Parts of Speech

n f/m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to be brilliant

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2417a

KJV Translation Count — 134x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sun (119), sunrising 4217 (9), east side 4217 (2), windows (1), eastward 4217 (1), west 3996 (1), westward 3996 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. sun
a. sun
b. sunrise, sun-rising, east, sun-setting, west (of direction)
c. sun (as object of illicit worship)
d. openly, publicly (in other phrases)
e. pinnacles, battlements, shields (as glittering or shining)

Strong's Definitions

shemesh, sheh'-mesh; from an unused root meaning to be brilliant; the sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e. (arch.) a notched battlement: — + east side(-ward), sun ((rising)), + west(-ward), window. See also 1053.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when the H8121 was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.


And it came to pass, that, when the H8121 went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.


The H8121 was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.


And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night, because the H8121 was set; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.


And as he passed over Penuel the H8121 rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh.


And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the H8121 and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.


And they gathered it every morning, every man according to his eating: and when the H8121 waxed hot, it melted.


But Moses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one H8121, and the other on the other H8121; and his hands were steady until the going down of the H8121.


If the H8121 be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.


If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the H8121 goeth down: