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Lexicon :: Strong's H7860 - šāṭar

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Part of Speech
masculine noun, verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Act part of an otherwise unused root probably meaning to write
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TWOT Reference: 2374a

Strong’s Definitions

שֹׁטֵר shôṭêr, sho-tare'; active participle of an otherwise unused root probably meaning to write; properly, a scribe, i.e. (by analogy or implication) an official superintendent or magistrate:—officer, overseer, ruler.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H7860 in the following manner: officers (23x), ruler (1x), overseer (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H7860 in the following manner: officers (23x), ruler (1x), overseer (1x).
  1. (Qal) official, officer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֹׁטֵר shôṭêr, sho-tare'; active participle of an otherwise unused root probably meaning to write; properly, a scribe, i.e. (by analogy or implication) an official superintendent or magistrate:—officer, overseer, ruler.
STRONGS H7860: Abbreviations
שֹׁטֵר noun masculine official, officer (properly scribe, secretary? or from original meaning as arranger, organizer?); — absolute שׁ׳ Proverbs 6:7, שׁו׳ 2 Chronicles 26:11; plural שֹׁטְרִים Deuteronomy 1:15 +, etc.; — apparently subordinate officer, judicial, civil or military (compare DrDeuteronomy 1. 15 GrayNumbers 11:16); organizing people for marching Joshua 1:10; Joshua 3:2 (both E), compare Deuteronomy 20:5, 8, 9; appointed over Israel by Egyptian overseers Exodus 5:14, compare Exodus 5:6; Exodus 5:10; Exodus 5:15; Exodus 5:19 (all J); elsewhere + זְקֵנִים Numbers 11:16 (E), Deuteronomy 29:9; Deuteronomy 31:28; + שֹׁפְטִים Deuteronomy 16:18; 1 Chronicles 23:4; 1 Chronicles 26:29, + ז׳ and שֹׁפ׳ Joshua 8:33 (RD), and (+ רָאשִׁים) Joshua 23:2 (RD), Joshua 24:1 (E, or RD); שֹׁט׳ as minor judges also Deuteronomy 1:15; הַמְשָֽׁרְתִים אֶתהַֿמֶּלֶךְ שֹׁט׳ 1 Chronicles 27:1, chosen from Levites 2 Chronicles 19:11; 34:13 (+ סוֺפְרִים, שׁוֺעֲרִים); as title of individual 2 Chronicles 26:11 (|| הַסּוֺפֵר); of ant, אֵיןלָֿהּ קָצִין שֹׁטֵר וּמשֵׁל Proverbs 6:7.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5632.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:6; 5:10; 5:14; 5:15; 5:19


11:16; 11:16


1; 1:15; 1:15; 1:15; 16:18; 20:5; 20:8; 20:9; 29:9; 31:28


1:10; 3:2; 8:33; 23:2; 24:1

1 Chronicles

23:4; 26:29; 27:1

2 Chronicles

19:11; 26:11; 26:11; 34:13


6:7; 6:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7860 matches the Hebrew שָׁטַר (šāṭar),
which occurs 25 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:6 - And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, H7860 saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:10 - And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, H7860 and they spake to the people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:14 - And the officers H7860 of the children of Israel, which Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your task in making brick both yesterday and to day, as heretofore?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:15 - Then the officers H7860 of the children of Israel came and cried unto Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest thou thus with thy servants?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:19 - And the officers H7860 of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:16 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers H7860 over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that they may stand there with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:15 - So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, and captains over fifties, and captains over tens, and officers H7860 among your tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:18 - Judges and officers H7860 shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:5 - And the officers H7860 shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:8 - And the officers H7860 shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:9 - And it shall be, when the officers H7860 have made an end of speaking unto the people, that they shall make captains of the armies to lead the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:10 - Ye stand this day all of you before the LORD your God; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, H7860 with all the men of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:28 - Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, H7860 that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:10 - Then Joshua commanded the officers H7860 of the people, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:2 - And it came to pass after three days, that the officers H7860 went through the host;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:33 - And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, H7860 and their judges, stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger, as he that was born among them; half of them over against mount Gerizim, and half of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:2 - And Joshua called for all Israel, and for their elders, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers, H7860 and said unto them, I am old and stricken in age:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:1 - And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; H7860 and they presented themselves before God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:4 - Of which, twenty and four thousand were to set forward the work of the house of the LORD; and six thousand were officers H7860 and judges:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:29 - Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were for the outward business over Israel, for officers H7860 and judges.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:1 - Now the children of Israel after their number, to wit, the chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers H7860 that served the king in any matter of the courses, which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, of every course were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:11 - And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers H7860 before you. Deal courageously, and the LORD shall be with the good.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:11 - Moreover Uzziah had an host of fighting men, that went out to war by bands, according to the number of their account by the hand of Jeiel the scribe and Maaseiah the ruler, H7860 under the hand of Hananiah, one of the king's captains.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:13 - Also they were over the bearers of burdens, and were overseers of all that wrought the work in any manner of service: and of the Levites there were scribes, and officers, H7860 and porters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:7 - Which having no guide, overseer, H7860 or ruler,
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