שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא 


show'; sho or (fem.) show'ah shoAaw' or sho'ah



Parts of Speech

TWOT 2339, TWOT 2339a

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to rush over

KJV Translation Count — 13x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: desolation (5), destruction (3), desolate (2), destroy (1), storm (1), wasteness (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. ravage
n f
2. devastation, ruin, waste
a. devastation, ruin
b. ruin, waste (of land)

Strong's Definitions

show', sho; or (feminine) showah, sho-aw'; or shoah, sho-aw'; from an unused root meaning to rush over; a tempest; by implication, devastation: — desolate(-ion), destroy, destruction, storm, wasteness.

Concordance Results Using KJV

For want and famine they were solitary; fleeing into the wilderness in former time H7722 and waste.


They came upon me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the H7722 they rolled themselves upon me.


To satisfy the H7722 and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?


Let H7722 come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid catch himself: into that very H7722 let him fall.


Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their H7722s, my darling from the lions.


But those that seek my soul, to H7722 it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.


When your fear cometh as H7722, and your H7722 cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.


Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the H7722 of the wicked, when it cometh.


And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the H7722 which shall come from far? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?


Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and H7722 shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.