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Lexicon :: Strong's H2564 - ḥēmār

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חֵמָר
Transliteration
ḥēmār
Pronunciation
khay-mawr'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: TWOT- 683b

Strong’s Definitions

חֵמָר chêmâr, khay-mawr'; from H2560; bitumen (as rising to the surface):—slime(-pit).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H2564 in the following manner: slime (2x), slimepit (with H875) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H2564 in the following manner: slime (2x), slimepit (with H875) (1x).
  1. slime, pitch, asphalt, bitumen

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵמָר chêmâr, khay-mawr'; from H2560; bitumen (as rising to the surface):—slime(-pit).
STRONGS H2564:
חֵמָר noun [masculine] bitumen, asphalt (from I. חמר according to OBlauZMG 1869, 279, bitumen as seething, swelling up; Thes MV, from IV. חמר, with reference to reddish-brown colour) — חֵמָר Genesis 11:3 2 times; used for cement in building Babel Genesis 11:3 (J); abounding in vale of Siddim בֶּאֱרֹת בֶּאֱרֹת ח׳ Genesis 14:10; used in coating Moses' 'ark' of bulrushes Exodus 2:3 (E; || זָ֑פֶת).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

11:3; 11:3; 14:10

Exodus

2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2564 matches the Hebrew חֵמָר (ḥēmār),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:3 - And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime H2564 had they for morter.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:10 - And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; H2564 and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:3 - And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime H2564 and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.

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