as one that mourneth for his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:6 - I am troubled; I am bowed down H7817 greatly; I go mourning all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:5 - Why art thou cast down, H7817 O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:6 - O my God, my soul is cast down H7817 within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:11 - Why art thou cast down, H7817 O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:5 - Why art thou cast down, H7817 O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:39 - Again, they are minished and brought low H7817 through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:19 - The evil bow H7817 before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:4 - And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low; H7817
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:9 - And the mean man boweth down, H7817 and the great man humbleth himself: therefore forgive them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:11 - The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, H7817 and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:17 - And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, H7817 and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:15 - And the mean man shall be brought down, H7817 and the mighty man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be humbled:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:12 - And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, H7817 lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:5 - For he bringeth down H7817 them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low; he layeth it low, even to the ground; he bringeth it even to the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:4 - And thou shalt be brought down, and shalt speak out of the ground, and thy speech shall be low H7817 out of the dust, and thy voice shall be, as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:14 - The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending H7817 unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:6 - He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: H7817 his ways are everlasting.

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