Shamar

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 08104 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
rmXa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ShamarTWOT - 2414
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
shaw-mar' Verb
Definition
  1. to keep, guard, observe, give heed
    1. (Qal)
      1. to keep, have charge of
      2. to keep, guard, keep watch and ward, protect, save life 1a
    2. watch, watchman (participle)
      1. to watch for, wait for
      2. to watch, observe
      3. to keep, retain, treasure up (in memory)
      4. to keep (within bounds), restrain
      5. to observe, celebrate, keep (sabbath or covenant or commands), perform (vow)
      6. to keep, preserve, protect
      7. to keep, reserve
    3. (Niphal)
      1. to be on one's guard, take heed, take care, beware
      2. to keep oneself, refrain, abstain
      3. to be kept, be guarded
    4. (Piel) to keep, pay heed
    5. (Hithpael) to keep oneself from
King James Word Usage - Total: 468
keep 283, observe 46, heed 35, keeper 28, preserve 21, beware 9, mark 8, watchman 8, wait 7, watch 7, regard 5, save 2, miscellaneous 9
KJV Verse Count
Genesis15
Exodus24
Leviticus16
Numbers19
Deuteronomy65
Joshua10
Judges6
1 Samuel16
2 Samuel10
1 Kings21
2 Kings18
1 Chronicles9
2 Chronicles14
Ezra1
Nehemiah11
Esther6
Job12
Psalms67
Proverbs29
Ecclesiastes9
Solomon2
Isaiah10
Jeremiah13
Ezekiel19
Daniel1
Hosea4
Amos2
Jonah1
Micah2
Zechariah2
Malachi6


Total440
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Shamar". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .