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Ancient Hebrew Dictionary - Indexed by Ancient Hebrew Word
(1000 Most Common Hebrew Words in the Hebrew Bible)
By Jeff A. Benner





    שְׁאוֹל she-ol
Underworld
The place of the dead.
Strong's Number: 7585

AHLB
    שׁאל sha-al
Enquire (verb)
To ask about; to search into; to seek to understand what is not known. The hiphil (causative) form means "grant."
Strong's Number: 7592

AHLB
    שׁאר sha-ar
Remain (verb)
To continue unchanged; to stay behind.
Strong's Number: 7604

AHLB
    שְׁאֵרִית she-ey-reet
Remnant
A usually small part, member, or trace remaining.
Strong's Number: 7611

AHLB
    שׁבה sha-vah
Capture (verb)
The act of catching, winning, or gaining control by force, stratagem, or guile; to take one away from his homeland as an involuntary prisoner.
Strong's Number: 7617

AHLB
    שְׁבוּעָה she-vu-ah
Swearing
The act of taking an oath.
Strong's Number: 7621

AHLB
    שְׁבוּת she-vut
Captivity
The state or period of being held, imprisoned, enslaved, or confined.
Strong's Number: 7622

AHLB
    שֵׁבֶט shey-vet
Staff
A walking stick made from the branch of a tree. Also, a tribe as a branch of the family.
Strong's Number: 7626

AHLB
    שְׁבִי she-vee
Captive
A person who is enslaved or dominated.
Strong's Number: 7628

AHLB
    שְׁבִיעִי she-vee-ee
Seventh
An ordinal number.
Strong's Number: 7637

AHLB
    שֶׁבַע she-vah
Seven
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 7651

AHLB
    שׁבע sha-va
Swear (verb)
To completely submit to a promise or oath with words and spoken seven times.
Strong's Number: 7650

AHLB
    שִׁבְעִים sheev-eem
Seven
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 7657

AHLB
    שׁבר sha-var
Crack (verb)
To break open, apart or into pieces. The piel (intensive) form means "shatter."
Strong's Number: 7665

AHLB
    שֶׁבֶר she-ver
Shattering
Suddenly broken or burst into pieces, as with a violent blow.
Strong's Number: 7667

AHLB
    שׁבת sha-vat
Cease (verb)
To come to an end; to die out; to stop an activity for the purpose of rest or celebration.
Strong's Number: 7673

AHLB
    שַׁבָּת sha-bat
Ceasing
A stopping of work or activity; An activity curtailed before completion. The seventh day of the week (often translated as Sabbath) when all business ceases for rest and celebration.
Strong's Number: 7676

AHLB
    שׁדד sha-dad
Spoil (verb)
To dry up and shrivel and be of no use.
Strong's Number: 7703

AHLB
    שָׁוְא sha-weh
Falseness
Words or actions that are not true or are empty. A Deception. Lacking value and content.
Strong's Number: 7723

AHLB
    שׁוב shuv
Turn Back (verb)
To return to a previous place or state.
Strong's Number: 7725

AHLB
    שֻׁלְחָן shul-hhan
Table
A flat surface, usually made of wood and with four legs, for laying out the meal to be eaten.
Strong's Number: 7979

AHLB
    שׁוֹעֵר sho-eyr
Gatekeeper
One who guards the gate of a city or the door of a structure.
Strong's Number: 7778

AHLB
    שׁוֹפָר sho-phar
Ram Horn
The horn of ram made into a trumpet that emits a bright and beautiful sound.
Strong's Number: 7782

AHLB
    שׁוֹר shor
Ox
A domestic bovine animal used for pulling heavy loads.
Strong's Number: 7794

AHLB
    שֹׁרֶשׁ sho-resh
Root
The underground part of a plant. The source or origin of a thing.
Strong's Number: 8328

AHLB
    שׁחה sha-hhah
Bend Down (verb)
To pay homage to another one by bowing low or getting on the knees with the face to the ground.
Strong's Number: 7812

AHLB
    שׁחט sha-hhat
Slay (verb)
To strike, beat or kill.
Strong's Number: 7819

AHLB
    שׁחת sha-hhat
Damage (verb)
To bring to ruin by destruction; to destroy through disfigurement or corruption.
Strong's Number: 7843

AHLB
    שִׁטָּה sheet-tah
Acacia
A thorny tree commonly found in the Near East. In its plural form can mean wood or boards from the tree.
Strong's Number: 7848

AHLB
    שׁטף sha-taph
Flush (verb)
To flow over with copious amounts of water.
Strong's Number: 7857

AHLB
    שִׁפְחָה sheeph-hhah
Maid
An unmarried young woman.
Strong's Number: 8198

AHLB
    שִׁקּוּץ shee-quts
Filthiness
A dirty, shameful, or detestable action, object or condition. Often used in the context of idols.
Strong's Number: 8251

AHLB
    שׁיר sheer
Sing (verb)
To express one's voice in a melody or to music.
Strong's Number: 7891

AHLB
    שִׁיר sheer
Song
The act or art of singing.
Strong's Number: 7892

AHLB
    שֵׁשׁ sheysh
Six
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 8337

AHLB
    שִׁישִׁי shee-shee
Sixth
An ordinal number.
Strong's Number: 8345

AHLB
    שׁית sheet
Set Down (verb)
To cause to sit down; to lay down.
Strong's Number: 7896

AHLB
    שׁכב sha-khav
Lay Down (verb)
To give up; to lie down for copulation, rest or sleep.
Strong's Number: 7901

AHLB
    שׁכח sha-khahh
Forget (verb)
To lose remembrance of; to cease remembering or noticing. Ara
Strong's Number: 7911

AHLB
    שׁכם sha-kham
Depart Early (verb)
Literally, to put a load on the shoulder to go away or leave early.
Strong's Number: 7925

AHLB
    שׁכן sha-khan
Dwell (verb)
To remain for a time; to live as a resident; to stay or sit in one location for an indeterminate duration.
Strong's Number: 7931

AHLB
    שָׁלוֹם sha-lom
Completeness
Something that has been finished or made whole. A state of being complete.
Strong's Number: 7965

AHLB
    שָׁלוֹשׁ sha-losh
Three
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 7969

AHLB
    שְׁלוֹשִׁים she-lo-sheem
Three
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 7970

AHLB
    שׁלח sha-lahh
Send (verb)
To cause to go; to direct, order, or request to go.
Strong's Number: 7971

AHLB
    שְׁלִישִׁי she-lee-shee
Third
An ordinal number.
Strong's Number: 7992

AHLB
    שׁלך sha-lakh
Throw Out (verb)
To remove from a place, usually in a sudden or unexpected manner; to cast out, down or away.
Strong's Number: 7993

AHLB
    שָׁלָל sha-lal
Spoil
Plunder taken from an enemy in war or robbery. To impair the quality or effect of.
Strong's Number: 7998

AHLB
    שֶׁלֶם she-lem
Complete
Having all necessary parts, elements or steps. A state of being whole or full. Left unaltered and whole in its original functional state without removing or adding to it. To finish. A sacrifice or offering given to bring about peace.
Strong's Number: 8002

AHLB
    שָׁלֵם sha-leym
Complete
Having all necessary parts, elements or steps. A state of being whole or full. Left unaltered and whole in its original functional state without removing or adding to it. To finish. A sacrifice or offering given to bring about peace.
Strong's Number: 8003

AHLB
    שׁלם sha-lam
Make Restitution (verb)
To restore or make right through action, payment or restoration to a rightful owner.
Strong's Number: 7999

AHLB
    שֵׁם sheym
Title
A word given to an individual or place denoting its character. The character of an individual or place.
Strong's Number: 8034

AHLB
    שׁמד sha-mad
Destroy (verb)
To bring to ruin a structure, existence, or condition.
Strong's Number: 8045

AHLB
    שַׁמָּה sha-mah
Desolate
A wind blowing over the land pulls the moisture out of the ground drying it up, making a place of ruin or desert.
Strong's Number: 8047

AHLB
    שְׁמוּעָה she-mu-ah
Report
News or tidings given to another.
Strong's Number: 8052

AHLB
    שָׁמַיִם sha-ma-yeem
Sky
The upper atmosphere that constitutes an apparent great vault or arch over the earth. Place of the winds.
Strong's Number: 8064

AHLB
    שְׁמִינִי she-mee-nee
Eighth
An ordinal number.
Strong's Number: 8066

AHLB
    שׁמם sha-mam
Desolate (verb)
To be devoid of inhabitants or visitors.
Strong's Number: 8074

AHLB
    שְׁמָמָה she-ma-mah
Desolate
Vacant or void of required sources for life.
Strong's Number: 8077

AHLB
    שֶׁמֶן she-men
Oil
A semi-liquid, often oily and thick. Usually olive oil and used as a medicinal ointment. Also, meaning fat or rich.
Strong's Number: 8081

AHLB
    שְׁמֹנִים she-mo-neem
Eight
A cardinal number eight. May represent fullness from its connection to root meaning fat or rich.
Strong's Number: 8084

AHLB
    שׁמע sha-ma
Hear (verb)
To perceive or apprehend by the ear; to listen to with attention.
Strong's Number: 8085

AHLB
    שׁמר sha-mar
Safeguard (verb)
The act or the duty of protecting or defending; to watch over or guard in the sense of preserving or protecting.
Strong's Number: 8104

AHLB
    שֶׁמֶשׁ she-mesh
Sun
The luminous body around which the earth revolves and from which it receives heat and light.
Strong's Number: 8121

AHLB
    שֵׁן sheyn
Tooth
Hard bony appendages on the jaws used for chewing food and forming of sounds when talking.
Strong's Number: 8127

AHLB
    שְׁתַּיִם she-ta-yeem
Two
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 8147

AHLB
    שָׁנֵה sha-neyh
Year
The period of around 365 solar days.
Strong's Number: 8141

AHLB
    שָׁנִי sha-nee
Scarlet
Any of various bright reds.
Strong's Number: 8144

AHLB
    שֵׁנִי shey-nee
Second
An ordinal number.
Strong's Number: 8145

AHLB
    שַׁעַר sha-ar
Gate
The opening in a wall or fence through which livestock or people pass. Can be the gatekeeper. Also sha'ar, a unit of measurement.
Strong's Number: 8179

AHLB
    שׁפט sha-phat
Decide (verb)
To make a determination in a dispute or wrong doing.
Strong's Number: 8199

AHLB
    שׁפך sha-phakh
Pour Out (verb)
To let flow a liquid, often the blood of an animal in sacrifice or a man.
Strong's Number: 8210

AHLB
    שׁפל sha-phal
Low (verb)
To be small in position or stature.
Strong's Number: 8213

AHLB
    שׁקה sha-qah
Drink (verb)
To swallow liquid, whether of man or of the land.
Strong's Number: 8248

AHLB
    שׁקט sha-qat
Tranquil (verb)
To be quiet and at rest.
Strong's Number: 8252

AHLB
    שֶׁקֶל she-qel
Sheqel
A chief Hebrew weight standard of measurement.
Strong's Number: 8255

AHLB
    שֶׁקֶר she-qer
False
A deliberate lie. An expression of a non-truth.
Strong's Number: 8267

AHLB
    שׁרת sha-rat
Minister (verb)
To give aid or service; to be in service to another.
Strong's Number: 8334

AHLB
    שֵׁשׁ sheysh
Linen
Fabric made of flax and noted for its strength, coolness and luster. A white cloth. Also, marble from its whiteness.
Strong's Number: 8336

AHLB
    שִׁשִׁים shee-sheem
Six
A cardinal number.
Strong's Number: 8346

AHLB
    שׁתה sha-tah
Gulp (verb)
To drink plentifully; to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one swallow.
Strong's Number: 8354

AHLB