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Lexicon :: Strong's H8319 - šāraq

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2468

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁרַק shâraq, shaw-rak'; a primitive root; properly, to be shrill, i.e. to whistle or hiss (as a call or in scorn):—hiss.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H8319 in the following manner: hiss (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H8319 in the following manner: hiss (12x).
  1. to hiss, whistle, pipe

    1. (Qal) to hiss (as a signal)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁרַק shâraq, shaw-rak'; a primitive root; properly, to be shrill, i.e. to whistle or hiss (as a call or in scorn):—hiss.
שָׁרַק verb hiss, perhaps also whistle, pipe (Late Hebrew id., hiss (dubious), Aramaic שְׁרֵיק id. Targum Leviticus 2:15, 16, bdb105613 id.; — from שׁ׳ comes Greek σῦριγξ according to LagAbh GGW xxvi. 38 LewyFremdw.165); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular consecutive וְשׁ׳ Isaiah 5:26, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׁרֹק Isaiah 7:18 + (Job 27:23 read יִשְׁרְקוּ Me Bi Siegf Bu); 1st person singular אֶשְׁרְקָה Zechariah 10:8; — hiss, as signal, ל person, figurative, י׳ subject: Isaiah 5:26; Isaiah 7:18; Zechariah 10:1; in derision, עַל civitat., etc. (often + שָׁמֵם be astounded), Jeremiah 19:8; Jeremiah 49:17; Jeremiah 50:13; Lamentations 2:15 (+ הֵנִיעַ ראֹשׁ), Ezekiel 27:36; absolute Zephaniah 2:15; Lamentations 2:16; 1 Kings 9:8 (+ חָרַק שֵׁן); עַל person Job 27:23 (with מִן local).

Biblical Aramaic

שׁרק (Targum שְׁרֵיק, Syriac bdb111701, Biblical Hebrew שָׁרַק hiss, whistle (onomatopoetic).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:15; 2:16

1 Kings



27:23; 27:23


5:26; 5:26; 7:18; 7:18


19:8; 49:17; 50:13


2:15; 2:16






10:1; 10:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8319 matches the Hebrew שָׁרַק (šāraq),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:8 - And though this house is so high, yet shall every one that passeth by it be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath Jehovah done thus unto this land, and to this house?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:23 -
Men shall clap their hands at him,
And shall hiss him out of his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:26 - And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss for them from the end of the earth; and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:18 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that Jehovah will hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:8 - And I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing; every one that passeth thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all the plagues thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:17 - And Edom shall become an astonishment: every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:13 - Because of the wrath of Jehovah she shall not be inhabited, but she shall be wholly desolate: every one that goeth by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:15 -
All that pass by clap their hands at thee;
They hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying,
Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:16 -
All thine enemies have opened their mouth wide against thee;
They hiss and gnash the teeth; they say, We have swallowed her up;
Certainly this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:36 - The merchants among the peoples hiss at thee; thou art become a terror, and thou shalt nevermore have any being.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:15 - This is the joyous city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none besides me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:8 - I will hiss for them, and gather them; for I have redeemed them; and they shall increase as they have increased.

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