H7723 שׁו שׁואo - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

שׁו שׁוא o
shâv' shav
shawv, shav
From the same as H7722 in the sense of desolating; evil (as destructive), literally (ruin) or morally (especially guile); figuratively idolatry (as false, subjectively), uselessness (as deceptive, objectively; also adverbially in vain)

KJV Usage: false (-ly), lie, lying, vain, vanity.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


שׁו שׁואo

1. emptiness, vanity, falsehood
a. emptiness, nothingness, vanity
b. emptiness of speech, lying
c. worthlessness (of conduct)
Origin: from the same as H7722 in the sense of desolating
TWOT: 2338a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) emptiness, vanity, falsehood
1a) emptiness, nothingness, vanity
1b) emptiness of speech, lying
1c) worthlessness (of conduct)

View how H7723 שׁו שׁואo is used in the Bible

First 30 of 53 occurrences of H7723 שׁו שׁואo

Exodus 20:7 in vain;
Exodus 20:7 in vain.
Exodus 23:1 a false
Deuteronomy 5:11 in vain:
Deuteronomy 5:11 in vain.
Deuteronomy 5:20 false
Job 7:3 of vanity,
Job 11:11 vain
Job 15:31 in vanity:
Job 15:31 for vanity
Job 31:5 with vanity,
Job 35:13 vanity,
Psalms 12:2 vanity
Psalms 24:4 to vanity,
Psalms 26:4 with vain
Psalms 31:6 lying
Psalms 41:6 vanity:
Psalms 60:11 for vain
Psalms 89:47 in vain?
Psalms 108:12 for vain
Psalms 119:37 vanity;
Psalms 127:1 in vain
Psalms 127:1 in vain.
Psalms 127:2 It is vain
Psalms 139:20 thy name in vain.
Psalms 144:8 vanity,
Psalms 144:11 vanity,
Proverbs 30:8 from me vanity
Isaiah 1:13 vain
Isaiah 5:18 of vanity,

Distinct usage

6 vanity,
4 in vain
3 in vain.
3 vanity
3 vain
2 in vain:
2 false
2 of vanity,
2 lying
2 for vain
2 to vanity,
1 in vain;
1 in vanity:
1 for vanity
1 with vanity,
1 with vain
1 vanity;
1 It is vain
1 from me vanity
1 For there shall no more be any vain
1 falsely
1 of vanity:
1 vanity:
1 lies;
1 surely they are vanity:
1 in vain?
1 a false
1 It is vain
1 And it shall be to them as a false
1 for thee false
1 a vain
1 no more vanity,
1 thy name in vain.

Corresponding Greek Words

shav G459 a nomos
shav G824 a topos
shav G2756 kenos
shav G3152 mataios
shav G3153 mataiotes
shav G3155 maten
shav G3155 maten
shav G5571 pseudes

Related words


H7724 שׁוא she vâ'
she vâ'
From the same as H7723; false; Sheva, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Sheva.

H7722 שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא shô' shô'âh shô'âh

שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא
shô' shô'âh shô'âh
sho, sho-aw', sho-aw'
From an unused root meaning to rush over; a tempest; by implication devastation

KJV Usage: desolate (-ion), destroy, destruction, storm, wasteness.

H4875 משׁאה משׁואה me shô'âh me shô'âh
משׁאה משׁואה
me shô'âh me shô'âh
mesh-o-aw', mesh-o-aw'
From the same as H7722; (a) ruin, abstractly (the act) or concretely (the wreck)

KJV Usage: desolation, waste.

H7721 שׂוא śô'
From an unused root (akin to H5375 and H7722) meaning to rise; a rising

KJV Usage: arise.

H7866 שׁיאון shı̂y'ôn
From the same as H7722; ruin; Shijon, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Shihon.

H8663 תּשׁאה te shû'âh
te shû'âh
From H7722; a crashing or loud clamor

KJV Usage: crying, noise, shouting, stir.