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Lexicon :: Strong's H7950 - šeleḡ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2391a

Strong’s Definitions

שֶׁלֶג sheleg, sheh'-leg; from H7949; snow (probably from its whiteness):—snow(-y).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H7950 in the following manner: snow (19x), snowy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H7950 in the following manner: snow (19x), snowy (1x).
  1. snow

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֶׁלֶג sheleg, sheh'-leg; from H7949; snow (probably from its whiteness):—snow(-y).
STRONGS H7950: Abbreviations
שֶׁלֶ֫ג noun masculineIsaiah 55:10 snow; — absolute שׁ׳ Isaiah 1:18 +, שָׁ֑לֶג Exodus 4:6 +; construct שֶׁ֫לֶג Jeremiah 18:14; — snow, 2 Samuel 23:20 (יוֺם הַשּׁ׳) = 1 Chronicles 11:22; Job 6:16; Job 37:6 (|| גֶּשֶׁם מָטָר) Psalm 147:16; Psalm 148:8 (+ אֵשׁ, בָּרָד, קִיטוֺר); מֵימֵי שׁ׳ Job 24:19, compare Job 9:30 Qr (בְּמֵי, < Qr בְּמוֺ De Di Bu and others, snow as purifying; see also [מַי]; in poetry אִצְרוֺת שׁ׳ Job 38:22 (|| בָּרָד א׳); symbolic of cold Proverbs 31:21; as moistening, fertilizing Isaiah 55:10 (|| גֶּשֶׁם); on mountains, figurative of normal habit, לְבָנוֺן שׁ׳ Jeremiah 18:14; simile of whiteness, of leprosy Exodus 4:6 (J), Numbers 12:10(E), 2 Kings 5:27; with מִן comp,, of fair skin Lamentations 4:7 (|| חָלָב); simile of sins, יַלְבִּינוּ כַּשּׁ׳ Isaiah 1:18, compare Psalm 51:9 (מִן compare); simile of refreshment Proverbs 25:13 (drink cooled by snow, see references in DeToy), of the unfitting בַּקַיִץ כַּשּׁ׳ Proverbs 26:1 (|| מָטָר). — On snow in Palestine see NicolHast. DB SNOW.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H8517.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:6; 4:6



2 Samuel


2 Kings


1 Chronicles



6:16; 9:30; 24:19; 37:6; 38:22


51:9; 147:16; 148:8


25:13; 26:1; 31:21


1:18; 1:18; 55:10; 55:10


18:14; 18:14




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7950 matches the Hebrew שֶׁלֶג (šeleḡ),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:6 - And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow. H7950
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:10 - And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: H7950 and Aaron looked upon Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:20 - And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man, of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, he slew two lionlike men of Moab: he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow: H7950
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:27 - The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow. H7950
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:22 - Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done many acts; he slew two lionlike men of Moab: also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in a snowy H7950 day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:16 - Which are blackish by reason of the ice, and wherein the snow H7950 is hid:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:30 - If I wash myself with H7950 snow water, and make my hands never so clean;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:19 - Drought and heat consume the snow H7950 waters: so doth the grave those which have sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 - For he saith to the snow, H7950 Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:22 - Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? H7950 or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:7 - Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. H7950
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He giveth snow H7950 like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:8 - Fire, and hail; snow, H7950 and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:13 - As the cold of snow H7950 in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:1 - As snow H7950 in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:21 - She is not afraid of the snow H7950 for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:18 - Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; H7950 though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:10 - For as the rain cometh down, and the snow H7950 from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - Will a man leave the snow H7950 of Lebanon which cometh from the rock of the field? or shall the cold flowing waters that come from another place be forsaken?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:7 - Her Nazarites were purer than snow, H7950 they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire:
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