8319. sharaq
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sharaq: to hiss, whistle, pipe
Original Word: שָׁרַק
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sharaq
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-rak')
Short Definition: hiss

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to hiss, whistle, pipe
NASB Translation
hiss (9), whistle (3).

שָׁרַק verb hiss, perhaps also whistle, pipe (Late Hebrew id., hiss (dubious), Aramaic שְׁרֵיק id. ᵑ7 Leviticus 2:15,16, id.; — from ׳שׁ comes Greek σῦριγξ according to LagAbh GGW xxvi. 38 LewyFremdw.165); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular consecutive ׳וְשׁ Isaiah 5:26, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular יִשְׁרֹק Isaiah 7:18 + (Job 27:23 read יִשְׁרְקוּ Me Bi Siegf Bu); 1 singular אֶשְׁרְקָה Zechariah 10:8; — hiss, as signal, ל person, figurative, ׳י subject: Isaiah 5:26; Isaiah 7:18; Zechariah 10:1; in derision, עַל civitat., etc. (often + שָׁמֵם be astounded), Jeremiah 19:8; Jeremiah 49:17; Jeremiah 50:13; Lamentations 2:15 (+ הֵנִיעַ ראֹשׁ), Ezekiel 27:36; absolute Zephaniah 2:15; Lamentations 2:16; 1 Kings 9:8 (+ חָרַק שֵׁן); עַל person Job 27:23 (with מִן local).

שׁרק (ᵑ7 שְׁרֵיק, Syriac , Biblical Hebrew שָׁרַק hiss, whistle (onomatopoetic).


A primitive root; properly, to be shrill, i.e. To whistle or hiss (as a call or in scorn) -- hiss.

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