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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 - Then he divided [fn]his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and [fn]defeated them, and pursued them as far as Hobah, which is [fn]north of Damascus H1834.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 -

But Abram said, “Lord [fn]GOD, what will You give me, since I [fn]am childless, and the [fn]heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus H1834?”

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:5 - When the Arameans of Damascus H1834 came to help Hadadezer, king of Zobah, David [fn]killed twenty-two thousand men among the Arameans.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:6 - Then David put garrisons among the Arameans of Damascus H1834, and the Arameans became servants to David, bringing tribute. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:24 - And he gathered men to himself and became leader of a marauding band, after David killed those of Zobah; and they went to Damascus H1834 and stayed [fn]there, and reigned in Damascus H1834.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:18 - Then Asa took all the silver and the gold that was left in the treasuries of the house of the LORD and the treasuries of the king’s house, and handed it over to his servants. And King Asa sent them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Aram, who lived in Damascus H1834, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:15 -

The LORD said to him, “Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus H1834; and when you have arrived, you shall anoint Hazael king over Aram.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:34 - And Ben-hadad said to him, “The cities which my father took from your father I will restore, and you can make streets for yourself in Damascus H1834, as my father made in Samaria.” Ahab said, “And I will let you go with this covenant.” So he made a covenant with him and let him go.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - “Are [fn]Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus H1834, not better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?” So he turned and went away in a rage.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:7 -

Then Elisha came to Damascus H1834. Now Ben-hadad, the king of Aram, was sick, and it was told to him, saying, “The man of God has come here.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:9 - So Hazael went to meet him and took a gift in his hand, even every kind of good thing of Damascus H1834, forty camels’ loads; and he came and stood before him and said, “Your son Ben-hadad king of Aram has sent me to you, saying, ‘Will I recover from this sickness?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:28 -

Now as for the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did and his might, how he fought and how he recovered for Israel Damascus H1834 and Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:9 - So the king of Assyria listened to him; and the king of Assyria went up against Damascus H1834 and captured it, and led the people of it into exile to Kir, and put Rezin to death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 -

Now King Ahaz went to Damascus H1834 to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and he saw the altar which was at Damascus H1834; and King Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the [fn]pattern of the altar and its model, according to all its workmanship.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:11 - So Urijah the priest built an altar; according to everything that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus H1834, in that way Urijah the priest made it, [fn]before the coming of King Ahaz from Damascus H1834.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:12 - And when the king came from Damascus H1834, the king saw the altar; then the king approached the altar and [fn]went up to it,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:5 -

When the Arameans of [fn]Damascus H1834 came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David [fn]killed twenty-two thousand men of the Arameans.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:6 - Then David put garrisons among the Arameans of [fn]Damascus H1834; and the Arameans became servants to David, bringing tribute. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:2 - Then Asa brought out silver and gold from the treasuries of the house of the LORD and the king’s house, and sent it to Ben-hadad king of Aram, who lived in Damascus H1834, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:23 -

Now it happened at the turn of the year that the army of the Arameans came up against Joash; and they came to Judah and Jerusalem, destroyed all the officials of the people from among the people, and sent all their spoils to the king of Damascus H1834.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:5 -

Therefore the LORD his God handed him over to the king of Aram; and they [fn]defeated him and carried from him a great number of captives, and brought them to Damascus H1834. And he was also handed over to the king of Israel, who struck him with heavy casualties.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:23 - For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus H1834 who had [fn]defeated him, and said, “Because the gods of the kings of Aram helped them, I will sacrifice to them so that they may help me.” But they became the [fn]downfall of him and all Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:4 -

“Your neck is like a tower of ivory,

Your eyes like the pools in Heshbon

By the gate of Bath-rabbim;

Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon,

Which looks toward Damascus H1834.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:8 - “For the head of Aram is Damascus H1834, and the head of Damascus H1834 is Rezin (now within another sixty-five years Ephraim will be broken to pieces, so that it is no longer a people),
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:4 - for before the boy knows how to cry out ‘My father’ or ‘My mother,’ the wealth of Damascus H1834 and the spoils of Samaria will be carried away before the king of Assyria.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:9 -

“Is not Calno like Carchemish,

Or Hamath like Arpad,

Or Samaria like Damascus H1834?

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:1 -

The pronouncement concerning Damascus H1834:

“Behold, Damascus H1834 is about to be removed from being a city

And will become a fallen ruin.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:3 -

“The [fn]fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,

And [fn]sovereignty from Damascus H1834

And the remnant of Aram;

They will be like the glory of the sons of Israel,”

Declares the LORD of armies.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:23 -

Concerning Damascus H1834:

“Hamath and Arpad are put to shame,

For they have heard bad news;

They despair.

There is anxiety at the sea,

It cannot be calmed.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:24 -

“Damascus H1834 has become helpless;

She has turned away to flee,

And panic has gripped her;

Distress and labor pains have seized her

Like a woman in childbirth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:27 -

“I will set fire to the wall of Damascus H1834,

And it will devour the fortified palace of Ben-hadad.”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:18 - “Damascus H1834 was your customer because of the abundance of your [fn]goods, because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth, because of the wine of Helbon and white wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:16 - [fn]Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus H1834 and the border of Hamath; Hazer-hatticon, which is by the border of Hauran.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:17 - “The boundary shall [fn]extend from the sea to Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus H1834, and on the north toward the north is the border of Hamath. This is the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:18 -

“The east side, from between Hauran, Damascus H1834, Gilead, and the land of Israel, shall be the Jordan; from the north border to the eastern sea you shall measure. This is the east side.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:1 -

“Now these are the names of the tribes: from the northern extremity, [fn]beside the way of Hethlon to [fn]Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus H1834, toward the north [fn]beside Hamath, [fn]running from east to west, Dan, one portion.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:3 -

This is what the LORD says:

“For three offenses of Damascus H1834, and for four,

I will not [fn]revoke its punishment,

Because they threshed Gilead with iron sledges.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:5 -

“I will also break the gate bar of Damascus H1834,

And eliminate every inhabitant from the [fn]Valley of Aven,

As well as him who holds the scepter, from Beth-eden;

So the people of Aram will be exiled to Kir,”

Says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:27 - “Therefore I will make you go into exile beyond Damascus H1834,” says the LORD, whose name is the God of armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:1 -

The pronouncement of the word of the LORD is against the land of Hadrach, with Damascus H1834 as its resting place (for the eyes of mankind, especially of all the tribes of Israel, are toward the LORD),

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