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Strong's #8040 - שְׂמֹאל

Transliteration
sᵉmôʼwl
Phonetics
sem-ole', sem-ole'
Origin
a primitive word [rather perhaps from the same as (H8071) (by insertion of the aleph) through the idea of wrapping up]
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
2267a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. the left, the left hand, the left side
    1. left
    2. left hand
    3. north (as one faces east)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 710 ‑ ἀριστερός (ar‑is‑ter‑os');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (53)
Genesis 5
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 3
BSB (53)
Genesis 6
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 3
CSB (49)
Genesis 6
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 3
ESV (52)
Genesis 6
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 3
KJV (54)
Genesis 6
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 3
LEB (51)
Genesis 5
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Zechariah 3
LSB (65)
Genesis 8
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 4
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 3
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 2
Zechariah 4
N95 (65)
Genesis 8
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 4
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 3
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 2
Zechariah 4
NAS (63)
Genesis 8
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 4
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 4
Isaiah 3
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 2
Zechariah 4
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
WEB (53)
Genesis 6
Exodus 2
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 3
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 6
Job 1
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Jonah 1
Zechariah 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

3036) lamx (סמאל SMAL) AC: ? CO: Left AB: ?

V) lamx (סמאל SMAL) - Left: To go to the left. [df: lamV] KJV (5): (vf: Hiphil) left - Strongs: H8041 (שִׂמְאֵל)

cm ) lafmx (סמואל SMWAL) - Left: The left hand, side or direction. [df: lamV] KJV (54): left, left hand, left side - Strongs: H8040 (שְׂמֹאל)

fm ) ilamx (סמאלי SMALY) - Left: The left hand, side or direction. [df: ylamV] KJV (9): left, left hand - Strongs: H8042 (שְׂמָאלִי)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שְׂמאֹל, שְׂמאֹול (Baer Joshua 1:7)54

noun [masculine] the left (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian šumêlu; Arabic (also and , , north wind); Old Aramaic שמאל, Palmyrene (suffix) סמלך; Syriac ; √ dubious, שאם + ל M 128 Hom A. u. A. i. (1892), 21 ii. 1. 148,405; (see also Thes Dietr Wortforschung 234), compare Arabic be unlucky, left, , north; Sabean שאם north, unlucky DHM Epigr. Denkm. 29; Epigr. Denkm. Arabic Nos. 6. 7; other views in Sta§ 299 Lag BN 116); — שְׂמאֹל abs, Genesis 13:9 +, construct Genesis 48:13; 2 Kings 23:8; שְׂמאֹול absolute Numbers 20:17 +; suffix שְׂמאֹלֶ֑ךָ 2 Samuel 2:21, שְׂמאֹלוֺ Genesis 48:13 +, etc.; — opposed to יָמִין except Genesis 14:15; Judges 19:27; 2 Kings 23:8; —

1 left, region on the left, Genesis 13:9 (J); on the left is ׳עַלשּֿׂ 2 Kings 23:8; Ezekiel 16:46; Zechariah 4:3,11, ׳עַלהַֿשּׂ 1 Chronicles 6:29 compare 2 Chronicles 18:18, also ׳מִשּׂ ( a sinistra) Exodus 14:22,29 (P), 2 Samuel 16:6 7t. + ׳מִהַשּׂ 2 Chronicles 3:17; Ezekiel 1:10, ׳לִשׂ Ecclesiastes 10:2, ׳שׂ alone Job 23:9; toward the left is ׳עַלשֿׂ Genesis 24:49 (J), 2 Samuel 2:21; Zechariah 12:6, ׳עַלהַֿשּׂ 2 Samuel 2:19, ׳שׂ alone 1 Samuel 6:12; Isaiah 9:20 13t.

2׳יַדשֿׂ left hand, Judges 3:21; Judges 7:20, so ׳שׂ alone Genesis 48:18,13,14 (E), Judges 16:29; Ezekiel 39:8; Jonah 4:11; Proverbs 3:16; Daniel 12:7; Song of Solomon 2:6; Song of Solomon 8:3.

3 = north (on left of one facing east, compare אָחוֺר

d, יָמִין

4, קֶדֶם

1 b) Genesis 14:15; Joshua 19:27(P); of. Ezekiel 16:46.


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List of Word Forms
בִּ֝שְׂמֹאולָ֗הּ בִּשְׂמֹאלֽוֹ׃ בִשְׂמֹאל֖וֹ בשמאולה בשמאלו בשמאלו׃ הַשְּׂמָאלִ֖י הַשְּׂמֹ֑אול הַשְּׂמֹ֔אול הַשְּׂמֹ֣אל השמאול השמאל השמאלי וּמִשְּׂמֹאל֗וֹ וּמִשְּׂמֹאלָֽם וּמִשְּׂמֹאלָֽם׃ וּמִשְּׂמֹאלֽוֹ׃ וּשְׂמֹ֑אול וּשְׂמֹ֔אול וּשְׂמֹ֖אול וּשְׂמֹֽאול׃ וּשְׂמֹֽאל׃ וּשְׂמֹאלֽוֹ׃ וּשְׂמֹאלוֹ֙ ומשמאלו ומשמאלו׃ ומשמאלם ומשמאלם׃ ושמאול ושמאול׃ ושמאל׃ ושמאלו ושמאלו׃ לִשְׂמֹאל֔וֹ לִשְׂמֹאלֽוֹ׃ לשמאלו לשמאלו׃ מִשְּׂמֹ֑אול מִשְּׂמֹ֖אל מִשְּׂמֹ֛אול מִשְּׂמֹ֣אל מִשְּׂמֹֽאול׃ מִשְּׂמֹֽאל׃ מִשְּׂמֹאול֙ מִשְּׂמֹאל֑וֹ מֵֽהַשְּׂמֹ֖אול מהשמאול משמאול משמאול׃ משמאל משמאל׃ משמאלו שְׂמֹ֖אול שְׂמֹ֛אול שְׂמֹ֣אול שְׂמֹ֥אול שְׂמֹֽאל׃ שְׂמֹאולֵ֑ךְ שְׂמֹאולֶ֑ךָ שְׂמֹאולָֽהּ׃ שְׂמֹאל֔וֹ שְׂמֹאל֖וֹ שְׂמֹאלֶ֔ךָ שְׂמֹאלָֽהּ׃ שְׂמֹאלוֹ֙ שְׂמאוֹלָם֙ שמאול שמאולה׃ שמאולך שמאולם שמאל׃ שמאלה׃ שמאלו שמאלך biś·mō·lōw ḇiś·mō·lōw biś·mō·w·lāh bismoLah bismoLo biśmōlōw ḇiśmōlōw biśmōwlāh haś·śə·mā·lî haś·śə·mō·wl haś·śə·mōl hassemaLi haśśəmālî hasseMol haśśəmōl haśśəmōwl liś·mō·lōw lismoLo liśmōlōw mê·haś·śə·mō·wl mehasseMol mêhaśśəmōwl miś·śə·mō·lōw miś·śə·mō·wl miś·śə·mōl misseMol miśśəmōl missemoLo miśśəmōlōw miśśəmōwl śə·m·’ō·w·lām śə·mō·lāh śə·mō·le·ḵā śə·mō·lōw śə·mō·w·lāh śə·mō·w·le·ḵā śə·mō·w·lêḵ śə·mō·wl śə·mōl śəm’ōwlām seMol śəmōl semoLah śəmōlāh semoLam semoLech semoLecha śəmōleḵā semoLo śəmōlōw śəmōwl śəmōwlāh śəmōwlêḵ śəmōwleḵā ū·miś·śə·mō·lām ū·miś·śə·mō·lōw ū·śə·mō·lōw ū·śə·mō·wl ū·śə·mōl umissemoLam ūmiśśəmōlām umissemoLo ūmiśśəmōlōw useMol ūśəmōl usemoLo ūśəmōlōw ūśəmōwl vismoLo
 
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