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Lexicon :: Strong's H2346 - ḥômâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Act. participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join
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TWOT Reference: 674c

Strong’s Definitions

חוֹמָה chôwmâh, kho-maw'; feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join; a wall of protection:—wall, walled.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 133x

The KJV translates Strong's H2346 in the following manner: wall (131x), walled (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 133x
The KJV translates Strong's H2346 in the following manner: wall (131x), walled (2x).
  1. wall

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוֹמָה chôwmâh, kho-maw'; feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join; a wall of protection:—wall, walled.
STRONGS H2346: Abbreviations
חוֺמָה 133 noun feminine wall (as protection; construct חמת MI21; 21) — absolute ח׳ Leviticus 25:29 + 59 times (including לְהַחוֺמָה Nehemiah 12:38); חֹמָה Exodus 14:29 + 8 times; construct חוֺמַת Joshua 6:5 + 28 times; suffix חוֺמָתָהּ Nahum 2:6; Nahum 3:8; plural, absolute חוֺמוֺת 2 Chronicles 8:5; Isaiah 26:1; חֹמוֺת Songs 5:7; construct חוֺמוֺת Psalm 51:20; חוֺמֹת 2 Kings 25:10 + 9 times; suffix חוֺמֹתַי Isaiah 56:5; חֹמֹתֶיךָ Deuteronomy 28:52; Isaiah 25:12; חוֺמוֺתַיִךְ Ezekiel 26:10, 12; Ezekiel 27:11 (twice in verse); חוֺמֹתַיִךְ Isaiah 49:16 + 2 times; חֹמֹתַיִךְ Isaiah 60:10; חֹמוֺתָ֑יִךְ Ezekiel 26:9; חוֺמוֺתֶיהָ Jeremiah 50:15; חוֺמֹתֶיהָ Psalm 55:11; Jeremiah 1:15; dual חוֺמֹתַיִם Isaiah 22:11; חֹמֹתַיִם 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; חֹמֹתָ֑יִם Jeremiah 39:4 (on form see Ol§ 113 a); —
1. usually term for wall of city Deuteronomy 28:52; Joshua 2:15; Joshua 6:5, 20 (all J E), 1 Samuel 31:10, 12; 2 Samuel 11:20, 21 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 18:26, 27 = Isaiah 36:11; Isaiah 36:12; Amos 1:7; Amos 1:10; Amos 1:14; Isaiah 2:15; Isaiah 20:10; Isaiah 20:11; Isaiah 25:12; Nahum 2:6; Nahum 3:8; Ezekiel 26:9 +, Jeremiah 1:15 +, Joel 2:7, 9; בֵּין הַחֹמֹתַיִם (of Jerusalem) i.e. between the two walls of the Ophel and the southwest hill respectively, of a reservoir Isaiah 22:11, a gate 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 34:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; symbol of Israel, Amos 7:7; 2 Chronicles 8:5; 2 Chronicles 14:6; 2 Chronicles 25:23; 26:6 (3 times in verse); Psalm 51:20 [Psalm 51:18]; Nehemiah 1:3 + 31 times in Nehemiah; חוֺמַת אֲנָךְ Amos 7:7 (literally wall of a plummet) is of doubtful meaning: a wall built plumb, or by means of a plumb-line ? We thinks unintelligible; עִיר חוֺמָה = walled city, Leviticus 25:29, עִיר אשׁר לֹא ח׳ Leviticus 25:30 (לֹא = לוֺ), opposed to הַחֲצֵרִים אשׁר אין להם ח׳ Leviticus 25:31 (all H); more elaborately גְבֹהָה דְּלָתַיִם וּבְרִ֑יחַ עָרִים בְּצֻרֹת ח׳ Deuteronomy 3:5, compare 2 Chronicles 8:5; גְּדֹלוֺת חוֺמָה וּבְרִיחַ נְחשֶׁת ע׳ 1 Kings 4:13; בְצוּרָה ח׳ Isaiah 2:15; ח singular׳ of wall of Jerusalem 1 Kings 3:1 + often; contempt. חוֺמַת אַבְנֵיהֶם Nehemiah 3:35; less often plural Nehemiah 2:13 +; of specific portions of wall הָעֹפֶל ח׳ 2 Chronicles 27:3; Nehemiah 3:27; בְּרֵבַת הַשֶּׁלַח ח׳ Nehemiah 3:15; הַח׳ הָֽרְחָבָה Nehemiah 3:8; Nehemiah 12:38; also (generally) of Babylon Jeremiah 51:58. — Men build, בנה, the ח׳ 1 Kings 9:15 +, especially (of rebuilding), Nehemiah 2:17 +; fortify it בִּצֵּר Isaiah 22:10; it is joined together קשׁר Nehemiah 3:38; is repaired עָֽלְתָה אֲרוּכָה לְח׳ Nehemiah 4:1; it falls נפל Joshua 6:5, 20; 1 Kings 20:30; Ezekiel 38:20; the enemy makes it fall הִפִּיל 2 Samuel 20:15 (preceded by מַשְׁחִית si vera lectio, see Dr); destroys it הִשְׁחִית Lamentations 2:8; שִׁהֵת Ezekiel 26:4; makes a breach in it בּ׳ פָּרַץ2 Kings 14:13 2 Chronicles 25:23, compare פרץ with accusative 2 Chronicles 26:6; Nehemiah 3:35 [Nehemiah 4:3], and וֶיִּבֶן אֶתכֿלהֿח׳ הַפְּרוּצָה 2 Chronicles 32:5; also (in simile) עִיר מְּרוּצָה ואין ח׳ Proverbs 25:28; and Punic participle מְפֹרָ֑צֶת Nehemiah 1:3; one breakes it down נָתַץ 2 Kings 25:10; 2 Chronicles 36:19; Jeremiah 39:8; Jeremiah 52:14; tears it down הָרַס Ezekiel 26:12, compare passive Jeremiah 50:15; Amos predicts that י׳ will send fire into wall (of Gaza, etc.): וְשִׁלַּחְתִּי אֵשׁ בְּח׳ Amos 1:7, 10; or kindle fire in וְהִצַּתִּי אֵשׁ בְּח׳ Amos 1:14, so Jeremiah 49:27.
2. wall of a building:
a. citadel, fortress; ארמנותיה ח׳ Lamentations 2:7.
b. surrounding new temple Ezekiel 40:5; Ezekiel 42:20.
3. figurative of waters of Red Sea Exodus 14:22, 29 (P), compare Nahum 3:8; of David's men as protectors of Nabal's shepherds 1 Samuel 25:16; of prophet as object of assault חוֺמַת נְחשֶׁת Jeremiah 1:18; נחשׁת בְּצוּרָה ח׳ Jeremiah 15:20; of strong, virtuous woman Songs 8:9, 10; of salvation, יְשׁוּעָה, as defence Isaiah 26:1 (|| חֵל); of י׳ himself ח׳ אֵשׁ Zechariah 2:9; a dangerous political scheme is called breach in נִשְׁגָּבָה ח׳ Isaiah 30:13; נִשְׂגָּבָה ח׳ in simile of wealth Proverbs 18:11 (|| קִרְיַת עֻזּוֺ); a reckless man is ח׳ אֵין פְּרוּצָה עִיר Proverbs 25:28.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:22; 14:29; 14:29


25:29; 25:29; 25:30; 25:31


3:5; 28:52; 28:52


2:15; 6:5; 6:5; 6:5; 6:20; 6:20

1 Samuel

25:16; 31:10; 31:12

2 Samuel

11:20; 11:21; 20:15

1 Kings

3:1; 4:13; 9:15; 20:30

2 Kings

14:13; 18:26; 18:27; 25:4; 25:4; 25:10; 25:10

2 Chronicles

8:5; 8:5; 8:5; 14:6; 25:23; 25:23; 26:6; 26:6; 27:3; 32:5; 36:19


1:3; 1:3; 2:13; 2:17; 3:8; 3:15; 3:27; 4:1; 4:3; 12:38; 12:38


51:18; 55:11


18:11; 25:28; 25:28

Song of Songs

5:7; 8:9; 8:10


2:15; 2:15; 22:10; 22:11; 22:11; 25:12; 25:12; 26:1; 26:1; 30:13; 36:11; 36:12; 49:16; 56:5; 60:10


1:15; 1:15; 1:18; 15:20; 34:4; 39:4; 39:8; 49:27; 50:15; 50:15; 51:58; 52:7; 52:7; 52:14


2:7; 2:8


26:4; 26:9; 26:9; 26:10; 26:12; 26:12; 27:11; 38:20; 40:5; 42:20


2:7; 2:9


1:7; 1:7; 1:10; 1:10; 1:14; 1:14; 7:7; 7:7


2:6; 2:6; 3:8; 3:8; 3:8



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2346 matches the Hebrew חוֹמָה (ḥômâ),
which occurs 133 times in 123 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Exo 14:22–Neh 4:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:22 - And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall H2346 unto them on their right hand, and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:29 - But the children of Israel walked upon dry land in the midst of the sea; and the waters were a wall H2346 unto them on their right hand, and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:29 - And if a man sell a dwelling house in a walled H2346 city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:30 - And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled H2346 city shall be established for ever to him that bought it throughout his generations: it shall not go out in the jubile.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:31 - But the houses of the villages which have no wall H2346 round about them shall be counted as the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubile.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:5 - All these cities were fenced with high walls, H2346 gates, and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:52 - And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls H2346 come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:15 - Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house was upon the town wall, H2346 and she dwelt upon the wall. H2346
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:5 - And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall H2346 of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:20 - So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall H2346 fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:16 - They were a wall H2346 unto us both by night and day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:10 - And they put his armour in the house of Ashtaroth: and they fastened his body to the wall H2346 of Bethshan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - All the valiant men arose, and went all night, and took the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall H2346 of Bethshan, and came to Jabesh, and burnt them there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:20 - And if so be that the king's wrath arise, and he say unto thee, Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city when ye did fight? knew ye not that they would shoot from the wall? H2346
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - Who smote Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? did not a woman cast a piece of a millstone upon him from the wall, H2346 that he died in Thebez? why went ye nigh the wall? H2346 then say thou, Thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:24 - And the shooters shot from off the wall H2346 upon thy servants; and some of the king's servants be dead, and thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:24 - And David sat between the two gates: and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate unto the wall, H2346 and lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold a man running alone.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:15 - And they came and besieged him in Abel of Bethmaachah, and they cast up a bank against the city, and it stood in the trench: and all the people that were with Joab battered the wall, H2346 to throw it down.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:21 - The matter is not so: but a man of mount Ephraim, Sheba the son of Bichri by name, hath lifted up his hand against the king, even against David: deliver him only, and I will depart from the city. And the woman said unto Joab, Behold, his head shall be thrown to thee over the wall. H2346
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:1 - And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and the wall H2346 of Jerusalem round about.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:13 - The son of Geber, in Ramothgilead; to him pertained the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; to him also pertained the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, threescore great cities with walls H2346 and brasen bars:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:15 - And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall H2346 of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:30 - But the rest fled to Aphek, into the city; and there a wall H2346 fell upon twenty and seven thousand of the men that were left. And Benhadad fled, and came into the city, into an inner chamber.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:27 - Then he took his eldest son that should have reigned in his stead, and offered him for a burnt offering upon the wall. H2346 And there was great indignation against Israel: and they departed from him, and returned to their own land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:26 - And as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, H2346 there cried a woman unto him, saying, Help, my lord, O king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:30 - And it came to pass, when the king heard the words of the woman, that he rent his clothes; and he passed by upon the wall, H2346 and the people looked, and, behold, he had sackcloth within upon his flesh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:13 - And Jehoash king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Bethshemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall H2346 of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:26 - Then said Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna, and Joah, unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy servants in the Syrian language; for we understand it: and talk not with us in the Jews' language in the ears of the people that are on the wall. H2346
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:27 - But Rabshakeh said unto them, Hath my master sent me to thy master, and to thee, to speak these words? hath he not sent me to the men which sit on the wall, H2346 that they may eat their own dung, and drink their own piss with you?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:4 - And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, H2346 which is by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees were against the city round about:) and the king went the way toward the plain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:10 - And all the army of the Chaldees, that were with the captain of the guard, brake down the walls H2346 of Jerusalem round about.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, H2346 gates, and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:7 - Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, H2346 and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:23 - And Joash the king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Bethshemesh, and brought him to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall H2346 of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 - And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and brake down the wall H2346 of Gath, and the wall H2346 of Jabneh, and the wall H2346 of Ashdod, and built cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 27:3 - He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall H2346 of Ophel he built much.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:5 - Also he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall H2346 that was broken, and raised it up to the towers, and another wall H2346 without, and repaired Millo in the city of David, and made darts and shields in abundance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:18 - Then they cried with a loud voice in the Jews' speech unto the people of Jerusalem that were on the wall, H2346 to affright them, and to trouble them; that they might take the city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:14 - Now after this he built a wall H2346 without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:19 - And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall H2346 of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire, and destroyed all the goodly vessels thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:3 - And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall H2346 of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:8 - And a letter unto Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace which appertained to the house, and for the wall H2346 of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:13 - And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls H2346 of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:15 - Then went I up in the night by the brook, and viewed the wall, H2346 and turned back, and entered by the gate of the valley, and so returned.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:17 - Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall H2346 of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:8 - Next unto him repaired Uzziel the son of Harhaiah, of the goldsmiths. Next unto him also repaired Hananiah the son of one of the apothecaries, and they fortified Jerusalem unto the broad wall. H2346
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:13 - The valley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thousand cubits on the wall H2346 unto the dung gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:15 - But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall H2346 of the pool of Siloah by the king's garden, and unto the stairs that go down from the city of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:27 - After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall H2346 of Ophel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:1 - But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, H2346 he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

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