Shemesh

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 8121 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
XmXfrom an unused root meaning to be brilliant
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ShemeshTWOT - 2417a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
sheh'-mesh Noun
Definition
  1. sun
    1. sun
    2. sunrise, sun-rising, east, sun-setting, west (of direction)
    3. sun (as object of illicit worship)
    4. openly, publicly (in other phrases)
    5. pinnacles, battlements, shields (as glittering or shining)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 133
battlements 1, daylight 1, daylight* 1, east side* 2, east* 7, sun 109, sun's 1, sundown* 1, sunrise* 3, sunset* 6, west* 1
NAS Verse Count
Genesis6
Exodus4
Leviticus1
Numbers2
Deuteronomy10
Joshua12
Judges6
1 Samuel1
2 Samuel5
1 Kings1
2 Kings3
2 Chronicles1
Nehemiah1
Job1
Psalms14
Ecclesiastes32
Solomon1
Isaiah9
Jeremiah3
Ezekiel2
Joel3
Amos1
Jonah1
Micah1
Nahum1
Habakkuk1
Zechariah1
Malachi2


Total126
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Shemesh". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .