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Lexicon :: Strong's H1995 - hāmôn

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 505a

Strong’s Definitions

הָמוֹן hâmôwn, haw-mone'; or הָמֹן hâmôn; (Ezekiel 5:7), from H1993; a noise, tumult, crowd; also disquietude, wealth:—abundance, company, many, multitude, multiply, noise, riches, rumbling, sounding, store, tumult.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 83x

The KJV translates Strong's H1995 in the following manner: multitude (62x), noise (4x), tumult (4x), abundance (3x), many (3x), store (2x), company (1x), multiplied (1x), riches (1x), rumbling (1x), sounding (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 83x
The KJV translates Strong's H1995 in the following manner: multitude (62x), noise (4x), tumult (4x), abundance (3x), many (3x), store (2x), company (1x), multiplied (1x), riches (1x), rumbling (1x), sounding (1x).
  1. (Qal) murmur, roar, crowd, abundance, tumult, sound

    1. sound, murmur, rush, roar

    2. tumult, confusion

    3. crowd, multitude

    4. great number, abundance

    5. abundance, wealth

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָמוֹן hâmôwn, haw-mone'; or הָמֹן hâmôn; (Ezekiel 5:7), from H1993; a noise, tumult, crowd; also disquietude, wealth:—abundance, company, many, multitude, multiply, noise, riches, rumbling, sounding, store, tumult.
STRONGS H1995: Abbreviations
הָמוֺן noun masculine1 Samuel 4:14 (feminine Job 31:34) sound, murmur, roar, crowd, abundance; — absolute ה׳ 1 Samuel 4:14 + 27 times (+ 2 Kings 25:11 = אָמוֺן in || Jeremiah 52:15, see II. אָמוֺן above); construct הֲמוֺן Genesis 17:14 + 30 times + Ezekiel 39:11, 15 (גֵּיא הֲמוֺן גּוֺג); suffix הֲמוֺנוֺ Isaiah 5:13 + 2 times + Ezekiel 31:18 Qr + 3 times (Kt המונה); so also Co for proper name (?) הֲמוֺנָה (q. v.) Ezekiel 39:16; הַמוֺנָהּ Isaiah 5:14 + 6 times + Ezekiel 7:12, 13; Ezekiel 30:4 (all strike out B Co; in Ezekiel 7:13 also Da), הֲמֹנָהּ Ezekiel 29:19; הֲמוֺנָם Isaiah 31:4; Ezekiel 7:11; plural הֲמֹנִים Joel 4:14 (twice in verse); suffix הֲמוֺנֶיהָ Ezekiel 32:30; — הֲמָנְכֶם Ezekiel 5:7 see below המן.
1. sound, murmur, rush, roar, especially sound made by a crowd of people, murmur, roar Psalm 65:8 לְאֻמִּים ה׳ (|| שְׁאוֺן יַמִּים etc.); compare קוֺל ה׳ Isaiah 13:4 sound of a roaring (|| קוֺל שְׁאוֺן), Isaiah 33:3; Daniel 10:6; הֲמוֺן עַמִּים Isaiah 17:12 (|| שְׁאוֺן לְאֻמִּים) where again compared with הֲמוֺת יַמִּים; also Isaiah 31:4 of throng of shepherds (|| קוֺל); of a city ה׳ קִרְיָה Job 39:7 (|| תְּשֻׁאוֺת נֹגֵשׂ); compare עִיר ה׳ = noisy city Isaiah 32:14, הֲמוֺנָהּ Isaiah 5:14; of sound of songs שִׁירַיִךְ ה׳ Ezekiel 26:13 (|| קוֺל כִנּוֺרַיִךְ), compare Amos 5:23 (|| זִמְרַת נְבָלֶיךָ); of crying קוֺל ה׳ 1 Samuel 4:14 (|| קוֺל) צְעָקָה; see further הֲמוֺן מֵעִים figurative of sympathy Isaiah 63:15 (|| רַחֲמִים), compare הָמָה 2. of rain הַגֶּשֶׁם קוֺל ה׳ 1 Kings 18:41, compare Jeremiah 10:13 = Jeremiah 51:16; — of rumbling of chariot-wheels גַּלְגִּלָּיו ה׳ Jeremiah 47:3 (|| קוֺל שַׁעֲטַת מַּרְסוֺת & רַעַשׁ לְרִכְבּוֺ).
2. tumult, confusion (as occasioning a roar) 1 Samuel 14:19; 2 Samuel 18:29.
3. crowd, multitude (especially frequently in Ezra, Chronicles): —
a. frequently of great army Judges 4:7; 1 Samuel 14:16; 1 Kings 20:13, 28; Isaiah 29:5 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 13:8; 2 Chronicles 14:10; 2 Chronicles 20:2, 12, 15, 24; 32:7; compare Ezekiel 39:11; also Ezekiel 7:12, 13; Ezekiel 30:4 (compare emendation above); on Jeremiah 3:23 compare VB; see further גֵּיא הֲמוֺן גּוֺג Ezekiel 39:11, 15; Daniel 11:10 (חֲיָלִים רַבִּים ה׳) Daniel 11:11 Daniel 11:11; Daniel 11:12; Daniel 11:13 (|| חַיִל גָּדוֺל); also plural Joel Daniel 4:14 (twice in verse).
c. of any great throng 2 Kings 7:13 (twice in verse) (so MT 2 Kings 25:11, but || Jeremiah 52:15 הָאָמוֺן) Psalm 42:5; Job 31:34 (רַבָּה ה׳) Ezekiel 23:42; גּוֺיִם ה׳ Genesis 17:4, 5 (P) compare Isaiah 29:7, 8; so, under figure of overwhelming mass of waves Jeremiah 51:42.
4. great number, abundance (late) נָשִׁים ה׳ 2 Chronicles 11:23 **for וַיִּשְׁאַל הֲמַוֺן נָשִׁים PerlesAnal. 47 proposes וִיִּשְׂאוּ לָהֶם נ׳ (compare נשׂא 3d); of cattle Jeremiah 49:32; of things: materials for temple-building 1 Chronicles 29:16; tithes & gifts 2 Chronicles 31:10. Hence
5. abundance, wealth, Psalm 37:16 compare Ecclesiastes 5:9 (|| כֶּסֶף), Isaiah 60:5 (יָם ה׳; || חֵיל גּוֺיִם).

† [הָמַן] verb rage, be trubulent (? denominative from המון Thes, after Rabb; compare Ke RV; AV multiply; but very dubious) — only
Qal Infinitive suffix יַעַן הֲמָנְכֶם מִןהַֿגּוֺיִם Ezekiel 5:7 (Sm queries; Ew, after Syriac Version Aq, הִמָּנֵכֶם from מנה); read rather, with Bö Co Da, המרותכם (from מרה) because ye rebelled.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:4; 17:5; 17:14



1 Samuel

4:14; 4:14; 4:14; 14:16; 14:19

2 Samuel

6:19; 18:29

1 Kings

18:41; 20:13; 20:28

2 Kings

7:13; 25:11; 25:11

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

11:23; 13:8; 14:10; 20:2; 20:12; 20:15; 20:24; 31:10; 32:7


31:34; 31:34; 39:7


37:16; 42:5; 65:8




5:13; 5:13; 5:14; 5:14; 13:4; 16:14; 17:12; 29:5; 29:7; 29:8; 31:4; 31:4; 32:14; 33:3; 60:5; 63:15


3:23; 10:13; 47:3; 49:32; 51:16; 51:42; 52:15; 52:15


5:7; 5:7; 7:11; 7:11; 7:12; 7:12; 7:13; 7:13; 7:13; 7:14; 23:42; 26:13; 29:19; 29:19; 30:4; 30:4; 30:10; 30:15; 31:2; 31:18; 31:18; 32:12; 32:16; 32:18; 32:20; 32:24; 32:25; 32:26; 32:30; 32:31; 32:32; 39:11; 39:11; 39:11; 39:15; 39:15; 39:16


4:14; 10:6; 11:10; 11:11; 11:11; 11:12; 11:13



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1995 matches the Hebrew הָמוֹן (hāmôn),
which occurs 85 times in 78 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 17:4–Eze 7:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:4 - “As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you,
And you will be the father of a multitude H1995 of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - “No longer shall you be named [fn]Abram,
But your name shall be [fn]Abraham;
For I have made you the father of a multitude H1995 of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:7 - ‘I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin’s army, with his chariots and his [fn]many H1995 troops to the river Kishon, and I will hand him over to you.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:14 - When Eli heard the noise of the outcry, he said, “What does the noise of this commotion H1995 mean?” Then the man came hurriedly and told Eli.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:16 - Now Saul’s watchmen in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude H1995 dissolved; they went here and there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:19 - While Saul talked to the priest, the commotion H1995 in the camp of the Philistines continued and increased; so Saul said to the priest, “Withdraw your hand.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:19 - Further, he distributed to all the people, to all the multitude H1995 of Israel, both to men and women, a cake of bread, one of dates, and one of raisins to each one. Then all the people left, each to his house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:29 - But the king said, “Is it well with the young man Absalom?” And Ahimaaz answered, “When Joab sent the king’s servant, and your servant, I saw a great commotion H1995, but I did not know what it was.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:41 - Now Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of the roar H1995 of a heavy shower.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:13 - Now behold, a prophet approached Ahab king of Israel, and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Have you seen all this great multitude H1995? Behold, I am going to hand them over to you today, and you shall know that I am the LORD.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:28 - Then a man of God approached and spoke to the king of Israel, and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Since the Arameans have said, “The LORD is a god of mountains, but He is not a god of valleys,” therefore I will hand over to you all this great multitude H1995, and you shall know that I am the LORD.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:13 - One of his servants responded and said, “Please, have some men take five of the horses that remain, which are left [fn]in the city. Behold, they will be in any case like all the multitude H1995 of Israel who are left in it; behold, they will be like all the multitude H1995 of Israel who have already perished, so let us send them and see.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:11 - Then Nebuzaradan, the captain of the bodyguards, led into exile the rest of the people who were left in the city and the deserters who had deserted to the king of Babylon, and the rest of the [fn]people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:16 - “LORD our God, all this abundance H1995 that we have provided to build You a house for Your holy name, it is from Your hand, and everything is Yours.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:23 - He acted wisely and distributed [fn]some of his sons through all the territories of Judah and Benjamin to all the fortified cities, and he gave them plenty of provisions. And he sought many H1995 wives for them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:8 - “So now you intend to assert yourselves against the kingdom of the LORD [fn]through the sons of David, [fn]being a great multitude H1995 and having with you the golden calves which Jeroboam made for you as gods.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:11 - Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, “LORD, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; help us, LORD our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude H1995. LORD, You are our God; do not let man prevail against You.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:2 - Then some came and reported to Jehoshaphat, saying, “A great multitude H1995 is coming against you from beyond the sea, from [fn]Aram; and behold, they are in Hazazon-tamar (that is Engedi).”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:12 - “Our God, will You not judge them? For we are powerless before this great multitude H1995 that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are on You.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:15 - and he said, “Listen, all you of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and King Jehoshaphat: This is what the LORD says to you: ‘Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude H1995, for the battle is not yours but God’s.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:24 - When Judah came to the watchtower of the wilderness, they turned toward the multitude H1995, and behold, they were corpses lying on the ground, and there was no survivor.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:10 - Azariah, the chief priest of the house of Zadok, said to [fn]him, “Since the contributions started coming into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat with plenty left over, for the LORD has blessed His people, and this great H1995 quantity H1995 is left over.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:7 - “Be strong and courageous, do not fear or be dismayed because of the king of Assyria nor because of all the horde H1995 that is with him; for the One with us is greater than the one with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:34 - Because I feared the great multitude H1995
And the contempt of families terrified me,
And I kept silent and did not go out of doors?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:7 - “He laughs at the turmoil H1995 of the city,
He does not hear the shouting of the taskmaster.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:16 - Better is the little of the righteous
Than the abundance H1995 of many wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:4 - I remember these things and pour out my soul within me.
For I used to go over with the multitude and walk them to the house of God,
With a voice of joy and thanksgiving, a multitude H1995 celebrating a festival.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:7 - Who stills the roaring of the seas,
The roaring of their waves,
And the turmoil H1995 of the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:10 - One who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor one who loves abundance H1995 with its income. This too is futility.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:13 - Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge;
And their [fn]nobles are famished,
And their multitude H1995 is parched with thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:14 - Therefore Sheol has enlarged its [fn]throat and opened its mouth beyond measure;
And [fn]Jerusalem’s splendor, her multitude H1995, her noise of revelry, and the jubilant within her, descend into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:4 - A sound of a roar H1995 on the mountains,
Like 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 16:14 - But now the LORD has spoken, saying, “Within three years, as [fn]a hired worker would count them, the glory of Moab will become contemptible along with all his great population H1995, and his remnant will be very small and [fn]impotent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:12 - Oh, the uproar H1995 of many peoples
Who roar like the roaring of the seas,
And the rumbling of nations
Who rush on like the rumbling of mighty waters!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:5 - But the multitude H1995 of your [fn]enemies will become like fine dust,
And the multitude H1995 of the ruthless ones like the chaff which [fn]blows away;
And it will happen instantly, suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:7 - And the multitude H1995 of all the nations who wage war against [fn]Ariel,
Even all who wage war against her and her stronghold, and who distress her,
Will be like a dream, a vision of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:8 - It will be as when a hungry person dreams
And behold, he is eating;
But when he awakens, his [fn]hunger is not satisfied,
Or as when a thirsty person dreams
And behold, he is drinking,
But when he awakens, behold, he is faint
And his [fn]thirst is not quenched.
So will the multitude H1995 of all the nations be
Who wage war against Mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For this is what the LORD says to me:
“As the lion or the young lion growls over his prey,
Against which a band of shepherds is called out,
And he will not be terrified at their voice nor disturbed at their noise H1995,
So will the LORD of armies come down to wage war on Mount Zion and on its hill.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - For the palace has been neglected, the [fn]populated H1995 city abandoned.
[fn]Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever,
A delight for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:3 - At the sound of a roar H1995, peoples flee;
At the lifting up of Yourself, nations disperse.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:5 - “Then you will see and be radiant,
And your heart will [fn]thrill and rejoice;
Because the [fn]abundance H1995 of the sea will be turned to you,
The wealth of the nations will come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:15 - Look down from heaven and see from Your holy and glorious lofty habitation;
Where are Your zeal and Your mighty deeds?
The stirrings H1995 of Your heart and Your compassion are restrained toward me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:23 - “Certainly the hills are a deception,
[fn]Commotion H1995 on the mountains.
Certainly in the LORD our God
Is the salvation of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:13 - When He utters His voice, there is a roar H1995 of waters in the heavens,
And He makes the clouds ascend from the end of the earth;
He makes lightning for the rain,
And brings out the wind from His storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:3 - “Because of the noise of the [fn]galloping hoofs of his [fn]stallions,
The roar of his chariots, and the rumbling H1995 of his wheels,
The fathers have not turned back for their children,
Because of the debility of their hands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:32 - “Their camels will become plunder,
And their many H1995 livestock for spoils,
And I will scatter to all the winds those who cut the corners of their hair;
And I will bring their disaster from every side,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:16 - When He utters His voice, there is a roar H1995 of waters in the heavens,
And He makes the clouds ascend from the end of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
And brings out wind from His storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:42 - “The [fn]sea has come up over Babylon;
She has been engulfed by its roaring H1995 waves.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:7 - “Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you have more turmoil H1995 than the nations that surround you and have not walked in My statutes, nor executed My ordinances, nor acted in accordance with the ordinances of the nations around you,’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:11 - ‘Violence [fn]has grown into a rod of wickedness. None of them shall remain, none of their [fn]people H1995, none of their wealth, nor anything eminent among them.

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