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Lexicon :: Strong's H8068 - šāmîr

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שָׁמִיר
Transliteration
šāmîr
Pronunciation
shaw-meer'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From שָׁמַר (H8104) in the original sense of pricking
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2416a

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁמִיר shâmîyr, shaw-meer'; from H8104 in the original sense of pricking; a thorn; also (from its keenness for scratching) a gem, probably the diamond:—adamant (stone), brier, diamond.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H8068 in the following manner: brier (8x), adamant (1x), adamant stone (1x), diamond (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H8068 in the following manner: brier (8x), adamant (1x), adamant stone (1x), diamond (1x).
  1. thorn(s), adamant, flint

    1. thorns, thorn-bushes

    2. adamant (as sharp)

    3. a sharp stone, flint

      1. perhaps a diamond

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁמִיר shâmîyr, shaw-meer'; from H8104 in the original sense of pricking; a thorn; also (from its keenness for scratching) a gem, probably the diamond:—adamant (stone), brier, diamond.
STRONGS H8068:
† I. שָׁמִיר noun masculine: Ezekiel 3:9 thorn(s), adamant, flint; — absolute שׁ׳ Isaiah 5:6 +; suffix שְׁמִירוֺ Isaiah 10:17; —
1. collective thorns, thorn-bushes, token of waste-land, only Isaiah, + שַׁיִת Isaiah 5:6; Isaiah 7:23, 24, 25; Isaiah 27:4; figurative Isaiah 9:17; Isaiah 10:17; קוֺץ שׁ׳ Isaiah 32:13.
2. adamant, as sharp, כְּתוּבָה ֗֗֗ בְּצִמֹּרֶן שׁ׳ Jeremiah 17:1 (|| בְּעֵט בַּדְוֶל); as hard, figurative of prophet's firmness Ezekiel 3:9; Zechariah 7:12 figurative of hard heart.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Isaiah

5:6; 5:6; 7:23; 7:24; 7:25; 9:17; 10:17; 10:17; 27:4; 32:13

Jeremiah

17:1

Ezekiel

3:9; 3:9

Zechariah

7:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8068 matches the Hebrew שָׁמִיר (šāmîr),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:6 - And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; but there shall come up briers H8068 and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:23 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place shall be, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silverlings, it shall even be for briers H8068 and thorns.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:24 - With arrows and with bows shall men come thither; because all the land shall become briers H8068 and thorns.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - And on all hills that shall be digged with the mattock, there shall not come thither the fear of briers H8068 and thorns: but it shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of lesser cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness burneth as the fire: it shall devour the briers H8068 and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:17 - And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers H8068 in one day;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:4 - Fury is not in me: who would set the briers H8068 and thorns against me in battle? I would go through them, I would burn them together.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:13 - Upon the land of my people shall come up thorns and briers; H8068 yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:1 - The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: H8068 it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:9 - As an adamant H8068 harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 7:12 - Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, H8068 lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.

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