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Lexicon :: Strong's H2768 - ḥermôn

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 744b

Strong’s Definitions

חֶרְמוֹן Chermôwn, kher-mone'; from H2763; abrupt; Chermon, a mount of Palestine:—Hermon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H2768 in the following manner: Hermon (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H2768 in the following manner: Hermon (13x).
  1. Hermon = "a sanctuary"

    1. a mountain on the northeastern border of Palestine and Lebanon and overlooking the border city of Dan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶרְמוֹן Chermôwn, kher-mone'; from H2763; abrupt; Chermon, a mount of Palestine:—Hermon.
STRONGS H2768: Abbreviations
חֶרְמוֺן proper name, of a mountain Hermon (sacred mountain, compare Sabean מחרם, etc., temple, Arabic bdb035601 interior of mosque, bdb035602 asylum, WetzstZKW v. 1884, 115 RSSemitic i, 93; 2nd ed., 94) — the highest peak of Anti-Lebanon range, usually snow-capped, commanding southern Syria & northern Palestine; it is called שִׂיאֹן by the author of Deuteronomy 4:48; by the Amorites שְׂנִיר, by the Sidonians שִׂרְיֹן Deuteronomy 3:9. It has three peaks; and the names חרמון and שׂניר, distinguished in 1 Chronicles 5:23; Songs 4:8, may refer to two of these peaks; חֶרְמוֺנִים [H2769 Psalm 42:7 [Psalm 42:6]] probably refers to these different peaks (see RobBR iii. 357 BädPal 301). It is a northern boundary עד הר ח׳ Deuteronomy 3:8; Joshua 12:1; הר חרמוֺן mount Hermon is used also Joshua 11:17; Joshua 12:5; Joshua 13:5, Joshua 13:11; 1 Chronicles 5:23; but חרמון Joshua 11:3; Psalm 89:13 [Psalm 89:12]; Psalm 133:3; Songs 4:8. See בַּעַל חֶרְמוֺן Judges 3:3; 1 Chronicles 5:23 (see Wetzstib. 115).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:8; 3:9; 4:48


11:3; 11:17; 12:1; 12:5; 13:5; 13:11



1 Chronicles

5:23; 5:23; 5:23


89:12; 133:3

Song of Songs

4:8; 4:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2768 matches the Hebrew חֶרְמוֹן (ḥermôn),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:8 - We took the land at that time out of the hand of the two kings of the Amori who were beyond the Yarden, from the valley of the Arnon to Mount Hermon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:9 - (which Hermon the Tzidonim call Siryon, and the Amori call it Senir;)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:48 - from `Aro`er, which is on the edge of the valley of the Arnon, even to Mount Tzion (the same is Hermon),
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:3 - to the Kana`ani on the east and on the west, and the Amori, and the Hittite, and the Perizzi, and the Yevusi in the hill-country, and the Hivvi under Hermon in the land of Mitzpah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:17 - from Mount Halak, that goes up to Se`ir, even to Ba`al-Gad in the valley of Levanon under Mount Hermon: and all their kings he took, and struck them, and put them to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - Now these are the kings of the land, whom the children of Yisra'el struck, and possessed their land beyond the Yarden toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon to Mount Hermon, and all the `Aravah eastward:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - and ruled in Mount Hermon, and in Salkhah, and in all Bashan, to the border of the Geshuri and the Ma`akhati, and half Gil`ad, the border of Sichon king of Heshbon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:5 - and the land of the Givli, and all Levanon, toward the sunrise, from Ba`al-Gad under Mount Hermon to the entrance of Hamat;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:11 - and Gil`ad, and the border of the Geshuri and Ma`akhati, and all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salkhah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:23 - The children of the half-tribe of Menashsheh lived in the land: they increased from Bashan to Ba`al-Hermon and Senir and Mount Hermon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:12 - The north and the south, you have created them. Tavor and Hermon rejoice in your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:3 - Like the dew of Hermon, That comes down on the hills of Tziyon: For there the LORD gives the blessing, Even life forevermore.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:8 - Come with me from Levanon, my bride, With me from Levanon. Look from the top of Amana, From the top of Senir and Hermon, From the lions' dens, From the mountains of the leopards.
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