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Strongs Number: H7931


Hebrew Word
שָׁכַן
Transliteration
shâkan
Phonetic
shaw-kan'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

compare H5531 and H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively)

BDB Definition

1. to settle down, abide, dwell, tabernacle, reside

a. (Qal)

1. to settle down to abide

2. to abide, dwell, reside

b. (Piel)

1. to make settle down, establish

2. to make or cause to dwell

c. (Hiphil)

1. to lay, place, set, establish, settle, fix

2. to cause to dwell or abide

Origin
A primitive root (apparently akin (by transmutation) to H7901 through the idea of lodging
Bible Usage
{abide} {continue} (cause {to} make to) dwell ({-er}) have {habitation} {inhabit} {lay} {place} (cause to) {remain} {rest} set (up).