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Lexicon :: Strong's H8040 - śᵊmō'l

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שְׂמֹאל
Transliteration
śᵊmō'l
Pronunciation
sem-ole'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive word [rather perhaps from the same as שִׂמְלָה (H8071) (by insertion of the aleph) through the idea of wrapping up]
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TWOT Reference: 2267a

Strong’s Definitions

שְׂמֹאול sᵉmôʼwl, sem-ole'; or שְׂמֹאל sᵉmôʼl; a primitive word (rather perhaps from the same as H8071 (by insertion of the aleph) through the idea of wrapping up); properly, dark (as enveloped), i.e. the north; hence (by orientation), the left hand:—left (hand, side).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x

The KJV translates Strong's H8040 in the following manner: left (36x), left hand (17x), left side (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 54x
The KJV translates Strong's H8040 in the following manner: left (36x), left hand (17x), left side (1x).
  1. the left, the left hand, the left side

    1. left

    2. left hand

    3. north (as one faces east)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׂמֹאול sᵉmôʼwl, sem-ole'; or שְׂמֹאל sᵉmôʼl; a primitive word (rather perhaps from the same as H8071 (by insertion of the aleph) through the idea of wrapping up); properly, dark (as enveloped), i.e. the north; hence (by orientation), the left hand:—left (hand, side).
STRONGS H8040:
שְׂמאֹל, שְׂמאֹול (BaerJoshua 1:7)54 noun [masculine] the left (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian šumêlu; Arabic bdb096905(also bdb096906and bdb096907, bdb096908, north wind); Old Aramaic שמאל, Palmyrene (suffix) סמלך; Syriac bdb096909; √ dubious, שאם + לM 128 HomA. u. A. i. (1892), 21ii. 1. 148, 405; (see also Thes DietrWortforschung 234), compare Arabic bdb096910be unlucky, bdb096911left, bdb096912, bdb096913north; Sabean שאם north, unlucky DHMEpigr. Denkm. 29; Epigr. Denkm. Arabic Nos. 6. 7; other views in Sta§ 299 LagBN 116); — שְׂמאֹל abs, Genesis 13:9 +, construct Genesis 48:13; 2 Kings 23:8; שְׂמאֹול absolute Numbers 20:17 +; suffix שְׂמאֹלֶ֑ךָ 2 Samuel 2:21, שְׂמאֹלוֺ Genesis 48:13 +, etc.; — opposed to יָמִין except Genesis 14:15; Judges 19:27; 2 Kings 23:8; —
1. left, region on the left, Genesis 13:9 (J); on the left is עַלשּֿׂ׳ 2 Kings 23:8; Ezekiel 16:46; Zechariah 4:3, 11, עַלהַֿשּׂ׳ 1 Chronicles 6:29 compare 2 Chronicles 18:18, also מִשּׂ׳ (a sinistra) Exodus 14:22, 29 (P), 2 Samuel 16:6 + 7 times + מִהַשּׂ׳ 2 Chronicles 3:17; Ezekiel 1:10, לִשׂ׳ Ecclesiastes 10:2, שׂ׳ alone Job 23:9; toward the left is עַלשֿׂ׳ Genesis 24:49 (J), 2 Samuel 2:21; Zechariah 12:6, עַלהַֿשּׂ׳ 2 Samuel 2:19, שׂ׳ alone 1 Samuel 6:12; Isaiah 9:20 + 13 times
†2. יַדשֿׂ׳ left hand, Judges 3:21; Judges 7:20, so שׂ׳ alone Genesis 48:18, 13, 14 (E), Judges 16:29; Ezekiel 39:8; Jonah 4:11; Proverbs 3:16; Daniel 12:7; Songs 2:6; Songs 8:3.
†3. = north (on left of one facing east, compare אָחוֺר d, יָמִין 4, קֶדֶם 1 b) Genesis 14:15; Joshua 19:27(P); of. Ezekiel 16:46.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

13:9; 13:9; 14:15; 14:15; 24:49; 48:13; 48:13; 48:13; 48:14; 48:18

Exodus

14:22; 14:29

Numbers

20:17

Joshua

1:7; 19:27

Judges

3:21; 7:20; 16:29; 19:27

1 Samuel

6:12

2 Samuel

2:19; 2:21; 2:21; 16:6

2 Kings

23:8; 23:8; 23:8

1 Chronicles

6:29

2 Chronicles

3:17; 18:18

Job

23:9

Proverbs

3:16

Ecclesiastes

10:2

Song of Songs

2:6; 8:3

Isaiah

9:20

Ezekiel

1:10; 16:46; 16:46; 39:8

Daniel

12:7

Jonah

4:11

Zechariah

4:3; 4:11; 12:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8040 matches the Hebrew שְׂמֹאל (śᵊmō'l),
which occurs 54 times in 53 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 13:9–Jon 4:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:9 - “Is not the whole land before you? Please separate from me; if to the left, H8040 then I will go to the right; or if to the right, then I will go to the left.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:15 - He divided [fn]his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and [fn]defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is [fn]north H8040 of Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - “So now if you are going to [fn]deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me; and if not, let me know, that I may turn to the right hand or the left.” H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:13 - Joseph took them both, Ephraim with his right hand toward Israel’s left, H8040 and Manasseh with his left H8040 hand H8040 toward Israel’s right, and brought them close to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:14 - But Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left H8040 hand H8040 on Manasseh’s head, [fn]crossing his hands, [fn]although Manasseh was the firstborn.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:22 - The sons of Israel [fn]went through the midst of the sea on the dry land, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:29 - But the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:17 - ‘Please let us pass through your land. We will not pass through field or through vineyard; we will not even drink water from a well. We will go along the king’s highway, not turning to the right or left, H8040 until we pass through your territory.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:26 - The angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn to the right hand or the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:27 - ‘Let me pass through your land, I will [fn]travel only on the highway; I will not turn aside to the right or to the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:32 - “So you shall observe to do just as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:11 - “According to the [fn]terms of the law which they teach you, and according to the verdict which they tell you, you shall do; you shall not turn aside from the word which they declare to you, to the right or the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:20 - that his heart may not be lifted up above his [fn]countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, H8040 so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:14 - and do not turn aside from any of the words which I command you today, to the right or to the left, H8040 to go after other gods to serve them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:7 - “Only be strong and very courageous; [fn]be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, H8040 so that you may [fn]have success wherever you go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:27 - It turned toward the [fn]east to Beth-dagon and reached to Zebulun, and to the valley of Iphtahel northward to Beth-emek and Neiel; then it proceeded on [fn]north H8040 to Cabul,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:6 - “Be very firm, then, to keep and do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left, H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:21 - Ehud stretched out his left H8040 hand, H8040 took the sword from his right thigh and thrust it into his belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:20 - When the three [fn]companies blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held the torches in their left H8040 hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and cried, “A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:29 - Samson grasped the two middle pillars on which the house rested, and braced himself against them, the one with his right hand and the other with his left. H8040
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - And the cows took the straight way in the [fn]direction of Beth-shemesh; they went along the highway, lowing as they went, and did not turn aside to the right or to the left. H8040 And the lords of the Philistines followed them to the border of Beth-shemesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:19 - Asahel pursued Abner and did not [fn]turn to the right or to the left H8040 from following Abner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:21 - So Abner said to him, “[fn]Turn to your right or to your left, H8040 and take hold of one of the young men for yourself, and take for yourself his spoil.” But Asahel was not willing to turn aside from following him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:6 - He threw stones at David and at all the servants of King David; and all the people and all the mighty men were at his right hand and at his left. H8040
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:39 - Then he set the stands, five on the right side of the house and five on the left H8040 side of the house; and he set the sea of cast metal on the right side of the house eastward toward the south.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:49 - and the lampstands, five on the right side and five on the left, H8040 in front of the inner sanctuary, of pure gold; and the flowers and the lamps and the tongs, of gold;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:19 - [fn]Micaiah said, “Therefore, hear the word of the LORD. I saw the LORD sitting on His throne, and all the host of heaven standing by Him on His right and on His left. H8040
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:2 - He did right in the sight of the LORD and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he turn aside to the right or to the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:8 - Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one’s left H8040 at the city gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:44 - On the left H8040 hand H8040 were their [fn]kinsmen the sons of Merari: Ethan the son of Kishi, the son of Abdi, the son of Malluch,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 3:17 - He erected the pillars in front of the temple, one on the right and the other on the left, H8040 and named the one on the right Jachin and the one on the left Boaz.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:6 - He also made ten basins in which to wash, and he set five on the right side and five on the left H8040 [fn]to rinse things for the burnt offering; but the sea was for the priests to wash in.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:7 - Then he made the ten golden lampstands in the way prescribed for them and he set them in the temple, five on the right side and five on the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:8 - He also made ten tables and placed them in the temple, five on the right side and five on the left. H8040 And he made one hundred golden bowls.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:18 - Micaiah said, “Therefore, hear the word of the LORD. I saw the LORD sitting on His throne, and all the host of heaven standing on His right and on His left. H8040
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:2 - He did right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - Ezra the scribe stood at a wooden podium which they had made for the purpose. And beside him stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah on his right hand; and Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah and Meshullam on his left H8040 hand. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:9 - When He acts on the left, H8040 I cannot behold Him;
He turns on the right, I cannot see Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:16 - [fn]Long life is in her right hand;
In her left H8040 hand H8040 are riches and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:27 - Do not turn to the right nor to the left; H8040
Turn your foot from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:2 - A wise man’s heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish man’s heart directs him toward the left. H8040
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:6 - “Let his left H8040 hand H8040 be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:3 - “Let his left H8040 hand H8040 be under my head
And his right hand embrace me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:20 - [fn]They slice off what is on the right hand but still are hungry,
And [fn]they eat what is on the left H8040 hand H8040 but they are not satisfied;
Each of them eats the flesh of his own arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:3 - “For you will spread abroad to the right and to the left. H8040
And your [fn]descendants will possess nations
And will resettle the desolate cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:10 - As for the form of their faces, each had the face of a man; [fn]all four had the face of a lion on the right and the face of a bull on the left, H8040 and [fn]all four had the face of an eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:46 - “Now your older sister is Samaria, who lives [fn]north H8040 of you with her [fn]daughters; and your younger sister, who lives [fn]south of you, is Sodom with her [fn]daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:3 - “I will strike your bow from your left H8040 hand and dash down your arrows from your right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 12:7 - I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, [fn]as he raised his right hand and his left H8040 toward heaven, and swore by Him who lives forever that it would be for a [fn]time, [fn]times, and half a [fn]time; and as soon as [fn]they finish shattering the [fn]power of the holy people, all these events will be completed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:11 - “Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left H8040 hand, H8040 as well as many animals?”

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