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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 - “Thus we took the land at that time from the hand of the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, from the [fn]valley of Arnon to Mount Hermon H2768
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:9 - (Sidonians call Hermon H2768 Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir):
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:48 - from Aroer, which is on the edge of the [fn]valley of Arnon, even as far as Mount Sion (that is, Hermon), H2768
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:3 - to the Canaanite on the east and on the west, and the Amorite and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Jebusite in the hill country, and the Hivite [fn]at the foot of Hermon H2768 in the land of Mizpeh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:17 - from Mount Halak, that rises toward Seir, even as far as Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon [fn]at the foot of Mount Hermon. H2768 And he captured all their kings and struck them down and put them to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel [fn]defeated, and whose land they possessed beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon, H2768 and all the Arabah to the east:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - and ruled over Mount Hermon H2768 and Salecah and all Bashan, as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and half of Gilead, as far as the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.
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 H2768 as far as [fn]Lebo-hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:11 - and Gilead, and the [fn]territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and all Mount Hermon, H2768 and all Bashan as far as Salecah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:23 - Now the sons of the half-tribe of Manasseh lived in the land; from Bashan to Baal-hermon and Senir and Mount Hermon H2768 they were numerous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:12 - The north and the south, You have created them;
Tabor and Hermon H2768 shout for joy at Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:3 - It is like the dew of Hermon H2768
Coming down upon the mountains of Zion;
For there the LORD commanded the blessing—life forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:8 - Come with me from Lebanon, my bride,
May you come with me from Lebanon.
[fn]Journey down from the summit of Amana,
From the summit of Senir and Hermon, H2768
From the dens of lions,
From the mountains of leopards.
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