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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 - “God will not turn back His anger;
Beneath Him crouch H7817 the helpers of Rahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:40 - When they crouch H7817 in their dens
And lie in wait in their lair?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:10 - He [fn]crouches, he [fn]bows H7817 down, H7817
And the [fn]unfortunate fall [fn]by his mighty ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:14 - I went about as though it were my friend or brother;
I bowed H7817 down H7817 [fn]mourning, as one who sorrows for a mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:6 - I am bent over and greatly bowed H7817 down; H7817
I go mourning all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:5 - Why are you [fn]in despair, H7817 O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
[fn]Hope in God, for I shall [fn]again praise [fn]Him
For the [fn]help of His presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:6 - O my God, my soul is [fn]in despair H7817 within me;
Therefore I remember You from the land of the Jordan
And the [fn]peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:11 - Why are you [fn]in despair, H7817 O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
[fn]Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him,
The [fn]help of my countenance and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:5 - Why are you [fn]in despair, H7817 O my soul?
And why are you disturbed within me?
[fn]Hope in God, for I shall [fn]again praise Him,
The [fn]help of my countenance and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:39 - When they are diminished and bowed H7817 down H7817
Through oppression, misery and sorrow,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:19 - The evil will bow H7817 down H7817 before the good,
And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:4 - and the doors on the street are shut as the sound of the grinding mill is low, and one will arise at the sound of the bird, and all the daughters of song will [fn]sing H7817 softly. H7817
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:9 - So the common man has been H7817 humbled H7817
And the man of importance has been abased,
But do not forgive them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:11 - The [fn]proud look of man will be abased
And the loftiness of man will be humbled, H7817
And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:17 - The pride of man will be humbled H7817
And the loftiness of men will be abased;
And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:15 - So the common man will be humbled H7817 and the man of importance abased,
The eyes of the proud also will be abased.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:12 - The unassailable fortifications of your walls He will bring H7817 down, H7817
Lay low and cast to the ground, even to the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:5 - “For He has brought H7817 low H7817 those who dwell on high, the unassailable city;
He lays it low, He lays it low to the ground, He casts it to the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:4 - Then you will be brought low;
From the earth you will speak,
And from the dust where you are prostrate H7817
Your words will come.
Your voice will also be like that of a [fn]spirit from the ground,
And your speech will whisper from the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:14 - “The sons of those who afflicted you will come bowing H7817 to you,
And all those who despised you will bow themselves at the soles of your feet;
And they will call you the city of the LORD,
The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:6 - He stood and surveyed the earth;
He looked and startled the nations.
Yes, the perpetual mountains were shattered,
The ancient hills [fn]collapsed. H7817
His ways are everlasting.

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