the Fifth Week of Lent
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8172 - שָׁעַן
1) to lean on, trust in, support
1a) (Niphal) to lean, lean upon, support oneself
1a1) of trust in God (figuratively)
2861) nos (סהאהנ ShAhN) AC: Lean CO: Staff AB: Support: The staff carried by the shepherd is his support. [from: os]
V) nos (סהאהנ ShAhN) - Lean: To lean on something for rest or support. KJV (22): (vf: Niphal) lean, stay, rely, rest - Strongs: H8172 (שָׁעַן)
hm) nosm (מסהאהנ MShAhN) - Support: KJV (5): stay - Strongs: H4937 (מִשְׁעָן)
hf1) enosm (מסהאהנה MShAhNH) - Staff: As a support for walking. KJV (12): staff, stave - Strongs: H4938 (מִשְׁעֵנָה)
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שָׁעַן not used in Kal.
(1) to lean upon, to rest upon, as a spear, followed by עַל 2 Samuel 1:6. נִשְׁעַן עַל יַד פּ׳ to lean on any one’s hand, spoken of kings, who were accustomed to go in public leaning on their friends and ministers, 2 Kings 5:18, 7:2, 17 2 Kings 7:17. Metaph. to repose confidence in any person or thing, followed by עַל Isaiah 10:20, 31:1 Job 8:15; 2 Chronicles 13:18, 14:10 16:7 Micah 3:11 followed by אֶל Proverbs 3:5 followed by בְּ Isaiah 50:10 absol. Job, 24:23.
(2) to lean against, followed by עַל, Judges 16:26 of a country, followed by לְ Numbers 21:15.
(3) to recline (prop. to rest upon the elbow), Genesis 18:4.
Derivatives, מִשְׁעָן, מִשְׁעֶנֶת, מַשְׁעֵן, and pr.n. אֶשְׁעָן.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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