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Lexicon :: Strong's H8033 - šām

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive particle [rather from the relative pronoun, אֲשֶׁר (H834)]; there (transferring to time) then
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Strong’s Definitions

שָׁם shâm, shawm; a primitive particle (rather from the relative pronoun, H834); there (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence:—in it, thence, there (-in, of, out), thither, whither.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H8033 in the following manner: there, therein, thither, whither, in it, thence, thereout.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H8033 in the following manner: there, therein, thither, whither, in it, thence, thereout.
  1. there, thither

    1. there

    2. thither (after verbs of motion)

    3. from there, thence

    4. then (as an adverb of time)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁם shâm, shawm; a primitive particle (rather from the relative pronoun, H834); there (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence:—in it, thence, there (-in, of, out), thither, whither.
STRONGS H8033: Abbreviations
שָׁם adverb there, thither (Arabic bdb102701 there, compare bdb102702 then; Biblical Aramaic תַּמָּה, Egyptian Aramaic תמה S-CPap. A 4, J 6, Targum תַּמָּן (with demonstrative n, compare אֱדַיִן beside אֲזַי), Syriac bdb102703; ZenjHad. 8 (Cooke159) שם); —
a. there Genesis 2:8, Genesis 2:12; Genesis 11:2, Genesis 11:7, Genesis 11:31 + often; placed early in sentence for emphasis, Micah 4:10 שָׁם תִּנָּצֵ֑לִי, Nahum 3:15; Ezekiel 32:22, Ezekiel 32:24; Psalm 104:26 +, וְשָׁם ֗֗֗ Genesis 41:12; Exodus 15:27; Numbers 13:22, Numbers 13:33 +, שָׁם ֗֗֗ וְשָׁם Exodus 15:25; Deuteronomy 12:14; Isaiah 27:10; Job 3:17 +, וְהִנֵּה שָׁם ֗֗֗ Genesis 29:2, כִּי שָׁם ֗֗֗ Genesis 11:9; Genesis 21:31; Genesis 35:7; 2 Samuel 1:21; 2 Samuel 15:21 +, אַךְ שָׁם ֗֗֗ Isaiah 34:14, Isaiah 34:15, גַּם שָׁם ֗֗֗ Isaiah 23:12; Isaiah 57:7; Psalm 139:10; resuming a preceding 'where,' Job 39:30 בַּאֲשֶׁר חֲלָלִים שָׁם הוּא, Judges 5:27; Jeremiah 22:12; Ecclesiastes 11:3, compare Ecclesiastes 1:7. Repeated, שָׁם ֗֗֗ שָׁם here... there Isaiah 28:10, Isaiah 28:13. In poetry, pointing to a spot in which a scene is localized vividly in the imagination, Psalm 14:5 שׁם פחדו פחד there feared they a fear! Psalm 36:13 [Psalm 36:12], compare Psalm 48:7 [Psalm 48:6]; Psalm 66:6; Psalm 132:17; Hosea 6:7; Zephaniah 1:14. — Habakkuk 3:4 read probably (We Now) שָׂם the flashes at his side made he the hiding of his power; Ecclesiastes 3:17 שָׁם = with God, in the Divine plan or scheme: but read perhaps שָׂם Hi De and others
b. preceded by the rel., אֲשֶׁר שָׁם where, Genesis 2:11; Exodus 20:21; 1 Samuel 9:10 +, usually with one or more words between, Genesis 13:3, Genesis 13:14; Genesis 19:27; Exodus 29:42; 2 Samuel 11:16; 2 Kings 23:27 + often; after בַּאֲשֶׁר, בַּאֲשֶׁר הוּא שָׁם Genesis 21:17. With אשׁר omitted (the relative being indicated by construct, Ges§ 130 c, d) Ezekiel 39:11 מְקוֺם שָׁם קֶבֶר בְּיִשְׂר׳ a place where a grave (may be) in Israel, but Greek Version of the LXX Targum Co Or and others read שֵׁם a place of renown.
2. thither, after verbs of motion ( = שָׁ֫מָּה, see 3), H8033Deuteronomy 1:37 לֹא תָבאֹ שָׁם, Judges 19:15; Judges 21:10; 1 Samuel 2:14; 1 Samuel 9:6 and elsewhere; אֲשֶׁר ֗֗֗ שָׁם whither, 1 Kings 18:10; 1 Kings 21:18; 2 Kings 1:4,2 Kings 1:6, 2 Kings 1:16; Isaiah 20:6, more often in Jeremiah, Ezekiel, as Jeremiah 8:3; Jeremiah 22:27; Jeremiah 23:3,Jeremiah 23:8; Jeremiah 45:5 +, Ezekiel 4:13; Ezekiel 12:16; Ezekiel 36:20, Ezekiel 36:22 +; so שֶׁשָּׁם Psalm 122:4.
3. with ה locative, שָׁ֫מָּה (shắmmāh):
a. after verbs of motion, thither, Genesis 19:20 לָנוּס שָׁ֫מָּה to flee thither, Genesis 19:22; Genesis 20:13; Genesis 24:6; Genesis 29:3; Deuteronomy 1:38 + often; = into it, therein (of a basket, pit, etc.), Exodus 16:33 וְתֶןשָֿׁ֫מָּה מְלֹא הָעֹמֶר, Exodus 21:33 וְנָפַל שָׁמָּה, Exodus 30:18; Judges 8:25; 2 Kings 12:10; pregnantly, after a verb implying motion, as to bury, Genesis 23:13 וְאֶקְבְּרָה אֶתמֵֿתִי שָׁ֫מָּה, Genesis 25:10; Genesis 49:31; Genesis 50:5 (all P), נוֺעַד to meet Exodus 29:42, Exodus 29:43; Exodus 30:6, Exodus 30:36; Numbers 17:19 [Numbers 17:4] (all P), Joshua 2:16; Joshua 7:3; Jeremiah 13:7; Joel 4:7 [Joel 3:7], perhaps Songs 8:5 (? c).
b. אֲשֶׁר ֗֗֗ שָׁ֫מָּה whither Genesis 20:13; Numbers 33:54; Deuteronomy 4:5 ,Deuteronomy 4:14 + often; where 2 Kings 23:8; 1 Chronicles 4:41.
c. more rarely, i. q. שָׁם there, Genesis 43:30 וַיֵּבְךְ שָׁ֫מָּה, Joshua 2:1; Judges 16:27; 2 Kings 4:11; 2 Kings 9:16; Hosea 2:17 [Hosea 2:15]; Isaiah 22:18; Isaiah 34:15; Isaiah 65:9; Jeremiah 18:2; Jeremiah 27:22; Ezekiel 23:3; Ezekiel 32:29, Ezekiel 32:30 (Ezekiel 32:22; Ezekiel 32:24; Ezekiel 32:26 שָׁם), [H3074 Ezekiel 48:35] שָׁ֫מָּה י׳, Psalm 76:4 [Psalm 76:3]; Psalm 122:5; Ecclesiastes 3:16.
4. מִשָּׁם from there, thence:
a. often after verbs of departing, taking, etc., Genesis 2:10; Genesis 11:8, Genesis 11:9; Genesis 12:8; Genesis 18:16; Genesis 24:7; Genesis 42:2, etc., Numbers 13:23; Numbers 21:12; Numbers 22:41 וַיַּרְא מִשָּׁם, Deuteronomy 4:29 וּבִקַּשְׁתֶּם מִשָּׁם, Deuteronomy 30:4; Jeremiah 37:12; Hosea 2:17 [Hosea 2:15]; Amos 9:2, Amos 9:3, Amos 9:4; Job 39:29 +. Peculiarly, Genesis 49:24 מִשָּׁם רֹעֶה אֶבֶן יִשְׂר׳ Ges De RVm from there [from heaven], (from) the Shepherd (י׳), the Stone (Rock) of Israel, Ew Di Sta from there (where is) the Shepherd of (רֹעֵה) the (Bethel-)stone of Israel; but both forced: text dubious; Gunk by the name (מִשֵּׁם; so Syriac Version) of the Shepherd, etc. (as Ew Di).
b. אֲשֶׁר ֗֗֗ מִשָּׁם whence Genesis 24:5; Numbers 23:13 +.
c. expressing origin, Genesis 3:23 the ground אֲשֶׁר לֻקַּח מִשָּׁם, Genesis 10:14 whence (= from whom) came forth the Philistines, Judges 19:18 מִשָּׁם אָנֹכִי, 1 Samuel 10:12 אִישׁ מִשָּׁם, Isaiah 65:20.
d. of the mass, from which something is taken or made, Genesis 27:9; Genesis 30:32 (of צאֹן), Leviticus 2:2 וְקָמַץ מִשָּׁם זגו׳ (from the meal, etc., of a מנחה), 1 Kings 17:13 אַךְ עֲשִׁי לִי מִשָּׁם עֻגָה קְטַנָּה i.e. from the meal and oil, 2 Kings 7:2, 2 Kings 7:19 וּמִשָּׁם לֹא תאֵֹֽֽֽכל׃, Ezekiel 5:3.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H8536.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:8; 2:10; 2:11; 2:12; 3:23; 10:14; 11:2; 11:7; 11:8; 11:9; 11:9; 11:31; 12:8; 13:3; 13:14; 18:16; 19:20; 19:22; 19:27; 20:13; 20:13; 21:17; 21:31; 23:13; 24:5; 24:6; 24:7; 25:10; 27:9; 29:2; 29:3; 30:32; 35:7; 41:12; 42:2; 43:30; 49:24; 49:31; 50:5


15:25; 15:27; 16:33; 20:21; 21:33; 29:42; 29:42; 29:43; 30:6; 30:18; 30:36




13:22; 13:23; 13:33; 17:4; 21:12; 22:41; 23:13; 33:54


1:37; 1:38; 4:5; 4:14; 4:29; 12:14; 30:4


2:1; 2:16; 7:3


5:27; 8:25; 16:27; 19:15; 19:18; 21:10

1 Samuel

2:14; 9:6; 9:10; 10:12

2 Samuel

1:21; 11:16; 15:21

1 Kings

17:13; 18:10; 21:18

2 Kings

1:4; 1:6; 1:16; 4:11; 7:2; 7:19; 9:16; 12:10; 23:8; 23:27

1 Chronicles



3:17; 39:29; 39:30


14:5; 36:12; 48:6; 66:6; 76:3; 104:26; 122:4; 122:5; 132:17; 139:10


1:7; 3:16; 3:17; 11:3

Song of Songs



20:6; 22:18; 23:12; 27:10; 28:10; 28:13; 34:14; 34:15; 34:15; 57:7; 65:9; 65:20


8:3; 13:7; 18:2; 22:12; 22:27; 23:3; 23:8; 27:22; 37:12; 45:5


4:13; 5:3; 12:16; 23:3; 32:22; 32:22; 32:24; 32:24; 32:26; 32:29; 32:30; 36:20; 36:22; 39:11


2:15; 2:15; 2:17; 6:7




9:2; 9:3; 9:4









Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8033 matches the Hebrew שָׁם (šām),
which occurs 835 times in 732 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 15 (Gen 2:8–Gen 27:45)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:8 - And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there H8033 he put the man whom he had formed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:10 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:11 - The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:12 - And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:14 - And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:2 - And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:7 - Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:8 - So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence H8033 upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:9 - Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:7 - And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:8 - And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east: and there he builded an altar unto the LORD, and called upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:10 - And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:3 - And he went on his journeys from the south even to Bethel, unto the place where his tent had been at the beginning, between Bethel and Hai;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:4 - Unto the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first: and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:14 - And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:18 - Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:10 - And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:16 - And the men rose up from thence, and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham went with them to bring them on the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:22 - And the men turned their faces from thence, and went toward Sodom: but Abraham stood yet before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:28 - Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:29 - And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:30 - And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:31 - And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:32 - And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:27 - And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:13 - And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said unto her, This is thy kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whither we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:17 - And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:31 - Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they sware both of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:33 - And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:2 - And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:9 - And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:13 - And he spake unto Ephron in the audience of the people of the land, saying, But if thou wilt give it, I pray thee, hear me: I will give thee money for the field; take it of me, and I will bury my dead there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:5 - And the servant said unto him, Peradventure the woman will not be willing to follow me unto this land: must I needs bring thy son again unto the land from whence thou camest?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:6 - And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:7 - The LORD God of heaven, which took me from my father's house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spake unto me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his angel before thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:8 - And if the woman will not be willing to follow thee, then thou shalt be clear from this my oath: only bring not my son thither again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:10 - The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:8 - And it came to pass, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out at a window, and saw, and, behold, Isaac was sporting with Rebekah his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:17 - And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there. H8033
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:19 - And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:23 - And he went up from thence to Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:25 - And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of the LORD, and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's servants digged a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:9 - Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?

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