Word Summary
shuwt: to go or rove about
Original Word: שׁוּט
Transliteration: shuwt
Phonetic Spelling: (shoot)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to go or rove about
Meaning: to push forth, to lash, to row, to travel
Strong's Concordance
go about, through, to and fro, mariner, rower, run to and fro

A primitive root; properly, to push forth; (but used only figuratively) to lash, i.e. (the sea with oars) to row; by implication, to travel -- go (about, through, to and fro), mariner, rower, run to and fro.


H7751. shuwt

I. שׁוּטverb go or rove about (Late Hebrew, Aramaic שׁוּטrove, row (Jonah 1:13), swim (Isaiah 25:11), stroke, besmear; see also שׁוֺט‎); —

Qal go or rove about: Perfect3plural, absolute הָעָם שָׁטוּNumbers 11:8 (J; gathering manna), so, with ב‎ location, Imperfect3masculine plural וַיָּשֻׁטוּ2 Samuel 24:8, Imperative masculine singular שׁוּטנָֿא24:2, Infinitive construct שׁוּטJob 1:7, שֻׁט2:2 (both "" הִתְהַלֵךְ‎), perhaps also Genesis 24:63 (לָשׁוּט‎ for לָשׁוּחַ‎, so ᵑ6‎ Thes1322 compare Di Gunk Dr); Jeremiah 8:6 Du reads שָׁט‎ for שָׁב‎. — Participle שָׁטִים‎ see שׁוּט‎ denominative below

Po`l. go eagerly, quickly, to and fro: Imperfect3masculine singular לְבַקֵּשׁ יְשׁוֺטְטוּAmos 8:12 ("" וְנָעוּ‎); absolute יְשֹׁטְטוּDaniel 12:4; with ב‎ location, Imperative masculine plural שׁוֺטְטוּJeremiah 5:1, Participle plural מְשׁוֺטְטִיםZechariah 4:10, מְשֹׁטְטוֺת2 Chronicles 16:9 (both of י ׳עֵינֵי‎).

Hithpo`lel Imperative feminine plural, ב‎ location, הִתְשׁוֺטַטְנָתJeremiah 49:3 run to and fro.