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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.
† [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 - ‘I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense H2553 altars H2553, and [fn]pile your [fn]remains on the [fn]remains of your idols, for My soul will loathe you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:5 - He also removed the high places and the incense H2553 altars H2553 from all the cities of Judah. And the kingdom was undisturbed under him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and he chopped down the incense H2553 altars H2553 that were high above them; also he broke in pieces the Asherim, the carved images, and the cast metal images, and ground them to powder, and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - he also tore down the altars and crushed the [fn]Asherim and the carved images into powder, and chopped down all the incense H2553 altars H2553 throughout the land of Israel. Then he returned to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:8 - And he will not look to the altars, the work of his hands,
Nor will he look to that which his fingers have made,
Even the [fn]Asherim and incense H2553 altars H2553.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:9 - Therefore through this Jacob’s wrongdoing will be forgiven;
And this will be [fn]the full price of the [fn]pardoning of his sin:
When he makes all the altar stones like pulverized chalk stones;
When [fn]Asherim and incense H2553 altars H2553 will not stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:4 - “So your altars will become deserted and your incense H2553 altars H2553 will be smashed; and I will make your slain fall in front of your idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - [fn]Everywhere you live, cities will be in ruins and the high places will be deserted, so that your altars will be in ruins and [fn]deserted, your idols will be broken and brought to an end, your incense H2553 altars H2553 will be cut down, and your works wiped out.

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