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Lexicon :: Strong's H7800 - šûšan

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

שׁוּשַׁן Shûwshan, shoo-shan'; the same as H7799; Shushan, a place in Persia:—Shushan.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H7800 in the following manner: Shushan (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H7800 in the following manner: Shushan (21x).
  1. Shushan or Susa = "lily"

    1. the winter residence of the Persian kings; located on the river Ulai or Choaspes

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׁוּשַׁן Shûwshan, shoo-shan'; the same as H7799; Shushan, a place in Persia:—Shushan.
STRONGS H7800: Abbreviations
† II. שׁוּשַׁן proper name, of a location Susa, winter residence of Persian kings; Σουσαν, ἐν Σουσοις (cuneiform Šûšan DlPa 326 COTNehemiah 1:1 BillerbeckSusa SayHast. DB SHUSHAN); — הַבִּירָת שׁ׳ Nehemiah 1:1 (9th month, כִּסְלֵו), Daniel 8:2 (in Elam), Esther 1:2, 5; Esther 2:3, 5, 8; Esther 3:15; a Esther 8:14; Esther 9:6; Esther 9:11; Esther 9:12 (12th month, אֲדָר, Esther 9:1); הַבּ׳ omitted, שׁוּשָׁ֑ן Esther 4:8, 16 and (month אֲדָר) Esther 9:13, 14, 15 (twice in verse); Esther 9:18; הָעִיר שׁ׳ Esther 3:15b; Esther 8:15.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:1; 1:1


1:2; 1:5; 2:3; 2:5; 2:8; 3:15; 3:15; 4:8; 4:16; 8:14; 8:15; 9:1; 9:6; 9:11; 9:12; 9:13; 9:14; 9:15; 9:18



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7800 matches the Hebrew שׁוּשַׁן (šûšan),
which occurs 21 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:1 - The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa H7800 the [fn]capitol,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:2 - in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa, H7800
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:5 - When these days were completed, the king gave a banquet lasting seven days for all the people who were present at the citadel in Susa, H7800 from the greatest to the least, in the court of the garden of the king’s palace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:3 - “Let the king appoint overseers in all the provinces of his kingdom that they may gather every beautiful young virgin to the citadel of Susa, H7800 to the harem, into the custody of Hegai, the king’s eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let their cosmetics be given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:5 - Now there was at the citadel in Susa H7800 a Jew whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:8 - So it came about when the command and decree of the king were heard and many young ladies were gathered to the citadel of Susa H7800 into the custody of Hegai, that Esther was taken to the king’s [fn]palace into the custody of Hegai, who was in charge of the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:15 - The couriers went out impelled by the king’s command while the decree was [fn]issued at the citadel in Susa; H7800 and while the king and Haman sat down to drink, the city of Susa H7800 was in confusion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:8 - He also gave him a copy of the text of the edict which had been issued in Susa H7800 for their destruction, that he might show Esther and inform her, and to order her to go in to the king to implore his favor and to plead with him for her people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:16 - “Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, H7800 and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:14 - The couriers, hastened and impelled by the king’s command, went out, riding on the royal steeds; and the decree was given out at the citadel in Susa. H7800
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:15 - Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of [fn]blue and white, with a large crown of gold and a garment of fine linen and purple; and the city of Susa H7800 shouted and rejoiced.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:6 - At the citadel in Susa H7800 the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:11 - On that day the number of those who were killed at the citadel in Susa H7800 [fn]was reported to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:12 - The king said to Queen Esther, “The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman at the citadel in Susa. H7800 What then have they done in the rest of the king’s provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall even be granted you. And what is your further request? It shall also be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:13 - Then said Esther, “If it pleases the king, let tomorrow also be granted to the Jews who are in Susa H7800 to do according to the edict of today; and let Haman’s ten sons be hanged on the gallows.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:14 - So the king commanded that it should be done so; and an edict was issued in Susa, H7800 and Haman’s ten sons were hanged.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:15 - The Jews who were in Susa H7800 assembled also on the fourteenth day of the month Adar and killed three hundred men in Susa, H7800 but they did not lay their hands on the plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:18 - But the Jews who were in Susa H7800 assembled on the thirteenth and the fourteenth [fn]of the same month, and they rested on the fifteenth [fn]day and made it a day of feasting and rejoicing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:2 - I looked in the vision, and while I was looking I was in the citadel of Susa, H7800 which is in the province of Elam; and I looked in the vision and I myself was beside the Ulai [fn]Canal.
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