Shamar

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   8104  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 457
attend 4, being careful 1, beware 8, bodyguard* 1, careful 32, careful to keep 1, cares 1, charge 4, confine 1, confined 1, defending 1, did 1, diligently keep 1, doorkeeper* 1, doorkeepers* 4, gatekeepers* 1, give heed 2, giving heed 1, guard 20, guarded 7, guards 4, guardsmen 1, have charge 1, heed to yourself and keep 1, heeds 1, hoarded 1, indignant 1, keep 156, keeper 8, keepers 2, keeping 10, keeps 19, kept 38, kept watch 2, maintained 1, mark 2, observe 30, observed 6, observes 1, observing 1, officers 2, pay attention 1, perform 3, performed 1, performing 2, preserve 5, preserved 3, preserves 6, protect 4, protects 1, regard 3, regards 2, remains 1, reserved 1, secured 1, sentries 1, spare 1, spies 1, take care 1, take heed 5, take note 1, take...heed 1, waiting 1, waits 1, watch 11, watched 1, watches 3, watching 3, watchman 4, watchmen 7
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis15
Exodus24
Leviticus16
Numbers19
Deuteronomy59
Joshua10
Judges6
1 Samuel16
2 Samuel10
1 Kings21
2 Kings18
1 Chronicles9
2 Chronicles14
Ezra1
Nehemiah10
Esther6
Job12
Psalms66
Proverbs29
Ecclesiastes9
Solomon2
Isaiah10
Jeremiah13
Ezekiel18
Daniel1
Hosea4
Amos2
Jonah1
Micah2
Zechariah2
Malachi6


Total431
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .