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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H7817 - Bow

Strong's No.:H7817

Hebrew:שָׁחַח

Transliteration:shâchach

Phonetic:shaw-khakh'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:{bend} bow ({down}) bring (cast) {down} {couch} humble {self} be (bring) {low} stoop.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to sink or depress (reflexively or causatively)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to bow, crouch, bow down, be bowed down

a. (Qal)

1. to be bowed down, be prostrated, be humbled

2. to bow (in homage)

3. to bow (of mourner)

4. to crouch (of wild beast in lair)

b. (Niphal) to be prostrated, be humbled, be reduced, be weakened, proceed humbly, be bowed down

c. (Hiphil) to prostrate, lay low, bow down

d. (Hithpolel) to be cast down, be despairing


Bible References:
Bow

Translation
Occurrences:
bending ( 1 )
bow ( 2 )
couch ( 1 )
down ( 12 )
humbleth ( 1 )
low ( 3 )
stoop ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.