H8199 שׁפט - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to judge, that is, pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication to vindicate or punish; by extension to govern; passively to litigate (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: + avenge, X that condemn, contend, defend, execute (judgment), (be a) judge (-ment), X needs, plead, reason, rule.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to judge, govern, vindicate, punish
a. (Qal)
1. to act as law-giver or judge or governor (of God, man) 1a
b. to rule, govern, judge
1. to decide controversy (of God, man)
2. to execute judgment 1a
c. discriminating (of man) 1a
d. vindicating 1a
e. condemning and punishing 1a
f. at theophanic advent for final judgment
g. (Niphal)
1. to enter into controversy, plead, have controversy together
2. to be judged
h. (Poel) judge, opponent-at-law (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2443
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8199 שׁפט is used in the Bible

First 30 of 182 occurrences of H8199 שׁפט

Genesis 16:5
Genesis 18:25
Genesis 19:9
Genesis 31:53
Exodus 2:14
Exodus 5:21
Exodus 18:13
Exodus 18:16
Exodus 18:22
Exodus 18:26
Leviticus 19:15
Numbers 25:5
Numbers 35:24
Deuteronomy 1:16
Deuteronomy 16:18
Deuteronomy 17:9
Deuteronomy 17:12
Deuteronomy 19:17
Deuteronomy 19:18
Deuteronomy 21:2
Deuteronomy 25:1
Deuteronomy 25:2
Joshua 8:33
Joshua 23:2
Joshua 24:1
Judges 2:16
Judges 2:17
Judges 2:18
Judges 2:19
Judges 3:10

Corresponding Greek Words

shaphat G757 archo
shaphat G1325 didomi
shaphat G1348 dikastes
shaphat G1377 dioko
shaphat G1557 ek dikesis
shaphat G1679 elpizo
shaphat G2186 eph istemi
shaphat G2609 kat ago
shaphat G2614 kata dioko
shaphat G2902 krateo
shaphat G2923 krites
shaphat ni. G518 ap aggello
shaphat ni. G1344 dikaioo
shaphat qal,ni G1252 dia krino
shaphat qal,ni G2920 krisis
shaphat qal.,ni. G1556 ekdikeo