Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7604: sha'ar (pronounced shaw-ar')

a primitive root; properly, to swell up, i.e. be (causatively, make) redundant:--leave, (be) left, let, remain, remnant, reserve, the rest.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) to remain, be left over, be left behind

1a) (Qal) to remain

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be left over, be left alive, survive

1b1a) remainder, remnant (participle)

1b2) to be left behind

1c) (Hiphil)

1c1) to leave over, spare

1c2) to leave or keep over

1c3) to have left

1c4) to leave (as a gift)

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root

Same Word by TWOT Number: 2307, 2308


This word is used 134 times:

Genesis 7:23: "from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark."
Genesis 14:10: "of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain."
Genesis 32:8: "company, and smite it, then the other company which is left shall escape."
Genesis 42:38: "his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way"
Genesis 47:18: "also hath our herds of cattle; there is not aught left in the sight of my lord, but"
Exodus 8:9: "the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?"
Exodus 8:11: "thee and from thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they shall remain in the river"
Exodus 8:31: "of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; there remained not"
Exodus 10:5: "the residue of that which is escaped, which remaineth unto you from the hail, and shall eat"
Exodus 10:12: "all that the hail hath left."
Exodus 10:19: "and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all"
Exodus 10:26: "with us; there shall not a hoof be left behind; for thereof must we take to serve"
Exodus 14:28: "that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one"
Leviticus 5:9: "of the sin offering upon the side of the altar; and the rest of the blood shall be wrung out at"
Leviticus 25:52: "And if there remain but few years unto the year of jubilee, then he shall count"
Leviticus 26:36: " And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken"
Leviticus 26:39: " And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers"
Numbers 9:12: " They shall leave none of it unto the morning, nor break any bone"
Numbers 11:26: " But there remained two of the men in the camp, the name of the one was Eldad, and the name"
Numbers 21:35: "his people, until there was none left him alive: and they possessed his land."
Deuteronomy 2:34: "of every city, we left none to remain:"
Deuteronomy 3:3: "and we smote him until none was left to him remaining."
Deuteronomy 3:11: "Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold,"
Deuteronomy 4:27: "And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither"
Deuteronomy 7:20: "the hornet among them, until they that are left, and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed."
Deuteronomy 19:20: " And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any"
Deuteronomy 28:51: "thou be destroyed: which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase"
Deuteronomy 28:55: "of his children whom he shall eat: because he hath nothing left him in the siege,"
Deuteronomy 28:62: " And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven"
Joshua 8:17: "And there was not a man left in Ai or Bethel, that went not out"
Joshua 8:22: "on that side: and they smote them, so that they let none of them remain or escape."
Joshua 10:28: "them, and all the souls that were therein; he let none remain: and he did to the king"
Joshua 10:30: "and all the souls that were therein; he let none remain in it; but did unto the king"
Joshua 10:33: "smote him and his people, until he had left him none remaining."
Joshua 10:37: "thereof, and all the souls that were therein; he left none remaining, according to all that"
Joshua 10:39: "all the souls that were therein; he left none remaining: as he had done"
Joshua 10:40: "and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all"
Joshua 11:8: "eastward; and they smote them, until they left them none remaining."
Joshua 11:14: "until they had destroyed them, neither left they any to breathe."
Joshua 11:22: "in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, there remained."
Joshua 13:1: "art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed."
Joshua 13:2: "This is the land that yet remaineth: all the borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri,"
Joshua 13:12: "in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, who remained of the remnant of the giants: for these did Moses"
Joshua 23:4: "these nations that remain, to be an inheritance for your tribes, from Jordan,"
Joshua 23:7: "among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods,"
Joshua 23:12: "unto the remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and shall make marriages with them, and go in"
Judges 4:16: "of the sword; and there was not a man left."
Judges 6:4: "till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep,"
Judges 7:3: "the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand."
Ruth 1:3: "husband died; and she was left, and her two sons."

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