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Lexicon :: Strong's H7819 - šāḥaṭ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun, verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁחַט shâchaṭ, shaw-khat'; a primitive root; to slaughter (in sacrifice or massacre):—kill, offer, shoot out, slay, slaughter.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x

The KJV translates Strong's H7819 in the following manner: kill (42x), slay (36x), offer (1x), shot out (1x), slaughter (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x
The KJV translates Strong's H7819 in the following manner: kill (42x), slay (36x), offer (1x), shot out (1x), slaughter (1x).
  1. to kill, slaughter, beat

    1. (Qal)

      1. to slaughter

        1. beast for food

        2. sacrifice

        3. person in human sacrifice

        4. beaten, hammered (of shekels)

    2. (Niphal) to be slaughtered, be slain (of food or sacrifice)

      feminine noun
  2. (BDB) slaughtering

    1. word doubtful

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁחַט shâchaṭ, shaw-khat'; a primitive root; to slaughter (in sacrifice or massacre):—kill, offer, shoot out, slay, slaughter.
STRONGS H7819: Abbreviations
שָׁחַט 84 verb slaughter, beat (originally beat, flay? compare Assyrian šaḫâṭu, flay, take off dress; Arabic bdb100601 slay (but bdb100602 = ; is this loan-word in Arabic ?); Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew, especially in ritual); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׁ׳ Jeremiah 39:6 +, suffix וּשְׁחָטוֺ consecutive Leviticus 3:2, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׁחַט Leviticus 4:24 +, 2nd person feminine singular וַתִּשְׁחֲטִי Ezekiel 16:21, 3rd person masculine plural suffix וַיִּשְׁחָט֫וּהוּ Judges 12:6; Imperative masculine plural שַׁחֲטוּ Exodus 12:21; 2 Chronicles 35:6; Infinitive absolute שָׁחֹט Isaiah 22:13; construct לִשְׁחֹט Genesis 22:10, וֺט- Ezekiel 40:39, suffix שַׁחֲטָם (Ges§ 64 a) Ezekiel 23:39; Participle active שׁוֺחֵט Isaiah 66:3, etc.; passive שָׁחוּט [H7820 1 Kings 10:16] +, etc.; — slaughter:
1. beast for food 1 Samuel 14:32, 1 Samual 14:34 (twice in verse); Isaiah 22:13 (|| הָרַג), compare Leviticus 17:3 (twice in verse), for blood Genesis 37:31 (E).
2. usually (51 times; Hexateuch only P, 38 times) technical term of killing sacrifice (BJacobZAW xvii (1897), 5i), 1 Samuel 1:25; Exodus 29:11; Leviticus 1:5, Leviticus 1:11; Leviticus 4:24; Leviticus 9:8; Numbers 19:3; 2 Chronicles 29:22 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 29:24 +; absolute Ezekiel 40:41 (אֶל location); bird Leviticus 14:5, Leviticus 14:6, Leviticus 14:50, Leviticus 14:51; beast in illicit sacrifice Isaiah 66:3; with accusative of sacrifice (עוֺלָה, אָשָׁם, חַטָּאת, etc.) Ezekiel 40:39 (אֶל location), Ezekiel 40:42; Ezekiel 44:11; Leviticus 4:24; Leviticus 7:2; Leviticus 14:13 +; passover lamb † Exodus 12:6, accusative הַפֶּסַח Exodus 12:21; 2 Chronicles 30:15; 2 Chronicles 35:1, 2 Chronicles 35:6,11; Ezra 6:20.
4. passive participle = beaten, hammered,
[H7820 זָהָב שָׁחוּט 1 Kings 10:16, 17; 2 Chronicles 9:15a, 16, of shekels 2 Chronicles 9:15];
so also Jeremiah 9:7 [Jeremiah 9:8] Qr חֵץשָׁחוּט (> Kt שׁוֺחֵט) hammered (i.e. sharpened) arrow.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשָּׁחֵט Numbers 11:22 (J) be slaughtered for food (subject beast); 3rd person feminine singular תִּשָּׁחֵט Leviticus 6:18 [Leviticus 6:25] (twice in verse) (P) be slain, of sacrifice.

שַׁחֲטָה noun feminine (Qal Infinitive constructi. 263) doubtful word; — שֵׂטִים הֶעְמִיקוּ וְשׁ׳ Hosea 5:2 RV (compare AV) the revolters are gone deep in slaughtering ['Opferschlächterei' Köii. 1. 590, n. 1], Ew Now (formerly), Che in corrupting (read then שַׁחֲתָה); We Now GASm Marti שַׁחַת הַשִּׁטִּים have made deep the pit of Shiṭṭim (as place of idolatry).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:10; 22:10; 37:31


12:6; 12:21; 12:21; 29:11


1:5; 1:11; 3:2; 4:24; 4:24; 4:24; 6:25; 7:2; 9:8; 14:5; 14:6; 14:13; 14:50; 14:51; 17:3


11:22; 14:16; 19:3


12:6; 12:6

1 Samuel

1:25; 14:32; 14:34

1 Kings


2 Kings

10:7; 10:14; 25:7

2 Chronicles

29:22; 29:24; 30:15; 35:1; 35:6; 35:6; 35:11




22:13; 22:13; 57:5; 66:3; 66:3


9:8; 39:6; 39:6; 39:6; 41:7; 52:10; 52:10


16:21; 16:21; 23:39; 23:39; 40:39; 40:39; 40:41; 40:42; 44:11



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7819 matches the Hebrew שָׁחַט (šāḥaṭ),
which occurs 82 times in 70 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 22:10–2Ch 29:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:10 - extenditque manum et arripuit gladium ut immolaret filium
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:31 - tulerunt autem tunicam eius et in sanguinem hedi quem occiderant tinxerunt
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:6 - et servabitis eum usque ad quartamdecimam diem mensis huius immolabitque eum universa multitudo filiorum Israhel ad vesperam
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:21 - vocavit autem Moses omnes seniores filiorum Israhel et dixit ad eos ite tollentes animal per familias vestras immolate phase
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:11 - et mactabis eum in conspectu Domini iuxta ostium tabernaculi testimonii
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:16 - quem cum mactaveris tolles de sanguine eius et fundes circa altare
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:20 - quem cum immolaveris sumes de sanguine ipsius et pones super extremum dextrae auriculae Aaron et filiorum eius et super pollices manus eorum et pedis dextri fundesque sanguinem super altare per circuitum
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:25 - non immolabis super fermento sanguinem hostiae meae neque residebit mane de victima sollemnitatis phase
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:5 - immolabitque vitulum coram Domino et offerent filii Aaron sacerdotes sanguinem eius fundentes super altaris circuitum quod est ante ostium tabernaculi
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:11 - immolabitque ad latus altaris quod respicit ad aquilonem coram Domino sanguinem vero illius fundent super altare filii Aaron per circuitum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:2 - ponetque manum super caput victimae suae quae immolabitur in introitu tabernaculi fundentque filii Aaron sacerdotes sanguinem per circuitum altaris
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:8 - ponet manum super caput victimae suae quae immolabitur in vestibulo tabernaculi testimonii fundentque filii Aaron sanguinem eius per altaris circuitum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:13 - ponet manum suam super caput eius immolabitque eam in introitu tabernaculi testimonii et fundent filii Aaron sanguinem eius per altaris circuitum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:4 - et adducet illum ad ostium tabernaculi testimonii coram Domino ponetque manum super caput eius et immolabit eum Domino
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:15 - et ponent seniores populi manus super caput eius coram Domino immolatoque vitulo in conspectu Domini
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:24 - ponetque manum suam super caput eius cumque immolaverit eum in loco ubi solet mactari holocaustum coram Domino quia pro peccato est
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:29 - ponetque manum super caput hostiae quae pro peccato est et immolabit eam in loco holocausti
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:33 - ponet manum super caput eius et immolabit eam in loco ubi solent holocaustorum caedi hostiae
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:25 - loquere Aaron et filiis eius ista est lex hostiae pro peccato in loco ubi offertur holocaustum immolabitur coram Domino sanctum sanctorum est
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:2 - idcirco ubi immolatur holocaustum mactabitur et victima pro delicto sanguis eius per gyrum fundetur altaris
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:15 - immolavit eum hauriens sanguinem et tincto digito tetigit cornua altaris per gyrum quo expiato et sanctificato fudit reliquum sanguinem ad fundamenta eius
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:19 - immolavit eum et fudit sanguinem eius per altaris circuitum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:23 - quem cum immolasset Moses sumens de sanguine tetigit extremum auriculae dextrae Aaron et pollicem manus eius dextrae similiter et pedis
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:8 - statimque Aaron accedens ad altare immolavit vitulum pro peccato suo
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:12 - immolavit et holocausti victimam obtuleruntque ei filii sui sanguinem eius quem fudit per altaris circuitum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:15 - et pro peccato populi offerens mactavit hircum expiatoque altari
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:18 - immolavit et bovem atque arietem hostias pacificas populi obtuleruntque ei filii sui sanguinem quem fudit super altare in circuitu
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:5 - et unum e passeribus immolari iubebit in vase fictili super aquas viventes
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:6 - alium autem vivum cum ligno cedrino et cocco et hysopo tinguet in sanguine passeris immolati
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:13 - immolabit agnum ubi immolari solet hostia pro peccato et holocaustum id est in loco sancto sicut enim pro peccato ita et pro delicto ad sacerdotem pertinet hostia sancta sanctorum est
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:19 - rogabitque pro eo coram Domino et faciet sacrificium pro peccato tunc immolabit holocaustum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:25 - immolatoque agno de sanguine eius ponet super extremum auriculae dextrae illius qui mundatur et super pollices manus eius ac pedis dextri
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:50 - et immolato uno passere in vase fictili super aquas vivas
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:51 - tollet lignum cedrinum et hysopum et coccum et passerem vivum et intinguet omnia in sanguine passeris immolati atque in aquis viventibus et asperget domum septies
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:11 - his rite celebratis offeret vitulum et rogans pro se et pro domo sua immolabit eum
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:15 - cumque mactaverit hircum pro peccato populi inferet sanguinem eius intra velum sicut praeceptum est de sanguine vituli ut aspergat e regione oraculi
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:3 - homo quilibet de domo Israhel si occiderit bovem aut ovem sive capram in castris vel extra castra
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:28 - sive illa bos sive ovis non immolabuntur una die cum fetibus suis
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:22 - numquid ovium et boum multitudo caedetur ut possit sufficere ad cibum vel omnes pisces maris in unum congregabuntur ut eos satient
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:16 - non poterat introducere populum in terram pro qua iuraverat idcirco occidit eos in solitudine
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:3 - tradetisque eam Eleazaro sacerdoti qui eductam extra castra immolabit in conspectu omnium
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:6 - interrogabant eum dic ergo sebboleth quod interpretatur spica qui respondebat tebboleth eadem littera spicam exprimere non valens statimque adprehensum iugulabant in ipso Iordanis transitu et ceciderunt in illo tempore de Ephraim quadraginta duo milia
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:25 - et immolaverunt vitulum et obtulerunt puerum Heli
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:32 - et versus ad praedam tulit oves et boves et vitulos et mactaverunt in terra comeditque populus cum sanguine
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:34 - et dixit Saul dispergimini in vulgus et dicite eis ut adducat ad me unusquisque bovem suum et arietem et occidite super istud et vescimini et non peccabitis Domino comedentes cum sanguine adduxit itaque omnis populus unusquisque bovem in manu sua usque ad noctem et occiderunt ibi
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:40 - dixitque Helias ad eos adprehendite prophetas Baal et ne unus quidem fugiat ex eis quos cum conprehendissent duxit eos Helias ad torrentem Cison et interfecit eos ibi
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:7 - cumque venissent litterae ad eos tulerunt filios regis et occiderunt septuaginta viros et posuerunt capita eorum in cofinis et miserunt ad eum in Hiezrahel
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:14 - qui ait conprehendite eos vivos quos cum conprehendissent vivos iugulaverunt eos in cisterna iuxta Camaram quadraginta duos viros et non reliquit ex eis quemquam
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:7 - filios autem Sedeciae occidit coram eo et oculos eius effodit vinxitque eum catenis et adduxit in Babylonem
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:22 - mactaverunt igitur tauros et susceperunt sacerdotes sanguinem et fuderunt illud super altare mactaverunt etiam arietes et illorum sanguinem super altare fuderunt immolaverunt agnos et fuderunt super altare sanguinem

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