Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

City, port, an opening, i.e., door or gate

Hebrew: שַׁעַר, šaʿar (H8179)

302 King James Bible Verses


Here are city, door, gate, port, porter and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שַׁעַר 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: H8179

Hebrew Base Word: שַׁעַר

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: City, door, gate, port, × porter

Definition: An opening, i.e., door or gate.

Detailed definition:

  1. Gate.
    1. Gate (of entrance).
    2. Gate (of space inside gate, i.e., marketplace, public meeting place).
      1. City, town.
    3. Gate (of palace, royal castle, temple, court of tabernacle).
    4. Heaven, Sheol (figuratively).

Derived terms: From H8176 in its original sense.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɑˈʕɑr
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɑˈʕɑʁ
  3. Transliteration: šaʿar
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: sha-AR
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sha-AR

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Bible Verses with שַׁעַר (H8179)

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