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Lexicon :: Strong's H1832 - dimʿâ

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Part of Speech
collective feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 442b

Strong’s Definitions

דִּמְעָה dimʻâh, dim-aw'; feminine of H1831; weeping:—tears.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H1832 in the following manner: tear (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H1832 in the following manner: tear (23x).
  1. tears

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דִּמְעָה dimʻâh, dim-aw'; feminine of H1831; weeping:—tears.
STRONGS H1832: Abbreviations
דִּמְעָה noun feminine collective tears (chiefly poetic and late; frequently in Jeremiah and contemporary) (Arabic bdb019907; Assyrian dimu, dimtu HptKAT 2 Gloss i. ZimBP 23, 95; Aramaic דִּמְעָא, bdb019908; Late Hebrew דֶּמַע, דִּמְעָה) — absolute ד׳ Psalm 80:6 + 10 times; construct דִּמְעַת Ecclesiastes 4:1; suffix דִּמְעָתִי Psalm 6:7 + 4 times; דִּמְעָתֶ֑ךָ 2 Kings 20:5 = Isaiah 38:5 + Ezekiel 24:16 (strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co); דִּמְעָתָהּ Lamentations 1:2; plural דְּמָעוֺת Psalm 80:6; Lamentations 2:11tears Psalm 6:7; Ecclesiastes 4:1; Lamentations 1:2; Lamentations 2:11; especially in Jeremiah in phrase תֵּרֵד עֵינִי ד׳ etc. Jeremiah 9:17; Jeremiah 13:17; Jeremiah 14:17, compare Lamentations 2:18; Jeremiah 8:23 וְעֵינִי מְקוֺר ד׳; אֲרַיָּ֫וֶךְ דִּמְעָתִי of weeping over, in behalf of one Isaiah 16:9; as appealing to God's compassion 2 Kings 20:5 = Isaiah 38:5; Psalm 39:13; Psalm 56:9 שִׂימָה ד׳ בְּנאֹדֶ֑ךָ (compare Che); see also Psalm 116:8; Jeremiah 31:16; Isaiah 25:8; opposed to רִנָּה Psalm 126:5; of hypocritical tears Malachi 2:13; figurative tears as food Psalm 42:4 (דִּמְעָתִי לחם); לחם ד׳ Psalm 80:6; as drink Psalm 80:6, compare Babylonian dimtu maštîtî, tears (were) my drink (ZimBP 42; || bikîtum kurmatî, weeping (was) my sustenance). — Ezekiel 24:16 וְלֹא תָבוֺא דִּמְעָתֶ֑ךָ strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co compare Ezekiel 24:23.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

20:5; 20:5


6:7; 6:7; 39:13; 42:4; 56:9; 80:6; 80:6; 80:6; 80:6; 116:8; 126:5


4:1; 4:1


16:9; 25:8; 38:5; 38:5


9:17; 13:17; 14:17; 31:16


1:2; 1:2; 2:11; 2:11; 2:18


24:16; 24:16; 24:23




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1832 matches the Hebrew דִּמְעָה (dimʿâ),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:5 - “Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, ‘This is what the LORD, the God of your father David says: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears H1832; behold, I am going to heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:6 -

I am weary with my sighing;

Every night I make my bed swim,

I flood my couch with my tears H1832.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:12 -

“Hear my prayer, LORD, and listen to my cry for help;

Do not be silent to my tears H1832;

For I am a stranger with You,

One who lives abroad, like all my fathers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:3 -

My tears H1832 have been my food day and night,

While they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:8 -

You have taken account of my [fn]miseries;

Put my tears H1832 in Your bottle.

Are they not in Your book?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:5 -

You have fed them with the bread of tears H1832,

And You have made them drink tears H1832 in [fn]large measure.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 -

For You have rescued my soul from death,

My eyes from tears H1832,

And my feet from stumbling.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 126:5 -

Those who sow in tears H1832 shall harvest with joyful shouting.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:1 -

Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun. And behold, I saw the tears H1832 of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort them; and power was on the side of their oppressors, but they had no one to comfort them.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:9 -

Therefore I will weep bitterly for Jazer, for the vine of Sibmah;

I will drench you with my tears H1832, Heshbon and Elealeh;

For the shouting over your summer fruits and your harvest has fallen away.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:8 -

He will [fn]swallow up death for all time,

And the Lord [fn]GOD will wipe tears H1832 away from all faces,

And He will remove the disgrace of His people from all the earth;

For the LORD has spoken.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:5 - “Go and say to Hezekiah, ‘This is what the LORD, the God of your father David says: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears H1832; behold, I will add fifteen years to your [fn]life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:1 -

[fn]Oh, that my head were waters

And my eyes a fountain of tears H1832,

That I might weep day and night

For those slain of the daughter of my people!

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:18 -

“Have them hurry and take up a wailing for us,

So that our eyes may shed tears H1832,

And our eyelids flow with water.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:17 -

But if you do not listen to it,

My soul will weep in secret for such pride;

And my eyes will shed

And stream down tears H1832,

Because the flock of the LORD has been taken captive.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:17 -

“You will say this word to them,

‘Let my eyes stream down tears H1832 night and day,

And let them not cease;

For the virgin daughter of my people has been crushed with a mighty blow,

With a sorely infected wound.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:16 -

This is what the LORD says:

“Restrain your voice from weeping

And your eyes from tears H1832;

For your work will be rewarded,” declares the LORD,

“And they will return from the land of the enemy.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:2 -

She weeps bitterly in the night,

And her tears H1832 are on her cheeks;

She has no one to comfort her

Among all her lovers.

All her friends have dealt treacherously with her;

They have become her enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:11 -

My eyes fail because of tears H1832,

My [fn]spirit is greatly troubled;

My [fn]heart is poured out on the earth

Because of the [fn]destruction of the daughter of my people,

When little ones and infants languish

In the streets of the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:18 -

Their heart cried out to the Lord:

“You wall of the daughter of Zion,

Let your tears H1832 stream down like a river day and night;

Give yourself no relief,

Let [fn]your eyes have no rest.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:16 - “Son of man, behold, I am about to take from you what is precious to your eyes with a fatal blow; but you shall not mourn and you shall not weep, and your tears H1832 shall not come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:13 -

And this is [fn]another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears H1832, with weeping and sighing, because He no longer gives attention to the [fn]offering or accepts it with favor from your hand.

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