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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H7927 - Shechem

Strong's No.:H7927

Hebrew:שְׁכֶם

Transliteration:Shᵉkem

Phonetic:shek-em'

Word Origin:The same as H7926

Bible Usage:Shechem.

Strongs
Definition:

ridge; {Shekem} a place in Palestine


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Shechem = "back" or "shoulder" n pr m

1. son of Hamor, the chieftain of the Hivites at Shechem at the time of Jacob's arrival n pr loc

2. a city in Manasseh; located in a valley between Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim, 34 miles (54 km) north of Jerusalem and 7 miles (10.5 km) south- east of Samaria


Bible References:
Shechem

Translation
Occurrences:
Shechem ( 47 )
Sichem ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.