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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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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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 spied out the land from the wilderness of Zin as far as Rehob, [fn]at Lebo-hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - ‘You shall draw a line from Mount Hor to the [fn]Lebo-hamath, and the termination of the border shall be at Zedad;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:5 - and the land of the Gebalite, and all of Lebanon, toward the [fn]east, from Baal-gad below Mount Hermon as far as [fn]Lebo-hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:3 - These nations are: the five lords of the Philistines and all the Canaanites and the Sidonians and the Hivites who lived in Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baal-hermon as far as [fn]Lebo-hamath.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - Now when Toi king of Hamath H2574 heard that David had [fn]defeated all the army of Hadadezer,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:65 - So Solomon observed the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly from the entrance of Hamath H2574 to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and seven more days, even fourteen days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:25 - He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath H2574 as far as the Sea of the Arabah, according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke [fn]through His servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:28 - Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did and his might, how he fought and how he recovered for Israel, Damascus and Hamath, H2574 which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:24 - The king of Assyria brought men from Babylon and from Cuthah and from [fn]Avva and from Hamath H2574 and Sepharvaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the sons of Israel. So they possessed Samaria and lived in its cities.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:30 - The men of Babylon made Succoth-benoth, the men of Cuth made Nergal, the men of Hamath H2574 made Ashima,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:34 - ‘Where are the gods of Hamath H2574 and Arpad? Where are the gods of Sepharvaim, Hena and [fn]Ivvah? Have they delivered Samaria from my hand?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:13 - ‘Where is the king of Hamath, H2574 the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, and of Hena and Ivvah?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:33 - Pharaoh Neco imprisoned him at Riblah in the land of Hamath, H2574 that he might not reign in Jerusalem; and he imposed on the land a fine of one hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:21 - Then the king of Babylon struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath. H2574 So Judah was led away into exile from its land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:5 - So David assembled all Israel together, from the Shihor of Egypt even to the entrance of Hamath, H2574 to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah as far as Hamath, H2574 as he went to establish his [fn]rule to the Euphrates River.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:9 - Now when [fn]Tou king of Hamath H2574 heard that David had [fn]defeated all the army of Hadadezer king of Zobah,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:8 - So Solomon observed the feast at that time for seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great assembly who came from the entrance of Hamath H2574 to the brook of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:4 - He built Tadmor in the wilderness and all the storage cities which he had built in Hamath. H2574
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:9 - “Is not Calno like Carchemish,
Or Hamath H2574 like Arpad,
Or Samaria like Damascus?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:11 - Then it will happen on that day that the Lord
Will again recover the second time with His hand
The remnant of His people, who will remain,
From Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath, H2574
And from the [fn]islands of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:19 - ‘Where are the gods of Hamath H2574 and Arpad? Where are the gods of Sepharvaim? And when have they delivered Samaria from my hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:13 - ‘Where is the king of Hamath, H2574 the king of Arpad, the king of the city of Sepharvaim, and of Hena and Ivvah?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:5 - But the army of the Chaldeans pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho; and they seized him and brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, H2574 and he passed sentence on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:23 - Concerning Damascus.
“Hamath H2574 and Arpad are put to shame,
For they have heard bad news;
They are disheartened.
There is anxiety by the sea,
It cannot be calmed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:9 - Then they captured the king and brought him up to the king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, H2574 and he [fn]passed sentence on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:27 - Then the king of Babylon struck them down and put them to death at Riblah in the land of Hamath. H2574 So Judah was led away into exile from its land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:16 - [fn]Hamath, H2574 Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; H2574 Hazer-hatticon, which is by the border of Hauran.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:17 - “The boundary shall [fn]extend from the sea to Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus, and on the north toward the north is the border of Hamath. H2574 This is the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:20 - “The west side shall be the Great Sea, from the south border to a point opposite [fn]Lebo-hamath. This is the west side.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:1 - “Now these are the names of the tribes: from the northern extremity, [fn]beside the way of Hethlon to [fn]Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan at the border of Damascus, toward the north [fn]beside Hamath, H2574 [fn]running from east to west, Dan, one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:14 - “For behold, I am going to raise up a nation against you,
O house of Israel,” declares the LORD God of hosts,
“And they will afflict you from the entrance of Hamath H2574
To the brook of the Arabah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 - And Hamath H2574 also, which borders on it;
Tyre and Sidon, [fn]though [fn]they are very wise.

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