8150. shanan
Strong's Concordance
shanan: to whet, sharpen
Original Word: שָׁנַן
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shanan
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-nan')
Short Definition: sharp
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to whet, sharpen
NASB Translation
pierced (1), sharp (4), sharpen (2), sharpened (1), teach them diligently (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[שָׁנַן] verb whet, sharpen (compare Arabic id.; Aramaic שְׁנִינָא, sharp, etc.; Ethiopic [] III, 2, contend, litigate; hence שֵׁן tooth, Late Hebrew id., Assyrian šinnu, Arabic , Ethiopic Aramaic שִׁנָּא, ); —

Qal whet, sharpen: Perfect1singular אִם שַׁנּוֺתִ֫י בְּרַק חַרְבִּי (Ges§ 67ee) Deuteronomy 32:41, of ׳יs preparation for judgment; 3 plural (כַחֶרֶב) שָֽׁנְנוּ לְשׁוֺנָם Psalm 64:4; Psalm 140:4 of uttering sharp words; Passive participle שְׁנוּנִים sharpened, of arrows, Isaiah 5:28; Psalm 45:6, figurative of tongue Psalm 120:4, of false witness Proverbs 25:18.

Pi`el Perfect consecutive וְשִׁנַּנְתָּם לְבָנֶיךָ Deuteronomy 6:7 i.e. teach the words incisively, German 'einschärfen.'

Hithpo`el Imperfect1singular Psalm 73:21 in my kidneys אֶשְׁתּוֺנָ֑ן I was pierced (of poignant envy).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
prick, sharpen, teach diligently, whet

A primitive root; to point (transitive or intransitive); intensively, to pierce; figuratively, to inculcate -- prick, sharp(-en), teach diligently, whet.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶשְׁתּוֹנָֽן׃ אשתונן׃ וְשִׁנַּנְתָּ֣ם ושננתם שְׁנ֫וּנִ֥ים שְׁנוּנִ֑ים שְׁנוּנִ֔ים שַׁנּוֹתִי֙ שָֽׁנֲנ֣וּ שָׁנ֑וּן שָׁנְנ֣וּ שנון שנונים שנותי שננו ’eš·tō·w·nān ’eštōwnān eshtoNan šā·nă·nū šā·nə·nū šā·nūn šan·nō·w·ṯî šānănū šānənū šannōwṯî šānūn šə·nū·nîm šənūnîm shanaNu shaneNu shannoTi shaNun sheNuNim veshinnanTam wə·šin·nan·tām wəšinnantām
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9 Occurrences


’eš·tō·w·nān — 1 Occ.
šā·nă·nū — 1 Occ.
šā·nə·nū — 1 Occ.
šan·nō·w·ṯî — 1 Occ.
šā·nūn — 1 Occ.
šə·nū·nîm — 3 Occ.
wə·šin·nan·tām — 1 Occ.

Deuteronomy 6:7
HEB: וְשִׁנַּנְתָּ֣ם לְבָנֶ֔יךָ וְדִבַּרְתָּ֖
NAS: You shall teach them diligently to your sons
KJV: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children,
INT: shall teach to your sons and shall talk

Deuteronomy 32:41
HEB: אִם־ שַׁנּוֹתִי֙ בְּרַ֣ק חַרְבִּ֔י
NAS: If I sharpen My flashing sword,
KJV: If I whet my glittering sword,
INT: If sharpen my flashing sword

Psalm 45:5
HEB: חִצֶּ֗יךָ שְׁנ֫וּנִ֥ים עַ֭מִּים תַּחְתֶּ֣יךָ
NAS: Your arrows are sharp; The peoples
KJV: Thine arrows [are] sharp in the heart
INT: your arrows are sharp the peoples under

Psalm 64:3
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֤ר שָׁנְנ֣וּ כַחֶ֣רֶב לְשׁוֹנָ֑ם
NAS: Who have sharpened their tongue
KJV: Who whet their tongue like a sword,
INT: Who have sharpened A sword their tongue

Psalm 73:21
HEB: לְבָבִ֑י וְ֝כִלְיוֹתַ֗י אֶשְׁתּוֹנָֽן׃
NAS: was embittered And I was pierced within,
KJV: was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.
INT: my heart within was pierced

Psalm 120:4
HEB: חִצֵּ֣י גִבּ֣וֹר שְׁנוּנִ֑ים עִ֝֗ם גַּחֲלֵ֥י
NAS: Sharp arrows of the warrior,
KJV: Sharp arrows of the mighty,
INT: arrows of the warrior Sharp With the coals

Psalm 140:3
HEB: שָֽׁנֲנ֣וּ לְשׁוֹנָם֮ כְּֽמוֹ־
NAS: They sharpen their tongues
KJV: They have sharpened their tongues
INT: sharpen their tongues as

Proverbs 25:18
HEB: וְ֭חֶרֶב וְחֵ֣ץ שָׁנ֑וּן אִ֥ישׁ עֹנֶ֥ה
NAS: and a sword and a sharp arrow
KJV: and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
INT: sword arrow sharp man bears

Isaiah 5:28
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֤ר חִצָּיו֙ שְׁנוּנִ֔ים וְכָל־ קַשְּׁתֹתָ֖יו
NAS: Its arrows are sharp and all its bows
KJV: Whose arrows [are] sharp, and all their bows
INT: its arrows are sharp and all bows

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