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Strong's #5509 - סוּג

seeg, soog
from (H5472) in the sense of refuse
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1) a moving back or away

2) dross (usually of silver)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 96 ‑ ἀδόκιμος (ad‑ok'‑ee‑mos);  
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KJV (8)
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
NAS (10)
1 Kings 2
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Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
HCS (8)
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Ezekiel 3
BSB (8)
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
ESV (7)
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Proverbs 1
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Ezekiel 3
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1325) cx (סג SG) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: Increase: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the c is a picture of a foot. Combined these mean "turning of the foot". To turn around or change directions.

E) acx (סגא SGA) AC: Increase CO: Large AB: Increase: [Unknown connection to root]

V) acx (סגא SGA) - Increase: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: agV] KJV (5): (vf: Hiphil) increase, magnify, grow, multiply - Strongs: H7679 (שָׂגָא), H7680 (שְׂגָא)

bm ) aicx (סגיא SGYA) - Large: A greatness in size or stature. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: aygV] KJV (15): great, excellent, much, great, very, exceeding, sore - Strongs: H7689 (שַׂגִּיא), H7690 (שַׂגִּיא)

H) ecx (סגה SGH) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Increase: [Unknown connection to root]

V) ecx (סגה SGH) - Increase: [df: hgV] KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) grow, increase - Strongs: H7685 (שָׂגָה)

J) cfx (סוג SWG) AC: Turn CO: ? AB: ?

V) cfx (סוג SWG) - Turn: To turn or change directions, either physically or mentally. [df: gwV] KJV (17): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pilpel, Participle) turn, back, backslider, drive - Strongs: H5472 (סוּג), H5473 (סוּג), H7734 (שׂוּג), H7735 (שׂוּג)

M) cix (סיג SYG) AC: Refuse CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) cix (סיג SYG) - I. Dross:The impurities as scum or dregs that are formed on the surface of molten metals. [df: gwo]II. Turn:[df: gyV]KJV (9): dross, pursuing - Strongs: H5509 (סוּג), H7873 (שִׂיג)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סִיג, שִׂיג noun [masculine]

1 a moving back or away;

2 dross ( what is removed from metal); — absoluteסִיג Ezekiel 22:18 Qr (סוג Kt), שִׂיג 1 Kings 18:27 ** omitted ᵐ5 L, dittograph for שִׂיחַ Klo Bur. (שׂ for ס, but see below); plural סִיגִים (van d. H. סִגִּים) Isaiah 1:22 3t.; סִגִֿים Ezekiel 22:18 2t.; suffix סִיגָ֑יִךָ Isaiah 1:25; —

1 a moving back, away: שִׂיג לוֺ 1 Kings 18:27 there is a moving back to him = he has moved back, away (probably of temporary withdrawal, different from דֶּרֶךְ journey).

2 dross, usually of silver Proverbs 25:4 (מִכָּ֑סֶף), Proverbs 26:23 ׅ׳(כֶּסֶף ס, so (figurative of Israel) Isaiah 1:22 compare see 25, Ezekiel 22:18b (סִיגִים כֶּסֶףᵑ0, בְּתוֺךְ׳ס ׳כᵐ5 Co Berthol; — Co strike out ׳ס not so Berthol Toy), compare Ezekiel 22:18a. 19; indefinite Psalm 119:119.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סוּג (once שׂוּג 2 Samuel 1:22) i.q. נָסַג to go away from, to depart, especially from God, followed by מִן Psalms 80:19, 53:4. Part. pass. Proverbs 14:14, סוּג לֵב one who draws back in heart (from God), compare Psalms 44:19.

Niphal נָסוֹג, fut. יִסּוֹג to draw back (prop. to be made to draw back)

(a) used of an enemy when retreating, commonly with the addition of אָחוֹר. Psalms 35:4, יִסֹּגוּ אָחוֹר וְיַחְפְּרוּ “let them draw back and be ashamed.” Psalms 40:15, 70:3 129:5 Isaiah 42:17, 50:5 Jeremiah 46:5.

(b) followed by מֵאַחֲרֵי יְהֹוָה to draw back from Jehovah, i.q. Kal, Zephaniah 1:6 without these words, id. Psalms 44:19, 78:57.

[Hiphil, see נָסַג.]

Derived nouns, סוּג, סִיג, שִׂיג.


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List of Word Forms
לְסִ֑יג לְסִגִ֑ים לְסִיגִ֑ים לסגים לסיג לסיגים סִ֭יגִים סִגִ֗ים סִגִ֥ים סִיגִ֣ים סִיגָ֑יִךְ סגים סיגיך סיגים lə·si·ḡîm lə·sî·ḡîm lə·sîḡ leSig ləsîḡ lesiGim ləsiḡîm ləsîḡîm sî·ḡā·yiḵ si·ḡîm sî·ḡîm siGayich sîḡāyiḵ siGim siḡîm sîḡîm