H7918 שׁכך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to weave (that is, lay) a trap; figuratively (ghrough the idea of secreting) to allay (passions; physically abate a flood)

KJV Usage: appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to subside, abate, decrease
a. (Qal) to abate
b. (Hiphil) to allay
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2384
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7918 שׁכך is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of H7918 שׁכך

Genesis 8:1
Numbers 17:5
Esther 2:1
Esther 7:10
Jeremiah 5:26

Corresponding Greek Words

shakhakh G2869 kopazo
shakhakh hi. G4014 peri aireo