H7980 שׁלט - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to dominate, that is, govern; by implication to permit

KJV Usage: (bear, have) rule, have dominion, give (have) power.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to domineer, exercise power over, dominate, have mastery, be master, lord it over
a. (Qal) to domineer, lord it over, become master
b. (Hiphil)
1. to give power of
2. to get mastery of
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2396
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7980 שׁלט is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of H7980 שׁלט

Nehemiah 5:15
Esther 9:1
Psalms 119:133
Ecclesiastes 2:19
Ecclesiastes 5:19
Ecclesiastes 6:2
Ecclesiastes 8:9

Corresponding Greek Words

shalat hi. G2634 kata kurieuo
shalat qal.,hi. G1850 exousiazo
shelat aph. G2962 kurios *