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Lexicon :: Strong's H8152 - šinʿār

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign derivation
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2424

Strong’s Definitions

שִׁנְעָר Shinʻâr, shin-awr'; probably of foreign derivation; Shinar, a plain in Babylonia:—Shinar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H8152 in the following manner: Shinar (7x), Babylonish (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H8152 in the following manner: Shinar (7x), Babylonish (1x).
  1. Shinar = "country of two rivers"

    1. the ancient name for the territory later known as Babylonia or Chaldea

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׁנְעָר Shinʻâr, shin-awr'; probably of foreign derivation; Shinar, a plain in Babylonia:—Shinar.
שִׁנְעָר proper name, of a location Shinar = Babylonia (= Babylonian Šumêr according to COTGenesis 11:1 and others, > denied by HalRev. Crit. 1883, 44 JenZK ii(1885), 419; Egyptian Sangar (WMMAs.u.Eur.279), Tel Amarna Šanḫar (WklTelAm. 25) identification with שׁ׳ by MeyEgyptiaca 63; compare, further, PinchesHast. DB SHINAR); — אֶרֶץ שׁ׳ Genesis 10:10; Genesis 11:2; Zechariah 5:11; Daniel 1:2; מֶלֶךְשֿׁ׳ (Amraphel) Genesis 14:2, 9; שׁ׳ alone Isaiah 11:11 (as place of diaspora); אַדֶּרֶת שׁ׳ Joshua 7:21; Greek Version of the LXX usually Σεν(ν)ααρ; Zechariah 5:11 (ἐν γῆ) Βαβυλῶνος.
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10:10; 11:1; 11:2; 14:2; 14:9








5:11; 5:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8152 matches the Hebrew שִׁנְעָר (šinʿār),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:10 - And the beginning of his kingdom was [fn]Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar H8152.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:2 - And it came about, as they journeyed [fn]east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar H8152 and [fn]settled there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:1 - And it came about in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar H8152, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of [fn]Goiim,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:9 - against Chedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of [fn]Goiim, Amraphel king of Shinar H8152, and Arioch king of Ellasar—four kings against five.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:21 - when I saw among the spoils a beautiful robe from Shinar H8152, two hundred shekels of silver, and a bar of gold fifty shekels in weight, then I wanted them and took them; and behold, they are hidden in the ground inside my tent, with the silver underneath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - Then it will happen on that day that the Lord
Will again recover with His hand the second time
The remnant of His people who will remain,
From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar H8152, Hamath,
And from the [fn]islands of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:2 - And the Lord handed Jehoiakim king of Judah over to him, along with some of the vessels of the house of God; and he brought them to the land of Shinar H8152, to the house of his [fn]god, and he brought the vessels into the treasury of his [fn]god.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:11 - Then he said to me, “To build a [fn]temple for her in the land of Shinar H8152; and when it is prepared, she will be set there on her own pedestal.”

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