Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: number 2399, number 2400

KJV Translation Count — 16x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: spoil (8), take (5), fall (1), prey (1), purpose (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. (Qal) to draw out
2. to spoil, plunder, take spoil
a. (Qal) to spoil, plunder
b. (Hithpolel) to be spoiled, be plundered

Strong's Definitions

shalal, shaw-lal'; a primitive root; to drop or strip; by implication, to plunder: — let fall, make self a prey, X of purpose, (make a, (take)) spoil.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And let H7997 also some of the handfuls of H7997 for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke her not.


The stouthearted are H7997ed, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.


I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to H7997 the H7997, and to H7997 the H7997, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.


Yea, truth faileth; and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a H7997: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment.


And Chaldea shall be a H7997: all that H7997 her shall be satisfied, saith the LORD.


And they shall make a H7997 of thy riches, and make a H7997 of thy merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.


Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall H7997 her multitude, and H7997 her H7997, and H7997 her H7997; and it shall be the wages for his army.


To H7997 a H7997, and to H7997 a H7997; to turn thine hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.


Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to H7997 a H7997? hast thou gathered thy company to H7997 a H7997? to carry away silver and gold, to H7997 away cattle and goods, to H7997 a great H7997?


So that they shall H7997 no wood out of the field, neither cut down any out of the forests; for they shall burn the weapons with fire: and they shall H7997 those that H7997ed them, and rob those that robbed them, saith the Lord GOD.


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