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Strong's #8336 - שְׁשִׁי

shaysh, shesh-ee'
for (H7893)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) something bleached white, byssus, linen, fine linen

2) alabaster, similar stone, marble

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1039 ‑ βύσσινος (boos'‑see‑nos);  1040 ‑ βύσσος (boos'‑sos);  3035 ‑ λίθινος (lith'‑ee‑nos);  3461 ‑ μυριάς (moo‑ree'‑as);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (41)
Genesis 1
Exodus 33
Esther 2
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 3
NAS (76)
Genesis 2
Exodus 66
Proverbs 2
Ezekiel 6
HCS (39)
Genesis 1
Exodus 31
Esther 2
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 3
BSB (41)
Genesis 1
Exodus 33
Esther 2
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 3
ESV (6)
Genesis 1
Esther 2
Proverbs 1
Ezekiel 2
WEB (43)
Genesis 1
Exodus 35
Esther 2
Proverbs 1
Song of Solomon 1
Ezekiel 3
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
 II. שֵׁשׁ noun masculine id.; — ׳עַמּוּדֵי שׁ Song of Solomon 5:15 (in figurative), Esther 1:6a, material of pavement Esther 1:6b (see בַּ֫הַט). — I. שֵׁשׁ see שׁדשׁ.

III. שֵׁשׁ noun masculine Exodus 26:1 byssus (loan-word probably from Egyptian šen-suten Reinischap.DHM VOJ viii (1894), 7 Coptic šens, compare Coptic šent, weave; see M'Lean Ency.Bib. LINEN; on spinning, weaving, and wearing of linen in Egypt Erman Aegypten 594ff.; Eng. Trans. 448f.); — always absolute ׳שׁ (שׁשׁי Ezekiel 16:13 is error): — byssus, fine Egyptian linen ( בּוּץ, q. v., is later synonym), i.e. the linen thread (spun by women Exodus 35:25), and the material woven from it: used for garments Genesis 41:42 (E), Ezekiel 16:10,13 (שׁשׁי, read שׁשׁ), Proverbs 31:22; for sail (in figurative of Tyre as ship) Ezekiel 27:7 (brought from Egypt); elsewhere P, of priestly vestments Exodus 28:5,39 (twice in verse); Exodus 39:3,27,28 (twice in verse); also מָשְׁזָר׳שׁ twisted linen Exodus 28:6,8,15; Exodus 39:2,5,8,28,29 + Exodus 39:24 (read ׳וְשֵׁשׁ מ⅏ ᵐ5 Bae); ׳שׁ of hangings, etc., in tabernacle Exodus 25:4; Exodus 35:6,23,25,35; Exodus 38:23, and so מָשְׁזָר׳שׁ Exodus 26:1,31,36; Exodus 27:9,16,18; Exodus 36:8,35,37; Exodus 38:9,16,18.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שְׁשִׁי Ezekiel 16:13 כתיב, for שֵׁשׁ six. [Ought not this to be שֵׁשׁ No. II. byssus?] The writer appears to have used this uncommon form for the sake of paronomasia, with the word מִשִׁי

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List of Word Forms
בַּשֵּׁ֔שׁ בשש הַשֵּֽׁשׁ׃ הַשֵּׁ֑שׁ השש השש׃ וְשֵׁ֣שׁ וְשֵׁ֥שׁ וָשֵׁ֖שׁ וּבַשֵּֽׁשׁ׃ וּבַשֵּׁ֖שׁ ובשש ובשש׃ ושש שֵׁ֑שׁ שֵׁ֔שׁ שֵׁ֖שׁ שֵׁ֣שׁ שֵׁ֥שׁ שֵׁשׁ־ שֵׁ֤שׁ שש שש־ baš·šêš bashShesh baššêš haš·šêš hashShesh haššêš šêš šêš- Shesh ū·ḇaš·šêš ūḇaššêš uvashShesh vaShesh veShesh wā·šêš wāšêš wə·šêš wəšêš
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