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Lexicon :: Strong's H8095 - šimʿôn

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

שִׁמְעוֹן Shimʻôwn, shim-one'; from H8085; hearing; Shimon, one of Jacob's sons, also the tribe descended from him:—Simeon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H8095 in the following manner: Simeon (43x), Shimeon (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H8095 in the following manner: Simeon (43x), Shimeon (1x).
  1. Simeon or Shimeon = "heard"

    1. the 2nd son of Jacob by his wife Leah and progenitor of the tribe of Simeon

    2. an Israelite of the sons of Bani who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׁמְעוֹן Shimʻôwn, shim-one'; from H8085; hearing; Shimon, one of Jacob's sons, also the tribe descended from him:—Simeon.
שִׁמְעוֺן 44 proper name, masculine (compare proper name שמעון in Palmyrene Lzb378; meaning doubtful; Rs and others compare bdb103501 said to mean offspring of hyena and wolf; see HoggEBiv. 4531); —
1. second son of Jacob and Leath, Συμεωη: Genesis 29:33 (name explanation from שָׁמַע), Genesis 35:23; Exodus 1:2 + 14 times (associated especially with Levi Genesis 34:25, 30; Genesis 49:5).
2. tribal name Judges 1:3 (twice in verse); Judges 1:17; Numbers 1:6 +; so גְּנֵי שׁ׳ Numbers 1:22 + 7 times, מַטֵה שׁ׳ Numbers 1:23; Numbers 2:12; Numbers 13:5; מַטֵּה גְנֵי שׁ׳ Numbers 10:19; Numbers 34:20; Joshua 19:1, 8; Joshua 21:9; 1 Chronicles 6:50.
† 3. post-exilic Jew with foreign wife Ezra 10:31.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:33; 34:25; 34:30; 35:23; 49:5




1:6; 1:22; 1:23; 2:12; 10:19; 13:5; 34:20


19:1; 19:8; 21:9


1:3; 1:17

1 Chronicles





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8095 matches the Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן (šimʿôn),
which occurs 44 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:33 - Then she conceived again and bore a son and said, “Because the LORD has [fn]heard that I am [fn]unloved, He has therefore given me this son also.” So she named him Simeon. H8095
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:25 - Now it came about on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of Jacob’s sons, Simeon H8095 and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, each took his sword and came upon the city unawares, and killed every male.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:30 - Then Jacob said to Simeon H8095 and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me odious among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites; and [fn]my men being few in number, they will gather together against me and [fn]attack me and I will be destroyed, I and my household.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:23 - the sons of Leah: Reuben, Jacob’s firstborn, then Simeon H8095 and Levi and Judah and Issachar and Zebulun;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:24 - He turned away from them and wept. But when he returned to them and spoke to them, he took Simeon H8095 from them and bound him before their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:36 - Their father Jacob said to them, “You have bereaved me of my children: Joseph is no more, and Simeon H8095 is no more, and you would take Benjamin; all these things are against me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:23 - He said,[fn]Be at ease, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has given you treasure in your sacks; [fn]I had your money.” Then he brought Simeon H8095 out to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:10 - The sons of Simeon: H8095 [fn]Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and [fn]Jachin and [fn]Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:5 - “Now your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, are mine; Ephraim and Manasseh shall be mine, as Reuben and Simeon H8095 are.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:5 - “Simeon H8095 and Levi are brothers;
Their swords are implements of violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:2 - Reuben, Simeon, H8095 Levi and Judah;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:15 - The sons of Simeon: H8095 Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul the son of a Canaanite woman; these are the families of Simeon. H8095
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:6 - of Simeon, H8095 Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:22 - Of the sons of Simeon, H8095 their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, their numbered men, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:23 - their numbered men of the tribe of Simeon H8095 were 59,300.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:12 - “Those who camp next to him shall be the tribe of Simeon, H8095 and the leader of the sons of Simeon: H8095 Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:36 - On the fifth day it was Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai, leader of the children of Simeon; H8095
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:19 - and Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai over the tribal army of the sons of Simeon, H8095
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:5 - from the tribe of Simeon, H8095 Shaphat the son of Hori;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:12 - The sons of Simeon H8095 according to their families: of [fn]Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites; of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites; of [fn]Jachin, the family of the Jachinites;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:20 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Simeon, H8095 Samuel the son of Ammihud.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:12 - “When you cross the Jordan, these shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, H8095 Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:1 - Then the second lot [fn]fell to Simeon, H8095 to the tribe of the sons of Simeon H8095 according to their families, and their inheritance was in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:8 - and all the villages which were around these cities as far as Baalath-beer, Ramah of the [fn]Negev. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Simeon H8095 according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:9 - The inheritance of the sons of Simeon H8095 was taken from the portion of the sons of Judah, for the share of the sons of Judah was too large for them; so the sons of Simeon H8095 received an inheritance in the midst of [fn]Judah’s inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:9 - They gave these cities which are here mentioned by name from the tribe of the sons of Judah and from the tribe of the sons of Simeon; H8095
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:3 - Then Judah said to Simeon H8095 his brother, “Come up with me into [fn]the territory allotted me, that we may fight against the Canaanites; and [fn]I in turn will go with you into [fn]the territory allotted you.” So Simeon H8095 went with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:17 - Then Judah went with Simeon H8095 his brother, and they struck the Canaanites living in Zephath, and utterly destroyed it. So the name of the city was called Hormah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:1 - These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, H8095 Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:24 - The sons of Simeon H8095 were [fn]Nemuel and Jamin, [fn]Jarib, [fn]Zerah, Shaul;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:42 - From them, from the sons of Simeon, H8095 five hundred men went to Mount Seir, with Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi, as their leaders.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:65 - They gave by lot from the tribe of the sons of Judah, the tribe of the sons of Simeon H8095 and the tribe of the sons of Benjamin, these cities which are mentioned by name.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:25 - Of the sons of Simeon, H8095 mighty men of valor for war, 7,100.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:9 - He gathered all Judah and Benjamin and those from Ephraim, Manasseh and Simeon H8095 who resided with them, for many defected to him from Israel when they saw that the LORD his God was with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:6 - In the cities of Manasseh, Ephraim, Simeon, H8095 even as far as Naphtali, in their surrounding ruins,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:31 - and of the sons of Harim: Eliezer, Isshijah, Malchijah, Shemaiah, Shimeon, H8095
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:24 - “Beside the border of Benjamin, from the east side to the west side, Simeon, H8095 one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:25 - “Beside the border of Simeon, H8095 from the east side to the west side, Issachar, one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:33 - “On the south side, 4,500 cubits by measurement, [fn]shall be three gates: the gate of Simeon, H8095 one; the gate of Issachar, one; the gate of Zebulun, one.

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