7696. shaga
Strong's Concordance
shaga: to be mad
Original Word: שָׁגַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shaga
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-gah')
Short Definition: madman
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be mad
NASB Translation
act the madman (1), behaving as a madman (1), demented (1), driven mad (1), mad fellow (1), madman (1), madmen (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[שָׁגַע] Pu`al be mad (Arabic coo, of male pigeon, utter long whinny, of camel (compare HoffmZAW iii (1883), 89 RSJPhil. Xiv. 119 f. GoldziherArab. Philol. i. 59 ff. LagBN 202); Ethiopic be mad (n insert, Di1055 BaES 50); Assyrian šegû, rage, howl; on meaning in Hebrew see especially WeSkizzen iii. 130); —

Pu`al Participle as adjective : predicate וְהָיִיתָ מְשֻׁגָּע Deuteronomy 28:34 thou shalt be maddened (מִן because of), figurative for driven to despair; ׳מ of prophets, contemptuously Hosea 9:7, ׳כָּלאִֿישׁ מ וּמִתְנַבֵּא Jeremiah 29:26, as substantive 2 Kings 9:11; plural מְשֻׁגָּעִים 1 Samuel 21:16 madmen.

Hithpa`el shew madness; Participle אִישׁ מִשְׁתַּגֵּעַ 1 Samuel 21:15; Infinitive construct לְהִשְׁתַּגֵּעַ v.1 Samuel 21:16.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
play the mad man

A primitive root; to rave through insanity -- (be, play the) mad (man).

Forms and Transliterations
הַמְשֻׁגָּ֥ע המשגע לְהִשְׁתַּגֵּ֖עַ להשתגע מְשֻׁגָּ֑ע מְשֻׁגָּ֖ע מְשֻׁגָּע֙ מְשֻׁגָּעִים֙ מִשְׁתַּגֵּ֔עַ משגע משגעים משתגע ham·šug·gā‘ hamshugGa hamšuggā‘ lə·hiš·tag·gê·a‘ lehishtagGea ləhištaggêa‘ mə·šug·gā‘ mə·šug·gā·‘îm meshugGa meshuggaIm məšuggā‘ məšuggā‘îm miš·tag·gê·a‘ mishtagGea mištaggêa‘
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7 Occurrences


ham·šug·gā‘ — 1 Occ.
lə·hiš·tag·gê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
mə·šug·gā‘ — 3 Occ.
mə·šug·gā·‘îm — 1 Occ.
miš·tag·gê·a‘ — 1 Occ.

Deuteronomy 28:34
HEB: וְהָיִ֖יתָ מְשֻׁגָּ֑ע מִמַּרְאֵ֥ה עֵינֶ֖יךָ
NAS: You shall be driven mad by the sight
KJV: So that thou shalt be mad for the sight
INT: become shall be driven the sight eyes

1 Samuel 21:15
HEB: תִרְאוּ֙ אִ֣ישׁ מִשְׁתַּגֵּ֔עַ לָ֛מָּה תָּבִ֥יאוּ
NAS: Do I lack madmen, that you have brought
KJV: Have I need of mad men, that ye have brought
INT: advise self he madmen that you have brought

1 Samuel 21:15
HEB: -16 חֲסַ֤ר מְשֻׁגָּעִים֙ אָ֔נִי כִּי־
NAS: one to act the madman
KJV: that ye have brought this [fellow] to play the mad man in my presence? shall this [fellow] come
INT: about lack to act I for

1 Samuel 21:15
HEB: אֶת־ זֶ֔ה לְהִשְׁתַּגֵּ֖עַ עָלָ֑י הֲזֶ֖ה
NAS: to act the madman in my presence?
INT: come this the madman and one

2 Kings 9:11
HEB: מַדּ֛וּעַ בָּֽא־ הַמְשֻׁגָּ֥ע הַזֶּ֖ה אֵלֶ֑יךָ
NAS: did this mad fellow come
KJV: wherefore came this mad [fellow] to thee? And he said
INT: how come mad this to you

Jeremiah 29:26
HEB: לְכָל־ אִ֥ישׁ מְשֻׁגָּ֖ע וּמִתְנַבֵּ֑א וְנָתַתָּ֥ה
NAS: over every madman who prophesies,
KJV: for every man [that is] mad, and maketh himself a prophet,
INT: every man madman prophesies to put

Hosea 9:7
HEB: אֱוִ֣יל הַנָּבִ֗יא מְשֻׁגָּע֙ אִ֣ישׁ הָר֔וּחַ
NAS: man is demented, Because
KJV: man [is] mad, for the multitude
INT: fool the prophet is demented man the inspired

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