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Strong's #8111 - שֹׁמְרוֹן

Transliteration
Shômᵉrôwn
Phonetics
sho-mer-one'
Origin
from the act part of (H8104)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
2414d
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Samaria = “watch mountain”

1) the region of northern Palestine associated with the northern kingdom of the 10 tribes of Israel which split from the kingdom after the death of Solomon during the reign of his son Rehoboam and were ruled by Jeroboam

2) the capital city of the northern kingdom of Israel located 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Jerusalem and 6 miles (10 kilometers) northwest of Shechem

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (109)
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 49
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 6
Amos 5
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
NAS (109)
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 49
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 6
Amos 5
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
HCS (108)
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 48
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 6
Amos 5
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
BSB (109)
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 49
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 6
Amos 5
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
ESV (104)
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 49
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 6
Amos 4
Micah 3
WEB (109)
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 49
2 Chronicles 8
Nehemiah 1
Isaiah 8
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 6
Amos 5
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שֹׁמְרוֺן109 proper name, of a location capital of Northern Israel from Omri's time ( belonging to clan שֶׁמֶר, Sta ZAW v (1885), 165-175; originally שַׁמְרוֺן or שַׁמְרַיִן; Assyrian Samerina COT 1 Kings 16:24); — ׳שׁ 1 Kings 16:24 (name explanation as from שֶׁמֶר, originally owner of site), 1 Kings 16:28; 1 Kings 16:29; 1 Kings 16:32; 1 Kings 20:1,10 +; שֹׁמְר֫וֺנָה 1 Kings 20:43; 2 Kings 6:19; 2 Kings 14:14; personified as woman Ezekiel 16:46,51,53,55; Ezekiel 23:4,33; king of Northern Israel is ׳מֶלֶךְ שׁ 1 Kings 21:1; 2 Kings 1:3; ׳אֲשֶׁר בְּשׁ 1 Kings 21:18, compare ׳בְּשׁ׳מָלַךְ עַליִֿשׂ 1 Kings 22:52 9t.; thence name of territory, ׳שְׂדֵה שׁ Obadiah 19, ׳עָרֵי שׁ 1 Kings 13:32 (point of view of later editor), 2 Kings 17:24,26; 2 Kings 23:19; ׳הָרֵי שׁ Amos 3:9; Jeremiah 31:5, — compare ׳הַושֿׁ Amos 4:1; Amos 6:1; 1 Kings 16:24; perhaps ׳שׁ alone Jeremiah 23:13; 1 Kings 18:2; 2 Kings 7:24; 2 Kings 7:28; 2 Chronicles 25:13; ׳חֵיל שׁ Nehemiah 3:34. — ᵐ5 usually Σαμαρεια, but 1 Kings 16:24 Σεμερω, Σαεμερων, Σομορων; = modern Sebastieh; see GASm G 346 ff. Buhl G 207f. Cowley Ency. Bib. under the word Wilson Hast. DB under the word .

שָֽׁמְרָ֑יִן proper name, of a location (Biblical Hebrew שֹׁמְרוֺן, I. שָׁמַר); — Ezra 4:7,10.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שֹׁמְרוֹן f. (“pertaining to a watch,” “watch-mountain” [so called, however, from the owner’s name]) pr.n.

(1) of a mountain and of a city built on it, which was the metropolis of the kingdom of Israel from the time of Omri, 1 Kings 16:18, seqq.; Amos 4:1, 6:1 2 Kings 3:1, 13:1 18:9, 10 2 Kings 18:10; Isaiah 7:9; Ezekiel 16:46. Chald. שָֽׁמְרַיִן, whence the Gr. Σαμάρεια, Lat. Samaria, called by Herod the Great, Σεβάστη in honour of Augustus (Joseph. Archæol. 15, 7, § 7). There is now there a small village called Sebŭsteh, see Buckingham’s Travels in Palestine, p. 501.

(2) in a wider sense, the kingdom of Samaria, or of the ten tribes, the head of which was the city of Samaria, עָרֵי שֹׁמְרוֹן cities of the Samaritan kingdom, 2 Kings 17:26, 23:19 and by prolepsis, 1 Kings 13:32, הָרֵי שֹׁמְרוֹן Jeremiah 31:5 עֵגֶל שׁ׳ the calf of Samaria, used of the calf of Bethel, Hosea 8:5,. The n. gent. is שֹׁמְרֹנִי 2 Kings 17:29.


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List of Word Forms
בְּשֹׁ֣מְר֔וֹן בְּשֹׁמְר֑וֹן בְּשֹׁמְר֖וֹן בְּשֹׁמְרֽוֹן׃ בְשֹֽׁמְר֗וֹן בְשֹׁמְר֛וֹן בְשֹׁמְר֜וֹן בשמרון בשמרון׃ וְשֹֽׁמְרוֹן֙ וְשֹׁ֣מְר֔וֹן וּמִשֹּֽׁמְרוֹן֙ וּמִשֹּׁמְרֽוֹן׃ ומשמרון ומשמרון׃ ושמרון לְשֹׁ֣מְר֔וֹן לְשֹׁמְר֔וֹן לְשֹׁמְר֖וֹן לְשֹׁמְרֽוֹן׃ לשמרון לשמרון׃ מִשֹּׁ֣מְר֔וֹן מִשֹּׁמְר֑וֹן מִשֹּׁמְר֖וֹן מִשֹּׁמְרֽוֹן׃ משמרון משמרון׃ שֹֽׁמְר֑וֹן שֹֽׁמְר֔וֹן שֹֽׁמְרוֹן֙ שֹׁ֣מְר֔וֹן שֹׁמְר֑וֹן שֹׁמְר֔וֹן שֹׁמְר֖וֹן שֹׁמְר֗וֹן שֹׁמְר֛וֹן שֹׁמְר֣וֹן שֹׁמְרֽוֹן׃ שֹׁמְרֽוֹנָה׃ שֹׁמְרוֹן֒ שמרון שמרון׃ שמרונה׃ bə·šō·mə·rō·wn ḇə·šō·mə·rō·wn beshomeRon bəšōmərōwn ḇəšōmərōwn lə·šō·mə·rō·wn leShomeRon ləšōmərōwn miš·šō·mə·rō·wn mishshomeRon miššōmərōwn shomeRon shomeRonah šō·mə·rō·w·nāh šō·mə·rō·wn šōmərōwn šōmərōwnāh ū·miš·šō·mə·rō·wn umishshomeRon ūmiššōmərōwn veshomeRon wə·šō·mə·rō·wn wəšōmərōwn
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