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Lexicon :: Strong's H2574 - ḥămāṯ

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חֲמָת
Transliteration
ḥămāṯ
Pronunciation
kham-awth'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as חוֹמָה (H2346)
Strong’s Definitions

חֲמָת Chămâth, kham-awth'; from the same as H2346; walled; Chamath, a place in Syria:—Hamath, Hemath.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H2574 in the following manner: Hamath (34x), Hamath (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H2574 in the following manner: Hamath (34x), Hamath (3x).
proper locative noun
  1. Hamath = "fortress"

    1. the principle city of upper Syria in the valley of the Orontes

      proper masculine noun
    2. father of the house of Rechab

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֲמָת Chămâth, kham-awth'; from the same as H2346; walled; Chamath, a place in Syria:—Hamath, Hemath.
STRONGS H2574:
חֲמָת, חֲמַת proper name, of a location (√ dubious; Thes MV and others derive from חָמָה, חֲמָת = fortress, or (see RSSemitic i, 140), sacred enclosure, temenos, ḥimā, compare HalJAS 7 ème Sér. x, 392, LagBN 82, 156; but no certainty that name is Shemitic; Arabic bdb033301, Assyrian Amattu, DlPA 275 ff. Prov 174); — modern Ḥamâ, on el-‘Âṣi (Orontes), 38 hours (approximately 115 miles) north of Damascus, see BdPal 398 f. It had a king, תֹּעִי, in David's time 2 Samuel 8:9 = 1 Chronicles 18:9, and in 8th cent. B.C. 2 Kings 19:13 = Isaiah 37:13; gods of its own 2 Kings 17:30; 2 Kings 18:34 = Isaiah 36:19; gave its name to land (limits unknown) רִבְלָה בְּאֶרֶץ ח׳ 2 Kings 23:33; 2 Kings 25:21; Jeremiah 39:5; Jeremiah 52:9, Jeremiah 52:27, compare 2 Chronicles 8:4; contained Israeli exiles Isaiah 11:11; furnished colonists for Samaria 2 Kings 17:24 (compare 2 Kings 17:30 above) after being conquered by Sargon, (COT 2 Kings 17:24; 2 Kings 18:34 compare Isaiah 10:9). [H2579 It is called great Hamath by Amos 6:2] (חֲמַת רַבָּה, חֲמַת֯ only here). ח׳ is mentioned with דַּמֶּשֶׂק, צֹר, צִידוֺן in prophecy against land Hadrach (חַדְרָךְ) Zechariah 9:2, compare Jeremiah 49:23. Often in phrase (עַדֿ) לְבאֹ ח׳ = the entrance to Hamath, i.e. the approach to Hamath, as territorial limit Judges 3:3; usually as denoting (ideal) northern limit of Israel territory Joshua 13:5; Numbers 13:21; Numbers 34:8; Amos 6:14; 1 Kings 8:65 2 Chronicles 7:8; 2 Kings 14:25; 1 Chronicles 13:5; חֲמָ֑תָה 1 Chronicles 18:3; צובָה ח׳ H25782 Chronicles 8:3, and הֵשִׁיב לִיחוּדָה אֶתדַּֿמֶּשֶׂק וְאֶתחֿ׳ 2 Kings 14:28; so also Ezekiel 47; Ezekiel 48; גְּבוּל ח׳ Ezekiel 47:17, compare Ezekiel 47:16b + Ezekiel 47:16a (strike out Co); לְבוֺא ח׳ Ezekiel 48:1, compare Ezekiel 47:20; אֶליַֿד ח׳ Ezekiel 48:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

13:21; 34:8

Joshua

13:5

Judges

3:3

2 Samuel

8:9

1 Kings

8:65

2 Kings

14:25; 14:28; 17:24; 17:24; 17:30; 17:30; 18:34; 18:34; 19:13; 23:33; 25:21

1 Chronicles

13:5; 18:3; 18:9

2 Chronicles

7:8; 8:3; 8:4

Isaiah

10:9; 11:11; 36:19; 37:13

Jeremiah

39:5; 49:23; 52:9; 52:27

Ezekiel

47; 47:16; 47:16; 47:17; 47:20; 48; 48:1; 48:1

Amos

6:14

Zechariah

9:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2574 matches the Hebrew חֲמָת (ḥămāṯ),
which occurs 35 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:21 - So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath. H2574
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - From mount Hor ye shall point out your border unto the entrance of Hamath; H2574 and the goings forth of the border shall be to Zedad:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:5 - And the land of the Giblites, and all Lebanon, toward the sunrising, from Baalgad under mount Hermon unto the entering into Hamath. H2574
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:3 - Namely, five lords of the Philistines, and all the Canaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hivites that dwelt in mount Lebanon, from mount Baalhermon unto the entering in of Hamath. H2574
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - When Toi king of Hamath H2574 heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:65 - And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath H2574 unto the river of Egypt, before the LORD our God, seven days and seven days, even fourteen days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:25 - He restored the coast of Israel from the entering of Hamath H2574 unto the sea of the plain, according to the word of the LORD God of Israel, which he spake by the hand of his servant Jonah, the son of Amittai, the prophet, which was of Gathhepher.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:28 - Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, and all that he did, and his might, how he warred, and how he recovered Damascus, and Hamath, H2574 which belonged to Judah, for Israel, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 - And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Ava, and from Hamath, H2574 and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel: and they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the cities thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:30 - And the men of Babylon made Succothbenoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal, and the men of Hamath H2574 made Ashima,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:34 - Where are the gods of Hamath, H2574 and of Arpad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivah? have they delivered Samaria out of mine hand?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:13 - Where is the king of Hamath, H2574 and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivah?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:33 - And Pharaohnechoh put him in bands at Riblah in the land of Hamath, H2574 that he might not reign in Jerusalem; and put the land to a tribute of an hundred talents of silver, and a talent of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:21 - And the king of Babylon smote them, and slew them at Riblah in the land of Hamath. H2574 So Judah was carried away out of their land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:5 - So David gathered all Israel together, from Shihor of Egypt even unto the entering of Hemath, H2574 to bring the ark of God from Kirjathjearim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - And David smote Hadarezer king of Zobah unto Hamath, H2574 as he went to stablish his dominion by the river Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:9 - Now when Tou king of Hamath H2574 heard how David had smitten all the host of Hadarezer king of Zobah;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:8 - Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath H2574 unto the river of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:4 - And he built Tadmor in the wilderness, and all the store cities, which he built in Hamath. H2574
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:9 - Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath H2574 as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, H2574 and from the islands of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:19 - Where are the gods of Hamath H2574 and Arphad? where are the gods of Sepharvaim? and have they delivered Samaria out of my hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:13 - Where is the king of Hamath, H2574 and the king of Arphad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, Hena, and Ivah?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:5 - But the Chaldeans' army pursued after them, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho: and when they had taken him, they brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath, H2574 where he gave judgment upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:23 - Concerning Damascus. Hamath H2574 is confounded, and Arpad: for they have heard evil tidings: they are fainthearted; there is sorrow on the sea; it cannot be quiet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:9 - Then they took the king, and carried him up unto the king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath; H2574 where he gave judgment upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:27 - And the king of Babylon smote them, and put them to death in Riblah in the land of Hamath. H2574 Thus Judah was carried away captive out of his own land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:16 - Hamath, H2574 Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; H2574 Hazarhatticon, which is by the coast of Hauran.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:17 - And the border from the sea shall be Hazarenan, the border of Damascus, and the north northward, and the border of Hamath. H2574 And this is the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:20 - The west side also shall be the great sea from the border, till a man come over against Hamath. H2574 This is the west side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:1 - Now these are the names of the tribes. From the north end to the coast of the way of Hethlon, as one goeth to Hamath, H2574 Hazarenan, the border of Damascus northward, to the coast of Hamath; H2574 for these are his sides east and west; a portion for Dan.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:14 - But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath H2574 unto the river of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 - And Hamath H2574 also shall border thereby; Tyrus, and Zidon, though it be very wise.

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