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Strong's #8105 - שֶׁמֶר

from (H8104)
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Noun Masculine
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1) lees, dregs

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3631 ‑ οἶνος (oy'‑nos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Zephaniah 1
NAS (7)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
Zephaniah 1
HCS (5)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Zephaniah 1
BSB (5)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Zephaniah 1
ESV (4)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
WEB (5)
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Zephaniah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2853) rms (סהמר ShMR) AC: Guard CO: Brier AB: Custody: A close watching of something for guarding or protecting. Shepherds constructed corrals of briers at night to protect the flock from predators. [from: nx- from the thorns used in constructing a corral]

V) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Guard: To watch over or guard in the sense of preserving or protecting. KJV (468): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) keep, observe, heed, keeper, preserve, beware, mark, watchman, wait, watch, regard, save - Strongs: H8104 (שָׁמַר)

Nm) rms (סהמר ShMR) - Dregs: The settlings of wine. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): lees, dregs - Strongs: H8105 (שֶׁמֶר)

Nf1) erms (סהמרה ShMRH) - Guard: One who watches over. KJV (1): watch - Strongs: H8108 (שָׁמְרָה)

bm) rims (סהמיר ShMYR) - I. Brier:Used to construct a corral to protect the flock at night. II. Shamiyr:An unknown sharp stone such as flint or obsidian. KJV (11): brier, adamant, diamond - Strongs: H8068 (שָׁמִיר)

dm) rfms (סהמור ShMWR) - Watching: KJV (2): observed - Strongs: H8107 (שִׁמֻּרִים)

df1) erfms (סהמורה ShMWRH) - Lid: As a covering of protection. KJV (1): waking - Strongs: H8109 (שְׁמֻרָה)

hm) rmsm (מסהמר MShMR) - Custody: A careful watching over as an office, guard or prison. KJV (22): ward, watch, guard, diligence, office, prison - Strongs: H4929 (מִשְׁמָר)

hf2) trmm (מסהמרת MShMRT) - Charge: What is given to be watched over and protected. KJV (78): charge, ward, watch, keep, ordinance, office, safeguard - Strongs: H4931 (מִשְׁמֶרֶת)

ndf1) erfmsa (אסהמורה AShMWRH) - Watch: An increment of time during the night when guards watch the area. KJV (7): watch, night watch - Strongs: H821 (אַשְׁמֹרֶת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. [שֶׁ֫מֶר] noun masculine Isaiah 25:6 only plural lees, dregs (figurative); — absolute שְׁמָרִים Isaiah 25:6 (twice in verse) (in both = wine matured by resting undisturbed on the lees); suffix שֹׁקֵט הוּא אֶלשְֿׁמָרָיו Jeremiah 48:11 (of Moab's undisturbed life), compare (of careless men) הַקֹּפְאִים עַלֿשִׁמְרֵיהֶם Zephaniah 1:12; שְׁמָרֶיהָ Psalm 75:9 (of ׳י s cup of judgment). 1. שֶׂ֫מֶר

III. שׁמר (√ of following; meaning dubious; Late Hebrew שָׁמִיר diamond, so Aramaic שָׁמִירָא (also flint), ; Arabic = mimosa gummifera, Lane1425b).

שׁמור see 111. שָׁמִיר.

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

שֶׁמֶר only pl. שְׁמָרִים m. dregs (of wine), so called because, when wine is kept on the lees, its strength and colour are preserved. קָפָא עַל שְׁמָרָיו, שָׁקַט Jeremiah 48:11; Zephaniah 1:12, to be settled on one’s lees, to lead a quiet and tranquil life; a metaphor taken from wine, Isaiah 25:6, שְׁמָרִים מְזֻקָּקִים “lees racked off,” i.e. old and most excellent wine afterwards purified from the lees.

(2) [Shemer, Shamer], pr.n.

(a) 1 Kings 16:24.

(b) 1 Chronicles 6:31.

(c) 1 Chronicles 8:12.

(d) 1 Chronicles 7:34, for which there is, verse 32 1 Chronicles 7:32, שֹׁמֵר.

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List of Word Forms
מריה שְׁ֭מָרֶיהָ שְׁמָרִ֑ים שְׁמָרִ֖ים שְׁמָרָ֔יו שִׁמְרֵיהֶ֔ם שמריהם שמריו שמרים mā·re·hā mārehā mareiha šə·mā·rāw šə·mā·rîm šəmārāw šəmārîm shemaRav shemaRim shimreiHem šim·rê·hem šimrêhem
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