7918. shakak
Strong's Concordance
shakak: to decrease, abate
Original Word: שְׁכַךְ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shakak
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kak')
Definition: to decrease, abate
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to decrease, abate
NASB Translation
lessen (1), lying in wait (1), subsided (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[שָׁכַךְ] verb decrease, abate (Late Hebrew שְׁכִיכָה is allaying of anger; שִׁכֵּךְ אֹזֶן soothe, satisfy the ear (so apparently Dalm), i.e. allow it to hear and understand, compare LevyNHWB (and Arabic be narrow have small ears, be deaf, Frä90); — Arabic see humble oneself, Wahrm humiliate); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine plural וַיָּשֹׁכוּ Genesis 8:1 the waters abated; Infinitive construct כְּשֹׁךְ Esther 2:1 when abated the king's wrath, so Perfect3feminine singular שָׁכָ֑כָה Esther 7:10. — כְּשַׁךְ יְקוּשִׁים Jeremiah 5:26 usually like the bending, crouching, of fowlers (this meaning for שַׁךְ dubious; Dr כְּשֻׁר Du strike out ישׁור כשׁ, then reads יִלְכֹּדוּ׃ ׳מוֺקְשִׁים הִצִּיבוּ בַּשַּׁחַת א).

Hiph`il Perfect1singular consecutive וַהֲשִׁכֹּתִ֫י מֵעָלַי Numbers 17:20 I will allay from upon me the murmurings (accusative), etc.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set

A primitive root; to weave (i.e. Lay) a trap; figuratively, (through the idea of secreting) to allay (passions; physically, abate a flood) -- appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set.

Forms and Transliterations
וַהֲשִׁכֹּתִ֣י וַיָּשֹׁ֖כּוּ והשכתי וישכו כְּשַׁ֣ךְ כְּשֹׁ֕ךְ כשך שָׁכָֽכָה׃ שככה׃ kə·šaḵ kə·šōḵ kəšaḵ keShach keShoch kəšōḵ šā·ḵā·ḵāh šāḵāḵāh shaChachah vahashikkoTi vaiyaShokku wa·hă·šik·kō·ṯî wahăšikkōṯî way·yā·šōk·kū wayyāšōkkū
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 8:1
HEB: עַל־ הָאָ֔רֶץ וַיָּשֹׁ֖כּוּ הַמָּֽיִם׃
NAS: the earth, and the water subsided.
KJV: the earth, and the waters asswaged;
INT: over the earth subsided and the water

Numbers 17:5
HEB: מַטֵּ֣הוּ יִפְרָ֑ח וַהֲשִׁכֹּתִ֣י מֵֽעָלַ֗י אֶת־
NAS: will sprout. Thus I will lessen from upon Myself the grumblings
KJV: shall blossom: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings
INT: the rod will sprout will lessen against the grumblings

Esther 2:1
HEB: הַדְּבָרִ֣ים הָאֵ֔לֶּה כְּשֹׁ֕ךְ חֲמַ֖ת הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ
NAS: Ahasuerus had subsided, he remembered
KJV: Ahasuerus was appeased, he remembered
INT: things these had subsided the anger of King

Esther 7:10
HEB: וַחֲמַ֥ת הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ שָׁכָֽכָה׃ פ
NAS: and the king's anger subsided.
KJV: Then was the king's wrath pacified.
INT: anger and the king's subsided

Jeremiah 5:26
HEB: רְשָׁעִ֑ים יָשׁוּר֙ כְּשַׁ֣ךְ יְקוּשִׁ֔ים הִצִּ֥יבוּ
NAS: like fowlers lying in wait; They set
KJV: [men]: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares;
INT: wicked watch lying fowlers set

5 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 7918
5 Occurrences


kə·šaḵ — 1 Occ.
kə·šōḵ — 1 Occ.
šā·ḵā·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
wa·hă·šik·kō·ṯî — 1 Occ.
way·yā·šōk·kū — 1 Occ.










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