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Lexicon :: Strong's H7845 - šaḥaṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2343.1c,2370d

Strong’s Definitions

שַׁחַת shachath, shakh'-ath; from H7743; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively, destruction:—corruption, destruction, ditch, grave, pit.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H7845 in the following manner: corruption (4x), pit (14x), destruction (2x), ditch (2x), grave (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H7845 in the following manner: corruption (4x), pit (14x), destruction (2x), ditch (2x), grave (1x).
  1. pit, destruction, grave

    1. pit (for catching lions)

    2. pit (of Hell)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שַׁחַת shachath, shakh'-ath; from H7743; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively, destruction:—corruption, destruction, ditch, grave, pit.
STRONGS H7845: Abbreviations
שַׁ֫חַת noun feminine pit; — absolute שׁ׳ Psalm 7:16 +; שָׁ֑חַת Psalm 16:10 +; construct שַׁ֫תַת Isaiah 38:17; Psalm 35:7; suffix שַׁחְתָּם Ezekiel 19:4, 8 (+ שַׁחְתֹּה Psalm 35:8b We); —
1. pit, for catching lion (in figurative) Ezekiel 19:4, 8; figurative פעל שׁ׳ Psalm 7:16; with עשׂה Psalm 9:16; with חפר Psalm 35:7 (trasnp. שׁ׳ to Psalm 35:7b); with ברת Psalm 94:13; Proverbs 26:27; + Psalm 35:8b Syriac Version We (for שׁוֺאֶה); טָבַל בּשׁ׳ Job 9:31.
2. pit of She’ôl, ירר שׁ׳ Job 33:24; ראה (ה)שׁ׳ Psalm 16:10 (|| שִׁאוֺל), Psalm 49:10; לשׁ׳, with הוֺרִיד Ezekiel 28:8, and Psalm 55:24 (לִבְאֵר שׁ׳); קָרֵב Job 33:22; יָמוּת Isaiah 51:14; עָבַר בֵשּׁ׳ Job 33:28; יָרַד אֶלשֿׁ׳ Psalm 30:10; מִשּׁ׳, with חשׁק Isaiah 38:17 (poem), with חשׂח Job 33:18 (מִנִּיֿ); with העלה Jonah 2:7; with הֵשִׁיב Job 33:30 (מִנִּיֿ); with נאל Psalm 103:4; personified Job 17:14 (|| רִמָּה). — שׁ׳ here either = שְׁאוֺל (hollow place, cavern), or < = pit in שְׁאוֺל (compare, from Ezekiel on, בּוֺר 5; also אֲבַדּוֺן, and עִמְקֵי שְׁאוֺל Proverbs 9:18. This distinction of two parts of שְׁאוֺל became important in Jewish and Christian theology).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:31; 17:14; 33:18; 33:22; 33:24; 33:28; 33:30


7:16; 7:16; 9:16; 16:10; 16:10; 30:10; 35:7; 35:7; 35:7; 35:8; 35:8; 49:10; 94:13; 103:4


9:18; 26:27


38:17; 38:17; 51:14


19:4; 19:4; 19:8; 19:8; 28:8



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7845 matches the Hebrew שַׁחַת (šaḥaṯ),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:31 - Yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, H7845 and mine own clothes shall abhor me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:14 - I have said to corruption, H7845 Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:18 - He keepeth back his soul from the pit, H7845 and his life from perishing by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:22 - Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, H7845 and his life to the destroyers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:24 - Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: H7845 I have found a ransom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:28 - He will deliver his soul from going into the pit, H7845 and his life shall see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:30 - To bring back his soul from the pit, H7845 to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:15 - He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch H7845 which he made.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:15 - The heathen are sunk down in the pit H7845 that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:10 - For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. H7845
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:9 - What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? H7845 Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 - For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, H7845 which without cause they have digged for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:9 - That he should still live for ever, and not see corruption. H7845
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:23 - But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: H7845 bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:13 - That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit H7845 be digged for the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:4 - Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; H7845 who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:27 - Whoso diggeth a pit H7845 shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:17 - Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit H7845 of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:14 - The captive exile hasteneth that he may be loosed, and that he should not die in the pit, H7845 nor that his bread should fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:4 - The nations also heard of him; he was taken in their pit, H7845 and they brought him with chains unto the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:8 - Then the nations set against him on every side from the provinces, and spread their net over him: he was taken in their pit. H7845
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:8 - They shall bring thee down to the pit, H7845 and thou shalt die the deaths of them that are slain in the midst of the seas.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:6 - I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, H7845 O LORD my God.
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