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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #7751 - שׁוּט
1) to go, go or rove about, go to and fro
1a) (Qal) to go or rove about
1b) (Polel) to go to and fro, go eagerly or quickly to and fro
1c) (Hithpolel) to run to and fro
2) to row
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) pr. to whip, to lash, i.q. Arab. ساط. (Cogn. is the root שָׁבַט). Hence שׁוֹט, שֹׁטֵט, שַׁיִט a scourge.
(2) to row (as if to lash the sea with oars). Part. שָׁטִים rowers, Ezekiel 27:8, 26 Ezekiel 27:26.
Derivatives, שַׁיִט No. 2, מָשׁוֹט.
(3) to run quickly, to run up and down, to run about (which many men do, as if they lashed the air with their arms, as oars; compare Lat. remi, used of a person’s arms and feet, Ovid. Heroid. 18 fin. and yet more frequently used of the wings of birds), Numbers 11:8 שׁוּט בָּאָרֶץ to go over a land, especially to inspect it, Job 1:7, 2:2 2 Samuel 24:2, 2 Samuel 24:8.
Pilel, שׁוֹטֵט i.q. Kal No. 3, Jeremiah 5:1; Amos 8:12; Zechariah 4:10: “the eyes of God מְשׁוֹטְטִים בְּכָל־הָאָרֶץ running through all the earth,” 2 Chronicles 16:9. Metaph. to run through a book, i.e. to examine thoroughly, Daniel 12:4.
Hithpalel, i.q. Pilel, Jeremiah 49:3.
II. שׁוּט, Aram. ܫܳܛ i.q. שָׁאַט to despise. Part. שָׁאט Ezekiel 16:57, 28:24, 26 Ezekiel 28:26 see שְׁאָט.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13