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Lexicon :: Strong's H2568 - ḥāmēš

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חָמֵשׁ
Transliteration
ḥāmēš
Pronunciation
khaw-maysh'
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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive numeral
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TWOT- 686a

Strong’s Definitions

חָמֵשׁ châmêsh, khaw-maysh'; masculine חֲמִשָּׁה chămishshâh; a primitive numeral; five:—fif(-teen), fifth, five (× apiece).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 343x

The KJV translates Strong's H2568 in the following manner: five (300x), fifteenth (with H6240) (16x), fifteen (with H6240) (15x), fifth (6x), fifteen (with H7657) (3x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 343x
The KJV translates Strong's H2568 in the following manner: five (300x), fifteenth (with H6240) (16x), fifteen (with H6240) (15x), fifth (6x), fifteen (with H7657) (3x), variant (1x).
  1. five

    1. five (cardinal number)

    2. a multiple of five (with another number)

    3. fifth (ordinal number)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חָמֵשׁ châmêsh, khaw-maysh'; masculine חֲמִשָּׁה chămishshâh; a primitive numeral; five:—fif(-teen), fifth, five (× apiece).
STRONGS H2568:
חָמֵשׁ, חֲמִשָּׁה 342 noun masculine and feminine five (Late Hebrew id.; id.; Aramaic חֲמֵשׁ, חַמְשָׁא, Wemfo, aXtwemfo; Phoenician חמשת; Palmyrene חמשא, with masculine noun, ReckendZMG 1888, 408; Assyrian ḫamšu, ḫamiltu Dl§ 75; Ethiopic ኀምስ፡ ኀምስቱ፡ Arabic خَمْسً, خَمْسَةً Sabean & Liḥyânian חֿמס DHMZMG xxix, 613; Epigr. Denkm. 71, 73); — masculine (with noun feminine) absolute חָמֵשׁ Genesis 5:6 + 94 times + Ezekiel 40:30 (strike out Greek Version of the LXXB Hi-Sm Co; Co strike out also in Ezekiel 40:25; Ezekiel 40:29; Ezekiel 40:33; Ezekiel 40:36) + Ezekiel 45:3 Kt (where read feminine with Qr); construct חֲמֵשׁ Genesis 5:10 + 67 times + Ezekiel 48:16 Kt; feminine (with noun masculine) absolute חֲמִשָּׁה see LagBN 80 Genesis 18:28 + 139 times (including Ezekiel 8:16 strike out B Co and others); construct חֲמֵשֶׁת Numbers 3:47 (twice in verse) + 26 times; — on plural חֲמִשִּׁים fifty, see below; — five, in Hexateuch chiefly P; —
1. without other numeral:
a. חָמֵשׁ before feminine plural noun Genesis 43:34 + 35 times; before collective noun צאֹן ח׳ 1 Samuel 25:18; see also בָּאַמָּה ח׳ five in cubit(s)=five cubits 1 Kings 7:23; 1 Chronicles 11:23; 2 Chronicles 4:2; after noun (late) 2 Kings 8:16 (בִּשְׁנַת חָמֵשׁ לְיוֺרָםin the fifth year) + 6 times Chronicles; no noun expressed 1 Kings 7:39 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 7:49 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 3:20; 2 Chronicles 4:7 (twice in verse).
b. חֲמִשָּׁה before masculine plural noun Genesis 47:2 + 18 times; after noun Exodus 36:38 + 36 times Numbers (all P); no noun expressed Genesis 14:9 (only here with article) + 20 times.
c. חֲמֵשׁ before noun (usually defined; except מֵאוֺת, אֲלָפִים, see 3, 4) Exodus 26:3, 9; Exodus 36:10, 16 + Ezekiel 42:16 אַמּוֺת ח׳ Kt, but Qr מאות ח׳, see below.
d. חֲמֵשֶׁת חַמְּלָכִים Joshua 10:5 + 5 times; הָאֲנָשִׁים ח׳ Judges 18:7, 14, 17; שׁקלים ח׳ Numbers 18:16; also, distributive, שְׁקָלִים ח׳ ח׳ Numbers 3:47; הַסְּרָנִים ח׳ Joshua 13:3; Judges 3:3; 1 Samuel 6:18; בני מ׳ ח׳ 2 Samuel 21:8.
e.=ordinal, בִּשְׁנַת חָמֵשׁ ליורם 2 Kings 8:16 the fifth (year) of Joram; בַּחֲמִשָּׁה לַחֹדֶשׁ on the fifth (day) of the month Ezekiel 1:1, 2; Ezekiel 8:1; Ezekiel 33:21; (so also 15th, 25th, etc.)
2. ח׳ combined with עשׂר, עשׂרה tenfifteen:
a. חֲמֵשׁ עֶשְׂרֵה (with noun feminine) Genesis 5:10; Genesis 7:20; Exodus 27:14, 15; Exodus 38:14, 15; 2 Kings 14:17, 23; 2 Kings 20:6; 2 Chronicles 15:10; 25:25; Isaiah 38:5.
b. חֲמִשָּׁה עָשָׂר (with noun masculine),
(1) after noun Esther 9:21;
(2) before noun Exodus 16:1 (= ordinal fifteenth, so Leviticus 23:6 +) Hosea 3:2 +.
c. חֲמֵשֶׁת עָשָׂר before noun 2 Samuel 19:18 +.
d. חֲמֵשֶׁת עָשָׂר, without noun=ordinal fifteenth 1 Chronicles 24:14 +4 times + Ezekiel 45:12 (read חֲמִשִּׁים A Hi Co).
3. חֲמֵשׁ מֵאוֺת=500 Genesis 5:30, 32 + 49 times + Ezekiel 42:16 Qr.
4. חֲמֵשֶׁת אֲלָפִים=5000 Numbers 31:32; Joshua 8:12; Judges 20:45; 1 Samuel 17:5; Ezekiel 45:6; Ezekiel 48:15; 1 Chronicles 29:7; 2 Chronicles 35:9; Ezra 1:11; Ezra 2:69; — in 25,000, 35,000 etc. חֲמִשָּׁה (usually without א׳) precedes the 20,000, 30,000, etc.
5. with other numerals:
a. חָמֵשׁ before larger numeral:
(1) noun repeated Genesis 5:6 + 4 times;
(2) noun with 2nd number only, Genesis 5:17 + 8 times + Ezekiel 45:3 Kt;
(3) noun with בְּ with 2nd number Ezekiel 40:21 + 2 times
b. חָמֵשׁ after larger number:
(1) noun repeated Genesis 25:7;
(2) noun following ח׳ (only) Judges 14:10 + (especially in expressions of age and duration);
(3) noun before both numbers, stative absolute, 2 Chronicles 3:15; stative construct 2 Chronicles 15:19.
c. no noun expressed, ח׳ between other number, e.g. ושׁבעים שֵׁשׁ מאות ח׳ Numbers 31:37.
d. חֲמִשָּׁה before larger number, noun following larger number Numbers 1:25 + 22 times
e. ח׳ follows, and
(1) is followed by noun Judges 20:35 + 7 times;
(2) noun precedes both 1 Kings 7:3; Jeremiah 52:30.
f. ח׳ precedes, no noun expressed 1 Kings 5:12.
g. ח׳ follows, no noun expressed Genesis 18:28 +.
h. no noun expressed ח׳ between other number Exodus 38:28; Ezra 2:5.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

5:6; 5:6; 5:10; 5:10; 5:17; 5:30; 5:32; 7:20; 14:9; 18:28; 18:28; 25:7; 43:34; 47:2

Exodus

16:1; 26:3; 26:9; 27:14; 27:15; 36:10; 36:16; 36:38; 38:14; 38:15; 38:28

Leviticus

23:6

Numbers

1:25; 3:47; 3:47; 18:16; 31:32; 31:37

Joshua

8:12; 10:5; 13:3

Judges

3:3; 14:10; 18:7; 18:14; 18:17; 20:35; 20:45

1 Samuel

6:18; 17:5; 25:18

2 Samuel

19:18; 21:8

1 Kings

5:12; 7:3; 7:23; 7:39; 7:49

2 Kings

8:16; 8:16; 14:17; 14:23; 20:6

1 Chronicles

3:20; 11:23; 24:14; 29:7

2 Chronicles

3:15; 4:2; 4:7; 15:10; 15:19; 25:25; 35:9

Ezra

1:11; 2:5; 2:69

Esther

9:21

Isaiah

38:5

Jeremiah

52:30

Ezekiel

1:1; 1:2; 8:1; 8:16; 33:21; 40:21; 40:25; 40:29; 40:30; 40:33; 40:36; 42:16; 42:16; 45:3; 45:3; 45:6; 45:12; 48:15; 48:16

Hosea

3:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2568 matches the Hebrew חָמֵשׁ (ḥāmēš),
which occurs 345 times in 272 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 5:6–Lev 23:39)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:6 - And Seth lived an hundred and five H2568 years, and begat Enos:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - And Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen H2568 years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:11 - And all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five H2568 years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:15 - And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five H2568 years, and begat Jared:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:17 - And all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety and five H2568 years: and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:21 - And Enoch lived sixty and five H2568 years, and begat Methuselah:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:23 - And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five H2568 years:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five H2568 hundred ninety and five H2568 years, and begat sons and daughters:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:32 - And Noah was five H2568 hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - Fifteen H2568 cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five H2568 hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:12 - And Arphaxad lived five H2568 and thirty years, and begat Salah:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:32 - And the days of Terah were two hundred and five H2568 years: and Terah died in Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:4 - So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five H2568 years old when he departed out of Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:9 - With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five. H2568
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:28 - Peradventure there shall lack five H2568 of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? H2568 And he said, If I find there forty and five, H2568 I will not destroy it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:7 - And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, an hundred threescore and fifteen H2568 years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:34 - And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five H2568 times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:6 - For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five H2568 years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:11 - And there will I nourish thee; for yet there are five H2568 years of famine; lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:22 - To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five H2568 changes of raiment.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:2 - And he took some of his brethren, even five H2568 men, and presented them unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:1 - And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth H2568 day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:1 - If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five H2568 oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:3 - The five H2568 curtains shall be coupled together one to another; and other five H2568 curtains shall be coupled one to another.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:9 - And thou shalt couple five H2568 curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and shalt double the sixth curtain in the forefront of the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:26 - And thou shalt make bars of shittim wood; five H2568 for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:27 - And five H2568 bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five H2568 bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle, for the two sides westward.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:37 - And thou shalt make for the hanging five H2568 pillars of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, and their hooks shall be of gold: and thou shalt cast five H2568 sockets of brass for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:1 - And thou shalt make an altar of shittim wood, five H2568 cubits long, and five H2568 cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and the height thereof shall be three cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:14 - The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen H2568 cubits: their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:15 - And on the other side shall be hangings fifteen H2568 cubits: their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:18 - The length of the court shall be an hundred cubits, and the breadth fifty every where, and the height five H2568 cubits of fine twined linen, and their sockets of brass.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:23 - Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five H2568 hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:24 - And of cassia five H2568 hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:10 - And he coupled the five H2568 curtains one unto another: and the other five H2568 curtains he coupled one unto another.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:16 - And he coupled five H2568 curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:31 - And he made bars of shittim wood; five H2568 for the boards of the one side of the tabernacle,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:32 - And five H2568 bars for the boards of the other side of the tabernacle, and five H2568 bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the sides westward.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:38 - And the five H2568 pillars of it with their hooks: and he overlaid their chapiters and their fillets with gold: but their five H2568 sockets were of brass.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:1 - And he made the altar of burnt offering of shittim wood: five H2568 cubits was the length thereof, and five H2568 cubits the breadth thereof; it was foursquare; and three cubits the height thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:14 - The hangings of the one side of the gate were fifteen H2568 cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:15 - And for the other side of the court gate, on this hand and that hand, were hangings of fifteen H2568 cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:18 - And the hanging for the gate of the court was needlework, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen: and twenty cubits was the length, and the height in the breadth was five H2568 cubits, answerable to the hangings of the court.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:25 - And the silver of them that were numbered of the congregation was an hundred talents, and a thousand seven hundred and threescore and fifteen H2568 shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:26 - A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five H2568 hundred and fifty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:28 - And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and five H2568 shekels he made hooks for the pillars, and overlaid their chapiters, and filleted them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:6 - And on the fifteenth H2568 day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread unto the LORD: seven days ye must eat unleavened bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:34 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth H2568 day of this seventh month shall be the feast of tabernacles for seven days unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:39 - Also in the fifteenth H2568 day of the seventh month, when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a sabbath.


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