Word: XIY

Pronounce: sheer

Strong: H7891

Orig: or (the original form) shuwr (1 Sam. 18:6) \i shoor\i0\plain\f3\fs21\cf23 ; a primitive root (identical with 7788 through the idea of strolling minstrelsy); to sing:--behold (by mistake for 7789), sing(-er, -ing man, - ing woman). H7788 H7789

Use: TWOT-2378 Verb

Grk Strong: G103 G103 G134 G757 G758 G2307 G5455

    1) to sing
    1a) (Qal)
    1a1) to sing
    1a2) singer, songstresses (participle)
    1b) (Polel)
    1b1) to sing
    1b2) singer, songstress (participle)
    1c) (Hophal) to be sung
    In Job 36:24, the word is translated "Behold"; in modern versions, it is translated "Sing". The old translations considered the Hebrew word to be from a different root than H7788 hence the difference in the translations.