H7997 שׁלל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to drop or strip; by implication to plunder

KJV Usage: let fall, make self a prey, X of purpose, (make a, [take]) spoil.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. (Qal) to draw out
2. to spoil, plunder, take spoil
a. (Qal) to spoil, plunder
b. (Hithpolel) to be spoiled, be plundered
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2399,2400
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7997 שׁלל is used in the Bible

16 occurrences of H7997 שׁלל

Ruth 2:16 And let fall
Ruth 2:16 of purpose
Psalms 76:5 are spoiled,
Isaiah 10:6 to take
Isaiah 59:15 maketh himself a prey:
Jeremiah 50:10 all that spoil
Ezekiel 26:12 And they shall make a spoil
Ezekiel 29:19 and take
Ezekiel 38:12 To take
Ezekiel 38:13 to take
Ezekiel 38:13 to take
Ezekiel 39:10 and they shall lay waste
Ezekiel 39:10 those that wasted
Habakkuk 2:8 Because thou hast laid waste
Habakkuk 2:8 shall lay thee waste;
Zechariah 2:8 which wasted

Distinct usage

4 to take
1 are spoiled,
1 maketh himself a prey:
1 all that spoil
1 and take
1 and they shall lay waste
1 those that wasted
1 Because thou hast laid waste
1 shall lay thee waste;
1 which wasted
1 And they shall make a spoil
1 And let fall
1 of purpose

Corresponding Greek Words

shalal G3846 par ballo
shalal G4160 poieo
shalal hithpo. G5015 tarasso

Related words

H7997 שׁלל

שׁילל שׁולל o
shôlâl shêylâl
sho-lawl', shay-lawl'
The second form being used in Micah 1:8; from H7997; nude (especially bare foot); by implication captive

KJV Usage: spoiled, stripped.

H7953 שׁלה shâlâh
A primitive root (rather cognate (by contraction) to the base of H5394, H7997 and their congeners through the idea of extracting); to draw out or off, that is, remove (the soul by death)

KJV Usage: take away.

H7998 שׁלל shâlâl
From H7997; booty

KJV Usage: prey, spoil.