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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #08088 - שֵׁמַע
1) report, a hearing
V) oms (סהמאה ShMAh) - H KJV (1168): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) hear, obey, publish, understand, obedient, diligently, show, sound, declare, discern, noise, perceive, tell, report - Strongs: H8085 (שָׁמַע), H8086 (שְׁמַע)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שֵׁ֫מַע noun [masculine] hearing, report (on from compare Lag BN 143); — ׳שׁ absolute Isaiah 23:5; construct Isaiah 23:5 +; suffix שִׁמְעִי Isaiah 66:19 etc.; — report, usually with Genitive object: accusative with שְׁמַע Genesis 29:13 (J) the tidings about Jacob, Isaiah 23:5 #NAME? Numbers 14:15 (JE), Deuteronomy 2:25; 1 Kings 10:1= 2 Chronicles 9:1; Nahum 3:19; Habakkuk 3:2; Jeremiah 37:5; Jeremiah 50:43; Isaiah 66:9; with ל Genitive Isaiah 23:5; לַעֲדָתָם Hosea 7:12 usually according to the report (heard by) their congregation (!), but inexplicable and probably corrupt, We Now; Marti (compare Oettli) עַלרָֿעָתָם (כְּשֵׁמַע as gloss) according to their wickedness; שָׁוְא׳נָשָׂא שׁ Exodus 23:1 (E) take up (utter) a false report; אֹוָן׳לְשׁ Psalm 18:45i.e. as soon as heard of, = mere report Job 42:5 (opposed to personal knowledge), compare שִׁמְעָהּ Job 28:22.
שֵׁמַע m. with suff. שִׁמְעִי
(1) hearing, Job 42:5 (opp. to sight). Psalms 18:45, לְשֵׁמַע אֹזֶן יִשָּֽׁמְעוּ לִי “at the hearing of the ear they shall render obedience,” as soon as they hear my mandate.
(2) fame, rumour, report שֵׁמַע רַע an evil report, Exodus 23:1. Followed by a gen. of that concerning which the report is; שֵׁמַע שְׁלֹמֹה the fame of Solomon, 1 Kings 10:1 שֵׁמַע צֹר the report of Tyre (as destroyed), Isaiah 23:5. שֵׁמַע יַעֲקֹב the report of the coming of Jacob, Genesis 29:13; Isaiah 66:19; Hosea 7:12, כְּשֵׁמַע לַעֲדָתָם “as the report (came) to their congregation.”
(3) singing, music, Psalms 150:5, צִלְצְלֵי שֵׁמַע “loud cymbals.”