שׂים שׂוּם 


siym; soom or suwm



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2243

KJV Translation Count — 585x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: put (155), make (123), set (119), lay (64), appoint (19), give (11), set up (10), consider (8), turn (5), brought (4), ordain (3), place (3), take (3), shew (2), regard (2), mark (2), disposed (2), care (2), misc 4(8)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to put, place, set, appoint, make
a. (Qal)
1. to put, set, lay, put or lay upon, lay (violent) hands on
2. to set, direct, direct toward
a. to extend (compassion) (fig)
3. to set, ordain, establish, found, appoint, constitute, make, determine, fix
4. to set, station, put, set in place, plant, fix
5. to make, make for, transform into, constitute, fashion, work, bring to pass, appoint, give
b. (Hiphil) to set or make for a sign
c. (Hophal) to be set

Strong's Definitions

suwm, soom; or siym, seem; a primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically): — X any wise, appoint, bring, call (a name), care, cast in, change, charge, commit, consider, convey, determine, + disguise, dispose, do, get, give, heap up, hold, impute, lay (down, up), leave, look, make (out), mark, + name, X on, ordain, order, + paint, place, preserve, purpose, put (on), + regard, rehearse, reward, (cause to) set (on, up), shew, + stedfastly, take, X tell, + tread down, ((over-)) turn, X wholly, work.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he H7760 the man whom he had formed.


And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever sH7760eth Cain, vengeance shall be H7760n on him sevenfold. And the LORD H7760 a H7760 H7760on Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.


A window shalt thou H7760 to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou H7760 in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou H7760 it.


And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it H7760on both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.


And I will H7760 thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.


And also of the son of the bondwoman will I H7760 a nation, because he is thy seed.


And Abraham rose H7760 early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, H7760ting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.


Arise, lift H7760 the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will H7760 him a great nation.


And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it H7760on Isaac his son; and he took the fire in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together.


And they came to the H7760 which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar H7760on the wood.