H7834 שׁחק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H7833; a powder (as beaten small); by analogy a thin vapor; by extension the firmament

KJV Usage: cloud, small dust, heaven, sky.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. dust, cloud
a. fine dust
b. (thin) cloud
Origin: from H7833
TWOT: 2367a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) dust, cloud
1a) fine dust
1b) (thin) cloud

View how H7834 שׁחק is used in the Bible

21 occurrences of H7834 שׁחק

Deuteronomy 33:26 on the sky.
2 Samuel 22:12 of the skies.
Job 35:5 the clouds
Job 36:28 Which the clouds
Job 37:18 the sky,
Job 37:21 which is in the clouds:
Job 38:37 the clouds
Psalms 18:11 of the skies.
Psalms 36:5 reacheth to the clouds.
Psalms 57:10 to the clouds.
Psalms 68:34 is in the clouds.
Psalms 77:17 the skies
Psalms 78:23 the clouds
Psalms 89:6 For who in the sky
Psalms 89:37 in the sky.
Psalms 108:4 reacheth to the clouds.
Proverbs 3:20 and the clouds
Proverbs 8:28 the clouds
Isaiah 40:15 as the small dust
Isaiah 45:8 and let the skies
Jeremiah 51:9 even to the skies.

Distinct usage

4 the clouds
2 of the skies.
2 reacheth to the clouds.
1 on the sky.
1 Which the clouds
1 the sky,
1 which is in the clouds:
1 to the clouds.
1 is in the clouds.
1 the skies
1 and the clouds
1 as the small dust
1 and let the skies
1 even to the skies.
1 in the sky.
1 For who in the sky

Corresponding Greek Words

shachaq see G4493 rhope
shachaq G109 aer, aeros
shachaq G798 astron
shachaq G3507 nephele
shachaq G3509 nephos
shachaq G3772 ouranos
shachaq G4733 stereoma

Related words


H7833 שׁחק shâchaq

A primitive root; to comminute (by trituration or attrition)

KJV Usage: beat, wear.