Sin () Old Testament Hebrew words that start with sin

Quick reference

Hebrew Name:
שִׂין
English Name:
sin
Pronunciation:
seen
Letter:
Speech Sound:
consonant
Numerical Value:
300

Pronunciation guide

The letter Sin carries a dot over its left branch and is pronounced as “s” like in “sun.” When the dot is over the right branch, it becomes the letter Shin and is pronounced as “sh” like in “shoe.” This “Shin Dot” can significantly alter the meaning of a word based on its pronunciation. For instance, take the similar words “שָׂבַע” (saba, H7646) means “to satisfy,” whereas “שָׁבוּעַ” (shabuwa, H7620) means “a week.”

Numerical significance

In Gematria, the traditional Hebrew numbering system, Shin/Sin represent the number 300. While 300 doesn’t carry as much inherent symbolic weight as some smaller numbers in Hebrew tradition, it is considered significant in certain contexts, such as the 300 men with Gideon (Judges 7:7) or the length of Noah’s ark in cubits (Genesis 6:15).

Cultural and symbolic meaning

The original pictograph for Shin/Sin is debated, but it may have represented teeth, conveying ideas of eating, destroying, or changing. In Hebrew tradition, similar to Shin, it is often connected to the concept of divinity and spirituality, but doesn’t have as prominent individual cultural or symbolic meanings.

Old Testament Hebrew words that start with Sin ()

H6242 – esriym – שׂרים
[six-]score, twenty(-ieth) [315 occurrences]
H7603 – S@or – שׂאר
leaven [5 occurrences]
H7613 – S@eth – שׂאת
be accepted, dignity, excellency, highness, raise up self, rising [14 occurrences]
H7638 – sabak – שׂבך
net [1 occurrence]
H7639 – s@bakah – שׂבכה
checker, lattice, network, snare, wreath(-enwork) [15 occurrences]
H7643 – S@bam – שׂבם
Shebam, Shibmah, Sibmah [6 occurrences]
H7646 – saba – שָׂבַע
to satisfy [95 occurrences]
H7647 – saba – שׂבע
abundance, plenteous(-ness, -ly) [8 occurrences]
H7648 – soba – שׂבע
fill, full(-ness), satisfying, be satisfied [8 occurrences]
H7649 – sabea – שׂבע
full (of), satisfied (with) [10 occurrences]
H7653 – sibah – שׂבעה
fulness [1 occurrence]
H7654 – sobah – שׂבעה
(to have) enough, X till [6 occurrences]
H7663 – sabar – שׂבר
hope, tarry, view, wait [8 occurrences]
H7664 – seber – שׂבר
hope [2 occurrences]
H7679 – saga – שׂגא
increase, magnify [2 occurrences]
H7680 – s@ga (Aramaic) – שׂגא
grow, be multiplied [3 occurrences]
H7682 – sagab – שׂגב
rimitive root; to be (causatively, make) lofty, especially inaccessible; by implication, safe, stron [20 occurrences]
H7685 – sagah – שׂגה
grow (up), increase [4 occurrences]
H7687 – S@guwb – שׂגוב
Segub [3 occurrences]
H7689 – saggiy – שׂגיא
excellent, great [2 occurrences]
H7690 – saggiy (Aramaic) – שׂגיא
exceeding, great(-ly); many, much, sore, very [13 occurrences]
H7702 – sadad – שׂדד
break clods, harrow [3 occurrences]
H7704 – sadeh – שׂדה
country, field, ground, land, soil, X wild [333 occurrences]
H7708 – Siddiym – שׂדים
Siddim [3 occurrences]
H7713 – s@derah – שׂדרה
board, range [4 occurrences]
H7716 – seh – שׂה
(lesser, small) cattle, ewe, goat, lamb, sheep [46 occurrences]
H7717 – sahed – שׂהד
record [1 occurrence]
H7720 – saharon – שׂהרן
ornament, round tire like the moon [3 occurrences]
H7721 – sow – שׂוא
arise [1 occurrence]
H7730 – sowbek – שׂובך
thick boughs [1 occurrence]
H7734 – suwg – שׂוג
turn back [1 occurrence]
H7735 – suwg – שׂוג
make to grow [1 occurrence]
H7742 – suwach – שׂוח
meditate [1 occurrence]
H7750 – suwt – שׂוט
turn aside to [2 occurrences]
H7753 – suwk – שׂוך
fence, (make an) hedge (up) [3 occurrences]
H7754 – sowk – שׂוך
bough [2 occurrences]
H7755 – Sowkoh – שׂוכה
Shocho, Shochoh, Sochoh, Soco, Socoh [8 occurrences]
H7756 – Suwkathiy – שׂוכתי
Suchathite [1 occurrence]
H7760 – suwm – שׂום
X any wise, appoint, bring, call [a name], care, cast in, change, charge, commit, consider, convey, [585 occurrences]
H7761 – suwm (Aramaic) – שׂום
+ command, give, lay, make, + name, + regard, set [26 occurrences]
H7786 – suwr – שׂור
make princes, have power, reign [3 occurrences]
H7787 – suwr – שׂור
cut [1 occurrence]
H7795 – sowrah – שׂורה
principal [1 occurrence]
H7796 – Sowreq – שׂורק
Sorek [1 occurrence]
H7797 – suws – שׂושׂ
be glad, X greatly, joy, make mirth, rejoice [27 occurrences]
H7808 – seach – שׂח
thought [1 occurrence]
H7811 – sachah – שׂחה
(make to) swim [3 occurrences]
H7813 – sachuw – שׂחו
to swim in [1 occurrence]
H7814 – s@chowq – שׂחוק
derision, laughter(-ed to scorn, -ing), mocked, sport [15 occurrences]
H7818 – sachat – שׂחט
press [1 occurrence]
H7832 – sachaq – שׂחק
deride, have in derision, laugh, make merry, mock(-er), play, rejoice, (laugh to) scorn, be in (make [36 occurrences]
H7846 – set – שׂט
revolter, that turn aside [1 occurrence]
H7847 – satah – שׂטה
decline, go aside, turn [6 occurrences]
H7852 – satam – שׂטם
hate, oppose self against [6 occurrences]
H7853 – satan – שׂטן
(be an) adversary, resist [6 occurrences]
H7854 – satan – שׂטן
Satan; lit. The Adversary [27 occurrences]
H7855 – sitnah – שׂטנה
accusation [1 occurrence]
H7856 – Sitnah – שׂטנה
Sitnah [1 occurrence]
H7859 – sh@tar (Aramaic) – שׂטר
side [1 occurrence]
H7863 – siy – שׂיא
excellency [1 occurrence]
H7865 – Siyon – שׂיאן
Sion [1 occurrence]
H7867 – siyb – שׂיב
(be) grayheaded [2 occurrences]
H7868 – siyb (Aramaic) – שׂיב
elder [5 occurrences]
H7869 – seyb – שׂיב
age [1 occurrence]
H7872 – seybah – שׂיבה
(be) gray (grey hoar, -y) hairs (head, -ed), old age [19 occurrences]
H7873 – siyg – שׂיג
pursuing [1 occurrence]
H7874 – siyd – שׂיד
plaister [2 occurrences]
H7875 – siyd – שׂיד
lime, plaister [4 occurrences]
H7878 – siyach – שׂיח
commune, complain, declare, meditate, muse, pray, speak, talk (with) [20 occurrences]
H7879 – siyach – שׂיח
babbling, communication, complaint, meditation, prayer, talk [14 occurrences]
H7880 – siyach – שׂיח
bush, plant, shrub [4 occurrences]
H7881 – siychah – שׂיחה
meditation, prayer [3 occurrences]
H7899 – sek – שׂך
prick [1 occurrence]
H7900 – sok – שׂך
tabernacle [1 occurrence]
H7905 – sukkah – שׂכה
barbed iron [1 occurrence]
H7906 – Sekuw – שׂכו
Sechu [1 occurrence]
H7907 – sekviy – שׂכוי
heart [1 occurrence]
H7914 – s@kiyah – שׂכיה
picture [1 occurrence]
H7915 – sakkiyn – שׂכין
knife [1 occurrence]
H7916 – sakiyr – שׂכיר
hired (man, servant), hireling [17 occurrences]
H7917 – s@kiyrah – שׂכירה
that is hired [1 occurrence]
H7919 – sakal – שָׂכַל
to wisely handle [63 occurrences]
H7920 – s@kal (Aramaic) – שׂכל
consider [1 occurrence]
H7922 – sekel – שׂכל
discretion, knowledge, policy, prudence, sense, understanding, wisdom, wise [16 occurrences]
H7924 – sokl@thanuw (Aramaic) – שׂכלתנו
understanding [3 occurrences]
H7936 – sakar – שׂכר
earn wages, hire (out self), reward, X surely [21 occurrences]
H7938 – seker – שׂכר
reward, sluices [2 occurrences]
H7939 – sakar – שׂכר
hire, price, reward[-ed], wages, worth [28 occurrences]
H7940 – Sakar – שׂכר
Sacar [2 occurrences]
H7958 – s@lav – שׂלו
quails [4 occurrences]
H8007 – Salma – שׂלמא
Salma [4 occurrences]
H8008 – salmah – שׂלמה
clothes, garment, raiment [16 occurrences]
H8009 – Salmah – שׂלמה
Salmon [1 occurrence]
H8012 – Salmown – שׂלמון
Salmon [1 occurrence]
H8014 – Salmay – שׂלמי
Shalmai [1 occurrence]
H8040 – s@mowl – שׂמאול
left (hand, side) [54 occurrences]
H8041 – samal – שׂמאל
(go, turn) (on the, to the) left [5 occurrences]
H8042 – s@maliy – שׂמאלי
left [9 occurrences]
H8055 – samach – שׂמח
cheer up, be (make) glad, (have, make) joy(-ful), be (make) merry, (cause to, make to) rejoice, X ve [152 occurrences]
H8056 – sameach – שׂמח
(be) glad, joyful, (making) merry([-hearted], -ily), rejoice(-ing) [23 occurrences]
H8057 – simchah – שִׂמְחָה
a God-anchored joy [94 occurrences]
H8063 – s@miykah – שׂמיכה
mantle [1 occurrence]
H8071 – simlah – שׂמלה
apparel, cloth(-es, -ing), garment, raiment [29 occurrences]
H8072 – Samlah – שׂמלה
Samlah [4 occurrences]
H8079 – s@mamiyth – שׂממית
spider [1 occurrence]
H8130 – sane – שׂנא
enemy, foe, (be) hate(-ful, -r), odious, X utterly [146 occurrences]
H8131 – s@ne (Aramaic) – שׂנא
hate [1 occurrence]
H8135 – sinah – שׂנאה
+ exceedingly, hate(-ful, -red) [16 occurrences]
H8146 – saniy – שׂניא
hated [1 occurrence]
H8163 – saiyr – שׂעיר
devil, goat, hairy, kid, rough, satyr [59 occurrences]
H8164 – saiyr – שׂעיר
small rain [1 occurrence]
H8165 – Seiyr – שׂעיר
Seir [39 occurrences]
H8166 – s@iyrah – שׂעירה
kid [2 occurrences]
H8167 – S@iyrah – שׂעירה
Seirath [1 occurrence]
H8175 – saar – שׂער
be (horribly) afraid, fear, hurl as a storm, be tempestuous, come like (take away as with) a whirlwi [8 occurrences]
H8177 – s@ar (Aramaic) – שׂער
hair [3 occurrences]
H8178 – saar – שׂער
affrighted, X horribly, X sore, storm [4 occurrences]
H8181 – sear – שׂער
hair(-y), X rough [28 occurrences]
H8183 – s@arah – שׂערה
storm, tempest [2 occurrences]
H8184 – s@orah – שׂערה
barley [34 occurrences]
H8185 – saarah – שׂערה
hair [7 occurrences]
H8188 – S@oriym – שׂערים
Seorim [1 occurrence]
H8193 – saphah – שׂפה
band, bank, binding, border, brim, brink, edge, language, lip, prating, ([sea-])shore, side, speech, [176 occurrences]
H8222 – sapham – שׂפם
beard, (upper) lip [5 occurrences]
H8224 – Siphmowth – שׂפמות
Siphmoth [1 occurrence]
H8226 – saphan – שׂפן
treasure [1 occurrence]
H8242 – saq – שׂק
sack(-cloth, -clothes) [48 occurrences]
H8244 – saqad – שׂקד
bind [1 occurrence]
H8265 – saqar – שׂקר
wanton [1 occurrence]
H8269 – sar – שׂר
captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, ([-task-])master, prince( [421 occurrences]
H8276 – sarag – שׂרג
wrap together, wreath [2 occurrences]
H8277 – sarad – שׂרד
remain [1 occurrence]
H8278 – s@rad – שׂרד
service [4 occurrences]
H8279 – sered – שׂרד
line [1 occurrence]
H8280 – sarah – שׂרה
have power (as a prince) [2 occurrences]
H8282 – sarah – שׂרה
lady, princess, queen [5 occurrences]
H8283 – Sarah – שׂרה
Sarah [38 occurrences]
H8286 – S@ruwg – שׂרוג
Serug [5 occurrences]
H8288 – s@rowk – שׂרוך
([shoe-]) latchet [2 occurrences]
H8291 – saruwq – שׂרוק
principal plant [1 occurrence]
H8294 – Serach – שׂרח
Sarah, Serah [3 occurrences]
H8295 – sarat – שׂרט
cut in pieces, make [cuttings] pieces [3 occurrences]
H8296 – seret – שׂרט
cutting [2 occurrences]
H8297 – Saray – שׂרי
Sarai [17 occurrences]
H8299 – sariyg – שׂריג
branch [3 occurrences]
H8300 – sariyd – שׂריד
X alive, left, remain(-ing), remnant, rest [28 occurrences]
H8301 – Sariyd – שׂריד
Sarid [2 occurrences]
H8304 – S@rayah – שׂריה
Seraiah [20 occurrences]
H8305 – s@riyqah – שׂריקה
fine [1 occurrence]
H8308 – sarak – שׂרך
traverse [1 occurrence]
H8310 – Sarc@kiym – שׂרסכים
Sarsechim [1 occurrence]
H8311 – sara – שׂרע
stretch out self, (have any) superfluous thing [3 occurrences]
H8312 – saraph – שׂרעף
thought [2 occurrences]
H8313 – saraph – שׂרף
(cause to, make a) burn([-ing], up) kindle, X utterly [117 occurrences]
H8314 – saraph – שׂרף
fiery (serpent), seraph [7 occurrences]
H8315 – Saraph – שׂרף
Saraph [1 occurrence]
H8316 – s@rephah – שׂרפה
burning [13 occurrences]
H8320 – saruq – שׂרק
speckled [1 occurrence]
H8321 – soreq – שׂרק
choice(-st, noble) wine [3 occurrences]
H8323 – sarar – שׂרר
X altogether, make self a prince, (bear) rule [5 occurrences]
H8342 – sasown – שׂשׂון
gladness, joy, mirth, rejoicing [22 occurrences]
H8368 – sathar – שׂתר
have in [one’s] secret parts [1 occurrence]