the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8257 - שָׁקַע
1) to sink, sink down, subside
1a) (Qal) to sink
1b) (Niphal) to sink, collapse
1c) (Hiphil) to sink down, cause to settle
2876) oqs (סהקאה ShQAh) AC: Sink CO: Deep AB: ?: [from: hs]
V) oqs (סהקאה ShQAh) - Sink: To sink down. KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) drown, quench, sink, down, deep - Strongs: H8257 (שָׁקַע)
hm) oqsm (מסהקאה MShQAh) - Deep: KJV (1): deep - Strongs: H4950 (מִשְׁקָע)
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Qal Perfect 3 feminine singular consecutive וְשָֽׁקְעָה; Amos 9:5 it shall sink like the Nile (of land; opposed to עָלַה); 3 feminine singular וַתִּשְׁקַע Numbers 11:2 (JE), of fire, it sunk down, died out; תִּשְׁקַע Jeremiah 51:64, of Babylon (like stone in water; opposed to קוּם).
Niph`al 3 feminine singular נִשְׁקְעָה Amos 8:8 Qr, of land, sink (opposed to עָלָה; =
Qal Amos 9:5; Kt erroneous נשקה, compare W SG287).
Hiph`il Imperfect 1 singular אַשְׁקִיעַמֵימֵיהֶם Ezekiel 32:14 I will make their waters sink, (settle, grow clear); 2 masculine singular וּחְֶבֶל תַּשְׁקִיעַ לְשׁוֺנוֺ Job 40:25 with a cord wilt thou make his tongue sink (? pull or press it down; of crocodile; Mich Suppl,2349 cited Thes 1477, compare Samaritan = חבשׁ bind).
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שָׁקַע to subside, to sink down, as fire, Numbers 11:2 to be submerged as a country, Jeremiah 51:64; Amos 9:5, “it is overflowed, כִּיאֹר מִצְריִם as by the river of Egypt,” where it is joined with an acc. of plenty.
Niphal, to be submerged (of a country), Amos 8:8 קרי. In כתיב for נִשְׁקְעָה there is נִשְׁקָה by elision of ע.
(1) to cause to sink down, water, Ezekiel 32:14.
(2) to sink, to depress, Job 40:25 בְּחֶבֶל תַּשְׁקִיעַ לְשֹׁנוֹ “canst thou sink down his tongue with a cord?” canst thou tame him (the crocodile) by putting a cord or bridle in his mouth?
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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