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Lexicon :: Strong's H7797 - śûś

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

שׂוּשׂ sûws, soos; or שִׂישׂ sîys; a primitive root; to be bright, i.e. cheerful:—be glad, × greatly, joy, make mirth, rejoice.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H7797 in the following manner: rejoice (20x), glad (4x), greatly (1x), joy (1x), mirth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H7797 in the following manner: rejoice (20x), glad (4x), greatly (1x), joy (1x), mirth (1x).
  1. to exult, rejoice

    1. (Qal) to exult, display joy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׂוּשׂ sûws, soos; or שִׂישׂ sîys; a primitive root; to be bright, i.e. cheerful:—be glad, × greatly, joy, make mirth, rejoice.
STRONGS H7797: Abbreviations
שׂוּשׂ, שִׂישׂ verb exult, rejoice (NöZMG xxxvii(1893), 536 derives ('perhaps') from interjection, as bdb096504 an enticing call, so Gerber20); —
QalPerfect 3rd person masculine singular שָׂשׂ Deuteronomy 28:63 +, 1st person singular שַׂשְׂתִּי Psalm 119:14, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יָשִׂישׂ Deuteronomy 28:63 +, 3rd person masculine plural יְשֻׂשׂוּם Isaiah 35:1 (Ges§ 47 ni. 510, but ם erroneous. Kenn Ol§ 244 a, probably dittograph, so Lo Hi Gr CheHpt Marti), etc.; Imperative feminine singular שִׂישִׂי Lamentations 4:2, masculine plural שִׂישׂוּ Isaiah 65:18; Isaiah 66:10; Infinitive absolute שׂוֺשׂ Isaiah 61:10; construct לָשׂוּשׂ Deuteronomy 30:9; — exult, display joy, with עַל over, Deuteronomy 28:63 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 30:9 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 32:41; Isaiah 62:5; Zephaniah 3:1 (+ בְּשִׂמְחָה; || גִּיל), Psalm 119:162; with ב Isaiah 61:10 (שׂוֺשׂ אָשִׂישׂ), Isaiah 65:19; Psalm 35:9 (all || גּיל) Psalm 40:17; Psalm 68:4 (+ בְּשִׂמְחָה; || עָלַץ), Psalm 70:5 (all || שָׂמַח; Psalm 119:14; Job 39:21 (horse), Psalm 19:6 (sun, as athlete); with כִּי and clause Lamentations 1:21; absolute Isaiah 35:1; Isaiah 65:18 (both || גִּיל), Isaiah 64:4 (but strike out שָׂשׂ וְ Greek Version of the LXX Gr Du CheHpt Marti), Isa 68:14; Lamentations 4:21 (|| שָׂמַח), Job 3:22 (|| שָׂמַח אֱלֵיגִֿיל), Isaiah 66:10 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb; || גִּיל), שָׂמַח). — Ezekiel 21:15 is corrupt, Co reads לְאַנְשֵׁי (for נָשִׂישׂ), Krae לִנְשִׂיאֵי, other conjectures in Commentaries: on clause see especially Da ToyHeb.Hpt.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


28:63; 28:63; 28:63; 30:9; 30:9


3:22; 39:21


19:6; 35:9; 40:17; 68:4; 70:5; 119:14; 119:14; 119:162


35:1; 35:1; 61:10; 61:10; 62:5; 64:4; 65:18; 65:18; 65:19; 66:10; 66:10




1:21; 4:2; 4:21






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7797 matches the Hebrew שׂוּשׂ (śûś),
which occurs 27 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:63 - It shall happen that as the LORD rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you, so the LORD will rejoice over you to cause you to perish, and to destroy you; and you shall be plucked from off the land where you go in to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:9 - The LORD your God will make you plenteous in all the work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your ground, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over you for good, as he rejoiced over your fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:22 - Who rejoice exceedingly, Are glad, when they can find the grave?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:21 - He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength: He goes out to meet the armed men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:5 - Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, Like a strong man rejoicing to run his course.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:9 - My soul shall be joyful in the LORD. It shall rejoice in his yeshu`ah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:16 - Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let such as love your salvation say continually, "Let the LORD be exalted!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:3 - But let the righteous be glad. Let them rejoice before God. Yes, let them rejoice with gladness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:4 - Let all those who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let those who love your yeshu`ah continually say, "Let God be exalted!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:14 - I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, As much as in all riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:162 - I rejoice at your word, As one who finds great spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:1 - The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:10 - I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:5 - For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall your sons marry you; and as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall your God rejoice over you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:5 - You meet him who rejoices and works righteousness, those who remember you in your ways: behold, you were angry, and we sinned: in them have we been of long time; and shall we be saved?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 - But be you glad and rejoice forever in that which I create; for, behold, I create Yerushalayim a rejoicing, and her people a joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:19 - I will rejoice in Yerushalayim, and joy in my people; and there shall be heard in her no more the voice of weeping and the voice of crying.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:10 - Rejoice you with Yerushalayim, and be glad for her, all you who love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you who mourn over her;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:14 - You shall see it, and your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like the tender grass: and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants; and he will have indignation against his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:41 - Yes, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:21 - They have heard that I sigh; there is none to comfort me; All my enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad that you have done it: You will bring the day that you have proclaimed, and they shall be like me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:21 - Rejoice and be glad, daughter of Edom, that dwell in the land of `Utz: The cup shall pass through to you also; you shall be drunken, and shall make yourself naked.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:10 - it is sharpened that it may make a slaughter; it is furbished that it may be as lightning: shall we then make mirth? the rod of my son, it condemns every tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:17 - The LORD, your God, is in the midst of you, a mighty one who will save. He will rejoice over you with joy. He will rest in his love. He will rejoice over you with singing.
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