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Lexicon :: Strong's H8071 - śimlâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps by permutation for the fem. of סֶמֶל (H5566) (through the idea of a cover assuming the shape of the object beneath)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2270a

Strong’s Definitions

שִׂמְלָה simlâh, sim-law'; perhaps by permutation for the feminine of H5566 (through the idea of a cover assuming the shape of the object beneath); a dress, especially a mantle:—apparel, cloth(-es, -ing), garment, raiment. Compare H8008.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H8071 in the following manner: raiment (11x), clothes (6x), garment (6x), apparel (2x), cloth (2x), clothing (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H8071 in the following manner: raiment (11x), clothes (6x), garment (6x), apparel (2x), cloth (2x), clothing (2x).
  1. wrapper, mantle, covering garment, garments, clothes, raiment, a cloth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׂמְלָה simlâh, sim-law'; perhaps by permutation for the feminine of H5566 (through the idea of a cover assuming the shape of the object beneath); a dress, especially a mantle:—apparel, cloth(-es, -ing), garment, raiment. Compare H8008.
STRONGS H8071: Abbreviations
שִׂמְלָה noun feminine wrapper, mantle; — absolute שׂ׳ Genesis 9:23 +, construct שִׂמְלַת Deuteronomy 21:13; Deuteronomy 22:5; suffix שִׂמְלָֽתְךָ Deuteronomy 8:4, etc.; plural שְׂמָלֹת Genesis 45:22 (twice in verse) +, suffix שִׂמְלֹתָם Genesis 44:13 +, etc.; — wrapper, mantle (of man or [Ruth 3:3 +] woman), usually square piece of cloth worn as outer garment (see MackieHast. DB. i. 625; BenzEncy. Bib. iii. 2932), Genesis 35:2; Exodus 22:26 (both E), Deuteronomy 8:4; Deuteronomy 10:18; Deuteronomy 21:13; Deuteronomy 22:3; Isaiah 3:6, 7; Isaiah 9:4; 2 Samuel 12:20 Kt, Ruth 3:3 Kt (Qr in both plural); as covering in sleep Genesis 9:23 (J; compare Exodus 22:26), bed-covering Deuteronomy 22:17; covering or receptacle for articles Exodus 12:34 (E), Judges 8:25; 1 Samuel 21:10, compare Proverbs 30:4; more generally garment, Deuteronomy 22:5, clothes (plural) Genesis 37:34; Genesis 44:13 (J), Genesis 41:14; Exodus 19:10, 14 (all E), Joshua 7:6 (JE); as costly gifts Genesis 45:22 (twice in verse); Exodus 3:22; Exodus 12:35 (all E).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:23; 9:23; 35:2; 37:34; 41:14; 44:13; 44:13; 45:22; 45:22


3:22; 12:34; 12:35; 19:10; 19:14; 22:26; 22:26


8:4; 8:4; 10:18; 21:13; 21:13; 22:3; 22:5; 22:5; 22:17






3:3; 3:3

1 Samuel


2 Samuel





3:6; 3:7; 9:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8071 matches the Hebrew שִׂמְלָה (śimlâ),
which occurs 31 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:23 - And Shem and Japheth took a garment, H8071 and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:2 - Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: H8071
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:34 - And Jacob rent his clothes, H8071 and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:14 - Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, H8071 and came in unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:13 - Then they rent their clothes, H8071 and laded every man his ass, and returned to the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:22 - To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; H8071 but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment. H8071
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:22 - But every woman shall borrow of her neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her house, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: H8071 and ye shall put them upon your sons, and upon your daughters; and ye shall spoil the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:34 - And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their clothes H8071 upon their shoulders.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:35 - And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: H8071
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:10 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes, H8071
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:14 - And Moses went down from the mount unto the people, and sanctified the people; and they washed their clothes. H8071
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:27 - For that is his covering only, it is his raiment H8071 for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:4 - Thy raiment H8071 waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:18 - He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment. H8071
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:13 - And she shall put the raiment H8071 of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in thine house, and bewail her father and her mother a full month: and after that thou shalt go in unto her, and be her husband, and she shall be thy wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:3 - In like manner shalt thou do with his ass; and so shalt thou do with his raiment; H8071 and with all lost thing of thy brother's, which he hath lost, and thou hast found, shalt thou do likewise: thou mayest not hide thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:5 - The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: H8071 for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:17 - And, lo, he hath given occasions of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; and yet these are the tokens of my daughter's virginity. And they shall spread the cloth H8071 before the elders of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:6 - And Joshua rent his clothes, H8071 and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the eventide, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:25 - And they answered, We will willingly give them. And they spread a garment, H8071 and did cast therein every man the earrings of his prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:3 - Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thee, and put thy raiment H8071 upon thee, and get thee down to the floor: but make not thyself known unto the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:9 - And the priest said, The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom thou slewest in the valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth H8071 behind the ephod: if thou wilt take that, take it: for there is no other save that here. And David said, There is none like that; give it me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:20 - Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, H8071 and came into the house of the LORD, and worshipped: then he came to his own house; and when he required, they set bread before him, and he did eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:4 - Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? H8071 who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou canst tell?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:6 - When a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father, saying, Thou hast clothing, H8071 be thou our ruler, and let this ruin be under thy hand:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:7 - In that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be an healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: H8071 make me not a ruler of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:1 - And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel: H8071 only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:5 - For every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments H8071 rolled in blood; but this shall be with burning and fuel of fire.
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