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Lexicon :: Strong's H7892 - šîr

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Part of Speech
feminine noun, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2378a,2378b

Strong’s Definitions

שִׁיר shîyr, sheer; or feminine שִׁירָה shîyrâh; from H7891; a song; abstractly, singing:—musical(-ick), × sing(-er, -ing), song.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 90x

The KJV translates Strong's H7892 in the following manner: song (74x), musick (7x), singing (4x), musical (2x), sing (1x), singers (1x), song (with H1697) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 90x
The KJV translates Strong's H7892 in the following manner: song (74x), musick (7x), singing (4x), musical (2x), sing (1x), singers (1x), song (with H1697) (1x).
masculine noun
  1. song

    1. lyric song

    2. religious song

    3. song of Levitical choirs

      feminine noun
  2. song

    1. song, ode

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׁיר shîyr, sheer; or feminine שִׁירָה shîyrâh; from H7891; a song; abstractly, singing:—musical(-ick), × sing(-er, -ing), song.
STRONGS H7892: Abbreviations
שִׁיר 77 noun masculine song (Late Hebrew id.; so Ecclus 40:21 +); — שׁ׳ absolute Judges 5:12 +, construct 2 Chronicles 29:27 +; suffix שִׁירִי Psalm 28:7, etc.; plural שִׁירִים 1 Chronicles 13:8; Songs 1:1; שִׁרִים Genesis 31:27; Proverbs 25:20; suffix שִׁרֶ֫יךָ Amos 5:23, etc.; —
1. lyric song, + מָשָׁל 1 Kings 5:12, opposed to קִינָה Amos 8:10; joyous Genesis 31:27 (J) Isaiah 30:29; עגבים שׁ׳ Ezekiel 33:32; triumphal Judges 5:12; love song Songs 1:1 (twice in verse) (title שִׁיר הַשִּׁירִים), Psalm 45:1 (שִׁיר יְדִידֹת); noisy Amos 5:23; Ezekiel 26:13, in drunken revels Isaiah 24:9, compare Isaiah 23:16; כסילים שׁ׳ Ecclesiastes 7:5; not for sorrow Proverbs 25:20; Psalm 137:3 (twice in verse); בְּנוֺת הַשִּׁיר Ecclesiastes 12:4 songstresses (probably birds).
2. religious song, in worship, || תפלה Psalm 42:9; usually praise, הלל בשׁיר Psalm 69:31; מִשִּׁירִי אֲהוֺדֶנּוּ Psalm 28:7; שִׁרִ תְּהִלָּה וְהוֺדוֺת Nehemiah 12:46; שׁיר י׳ Psalm 137:4; 2 Chronicles 29:27; שׁיר חדשׁ Isaiah 42:10 (fresh outburst), + 6 times, see חָדָשׁ; in Psalm-titles, שׁיר Isaiah 46:1, compare Isaiah 26:1; שׁיר המעלות pilgrim songs Psalm 120:1 + 14 times (see II. מַעִַלָה p.752); with מִמְוֺר Psalm 48:1 + 12 times (see מִז׳); מַשְׁכִּיל שִׁיר Psalm 45:1 (שׁ׳ originally alone in all except Psalm 30:1; Psalm 92:1; Psalm 108:1, see BrJBL xviii (1899), 138).
3. specifically song of Levitical choirs, with musical accompare, 1 Chronicles 6:16; 1 Chronicles 6:17; 1 Chronicles 13:8 (so read also || 2 Samuel 6:5 for בְּרוֺשִׁים, Greek Version of the LXX Th and modern, compare ב׳), 1 Chronicles 25:6; 1 Chronicles 25:7; 2 Chronicles 23:18; 29:28; Nehemiah 12:27; כלי (ה)שׁיר instrument to accompany song 1 Chronicles 15:16 + 6 times (see כְּלִי 2b); compare Amos 6:5.

שִׁירָה noun feminine song (plural ירות [שׁ] Ecclus 39:15); — absolute שׁ׳ Exodus 15:1 + 9 times; construct שִׁירַת Isaiah 5:1; Isaiah 23:15; plural construct שִׁירוֺת Amos 8:3 (read שָׁרוֺת Greek Version of the LXX HoffmZAW iii (1883) We and others); — song, ode, Exodus 15:1 (E), 2 Samuel 22:1 = Psalm 18:1; Deuteronomy 31:19 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 31:21, 22, 30; Deuteronomy 32:44; Numbers 21:17 (E) Isaiah 5:1; Isaiah 23:15.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:27; 31:27


15:1; 15:1




31:19; 31:21; 31:22; 31:30; 32:44


5:12; 5:12

2 Samuel

6:5; 22:1

1 Kings


1 Chronicles

6:16; 6:17; 13:8; 13:8; 25:6; 25:7

2 Chronicles

23:18; 29:27; 29:27; 29:28


12:27; 12:46


18:1; 28:7; 28:7; 30:1; 42:9; 45:1; 45:1; 48:1; 69:31; 92:1; 108:1; 120:1; 137:3; 137:4


25:20; 25:20


7:5; 12:4

Song of Songs

1; 1:1; 1:1


5:1; 5:1; 23:15; 23:15; 23:16; 24:9; 26:1; 30:29; 42:10; 46:1


26:13; 33:32


5:23; 5:23; 6:5; 8:3; 8:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7892 matches the Hebrew שִׁיר (šîr),
which occurs 91 times in 87 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:27–Psa 98:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:27 - Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, H7892 with tabret, and with harp?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:1 - Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song H7892 unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:17 - Then Israel sang this song, H7892 Spring up, O well; sing ye unto it:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:19 - Now therefore write ye this song H7892 for you, and teach it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song H7892 may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song H7892 shall testify against them as a witness; for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about, even now, before I have brought them into the land which I sware.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:22 - Moses therefore wrote this song H7892 the same day, and taught it the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:30 - And Moses spake in the ears of all the congregation of Israel the words of this song, H7892 until they were ended.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:44 - And Moses came and spake all the words of this song H7892 in the ears of the people, he, and Hoshea the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:12 - Awake, awake, Deborah: awake, awake, utter a song: H7892 arise, Barak, and lead thy captivity captive, thou son of Abinoam.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:1 - And David spake unto the LORD the words of this song H7892 in the day that the LORD had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:32 - And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs H7892 were a thousand and five.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:31 - And these are they whom David set over the service of song H7892 in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:32 - And they ministered before the dwelling place of the tabernacle of the congregation with singing, H7892 until Solomon had built the house of the LORD in Jerusalem: and then they waited on their office according to their order.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, H7892 and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:16 - And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of musick, H7892 psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:42 - And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those that should make a sound, and with musical H7892 instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All these were under the hands of their father for song H7892 in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:7 - So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs H7892 of the LORD, even all that were cunning, was two hundred fourscore and eight.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:13 - It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, H7892 and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:6 - And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick H7892 of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:13 - And she looked, and, behold, the king stood at his pillar at the entering in, and the princes and the trumpets by the king: and all the people of the land rejoiced, and sounded with trumpets, also the singers with instruments of musick, H7892 and such as taught to sing praise. Then Athaliah rent her clothes, and said, Treason, Treason.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:18 - Also Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of the LORD by the hand of the priests the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of the LORD, to offer the burnt offerings of the LORD, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, H7892 as it was ordained by David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:27 - And Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And when the burnt offering began, the song H7892 of the LORD began also with the trumpets, and with the instruments ordained by David king of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:28 - And all the congregation worshipped, and the singers H7892 sang, and the trumpeters sounded: and all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:12 - And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to set it forward; and other of the Levites, all that could skill of instruments of musick. H7892
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:27 - And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, to keep the dedication with gladness, both with thanksgivings, and with singing, H7892 with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:36 - And his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with the musical H7892 instruments of David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:46 - For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs H7892 of praise and thanksgiving unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the servant of the LORD, who spake unto the LORD the words of this song H7892 in the day that the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said,]] I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:7 - The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song H7892 will I praise him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:1 - [[A Psalm and Song H7892 at the dedication of the house of David.]] I will extol thee, O LORD; for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:3 - Sing unto him a new song; H7892 play skilfully with a loud noise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:3 - And he hath put a new song H7892 in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:8 - Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song H7892 shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah, Maschil, A Song H7892 of loves.]] My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:1 - [[To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song H7892 upon Alamoth.]] God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:1 - [[A Song H7892 and Psalm for the sons of Korah.]] Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song H7892 of David.]] Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Song H7892 or Psalm.]] Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 67:1 - [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song.]] H7892 God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm or Song H7892 of David.]] Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:30 - I will praise the name of God with a song, H7892 and will magnify him with thanksgiving.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:1 - [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song H7892 of Asaph.]] Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:1 - [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song H7892 of Asaph.]] In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 - [[A Song H7892 or Psalm of Asaph.]] Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:1 - [[A Psalm or Song H7892 for the sons of Korah.]] His foundation is in the holy mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:1 - [[A Song H7892 or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite.]] O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:1 - [[A Psalm or Song H7892 for the sabbath day.]] It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:1 - O sing unto the LORD a new song: H7892 sing unto the LORD, all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:1 - [[A Psalm.]] O sing unto the LORD a new song; H7892 for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.

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