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Strongs Number: H8055


Hebrew Word
שָׂמַח
Transliteration
sâmach
Phonetic
saw-makh'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

probably to brighten {up} that {is} (figuratively) be (causatively make) blithe or gleesome

BDB Definition

1. to rejoice, be glad

a. (Qal)

1. to rejoice

2. to rejoice (arrogantly), exult (at)

3. to rejoice (religiously)

b. (Piel) to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad

c. (Hiphil) to cause to rejoice, gladden, make glad

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
cheer {up} be (make) {glad} (have make) joy ({-ful}) be (make) {merry} (cause {to} make to) {rejoice} X-(idiom) very.