7941. shekar
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shekar: intoxicating drink, strong drink
Original Word: שֵׁכָר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: shekar
Phonetic Spelling: (shay-kawr')
Short Definition: drink

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from shakar
intoxicating drink, strong drink
NASB Translation
drink (2), drink of strong (1), drink or strong (1), drunkards* (1), liquor (1), strong (2), strong drink (18).

שֵׁכָר noun [masculine] intoxioating drink, strong drink (BaNB § 71); — always ׳שׁ absolute; usually "" וַיִן (except Psalm 69:13): Isaiah 29:8; usually condemned, Isaiah 5:11,22; Isaiah 28:7 (3 t. in verse); Isaiah 56:12 (׳נִסְבְּאָה שׁ), Micah 2:11; 1 Samuel 1:15; Proverbs 20:1; forbidden to priests on duty Leviticus 10:9 (P); not for princes Proverbs 31:4; nor Nazirite Numbers 6:3; Judges 13:4,7,14, compare ׳חֹמֶץ שׁ Numbers 6:3; ׳שׁוֺתֵי שׁ Psalm 69:13 drunkards; but ׳שׁ as common drink Deuteronomy 29:5 (opposed to miraculous), allowable in sacrificial meal Deuteronomy 14:26, commended for weak and weary Proverbs 31:4; ׳נֶסֶךְ שׁ Numbers 28:7(P; for יַיִן Numbers 28:14); see further KennedyEncy. Bib. iv. 5309 f. — On form compare LagM ii. 357; BN 51.

strong drink, drunkard, strong wine

From shakar; an intoxicant, i.e. Intensely alcoholic liquor -- strong drink, + drunkard, strong wine.

see HEBREW shakar

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