8257. shaqa
Strong's Concordance
shaqa: to sink, sink down
Original Word: שָׁקַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shaqa
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kah')
Definition: to sink, sink down
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to sink, sink down
NASB Translation
died (1), press down (1), settle (1), sink down (1), subside (1), subsides (1).

[שָׁקַע] verb sink, sink down (so Late Hebrew שָׁקַע, Aramaic שְׁקַע; Arabic has be smitten, prostrated, collapse ); —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular consecutive וְשָֽׁקְעָה; Amos 9:5 it shall sink like the Nile (of land; opposed to עָלַה); 3 feminine singular וַתִּשְׁקַע Numbers 11:2 (JE), of fire, it sunk down, died out; תִּשְׁקַע Jeremiah 51:64, of Babylon (like stone in water; opposed to קוּם).

Niph`al3feminine singular נִשְׁקְעָה Amos 8:8 Qr, of land, sink (opposed to עָלָה; =

Qal Amos 9:5; Kt erroneous נשקה, compare WSG287).

Hiph`il Imperfect1singular אַשְׁקִיעַ מֵימֵיהֶם Ezekiel 32:14 I will make their waters sink, (settle, grow clear); 2 masculine singular וּחְֶבֶל תַּשְׁקִיעַ לְשׁוֺנוֺ Job 40:25 with a cord wilt thou make his tongue sink (? pull or press it down; of crocodile; MichSuppl,2349 cited Thes 1477, compare Samaritan = חבשׁ bind).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
make deep, let down, drown, quench, sink

(abbreviated Am. 8:8); a primitive root; to subside; by implication, to be overflowed, cease; causatively, to abate, subdue -- make deep, let down, drown, quench, sink.

Forms and Transliterations
אַשְׁקִ֣יעַ אשקיע וְנִשְׁקְעָ֖ה וְשָׁקְעָ֖ה וַתִּשְׁקַ֖ע ונשקעה ושקעה ותשקע תִּשְׁקַ֨ע תַּשְׁקִ֥יעַ תשקיע תשקע ’aš·qî·a‘ ’ašqîa‘ ashKia taš·qî·a‘ tashKia tašqîa‘ tiš·qa‘ tishKa tišqa‘ vattishKa venishkeAh veshakeAh wat·tiš·qa‘ wattišqa‘ wə·niš·qə·‘āh wə·šā·qə·‘āh wənišqə‘āh wəšāqə‘āh
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Englishman's Concordance
Numbers 11:2
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוָ֔ה וַתִּשְׁקַ֖ע הָאֵֽשׁ׃
NAS: to the LORD and the fire died out.
KJV: unto the LORD, the fire was quenched.
INT: to the LORD died and the fire

Job 41:1
HEB: בְּחַכָּ֑ה וּ֝בְחֶ֗בֶל תַּשְׁקִ֥יעַ לְשֹׁנֽוֹ׃
NAS: with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue
KJV: with a cord [which] thou lettest down?
INT: angle A cord down his tongue

Jeremiah 51:64
HEB: וְאָמַרְתָּ֗ כָּ֠כָה תִּשְׁקַ֨ע בָּבֶ֤ל וְלֹֽא־
NAS: shall Babylon sink down and not rise
KJV: Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise
INT: and say Just sink shall Babylon and not

Ezekiel 32:14
HEB: אָ֚ז אַשְׁקִ֣יעַ מֵֽימֵיהֶ֔ם וְנַהֲרוֹתָ֖ם
NAS: I will make their waters settle And will cause their rivers
KJV: Then will I make their waters deep, and cause their rivers
INT: Then settle their waters their rivers

Amos 8:8
HEB: [וְנִשְׁקָה כ] (וְנִשְׁקְעָ֖ה ק) כִּיא֥וֹר
NAS: And it will be tossed about And subside like the Nile
KJV: and it shall be cast out and drowned, as [by] the flood
INT: and everyone will be tossed make deep the Nile of Egypt

Amos 9:5
HEB: כַיְאֹר֙ כֻּלָּ֔הּ וְשָׁקְעָ֖ה כִּיאֹ֥ר מִצְרָֽיִם׃
NAS: up like the Nile And subsides like the Nile
KJV: wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, as [by] the flood
INT: the Nile and all and subsides the Nile of Egypt

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 8257
6 Occurrences

’aš·qî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
taš·qî·a‘ — 1 Occ.
tiš·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
wat·tiš·qa‘ — 1 Occ.
wə·niš·qə·‘āh — 1 Occ.
wə·šā·qə·‘āh — 1 Occ.

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