Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Renown, report, an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality

Hebrew: שֵׁם, šēm (H8034)

766 King James Bible Verses


Here are base, fame, named, renown, report and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שֵׁם mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H8034

Hebrew Base Word: שֵׁם

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report

Definition: An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.

Detailed definition:

  1. Name.
    1. Name.
    2. Reputation, fame, glory.
    3. The Name (as designation of God).
    4. Memorial, monument.

Derived terms: A primitive word [perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064].


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃem
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃem
  3. Transliteration: šēm
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: shame
  5. Modern Pronunciation: shame

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