H8257 שׁקע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

(Abbreviated in Amos 8:8); a primitive root; to subside; by implication to be overflowed, cease; causatively to abate, subdue

KJV Usage: make deep, let down, drown, quench, sink.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to sink, sink down, subside
a. (Qal) to sink
b. (Niphal) to sink, collapse
c. (Hiphil) to sink down, cause to settle
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2456
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8257 שׁקע is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of H8257 שׁקע

Numbers 11:2
Job 41:1
Jeremiah 51:64
Ezekiel 32:14
Amos 8:8
Amos 9:5

Corresponding Greek Words

shaqa G2869 kopazo
shaqa hiph. G2270 hesuchazo
shaqa qal,ni G2597 kata baino