Sha`ar

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 8179 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
r[Xfrom (08176) in its original sense
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Sha`arTWOT - 2437a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
shah'-ar Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. gate
    1. gate (of entrance)
    2. gate (of space inside gate, i.e. marketplace, public meeting place)
      1. city, town
    3. gate (of palace, royal castle, temple, court of tabernacle)
    4. heaven
NAS Word Usage - Total: 368
cities 2, city 2, court 2, courts 1, each gate 1, every gate 1, every gate 1, Gate 49, gate 195, gatekeepers* 1, gates 88, gateway 4, gateway* 2, town 6, towns 13
NAS Verse Count
Genesis8
Exodus10
Numbers1
Deuteronomy32
Joshua5
Judges9
Ruth4
1 Samuel4
2 Samuel10
1 Kings2
2 Kings13
1 Chronicles8
2 Chronicles14
Nehemiah31
Esther10
Job4
Psalms13
Proverbs7
Solomon1
Isaiah12
Jeremiah25
Lamentations4
Ezekiel59
Amos3
Obadiah2
Micah3
Nahum2
Zephaniah1
Zechariah2


Total299
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`ar". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .