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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 will come about that, just as the LORD rejoiced H7797 over you to be good to you, and make you numerous, so will the LORD rejoice H7797 over you to wipe you out and destroy you; and you will be torn away from the land which you are entering to possess.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:9 - “Then the LORD your God will prosper you [fn]abundantly in every work of your hand, in the [fn]children of your womb, the [fn]offspring of your cattle, and in the [fn]produce of your ground, for the LORD will again rejoice H7797 over you for good, just as He rejoiced H7797 over your fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:22 -

Who are filled with jubilation,

And rejoice H7797 when they find the grave?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:21 -

[fn]He paws in the valley, and rejoices H7797 in his strength;

He goes out to meet the battle.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:5 -

Which is like a groom coming out of his chamber;

It rejoices H7797 like a strong person to run his course.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:9 -

So my soul shall rejoice in the LORD;

It shall rejoice H7797 in His salvation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:16 -

May all who seek You rejoice H7797 and be glad in You;

May those who love Your salvation continually say,

“The LORD be exalted!”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:3 -

But the righteous will be joyful; they will rejoice before God;

Yes, they will rejoice H7797 with gladness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:4 -

May all who seek You rejoice H7797 and be glad in You;

And may those who love Your salvation say continually,

“May God be exalted!”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:14 -

I have rejoiced H7797 in the way of Your testimonies,

[fn]As much as in all riches.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:162 -

I rejoice H7797 at Your [fn]word,

Like one who finds great plunder.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:1 -

The wilderness and the desert will rejoice,

And the [fn]desert will shout for joy and blossom;

Like the crocus

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:10 -

I will rejoice H7797 greatly H7797 in the LORD,

My soul will be joyful in my God;

For He has clothed me with garments of salvation,

He has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness,

As a groom puts on a turban,

And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:5 -

For as a young man marries a virgin,

So your sons will marry you;

And as the [fn]groom rejoices over the bride,

So your God will rejoice H7797 over you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:5 -

You meet him who rejoices H7797 in doing righteousness,

Who remembers You in Your ways.

Behold, You were angry, for we sinned,

We continued in [fn]our sins for a long time;

Yet shall we be saved?

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:18 -

“But be glad H7797 and rejoice forever in what I create;

For behold, I create Jerusalem for rejoicing

And her people for gladness.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:19 -

“I will also rejoice in Jerusalem and be glad H7797 in My people;

And there will no longer be heard in her

The voice of weeping and the sound of crying.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:10 -

“Be joyful with Jerusalem and rejoice for her, all you who love her;

Be exceedingly glad H7797 with her, all you who mourn over her,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:14 -

Then you will see this, and your heart will be glad H7797,

And your bones will flourish like the new grass;

And the hand of the LORD will be made known to His servants,

But He will be indignant toward His enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:41 - “I will rejoice H7797 over them to do them good and will [fn]faithfully plant them in this land with all My heart and all My soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:21 -

“They have heard that I groan;

There is no one to comfort me,

All my enemies have heard of my disaster;

They are joyful H7797 that You have done it.

Oh, that You would bring the day which You have proclaimed,

So that they will become like me.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:21 -

Rejoice H7797 and be joyful, daughter of Edom,

Who lives in the land of Uz;

But the cup will pass to you as well,

You will become drunk and expose yourself.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:10 -

‘Sharpened to make a slaughter,

Polished [fn]to flash like lightning!’

Or shall we rejoice H7797, the [fn]rod of My son despising every tree?

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:17 -

“The LORD your God is in your midst,

A [fn]victorious warrior.

He will rejoice H7797 over you with joy,

He will [fn]be quiet in His love,

He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.

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