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Lexicon :: Strong's H7979 - šulḥān

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2395a

Strong’s Definitions

שֻׁלְחָן shulchân, shool-khawn'; from H7971; a table (as spread out); by implication, a meal:—table.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x

The KJV translates Strong's H7979 in the following manner: table (70x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 70x
The KJV translates Strong's H7979 in the following manner: table (70x).
  1. table

    1. table

      1. of king's table, private use, sacred uses

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֻׁלְחָן shulchân, shool-khawn'; from H7971; a table (as spread out); by implication, a meal:—table.
STRONGS H7979: Abbreviations
שֻׁלְחָן 71 noun masculineExodus 25:23 table (on form of word compare GFMl.c.; properly (see above) skin or leather mat spread on ground, see also, on early Semitic 'table,' Thes1417 WeSkizzen iv. 157 RSSemitic i. 184; 2nd ed. 201 KennedyEncy. Bib iii. 2991); — absolute שׁ׳ 1 Samuel 20:34 +; construct שֻׁלְחַן 1 Kings 5:7 +; suffix שֻׁלְחָנִי Judges 1:7 +, etc.; plural שֻׁלְחָנוֺת Isaiah 28:8 +, construct שֻׁלְחֲנוֺת 1 Chronicles 28:16 (twice in verse); —
1. table for king's repast Judges 1:7 (with תַּחַת), 1 Samuel 20:29, 34; 2 Samuel 9:11 (read דָּוִד שׁ׳ Greek Version of the LXX Th We Dr and modern), 2 Samuel 9:13; 2 Samuel 19:29; 1 Kings 2:7; 1 Kings 5:1; 1 Kings 18:19; 1 Kings 10:5 2 Chronicles 9:4, compare Isaiah 21:5 (with עָרַךְ (q. v. 1c) arrange); with עַל 2 Samuel 9:7, 10, 11; Daniel 11:27; for governor Nehemiah 5:17 (with עַל).
2. for private use 1 Kings 13:20 (with אֶל), Job 36:16; Psalm 23:5 (figurative, with עָרַךְ), compare Psalm 78:19 (id.), Psalm 128:3, also (in bedroom) 2 Kings 4:10; of revellers Isaiah 28:8, compare Psalm 69:23 (figurative), of wisdom (figurative) Proverbs 9:2.
3. especially Ezekiel, P for sacred uses: in tabernacle Exodus 25:23 + 17 times Ezekiel 25-40, Numbers 3:31, הַפָּנִים שֻׁלְחַן Numbers 4:7 (compare 2 Chronicles 29:18 below); הַטָּהֹר הַשּׁ׳ Leviticus 24:26 (compare 2 Chronicles 13:11 below); in Solomon's temple 1 Kings 7:48; 2 Chronicles 29:18, also (10 in number) 2 Chronicles 4:8, 19; 13:11, compare 1 Chronicles 28:16 (4 times in verse), also Ezekiel 23:41 (with עָרַךְ); in Ezekiel's temple Ezekiel 40:39 (twice in verse) + 6 times Ezekiel 40 (8 in number), Ezekiel 40:42 (of stone, 4 in number); like altar Ezekiel 41:22, = altar of burnt-offering Ezekiel 44:16; in second temple, שֻׁלְחַן י׳ Malachi 1:7, אֲדֹנָֻ שׁ׳ Malachi 1:12; for idolatrous meal Isaiah 65:11; figurative of י׳'s sacrificial feast Ezekiel 39:20 (eschatological).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


25:23; 25:23


3:31; 4:7


1:7; 1:7

1 Samuel

20:29; 20:34; 20:34

2 Samuel

9:7; 9:10; 9:11; 9:11; 9:13; 19:29

1 Kings

2:7; 5:1; 5:7; 7:48; 10:5; 13:20; 18:19

2 Kings


1 Chronicles

28:16; 28:16

2 Chronicles

4:8; 4:19; 9:4; 13:11; 13:11; 29:18; 29:18






23:5; 69:23; 78:19; 128:3




21:5; 28:8; 28:8; 65:11


23:41; 39:20; 40; 40:39; 40:42; 41:22; 44:16




1:7; 1:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7979 matches the Hebrew שֻׁלְחָן (šulḥān),
which occurs 71 times in 62 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 25:23–Isa 65:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:23 - “You shall also make a table H7979 of acacia wood, [fn]two cubits [fn]long and one cubit [fn]wide, and one and a half cubits [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:27 - “The rings shall be close to the rim, as holders for the poles to carry the table H7979.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:28 - “And you shall make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold, so that with them the table H7979 may be carried.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:30 - “And you shall set the bread of the [fn]Presence on the table H7979 before Me continually.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:35 - “And you shall set the table H7979 outside the veil, and the lampstand opposite the table H7979 on the side of the tabernacle toward the south; and you shall put the table H7979 on the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:27 - and the table H7979 and all its utensils, and the lampstand and its utensils, and the altar of incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:8 - the table H7979 and its [fn]utensils, the pure gold lampstand with all its [fn]utensils, and the altar of incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:13 - the table H7979 and its poles, and all its [fn]utensils, and the bread of the [fn]Presence;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:10 - Then he made the table H7979 of acacia wood, [fn]two cubits [fn]long, a cubit [fn]wide, and one and a half cubits [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:14 - Close by the rim were the rings, the holders for the poles to carry the table H7979.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:15 - And he made the poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold, to carry the table H7979.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:16 - He also made the utensils which were on the table H7979, its dishes, its pans, its libation bowls, and its jars, with which to pour out drink offerings, of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:36 - the table H7979, all its utensils, and the bread of the [fn]Presence;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:4 - “Then you shall bring in the table H7979 and arrange [fn]what belongs on it; and you shall bring in the lampstand and [fn]mount its lamps.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:22 - He also put the table H7979 in the tent of meeting on the north side of the tabernacle, outside the veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:24 - Then he placed the lampstand in the tent of meeting, opposite the table H7979, on the south side of the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:6 - “And you shall set them in two rows, six to a row, on the pure gold table H7979 before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:31 - Now their duties included the ark, the table H7979, the lampstand, the altars, the utensils of the sanctuary with which they minister, the [fn]curtain, and all the service [fn]concerning them;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:7 - “Over the table H7979 of the bread of the Presence they shall also spread a cloth of violet and put on it the dishes, the pans, the sacrificial bowls, and the jugs for the drink offering; and the continual bread shall be on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:7 - And Adoni-bezek said, “Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to gather up scraps under my table H7979; as I have done, so God has repaid me.” So they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:29 - “He said, ‘Please let me go, because our family has a sacrifice in the city, and my brother has ordered me to attend. So now, if I have found favor in your sight, please let me slip away so that I may see my brothers.’ For this reason he has not come to the king’s table H7979.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:34 - Then Jonathan got up from the table H7979 in the heat of anger, and did not eat food on the second day of the new moon, because he was worried about David since his father had insulted him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:7 - Then David said to him, “Do not be afraid, for I will assuredly show kindness to you for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the [fn]land of your [fn]grandfather Saul; and you yourself shall [fn]eat at my table H7979 regularly.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:10 - “You and your sons and your servants shall cultivate the land for him, and you shall bring in the produce so that your master’s grandson will have food [fn]to eat; nevertheless Mephibosheth, your master’s grandson, shall [fn]eat at my table H7979 regularly.” Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:11 - Then Ziba said to the king, “In accordance with everything that my lord the king commands his servant, so your servant will do.” So Mephibosheth ate at [fn]David’s table H7979 as one of the king’s sons.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 9:13 - So Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he ate at the king’s table H7979 regularly. And he was disabled in his two feet.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:28 - “For all my father’s household was only people worthy of death to my lord the king; yet you placed your servant among those who ate at your own table H7979. So what right do I still have, that I should [fn]complain anymore to the king?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:7 - “However, show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table H7979; for [fn]they assisted me when I fled from Absalom your brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - And those deputies provided food for King Solomon and all who came to King Solomon’s table H7979, each in his month; they allowed nothing to be lacking.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:48 - Solomon also made all the furniture that was in the house of the LORD: the golden altar and the golden table H7979 on which was set the bread of the Presence;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:5 - and the food of his table H7979, the seating of his servants, the service of his waiters and their attire, his cupbearers, and his burnt offerings which he offered at the house of the LORD, [fn]she was breathless.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:20 - Now it came about, as they were sitting down at the table H7979, that the word of the LORD came to the prophet who had brought him back;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:19 - “Now then, send orders and gather to me all Israel at Mount Carmel, together with 450 prophets of Baal and four hundred prophets of [fn]the Asherah, who eat at Jezebel’s table H7979.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:10 - “Please, let’s make a little walled upper room, and let’s set up a bed for him there, and a table H7979, a chair, and a lampstand; then it shall be, when he comes to us, that he can turn in there.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:16 - and the gold by weight for the tables H7979 of the showbread, for each H7979 table H7979; and silver for the silver tables H7979;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:8 - He also made ten tables H7979 and placed them in the temple, five on the right side and five on the left. And he made a hundred golden bowls.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:19 - Solomon also made all the things that were in the house of God: the golden altar, the tables H7979 with the bread of the Presence on them,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:4 - the food at his table H7979, the seating of his servants, the attendance of his ministers and their attire, his cupbearers and their attire, and [fn]his stairway by which he went up to the house of the LORD, she was breathless.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:11 - “Every morning and evening they [fn]burn to the LORD burnt offerings and fragrant incense, and the showbread is set on the clean table H7979, and the golden lampstand with its lamps is ready to light every evening; for we perform our duty to the LORD our God, but you have abandoned Him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:18 - Then they went in to King Hezekiah and said, “We have cleansed the whole house of the LORD, the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the table H7979 of the showbread with all of its utensils.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:17 - Moreover, there were at my table H7979 150 Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:16 - “Then indeed, He induced you away from the mouth of distress,
And instead of it, a broad place with no constraint;
And your table H7979 was full of [fn]rich food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:5 - You prepare a table H7979 before me in the presence of my enemies;
You [fn]have anointed my head with oil;
My cup overflows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:22 - May their table H7979 before them become a snare;
And [fn]when they are at peace, may it become a trap.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:19 - Then they spoke against God;
They said, “Can God prepare a table H7979 in the wilderness?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:3 - Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
[fn]Within your house,
Your children like olive plants
Around your table H7979.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:2 - She has [fn]prepared her food, she has mixed her wine;
She has also set her table H7979;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:5 - They set the table H7979, they [fn]spread out the cloth, they eat, they drink;
“Rise up, captains, oil the shields!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:8 - For all the tables H7979 are full of filthy vomit, without a single clean place.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:11 - “But as for you who abandon the LORD,
Who forget My holy mountain,
Who set a table H7979 for [fn]Fortune,
And fill a jug of mixed wine for [fn]Destiny,

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