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Lexicon :: Strong's H7993 - šālaḵ

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TWOT Reference: 2398

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁלַךְ shâlak, shaw-lak; a primitive root; to throw out, down or away (literally or figuratively):—adventure, cast (away, down, forth, off, out), hurl, pluck, throw.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 125x

The KJV translates Strong's H7993 in the following manner: cast (77x), cast out (15x), cast away (11x), cast down (11x), cast forth (4x), cast off (2x), adventured (1x), hurl (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 125x
The KJV translates Strong's H7993 in the following manner: cast (77x), cast out (15x), cast away (11x), cast down (11x), cast forth (4x), cast off (2x), adventured (1x), hurl (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to throw, cast, hurl, fling

    1. (Hiphil)

      1. to throw, cast, throw away, cast off, shed, cast down

      2. to cast (lots) (fig)

    2. (Hophal)

      1. to be thrown, be cast

      2. to be cast forth or out

      3. to be cast down

      4. to be cast (metaph)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁלַךְ shâlak, shaw-lak; a primitive root; to throw out, down or away (literally or figuratively):—adventure, cast (away, down, forth, off, out), hurl, pluck, throw.
STRONGS H7993: Abbreviations
[שָׁלַךְ] 125 verb
Hiph.112 throw, fling, cast (Phoenician שלד in compare proper name, meaning dubious; Arabic bdb102011 is travel (or cause to travel) along a road, cause to enter); — Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִשְׁלִיךְ Amos 8:3 +; 2nd person masculine singular suffix consecutive וְהִשְׁלַכְּתּוֺ Jeremiah 51:63; 2nd person feminine plural consecutive וְהִשְׁלַכְתֶּ֫נָה Amos 4:3, etc.; Imperfect יַשְׁלִיךְ Isaiah 2:20, וַיַּשְׁלֵךְ Judges 9:17 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הַשְׁלֵךְ Exodus 7:9; Psalm 55:23, feminine singular הַשְׁלִיכִי Jeremiah 7:29, etc.; Infinitive absolute הַשְׁלֵךְ Jeremiah 22:19; Jeremiah 36:23; construct הַשְׁלִיךְ Ecclesiastes 3:5, 6, etc.; Participle מֵשְׁלְיךְ Micah 2:5; Psalm 147:17, etc.; —
1. usually human subject, throw, cast:
a. accusative of thing, with many prepositions: e.g. אָל location 2 Kings 23:12; Ezekiel 5:4; Zechariah 5:8 (twice in verse) +, also (accusative of thing omitted) Exodus 15:25 (J), Numbers 19:6 (P) +; ב loc, Exodus 32:24 (E), Ezekiel 7:19 +; rarely ל location 2 Chronicles 30:14 and (accusative omitted) 2 Chronicles 24:10; עַל location 2 Kings 23:6, ָ  ה locative Exodus 4:3 (twice in verse), שָׁ֫מָּה Judges 8:25; 2 Kings 6:6 (accusative omitted), etc.; especially of casting dead bodies, אֶל location Joshua 8:29 (J), Joshua 10:27 (J), + 3 times, ב location Amos 8:3; 2 Kings 9:25, 26. 2 Kings 13:21, מֵהָֽלְאָה לְ Jeremiah 22:19; accusative of thing + אֶל person 1 Kings 19:19; 2 Samuel 20:22 (accusative omitted); accusative of thing with עַל person Nahum 3:6; Judges 9:53; 2 Samuel 11:21 (+ מֵעַל), etc.; accusative of thing + מִיָּד Exodus 32:19 (E), compare Deuteronomy 9:17 (מֵעַל); + ל of animal Exodus 22:30 (E), Isaiah 2:20, etc.
†b. with accusative of person, אֶל of pit Genesis 37:22 (E), Jeremiah 38:6, 9, ב of pit Genesis 37:20 (E), with ה locative Genesis 37:24 (E; pit), Exodus 1:22 (J), compare Amos 4:3 (si vera lectio); תַּחַת location Genesis 21:15 (E); accusative י׳, figurative, with אַחֲרֵי גַוֶּךָ֑ 1 Kings 14:9 (of apostasy), Ezekiel 23:35, so י׳'s law Nehemiah 9:26, words (אַחֲרֵי person reflexive) Psalm 50:17.
†c. throw away, accusative of thing Judges 15:17 (מִיָּדוֺ), 2 Kings 7:15; Ezekiel 20:7, 8; Psalm 2:3 (מִן reflexive), Ecclesiastes 3:5 (opposed to = כָּנַס); accusative omitted Jeremiah 7:29; Joel 1:7 (of locusts); absolute Ecclesiastes 3:6 (opposed to שָׁמַר); accusative of transgression Ezekiel 18:31 (figurative; מֵעַל reflexive).
†d. cast off, shed, blossom (like flower) Job 15:33.
e. cast down (late), subject goat, accusative ram, Daniel 8:7 (אַ֫רְצָה) little horn, accusative אֱמֶת Daniel 8:12 (id.); accusative of person (literal) 2 Chronicles 25:12 (מִן local), Job 18:7 his (own) counsel felleth him; so probably Jeremiah 9:18 they have overthrown our dwellings (Du reads Hoph.).
f. figurative, Psalm 55:23 cast עליֿ׳ thy lot.
2. י׳ subject:
a. cast, accusative of thing, + עַל person Joshua 10:11 (E), Job 27:22 (accusative of thing omitted); sandal upon Edom Psalm 60:10 = Psalm 108:10 (sign of possession); ice (no preposition) Psalm 147:17.
b. accusative of person + ב location 2 Kings 2:16 (subject רוּחַ י׳), Nehemiah 9:11; Jonah 2:4 (+ accusative of location); + אַ֫רְצָה Ezekiel 28:17 (figurative); אֶל location (of exile) Deuteronomy 29:27; especially of י׳'s rejecting men, accusative of person + פָּנָיו מֵעַל 2 Kings 13:23; 2 Kings 24:20, compare 2 Kings 17:20; Jeremiah 7:15 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 52:3, also Psalm 51:13 and (without מִן) Psalm 71:9; casting sins (accusative) אַחֲרֵי גֵּוְךָ Isaiah 38:17, ב location Micah 7:19.
c. cast down, honour of Israel + accusative of location, מִן local, Lamentations 2:1; accusative of person Psalm 102:11 (opposed to נָשָׂא).
3. phrases: הִשׁי גּוֺרָלJoshua 18:8, 10 (RD) cast lots ל in behalf of; חֶבֶל בְגוֺרָל מַשׁ׳ Micah 2:5 (see גּוֺרָל 3, I. חֶבֶל 2); בַּיְאוֺר חַכָּה מַשׁ׳ Isaiah 19:8 i.e. fishermen; וַיַּשְׁלֵח נַפְשׁוֺ מִנֶּגֶד Judges 9:17, see נֶגֶד 2c; טָ֑רֶף מִשּׁנָּיו אַשׁ׳ Job 29:17 out of his teeth I cast the prey.
Hoph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֻשְׁלַח Daniel 8:11; 2nd person masculine singular הָשְׁלַכְתָּ Isaiah 14:19, etc.; Imperfect 2nd person feminine singular וַתֻּשְׁלְכִי Ezekiel 16:5; 3rd person masculine plural יֻשְׁלָ֑כוּ Isaiah 34:3; Participle מֻשְׁלָח 2 Samuel 20:21, etc.; —
1. be thrown, cast, accusative of head, אֶל person + בְּעַד of wall 2 Samuel 20:21; carcass, ב location 1 Kings 13:24, 25, 28; Jeremiah 14:16; לַחֹרֶב Jeremiah 36:30.
2. be cast forth, out, absolute of dead Isaiah 34:3; מִן of grave Isaiah 14:19; הַשָּׁדֶה אֶל־פְּנֵי Ezekiel 16:5 (Jerusalem personified as infant); עַלהָֿאָרֶץ Jeremiah 22:28 (of exile).
3. be cast down, לָאָרֶץ Ezekiel 19:12 (Israel, figurative of vine); absolute of sanctuary Daniel 8:11.
4. metaphor, be cast, על of י׳ Psalm 22:11 (i.e. on his protection).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:15; 37:20; 37:22; 37:24


1:22; 4:3; 7:9; 15:25; 22:30; 32:19; 32:24




9:17; 29:27


8:29; 10:11; 10:27; 18:8; 18:10


8:25; 9:17; 9:17; 9:53; 15:17

2 Samuel

11:21; 20:21; 20:21; 20:22

1 Kings

13:24; 13:25; 13:28; 14:9; 19:19

2 Kings

2:16; 6:6; 7:15; 9:25; 9:26; 13:21; 13:23; 17:20; 23:6; 23:12; 24:20

2 Chronicles

24:10; 25:12; 30:14


9:11; 9:26


15:33; 18:7; 27:22; 29:17


2:3; 22:11; 50:17; 51:13; 55:23; 55:23; 60:10; 71:9; 102:11; 108:10; 147:17; 147:17


3:5; 3:5; 3:6; 3:6


2:20; 2:20; 14:19; 14:19; 19:8; 34:3; 34:3; 38:17


7:15; 7:29; 7:29; 9:18; 14:16; 22:19; 22:19; 22:28; 36:23; 36:30; 38:6; 38:9; 51:63; 52:3




5:4; 7:19; 16:5; 16:5; 18:31; 19:12; 20:7; 20:8; 23:35; 28:17


8:7; 8:11; 8:11; 8:12




4:3; 4:3; 8:3; 8:3




2:5; 2:5; 7:19





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7993 matches the Hebrew שָׁלַךְ (šālaḵ),
which occurs 125 times in 121 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 21:15–2Ki 13:21)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:15 - And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast H7993 the child under one of the shrubs.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:20 - Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast H7993 him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:22 - And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast H7993 him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:24 - And they took him, and cast H7993 him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:22 - And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast H7993 into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:3 - And he said, Cast H7993 it on the ground. And he cast H7993 it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:9 - When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Shew a miracle for you: then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast H7993 it before Pharaoh, and it shall become a serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:10 - And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast down H7993 his rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:12 - For they cast down H7993 every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:25 - And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD shewed him a tree, which when he had cast H7993 into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:31 - And ye shall be holy men unto me: neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast H7993 it to the dogs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:19 - And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast H7993 the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:24 - And I said unto them, Whosoever hath any gold, let them break it off. So they gave it me: then I cast H7993 it into the fire, and there came out this calf.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 1:16 - And he shall pluck away his crop with his feathers, and cast H7993 it beside the altar on the east part, by the place of the ashes:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:40 - Then the priest shall command that they take away the stones in which the plague is, and they shall cast H7993 them into an unclean place without the city:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:6 - And the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, and scarlet, and cast H7993 it into the midst of the burning of the heifer.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:20 - But if he thrust him of hatred, or hurl H7993 at him by laying of wait, that he die;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:22 - But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or have cast H7993 upon him any thing without laying of wait,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:17 - And I took the two tables, and cast H7993 them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small, even until it was as small as dust: and I cast H7993 the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:28 - And the LORD rooted them out of their land in anger, and in wrath, and in great indignation, and cast H7993 them into another land, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:29 - And the king of Ai he hanged on a tree until eventide: and as soon as the sun was down, Joshua commanded that they should take his carcase down from the tree, and cast H7993 it at the entering of the gate of the city, and raise thereon a great heap of stones, that remaineth unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in the going down to Bethhoron, that the LORD cast down H7993 great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:27 - And it came to pass at the time of the going down of the sun, that Joshua commanded, and they took them down off the trees, and cast H7993 them into the cave wherein they had been hid, and laid great stones in the cave's mouth, which remain until this very day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:8 - And the men arose, and went away: and Joshua charged them that went to describe the land, saying, Go and walk through the land, and describe it, and come again to me, that I may here cast H7993 lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:10 - And Joshua cast H7993 lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:25 - And they answered, We will willingly give them. And they spread a garment, and did cast H7993 therein every man the earrings of his prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:17 - (For my father fought for you, and adventured H7993 his life far, and delivered you out of the hand of Midian:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:53 - And a certain woman cast H7993 a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:17 - And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away H7993 the jawbone out of his hand, and called that place Ramathlehi.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - Who smote Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? did not a woman cast H7993 a piece of a millstone upon him from the wall, that he died in Thebez? why went ye nigh the wall? then say thou, Thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:17 - And they took Absalom, and cast H7993 him into a great pit in the wood, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him: and all Israel fled every one to his tent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:12 - And Amasa wallowed in blood in the midst of the highway. And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he removed Amasa out of the highway into the field, and cast H7993 a cloth upon him, when he saw that every one that came by him stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:21 - The matter is not so: but a man of mount Ephraim, Sheba the son of Bichri by name, hath lifted up his hand against the king, even against David: deliver him only, and I will depart from the city. And the woman said unto Joab, Behold, his head shall be thrown H7993 to thee over the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:22 - Then the woman went unto all the people in her wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast H7993 it out to Joab. And he blew a trumpet, and they retired from the city, every man to his tent. And Joab returned to Jerusalem unto the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:24 - And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and slew him: and his carcase was cast H7993 in the way, and the ass stood by it, the lion also stood by the carcase.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:25 - And, behold, men passed by, and saw the carcase cast H7993 in the way, and the lion standing by the carcase: and they came and told it in the city where the old prophet dwelt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:28 - And he went and found his carcase cast H7993 in the way, and the ass and the lion standing by the carcase: the lion had not eaten the carcase, nor torn the ass.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:9 - But hast done evil above all that were before thee: for thou hast gone and made thee other gods, and molten images, to provoke me to anger, and hast cast H7993 me behind thy back:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:19 - So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast H7993 his mantle upon him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:16 - And they said unto him, Behold now, there be with thy servants fifty strong men; let them go, we pray thee, and seek thy master: lest peradventure the Spirit of the LORD hath taken him up, and cast H7993 him upon some mountain, or into some valley. And he said, Ye shall not send.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:21 - And he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast H7993 the salt in there, and said, Thus saith the LORD, I have healed these waters; there shall not be from thence any more death or barren land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:25 - And they beat down the cities, and on every good piece of land cast H7993 every man his stone, and filled it; and they stopped all the wells of water, and felled all the good trees: only in Kirharaseth left they the stones thereof; howbeit the slingers went about it, and smote it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:41 - But he said, Then bring meal. And he cast H7993 it into the pot; and he said, Pour out for the people, that they may eat. And there was no harm in the pot.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:6 - And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast H7993 it in thither; and the iron did swim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:15 - And they went after them unto Jordan: and, lo, all the way was full of garments and vessels, which the Syrians had cast away H7993 in their haste. And the messengers returned, and told the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:25 - Then said Jehu to Bidkar his captain, Take up, and cast H7993 him in the portion of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite: for remember how that, when I and thou rode together after Ahab his father, the LORD laid this burden upon him;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:26 - Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons, saith the LORD; and I will requite thee in this plat, saith the LORD. Now therefore take and cast H7993 him into the plat of ground, according to the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:25 - And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the captains, Go in, and slay them; let none come forth. And they smote them with the edge of the sword; and the guard and the captains cast them out, H7993 and went to the city of the house of Baal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 13:21 - And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast H7993 the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.

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