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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, even I, 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 turned away My wrath H2534 from the sons of Israel in that he was jealous with My jealousy among them, so that I did not destroy the sons of Israel in My jealousy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:19 - “For I was afraid of the anger and hot H2534 displeasure H2534 with which the LORD was wrathful against you in order to destroy you, but the LORD listened to me that time also.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - ‘All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning waste, [fn]unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in 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 and in fury H2534 and in great wrath, and cast them into another land, as it is this day.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:24 - They will be wasted by famine, and consumed by [fn]plague
And bitter destruction;
And the teeth of beasts I will send upon 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 cobras.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:20 - and if it happens that the king’s wrath H2534 rises and he says to you, ‘Why did you go so near to the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from the wall?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - “Are not [fn]Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, 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 the people and all Judah concerning the words of this book that has been found, for great is the wrath H2534 of the LORD that burns against us, because our fathers have not listened to the words of this book, to do according to all that is written concerning us.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:17 - “Because they have forsaken Me and have burned incense to other gods that they might provoke Me to anger with all the work of their hands, therefore My wrath H2534 burns against this place, and it shall not be quenched.”’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:7 - When the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah, saying, “They have humbled themselves so I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some measure of deliverance, and My wrath H2534 shall 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 delivered them into your hand, and you have slain 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 in Judah, concerning the words of the book which has been found; for great is the wrath H2534 of the LORD which is poured out on us because our fathers have not observed the word of the LORD, to do according to all that is written in this book.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:25 - “Because they have forsaken Me and have burned incense to other gods, that they might provoke Me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore My wrath H2534 will be poured out on this place and it shall 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 arose against His people, until there was no remedy.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:12 - But Queen Vashti refused to come at the king’s command delivered by the eunuchs. Then 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 decreed against her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:5 - When Haman saw that Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage to him, Haman was filled with rage. H2534
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:9 - Then Haman went out that day glad and pleased of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king’s gate and that he did not stand up or [fn]tremble before him, Haman was filled with anger H2534 against Mordecai.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:7 - The king arose 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 [fn]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]Their poison H2534 my spirit drinks;
The terrors of God are arrayed 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 decay,
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 scoffing;
And do not let the greatness of the ransom turn you aside.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:1 - For the choir director; with stringed instruments, [fn]upon an eight-string lyre. A Psalm of David.
O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger,
Nor chasten me in Your wrath. H2534
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:8 - Cease from anger and forsake wrath; H2534
Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:1 - A Psalm of David, for a memorial.
O LORD, rebuke me not in Your wrath,
And chasten me not 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 that they may be no more;
That men 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 man shall praise You;
With a remnant of wrath H2534 You will gird Yourself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:38 - But He, being compassionate, [fn]forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them;
And often He [fn]restrained His anger
And did not arouse 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. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:46 - How long, O 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 by Your wrath H2534 we have been [fn]dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:23 - Therefore He said that He would destroy them,
Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him,
To turn away His wrath H2534 from destroying them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:3 - They sharpen their tongues as a serpent;
Poison H2534 of a viper is under their lips. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy [fn]enrages H2534 a man,
And he will not spare in 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 man 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 man will appease it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:19 - A man of great anger H2534 will bear 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 in the bosom, strong wrath. H2534
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:24 - Do not associate with a man given to anger;
Or go with a hot-tempered H2534 man,
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 man stirs up strife,
And a hot-tempered H2534 man abounds in transgression.
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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