Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Crimson, properly, the insect or its color, also stuff dyed with it

Hebrew: שָׁנִי, šānî (H8144)

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Here are crimson, scarlet and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word שָׁנִי 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: H8144

Hebrew Base Word: שָׁנִי

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Crimson, scarlet (thread)

Definition: Crimson, properly, the insect or its color, also stuff dyed with it.

Detailed definition:

  1. Scarlet, crimson.
    1. Properly, the insect 'coccus ilicis', the dried body of the female yielding coloring matter from which is made the dye used for cloth to color it scarlet or crimson.

Derived terms: Of uncertain derivation.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɔːˈn̪ɪi̯
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʃɑːˈniː
  3. Transliteration: šānî
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: shaw-NEE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: sha-NEE

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