H7843 שׁחת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to decay, that is, (causatively) ruin (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: batter, cast off, corrupt (-er, thing), destroy (-er, -uction), lose, mar, perish, spill, spoiler, X utterly, waste (-r).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to destroy, corrupt, go to ruin, decay
a. (Niphal) to be marred, be spoiled, be corrupted, be corrupt, be injured, be ruined, be rotted
b. (Piel)
1. to spoil, ruin
2. to pervert, corrupt, deal corruptly (morally)
c. (Hiphil)
1. to spoil, ruin, destroy
2. to pervert, corrupt (morally)
3. destroyer (participle)
d. (Hophal) spoiled, ruined (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2370
Parts of Speech: Verb

to ruin
1) to destroy, corrupt, go to ruin, decay
1a) (Niphal) to be marred, be spoiled, be corrupted, be corrupt, be injured, be ruined, be rotted
1b) (Piel)
1b1) to spoil, ruin
1b2) to pervert, corrupt, deal corruptly (morally)
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to spoil, ruin, destroy
1c2) to pervert, corrupt (morally)
1c3) destroyer (participle)
1d) (Hophal) spoiled, ruined (participle)

View how H7843 שׁחת is used in the Bible

First 30 of 148 occurrences of H7843 שׁחת

Genesis 6:11 also was decayed
Genesis 6:12 it was decayed;
Genesis 6:12 had decayed
Genesis 6:13 and, behold, I will decay
Genesis 6:17 to decay
Genesis 9:11 to decay
Genesis 9:15 to decay
Genesis 13:10 decayed
Genesis 18:28 wilt thou decay
Genesis 18:28 I will not decay
Genesis 18:31 I will not decay
Genesis 18:32 I will not decay
Genesis 19:13 will cause
Genesis 19:13 to decay,
Genesis 19:13 us to decay
Genesis 19:14 will decay
Genesis 19:29 decayed
Genesis 38:9 that he decayed
Exodus 8:24 was decayed
Exodus 12:23 the decayer
Exodus 21:26 that it shall decay;
Exodus 32:7 have decayed
Leviticus 19:27 neither shalt thou decay
Numbers 32:15 and he shall decay
Deuteronomy 4:16 Lest ye decay
Deuteronomy 4:25 and shall decay
Deuteronomy 4:31 thee, neither decay
Deuteronomy 9:12 have decayed
Deuteronomy 9:26 decay
Deuteronomy 10:10 not decay

Distinct usage

20 to decay
7 and decayed
5 decayed
4 not decay
4 and decay
4 Decay
3 I will not decay
3 have decayed
2 wilt thou decay
2 and he shall decay
2 nor decay
2 and shall decay
2 shall decay
2 thou hast decayed
2 the decayer
2 was decayed
2 They are decayed,
2 decaying
2 and decayed down
2 he hath decayed
1 will decay
1 it, thou shalt not decay
1 thou shalt decay
1 or decay.
1 and decay;
1 and let us decay
1 against me, saying, Let us decay
1 and decay.
1 upon thee, and he shall decay
1 they will decay
1 and with thee will I decay
1 And they shall decay
1 against them, and decayed
1 had decayed.
1 which decayed
1 because thou hast decayed
1 and the decayer
1 decayeth
1 them from decaying
1 sake, that I may not decay
1 to his decadence:
1 decayers
1 which decayest
1 will cause
1 to decay,
1 us to decay
1 who is with me, that he may not decay
1 but decay
1 thee, neither decay
1 of a decayer.
1 for your sakes, and he shall not decay
1 against thee, and decay
1 thing, thou wast decayed
1 and decayed
1 ye have decayed
1 neither shalt thou decay
1 that it shall decay;
1 that he decayed
1 Lest ye decay
1 they are all decayers.

Corresponding Greek Words

shachat G64 agreuo
shachat G142 airo
shachat G2380 thuo
shachat G2693 kata stronnumi
shachat hi,ni,pi G1311 dia phtheiro
shachat hi,ni,pi G2704 kata phtheiro
shachat hi,pi,ni G5351 phtheiro
shachat hi. see G3539 st. noeo
shachat hi. G458 anomia
shachat hi. G459 a nomos
shachat hi. G684 apoleia
shachat hi. G765 asebes
shachat hi. G854 aphanismos
shachat hi. G1290 dia spora
shachat hi. G1685 em ballo
shachat hi. G1808 ex airo
shachat hi. G2007 epi tithemi
shachat hi. G3645 olothreuo
shachat hi. G5013 tapeinoo
shachat ni,pi,hi G1842 ex olethreuo
shachat ni. G4098 pipto
shachat pi,hi G622 ap ollumi
shachat pi,hi G1813 ex aleipho
shachat pi,hi,ho G3075 lumainomai
shachat pi. G264 hamartano
shachat pi. G853 aphanizo
shachat pi. G1632 ek cheo
shachat pi. G2598 kata ballo
shachat pi. G2679 kata skapto
shachat pi.,hi. G1312 dia phthora

Related words


H516 אל תּשׁחת 'al tashchêth
אל תּשׁחת
'al tashchêth
al tash-kayth'
From H408 and H7843; Thou must not destroy; probably the opening words of a popular song

KJV Usage: Al-taschith.

H4889 משׁחית mashchı̂yth
From H7843; destructive, that is, (as noun) destruction, literally (specifically a snare) or figuratively (corruption)

KJV Usage: corruption, (to) destroy (-ing), destruction, trap, X utterly.

H4893 משׁחת משׁחת mishchâth moshchâth
משׁחת משׁחת
mishchâth moshchâth
mish-khawth', mosh-khawth'
From H7843; disfigurement

KJV Usage: corruption, marred.

H7844 שׁחת she chath
she chath
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7843

KJV Usage: corrupt, fault.