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Lexicon :: Strong's H8057 - simchah


sim·khä' (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2268b

Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. joy, mirth, gladness

    1. mirth, gladness, joy, gaiety, pleasure

    2. joy (of God)

    3. glad result, happy issue

KJV Translation Count — Total: 94x
The KJV translates Strongs H8057 in the following manner: joy (44x), gladness (31x), mirth (8x), rejoice (3x), rejoicing (2x), misc (6x).
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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H8057 matches the Hebrew שִׂמְחָה (simchah ),
which occurs 94 times in 89 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:27–Pro 14:10)

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Tools specific to Gen 31:27

Gen 31:27

Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, H8057 and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?

Tools specific to Num 10:10

Num 10:10

Also in the day of your gladness, H8057 and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, ye shall blow with the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before your God: I am the LORD your God.

Tools specific to Deu 28:47

Deu 28:47

Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, H8057 and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;

Tools specific to Jdg 16:23

Jdg 16:23

Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: H8057 for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.

Tools specific to 1Sa 18:6

1Sa 18:6

And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, H8057 and with instruments of musick.

Tools specific to 2Sa 6:12

2Sa 6:12

And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the city of David with gladness. H8057

Tools specific to 1Ki 1:40

1Ki 1:40

And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, H8057 so that the earth rent with the sound of them.

Tools specific to 1Ch 12:40

1Ch 12:40

Moreover they that were nigh them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen, and meat, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly: for there was joy H8057 in Israel.

Tools specific to 1Ch 15:16

1Ch 15:16

And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy. H8057

Tools specific to 1Ch 15:25

1Ch 15:25

So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the house of Obededom with joy. H8057

Tools specific to 1Ch 29:9

1Ch 29:9

Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy. H8057

Tools specific to 1Ch 29:17

1Ch 29:17

I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy H8057 thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.

Tools specific to 1Ch 29:22

1Ch 29:22

And did eat and drink before the LORD on that day with great gladness. H8057 And they made Solomon the son of David king the second time, and anointed him unto the LORD to be the chief governor, and Zadok to be priest.

Tools specific to 2Ch 20:27

2Ch 20:27

Then they returned, every man of Judah and Jerusalem, and Jehoshaphat in the forefront of them, to go again to Jerusalem with joy; H8057 for the LORD had made them to rejoice over their enemies.

Tools specific to 2Ch 23:18

2Ch 23:18

Also Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of the LORD by the hand of the priests the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the LORD, to offer the burnt offerings of the LORD, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing H8057 and with singing, as it was ordained by David.

Tools specific to 2Ch 29:30

2Ch 29:30

Moreover Hezekiah the king and the princes commanded the Levites to sing praise unto the LORD with the words of David, and of Asaph the seer. And they sang praises with gladness, H8057 and they bowed their heads and worshipped.

Tools specific to 2Ch 30:21

2Ch 30:21

And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: H8057 and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day by day, singing with loud instruments unto the LORD.

Tools specific to 2Ch 30:23

2Ch 30:23

And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness. H8057

Tools specific to 2Ch 30:26

2Ch 30:26

So there was great joy H8057 in Jerusalem: for since the time of Solomon the son of David king of Israel there was not the like in Jerusalem.

Tools specific to Ezr 3:12

Ezr 3:12

But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice; and many shouted aloud for joy: H8057

Tools specific to Ezr 3:13

Ezr 3:13

So that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy H8057 from the noise of the weeping of the people: for the people shouted with a loud shout, and the noise was heard afar off.

Tools specific to Ezr 6:22

Ezr 6:22

And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: H8057 for the LORD had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

Tools specific to Neh 8:12

Neh 8:12

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, H8057 because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Tools specific to Neh 8:17

Neh 8:17

And all the congregation of them that were come again out of the captivity made booths, and sat under the booths: for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun unto that day had not the children of Israel done so. And there was very great gladness. H8057

Tools specific to Neh 12:27

Neh 12:27

And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, H8057 both with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.

Tools specific to Neh 12:43

Neh 12:43

Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: H8057 the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy H8057 of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

Tools specific to Neh 12:44

Neh 12:44

And at that time were some appointed over the chambers for the treasures, for the offerings, for the firstfruits, and for the tithes, to gather into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah rejoiced H8057 for the priests and for the Levites that waited.

Tools specific to Est 8:16

Est 8:16

The Jews had light, and gladness, H8057 and joy, and honour.

Tools specific to Est 8:17

Est 8:17

And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy H8057 and gladness, a feast and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews; for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.

Tools specific to Est 9:17

Est 9:17

On the thirteenth day of the month Adar; and on the fourteenth day of the same rested they, and made it a day of feasting and gladness. H8057

Tools specific to Est 9:18

Est 9:18

But the Jews that were at Shushan assembled together on the thirteenth day thereof, and on the fourteenth thereof; and on the fifteenth day of the same they rested, and made it a day of feasting and gladness. H8057

Tools specific to Est 9:19

Est 9:19

Therefore the Jews of the villages, that dwelt in the unwalled towns, made the fourteenth day of the month Adar a day of gladness H8057 and feasting, and a good day, and of sending portions one to another.

Tools specific to Est 9:22

Est 9:22

As the days wherein the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, H8057 and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy, H8057 and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor.

Tools specific to Job 20:5

Job 20:5

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy H8057 of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Tools specific to Psa 4:7

Psa 4:7

Thou hast put gladness H8057 in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

Tools specific to Psa 16:11

Psa 16:11

Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; H8057 at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Tools specific to Psa 21:6

Psa 21:6

For thou hast made him most blessed for ever: thou hast made him exceeding glad H8057 with thy countenance.

Tools specific to Psa 30:11

Psa 30:11

Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; H8057

Tools specific to Psa 43:4

Psa 43:4

Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding H8057 joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

Tools specific to Psa 45:15

Psa 45:15

With gladness H8057 and rejoicing shall they be brought: they shall enter into the king's palace.

Tools specific to Psa 51:8

Psa 51:8

Make me to hear joy and gladness; H8057 that the bones which thou hast broken may rejoice.

Tools specific to Psa 68:3

Psa 68:3

But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly H8057 rejoice.

Tools specific to Psa 97:11

Psa 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness H8057 for the upright in heart.

Tools specific to Psa 100:2

Psa 100:2

Serve the LORD with gladness: H8057 come before his presence with singing.

Tools specific to Psa 106:5

Psa 106:5

That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness H8057 of thy nation, that I may glory with thine inheritance.

Tools specific to Psa 137:3

Psa 137:3

For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, H8057 saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.

Tools specific to Psa 137:6

Psa 137:6

If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy. H8057

Tools specific to Pro 10:28

Pro 10:28

The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: H8057 but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Tools specific to Pro 12:20

Pro 12:20

Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy. H8057

Tools specific to Pro 14:10

Pro 14:10

The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy. H8057

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1. Gen 31:27–Pro 14:10

2. Pro 14:13–Zec 8:19

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