Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

window, the sun, Hebrew: שֶׁמֶשׁ, šemeš (H8121)

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Here are east side, sun, west, window and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שֶׁמֶשׁ 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: H8121

Hebrew Base Word: שֶׁמֶשׁ

Part of speech: Proper Name

Usage: + east side(-ward), sun (rising), + west(-ward), window

Definition: The sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e., (architectural) a notched battlement.

Detailed definition:

  1. Sun.
    1. Sun.
    2. Sunrise, sun-rising, east, sun-setting, west (of direction).
    3. Sun (as object of illicit worship).
    4. Openly, publicly (in other phrases).
    5. Pinnacles, battlements, shields (as glittering or shining).

Derived terms: From an unused root meaning to be brilliant.

See also:

  1. H1053


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɛˈmɛʃ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɛˈmɛʃ
  3. Transliteration: šemeš
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: sheh-MESH
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sheh-MESH

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