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Entry for Strong's #8055 - שָׂמַח

Transliteration
śâmach
Phonetics
saw-makh'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
2268
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to rejoice, be glad

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to rejoice

1a2) to rejoice (arrogantly), exult (at)

1a3) to rejoice (religiously)

1b) (Piel) to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad

1c) (Hiphil) to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 21 ‑ ἀγαλλιάω (ag‑al‑lee‑ah'‑o);  1070 ‑ γελάω (ghel‑ah'‑o);  5463 ‑ χαίρω (khah'ee‑ro);  2167 ‑ εὐφροσύνη (yoo‑fros‑oo'‑nay);  2165 ‑ εὐφραίνω (yoo‑frah'ee‑no);  2167 ‑ εὐφροσύνη (yoo‑fros‑oo'‑nay);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (152) NAS (153) HCS (154)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 10
Judges 3
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 7
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 52
Proverbs 15
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 3
Hosea 2
Joel 2
Obadiah 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 3
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 10
Judges 3
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 7
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Job 4
Psalms 52
Proverbs 16
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 4
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 2
Joel 2
Obadiah 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 3
Exodus 1
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 10
Judges 4
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 4
2 Chronicles 7
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 3
Esther 1
Job 4
Psalms 52
Proverbs 16
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 6
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 3
Hosea 2
Joel 2
Obadiah 1
Jonah 1
Micah 1
Habakkuk 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 4
BYZ TIS TR
v-hp2ms 1
v-pPmpc 1
v-pPms 1
v-pa 2
v-pi3mp 2
v-pi3ms 7
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvms 1
v-pw3ms 1
v-qc 5
v-qi1cp 5
v-qi1cs 2
v-qi2fs 3
v-qi2ms 3
v-qi3fp 1
v-qi3fs 2
v-qi3mp 17
v-qi3ms 22
v-qp1cs 2
v-qp2mp 3
v-qp2ms 6
v-qp3cp 8
v-qp3ms 4
v-qvfs 4
v-qvmp 2
v-qvms 3
v-qw2ms 2
v-qw3fs 1
v-qw3mp 7
v-qw3ms 7
v-hp2ms 1
v-pPmpc 1
v-pPms 1
v-pa 2
v-pi3mp 2
v-pi3ms 7
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvms 2
v-pw3ms 1
v-qc 5
v-qi1cp 5
v-qi1cs 5
v-qi2fs 3
v-qi2ms 3
v-qi3fp 1
v-qi3fs 2
v-qi3mp 22
v-qi3ms 26
v-qp1cs 2
v-qp2mp 3
v-qp2ms 6
v-qp3cp 8
v-qp3ms 5
v-qvfs 4
v-qvmp 4
v-qvms 3
v-qw2ms 2
v-qw3fs 1
v-qw3mp 8
v-qw3ms 7
v-hp2ms 1
v-pPmpc 1
v-pPms 1
v-pa 2
v-pi3mp 2
v-pi3ms 7
v-pp2ms 1
v-pp3ms 1
v-pvms 1
v-pw3ms 1
v-qc 5
v-qi1cp 5
v-qi1cs 5
v-qi2fs 3
v-qi2ms 3
v-qi3fp 1
v-qi3fs 2
v-qi3mp 21
v-qi3ms 26
v-qp1cs 1
v-qp2mp 3
v-qp2ms 6
v-qp3cp 8
v-qp3ms 5
v-qvfs 4
v-qvmp 4
v-qvms 3
v-qw2ms 2
v-qw3fs 1
v-qw3mp 8
v-qw3ms 7
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2487) hmx (סמהה SMHh) AC: Rejoice CO: ? AB: Joy: A spontaneous expression of excitement and cheer.

V) hmx (סמהה SMHh) - Rejoice: [df: xmV] KJV (152): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) rejoice, glad, joy, merry - Strongs: H8055 (שָׂמַח)

Nm ) hmx (סמהה SMHh) - Rejoicing: [df: xmV] KJV (23): rejoice, glad, joyful, merry, merryhearted - Strongs: H8056 (שָׂמֵחַ)

Nf1 ) ehmx (סמההה SMHhH) - Joy: [df: hxmV] KJV (94): joy, gladness, mirth, rejoice - Strongs: H8057 (שִׂמְחָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שָׂמַח, שָׂמֵ֑ח154

verb rejoice, be glad (Late Hebrew id.; compare perhaps Assyrian šamâ—u, flourish, Arabic be high, proud; Punic proper name, feminine שמחת); —

Qal126 Perfect 3 masculine singular שָׂמַח Psalm 16:9; וְשָׂמֵ֑חַ consecutive Proverbs 29:6; 3 feminine singular שָׂמֵ֑חָה Esther 8:15; 2 masculine singular וְשָׂמַחְתָּ֫ Deuteronomy 12:18 +; 3 masculine plural שָׂמֵ֑חוּ Nehemiah 12:43, etc.; Imperfect יִשְׂמַח Isaiah 9:16 +, 3 masculine plural יִשְׂמָ֑חוּ Isaiah 65:13; Psalm 69:33,3feminine plural תִּשְׂמַחְנָה 2 Samuel 1:20, etc.; Imperative masculine singular שְׂמַח Deuteronomy 33:18 +, feminine singular שִׂמְחִי Zephaniah 3:14 +, שְׂמָ֑חִי Joel 2:21, etc.; Infinitive construct שְׂמֹחַ Ezekiel 35:14 +, etc.; Participle see שָׂמֵחַ adjective; — 24t. "" גיל, less often "" רָנַן, עָלַז, שִׂישׂ, etc.; —

1 in common life:

a. rejoice, with ב person or of thing take pleasure in Judges 9:19 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 33:18; Ecclesiastes 3:22 7t. + (probably) בְּכָליָֿמֵינוּ Psalm 90:14 (others ב temporal), compare Ecclesiastes 11:8; עַל person Isaiah 39:2 + "" 2 Kings 20:13 (וישׂמח for ᵑ0וישׁמע Vrss modern), עַל of thing Jonah 4:6; 2 Chronicles 15:15; with temporal clause Jeremiah 41:13 6t. + (of heart) Proverbs 23:15, in one's heart Exodus 4:14 (J); with כִּי because Isaiah 14:29 3t.; with אֵת with Isaiah 66:10; with מִן person get pleasure from Proverbs 5:18; absolute 1 Samuel 11:9; Ecclesiastes 3:12; Proverbs 13:9 (figurative of prosperity; subject אוֺר; opposed to דָּעַךְ), + 8t.; with ל of thing at Job 21:12.

b. rejoice arrogantly, exult at, ל person, Micah 7:8; Isaiah 14:8; Obadiah 12; Psalm 35:19; Psalm 35:24; Psalm 38:17, with אֶלֿ of thing Ezekiel 25:6, ב of thing Job 31:29; Psalm 35:15; Proverbs 24:17; absolute Hosea 9:1 (+ אֶלגִּֿיל), 2 Samuel 1:20 3t., + (said of righteous by Eliphaz) Job 22:19.

2. a. rejoice religiously, with ב of thing 1 Samuel 2:1; Deuteronomy 12:7; Psalm 21:2 7t.; with ׳בי, etc., Joel 2:23; Psalm 32:11 10t. Psalm + Psalm 9:3 (+ אֶעֶלְצָה בָ֑ךְ); with עַל of thing 2 Chronicles 29:36, עַל infinitive 1 Chronicles 29:9 a; with לְמַעַן of thing Psalm 48:12; with כִּי because Psalm 119:74; absolute Zechariah 2:14; Zechariah 4:10; Joel 2:21; 1 Chronicles 29:9b (with accusative of congnate meaning with verb), 1 Chronicles 16:31 (of heavens) = Psalm 96:11; Psalm 97:1 (isles) + 18t. (12t. Psalm), + (of heart) Zechariah 10:7 a Psalm 16:9; 1 Chronicles 16:10, בְּכָללֵֿב Zephaniah 3:14 (compare Exodus 4:14 1 a above); with ׳לִפְנֵי י Isaiah 9:2 and (of joyous feasting etc., at sanctuary) Leviticus 23:40 (H), Deuteronomy 12:12,18; Deuteronomy 16:11; Deuteronomy 27:7, compare Deuteronomy 14:26; 1 Samuel 11:15.

b. subject ׳י, with עַל person Isaiah 9:16 ("" רחם; Perles RÉJ xxxiv. 63 be Gentle, Arabic ), ב of thing Psalm 104:31.

Pi`el Perfect 3 masculine singular וְשִׂמַּח consecutive Deuteronomy 24:5, suffix שִׁמְּחָהוּ Jeremiah 20:15, etc.; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יְשַׂמַּח Psalm 104:15 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular שַׂמֵּחַ Psalm 86:4, שַׂמַּח Proverbs 27:11, etc.; Infinitive absolute שַׂמֵּחַ Jeremiah 20:15; Participle מְשַׂמֵּחַ Judges 9:13, plural construct מְשַׂמְּחֵי Psalm 19:9; — cause to rejoice, gladden, with accusative of person (or equivalent ), subject person Deuteronomy 24:5; Jeremiah 20:15 (+ Infinitive absolute), Proverbs 10:1; Proverbs 15:20; Proverbs 27:11; Proverbs 29:3 ( Hosea 7:3 see משׁח 2); especially subject ׳י (God) Jeremiah 31:13 (with מִן separ.) Isaiah 56:7; 2 Chronicles 20:27 (with מִן of source, see Qal 1 a), Ezra 6:22; Nehemiah 12:43 (+ accusative of congnate meaning with verb) Psalm 86:4; Psalm 90:15; Psalm 92:5 (ב instrumental), also, with ל person cause to exult at Psalm 30:2, id. with עַל person Lamentations 2:17; subject of thing Judges 9:13; Psalm 19:9; Psalm 45:9; Psalm 46:5; Psalm 104:15; Ecclesiastes 10:19; Proverbs 12:25; Proverbs 15:30; Proverbs 27:9.

Hiph`il = Pi`el Perfect 2 masculine singular הִשְׂמַחְתָּ Psalm 89:43 (subject ׳י).

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List of Word Forms
אֶ֭שְׂמַח אֶשְׂמְחָ֣ה אֶשְׂמַ֥ח אשמח אשמחה בּֽוֹ׃ בו׃ הִ֝שְׂמַ֗חְתָּ הַֽמְשַׂמֵּ֥חַ הַשְּׂמֵחִ֖ים הַשְּׂמֵחִ֥ים המשמח השמחים השמחת וְ֝יִשְׂמְח֗וּ וְ֝נִשְׂמְחָ֗ה וְאֶשְׂמְחָ֗ה וְיִשְׂמְח֨וּ וְיִשְׂמְח֨וּ ׀ וְיִשְׂמְחוּ֮ וְיִשְׂמַ֥ח וְיִשְׂמָ֑חוּ וְיִשְׂמָֽחוּ׃ וְלִשְׂמ֑וֹחַ וְלִשְׂמֹ֖חַ וְנִשְׂמְחָ֖ה וְנִשְׂמְחָ֣ה וְנִשְׂמְחָה֙ וְשִׂמְחִ֖י וְשִׂמְחוּ֙ וְשִׂמַּ֖ח וְשִׂמַּחְתִּ֖ים וְשִׂמַּחְתִּים֙ וְשָׂ֣מַחְתָּ֔ וְשָׂמְח֗וּ וְשָׂמֵֽחַ׃ וְשָׂמֵֽחָה׃ וְשָׂמַ֥ח וְשָׂמַחְתָּ֖ וְשָׂמַחְתָּ֗ וְשָׂמַחְתָּ֞ וַֽיִּשְׂמְח֖וּ וַֽיִּשְׂמְח֣וּ ׀ וַיְשַׂמַּ֤ח וַיִּשְׂמְח֤וּ וַיִּשְׂמְח֥וּ וַיִּשְׂמְח֨וּ וַיִּשְׂמַ֖ח וַיִּשְׂמַ֣ח וַיִּשְׂמַ֤ח וַיִּשְׂמַ֥ח וַיִּשְׂמַ֨ח וַיִּשְׂמָ֗חוּ וַיִּשְׂמָֽחוּ׃ וַתִּשְׂמַ֤ח וַתִּשְׂמַ֨ח ׀ וַתִּשְׂמָ֑ח וּ֝שְׂמַ֗ח וּשְׂמַחְתֶּ֗ם וּשְׂמָ֔חִי ואשמחה וישמח וישמחו וישמחו׃ ולשמוח ולשמח ונשמחה ושמח ושמח׃ ושמחה׃ ושמחו ושמחי ושמחת ושמחתים ושמחתם ותשמח יְשַׂמְּח֥וּ יְשַׂמְּחֶֽנָּה׃ יְשַׂמְּחוּ־ יְשַׂמַּ֣ח יְשַׂמַּ֬ח יְשַׂמַּֽח־ יְשַׂמַּח־ יִ֝שְׂמְח֗וּ יִ֝שְׂמַ֗ח יִֽשְׂמְח֥וּ יִֽשְׂמַח־ יִשְׂמְח֣וּ יִשְׂמְח֥וּ יִשְׂמְחוּ־ יִשְׂמַ֕ח יִשְׂמַ֖ח יִשְׂמַ֣ח יִשְׂמַ֣ח ׀ יִשְׂמַ֤ח יִשְׂמַ֤ח ׀ יִשְׂמַ֥ח יִשְׂמַ֪ח יִשְׂמַ֬ח יִשְׂמַח־ יִשְׂמָ֑ח יִשְׂמָ֑חוּ יִשְׂמָ֔ח יִשְׂמָ֖חוּ יִשְׂמָֽח׃ יִשְׂמַח־ ישמח ישמח־ ישמח׃ ישמחו ישמחו־ ישמחנה׃ כִּשְׂמֹ֙חַ֙ כשמח לִ֭שְׂמֹחַ לִשְׂמ֔וֹחַ לשמוח לשמח מְשַׂמְּחֵי־ מח מחנו מחתי משמחי־ נִשְׂמְחָה־ נשמחה־ שְׂמַ֥ח שְׂמַ֧ח שִׂמְּחָ֣ם שִׂמְּחָ֥ם שִׂמְּחָם֙ שִׂמְּחֽוּךָ׃ שִׂמְח֣וּ שִׂמְח֧וּ שִׂמְח֬וּ שִׂמְחִ֤י שִׂמְחוּ֙ שִׂמַּ֖חְתָּ שִׂמַּחְתַּ֣נִי שַׂ֭מְּחֵנוּ שַׂ֭מֵּחַ שָׂ֭מַחְתִּי שָׂמְח֤וּ שָׂמְח֥וּ שָׂמְח֪וּ שָׂמֵ֑חוּ שָׂמֵ֗חַ שָׂמֵ֙חַ֙ שָׂמַ֖ח שָׂמַ֖חְתִּי שָׂמַ֣ח שמח שמחו שמחוך׃ שמחי שמחם שמחת שמחתי שמחתני תִּשְׂמְחִ֤י תִּשְׂמַ֙חְנָה֙ תִּשְׂמַ֤ח תִּשְׂמַ֥ח תִּשְׂמַ֨ח תִּשְׂמָ֑ח תִשְׂמְחוּ֙ תשמח תשמחו תשמחי תשמחנה ’eś·maḥ ’eś·mə·ḥāh ’eśmaḥ ’eśməḥāh bo bōw Esmach esmeChah ham·śam·mê·aḥ hamsamMeach hamśammêaḥ haś·śə·mê·ḥîm hassemeChim haśśəmêḥîm hiś·maḥ·tā hisMachta hiśmaḥtā kiś·mō·aḥ kisMoach kiśmōaḥ liś·mō·aḥ liś·mō·w·aḥ Lismoach liśmōaḥ liśmōwaḥ machti maḥ·tî maḥtî mê·aḥ mə·ḥê·nū mə·śam·mə·ḥê- meach mêaḥ mechenu məḥênū mesammechei məśamməḥê- niś·mə·ḥāh- nismechah niśməḥāh- śā·maḥ śā·maḥ·tî śā·mê·aḥ śā·mê·ḥū śā·mə·ḥū saMach saMachti śāmaḥ śāmaḥtî saMeach śāmêaḥ saMechu śāmêḥū śāməḥū śə·maḥ seMach śəmaḥ śim·ḥî śim·ḥū śim·maḥ·tā śim·maḥ·ta·nî śim·mə·ḥām śim·mə·ḥū·ḵā simChi simChu śimḥî śimḥū simMachta simmachTani śimmaḥtā śimmaḥtanî simmeCham simmeChucha śimməḥām śimməḥūḵā tiś·maḥ tiś·māḥ tiś·maḥ·nāh tiś·mə·ḥî ṯiś·mə·ḥū tisMach tisMachnah tiśmaḥ tiśmāḥ tiśmaḥnāh tismeChi tismeChu tiśməḥî ṯiśməḥū ū·śə·mā·ḥî ū·śə·maḥ ū·śə·maḥ·tem useMach useMachi usemachTem ūśəmaḥ ūśəmāḥî ūśəmaḥtem vaiyisMach vaiyisMachu vaiyismeChu vattisMach vaysamMach veesmeChah velisMoach venismeChah vesaMach vesamachTa vesaMeach vesaMechah vesameChu vesimChi vesimChu vesimMach vesimmachTim veyisMach veyisMachu veyismeChu wat·tiś·maḥ wat·tiś·māḥ wattiśmaḥ wattiśmāḥ way·śam·maḥ way·yiś·mā·ḥū way·yiś·maḥ way·yiś·mə·ḥū wayśammaḥ wayyiśmaḥ wayyiśmāḥū wayyiśməḥū wə’eśməḥāh wə·’eś·mə·ḥāh wə·liś·mō·aḥ wə·liś·mō·w·aḥ wə·niś·mə·ḥāh wə·śā·maḥ wə·śā·maḥ·tā wə·śā·mê·aḥ wə·śā·mê·ḥāh wə·śā·mə·ḥū wə·śim·ḥî wə·śim·ḥū wə·śim·maḥ wə·śim·maḥ·tîm wə·yiś·mā·ḥū wə·yiś·maḥ wə·yiś·mə·ḥū wəliśmōaḥ wəliśmōwaḥ wəniśməḥāh wəśāmaḥ wəśāmaḥtā wəśāmêaḥ wəśāmêḥāh wəśāməḥū wəśimḥî wəśimḥū wəśimmaḥ wəśimmaḥtîm wəyiśmaḥ wəyiśmāḥū wəyiśməḥū yə·śam·maḥ yə·śam·maḥ- yə·śam·mə·ḥen·nāh yə·śam·mə·ḥū yə·śam·mə·ḥū- yesamMach yəśammaḥ yəśammaḥ- yesammeChennah yesammeChu yəśamməḥennāh yəśamməḥū yəśamməḥū- yiś·mā·ḥū yiś·maḥ yiś·māḥ yiś·maḥ- yiś·mə·ḥū yiś·mə·ḥū- yisMach yisMachu yiśmaḥ yiśmāḥ yiśmaḥ- yiśmāḥū yismeChu yiśməḥū yiśməḥū-
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