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Lexicon :: Strong's H3639 - kᵊlimmâ

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Part of Speech
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 listened to the reprimand which insults H3639 me,
And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:2 - You sons of man, how long will my [fn]honor be treated as an insult H3639?
How long will you love what is worthless and strive for a lie? Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:26 - May those be ashamed and altogether humiliated who rejoice at my distress;
May those who exalt themselves over me be clothed with shame and dishonor H3639.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:15 - All day long my dishonor H3639 is before me
And [fn]I am covered with my humiliation,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:7 - Because for Your sake I have endured disgrace;
Dishonor H3639 has covered my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:19 - You know my disgrace, my shame, and my dishonor H3639;
All my enemies are [fn]known to You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - May those who are enemies of my soul be put to shame and consumed;
May they be covered with disgrace and dishonor H3639, who seek [fn]to injure me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:29 - [fn]May my accusers be clothed with dishonor H3639,
And [fn]may they cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:13 - One who gives an answer before he hears,
It is foolishness and shame H3639 to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:3 - “Therefore the safety of Pharaoh will be your shame,
And the shelter in the shadow of Egypt, your humiliation H3639.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:16 - They will be put to shame and even humiliated, all of them;
The manufacturers of idols will go away together in humiliation H3639.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:6 - I gave My back to those who strike Me,
And My cheeks to those who pull out My beard;
I did not hide My face from insults H3639 and spitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:7 - Instead of your shame you will have a double portion,
And instead of humiliation H3639 they will shout for joy over their portion.
Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land,
Everlasting joy will be theirs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:25 - “Let us lie down in our shame, and let our humiliation H3639 cover us; for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth even to this day. And we have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:11 - But the LORD is with me like a powerful champion;
Therefore my persecutors will stumble and not prevail.
They will be put to great shame because they have [fn]failed,
An everlasting disgrace H3639 that will not be forgotten.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:51 - We are ashamed because we have heard rebuke;
Disgrace H3639 has covered our faces,
Because strangers have entered
The holy places of the LORD’S house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:52 - “Also, bear your disgrace H3639 in that you have [fn]made judgment favorable for your sisters. Because of your sins in which you acted more abominably than they, they are more in the right than you. Yes, be also ashamed and bear your disgrace H3639, in that you made your sisters appear innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:54 - so that you will bear your disgrace H3639 and feel ashamed for all that you have done when you become a consolation to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:63 - so that you may remember and be ashamed, and not open your mouth again because of your disgrace H3639, when I have [fn]forgiven you for all that you have done,” the Lord GOD declares.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:24 - “Elam is there and all her hordes around her grave; all of them killed, fallen by the sword, who went down uncircumcised to the lower parts of the earth, who inflicted their terror on the land of the living, and bore their disgrace H3639 with those who go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:25 - “They have made a bed for her among the slain with all her hordes. Her graves are around it, they are all uncircumcised, killed by the sword (although their terror was [fn]inflicted on the land of the living), and they bore their disgrace H3639 with those who go down to the pit; [fn]they were put in the midst of the slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:30 - “There also are the [fn]chiefs of the north, all of them, and all the Sidonians, who in spite of the terror resulting from their might, in shame went down with the slain. So they lay down uncircumcised with those killed by the sword and bore their disgrace H3639 with those who go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:29 - “I will establish for them a renowned planting place, and they will not again be [fn]victims of famine in the land, and they will not endure the insults H3639 of the nations anymore.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:6 - ‘Therefore prophesy in regard to the land of Israel and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys, “This is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Behold, I have spoken in My jealousy and in My wrath because you have endured the insults H3639 of the nations.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:7 - “Therefore the Lord GOD says this: ‘I have [fn]sworn that the nations that are around you will certainly endure their insults H3639 themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:15 - “I will not let you hear insults H3639 from the nations anymore, nor will you suffer disgrace from the peoples any longer, nor will you make your nation stumble any longer,” declares the Lord GOD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:26 - “They will [fn]forget their disgrace H3639 and all their [fn]treachery which they perpetrated against Me, when they live securely on their own land with no one to make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:13 - “And they shall not approach Me to serve as priests for Me, nor approach any of My holy things, to the things that are most holy; but they will bear their shame H3639 and their abominations which they have committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:6 - ‘Do not prophesy,’ so they prophesy.
But if [fn]they do not prophesy about these things,
Insults H3639 will not be turned back.
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