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Lexicon :: Strong's H2368 - ḥôṯām

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חוֹתָם
Transliteration
ḥôṯām
Pronunciation
kho-thawm'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 780a

Strong’s Definitions

חוֹתָם chôwthâm, kho-thawm'; or חֹתָם chôthâm; from H2856; a signature-ring:—seal, signet.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H2368 in the following manner: signet (9x), seal (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H2368 in the following manner: signet (9x), seal (5x).
  1. seal, signet, signet-ring

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חוֹתָם chôwthâm, kho-thawm'; or חֹתָם chôthâm; from H2856; a signature-ring:—seal, signet.
STRONGS H2368:
† I. חֹתָם, חוֺתָם noun masculineJob 41:7 seal, signet-ring (Aramaic axmtxo; Ethiopic ሚኀተሞ፡ — see LagBN 116) — absolute חֹתָם Exodus 28:11 + 2 times; חוֺתָם Jeremiah 22:24 + 8 times; suffix חֹתָֽמְךָ Genesis 38:18, חֹתָמוֺ 1 Kings 21:8; — on supposed construct חוֺתַם see foregoing H2856; — seal, signet-ring, hung by a cord (פָּתִיל) about the neck Genesis 38:18 (J; = חֹתֶמֶת Genesis 38:25), or (later ?) worn on (finger of) right hand Jeremiah 22:24, (BenzArchäol. 106); the two customs apparently combined Songs 8:6 (עַללִֿבֶֹּךָ, עַלזְֿרוֺעֶךָ); used to attest a royal missive 1 Kings 21:8 (instrumental of verb חתם); a precious article Haggai 2:23 (simile of Zerubbabel); מִּתּוּחֵי ח׳ engravings of a seal, as model for cutting names and inscription on precious stones and gold plate Exodus 28:11, 21, 26; Exodus 39:6, 14, 30 (all P; see Benz258ff.); חֹמֶר ח׳ Job 38:14 = clay of (under) a signet; צָ֑ר ח׳ Job 41:7 a close signet, i.e. one that is closely pressed down, simile of closely joined (סָגוּר) scales of crocodile.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:18; 38:18; 38:25

Exodus

28:11; 28:11; 28:21; 28:26; 39:6; 39:14; 39:30

1 Kings

21:8; 21:8

Job

38:14; 41:7; 41:7

Song of Songs

8:6

Jeremiah

22:24; 22:24

Haggai

2:23

H2368

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2368 matches the Hebrew חוֹתָם (ḥôṯām),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:18 - He said, “What pledge shall I give you?” And she said, “Your seal H2368 and your cord, and your staff that is in your hand.” So he gave them to her and had relations with her, and she conceived by him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:11 - [fn]As a jeweler engraves a signet H2368, you shall engrave the two stones according to the names of the sons of Israel; you shall [fn]set them in filigree settings of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:21 - “The stones shall be engraved according to the names of the sons of Israel: twelve, according to their names; they shall be like the engravings of a signet H2368, each according to his name for the twelve tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:36 - “You shall also make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it, like the engravings of a signet H2368, ‘Holy to the LORD.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:6 - They also made the onyx stones, set in gold filigree settings; they were engraved like the engravings of a signet H2368, according to the names of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:14 - The stones corresponded to the names of the sons of Israel; they were twelve, corresponding to their names, engraved with the engravings of a signet H2368, each with its name for the twelve tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:30 - They also made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and [fn]inscribed it like the engravings of a signet H2368, “Holy to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:8 - So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name and sealed them with his seal H2368, and sent the letters to the elders and to the nobles who were living with Naboth in his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:14 - “It is changed like clay under the seal H2368;
And they stand out like a garment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:15 - His [fn]strong scales are his pride,
Locked as with a tight seal H2368.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:6 - “Put me like a seal H2368 over your heart,
Like a seal H2368 on your arm.
For love is as strong as death,
[fn]Jealousy is as severe as Sheol;
Its flames are flames of fire,
[fn]The flame of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:24 - “As I live,” declares the LORD, “even if [fn]Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were a signet H2368 ring on My right hand, yet I would pull [fn]you [fn]off;
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:23 - ‘On that day,’ declares the LORD of armies, ‘I will take you, Zerubbabel, son of Shealtiel, My servant,’ declares the LORD, ‘and I will make you like a [fn]signet H2368 ring H2368, for I have chosen you,’” declares the LORD of armies.

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