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Strong's #7799 - שׁוֹשַׁנָּה

shoo-shan' (2,3) sho-shawn' sho-shan-naw'
from (H7797)
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1) lily

1a) probably any lily-like flower

1b) Shoshannim, in title of Ps. 45

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2918 ‑ κρίνον (kree'‑non);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (15)
1 Kings 3
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Song of Solomon 8
Hosea 1
NAS (13)
1 Kings 3
2 Chronicles 1
Song of Solomon 8
Hosea 1
HCS (13)
1 Kings 3
2 Chronicles 1
Song of Solomon 8
Hosea 1
BSB (15)
1 Kings 3
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Song of Solomon 8
Hosea 1
ESV (3)
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Hosea 1
WEB (13)
1 Kings 3
2 Chronicles 1
Song of Solomon 8
Hosea 1
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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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. שׁוּשַׁן, שׁוֺשָׁ֑ן noun masculineשׁוֺשַׁנָּה

noun feminine usually lily, probably any lily-like flower (Tristr NHB 462ff. Post Hast. DB LILY Löw No. 323; Late Hebrew שׁוֺשַׁנָּה, Arabic (Vulgar ), especially iris, Aramaic שׁוּשַׁנְתָּא, (PS4344), Greek σοῦσον Lewy Fremdw. 48; original loan-word from Egyptian sššn, šôš§n, Erman ZMG xlvi (1892), 117); — lily: in simile, יִפְרַח כַּשּׁוֺשַׁנָּה Hosea 14:7 (of Israel), בֵּין הַחוֺחִים׳כְּשׁוֺ Song of Solomon 2:2 (simile of bride), so construct שׁוֺשַׁנַּת הָעֲמָקִים Song of Solomon 2:1 (compare חֲבַצֶּלֶת); plural שׁוֺשַׁנִּים Song of Solomon 2:16; Song of Solomon 4:5; Song of Solomon 6:2,3; Song of Solomon 7:3 and (figurative of lover's lips) Song of Solomon 5:13; of flower-shaped capitals of pillars, מַעֲשֵׂה שׁוּשַׁן 1 Kings 7:19, שׁוֺשָׁ֑ן׳מ 1 Kings 7:22; compare מֶּרַח שׁוֺשָׁ֑ן of brim of molten sea 1 Kings 7:26, "" שׁוֺשַׁנָה׳פ 2 Chronicles 4:5; elsewhere only Psalm -titles: עַשֹֿׁשַׁנִּים Psalm 45:1; Psalm 69:1, עַלשֿׁוּשַׁן עֵדוּת Psalm 60:1, אֶלשֿׁשַׁגִּםעֵדוּת Psalm 80:1; meaning not clear, see Bae and Commentaries al.; yet compare עֵדוּת, below עוד.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שׁוֹשַׁנָּה f. a lily, 2 Chronicles 4:5; Hosea 14:6; Song of Solomon 2:1,.

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List of Word Forms
בַּשּׁוֹשַׁנִּֽים׃ בשושנים׃ כְּשֽׁוֹשַׁנָּה֙ כַּשּֽׁוֹשַׁנָּ֑ה כשושנה שֹׁ֭שַׁנִּים שֽׁוֹשַׁנִּ֔ים שֽׁוֹשַׁנִּֽים׃ שֽׁוֹשַׁנַּ֖ת שֽׁוֹשַׁנָּ֑ה שׁוֹשַׁנִּ֬ים שׁוֹשָׁ֑ן שׁוּשַׁ֣ן שושן שושנה שושנים שושנים׃ שושנת שנים baš·šō·wō·šan·nîm bashshoshanNim baššōwōšannîm kaš·šō·wō·šan·nāh kashshoshanNah kaššōwōšannāh kə·šō·wō·šan·nāh keshoshanNah kəšōwōšannāh šan·nîm šannîm shannim ShooshanNim shoShan shoshanNah shoshanNat shoshanNim shuShan šō·wō·šān šō·wō·šan·nāh šō·wō·šan·naṯ šō·wō·šan·nîm šōwōšān šōwōšannāh šōwōšannaṯ šōwōšannîm šū·šan šūšan