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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 - “Say to the Israelites: ‘On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of sabbath rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:9 - Then have the trumpet sounded everywhere on the tenth day of the seventh month; on the Day of Atonement sound the trumpet throughout your land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:5 - When a trumpet blast is sounded, the tribes camping on the east are to set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:6 - At the sounding of a second blast, the camps on the south are to set out. The blast will be the signal for setting out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:21 - “No misfortune is seen in Jacob, no misery observed[fn] in Israel. The LORD their God is with them; the shout of the King is among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 29:1 - “ ‘On the first day of the seventh month hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work. It is a day for you to sound the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:6 - Moses sent them into battle, a thousand from each tribe, along with Phinehas son of Eleazar, the priest, who took with him articles from the sanctuary and the trumpets for signaling.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:5 - When you hear them sound a long blast on the trumpets, have the whole army give a loud shout; then the wall of the city will collapse and the army will go up, everyone straight in.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - When the trumpets sounded, the army shouted, and at the sound of the trumpet, when the men gave a loud shout, the wall collapsed; so everyone charged straight in, and they took the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:5 - When the ark of the LORD’s covenant came into the camp, all Israel raised such a great shout that the ground shook.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:6 - Hearing the uproar, the Philistines asked, “What’s all this shouting in the Hebrew camp?” When they learned that the ark of the LORD had come into the camp,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:15 - while he and all Israel were bringing up the ark of the LORD with shouts and the sound of trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:28 - So all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of the LORD with shouts, with the sounding of rams’ horns and trumpets, and of cymbals, and the playing of lyres and harps.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:12 - God is with us; he is our leader. His priests with their trumpets will sound the battle cry against you. People of Israel, do not fight against the LORD, the God of your ancestors, for you will not succeed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:14 - They took an oath to the LORD with loud acclamation, with shouting and with trumpets and horns.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:11 - With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the LORD: “He is good; his love toward Israel endures forever.” And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:12 - But many of the older priests and Levites and family heads, who had seen the former temple, wept aloud when they saw the foundation of this temple being laid, while many others shouted for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 3:13 - No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:21 - He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:26 - then that person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God’s face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:25 - At the blast of the trumpet it snorts, ‘Aha!’ It catches the scent of battle from afar, the shout of commanders and the battle cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:6 - Then my head will be exalted above the enemies who surround me; at his sacred tent I will sacrifice with shouts of joy; I will sing and make music to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:3 - Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:5 - God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:15 - Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:5 - praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:19 - Oh, my anguish, my anguish! I writhe in pain. Oh, the agony of my heart! My heart pounds within me, I cannot keep silent. For I have heard the sound of the trumpet; I have heard the battle cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:16 - May that man be like the towns the LORD overthrew without pity. May he hear wailing in the morning, a battle cry at noon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:2 - But the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will sound the battle cry against Rabbah of the Ammonites; it will become a mound of ruins, and its surrounding villages will be set on fire. Then Israel will drive out those who drove her out,”

says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:22 - Into his right hand will come the lot for Jerusalem, where he is to set up battering rams, to give the command to slaughter, to sound the battle cry, to set battering rams against the gates, to build a ramp and to erect siege works.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - I will set fire to the walls of Rabbah that will consume her fortresses amid war cries on the day of battle, amid violent winds on a stormy day.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:2 - I will send fire on Moab that will consume the fortresses of Kerioth.[fn] Moab will go down in great tumult amid war cries and the blast of the trumpet.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:16 - a day of trumpet and battle cry against the fortified cities and against the corner towers.
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