H5503 סחר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to travel round (specifically as a pedlar); intensively to palpitate

KJV Usage: go about, merchant (-man), occupy with, pant, trade, traffick.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to go around, go about, travel about in, go about in trade
a. (Qal)
1. to go about to and fro (in business)
2. trader, trafficker (participle)
b. (Pilpel) to palpitate
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1486
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5503 סחר is used in the Bible

21 occurrences of H5503 סחר

Genesis 23:16 money with the merchant.
Genesis 34:10 and trade
Genesis 34:21 and trade
Genesis 37:28 merchants;
Genesis 42:34 and ye shall trade
1 Kings 10:28 merchants
2 Chronicles 1:16 merchants
2 Chronicles 9:14 and merchants
Psalms 38:10 panteth,
Proverbs 31:14 She is like the merchant
Isaiah 23:2 thou whom the merchants
Isaiah 23:8 city, whose merchants
Isaiah 47:15 even thy merchants,
Jeremiah 14:18 go about
Ezekiel 27:12 was thy merchant
Ezekiel 27:16 was thy merchant
Ezekiel 27:18 was thy merchant
Ezekiel 27:21 they traded
Ezekiel 27:21 in these were they thy merchants.
Ezekiel 27:36 The merchants
Ezekiel 38:13 and the merchants

Distinct usage

3 was thy merchant
2 and trade
2 merchants
1 money with the merchant.
1 merchants;
1 and ye shall trade
1 and merchants
1 panteth,
1 She is like the merchant
1 thou whom the merchants
1 city, whose merchants
1 even thy merchants,
1 go about
1 they traded
1 in these were they thy merchants.
1 The merchants
1 and the merchants

Corresponding Greek Words

sachar see G4198 st. poreuo
sachar G1710 em poreuomai
sachar G1711 emporia
sachar G1713 em poros
sachar G2038 ergazomai
sachar pilp. G5015 tarasso