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Lexicon :: Strong's H8154 - šāsâ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2425

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁסָה shâçâh, shaw-saw'; or שָׁשָׂה shâsâh; (Isaiah 10:13), a primitive root; to plunder:—destroyer, rob, spoil(-er).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H8154 in the following manner: spoil (7x), spoiler (2x), rob (2x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H8154 in the following manner: spoil (7x), spoiler (2x), rob (2x), variant (1x).
  1. to spoil, plunder, take spoil

    1. (Qal)

      1. to plunder

      2. plunderers (participle)

    2. (Poel) to plunder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁסָה shâçâh, shaw-saw'; or שָׁשָׂה shâsâh; (Isaiah 10:13), a primitive root; to plunder:—destroyer, rob, spoil(-er).
† [שָׁסָה] verb spoil, plunder (rarer synonym of שׁלל, בזז; with this √ WMMAs. u. Eur. 131 connects Egyptian name of Beduin plunderers Šôs [Ša-su, ša-sa]; connection doubted by JenZA x (1895), 331); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural שָׁ֫סוּ לָ֫מוֺ Psalm 44:11 they plunder for themselves; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׁסֶה אוֺצַר וגו׳. Hosea 13:15 elsewhere Participle שֹׁסֶים plunderers Judges 2:14; 2 Kings 17:20; with accusative of location 1 Samuel 23:1; with suffix (as object) שֹׁסֵ֫הוּ 1 Samuel 14:48 (probably plural = שֹׁסֵ֫יהוּ, so Stap. 355 Dr Bu, compare Ges§ 91 k), שׁוֺסֵ֫ינוּ Isaiah 17:14 (|| בֹּזְזֵינוּ), שֹׁסֵיהֶם Judges 2:16; שֹׁסַ֫יִח Jeremiah 30:16 Qr (Kt see שסס; || בֹּזְזַיִח); construct (שֹׁסֵי נַחֲלָתִי Jeremiah 50:11; passive עַםבָּֿזוּז וְשָׁסוּי Isaiah 42:22.
Pō`. = Qal Perfect 1st person singular שׁוֺשֵׂתִי (Ges§ 6 k) Isaiah 10:13, with accusative of thing; read also probably Participle מְשׁוֺסֶה Isaiah 42:24 (|| בֹּזְזִים), for משוסה Kt, מְשִׁסָּה Qr; so Du Klo CheHpt Marti.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:14; 2:16

1 Samuel

14:48; 23:1

2 Kings





10:13; 17:14; 42:22; 42:24


30:16; 50:11




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8154 matches the Hebrew שָׁסָה (šāsâ),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:14 - Then the anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and He handed them over to plunderers H8154, and they plundered them; and He sold them into the hands of their enemies around them, so that they could no longer stand [fn]against their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:16 - Then the LORD raised up judges [fn]who saved them from the hands of those who plundered H8154 them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - And he acted valiantly and [fn]defeated the Amalekites, and saved Israel from the hands of [fn]those who plundered H8154 them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:1 - Then they informed David, saying, “Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are plundering H8154 the threshing floors.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:20 - So the LORD rejected all the [fn]descendants of Israel and afflicted them and handed them over to plunderers H8154, until He had cast them [fn]out of His sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:10 - You cause us to turn back from the enemy;
And those who hate us have taken H8154 spoils H8154 for themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:13 - For he has said,
“By the power of my hand and by my wisdom I did this,
Because I have understanding;
And I removed the boundaries of the peoples
And plundered H8154 their treasures,
And like a powerful man I brought down [fn]their inhabitants,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:14 - At evening time, behold, there is terror!
Before morning they are gone.
This will be the [fn]fate of those who plunder us
And the lot of those who pillage us.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:22 - But this is a people plundered and pillaged H8154;
All of them are trapped in [fn]caves,
Or are hidden away in prisons;
They have become plunder, with no one to save them,
And spoils with no one to say, “Give them back!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:11 - “Because you are glad, because you are jubilant,
You who pillage H8154 My heritage,
Because you skip about [fn]like a threshing heifer
And neigh like [fn]stallions,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:15 - Though he flourishes among the [fn]reeds,
An east wind will come,
The wind of the LORD coming up from the wilderness;
And his fountain will become dry
And his spring will dry up;
It will plunder H8154 his treasury of every precious article.

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