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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 - “I will lay it waste;
It will not be pruned nor hoed,
But briars H8068 and thorns will come up.
I will also command the clouds not to rain on it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:23 - And it will come about on that day, that every place where there used to be a thousand vines, valued at a thousand shekels of silver, will become briars H8068 and thorns.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:24 - People will come there with bows and arrows, because all the land will be briars H8068 and thorns.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:25 - As for all the hills which used to be cultivated with the plow, you will not go there for fear of briars H8068 and thorns; but they will become a place for [fn]pasturing oxen and for sheep to trample.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:18 - For wickedness burns like a fire;
It consumes briars H8068 and thorns;
It also sets the thickets of the forest aflame
And they roll upward in a column of smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:17 - And the Light of Israel will become a fire and [fn]Israel’s Holy One a flame,
And it will burn and devour [fn]his thorns and his briars H8068 in a single day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:4 - “I have no wrath.
Should [fn]someone give Me briars H8068 and thorns in battle,
Then I would step on them, I would burn them [fn]completely.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:13 - For the land of my people in which thorns and briars H8068 will come up;
Indeed, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:1 - The sin of Judah is written with an iron stylus;
With a diamond H8068 point it is engraved on the tablet of their hearts
And on the horns of [fn]their altars,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:9 - “Like emery H8068 harder than flint I have made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, since they are a rebellious house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 7:12 - “They also made their hearts as hard as a diamond H8068 [fn]so that they could not hear the Law and the words which the LORD of armies had sent by His Spirit through the former prophets; therefore great wrath came from the LORD of armies.

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