8245. shaqad
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shaqad: to watch, wake
Original Word: שָׁקַד
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: shaqad
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kad')
Short Definition: watching

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to watch, wake
NASB Translation
intent on doing (1), keep watch (1), keeps awake (1), kept the in store (1), lie awake (1), watch (2), watched (1), watching (4).

שָׁקַד verb watch, wake (Phoenician שקר be circumspect; Late Hebrew שָׁקַד be insistent; see ᵑ7 שְׁקֵד = Biblical Hebrew); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳שׁ Psalm 127:1, שָׁקַ֫דְתִּי Jeremiah 31:28; Psalm 102:8; Imperfect3masculine singular יִשְׁק֑וֺד Job 21:32 (Me Bu יִשְׁוֹ֑דוּ), וַיִּשְׁקֹד Daniel 9:14, 1singular אֶשְׁקֹד Jeremiah 31:28; Imperative masculine plural שִׁקְדוּ Ezra 8:29; Infinitive construct לִשְׁקֹד Proverbs 8:34; Participle active שֹׁקֵד Jeremiah 1:12 +; plural construct שֹׁקְדֵי Isaiah 29:20; —

1 keep watch of, be wakeful over, ׳י subject, עַל person, to benefit or injure Jeremiah 31:28 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 44:27; עַל thing, to perform it Jeremiah 1:12; Daniel 9:14; so (men subject) שֹׁקְדֵי אָוֶן Isaiah 29:20; of leopard watching לְַעָֿרֵיהֶם Jeremiah 5:6 (to seize prey, figurative); of man watching (for admission) at (עַל) wisdom's doors Proverbs 8:34 ("" שָׁמַר); = keep guard over (עַל) Job 21:32, compare (absolute) וְשִׁמְרוּ ׳שׁ Ezra 8:29 and (of watchman, שֹׁמֵר) Psalm 127:1.

2 be wakeful, wake, as mourner, sufferer Psalm 102:8. — Lamentations 1:14 read perhaps

Niph`al Perfect נִשְׁקַד עַלמְּֿשָׁעַי (ᵐ5 Bu) watch has been kept over my transgressions (compare

1 above), for ᵑ0 ׳נִשְׂקַד עֹל פ. —

Pu`al denominative see infra.

hasten, remain, wake, watch for

A primitive root; to be alert, i.e. Sleepless; hence to be on the lookout (whether for good or ill) -- hasten, remain, wake, watch (for).

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