Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Simeon, Shimon, one of Jacob's sons, also the tribe descended from him

Hebrew: שִׁמְעוֹן, šimʿôn (H8095)

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Here is Simeon in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שִׁמְעוֹן 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: H8095

Hebrew Base Word: שִׁמְעוֹן

Part of speech: Proper Name Masculine

Usage: Simeon

Literally: heard

Definition: Shimon, one of Jacob's sons, also the tribe descended from him.

Detailed definition:

  1. The 2nd son of Jacob by his wife Leah and progenitor of the tribe of Simeon.
  2. An Israelite of the sons of Bani who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra.

Derived terms: From H8085; hearing.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɪmˈʕon̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃimˈʕo̞wn
  3. Transliteration: šimʿôn
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: shim-ONE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sheem-ONE

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