H8074 שׁמם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to stun (or intransitively grow numb), that is, devastate or (figuratively) stupefy (both usually in a passive sense)

KJV Usage: make amazed, be astonied, (be an) astonish (-ment), (be, bring into, unto, lay, lie, make) desolate (-ion, places), be destitute, destroy (self), (lay, lie, make) waste, wonder.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be desolate, be appalled, stun, stupefy
a. (Qal)
1. to be desolated, be deflowered, be deserted, be appalled
2. to be appalled, be awestruck
b. (Niphal)
1. to be desolated, be made desolate
2. to be appalled
c. (Polel)
1. to be stunned
2. appalling, causing horror (participle) 1c
d. horror-causer, appaller (subst)
e. (Hiphil)
1. to devastate, ravage, make desolated
2. to appal, show horror
f. (Hophal) to lay desolate, be desolated
g. (Hithpolel)
1. to cause to be desolate
2. to be appalled, be astounded
3. to cause oneself desolation, cause oneself ruin
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2409
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8074 שׁמם is used in the Bible

First 30 of 87 occurrences of H8074 שׁמם

Leviticus 26:22
Leviticus 26:31
Leviticus 26:32
Leviticus 26:34
Leviticus 26:35
Leviticus 26:43
Numbers 21:30
1 Samuel 5:6
2 Samuel 13:20
1 Kings 9:8
2 Chronicles 7:21
2 Chronicles 36:21
Ezra 9:3
Ezra 9:4
Job 16:7
Job 17:8
Job 18:20
Job 21:5
Psalms 40:15
Psalms 69:25
Psalms 79:7
Psalms 143:4
Ecclesiastes 7:16
Isaiah 33:8
Isaiah 42:14
Isaiah 49:8
Isaiah 49:19
Isaiah 52:14
Isaiah 54:1
Isaiah 54:3

Corresponding Greek Words

shamem G818 atimazo
shamem G853 aphanizo
shamem G1311 dia phtheiro
shamem G2295 thauma
shamem G2704 kata phtheiro
shamem hithpo G1590 ek luo
shamem hithpo. G1605 ek plesso
shamem hithpo. G2657 kata noeo
shamem hithpo. G5015 tarasso
shamem hi. G390 ana strepho
shamem hi. G622 ap ollumi
shamem hi. G1863 ep ago
shamem ni,qal,hiph G2049 eremoo
shamem ni. G4937 sun tribo
shamem qal,hoph G2296 thaumazo
shamem qal,ni G1839 ex istemi
shamem qal,po,hoph G2050 eremosis
shamem qal.,hi. G4768 stugnazo
shamem verb,adj G2048 eremos