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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 have heard the check of my reproach, H3639 and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:2 - O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? H3639 how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:26 - Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour H3639 that magnify themselves against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:15 - My confusion H3639 is continually before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:7 - Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame H3639 hath covered my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:19 - Thou hast known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: H3639 mine adversaries are all before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour H3639 that seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:29 - Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, H3639 and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:13 - He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame H3639 unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:3 - Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame, and the trust in the shadow of Egypt your confusion. H3639
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:16 - They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them: they shall go to confusion H3639 together that are makers of idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:6 - I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame H3639 and spitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:7 - For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion H3639 they shall rejoice in 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 H3639 covereth us: for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even unto this day, and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:11 - But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion H3639 shall never be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:51 - We are confounded, because we have heard reproach: shame H3639 hath covered our faces: for strangers are come into the sanctuaries of the LORD'S house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:52 - Thou also, which hast judged thy sisters, bear thine own shame H3639 for thy sins that thou hast committed more abominable than they: they are more righteous than thou: yea, be thou confounded also, and bear thy shame, H3639 in that thou hast justified thy sisters.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:54 - That thou mayest bear thine own shame, H3639 and mayest be confounded in all that thou hast done, in that thou art a comfort unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:63 - That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, H3639 when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:24 - There is Elam and all her multitude round about her grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, which are gone down uncircumcised into the nether parts of the earth, which caused their terror in the land of the living; yet have they borne their shame H3639 with them that go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:25 - They have set her a bed in the midst of the slain with all her multitude: her graves are round about him: all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword: though their terror was caused in the land of the living, yet have they borne their shame H3639 with them that go down to the pit: he is put in the midst of them that be slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:30 - There be the princes of the north, all of them, and all the Zidonians, which are gone down with the slain; with their terror they are ashamed of their might; and they lie uncircumcised with them that be slain by the sword, and bear their shame H3639 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 shame H3639 of the heathen any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye have borne the shame H3639 of the heathen:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:7 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I have lifted up mine hand, Surely the heathen that are about you, they shall bear their shame. H3639
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:15 - Neither will I cause men to hear in thee the shame H3639 of the heathen any more, neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the people any more, neither shalt thou cause thy nations to fall any more, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:26 - After that they have borne their shame, H3639 and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:13 - And they shall not come near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to come near to any of my holy things, in the most holy place: but they shall bear their shame, H3639 and their abominations which they have committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:6 - Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame. H3639
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