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Lexicon :: Strong's H7991 - šālîš

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שָׁלִישׁ
Transliteration
šālîš
Pronunciation
shaw-leesh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2403e,2403f,2

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁלִישׁ shâlîysh, shaw-leesh'; or שָׁלוֹשׁ shâlôwsh; (1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 12:18), or שָׁלֹשׁ shâlôsh; (2 Samuel 23:13), from H7969; a triple, i.e. (as a musical instrument) a triangle (or perhaps rather three-stringed lute); also (as an indefinite, great quantity) a three-fold measure (perhaps a treble ephah); also (as an officer) a general of the third rank (upward, i.e. the highest):—captain, instrument of musick, (great) lord, (great) measure, prince, three (from the margin).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H7991 in the following manner: captain (11x), lord (4x), instrument of musick (1x), great measure (1x), excellent thing (1x), measure (1x), prince (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H7991 in the following manner: captain (11x), lord (4x), instrument of musick (1x), great measure (1x), excellent thing (1x), measure (1x), prince (1x).
  1. third part

    1. name of a measure

  2. a musical instrument

    1. maybe three-stringed, triangular shape, or three-barred

    2. perhaps a sistrum or triangle

  3. shield carrier, adjutant, officer, captain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁלִישׁ shâlîysh, shaw-leesh'; or שָׁלוֹשׁ shâlôwsh; (1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 12:18), or שָׁלֹשׁ shâlôsh; (2 Samuel 23:13), from H7969; a triple, i.e. (as a musical instrument) a triangle (or perhaps rather three-stringed lute); also (as an indefinite, great quantity) a three-fold measure (perhaps a treble ephah); also (as an officer) a general of the third rank (upward, i.e. the highest):—captain, instrument of musick, (great) lord, (great) measure, prince, three (from the margin).
STRONGS H7991:
† I. שָׁלִ(י)שׁ noun [masculine] third (part, i.e. of ephah? dubious), name of a measure; — for dust Isaiah 40:12, tears Psalm 80:6 (in figurative), adverb accusative measure-wise.

† II. [שָׁלִישׁ] noun [masculine] plural שָֽׁלִשִׁים, a (three-stringed ? three-barred? three-corned?) musical instrument, perhaps a sistrum (so Vulgate), or 'triangle' (RVm: compare PrinceEB iii. 3228), 1 Samuel 18:6 (+ בְּתֻמִּים).

† III. שָׁלִישׁ noun masculine adjutant or officer (best explained as third man (in chariot), see especially HptBAS iv. 586 f. BenderZAW xxiii (1903), 19 WMMAs.u.Eur.329; see also KauM.N.,DPV.1904, 19; doubted by DiExodus 14:7 Baenib. Buhl14); — absolute שׁ׳ of king's personal attendant at court 2 Kings 7:2, 17, 19, suffix, military officer of king, שָֽׁלִשֹׁח 2 Kings 9:25, ָ(שׁלִישׁוֺ 2 Kings 15:25 (on abnormal ָ֯ see Ges§ 93xxii. 1. 133, 449, 495); plural שָֽׁלִישִׁים Ezekiel 23:15 + (sometimes שָֽׁלִשִׁם etc.) Ezekiel 23:23; Exodus 14:7; 2 Kings 10:25 (twice in verse), + (Qr) 2 Samuel 23:8 (> Kt שׁלשׁי), 1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 12:19 (18 van d. H.; Kt in both, שׁלושׁים), read in all three (ראֹשׁ) הַשִּׁלֹשָׁה chief of the three LXX of Lucian (Lag.) We Dr Bu Now. — שָֽׁלִשִׁים Proverbs 22:20 Qr see שִׁלְשֹׁם.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

14:7; 14:7

1 Samuel

18:6

2 Samuel

23:8

2 Kings

7:2; 7:17; 7:19; 9:25; 10:25; 15:25

1 Chronicles

11:11; 12:19

Psalms

80:6

Proverbs

22:20

Isaiah

40:12

Ezekiel

23:15; 23:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7991 matches the Hebrew שָׁלִישׁ (šālîš),
which occurs 20 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:7 - and he took six hundred select chariots, and all the other chariots of Egypt with officers H7991 over all of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:4 - “Pharaoh’s chariots and his army He has thrown into the sea;
And the choicest of his officers H7991 are [fn]drowned in the [fn]Red Sea.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:6 - Now it happened as they were coming, when David returned from killing the Philistine, that the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tambourines, with joy and with other [fn]musical H7991 instruments H7991.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:8 - These are the names of the mighty men whom David had: Josheb-basshebeth, a Tahchemonite, chief of the [fn]captains H7991; he was called Adino the Eznite because of eight hundred who were killed by him at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:22 - But Solomon did not make slaves of the sons of Israel; for they were men of war, his servants, his commanders, his charioteers H7991, his chariot commanders, and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:2 - The royal officer H7991 on whose hand the king was leaning responded to the man of God and said, “Even if the LORD were to make [fn]windows in heaven, could this thing happen?” Then he said, “Behold, you are going to see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat [fn]any of it.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:17 - Now the king appointed the royal H7991 officer H7991 on whose hand he leaned [fn]to be in charge of the gate; but the people trampled on him at the gate, and he died, just as the man of God had said, who spoke when the king came down to him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:19 - At that time the royal H7991 officer H7991 had responded to the man of God and said, “Now even if the LORD were to make windows in heaven, could such a thing as this happen?” And he had said, “Behold, you are going to see it with your own eyes, but you will not eat [fn]any of it.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:25 - And Jehu said to Bidkar his officer H7991, “Pick him up and throw him on the [fn]property of the field of Naboth the Jezreelite; for remember, when [fn]you and I were riding together after his father Ahab, that the LORD brought this pronouncement against him:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:25 - Then it came about, as soon as he had finished [fn]offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the [fn]guard and to the royal H7991 officers H7991, “Go in, [fn]kill them; let none come out.” So they [fn]killed them with the edge of the sword; and the [fn]guard and the royal H7991 officers H7991 threw them out, and went to the [fn]sanctuary of the house of Baal.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:25 - Then Pekah the son of Remaliah, his officer H7991, conspired against him and struck him in Samaria, in the castle of the king’s house with Argob and Arieh; and with him were fifty men of the Gileadites, and he killed him and became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:11 - These constitute the list of David’s mighty men: Jashobeam, the son of a Hachmonite, the chief of the thirty; he wielded his spear against three hundred [fn]whom he killed at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:9 - But Solomon did not make slaves from the sons of Israel for his work; for they were men of war, his chief captains H7991 and commanders of his chariots and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:5 - You have fed them with the bread of tears,
And You have made them drink tears in [fn]large H7991 measure H7991.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:20 - Have I not written to you [fn]excellent H7991 things H7991
Of counsels and knowledge,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who has measured the [fn]waters in the hollow of His hand,
And measured the heavens with a [fn]span,
And [fn]calculated the dust of the earth with a measure H7991,
And weighed the mountains in a balance
And the hills in a pair of scales?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:15 - wearing belts around their waists, with flowing turbans on their heads, all of them looking like officers H7991, [fn]like the [fn]Babylonians in Chaldea, the land of their birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:23 - the [fn]Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, Pekod and Shoa and Koa, and all the [fn]Assyrians with them; handsome young men, governors and officials all of them, officers H7991 and [fn]men of renown, all of them riding on horses.

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