H8317 שׁרץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to wriggle, that is, (by implication) swarm or abound

KJV Usage: breed (bring forth, increase) abundantly (in abundance), creep, move.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. (Qal) to teem, swarm, multiply
a. to swarm, teem
1. to swarm
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2467
Parts of Speech: Verb

to swarm
1) (Qal) to teem, swarm, multiply
1a) to swarm, teem
1b2) to swarm

View how H8317 שׁרץ is used in the Bible

16 occurrences of H8317 שׁרץ

Genesis 1:20 swarm
Genesis 1:21 brought forth abundantly,
Genesis 7:21 that creepeth
Genesis 8:17 that they may breed abundantly
Genesis 9:7 bring forth abundantly
Exodus 1:7 and increased abundantly,
Exodus 8:3 shall bring forth
Exodus 8:3 abundantly,
Leviticus 11:29 that creep
Leviticus 11:41 that creepeth
Leviticus 11:42 that creep
Leviticus 11:43 that creepeth,
Leviticus 11:46 that creepeth
Psalms 105:30 brought forth
Psalms 105:30 in abundance,
Ezekiel 47:9 which moveth,

Distinct usage

3 that creepeth
2 that creep
1 that they may breed abundantly
1 bring forth abundantly
1 and increased abundantly,
1 shall bring forth
1 abundantly,
1 that creepeth,
1 brought forth
1 in abundance,
1 which moveth,
1 swarm
1 brought forth abundantly,

Corresponding Greek Words

sharats G1806 ex ago
sharats G2795 kineo
sharats G4129 plethuno
sharats be' G4137 pleroo

Related words

H8317 שׁרץ

H8318 שׁרץ sherets
From H8317; a swarm, that is, active mass of minute animals

KJV Usage: creep (-ing thing), move (-ing creature).