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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.
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.
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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 - He took curds H2529 and milk and the calf which he had prepared, and placed it before them; and he was standing by them under the tree [fn]as they ate.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:14 - Curds H2529 of cows, and milk of the flock,
With fat of lambs,
And rams, the breed of Bashan, and goats,
With the finest of the wheat
And of the blood of grapes you drank wine.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:25 - “He asked for water and she gave him milk;
In a magnificent bowl she brought him curds. H2529
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:29 - honey, curds, H2529 sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David and for the people who were with him, to eat; for they said, “The people are hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:17 - “He does not look at the streams,
The rivers flowing with honey and curds. H2529
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:6 - When my steps were bathed in butter, H2529
And the rock poured out for me streams of oil!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:33 - For the [fn]churning of milk produces butter, H2529
And pressing the nose brings forth blood;
So the [fn]churning of anger produces strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:15 - “He will eat curds H2529 and honey [fn]at the time He knows enough to refuse evil and choose good.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:22 - and because of the abundance of the milk produced he will eat curds, H2529 for everyone that is left within the land will eat curds H2529 and honey.

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