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Lexicon :: Strong's H2553 - ḥammān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: TWOT- 677d

Strong’s Definitions

חַמָּן chammân, kham-mawn'; from H2535; a sun-pillar:—idol, image.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H2553 in the following manner: image (7x), idol (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H2553 in the following manner: image (7x), idol (1x).
  1. incense altar, sun-pillar, idol, image

    1. used in idolatrous worship

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַמָּן chammân, kham-mawn'; from H2535; a sun-pillar:—idol, image.
STRONGS H2553: Abbreviations
† [חַמָּן] noun masculine sun-pillar, used in idolatrous worship (see Thes489 ff. RSSemitic i, 469, LagM i, 228 Now Archaeology ii, 302; = Palmyrene חמנא VogNo. 123 a; **N. Semitic Inscr., No. 136; LzbEphem. ii {1906}, 280; Phoenician לבעל חמן often as epithet of solar Baal); — only plural absolute חַמָּנִים Isaiah 27:9 + 4 times; suffix חַמָּנֵיכֶם Leviticus 26:30 + 2 times; || בָּמוֺת Leviticus 26:30 (H), 2 Chron 14:4, compare Ezekiel 6:4, 6; || מזבחות הבעלים 2 Chronicles 34:4; || אשׁרים Isaiah 17:8; Isaiah 27:9; || אשׁרים and פְּסִלִים 2 Chronicles 34:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:30; 26:30

2 Chronicles

14:4; 34:4; 34:7


17:8; 27:9; 27:9


6:4; 6:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2553 matches the Hebrew חַמָּן (ḥammān),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:30 - And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, H2553 and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:5 - Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: H2553 and the kingdom was quiet before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, H2553 that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - And when he had broken down the altars and the groves, and had beaten the graven images into powder, and cut down all the idols H2553 throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:8 - And he shall not look to the altars, the work of his hands, neither shall respect that which his fingers have made, either the groves, or the images. H2553
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:9 - By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this is all the fruit to take away his sin; when he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder, the groves and images H2553 shall not stand up.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:4 - And your altars shall be desolate, and your images H2553 shall be broken: and I will cast down your slain men before your idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - In all your dwellingplaces the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate; that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your idols may be broken and cease, and your images H2553 may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.
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