7919. sakal
Strong's Concordance
sakal: consider
Original Word: שָׂכַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sakal
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-kal')
Definition: to be prudent
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. שָׂכַל verb be prudent (Gerber47denominative from שֶׂכֶל, but verb early; Late Hebrew סָכַל, Hithpa`el shew oneself attentive (to), look; Aramaic סְכַל (rare) understand, Ithpa`al look (at), consider, Aph`el instruct; שְׂכַל only Aph`el (for Hebrew הִשְׂכִּיל), understand, make wise; Pa`el teach, Ethpa`al understand, etc.; Samaritan Ithpa`al look (for Hebrew הִבִּיט); Assyrian šiklu, clever, šklûtu, cleverness, MeissnSuppl.93); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳שׂ 1 Samuel 18:30 be prudent, circumspect (SS HPS); Kit Buhl Gerber and others prosper.

Hiph`il Perfect3masculine singular הִשְׂכִּיל Jeremiah 23:5; 1 Chronicles 28:19; 1singular הִשְׂכַּלְתִּי Psalm 119:99; 3masculine plural הִשְׂכִּילוּ Job 34:27 +; Imperfect יַשְׂכִּיל 1 Samuel 18:5 +; 2 masculine singular jussive תַּשְׂכַּל Daniel 9:25, etc.; Imperative masculine plural הַשְׂכִּילוּ Psalm 2:10; Infinitive absolute הַשְׂכֵּל Jeremiah 9:23 +; הַשְׂכֵּיל (Ges § 53 k) Jeremiah 3:15; Job 34:35; construct הַשְׂכִּיל Genesis 3:6 +, etc.; Participle מַשְׂכִּיל 1 Samuel 18:14 +, feminine מַשְׂכָּ֑לֶת Proverbs 19:14; plural מַשְׂכִּילִים Daniel 11:35 +, etc.; meanings hard to classify: scholars differ greatly; —

1 look at: נְחְמָד הָעֵץ לְהַשְׂכִּיל Genesis 3:6 (J) was desirable to look upon (so ᵐ5 Ges De; AV, RV to make one wise; Ew Di Buhl SS Dr and others below 3).

2 give attention to, consider, ponder: Isaiah 41:20; Isaiah 44:18; Deuteronomy 32:29; Psalm 64:10; Psalm 106:7; Job 34:27; with לְ Proverbs 21:12; with אֶל Psalm 41:2; Nehemiah 8:13; with עַל Proverbs 16:20; with ב Psalm 101:2; Daniel 9:13.

3 have insight, comprehension: Jeremiah 9:23 ("" ׳יָדַע י), Psalm 94:8 ("" בִּין), Psalm 119:99, Daniel 1:4; Daniel 9:25 ("" יָדַע); הַשְׂכֵּ(י)ל assubstantive = insight, understanding: as ׳יs gift to ruler and teacher, "" דֵּעָה Jeremiah 3:15; "" דַּ֫עַת Job 34:35; "" מַדָּע Daniel 1:17; מוּסַר ׳הַשׂ Proverbs 1:3; ׳דֶּרֶךְ הַשׂ Proverbs 21:16.

4 cause to consider, give insight, teach: ׳י subject, accusative of thing, 1 Chronicles 28:19, accusative of person Psalm 32:8; Nehemiah 9:20; Gabriel subject, 2accusative Daniel 9:22; לֵב חָכָם subject, accusative of thing Proverbs 16:23; with לְ, Proverbs 21:11; ׳הַמַּשְׂכִּילִים שֵׂכֶל טוֺב לי2Chronicles 30:22 (but Be Ke Benz etc. who shewed good skill, that is, in music, 2 Chronicles 30:21b); (הַ)מַוְכִּילִים Daniel 11:33,35; Daniel 12:3,10 the teachers (so Ew Hi Bev; Thes Ke Behrm and others the wise).

5 act circumspectly, prudently: absolute Amos 5:13; Psalm 2:10; Psalm 36:4; מַשְׂכִּיל as substantive Psalm 14:2 = Psalm 53:3, Proverbs 10:5,19; Proverbs 14:35; Proverbs 15:24; Proverbs 17:2; Job 22:2; אִשָּׁה מַשְׂכָּ֑לֶת Proverbs 19:14. — Jeremiah 50:9 has גִּבּוֺר מַשְׁכִּיל according to Masora (van d. H. Baer Gi), compare ᵑ9, i.e. a child-slaying warrior; but ׳שׁ

Hiph`il elsewhere only Hosea 9:14, of miscarriage; ᵐ5 ᵑ6 Ew and most modern (Gf Gie Rothst) read מַשְׂכִּיל, either skilful or fortunate.

6 prosper, have success (compare Dr 1 Samuel 18:5): absolute 1 Samuel 18:15; Isaiah 52:13; Jeremiah 10:21; Jeremiah 20:11; Jeremiah 23:5; Joshua 1:8 (D); with ב, Joshua 1:7 (D) 1 Samuel 18:5,14 (read בְּכָלֿ for לְכָלֿ Vrss Th HPS and others), compare 2 Kings 18:7; with אֶל, Proverbs 17:8.

7 cause to prosper: Deuteronomy 29:8; 1 Kings 2:3(D).

II. [שָׂכַל] verb Pi`el lay crosswise (so, and not √ I. ׳שׂ, ᵐ5 ᵑ6 ᵑ9 ᵑ7Jon and modern, compare Arabic bind legs of beast, plait locks of hair); — Perfect3masculine singular שִׂכֵּל אֶתיָֿדָיו Genesis 48:14 (J); Thes Dr, however, prudentes fecit, from √ I. ׳שׂ.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
consider, expert, instruct, prosper, deal prudently, give skillful, have good success, teach,

A primitive root; to be (causatively, make or act) circumspect and hence, intelligent -- consider, expert, instruct, prosper, (deal) prudent(-ly), (give) skill(-ful), have good success, teach, (have, make to) understand(-ing), wisdom, (be, behave self, consider, make) wise(- ly), guide wittingly.

Forms and Transliterations
אַשְׂכִּ֤ילָה ׀ אַשְׂכִּֽילְךָ֨ ׀ אשכילה אשכילך בְהַשְׂכֵּֽיל׃ בהשכיל׃ הִשְׂכִּ֑יל הִשְׂכִּ֔ילוּ הִשְׂכִּ֬ילוּ הִשְׂכִּֽילוּ׃ הִשְׂכַּ֑לְתִּי הַמַּשְׂכִּ֛יל הַמַּשְׂכִּילִ֣ים הַשְׂכִּ֑ילוּ הַשְׂכֵּ֑ל הַשְׂכֵּל֮ המשכיל המשכילים השכיל השכילו השכילו׃ השכל השכלתי וְהִשְׂכִּ֔יל וְהַ֨מַּשְׂכִּלִ֔ים וְהַמַּשְׂכִּלִ֖ים וְהַשְׂכֵּ֖ל וְהַשְׂכֵּֽיל׃ וְיַשְׂכִּ֙ילוּ֙ וְתַשְׂכֵּ֜ל וּבְהַשְׂכִּ֥יל וּלְהַשְׂכִּ֖יל וּמַשְׂכִּ֣ילֵי וּמַשְׂכִּילִ֣ים ובהשכיל והמשכלים והשכיל והשכיל׃ והשכל וישכילו ולהשכיל ומשכילי ומשכילים ותשכל יַשְׂכִּ֑יל יַשְׂכִּ֔יל יַשְׂכִּ֖יל יַשְׂכִּ֣יל יַשְׂכִּ֣ילוּ יַשְׂכִּֽיל׃ ישכיל ישכיל׃ ישכילו לְהַשְׂכִּ֔יל לְהַשְׂכִּ֣יל לְהַשְׂכִּילְךָ֥ לְהַשְׂכִּילָ֑ם לְמַשְׂכִּ֑יל להשכיל להשכילך להשכילם למשכיל מֵהַשְׂכִּ֖יל מַשְׁכִּ֔יל מַשְׂכִּ֑יל מַשְׂכִּ֗יל מַשְׂכִּ֣יל מַשְׂכִּֽיל׃ מַשְׂכָּֽלֶת׃ מהשכיל משכיל משכיל׃ משכלת׃ שִׂכֵּל֙ שֵֽׂכֶל־ שָׂכַ֤ל שכל שכל־ תַּשְׂכִּ֔יל תַּשְׂכִּ֔ילוּ תַּשְׂכִּ֗יל תַּשְׂכִּֽיל׃ תַּשְׂכִּֽילוּ׃ תשכיל תשכיל׃ תשכילו תשכילו׃ ’aś·kî·lāh ’aś·kî·lə·ḵā ’aśkîlāh ’aśkîləḵā asKilah askileCha ḇə·haś·kêl ḇəhaśkêl ham·maś·kî·lîm ham·maś·kîl hammasKil hammaśkîl hammaskiLim hammaśkîlîm haś·kêl haś·kî·lū hasKel haśkêl hasKilu haśkîlū hiś·kal·tî hiś·kî·lū hiś·kîl hisKalti hiśkaltî hisKil hiśkîl hisKilu hiśkîlū lə·haś·kî·lām lə·haś·kî·lə·ḵā lə·haś·kîl lə·maś·kîl lehasKil ləhaśkîl lehaskiLam ləhaśkîlām lehaskileCha ləhaśkîləḵā lemasKil ləmaśkîl maś·kā·leṯ maś·kîl maš·kîl mashKil masKalet maśkāleṯ masKil maśkîl maškîl mê·haś·kîl mehasKil mêhaśkîl śā·ḵal saChal śāḵal śê·ḵel- sechel śêḵel- śik·kêl sikKel śikkêl taś·kî·lū taś·kîl tasKil taśkîl tasKilu taśkîlū ū·ḇə·haś·kîl ū·lə·haś·kîl ū·maś·kî·lê ū·maś·kî·lîm ūḇəhaśkîl ulehasKil ūləhaśkîl ūmaśkîlê umasKilei umaskiLim ūmaśkîlîm uvehasKil veHammaskiLim vehasKeil vehasKel vehisKil vetasKel veyasKilu wə·ham·maś·ki·lîm wə·haś·kêl wə·hiś·kîl wə·ṯaś·kêl wə·yaś·kî·lū wəhammaśkilîm wəhaśkêl wəhiśkîl wəṯaśkêl wəyaśkîlū yaś·kî·lū yaś·kîl yasKil yaśkîl yasKilu yaśkîlū
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Genesis 3:6
HEB: וְנֶחְמָ֤ד הָעֵץ֙ לְהַשְׂכִּ֔יל וַתִּקַּ֥ח מִפִּרְי֖וֹ
NAS: was desirable to make [one] wise, she took
KJV: to be desired to make [one] wise, she took
INT: was desirable the tree to make wise took fruit

Genesis 48:14
HEB: רֹ֣אשׁ מְנַשֶּׁ֑ה שִׂכֵּל֙ אֶת־ יָדָ֔יו
NAS: head, crossing his hands,
KJV: his hands wittingly; for Manasseh
INT: head Manasseh's crossing his hands although

Deuteronomy 29:9
HEB: אֹתָ֑ם לְמַ֣עַן תַּשְׂכִּ֔ילוּ אֵ֖ת כָּל־
NAS: to do them, that you may prosper in all
KJV: and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.
INT: to do that you may prosper all you

Deuteronomy 32:29
HEB: ל֥וּ חָכְמ֖וּ יַשְׂכִּ֣ילוּ זֹ֑את יָבִ֖ינוּ
NAS: that they were wise, that they understood this,
KJV: they were wise, [that] they understood this, [that] they would consider
INT: Would were wise understood would discern

Joshua 1:7
HEB: וּשְׂמֹ֑אול לְמַ֣עַן תַּשְׂכִּ֔יל בְּכֹ֖ל אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: so that you may have success wherever
KJV: or [to] the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.
INT: to the left so you may have to all which

Joshua 1:8
HEB: דְּרָכֶ֖ךָ וְאָ֥ז תַּשְׂכִּֽיל׃
NAS: and then you will have success.
KJV: prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
INT: your way and then will have

1 Samuel 18:5
HEB: יִשְׁלָחֶ֤נּוּ שָׁאוּל֙ יַשְׂכִּ֔יל וַיְשִׂמֵ֣הוּ שָׁא֔וּל
NAS: sent him, [and] prospered; and Saul
KJV: sent him, [and] behaved himself wisely: and Saul
INT: sent Saul him prospered set and Saul

1 Samuel 18:14
HEB: לְכָל־ דָּרְכָ֖ו מַשְׂכִּ֑יל וַֽיהוָ֖ה עִמּֽוֹ׃
NAS: David was prospering in all his ways
KJV: And David behaved himself wisely in all his ways;
INT: all his ways was prospering the LORD with

1 Samuel 18:15
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ ה֖וּא מַשְׂכִּ֣יל מְאֹ֑ד וַיָּ֖גָר
NAS: saw that he was prospering greatly,
KJV: himself very wisely, he was afraid
INT: after he was prospering greatly dreaded

1 Samuel 18:30
HEB: מִדֵּ֣י צֵאתָ֗ם שָׂכַ֤ל דָּוִד֙ מִכֹּל֙
NAS: out, that David behaved himself more
KJV: [that] David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants
INT: often went behaved David all

1 Kings 2:3
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֑ה לְמַ֣עַן תַּשְׂכִּ֗יל אֵ֚ת כָּל־
NAS: of Moses, that you may succeed in all
KJV: of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest,
INT: of Moses that you may succeed all you

2 Kings 18:7
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ יֵצֵ֖א יַשְׂכִּ֑יל וַיִּמְרֹ֥ד בְּמֶֽלֶךְ־
NAS: he went he prospered. And he rebelled
KJV: And the LORD was with him; [and] he prospered whithersoever he went forth:
INT: he went prospered rebelled the king

1 Chronicles 28:19
HEB: יְהוָ֖ה עָלַ֣י הִשְׂכִּ֑יל כֹּ֖ל מַלְאֲכ֥וֹת
NAS: [this], [said David], the LORD made me understand in writing
KJV: All [this, said David], the LORD made me understand in writing
INT: the LORD and understand all the details

2 Chronicles 30:22
HEB: הַלְוִיִּ֔ם הַמַּשְׂכִּילִ֥ים שֵֽׂכֶל־ ט֖וֹב לַיהוָ֑ה
NAS: the Levites who showed good
KJV: unto all the Levites that taught the good
INT: the Levites insight showed good the LORD

Nehemiah 8:13
HEB: עֶזְרָ֖א הַסֹּפֵ֑ר וּלְהַשְׂכִּ֖יל אֶל־ דִּבְרֵ֥י
NAS: the scribe that they might gain insight into the words
KJV: the scribe, even to understand the words
INT: Ezra the scribe gain into the words

Nehemiah 9:20
HEB: הַטּוֹבָ֔ה נָתַ֖תָּ לְהַשְׂכִּילָ֑ם וּמַנְךָ֙ לֹא־
NAS: Spirit to instruct them, Your manna
KJV: spirit to instruct them, and withheldest
INT: your good gave to instruct your manna did not

Job 22:2
HEB: יִסְכֹּ֖ן עָלֵ֣ימוֹ מַשְׂכִּֽיל׃
NAS: Or a wise man be useful
KJV: as he that is wise may be profitable
INT: man be useful and A wise

Job 34:27
HEB: דְּ֝רָכָ֗יו לֹ֣א הִשְׂכִּֽילוּ׃
NAS: from following Him, And had no
KJV: from him, and would not consider any of his ways:
INT: of his ways no and had

Job 34:35
HEB: וּ֝דְבָרָ֗יו לֹ֣א בְהַשְׂכֵּֽיל׃
NAS: And his words are without wisdom.
KJV: and his words [were] without wisdom.
INT: and his words are without wisdom

Psalm 2:10
HEB: וְ֭עַתָּה מְלָכִ֣ים הַשְׂכִּ֑ילוּ הִ֝וָּסְר֗וּ שֹׁ֣פְטֵי
NAS: therefore, O kings, show discernment; Take warning,
KJV: Be wise now therefore, O ye kings:
INT: Now kings show Take judges

Psalm 14:2
HEB: לִ֭רְאוֹת הֲיֵ֣שׁ מַשְׂכִּ֑יל דֹּ֝רֵשׁ אֶת־
NAS: if there are any who understand, Who seek
KJV: if there were any that did understand, [and] seek
INT: to see there understand seek God

Psalm 32:8
HEB: אַשְׂכִּֽילְךָ֨ ׀ וְֽאוֹרְךָ֗ בְּדֶֽרֶךְ־
NAS: I will instruct you and teach
KJV: I will instruct thee and teach
INT: will instruct and teach the way

Psalm 36:3
HEB: וּמִרְמָ֑ה חָדַ֖ל לְהַשְׂכִּ֣יל לְהֵיטִֽיב׃
NAS: He has ceased to be wise [and] to do good.
KJV: he hath left off to be wise, [and] to do good.
INT: and deceit has ceased to be wise do

Psalm 41:1
HEB: לְדָוִֽד׃ אַ֭שְׁרֵי מַשְׂכִּ֣יל אֶל־ דָּ֑ל
NAS: For the choir director. A Psalm of David. How blessed is he who considers the helpless;
KJV: Blessed [is] he that considereth the poor:
INT: of David blessed considers about the helpless

Psalm 47:7
HEB: אֱלֹהִ֗ים זַמְּר֥וּ מַשְׂכִּֽיל׃
KJV: sing ye praises with understanding.
INT: God Sing understanding

63 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 7919
63 Occurrences


’aś·kî·lāh — 1 Occ.
’aś·kî·lə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
ham·maś·kîl — 1 Occ.
ham·maś·kî·lîm — 1 Occ.
haś·kêl — 3 Occ.
haś·kî·lū — 1 Occ.
hiś·kal·tî — 1 Occ.
hiś·kîl — 1 Occ.
hiś·kî·lū — 5 Occ.
lə·haś·kîl — 2 Occ.
lə·haś·kî·lām — 1 Occ.
lə·haś·kî·lə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
lə·maś·kîl — 1 Occ.
maš·kîl — 1 Occ.
maś·kā·leṯ — 1 Occ.
maś·kîl — 13 Occ.
mê·haś·kîl — 1 Occ.
śā·ḵal — 1 Occ.
śê·ḵel- — 1 Occ.
śik·kêl — 1 Occ.
taś·kîl — 3 Occ.
taś·kî·lū — 2 Occ.
ū·lə·haś·kîl — 2 Occ.
ū·maś·kî·lê — 1 Occ.
ū·maś·kî·lîm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·haś·kîl — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·maś·ki·lîm — 2 Occ.
ḇə·haś·kêl — 2 Occ.
wə·haś·kêl — 1 Occ.
wə·hiś·kîl — 1 Occ.
wə·ṯaś·kêl — 1 Occ.
wə·yaś·kî·lū — 1 Occ.
yaś·kîl — 5 Occ.
yaś·kî·lū — 1 Occ.










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