Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #6738: tsel (pronounced tsale)

from 6751; shade, whether literal or figurative:--defence, shade(-ow).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) shadow, shade

1a) shadow (on dial)

1b) shadow, shade (as protection)

1c) shadow (symbolic of transitoriness of life)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H6751


This word is used 49 times:

Genesis 19:8: "nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof."
Numbers 14:9: "for they are bread for us: their defense is departed from them, and the LORD"
Judges 9:15: "over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow: and if not, let fire come out"
Judges 9:36: "said unto him, Thou seest the shadow of the mountains as if they were men."
2 Kings 20:9: "the thing that he hath spoken: shall the shadow go forward ten degrees,"
2 Kings 20:10: "And Hezekiah answered, It is a light thing for the shadow to go down ten degrees: nay,"
2 Kings 20:10: "degrees: nay, but let the shadow return backward ten degrees."
2 Kings 20:11: "the LORD: and he brought the shadow ten degrees backward, by which"
1 Chronicles 29:15: "our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding."
Job 7:2: "As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as a hireling looketh for the reward of his work:"
Job 8:9: "our days upon earth are a shadow:)"
Job 14:2: "like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not."
Job 17:7: "by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow."
Psalms 17:8: "me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,"
Psalms 36:7: "therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings."
Psalms 57:1: "be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until"
Psalms 63:7: "Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice."
Psalms 80:10: "The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedars."
Psalms 91:1: "in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty."
Psalms 102:11: "My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass."
Psalms 109:23: "I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust."
Psalms 121:5: "The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand."
Psalms 144:4: "is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away."
Ecclesiastes 6:12: "of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man"
Ecclesiastes 7:12: "For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom"
Ecclesiastes 7:12: "wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life"
Ecclesiastes 8:13: "neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before"
Song of Solomon 2:3: "among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste."
Isaiah 4:6: "And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert"
Isaiah 16:3: "execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide"
Isaiah 25:4: "in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when"
Isaiah 25:5: "as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud: the branch of the terrible ones shall be brought low."
Isaiah 30:2: "themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to trust in the shadow of Egypt!"
Isaiah 30:3: "be your shame, and the trust in the shadow of Egypt your confusion."
Isaiah 32:2: "as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land."
Isaiah 34:15: "and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shadow: there shall the vultures also be gathered,"
Isaiah 38:8: "Behold, I will bring again the shadow of the degrees, which is gone down in the sun"
Isaiah 49:2: "my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of his hand hath he hid me, and made me a polished"
Isaiah 51:16: "my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee in the shadow of mine hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations"
Jeremiah 48:45: "They that fled stood under the shadow of Heshbon because of the force: but a fire"
Lamentations 4:20: "in their pits, of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the heathen."
Ezekiel 17:23: "fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell."
Ezekiel 31:6: "the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations."
Ezekiel 31:12: "the people of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left"
Ezekiel 31:17: "with the sword; and they that were his arm, that dwelt under his shadow in the midst of the heathen."
Hosea 4:13: "and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters"
Hosea 14:7: "They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent"
Jonah 4:5: "made him a booth, and sat under it in the shadow, till he might see what"
Jonah 4:6: "over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver"

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