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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #7931 - שָׁכַן

Transliteration
shâkan
Phonetics
shaw-kan'  
Word Origin
a primitive root [apparently akin (by transmission) to (07901) through the idea of lodging]
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
2387
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to settle down to abide

1a2) to abide, dwell, reside

1b) (Piel)

1b1) to make settle down, establish

1b2) to make or cause to dwell

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix

1c2) to cause to dwell or abide

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 373 ‑ ἀναπαύω (an‑ap‑ow'‑o);  1525 ‑ εἰσέρχομαι (ice‑er'‑khom‑ahee);  1904 ‑ ἐπέρχομαι (ep‑er'‑khom‑ahee);  1982 ‑ ἐπισκιάζω (ep‑ee‑skee‑ad'‑zo);  2240 ‑ ἥκω (hay'‑ko);  2270 ‑ ἡσυχάζω (hay‑soo‑khad'‑zo);  2476 ‑ ἵστημι (his'‑tay‑mee);  2516 ‑ καθέζομαι (kath‑ed'‑zom‑ahee);  2597 ‑ καταβαίνω (kat‑ab‑ah'ee‑no);  2647 ‑ καταλύω (kat‑al‑oo'‑o);  2730 ‑ κατοικέω (kat‑oy‑keh'‑o);  2936 ‑ κτίζω (ktid'‑zo);  3611 ‑ οἰκέω (oy‑key'‑o);  3708 ‑ ὁράω (hor‑ah'‑o);  3939 ‑ παροικέω (par‑oy‑keh'‑o);  1940 ‑ ἐπικαθίζω (ep‑ee‑kath‑id'‑zo);  4078 ‑ πήγνυμι (payg'‑noo‑mee);  2730 ‑ κατοικέω (kat‑oy‑keh'‑o);  835 ‑ αὐλίζομαι (ow‑lid'‑zom‑ahee);  1941 ‑ ἐπικαλέω (ep‑ee‑kal‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  2681 ‑ κατασκηνόω (kat‑as‑kay‑no'‑o);  373 ‑ ἀναπαύω (an‑ap‑ow'‑o);  2664 ‑ καταπαύω (kat‑ap‑ow'‑o);  4637 ‑ σκηνόω (skay‑no'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (129) NAS (130) HCS (128)
Genesis 8
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 10
Joshua 2
Judges 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 11
Psalms 23
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 13
Ezekiel 5
Joel 2
Obadiah 1
Micah 2
Nahum 1
Zechariah 4
Genesis 8
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 2
Judges 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 11
Psalms 23
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 13
Ezekiel 5
Joel 2
Obadiah 1
Micah 2
Nahum 1
Zechariah 4
Genesis 7
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 12
Joshua 2
Judges 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 11
Psalms 23
Proverbs 5
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 13
Ezekiel 6
Joel 2
Obadiah 1
Micah 2
Nahum 1
Zechariah 4
BYZ TIS TR
v-hi2msXa 1
v-hi3msXa 1
v-hp1cs 1
v-hw3mp 1
v-hw3msXa 2
v-pc 8
v-pi1cs 1
v-pp1cs 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-qPfs 2
v-qPmp 1
v-qPmpc 3
v-qPms 14
v-qc 7
v-qi1cs 6
v-qi3fp 2
v-qi3fs 5
v-qi3mp 9
v-qi3ms 16
v-qp1cs 9
v-qp2fs 1
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3cp 3
v-qp3fs 2
v-qp3ms 9
v-qsmpc 1
v-qvmp 1
v-qvms 2
v-qw3mp 1
v-qw3ms 4
v-hi2msXa 1
v-hi3msXa 1
v-hp1cs 1
v-hw3mp 1
v-hw3msXa 2
v-pc 8
v-pi1cs 1
v-pp1cs 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-qPfs 2
v-qPmp 1
v-qPmpc 3
v-qPms 14
v-qc 7
v-qi1cs 6
v-qi3fp 2
v-qi3fs 7
v-qi3mp 11
v-qi3ms 18
v-qp1cs 9
v-qp2fs 1
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3cp 3
v-qp3fs 2
v-qp3ms 9
v-qsmpc 1
v-qvmp 1
v-qvms 3
v-qw3mp 1
v-qw3ms 5
v-hi2msXa 1
v-hi3msXa 1
v-hp1cs 1
v-hw3mp 1
v-hw3msXa 2
v-pc 8
v-pi1cs 1
v-pp1cs 2
v-pp3ms 1
v-qPfs 1
v-qPmp 1
v-qPmpc 3
v-qPms 14
v-qc 7
v-qi1cs 6
v-qi3fp 2
v-qi3fs 7
v-qi3mp 11
v-qi3ms 18
v-qp1cs 8
v-qp2fs 1
v-qp2ms 1
v-qp3cp 3
v-qp3fs 2
v-qp3ms 9
v-qsmpc 1
v-qvmp 1
v-qvms 3
v-qw3mp 1
v-qw3ms 5
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2838) nks (סהכנ ShKN) AC: Dwell CO: Dwelling AB: ?: [from: kx]

V) nks (סהכנ ShKN) - Dwell: To stay or sit in one location. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (131): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) dwell, abide, remain, inhabit, rest, set, continue, dweller, dwelling, habitation - Strongs: H7931 (שָׁכַן), H7932 (שְׁכַן)

Nm) nks (סהכנ ShKN) - I. Dwelling:The place of residence. II. Neighbor:A fellow dweller. KJV (21): habitation, neighbour, inhabitant, thereunto - Strongs: H7933 (שָׁכַן), H7934 (שָׁכֵן)

hm) nksm (מסהכנ MShKN) - Dwelling: The place of residence. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (140): tabernacle, dwelling, habitation, dwellingplace, place, dwell, tent - Strongs: H4907 (מִשְׁכַּן), H4908 (מִשְׁכָּן)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שָׁכַן, שָׁכֵ֑ן verb settle down, abide, dwell (Late Hebrew id.; Sirach 43:17d +; Phoenician שכן Lzb375; Aramaic שְׁכֵין; Syriac , all dwell; Arabic rest, dwell, compare Assyrian šakâ Numbers , set, lay, deposit, set up (a dwelling), intransitive be situated (of city), maškanu, place, dwelling-place); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular ׳שׁ Exodus 40:35 5t.; שָׁכֵ֑ן Deuteronomy 33:12 2t., etc.; Imperfect 3 masculine singularיִשְׁכֹּן Genesis 16:12 +; יִשְׁכָּןֿ Numbers 9:17 2t.; 3 masculine plural יִשְׁכֹּ֑נוּ Jeremiah 49:31; 3 feminine plural תִּשְׁכֹּ֑נָּה Ezekiel 17:23, etc.; Imperative masculine singular שְׁכֹן Genesis 26:2; Psalm 37:27; שְׁכָןֿ Psalm 37:3; masculine plural שִׁכְנוּ. Jeremiah 48:28; Infinitive construct בִּשְׁכֹּן (Ges§ 45g) Genesis 35:22, לִשְׁמֹּן 2 Chronicles 6:1, etc.; suffix שָׁכְּנִי Exodus 29:46; שִׁכְנוֺ Deuteronomy 12:5 (but see Pi`el 1), etc.; Participle שֹׁכֵן Genesis 14:13 +, שֹׁכְּנִי (Ges§ 90 l m) Deuteronomy 33:16 3t.; suffix feminine singular שֹׁכַנְתְּי Jeremiah 51:13; Passive participle, apparently plural construct with art, הַשְּׁכוּנֵי Judges 8:11 (but corrupt, proper name, of a location needed, see GFM): —

1 settle down to abide:

a. of person: encamp Numbers 24:2 (E); settle permanently Psalm 102:29 (absolute: "" יִכּוֺן); כמלך׳שׁ Job 29:25 ("" ישׁב); settle down (to remain) Judges 5:17; תַּחְתָּיו 2 Samuel 7:10 = 1 Chronicles 17:9 (not to be removed); especially at rest, peace, in security, לבטח Jeremiah 23:6; Jeremiah 33:16; Deuteronomy 33:12, compare בין כתפים Deuteronomy 33:12; Psalm 16:9 (שׂמח ןן); בטח Deuteronomy 33:28; Proverbs 1:33; (ל)בדד Numbers 23:9 (poem) Jeremiah 49:31; Micah 7:14; land of Egypt Jeremiah 46:26 (remain undisturbed), so Jeremiah 50:39; Isaiah 13:20 ("" תֵּשֵׁב, compare ישׁב

4); with מרומים Isaiah 33:16; absolute Nahum 3:18, subject אדּירים (We רָֽשְׁנוּ, Now יִשְׁכְּבוּ; "" נָמוּ); Proverbs 7:11 her feet tarry not in her house.

b. of animals:כְּלָבִיא Deuteronomy 33:20; ב location Isaiah 34:11; Job 37:8; שָׁם Isaiah 13:21; birds תַּחַת׳שׁ (under) Ezekiel 17:23, בְּצֵל׳שׁ Ezekiel 17:23; with עַל = upon Ezekiel 31:13, = by Psalm 104:12; with accusative סֶלַע Job 39:28; absolute, of man under figure of bird, אָע֫וּפָה וְאֶשְׁכֹּ֑נָה Psalm 55:7.

c. things: withעַל of cloud, Job 3:5 settle down over; compare Exodus 24:16; Exodus 40:35; Numbers 9:17,18,22 (all P); with בְּ Numbers 10:12 (P).

2 abide, dwell:

a. of men: absolute Psalm 37:27 (לְעוֺלָם); שָׁ֫מָּה Isaiah 65:9; with ב location Psalm 69:37; Job 18:15; Job 30:6; Micah 4:10; Jeremiah 48:28 10t.; לְחוֺף יִמִּים Genesis 49:13; with עַל, by Judges 5:17; Jeremiah 51:13; upon Jeremiah 37:29; על פני Genesis 16:12 (J); with עִם with Psalm 120:5; Psalm 120:6; with accusative Proverbs 2:21; Jeremiah 17:5 5t.; מִן ֗֗֗ עַד Genesis 25:18 (J); שֹׁכְנֵי אָ֑רֶץ Isaiah 18:3 ("" ישְׁבֵיתֵבֵל).

b. of the dead: שֹׁכְנֵי עָפָר Isaiah 26:19 ("" רְפָאִים); compare Job 26:5 ("" id.), so mortals; שֹׁכְנֵי בָתֵּי חֹמֶר Job 4:19; דוּמָה׳שׁ Psalm 94:17 (i.e. שׁאול).

c. of God:בָּֽעֲרָפֶל ׳שׁ 1 Kings 8:12 2 Chronicles 6:1 (poem); מָרוֺם Isaiah 33:5; עַד Isaiah 57:15; מָרוֺם וְקָדוֺשׁ Isaiah 57:15; סְנֶה׳שׁ Deuteronomy 33:16 (theoph.); בְּאָֽהֳלֵישֵֿׁם Genesis 9:27 (J, see Br MP 82; al. Japheth subject); בְּתוֺכָם Exodus 25:8; Exodus 29:46; Numbers 5:3 (all P), Ezekiel 43:9; with בְּתוֺךְ elsewhere Exodus 29:45 (P) + 6t.; ב location Psalm 85:10; later בְּצִיּוֺן Joel 4:17; Joel 4:21; בְּהַר צִיּוֺן Isaiah 8:18; Psalm 68:17; Psalm 68:19 (absolute) + 4t.; שֹׁכֵן יְרוּשָׁלִַם Psalm 135:21.

d. things:אֹהֶל מוֺעֵד, with את Leviticus 16:16 (P); שָׁם׳מִשְׁכַּן י Joshua 22:19 (P); אוֺר Job 38:19.

e. abstract subj,:מִשְׁמָּט Isaiah 32:16 (בַּמִּדְבָּר); חָכְמָה with accusative עָרְמָה Proverbs 8:12.

Pi`el Perfect 3 masculine singular שִׁכֵּן Psalm 78:60; 1 singular שִׁכַּנְתִּי Jeremiah 7:7,12; Imperfect 1 singular אֲשַׁכְּנָה Jeremiah 7:3; Infinitive construct שַׁכֵּן Numbers 14:30 7t.; suffix שַׁכְּנוֺ Deuteronomy 12:5 (so read for ᵑ0לְשִׁכְנוֺ, compare Kö ii. l. 21); —

1 make settle down, establish: בָּֽאָדָֽם׳אֹהֶל שׁ Psalm 78:60 especially in Deuteronomy , לְשַׁכֵּן שְׁמוֺ שָׁם establish his name there (compare šakan šuma as Canaanism Wkl TelAm.138 Revelation 20; 181.6) Deuteronomy 12:11; Deuteronomy 14:23; Deuteronomy 16:2,6,11; Deuteronomy 26:2, compare Jeremiah 7:12; Nehemiah 1:9; + לָשׂוּם אֶתִשְֿׁמוֺ שָׁם לְשִׁכְנוֺ Deuteronomy 12:5 (read לְשַׁכְּנוֺ).

2 make to dwell: with accusative of person, ב location, Numbers 14:30 (J) Jeremiah 7:3,7.

Hiph`il Perfect 1 singular הִשְׁכַּ֫נְתִּי Ezekiel 3:24; Imperfect 3 masculine singular jussive יַשְׁכֵּן Psalm 7:6, וַיַּשְׁכֵּן Genesis 3:24; Psalm 78:55, etc.; —

1. a. lay, כבודי לעפר lay my honour in the dust (of death); place, set, Genesis 3:24 (J); place, establish, אהל מועד at Shilo Joshua 18:1 (P).

b. cause birds to settle, עַל Ezekiel 32:4.

2 cause to dwell, with accusative of person, ב location, Psalm 78:55; compare Job 11:14.

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אֶ֝שְׁכְּנָ֗ה אֶשְׁכָּן־ אֶשְׁכּ֑וֹן אשכון אשכן־ אשכנה בִּשְׁכֹּ֤ן בשכן הַשְּׁכוּנֵ֣י הַשֹּׁכְנִ֖ים הַשֹּׁכֵ֖ן הַשֹּׁכֵ֣ן השכוני השכן השכנים וְ֭אֶשְׁכּוֹן וְאֶשְׁכֹּֽנָה׃ וְהִשְׁכַּנְתִּ֤י וְיִשְׁכְּנ֖וּ וְיִשְׁכֹּ֖ן וְשִׁכְנ֣וּ וְשִׁכַּנְתִּ֤י וְשָׁ֣כַנְתִּ֔י וְשָׁ֤כְנוּ וְשָׁכְנ֖וּ וְשָׁכְנ֣וּ וְשָׁכַ֣ן וְשָׁכַ֣נְתְּ וְשָׁכַ֤ן וְשָׁכַ֥ן וְשָׁכַנְתִּ֖י וְשָׁכַנְתִּ֣י וְשָׁכַנְתִּ֥י וְשֹׁ֣כְנֵי וְשֹׁכְנֵיהֶֽם׃ וַאֲשַׁכְּנָ֣ה וַיִּשְׁכְּנ֨וּ וַיִּשְׁכֹּ֤ן וַיִּשְׁכֹּ֥ן וַיִּשְׁכֹּן֩ וַיִּשְׁכּ֤וֹן ׀ וַיַּשְׁכִּ֥ינוּ וַיַּשְׁכֵּ֥ן וַיַּשְׁכֵּן֩ וּשְׁכֹ֥ן ואשכון ואשכנה ואשכנה׃ והשכנתי וישכון וישכינו וישכן וישכנו ושכן ושכנו ושכני ושכניהם׃ ושכנת ושכנתי יִ֝שְׁכֹּ֗ן יִ֭שְׁכֹּן יִשְׁכְּנ֖וּ יִשְׁכְּנ֥וּ יִשְׁכְּנוּ־ יִשְׁכָּן־ יִשְׁכֹּ֑ן יִשְׁכֹּ֔ן יִשְׁכֹּ֣ן יִשְׁכֹּ֥ן יִשְׁכֹּ֧ן יִשְׁכֹּ֪ן יִשְׁכֹּֽן׃ יִשְׁכֹּֽנוּ׃ יִשְׁכּ֑וֹן יִשְׁכּ֑וֹנוּ יִשְׁכּֽוֹן׃ יַשְׁכֵּ֣ן ישכון ישכון׃ ישכונו ישכן ישכן־ ישכן׃ ישכנו ישכנו־ ישכנו׃ כנתי לְשַׁכֵּ֣ן לְשַׁכֵּ֤ן לְשַׁכֵּ֥ן לְשָׁכְנִ֣י לִשְׁכֹּ֑ן לִשְׁכֹּ֖ן לִשְׁכֹּ֣ן לִשְׁכֹּ֤ן ׀ לִשְׁכּ֖וֹן לשכון לשכן לשכני שְׁכָן־ שְׁכֹ֣ן שִׁכֵּ֥ן שִׁכַּ֧נְתִּֽי שָֽׁכְנָ֖ה שָֽׁכְנָה־ שָֽׁכַן־ שָׁ֝כַ֗נְתִּי שָׁכְנ֥וּ שָׁכֵ֔ן שָׁכֵֽן׃ שָׁכַ֣נְתִּי שָׁכַ֥ן שָׁכַ֬נְתָּ שֹֽׁכְנִי֙ שֹׁ֘כֵ֤ן שֹׁכְנִ֖י שֹׁכְנִ֣י שֹׁכְנִ֥י שֹׁכְנֵ֣י שֹׁכְנֵ֬י שֹׁכֵ֕ן שֹׁכֵ֖ן שֹׁכֵ֣ן שֹׁכֵ֥ן שֹׁכֵ֨ן שֹׁכַנְתְּ֙ שכן שכן־ שכן׃ שכנה שכנה־ שכנו שכני שכנת שכנתי תִּשְׁכָּן־ תִּשְׁכֹּ֥ן תִּשְׁכֹּֽנָּה׃ תִּשְׁכּ֣וֹן תִשְׁכֹּ֖ן תִשְׁכֹּֽן׃ תִשְׁכּ֖וֹן תַּשְׁכֵּ֖ן תשכון תשכן תשכן־ תשכן׃ תשכנה׃ ’eš·kān- ’eš·kə·nāh ’eš·kō·wn ’eškān- ’eškənāh ’eškōwn biš·kōn bishKon biškōn Chanti eshkeNah eshKon haš·šə·ḵū·nê haš·šō·ḵə·nîm haš·šō·ḵên hashshechuNei hashshoChen hashshocheNim haššəḵūnê haššōḵên haššōḵənîm ḵan·tî ḵantî lə·šā·ḵə·nî lə·šak·kên ləšāḵənî ləšakkên leshacheNi leshakKen liš·kō·wn liš·kōn lishKon liškōn liškōwn šā·ḵan šā·ḵan- šā·ḵan·tā šā·ḵan·tî šā·ḵə·nāh šā·ḵə·nāh- šā·ḵə·nū šā·ḵên šāḵan šāḵan- šāḵantā šāḵantî šāḵên šāḵənāh šāḵənāh- šāḵənū šə·ḵān- šə·ḵōn šəḵān- šəḵōn shaChan shaChanta shaChanti shaChen shacheNah shacheNu sheChon shikKanti shikKen shochanT shoChen shocheNei shocheNi šik·kan·tî šik·kên šikkantî šikkên šō·ḵant šō·ḵə·nê šō·ḵə·nî šō·ḵên šōḵant šōḵên šōḵənê šōḵənî taš·kên tashKen taškên tiš·kān- tiš·kō·wn ṯiš·kō·wn tiš·kōn ṯiš·kōn tiš·kōn·nāh tishkon tishKonnah tiškān- tiškōn ṯiškōn tiškōnnāh tiškōwn ṯiškōwn ū·šə·ḵōn ūšəḵōn usheChon vaashakkeNah vaiyashKen vaiyashKinu vaiyishkeNu vaiyishKon Veeshkon veeshKonah vehishkanTi veshaChan veshaChant veshachanTi veShachenu veshichNu veshikkanTi veShochenei veshocheneiHem veyishkeNu veyishKon wa’ăšakkənāh wa·’ă·šak·kə·nāh way·yaš·kên way·yaš·kî·nū way·yiš·kə·nū way·yiš·kō·wn way·yiš·kōn wayyaškên wayyaškînū wayyiškənū wayyiškōn wayyiškōwn wə’eškōnāh wə’eškōwn wə·’eš·kō·nāh wə·’eš·kō·wn wə·hiš·kan·tî wə·šā·ḵan wə·šā·ḵan·tî wə·šā·ḵant wə·šā·ḵə·nū wə·šik·kan·tî wə·šiḵ·nū wə·šō·ḵə·nê wə·šō·ḵə·nê·hem wə·yiš·kə·nū wə·yiš·kōn wəhiškantî wəšāḵan wəšāḵant wəšāḵantî wəšāḵənū wəšikkantî wəšiḵnū wəšōḵənê wəšōḵənêhem wəyiškənū wəyiškōn yaš·kên yashKen yaškên yiš·kān- yiš·kə·nū yiš·kə·nū- yiš·kō·nū yiš·kō·w·nū yiš·kō·wn yiš·kōn yishkenu yishKon yishKonu yiškān- yiškənū yiškənū- yiškōn yiškōnū yiškōwn yiškōwnū

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