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Lexicon :: Strong's H3639 - kᵊlimmâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 987a

Strong’s Definitions

כְּלִמָּה kᵉlimmâh, kel-im-maw'; from H3637; disgrace:—confusion, dishonour, reproach, shame.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H3639 in the following manner: shame (20x), confusion (6x), dishonour (3x), reproach (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H3639 in the following manner: shame (20x), confusion (6x), dishonour (3x), reproach (1x).
  1. disgrace, reproach, shame, confusion, dishonour, insult, ignominy

    1. insult, reproach

    2. reproach, ignominy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כְּלִמָּה kᵉlimmâh, kel-im-maw'; from H3637; disgrace:—confusion, dishonour, reproach, shame.
STRONGS H3639: Abbreviations
כְּלִמָּה noun feminine insult, reproach, ignominy; — absolute כ׳ Isaiah 45:16 + 9 times; construct כְּלִמַּת Jeremiah 20:11 + 3 times; suffix כְּלִמָּתִי Job 20:3 + 3 times, etc., plural כְּלִמּוֺת Micah 2:6; Isaiah 50:6; —
1. specifically, insult, reproach, לֹא יִסַּג כ׳ Micah 2:6 reproaches do not cease; מוּסַר כְּלִמָּתִי Job 20:3 = my beshaming (insulting) correction, i.e. the correction which insults me.
2. in general, reproach, ignominy, opposed to כָּבוֺד Psalm 4:3; הלך בַּכּ׳ Isaiah 45:16 go into ignominy (+ בּוֺשׁ, נִכְלַם); often || בּשֶׁת Isaiah 30:3; Isaiah 61:7; Psalm 44:16, subject of כִּסָּה Jeremiah 3:25 our ignomity covereth us, so under figure of garment, after לָבַשׁ Psalm 35:26 (+ בושׁ, חפר in Psalm 35:26a), Psalm 109:29; || חֶרְפָּה Psalm 69:8 (subject of פָּנָ֑י כִּסְּתָה), Jeremiah 51:51 (id.; בושׁ in || clause), Psalm 71:13 (+ בושׁ in || clause); || בּשֶׁת + חֶרְפָּה Psalm 69:20; || אִוֶּלֶת Proverbs 18:13; || רֹק Isaiah 50:6; עוֺלָם כ׳ Jeremiah 20:11 (בושׁ in || clause); כְּלִמָּתֵךְ Ezekiel 16:63 (id. ||); often in Ezek. נשׂא כ׳ bear ignominy, Ezekiel 16:52 (twice in verse) (|| בושׁ), Ezekiel 16:54 (נִכְלַם in || clause); Ezekiel 32:24, 25, 30 (all + אֶתיֿוֺרְדֵי בוֺר with those who go down to the pit; reference to ignominious death), Ezekiel 36:7; Ezekiel 39:26 (si vera lectio = bear the humiliating sense of underserved kindness from י׳; but text dubious, Hi Co, which see, [כ׳] נשׁו; Sm Da defend); נאשׂ כְּלִמַּת הַגּוֺיִם, i.e. caused by the nations, Ezekiel 34:39; Ezekiel 36:6; also Ezekiel 36:15 (|| עַמִּים חֶרְפַּת), probably also Psalm 89:51 (read כְּלִמַּת, compare VB Che Bae); כְּלִמָּתָם יְתוֺעֲבוֺתָם אֲשֶׁר עָשׂוּ וְנ׳ Ezekiel 44:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:3; 20:3


4:3; 35:26; 35:26; 44:16; 69:8; 69:20; 71:13; 89:51; 109:29




30:3; 45:16; 45:16; 50:6; 50:6; 61:7


3:25; 20:11; 20:11; 51:51


16:52; 16:54; 16:63; 32:24; 32:25; 32:30; 36:6; 36:7; 36:15; 39:26; 44:13


2:6; 2:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3639 matches the Hebrew כְּלִמָּה (kᵊlimmâ),
which occurs 30 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:3 - I hear a reproof putting me to shame; and my spirit answereth me by mine understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:2 - Ye sons of men, till when is my glory to be put to shame? How long will ye love vanity, will ye seek after a lie? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:26 - Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine adversity; let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:15 - All the day my confusion is before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:7 - Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; confusion hath covered my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:19 - *Thou* knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries are all before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - Let them be ashamed, let them be consumed, that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:29 - Let mine adversaries be clothed with confusion, and let them cover themselves with their shame as with a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:13 - He that giveth answer before he heareth, it is folly and shame unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:3 - For to you the protection of Pharaoh shall be a shame, and the trust in the shadow of Egypt a confusion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:16 - They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them; they shall go away in confusion together, the makers of idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:6 - I gave my back to smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair; I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:7 - Instead of your shame ye shall have double; instead of confusion they shall celebrate with joy their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double; everlasting joy shall be unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:25 - We lie down in our shame, and our confusion covereth us; for we have sinned against Jehovah our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even unto this day, and have not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:11 - But Jehovah is with me as a mighty terrible one; therefore my persecutors shall stumble and shall not prevail; they shall be greatly ashamed, for they have not prospered: it shall be an everlasting confusion that shall not be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:51 - -- We are put to shame, for we have heard reproach; confusion hath covered our face: for strangers are come into the sanctuaries of Jehovah's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:52 - Thou also, who hast judged thy sisters, bear thine own confusion, because of thy sins in which thou hast acted more abominably than they: they are more righteous than thou. So be thou ashamed also, and bear thy confusion, in that thou hast justified thy sisters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:54 - that thou mayest bear thy confusion, and mayest be confounded for all that thou hast done, in that thou comfortest them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:63 - that thou mayest remember, and be ashamed, and no more open thy mouth because of thy confusion, when I forgive thee all that thou hast done, saith the Lord Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:24 - There is Elam and all her multitude round about her grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who are gone down uncircumcised unto the lower parts of the earth, who caused their terror in the land of the living; yet have they borne their confusion with them that go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:25 - They have set him a bed in the midst of the slain, with all his multitude: their graves are round about him, all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword, though their terror was caused in the land of the living; and they have borne their confusion with them that go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of them that are slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:30 - There are the princes of the north, all of them, and all the Zidonians, that are gone down with the slain -- ashamed of the terror which they caused through their might; and they lie uncircumcised with them that are slain by the sword, and bear their confusion with them that go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:29 - And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the ignominy of the nations any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the water-courses and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye have borne the ignominy of the nations;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:7 - therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I have lifted up my hand, saying, Verily the nations that are about you, they shall bear their shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:15 - neither will I cause thee to hear the ignominy of the nations any more, and thou shalt not bear the reproach of the peoples any more, neither shalt thou cause thy nation to fall any more, saith the Lord Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:26 - and they shall bear their confusion, and all their unfaithfulness in which they have acted unfaithfully against me, when they shall dwell safely in their land, and none shall make them afraid;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:13 - And they shall not draw near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to draw near to any of my holy things, even to the most holy; but they shall bear their confusion, and their abominations which they have committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:6 - Prophesy ye not, they prophesy. If they do not prophesy to these, the ignominy will not depart.
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