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Lexicon :: Strong's H7918 - šāḵaḵ

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שָׁכַך
Transliteration
šāḵaḵ
Pronunciation
shaw-kak'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2384

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁכַךְ shâkak, shaw-kak'; a primitive root; to weave (i.e. lay) a trap; figuratively, (through the idea of secreting) to allay (passions; physically, abate a flood):—appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H7918 in the following manner: pacified (1x), appeased (1x), set (1x), asswage (1x), cease (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H7918 in the following manner: pacified (1x), appeased (1x), set (1x), asswage (1x), cease (1x).
  1. to subside, abate, decrease

    1. (Qal) to abate

    2. (Hiphil) to allay

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁכַךְ shâkak, shaw-kak'; a primitive root; to weave (i.e. lay) a trap; figuratively, (through the idea of secreting) to allay (passions; physically, abate a flood):—appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set.
STRONGS H7918:
† [שָׁכַךְ] verb decrease, abate (Late Hebrew שְׁכִיכָה is allaying of anger; שִׁכֵּךְ אֹזֶן soothe, satisfy the ear (so apparently Dalm), i.e. allow it to hear and understand, compare LevyNHWB (and Arabic bdb101303 be narrow have small ears, be deaf, Frä90); — Arabic bdb101304 see humble oneself, Wahrm humiliate); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיָּשֹׁכוּ Genesis 8:1 the waters abated; Infinitive construct כְּשֹׁךְ Esther 2:1 when abated the king's wrath, so Perfect 3rd person feminine singular שָׁכָ֑כָה Esther 7:10. — כְּשַׁךְ יְקוּשִׁים Jeremiah 5:26 usually like the bending, crouching, of fowlers (this meaning for שַׁךְ dubious; Dr כְּשֻׁר Du strike out ישׁור כשׁ, then reads יִלְכֹּדוּ׃ מוֺקְשִׁים הִצִּיבוּ בַּשַּׁחַת א׳).
Hiph. Perfect 1st person singular consecutive וַהֲשִׁכֹּתִ֫י מֵעָלַי Numbers 17:20 I will allay from upon me the murmurings (accusative), etc.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

8:1

Esther

2:1; 7:10

Jeremiah

5:26

H7918

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7918 matches the Hebrew שָׁכַך (šāḵaḵ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:1 - And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged; H7918
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 17:5 - And it shall come to pass, that the man's rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom: and I will make to cease H7918 from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:1 - After these things, when the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased, H7918 he remembered Vashti, and what she had done, and what was decreed against her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:10 - So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified. H7918
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:26 - For among my people are found wicked men: they lay wait, as he that setteth H7918 snares; they set a trap, they catch men.

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