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Lexicon :: Strong's H8252 - šāqaṭ

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁקַט shâqaṭ, shaw-kat'; a primitive root; to repose (usually figurative):—appease, idleness, (at, be at, be in, give) quiet(-ness), (be at, be in, give, have, take) rest, settle, be still.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's H8252 in the following manner: rest (16x), quiet (16x), quietness (4x), still (2x), appeaseth (1x), idleness (1x), settled (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's H8252 in the following manner: rest (16x), quiet (16x), quietness (4x), still (2x), appeaseth (1x), idleness (1x), settled (1x).
  1. to be quiet, be tranquil, be at peace, be quiet, rest, lie still, be undisturbed

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be quiet, be undisturbed

        1. to be at peace (of land)

      2. to be quiet, be inactive

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to show quietness

        1. quietness, display of quietness (subst)

      2. to quiet, be quiet

      3. to cause quietness, pacify, allay

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁקַט shâqaṭ, shaw-kat'; a primitive root; to repose (usually figurative):—appease, idleness, (at, be at, be in, give) quiet(-ness), (be at, be in, give, have, take) rest, settle, be still.
STRONGS H8252: Abbreviations
שָׁקַט verb be quiet, undisturbed (Targum שְׁקַט (rare); Late Hebrew שׁקט is sink down; Arabic bdb105209 is drop down); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular consecutive וְשׁ׳ Jeremiah 30:10; Jeremiah 46:27, 3rd person feminine singular שָֽׁקְטָה Joshua 11:23 +, שָׁקָ֑טָה 2 Kings 11:20 +; 1st person singular שָׁקַ֫טְתִּי Job 3:26, וְשָׁקַטְתִּ֫י Ezekiel 16:42; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׁקֹט Ruth 3:18; 2nd person feminine singular תְּשְׁקֹ֑טִי Jeremiah 47:6, 7; 1st person singular אֶשְׁקוֺט Isaiah 62:1; Job 3:13, אשׁקוטה Isaiah 18:4 Kt, Qr אֶשְָׁקָטָה (Ges§§ 10h, 48c); Participle שֹׁקֵט Judges 18:7 +, feminine singular שֹׁוֶ֫טֶת 1 Chronicles 4:40, שֹׁקָ֑טֶת Zechariah 1:11; plural הַשֹּׁקְטִים Ezekiel 38:11; — be quiet, undisturbed:
1. of land, at peace, absolute Judges 3:11, 30; Judges 5:31; Judges 8:28; Isaiah 14:7 (+נָ֫חָה), 2 Chronicles 13:23; + מִמִּלְחָמָה Joshua 11:23; Joshua 14:15 (D ?), compare Joshua 14:5 (P); וּשְׁלֵוָה וְשׁ׳ 1 Chronicles 4:40; of earth, ישֶׁבֶת וְשׁ׳ Zechariah 1:11; absolute of city 2 Kings 11:20 2 Chronicles 23:21, kingdom 2 Chronicles 20:30, +לִפְנֵי person 2 Chron 14:4; of people, וּבֹטֵחַ שׁ׳ in peace and security Judges 18:7, 27, הַשֹּׁקְטִים ישְׁבֵי לָבֶ֑טַח Ezekiel 38:11; +שַׁאֲנַן Jeremiah 30:10 = Jeremiah 46:27; of Moab, וְשֹׁקֵט֗֗֗שַׁאֲנַן אֶלשְֿׁמָרָיו Jeremiah 48:11 undisturbed upon its lees (figurative of wine); of Job, quiet in death Job 3:13, be at rest (from apprehensions of evil) Job 3:26 (+שָׁלַוְתִּי, נָ֫חְתִּי).
2. be quiet, inactive: of וְאַבִּיטָהי֔׳ Isaiah 18:4 I will be quiet and gaze, i.e. gaze as an inactive spectator, Psalm 83:2 (|| דמה, חרשׁ be silent); = be pacified Ezekiel 16:42; of sword of י׳ Jeremiah 47:6, 7; of Boaz Ruth 3:18 he will not be quiet until he has finished the matter; of prophet Isaiah 62:1 (|| חָשָׁה be silent).
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַשְׁקִיט Proverbs 15:18, יַשְׁקִט Job 34:29; Imperative masculine singular הַשְׁקֵט Isaiah 7:4; Infinitive absolute הַשְׁקֵט Isaiah 32:17 +; construct הַשְׁקִיט Psalm 94:13, קִט- Job 37:17, קֵט- Isaiah 57:20; Jeremiah 49:23; —
1. shew quietness (inner causative), of men Isaiah 7:4 (+אַלתִּֿירָא), of sea Isaiah 57:20 = Jeremiah 49:23, earth Job 37:17 (+ מִדָּרוֺם); hence Infinitive absolute = substantive, quietness, display of quietness Isaiah 30:15, עֲבֹדַת הַצְּדָקָה הַשְׁקֵט וָבֶ֫טַח Isaiah 32:17 the product of righteousness is quietness and security (Du CheHpt Marti strike out הַצּ׳ as dittograph from Isaiah 32:17a, read הַמִּשְׁמָּט for הַשְׁקֵט, and strike out וָ : the product of justice is security); (presumptuous) security, שַׁלְוַת הַשְׁקֵט Ezekiel 16:49 (of Sodom).
2. cause quietness: subject י׳ Job 34:29, לְהַשְׁקִיט לוֺ מִימֵי רָ֑ע Psalm 94:13; pacify, allay, object רִיב Proverbs 15:18.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:23; 11:23; 14:5; 14:15


3:11; 3:30; 5:31; 8:28; 18:7; 18:7; 18:27


3:18; 3:18

2 Kings

11:20; 11:20

1 Chronicles

4:40; 4:40

2 Chronicles

14:4; 20:30; 23:21


3:13; 3:13; 3:26; 3:26; 34:29; 34:29; 37:17; 37:17


83:2; 94:13; 94:13


15:18; 15:18


7:4; 7:4; 14:7; 18:4; 18:4; 30:15; 32:17; 32:17; 32:17; 57:20; 57:20; 62:1; 62:1


30:10; 30:10; 46:27; 46:27; 47:6; 47:6; 47:7; 47:7; 48:11; 49:23; 49:23


16:42; 16:42; 16:49; 38:11; 38:11


1:11; 1:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8252 matches the Hebrew שָׁקַט (šāqaṭ),
which occurs 42 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:23 - So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD said unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. And the land rested H8252 from war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:15 - And the name of Hebron before was Kirjatharba; which Arba was a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest H8252 from war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:11 - And the land had rest H8252 forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:30 - So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. And the land had rest H8252 fourscore years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:31 - So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest H8252 forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:28 - Thus was Midian subdued before the children of Israel, so that they lifted up their heads no more. And the country was in quietness H8252 forty years in the days of Gideon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:7 - Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet H8252 and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:27 - And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came unto Laish, unto a people that were at quiet H8252 and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt the city with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:18 - Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall: for the man will not be in rest, H8252 until he have finished the thing this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:20 - And all the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was in quiet: H8252 and they slew Athaliah with the sword beside the king's house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:40 - And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, H8252 and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:1 - So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet H8252 ten years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:5 - Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet H8252 before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:6 - And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, H8252 and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:30 - So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: H8252 for his God gave him rest round about.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:21 - And all the people of the land rejoiced: and the city was quiet, H8252 after that they had slain Athaliah with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:13 - For now should I have lain still and been quiet, H8252 I should have slept: then had I been at rest,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:26 - I was not in safety, neither had I rest, H8252 neither was I quiet; yet trouble came.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:29 - When he giveth quietness, H8252 who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:17 - How thy garments are warm, when he quieteth H8252 the earth by the south wind?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:8 - Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still, H8252
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 - [[A Song or Psalm of Asaph.]] Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, H8252 O God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:13 - That thou mayest give him rest H8252 from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:18 - A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth H8252 strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:4 - And say unto him, Take heed, and be quiet; H8252 fear not, neither be fainthearted for the two tails of these smoking firebrands, for the fierce anger of Rezin with Syria, and of the son of Remaliah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:7 - The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: H8252 they break forth into singing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:4 - For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, H8252 and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:15 - For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness H8252 and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:17 - And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness H8252 and assurance for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:20 - But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, H8252 whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:1 - For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, H8252 until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:10 - Therefore fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, H8252 and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:27 - But fear not thou, O my servant Jacob, and be not dismayed, O Israel: for, behold, I will save thee from afar off, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and be in rest H8252 and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:6 - O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? H8252 put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:7 - How can it be quiet, H8252 seeing the LORD hath given it a charge against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? there hath he appointed it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:11 - Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled H8252 on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is not changed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:23 - Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet. H8252
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:42 - So will I make my fury toward thee to rest, and my jealousy shall depart from thee, and I will be quiet, H8252 and will be no more angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:49 - Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness H8252 was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:11 - And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, H8252 that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates,
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 1:11 - And they answered the angel of the LORD that stood among the myrtle trees, and said, We have walked to and fro through the earth, and, behold, all the earth sitteth still, and is at rest. H8252
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