Word Summary
shaqat: to be quiet or undisturbed
Original Word: שָׁקַט
Transliteration: shaqat
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-kat')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be quiet or undisturbed
Meaning: to be quiet or undisturbed
Strong's Concordance
appease, idleness, at, be at, be in, give quietness, be at, be in,

A primitive root; to repose (usually figurative) -- appease, idleness, (at, be at, be in, give) quiet(-ness), (be at, be in, give, have, take) rest, settle, be still.


H8252. shaqat

שָׁקַטverb be quiet, undisturbed (שְׁקַט ᵑ7‎ (rare); Late Hebrew שׁקט‎ is sink down; Arabic is drop down); —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular consecutive ׳וְשׁJeremiah 30:10; 46:27, 3feminine singular שָֽׁקְטָהJoshua 11:23 +, שָׁקָ֑טָה2 Kings 11:20 +; 1 singular שָׁקַ֫טְתִּיJob 3:26, וְשָׁקַטְתִּ֫יEzekiel 16:42; Imperfect3masculine singular יִשְׁקֹטRuth 3:18; 2feminine singular תְּשְׁקֹ֑טִיJeremiah 47:6-7, 1singular אֶשְׁקוֺטIsaiah 62:1; Job 3:13, אשׁקוטהIsaiah 18:4 Kt, Qr אֶשְָׁקָטָה‎ (Ges§§ 10h, 48c); Participle שֹׁקֵטJudges 18:7 +, feminine singular שֹׁוֶ֫טֶת1 Chronicles 4:40, שֹׁקָ֑טֶתZechariah 1:11; plural הַשֹּׁקְטִיםEzekiel 38:11; — be quiet, undisturbed:

1 of land, at peace, absolute Judges 3:11, 30; 5:31; 8:28; Isaiah 14:7 (+נָ֫חָה‎), 2 Chron 13:23; +מִמִּלְחָמָהJoshua 11:23; 14:15 (D ?), compare 14:5 (P); ׳וְשׁ וּשְׁלֵוָה1 Chronicles 4:40; of earth, וְשׁ ׳ישֶׁבֶתZechariah 1:11; absolute of city 2 Kings 11:20 2 Chronicles 23:21, kingdom 20:30, +לִפְנֵי‎ person 14:4; of people, ׳שׁ וּבֹטֵחַin peace and security Judges 18:7, 27, לָבֶ֑טַח ישְׁבֵי הַשֹּׁקְטִיםEzekiel 38:11; +שַׁאֲנַןJeremiah 30:10 = 46:27; of Moab, אֶלשְֿׁמָרָיו שַׁאֲנַןוְ֗֗֗שֹׁקֵט48:11 undisturbed upon its lees (figurative of wine); of Job, quiet in death Job 3:13, be at rest (from apprehensions of evil) 3:26 (+נָ֫חְתִּי שָׁלַוְתִּי,‎).

2 be quiet, inactive: of ׳וְאַבִּיטָהי֔Isaiah 18:4 I will be quiet and gaze, i.e. gaze as an inactive spectator, Psalm 83:2 ("" חרשׁ דמה,be silent); = be pacified Ezekiel 16:42; of sword of ׳יJeremiah 47:6-7, of Boaz Ruth 3:18 he will not be quiet until he has finished the matter; of prophet Isaiah 62:1 ("" חָשָׁהbe silent).

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine singular יַשְׁקִיטProverbs 15:18, יַשְׁקִטJob 34:29; Imperative masculine singular הַשְׁקֵטIsaiah 7:4; Infinitive absolute הַשְׁקֵט32:17 +; construct הַשְׁקִיטPsalm 94:13, קִט‎- Job 37:17, קֵט‎- Isaiah 57:20; Jeremiah 49:23; —

1 shew quietness (inner causative), of men Isaiah 7:4 (+אַלתִּֿירָא‎), of sea 57:20 = Jeremiah 49:23, earth Job 37:17 ( +מִדָּרוֺם‎); hence Infinitive absolute = substantive, quietness, display of quietness Isaiah 30:15, וָבֶ֫טַח הַשְׁקֵט הַצְּדָקָה עֲבֹדַת32:17 the product of righteousness is quietness and security (Du CheHpt Marti strike out ׳הַצּ‎ as dittograph from va, read הַמִּשְׁמָּט‎ for הַשְׁקֵט‎, and strike out וָ‎: the product of justice is security); (presumptuous) security, הַשְׁקֵט שַׁלְוַתEzekiel 16:49 (of Sodom).

2 cause quietness: subject ׳יJob 34:29, רָ֑ע מִימֵי לוֺ לְהַשְׁקִיטPsalm 94:13; pacify, allay, object רִיבProverbs 15:18.