Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Depart, be dim, be dismayed, regard, have respect, spare, turn, to gaze at or about (properly, for help)

Hebrew: שָׁעָה, šāʿâ (H8159)

15 King James Bible Verses


Here are depart, be dim, be dismayed, look and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שָׁעָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H8159

Hebrew Base Word: שָׁעָה

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Depart, be dim, be dismayed, look (away), regard, have respect, spare, turn

Definition: To gaze at or about (properly, for help); by implication, to inspect, consider, compassionate, be nonplussed (as looking around in amazement) or bewildered.

Detailed definition:

  1. To look at or to, regard, gaze at or about.
    1. (Qal) to gaze at, regard, behold, look about.
    2. (Hiphil) to look away, cause gaze to turn away.
    3. (Hithpael) to look in dismay, gaze about (in anxiety).

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɔːˈʕɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɑːˈʕɑː
  3. Transliteration: šāʿâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: shaw-AW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sha-AH

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Bible Verses with שָׁעָה (H8159)

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