the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7991 - שָׁלֹשׁ
1) third part
1a) name of a measure
2) a musical instrument
2a) maybe three-stringed, triangular shape, or three-barred
2b) perhaps a sistrum or triangle
3) shield carrier, adjutant, officer, captain
Nm/f) sls (סהלסה ShLSh) - I. Three:[Aramaic only; Also meaning thirty in Aramaic when written in the plural form - nitlt]II. Third:[Aramaic only] KJV (15): three, third - Strongs: H8531 (תְּלָת), H8532 (תְּלָתָא), H8533 (תְּלָתִין)
bm) sils (סהליסה ShLYSh) - I. Captain:As one in charge of thirty. [df: swls]II. Shaliysh:A three stringed or triangular instrument. Also a standard of measure. KJV (20): captain, lord, instrument, measure, excellent, prince - Strongs: H7991 (שָׁלֹשׁ)
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II. [שָׁלִישׁ] noun [masculine] plural שָֽׁלִשִׁים, a (three-stringed ? three-barred? three-corned?) musical instrument, perhaps a sistrum (so ᵑ9), or 'triangle' (RVm: compare Prince EB iii. 3228), 1 Samuel 18:6 (+ בְּתֻמִּים).
III. שָׁלִישׁ noun masculine adjutant or officer (best explained as third man (in chariot), see especially Hpt BAS iv. 586f. Bender ZAW xxiii (1903), 19 WMM As.u.Eur.329; see also Kau M.N.,DPV.1904,19; doubted by Di Exodus 14:7 Baen ib. Buhl14); — absolute ׳שׁ of king's personal attendant at court 2 Kings 7:2,17,19, suffix, military officer of king, שָֽׁלִשֹׁח 2 Kings 9:25, ָ(שׁלִישׁוֺ 2 Kings 15:25 (on abnormal ָ֯ see Ges§ 93xx Kö ii. 1. 133,449, 495); plural שָֽׁלִישִׁים Ezekiel 23:15 + (sometimes שָֽׁלִשִׁם etc.) Ezekiel 23:23; Exodus 14:7; 2 Kings 10:25 (twice in verse), + (Qr) 2 Samuel 23:8 (> Kt שׁלשׁי), 1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 12:19 (18 van d. H.; Kt in both, שׁלושׁים), read in all three (ראֹשׁ) הַשִּׁלֹשָׁה chief of the three ᵐ5 L We Dr Bu Now. — שָֽׁלִשִׁים Proverbs 22:20 Qr see שִׁלְשֹׁם.
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