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Lexicon :: Strong's H1823 - dᵊmûṯ

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Part of Speech
adverb, feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 437a

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, “[fn]Let Us make mankind in Our image, according to Our likeness H1823; and [fn]let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the livestock and over all the earth, and over every crawling thing that crawls on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:1 - This is the book of the generations of Adam. On 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 fathered 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 he saw the altar which was at Damascus; and King Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the [fn]pattern H1823 of the altar and its model, according to all its workmanship.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:3 - Now figures H1823 like H1823 oxen were under it and all around it, [fn]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 a roar on the mountains,
Like H1823 that of many people!
A sound of an uproar of kingdoms,
Of nations gathered together!
The LORD of armies is mustering the army 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 resembling H1823 four living beings. And this was their appearance: they had human form H1823.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:10 - As for the form H1823 of their faces, each had a human face; [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]In the midst of the living beings there was something that looked like burning coals of fire, [fn]like torches moving among the living beings. 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 [fn]sparkling topaz, and all four of them had the same form 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]beings there was something like H1823 an expanse, like the awesome gleam of crystal, spread out over their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:26 - Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something H1823 resembling H1823 a throne, like [fn]lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which H1823 resembled H1823 a throne, high up, was a figure H1823 with the appearance of a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:28 - Like the appearance of the rainbow [fn]in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance. Such was the appearance of the likeness H1823 of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell on my face and heard a voice speaking.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:2 - Then I looked, and behold, something H1823 like H1823 the appearance of [fn]a man; from His waist and downward there was the appearance of fire, and from His waist and upward like the appearance of a glow, like gleaming [fn]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 resembling H1823 a throne, appeared above them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:10 - And 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 form 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 - wearing belts around their waists, with flowing turbans on their heads, all of them looking like officers, [fn]like H1823 the [fn]Babylonians in Chaldea, the land of their birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:16 - And behold, [fn]one who H1823 resembled H1823 a human was touching my lips. Then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who was standing before me, “My lord, due to the vision [fn]anguish has come upon me, and I have retained no strength.
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