שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ שׁלישׁo 


shaliysh; shaw-leesh' or shalowsh (1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 12:18) shawAloshe' or shalosh (2 Samuel 23:13)



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 7969

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2403e, 2403f, 2403g

KJV Translation Count — 20x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: captain (11), lord (4), instrument of musick (1), great measure (1), excellent thing (1), measure (1), prince (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. third part
a. name of a measure
2. a musical instrument
a. maybe three-stringed, triangular shape, or three-barred
b. perhaps a sistrum or triangle
3. shield carrier, adjutant, officer, captain

Strong's Definitions

shaliysh, shaw-leesh'; or shalowsh, ( 1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 12:18) shaw- loshe'; or shalosh, (2 Samuel 23:13) shaw-loshe'; from 7969; a triple, i.e. (as a musical instrument) a triangle (or perhaps rather three-stringed lute); also (as an indefinite, great quantity) a three-fold measure (perhaps a treble ephah); also (as an officer) a general of the third rank (upward, i.e. the highest): — captain, instrument of musick, (great) lord, (great) measure, prince, three (from the margin).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the chariots H7991 Egypt, and H7991s over every one H7991 them.


Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen H7991s also are drowned in the Red sea.


And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter H7991 the Philistine, that the women came out H7991 all cities H7991 Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with H7991s H7991 H7991.


These be the names H7991 the mighty men whom David had: The Tachmonite that sat in the seat, chief among the H7991s; the same was Adino the Eznite: he lift up his spear against eight hundred, whom he slew at one time.


But H7991 the children H7991 Israel did Solomon make no bondmen: but they were men H7991 war, and his servants, and his H7991s, and his H7991s, and rulers H7991 his chariots, and his horsemen.


Then a H7991 on whose hand the king leaned answered the man H7991 God, and said, Behold, if the H7991 would make windows in heaven, might this H7991 be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereH7991.


And the king appointed the H7991 on whose hand he leaned to have the charge H7991 the gate: and the people trode upon him in the gate, and he died, as the man H7991 God had said, who spake when the king came down to him.


And that H7991 answered the man H7991 God, and said, Now, behold, if the H7991 should make windows in heaven, might such a H7991 be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereH7991.


Then said Jehu to Bidkar his H7991, Take up, and cast him in the portion H7991 the field H7991 Naboth the Jezreelite: for remember how that, when I and thou rode together after Ahab his father, the H7991 laid this burden upon him;


And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end H7991 H7991fering the burnt H7991fering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the H7991s, Go in, and slay them; let none come forth. And they smote them with the edge H7991 the sword; and the guard and the H7991s cast them out, and went to the city H7991 the house H7991 Baal.