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Lexicon :: Strong's H1834 - dammeśeq

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
Strong’s Definitions

דַּמֶּשֶׂק Dammeseq, dam-meh'-sek; or דּוּמֶשֶׂק Dûwmeseq; or דַּרְמֶשֶׂק Darmeseq; of foreign origin; Damascus, a city of Syria:—Damascus.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's H1834 in the following manner: Damascus (44x), Syriadamascus (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's H1834 in the following manner: Damascus (44x), Syriadamascus (1x).
  1. Damascus = "silent is the sackcloth weaver"

    1. an ancient trading city, capital of Syria, located in the plain east of Hermon, 130 (205 km) miles northeast of Jerusalem

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דַּמֶּשֶׂק Dammeseq, dam-meh'-sek; or דּוּמֶשֶׂק Dûwmeseq; or דַּרְמֶשֶׂק Darmeseq; of foreign origin; Damascus, a city of Syria:—Damascus.
STRONGS H1834: Abbreviations
דַּמֶּ֫שֶׂק proper name, of a location Damascus (Assyrian Dimašḳi, Dimasḳi, DlPa 280 SchrCOT Genesis 15:2 & ABK 323 JägerBAS ii. 281 f. Arabic bdb019909, bdb019910; Aramaic TargumOnk, etc. דמשק, Ps-Jon דרמשק; bdb019911) — דַּמֶּשֶׂק 1 Kings 11:24 + 28 times; דַּמָּ֑שֶׂק Genesis 14:15 + 8 times; דַּרְמֶשֶׂק 1 Chronicles 18:5 + 3 times ch; דַּרְמָ֑שֶׂק 2 Chronicles 24:23; 28:5; דּוּמֶּשֶׂק 2 Kings 16:10; דְּמֶשֶׁק Amos 3:12 see following, Vrss. דַּמֶּשֶׂק; — ancient Aramaean city, situated latitude 33 degrees 30 minutes north, longitude 36 degrees 15 minutes east, in plain east of Hermon & southeast of Anti-Lebanon; on the Nahr Baradâ (Greek Chrysorrhoas); modern Dimishḳ & Esh-Sham, RobBR iii. 440 ff. BdPal 307; Damascus Genesis 14:15; Amos 5:27; 1 Kings 11:24 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 14:28; Songs 7:5; so also probably Genesis 15:2 (perhaps gloss compare Di), (Amos 3:12 see following); a trading-centre Ezekiel 27:18; as capital & residence of king of Aram 1 Kings 15:18 2 Chronicles 16:2, compare 1 Kings 20:34; 2 Kings 16:9, 10 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 16:11 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 16:12; 2 Chronicles 28:5; Isaiah 7:8 (twice in verse); Isaiah 8:4; Isaiah 10:9 (compare PetersHebraica. April 1885, 242) Isaiah 17:1 (twice in verse); Isaiah 17:3; Jeremiah 49:23, 24, 27; including also surrounding territory Ezekiel 47:16, 17 compare Ezekiel 47:18; Ezekiel 48:1, see מִדְבַּ֫רָה ד׳ 1 Kings 19:15; נַהֲרוֺת ד׳ 2 Kings 5:12; = kingdom Amos 1:3, 5 compare Zechariah 9:1; once (late) מֶלֶךְ ד׳ 2 Chronicles 24:23; note also אֲרַם ד׳ 2 Samuel 8:5, 6 = 1 Chronicles 18:5, 6; further אֱלֹהֵי ד׳ 2 Chronicles 28:23 (|| אֱלֹהֵי מַלְכֵי אֲרָם).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:15; 14:15; 15:2; 15:2

2 Samuel

8:5; 8:6

1 Kings

11:24; 11:24; 15:18; 19:15; 20:34

2 Kings

5:12; 14:28; 16:9; 16:10; 16:10; 16:11; 16:12

1 Chronicles

18:5; 18:5; 18:6

2 Chronicles

16:2; 24:23; 24:23; 28:5; 28:5; 28:23

Song of Songs



7:8; 8:4; 10:9; 17:1; 17:3


49:23; 49:24; 49:27


27:18; 47:16; 47:17; 47:18; 48:1


1:3; 1:5; 3:12; 3:12; 5:27




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1834 matches the Hebrew דַּמֶּשֶׂק (dammeśeq),
which occurs 45 times in 40 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:15 - And he divided himself against them, he and his servants, by night, and smote them, and pursued them unto Hobah, which is on the left hand of Damascus. H1834
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 - And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus? H1834
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:5 - And when the Syrians of Damascus H1834 came to succour Hadadezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:6 - Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus: H1834 and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought gifts. And the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:24 - And he gathered men unto him, and became captain over a band, when David slew them of Zobah: and they went to Damascus, H1834 and dwelt therein, and reigned in Damascus. H1834
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:18 - Then Asa took all the silver and the gold that were left in the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house, and delivered them into the hand of his servants: and king Asa sent them to Benhadad, the son of Tabrimon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, H1834 saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:15 - And the LORD said unto him, Go, return on thy way to the wilderness of Damascus: H1834 and when thou comest, anoint Hazael to be king over Syria:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:34 - And Benhadad said unto him, The cities, which my father took from thy father, I will restore; and thou shalt make streets for thee in Damascus, H1834 as my father made in Samaria. Then said Ahab, I will send thee away with this covenant. So he made a covenant with him, and sent him away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, H1834 better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean? So he turned and went away in a rage.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:7 - And Elisha came to Damascus; H1834 and Benhadad the king of Syria was sick; and it was told him, saying, The man of God is come hither.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, even of every good thing of Damascus, H1834 forty camels' burden, and came and stood before him, and said, Thy son Benhadad king of Syria hath sent me to thee, saying, Shall I recover of this disease?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:28 - Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, and all that he did, and his might, how he warred, and how he recovered Damascus, H1834 and Hamath, which belonged to Judah, for Israel, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:9 - And the king of Assyria hearkened unto him: for the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, H1834 and took it, and carried the people of it captive to Kir, and slew Rezin.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 - And king Ahaz went to Damascus H1834 to meet Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and saw an altar that was at Damascus: H1834 and king Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the fashion of the altar, and the pattern of it, according to all the workmanship thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:11 - And Urijah the priest built an altar according to all that king Ahaz had sent from Damascus: H1834 so Urijah the priest made it against king Ahaz came from Damascus. H1834
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:12 - And when the king was come from Damascus, H1834 the king saw the altar: and the king approached to the altar, and offered thereon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:5 - And when the Syrians of Damascus H1834 came to help Hadarezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:6 - Then David put garrisons in Syriadamascus; H1834 and the Syrians became David's servants, and brought gifts. Thus the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:2 - Then Asa brought out silver and gold out of the treasures of the house of the LORD and of the king's house, and sent to Benhadad king of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, H1834 saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:23 - And it came to pass at the end of the year, that the host of Syria came up against him: and they came to Judah and Jerusalem, and destroyed all the princes of the people from among the people, and sent all the spoil of them unto the king of Damascus. H1834
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:5 - Wherefore the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Syria; and they smote him, and carried away a great multitude of them captives, and brought them to Damascus. H1834 And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who smote him with a great slaughter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:23 - For he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, H1834 which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:4 - Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus. H1834
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:8 - For the head of Syria is Damascus, H1834 and the head of Damascus H1834 is Rezin; and within threescore and five years shall Ephraim be broken, that it be not a people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:4 - For before the child shall have knowledge to cry, My father, and my mother, the riches of Damascus H1834 and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of Assyria.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:9 - Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus? H1834
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:1 - The burden of Damascus. H1834 Behold, Damascus H1834 is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:3 - The fortress also shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus, H1834 and the remnant of Syria: they shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, saith the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:23 - Concerning Damascus. H1834 Hamath is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:24 - Damascus H1834 is waxed feeble, and turneth herself to flee, and fear hath seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken her, as a woman in travail.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:27 - And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, H1834 and it shall consume the palaces of Benhadad.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:18 - Damascus H1834 was thy merchant in the multitude of the wares of thy making, for the multitude of all riches; in the wine of Helbon, and white wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:16 - Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus H1834 and the border of Hamath; Hazarhatticon, which is by the coast of Hauran.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:17 - And the border from the sea shall be Hazarenan, the border of Damascus, H1834 and the north northward, and the border of Hamath. And this is the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:18 - And the east side ye shall measure from Hauran, and from Damascus, H1834 and from Gilead, and from the land of Israel by Jordan, from the border unto the east sea. And this is the east side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:1 - Now these are the names of the tribes. From the north end to the coast of the way of Hethlon, as one goeth to Hamath, Hazarenan, the border of Damascus H1834 northward, to the coast of Hamath; for these are his sides east and west; a portion for Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:3 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, H1834 and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:5 - I will break also the bar of Damascus, H1834 and cut off the inhabitant from the plain of Aven, and him that holdeth the sceptre from the house of Eden: and the people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:27 - Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, H1834 saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:1 - The burden of the word of the LORD in the land of Hadrach, and Damascus H1834 shall be the rest thereof: when the eyes of man, as of all the tribes of Israel, shall be toward the LORD.
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