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Lexicon :: Strong's H8085 - shama`

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שָׁמַע
Transliteration
shama`
Pronunciation
shä·mah' (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun, verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2412, 2412a

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁמַע shâmaʻ, shaw-mah'; a primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.):—× attentively, call (gather) together, × carefully, × certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, × diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), × indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, × surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,159x

The KJV translates Strong's H8085 in the following manner: hear (785x), hearken (196x), obey (81x), publish (17x), understand (9x), obedient (8x), diligently (8x), shew (6x), sound (3x), declare (3x), discern (2x), noise (2x), perceive (2x), tell (2x), reported (2x), miscellaneous (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1,159x
The KJV translates Strong's H8085 in the following manner: hear (785x), hearken (196x), obey (81x), publish (17x), understand (9x), obedient (8x), diligently (8x), shew (6x), sound (3x), declare (3x), discern (2x), noise (2x), perceive (2x), tell (2x), reported (2x), miscellaneous (33x).
verb
  1. to hear, listen to, obey

    1. (Qal)

      1. to hear (perceive by ear)

      2. to hear of or concerning

      3. to hear (have power to hear)

      4. to hear with attention or interest, listen to

      5. to understand (language)

      6. to hear (of judicial cases)

      7. to listen, give heed

        1. to consent, agree

        2. to grant request

      8. to listen to, yield to

      9. to obey, be obedient

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be heard (of voice or sound)

      2. to be heard of

      3. to be regarded, be obeyed

    3. (Piel) to cause to hear, call to hear, summon

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to cause to hear, tell, proclaim, utter a sound

      2. to sound aloud (musical term)

      3. to make proclamation, summon

      4. to cause to be heard

        masculine noun
  2. sound

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁמַע shâmaʻ, shaw-mah'; a primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.):—× attentively, call (gather) together, × carefully, × certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, × diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), × indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, × surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8085 matches the Hebrew שָׁמַע (shama`),
which occurs 1,169 times in 1,072 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 22 (Gen 3:8–Gen 41:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - They heard H8085 the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the [fn]cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:10 - He said, “I heard H8085 the sound of You in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened H8085 to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;
Cursed is the ground because of you;
In [fn]toil you will eat of it
All the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 - Lamech said to his wives,
“Adah and Zillah,
Listen H8085 to my voice,
You wives of Lamech,
Give heed to my speech,
For I [fn]have killed a man for wounding me;
And a boy for striking me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:7 - “Come, let Us go down and there confuse their [fn]language, so that they will not understand H8085 one another’s [fn]speech.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - When Abram heard H8085 that his [fn]relative had been taken captive, he [fn]led out his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:2 - So Sarai said to Abram, “Now behold, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will [fn]obtain children through her.” And Abram listened H8085 to the voice of Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - The angel of the LORD said to her further,
“Behold, you are with child,
And you will bear a son;
And you shall call his name [fn]Ishmael,
Because the LORD [fn]has given H8085 heed H8085 to your affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - “As for Ishmael, I have heard H8085 you; behold, I will bless him, and will make him fruitful and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall [fn]become the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - He said, “I will surely return to you [fn]at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son.” And Sarah was listening H8085 at the tent door, which was behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:6 - Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears H8085 will laugh [fn]with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:12 - But God said to Abraham, “[fn]Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen H8085 to her, for through Isaac [fn]your descendants shall be named.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:17 - God heard H8085 the lad crying; and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What is the matter with you, Hagar? Do not fear, for God has heard H8085 the voice of the lad where he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - And Abimelech said, “I do not know who has done this thing; you did not tell me, nor did I hear H8085 of it [fn]until today.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - “In your [fn]seed all the nations of the earth shall [fn]be blessed, because you have obeyed H8085 My voice.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:6 - “Hear H8085 us, my lord, you are a [fn]mighty prince among us; bury your dead in the choicest of our graves; none of us will refuse you his grave for burying your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:8 - And he spoke with them, saying, “If it is your [fn]wish for me to bury my dead out of my sight, hear H8085 me, and approach Ephron the son of Zohar for me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:11 - “No, my lord, hear H8085 me; I give you the field, and I give you the cave that is in it. In the presence of the sons of my people I give it to you; bury your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - He spoke to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, saying, “If you will only please listen H8085 to me; I will give the price of the field, accept it from me that I may bury my dead there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:15 - “My lord, listen H8085 to me; a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that between me and you? So bury your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - Abraham listened H8085 to Ephron; and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver which he had named in the [fn]hearing of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, [fn]commercial standard.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:30 - When he saw the ring and the bracelets on his sister’s [fn]wrists, and when he heard H8085 the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, “[fn]This is what the man said to me,” he went to the man; and behold, he was standing by the camels at the spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:52 - When Abraham’s servant heard H8085 their words, he bowed himself to the ground [fn]before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:5 - because Abraham [fn]obeyed H8085 Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:5 - Rebekah was listening H8085 while Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game to bring home,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:6 - Rebekah said to her son Jacob, “Behold, I heard H8085 your father speak to your brother Esau, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:8 - “Now therefore, my son, listen H8085 to [fn]me [fn]as I command you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:13 - But his mother said to him, “Your curse be on me, my son; only obey H8085 my voice, and go, get them for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - When Esau heard H8085 the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, “Bless me, even me also, O my father!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:43 - “Now therefore, my son, obey H8085 my voice, and arise, [fn]flee to Haran, to my brother Laban!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:7 - and that Jacob had obeyed H8085 his father and his mother and had gone to Paddan-aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - So when Laban heard H8085 the news of Jacob his sister’s son, he ran to meet him, and embraced him and kissed him and brought him to his house. Then he related to Laban all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:33 - Then she conceived again and bore a son and said, “Because the LORD has [fn]heard H8085 that I am [fn]unloved, He has therefore given me this son also.” So she named him Simeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:6 - Then Rachel said, “God has [fn]vindicated me, and has indeed heard H8085 my voice and has given me a son.” Therefore she named him [fn]Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:17 - God gave H8085 heed H8085 to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:22 - Then God remembered Rachel, and God gave H8085 heed H8085 to her and opened her womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:1 - Now [fn]Jacob heard H8085 the words of Laban’s sons, saying, “Jacob has taken away all that was our father’s, and from what belonged to our father he has made all this [fn]wealth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - Now Jacob heard H8085 that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob kept silent until they came in.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:7 - Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard H8085 it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a [fn]disgraceful thing in Israel [fn]by lying with Jacob’s daughter, for such a thing ought not to be done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:17 - “But if you will not listen H8085 to us to be circumcised, then we will take our daughter and go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:24 - All who went out of the gate of his city listened H8085 to Hamor and to his son Shechem, and every male was circumcised, all who went out of the gate of his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:22 - It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine, and Israel heard H8085 of it. Now there were twelve sons of Jacob—
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:6 - He said to them, “Please listen H8085 to this dream which I have [fn]had;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:17 - Then the man said, “They have moved from here; for I heard H8085 them say, ‘Let us go to Dothan.’” So Joseph went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:21 - But Reuben heard H8085 this and rescued him out of their hands and said, “Let us not [fn]take his life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:27 - “Come and let us sell him to the Ishmaelites and not lay our hands on him, for he is our brother, our own flesh.” And his brothers listened H8085 to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:10 - As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen H8085 to her to lie beside her or be with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - “When he heard H8085 that I raised my voice and [fn]screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled and went outside.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - Now when his master heard H8085 the words of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying, “[fn]This is what your slave did to me,” his anger burned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:15 - Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, but no one can interpret it; and I have heard H8085 [fn]it said about you, that [fn]when you hear H8085 a dream you can interpret it.”

 
 
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