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Lexicon :: Strong's H2570 - ḥōmeš

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חֹמֶשׁ
Transliteration
ḥōmeš
Pronunciation
kho'-mesh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably meaning, to be stout
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TWOT- 687a

Strong’s Definitions

חֹמֶשׁ chômesh, kho'-mesh; from an unused root probably meaning, to be stout; the abdomen (as obese):—fifth (rib).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H2570 in the following manner: fifth (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H2570 in the following manner: fifth (4x).
  1. belly, abdomen, fifth ribs

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֹמֶשׁ chômesh, kho'-mesh; from an unused root probably meaning, to be stout; the abdomen (as obese):—fifth (rib).
STRONGS H2570:
† II. חֹ֫מֶשׁ noun masculine belly (Aramaic bdb033205) — הַחֹמֶשׁ 2 Samuel 2:23 + 3 times; וַיַּכֵּהוּ ֗֗֗ אלהֿח׳ 2 Samuel 2:23 and he smote him in the belly; 2 Samuel 20:10 + 2 Samuel 4:6, read וַתָּ֫נָם וַתִּישָׁ֑ן and she slumbered and slept Greek Version of the LXX We Dr.; yet corruption difficult to explain, see Klo; וַיַּכֵּהוּ שָׁם הח׳ 2 Samuel 3:27 (where probably insert אלֿ compare Dr).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

2:23; 2:23; 3:27; 4:6; 20:10

H2570

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2570 matches the Hebrew חֹמֶשׁ (ḥōmeš),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:23 - Howbeit he refused to turn aside: wherefore Abner with the hinder end of the spear smote him under the fifth H2570 rib, that the spear came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place: and it came to pass, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell down and died stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:27 - And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth H2570 rib, that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:6 - And they came thither into the midst of the house, as though they would have fetched wheat; and they smote him under the fifth H2570 rib: and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:10 - But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth H2570 rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground, and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.

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