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Lexicon :: Strong's H2553 - ḥammān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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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 have destroyed your high places, and cut down your images, and have put your carcases on the carcases of your idols, and My soul hath loathed you;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:5 - and he turneth aside out of all cities of Judah the high places and the images, and the kingdom is quiet before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:4 - And they break down before him the altars of the Baalim, and the images that are on high above them he hath cut down, and the shrines, and the graven images, and the molten images, he hath broken and beaten small, and streweth on the surface of the graves of those sacrificing to them,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:7 - And he breaketh down the altars and the shrines, and the graven images he hath beaten down very small, and all the images he hath cut down in all the land of Israel, and turneth back to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:8 - And he looketh not unto the altars. The work of his own hands, And that which his own fingers made He seeth not -- the shrines and the images.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:9 - Therefore by this is the iniquity of Jacob covered, And this is all the fruit -- To take away his sin, in His setting all the stones of an altar, As chalkstones beaten in pieces, They rise not -- shrines and images.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:4 - And desolated have been your altars, And broken your images, And I have caused your wounded to fall before your idols,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - In all your dwellings the cities are laid waste, And the high places are desolate, So that waste and desolate are your altars, And broken and ceased have your idols, And cut down have been your images, And blotted out have been your works.
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