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Strongs Number: H8085


Hebrew Word
שָׁמַע
Transliteration
shâmaʻ
Phonetic
shaw-mah'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to hear intelligently (often with implication of {attention} {obedience} etc.; causatively to {tell} etc.)

BDB Definition

1. to hear, listen to, obey

a. (Qal)

1. to hear (perceive by ear)

2. to hear of or concerning

3. to hear (have power to hear)

4. to hear with attention or interest, listen to

5. to understand (language)

6. to hear (of judicial cases)

7. to listen, give heed 1a

b. to consent, agree 1a

c. to grant request

1. to listen to, yield to

2. to obey, be obedient

d. (Niphal)

1. to be heard (of voice or sound)

2. to be heard of

3. to be regarded, be obeyed

e. (Piel) to cause to hear, call to hear, summon

f. (Hiphil)

1. to cause to hear, tell, proclaim, utter a sound

2. to sound aloud (musical term)

3. to make proclamation, summon

4. to cause to be heard n m

2. sound

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
X-(idiom) {attentively} call (gather) {together} X-(idiom) {carefully} X-(idiom) {certainly} {consent} {consider} be {content} {declare} X-(idiom) {diligently} {discern} give {ear} (cause {to} {let} make to) hear ({-ken} {tell}) X-(idiom) {indeed} {listen} make (a) {noise} (be) {obedient} {obey} {perceive} (make a) proclaim ({-ation}) {publish} {regard} {report} shew ({forth}) (make a) {sound} X-(idiom) {surely} {tell} {understand} whosoever {[heareth]} witness.