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Lexicon :: Strong's H1314 - beśem

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בֶּשֶׂם
Transliteration
beśem
Pronunciation
beh'-sem
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as בָּשָׂם (H1313)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 290a

Strong’s Definitions

בֶּשֶׂם besem, beh'-sem; or בֹּשֶׂם bôsem; from the same as H1313; fragrance; by implication, spicery; also the balsam plant:—smell, spice, sweet (odour).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H1314 in the following manner: spice (24x), sweet odours (2x), sweet (2x), sweet smell (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H1314 in the following manner: spice (24x), sweet odours (2x), sweet (2x), sweet smell (1x).
  1. spice, balsam, balsam tree, perfume

  2. (TWOT) sweet, sweet smell, sweet odour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֶּשֶׂם besem, beh'-sem; or בֹּשֶׂם bôsem; from the same as H1313; fragrance; by implication, spicery; also the balsam plant:—smell, spice, sweet (odour).
STRONGS H1314:
בּ֫שֶֹׂם noun masculine 1 Kings 10:10 spice, balsam, balsam-tree (Arabic بَشامً, Aramaic בּוּסְמָא, axmseb, Greek βάλσαμον; compare Löw53) — ב׳ Isaiah 3:24 +, בֶּ֫שֶׂם Exodus 30:23 see below, בְּשָׂמִי [H1313 Songs 5:1] (as if from בָּשָׂם); plural בְּשָׂמִים Exodus 25:6 + 18 times, בְּשָׂמָיו Songs 4:16; —
1. spice, perfume, sweet odour Isaiah 3:24; קִנְּמָן־בֶּשֶׂם Exodus 30:23 (ב׳ perhaps so pointed to distinguish it from) קְנֵה־בשֶֹׁם Exodus 30:23; — with this compare Aramaic amsbD aynq, קני בוסמאspices as costly, token of wealth 2 Kings 20:13 = Isaiah 39:9 compare 2 Chronicles 32:27; royal gifts 1 Kings 10:2, 10, 25 2 Chronicles 9:1; 9:19; 9:24; compare singular 1 Kings 10:10 2 Chronicles 9:9; as article of commerce Ezekiel 27:22; burnt at burial 2 Chronicles 16:14; appointed for ingredient of the anointing oil Exodus 25:6; Exodus 35:8 compare Exodus 35:28 (all P), compare 1 Chronicles 9:30 (Palmyrene see above); stored in temple 1 Chronicles 9:29; used for purifying the women of Ahasuerus Esther 2:12; elsewhere only Songs 4:10, 14 spices, Songs 4:16 balsam-juice, gathered [H1313 Songs 5:1]; balsam-tree הָרֵי ב׳ Songs 8:14; beds of balsam עֲרֻגוֺת בּ׳ Songs 6:2; compare עֲרֻוּגַת בּ׳ Songs 5:13 simile of lover's cheeks.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

25:6; 25:6; 30:23; 30:23; 30:23; 35:8; 35:28

1 Kings

10:2; 10:10; 10:10; 10:10; 10:25

2 Kings

20:13

1 Chronicles

9:29; 9:30

2 Chronicles

9:1; 9:9; 9:19; 9:24; 16:14; 32:27

Esther

2:12

Song of Songs

4:10; 4:14; 4:16; 4:16; 5:13; 6:2; 8:14

Isaiah

3:24; 3:24

Ezekiel

27:22

H1314

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1314 matches the Hebrew בֶּשֶׂם (beśem),
which occurs 29 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:6 - oil for lighting, balsam H1314 oil H1314 for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:23 - “Take also for yourself the finest of spices H1314: of liquid myrrh [fn]five hundred shekels, and of fragrant H1314 cinnamon half as much, 250, and of fragrant H1314 cane 250,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:8 - and oil for lighting, and spices H1314 for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:28 - and the spice H1314 and the oil for the light and for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:2 - So she came to Jerusalem with a very large entourage, with camels carrying balsam H1314 oil H1314 and a very large quantity of gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke to him about everything that was in her heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:10 - Then she gave the king [fn]120 talents of gold, and a very large amount of balsam H1314 oil H1314 and precious stones. Never again did such a large quantity of balsam H1314 oil H1314 come in as that which the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:25 - And they were bringing, everyone, [fn]a gift: articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, balsam H1314 oil H1314, horses, and mules, so much year by year.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:13 - And Hezekiah listened to [fn]them, and showed them all his treasure house, the silver, the gold, the balsam H1314 oil H1314, the [fn]scented oil, the house of his armor, and everything that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his house nor in all his realm that Hezekiah did not show them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:29 - Some of them also were appointed over the furniture and over all the utensils of the sanctuary, and over the finely milled flour, the wine, the olive oil, the frankincense, and the balsam H1314 oil H1314.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:30 - Some of the sons of the priests prepared the mixing of the balsam H1314 oil H1314.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:1 - Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with riddles. She had a very large entourage, with camels carrying balsam H1314 oil H1314 and a large amount of gold and precious stones; and when she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about everything that was on her heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:9 - Then she gave the king [fn]120 talents of gold and a very great amount of balsam H1314 oil H1314 and precious stones; there had never been balsam H1314 oil H1314 like that which the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:24 - They were bringing, each of them his gift: articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, balsam H1314 oil H1314, horses, and mules, so much year by year.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:14 - They buried him in his own tomb which he had cut out for himself in the city of David, and they laid him in the resting place which he had filled with spices H1314 of various kinds blended by the perfumers’ art; and they made a very great fire for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:27 - Now Hezekiah had immense riches and honor; and he made for himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices H1314, shields, and all kinds of valuable articles,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:12 - Now when the turn came for each young woman to go in to King Ahasuerus, after the end of her twelve months under the regulations for the women—for the days of their beauty treatment were completed as follows: six months with oil of myrrh and six months with balsam H1314 oil H1314 and the cosmetics for women
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:10 - “How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride!
How much [fn]sweeter is your love than wine,
And the fragrance of your oils
Than that of all kinds of balsam H1314 oils H1314!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:14 - Nard and saffron, spice reed and cinnamon,
With all the trees of frankincense,
Myrrh, and aloes, along with all the finest balsam H1314 oils H1314.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - The Bride
“Awake, north wind,
And come, wind of the south;
[fn]Make my garden breathe out fragrance,
May its balsam H1314 oils H1314 flow.
May my beloved come into his garden
And eat its delicious fruits!”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - “His cheeks are like a bed of balsam H1314,
[fn]Banks of herbal spices;
His lips are lilies
Dripping with drops of myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - The Bride
“My beloved has gone down to his garden,
To the beds of balsam H1314,
To pasture his flock in the gardens
And gather lilies.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:14 - The Bride
[fn]Hurry, my beloved,
And be like a gazelle or a young [fn]stag
On the mountains of balsam H1314 trees H1314!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:24 - Now it will come about that instead of balsam H1314 oil H1314 there will be a stench;
Instead of a belt, a rope;
Instead of well-set hair, a plucked-out scalp;
Instead of fine clothes, a robe of sackcloth;
And branding instead of beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:2 - Hezekiah [fn]was pleased, and let them see all his treasure house, the silver, the gold, the balsam H1314 oil H1314, the excellent olive oil, his entire armory, and everything that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his house nor in all his realm that Hezekiah did not let them see.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:22 - “The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your merchandise with the best of all balsam H1314 oil H1314, and with all kinds of precious stones, and gold.

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