H7919 שׂכל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be (causeatively make or act) circumspect and hence intelligent

KJV Usage: consider, expert, instruct, prosper, (deal) prudent (-ly), (give) skill (-ful), have good success, teach, (have, make to) understand (-ing), wisdom, (be, behave self, consider, make) wise (-ly), guide wittingly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be prudent, be circumspect, wisely understand, prosper
a. (Qal) to be prudent, be circumspect
b. (Hiphil)
1. to look at or upon, have insight
2. to give attention to, consider, ponder, be prudent
3. to have insight, have comprehension 1b
c. insight, comprehension (subst)
1. to cause to consider, give insight, teach 1b
d. the teachers, the wise
1. to act circumspectly, act prudently, act wisely
2. to prosper, have success
3. to cause to prosper
2. (Piel) to lay crosswise, cross (hands)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2263,2264
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7919 שׂכל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 63 occurrences of H7919 שׂכל

Genesis 3:6
Genesis 48:14
Deuteronomy 29:9
Deuteronomy 32:29
Joshua 1:7
Joshua 1:8
1 Samuel 18:5
1 Samuel 18:14
1 Samuel 18:15
1 Samuel 18:30
1 Kings 2:3
2 Kings 18:7
1 Chronicles 28:19
2 Chronicles 30:22
Nehemiah 8:13
Nehemiah 9:20
Job 22:2
Job 34:27
Job 34:35
Psalms 2:10
Psalms 14:2
Psalms 32:8
Psalms 36:3
Psalms 41:1
Psalms 47:7
Psalms 53:2
Psalms 64:9
Psalms 94:8
Psalms 101:2
Psalms 106:7

Corresponding Greek Words

sakhal G877 aphrosune
sakhal G878 aphron
sakhal G3474 moros
sakhal G4907 sunesis
sakhal hi. see G3539 st. noeo
sakhal hi. G718 harmozo
sakhal hi. G1343 dikaiosune
sakhal hi. G1921 epi ginosko
sakhal hi. G1987 epistamai
sakhal hi. G1990 epistemon
sakhal hi. G2137 eu odoo
sakhal hi. G2186 eph istemi
sakhal hi. G2657 kata noeo
sakhal hi. G3474 moros
sakhal hi. G4908 sunetos
sakhal hi. G5263 hupo deiknumi
sakhal hi. G5426 phroneo
sakhal hi.,qal. G4920 sun iemi
sakhal ni. G50 agnoeo
sakhal ni., pi. G3471 moraino
sakhal ni.,hi. G3154 mataioo