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Strong's #7973 - שֶׁלַח

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7971)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) weapon, missile, sprout

1a) missile, weapon

1b) sprout, shoot

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 956 ‑ βέλος (bel'‑os);  1002 ‑ βολίς (bol‑ece');  3696 ‑ ὅπλον (hop'‑lon);  4171 ‑ πόλεμος (pol'‑em‑os);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Joel 1
NAS (7)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Song of Solomon 1
Joel 1
CSB (8)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Joel 1
BSB (8)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Joel 1
ESV (6)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Job 2
WEB (8)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 2
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Joel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2842) hls (סהלהה ShLHh) AC: Send CO: Projectile AB: ?: [from: lx- sending]

V) hls (סהלהה ShLHh) - Send: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (861): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) send, go, lay, put, cast, stretch, depart, sow, loose - Strongs: H7971 (שָׁלַח), H7972 (שְׁלַח)

Nm) hls (סהלהה ShLHh) - Projectile: A weapon that is sent by the hand. Also a plant shoot as sent out of the ground. KJV (8): sword, weapon, dart, plant, put - Strongs: H7973 (שֶׁלַח)

df1) ehfls (סהלוההה ShLWHhH) - Shoot: The shoots of a plant as sent out. KJV (1): branch - Strongs: H7976 (שְׁלֻחוֹת)

hf2) thlsm (מסהלההת MShLHhT) - Sending: KJV (2): sending, discharge - Strongs: H4917 (מִשְׁלַחַת)

acm) hflsm (מסהלוהה MShLWHh) - Sending: [df: xlsm] KJV (10): put, set, sending, lay - Strongs: H4916 (מִשְׁלָח)

edm ) hflis (סהילוהה ShYLWHh) - I. Present:A gift that is sent. II. Sent: KJV (3): present, send - Strongs: H7964 (שִׁלֻּחַ)

omm) nhlfs (סהולההנ ShWLHhN) - Table: Where one sends his hand to receive food. KJV (70): table - Strongs: H7979 (שֻׁלְחָן)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. שֶׁ֫לַח noun [masculine] missile, weapon, sprout (late); — absolute ׳שׁ Joel 2:8 +, שָׁ֑לַח Nehemiah 4:11; Job 33:18, suffix שִׁלְחוֺ Nehemiah 4:17; plural שְׁלָחִים 2 Chronicles 23:10, etc.; —

1 missile, weapon, Nehemiah 4:11 and Nehemiah 4:17 (where הַמַּיִם corrupt; read probably בִּימִינוֺ or בְּיָדוֺ; see Ryle BeRy Berthol), 2 Chronicles 23:10 (distinguished from חֲנִית, מָנֵן); collective 2 Chronicles 32:5 and ׳עָבַר בַּשׁ Job 33:18; Job 36:12 ( perish by or < rush upon [and perish]), Joel 2:8 (see בְּעַד).

2 sprout, shoot (compare [שְׁלוּחָה], and √ Psalm 80:12; Jeremiah 17:8), שְׁלָחַיִךְ מַּרְדֵּס Song of Solomon 4:13 (figurative; meaning ? Perles Anal. 63 proposes שְׁנֵי לְחָיָיִךְ thy two cheeks); + probably Ezekiel 31:5 (read בִּשְׁלָחָיו Co Toy and others, or בְּשִׁלְחֵי [with Ezekiel 31:6] Krae).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שֶׁלַח m. with suff. שִׁלְחוֹ

(1)  a weapon, missile, as sent against an enemy; Arab. سِلَحُ and سِلاَحُ coll. arms; specially a sword; سَالِحُ armed; سَلَحَ Conj. V., to arm oneself, 2 Chronicles 32:5, 23:10 Joel 2:8. עָבַר בַּשֶּׁלַח to perish by the weapon (of death), Job 33:18, 36:12.

(2) a shoot, a sprout, Song of Solomon 4:13 compare the root Piel No. 4.

(3) [Selah, Shelah], pr. name

(a) of a son of Arphaxad, Genesis 10:24, 11:12.

(b) of an aqueduct and pool near Jerusalem, which appears to be the same as שִׁלֹחַ (which see) Nehemiah 3:15. Vulg. Siloe.

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List of Word Forms
בְּשֶׁ֣לַח בַּשָּֽׁלַח׃ בשלח בשלח׃ הַשֶּׁ֛לַח הַשָּֽׁלַח׃ השלח השלח׃ שְׁלָחַ֙יִךְ֙ שִׁלְח֣וֹ שִׁלְח֥וֹ שֶׁ֛לַח שלח שלחו שלחיך baš·šā·laḥ bashShalach baššālaḥ bə·še·laḥ bəšelaḥ beShelach haš·šā·laḥ haš·še·laḥ hashShalach hashShelach haššālaḥ haššelaḥ šə·lā·ḥa·yiḵ še·laḥ šelaḥ šəlāḥayiḵ Shelach shelaChayich shilCho šil·ḥōw šilḥōw
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