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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #08123 - שִׁמְשׁוֹן

Transliteration
shimshôn
Phonetics
shim-shone'  
Word Origin
from (08121)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Samson = “like the sun”

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

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (38) NAS (38) HCS (38)
Judges 37
Judges 37
Judges 38
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 38
n-p 35
n-p 35
NA WH


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

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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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