שׂתם סתם 


catham; saw-tham' or satham



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1550

KJV Translation Count — 14x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: stop (8), shut up (2), hidden (1), shut out (1), secret (1), close up (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to stop up, shut up, keep close
a. (Qal)
1. to stop up
2. to shut up, keep close
3. secret (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be stopped up
c. (Piel) to stop up

Strong's Definitions

catham, saw-tham'; or satham, (Numbers 24:15) saw-tham'; a primitive root; to stop up; by implication, to repair; figuratively, to keep secret: — closed up, hidden, secret, shut out (up), stop.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had H5640ped them, and filled them with earth.


And Isaac digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had H5640ped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.


And ye shall smite every fenced city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and H5640 all wells of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.


And they beat down the cities, and on every good piece of land cast every man his stone, and filled it; and they H5640ped all the wells of water, and felled all the good trees: only in Kirharaseth left they the stones thereof; howbeit the slingers went abH5640 it, and smote it.


He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to H5640 the waters of the fountains which were withH5640 the city: and they did help him.


So there was gathered much people together, who H5640ped all the fountains, and the brook that ran through the midst of the land, saying, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water?


This same Hezekiah also H5640ped the H5640per watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.


But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were made H5640, and that the breaches began to be H5640ped, then they were very wroth,


Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the H5640 part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.


Also when I cry and shH5640, he H5640teth H5640 my prayer.