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Strong's #8356 - שָׁתָה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H7896)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. foundation, support, stay

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2038 ‑ ἐργάζομαι (er‑gad'‑zom‑ahee);  2675 ‑ καταρτίζω (kat‑ar‑tid'‑zo);  
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KJV (2)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
NAS (2)
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CSB (1)
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BSB (2)
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ESV (2)
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WEB (2)
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1482) ts (סהת ShT) AC: Sit CO: Buttocks AB: ?: A coming together and sitting to drink. (eng: set - with the exchange of the s and sh; seat; tush - with the reversal of the letters; sheet)

A) ts (סהת ShT) AC: Sit CO: Buttocks AB: ?

Nm ) ts (סהת ShT) - Buttocks: As the place of sitting. KJV (2): buttocks - Strongs: H8357 (שֵׁת)

bf1) eits (סהתיה ShTYH) - Drinking: KJV (1): drinking - Strongs: H8360 (שְׁתִיָּה)

fm) its (סהתי ShTY) - I. Drunkenness: II. Warp:A tool used for weaving, an activity performed while sitting down. KJV (10): drunkenness, warp - Strongs: H8358 (שְׁתִי), H8359 (שְׁתִי)

B) tts (סהתת ShTT) AC: Sit CO: ? AB: ?

V) tts (סהתת ShTT) - Sit: To set or lay down. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) lay, set - Strongs: H8371 (שָׁתַת)

H) ets (סהתה ShTH) AC: Feast CO: ? AB: ?: A time of seating together and drinking.

V) ets (סהתה ShTH) - Drink: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (222): (vf: Paal, Niphal) drink, drinker, drunkard, banquet - Strongs: H8354 (שָׁתָה), H8355 (שְׁתָה)

Nm) ets (סהתה ShTH) - Foundation: As a level place of seating. KJV (2): foundation, purpose - Strongs: H8356 (שָׁתָה)

hm) etsm (מסהתה MShTH) - Feast: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (47): feast, banquet, drink - Strongs: H4960 (מִשְׁתֶּה), H4961 (מִשְׁתֵּא)

M) tis (סהית ShYT) AC: Sit CO: Garment AB: ?

V) tis (סהית ShYT) - Sit: To set or lay down. KJV (85): (vf: Paal, Hophal) set, made, lay, put, appoint, regard - Strongs: H7896 (שִׁית)

Nm) tis (סהית ShYT) - I. Garment:Colorful or special garments for feasting or other special activity. II. Thorn:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (9): garment, attire, thorn - Strongs: H7897 (שִׁית), H7898 (שַׁיִת)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [שָׁת] noun masculine (Albr ZAW xvi (1896), 84) foundation, stay (of society) (√ שׁית Thes Kö ii. l. 172); — plural הַשָּׁתוֺת יֵהָרֵס֑וּן Psalm 11:3 (probably figurative of established usages, laws, etc., ᵑ9 leges, Symm θεσμοί, so Hup-Now Bae Che (1888) and others; > Thes and others of nobles); Thes puts here also שָֽׁתֹתֶ֫יהָ Isaiah 19:10 (so ᵑ0 probably intends), which Ew Di Kit then interpret of working-classes, "" עשֵֹׁי שֶׂכֶר; but perhaps opposed to of this, the upper classes, so as to include all ranks of society, Thes De Che Comm.; Che Hpt Buhl and others שֹׁתֶיהָ weavers of it (compare Du Marti), see III. שׁתה.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שָׁתָה fut. יִשְׁתֶּה apoc. יֵשְׁתְּ

(1)  to drink. (Syr., Chald., Ethiop., id. Synonymous is שָׁקָה, in Kal and Niphal not used, whence Hiphil הִשְׁקָה.) Followed by an acc. of the drink, Exodus 34:28 followed by מִן Job 21:20 (as to which passage, compare כּוֹס), followed by בְּ of, from any thing, with the addition of the idea of pleasure, Proverbs 9:5 also followed by בְּ of the vessel (compare בְּ A, 1, a), Amos 6:6. Metaph. Job 15:16, שֹׁתֶה כַמַיִם עַוְלָה “drinking iniquity as water,” i.e. altogether replete with iniquity, abounding in it, compare 34:7. But Proverbs 26:6, the same phrase is used in a passive sense, “the lame drinks in iniquity,” i.e. must suffer it, cannot avenge it.

(2) to drink together, to banquet, Esther 7:1 compare מִשְׁתֶּה.

Niphal, pass. of Kal No. 1, Leviticus 11:34.

Hiphil, see שָׁקָה.

Derivatives, מִשְׁתֶּה, שְׁתִי No. I, שְׁתִיָּה.


שָׁתָה an unused verb. Arab. سقى IV. i.q. اسْدَى to fix the warp in the loom, Syr. ܐܰܫܬܺܝ to weave. Hence שְׁתִי No. II.

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List of Word Forms
הַ֭שָּׁתוֹת השתות שָׁתֹתֶ֖יהָ שתתיה haš·šā·ṯō·wṯ Hashshatot haššāṯōwṯ šā·ṯō·ṯe·hā šāṯōṯehā shatoTeiha
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