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Lexicon :: Strong's H2534 - ḥēmâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 860a

Strong’s Definitions

חֵמָה chêmâh, khay-maw'; or (Daniel 11:44) חֵמָא chêmâʼ; from H3179; heat; figuratively, anger, poison (from its fever):—anger, bottles, hot displeasure, furious(-ly, -ry), heat, indignation, poison, rage, wrath(-ful). See H2529.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 124x

The KJV translates Strong's H2534 in the following manner: fury (67x), wrath (34x), poison (6x), furious (4x), displeasure (3x), rage (2x), anger (1x), bottles (1x), furious (with H1167) (1x), furiously (1x), heat (1x), indignation (1x), wrathful (1x), wroth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 124x
The KJV translates Strong's H2534 in the following manner: fury (67x), wrath (34x), poison (6x), furious (4x), displeasure (3x), rage (2x), anger (1x), bottles (1x), furious (with H1167) (1x), furiously (1x), heat (1x), indignation (1x), wrathful (1x), wroth (1x).
  1. heat, rage, hot displeasure, indignation, anger, wrath, poison, bottles

    1. heat

      1. fever

      2. venom, poison (fig.)

    2. burning anger, rage

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵמָה chêmâh, khay-maw'; or (Daniel 11:44) חֵמָא chêmâʼ; from H3179; heat; figuratively, anger, poison (from its fever):—anger, bottles, hot displeasure, furious(-ly, -ry), heat, indignation, poison, rage, wrath(-ful). See H2529.
STRONGS H2534: Abbreviations
חֵמָה (once חֵמָא): 121 noun feminine heat, rage (for יְחֵמָה ֗֗֗; Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic יַחְמָא poison, aXtmeo heat, wrath, poison, BrockLex. 116, also Nö§ 103; Arabic حُمَةً poison, Lane651; Assyrian imtu, spittle, breath, poison, DlHWB 78 Muss-ArnCD 62) — absolute חֵמָה Nahum 1:2 + 39 times; חֵמָא Daniel 11:44; construct חֲמַת Genesis 27:44 + 25 times; suffix חֲמָתִי Jeremiah 4:4 + 36 times; חֲמָֽתְךָ Jeremiah 10:25 + 8 times; חֲמָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 88:8; Psalm 89:47; חֲמָתוֺ Isaiah 51:17 + 8 times; חֲמָתָם Job 6:4; plural חֵמוֺת Proverbs 22:24, חֵמֹת Psalm 76:11; —
1. heat;
a. fever, חֲמַת מִיַּיִן Hosea 7:5 fever from wine, wine-fever (on stative construct see Ges§ 130, 1).
b. venom, poison (figurative): חֲמַת זֹחֲלֵי עָפָר Deuteronomy 32:24; תַּנִּינִים ח׳ Deuteronomy 32:33; נָחָשׁ ח׳ Psalm 58:5 compare Psalm 58:5; עַכְשׁוּב ח׳ Psalm 140:4; poison of arrows (of י׳) Job 6:4.
2. burning anger, rage:
a. of man: Genesis 27:44 (J), 2 Samuel 11:20; 2 Kings 5:12; Esther 1:12; Esther 2:1; Esther 3:5; Esther 5:9 (against, עַל), Esther 7:7, 10; Psalm 37:8 (|| אַף), Psalm 76:11 (yet on text see Che), Proverbs 6:34; Proverbs 15:1, 18 (אִישׁ חֵמָה man of rage = raging or wrathful man), Proverbs 16:4; Proverbs 19:19 (גְּדָלאח׳ Qr=one great in rage, see De Now), Proverbs 27:4 (|| אַף), Isaiah 51:13 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 23:25; אִישׁ חֵמוֺת Proverbs 22:24 (|| בַּעַל אָ֑ף); בַּעַל חֵמָה Proverbs 29:22 (|| אִישׁ אַף); חֵמָה עַזָּה strong rage Proverbs 21:14 (|| אַף); חֲמַת רוּחִי Ezekiel 3:14 the rage of my spirit.
b. of the he-goat in Daniel's vision, בַּחֲמַת כֹחוֺ Daniel 8:6 in the fury of his power.
c. of God (י׳), often Jeremiah, Isaiah2, Ezekiel, Psalms: Jeremiah 4:4 + 16 times Jeremiah; 2 Kings 22:13, 17; Isaiah 27:4 (Hi Ew Di Du; on other interpretations, and on text see Di), Isaiah 63:5; Lamentations 2:4; Ezekiel 5:13 + 29 times Ezekiel; Numbers 25:11 (P), 2 Chronicles 12:7; 34:21, 25; 36:16; Psalm 59:14; Psalm 79:6; Psalm 88:8; Psalm 89:47; Psalm 106:23; Job 21:20; apparently also Job 19:29; Job 36:18 see Di; often || אַף Micah 5:14; Deuteronomy 9:19; Deuteronomy 29:22; Isaiah 42:25 (אַפּוֹ as appositive, + עֱזוּז מִלְחָמָה), Isaiah 63:3, 6; Daniel 9:16; Psalm 6:2; Psalm 78:38; Psalm 90:7; לְהָשִׁיב אַפּוֹ בְּחֵמָהֺ Psalm 66:15 (|| וְגַעֲרַתוֺ בְּלַהֲבֵיאֵֿשׁ), + Jeremiah 23:19; Jeremiah 30:23 of the whirlwind of י׳; || אַף + קֶצֶף גָּדוֺל Deuteronomy 29:27; Jeremiah 21:5; Jeremiah 32:37; || אַף + תֹּכְחוֺת חֵמָה Ezekiel 5:15, compare תּוֺכְחוֺת חֵמָה alone Ezekiel 25:17; || אַפּוֹ חֲרוֺן Nahum 1:6; Lamentations 4:11; || קֶצֶף Isaiah 34:2 (of fury against, על), Psalm 38:2; || גְּעָרָה Isaiah 51:20; || גְּמוּל Isaiah 59:18; || קִנְאָה Ezekiel 36:6, compare חֵמָה גְדוֺלָה קִנֵּאתִי Zechariah 8:2 (|| קִנְאָה גדולה); דַּם חֵמָה וְקִנְאָה Ezekiel 16:38 (on text see Co); חֲמַת קֶ֑רִי Leviticus 26:28 rage of meeting, i.e. encountering them in rage; כּוֺס חֲמָתוֺ(ת־ִיׅ Isaiah 51:17, 22 the cup of his (my) fury; כּוֺס הַיַּיִן הַחֵמָה הַזּאֹת Jeremiah 25:15; בַּעַל חֵמָה a possessor of fury=furious Nahum 1:2 (|| נֹקֵם, אֵל קִנּוֺא).
[חֵמָה עַלrage against one: Isaiah 34:2; 2 Chronicles 28:9. — Verbs used with חֵמָה are:
2. a.: שׁוּב Genesis 27:44, הֵשִׁיב Proverbs 15:1, עָלָה 2 Samuel 11:20, בָּעַר Esther 1:12, שָׁכַךְ Esther 2:1; Esther 7:10;
2. c.: הֵשִׁיב turn away wrath of י׳ Numbers 25:11; Psalm 106:23; Jeremiah 18:20 (but הָשִׁיכ בְּחֵמָה אַפּוֹ Isaiah 66:15 to recompense his anger in fury, give it as requital); י׳ ח׳ is kindled against one יצת ב Niph. 2 Kings 22:13, 17; it burns בָּֽעֲרָה Jeremiah 4:4; Jeremiah 21:12; Jeremiah 44:6; Psalm 89:47; arises עלה 2 Chronicles 36:16, compare as object of עלה Hiph. Ezekiel 24:8; is poured out נִתְּכָה בְ 2 Chronicles 12:7; 34:21, 25; Jeremiah 7:20; נִתְּכָה עַל Jeremiah 42:18 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 44:6; נִתְּכָה כָאֵשׁ Nahum 1:6; י׳ pours it out שָׁפַךְ אֶל Psalm 79:6; שָׁפַךְ עַל Isaiah 42:25; Jeremiah 10:25; Ezekiel 7:8; Ezekiel 9:8; Ezekiel 14:19; Ezekiel 16:38 (according to Co's conjecture), Ezekiel 20:8, 13, 21; Ezekiel 22:22; Ezekiel 30:15; Ezekiel 36:18; שָׁפַךְ כָּאֵשׁ Lamentations 2:4; חֵמָה שְׁפוּכָה Ezekiel 20:33, 34; בְ הֵנִיחַ ח׳ bring to rest (i.e. satisfy) one's fury upon Ezekiel 5:13; Ezekiel 16:42; Ezekiel 24:13; כִּלָּה ח׳ Lamentations 4:11; + בְּ Ezekiel 5:13 I have accomplished my fury upon them (in their case), Ezekiel 6:12; Ezekiel 13:15.]

Biblical Aramaic

יחם (√ of following; see Biblical Hebrew יָחַם, whence חֵמָה).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:44; 27:44; 27:44




25:11; 25:11


9:19; 29:22; 29:27; 32:24; 32:33

2 Samuel

11:20; 11:20

2 Kings

5:12; 22:13; 22:13; 22:17; 22:17

2 Chronicles

12:7; 12:7; 28:9; 34:21; 34:21; 34:25; 34:25; 36:16; 36:16


1:12; 1:12; 2:1; 2:1; 3:5; 5:9; 7:7; 7:10; 7:10


6:4; 6:4; 19:29; 21:20; 36:18


6:2; 37:8; 38:2; 58:5; 58:5; 59:14; 66:15; 76:11; 76:11; 78:38; 79:6; 79:6; 88:8; 88:8; 89:47; 89:47; 89:47; 90:7; 106:23; 106:23; 140:4


6:34; 15:1; 15:1; 15:18; 16:4; 19:19; 21:14; 22:24; 22:24; 27:4; 29:22


27:4; 34:2; 34:2; 42:25; 42:25; 51:13; 51:17; 51:17; 51:20; 51:22; 59:18; 63:3; 63:5; 63:6; 66:15


4:4; 4:4; 4:4; 7:20; 10:25; 10:25; 18:20; 21:5; 21:12; 23:19; 25:15; 30:23; 32:37; 42:18; 44:6; 44:6


2:4; 2:4; 4:11; 4:11


3:14; 5:13; 5:13; 5:13; 5:15; 6:12; 7:8; 9:8; 13:15; 14:19; 16:38; 16:38; 16:42; 20:8; 20:13; 20:21; 20:33; 20:34; 22:22; 23:25; 24:8; 24:13; 25:17; 30:15; 36:6; 36:18


8:6; 9:16; 11:44






1:2; 1:2; 1:6; 1:6




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2534 matches the Hebrew חֵמָה (ḥēmâ),
which occurs 124 times in 117 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 27:44–Isa 27:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:44 - “Stay with him a few days, until your brother’s fury H2534 [fn]subsides,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:28 - then I will act with wrathful H2534 hostility against you, and I for My part will punish you seven times for your sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:11 - “Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has averted My wrath H2534 from the sons of Israel in that he was [fn]jealous with My [fn]jealousy among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My [fn]jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:19 - “For I was afraid of the anger and the rage H2534 with which the LORD was angry with you so as to destroy you; but the LORD listened to me that time as well.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - ‘All its land is brimstone and salt, burned debris, [fn]unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows on it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger and in His wrath H2534.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:28 - and the LORD uprooted them from their land in anger, fury H2534, and in great wrath, and hurled them into another land, as it is this day.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:24 - They will be wasted by famine, and emaciated by [fn]plague
And a bitter epidemic;
And the teeth of beasts I will send against them,
With the venom H2534 of crawling things of the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:33 - “Their wine is the venom H2534 of [fn]serpents,
And the [fn]deadly poison of vipers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:20 - then it shall be that if the king’s wrath H2534 rises and he says to you, ‘Why did you move against the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - “Are [fn]Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, not better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?” So he turned and went away in a rage H2534.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:13 - “Go, inquire of the LORD for me and for the people and all Judah concerning the words of this book that has been found, for the wrath H2534 of the LORD that burns against us is great, because our fathers did not listen to the words of this book, to act in accordance with everything that is written regarding us.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:17 - ‘Since they have abandoned Me and have burned incense to other gods so that they may provoke Me to anger with all the work of their hands, My wrath H2534 burns against this place, and it shall not be quenched.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:7 - When the LORD saw that they had humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, “They have humbled themselves, so I will not destroy them; and I will grant them a little deliverance, and My wrath H2534 will not be poured out on Jerusalem by means of Shishak.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:9 - But a prophet of the LORD was there, whose name was Oded; and he went out to meet the army which came to Samaria and said to them, “Behold, because the LORD, the God of your fathers, was angry H2534 with Judah, He has handed them over to you, and you have killed them in a rage which has even reached heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:21 - “Go, inquire of the LORD for me and for those who are left in Israel and Judah, concerning the words of the book which has been found; for the wrath H2534 of the LORD which has poured out on us is great, because our fathers have not kept the word of the LORD, to act in accordance with everything that is written in this book.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:25 - “Since they have abandoned Me and have burned incense to other gods, so that they may provoke Me to anger with all the works of their hands, My wrath H2534 will be poured out on this place and it will not be quenched.”’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:16 - but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words, and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath H2534 of the LORD rose against His people, until there was no remedy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:12 - But Queen Vashti refused to come at the king’s order [fn]delivered by the eunuchs. So the king became very angry, and his wrath H2534 burned within him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:1 - After these things, when the anger H2534 of King Ahasuerus had subsided, he remembered Vashti and what she had done, and what had been decided regarding her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:5 - When Haman saw that Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid [fn]homage to him, Haman was filled with rage H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:9 - Then Haman went out that day joyful and pleased of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai at the king’s gate and that he did not stand up or tremble before him, Haman was filled with anger H2534 against Mordecai.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:7 - The king then got up in his anger H2534 from [fn]drinking wine and went into the palace garden; but Haman stayed to beg for his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that harm had been determined against him by the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:10 - So they hanged Haman on the wooden gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king’s anger H2534 subsided.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:4 - “For the arrows of the Almighty are within me,
[fn]My spirit drinks their poison H2534;
The terrors of God line up against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:29 - Then be afraid of the sword for yourselves,
For wrath H2534 brings the punishment of the sword,
So that you may know there is judgment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:20 - “Let his own eyes see his destruction,
And let him drink of the wrath H2534 of [fn]the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:18 - Beware that wrath H2534 does not entice you to mockery;
And do not let the greatness of the ransom turn you aside.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:1 - For the music director; with stringed instruments, [fn]upon an eight-string lyre. A Psalm of David.
LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger,
Nor discipline me in Your wrath H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:8 - Cease from anger and abandon wrath H2534;
Do not get upset; it leads only to evildoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:1 - A Psalm of David, for a memorial.
LORD, do not rebuke me in Your wrath,
And do not punish me in Your burning H2534 anger H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:4 - They have venom H2534 like the venom H2534 of a serpent;
Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:13 - [fn]Destroy them in wrath H2534, [fn]destroy them so that they will no longer exist;
So that people may know that God [fn]rules in Jacob,
To the ends of the earth. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:10 - For the [fn]wrath H2534 of mankind shall praise You;
You will encircle Yourself with a remnant of wrath H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:38 - But He, being compassionate, [fn]forgave their wrongdoing and did not destroy them;
And often He [fn]restrained His anger
And did not stir up all His wrath H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 79:6 - Pour out Your wrath H2534 upon the nations which do not know You,
And upon the kingdoms which do not call upon Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:7 - Your wrath H2534 has rested upon me,
And You have afflicted me with all Your waves. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:46 - How long, LORD?
Will You hide Yourself forever?
Will Your wrath H2534 burn like fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:7 - For we have been consumed by Your anger,
And we have been terrified by Your wrath H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:23 - Therefore He said that He would destroy them,
If Moses, His chosen one, had not stood in the gap before Him,
To turn away His wrath H2534 from destroying them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:3 - They sharpen their tongues like a snake;
The venom H2534 of a viper is under their lips. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy [fn]enrages H2534 a man,
And he will not have compassion on the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:1 - A gentle answer turns away wrath H2534,
But a [fn]harsh word stirs up anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:18 - A hot-tempered H2534 person stirs up strife,
But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:14 - The fury H2534 of a king is like messengers of death;
But a wise person will appease it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:19 - A person of great anger H2534 will suffer the penalty,
For if you rescue him, you will only have to do it again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:14 - A gift in secret subdues anger,
And a bribe [fn]in an inside pocket, strong wrath H2534.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:24 - Do not make friends with a person given to anger,
Or go with a hot-tempered H2534 person,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:4 - Wrath H2534 is fierce and anger is a flood,
But who can stand before jealousy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry person stirs up strife,
And a hot-tempered H2534 person abounds in wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:4 - “I have no wrath H2534.
Should [fn]someone give Me briars and thorns in battle,
Then I would step on them, I would burn them [fn]completely.

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