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Lexicon :: Strong's H8160 - šāʿâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a root corresponding to שָׁעָה (H8159)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 3044

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁעָה shâʻâh, shaw-aw'; (Aramaic) from a root corresponding to H8159; properly, a look, i.e. a moment:—hour.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H8160 in the following manner: hour (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H8160 in the following manner: hour (5x).
  1. brief time, moment

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁעָה shâʻâh, shaw-aw'; (Aramaic) from a root corresponding to H8159; properly, a look, i.e. a moment:—hour.

Biblical Aramaic

שָׁעָה noun feminine brief time, moment (Targum id., שָֽׁעֲתָא, Late Hebrew שָׁעָה time, hour; Syriac bdb111606 moment, then hour Brock369, but Christian-Palestinian Aramaic bdb111607 moment, hour SchwIdioticon 97 SchulthLex. 211; perhaps = Assyrian šattu, duration; Tel Amarna91, 77 še-ti, time, hour (as Canaanism) WklKAT 3. 335; Arabic bdb111608, bdb111609 portion of time, Ethiopic bdb111610 time, bdb111611 hour, time (Buhl calls Arabic Ethiopic loan-words, but see Wkll.c.); √ unknown: possibly Assyrian loan-word (see Wkll.c.); DlPr 39 f. conjecture *שׁיע = שָׁעָה look, hence moment = 'Augenblick,' but verb שׁ׳ rather of steadygaze); — moment: usually emphatic בַּהּשַֿׁעֲתָא (read possibly שָֽׁ׳ as Targum Syriac, M86* f. Buhl14 compare variant reading in Str) in the same moment, forthwith Daniel 3:6, 15; Daniel 4:30; Daniel 5:5; absolute שָׁעָה חֲדָה Daniel 4:16 for a moment.
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3:6; 3:15; 4:16; 4:30; 5:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8160 matches the Hebrew שָׁעָה (šāʿâ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:6 - And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same hour H8160 be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:15 - Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour H8160 into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:19 - Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonied for one hour, H8160 and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, the dream be to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:33 - The same hour H8160 was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:5 - In the same hour H8160 came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaister of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.

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