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Strong's #8123 - שִׁמְשׁוֹן

Transliteration
Shimshôwn
Phonetics
shim-shone'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H8121)
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Samson = “like the sun”

1) a Danite, son of Manoah, a Nazarite for life, and a judge of Israel for 20 years

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (38)
38
NAS (38)
38
HCS (38)
38
BSB (38)
38
ESV (38)
38
WEB (38)
38
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שִׁמְשׁוֺן38 proper name, masculine Samson (Assyrian proper name Šamšânu, Hilpr Murâshu 27. 70; on שמש in Arabic proper name, of a tribe compare Nö ZMG x1 (1886), 166); — Σαμψων: Judges 13:24; Judges 14:1,335t. Judges 14; Judges 15; 16


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שִׁמְשׁוֹן (“solar,” “like the sun”), Samson, pr.n. of a judge of Israel, celebrated for his great strength, Judges 13:24, seqq. LXX. Σαμψών, which Josephus (Antiqu. v. 10 ) explains ἰσχυρός, contrary to the etymology (see Gesch. der Heb. Spr. page 81, 82).


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List of Word Forms
לְשִׁמְשׁ֖וֹן לְשִׁמְשׁ֗וֹן לְשִׁמְשׁ֜וֹן לשמשון שִׁמְשֽׁוֹן׃ שִׁמְשׁ֑וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֔וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֖וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֗וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֛וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֜וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֤וֹן שִׁמְשׁ֥וֹן שִׁמְשׁוֹן֙ שִׁמְשׁוֹן֮ שמשון שמשון׃ lə·šim·šō·wn leshimShon ləšimšōwn shimShon šim·šō·wn šimšōwn
 
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