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Lexicon :: Strong's H8267 - šeqer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2461a

Strong’s Definitions

שֶׁקֶר sheqer, sheh'-ker; from H8266; an untruth; by implication, a sham (often adverbial):—without a cause, deceit(-ful), false(-hood, -ly), feignedly, liar, lie, lying, vain (thing), wrongfully.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 113x

The KJV translates Strong's H8267 in the following manner: lie (28x), lying (21x), false (20x), falsehood (13x), falsely (13x), vain (5x), wrongfully (4x), deceitful (2x), deceit (1x), liar (1x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 113x
The KJV translates Strong's H8267 in the following manner: lie (28x), lying (21x), false (20x), falsehood (13x), falsely (13x), vain (5x), wrongfully (4x), deceitful (2x), deceit (1x), liar (1x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. lie, deception, disappointment, falsehood

    1. deception (what deceives or disappoints or betrays one)

    2. deceit, fraud, wrong

      1. fraudulently, wrongfully (as adverb)

    3. falsehood (injurious in testimony)

      1. testify falsehood, false oath, swear falsely

    4. falsity (of false or self-deceived prophets)

    5. lie, falsehood (in general)

      1. false tongue

    6. in vain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֶׁקֶר sheqer, sheh'-ker; from H8266; an untruth; by implication, a sham (often adverbial):—without a cause, deceit(-ful), false(-hood, -ly), feignedly, liar, lie, lying, vain (thing), wrongfully.
STRONGS H8267: Abbreviations
שֶׁ֫קֶר 113 noun masculine deception, disappointment, falsehood; — שׁ׳ Exodus 23:7 + 64 times; שָׁ֑קֶר Exodus 5:9 + 42 times; plural שְׁקָרִים Psalm 101:7 + 3 times; suffix שִׁקְרֵיהֶם Jeremiah 23:22; —
1. deception, what deceives, disappoints, and betrays one : a molten image Jeremiah 10:14 = Jeremiah 51:17; gift Proverbs 25:14; grace of person Proverbs 31:30, etc.; אֹ֫רַח שׁ׳ Psalm 119:104; Psalm 119:128; דֶּ֫רֶח שׁ׳ Psalm 119:29; בטח בשׁ׳ Jeremiah 13:25; נחל שׁ׳ Jeremiah 16:19, compare also Psalm 7:15; Psalm 33:17; Psalm 119:118; Isaiah 28:15; לַשֶּׁקֶר for disappointment, in vain 1 Samuel 25:21; Jeremiah 3:23.
2. deceit, fraud, wrong : עשׂה (ל) שׁ׳ do or practise fraud, wrong Hosea 7:1; Jeremiah 6:13; Jeremiah 8:8, 10; with בְ, 2 Samuel 18:13; שׁ׳פְּצֻלַּת Proverbs 11:18; לֶ֫חֶם שׁ׳ Proverbs 20:17 food got by fraud; זֶ֫רע שׁ׳ Isaiah 57:4; עֵט שׁ׳ Jeremiah 8:8; ילד שׁ׳ Psalm 7:15 (|| עמל); דרךְ לשׁון קשׁת שׁ׳ Jeremiah 9:2; בְּשׁ׳ Jeremiah 3:10 (|| בגד), adverb שׁקד fraudulently, wrongfully Psalm 35:19; Psalm 38:20; Psalm 69:5; Psalm 119:78; Psalm 119:86.
3. injurious falsehood, in testimony, especially in courts : עַד שֶׁקֶר Exodus 20:16 (E) Deuteronomy 19:18; Psalm 27:12; Proverbs 6:19; Proverbs 14:5; Proverbs 25:18; עֵד שׁקרים Proverbs 12:17; Proverbs 19:5, 9; ענה שׁ׳ Deuteronomy 19:18 testify falsehood; שְׁבֻעַת שׁ׳ Ze Deuteronomy 8:17 false oath; נשׁבע לשׁ׳ swear falsely Jeremiah 5:2 + 5 times; נשׁבע על שׁ׳ Leviticus 5:22; דבּר שׁ׳ Micah 6:12 + (see [דָּבַר], דָּבָר); אִמְרֵ י שׁ׳ Isaiah 32:7; שׂפת(י) שׁ׳ Psalm 31:19; Psalm 120:2; Proverbs 10:18; Proverbs 17:7; טפל שׁ׳ Job 13:4; Psalm 119:69, compare Psalm 119:163; absolute false ! 2 Kings 9:12; Jeremiah 37:14.
4. falsity, of false or self-deceived prophets: נכּא שׁ׳ prophesy falsely Jeremiah 14:14; Jeremiah 23:25, 26; Jeremiah 29:21; + ל person Jeremiah 27:10; Jeremiah 20:14, 16; לַשּׁ׳ נ׳ Jeremiah 20:15; בשׁ׳ נ׳ Jeremiah 5:31; Jeremiah 20:6; Jeremiah 29:9; מוֺרֶה שׁ׳ Isaiah 9:14; Habakkuk 2:18; חזה שׁ׳ Zechariah 10:2; חֲזוֺן שׁ׳ Jeremiah 14:14, etc., (+ 12 times); רוּח שׁ׳.
5. lie, falsehood, in general: דבר שׁ׳ Psalm 101:7 (|| רְמִיָּה); דְּבַר שׁ׳ Proverbs 13:5; of מִלִּים Job 36:4; לְשׁוֺן שׁ׳ false tongue Proverbs 6:17; Proverbs 12:19; Proverbs 21:6; Proverbs 26:28; Psalm 109:2; of lips Proverbs 12:22; אִישׁ שׁ׳ Proverbs 17:4 liar.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:9; 20:16; 23:7


8:17; 19:18; 19:18

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


2 Kings



13:4; 36:4


7:15; 7:15; 27:12; 31:19; 33:17; 35:19; 38:20; 69:5; 101:7; 101:7; 109:2; 119:29; 119:69; 119:78; 119:86; 119:104; 119:118; 119:128; 119:163; 120:2


6:17; 6:19; 10:18; 11:18; 12:17; 12:19; 12:22; 13:5; 14:5; 17:4; 17:7; 19:5; 19:9; 20:17; 21:6; 25:14; 25:18; 26:28; 31:30


9:14; 28:15; 32:7; 57:4


3:10; 3:23; 5:2; 5:31; 6:13; 8:8; 8:8; 8:10; 9:2; 10:14; 13:25; 14:14; 14:14; 16:19; 20:6; 20:14; 20:15; 20:16; 23:22; 23:25; 23:26; 27:10; 29:9; 29:21; 37:14; 51:17









Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8267 matches the Hebrew שֶׁקֶר (šeqer),
which occurs 113 times in 109 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Exo 5:9–Pro 19:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:9 - Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain H8267 words.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:16 - Thou shalt not bear false H8267 witness against thy neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - Keep thee far from a false H8267 matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:3 - Or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; H8267 in any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:5 - Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; H8267 he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:12 - And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, H8267 neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:18 - And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false H8267 witness, and hath testified falsely H8267 against his brother;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:21 - Now David had said, Surely in vain H8267 have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:13 - Otherwise I should have wrought falsehood H8267 against mine own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:22 - And the LORD said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying H8267 spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also: go forth, and do so.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:23 - Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying H8267 spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil concerning thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:12 - And they said, It is false; H8267 tell us now. And he said, Thus and thus spake he to me, saying, Thus saith the LORD, I have anointed thee king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:21 - And he said, I will go out, and be a lying H8267 spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And the LORD said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail: go out, and do even so.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:22 - Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying H8267 spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:4 - But ye are forgers of lies, H8267 ye are all physicians of no value.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:4 - For truly my words shall not be false: H8267 he that is perfect in knowledge is with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:14 - Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. H8267
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 - Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false H8267 witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:18 - Let the lying H8267 lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:17 - An horse is a vain thing H8267 for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:19 - Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully H8267 rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:19 - But mine enemies are lively, and they are strong: and they that hate me wrongfully H8267 are multiplied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:3 - Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying H8267 rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:11 - But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies H8267 shall be stopped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:4 - They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, H8267 are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 101:7 - He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies H8267 shall not tarry in my sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:2 - For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying H8267 tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:29 - Remove from me the way of lying: H8267 and grant me thy law graciously.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:69 - The proud have forged a lie H8267 against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:78 - Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: H8267 but I will meditate in thy precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:86 - All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; H8267 help thou me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:104 - Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false H8267 way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:118 - Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. H8267
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:128 - Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false H8267 way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:163 - I hate and abhor lying: H8267 but thy law do I love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:2 - Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying H8267 lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:8 - Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood. H8267
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:11 - Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood: H8267
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:17 - A proud look, a lying H8267 tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:19 - A false H8267 witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:18 - He that hideth hatred with lying H8267 lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:18 - The wicked worketh a deceitful H8267 work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:17 - He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false H8267 witness deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:19 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying H8267 tongue is but for a moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:22 - Lying H8267 lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:5 - A righteous man hateth lying: H8267 but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:5 - A faithful witness will not lie: but a false H8267 witness will utter lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:4 - A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar H8267 giveth ear to a naughty tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:7 - Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying H8267 lips a prince.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:5 - A false H8267 witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

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