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Lexicon :: Strong's H8259 - šāqap̄

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שָׁקַף
Transliteration
šāqap̄
Pronunciation
shaw-kaf'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2457

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁקַף shâqaph, shaw-kaf'; a primitive root; properly, to lean out (of a window), i.e. (by implication) peep or gaze (passively, be a spectacle):—appear, look (down, forth, out).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H8259 in the following manner: look (11x), look down (6x), look out (3x), look forth (1x), appear (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H8259 in the following manner: look (11x), look down (6x), look out (3x), look forth (1x), appear (1x).
  1. to overlook, look down or out, overhang, look out and down

    1. (Niphal) to lean over (and look), look down

    2. (Hiphil) to look down, look down upon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁקַף shâqaph, shaw-kaf'; a primitive root; properly, to lean out (of a window), i.e. (by implication) peep or gaze (passively, be a spectacle):—appear, look (down, forth, out).
STRONGS H8259:
† I. שָׁקַף verb Niph. Hiph. overhang, look out and down (Late Hebrew Niph. Hiph. = Biblical Hebrew; compare Aramaic שְׁקִיפָא, bdb105404, rocky pinnacle, rock, Arabic bdb105405 ceiling, roof, sky (on connection of meaningscompare Arabic bdb105406 overtop, overlook, from bdb105407 be high; bdb105408 look down upon, from bdb105409 rise); —
Niph. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נִשְׁקְפָה Judges 5:28+, וְנִשְׁקָ֖פָה Numbers 21:20 (read probably participle הַנִּשְׁקָפָה, compare Numbers 23:28, GBG); 1st person singular נִשְׁקָ֑פְתּי Proverbs 7:6; Participle נִשְׁקָף Numbers 23:28; 1 Samuel 13:18; Psalm 85:12; feminine נִשְׁקָפָָה Songs 6:10; — lean over (and look), look down, with בְּעַד of window, through Judges 5:28; 1 Samuel 2:16 = 1 Chronicles 15:29; Proverbs 7:6; absolute look down, forth Songs 6:10; with מִן of direction whence Jeremiah 6:1; Psalm 85:12 (both figurative); of mountain lean over upon (עַל־פְּנֵי), overhang Numbers 21:20; Numbers 23:23; 1 Samuel 13:18 (read הַגֶּעַ for הגבול We Dr HPS and others).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִשְׁקִיף Psalm 14:2 +; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַשְׁקִיף Lamentations 3:50, וַיַּשְׁקֵף Genesis 19:28+, etc.;Imperative masculine singular cohortative הַשְׁקִ֫יפָה Deuteronomy 26:15; — look down (= Niph.): with בְּעַד of window Genesis 26:8 (J), 2 Kings 9:30, with אֶל person 2 Kings 9:32; look down upon, עַל־פְּנֵי, subject person Genesis 18:16; Genesis 19:28 (both J), absolute וַיַּרְא וַיַּשׁ׳ 2 Samuel 24:20 (וַיַּבֵּט in || 1 Chronicles 21:21); especially subject י׳, with אֶל location Exodus 14:24 (J); with מִן local Deuteronomy 26:15; Psalm 102:20,+עַל person Psalm 14:2 = Psalm 53:3, + וְיֵ֫רֶא Lamentations 3:50.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

18:16; 19:28; 19:28; 26:8

Exodus

14:24

Numbers

21:20; 21:20; 23:23; 23:28; 23:28

Deuteronomy

26:15; 26:15

Judges

5:28; 5:28

1 Samuel

2:16; 13:18; 13:18

2 Samuel

24:20

2 Kings

9:30; 9:32

1 Chronicles

15:29; 21:21

Psalms

14:2; 14:2; 53:3; 85:12; 85:12; 102:20

Proverbs

7:6; 7:6

Song of Songs

6:10; 6:10

Jeremiah

6:1

Lamentations

3:50; 3:50

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8259 matches the Hebrew שָׁקַף (šāqap̄),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:16 - And the men rose up from thence, and looked H8259 toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:28 - And he looked H8259 toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:8 - And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out H8259 at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:24 - And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked H8259 unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:20 - And from Bamoth in the valley, that is in the country of Moab, to the top of Pisgah, which looketh H8259 toward Jeshimon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:28 - And Balak brought Balaam unto the top of Peor, that looketh H8259 toward Jeshimon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:15 - Look down H8259 from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and the land which thou hast given us, as thou swarest unto our fathers, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - The mother of Sisera looked H8259 out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:18 - And another company turned the way to Bethhoron: and another company turned to the way of the border that looketh H8259 to the valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:16 - And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul's daughter looked H8259 through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:20 - And Araunah looked, H8259 and saw the king and his servants coming on toward him: and Araunah went out, and bowed himself before the king on his face upon the ground.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:30 - And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out H8259 at a window.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:32 - And he lifted up his face to the window, and said, Who is on my side? who? And there looked out H8259 to him two or three eunuchs.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:29 - And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of the LORD came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looking out H8259 at a window saw king David dancing and playing: and she despised him in her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:2 - The LORD looked down H8259 from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:2 - God looked down H8259 from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 - Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down H8259 from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:19 - For he hath looked down H8259 from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:6 - For at the window of my house I looked H8259 through my casement,
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:10 - Who is she that looketh forth H8259 as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:1 - O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth H8259 out of the north, and great destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:50 - Till the LORD look down, H8259 and behold from heaven.

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