Sha'al

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   7592  
Original WordWord Origin
laXa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Sha'alTWOT - 2303
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
shaw-al'     Verb
 Definition
  1. to ask, enquire, borrow, beg
    1. (Qal)
      1. to ask, ask for
      2. to ask (as a favour), borrow
      3. to enquire, enquire of
      4. to enquire of, consult (of deity, oracle)
      5. to seek
    2. (Niphal) to ask for oneself, ask leave of absence
    3. (Piel)
      1. to enquire, enquire carefully
      2. to beg, practise beggary
    4. (Hiphil)
      1. to be given on request
      2. to grant, make over to, let (one) ask (successfully) or give or lend on request (then) grant or make over to
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 167
ask 45, asked 41, asking 5, asks 5, beg 1, begged 1, begs 1, borrow 1, borrowed 1, borrows 1, consult 2, consulting 1, consults 1, dedicated 2, dedicated* 1, demand 1, demanded 1, desired 1, desires 1, earnestly asked 1, earnestly asked leave 1, greet* 5, greeted* 1, inquire 6, inquired 18, inquires 1, making 2, medium* 1, pray 1, questioned 2, questioned particularly 1, request 2, request* 1, requested 7, require 1, required 1, sought 1, surely ask 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis11
Exodus7
Numbers1
Deuteronomy8
Joshua5
Judges14
1 Samuel28
2 Samuel10
1 Kings9
2 Kings6
1 Chronicles5
2 Chronicles4
Ezra1
Nehemiah2
Job7
Psalms10
Proverbs2
Ecclesiastes2
Isaiah7
Jeremiah11
Lamentations1
Ezekiel1
Hosea1
Jonah1
Micah1
Haggai1
Zechariah1


Total157
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 Sha'al". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .