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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 - “Why did you flee secretly and [fn]deceive me, and did not tell me, so that I might have sent you away with joy and with songs H7892, with tambourine and with lyre;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:1 - Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song H7892 to the LORD, [fn]saying:
[fn]I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted;
The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:17 - Then Israel sang this song H7892:
“Spring up, O well! Sing to it!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:19 - “Now then, write this song H7892 for yourselves, and teach it to the sons of Israel; put it [fn]on their lips, so that this song H7892 may be a witness for Me against the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - “Then it will come about, when many evils and troubles find them, that this song H7892 will testify before them as a witness (for it shall not be forgotten from the mouth of their [fn]descendants); for I know their inclination which they are [fn]developing today, before I bring them into the land which I swore.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:22 - So Moses wrote down this song H7892 on the same day, and taught it to the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:30 - Then Moses spoke in the hearing of all the assembly of Israel the words of this song H7892, until they were complete:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:44 - Then Moses came and spoke all the words of this song H7892 in the hearing of the people, he, with [fn]Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:12 - “Awake, awake, Deborah;
Awake, awake, [fn]sing a song H7892!
Arise, Barak, and lead away your captives, son of Abinoam.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:1 - Now David spoke the words of this song H7892 to the LORD on the day that the LORD had saved him from the [fn]hand of all his enemies and from the [fn]hand of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:32 - He also told three thousand proverbs, and his songs H7892 numbered 1,005.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:31 - Now these are the ones whom David appointed over the [fn]service of song H7892 in the house of the LORD, after the ark rested there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:32 - They were ministering in song H7892 in front of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting until Solomon’s building of the house of the LORD in Jerusalem; and they [fn]served in their office according to their order.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:8 - David and all Israel were celebrating before God with all their might, with songs H7892 and with lyres, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:16 - Then David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their relatives as the singers, with musical H7892 instruments, harps, lyres, and cymbals, playing to raise sounds of joy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:42 - And with them were Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those who were to play them, and with instruments for the songs H7892 of God, and the sons of Jeduthun for the gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:6 - All of these were under the [fn]direction of their father to sing H7892 in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, for the service of the house of God. Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were [fn]under the direction of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:7 - Their number who were trained in singing H7892 to the LORD, with their relatives, all who were skillful, was 288.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:13 - in unison when the trumpeters and the singers were to make themselves heard with one voice to praise and to glorify the LORD, and when they raised their voices accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and other musical H7892 instruments, and when they praised the LORD saying,He indeed is good for His [fn]kindness is everlasting,” then the house, the house of the LORD, was filled with a cloud,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:6 - The priests stood at their posts, and the Levites also, with the musical H7892 instruments for the LORD, which King David had made for giving praise to the LORD-“for His faithfulness is everlasting”—whenever David gave praise through their [fn]ministry; the priests on the other side blew trumpets and all Israel was standing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:13 - She looked, and behold, the king was standing by his pillar at the entrance, and the captains and the [fn]trumpeters were beside the king. And all the people of the land rejoiced and blew trumpets, the singers with their musical H7892 instruments [fn]leading the praise. Then Athaliah tore her clothes and said, “Conspiracy! Conspiracy!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:18 - Moreover, Jehoiada placed the offices of the house of the LORD under the [fn]authority of the Levitical priests, whom David had assigned over 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 singing H7892 according to the [fn]order of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:27 - Then Hezekiah gave the order to offer the burnt offering on the altar. When the burnt offering began, the song H7892 to the LORD also began with the trumpets, [fn]accompanied by the instruments of David, king of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:28 - While the whole assembly worshiped, the singers H7892 also sang and the trumpets sounded; all this continued until the burnt offering was finished.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:12 - The men did the work faithfully with foremen over them to supervise: Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites of the sons of Merari, Zechariah and Meshullam of the sons of the Kohathites, and the Levites, all who were skillful with musical H7892 instruments.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:27 - Now at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought out the Levites from all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem so that they could celebrate the dedication with joy, with songs of thanksgiving and with songs H7892 to the accompaniment of cymbals, harps, and lyres.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:36 - and his kinsmen, Shemaiah, Azarel, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nethanel, Judah, and Hanani, with the musical H7892 instruments of David the man of God. And Ezra the scribe went before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:46 - For in the days of David and Asaph, in ancient times, there were [fn]leaders of the singers, songs H7892 of praise and songs of thanksgiving to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of David, the servant of the LORD, [fn]who spoke to the LORD the words of this song on the day that the LORD rescued him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said,
“I love You, LORD, my strength.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:7 - The LORD is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart triumphs,
And with my song H7892 I shall thank Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:1 - A Psalm; a Song at the Dedication of the House. A Psalm of David.
I will exalt You, LORD, for You have lifted me up,
And have not let my enemies rejoice over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:3 - Sing to Him a new song H7892;
Play skillfully with a shout of joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:3 - He put a new song H7892 in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;
Many will see and fear
And will trust in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:8 - The LORD will send His goodness in the daytime;
And His song H7892 will be with me in the night,
A prayer to the God of my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:1 - For the music director; according to the [fn]Shoshannim. A [fn]Maskil of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love.
My heart is moved 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 46:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, [fn]set to Alamoth. A Song.
God is our refuge and strength,
A [fn]very ready help in [fn]trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:1 - A Song; a Psalm of the sons of Korah.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised
In the city of our God, His holy mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of David. A Song.
There will be silence [fn]before You, and praise in Zion, God,
And the vow will be fulfilled for You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:1 - For the music director. A Song. A Psalm.
Shout joyfully to God, all the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 67:1 - For the music director; with stringed instruments. A Psalm. A Song.
God be gracious to us and bless us,
And cause His face to shine [fn]upon us— Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of David. A Song.
[fn]May God arise, [fn]may His enemies be scattered,
And [fn]may those who hate Him flee from His presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:30 - I will praise the name of God with song H7892,
And exalt Him with thanksgiving.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:1 - For the music director; set to [fn]Al-tashheth. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
We give thanks to You, God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near;
People declare Your wondrous works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:1 - For the music director; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.
God is known in Judah;
His name is great in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 - A Song, a Psalm of Asaph.
God, do not remain quiet;
Do not be silent and, God, do not be still.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:1 - A Psalm of the sons of Korah. A Song.
His foundation is in the holy mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:1 - A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the music director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A [fn]Maskil of Heman [fn]the Ezrahite.
LORD, the God of my salvation,
I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:1 - A Psalm, a Song for the Sabbath day.
It is good to give thanks to the LORD
And to sing praises to Your name, Most High;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:1 - Sing to the LORD a new song H7892;
Sing to the LORD, all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:1 - A Psalm.
Sing a new song H7892 to the LORD,
For He has done wonderful things,
His right hand and His holy arm have [fn]gained the victory for Him.

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