Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7971: shalach (pronounced shaw-lakh')

a primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications):--X any wise, appoint, bring (on the way), cast (away, out), conduct, X earnestly, forsake, give (up), grow long, lay, leave, let depart (down, go, loose), push away, put (away, forth, in, out), reach forth, send (away, forth, out), set, shoot (forth, out), sow, spread, stretch forth (out).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) to send, send away, let go, stretch out

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to send

1a2) to stretch out, extend, direct

1a3) to send away

1a4) to let loose

1b) (Niphal) to be sent

1c) (Piel)

1c1) to send off or away or out or forth, dismiss, give over, cast out

1c2) to let go, set free

1c3) to shoot forth (of branches)

1c4) to let down

1c5) to shoot

1d) (Pual) to be sent off, be put away, be divorced, be impelled

1e) (Hiphil) to send

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 848 times:

Genesis 3:22: "and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree"
Genesis 3:23: "Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till"
Genesis 8:7: " And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters"
Genesis 8:8: " Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated"
Genesis 8:9: "the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in"
Genesis 8:10: "seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;"
Genesis 8:12: "other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not"
Genesis 12:20: "commanded his men concerning him: and they sent him away, and his wife, and all that"
Genesis 18:16: "toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way."
Genesis 19:10: "But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house"
Genesis 19:13: "before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy"
Genesis 19:29: "remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst"
Genesis 20:2: "and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah."
Genesis 21:14: "it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba."
Genesis 22:10: "And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay"
Genesis 22:12: "And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do"
Genesis 24:7: "Unto thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his angel"
Genesis 24:40: "before whom I walk, will send his angel with thee, and prosper thy way;"
Genesis 24:54: "and they rose up in the morning, and he said, Send me away unto my master."
Genesis 24:56: "seeing the LORD hath prospered my way; send me away that I may go to my master."
Genesis 24:59: " And they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and Abraham's servant, and his men."
Genesis 25:6: "had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son,"
Genesis 26:27: "ye to me, seeing ye hate me, and have sent me away from"
Genesis 26:29: "unto thee nothing but good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou art now the blessed"
Genesis 26:31: "one to another: and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace."
Genesis 27:42: "son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son,"
Genesis 27:45: "that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why"
Genesis 28:5: "And Isaac sent away Jacob: and he went to Padan-aram unto Laban,"
Genesis 28:6: "had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padan-aram, to take him a wife"
Genesis 30:25: "said unto Laban, Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country."
Genesis 31:4: "And Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field unto his flock,"
Genesis 31:27: "and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?"
Genesis 31:42: "of Isaac, had been with me, surely thou hadst sent me away now empty. God hath seen"
Genesis 32:3: "And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land"
Genesis 32:5: "flocks, and menservants, and womenservants: and I have sent to tell my lord, that I may find grace"
Genesis 32:18: "Jacob's; it is a present sent unto my lord Esau: and, behold, also"
Genesis 32:26: "And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go,"
Genesis 32:26: "breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless"
Genesis 37:13: "feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here"
Genesis 37:14: "with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came"
Genesis 37:22: "pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid"
Genesis 37:32: " And they sent the coat of many colors, and they brought it to their father; and said,"
Genesis 38:17: "And he said, I will send thee a kid from the flock. And she said,"
Genesis 38:17: "And she said, Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou send"
Genesis 38:20: "And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite,"
Genesis 38:23: "we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not"
Genesis 38:25: "When she was brought forth, she sent to her father-in-law, saying, By the man,"
Genesis 41:8: "in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all the magicians"
Genesis 41:14: "Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon:"
Genesis 42:4: "Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for"

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