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Lexicon :: Strong's H2154 - zimmâ

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Strong’s Definitions

זִמָּה zimmâh, zim-maw'; or זַמָּה zammâh; from H2161; a plan, especially a bad one:—heinous crime, lewd(-ly, -ness), mischief, purpose, thought, wicked (device, mind, -ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H2154 in the following manner: lewdness (14x), wickedness (4x), mischief (3x), lewd (2x), heinous crime (1x), wicked devices (1x), lewdly (1x), wicked mind (1x), purposes (1x), thought (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H2154 in the following manner: lewdness (14x), wickedness (4x), mischief (3x), lewd (2x), heinous crime (1x), wicked devices (1x), lewdly (1x), wicked mind (1x), purposes (1x), thought (1x).
  1. plan, device, wickedness, evil plan, mischievous purpose

    1. plan, purpose

    2. evil device, wickedness

    3. not chaste, incest, licentiousness, adultery, idolatry, harlotry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זִמָּה zimmâh, zim-maw'; or זַמָּה zammâh; from H2161; a plan, especially a bad one:—heinous crime, lewd(-ly, -ness), mischief, purpose, thought, wicked (device, mind, -ness).
STRONGS H2154: Abbreviations
† I. זִמָּה noun feminine plan, device, wickedness — absolute ז׳ Leviticus 18:17 + 17 times; construct זִמַּת Proverbs 24:9 + 2 times; suffix זִמָּתֵךְ Ezekiel 16:58 + 3 times; זִמַּתְכֶ֫נָֿה Ezekiel 23:48, 49; plural זמּוֺת Isaiah 32:7, suffix זִמֹּתַי Job 17:11; —
1. plan, purpose Job 17:3; elsewhere always
2. in bad sense:
a. evil device Isaiah 32:7 (with יעִץ, followed by לְחַבֵּל); זִמַּת אִוֶּלֶת Proverbs 24:9; compare Psalm 26:10 (|| שֹׁחַד), Psalm 119:150.
b. wickedness in act עשׂה ז׳ Hosea 6:9 (where murder in context), Proverbs 10:23; Proverbs 21:27 compare Now. Especially
c. of unchastity: incest Leviticus 18:17; Leviticus 20:14 (twice in verse), licentiousness Leviticus 19:29 (all H), Judges 20:6 (|| נְבָלָה), adultery Job 31:11; frequently (mostly Ezekiel) metaphor of idolatry of people under figure of harlotry and adultery Jeremiah 13:27 (זִמַּת זְנוּתֵךְ), Ezekiel 16:27 (דַּרְכֵךְ זִמָּה), Ezekiel 16:43; Ezekiel 16:58 (both || תּוֺעֵבָה), Ezekiel 22:9 (with עשׂה), Ezekiel 22:11 (טִמֵּא בְּזִמָּה, || תועבה), Ezekiel 23:21, 27 (|| זְנוּתֵךְ), Ezekiel 23:29 (עֶרְוַת זְנוּנַיִךְ וְזִמָּתֵךְ וְתַזְנוּתָ֑יִךְ), Ezekiel 23:35 (|| תַּזְנוּתָ֑יִךְ), Ezekiel 23:44 (אִשּׁוֺת הַזּ׳, Co לעשׂות ז׳), Ezekiel 23:48; Ezekiel 23:48; Ezekiel 23:49 (|| חֲטָאֵי גִלּוּלֵיכֶן), Ezekiel 24:13. [In Ezekiel 16:27, 43; Ezekiel 24:13 strike out Co, chiefly on internal grounds.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:17; 18:17; 19:29; 20:14




17:3; 17:11; 31:11


26:10; 119:150


10:23; 21:27; 24:9; 24:9


32:7; 32:7




16:27; 16:27; 16:43; 16:43; 16:58; 16:58; 22:9; 22:11; 23:21; 23:27; 23:29; 23:35; 23:44; 23:48; 23:48; 23:48; 23:49; 23:49; 24:13; 24:13



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2154 matches the Hebrew זִמָּה (zimmâ),
which occurs 29 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:17 - Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shalt thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it is wickedness. H2154
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:29 - Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness. H2154
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:14 - And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: H2154 they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness H2154 among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:6 - And I took my concubine, and cut her in pieces, and sent her throughout all the country of the inheritance of Israel: for they have committed lewdness H2154 and folly in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:11 - My days are past, my purposes H2154 are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:11 - For this is an heinous crime; H2154 yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:10 - In whose hands is mischief, H2154 and their right hand is full of bribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:150 - They draw nigh that follow after mischief: H2154 they are far from thy law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:23 - It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: H2154 but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:27 - The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind? H2154
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:9 - The thought H2154 of foolishness is sin: and the scorner is an abomination to men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:7 - The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices H2154 to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 - I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness H2154 of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields. Woe unto thee, O Jerusalem! wilt thou not be made clean? when shall it once be?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:27 - Behold, therefore I have stretched out my hand over thee, and have diminished thine ordinary food, and delivered thee unto the will of them that hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, which are ashamed of thy lewd H2154 way.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:43 - Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, but hast fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord GOD: and thou shalt not commit this lewdness H2154 above all thine abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:58 - Thou hast borne thy lewdness H2154 and thine abominations, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:9 - In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness. H2154
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:11 - And one hath committed abomination with his neighbour's wife; and another hath lewdly H2154 defiled his daughter in law; and another in thee hath humbled his sister, his father's daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:21 - Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness H2154 of thy youth, in bruising thy teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:27 - Thus will I make thy lewdness H2154 to cease from thee, and thy whoredom brought from the land of Egypt: so that thou shalt not lift up thine eyes unto them, nor remember Egypt any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:29 - And they shall deal with thee hatefully, and shall take away all thy labour, and shall leave thee naked and bare: and the nakedness of thy whoredoms shall be discovered, both thy lewdness H2154 and thy whoredoms.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:35 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast forgotten me, and cast me behind thy back, therefore bear thou also thy lewdness H2154 and thy whoredoms.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:44 - Yet they went in unto her, as they go in unto a woman that playeth the harlot: so went they in unto Aholah and unto Aholibah, the lewd H2154 women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:48 - Thus will I cause lewdness H2154 to cease out of the land, that all women may be taught not to do after your lewdness. H2154
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:49 - And they shall recompense your lewdness H2154 upon you, and ye shall bear the sins of your idols: and ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 - In thy filthiness is lewdness: H2154 because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:9 - And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness. H2154
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