H7817 שׁחח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to sink or depress (reflexively or causatively)

KJV Usage: bend, bow (down), bring (cast) down, couch, humble self, be (bring) low, stoop.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to bow, crouch, bow down, be bowed down
a. (Qal)
1. to be bowed down, be prostrated, be humbled
2. to bow (in homage)
3. to bow (of mourner)
4. to crouch (of wild beast in lair)
b. (Niphal) to be prostrated, be humbled, be reduced, be weakened, proceed humbly, be bowed down
c. (Hiphil) to prostrate, lay low, bow down
d. (Hithpolel) to be cast down, be despairing
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2361
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7817 שׁחח is used in the Bible

21 occurrences of H7817 שׁחח

Job 9:13
Job 38:40
Psalms 10:10
Psalms 35:14
Psalms 38:6
Psalms 42:5
Psalms 42:6
Psalms 42:11
Psalms 43:5
Psalms 107:39
Proverbs 14:19
Ecclesiastes 12:4
Isaiah 2:9
Isaiah 2:11
Isaiah 2:17
Isaiah 5:15
Isaiah 25:12
Isaiah 26:5
Isaiah 29:4
Isaiah 60:14
Habakkuk 3:6

Corresponding Greek Words

shachach G2578 kampto
shachach G5080 teko
shachach hithpo. G5015 tarasso
shachach hi. G2609 kat ago
shachach ni. G1416 duno
shachach qal,ni G2955 kupto
shachach qal,ni,hi G5013 tapeinoo
shechach G2559 kakoo *