7845. shachath
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shachath: a pit
Original Word: שָׁ֫חַת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: shachath
Phonetic Spelling: (shakh'-ath)
Short Definition: pit

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from shuach
a pit
NASB Translation
destruction (1), dungeon (1), hole (1), pit (18), undergo decay (2).

שַׁ֫חַת noun feminine pit; — absolute ׳שׁ Psalm 7:16 +; שָׁ֑חַת Psalm 16:10 +; construct שַׁ֫תַת Isaiah 38:17; Psalm 35:7; suffix שַׁחְתָּם Ezekiel 19:4,8 (+ שַׁחְתֹּה Psalm 35:8b We); —

1 pit, for catching lion (in figurative) Ezekiel 19:4,8; figurative ׳פעל שׁ Psalm 7:16; with עשׂה Psalm 9:16; with חפר Psalm 35:7 (trasnp. ׳שׁ to vb); with ברת Psalm 94:13; Proverbs 26:27; + Psalm 35:8b ᵑ6 We (for שׁוֺאֶה); ׳טָבַל בּשׁ Job 9:31.

2 pit of Sh®°ôl, ׳ירר שׁ Job 33:24; ׳ראה (ה)שׁ Psalm 16:10 ("" שִׁאוֺל), Psalm 49:10; ׳לשׁ, with הוֺרִיד Ezekiel 28:8, and Psalm 55:24 (׳לִבְאֵר שׁ); קָרֵב Job 33:22; יָמוּת Isaiah 51:14; ׳עָבַר בֵשּׁ Job 33:28; ׳יָרַד אֶלשֿׁ Psalm 30:10; ׳מִשּׁ, with חשׁק Isaiah 38:17 (poem), with חשׂח Job 33:18 (מִנִּיֿ); with העלה Jonah 2:7; with הֵשִׁיב Job 33:30 (מִנִּיֿ); with נאל Psalm 103:4; personified Job 17:14 ("" רִמָּה). — ׳שׁ here either = שְׁאוֺל (hollow place, cavern), or < = pit in שְׁאוֺל (compare, from Ezek. on, בּוֺר

5; also אֲבַדּוֺן, p. 2, and עִמְקֵי שְׁאוֺל Proverbs 9:18. This distinction of two parts of שְׁאוֺל became important in Jewish and Christian theology).

corruption, destruction, ditch, grave, pit

From shuwach; a pit (especially as a trap); figuratively, destruction -- corruption, destruction, ditch, grave, pit.

see HEBREW shuwach

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