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Lexicon :: Strong's H8025 - šālap̄

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁלַף shâlaph, saw-laf'; a primitive root; to pull out, up or off:—draw (off), grow up, pluck off.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H8025 in the following manner: draw (22x), pluck off (2x), grow up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H8025 in the following manner: draw (22x), pluck off (2x), grow up (1x).
  1. to draw out or off, take off

    1. (Qal)

      1. to draw out

      2. to draw off

      3. to shoot up, draw out (of blade of grass on roof)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁלַף shâlaph, saw-laf'; a primitive root; to pull out, up or off:—draw (off), grow up, pluck off.
STRONGS H8025: Abbreviations
שָׁלַף verb draw out, off (Late Hebrew id., loosen, draw (nail, sword; Jastr); Assyrian šalâpu, pluck out, draw sword; Aramaic שְׁלַף draw sword, draw off shoe, bdb102501 draw sword, in Lexicons remove corselet; Arabic bdb102502 is pass, pass away, bdb102503 strip, plunder, etc.); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׁ׳ Judges 3:22 +; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּשְׁלֹף Ruth 4:8, etc.; Imperative masculine singular שְׁלֹף Judges 9:54 +; Participle active שֹׁלֵף Judges 8:10 +, etc.; passive feminine שׁלוּפָה Numbers 22:23 +; —
1. draw out sword from (מִן) wound Judges 3:22, compare Job 20:25; usually sword from sheath Judges 8:20; Judges 9:54; 1 Samuel 31:4 = 1 Chronicles 10:4, + מִתַּעְרָהּ 1 Samuel 17:51; וְחַרְבּוֺ שָׁלוּפָה בְּיָדוֺ Numbers 22:23, 31; Joshua 5:13 (all J), 1 Chronicles 21:16; elsewhere אִישׁ שֹׁלֵף ח׳ collective Judges 8:10; Judges 20:2, 15, 17, 46; 2 Samuel 24:9; 2 Kings 3:26; 1 Chronicles 21:5 (twice in verse), compare Judges 20:35 and (שְׁלֹפֵי ח׳) Judges 20:25.
2. draw off sandal Ruth 4:7, 8 (compare I. חלץ 1; also RSK 269 DrDeuteronomy 25:9 BewerSK lxxvi (1903), 332).
3. shoot up (?), i.e. draw out blade, of grass on roof Psalm 129:6 (compare Ew Bae and others); Che Dr is unsheathed (verb with subject indefinite = passive), with same meaning; Hup-Now proposes שָׁלֵם (with || in Syriac); see OrtenbergTextkrit 1 K d. Ps. (1861), 30 שֶׁחָלָף, WeHpt Du חֲלֹף (as Psalm 90:5; Psalm 90:6, see ח׳ 2).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:23; 22:23; 22:31






3:22; 3:22; 8:10; 8:10; 8:20; 9:54; 9:54; 20:2; 20:15; 20:17; 20:25; 20:35; 20:46


4:7; 4:8; 4:8

1 Samuel

17:51; 31:4

2 Samuel


2 Kings


1 Chronicles

10:4; 21:5; 21:16




90:5; 90:6; 129:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8025 matches the Hebrew שָׁלַף (šālap̄),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:23 - And the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing in the road with his sword drawn in his hand, so the donkey turned aside from the road and went into the field. But Balaam beat the donkey, to make her turn back to the road.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:31 - Then the LORD opened Balaam's eyes, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his sword drawn in his hand; so he bowed his head and threw himself down with his face to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:13 - When Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him holding a drawn sword. Joshua approached him and asked him, "Are you on our side or allied with our enemies?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:22 - The handle went in after the blade, and the fat closed around the blade, for Ehud did not pull the sword out of his belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:10 - Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor with their armies. There were about fifteen thousand survivors from the army of the eastern peoples; a hundred and twenty thousand sword-wielding soldiers had been killed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:20 - He ordered Jether his firstborn son, "Come on! Kill them!" But Jether was too afraid to draw his sword, because he was still young.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:54 - He quickly called to the young man who carried his weapons, "Draw your sword and kill me, so they will not say, 'A woman killed him.'" So the young man stabbed him and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:2 - The leaders of all the people from all the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of God's people, which numbered four hundred thousand sword-wielding foot soldiers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:15 - That day the Benjaminites mustered from their cities twenty-six thousand sword-wielding soldiers, besides seven hundred well-trained soldiers from Gibeah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:17 - The men of Israel (not counting Benjamin) had mustered four hundred thousand sword-wielding soldiers, every one an experienced warrior.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:25 - The Benjaminites again attacked them from Gibeah and struck down eighteen thousand sword-wielding Israelite soldiers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:35 - The LORD annihilated Benjamin before Israel; the Israelites struck down that day 25,100 sword-wielding Benjaminites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:46 - That day twenty-five thousand sword-wielding Benjaminites fell in battle, all of them capable warriors.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:7 - (Now this used to be the customary way to finalize a transaction involving redemption in Israel: A man would remove his sandal and give it to the other party. This was a legally binding act in Israel.)
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:8 - So the guardian said to Boaz, "You may acquire it," and he removed his sandal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:51 - David ran and stood over the Philistine. He grabbed Goliath's sword, drew it from its sheath, killed him, and cut off his head with it. When the Philistines saw their champion was dead, they ran away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:4 - Saul said to his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and stab me with it! Otherwise these uncircumcised people will come, stab me, and torture me." But his armor bearer refused to do it, because he was very afraid. So Saul took his sword and fell on it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:9 - Joab reported the number of warriors to the king. In Israel there were 800,000 sword-wielding warriors, and in Judah there were 500,000 soldiers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:26 - When the king of Moab realized he was losing the battle, he and 700 swordsmen tried to break through and attack the king of Edom, but they failed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 10:4 - Saul told his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and stab me with it. Otherwise these uncircumcised people will come and torture me." But his armor bearer refused to do it, because he was very afraid. So Saul took the sword and fell on it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:5 - Joab reported to David the number of warriors. In all Israel there were 1,100,000 sword-wielding soldiers; Judah alone had 470,000 sword-wielding soldiers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:16 - David looked up and saw the LORD's messenger standing between the earth and sky with his sword drawn and in his hand, stretched out over Jerusalem. David and the leaders, covered with sackcloth, threw themselves down with their faces to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:25 - When he pulls it out and it comes out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver, terrors come over him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:6 - May they be like the grass on the rooftops which withers before one can even pull it up,
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