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Lexicon :: Strong's H127 - 'ăḏāmâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 25b

Strong’s Definitions

אֲדָמָה ʼădâmâh, ad-aw-maw'; from H119; soil (from its general redness):—country, earth, ground, husband(-man) (-ry), land.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 225x

The KJV translates Strong's H127 in the following manner: land(s) (125x), earth (53x), ground (43x), country (1x), husbandman (2x), husbandry (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 225x
The KJV translates Strong's H127 in the following manner: land(s) (125x), earth (53x), ground (43x), country (1x), husbandman (2x), husbandry (1x).
  1. ground, land

    1. ground (as general, tilled, yielding sustenance)

    2. piece of ground, a specific plot of land

    3. earth substance (for building or constructing)

    4. ground as earth's visible surface

    5. land, territory, country

    6. whole inhabited earth

    7. city in Naphtali

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲדָמָה ʼădâmâh, ad-aw-maw'; from H119; soil (from its general redness):—country, earth, ground, husband(-man) (-ry), land.
STRONGS H127: Abbreviations
אֲדָמָה 224 noun feminine ground, land (as tilled, German bebaut ? DlPr 105, but Fleisch. (MerxArchiv 1, 236 f) compare Arabic ادَهَة, skin, as smoothly covering & close-fitting; √ דם compare Arabic دَمَّ smear (spread over surface); compare also NöZMG 1886, 737) — א׳ Genesis 1:25 +; construct אַדְמַת Genesis 47:20 +; suffix אַדְמָתִי Job 31:38 + 2 times etc.; plural אֲדָמוֺת Psalm 49:12
1. ground (as tilled, yielding sustenance) Genesis 2:5, 9; Genesis 3:17, 23; Genesis 4:2, 3, 12; Genesis 5:29; Genesis 8:21; Genesis 19:25; Genesis 47:23; Exodus 34:26 (all J); Exodus 23:19 (E) Deuteronomy 7:13; Deuteronomy 11:17; Deuteronomy 26:2, 10, 15; Deuteronomy 28:4, 11, 18, 33, 42, 51; Deuteronomy 30:9; 2 Samuel 9:10; Isaiah 1:7; Isaiah 28:24; Isaiah 30:23 (twice in verse); Isaiah 30:24; Jeremiah 7:20; Jeremiah 14:4; Jeremiah 25:33; Haggai 1:11; Malachi 3:11; Psalm 83:11; Psalm 105:35; Proverbs 12:11; Proverbs 28:19; 1 Chronicles 27:26; Nehemiah 10:36; Nehemiah 10:38 compare figurative Job 5:6 (|| עפר); personified Job 31:38; Joel 1:10; also אִישׁ הָא׳ Genesis 9:20 (J) tiller, husbandman; meton. אֹהֵב א׳ 2 Chronicles 26:10 i.e. lover of husbandry (or do these point to earlier meaning tillage ? compare DlPr 105) אִישׁ עֹבֵד א׳ Zechariah 13:5.
†2. piece of ground, landed property Genesis 47:18, 19 (3 times in verse); Genesis 47:20, 22 (twice in verse); Genesis 47:23, 26 (all J) Psalm 49:12 (plural)
†3. earth as material substance; of which man is made Genesis 2:7 (עָפָד מִן־הָא׳); so animals Genesis 2:19 (מִן־הָא׳); altar Exodus 20:24; earthen vessels חַרְשֵׂי א׳ Isaiah 45:9; on head, sign of woe 1 Samuel 4:12; 2 Samuel 1:2; 2 Samuel 15:32; of contrition Nehemiah 9:1 (compare אֵפֶר, עָפָר; מַעֲבֵה הָא׳ 1 Kings 7:46 compare 2 Chronicles 4:17 (firmness of earth, firm earth, clay-ground, for casting-moulds; or clay-moulds (Berthau) ? or is this n.pr. ? Klo proposes בַּמְּעָרָה הָאֲדֻמָּה in the red cave); mule-loads of 2 Kings 5:17; in it lie the dead מִיְּשֵׁנֵי אַדְמַתעָֿפָר Daniel 12:2 compare Genesis 3:19, 23; Psalm 146:4.
4. ground as earth's visible surface; רֶמֶס הָא׳ Genesis 1:25; Genesis 6:20 (both P) Hosea 2:20 compare Genesis 7:8; Genesis 9:2 (J ?) Leviticus 20:25 (P) Deuteronomy 4:18; Ezekiel 38:20; also Genesis 4:10 (J) Isaiah 24:21; Amos 3:5; Zephaniah 1:2, 3; as wet with dew 2 Samuel 17:12; rain 1 Kings 17:14; 1 Kings 18:1; compare personified אֶת־פִּיהָ הָא'פָּֽצְתָה Numbers 16:30 (P) (|| ארץ Numbers 16:32), see Numbers 16:31; of particular place, spot קֹדֶשׁ א׳ Exodus 3:5 especially as abode of man Genesis 4:11; Exodus 10:6; Deuteronomy 4:10, 40; Deuteronomy 12:1; 1 Samuel 20:31; 2 Samuel 14:7; often הָא'פְּנֵי Genesis 2:6; Genesis 4:14; Genesis 6:1, 7; Genesis 7:4, 23; Genesis 8:8, 13; Exodus 32:12; Exodus 33:16; Numbers 12:3; Deuteronomy 6:15; Deuteronomy 7:6 (all J, D) 1 Samuel 20:15 + 9 times
5. land, territory, country (= ארץ) Genesis 47:19 (J) Leviticus 20:24 (J ? — || ארץ) construct before proper name מִצְרַיִם א׳ Genesis 47:20, 26; יְהוּדָה א׳ Isaiah 19:17; יִשְׂרָאֵל א׳ Ezekiel 11:17 + 16 times Ezekiel; especially of land as promised or given by י׳ to his people = Canaan Genesis 28:15; Exodus 20:12; Numbers 11:12; Numbers 32:11 (all J ?) Deuteronomy 5:16 + 16 times Deuteronomy, Joshua; 1 Kings 8:34, 40 +; Jeremiah 16:15; Jeremiah 24:10; Jeremiah 25:5; Jeremiah 35:15; Ezekiel 28:25; 2 Chronicles 6:25, 31; 7:20; 33:8; compare also Deuteronomy 12:19; Deuteronomy 21:23; Deuteronomy 29:27; 2 Kings 17:23; Isaiah 6:11; Isaiah 7:16; Isaiah 14:1 +, Ezekiel 34:13, 27 +, Nehemiah 9:25; (שְׁמֵנָה א׳), — in all with + 41 times; + Joel 2:21 (personified); הַקֹּדֶשׁ א׳ Zechariah 2:16 (compare below 4 above); hence also as Yahweh's land Deuteronomy 32:43; Isaiah 14:2; Zechariah 9:16; 2 Chronicles 7:20.
†6. whole earth, inhabited earth (seldom; compare also מְּנֵי הָא׳ below 4 above) Genesis 12:3; Genesis 28:14 (both J compare אֶרֶץ Genesis 18:18; Genesis 22:18; Genesis 26:4) Deuteronomy 14:2; Amos 3:2; Isaiah 24:21.
†7. proper name, of a location city in Naphtali (as built compare אָדָם 4 ? = ed-Dâme ?) west of L. Gennes. Joshua 19:36 see Di.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:25; 1:25; 2:5; 2:6; 2:7; 2:9; 2:19; 3:17; 3:19; 3:23; 3:23; 4:2; 4:3; 4:10; 4:11; 4:12; 4:14; 5:29; 6:1; 6:7; 6:20; 7:4; 7:8; 7:23; 8:8; 8:13; 8:21; 9:2; 9:20; 12:3; 18:18; 19:25; 22:18; 26:4; 28:14; 28:15; 47:18; 47:19; 47:19; 47:20; 47:20; 47:20; 47:22; 47:23; 47:23; 47:26; 47:26


3:5; 10:6; 20:12; 20:24; 23:19; 32:12; 33:16; 34:26


20:24; 20:25


11:12; 12:3; 16:30; 16:31; 16:32; 32:11


4:10; 4:18; 4:40; 5:16; 6:15; 7:6; 7:13; 11:17; 12:1; 12:19; 14:2; 21:23; 26:2; 26:10; 26:15; 28:4; 28:11; 28:18; 28:33; 28:42; 28:51; 29:27; 30:9; 32:43



1 Samuel

4:12; 20:15; 20:31

2 Samuel

1:2; 9:10; 14:7; 15:32; 17:12

1 Kings

7:46; 8:34; 8:40; 17:14; 18:1

2 Kings

5:17; 17:23

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

4:17; 6:25; 6:31; 7:20; 7:20; 26:10; 33:8


9:1; 9:25; 10:36; 10:38


5:6; 31:38; 31:38


49:12; 49:12; 83:11; 105:35; 146:4


12:11; 28:19


1:7; 6:11; 7:16; 14:1; 14:2; 19:17; 24:21; 24:21; 28:24; 30:23; 30:24; 45:9


7:20; 14:4; 16:15; 24:10; 25:5; 25:33; 35:15


11:17; 28:25; 34:13; 34:27; 38:20






1:10; 2:21


3:2; 3:5


1:2; 1:3




9:16; 13:5




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H127 matches the Hebrew אֲדָמָה ('ăḏāmâ),
which occurs 225 times in 211 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 1:25–Num 12:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:25 - And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth H127 after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:5 - And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:6 - But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, H127 and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - And out of the ground H127 made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - And out of the ground H127 the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:17 - And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground H127 for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; H127 for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground H127 from whence he was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:2 - And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:3 - And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground H127 an offering unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:10 - And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:11 - And now art thou cursed from the earth, H127 which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:12 - When thou tillest the ground, H127 it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:14 - Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; H127 and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:29 - And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground H127 which the LORD hath cursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:1 - And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, H127 and daughters were born unto them,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:7 - And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; H127 both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:20 - Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth H127 after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:4 - For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:8 - Of clean beasts, and of beasts that are not clean, and of fowls, and of every thing that creepeth upon the earth, H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:23 - And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, H127 both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:8 - Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground; H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:13 - And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground H127 was dry.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:21 - And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground H127 any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:2 - And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, H127 and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:20 - And Noah began to be an husbandman, H127 and he planted a vineyard:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:3 - And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth H127 be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:25 - And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:14 - And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth H127 be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:15 - And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; H127 for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money is spent; my lord also hath our herds of cattle; there is not ought left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands: H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - Wherefore shall we die before thine eyes, both we and our land? H127 buy us and our land H127 for bread, and we and our land H127 will be servants unto Pharaoh: and give us seed, that we may live, and not die, that the land H127 be not desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:20 - And Joseph bought all the land H127 of Egypt for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed over them: so the land became Pharaoh's.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:22 - Only the land H127 of the priests bought he not; for the priests had a portion assigned them of Pharaoh, and did eat their portion which Pharaoh gave them: wherefore they sold not their lands. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:23 - Then Joseph said unto the people, Behold, I have bought you this day and your land H127 for Pharaoh: lo, here is seed for you, and ye shall sow the land. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:26 - And Joseph made it a law over the land H127 of Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh should have the fifth part; except the land H127 of the priests only, which became not Pharaoh's.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:5 - And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:21 - Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground H127 whereon they are.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:6 - And they shall fill thy houses, and the houses of all thy servants, and the houses of all the Egyptians; which neither thy fathers, nor thy fathers' fathers have seen, since the day that they were upon the earth H127 unto this day. And he turned himself, and went out from Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:12 - Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land H127 which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:24 - An altar of earth H127 thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:19 - The first of the firstfruits of thy land H127 thou shalt bring into the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? H127 Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:16 - For wherein shall it be known here that I and thy people have found grace in thy sight? is it not in that thou goest with us? so shall we be separated, I and thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth. H127
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:26 - The first of the firstfruits of thy land H127 thou shalt bring unto the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother's milk.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:24 - But I have said unto you, Ye shall inherit their land, H127 and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I am the LORD your God, which have separated you from other people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:25 - Ye shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, H127 which I have separated from you as unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:12 - Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land H127 which thou swarest unto their fathers?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:3 - (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.) H127

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