H8245 שׁקד - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be alert, that is, sleepless; hence to be on the lookout (whether for good or ill)

KJV Usage: hasten, remain, wake, watch (for).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to wake, watch, awake, be alert
a. (Qal)
1. to keep watch of, be wakeful over
2. to be wakeful, wake (as mourner or sufferer)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2451
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8245 שׁקד is used in the Bible

11 occurrences of H8245 שׁקד

Ezra 8:29
Job 21:32
Psalms 102:7
Psalms 127:1
Proverbs 8:34
Isaiah 29:20
Jeremiah 1:12
Jeremiah 5:6
Jeremiah 31:28
Jeremiah 44:27
Daniel 9:14

Corresponding Greek Words

shaqad G69 agrupneo
shaqad G1127 gregoreo