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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 - Now in the morning his spirit was troubled, so he sent messengers and called for all the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 of Egypt, and all its wise men. And Pharaoh told them his [fn]dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them for Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:24 - and the thin ears swallowed the seven good ears. Then I told it to the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748, but there was no one who could explain it to me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:11 - Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers, and they too, the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 of Egypt, did the same with their secret arts.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:22 - But the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 of Egypt did the same with their secret arts; and Pharaoh’s heart was [fn]hardened, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:7 - However, the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 did the same with their secret arts, [fn]making frogs come up on the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:18 - The soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 tried with their secret arts to produce [fn]gnats, but they could not; so there were [fn]gnats on every person and animal.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:19 - Then the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 said to Pharaoh, “This is the finger of God.” But Pharaoh’s heart was [fn]hardened, and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:11 - The soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 could not stand before Moses because of the boils, for the boils were on the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 as well as on all the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:20 - As for every matter of expertise [fn]and understanding about which the king consulted them, he found them ten times better than all the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748 and conjurers who were in all his realm.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:2 - Then the king [fn]gave orders to call in the soothsayer H2748 priests H2748, the conjurers, the sorcerers, and the [fn]Chaldeans, to [fn]tell the king his dreams. So they came in and stood before the king.

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