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Lexicon :: Strong's H7980 - šālaṭ

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שָׁלַט
Transliteration
šālaṭ
Pronunciation
shaw-lat'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2396

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁלַט shâlaṭ, shaw-lat'; a primitive root; to dominate, i.e. govern; by implication, to permit:—(bear, have) rule, have dominion, give (have) power.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H7980 in the following manner: rule (4x), give power (3x), dominion (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H7980 in the following manner: rule (4x), give power (3x), dominion (1x).
  1. to domineer, exercise power over, dominate, have mastery, be master, lord it over

    1. (Qal) to domineer, lord it over, become master

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to give power of

      2. to get mastery of

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁלַט shâlaṭ, shaw-lat'; a primitive root; to dominate, i.e. govern; by implication, to permit:—(bear, have) rule, have dominion, give (have) power.
STRONGS H7980:
שָׁלַט verb domineer, be master of (late) (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian šalâṭu, have power; Arabic bdb102006 overcome, prevail; bdb102007 strong, hard, bdb102008 dominion, also ruler, sultan; Ethiopic bdb102009 Aramaic שְׁלַט, bdb102010 (especially derived species), Nabataean שלט, שלטן); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׁ׳ Ecclesiastes 8:9, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָשְׁלַט Ecclesiastes 2:19, etc.; Infinitive construct שְׁלוֺט Esther 9:1; — domineer, lord it over, עַל person, Nehemiah 5:15; ב person Ecclesiastes 8:9 (לְרַע לוֺ); ב of thing Ecclesiastes 2:19; become master of, ב person Esther 9:1 (twice in verse).
Hiph.
1. give power of: Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix person וְהִשְׁלִימוֺ לֶאֱכֹל Ecclesiastes 5:18, so Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַשְׁליטֶנּוּ Ecclesiastes 6:2 (both subject God).
2. = Qal, get mastery of: jussive 3rd person feminine singular אַלתַּֿשְׁלֶטבִּֿי כָּלאָֿ֑וֶן Psalm 119:133.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H7981.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Nehemiah

5:15

Esther

9:1; 9:1

Psalms

119:133

Ecclesiastes

2:19; 2:19; 5:18; 6:2; 8:9; 8:9

H7980

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7980 matches the Hebrew שָׁלַט (šālaṭ),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:15 - But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule H7980 over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:1 - Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power H7980 over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule H7980 over them that hated them;)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:133 - Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion H7980 over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:19 - And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? yet shall he have rule H7980 over all my labour wherein I have laboured, and wherein I have shewed myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:19 - Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power H7980 to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power H7980 to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:9 - All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth H7980 over another to his own hurt.

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