7926. shekem
Strong's Concordance
shekem: shoulder
Original Word: שְׁכֶם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: shekem
Phonetic Spelling: (shek-em')
Short Definition: shoulder
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
shoulder
NASB Translation
back (2), portion (1), shoulder (12), shoulders (7), socket (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. שְׁכֶם noun masculineZephaniah 3:9 shoulder; — absolute ׳שׁ Genesis 48:2 +, שְׁכֶ֑ם Genesis 33:19 +, שֶׁ֑כֶם Psalm 21:13 (whence original *šakm inferred Ol§ 147 a near the end Sta§ 199 a; but ֶ֯ derived from ִ֯ before כ, BaNB 104 Kö ii.l.67, 506); construct שְׁכֶם Genesis 9:23; suffix שִׁכְמוֺ Genesis 49:15 +, שִׁכְמָה (for שִׁכְמָהּ Ges§ 91e) Job 31:22, etc.; —

1 shoulder (sometimes including back of neck; כתף = shoulder-blade):

a. as bearing burdens, לִסְבֹּל ׳וַיֵּט שׁ Genesis 49:15 (poem in J; Issachar under figure of ass), compare Genesis 21:14 (E), Genesis 24:15,45; Exodus 12:34, also Genesis 9:23 (all J), Joshua 4:5 (E), Judges 9:48; Isaiah 10:27 ("" צַוָּאר), Isaiah 14:25 (both figurative), Psalm 81:7, so, metaphorical, of responsibility of rule Isaiah 9:5; Isaiah 22:22= (symbolized by key), of accusation as (easy) burden Job 31:36; figurative also אֶחָד ׳לְעָבְדוֺ שׁ Zephaniah 3:9 to serve him (with) one shoulder (as one man), of. Syriac .

b. in statement of Saul's height, מִשִּׁכְמוֺ וָמַ֫עְלָה גָּכֹהַּ מִכָּלהָֿעָם1Samuel 9:2, compare 1 Samuel 10:23 and (with play on proper name, of a location שְׁכֶם) אַהַד עַלאַֿחֶיךָ ׳נָתַתִּי לְךָ שׁ Genesis 48:22 (E; compare Dr).

2 in General back: כְּהַפְנֹתוֺ שִׁכְמוֺ לָלֶכֶת מֵעִם 1 Samuel 10:9; so ׳תְּשִׁיתֵמוֺ שׁ Psalm 21:13, i.e. make them turn (in flight; compare וְאוֺיְבַי נָתַתָּה לִי עֹרֶף, Psalm 18:41); as beaten ׳מַטֵּה שׁ Isaiah 9:3 ("" שֵׁבֶט הַנֹּנֵשׂ בּוֺ); more anatomical תִמּוֺל ׳כְּתֵפִי מִשּׁ Job 31:22 let my shoulder blade fall from its back. — Hosea 6:9 see II. שְׁכֶם below

שִׁכְמָה see foregoing.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
place of burdens

From shakam; the neck (between the shoulders) as the place of burdens; figuratively, the spur of a hill -- back, X consent, portion, shoulder.

see HEBREW shakam

Forms and Transliterations
כמי מִשִּׁכְמ֖וֹ מִשִּׁכְמ֣וֹ משכמו שְׁכֶ֣ם שְׁכֶ֥ם שִׁ֭כְמִי שִׁכְמ֑וֹ שִׁכְמ֔וֹ שִׁכְמ֖וֹ שִׁכְמֶ֔ךָ שִׁכְמָ֔הּ שִׁכְמָ֛הּ שִׁכְמָֽהּ׃ שִׁכְמָֽם׃ שִׁכְמוֹ֙ שֶׁ֑כֶם שכם שכמה שכמה׃ שכמו שכמך שכמם׃ chemi ḵə·mî ḵəmî miš·šiḵ·mōw mishshichMo miššiḵmōw še·ḵem šə·ḵem šeḵem šəḵem sheChem shichMah shichMam shichMecha shichMo šiḵ·māh šiḵ·mām šiḵ·me·ḵā šiḵ·mōw šiḵmāh šiḵmām šiḵmeḵā šiḵmōw
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Strong's Hebrew 7926
21 Occurrences


ḵə·mî — 1 Occ.
miš·šiḵ·mōw — 2 Occ.
šə·ḵem — 4 Occ.
šiḵ·māh — 3 Occ.
šiḵ·mām — 1 Occ.
šiḵ·me·ḵā — 1 Occ.
šiḵ·mōw — 9 Occ.

Genesis 9:23
HEB: וַיָּשִׂ֙ימוּ֙ עַל־ שְׁכֶ֣ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֔ם וַיֵּֽלְכוּ֙
NAS: it upon both their shoulders and walked
KJV: [it] upon both their shoulders, and went
INT: and laid and their shoulders both and walked

Genesis 21:14
HEB: שָׂ֧ם עַל־ שִׁכְמָ֛הּ וְאֶת־ הַיֶּ֖לֶד
NAS: putting [them] on her shoulder, and [gave her] the boy,
KJV: putting [it] on her shoulder, and the child,
INT: putting on her shoulder the boy and sent

Genesis 24:15
HEB: וְכַדָּ֖הּ עַל־ שִׁכְמָֽהּ׃
NAS: came out with her jar on her shoulder.
KJV: with her pitcher upon her shoulder.
INT: her jar on her shoulder

Genesis 24:45
HEB: וְכַדָּ֣הּ עַל־ שִׁכְמָ֔הּ וַתֵּ֥רֶד הָעַ֖יְנָה
NAS: out with her jar on her shoulder, and went down
KJV: with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down
INT: her jar on her shoulder and went the well

Genesis 48:22
HEB: נָתַ֧תִּֽי לְךָ֛ שְׁכֶ֥ם אַחַ֖ד עַל־
NAS: you one portion more than
KJV: to thee one portion above thy brethren,
INT: I give portion one more

Genesis 49:15
HEB: נָעֵ֑מָה וַיֵּ֤ט שִׁכְמוֹ֙ לִסְבֹּ֔ל וַיְהִ֖י
NAS: He bowed his shoulder to bear
KJV: and bowed his shoulder to bear,
INT: was pleasant bowed his shoulder to bear and became

Exodus 12:34
HEB: בְּשִׂמְלֹתָ֖ם עַל־ שִׁכְמָֽם׃
NAS: up in the clothes on their shoulders.
KJV: in their clothes upon their shoulders.
INT: the clothes on their shoulders

Joshua 4:5
HEB: אַחַת֙ עַל־ שִׁכְמ֔וֹ לְמִסְפַּ֖ר שִׁבְטֵ֥י
NAS: up a stone on his shoulder, according to the number
KJV: of you a stone upon his shoulder, according unto the number
INT: every on his shoulder to the number of the tribes

Judges 9:48
HEB: וַיָּ֖שֶׂם עַל־ שִׁכְמ֑וֹ וַיֹּ֜אמֶר אֶל־
NAS: it and laid [it] on his shoulder. Then he said
KJV: it, and laid [it] on his shoulder, and said
INT: and laid on his shoulder said to

1 Samuel 9:2
HEB: ט֣וֹב מִמֶּ֑נּוּ מִשִּׁכְמ֣וֹ וָמַ֔עְלָה גָּבֹ֖הַּ
NAS: of Israel; from his shoulders and up he was taller
KJV: person than he: from his shoulders and upward
INT: handsome than his shoulders and upward was taller

1 Samuel 10:9
HEB: וְהָיָ֗ה כְּהַפְנֹת֤וֹ שִׁכְמוֹ֙ לָלֶ֙כֶת֙ מֵעִ֣ם
NAS: when he turned his back to leave
KJV: And it was [so], that when he had turned his back to go
INT: happened turned his back along with

1 Samuel 10:23
HEB: מִכָּל־ הָעָ֔ם מִשִּׁכְמ֖וֹ וָמָֽעְלָה׃
NAS: of the people from his shoulders upward.
KJV: than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
INT: any of the people his shoulders upward

Job 31:36
HEB: לֹ֣א עַל־ שִׁ֭כְמִי אֶשָּׂאֶ֑נּוּ אֶֽעֶנְדֶ֖נּוּ
NAS: I would carry it on my shoulder, I would bind
KJV: Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, [and] bind
INT: not on my shoulder carry bind

Psalm 21:12
HEB: כִּ֭י תְּשִׁיתֵ֣מוֹ שֶׁ֑כֶם בְּ֝מֵֽיתָרֶ֗יךָ תְּכוֹנֵ֥ן
NAS: For You will make them turn their back; You will aim
KJV: Therefore shalt thou make them turn their back, [when] thou shalt make ready
INT: for will make their back your bowstrings will aim

Psalm 81:6
HEB: הֲסִיר֣וֹתִי מִסֵּ֣בֶל שִׁכְמ֑וֹ כַּ֝פָּ֗יו מִדּ֥וּד
NAS: I relieved his shoulder of the burden,
KJV: I removed his shoulder from the burden:
INT: relieved of the burden his shoulder his hands the basket

Isaiah 9:4
HEB: וְאֵת֙ מַטֵּ֣ה שִׁכְמ֔וֹ שֵׁ֖בֶט הַנֹּגֵ֣שׂ
NAS: and the staff on their shoulders, The rod
KJV: and the staff of his shoulder, the rod
INT: of their burden and the staff their shoulders the rod of their oppressor

Isaiah 9:6
HEB: הַמִּשְׂרָ֖ה עַל־ שִׁכְמ֑וֹ וַיִּקְרָ֨א שְׁמ֜וֹ
NAS: will rest on His shoulders; And His name
KJV: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name
INT: and the government on his shoulders will be called and his name

Isaiah 10:27
HEB: סֻבֳּלוֹ֙ מֵעַ֣ל שִׁכְמֶ֔ךָ וְעֻלּ֖וֹ מֵעַ֣ל
NAS: will be removed from your shoulders and his yoke
KJV: shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke
INT: his burden from your shoulders and his yoke from

Isaiah 14:25
HEB: וְסֻ֨בֳּל֔וֹ מֵעַ֥ל שִׁכְמ֖וֹ יָסֽוּר׃
NAS: removed from their shoulder.
KJV: depart from off their shoulders.
INT: and his burden from their shoulder removed

Isaiah 22:22
HEB: דָּוִ֖ד עַל־ שִׁכְמ֑וֹ וּפָתַח֙ וְאֵ֣ין
NAS: of David on his shoulder, When he opens
KJV: will I lay upon his shoulder; so he shall open,
INT: of David on his shoulder opens no

Zephaniah 3:9
HEB: יְהוָ֔ה לְעָבְד֖וֹ שְׁכֶ֥ם אֶחָֽד׃
NAS: To serve Him shoulder to shoulder.
KJV: to serve him with one consent.
INT: of the LORD to serve shoulder one

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