sha`ah (Aramaic);



Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from a root corresponding to 8159

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 3044

KJV Translation Count — 5x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: hour (5)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. brief time, moment

Strong's Definitions

sha`ah, shaw-aw'; (Aramaic) from a root corresponding to 8159; properly, a look, i.e. a moment: — hour.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same H8160 be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.


Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same H8160 into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?


Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonied for one H8160, and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, the dream be to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies.


The same H8160 was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws.


In the same H8160 came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaister of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.