H8068 שׁמיר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H8104 in the original sense of pricking; a thorn; also (from its keenness for scratching) a gem, probably the diamond

KJV Usage: adamant (stone), brier, diamond.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. thorn(s), adamant, flint
a. thorns, thorn-bushes
b. adamant (as sharp)
c. a sharp stone, flint
1. perhaps a diamond
Origin: from H8104 in the original sense of pricking
TWOT: 2416a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H8068 שׁמיר is used in the Bible

11 occurrences of H8068 שׁמיר

Isaiah 5:6
Isaiah 7:23
Isaiah 7:24
Isaiah 7:25
Isaiah 9:18
Isaiah 10:17
Isaiah 27:4
Isaiah 32:13
Jeremiah 17:1
Ezekiel 3:9
Zechariah 7:12

Corresponding Greek Words

shamir G5208 hule