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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).
v
  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

        n m
  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 1,161 times in 1,072 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 22 (Gen 3:8–Gen 41:15)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - And they heard H8085 the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:10 - And he said, I heard H8085 thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened H8085 unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:23 - And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear H8085 my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:7 - Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand H8085 one another's speech.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:14 - And when Abram heard H8085 that his brother was taken captive, he armed his trained servants, born in his own house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them unto Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:2 - And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened H8085 to the voice of Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard H8085 thy affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: H8085 Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:10 - And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard H8085 it in the tent door, which was behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:6 - And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear H8085 will laugh with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:12 - And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken H8085 unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:17 - And God heard H8085 the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard H8085 the voice of the lad where he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard H8085 I of it, but to day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed H8085 my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:6 - Hear us, H8085 my lord: thou art a mighty prince among us: in the choice of our sepulchres bury thy dead; none of us shall withhold from thee his sepulchre, but that thou mayest bury thy dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:8 - And he communed with them, saying, If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight; hear H8085 me, and intreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:11 - Nay, my lord, hear me: H8085 the field give I thee, and the cave that is therein, I give it thee; in the presence of the sons of my people give I it thee: bury thy dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear H8085 me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:15 - My lord, hearken H8085 unto me: the land is worth four hundred shekels of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:16 - And Abraham hearkened H8085 unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:30 - And it came to pass, when he saw the earring and bracelets upon his sister's hands, and when he heard H8085 the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the man unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:52 - And it came to pass, that, when Abraham's servant heard H8085 their words, he worshipped the LORD, bowing himself to the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:5 - Because that Abraham obeyed H8085 my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:5 - And Rebekah heard H8085 when Isaac spake to Esau his son. And Esau went to the field to hunt for venison, and to bring it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:6 - And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard H8085 thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:8 - Now therefore, my son, obey H8085 my voice according to that which I command thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:13 - And his mother said unto him, Upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey H8085 my voice, and go fetch me them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - And when Esau heard H8085 the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto 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, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:7 - And that Jacob obeyed H8085 his father and his mother, and was gone to Padanaram;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - And it came to pass, when Laban heard H8085 the tidings of Jacob his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house. And he told Laban all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:33 - And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD hath heard H8085 that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:6 - And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard H8085 my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:17 - And God hearkened H8085 unto Leah, and she conceived, and bare Jacob the fifth son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:22 - And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened H8085 to her, and opened her womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:1 - And he heard H8085 the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - And Jacob heard H8085 that he had defiled Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:7 - And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard H8085 it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:17 - But if ye will not hearken H8085 unto us, to be circumcised; then will we take our daughter, and we will be gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:24 - And unto Hamor and unto Shechem his son hearkened H8085 all that went out of the gate of his city; and every male was circumcised, all that went out of the gate of his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:22 - And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard H8085 it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:6 - And he said unto them, Hear, H8085 I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:17 - And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard H8085 them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:21 - And Reuben heard H8085 it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:27 - Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmeelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were content. H8085
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:10 - And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened H8085 not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - And it came to pass, when he heard H8085 that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, and got him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - And it came to pass, when his master heard H8085 the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was kindled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:15 - And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it: and I have heard H8085 say of thee, that thou canst understand H8085 a dream to interpret it.

 
 
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