H7812 שׁחה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to depress, that is, prostrate (especially reflexively in homage to royalty or God)

KJV Usage: bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to bow down
a. (Qal) to bow down
b. (Hiphil) to depress (fig)
c. (Hithpael)
1. to bow down, prostrate oneself 1c
d. before superior in homage 1c
e. before God in worship 1c
f. before false gods 1c
g. before angel
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2360
Parts of Speech: Verb

to bow
1) to bow down
1a) (Qal) to bow down
1b)(Hiphil) to depress (fig)
1c) (Hithpael)
1c1) to bow down, prostrate oneself
1c1a) before superior in homage
1c1b) before God in worship
1c1c) before false gods
1c1d) before angel

View how H7812 שׁחה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 172 occurrences of H7812 שׁחה

Genesis 18:2 and bowed
Genesis 19:1 them; and he bowed
Genesis 22:5 and worship,
Genesis 23:7 and bowed
Genesis 23:12 bowed
Genesis 24:26 and worshipped
Genesis 24:48 and worshipped
Genesis 24:52 he worshipped
Genesis 27:29 bow down
Genesis 27:29 bow down
Genesis 33:3 and bowed himself
Genesis 33:6 and they bowed themselves.
Genesis 33:7 and bowed themselves:
Genesis 33:7 and they bowed
Genesis 37:7 and bowed down
Genesis 37:9 bowed down
Genesis 37:10 to bow down
Genesis 42:6 and bowed
Genesis 43:26 and bowed
Genesis 43:28 and bowed down.
Genesis 47:31 bowed
Genesis 48:12 and he bowed
Genesis 49:8 shall bow down
Exodus 4:31 and worshipped.
Exodus 11:8 to me, and bow down
Exodus 12:27 and worshipped.
Exodus 18:7 and bowed down,
Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not bow down
Exodus 23:24 Thou shalt not bow down
Exodus 24:1 and worship

Distinct usage

19 and bowed
17 and worshipped
10 and worship
9 to worship
4 bowed
4 and worshipped.
4 and worshipped,
3 Thou shalt not bow down
3 and bowed down
3 shall worship
3 Ye shall worship
2 and have worshipped
2 to bow down
2 with me, that I may worship
2 And he bowed
2 And it came to pass, as he was worshipping
2 worship
2 them, and to worship
2 And them that worship
2 and bowed down.
2 and bowed down,
2 bow down
1 and worship,
1 he worshipped
1 and they bowed themselves.
1 and bowed themselves:
1 and they bowed
1 to me, and bow down
1 For thou shalt worship
1 them, nor bow
1 them, and bowed
1 And he worshipped
1 and bow down
1 worshipped
1 and did reverence.
1 and worshipped:
1 her, and bowed
1 nor bow
1 and him shall ye worship,
1 and made obeisance
1 worshipped,
1 themselves, and worshipped.
1 worshippeth
1 shall fall down
1 we will worship
1 they worship
1 to worship,
1 and worshippeth
1 to it, and worshippeth
1 and they shall fall down
1 yea, they worship.
1 also shall worship,
1 thee shall bow themselves down
1 them, and have worshipped
1 and they worshipped
1 and he shall worship
1 be in thee; neither shalt thou worship
1 them, and worship
1 and men shall worship
1 of the mount, where he worshipped

Corresponding Greek Words

shachah G2955 kupto
shachah hithpal. G2705 kata phileo
shachah hithpal. G4160 poieo
shachah hithpal. G4352 pros kuneo
shachah hi. G5015 tarasso

Related words


H7816 שׁחוּת she chûth
she chûth
From H7812; pit

KJV Usage: pit.

H7825 שׁחית she chı̂yth
she chı̂yth
From H7812; a pit fall (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: destruction, pit.