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Lexicon :: Strong's H7950 - šeleḡ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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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 - The LORD furthermore said to him, “Now put your hand inside the fold of your robe.” So he put his hand inside the fold, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous like snow H7950.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:10 - But when the cloud had withdrawn from above the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, as white as snow H7950. As Aaron turned toward Miriam, behold, she was leprous.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:20 - Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done great deeds, [fn]killed the [fn]two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in the middle of a pit on a snowy H7950 day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:27 - “Therefore, the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your [fn]descendants forever.” So he went out from his presence afflicted with leprosy, as white as snow H7950.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:22 - Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a warrior of Kabzeel, mighty in deeds, struck and killed the [fn]two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and struck and killed a lion inside a pit on a snowy H7950 day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:16 - Which are darkened because of ice,
And into which the snow H7950 [fn]melts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:30 - “If I washed myself with snow H7950,
And cleansed my hands with lye,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:19 - “Dryness and heat snatch away the snow H7950 waters,
As [fn]Sheol snatches those who have sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:6 - “For to the snow H7950 He says, ‘Fall on the earth,’
And to the [fn]downpour and the rain, ‘Be strong.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:22 - “Have you entered the storehouses of the snow H7950,
And have you seen the storehouses of the hail,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:7 - [fn]Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean;
[fn]Cleanse me, and I will be whiter than snow H7950.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He [fn]showers snow H7950 like wool;
He scatters the frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:8 - Fire and hail, snow H7950 and clouds;
Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:13 - Like the cold of snow H7950 in the [fn]time of harvest
Is a faithful messenger to those who send him,
For he refreshes the soul of his masters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:1 - Like snow H7950 in summer and like rain in harvest,
So honor is not fitting 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 [fn]debate your case,
Says the LORD,
“Though your sins are as scarlet,
They shall become as white as snow H7950;
Though they are red like crimson,
They shall be like wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:10 - “For as the rain and the snow H7950 come down from heaven,
And do not return there without watering the earth
And making it produce and sprout,
And providing seed to the sower and bread to the eater;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - ‘Does the snow H7950 of Lebanon leave the rock of the open country alone?
Or is the cold flowing water from a foreign land ever dried up?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:7 - Her [fn]consecrated ones were purer than snow H7950,
They shined more than milk;
They were more ruddy in [fn]body than pearls of coral,
Their form was like [fn]lapis lazuli.
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