Hebrew Words for PEACE

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Shalom: Peace

Original Word: שָׁלוֹם
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-lome’)
Definition: completeness, soundness, welfare, peace
Scriptures: There are 237 occurrences and here are a few: Genesis 26:29, Genesis 29:6, Exodus 4:18, Exodus 18:23, Leviticus 26:6, Numbers 25:12, Deuteronomy 20:11.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 7965

Shalam: vow to pay

Original Word: שֶׁ֫לֶם
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh’-lam)
Definition: to be in a covenant of peace, to make peace with, peaceable
Scriptures: There are 14 occurrences and here are a few: Exodus 21:36, Exodus 22:3, Ecclesiastes 5:4, Isaiah 66:6, Jeremiah 51:6, Jeremiah 51:56, Psalm 61:8
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 7999b

Shelem: peace offering

Original Word: שֶׁ֫לֶם
Phonetic Spelling: (sheh’-lem)
Definition: a sacrifice for alliance or friendship, peace offering
Scriptures: There are 87 occurrences and here are a few: Exodus 20:24, Leviticus 3:1, Numbers 6:14, Deuteronomy 27:7, Joshua 8:31, Judges 20:26, 1 Samuel 10:8.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 8002

Abishalom: abshalom

Original Word: אֲבִישָׁלוֹם
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-ee-shaw-lome’)
Definition: “my father is peace,” two Israelites, father of peace (i.e. Friendly); Abshalom, a son of David
Scriptures: There are 111 occurrences and here are a few: 2 Samuel 3:3, 2 Samuel 14:25, 1 Kings 1:6, 1 Kings 15:10, 2 Chronicles 11:20-21, Psalm 3:1.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 53


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