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Lexicon :: Strong's H8185 - śaʿărâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2274b

Strong’s Definitions

שַׂעֲרָה saʻărâh, sah-ar-aw'; feminine of H8181; hairiness:—hair.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H8185 in the following manner: hair (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H8185 in the following manner: hair (7x).
  1. a single hair

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שַׂעֲרָה saʻărâh, sah-ar-aw'; feminine of H8181; hairiness:—hair.
STRONGS H8185: Abbreviations
שַׂעֲרָה noun feminine a hair, noun of individual meaning (Ges§ 122 t); — absolute Judges 20:16: construct in phrase מִשַּׂעֲרַת ראֹשׁוֺ 1 Samuel 14:45 a single hair of his head, compare 2 Samuel 14:11; 1 Kings 1:52 (see מִן 3b (d), Dr1 Samuel 14:45); בְּשָׂרִי שׂ׳ Job 4:15 (apparently collective noun, Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate and most; Buhl proposes plural); plural construct שַׂעֲרוֺת ראֹשִׁי Psalm 40:13; Psalm 69:5 (both as numerous).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

14:45; 14:45

2 Samuel


1 Kings





40:13; 69:5


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Strong's Number H8185 matches the Hebrew שַׂעֲרָה (śaʿărâ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:16 - Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at an hair H8185 breadth, and not miss.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:45 - And the people said unto Saul, Shall Jonathan die, who hath wrought this great salvation in Israel? God forbid: as the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair H8185 of his head fall to the ground; for he hath wrought with God this day. So the people rescued Jonathan, that he died not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:11 - Then said she, I pray thee, let the king remember the LORD thy God, that thou wouldest not suffer the revengers of blood to destroy any more, lest they destroy my son. And he said, As the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair H8185 of thy son fall to the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:52 - And Solomon said, If he will shew himself a worthy man, there shall not an hair H8185 of him fall to the earth: but if wickedness shall be found in him, he shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:15 - Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair H8185 of my flesh stood up:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:12 - For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs H8185 of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:4 - They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs H8185 of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.
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