H7737 שׁוה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to level, that is, equalize; figuratively to resemble; by implication to adjust (that is, counterbalance, be suitable, compose, place, yield, etc.)

KJV Usage: avail, behave, bring forth, compare, countervail, (be, make) equal, lay, be (make, a-) like, make plain, profit, reckon.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to agree with, be or become like, level, resemble
a. (Qal)
1. to be like
2. equivalent (participle)
3. to set, place
4. setting (participle)
b. (Piel) to level, smooth, still
c. (Hiphil) to make like
d. (Nithpael) to be alike
2. (Piel) to set, place
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2342,2343
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7737 שׁוה is used in the Bible

22 occurrences of H7737 שׁוה

2 Samuel 22:34 He maketh
2 Samuel 22:34 like
Esther 3:8 profit
Esther 5:13 Yet all this availeth
Esther 7:4 could not compensate for
Job 33:27 and it profited
Psalms 16:8 I have set
Psalms 18:33 He maketh
Psalms 21:5 hast thou laid
Psalms 89:19 I have laid
Psalms 119:30 have I laid
Psalms 131:2 Surely I have behaved
Proverbs 3:15 are not to be compared
Proverbs 8:11 are not to be compared
Proverbs 26:4 lest thou also be like
Proverbs 27:15 are alike.
Isaiah 28:25 When he hath made even
Isaiah 38:13 I reckoned
Isaiah 40:25 me, or to whom shall I be equal?
Isaiah 46:5 me, and make me equal,
Lamentations 2:13 what shall I equal
Hosea 10:1 he bringeth forth

Distinct usage

2 He maketh
2 are not to be compared
1 like
1 profit
1 Yet all this availeth
1 and it profited
1 I have set
1 hast thou laid
1 I have laid
1 have I laid
1 lest thou also be like
1 are alike.
1 When he hath made even
1 I reckoned
1 me, or to whom shall I be equal?
1 me, and make me equal,
1 what shall I equal
1 could not compensate for
1 Surely I have behaved
1 he bringeth forth

Corresponding Greek Words

shavah G514 axios
shavah G520 ap ago
shavah G654 apo strepho
shavah G700 aresko
shavah G2983 lambano
shavah G4851 sum phero
shavah pi. G2007 epi tithemi
shavah pi. G2675 kat artizo
shavah pi. G4308 pro orao
shavah pi. G5087 tithemi

Related words

H7737 שׁוה

H3145 יושׁויה yôshavyâh
From H3068 and H7737; Jehovah-set; Joshavjah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Joshaviah.

Compare H3144.

H3438 ישׁוה yishvâh
From H7737; he will level; Jishvah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ishvah, Isvah.

H3440 ישׁוי yishvı̂y
From H7737; level; Jishvi, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Ishuai, Ishvi, Isui, Jesui.

H7739 שׁוה she vâh
she vâh
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7737; to resemble

KJV Usage: make like.

H7740 שׁוה shâvêh
From H7737; plain; Shaveh, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Shaveh.

H7862 שׁי shay
Probably from H7737; a gift (as available)

KJV Usage: present.