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Lexicon :: Strong's H2557 - ḥāmēṣ

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חָמֵץ
Transliteration
ḥāmēṣ
Pronunciation
khaw-mates'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: TWOT- 679a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: חמץ.

Strong’s Definitions

חָמֵץ châmêts, khaw-mates'; from H2556; ferment, (figuratively) extortion:—leaven, leavened (bread).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H2557 in the following manner: leaven (5x), leavened bread (4x), leaven (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H2557 in the following manner: leaven (5x), leavened bread (4x), leaven (2x).
  1. the thing leavened, leaven

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָמֵץ châmêts, khaw-mates'; from H2556; ferment, (figuratively) extortion:—leaven, leavened (bread).
STRONGS H2557:
חָמֵץ noun masculineExodus 13:3 that which is leavened֯ ח׳ Exodus 12:15 + 10 times — forbidden at Passover Exodus 12:15 (P), Exodus 13:3, 7 (JE), Deuteronomy 16:3, in all sacrifices Exodus 23:18; Exodus 34:25 (both J E); compare Amos 4:5; Leviticus 2:11; Leviticus 6:10 (P; apposition); exceptions are לֶחֶם ח׳ of peace-offering Leviticus 7:13 (P), and the wave-loaves (ח׳ appositive) Leviticus 23:17 (H). — see RSSem 208 OTJC 2, 345.

מַחְמֶ֫צֶת noun feminine anything leavened, only Exodus 12:19, 20 (P).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

12:15; 12:15; 12:19; 12:20; 13:3; 13:3; 13:7; 23:18; 34:25

Leviticus

2:11; 6:10; 7:13; 23:17

Deuteronomy

16:3

Amos

4:5

H2557

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2557 matches the Hebrew חָמֵץ (ḥāmēṣ),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:15 - ‘Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, but on the first day you shall [fn]remove leaven from your houses; for whoever eats anything leavened H2557 from the first day until the seventh day, that [fn]person shall be cut off from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:19 - ‘Seven days there shall be no leaven found in your houses; for whoever eats what is leavened, that [fn]person shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he is an alien or a native of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:20 - ‘You shall not eat anything leavened; in all your dwellings you shall eat unleavened bread.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:3 - Moses said to the people, “Remember this day in which you went out from Egypt, from the house of [fn]slavery; for by [fn]a powerful hand the LORD brought you out from this place. And nothing leavened H2557 shall be eaten.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:7 - “Unleavened bread shall be eaten throughout the seven days; and nothing leavened H2557 shall be seen [fn]among you, nor shall any leaven be seen [fn]among you in all your borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:18 - “You shall not offer the blood of My sacrifice with leavened H2557 bread; H2557 nor is the fat of My [fn]feast to remain overnight until morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:25 - “You shall not [fn]offer the blood of My sacrifice with leavened H2557 bread, H2557 nor is the sacrifice of the Feast of the Passover to [fn]be left over until morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:11 - ‘No grain offering, which you bring to the LORD, shall be made with leaven, H2557 for you shall not offer [fn]up in smoke any leaven or any honey as an offering by fire to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:17 - ‘It shall not be baked with leaven. H2557 I have given it as their share from My offerings by fire; it is most holy, like the sin offering and the guilt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:13 - ‘With the sacrifice of his peace offerings for thanksgiving, he shall present his offering with cakes of leavened H2557 bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:17 - ‘You shall bring in from your dwelling places two loaves of bread for a wave offering, made of two-tenths of an [fn]ephah; they shall be of a fine flour, baked with leaven H2557 as first fruits to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:3 - “You shall not eat leavened H2557 bread H2557 with it; seven days you shall eat with it unleavened bread, the bread of affliction (for you came out of the land of Egypt in haste), so that you may remember all the days of your life the day when you came out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:5 - [fn]Offer a thank offering also from that which H2557 is leavened, H2557
And proclaim freewill offerings, make them known.
For so you love to do, you sons of Israel,”
Declares the Lord GOD.

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