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Lexicon :: Strong's H2748 - ḥarṭōm

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חַרְטֹם
Transliteration
ḥarṭōm
Pronunciation
khar-tome'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as חֶרֶט (H2747)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 738b

Strong’s Definitions

חַרְטֹם charṭôm, khar-tome'; from the same as H2747; a horoscopist (as drawing magical lines or circles):—magician.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H2748 in the following manner: magician (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H2748 in the following manner: magician (11x).
  1. diviner, magician, astrologer

    1. engraver, writer (only in derivative sense of one possessed of occult knowledge)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַרְטֹם charṭôm, khar-tome'; from the same as H2747; a horoscopist (as drawing magical lines or circles):—magician.
STRONGS H2748:
† [חַרְטֹם] noun masculineExodus 7:22 engraver, writer, only in derived sense of one possessed of occult knowledge, diviner, astrologer, magician (probably =ם + חֶרֶט, see Di Ol§ 216, 5 Sta§§ 295, 327 a) **the fact that the word is always applied to Egyptian magicians, except Daniel 2:2 (late), suggests Egyptian origin, but no agreement among Egyptologists: HarkavyJas., 1870, Mars-Avril, 169 proposes χαρ, speak + tum, hiddenteller of hidden things; WiedSamml 44 thinks Hebrew word perhaps imitating an Egyptian cher-ṭem-t, he who holds the book; FCCook'Speaker's' Comm. i. 279 proposes cher-tumbearer of sacred words. — only plural absolute חַרְטֻמִּים Genesis 41:24 + 4 times; חַרְטֻמִּם Exodus 8:15 [Exodus 8:19]; Exodus 9:11; construct חַרְטֻמֵּי Genesis 41:8 + 2 times; —
1. magicians of Egypt Genesis 41:8 (E; || חֲכָמִים), Genesis 41:24 (E), Exodus 8:3 [Exodus 8:7]; Exodus 8:14 [Exodus 8:18]; Exodus 8:15 [Exodus 8:19]; Exodus 7:11 (|| חֲכָמִים, מְכַשְּׁפִים), Exodus 7:22; Exodus 9:11 (twice in verse) (all P).
2. magicians of Babylon Daniel 2:2 (|| אַשָּׁפִים, מְכַשְּׁפִים, כַּשְׂדִּים).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2749.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

41:8; 41:8; 41:24; 41:24

Exodus

7:11; 7:22; 7:22; 8:7; 8:18; 8:19; 8:19; 9:11; 9:11

Daniel

2:2; 2:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2748 matches the Hebrew חַרְטֹם (ḥarṭōm),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:8 - And it came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled; and he sent and called for all the magicians H2748 of Egypt, and all the wise men thereof: and Pharaoh told them his dream; but there was none that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:24 - And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the magicians; H2748 but there was none that could declare it to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:11 - Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians H2748 of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:22 - And the magicians H2748 of Egypt did so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, neither did he hearken unto them; as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:7 - And the magicians H2748 did so with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:18 - And the magicians H2748 did so with their enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there were lice upon man, and upon beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:19 - Then the magicians H2748 said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:11 - And the magicians H2748 could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, H2748 and upon all the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:20 - And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians H2748 and astrologers that were in all his realm.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:2 - Then the king commanded to call the magicians, H2748 and the astrologers, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, for to shew the king his dreams. So they came and stood before the king.

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