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Strong's #08057 - שִׂמְחָה

Transliteration
simchâh
Phonetics
sim-khaw'
Origin
from (H8056)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
2268b
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) joy, mirth, gladness

1a) mirth, gladness, joy, gaiety, pleasure

1b) joy (of God)

1c) glad result, happy issue

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 133 ‑ αἴνεσις (ah'ee‑nes‑is);  2167 ‑ εὐφροσύνη (yoo‑fros‑oo'‑nay);  5479 ‑ χαρά (khar‑ah');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (94)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 6
Esther 7
Job 1
Psalms 13
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 15
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 2
Joel 1
Jonah 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (92)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 6
Esther 7
Job 1
Psalms 14
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 15
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 1
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
HCS (94)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 6
Esther 7
Job 1
Psalms 13
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 15
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 2
Joel 1
Jonah 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (93)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 6
Esther 7
Job 1
Psalms 13
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 15
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 2
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (87)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 6
Esther 7
Job 1
Psalms 12
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 7
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 2
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (93)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 6
Ezra 3
Nehemiah 6
Esther 8
Job 1
Psalms 11
Proverbs 8
Ecclesiastes 8
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 16
Jeremiah 7
Ezekiel 2
Joel 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
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: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שִׂמְחָה93 noun feminine joy, gladness, mirth; — absolute ׳שׂ Genesis 31:37 +, construct שִׂמְחַת Isaiah 9:2 +; suffix שִׂמְחָתִי Psalm 137:6, etc.; plural שְׂמָחוֺת Psalm 16:11, תֹ- Psalm 45:16; —

1 mirth, gladness, e.g. in festivity, Genesis 31:27 (E), Psalm 137:3; Psalm 137:6,1Kings 1:40; 1 Samuel 18:6; Isaiah 9:2 (twice in verse); Isaiah 16:10; Psalm 45:16; יוֺם׳מִשְׁתֶּה וְשׂ Esther 9:17,18,22compare (יוֺם omitted) Esther 9:19 (+ יוֺם טוֺב), Esther 9:22 ("" יוֺם טוֺם), + 5t., + ׳קוֺל שׂ Jeremiah 7:34 = Jeremiah 16:9 = Jeremiah 25:10 = Jeremiah 33:11; joy of heart Proverbs 14:10,13; Ecclesiastes 5:19; Song of Solomon 3:11, compare (of inward joy) Jonah 4:6; Proverbs 15:23; Proverbs 21:15; = gaiety, pleasure Isaiah 22:13; Ecclesiastes 2:1,2,10; Ecclesiastes 8:15; Ecclesiastes 9:7, ׳בֵּית שׂ Ecclesiastes 7:4; חָנֵף׳שׂ Job 20:5, of foolish Proverbs 15:21; Proverbs 21:17; malicious joy Ezekiel 35:15 (ל of thing), so כָּללֵֿבָב׳שׂ Ezekiel 36:5.

246 (especially Psalm Chronicles) religious: 2 Samuel 6:12 "" 1 Chronicles 15:16,25; Joel 1:16 +; ׳יוֺם שׂ Numbers 10:10 (P); ׳עָשָׂה שׂ i.e. make a (sacred) festivity 2 Chronicles 30:23; Nehemiah 8:12; Nehemiah 12:27; שִׂמְחַת עוֺלָם Isaiah 35:10 = Isaiah 51:11; Isaiah 61:7; ׳שׂ with עַל person Nehemiah 12:44; joy of heart Isaiah 30:29; Jeremiah 15:16; as gift of ׳י Psalm 4:8; Psalm 21:7 7t. + (in mockery) Isaiah 66:5.

3 joy of ׳י Zephaniah 3:17.

4 glad result, gleeful issue Psalm 106:5 ("" טוֺבָה), Proverbs 10:28; Proverbs 12:20 (Gr אֱמֻנָה, Toy מִשְׁמָּט; opposed to מִרְמָה).


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

שִׂמְחָה fem. joy, gladness, Psalms 4:8, 45:16, etc. שָׂמַח שִׂמְחָה גְּדוֹלָה to be very joyful, 1 Kings 1:40; Jonah 4:6. Specially

(a) joyful voices, joyful cries, Genesis 31:27 Nehem. 12:43 2 Chronicles 23:18, 29:30.

(b) joyful banquets, pleasures (Bergnügungen, Luftbarkeiten). Proverbs 21:17, אֹהֵב שִׂמְחָה loving pleasures. עָשָׂה שִׂמְחָה Nehemiah 8:12, 12:27 2 Chronicles 30:23.


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List of Word Forms
בְ֝שִׂמְחָ֗ה בְּשִׂמְחַ֣ת בְּשִׂמְחַ֤ת בְּשִׂמְחַ֥ת בְּשִׂמְחָ֑ה בְּשִׂמְחָ֖ה בְּשִׂמְחָ֗ה בְּשִׂמְחָ֣ה בְּשִׂמְחָ֥ה בְּשִׂמְחָֽה׃ בְּשִׂמְחָה֙ בְשִׂמְחַתְכֶ֖ם בְשִׂמְחָ֖ה בְשִׂמְחָ֣ה בְשִׂמְחָֽה׃ בִּשְׂמָחֹ֣ת בשמחה בשמחה׃ בשמחת בשמחתכם הַשִּׂמְחָ֑ה הַשִּׂמְחָ֔ה השמחה וְשִׂמְחַ֖ת וְשִׂמְחַ֣ת וְשִׂמְחַ֥ת וְשִׂמְחָ֑ה וְשִׂמְחָ֔ה וְשִׂמְחָ֗ה וְשִׂמְחָֽה׃ וְשִׂמְחָה֙ וּ֝בְשִׂמְחָת֗וֹ וּלְשִׂמְחַ֣ת וּלְשִׂמְחָ֑ה וּלְשִׂמְחָ֔ה וּלְשִׂמְחָ֖ה ובשמחתו ולשמחה ולשמחת ושמחה ושמחה׃ ושמחת כְּשִׂמְחַ֣ת כְּשִׂמְחָ֨תְךָ֜ כשמחת כשמחתך לְשִׂמְחָ֔ה לְשִׂמְחָֽה׃ לשמחה לשמחה׃ מחות שְׂ֭מָחוֹת שִׂמְחַ֣ת שִׂמְחַ֥ת שִׂמְחַ֪ת שִׂמְחַתְכֶ֥ם שִׂמְחָ֑ה שִׂמְחָ֔ה שִׂמְחָ֖ה שִׂמְחָ֗ה שִׂמְחָ֣ה שִׂמְחָ֤ה שִׂמְחָ֥ה שִׂמְחָֽה־ שִׂמְחָֽה׃ שִׂמְחָתִֽי׃ שמחה שמחה־ שמחה׃ שמחת שמחתי׃ שמחתכם bə·śim·ḥāh ḇə·śim·ḥāh bə·śim·ḥaṯ ḇə·śim·ḥaṯ·ḵem besimChah besimChat bəśimḥāh ḇəśimḥāh bəśimḥaṯ ḇəśimḥaṯḵem biś·mā·ḥōṯ bismaChot biśmāḥōṯ haś·śim·ḥāh hassimChah haśśimḥāh kə·śim·ḥā·ṯə·ḵā kə·śim·ḥaṯ kesimChat kesimChatecha kəśimḥaṯ kəśimḥāṯəḵā lə·śim·ḥāh lesimChah ləśimḥāh mā·ḥō·wṯ machot māḥōwṯ śim·ḥā·ṯî śim·ḥāh śim·ḥāh- śim·ḥaṯ śim·ḥaṯ·ḵem simChah simChat simchatChem simchaTi śimḥāh śimḥāh- śimḥaṯ śimḥāṯî śimḥaṯḵem ū·ḇə·śim·ḥā·ṯōw ū·lə·śim·ḥāh ū·lə·śim·ḥaṯ ūḇəśimḥāṯōw ulesimChah ulesimChat ūləśimḥāh ūləśimḥaṯ uvesimchaTo vesimChah vesimChat vesimchatChem wə·śim·ḥāh wə·śim·ḥaṯ wəśimḥāh wəśimḥaṯ
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