H8121 שׁמשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root meaning to be brilliant; the sun; by implication the east; figuratively a ray, that is, (architecturally) a notched battlement

KJV Usage: + east side (-ward), sun ([rising]), + west (-ward), window. See also H1053.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. sun
a. sun
b. sunrise, sun-rising, east, sun-setting, west (of direction)
c. sun (as object of illicit worship)
d. openly, publicly (in other phrases)
e. pinnacles, battlements, shields (as glittering or shining)
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be brilliant
TWOT: 2417a
Parts of Speech: Noun

View how H8121 שׁמשׁ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 127 occurrences of H8121 שׁמשׁ

Genesis 15:12
Genesis 15:17
Genesis 19:23
Genesis 28:11
Genesis 32:31
Genesis 37:9
Exodus 16:21
Exodus 17:12
Exodus 22:3
Exodus 22:26
Leviticus 22:7
Numbers 21:11
Numbers 25:4
Deuteronomy 4:19
Deuteronomy 4:41
Deuteronomy 4:47
Deuteronomy 11:30
Deuteronomy 16:6
Deuteronomy 17:3
Deuteronomy 23:11
Deuteronomy 24:13
Deuteronomy 24:15
Deuteronomy 33:14
Joshua 1:4
Joshua 1:15
Joshua 8:29
Joshua 10:12
Joshua 10:13
Joshua 10:27
Joshua 12:1

Corresponding Greek Words

shemesh G2246 helios