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Strong's #7705 - שִׁדָּה

from (H7703)
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Noun Feminine
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1) concubine, wife, harem

1a) meaning unknown

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Verse Results
KJV (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
NAS (2)
Ecclesiastes 2
HCS (2)
Ecclesiastes 2
BSB (2)
Ecclesiastes 2
ESV (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
WEB (1)
Ecclesiastes 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1464) ds (סהד ShD) AC: ? CO: Breast AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the two front teeth, the d is a picture of a tent door that dangles down. Combined these mean "two that dangle".

A) ds (סהד ShD) AC: ? CO: Breast AB: ?

Nm ) ds (סהד ShD) - I. Breast: II. Demon:A goat demon, from the teats of the goat. KJV (26): breast, teat, pap - Strongs: H7699 (שֹׁד), H7700 (שֵׁד)

Nf1) eds (סהדה ShDH) - Harem: KJV (2): instrument - Strongs: H7705 (שִׁדָּה)

fm) ids (סהדי ShDY) - Breast: KJV (48): almighty - Strongs: H7706 (שַׁדַּי)

B) dds (סהדד ShDD) AC: Spoil CO: ? AB: ?: Breasts that are dried up and shriveled.

V) dds (סהדד ShDD) - Spoil: To dry up and shrivel. KJV (58): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hophal, Pual, Piel, Participle) spoil, spoiler, waste, destroy, robber - Strongs: H7703 (שָׁדַד)

C) dsa (אסהד AShD) AC: ? CO: Slope AB: ?: From the slope of the breast.

Nm) dsa (אסהד AShD) - Slope: KJV (1): stream - Strongs: H793 (אֶשֶׁד)

Nf1) edsa (אסהדה AShDH) - Slope: KJV (6): springs - Strongs: H794 (אָשֵׁד)

J) dfs (סהוד ShWD) AC: Spoil CO: ? AB: ?: Breasts that are dried up and shriveled.

V) dfs (סהוד ShWD) - Spoil: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) waste - Strongs: H7736 (שׁוּד)

Nm) dfs (סהוד ShWD) - Spoiling: KJV (25): destruction - Strongs: H7701 (שׁוֹד)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שִׁדָּה noun feminine meaning unknown; — only singular and plural שִׁדָּה וְשִׁדּוֺת Ecclesiastes 2:8, apparently appositive of תַּעֲנגֻוֺת (ᵐ5 οἰνοχόον καὶ οἰνοχόας, i.e. שֹׁדֶה וְשֹׁדוֺת, from Aramaic שְׁדָא pour out [but not spec. of wine]; Aq κυλίκιον καὶ κυλίκια (compare ᵑ9), probably from same √; Dl Prol. 97 ii. 1. 161 Wild Siegf compare Assyrian šadâdu, love (Siegf 'Haremsperlen'), but this word lacks evidence; possibly שָׂרָה וְשָׁרוֺת, see I. שָׂרָה

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שִׁדָּה f. pr. mistress, lady, hence wife, fem. of the noun שֵׁד lord, master, but inflected in the manner of verbs עע֞, since there is in the verb שָׁדַד the notion of strength and rule. See that verb No. 1, and subst. שַׁדַּי. To this answers the Arab. سَيِّدَةُ lady, mistress, compare the root سَادَ Conj. V. to marry. No attention need be paid to those who have thought the appellation of lady to be unsuitable to the marriage of Orientals, for the Arabs also call a wife بَعْلَةُ i.e. lady, mistress. It occurs once in Ecclesiastes 2:8 “I procured for myself … the delights (תַּעֲנֻגוֹת) of men, שִׁדָּה וְשִׁדּוֹת a wife and wives.” The singular here refers to the queen, the plural to the other wives and the concubines of the king. In the Talmud שִׁדָּת, שִׁידָה denotes a woman’s seat (placed on a camel), pilentum, as on the contrary, in German Frauenzimmer (pr. gynæceum) is used of a woman, and with the Arabian poets pilenta are women (Hamâsa ed. Schultens. p. 332). Other conjectures and fancies of interpreters (LXX. Syr. pocillatores et pocillatrices. Targ. thermœ et balnea. Vulg. scyphi et urcei) have no ground either in the etymology or in the context. The opinion of Aben Ezra is preferable to that of others, who supposes woman to be so called from teat (שַׁד); compare רַחַם.

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List of Word Forms
וְשִׁדּֽוֹת׃ ושדות׃ שִׁדָּ֥ה שדה shidDah šid·dāh šiddāh veshidDot wə·šid·dō·wṯ wəšiddōwṯ