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Entry for Strong's #5533 - סָכַן

Word Origin
probably a denominative from (07915)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to incur danger

1a) (Niphal) to endanger oneself

2) to be poor

2a) (Pual) to be impoverished

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2793 ‑ κινδυνεύω (kin‑doon‑yoo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (1) HCS (2)
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2478) nkx (סכנ SKN) AC: Benefit CO: ? AB: ?: [from: kx- as a covering of stores]

V) nkx (סכנ SKN) - Benefit: To be of use, service or profit in order that one may benefit from it. KJV (14): (vf: Paal, Niphil, Hiphil, Pual, Participle) acquaint, profitable, cherish, advantage, endanger, impoverish, treasure - Strongs: H5532 (סָכַן), H5533 (סָכַן)

hm) nkxm (מסכנ MSKN) - Poor: One who benefits from others generosity. KJV (4): poor - Strongs: H4542 (מִסְכֵּן)

hf1) enkxm (מסכנה MSKNH) - Storehouse: Places for storing items for future benefit. KJV (7): store, storehouse, treasure - Strongs: H4543 (מִסְכְּנוֹת)

hf3) tfnkxm (מסכנות MSKNWT) - Poverty: Those who rely on benefits from others. KJV (1): scarceness - Strongs: H4544 (מִסְכֵּנֻת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. סָכַן] verb incur danger (late) (Late Hebrew id. Pi`el endanger, Hiph`il be endangered, סַכָּנָה danger, etc.; Aramaic סְכַן id., compare Levy NHWB iii. 526f. De HL und Koheleth 203; Eng. Trans. 194); —

Niph`al Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִסָּכֶןבָּֿם Ecclesiastes 10:9 he that cleaveth (logs of) wood endangers himself by them.

III. [סָכַן] verb (so most) be poor, but see below; —

Pu`al Participle הַמְסֻכָּן תְּרוּמָה Isaiah 40:20 usually, he who is impoverished in respect to offering, but very dubious; see conjectures in Du (against him Di-Kit) Skinner Zim ZA ix.111 Che Heb.Hpt.מִסְכֵּן poor, מִסְכֵּנֻת poverty.

[סִכְסֵךְ] see below IV. שׂכך

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List of Word Forms
הַֽמְסֻכָּ֣ן המסכן יִסָּ֥כֶן יסכן ham·suk·kān hamsukKan hamsukkān yis·sā·ḵen yisSachen yissāḵen
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