7941. shekar
Lexical Summary
shekar: intoxicating drink, strong drink
Original Word: שֵׁכָר
Transliteration: shekar
Phonetic Spelling: (shay-kawr')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: intoxicating drink, strong drink
Meaning: an intoxicant, intensely alcoholic liquor
Strong's Concordance
strong drink, drunkard, strong wine

From shakar; an intoxicant, i.e. Intensely alcoholic liquor -- strong drink, + drunkard, strong wine.

see HEBREW shakar


H7941. shekar

שֵׁכָרnoun [masculine] intoxioating drink, strong drink (BaNB § 71); — always ׳שׁ‎ absolute; usually "" וַיִן‎ (except Psalm 69:13): Isaiah 29:8; usually condemned, 5:11, 22; 28:7 (3 t. in verse); 56:12 (שׁ ׳נִסְבְּאָה‎), Micah 2:11; 1 Samuel 1:15; Proverbs 20:1; forbidden to priests on duty Leviticus 10:9 (P); not for princes Proverbs 31:4; nor Nazirite Numbers 6:3; Judges 13:4, 7, 14, compare שׁ ׳חֹמֶץNumbers 6:3; שׁ ׳שׁוֺתֵיPsalm 69:13 drunkards; but ׳שׁ‎ as common drink Deuteronomy 29:5 (opposed to miraculous), allowable in sacrificial meal 14:26, commended for weak and weary Proverbs 31:4; שׁ ׳נֶסֶךְNumbers 28:7(P; for יַיִן28:14); see further KennedyEncy. Bib. iv. 5309 f. — On form compare LagM ii. 357; BN 51.


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