shaw-kah'( abbrev. Amos 8:8)

Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2456

KJV Translation Count — 6x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: drown (2), quench (1), sink (1), let down (1), make deep (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to sink, sink down, subside
a. (Qal) to sink
b. (Niphal) to sink, collapse
c. (Hiphil) to sink down, cause to settle

Strong's Definitions

shaqa`, shaw-kah'; (abbreviated Amos 8:8); a primitive root; to subside; by implication, to be overflowed, cease; causatively, to abate, subdue: — make deep, let down, drown, quench, sink.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was H8257ed.


Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou H8257test H8257?


And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon H8257, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.


Then will I H8257 their waters H8257, and cause their rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord GOD.


Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelH8257h therein? and it shall rise up wholly as a flood; and it shall be cast out and H8257ed, as by the flood of Egypt.


And the Lord GOD of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be H8257ed, as by the flood of Egypt.