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Entry for Strong's #05526 - שָׂכַךְ

sâkak, śâkak
saw-kak', saw-kak'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to hedge, fence about, shut in

2) to block, overshadow, screen, stop the approach, shut off, cover

2a) (Qal)

2a1) to screen, cover

2a2) to cover oneself

2a3) protector (participle)

2b) (Hiphil)

2b1) to screen, cover

2b2) to cover, defecate (euphemism)

3) (Qal) to cover, lay over

4) to weave together

4a) (Qal) to weave together

4b) (Pilpel) to weave, weave together

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4028 ‑ περικαλύπτω (per‑ee‑kal‑oop'‑to);  2521 ‑ κάθημαι (kath'‑ay‑mahee);  2681 ‑ κατασκηνόω (kat‑as‑kay‑no'‑o);  5420 ‑ φράσσω (fras'‑so);  1892 ‑ ἐπεγείρω (ep‑eg‑i'‑ro);  1982 ‑ ἐπισκιάζω (ep‑ee‑skee‑ad'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (20) HCS (24)
Exodus 5
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Job 3
Psalms 4
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 2
Nahum 1
Exodus 4
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 4
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 2
Exodus 5
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Job 4
Psalms 4
Isaiah 2
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 2
Nahum 1
P-d 1
P-p 2
n-cmsc 1
P-d 1
P-p 2
n-cmsc 1
P-d 1
P-p 2
n-cmsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1333) kx (סכ SK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing protection, the k is a picture of the palm of the hand representing a covering. Combined these mean "protective covering". The watcher over the crops, flock or herd, would construct a covering (booth) as a shelter from the sun, wind or rain. These coverings were often constructed on an elevated position, and from materials readily available such as bushes, thorns and small trees. (eng: shack - with the exchange of the s and sh)

A) kx (סכ SK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: A covering, hedge or thicket of thorns or bushes for protection from the elements or predators.

Nm) kx (סכ SK) - I. Booth: II. Thorn:[df: KV]KJV (2): multitude, prick - Strongs: H5519 (סַךְ), H7899 (שֵׂךְ)

am ) kxm (מסכ MSK) - Covering: In the sense of a booth as a covering. KJV (25): hanging, covering, curtain - Strongs: H4539 (מָסָךְ)

sm) nikx (סכינ SKYN) - Knife: A sharp point like a thorn. [df: NykV] KJV (1): knife - Strongs: H7915 (שַׂכִּין)

B) kkx (סככ SKK) AC: Cover CO: Hedge AB: ?: The intertwining branches of thorn bushes for making a defensive wall.

V) kkx (סככ SKK) - Hedge: To surround with a wall of protection or covering. [df: KkV] KJV (23): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Pilpel, Participle) cover, covering, defense, defend, hedge, join, set, shut - Strongs: H5526 (שָׂכַךְ)

J) kfx (סוכ SWK) AC: Cover CO: Booth AB: ?: The booth is a covering.

V) kfx (סוכ SWK) - Hedge: To surround as hedge of protection. [df: KwV] KJV (3): (vf: Paal) hedge, fence - Strongs: H7753 (שׂוּךְ)

Nm ) kfx (סוכ SWK) - I. Booth:A dwelling place. [df: KV]II. Branch:As used for making booths. [df: KwV]KJV (5): tabernacle, den, pavilion, covert, bough - Strongs: H5520 (סֹךְ), H7900 (שׂךְ)

Nf1 ) ekfx (סוכה SWKH) - I. Booth:A dwelling place. II. Harpoon:As a barbed thorn. [df: hkV]III. Branch: Used for building a booth. [df: hkwV] KJV (34): tabernacle, booth, pavilion, cottage, covert, tent, branch - Strongs: H5521 (סֻכָּה), H7754 (שׂוֹכָה), H7905 (שֻׂכָּה)

kf1 ) ekfxm (מסוכה MSWKH) - Hedge: As a wall of thorns. [df: hkwVm hkVm] KJV (4): hedge, covering - Strongs: H4534 (מְסוּכָה), H4540 (מְסֻכָה), H4881 (מְשׂוּכָה)

L) kxi (יסכ YSK) AC: ? CO: Booth AB: ?

am ) kxfm (מוסכ MWSK) - Booth: KJV (2): covert - Strongs: H4329 (מֵיסָךְ)

M) kix (סיכ SYK) AC: ? CO: Booth AB: ?

Nf3 ) tfkix (סיכות SYKWT) - Booth: KJV (1): tabernacle - Strongs: H5522 (סִכּוּת)

N) ikx (סכי SKY) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?

dm ) ifkx (סכוי SKWY) - Covering: [df: ywkV] KJV (1): heart - Strongs: H7907 (שֶׂכְוִי)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. [סוּךְ, סִיךְ] verb hedge, or fence about, shut in ("" form of שׂוךְ probably not connected with Arabic Ethiopic thorns; possibly compare Syr, finish, Pa`el finish, conclude, comprehend, and Arabic close, close up, stop, stop up, lock up Lane1386); —

Qal (al.

Hiph`il, but compare שׂוּךְ) Imperfect 3 masculine singular וַ֫יָּסֶךְ אֱלוֺהַּ בַּעֲדוֺ Job 3:23, with accusative + בְּ instrumental וַיָּ֫סֶךְ בִּדְלָתַיִם יָ֑ם Job 38:8 and (who) shut in the sea with doors ? (Bi Bu וּמִי סָךְ, Me מִי סָךְ).

I. [סָכַךְ] verb overshadow, screen, cover ("" √ to I. שׂכך (which is probably original, compare Arabic , and Frä90); Late Hebrew הֵסֵיךְ cover, and perhaps סִכֵּךְ roof over); —

Qal Perfect only 2 masculine singular סַכֹּ֫תָ Exodus 40:3, סַכֹּ֫תָה Lamentations 3:43,44, סַכּ֫וֺתָה Psalm 140:8; Imperfect 3 masculine plural וַיָּסֹ֫כּוּ 1 Kings 8:7, suffix יְסֻכֻּ֫הוּ Job 40:22; Participle active סוֺכֵךְ Ezekiel 28:14,16, plural סֹכֲבִים Exodus 25:20 2t.; —

1 screen, cover, usually co. עַלֿ of thing covered, 1 Kings 8:7; 1 Chronicles 28:18; + accusative of covering Exodus 40:3 (P); + בְּ of covering Exodus 25:20; Exodus 37:9 (both P); with לְ of thing covered Psalm 140:8; so (+ בְּ instrumental) בֶּעָנָן לָךְ׳ס Lamentations 3:44 thou hast screened thyself with the clouds; with accusative Job 40:22 lotus-trees, as its shade, screen it; absolute Ezekiel 28:14,16 (difficult, text probably corrupt, Co Toy strike out as gloss).

2 reflexive cover oneself בָאַף׳ס Lamentations 3:43 thou hast covered (clothed, panoplied) thyself with anger (si vera lectio; compare Lamentations 3:44 above.).

Hiph`il Imperfect. 3 masculine singular יָ֫סֶךְ לָךְ Psalm 91:4, וַיָּ֫סֶךְ Exodus 40:1 2t.; 2 masculine singular תָּסֵךְ Psalm 5:12; Infinitive construct. הָסֵךְ 1 Samuel 24:4; Participle מֵסִיךְ Judges 3:24 (Ges§ 67v); — screen, cover,

1 specifically with אֶתרַֿגְלָיו, i.e. with long garments, euphemism for evacuating the bowels, from posture assumed, so infinitive Judges 3:24, participle 1 Samuel 24:4 (compare Late Hebrew הֵסֵיךְ, and see GFM, HPS).

2 elsewhere Imperfect, as

Qal (explained as Qal Ba ZMG xliii (1889), 178), with עַלֿ Exodus 40:21, of protection Psalm 5:12; with לְ person + בְּ instrumental Psalm 91:4 (of protection).

Pilpelסִכְסֵךְ, denominative, see below

IV. שׂבך.

II. [סָכַךְ] verb weave together ("" form of II. שָׂבַךְ; Late Hebrew Hiph`il הֵסֵיךְ weave, סוּבָּה, booth,); —

Qal Perfect 2 masculine singular suffix תְּסֻכֵּנִי Psalm 139:13 thou didst weave me together in my mother's womb.

סֹכֵךְ noun [masculine] protector; — technical term of structure shielding stormers of city (Latin testudo) ׳הַסּ Nahum 2:6; ᵐ5 τὰς προφνλακὰς αὐτῶν.

I. [שָׂכַךְ] verb cover, lay over, so as to screen (compare "" √ I. סכן); —

Qal Perfect 1 singular וְשַׂכֹּתִי כַמִּיעָלֶיךָ Exodus 33:22 (JE).

II. [שָׂכַךְ] verb weave (compare "" √ II. סכך);

Po`lel Imperfect 2 masculine singular suffix תְּשׂכְכֵנִי Job 10:11 with bones and sinews thou weavest me together..

III. שׂכך (√ of following; compare I. שׂוך. II. סוך).

IV. [שָׂכַךְ] Pilpel prick or spur on (compare Arabic pierce (perhaps denominative from) thorn, point of spear, etc.; Ethiopic thorn); — prick or spur on, accusative of person: Perfect 1 singular וְסִכְסַכְתִּ֫י Isaiah 19:2 (+ ב against); Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְסַכְסֵךְ Isaiah 9:10.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שָׂכַךְ i.q. סָכַךְ

(1)  to weave, to fence.

(2) to cover, Exodus 33:22.-Hence שֵׂךְ, שׂךְ, שֻׁכָּה, and מְשׂוּכָּה.

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List of Word Forms
הַסֹּכֵ֔ךְ הַסֹּכֵֽךְ׃ הַסּוֹכֵ֑ךְ הסוכך הסכך הסכך׃ וְסִכְסַכְתִּ֤י וְסַכֹּתָ֥ וְסֹכְכִ֖ים וְשַׂכֹּתִ֥י וְתָסֵ֣ךְ וַיָּ֕סֶךְ וַיָּ֖סֶךְ וַיָּ֣סֶךְ וַיָּסֹ֧כּוּ ויסך ויסכו וסככים וסכסכתי וסכת ושכתי ותסך יְסַכְסֵֽךְ׃ יְסֻכֻּ֣הוּ יָ֣סֶךְ יסך יסכהו יסכסך׃ לְהָסֵ֣ךְ להסך מֵסִ֥יךְ מסיך סַכֹּ֤תָה סַכֹּ֥תָה סַכּ֤וֹתָה סֹֽכְכִ֤ים סֹכְכִ֤ים סכותה סככים סכתה תְּ֝סֻכֵּ֗נִי תְּסֹכְכֵֽנִי׃ תסככני׃ תסכני has·sō·ḵêḵ has·sō·w·ḵêḵ hassoChech hassōḵêḵ hassōwḵêḵ lə·hā·sêḵ lehaSech ləhāsêḵ mê·sîḵ meSich mêsîḵ sak·kō·ṯāh sak·kō·w·ṯāh sakKotah sakkōṯāh sakkōwṯāh sō·ḵə·ḵîm socheChim sōḵəḵîm tə·sō·ḵə·ḵê·nî tə·suk·kê·nî tesocheCheni təsōḵəḵênî tesukKeni təsukkênî vaiYasech vaiyaSokku vesakkoTa vesakkoTi vesichsachTi vesocheChim vetaSech way·yā·seḵ way·yā·sōk·kū wayyāseḵ wayyāsōkkū wə·sak·kō·ṯā wə·śak·kō·ṯî wə·siḵ·saḵ·tî wə·sō·ḵə·ḵîm wə·ṯā·sêḵ wəsakkōṯā wəśakkōṯî wəsiḵsaḵtî wəsōḵəḵîm wəṯāsêḵ yā·seḵ Yasech yāseḵ yə·saḵ·sêḵ yə·suk·ku·hū yesachSech yəsaḵsêḵ yesukKuhu yəsukkuhū
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