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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8245 - שָׁקַד
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׁקַד fut. יִשְׁקֹד to be sleepless (Arab. شقِذ) Psalms 102:8 to watch, Psalms 127:1; Ezra 8:29. Figuratively
(a) followed by עַל to watch over any thing, i.e. to attend to it, to fix one’s attention on any thing, Jeremiah 1:12, 31:28 44:27 Daniel 9:14; Job 21:32 (but Proverbs 8:34, שָׁקַר עַל דְּלָתוֹת is to be taken in its proper sense, to watch at the threshold, to guard the threshold). Isaiah 29:20, שֹׁקְדֵי אָוֶן “those who watch for iniquity,” who are diligent not to do what is good, but what is evil.
(b) to lie in wait for (used of a leopard); followed by עַל Jeremiah 5:6.
Pual, part. מְשֻׁקָּד (denom. from שָׁקֵד) as if amygdalatus, i.e. made of the form of almond flowers, Exodus 25:33, 34 Exodus 25:34.
the Third Week after Epiphany