7918. shakak
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shakak: to decrease, abate
Original Word: שָׁכַך
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shakak
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kak')
Short Definition: subsided

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to decrease, abate
NASB Translation
lessen (1), lying in wait (1), subsided (3).

[שָׁכַךְ] verb decrease, abate (Late Hebrew שְׁכִיכָה is allaying of anger; שִׁכֵּךְ אֹזֶן soothe, satisfy the ear (so apparently Dalm), i.e. allow it to hear and understand, compare LevyNHWB (and Arabic be narrow have small ears, be deaf, Frä90); — Arabic see humble oneself, Wahrm humiliate); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine plural וַיָּשֹׁכוּ Genesis 8:1 the waters abated; Infinitive construct כְּשֹׁךְ Esther 2:1 when abated the king's wrath, so Perfect3feminine singular שָׁכָ֑כָה Esther 7:10. — כְּשַׁךְ יְקוּשִׁים Jeremiah 5:26 usually like the bending, crouching, of fowlers (this meaning for שַׁךְ dubious; Dr כְּשֻׁר Du strike out ישׁור כשׁ, then reads יִלְכֹּדוּ׃ ׳מוֺקְשִׁים הִצִּיבוּ בַּשַּׁחַת א).

Hiph`il Perfect1singular consecutive וַהֲשִׁכֹּתִ֫י מֵעָלַי Numbers 17:20 I will allay from upon me the murmurings (accusative), etc.

appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set

A primitive root; to weave (i.e. Lay) a trap; figuratively, (through the idea of secreting) to allay (passions; physically, abate a flood) -- appease, assuage, make to cease, pacify, set.

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