H7931 שׁכן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (apparently akin (by transmutation) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531 and H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: abide, continue, (cause to, make to) dwell (-er), have habitation, inhabit, lay, place, (cause to) remain, rest, set (up).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside
a. (Qal)
1. to settle down to abide
2. to abide, dwell, reside
b. (Piel)
1. to make settle down, establish
2. to make or cause to dwell
c. (Hiphil)
1. to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix
2. to cause to dwell or abide
Origin: a primitive root [apparently akin (by transmission) to H7901 through the idea of lodging]
TWOT: 2387
Parts of Speech: Verb

to dwell
1) to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to settle down to abide
1a2) to abide, dwell, reside
1b) (Piel)
1b1) to make settle down, establish
1b2) to make or cause to dwell
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix
1c2) to cause to dwell or abide

View how H7931 שׁכן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 128 occurrences of H7931 שׁכן

Genesis 3:24 and he placed
Genesis 9:27 and he shall dwell
Genesis 14:13 for he dwelt
Genesis 16:12 against him; and he shall dwell
Genesis 25:18 And they dwelt
Genesis 26:2 dwell
Genesis 35:22 dwelt
Genesis 49:13 shall dwell
Exodus 24:16 abode
Exodus 25:8 that I may dwell
Exodus 29:45 And I will dwell
Exodus 29:46 that I may dwell
Exodus 40:35 abode
Leviticus 16:16 that remaineth
Numbers 5:3 I dwell.
Numbers 9:17 abode,
Numbers 9:18 abode
Numbers 9:22 remaining
Numbers 10:12 rested
Numbers 14:30 to make you dwell
Numbers 23:9 shall dwell
Numbers 24:2 abiding
Numbers 35:34 I dwell:
Numbers 35:34 dwell
Deuteronomy 12:11 to dwell
Deuteronomy 14:23 to place
Deuteronomy 16:2 to place
Deuteronomy 16:6 to place
Deuteronomy 16:11 to place
Deuteronomy 26:2 to place

Distinct usage

12 shall dwell
6 dwell
5 to place
4 abode
4 and I will dwell
3 dwelt
3 to dwell
3 and dwell
2 that I may dwell
2 that he would dwell
2 who dwelleth
2 neither shall it be dwelt
2 O thou that dwellest
2 them, and they shall dwell
1 and he placed
1 and he shall dwell
1 for he dwelt
1 I dwell.
1 to make you dwell
1 abiding
1 long, and he shall dwell
1 of him that dwelt
1 he dwelleth
1 then shall dwell
1 dwelleth,
1 and abode
1 to set
1 It shall dwell
1 and its inhabitants.
1 and dwelt
1 and remain
1 dwelleth?
1 She dwelleth
1 so shalt thou dwell
1 and be at rest.
1 might dwell
1 which he placed
1 may dwell
1 have their habitation,
1 that I dwell
1 and dwell
1 to me shall dwell
1 abide
1 shall not inhabit
1 for he dwelleth
1 He shall dwell
1 shall they dwell
1 that inhabiteth
1 I dwell
1 and I will cause you to dwell
1 Then will I cause you to dwell
1 but shall inhabit
1 that dwell
1 which dwell
1 and under it shall dwell
1 shall they dwell.
1 remain,
1 to remain
1 dwelling
1 dwelleth

Corresponding Greek Words

shakhan G373 ana pauo
shakhan G1525 eis erchomai
shakhan G1904 ep erchomai
shakhan G1982 epi skiazo
shakhan G2240 heko
shakhan G2270 hesuchazo
shakhan G2476 histemi
shakhan G2516 kath ezomai
shakhan G2597 kata baino
shakhan G2647 kata luo
shakhan G2730 kat oikeo
shakhan G2936 ktizo
shakhan G3611 oikeo
shakhan G3708 horao
shakhan G3939 par oikeo
shakhan hi. G1940 epi kath izo
shakhan hi. G4078 pegnumi
shakhan pi.,hi. see G2730 katoikizo
shakhan qal,hi G835 aulizomai
shakhan qal,pi see G1941 st epi kaleo
shakhan qal,pi,po G2681 kata skenoo
shakhen G373 ana pauo
shakhen G2664 kata pauo
shakhen G4637 skenoo

Related words


H4908 משׁכּן mishkân
From H7931; a residence (including a shepherd’s hut, the lair of animals, figuratively the grave; also the Temple); specifically the Tabernacle (properly its wooden walls)

KJV Usage: dwelleth, dwelling (place), habitation, tabernacle, tent.

H7932 שׁכן she kan
she kan
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7931

KJV Usage: cause to dwell, have habitation.

H7933 שׁכן sheken
From H7931; a residence

KJV Usage: habitation.

H7934 שׁכן shâkên
From H7931; a resident; by extension a fellow citizen

KJV Usage: inhabitant, neighbour, nigh.

H7935 שׁכניהוּ שׁכניה she kanyâh she kanyâhû
שׁכניהוּ שׁכניה
she kanyâh she kanyâhû
shek-an-yaw', shek-an-yaw'-hoo
From H7931 and H3050; Jah has dwelt; Shekanjah, the name of nine Israelites

KJV Usage: Shecaniah, Shechaniah.

H7901 שׁכב shâkab

A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose)

KJV Usage: X at all, cast down, ([over-]) lay (self) (down), (make to) lie (down, down to sleep, still, with), lodge, ravish, take rest, sleep, stay.

H4904 משׁכּב mishkâb
From H7901; a bed (figuratively a bier); abstractly sleep; by euphemism carnal intercourse

KJV Usage: bed ([-chamber]), couch, lieth (lying) with.

H7902 שׁכבה she kâbâh
she kâbâh
From H7901; a lying down (of dew, or for the sexual act)

KJV Usage: X carnally, copulation, X lay, seed.

H7903 שׁכבת shekôbeth
From H7901; a (sexual) lying with

KJV Usage: X lie.

H5531 שׂכלוּת סכלוּת siklûth śiklûth

שׂכלוּת סכלוּת
siklûth śiklûth
sik-looth', sik-looth'
From H5528; silliness

KJV Usage: folly, foolishness.

H4542 מסכּן miskên
From H5531; indigent

KJV Usage: poor (man).

H7925 שׁכם shâkam

A primitive root; properly to incline (the shoulder to a burden); but used only as denominative from H7926; literally to load up (on the back of man or beast), that is, to start early in the morning

KJV Usage: (arise, be up, get [oneself] up, rise up) early (betimes), morning.

H7904 שׁכה shâkâh
A primitive root; to roam (through lust). in the morning is by mistake for H7925

KJV Usage: in the morning [by mistake for H7925].

H7926 שׁכם she kem
she kem
From H7925; the neck (between the shoulders) as the place of burdens; figuratively the spur of a hill

KJV Usage: back, X consent, portion, shoulder.