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Lexicon :: Strong's H7956 - šēlâ

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שֵׁלָה
Transliteration
šēlâ
Pronunciation
shay-law'
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as שְׁאֵלָה (H7596) (shortened)
Strong’s Definitions

שֵׁלָה Shêlâh, shay-law'; the same as H7596 (shortened); request; Shelah, the name of a postdiluvian patriarch and of an Israelite:—Shelah.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H7956 in the following manner: Shelah (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H7956 in the following manner: Shelah (8x).
  1. Shelah = "a petition"

    1. the youngest son of Judah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֵׁלָה Shêlâh, shay-law'; the same as H7596 (shortened); request; Shelah, the name of a postdiluvian patriarch and of an Israelite:—Shelah.
STRONGS H7956:
† II. שֵׁלָה proper name, masculine son of Judah, Σηλωμ[ν]: Genesis 38:5, 11, 14, 26 (J), Genesis 46:12 (P); Numbers 26:20 (P), 1 Chronicles 2:3; 1 Chronicles 4:21.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:5; 38:11; 38:14; 38:26; 46:12

Numbers

26:20

1 Chronicles

2:3; 4:21

H7956

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7956 matches the Hebrew שֵׁלָה (šēlâ),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:5 - She gave birth to yet another son and named him Shelah H7956; and it was at Chezib [fn]that she gave birth to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:11 - Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Remain a widow in your father’s house until my son Shelah H7956 grows up”; for he [fn]thought, “I am afraid that he too may die like his brothers.” So Tamar went and lived in her father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - So she [fn]removed her widow’s garments and covered herself with a [fn]veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the gateway of [fn]Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah H7956 had grown up, and she had not been given to him as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:26 - And Judah recognized them, and said, “She is more righteous than I, since I did not give her to my son Shelah H7956.” And he did not [fn]have relations with her again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:12 - And the sons of Judah: Er, Onan, Shelah H7956, Perez, and Zerah (but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan). And the sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:20 - The sons of Judah by their families were: of Shelah H7956, the family of the Shelanites; of Perez, the family of the Perezites; of Zerah, the family of the Zerahites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:3 - The sons of Judah were Er, Onan, and Shelah H7956; these three were born to him by Bath-shua the Canaanitess. But Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the sight of the LORD, so He put him to death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:21 - The sons of Shelah H7956 the son of Judah were Er the father of Lecah and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of the linen workers at Beth-ashbea;

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