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Lexicon :: Strong's H2531 - ḥemeḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 673a

Strong’s Definitions

חֶמֶד chemed, kheh'-med; from H2530; delight:—desirable, pleasant.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H2531 in the following manner: desirable (3x), pleasant (2x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H2531 in the following manner: desirable (3x), pleasant (2x), variant (1x).
  1. desire, delight, beauty, desirable, pleasant

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶמֶד chemed, kheh'-med; from H2530; delight:—desirable, pleasant.
STRONGS H2531: Abbreviations
חֶ֫מֶד noun [masculine] desire, delight — absolute ח׳ Amos 5:11+ 4 times; only after a construct; נְטַעְתֶּם כַּרְמֵיחֿ׳ Amos 5:11vineyards of desire (i.e. delightful vineyards) have ye planted; so read also Isaiah 27:2 (for MT כֶּרֶם חֶמֶר) Manuscripts HCT Greek Version of the LXX van d. H. Lo Hi Ew De Di Che Du; so of fields שְׁדֵי ח׳ Isaiah 32:12; elsewhere of young men בַּחוּרֵי ח׳ Ezekiel 23:6, 12, 23 desirable young men = fine, attractive, young men.
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27:2; 32:12


23:6; 23:12; 23:23


5:11; 5:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2531 matches the Hebrew חֶמֶד (ḥemeḏ),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:2 - In that day,
“A [fn]vineyard of wine, sing of it!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:12 - Beat your breasts for the pleasant H2531 fields, for the fruitful vine,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:6 - who were clothed in purple, governors and officials, all of them desirable H2531 young men, horsemen riding on horses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:12 - “She lusted after the [fn]Assyrians, governors and officials, the ones near, magnificently dressed, horsemen riding on horses, all of them desirable H2531 young men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:23 - the [fn]Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, Pekod and Shoa and Koa, and all the [fn]Assyrians with them; desirable H2531 young men, governors and officials all of them, officers and [fn]men of renown, all of them riding on horses.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:11 - Therefore because you [fn]impose heavy rent on the poor
And exact a tribute of grain from them,
Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone,
Yet you will not live in them;
You have planted pleasant H2531 vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.
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