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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #8032 - שִׁלְשֹׁם
1) day before yesterday, three days ago
1a) an idiom for ‘heretofore in times past’
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
adverb = three days ago, specifically day before yesterday (Kö ii. 1. 255f. Lag BN 20 Anm. Ba NB § 216 b); — in phrase ׳תְּמוֺל שׁ Exodus 5:8 yesterday (and) day before, idiomatic for hitherto, so Ruth 2:11, ׳אֶתְמוֺל שׁ 1 Samuel 4:7; ׳שׁ׳כִּת Genesis 31:2,5 (E), Exodus 5:7,14 (J), 2 Kings 13:5, compare 1 Samuel 14:21; 1 Samuel 19:7; ׳גַּםשֿׁ׳גַּםתֿ Exodus 4:10 (J), 2 Samuel 3:17; 1 Chronicles 11:2, compare 2 Samuel 5:2; ׳שׁ׳מִתּ from aforetime, previously Exodus 21:29,36 (E), Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:4,6; Joshua 4:18 (J), Joshua 3:4; Joshua 20:5 (both R), compare 1 Samuel 10:11; ׳שׁ׳כִּת 1 Samuel 21:6 as formerly (but Bu ׳שׁ׳מִתּ = for some days). — ׳שׁ Proverbs 22:20 Kt is difficult; Qr שָׁלִשִׁים (see III. שָׁלִישׁ) is impossible; supply perhaps תְּמוֺל have I not thee heretofore, etc.?