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Lexicon :: Strong's H1823 - dᵊmûṯ

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adverb, feminine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

דְּמוּת dᵉmûwth, dem-ooth'; from H1819; resemblance; concretely, model, shape; adverbially, like:—fashion, like (-ness, as), manner, similitude.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H1823 in the following manner: likeness (19x), similitude (2x), like (2x), manner (1x), fashion (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H1823 in the following manner: likeness (19x), similitude (2x), like (2x), manner (1x), fashion (1x).
feminine noun
  1. likeness, similitude

  2. in the likeness of, like as

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דְּמוּת dᵉmûwth, dem-ooth'; from H1819; resemblance; concretely, model, shape; adverbially, like:—fashion, like (-ness, as), manner, similitude.
STRONGS H1823: Abbreviations
דְּמוּת noun feminine likeness, similitude (mostly late) (according to LagBN 12. 147 ff. mispunct. for דִּמְוַת from דִּמְוָה; according to WeProl. 413. Eng. Tr. 389 an Aramaic Loan-word, but see Di Genesis 5:1, DrJPh xi. 216 CheOP. 474) — absolute ד׳ Isaiah 40:18 + 3 times; construct ד׳ Genesis 5:1 + 16 times; suffix דְּמוּתוֺ Genesis 5:3; דְּמוּתֵנוּ Genesis 1:26; —
1. likeness, similitude, of external appearance, chiefly in Ezek.: Ezekiel 1:5 (likeness, i.e. something that appeared like) so Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 8:2 דְּמוּת כְּמַרְאֵה (אֵשׁׅ (compare Co), Ezekiel 10:1 כִּסֵּא כְּמַרְאֵה ד׳; compare also Daniel 10:16 כִּדְמוּת בְּנֵי אָדָם i.e. one like the sons of man; similitude, resemblance Ezekiel 1:5, 10, 16, 22, 26; Ezekiel 10:10, 21, 22; דְּמוּת כְּמַרְאֵה אָדָם Ezekiel 1:26; מַרְאֵה ד׳ כְּבוֺד י׳ Ezekiel 1:28; also 2 Kings 16:10 (pattern of altar), 2 Chronicles 4:3 (images of oxen); of son in likeness of father Genesis 5:3 (P); so also of man in likeness of God Genesis 1:26 (|| צֶלֶם) Genesis 5:1 (both P); compare Isaiah 40:18 what ד׳ will ye compare to him (אֵל) ? || דִּמָּה which see.
2. adverbially, in likeness of, like as Isaiah 13:4 compare Ezekiel 23:15 & כִּד׳ Psalm 58:5. — Ezekiel 1:13 read וּבֵינוֺת, see בֵּין and J P PetersJBL 1892 40. 42. On דְּמוּת אֶחָד Ezekiel 1:16; Ezekiel 10:10 (apparently masculine) compare Thes & Sm who translate the likeness of one had they all four; Co reads אחת.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:26; 1:26; 5:1; 5:1; 5:1; 5:3; 5:3

2 Kings


2 Chronicles





13:4; 40:18; 40:18


1:5; 1:5; 1:10; 1:13; 1:16; 1:16; 1:22; 1:26; 1:26; 1:26; 1:28; 8:2; 10:1; 10:10; 10:10; 10:21; 10:22; 23:15



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1823 matches the Hebrew דְּמוּת (dᵊmûṯ),
which occurs 25 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:26 -

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness H1823, so that they will have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over the cattle and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:1 -

This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day when God created man, He made him in the likeness H1823 of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 -

When Adam had lived 130 years, he [fn]became the father of a son in his own likeness H1823, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 -

Now King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria and saw the altar which was at Damascus; and King Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the likeness H1823 of the altar and its pattern, according to all its workmanship.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:3 - Now figures H1823 like H1823 oxen were under it and encircling it, ten cubits, entirely encircling the sea. The oxen were in two rows, cast [fn]in one piece.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:4 -

They have venom like H1823 the venom of a serpent;

Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:4 -

A sound of tumult on the mountains,

Like H1823 that of many people!

A sound of the rumbling of kingdoms,

Of nations gathered together!

Yahweh of hosts is mustering the host for battle.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:18 -

To whom then will you liken God?

Or what likeness H1823 will you compare with Him?

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:5 - And within it there were figures H1823 with the likeness H1823 of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had the likeness H1823 of a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:10 - And as for the likeness H1823 of their faces, each had the face of a man; [fn]all four had the face of a lion on the right and the face of a bull on the left, and [fn]all four had the face of an eagle.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:13 - [fn]As for the likeness H1823 of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, [fn]like the appearance of torches going back and forth among the living creatures. The fire was bright, and lightning was [fn]flashing from the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:16 - The appearance of the wheels and their workmanship was like the gleam of beryl, and all four of them had the same likeness H1823, their appearance and workmanship being as if [fn]one wheel were within another.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:22 -

Now over the heads of the living [fn]creatures there was something with the likeness H1823 of an expanse, like the awesome gleam of [fn]crystal, spread out over their heads above.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:26 -

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something H1823 in the likeness H1823 of a throne, like sapphire stone in appearance; and upon the likeness H1823 of the throne, high up, was the likeness H1823 of one with the appearance of a man.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:28 - As the appearance of the rainbow [fn]in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the radiance all around. Such was the appearance of the likeness H1823 of the glory of Yahweh. And I saw this, and I fell on my face and heard a sound of a voice speaking.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:2 - Then I looked, and behold, a likeness H1823 as the appearance of [fn]one on fire; from His loins and downward there was the appearance of fire, and from His loins and upward the appearance of brightness, like the gleam of [fn]glowing metal.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:1 -

Then I looked, and behold, in the [fn]expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim something like a sapphire stone, in appearance in the likeness H1823 of a throne, appeared above them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:10 - As for their appearance, all four of them had the same likeness H1823, as if one wheel were within another wheel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:21 - Each one had four faces and each one four wings, and beneath their wings was the likeness H1823 of human hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:22 - As for the likeness H1823 of their faces, they were the same faces whose appearance I had seen by the river Chebar. Each one went straight ahead.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:15 - girded with belts on their loins, with flowing turbans on their heads, all of them looking like officers, in the likeness H1823 of the [fn]Babylonians in Chaldea, the land of their birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:16 -

And behold, one [fn]in the likeness H1823 of the sons of men was touching my lips; then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who was standing before me, “O my lord, as a result of the vision that appeared, pains have come upon me, and I have retained no might.

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