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Lexicon :: Strong's H8257 - šāqaʿ

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שָׁקַע
Transliteration
šāqaʿ
Pronunciation
shaw-kah'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2456

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁקַע shâqaʻ, shaw-kah'; (abbreviated Amos 8:8); a primitive root; to subside; by implication, to be overflowed, cease; causatively, to abate, subdue:—make deep, let down, drown, quench, sink.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H8257 in the following manner: drown (2x), quench (1x), sink (1x), let down (1x), make deep (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H8257 in the following manner: drown (2x), quench (1x), sink (1x), let down (1x), make deep (1x).
  1. to sink, sink down, subside

    1. (Qal) to sink

    2. (Niphal) to sink, collapse

    3. (Hiphil) to sink down, cause to settle

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁקַע shâqaʻ, shaw-kah'; (abbreviated Amos 8:8); a primitive root; to subside; by implication, to be overflowed, cease; causatively, to abate, subdue:—make deep, let down, drown, quench, sink.
STRONGS H8257:
[שָׁקַע] verb sink, sink down (so Late Hebrew שָׁקַע, Aramaic שְׁקַע; Arabic has صَقِعَ be smitten, prostrated, collapse); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular consecutive וְשָֽׁקְעָה; Amos 9:5 it shall sink like the Nile (of land; opposed to עָלַה); 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּשְׁקַע Numbers 11:2 (JE), of fire, it sunk down, died out; תִּשְׁקַע Jeremiah 51:64, of Babylon (like stone in water; opposed to קוּם).
Niph. 3rd person feminine singular נִשְׁקְעָה Amos 8:8 Qr, of land, sink (opposed to עָלָה; =
Qal Amos 9:5; Kt erroneous H8248 נשקה, compare WSG287).
Hiph. Imperfect 1st person singular אַשְׁקִיעַ מֵימֵיהֶם Ezekiel 32:14 I will make their waters sink, (settle, grow clear); 2nd person masculine singular וּחְֶבֶל תַּשְׁקִיעַ לְשׁוֺנוֺ Job 40:25 with a cord wilt thou make his tongue sink (? pull or press it down; of crocodile; MichSuppl, 2349 cited Thes 1477, compare Samaritan PSU = חבשׁ bind).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

11:2

Jeremiah

51:64

Ezekiel

32:14

Amos

8:8; 9:5; 9:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8257 matches the Hebrew שָׁקַע (šāqaʿ),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:2 - And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched. H8257
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:1 - Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? H8257
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:64 - And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, H8257 and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:14 - Then will I make their waters deep, H8257 and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:8 - Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein? and it shall rise up wholly as a flood; and it shall be cast out and drowned, H8257 as by the flood of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:5 - And the Lord GOD of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, H8257 as by the flood of Egypt.

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