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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8371 - שָׁתַת
1) (Qal) to set, appoint
Nm) tis (סהית ShYT) - I. Garment:Colorful or special garments for feasting or other special activity. II. Thorn:[Unknown connection to root] KJV (9): garment, attire, thorn - Strongs: H7897 (שִׁית), H7898 (שַׁיִת)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect 3 plural כַּצּאֹן לִשְׁאוֺל שַׁתּוּ Psalm 49:15 they have been appointed (literally they have appointed them, indefinite subject) like a flock for Sh®°ôl, but Gr reads שָׁ֫חוּ (שׁוח), Bae3יֵחַתּוּ (נחת); שַׁתּוּ בַשָּׁמַים מִּיהֶם Psalm 73:9 ("" וּלְשׁוֺנָם תִּהֲלַח בָּאָרֶץ)
שָׁתַת i.q. שִׁית to set, to place. From this there twice occurs, pret. pl. שַׁתּוּ, Psalms 49:15, כַּצּאֹן לִשְׁאֹל שַׁתּוּ “like sheep they place (them) in Hades,” i.e. they drive, thrust them down thither (compare Psalms 88:5); Psalms 73:9, שַׁתּוּ בַשָּׁמַיִם פִּיהֶם “they set their mouth against the heavens,” i.e. they assail heaven, and, as it were, provoke it, with proud and impious words.