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Lexicon :: Strong's H7799 - šûšan

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שׁוּשַׁן
Transliteration
šûšan
Pronunciation
shoo-shan'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2356

Strong’s Definitions

שׁוּשַׁן shûwshan, shoo-shan'; or שׁוֹשָׁן shôwshân; or שֹׁשָׁן shôshân; and (feminine) שׁוֹשַׁנָּה shôwshannâh; from H7797; a lily (from its whiteness), as a flower of architectural ornament; also a (straight) trumpet (from the tubular shape):—lily, Shoshannim.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H7799 in the following manner: lily (13x), Shoshannim (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H7799 in the following manner: lily (13x), Shoshannim (2x).
  1. lily

    1. probably any lily-like flower

    2. Shoshannim, in title of Ps. 45

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׁוּשַׁן shûwshan, shoo-shan'; or שׁוֹשָׁן shôwshân; or שֹׁשָׁן shôshân; and (feminine) שׁוֹשַׁנָּה shôwshannâh; from H7797; a lily (from its whiteness), as a flower of architectural ornament; also a (straight) trumpet (from the tubular shape):—lily, Shoshannim.
STRONGS H7799:
† I. שׁוּשַׁן, שׁוֺשָׁ֑ן noun masculine שׁוֺשַׁנָּה noun feminine usually lily, probably any lily-like flower (TristrNHB 462 ff. PostHast. DB LILY LöwNo. 323; Late Hebrew שׁוֺשַׁנָּה, Arabic bdb100407 (Vulgar bdb100408), especially iris, Aramaic שׁוּשַׁנְתָּא, bdb100409 (PS4344), Greek σοῦσον LewyFremdw. 48; original loan-word from Egyptian sššn, šôšĕn, ErmanZMG xlvi (1892), 117); — lily: in simile, יִפְרַח כַּשּׁוֺשַׁנָּה Hosea 14:7 [Hosea 14:6] (of Israel), בֵּין הַחוֺחִים כְּשׁוֺ׳ Songs 2:2 (simile of bride), so construct שׁוֺשַׁנַּת הָעֲמָקִים Songs 2:1 (compare חֲבַצֶּלֶת); plural שׁוֺשַׁנִּים Songs 2:16; Songs 4:5; Songs 6:2, Songs 6:3; Songs 7:3 [Songs 7:2] and (figurative of lover's lips) Songs 5:13; of flower-shaped capitals of pillars, מַעֲשֵׂה שׁוּשַׁן 1 Kings 7:19, שׁוֺשָׁ֑ן מ׳ 1 Kings 7:22; compare שׁוֹשָׁ֑ן פֶּרַח of brim of molten sea 1 Kings 7:26, || שׁוֹשַׁנָּה פ׳ 2 Chronicles 4:5; elsewhere only Psalm-titles: עַל־שֹׁשַׁנִּים Psalm 45:1; Psalm 69:1, עַלשֿׁוּשַׁן עֵדוּת [H7802 Psalm 60:1], אֶל־שֹׁשַׁנִּיֹם עֵדוּת [H7802 Psalm 80:1]; meaning not clear, see Bae and Commentaries al.; yet compare H5715 עֵדוּת.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

7:19; 7:22; 7:26

2 Chronicles

4:5

Psalms

45:1; 69:1

Song of Songs

2:1; 2:2; 2:16; 4:5; 5:13; 6:2; 6:3; 7:2

Hosea

14:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7799 matches the Hebrew שׁוּשַׁן (šûšan),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:19 - The capitals which were on the top of the pillars in the porch were of lily H7799 design, four cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:22 - On the top of the pillars was lily H7799 design. So the work of the pillars was finished.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:26 - It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, as a lily H7799 blossom; it could hold two thousand baths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:5 - It was a handbreadth thick, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like a lily H7799 blossom; it could hold 3,000 baths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:1 - For the choir director; according to the [fn]Shoshannim. A [fn]Maskil of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love.
My heart [fn]overflows with a good theme;
I [fn]address my [fn]verses to the [fn]King;
My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:1 - For the choir director; according to [fn]Shoshannim. A Psalm of David.
Save me, O God,
For the waters have [fn]threatened my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:1 - [fn]I am the [fn]rose of Sharon,
The lily H7799 of the valleys.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:2 - [fn]Like a lily H7799 among the thorns,
So is my darling among the [fn]maidens.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:16 - [fn]My beloved is mine, and I am his;
He pastures his flock among the lilies. H7799
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:5 - “Your two breasts are like two fawns,
Twins of a gazelle
Which feed among the lilies. H7799
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - “His cheeks are like a bed of balsam,
Banks of sweet-scented herbs;
His lips are lilies H7799
Dripping with liquid myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - [fn]My beloved has gone down to his garden,
To the beds of balsam,
To pasture his flock in the gardens
And gather lilies. H7799
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:3 - “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine,
He who pastures his flock among the lilies.” H7799
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:2 - “Your navel is like a round goblet
Which never lacks mixed wine;
Your belly is like a heap of wheat
Fenced about with lilies. H7799
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 14:5 - I will be like the dew to Israel;
He will blossom like the lily, H7799
And he will [fn]take root like the cedars of Lebanon.

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