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Lexicon :: Strong's H8088 - šēmaʿ

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שֵׁמַע
Transliteration
šēmaʿ
Pronunciation
shay'-mah
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2412b

Strong’s Definitions

שֵׁמַע shêmaʻ, shay'-mah; from H8085; something heard, i.e. a sound, rumor, announcement; abstractly, audience:—bruit, fame, hear(-ing), loud, report, speech, tidings.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H8088 in the following manner: fame (5x), report (5x), hear (3x), tidings (2x), bruit (1x), loud (1x), speech (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H8088 in the following manner: fame (5x), report (5x), hear (3x), tidings (2x), bruit (1x), loud (1x), speech (1x).
  1. report, a hearing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֵׁמַע shêmaʻ, shay'-mah; from H8085; something heard, i.e. a sound, rumor, announcement; abstractly, audience:—bruit, fame, hear(-ing), loud, report, speech, tidings.
STRONGS H8088:
† I. [שֶׁ֫מַע noun [masculine] sound; — הַלְלוּהוּ בְּצִלְצְלֵי שָׁ֑מַע Psalm 150:5 (|| תְּרוּעָה).

שֵׁ֫מַע noun [masculine] hearing, report (on from compare LagBN 143); — שׁ׳ absolute Isaiah 23:5; construct Isaiah 23:5 +; suffix שִׁמְעִי Isaiah 66:19 etc.; — report, usually with genitive object: accusative with שְׁמַע Genesis 29:13 (J) the tidings about Jacob, Isaiah 23:5Numbers 14:15 (JE), Deuteronomy 2:25; 1 Kings 10:1= 2 Chronicles 9:1; Nahum 3:19; Habakkuk 3:2; Jeremiah 37:5; Jeremiah 50:43; Isaiah 66:9; with ל genitive Isaiah 23:5; לַעֲדָתָם Hosea 7:12 usually according to the report (heard by) their congregation (!), but inexplicable and probably corrupt, We Now; Marti (compare Oettli) עַלרָֿעָתָם (כְּשֵׁמַע as gloss) according to their wickedness; שָׁוְא נָשָׂא שׁ׳ Exodus 23:1 (E) take up (utter) a false report; אֹוָן לְשׁ׳ Psalm 18:45 i.e. as soon as heard of, = mere report Job 42:5 (opposed to personal knowledge), compare שִׁמְעָהּ Job 28:22.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

29:13

Exodus

23:1

Numbers

14:15

Deuteronomy

2:25

1 Kings

10:1

2 Chronicles

9:1

Job

28:22; 42:5

Psalms

18:45; 150:5

Isaiah

23:5; 23:5; 23:5; 23:5; 66:9; 66:19

Jeremiah

37:5; 50:43

Hosea

7:12

Nahum

3:19

Habakkuk

3:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8088 matches the Hebrew שֵׁמַע (šēmaʿ),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:13 - So when Laban heard the news H8088 about Jacob, his sister’s son, he ran to meet him, and embraced him and kissed him, and brought him to his house. Then he told Laban all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:1 - “You shall not give a false report H8088; do not join your hand with a wicked person to be a malicious witness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:15 - “Now if You put this people to death [fn]all at once, then the nations who have heard of Your fame H8088 will [fn]say,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:25 - ‘This day I will begin to put the dread and fear of you upon the faces of [fn]people everywhere, [fn]who, when they hear the news H8088 of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:1 - Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame H8088 of Solomon in relation to the name of the LORD, she came to test him with riddles.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:1 - Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame H8088 of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with riddles. She had a very large entourage, with camels carrying balsam oil and a large amount of gold and precious stones; and when she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about everything that was on her heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:22 - [fn]Abaddon and Death say,
‘With our ears we have heard a report H8088 of it.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:5 - “I have heard of You by the hearing H8088 of the ear;
But now my eye sees You;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:44 - As soon as they hear H8088, they obey me;
Foreigners pretend to obey me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:5 - Praise Him with loud H8088 cymbals;
Praise Him with resounding cymbals.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:5 - When the report H8088 reaches Egypt,
They will be in anguish over the report H8088 of Tyre.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:19 - “And I will put a sign among them and send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, [fn]Put, Lud, [fn]Meshech, Tubal, and [fn]Javan, to the distant coastlands that have neither heard of My fame H8088 nor seen My glory. And they will declare My glory among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:5 - Meanwhile, Pharaoh’s army had set out from Egypt; and when the Chaldeans who had been besieging Jerusalem heard the report H8088 about them, they withdrew from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:43 - “The king of Babylon has heard the report H8088 about them,
And his hands hang limp;
Distress has gripped him,
Agony like a woman in childbirth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:12 - When they go, I will spread My net over them;
I will bring them down like the birds of the sky.
I will discipline them in accordance with the [fn]proclamation H8088 to their assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:19 - There is no relief for your collapse,
Your wound is incurable.
All who hear [fn]about H8088 you
Will clap their hands over you,
For upon whom has your evil not come continually?
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:2 - LORD, I have heard [fn]the report H8088 about You, and [fn]I was afraid.
LORD, revive Your work in the midst of the years,
In the midst of the years make it known.
In anger remember [fn]mercy.

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