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Lexicon :: Strong's H7927 - šᵊḵem

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as שְׁכֶם (H7926)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2386b

Strong’s Definitions

שְׁכֶם Shᵉkem, shek-em'; the same as H7926; ridge; Shekem, a place in Palestine:—Shechem.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 63x

The KJV translates Strong's H7927 in the following manner: Shechem (61x), Sichem (1x), Strong's synonym for consent (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 63x
The KJV translates Strong's H7927 in the following manner: Shechem (61x), Sichem (1x), Strong's synonym for consent (1x).
  1. Shechem = "back" or "shoulder"

    proper masculine noun
    1. son of Hamor, the chieftain of the Hivites at Shechem at the time of Jacob's arrival

      proper locative noun
    2. a city in Manasseh; located in a valley between Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim, 34 miles (54 km) north of Jerusalem and 7 miles (10.5 km) south- east of Samaria

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁכֶם Shᵉkem, shek-em'; the same as H7926; ridge; Shekem, a place in Palestine:—Shechem.
STRONGS H7927: Abbreviations
† II. שְׁכֶם proper name, of a location49 and masculine14 (Συχεμ; LXX of Lucian (Lag.) often Σίκιμα Lag BN 57):
1. district in Northern Palestine (probably shoulder (saddle ?) of mountain); — מְקוֺם שׁ׳ Genesis 12:6, שְׁכֶ֑מָךְ Genesis 37:14; = city (שְׁכֶ֑מָה שְֶׁכֶם, Hosea 6:9 שֶׁ֑כְמָךְ) Joshua 24:1; עִיר שׁ׳ Genesis 33:18 + 20 times Judges 9 (בַּעֲלֵי שׁ׳ Genesis 33:2 + 12 times, מִגְדַּלשֿׁ׳ ב׳ Genesis 33:46; Genesis 33:47), Hosea 6:9 + 21 times (עִיר שׁ׳ Genesis 33:18); city of refuge Joshua 20:7; Joshua 21:21; 1 Chronicles 6:52. — WMMAs.u.Eur.394, compare Egyptian Sa-ka-ma; (compare JenZA x (1895) 356); modern Nablûs (from Roman name Neapolis); see BuhlG 200 f. GASmG 332 ff. 345 WilsonsHast. DB SHECHEM.
2. proper name, masculine (on connection with 1 compare Judges 9:28), 'son' of Hamor, also Genesis 33:19; Genesis 34:2 + 10 times 34, Joshua 24:3.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:6; 33:2; 33:18; 33:18; 33:19; 34:2; 37:14


20:7; 21:21; 24:1; 24:3


9; 9:28

1 Chronicles



6:9; 6:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7927 matches the Hebrew שְׁכֶם (šᵊḵem),
which occurs 63 times in 54 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 12:6–2Ch 10:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:6 - And Abram passed through the land unto the place of Sichem, H7927 unto the plain of Moreh. And the Canaanite was then in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:18 - And Jacob came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, H7927 which is in the land of Canaan, when he came from Padanaram; and pitched his tent before the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:19 - And he bought a parcel of a field, where he had spread his tent, at the hand of the children of Hamor, Shechem's H7927 father, for an hundred pieces of money.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:2 - And when Shechem H7927 the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:4 - And Shechem H7927 spake unto his father Hamor, saying, Get me this damsel to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:6 - And Hamor the father of Shechem H7927 went out unto Jacob to commune with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:8 - And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem H7927 longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:11 - And Shechem H7927 said unto her father and unto her brethren, Let me find grace in your eyes, and what ye shall say unto me I will give.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:13 - And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem H7927 and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:18 - And their words pleased Hamor, and Shechem H7927 Hamor's son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:20 - And Hamor and Shechem H7927 his son came unto the gate of their city, and communed with the men of their city, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:24 - And unto Hamor and unto Shechem H7927 his son hearkened all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:26 - And they slew Hamor and Shechem H7927 his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's H7927 house, and went out.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:4 - And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem. H7927
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:12 - And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem. H7927
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:13 - And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? H7927 come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:14 - And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem. H7927
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:7 - And the coast of Manasseh was from Asher to Michmethah, that lieth before Shechem; H7927 and the border went along on the right hand unto the inhabitants of Entappuah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:7 - And they appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem H7927 in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:21 - For they gave them Shechem H7927 with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Gezer with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:1 - And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, H7927 and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:25 - So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day, and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem. H7927
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:32 - And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt, buried they in Shechem, H7927 in a parcel of ground which Jacob bought of the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem H7927 for an hundred pieces of silver: and it became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:31 - And his concubine that was in Shechem, H7927 she also bare him a son, whose name he called Abimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:1 - And Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal went to Shechem H7927 unto his mother's brethren, and communed with them, and with all the family of the house of his mother's father, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:2 - Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, H7927 Whether is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, which are threescore and ten persons, reign over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:3 - And his mother's brethren spake of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem H7927 all these words: and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech; for they said, He is our brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - And all the men of Shechem H7927 gathered together, and all the house of Millo, and went, and made Abimelech king, by the plain of the pillar that was in Shechem. H7927
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:7 - And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of mount Gerizim, and lifted up his voice, and cried, and said unto them, Hearken unto me, ye men of Shechem, H7927 that God may hearken unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:18 - And ye are risen up against my father's house this day, and have slain his sons, threescore and ten persons, upon one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, H7927 because he is your brother;)
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:20 - But if not, let fire come out from Abimelech, and devour the men of Shechem, H7927 and the house of Millo; and let fire come out from the men of Shechem, H7927 and from the house of Millo, and devour Abimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:23 - Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; H7927 and the men of Shechem H7927 dealt treacherously with Abimelech:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:24 - That the cruelty done to the threescore and ten sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood be laid upon Abimelech their brother, which slew them; and upon the men of Shechem, H7927 which aided him in the killing of his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:25 - And the men of Shechem H7927 set liers in wait for him in the top of the mountains, and they robbed all that came along that way by them: and it was told Abimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:26 - And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: H7927 and the men of Shechem H7927 put their confidence in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:28 - And Gaal the son of Ebed said, Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, H7927 that we should serve him? is not he the son of Jerubbaal? and Zebul his officer? serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem: H7927 for why should we serve him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:31 - And he sent messengers unto Abimelech privily, saying, Behold, Gaal the son of Ebed and his brethren be come to Shechem; H7927 and, behold, they fortify the city against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:34 - And Abimelech rose up, and all the people that were with him, by night, and they laid wait against Shechem H7927 in four companies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:39 - And Gaal went out before the men of Shechem, H7927 and fought with Abimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:41 - And Abimelech dwelt at Arumah: and Zebul thrust out Gaal and his brethren, that they should not dwell in Shechem. H7927
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:46 - And when all the men of the tower of Shechem H7927 heard that, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:47 - And it was told Abimelech, that all the men of the tower of Shechem H7927 were gathered together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:49 - And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem H7927 died also, about a thousand men and women.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:57 - And all the evil of the men of Shechem H7927 did God render upon their heads: and upon them came the curse of Jotham the son of Jerubbaal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - Then they said, Behold, there is a feast of the LORD in Shiloh yearly in a place which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, H7927 and on the south of Lebonah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:1 - And Rehoboam went to Shechem: H7927 for all Israel were come to Shechem H7927 to make him king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:25 - Then Jeroboam built Shechem H7927 in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:67 - And they gave unto them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem H7927 in mount Ephraim with her suburbs; they gave also Gezer with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem H7927 also and the towns thereof, unto Gaza and the towns thereof:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:1 - And Rehoboam went to Shechem: H7927 for to Shechem H7927 were all Israel come to make him king.

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