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Lexicon :: Strong's H8191 - šaʿăšûʿîm

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Part of Speech
masculine plural intensive noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2436a

Strong’s Definitions

שַׁעְשֻׁעַ shaʻshuaʻ, shah-shoo'-ah; from H8173; enjoyment:—delight, pleasure.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H8191 in the following manner: delight (7x), pleasant (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H8191 in the following manner: delight (7x), pleasant (2x).
  1. delight, enjoyment

    1. delight

    2. object of delight

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שַׁעְשֻׁעַ shaʻshuaʻ, shah-shoo'-ah; from H8173; enjoyment:—delight, pleasure.
† [שַׁעֲשֻׁעִים], שׁוּעִים - noun [masculine] plural intensive delight (BaNB 206); — absolute שׁוּעִים- Jeremiah 31:20; Proverbs 8:30; suffix שׁוּעָיו- Isaiah 5:7, usually שֻׁעַי- Proverbs 8:31; Psalm 119:24, שֻׁעָ֑-י Psalm 119:77 + 3 times; — delight, in phrase נְטַע שׁ׳ Isaiah 5:7 the planting of his delight (in which he took delight), so יֶלֶד שׁ׳ Jeremiah 31:20 (|| בֵּן יַקִּיר); אֶתֿ שׁ׳ Proverbs 8:31 my delight (was) with the sons of men; elsewhere = object of delight, of wisdom Proverbs 8:30; God's law, etc., Psalm 119:24; Psalm 119:77; Psalm 119:92; Psalm 119:143; Psalm 119:174.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


119:24; 119:24; 119:77; 119:77; 119:92; 119:143; 119:174


8:30; 8:30; 8:31; 8:31


5:7; 5:7


31:20; 31:20


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8191 matches the Hebrew שַׁעֲשׁוּעִים (šaʿăšûʿîm),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:24 - Your testimonies also are my delight; H8191
They are [fn]my counselors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:77 - May Your compassion come to me that I may live,
For Your law is my delight. H8191
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:92 - If Your law had not been my delight, H8191
Then I would have perished in my affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:143 - Trouble and anguish have [fn]come upon me,
Yet Your commandments are my delight. H8191
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:174 - I long for Your salvation, O LORD,
And Your law is my delight. H8191
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:30 - Then I was beside Him, as a master workman;
And I was daily His delight, H8191
[fn]Rejoicing always before Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:31 - [fn]Rejoicing in the world, His earth,
And having my delight H8191 in the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:7 - For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel
And the men of Judah His delightful H8191 plant.
Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed;
For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:20 - “Is Ephraim My dear son?
Is he a delightful H8191 child?
Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him,
I certainly still remember him;
Therefore My [fn]heart yearns for him;
I will surely have mercy on him,” declares the LORD.

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