Word Summary
shiqquts: detested thing
Original Word: שִׁקּוּץ
Transliteration: shiqquts
Phonetic Spelling: (shik-koots')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: detested thing
Meaning: disgusting, filthy, idolatrous, an idol
Strong's Concordance
abominable filth idol detestable thing

Or shiqquts {shik-koots'}; from shaqats; disgusting, i.e. Filthy; especially idolatrous or (concretely) an idol -- abominable filth (idol, -ation), detestable (thing).

see HEBREW shaqats


H8251. shiqquts

שִׁקֻּץ שִׁקּוּץ,noun masculineDaniel 11:31 detested thing; — absolute שִׁקּוּץ11:31; 12:11, construct שִׁקֻּץ1 Kings 11:5 +; plural שִׁקּוּצִים2 Chronicles 15:8, שִׁקֻּצִים2 Kings 23:24; construct שִׁקּוּצֵיEzekiel 20:7-8, suffix שִׁקּוּצֵיהֶםJeremiah 16:18+, etc.; — detested thing, epithet of Israel Hosea 9:10 (si vera lectio; not elsewhere before Deuteronomy); of fifth Nahum 3:6; apparently of unclean food Zechariah 9:7 (as שֶׁקֶץ‎); of idols (so usually; often "" גִּלּוּל תּוֺעֵבָה,‎, etc.), Deuteronomy 29:16; 2 Kings 23:24; Jeremiah 4:1; 7:30=32:34; 13:27; 16:18; Ezekiel 5:11; Ezekiel 7:30; 11:18, 20; 20:7-8, 30; 37:23; of idolatrous practices Daniel 9:27, but read probably as 11:31 (so ᵐ5θ), and כַגּוֺ‎ for כנף‎ (see Dr); ׳שׁ (מְ)שֹׁמֵם11:31; 12:11 destested thing causing horror is the heathen altar erected in temple by Antiochus Epiphanes, with (probably) a statue of Zeus Olympios = (Phoenician) בלְשמםlord of heaven; the prophet puts שִׁקּוּץ‎ for בעל‎, and (מְ)שֹׁמֵם‎ for שָׁמַיִם‎; compare NesZAW iv (1884), 248 CheOP 103 DrDn.