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Lexicon :: Strong's H8058 - šāmaṭ

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שָׁמַט
Transliteration
šāmaṭ
Pronunciation
shaw-mat'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2408

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁמַט shâmaṭ, shaw-mat'; a primitive root; to fling down; incipiently to jostle; figuratively, to let alone, desist, remit:—discontinue, overthrow, release, let rest, shake, stumble, throw down.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H8058 in the following manner: release (2x), throw down (2x), shake (1x), stumble (1x), discontinue (1x), overthrown (1x), let rest (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H8058 in the following manner: release (2x), throw down (2x), shake (1x), stumble (1x), discontinue (1x), overthrown (1x), let rest (1x).
  1. to release, let drop or loose or rest or fall

    1. (Qal) to let drop or fall

    2. (Niphal) to be made to fall down, be thrown down

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to let drop

      2. to release, let drop

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁמַט shâmaṭ, shaw-mat'; a primitive root; to fling down; incipiently to jostle; figuratively, to let alone, desist, remit:—discontinue, overthrow, release, let rest, shake, stumble, throw down.
STRONGS H8058:
† [שָׁמַט] verb let drop (Late Hebrew id., loosen, detach, draw away, Niph. slip off; Aramaic שְׁמַטּ loosen, pull away; bdb103001 draw sword, draw or pull away; Arabic bdb103002; is hang, suspend, II. release debtor (Kam), bdb103003 string of pearls); —
Qal let drop, fall: Imperative masculine plural suffix + Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיִּשְׁמְטוּהָ (final ו dittograph) שִׁמְטוּהָו 2 Kings 9:33 he said, Let her fall, and they let her fall; then figurative, of letting land rest in seventh year:, 2nd person masculine singular suffix: תִּשְׁמְטֶנָּה Exodus 23:11 (E); Perfect 2nd person masculine singular וְשָׁמַטְתָּ֫ה > Jeremiah 17:4 thou shalt let drop thy hand (read יָֽךְךָ for וּבְךְ JDMich and modern) from (מִן) thine inheritance, i.e. abandon it; Infinitive abs. שָׁמוֺט Deuteronomy 15:2 let fall (a debt in seventh year; see מַשֶּׁה b). — Perfect 3rd person plural שָֽׁמְטוּ הַבָּקָר 2 Samuel 6:6= 1 Chronicles 13:9 is dubious, most naturally either they let the oxen fall (slip, stumble), or (as Targan) the oxen let it fall (reading שְׁמָטוֺ, that is, the ark); > Thes the oxen ran away; Syriac Version slipped (the yoke)? see further Dr.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person plural נִשְׁמְטוּ Psalm 141:6 their judges have been thrown down.
Hiph. 2nd person masculine singular (?) jussive (?) תַּשְׁמֵט Deuteronomy 15:3 thou, shalt cause thy hand to let drop, etc.; BaNB 147 Qal; < read תִּשְׁמֹט (compare Dr), יָרֶ֑ךָ subject.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

23:11

Deuteronomy

15:2; 15:3

2 Samuel

6:6

2 Kings

9:33

1 Chronicles

13:9

Psalms

141:6

Jeremiah

17:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8058 matches the Hebrew שָׁמַט (šāmaṭ),
which occurs 10 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:11 - But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest H8058 and lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:2 - And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lendeth ought unto his neighbour shall release H8058 it; he shall not exact it of his neighbour, or of his brother; because it is called the LORD'S release.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:3 - Of a foreigner thou mayest exact it again: but that which is thine with thy brother thine hand shall release; H8058
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:6 - And when they came to Nachon's threshingfloor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook H8058 it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:33 - And he said, Throw her down. H8058 So they threw her down: H8058 and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses: and he trode her under foot.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:9 - And when they came unto the threshingfloor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled. H8058
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:6 - When their judges are overthrown H8058 in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:4 - And thou, even thyself, shalt discontinue H8058 from thine heritage that I gave thee; and I will cause thee to serve thine enemies in the land which thou knowest not: for ye have kindled a fire in mine anger, which shall burn for ever.

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