שׁכן to settle down, dwell, abide.
— Qal - שָׁכַן he settled down, dwelled, abode.
— Pi. - שִׁכֵּן 1 he caused to settle down, established; 2 he made to dwell.
— Pu. - שֻׁכַּן was made to settle down, was established, was made to dwell.
— Hith. - הִשְׁתַּכֵּן MH 1 he settled in a home, built a dwelling house for himself; NH 2 it rested (upon).
— Hiph. - הִשְׁכִּין 1 he caused to dwell, caused to settle; 2 he put, placed, established.
— Hoph. - הֻשְׁכַּן 1 was settled, was housed; 2 was established. [Phoen. שׁכן, BAram. שׁכן, Aram. שְׁכֵין, Syr. שְׁכֵן (= he dwelled), Ugar. shkn (= to dwell), Arab. sakana (= he rested, dwelled), Akka. shakānu (= to set, lay down, deposit, set up a dwelling; to be situated), mashkanu (= dwelling place, place; deposit), muskān (= pledge; see מַשְׁכּוֹן). All these verbs are Shaph‘el forms of כון ᴵ (= to be, be set up, be established), hence lit. mean ‘to cause to be, cause to be set up, cause to be established’.] Derivatives: שָׁכֵן, שֶׁכֶן, שָׁכוּן, שִׁכּוּן, שְׁכִינָה, הַשְׁכָּנָה, הִשְׁתַּכְּנוּת, מִשְׁכָּן, מְשֻׁכָּן, מִשְׁתַּכֵּן.