שׁער שׁוער 


sho`er; sho-are' or shuwph



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

active participle of 8176

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2437b

KJV Translation Count — 37x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: porter (35), doorkeepers (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. gatekeeper, porter

Strong's Definitions

show`er, sho-are'; or shomer, sho-are' active participle of 8176 (as denominative from 8179); a janitor: — doorkeeper, porter.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the watchman saw another man running: and the watchman called unto the H7778, and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings.


So they came and called unto the H7778 of the city: and they told them, saying, We came to the camp of the Syrians, and, behold, there was no man there, neither voice of man, but horses tied, and asses tied, and the tents as they were.


And he called the H7778s; and they told it to the king's house within.


And the H7778s were, Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was the chief;


Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were H7778s in the companies of the children of Levi.


And Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was H7778 of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.


All these which were chosen to be H7778s in the gates were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their set office.


In four quarters were the H7778s, toward the east, west, north, and south.


For these Levites, the four chief H7778s, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.


And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the H7778s.