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Strong's #3453 - יָשִׁישׁ

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1) aged, old man, aged one

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3820 ‑ παλαιός (pal‑ah‑yos');  4246 ‑ πρεσβύτης (pres‑boo'‑tace);  5550 ‑ χρόνος (khron'‑os);  
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KJV (4)
Job 4
NAS (6)
Job 6
HCS (4)
Job 4
BSB (4)
Job 4
ESV (3)
Job 3
WEB (4)
Job 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1481) ss (סהסה ShSh) AC: ? CO: White AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the two front teeth. The whiteness of the teeth. The white hair of the older men. (eng: six - with the exchange of the x and sh, ses is Spanish)

A) ss (סהסה ShSh) AC: ? CO: Linen AB: ?

Nm/f ) ss (סהסה ShSh) - I. Linen:As white. [df: yss]II. Marble:As white. III. Six:[Unknown connection to rootAlso meaning sixty when written in the plual form - missor nitsin Aramaic] KJV (322): linen, six, sixth, sixty, threescore - Strongs: H8336 (שְׁשִׁי), H8337 (שִׁשָּׁה), H8346 (שִׁשִּׁים), H8353 (שִׁת), H8361 (שִׁתִּין)

fm/f ) iss (סהסהי ShShY) - Sixth: KJV (28): sixth - Strongs: H8345 (שִׁשִּׁי)

jm) nfss (סהסהונ ShShWN) - Joy: As bright with cheer. [df: NwVV] KJV (22): joy, gladness, mirth, rejoicing - Strongs: H8342 (שָׂשׂן)

E) ass (סהסהא ShShA) AC: ? CO: Sixth AB: ?

V) ass (סהסהא ShShA) - Sixth: To give a sixth. KJV (1): (vf: Piel) sixth - Strongs: H8338 (שָׁשָׁא)

H) ess (סהסהה ShShH) AC: ? CO: Sixth AB: ?

V) ess (סהסהה ShShH) - Sixth: To give a sixth. KJV (1): (vf: Piel) sixth - Strongs: H8341 (שָׁשָׁה)

J) sfs (סהוסה ShWSh) AC: ? CO: White AB: ?

mm ) nsfs (סהוסהנ ShWShN) - Lilly: A white flower. KJV (15): lily - Strongs: H7799 (שׁוֹשַׁנָּה)

L) ssi (יסהסה YShSh) AC: ? CO: Old AB: ?: The white hair of the older men.

Nm) ssi (יסהסה YShSh) - Old: KJV (1): age - Strongs: H3486 (יָשֵׁשׁ)

bm) sisi (יסהיסה YShYSh) - Old: KJV (4): ancient, aged, old - Strongs: H3453 (יָשִׁישׁ)

M) sis (סהיסה ShYSh) AC: ? CO: Marble AB: ?: A white stone.

Nm) sis (סהיסה ShYSh) - Marble: KJV (1): marble - Strongs: H7893 (שַׁיִשׁ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יָשִׁישׁ adjective aged, only Job (Late Hebrew once יָשִׁישִׁים old, venerable men, Levy Jastr); — absolute יָשִׁישׁ Job 15:10; plural יְשִׁישִׁים Job 32:6 2t.; — aged, as predicate adjective Job 32:6 (opposed to צָעִיר לְיָמִים); as substantive Job 15:10 ("" שָׂב); Job 29:8 (opposed to נערים); בִּישִׁישִׁים חָכְמָה Job 12:12 among aged men is wisdom ("" אֹרֶח יָמִים תְּבוּנָה).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יָשִׁישׁ m. an old man, properly hoary, (from the root יָשֵׁשׁ); a word altogether poetic, Job 12:12, 15:10 29:8 32:6. In the cognate languages these correspond to this ܘܰܫܝܺܫܐܳ, قِسِّيسُ the letter י being changed into the hardest of the palatals (see under the letter ).

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List of Word Forms
בִּֽישִׁישִׁ֥ים בישישים וִֽ֝ישִׁישִׁים וישישים יְשִׁישִׁ֑ים יָשִׁ֣ישׁ ישיש ישישים bî·šî·šîm bishiShim bîšîšîm Vishishim wî·šî·šîm wîšîšîm yā·šîš yaShish yāšîš yə·šî·šîm yeshiShim yəšîšîm
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