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Strong's #5534 - סָכַר

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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1) to shut up, stop up

1a) (Niphal) to be stopped, be shut up

1b) (Piel) to shut up, give over

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3860 ‑ παραδίδωμι (par‑ad‑id'‑o‑mee);  
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KJV (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
HCS (0)
HCS (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (4)
Genesis 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2467) rcx (סגר SGR) AC: Shut CO: Cage AB: ?: [from: kx- an enclosure]

V) rcx (סגר SGR) - Shut: To shut or clse. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: rkV] KJV (96): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) shut, deliver, pure, give, inclose, repair, close, stop, strait, together - Strongs: H5462 (סָגַר), H5463 (סְגַר), H5534 (סָכַר)

am ) rcxm (מסגר MSGR) - I. Prison:A place for shutting up. II. Smith:As one who makes shackles for prisoners. KJV (7): smith, prison - Strongs: H4525 (מַסְגֵּר)

cm) rfcx (סגור SGWR) - I. Enclosure:As shut in. II. Gold:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (2): gold, caul - Strongs: H5458 (סְגוֹר)

hf2) trcxm (מסגרת MSGRT) - Border: The area that encloses a people. KJV (17): border, close, hole - Strongs: H4526 (מִסְגֶּרֶת)

om) rcfx (סוגר SWGR) - Cage: As shut in. KJV (1): ward - Strongs: H5474 (סוּגַר)

lbm) rircx (סגריר SGRYR) - Heavy rain: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): rainy - Strongs: H5464 (סַגְרִיר)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [סָכַר] verb shut up, stop up (Aramaic סְכַר, shut up, stop up, dam up; Arabic fill, stop up, dam (river), etc., also also close, stop up door, Lane1390; Assyrian sikêru, dam up, II:2. stop ears; compare sikkuru, bolt Dl HWB 499; apparently kindr. with סגר; — hence Egyptian t&213;akar, barrier, Bondi88); —

Niph`al Imperfect 3 masculine singular ׳יִסָּכֵר מִּי וגו Psalm 63:12 the mouth of liars shall be stopped; 3 masculine plural וַיִּסָּֽכְרוּ Genesis 8:2 (P) and the springs of the deep etc., were shut up.

Pi`el Perfect וְסִכַרְתִּ֫י אֶתמִֿצְרַיִם בְּיַד Isaiah 19:4 and I will shut up (deliver) Egypt into the hand of, etc. (compare סגר, מגן).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סָכַר not used in Kal, i.q. סָנַר to shut (Syr. and Arab. ܣܟܰܪ, سكر id.).

Niphal, to be shut up, Genesis 8:2 Ps. 63:12.

Piel, i.q. סִגֵּר and הִסְגִּיר to give over, to deliver, Isaiah 19:4.

II. סָכַר i.q. שָׂכַר to hire, Ezra 4:5.

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List of Word Forms
וְסִכַּרְתִּי֙ וַיִּסָּֽכְרוּ֙ ויסכרו וסכרתי יִ֝סָּכֵ֗ר יסכר vaiyissacheRu vesikkarTi way·yis·sā·ḵə·rū wayyissāḵərū wə·sik·kar·tî wəsikkartî yis·sā·ḵêr yissaCher yissāḵêr
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