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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #7820 - שָׁחַט

Transliteration
shâchaṭ
Phonetics
shaw-khat'
Origin
a primitive root [identical with (H7819) through the idea of striking]
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
2362
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to beat, hammer

1a) (Qal) beaten (participle)

2) (TWOT) to kill, slaughter

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (5)
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
3
HCS ( 0 )
HCS (5)
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
3
BSB (5)
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
3
ESV (5)
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
3
WEB (5)
1 Kings
2
2 Chronicles
3
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2823) uhs (סהההתה ShHhTh) AC: Strike CO: ? AB: ?: The striking of a knife (or other weapon) for slaughtering or a hammer to pound out metal. [from: hs- destruction by striking]

V) uhs (סהההתה ShHhTh) - Strike: To pound with a hammer or to strike to kill. KJV (86): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Participle) kill, slay, offer, shoot, slaughter - Strongs: H7819 (שָׁחַט), H7820 (שָׁחַט)

bf1) euihs (סהההיתהה ShHhYThH) - Striking: A slaughtering with a knife. KJV (1): killing - Strongs: H7821 (שְׁחִיטָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שָׁחַט Arab. سحط

(1)  to slay animals, Genesis 37:31; Isaiah 22:13 especially a victim, Levit. 1:5, 11 and even a human victim, Genesis 22:10; Isaiah 57:5. Hosea 5:2, שַׁחֲטָה שֵׂטִים הֶעֱמִיקוּ “in slaughtering (victims) they make deep their transgression.”

(2) to kill (persons), 2 Kings 25:7 Jerem. 39:6. חֵץ שׁוֹחֵט Jeremiah 9:7, a deadly arrow. In קרי there is שָׁחוּט, the sense not being different, prop. made to kill.

(3) זָהָב שָׁחוּט 1 Kings 10:16, 17 1 Kings 10:17; 2 Chronicles 9:15, 16 2 Chronicles 9:16, prob. mixed gold, alloyed with another metal, comp. Arab. سلحط to dilute wine with water; see more in Comment. on Isaiah 1:22. The LXX. understood gold beaten out, compare שָׁטַח to spread out, the letters being transposed.

Niphal, pass. of No. 1, Levit. 6:18 Numbers 11:22. Hence

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שָׁח֑וּט שָׁח֔וּט שחוט šā·ḥūṭ šāḥūṭ shaChut
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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