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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, spices 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 flowing myrrh five hundred shekels, and of fragrant H1314 cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant H1314 cane two hundred and fifty,
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 retinue, with camels carrying spices H1314 and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:10 - She gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and a very great amount of spices H1314 and precious stones. Never again did such abundance of spices H1314 come in as that which the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:25 - They brought every man his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, H1314 horses, and mules, so much year by year.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:13 - Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them all his treasure house, the silver and the gold and the spices H1314 and the precious oil and the house of his armor and all that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his house nor in all his dominion 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 fine flour and the wine and the oil and the frankincense and the spices. H1314
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:30 - Some of the sons of the priests prepared the mixing of the spices. H1314
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:1 - Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with difficult questions. She had a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices H1314 and a large amount of gold and precious stones; and when she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was on her heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:9 - Then she gave the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great amount of spices H1314 and precious stones; there had never been spice H1314 like that which the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:24 - They brought every man his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, 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 of each young lady came to go in to King Ahasuerus, after the end of her twelve months under the regulations for the women—for the days of their beautification were completed as follows: six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices H1314 and the cosmetics for women
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:10 - “How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride!
How much better is your love than wine,
And the fragrance of your oils
Than all kinds of [fn]spices! H1314
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:14 - Nard and saffron, calamus and cinnamon,
With all the trees of frankincense,
Myrrh and aloes, along with all the finest [fn]spices. H1314
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - [fn]Awake, O north wind,
And come, wind of the south;
Make my garden breathe out fragrance,
Let its [fn]spices H1314 [fn]be wafted abroad.
May my beloved come into his garden
And eat its choice fruits!”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:13 - “His cheeks are like a bed of balsam, H1314
Banks of sweet-scented herbs;
His lips are lilies
Dripping with liquid myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - [fn]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 - [fn][fn]Hurry, my beloved,
And be like a gazelle or a young [fn]stag
On the mountains of spices.” H1314
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:24 - Now it will come about that instead of [fn]sweet H1314 perfume H1314 there will be putrefaction;
Instead of a belt, a rope;
Instead of well-set hair, a plucked-out scalp;
Instead of fine clothes, a donning of sackcloth;
And branding instead of beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:2 - Hezekiah [fn]was pleased, and showed them all his treasure house, the silver and the gold and the spices H1314 and the precious oil and his whole armory and all that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his house nor in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:22 - “The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your wares with the best of all kinds of spices, H1314 and with all kinds of precious stones and gold.

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