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Lexicon :: Strong's H2529 - ḥem'â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same root as חוֹמָה (H2346)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 672a

Strong’s Definitions

חֶמְאָה chemʼâh, khem-aw'; or (shortened) חֵמָה chêmâh; from the same root as H2346; curdled milk or cheese:—butter.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H2529 in the following manner: butter (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H2529 in the following manner: butter (10x).
  1. curd, butter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶמְאָה chemʼâh, khem-aw'; or (shortened) חֵמָה chêmâh; from the same root as H2346; curdled milk or cheese:—butter.
STRONGS H2529: Abbreviations
חֶמְאָה noun feminine curd; — ח׳ Genesis 18:8 + 6 times; = חֵמָה Job 29:6; construct חֶמְאַת Deuteronomy 32:14; curd, curdled milk, modern lebben מִיץ חָלָב יוֺצִיא ח׳ Proverbs 30:33, elsewhere joined with חָלָב Genesis 18:8(J) Deuteronomy 32:14 (poem; חֶמְאַת בָּקָר וַחֲלֵב צאֹן), Judges 5:25 (where served בְּסֵפֶל אַדִּירִים, see ספל); with דְּבַשׁ 2 Samuel 17:29; Isaiah 7:15, 22 (twice in verse); compare נַחֲלֵי דבשׁ וח׳ figurative of abundance Job 20:17; בִּרְחֹץ חֲלִיכַי בְּחֵמָ֑ה Job 29:6 (|| יָצוּק צוּר פַּלְגֵי־שָֽׁמֶן׃). **On mode of making lebben, by shaking milk in sour milk-skin, see DoughtyArab. Des. i. 221, 263; ii. 304, etc. ThomsonLand and Book ii. 418 See also ARSKEncy. Bib. MILK.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:8; 18:8


32:14; 32:14



2 Samuel



20:17; 29:6; 29:6




7:15; 7:22

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2529 matches the Hebrew חֶמְאָה (ḥem'â),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:8 - And he took butter, H2529 and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:14 - Butter H2529 of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:25 - He asked water, and she gave him milk; she brought forth butter H2529 in a lordly dish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:29 - And honey, and butter, H2529 and sheep, and cheese of kine, for David, and for the people that were with him, to eat: for they said, The people is hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:17 - He shall not see the rivers, the floods, the brooks of honey and butter. H2529
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:6 - When I washed my steps with butter, H2529 and the rock poured me out rivers of oil;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:33 - Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, H2529 and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:15 - Butter H2529 and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:22 - And it shall come to pass, for the abundance of milk that they shall give he shall eat butter: H2529 for butter H2529 and honey shall every one eat that is left in the land.
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