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Lexicon :: Strong's H7931 - šāḵan

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שָׁכַן
Transliteration
šāḵan
Pronunciation
shaw-kan'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [apparently akin (by transmission) to שָׁכַב (H7901) through the idea of lodging]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2387

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁכַן shâkan, shaw-kan'; a primitive root (apparently akin (by transmission) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531, H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively):—abide, continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-er), have habitation, inhabit, lay, place, (cause to) remain, rest, set (up).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 129x

The KJV translates Strong's H7931 in the following manner: dwell (92x), abide (8x), place (7x), remain (5x), inhabit (4x), rest (3x), set (2x), continue (1x), dwellers (1x), dwelling (1x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 129x
The KJV translates Strong's H7931 in the following manner: dwell (92x), abide (8x), place (7x), remain (5x), inhabit (4x), rest (3x), set (2x), continue (1x), dwellers (1x), dwelling (1x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside

    1. (Qal)

      1. to settle down to abide

      2. to abide, dwell, reside

    2. (Piel)

      1. to make settle down, establish

      2. to make or cause to dwell

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix

      2. to cause to dwell or abide

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁכַן shâkan, shaw-kan'; a primitive root (apparently akin (by transmission) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531, H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively):—abide, continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-er), have habitation, inhabit, lay, place, (cause to) remain, rest, set (up).
STRONGS H7931:
שָׁכַן, שָׁכֵ֑ן129 verb settle down, abide, dwell (Late Hebrew id.; Ecclus 43:17d +; Phoenician שכן Lzb375; Aramaic שְׁכֵין; Syriac bdb101404, all dwell; Arabic bdb101405 rest, dwell, compare Assyrian šakânu, set, lay, deposit, set up (a dwelling), intransitive be situated (of city), maškanu, place, dwelling-place); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׁ׳ Exodus 40:35 + 5 times; שָׁכֵ֑ן Deuteronomy 33:12 + 2 times, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׁכֹּן Genesis 16:12 +; יִשְׁכָּןֿ Numbers 9:17 + 2 times; 3rd person masculine plural יִשְׁכֹּ֑נוּ Jeremiah 49:31; 3rd person feminine plural תִּשְׁכֹּ֑נָּה Ezekiel 17:23, etc.; Imperative masculine singular שְׁכֹן Genesis 26:2; Psalm 37:27; שְׁכָןֿ Psalm 37:3 masculine plural שִׁכְנוּ. Jeremiah 48:28; Infinitive construct בִּשְׁכֹּן (Ges§ 45 g) Genesis 35:22, לִשְׁכּוֹן 2 Chronicles 6:1, etc.; suffix שָׁכְנִי Exodus 29:46; שִׁכְנוֺ Deuteronomy 12:5 (but see Pi. 1), etc.; Participle שֹׁכֵן Genesis 14:13 +, שֹׁכְנִי (Ges§ 90 l m) Deuteronomy 33:16 + 3 times; suffix feminine singular שֹׁכַנְתְּי Jeremiah 51:13; Passive participle, apparently plural construct with art, הַשְּׁכוּנֵי Judges 8:11 (but corrupt, proper name, of a location needed, see GFM): —
1. settle down to abide:
a. of person: encamp Numbers 24:2 (E); settle permanently Psalm 102:29 [Psalm 102:28] (absolute: || יִכּוֺן); כמלך שׁ׳ Job 29:25 (|| ישׁב); settle down (to remain) Judges 5:17; תַּחְתָּיו 2 Samuel 7:10 = 1 Chronicles 17:9 (not to be removed); especially at rest, peace, in security, לבטח Jeremiah 23:6; Jeremiah 33:16; Deuteronomy 33:12, compare בין כתפים Deuteronomy 33:12; Psalm 16:9 (|| שׂמח); בטח Deuteronomy 33:28; Proverbs 1:33; (ל)בדד Numbers 23:9 (poem) Jeremiah 49:31; Micah 7:14; land of Egypt Jeremiah 46:26 (remain undisturbed), so Jeremiah 50:39; Isaiah 13:20 (|| תֵּשֵׁב, compare ישׁב 4); with accusitive מרומים Isaiah 33:16; absolute Nahum 3:18, subject אדּירים (We יָֽשְׁנוּ, Now יִשְׁכְּבוּ; || נָמוּ); Proverbs 7:11 her feet tarry not in her house.
b. of animals: כְּלָבִיא Deuteronomy 33:20; ב location Isaiah 34:11; Job 37:8; שָׁם Isaiah 13:21; birds תַּחַת שׁ׳ (under) Ezekiel 17:23, בְּצֵל שׁ׳ Ezekiel 17:23; with עַל = upon Ezekiel 31:13, = by Psalm 104:12; with accusative סֶלַע Job 39:28; absolute, of man under figure of bird, אָע֫וּפָה וְאֶשְׁכֹּ֑נָה Psalm 55:7 [Psalm 55:6].
c. things: with עַל of cloud, Job 3:5 settle down over; compare Exodus 24:16; Exodus 40:35; Numbers 9:17, Numbers 9:18, Numbers 9:22 (all P); with בְּ Numbers 10:12 (P).
2. abide, dwell:
a. of men: absolute Psalm 37:27 (לְעוֺלָם); שָׁ֫מָּה Isaiah 65:9; with ב location Psalm 69:37 [Psalm 69:36]; Job 18:15; Job 30:6; Micah 4:10; Jeremiah 48:28 + 10 times; לְחוֺף יִמִּים Genesis 49:13; with עַל, by Judges 5:17; Jeremiah 51:13; upon Psalm 37:29; על פני Genesis 16:12 (J); with עִם with Psalm 120:5, Psalm 120:6; with accusative Proverbs 2:21; Jeremiah 17:6 + 5 times; מִן ֗֗֗ עַד Genesis 25:18 (J); שֹׁכְנֵי אָ֑רֶץ Isaiah 18:3 (|| ישְׁבֵי תֵבֵל).
b. of the dead: שֹׁכְנֵי עָפָר Isaiah 26:19 (|| רְפָאִים); compare Job 26:5 (|| id.), so mortals; שֹׁכְנֵי בָתֵּי חֹמֶר Job 4:19; דוּמָה שׁ׳ Psalm 94:17 (i.e. שׁאול).
c. of God: בָּֽעֲרָפֶל שׁ׳ 1 Kings 8:12 2 Chronicles 6:1 (poem); מָרוֺם Isaiah 33:5; עַד Isaiah 57:15; מָרוֺם וְקָדוֺשׁ Isaiah 57:15; סְנֶה שׁ׳ Deuteronomy 33:16 (theoph.); בְּאָֽהֳלֵישֵֿׁם Genesis 9:27 (J, see BrMP 82; al. Japheth subject); בְּתוֺכָם Exodus 25:8; Exodus 29:46; Numbers 5:3 (all P), Ezekiel 43:9; with בְּתוֺךְ elsewhere Exodus 29:45 (P) + 6 times; ב location Psalm 85:10 [Psalm 85:9]; later בְּצִיּוֺן Joel 4:17 [Joel 3:17]; Joel 4:21 [Joel 3:21]; בְּהַר צִיּוֺן Isaiah 8:18; Psalm 68:17 [Psalm 68:16]; Psalm 68:19 [Psalm 68:18] (absolute) + 4 times; יְרוּשָׁלַםִ Psalm 135:21.
d. things: אֹהֶל מוֺעֵד, with את Leviticus 16:16 (P); שָׁם מִשְׁכַּן י׳ Joshua 22:19 (P); אוֺר Job 38:19.
e. abstract subject: מִשְׁפָּט Isaiah 32:16 (בַּמִּדְבָּר); חָכְמָה with accusative עָרְמָה Proverbs 8:12.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שִׁכֵּן Psalm 78:60; 1st person singular שִׁכַּנְתִּי Jeremiah 7:7, Jeremiah 7:12; Imperfect 1st person singular אֲשַׁכְּנָה Jeremiah 7:3; Infinitive construct שַׁכֵּן Numbers 14:30 + 7 times; suffix שַׁכְּנוֺ Deuteronomy 12:5 (so read for MT לְשִׁכְנוֺ, compare Köii. l. 21); —
1. make settle down, establish: בָּֽאָדָֽם אֹהֶל שׁ׳ Psalm 78:60 especially in Deuteronomy, לְשַׁכֵּן שְׁמוֺ שָׁם establish his name there (compare šakan šuma as Canaanism WklTelAm. 138 Rev. 20; 181. 6) Deuteronomy 12:11; Deuteronomy 14:23; Deuteronomy 16:2, Deuteronomy 16:6, Deuteronomy 16:11; Deuteronomy 26:2, compare Jeremiah 7:12; Nehemiah 1:9; + לְשִׁכְנֹו שָׁם אֶת־שְׁמֹו לָשׂוּם H7933 Deuteronomy 12:5 (read לְשַׁכְּנוֺ).
2. make to dwell: with accusative of person, ב location, Numbers 14:30 (J) Jeremiah 7:3, Jeremiah 7:7.
Hiph. Perfect 1st person singular הִשְׁכַּ֫נְתִּי Ezekiel 3:24; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular jussive יַשְׁכֵּן Psalm 7:6 [Psalm 7:5], וַיַּשְׁכֵּן Genesis 3:24; Psalm 78:55, etc.; —
1.
a. lay, כבודי לעפר lay my honour in the dust (of death); place, set, Genesis 3:24 (J); place, establish, אהל מועד at Shilo Joshua 18:1 (P).
b. cause birds to settle, עַל Ezekiel 32:4.
2. cause to dwell, with accusative of person, ב location, Psalm 78:55; compare Job 11:14.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H7932.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

3:24; 3:24; 9:27; 14:13; 16:12; 16:12; 25:18; 26:2; 35:22; 49:13

Exodus

24:16; 25:8; 29:45; 29:46; 29:46; 40:35; 40:35

Leviticus

16:16

Numbers

5:3; 9:17; 9:17; 9:18; 9:22; 10:12; 14:30; 14:30; 23:9; 24:2

Deuteronomy

12:5; 12:5; 12:5; 12:11; 14:23; 16:2; 16:6; 16:11; 26:2; 33:12; 33:12; 33:12; 33:16; 33:16; 33:20; 33:28

Joshua

18:1; 22:19

Judges

5:17; 5:17; 8:11

2 Samuel

7:10

1 Kings

8:12

1 Chronicles

17:9

2 Chronicles

6:1; 6:1

Nehemiah

1:9

Job

3:5; 4:19; 11:14; 18:15; 26:5; 29:25; 30:6; 37:8; 38:19; 39:28

Psalms

7:5; 16:9; 37:27; 37:27; 37:29; 55:6; 68:16; 68:18; 69:36; 78:55; 78:55; 78:60; 78:60; 85:9; 94:17; 102:28; 104:12; 120:5; 120:6; 135:21

Proverbs

1:33; 2:21; 7:11; 8:12

Isaiah

8:18; 13:20; 13:21; 18:3; 26:19; 32:16; 33:5; 33:16; 34:11; 57:15; 57:15; 65:9

Jeremiah

7:3; 7:3; 7:7; 7:7; 7:12; 7:12; 17:6; 23:6; 33:16; 46:26; 48:28; 48:28; 49:31; 49:31; 50:39; 51:13; 51:13

Ezekiel

3:24; 17:23; 17:23; 17:23; 31:13; 32:4; 43:9

Joel

3:17; 3:21

Micah

4:10; 7:14

Nahum

3:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7931 matches the Hebrew שָׁכַן (šāḵan),
which occurs 129 times in 123 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 3:24–Job 26:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - So he drove out the man; and he placed H7931 at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:27 - God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell H7931 in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt H7931 in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:12 - And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell H7931 in the presence of all his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:18 - And they dwelt H7931 from Havilah unto Shur, that is before Egypt, as thou goest toward Assyria: and he died in the presence of all his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:2 - And the LORD appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell H7931 in the land which I shall tell thee of:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:22 - And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt H7931 in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 - Zebulun shall dwell H7931 at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - And the glory of the LORD abode H7931 upon mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days: and the seventh day he called unto Moses out of the midst of the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:8 - And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell H7931 among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:45 - And I will dwell H7931 among the children of Israel, and will be their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:46 - And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell H7931 among them: I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:35 - And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode H7931 thereon, and the glory of the LORD filled the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - And he shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation, that remaineth H7931 among them in the midst of their uncleanness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:3 - Both male and female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them; that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell. H7931
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:17 - And when the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle, then after that the children of Israel journeyed: and in the place where the cloud abode, H7931 there the children of Israel pitched their tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:18 - At the commandment of the LORD the children of Israel journeyed, and at the commandment of the LORD they pitched: as long as the cloud abode H7931 upon the tabernacle they rested in their tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:22 - Or whether it were two days, or a month, or a year, that the cloud tarried upon the tabernacle, remaining H7931 thereon, the children of Israel abode in their tents, and journeyed not: but when it was taken up, they journeyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:12 - And the children of Israel took their journeys out of the wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud rested H7931 in the wilderness of Paran.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:30 - Doubtless ye shall not come into the land, concerning which I sware to make you dwell H7931 therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the hills I behold him: lo, the people shall dwell H7931 alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:2 - And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding H7931 in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:34 - Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: H7931 for I the LORD dwell H7931 among the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:11 - Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell H7931 there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:23 - And thou shalt eat before the LORD thy God, in the place which he shall choose to place H7931 his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear the LORD thy God always.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:2 - Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to place H7931 his name there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:6 - But at the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to place H7931 his name in, there thou shalt sacrifice the passover at even, at the going down of the sun, at the season that thou camest forth out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:11 - And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen to place H7931 his name there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:2 - That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that the LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt put it in a basket, and shalt go unto the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to place H7931 his name there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 - And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell H7931 in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell H7931 between his shoulders.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:16 - And for the precious things of the earth and fulness thereof, and for the good will of him that dwelt H7931 in the bush: let the blessing come upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top of the head of him that was separated from his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:20 - And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth H7931 as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:28 - Israel then shall dwell H7931 in safety alone: the fountain of Jacob shall be upon a land of corn and wine; also his heavens shall drop down dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:1 - And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, and set up H7931 the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:19 - Notwithstanding, if the land of your possession be unclean, then pass ye over unto the land of the possession of the LORD, wherein the LORD'S tabernacle dwelleth, H7931 and take possession among us: but rebel not against the LORD, nor rebel against us, in building you an altar beside the altar of the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 - Gilead abode H7931 beyond Jordan: and why did Dan remain in ships? Asher continued on the sea shore, and abode H7931 in his breaches.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:11 - And Gideon went up by the way of them that dwelt H7931 in tents on the east of Nobah and Jogbehah, and smote the host: for the host was secure.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:10 - Moreover I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, that they may dwell H7931 in a place of their own, and move no more; neither shall the children of wickedness afflict them any more, as beforetime,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:13 - And I will dwell H7931 among the children of Israel, and will not forsake my people Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:12 - Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell H7931 in the thick darkness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:9 - Also I will ordain a place for my people Israel, and will plant them, and they shall dwell H7931 in their place, and shall be moved no more; neither shall the children of wickedness waste them any more, as at the beginning,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:25 - For David said, The LORD God of Israel hath given rest unto his people, that they may dwell H7931 in Jerusalem for ever:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:1 - Then said Solomon, The LORD hath said that he would dwell H7931 in the thick darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:9 - But if ye turn unto me, and keep my commandments, and do them; though there were of you cast out unto the uttermost part of the heaven, yet will I gather them from thence, and will bring them unto the place that I have chosen to set H7931 my name there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:5 - Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell H7931 upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:19 - How much less in them that dwell H7931 in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:14 - If iniquity be in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell H7931 in thy tabernacles.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:28 - And he dwelleth H7931 in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:15 - It shall dwell H7931 in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:5 - Dead things are formed from under the waters, and the inhabitants H7931 thereof.

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