8058. shamat
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shamat: to let drop
Original Word: שָׁמַט
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shamat
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-mat')
Short Definition: release

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to let drop
NASB Translation
let it rest (1), let go (1), release (2), threw her down (1), throw her down (1), thrown down (1), upset (2).

[שָׁמַט] verb let drop (Late Hebrew id., loosen, detach, draw away, Niph`al slip off; Aramaic שְׁמַטּ loosen, pull away; draw sword, draw or pull away; Arabic ; is hang, suspend, II. release debtor (Kam), string of pearls); —

Qal let drop, fall: Imperative masculine plural suffix + Imperfect3masculine singular suffix וַיִּשְׁמְטוּהָ (final ו dittograph) שִׁמְטוּהָו 2 Kings 9:33 he said, Let her fall, and they let her fall; then figurative, of letting land rest in seventh year:, 2 masculine singular suffix: תִּשְׁמְטֶנָּה Exodus 23:11 (E); Perfect2masculine singular וְשָׁמַטְתָּ֫ה> Jeremiah 17:4 thou shalt let drop thy hand (read יָָֽרְךָ for וּבְךְ JDMich and modern) from (מִן) thine inheritance, i.e. abandon it; Infinitive abs. שָׁמוֺט Deuteronomy 15:2 let fall (a debt in seventh year; see מַשֶּׁה b). — Perfect 3 plural שָֽׁמְטוּ הַבָּקָר 2 Samuel 6:6= 1 Chronicles 13:9 is dubious, most naturally either they let the oxen fall (slip, stumble), or (as Targan) the oxen let it fall (reading שְׁמָטוֺ, that is, the ark); > Thes the oxen ran away; ᵑ6 slipped (the yoke)? see further Dr.

Niph`al Perfect3plural נִשְׁמְטוּ Psalm 141:6 their judges have been thrown down.

Hiph`il2masculine singular (?) jussive (?) תַּשְׁמֵט Deuteronomy 15:3 thou, shalt cause thy hand to let drop, etc.; BaNB 147

Qal; < read תִּשְׁמֹט (compare Dr), יָרֶ֑ךָ: subject

discontinue, overthrow, release, let rest, shake, stumble, throw down

A primitive root; to fling down; incipiently to jostle; figuratively, to let alone, desist, remit -- discontinue, overthrow, release, let rest, shake, stumble, throw down.

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