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Lexicon :: Strong's H5516 - sîsrā'

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
Strong’s Definitions

סִיסְרָא Çîyçᵉrâʼ, see-ser-aw'; of uncertain derivation; Sisera, the name of a Canaanitish king and of one of the Nethinim:—Sisera.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H5516 in the following manner: Sisera (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H5516 in the following manner: Sisera (21x).
  1. Sisera = "battle array"

    1. the conquering general under king Jabin of Hazor and slain by Jael

    2. ancestor of a family of temple slaves who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סִיסְרָא Çîyçᵉrâʼ, see-ser-aw'; of uncertain derivation; Sisera, the name of a Canaanitish king and of one of the Nethinim:—Sisera.
סִיסְרָא 21 proper name, masculine (GFMJudges 4:2; PAOS xix (1898), 160 compare Hittite names in -sira);—
1. general of Jabin, king of Hazor Judges 4:2 + 12 times Judges 4; apparently himself king Judges 5:20, 26, 28, 30; compare 1 Samuel 12:9; Psalm 83:10; — on ס׳ see GFMJu, 107 ff.; PAOS l.c.; Greek Version of the LXX Σ(ε)ισαρα.
†2. בְּנֵיסִֿיסְרָא returned exiles, Ezra 2:53 = Nehemiah 7:55; Greek Version of the LXX Σεισαραθ, Σισαρα, etc.
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4; 4:2; 4:2; 5:20; 5:26; 5:28; 5:30

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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5516 matches the Hebrew סִיסְרָא (sîsrā'),
which occurs 21 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:2 - And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor; the captain of whose host was Sisera, H5516 which dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:7 - And I will draw unto thee to the river Kishon Sisera, H5516 the captain of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his multitude; and I will deliver him into thine hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:9 - And she said, I will surely go with thee: notwithstanding the journey that thou takest shall not be for thine honour; for the LORD shall sell Sisera H5516 into the hand of a woman. And Deborah arose, and went with Barak to Kedesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:12 - And they shewed Sisera H5516 that Barak the son of Abinoam was gone up to mount Tabor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 - And Sisera H5516 gathered together all his chariots, even nine hundred chariots of iron, and all the people that were with him, from Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the river of Kishon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:14 - And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for this is the day in which the LORD hath delivered Sisera H5516 into thine hand: is not the LORD gone out before thee? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:15 - And the LORD discomfited Sisera, H5516 and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak; so that Sisera H5516 lighted down off his chariot, and fled away on his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:16 - But Barak pursued after the chariots, and after the host, unto Harosheth of the Gentiles: and all the host of Sisera H5516 fell upon the edge of the sword; and there was not a man left.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:17 - Howbeit Sisera H5516 fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:18 - And Jael went out to meet Sisera, H5516 and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered him with a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:22 - And, behold, as Barak pursued Sisera, H5516 Jael came out to meet him, and said unto him, Come, and I will shew thee the man whom thou seekest. And when he came into her tent, behold, Sisera H5516 lay dead, and the nail was in his temples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:20 - They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera. H5516
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:26 - She put her hand to the nail, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, H5516 she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - The mother of Sisera H5516 looked out at a window, and cried through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 - Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two; to Sisera H5516 a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:9 - And when they forgat the LORD their God, he sold them into the hand of Sisera, H5516 captain of the host of Hazor, and into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab, and they fought against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:53 - The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, H5516 the children of Thamah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:55 - The children of Barkos, the children of Sisera, H5516 the children of Tamah,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:9 - Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as to Sisera, H5516 as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:

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