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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7999 - שָׁלֵם
1) to be in a covenant of peace, be at peace
1a1) to be at peace
1a2) peaceful one (participle)
1b) (Pual) one in covenant of peace (participle)
1c1) to make peace with
1c2) to cause to be at peace
1d) (Hophal) to live in peace
2) to be complete, be sound
2a1) to be complete, be finished, be ended
2a2) to be sound, be uninjured
2b1) to complete, finish
2b2) to make safe
2b3) to make whole or good, restore, make compensation
2b4) to make good, pay
2b5) to requite, recompense, reward
2c1) to be performed
2c2) to be repaid, be requited
2d1) to complete, perform
2d2) to make an end of
V) mls (סהלמ ShLM) - Complete: To be in a state of wholeness. Also to restore or make right through payment or restitution. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (119): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Piel, Participle) pay, peace, recompense, reward, render, restore, repay, perform, good, end, requite, restitution, finish, again, amend, full, deliver - Strongs: H7999 (שָׁלֵם), H8000 (שְׁלִם)
Nm) mls (סהלמ ShLM) - I. Complete:A state of being whole, complete or full. Also an offering of restitution or payment. II. Shelam:A greeting as a desire for completeness to another. [Aramaic only] KJV (118): perfect, whole, full, just, peaceable, peace offering, peace - Strongs: H8001 (שְׁלָם), H8002 (שֶׁלֶם), H8003 (שָׁלֵם)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׁלֵם m. שְׁלֵמָה f. adj.
(1) whole, perfect,
(a) i.e. of full and just number and measure, as אֶבֶן שְׁלֵמָה a just weight, Deuteronomy 25:15 compare Genesis 15:16 (where it is used of a full and just measure of sins); גָּלוּת שְׁלֵמָה a full number of captives, Amos 1:6,.
(b) sound, safe, Genesis 33:18 of an army, Nahum 1:12. אֲבָנִים שָׁלֵמוֹת are stones which have been untouched, are unviolated by iron, i.e. rough, unhewn Deuteronomy 27:6; 1 Kings 6:7.
(2) completed, finished, 2 Chronicles 8:16.
(3) cherishing peace and friendship (see the root in Pual, Hiphil, Hophal). Genesis 34:21, שְׁלֵמִים הֵם אִתָּנוּ “they live peaceably with us;” specially שׁ׳ עִם יְהֹוָה devoted to God, at peace with him, 1 Kings 8:61, 11:4 15:3, 14 1 Kings 15:14 and without these words, 2 Kings 20:3; 1 Chronicles 28:9; 2 Chronicles 15:17. Compare Hiphil No. 2; (also صُسْلِمُ devoted to God and to Mahomet, one who professes the Mahometan religion.)
(4) [Salem, Shalem], pr.n. i.q. יְרוּשָׁלֵם Jerusalem, as to the etymology of which, see p. 367, A, Genesis 14:18; Psalms 76:3. Josephus (Antiq. i. 10, § 2 ), τὴν μέντοι Σόλυμα ὕστερον ἐκάλεσαν Ἱεροσόλυμα. See Relandi Palæstina, p. 976. (Arab. ثَلَمُ, ثَلَّمُ id.).
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