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Strong's #8254 - שָׁקַל

Transliteration
shâqal
Phonetics
shaw-kal'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
verb
TWOT
2454
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to weigh, weigh out, pay out
    1. (Qal)
      1. to weigh
      2. to weigh out (a price)
      3. of grief (fig)
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to be weighed
      2. to be weighed out

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 600 ‑ ἀποκαθίστημι (ap‑ok‑ath‑is'‑tay‑mee);  661 ‑ ἀποτίνω (ap‑ot‑ee'‑no);  3936 ‑ παρίστανω (par‑is'‑tay‑mee, par‑is‑tan'‑o);  4820 ‑ συμβάλλω (soom‑bal'‑lo);  5091 ‑ τιμάω (tim‑ah'‑o);  2476 ‑ ἵστημι (his'‑tay‑mee);  
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ASV (22)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
BSB (21)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
CSB (20)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 3
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
ESV (20)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
KJV (22)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
LEB (22)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
LSB (28)
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 6
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 4
Zechariah 2
N95 (22)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
NAS (28)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
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WEB (22)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
Ezra 4
Esther 2
Job 4
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Zechariah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2874) lqs (סהקל ShQL) AC: Weigh CO: ? AB: ?

V) lqs (סהקל ShQL) - Weigh: To weigh out, usually of silver for payment. KJV (22): (vf: Paal, Niphal) weigh, pay, throughly, receive, receive, spend - Strongs: H8254 (שָׁקַל)

Nm) lqs (סהקל ShQL) - I. Sheqel:A unit of measurement. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Weighed:[Aramaic only] KJV (91): shekel, tekel, weighted - Strongs: H8255 (שֶׁקֶל), H8625 (תְּקֵל)

hm) lqsm (מסהקל MShQL) - Weight: KJV (49): weight, weigh - Strongs: H4948 (מִשְׁקָל)

hf2) tlqsm (מסהקלת MShQLT) - Plumb: A weighted tool for leveling. KJV (2): plummet - Strongs: H4949 (מִשְׁקֹלֶת)

hcm) lfqsm (מסהקול MShQWL) - Weight: KJV (1): weight - Strongs: H4946 (מִשְׁקוֹל)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שָׁקַל verb weigh (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic be heavy, heaviness, weight, load, Old Aramaic תקל weigh, Aramaic תְּקַל, (weigh), pay, תִּקְלָא shekel, but also (Old Aramaic, Zinjirli) שקל, שקלן Lzb382; lift up; Assyrian ša‡@âlu, weigh, ši‡lu (apparently) = שֶׁקֶל; Ethiopic hand up, weigh; Phoenician משקל weight; compare Frä202, also Greek σίγλος (ᵐ5 σίκλος) Lag M ii. 357 Lewy Framdw. 118f.; — on connection of meanings compare weigh transitive and intransitive = German Genesis , wiegen, also heave, heavy, heft (= weight, obs. or colloq.)); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular ׳שׁ 2 Samuel 14:26; Isaiah 40:12; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִשְׁקִל Exodus 22:16, suffix יִשְׁקְלֵ֫נִי Job 31:6, etc.; Infinitive absolute שָׁקוֺל Job 6:2; construct לִשְׁקוֺל Esther 4:7; Participle active שֹׁקֵל Isaiah 33:18; 2 Samuel 18:12 read perhaps passive שָׁקֻל, see infra, —

1 weigh, human subject, accusative of thing 2 Samuel 14:26; Isaiah 46:6 (ב of scale); figurative, ׳י subject Isaiah 40:12 also (accusative of person) Job 31:6 (both with ב of scale); compare Infinitive absolute below

Niph`al; weigh precious metals intrusted to one, ל person Ezra 8:25, עַליָֿדָם Ezra 8:26, accusative of thing omitted Ezra 8:29 (לִפְנֵי of superior).

2 weigh out a price (i.e. pay): accusative of silver Exodus 22:16 (E), 1 Kings 20:39; Zechariah 11:12; Jeremiah 32:10 (ב of scale), Isaiah 55:2 (with ב, in exchange for); +ל person Jeremiah 32:9; Genesis 23:16 (P); +עַלכַּֿמַּי 2 Samuel 18:12 (read perhaps שָׁקֻל, so We Kit Kau Bu Buhl), ׳עַליְֿדֵי פ Esther 3:9, עַלגִּֿנְזֵי הַמֶּלֶךְ Esther 4:7

Niph`al be weighed:

1 Perfect 3 masculine singular נִשְׁקַל, subject of thing Ezra 8:33 (passive of Qal Ezra 8:25f.); Imperfect 3 masculine singular figurative (+ Qal Infinitive absolute), לוּ שָׁקוֺליִשָּׁקֵל כַּעְשִׂי Job 6:2.

2 be weighted out, as price, Job 28:15.

[תְּקַל] verb weigh (ᵑ7 Syriac; Biblical Hebrew שָׁקַל, שֶׁקֶל); —

Pe`il Perfect 2 masculine singular תְּקִלְתָּא (W CG 224) Daniel 5:27 thou hast been weighed, ב of scales.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שָׁקַל fut. יִשְׁקֹל, once אֶשְׁקֲלָה (as if from יִשְׁקַל) Jeremiah 32:9 to poise, to weigh (Arab. شقل, more often ثقل, Syr. ܫܘܰܠ and ܬܩܠ id. The primary idea is that of suspending a balance, compare Ethiopic ሰቀለ፡ to suspend, as on a cross. Compare סָלָא, סָלָה, and Lat. pendo, pendeo), Exodus 22:16; 2 Samuel 14:26; Isaiah 40:12. Followed by לְ to weigh out to any one (metals, money), Genesis 23:16; Jeremiah 32:9; Ezra 8:25 followed by עַל יְדֵי Ezra 8:26; Esther 3:9 followed by עַל (to weigh over or into the royal treasuries) Esther 4:7; 2 Samuel 18:12, “although I might weigh a thousand shekels in my hands,” i.e. if they were weighed, counted to me. Figuratively, to weigh, to examine any person, Job 31:6 any thing, Job 6:2.

Niphal, to be weighed, Job 6:2 to be weighed out, Job 28:15; Ezra 8:33.

Derivatives, מִשְׁקָל, מִשְׁקוֹל, מִשְׁקֶלֶת, pr.n. אַשְׁקְלוֹן, and


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List of Word Forms
אֶשְׁקוֹל֙ אשקול וְשָׁקַ֤ל וְשָׁקַל֙ וַיִּשְׁקְל֥וּ וַיִּשְׁקֹ֤ל וָֽאֶשְׁקֲלָה־ וָאֶשְׁקֲלָ֨ה וָאֶשְׁקֹ֥ל וָאֶשְׁקֳלָ֣ה ואשקל ואשקלה ואשקלה־ וישקל וישקלו ושקל יִ֝שָּׁקֵ֗ל יִשְׁקְלֵ֥נִי יִשְׁקֹ֑לוּ יִשְׁקֹ֔ל יִשָּׁקֵ֣ל ישקל ישקלו ישקלני לִ֠שְׁקוֹל לשקול נִשְׁקַ֣ל נשקל שָׁק֣וֹל שֹׁקֵ֔ל שֹׁקֵ֤ל שקול שקל תִּשְׁקְל֡וּ תִּשְׁקֽוֹל׃ תִשְׁקְלוּ־ תשקול׃ תשקלו תשקלו־ ’eš·qō·wl ’ešqōwl eshkOl liš·qō·wl Lishkol lišqōwl niš·qal nishKal nišqal šā·qō·wl šāqōwl shaKol shoKel šō·qêl šōqêl tiš·qə·lū ṯiš·qə·lū- tiš·qō·wl tishkeLu tishKol tišqəlū ṯišqəlū- tišqōwl vaeshkaLah vaeshKol vaeshkoLah vaiyishkeLu vaiyishKol veshaKal wā’ešqălāh wā’ešqălāh- wā’ešqōl wā’ešqolāh wā·’eš·qă·lāh wā·’eš·qă·lāh- wā·’eš·qo·lāh wā·’eš·qōl way·yiš·qə·lū way·yiš·qōl wayyišqəlū wayyišqōl wə·šā·qal wəšāqal yiš·qə·lê·nî yiš·qō·lū yiš·qōl yiš·šā·qêl yishkeLeni yishKol yishKolu yishshaKel yišqəlênî yišqōl yišqōlū yiššāqêl
 
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