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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 - And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoiced H7797 over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice H7797 over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:9 - And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice H7797 over thee for good, as he rejoiced H7797 over thy fathers:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:22 - Which rejoice exceedingly, and are glad, H7797 when they can find the grave?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:21 - He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth H7797 in his strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:5 - Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth H7797 as a strong man to run a race.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:9 - And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice H7797 in his salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:16 - Let all those that seek thee rejoice H7797 and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:3 - But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice. H7797
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:4 - Let all those that seek thee rejoice H7797 and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:14 - I have rejoiced H7797 in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:162 - I rejoice H7797 at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:1 - The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad H7797 for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:10 - I will greatly H7797 rejoice H7797 in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:5 - For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice H7797 over thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:5 - Thou meetest him that rejoiceth H7797 and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways: behold, thou art wroth; for we have sinned: in those is continuance, and we shall be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 - But be ye glad H7797 and rejoice for ever in that which I create: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoicing, and her people a joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:19 - And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy H7797 in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:10 - Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice H7797 for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:14 - And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, H7797 and your bones shall flourish like an herb: and the hand of the LORD shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:41 - Yea, I will rejoice H7797 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 mine enemies have heard of my trouble; they are glad H7797 that thou hast done it: thou wilt bring the day that thou hast called, and they shall be like unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:21 - Rejoice H7797 and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwellest in the land of Uz; the cup also shall pass through unto thee: thou shalt be drunken, and shalt make thyself naked.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:10 - It is sharpened to make a sore slaughter; it is furbished that it may glitter: should we then make mirth? H7797 it contemneth the rod of my son, as every tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:17 - The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice H7797 over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
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