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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7899 - שֵׂךְ
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שֵׂךְ pl. שִׂכִּים m. (from the root שָׂכַךְ No. 1), thorns, Numbers 33:55. (Arabic شَاكُ a thorn.) From the same root is
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