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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #5521 - סֻכָּה
1) thicket, covert, booth
1b) booth (rude or temporary shelter)
1333) kx (סכ SK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing protection, the k is a picture of the palm of the hand representing a covering. Combined these mean "protective covering". The watcher over the crops, flock or herd, would construct a covering (booth) as a shelter from the sun, wind or rain. These coverings were often constructed on an elevated position, and from materials readily available such as bushes, thorns and small trees. (eng: shack - with the exchange of the s and sh)
V) kkx (סככ SKK) - Hedge: To surround with a wall of protection or covering. [df: KkV] KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pilpel, Participle) cover, covering, defense, defend, hedge, join, set, shut - Strongs: H5526 (שָׂכַךְ)
Nf1 ) ekfx (סוכה SWKH) - I. Booth:A dwelling place. II. Harpoon:As a barbed thorn. [df: hkV]III. Branch: Used for building a booth. [df: hkwV] KJV (34): tabernacle, booth, pavilion, cottage, covert, tent, branch - Strongs: H5521 (סֻכָּה), H7754 (שׂוֹכָה), H7905 (שֻׂכָּה)
- A2182 Kxh (Withhold)
- A2323 Ksl (Chamber)
- A2467 Rcx (Shut, Cage)
- A2478 Nkx (Benefit)
- A2479 Rkx (Hire, Wage)
- A2838 Nks (Dwell, Dwelling)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 thicket, lurking-place of lions Job 38:40 (compare [סֹךְ] 1).
2 booth, rude or temporary shelter, for cattle Genesis 33:17 (J; distinct from בַּיִת), but also for warriors in the field 2 Samuel 11:11; 1 Kings 20:12,16; for watchers in vineyards Isaiah 1:8 (simile) Job 27:18 (simile of frailty), for man's shelter from sun Jonah 4:5, compare (figurative) Isaiah 4:6; Psalm 31:21, probably also Psalm 27:5 (see [ סֹךְ]); in poetry of fallen house (dynasty) of David Amos 9:11; of clouds as (temporary) enclosure (AV 'pavilion') of ׳י in storm Psalm 18:12 = 2 Samuel 22:12; Job 36:29.
3 specifically of booths, made of boughs, in which people lived at harvest-feast Leviticus 23:42 (twice in verse); Leviticus 23:43 (H), Nehemiah 8:14,15,16,17 (twice in verse), hence called חַג הַסֻכּוֺת Deuteronomy 16:13,16; Deuteronomy 31:10; Leviticus 23:34 (P), Zechariah 14:16,18,19; 2 Chronicles 8:13; Ezra 3:4.
סֻכָּה f. of the noun סֹךְ
(1) a booth, a cot, made of leaves and branches interwoven, Jonah 4:5; Job 27:18; Isaiah 4:6. חַג הַסֻּכּוֹת the feast of tabernacles, the feast of booths of branches, Leviticus 23:34; Deuteronomy 16:13.-It is once used contemptuously of a small ruined house, Amos 9:11 [it is difficult to see what idea of contempt is contained in the passage]; elsewhere used of tents made of curtains, Leviticus 23:43; 2 Samuel 11:11, 22:12 and poet. of the habitation of God, Psalms 18:12; Job 36:29.
(2) a booth for cattle, Genesis 33:17.
(3) the lair of a lion, Job 38:40.