Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 8074

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2409d

KJV Translation Count — 39x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: astonishment (13), desolation (12), desolate (10), waste (3), wonderful (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. waste, horror, appalment
a. a waste (of land, city, etc)
b. appalment, horror

Strong's Definitions

shammah, sham-maw'; from 8074; ruin; by implication, consternation: — astonishment, desolate(-ion), waste, wonderful thing.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And thou shalt become an H8047, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.


Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a H8047 and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.


Wherefore the wrath of the LORD was upon Judah and Jerusalem, and he hath delivered them to trouble, to H8047, and to hissing, as ye see with your eyes.


And be not ye like your fathers, and like your brethren, which trespassed against the LORD God of their fathers, who therefore gave them up to H8047, as ye see.


Come, behold the works of the LORD, what H8047s he hath made in the earth.


How are they brought into H8047, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.


In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be H8047, even great and fair, without inhabitant.


Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land H8047: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.


In the city is left H8047, and the gate is smitten with destruction.


The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land H8047: his cities are burned without inhabitant.


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