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Lexicon :: Strong's H7934 - šāḵēn

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁכֵן shâkên, shaw-kane'; from H7931; a resident; by extension, a fellow-citizen:—inhabitant, neighbour, nigh.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H7934 in the following manner: neighbour (17x), inhabitant (2x), nigh thereunto (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H7934 in the following manner: neighbour (17x), inhabitant (2x), nigh thereunto (1x).
  1. inhabitant, neighbour

    1. inhabitant

    2. neighbour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁכֵן shâkên, shaw-kane'; from H7931; a resident; by extension, a fellow-citizen:—inhabitant, neighbour, nigh.
STRONGS H7934: Abbreviations
`† שָׁכֵן adjective inhabitant, neighbour; — שׁ׳ Isaiah 33:24 +; construct שְׁכַן Hosea 10:5; suffix שְׁכֵנוֺ Exodus 12:4; שְׁכֵָנ֑יִכְי֯ 2 Kings 4:3 etc.; feminine suffix שְׁכֶנְתָּהּ Exodus 3:22; feminine plural שְׁכֵנוֺת Ruth 4:17; —
1. inhabitant, Isaiah 33:24; Hosea 10:5.
2. neighbour: woman Exodus 3:22 (E); plural Ruth 4:7; man Exodus 12:4 (P) Jeremiah 6:21; Proverbs 27:10, plural 2 Kings 4:3; of places Deuteronomy 1:7; nations, to Judah Ezekiel 16:26; Psalm 79:12; לִשְׁכֵנֵי(נוּ) חֶרְפָּה Psalm 44:14; Psalm 79:4, compare Psalm 31:2; Psalm 89:42; מָדוֺן לשׁ׳ Psalm 80:7; to Edom Jeremiah 49:10; to Sodom Jeremiah 49:18; Jeremiah 50:40; to י׳ Jeremiah 11:4 (because to his people).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:22; 3:22; 12:4; 12:4




4:7; 4:17

2 Kings

4:3; 4:3


31:2; 44:14; 79:4; 79:12; 80:7; 89:42




33:24; 33:24


6:21; 11:4; 49:10; 49:18; 50:40




10:5; 10:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7934 matches the Hebrew שָׁכֵן (šāḵēn),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:22 - “But every woman shall ask her neighbor H7934 and the woman who lives in her house for articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:4 - ‘Now if the household is too small for a [fn]lamb, then he and his neighbor H7934 nearest to his house are to take one according to the [fn]number of persons in them; in proportion to [fn]what each one should eat, you are to [fn]divide the lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - ‘Turn and set out on your journey, and go to the hill country of the Amorites, and to all their neighbors H7934 in the Arabah, in the hill country, in the lowland, in the [fn]Negev, by the seacoast, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:17 - And the neighbor H7934 women H7934 gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi!” So they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:3 - Then he said, “Go, [fn]borrow containers [fn]elsewhere for yourself, empty containers from all your neighbors H7934—do not get too few.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:11 - Because of all my adversaries, I have become a disgrace,
Especially to my neighbors H7934,
And an object of dread to my acquaintances;
Those who see me in the street flee from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:13 - You make us an object of reproach to our neighbors H7934,
Of scoffing and ridicule to those around us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:4 - We have become a disgrace before our neighbors H7934,
An object of derision and ridicule to those around us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:12 - And return to our neighbors H7934 seven times as much into their lap
Their taunts with which they have taunted You, Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:6 - You make us [fn]an object of contention to our neighbors H7934,
And our enemies laugh among themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:41 - All who pass along the way plunder him;
He has become a disgrace to his neighbors H7934.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:10 - Do not abandon your friend or your father’s friend,
And do not go to your brother’s house on the day of your disaster;
Better is a neighbor H7934 who is near than a brother far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:24 - And no resident H7934 will say, “I am sick”;
The people who live [fn]there will be forgiven their wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:21 - Therefore, this is what the LORD says:
“Behold, I am [fn]placing stumbling blocks before this people.
And they will stumble against them,
Fathers and sons together;
Neighbor H7934 and [fn]friend will perish.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - This is what the LORD says concerning all My wicked neighbors H7934 who do harm to the inheritance with which I have endowed My people Israel: “Behold, I am going to drive them out of their land, and I will drive the house of Judah out from among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:10 - “But I have stripped Esau bare,
I have uncovered his hiding places
So that he will not be able to conceal himself;
His [fn]offspring have been destroyed along with his [fn]brothers
And his neighbors H7934, and he no longer exists.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:18 - “Like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah with its neighbors H7934,” says the LORD, “no one will live there, nor will [fn]anyone of mankind reside in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:40 - “As when God overthrew Sodom
And Gomorrah with its neighbors H7934,” declares the LORD,
“No one will live there,
Nor will [fn]anyone of mankind reside in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:26 - “You also committed prostitution with the Egyptians, your [fn]lustful neighbors H7934, and multiplied your obscene practice to provoke Me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:5 - The inhabitants H7934 of Samaria will fear
For the [fn]calf of Beth-aven.
Indeed, its people will mourn for it,
And its idolatrous priests [fn]will cry out over it,
Over its glory, since it has left it.
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