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Lexicon :: Strong's H8041 - śam'al

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שַׂמְאַל
Transliteration
śam'al
Pronunciation
saw-mal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [denom from שְׂמֹאל (H8040)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2267

Strong’s Definitions

שָׂמַאל sâmaʼl, saw-mal'; a primitive root (denominative from H8040); to use the left hand or pass in that direction:—(go, turn) (on the, to the) left.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H8041 in the following manner: left (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H8041 in the following manner: left (5x).
  1. to take the left, go to the left

    1. (Hiphil)

      1. to go to the left

      2. to turn (aside) to the left (fig)

      3. to use the left hand

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׂמַאל sâmaʼl, saw-mal'; a primitive root (denominative from H8040); to use the left hand or pass in that direction:—(go, turn) (on the, to the) left.
STRONGS H8041: Abbreviations
† [שִׂמְאֵל] verb denominative
Hiph. take the left (always opposed to הֵמִין): — Imperfect cohortative אַשְׂמְאִ֫ילָה Genesis 13:9; 2nd person masculine plural, תַּשְׂמְאִ֫ילוּ Isaiah 30:21; Imperative feminine singular הַשְׂמִילִי (Ges§ 23 f1. 276) Ezekiel 21:21, compare Infinitive construct הַשְׂמִיל 2 Samuel 14:19; Participle מַשְׂמִאלִים 1 Chronicles 12:2; —
1. = go to the left Genesis 13:9 (J), Ezekiel 21:21.
2. figurative turn (aside) to the left (from true way) 2 Samuel 14:19; Isaiah 30:21.
3. use the left hand 1 Chronicles 12:2.
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

2 Samuel

14:19; 14:19

1 Chronicles

12:2; 12:2

Isaiah

30:21; 30:21

Ezekiel

21:21; 21:21

H8041

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8041 matches the Hebrew שַׂמְאַל (śam'al),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:9 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me: if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left. H8041
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:19 - And the king said, Is not the hand of Joab with thee in all this? And the woman answered and said, As thy soul liveth, my lord the king, none can turn to the right hand or to the left H8041 from ought that my lord the king hath spoken: for thy servant Joab, he bade me, and he put all these words in the mouth of thine handmaid:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:2 - They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left H8041 in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:21 - And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. H8041
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:16 - Go thee one way or other, either on the right hand, or on the left, H8041 whithersoever thy face is set.
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