H7937 שׁכר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to become tipsy; in a qualified sense, to satiate with a stimulating drink or (figuratively) influence. (Superlative of H8248.)

KJV Usage: (be filled with) drink (abundantly), (be, make) drunk (-en), be merry. [Superlative of H8248.]

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be or become drunk or drunken, be intoxicated
a. (Qal) to become drunken
b. (Piel) to make drunken, cause to be drunk
c. (Hiphil) to cause to be drunk
d. (Hithpael) to make oneself drunk
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2388
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7937 שׁכר is used in the Bible

19 occurrences of H7937 שׁכר

Genesis 9:21
Genesis 43:34
Deuteronomy 32:42
1 Samuel 1:14
2 Samuel 11:13
Song of Songs 5:1
Isaiah 29:9
Isaiah 49:26
Isaiah 51:21
Isaiah 63:6
Jeremiah 25:27
Jeremiah 48:26
Jeremiah 51:7
Jeremiah 51:39
Jeremiah 51:57
Lamentations 4:21
Nahum 3:11
Habakkuk 2:15
Haggai 1:6

Corresponding Greek Words

shakhar hithpa. G3182 methusko
shakhar hi. G3178 methe
shakhar qal,pi,hi G3184 methuo
shakhar qal,pi,hi, G3182 methusko