H7931 שׁכן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (apparently akin (by transmutation) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531 and H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: abide, continue, (cause to, make to) dwell (-er), have habitation, inhabit, lay, place, (cause to) remain, rest, set (up).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside
a. (Qal)
1. to settle down to abide
2. to abide, dwell, reside
b. (Piel)
1. to make settle down, establish
2. to make or cause to dwell
c. (Hiphil)
1. to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix
2. to cause to dwell or abide
Origin: a primitive root [apparently akin (by transmission) to H7901 through the idea of lodging]
TWOT: 2387
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7931 שׁכן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 123 occurrences of H7931 שׁכן

Genesis 3:24
Genesis 9:27
Genesis 14:13
Genesis 16:12
Genesis 25:18
Genesis 26:2
Genesis 35:22
Genesis 49:13
Exodus 24:16
Exodus 25:8
Exodus 29:45
Exodus 29:46
Exodus 40:35
Leviticus 16:16
Numbers 5:3
Numbers 9:17
Numbers 9:18
Numbers 9:22
Numbers 10:12
Numbers 14:30
Numbers 23:9
Numbers 24:2
Numbers 35:34
Deuteronomy 12:11
Deuteronomy 14:23
Deuteronomy 16:2
Deuteronomy 16:6
Deuteronomy 16:11
Deuteronomy 26:2
Deuteronomy 33:12

Corresponding Greek Words

shakhan G373 ana pauo
shakhan G1525 eis erchomai
shakhan G1904 ep erchomai
shakhan G1982 epi skiazo
shakhan G2240 heko
shakhan G2270 hesuchazo
shakhan G2476 histemi
shakhan G2516 kath ezomai
shakhan G2597 kata baino
shakhan G2647 kata luo
shakhan G2730 kat oikeo
shakhan G2936 ktizo
shakhan G3611 oikeo
shakhan G3708 horao
shakhan G3939 par oikeo
shakhan hi. G1940 epi kath izo
shakhan hi. G4078 pegnumi
shakhan pi.,hi. see G2730 katoikizo
shakhan qal,hi G835 aulizomai
shakhan qal,pi see G1941 st epi kaleo
shakhan qal,pi,po G2681 kata skenoo
shakhen G373 ana pauo
shakhen G2664 kata pauo
shakhen G4637 skenoo