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 briers
Isaiah 7:23 it shall even be for briers
Isaiah 7:24 shall become briers
Isaiah 7:25 of briers
Isaiah 9:18 the briers
Isaiah 10:17 and his briers
Isaiah 27:4 the briers
Isaiah 32:13 and briers;
Jeremiah 17:1 of a diamond:
Ezekiel 3:9 As an adamant
Zechariah 7:12 as an adamant stone,

Distinct usage

2 the briers
1 briers
1 it shall even be for briers
1 shall become briers
1 of briers
1 and his briers
1 and briers;
1 of a diamond:
1 As an adamant
1 as an adamant stone,

Corresponding Greek Words

shamir G5208 hule