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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 - Seth lived one hundred and five H2568 years, and became the father of Enosh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - Then Enosh lived eight hundred and fifteen H2568 years after he became the father of Kenan, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:11 - So all the days of Enosh were nine hundred and five H2568 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:15 - Mahalalel lived sixty-five H2568 years, and became the father of Jared.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:17 - So all the days of Mahalalel were eight hundred and ninety-five H2568 years, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:21 - Enoch lived sixty-five H2568 years, and became the father of Methuselah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:23 - So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five H2568 years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - Then Lamech lived five H2568 hundred and ninety-five H2568 years after he became the father of Noah, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:32 - Noah was five H2568 hundred years old, and Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The water prevailed fifteen H2568 [fn]cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - and Shem lived five H2568 hundred years after he became the father of Arpachshad, and he had other sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:12 - Arpachshad lived thirty-five H2568 years, and became the father of Shelah;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:32 - The days of Terah were two hundred and five H2568 years; and Terah died in Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:4 - So Abram went forth as the LORD had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:9 - against Chedorlaomer king of Elam and Tidal king of [fn]Goiim and Amraphel king of Shinar and Arioch king of Ellasar—four kings against five. H2568
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:28 - “Suppose the fifty righteous are lacking five, H2568 will You destroy the whole city because of five?” H2568 And He said, “I will not destroy it if I find forty-five H2568 there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:7 - These are [fn]all the years of Abraham’s life that he lived, one hundred and seventy-five years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:34 - He took portions to them from [fn]his own table, but Benjamin’s portion was five H2568 times as much as any of theirs. So they feasted and drank freely with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:6 - “For the famine has been in the land these two years, and there are still five H2568 years in which there will be neither plowing nor harvesting.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:11 - “There I will also provide for you, for there are still five H2568 years of famine to come, and you and your household and all that you have would be impoverished.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:22 - To [fn]each of them he gave changes of garments, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five H2568 changes of garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:2 - He took five H2568 men from among his brothers and presented them to Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:1 - Then they set out from Elim, and all the congregation of the sons of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth H2568 day of the second month after their departure from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:1 - [fn]If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five H2568 oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:3 - “Five H2568 curtains shall be [fn]joined to one another, and the other five H2568 curtains shall be [fn]joined to one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:9 - “You shall [fn]join five H2568 curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves, and you shall double over the sixth curtain [fn]at the front of the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:26 - “Then you shall make bars of acacia wood, five H2568 for the boards of one side of the tabernacle,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:27 - and five H2568 bars for the boards of the [fn]other side of the tabernacle, and five H2568 bars for the boards of the side of the tabernacle for the [fn]rear side to the west.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:37 - “You shall make five H2568 pillars of acacia for the screen and overlay them with gold, their hooks also being of gold; and you shall cast five H2568 [fn]sockets of [fn]bronze for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:1 - “And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five H2568 [fn]cubits long and five H2568 cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:14 - “The hangings for the one [fn]side of the gate shall be fifteen H2568 cubits with their three pillars and their three [fn]sockets.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:15 - “And for the [fn]other [fn]side shall be hangings of fifteen H2568 cubits with their three pillars and their three [fn]sockets.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:18 - “The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits, and the width fifty throughout, and the height five H2568 cubits of fine twisted linen, and their [fn]sockets of bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:23 - “Take also for yourself the finest of spices: of flowing myrrh five H2568 hundred shekels, and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant cane two hundred and fifty,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:24 - and of cassia five H2568 hundred, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:10 - He [fn]joined five H2568 curtains to one another and the other five H2568 curtains he [fn]joined to one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:16 - He [fn]joined five H2568 curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:31 - Then he made bars of acacia wood, five H2568 for the boards of one side of the tabernacle,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:32 - and five H2568 bars for the boards of the [fn]other side of the tabernacle, and five H2568 bars for the boards of the tabernacle for the [fn]rear side to the west.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:38 - and he made its five H2568 pillars with their hooks, and he overlaid their tops and their [fn]bands with gold; but their five H2568 [fn]sockets were of [fn]bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:1 - Then he made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood, five H2568 [fn]cubits [fn]long, and five H2568 cubits [fn]wide, square, and three cubits [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:14 - The hangings for the one [fn]side of the gate were fifteen H2568 cubits, with their three pillars and their three [fn]sockets,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:15 - and so for the [fn]other [fn]side. [fn]On both sides of the gate of the court were hangings of fifteen H2568 cubits, with their three pillars and their three [fn]sockets.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:18 - The screen of the gate of the court was the work of the [fn]weaver, of [fn]blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen. And the length was twenty cubits and the [fn]height was five H2568 cubits, corresponding to the hangings of the court.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:25 - The silver of those of the congregation who were [fn]numbered was 100 talents and 1,775 H2568 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:26 - a beka a head (that is, half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary), for each one who passed over to those who were [fn]numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 H2568 men.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:28 - Of the 1,775 H2568 shekels, he made hooks for the pillars and overlaid their tops and made [fn]bands for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:6 - ‘Then on the fifteenth H2568 day of the same month there is the Feast of Unleavened Bread to the LORD; for seven days you shall eat unleavened bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:34 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘On the fifteenth H2568 of this seventh month is the Feast of Booths for seven days to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:39 - ‘On exactly the fifteenth H2568 day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the crops of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of the LORD for seven days, with a [fn]rest on the first day and a [fn]rest on the eighth day.


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