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Lexicon :: Strong's H7837 - šaḥar

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2369a

Strong’s Definitions

שַׁחַר shachar, shakh'-ar; from H7836; dawn (literal, figurative or adverbial):—day(-spring), early, light, morning, whence riseth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H7837 in the following manner: morning (12x), day (6x), early (2x), dayspring (1x), light (1x), riseth (1x), Shahar (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H7837 in the following manner: morning (12x), day (6x), early (2x), dayspring (1x), light (1x), riseth (1x), Shahar (1x).
  1. dawn

    1. dawn

    2. at dawn (as adverb)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שַׁחַר shachar, shakh'-ar; from H7836; dawn (literal, figurative or adverbial):—day(-spring), early, light, morning, whence riseth.
שַׁ֫חַר noun masculineGenesis 19:15 dawn; — absolute שׁ׳ 1 Samuel 9:26 +, שָׁ֑חַר Judges 19:25 +; suffix שַׁחְרָךְ Isaiah 47:11 (but read probably שַׁחֲדָהּ); — dawn, with עָלָה rise Genesis 19:15; Genesis 32:25, 27; Joshua 6:15 (all J), Judges 19:25; 1 Samuel 9:26; Nehemiah 4:15; Jonah 4:7; opposed to עֵיפָה Amos 4:13; as adverb at dawn Psalm 57:9 = Psalm 108:3; עַפְעַפֵּי־שׁ׳ Job 3:9; Job 41:10; כַּנְפֵישֿׁ׳ Psalm 139:9; Psalm 110:3 read probably רֶחֶם שׁ׳ (see מִשְׁחָר below); שׁ׳ also Job 38:12, in simile Hosea 6:3 (but read כְּשַׁחֲרֵנוּ כֵּן נִמְצָאֵהוּ as infinitive, see following, GieBeitr. 208 We Now GASm Marti), Isaiah 58:8; Songs 6:10; Joel 2:2 (others blackness, || עָנָן וַעֲרָפֶל); בֶּןשֿׁ׳ Isaiah 14:12 (of star, figurative of royal splendour; — literal as myth RSK 300); אֵין לוֺ שׁ׳ Isaiah 8:20 is obscure, so also בַּשּׁ׳ Hosea 10:15 (We in storm, i.e. בַּשַּׂעַר). — Isaiah 47:11 usually, but improbably, dawn (origin) of calamity: JHMich Hi Ew Rö (Thes) De Di and others charm away (RVm) (Arabic bdb100704 enchant (WeHeid. 2. 159, 200), bdb100705 enchantment [= Sabean סחר DHMHofmus. 24. 1]); but see [שָׁחַד].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:15; 19:15; 32:25; 32:27




19:25; 19:25

1 Samuel

9:26; 9:26




3:9; 38:12; 41:10


57:9; 108:3; 110:3; 139:9

Song of Songs



8:20; 14:12; 47:11; 47:11; 58:8


6:3; 10:15







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7837 matches the Hebrew שַׁחַר (šaḥar),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - And when the morning H7837 arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:24 - And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. H7837
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:26 - And he said, Let me go, for the day H7837 breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:15 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early about the dawning of the day, H7837 and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only on that day they compassed the city seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:25 - But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day H7837 began to spring, they let her go.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:26 - And they arose early: and it came to pass about the spring of the day, H7837 that Samuel called Saul to the top of the house, saying, Up, that I may send thee away. And Saul arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:21 - So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning H7837 till the stars appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:9 - Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, but have none; neither let it see the dawning of the day: H7837
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:12 - Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days; and caused the dayspring H7837 to know his place;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:18 - By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning. H7837
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, H7837 A Psalm of David.]] My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:8 - Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. H7837
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:2 - Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. H7837
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:9 - If I take the wings of the morning, H7837 and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:10 - Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, H7837 fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:20 - To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light H7837 in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:12 - How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! H7837 how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:11 - Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: H7837 and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:8 - Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, H7837 and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:3 - Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; H7837 and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:15 - So shall Bethel do unto you because of your great wickedness: in a morning H7837 shall the king of Israel utterly be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:2 - A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning H7837 spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:13 - For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, that maketh the morning H7837 darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, is his name.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:7 - But God prepared a worm when the morning H7837 rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.

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