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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 - The people then cried out to Moses; and Moses prayed to the LORD, and the fire [fn]died H8257 out H8257.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:1 - [fn]Can you drag out [fn]Leviathan with a fishhook,
And press H8257 down H8257 his tongue with a rope?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:64 - and say, ‘Just so shall Babylon sink H8257 down H8257 and not rise again, because of the disaster that I am going to bring upon her; and they will become exhausted.’” To this point are the words of Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:14 - “Then I will make their waters settle H8257,
And make their rivers run like oil,”
Declares the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:8 - “Because of this will the land not quake,
And everyone who lives in it mourn?
Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile,
And it will be tossed about
And subside H8257 like the Nile of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:5 - The Lord [fn]GOD of armies,
The One who touches the land so that it quakes,
And all those who live in it mourn,
And all of it rises up like the Nile
And subsides H8257 like the Nile of Egypt;

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