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Lexicon :: Strong's H8643 - tᵊrûʿâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2135b

Strong’s Definitions

תְּרוּעָה tᵉrûwʻâh, ter-oo-aw'; from H7321; clamor, i.e. acclamation of joy or a battle-cry; especially clangor of trumpets, as an alarum:—alarm, blow(-ing) (of, the) (trumpets), joy, jubile, loud noise, rejoicing, shout(-ing), (high, joyful) sound(-ing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's H8643 in the following manner: shout (11x), shouting (8x), alarm (6x), sound (3x), blowing (2x), joy (2x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's H8643 in the following manner: shout (11x), shouting (8x), alarm (6x), sound (3x), blowing (2x), joy (2x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. alarm, signal, sound of tempest, shout, shout or blast of war or alarm or joy

    1. alarm of war, war-cry, battle-cry

    2. blast (for march)

    3. shout of joy (with religious impulse)

    4. shout of joy (in general)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תְּרוּעָה tᵉrûwʻâh, ter-oo-aw'; from H7321; clamor, i.e. acclamation of joy or a battle-cry; especially clangor of trumpets, as an alarum:—alarm, blow(-ing) (of, the) (trumpets), joy, jubile, loud noise, rejoicing, shout(-ing), (high, joyful) sound(-ing).
STRONGS H8643: Abbreviations
תְּרוּעָה noun feminine shout or blast of war, alarm, or joy; — ת׳ Leviticus 23:24 +; construct תְּרוּעַת Jeremiah 4:19 +; —
1. alarm of war, war-cry, Joshua 6:5, 20; Jeremiah 20:16; Ezekiel 21:27; Amos 1:14; Amos 2:2; Zephaniah 1:16; Job 39:25; מִלְחָמָה ת׳ Jeremiah 4:19; Jeremiah 49:2; מֶלָךְ ת׳ battle-cry of king Numbers 23:21 (poem in J E).
2. blast for march: תקע ת׳ Numbers 10:5, 6 (twice in verse) (P; with חֲצֹצְרוֺת; hence) חֲצֹצְרוֺת הַתּ׳ Numbers 31:6 (P) 2 Chronicles 13:12; on day of atonement שׁוֺפַר ת׳ Leviticus 25:9 (H); 1st of month זִכְרוֺן ת׳ Leviticus 23:24 (P; בַּחֹדֶשׁ הַשְּׁבִיעִי בְּאֶחָד לַחֹדֶשׁ), יוֺם תֹ Numbers 29:1 (P); generally צִלְצְלֵי ת׳ Psalm 150:5.
3. shout of joy with religious impulse, 1 Samuel 4:5, 6 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 6:15 = 1 Chronicles 15:28; 2 Chronicles 15:14; Ezra 3:11, 12, 13; הַשִּׂמְחָה קוֺל ת׳ Ezra 3:13; in public worship generally Job 33:26; especially + musical service Psalm 33:3; Psalm 47:6; זִבְחֵי ת׳ Psalm 27:6, יֹדְעֵי ת׳ Psalm 89:16.
4. shout of joy, in general Job 8:21 (|| שְׂחַוֺק).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


23:24; 23:24; 25:9


10:5; 10:6; 23:21; 29:1; 31:6


6:5; 6:20

1 Samuel

4:5; 4:6

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

13:12; 15:14


3:11; 3:12; 3:13; 3:13


8:21; 33:26; 39:25


27:6; 33:3; 47:6; 89:16; 150:5


4:19; 4:19; 20:16; 49:2




1:14; 2:2




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8643 matches the Hebrew תְּרוּעָה (tᵊrûʿâ),
which occurs 36 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:24 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘In the [fn]seventh month on the first of the month you shall have a [fn]rest, a reminder by blowing H8643 of trumpets, a holy convocation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:9 - ‘You shall then sound a ram’s horn [fn]abroad H8643 on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement you shall sound a horn all through your land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:5 - “And when you blow an alarm H8643, the camps that are pitched on the east side shall set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:6 - “Then when you sound an alarm H8643 the second time, the camps that are pitched on the south side shall set out; an alarm H8643 is to be sounded for them to break camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:21 -

“He has not looked at misfortune in Jacob;

Nor has He seen trouble in Israel;

The LORD his God is with him,

And the joyful H8643 shout H8643 of a king is among them.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 29:1 -

‘Now in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall have a holy assembly; you shall do no laborious work. It will be to you a day for blowing H8643 trumpets H8643.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:6 - And Moses sent them, a thousand from each tribe, to the war, and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war with them, and the holy implements and the trumpets for the alarm H8643 in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:5 - “It shall be that when they make a long blast with the ram’s horn, and when you hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout H8643; and the wall of the city will fall down [fn]flat, and the people shall go up, everyone [fn]straight ahead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - So the people shouted, and [fn]the priests blew the trumpets; and when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, the people shouted with a great shout H8643, and the wall fell down [fn]flat, so that the people went up into the city, everyone straight [fn]ahead, and they took the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:5 -

And as the ark of the covenant of the LORD was coming into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout H8643, so that the earth resounded.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:6 - And when the Philistines heard the noise of the shout H8643, they said, “What does the noise of this great shout H8643 in the camp of the Hebrews mean?” Then they understood that the ark of the LORD had come into the camp.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:15 - So David and all the house of Israel were bringing up the ark of the LORD with joyful H8643 shouting H8643 and the sound of the trumpet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:28 - So all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouting H8643, and with the sound of the horn, with trumpets, with loud-sounding cymbals, with harps, and lyres.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:12 - “Now behold, God is with us at our head, and His priests with the signal H8643 trumpets to sound the war cry against you. Sons of Israel, do not fight against the LORD God of your fathers, for you will not succeed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:14 - Moreover, they made an oath to the LORD with a loud voice, with shouting H8643, trumpets, and with horns.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:11 - And they sang, praising and giving thanks to the LORD, saying, “For He is good, for His favor is upon Israel forever.” And all the people shouted with a great shout H8643 of H8643 joy H8643 when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:12 - Yet many of the priests and Levites and heads of fathers’ households, the old men who had seen the first [fn]temple, wept with a loud voice when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, while many shouted H8643 aloud for joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:13 - so that the people could not distinguish the sound of the shout H8643 of joy from the sound of the weeping of the people, because the people were shouting with a loud shout H8643, and the sound was heard far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:21 -

“He will yet fill your mouth with laughter,

And your lips with joyful H8643 shouting H8643.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:26 -

Then he will pray to God, and He will accept him,

So that he may see His face with joy H8643,

And He will restore His righteousness to that person.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:25 -

“As often as the trumpet sounds he says, ‘Aha!’

And he senses the battle from afar,

And the thunder of the captains and the war H8643 cry H8643.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:6 -

And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me,

And I will offer sacrifices in His tent [fn]with shouts H8643 of H8643 joy H8643;

I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:3 -

Sing to Him a new song;

Play skillfully with a shout H8643 of H8643 joy H8643.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:5 -

God has ascended [fn]with a shout H8643,

The LORD, [fn]with the sound of a trumpet.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:15 -

Blessed are the people who know the [fn]joyful H8643 sound H8643!

LORD, they walk in the light of Your face.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:5 -

Praise Him with loud cymbals;

Praise Him with resounding H8643 cymbals.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:19 -

My [fn]soul, my [fn]soul! I am in anguish! [fn]Oh, my heart!

My heart is pounding in me;

I cannot keep silent,

Because, [fn]my soul, you have heard

The sound of the trumpet,

The alarm H8643 of war.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:16 -

But may that man be like the cities

Which the LORD overthrew without [fn]relenting,

And may he hear an outcry in the morning

And [fn]an alarm H8643 for H8643 war H8643 at noon;

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:2 -

“Therefore behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD,

“When I will cause an alarm H8643 of war to be heard

Against Rabbah of the sons of Ammon;

And it will become a desolate heap,

And her towns will be set on fire.

Then Israel will take possession of his possessors,”

Says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:22 - “Into his right hand came the divination, ‘Jerusalem,’ to set up battering rams, to open the mouth [fn]for [fn]slaughter, to raise the voice with a battle H8643 cry H8643, to set up battering rams against the gates, to pile up assault ramps, to build a siege wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 -

“So I will kindle a fire on the wall of Rabbah,

And it will consume her citadels

Amid [fn]war H8643 cries H8643 on the day of battle,

And amid a storm on the day of tempest.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:2 -

“So I will send fire upon Moab

And it will consume the citadels of Kerioth;

And Moab will die amid the panic of battle,

Amid war H8643 cries H8643 and the sound of a trumpet.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:16 -

A day of trumpet and battle H8643 cry H8643

Against the fortified cities

And the high corner towers.

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