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Lexicon :: Strong's H8328 - šereš

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2471a

Strong’s Definitions

שֶׁרֶשׁ sheresh, sheh'-resh; from H8327; a root (literally or figuratively):—bottom, deep, heel, root.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H8328 in the following manner: root (30x), bottom (1x), deep (1x), heels (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H8328 in the following manner: root (30x), bottom (1x), deep (1x), heels (1x).
  1. root

    1. root (literal)

    2. root (of people involving firmness or permanence) (fig)

    3. root, bottom (as lowest stratum) (fig)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֶׁרֶשׁ sheresh, sheh'-resh; from H8327; a root (literally or figuratively):—bottom, deep, heel, root.
STRONGS H8328: Abbreviations
שֹׁ֫רֶשׁ noun masculineDeuteronomy 29:17 root; — שׁ׳ absolute Deuteronomy 29:17 +, construct Isaiah 11:10 +; suffix שָׁרְשִׁי Job 29:19, etc.; plural construct שָׁרְשֵׁי Job 13:27 (see below) Job 36: suffix שָֽׁרָשָׁיו Amos 2:9 +, שָֽׁרָשֶׁיהָ Ezekiel 17:7 +; —
1. root of people under figure of tree, involving firmness, permanence, Amos 2:9; Hosea 9:16; Hosea 14:6; Isaiah 14:30; 2 Kings 19:30 = Isaiah 37:31; — שָׁרְשָׁם Judges 5:14 is probably corrupt, see GFM; — so of person (compare Phoenician, Eshmunazar11 GACookepp. 30, 36) Isaiah 5:24; Malachi 3:19; Job 8:17; Job 18:16; Job 29:19; Proverbs 12:3, 12; = stock, family Isaiah 11:1, 10; Daniel 11:7, compare (of serpent) Isaiah 14:29; = source or cause Deuteronomy 29:17, דָּבָר שׁ׳ Job 19:28.
2. literally root of tree or shrub Jeremiah 17:8 (simile), Ezekiel 31:7 (metaphor of people). Isaiah 53:2 (simile), Job 14:8; Job 30:4; of vine (metaphor of people) Ezekiel 17:6, 7, 9 (twice in verse); Psalm 80:10 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb with שׁרשׁ Hiph.).
3. root, figurative=lowest stratum, of mountain Job 28:9, of sea Job 36:30= bottom (text strange and dubious: Du רָאשֵׁי הָרִים, with אֵרוֺ in Job 36:30a); of feet, שָׁרְשֵׁי רַגְלַי Job 13:27, i.e. soles Ew Di De Da and others (elsewhere כַּף), Bu place of treading, footholds; Du (arbitrarily) שָׁרְשִׁי, strike out רגלי.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H8330.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:17; 29:17; 29:17



2 Kings



8:17; 13:27; 13:27; 14:8; 18:16; 19:28; 28:9; 29:19; 29:19; 30:4; 36; 36:30; 36:30




12:3; 12:12


5:24; 11:1; 11:10; 11:10; 14:29; 14:30; 37:31; 53:2




17:6; 17:7; 17:7; 17:9; 31:7




9:16; 14:6


2:9; 2:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8328 matches the Hebrew שֶׁרֶשׁ (šereš),
which occurs 33 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:18 - Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root H8328 that beareth gall and wormwood;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:14 - Out of Ephraim was there a root H8328 of them against Amalek; after thee, Benjamin, among thy people; out of Machir came down governors, and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:30 - And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall yet again take root H8328 downward, and bear fruit upward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:17 - His roots H8328 are wrapped about the heap, and seeth the place of stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:27 - Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest narrowly unto all my paths; thou settest a print upon the heels H8328 of my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:8 - Though the root H8328 thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:16 - His roots H8328 shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:28 - But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root H8328 of the matter is found in me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:9 - He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots. H8328
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:19 - My root H8328 was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:4 - Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots H8328 for their meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:30 - Behold, he spreadeth his light upon it, and covereth the bottom H8328 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:9 - Thou preparedst room before it, and didst cause it to take deep H8328 root, and it filled the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:3 - A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root H8328 of the righteous shall not be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:12 - The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root H8328 of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 - Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root H8328 shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:1 - And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: H8328
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:10 - And in that day there shall be a root H8328 of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:29 - Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root H8328 shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - And the firstborn of the poor shall feed, and the needy shall lie down in safety: and I will kill thy root H8328 with famine, and he shall slay thy remnant.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:31 - And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take root H8328 downward, and bear fruit upward:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:2 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root H8328 out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:8 - For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots H8328 by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:6 - And it grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches turned toward him, and the roots H8328 thereof were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:7 - There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers: and, behold, this vine did bend her roots H8328 toward him, and shot forth her branches toward him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:9 - Say thou, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the roots H8328 thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall wither in all the leaves of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots H8328 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:7 - Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root H8328 was by great waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:7 - But out of a branch of her roots H8328 shall one stand up in his estate, which shall come with an army, and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail:
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:16 - Ephraim is smitten, their root H8328 is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:5 - I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots H8328 as Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:9 - Yet destroyed I the Amorite before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; yet I destroyed his fruit from above, and his roots H8328 from beneath.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 4:1 - For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root H8328 nor branch.
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