H8242 שׂק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H8264; properly a mesh (as allowing a liquid to run through), that is, coarse loose cloth or sacking (used in mourning and for bagging); hence a bag (for grain, etc.)

KJV Usage: sack (-cloth, -clothes).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. mesh, sackcloth, sack, sacking
a. sack (for grain)
b. sackcloth
1. worn in mourning or humiliation
2. same material spread out to lie on
Origin: from H8264
TWOT: 2282a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) mesh, sackcloth, sack, sacking
1a) sack (for grain)
1b) sackcloth
1b1) worn in mourning or humiliation
1b2) same material spread out to lie on

View how H8242 שׂק is used in the Bible

First 30 of 48 occurrences of H8242 שׂק

Genesis 37:34 sackcloth
Genesis 42:25 into his sack,
Genesis 42:27 his sack
Genesis 42:35 their sacks,
Genesis 42:35 was in his sack:
Leviticus 11:32 or sack,
Joshua 9:4 sacks
2 Samuel 3:31 yourselves with sackcloth,
2 Samuel 21:10 sackcloth,
1 Kings 20:31 sackcloth
1 Kings 20:32 sackcloth
1 Kings 21:27 sackcloth
1 Kings 21:27 in sackcloth,
2 Kings 6:30 and, behold, he had sackcloth
2 Kings 19:1 himself with sackcloth,
2 Kings 19:2 with sackcloth,
1 Chronicles 21:16 in sackcloth,
Nehemiah 9:1 and with sackclothes,
Esther 4:1 sackcloth
Esther 4:2 with sackcloth.
Esther 4:3 in sackcloth
Esther 4:4 his sackcloth
Job 16:15 sackcloth
Psalms 30:11 my sackcloth,
Psalms 35:13 was sackcloth:
Psalms 69:11 sackcloth
Isaiah 3:24 of sackcloth;
Isaiah 15:3 themselves with sackcloth:
Isaiah 20:2 the sackcloth
Isaiah 22:12 with sackcloth:

Distinct usage

10 sackcloth
3 in sackcloth,
3 with sackcloth,
2 himself with sackcloth,
2 themselves with sackcloth:
2 yourselves with sackcloth,
1 into his sack,
1 his sack
1 their sacks,
1 was in his sack:
1 or sack,
1 and, behold, he had sackcloth
1 in sackcloth
1 my sackcloth,
1 the sackcloth
1 thee with sackcloth,
1 sackcloth.
1 themselves with sackcloth,
1 with sackcloth
1 himself with sackcloth,
1 of sackcloth;
1 themselves with sackcloth,
1 was sackcloth:
1 on sackcloth,
1 yourselves with sackcloth;
1 his sackcloth
1 and with sackclothes,
1 sackcloth,
1 with sackcloth.
1 sacks
1 and sackcloth,
1 with sackcloth:

Corresponding Greek Words

saq G4526 sakkos

Related words


G4526 σάκκος
Of Hebrew origin [H8242]; “sack” cloth, that is, mohair (the material or garments made of it, worn as a sign of grief)

KJV Usage: sackcloth.

H8264 שׁקק shâqaq

A primitive root; to course (like a beast of prey); by implication to seek greedily

KJV Usage: have appetite, justle one against another, long, range, run (to and fro).

H4944 משּׁק mashshâq
From H8264; a traversing, that is, rapid motion

KJV Usage: running to and fro.