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Strong's #7582 - שָׁאָה

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1) crash, make a din or crash, crash into ruins, be in ruins, be desolated

1a) (Qal) to crash into ruins

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be ruined

1b2) to crash

1b3) to be left (a desolation)

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to cause to crash

1c2) to cause to be desolated

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2278 ‑ ἠχέω (ay‑kheh'‑o);  2641 ‑ καταλείπω (kat‑al‑i'‑po);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (6)
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 5
NAS (4)
Isaiah 4
HCS (6)
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 5
BSB (6)
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 5
ESV (6)
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 5
WEB (6)
2 Kings 1
Isaiah 5
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1461) as (סהא ShA) AC: Crash CO: Storm AB: Desolate: The crashing of thunder or waves as a desolating storm.

A) as (סהא ShA) AC: ? CO: Storm AB: ?: A loud rushing noise or crashing as thunder or the crashing of waves in the sea.

Nf2) tas (סהאת ShAT) - Tumult: KJV (1): desolation - Strongs: H7612 (שֵׁאת)

jm) nfas (סהאונ ShAWN) - Tumult: KJV (17): noise, tumult, rushing, horrible, pomp - Strongs: H7588 (שָׁאוֹן)

H) eas (סהאה ShAH) AC: Crash CO: Thunder AB: ?

V) eas (סהאה ShAH) - Crash: KJV (7): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Participle) lay waste, rushing, waste, desolate - Strongs: H7582 (שָׁאָה), H7583 (שָׁאָה)

ff1) eias (סהאיה ShAYH) - Crashing: KJV (1): destruction - Strongs: H7591 (שְׁאִיָּה)

if1) eafst (תסהואה TShWAH) - Thunder: KJV (4): noise - Strongs: H8663 (תְּשֻׁאָה)

J) afs (סהוא ShWA) AC: ? CO: Storm AB: Desolation: A desolating storm.

Nm) afs (סהוא ShWA) - I. Storm:A loud and destructive crashing of thunder and waves. II. Empty:In the sense of destroyed. Empty words or actions. KJV (53): desolate, vain, vanity, false, lying lies - Strongs: H7722 (שֹׁאָה), H7723 (שַׁו)

Nf1) eafs (סהואה ShWAH) - Storm: A loud and destructive crashing of thunder or waves. KJV (14): desolation, destruction, desolate, destroy, storm, wasteness - Strongs: H7722 (שֹׁאָה), H7584 (שַׁאֲוָה)

af1) eafsm (מסהואה MShWAH) - Desolation: KJV (2): desolation, destruction - Strongs: H4876 (מַשּׁוּאָה)

kf1) eafsm (מסהואה MShWAH) - Desolation: KJV (3): desolation, waste - Strongs: H4875 (מְשֹׁאָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [שָׁאָה] verb make a din or crash, crash into ruins (perhaps akin to שׁוֺאָה (√ שׁוא) storm, devastation; >Aramaic be deserted, שַׁהֲוָוא, שַׁהֲוָתָא desert); —

Qal Perfect 3 plural שָׁאוּ Isaiah 6:11 until cities have crashed into ruins; + perhaps Nahum 1:5 (p. 671 a).

Niph`al Imperfect 3 feminine singular תִּשָּׁאֶה שְׁמָמָה Isaiah 6:11, usually, and the ground be ruined into a desolation, but ᵐ5 Lo Du Marti תִּשָּׁאֵר be left a desolation; 3 masculine plural יִשָּׁא֑וּן Isaiah 17:12 they are in uproar (of nations, "" יֶהֱמָיוּן), Isaiah 17:13 (but strike out as doublet Du Che Hpt Marti).

Hiph`il Infinitive construct לְהַשְׁאוֺת Isaiah 37:26, = לַהְשׁוֺת 2 Kings 19:25 (Ges§ 23 f i. 570, who follow van d. H. in giving לְהַשְׁאוֺת as Qr, but see Baer Gi), to cause ... cities to crash into ruined heaps.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שָׁאָה i.q. שׁוֹא

(1)  to make a noise, used of the waves, the tumult of people, see שָׁאוֹן, שֵׁת.

(2) to make a crash, as a house falling down; hence to be laid waste, Isaiah 6:11, init.


(1) to make a noise, used of the waves and troops of soldiers, Isaiah 17:12, 13 Isaiah 17:13.

(2) to be laid waste, of a land, Isaiah 6:11.

Hiphil, to lay waste, inf. לְהַשְׁאוֹת Isaiah 37:26 whence without לַהְשׁוֹת א 2 Kings 19:25.

Derivatives, שַׁאֲוָה, שָׁאוֹן, שְׁאִיָה, שֵׁאת.


שָׁאָה i.q. שָׁעָה to look at, to behold, not used in Kal.

Hithpael, הִשְׁתָּאָה id. Genesis 24:21 followed by לְ. LXX. καταμανθάνω. Vulg. contemplor.

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List of Word Forms
יִשָּׁא֔וּן יִשָּׁאֽוּן׃ ישאון ישאון׃ לְהַשְׁא֛וֹת לַהְשׁ֛וֹת להשאות להשות שָׁא֨וּ שאו תִּשָּׁאֶ֥ה תשאה lah·šō·wṯ lahShot lahšōwṯ lə·haš·’ō·wṯ ləhaš’ōwṯ lehashot šā’ū šā·’ū shaU tiš·šā·’eh tishshaEh tiššā’eh yiš·šā·’ūn yishshaUn yiššā’ūn