8068. shamir
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shamir: a thorn, adamant, flint
Original Word: שָׁמִיר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: shamir
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-meer')
Short Definition: briars

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a thorn, adamant, flint
NASB Translation
briars (8), diamond (1), emery (1), flint (1).

I. שָׁמִיר noun masculine: Ezekiel 3:9 thorn(s), adamant, flint; — absolute ׳שׁ Isaiah 5:6 +; suffix שְׁמִירוֺ Isaiah 10:17; —

1 collective thorns, thorn-bushes, token of waste-land, only Isaiah, + שַׁיִת Isaiah 5:6; Isaiah 7:23,24,25; Isaiah 27:4; figurative Isaiah 9:17; Isaiah 10:17; ׳קוֺץ שׁ Isaiah 32:13.

2 adamant, as sharp, כְּתוּבָה ֗֗֗ בְּצִמֹּרֶן ׳שׁ Jeremiah 17:1 ("" בְּעֵט בַּדְוֶל); as hard, figurative of prophet's firmness Ezekiel 3:9; Zechariah 7:12 figurative of hard heart.

adamant stone, brier, diamond

From shamar in the original sense of pricking; a thorn; also (from its keenness for scratching) a gem, probably the diamond -- adamant (stone), brier, diamond.

see HEBREW shamar

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