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Strongs Number: H8257


Hebrew Word
שָׁקַע
Transliteration
shâqaʻ
Phonetic
shaw-kah'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

a primitive root; to subside; by implication to be {overflowed} cease; causatively to {abate} subdue

BDB Definition

1. to sink, sink down, subside

a. (Qal) to sink

b. (Niphal) to sink, collapse

c. (Hiphil) to sink down, cause to settle

Origin
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Bible Usage
make {deep} let {down} {drown} {quench} sink.