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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #08064 - שָׁמֶה

Transliteration
shâmayim, shâmeh
Phonetics
shaw-mah'-yim, shaw-meh'  
Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to be lofty
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
2407a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) heaven, heavens, sky

1a) visible heavens, sky

1a1) as abode of the stars

1a2) as the visible universe, the sky, atmosphere, etc

1b) Heaven (as the abode of God)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 798 ‑ ἄστρον (as'‑tron);  2246 ‑ ἥλιος (hay'‑lee‑os);  3770 ‑ οὐράνιος (oo‑ran'‑ee‑os);  3772 ‑ οὐρανός (oo‑ran‑os');  2032 ‑ ἐπουράνιος (ep‑oo‑ran'‑ee‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (420) NAS (410) HCS (419)
Genesis 39
Exodus 14
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 38
Joshua 4
Judges 4
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 18
2 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 25
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 11
Job 23
Psalms 70
Proverbs 6
Ecclesiastes 5
Isaiah 31
Jeremiah 33
Lamentations 5
Ezekiel 9
Daniel 5
Hosea 4
Joel 3
Amos 2
Jonah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 2
Haggai 3
Zechariah 5
Malachi 1
Genesis 39
Exodus 14
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 38
Joshua 4
Judges 4
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 18
2 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 25
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 11
Job 23
Psalms 70
Proverbs 6
Ecclesiastes 5
Isaiah 28
Jeremiah 33
Lamentations 5
Ezekiel 9
Daniel 5
Hosea 4
Joel 3
Amos 2
Jonah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 2
Haggai 3
Zechariah 5
Malachi 1
Genesis 41
Exodus 14
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 43
Joshua 4
Judges 4
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 6
1 Kings 20
2 Kings 16
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 29
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 14
Job 23
Psalms 73
Proverbs 6
Ecclesiastes 5
Isaiah 33
Jeremiah 33
Lamentations 5
Ezekiel 9
Daniel 5
Hosea 4
Joel 3
Amos 2
Jonah 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 2
Haggai 3
Zechariah 5
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 388
n-cmpc 2
n-cmp 390
n-cmpc 1
n-cmp 374
n-cmpc 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1473) ms (סהמ ShM) AC: Breathe CO: Breath AB: Desolate: The wind, or breath, of someone or something is its character.

A) ms (סהמ ShM) AC: ? CO: Breath AB: Desolate: Hebrew names are words given to describe character.

Nm) ms (סהמ ShM) - I. Breath:The breath of a man is character, what makes one what he is. The name of an individual is more than an identifier but descriptive of his character or breath. II. There:Used to identify another place. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Sky:The place of the winds. [Hebrew and Aramaic; Only used in the masculine plural form, mimsor nimsin Aramaic] IV. Aroma: A sweet aroma that is carried on the wind or breath. [df: Mo] KJV (1365): name, renown, fame, famous, heaven, air, sweet, there - Strongs: H5561 (סַם), H8033 (שָׁם), H8034 (שֵׁם), H8036 (שֻׁם), H8064 (שָׁמֶה), H8065 (שְׁמַיִן), H8536 (תַּמָּה)

Nf1 ) ems (סהמה ShMH) - Desolate: A wind blowing over the land pulls the moisture out of the ground drying it up, making a place of ruin or desert. KJV (39): astonishment, desolation, desolate, waste, wonderful - Strongs: H8047 (שַׁמָּה)

kf1) emsm (מסהמה MShMH) - Desolate: A wind blowing over the land pulls the moisture out of the ground drying it up, making a place of ruin or desert. KJV (7): desolate, astonishment - Strongs: H4923 (מְשַׁמָּה)

nmm) nmsa (אסהמנ AShMN) - Desolate: A wind blowing over the land pulls the moisture out of the ground drying it up, making a place of ruin or desert. KJV (1): desolate - Strongs: H820 (אַשְׁמָן)

B) mms (סהממ ShMM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desolate: A wind blowing over the land pulls the moisture out of the ground drying it up, making a place of ruin or desert. One in horror or in astonishment is one dried up in the inside.

V) mms (סהממ ShMM) - Desolate: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (93): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Piel) desolate, astonish, waste, destroy, wonder, amaze - Strongs: H8074 (שָׁמֵם), H8075 (שְׁמַם)

Nf1) emms (סהממה ShMMH) - Desolate: KJV (58): desolate, waste - Strongs: H8077 (שִׁמָמָה)

ejm) nfmmis (סהיממונ ShYMMWN) - Desolation: KJV (2): astonishment - Strongs: H8078 (שִׁמָּמוֹן)

C) msa (אסהמ AShM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Guilt: One with a character of wrongdoing.

V) msa (אסהמ AShM) - Guilt: KJV (35): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) guilty, desolate, offend, trespass, destroy, faulty, offence - Strongs: H816 (אָשֵׁם)

Nm) msa (אסהמ AShM) - Guilt: KJV (49): trespass, sin, guiltiness - Strongs: H817 (אָשָׁם), H818 (אָשֵׁם)

Nf1) emsa (אסהמה AShMH) - Guilt: KJV (19): trespass, sin, offend - Strongs: H819 (אַשְׁמָה)

G) mes (סההמ ShHM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown meaning;]

Nm) mes (סההמ ShHM) - Shoham: An unknown stone. KJV (11): onyx - Strongs: H7718 (שֹׁהַם)

J) mfs (סהומ ShWM) AC: Smell CO: Garlic AB: ?: A sense of smell from breathing.

Nm) mfs (סהומ ShWM) - Garlic: From its strong odor. KJV (1): garlick - Strongs: H7762 (שׁוּמִים)

L) msi (יסהמ YShM) AC: ? CO: Desert AB: Desolate: A wind blowing over the land pulls the moisture out of the ground drying it up, making a place of ruin or desert.

V) msi (יסהמ YShM) - Desolate: KJV (4): (vf: Paal) desolate - Strongs: H3456 (יָשַׁם)

bf1) emisi (יסהימה YShYMH) - Desolate: KJV (1): seize - Strongs: H3451 (יְשִׁימָה)

bjm) nfmisi (יסהימונ YShYMWN) - Desert: A desolate place. KJV (13): desert, wilderness, solitary - Strongs: H3452 (יְשִׁימוֹן)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [שָׁמַי] noun masculine Deuteronomy 33:28 only plural שָׁמַ֫יִם421 (Sta§324 a) heavens, sky (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian šamû plural šamê, šamûtu, also šamâmu, compare Phoenician שמם; Sabean סמה Hom Chr 46,124; Arabic Ethiopic Aramaic שְׁמַיָּא ; Palmyrene, Nabataean שמ(י)ן in proper name (compounded with בעל) Lzb153 GACooke45; on plural form see Ba ZMG xiii (1888), 341f.); — absolute ׳שׁ Genesis 1:1 +, מָ֑יִם- Genesis 2:4 +; הַשָּׁמַ֫יְמָה Exodus 9:8 +; construct שְׁמֵי Deuteronomy 10:14 9t.; suffix שָׁמֶיךָ Psalm 8:4 2t., שָׁמָיו Deuteronomy 33:28, שְׁמֵיכֶם Leviticus 26:19, with verb plural, Hosea 2:23; —

1. a. visible heavens, sky, where stars, etc., are Judges 5:20; Genesis 15:5 (J), Deuteronomy 4:19; Genesis 1:14,15,17 (P), hence ׳כּוֺכְבֵי הַשּׁ Genesis 22:17 (JE) = 9t. (usually as countless), ׳(כָּלֿ) צְבָא הַשּׁ Deuteronomy 4:19; Jeremiah 8:2 + ( ׳צ

1 c; rarely of angels, ׳צ

1 b; before which fowl fly Genesis 1:20 (P), compare Deuteronomy 4:17; Jeremiah 8:7; Proverbs 30:19, ׳עוֺף הַשּׁ Genesis 2:19 (J), Genesis 1:19 (P) + (עוֺף 1), ׳צִמֹּר שׁ Psalm 8:9, ׳נִשְׁרֵי שׁ Lamentations 4:19; as רָקִיע (q. v.) Genesis 1:8 (P), Psalm 19:2, with waters beneath and above Genesis 1:9 (P, compare Genesis 1:7), Psalm 148:4, darkened with clouds 1 Kings 18:45, cleared by wind Job 26:13; whence comes rain Genesis 8:2 (J), Judges 5:4; Deuteronomy 11:11 +, and dew Genesis 27:28 (J), Genesis 27:39 (E), Deuteronomy 33:28 (poem) +. compare ׳בִּרְכֹת שׁ Genesis 49:25 (poem in J), ׳מֶגֶר שׁ Deuteronomy 33:13 (poem), but also (destructive) fire 2 Kings 1:10 (twice in verse); Job 1:16 + (see also 2 a below); ׳הֹבְרֵישׁ Isaiah 47:13, i.e. astrologers, compare ׳אוֺתוֺתהַשּׁ Jeremiah 10:2; as high Genesis 11:4 (J), Amos (:2(opposed to שְׁאוֺל), Genesis 11:6 (opposed to אֶרֶץ) +, ׳עַדלֵֿב הַשּׁ Deuteronomy 4:11;as over all the earth, ׳תַּחַת (כָּלֿ)הַשּׁ Genesis 6:17; Genesis 7:19 (both P), Deuteronomy 2:25; Ecclesiastes 1:13 ׳מִתַּחַת וגו (of extermination) Exodus 17:14 (E), Deuteronomy 7:24; Deuteronomy 9:14 +; specifically of Israel, שָׁמֶיךָ Deuteronomy 28:23, שְׁמֵיכֶם Leviticus 26:19 (H); וּבֵין הָאָרֶץ׳בֵּין הַשּׁ 2 Samuel 18:9 (hung from tree), 1 Chronicles 21:16 (of angel), compare Ezekiel 8:3 (Ezekiel in vision), Zechariah 5:9 (flying ephah); וְעַדקְֿצֵה׳מִקְּצֵה הַשּׁ ׳הַשּׁ of limits of horizon Deuteronomy 4:32, compare Deuteronomy 30:4; Nehemiah 1:9; Psalm 19:7 as made by God Jeremiah 51:15 (opposed to תֵּבֵל), Psalm 8:4 #NAME? Deuteronomy 11:21; Job 14:12; Psalm 89:30; especiallyוְ(הָ)אָרֶץ׳(הַ)שּׁ = universe (compare in Sabean, SabDenkm No 41:42, l.3) Deuteronomy 3:24 Genesis 1:1 (P) + (especially Deuteronomy , Isa2, Psalm), + הַיָם Exodus 20:11; Haggai 2:6, etc., + מַיִם מִתַּחַת לָאָרֶץ Exodus 20:4= Deuteronomy 5:8,.compare Proverbs 30:4, etc.; opposed to תְּהוֺם Proverbs 8:27 (+ אֶרֶץ Proverbs 8:29) חֲרָשִׁים וְהָאָרֶץ חֲרָשָׁה׳שׁ as part of future glory Isaiah 65:17; Isaiah 66:22.

b. phrases are: ׳אֲרֻבּוֺת הַשּׁ (letting rain through) Genesis 7:11; Genesis 8:2 (P), Malachi 3:10 (figurative), compare ׳בַּשּׁ׳א ׳הֲיַעֲשֶׂה י 2 Kings 7:2,19, so ׳דַּלְתֵי שׁ Psalm 78:23 (for manna), compare ׳דְָּגַן שׁ, Psalm 78:24, ׳לֶחֶם שׁ Psalm 105:40; ׳מוֺסְדוֺת הַשּׁ 2 Samuel 22:8 ("" הָאָרֶץ; in "" Psalm 18:8 חָרִים׳מ), ׳עַמּוּרֵי שׁ Job 26:11, ׳חוּג שׁ Job 22:14; towards the sky is הַשָּׁמַ֫יְמָה Joshua 8:20(J), Exodus 9:8,10 (P), Job 2:12; Judges 13:20; Judges 20:40; 2 Chronicles 6:13; עַלהַֿשָּׁמַיִם Exodus 9:22,23; Exodus 10:21,22(all E), ׳אֶלשֿׁ Deuteronomy 32:40 (poem), Daniel 12:7, ׳שׁ alone 1 Kings 8:22,54; Job 35:5; Proverbs 23:5.

2. a. as abode of God (׳י) 1 Kings 8:30,32 #NAME? Psalm 2:3; Isaiah 66:1, etc., compare ׳רֹכֵבשׁ Deuteronomy 33:26(poem), Psalm 68:34, whence he rains brimstone Genesis 19:24 (J), bread Exodus 16:4 (E), compare Nehemiah 9:15, casts hailstones Joshua 11:11 (E), talks with Israel Exodus 20:22 (E; Gi Exodus 20:19) +, compare Genesis 21:17; Genesis 22:11,15 (E), looks down Deuteronomy 26:15 +, hears his people Psalm 20:7+ 10t. Chronicles, etc.; he thunders ׳בַּשּׁ 1 Samuel 2:10; Psalm 18:14,"" ׳מִןשֿׁ 2 Samuel 22:14; he bends (נטה) ׳שׁ to come down 2 Samuel 22:10= Psalm 18:10, compare Psalm 144:5 and ( rend) Isaiah 63:19; ׳נִמְּתְּחוּ הַשּׁ Ezekiel 1:1 in vision of God, compare ׳שַׁעַר הַשּׁ Genesis 28:17 (E; + בֵּיתאֱלֹהִים); though even ׳שְׁמֵי הַשּׁ the highest heuvens cannot hold him Deuteronomy 10:14; 1 Kings 8:27; 2 Chronicles 6:18,2Chron 2:5; Nehemiah 9:6; Psalm 148:4, שְׁמֵי שְׁמֵיקֶֿדֶם Psalm 68:34; he is called ׳אֱלֹהֵי הַשּׁ (post-exilic title) Ezra 1:2 2 Chronicles 36:23; + 11t. Ezra Nehemiah; Jonah 1:9 (compare Aramaic, Daniel 2:18,19,37,44; in Genesis 24:7 add with ᵐ5וֵאלֹהֵי הָאָרֶץ, as Genesis 24:3), ׳אֵלהַֿשׁ Psalm 136:26; his sword is ׳בַּשׁ Isaiah 34:5, but also his חֶסֶד Psalm 36:6, צֶדֶק Psalm 85:12, אֱמוּנָח Psalm 89:3, his word fixed Psalm 119:89. — ׳שׁ are שָׁמָיו (of Israel) Deuteronomy 33:28 (poem), שְׁמֵיכֶם Leviticus 26:19; שָׁמֶיךָ Psalm 8:4; Psalm 144:5, ׳שְׁמֵי י Lamentations 3:66, קָדְשׁוֺ׳שׁ Psalm 20:7.

b. Elijah taken up ׳הַשּׁ in whirlwind 2 Kings 2:1, compare 2 Kings 2:11.

3׳הַשּׁ personified in various relations Isaiah 1:2; Jeremiah 2:12; Job 15:15; Psalm 19:2; Psalm 50:6 = Psalm 97:6; Psalm 89:6; Psalm 148:4.

4 מְלֶכֶת׳הַשּׁ see ׳מ p. 573.

I, II. שַׁמָּה see שׁמם. שָׂ֫מָּה see שָׁם.

[שְׁמַ֫יִן] noun masculine plural heavens (Biblical Hebrew [שָׁמַי], שָׁמַיִם, √ שׁמה); — always emphatic שְׁמַיָּא:

1 visible sky Jeremiah 10:11; Daniel 4:8; Daniel 4:10; Daniel 4:17; Daniel 4:19; Daniel 4:20; Daniel 4:27; Daniel 4:28; ׳עוֺף שׁ Daniel 2:38; ׳צִמֲּרֵי שׁ Daniel 4:9; Daniel 4:18; ׳טַל שׁ Daniel 4:12; Daniel 4:20; Daniel 4:22; Daniel 4:30; Daniel 5:21; ׳רוּחֵי שׁ Daniel 7:2 winds of the sky; ׳עֲנָנֵי שׁ Daniel 7:13; heavens + earth = universe Jeremiah 10:11, where God shews signs Daniel 6:28.

2 heavens as abode of God Daniel 2:28; Daniel 4:31, hence, figurative, as ruling Daniel 4:23 (׳שׁ sometimes = God in Late Hebrew, J, Aramaic, D Worte Jesu 179; Eng.Tr.218f.); as abode of angels Daniel 4:32 (Dr); elsewhere in phrase ׳אֱלָהּ שׁ Daniel 2:18,19,37,44; Ezra 5:11; Ezra 5:12; Ezra 6:9; Ezra 6:10; Ezra 7:12; Ezra 7:21; Ezra 7:23 (twice in verse), ׳מֶלֶךְ שׁ Daniel 4:34, ׳מָרֵא שׁ Daniel 5:23.

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בְּהַשָּׁמַ֣יִם בִּשְׁמֵ֣י בַּ֭שָּׁמַיִם בַּשָּׁמַ֔יִם בַּשָּׁמַ֖יִם בַּשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ בַּשָּׁמַ֣֙יִם֙ ׀ בַּשָּׁמַ֣יִם בַּשָּׁמַ֥יִם בַּשָּׁמַ֨יִם ׀ בַּשָּׁמַ֪יִם בַּשָּׁמַיִם֮ בַּשָּׁמָ֑יִם בַּשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ בַשָּׁמַ֔יִם בַשָּׁמַ֖יִם בַשָּׁמַ֗יִם בַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ בַשָּׁמַ֣יִם בַשָּׁמָ֑יִם בהשמים בשמי בשמים בשמים׃ הַ֝שָּׁמַ֗יִם הַ֭שָּׁמַיִם הַשָּׁמַ֑יִם הַשָּׁמַ֔יְמָה הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם הַשָּׁמַ֖יְמָה הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם הַשָּׁמַ֗יְמָה הַשָּׁמַ֗יִם הַשָּׁמַ֙יְמָה֙ הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ הַשָּׁמַ֛יִם הַשָּׁמַ֜יִם הַשָּׁמַ֡יִם הַשָּׁמַ֣יִם הַשָּׁמַ֥יִם הַשָּׁמַ֧יִם הַשָּׁמַ֨יִם ׀ הַשָּׁמַיִם֒ הַשָּׁמַיִם֩ הַשָּׁמַיִם֮ הַשָּׁמָ֑יְמָה הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם הַשָּׁמָֽיְמָה׃ הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ השמים השמים׃ השמימה השמימה׃ וְ֝שָׁמַ֗יִם וְהַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְהַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ וְשָׁמַ֙יִם֙ וְשָׁמָֽיִם׃ וּשְׁמֵ֣י וּשְׁמֵ֤י וּשְׁמֵ֥י והשמים ושמי ושמים ושמים׃ לַשָּׁמַ֖יִם לַשָּׁמַ֣יִם לַשָּׁמַ֨יִם לַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ לשמים לשמים׃ מִ֭שָּׁמַיִם מִשְּׁמֵ֣י מִשָּׁמַ֖יִם מִשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ מִשָּׁמַ֜יִם מִשָּׁמַ֣יִם מִשָּׁמַ֤יִם ׀ מִשָּׁמַ֥יִם מִשָּׁמַ֧יִם מִשָּׁמַ֨יִם ׀ מִשָּׁמַיִם֮ מִשָּׁמָ֑יִם מִשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ מֵֽהַשָּׁמַ֔יִם מהשמים מיך מים משמי משמים משמים׃ שְׁמֵ֣י שְׁמֵ֥י שְׁמֵ֨י שְׁמֵי־ שְׁמֵיכֶם֙ שָׁ֘מַ֤יִם שָׁ֝מַ֗יִם שָׁ֝מַיִם שָׁ֭מֶיךָ שָׁ֭מַיִם שָׁמֶ֛יךָ שָׁמֶ֣יךָ שָׁמַ֓יִם ׀ שָׁמַ֔יִם שָׁמַ֖יִם שָׁמַ֗יִם שָׁמַ֙יִם֙ שָׁמַ֛יִם שָׁמַ֜יִם שָׁמַ֣יִם שָׁמַ֥יִם שָׁמַ֨יִם ׀ שָׁמַיִם֮ שָׁמָ֑יִם שָׁמָ֖יו שָׁמָֽיִם׃ שמי שמי־ שמיו שמיך שמיכם שמים שמים׃ baš·šā·ma·yim baš·šā·mā·yim ḇaš·šā·ma·yim ḇaš·šā·mā·yim bashshaMayim baššāmayim baššāmāyim ḇaššāmayim ḇaššāmāyim bə·haš·šā·ma·yim behashshaMayim bəhaššāmayim biš·mê bishMei bišmê haš·šā·mā·yə·māh haš·šā·ma·yim haš·šā·mā·yim haš·šā·may·māh hashshaMayemah hashshaMayim hashshaMaymah haššāmāyəmāh haššāmayim haššāmāyim haššāmaymāh laš·šā·ma·yim laš·šā·mā·yim lashshaMayim laššāmayim laššāmāyim ma·yim mayim mê·haš·šā·ma·yim me·ḵā mehashshaMayim mêhaššāmayim meicha meḵā miš·šā·ma·yim miš·šā·mā·yim miš·šə·mê mishshaMayim mishsheMei miššāmayim miššāmāyim miššəmê šā·ma·yim šā·mā·yim šā·māw šā·me·ḵā šāmāw šāmayim šāmāyim šāmeḵā šə·mê šə·mê- šə·mê·ḵem šəmê šəmê- šəmêḵem shaMav shaMayim shaMeicha sheMei shemeiChem ū·šə·mê ūšəmê usheMei vashshaMayim vehashshaMayim veshaMayim wə·haš·šā·ma·yim wə·šā·ma·yim wə·šā·mā·yim wəhaššāmayim wəšāmayim wəšāmāyim

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Monday, November 20th, 2017
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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