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Lexicon :: Strong's H8142 - šēnā'

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 928c

Strong’s Definitions

שֵׁנָה shênâh, shay-naw'; or שֵׁנָא shênâʼ; (Psalm 127:2), from H3462; sleep:—sleep.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H8142 in the following manner: sleep (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H8142 in the following manner: sleep (23x).
  1. sleep

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֵׁנָה shênâh, shay-naw'; or שֵׁנָא shênâʼ; (Psalm 127:2), from H3462; sleep:—sleep.
STRONGS H8142: Abbreviations
שֵׁנָה, שֵׁנָא, שְׁנָת noun feminine sleepשֵׁנָה Psalm 90:5 + 3 times; שֵׁנָא Psalm 127:2, שְׁנָת [H8153 Psalm 132:4] (Ges§ 80 g, h.); construct שְׁנַת Jeremiah 51:39 + 3 times; שְׁנָתִי Genesis 31:40; Jeremiah 31:26, etc.; plural absolute שֵׁנוֺת Proverbs 6:10; Proverbs 24:33; — sleep Genesis 28:16 (J), Judges 16:14, 20; Proverbs 3:24; Proverbs 6:9; Proverbs 20:13; Ecclesiastes 5:11; Jeremiah 31:26; Zechariah 4:1; Proverbs 6:4 (|| תְּנוּמָה); מְעַט שֵׁנוֺת מְעַט תְּנוּמוֺת Proverbs 6:10 = Proverbs 24:33 (these two of sluggard אִישׁ עָצֵל; see also Proverbs 6:9; Proverbs 20:13); note also וַתִּדּד שְׁנָתִי מֵעֵינָ֑י Genesis 31:40 (E) and my sleep fled from mine eyes; נָ֑דֲדָה שְׁנַת הַמֶּלֶךְ Esther 6:1; וְנִגְזְלָה שְׁנָתָם Proverbs 4:16; וּשְׁנָתוֺ נִהְיְתָה עָלָיו Daniel 2:1; שֵׁנָה בְּעֵינָיו אֵינֶנּוּ רֹאֵה Ecclesiastes 8:16; אִם אֶתֵּן שְׁנָת לְעֵינָ֑י [H8153 Psalm 132:4] (all of lack of sleep); יִתֵּן לִידִידוֺ שֵׁנָ֑א Psalm 127:2 = he giveth to his beloved in sleep, compare Ges§ 118, 3; of sleep of death (so Arabic bdb044601Dozyii. 806) Job 14:12; Psalm 90:5 (compare De Che); so, as accusative of congnate meaning with verb, Psalm 76:6; Jeremiah 51:39, 57 (in these two שְׁנַתעֿוֺלָם).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


28:16; 31:40; 31:40


16:14; 16:20






76:6; 90:5; 90:5; 127:2; 127:2


3:24; 4:16; 6:4; 6:9; 6:9; 6:10; 6:10; 20:13; 20:13; 24:33; 24:33


5:11; 8:16


31:26; 31:26; 51:39; 51:39; 51:57






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8142 matches the Hebrew שֵׁנָא (šēnā'),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:16 - Ya`akov awakened out of his sleep, and he said, "Surely the LORD is in this place, and I didn't know it."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:40 - Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep fled from my eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:14 - She fastened it with the pin, and said to him, The Pelishtim are on you, Shimshon. He awakened out of his sleep, and plucked away the pin of the beam, and the web.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:20 - She said, The Pelishtim are on you, Shimshon. He awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times, and shake myself free. But he didn't know that the LORD had departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:1 - On that night the king couldn't sleep; and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:12 - So man lies down and doesn't rise; Until the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, Nor be roused out of their sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:5 - Valiant men lie plundered, They have slept their last sleep. None of the men of war can lift their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:5 - You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:2 - It is vain for you to rise up early, To stay up late, Eating the bread of toil; For he gives sleep to his loved ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:24 - When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they don't sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:4 - Give no sleep to your eyes, Nor slumber to your eyelids.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:9 - How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:10 - A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:13 - Don't love sleep, lest you come to poverty; Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:33 - A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep;
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:12 - The sleep of a laboring man is sweet, whether he eats little or much; but the abundance of the rich will not allow him to sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:16 - When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done on the eretz (for also there is that neither day nor night sees sleep with his eyes),
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:26 - On this I awakened, and saw; and my sleep was sweet to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:39 - When they are heated, I will make their feast, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:57 - I will make drunk her princes and her wise men, her governors and her deputies, and her mighty men; and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake up, says the King, whose name is the LORD of Hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:1 - In the second year of the reign of Nevukhadnetztzar, Nevukhadnetztzar dreamed dreams; and his spirit was troubled, and his sleep went from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:1 - The angel who talked with me came again, and wakened me, as a man who is wakened out of his sleep.
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