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Lexicon :: Strong's H3643 - kimhām

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

כִּמְהָם Kimhâm, kim-hawm'; from H3642; pining; Kimham, an Israelite:—Chimham.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H3643 in the following manner: Chimham (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H3643 in the following manner: Chimham (4x).
  1. Chimham = "their longing"

    proper masculine noun
    1. a follower and probably a son of Barzillai the Gileadite who returned from beyond Jordan with David; apparently David bestowed on him a possession in Bethlehem on which in later times an inn was standing

      proper locative noun
    2. apparently the inn in Bethlehem located on the possession given by David to Chimham the follower or son of Barzillai the Gileadite

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כִּמְהָם Kimhâm, kim-hawm'; from H3642; pining; Kimham, an Israelite:—Chimham.
STRONGS H3643: Abbreviations
כִּמְהָם proper name, masculine
1. attendant of David 2 Samuel 19:38; 2 Samuel 19:39 = כִּמְהָן 2 Samuel 19:41; Greek Version of the LXX in all Χιμααμ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Αχιμααμ.
2. in noun, of location גֵּרוּת כִמְהָם Jeremiah 41:17 Qr (Kt כמוהם), compare גֵּרוּת above

כמוהם Jeremiah 41:17 Kt, see כִּמְהָם above.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

19:38; 19:39; 19:41


41:17; 41:17


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3643 matches the Hebrew כִּמְהָם (kimhām),
which occurs 5 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:37 - Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, and be buried by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham; H3643 let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what shall seem good unto thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:38 - And the king answered, Chimham H3643 shall go over with me, and I will do to him that which shall seem good unto thee: and whatsoever thou shalt require of me, that will I do for thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:40 - Then the king went on to Gilgal, and Chimham H3643 went on with him: and all the people of Judah conducted the king, and also half the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:17 - And they departed, and dwelt in the habitation of Chimham, H3643 which is by Bethlehem, to go to enter into Egypt,
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