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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #7989 - שַׁלִּיט

Word Origin:
from (07980)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) having mastery, domineering, master

1a) having mastery

1a1) ruler (substantive)

1b) domineering, imperious

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1413 ‑ δυνάστης (doo‑nas'‑tace);   1849 ‑ ἐξουσία (ex‑oo‑see'‑ah);   2962 ‑ κύριος (koo'‑ree‑os);  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4)NAS (5)HCS (3)
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2843) uls (סהלתה ShLTh) AC: Rule CO: Master AB: Realm: (eng: salute - with the exchange of the s and sh)

V) uls (סהלתה ShLTh) - Rule: To be over or have mastery over another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (15): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) rule, power, dominion, mastery - Strongs: H7980 (שָׁלַט), H7981 (שְׁלֵט)

Nm) uls (סהלתה ShLTh) - Shield: As placed over the head for protection from projectiles. KJV (7): shield - Strongs: H7982 (שֶׁלֶט)

Nf2) tuls (סהלתהת ShLThT) - Bold: As being prominent. KJV (1): imperious - Strongs: H7986 (שַׁלֶּטֶת)

bm) uils (סהליתה ShLYTh) - Master: One who has dominion over another, also a rule or law as a master. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (14): governor, mighty, power, ruler, rule, captain, lawful - Strongs: H7989 (שַׁלִּיט), H7990 (שַׁלִּיט)

mm) nuls (סהלתהנ ShLThN) - Realm: [Aramaic only] KJV (14): dominion - Strongs: H7985 (שָׁלְטָן)

ejm) nfulis (סהילתהונ ShYLThWN) - Mastery: [Aramaic only] KJV (4): power, ruler - Strongs: H7983 (שִׁלְטוֹן), H7984 (שִׁלְטֹן)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ שַׁלִּיט adjective having mastery, domineering; —

1 having mastery: בָּרוּחַ׳אֵין אָדָם שׁ Ecclesiastes 8:8; elsewhere as substantive ׳הַשּׁ the ruler Ecclesiastes 10:5, so (with עַלהָֿאָרֶץ) Genesis 42:6 (probably late substitution for original word of E); plural as substantive שַׁלִּיטִים Ecclesiastes 7:19 (specifically of Alexander's successors Perles Anal. 42).

2 domineering, imperious, feminine singular (Kö ii. 10. 201) אִשָּׁה זוֺנָהשַׁלָּ֑טֶת Ezekiel 16:30 (Jerusalem personified).


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Gesenius Definition

שַׁלִּיט m. שַׁלֶּטֶת f. (for שַׁלֵּטֶת, for ־ִי is lost in inflexion)

(1) hard, vehement, i.q. سلِيطُ, and fem. שַׁלֶּטֶת Arabic سَلِيطَةُ an imperious and impudent woman, Ezekiel 16:30.

(2) having power over anything, Ecclesiastes 8:8, and subst. powerful one, ruler, Ecclesiastes 7:19, 10:5 Genesis 42:6.

שַׁלִּיט Chald.

(1)  powerful, Daniel 2:10, 4:23 having power over any thing, followed by בְּ of thing, Daniel 4:14, 22, 29 5:21 subst. a prince, Daniel 2:15, 5:29 Ezra 4:20.

(2) followed by לְ with an inf. (there is, there is given) power to do anything, Ezra 7:24.

List of Word Forms
הַשַּׁלִּ֣יט הַשַּׁלִּֽיט׃ השליט השליט׃ שַׁלִּ֤יט שַׁלִּיטִ֔ים שליט שליטים haš·šal·lîṭ hashshalLit haššallîṭ šal·lî·ṭîm šal·lîṭ šallîṭ šallîṭîm shalLit shalliTim

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