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Lexicon :: Strong's H3649 - kōmer

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כֹּמֶר
Transliteration
kōmer
Pronunciation
kaw-mawr'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 996

Strong’s Definitions

כָּמָר kâmâr, kaw-mawr'; from H3648; properly, an ascetic (as if shrunk with self-maceration), i.e. an idolatrous priest (only in plural):—Chemarims (idolatrous) priests.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H3649 in the following manner: priest (2x), Chemarims (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H3649 in the following manner: priest (2x), Chemarims (1x).
  1. priest, idolatrous priest

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּמָר kâmâr, kaw-mawr'; from H3648; properly, an ascetic (as if shrunk with self-maceration), i.e. an idolatrous priest (only in plural):—Chemarims (idolatrous) priests.
STRONGS H3649:
† [כֹּ֫מֶר] noun masculine (idol-)priest (so Late Hebrew כּוּמָר; Aramaic bdb048508, כּוּמְרָא, is also priest of God; Nerab כמר HalRev. Semitic 1896, 280, 282; Nabataean כמר priest CISii, No. 170, Teima כמרא id. CISii, No. 113 a, b, b bis; so כמר Neo-Punic EutZMG. 1875, 238, 239 BergerJAs Apr.-June, 1887, 465; perhaps Tel Amarna kamiru BezBM. Tabl, xxvi; Or. Dipl. 92; WklTA. 1, 15, 33 leaves untranslated); — plural absolute, in O.T. only of idol-priests; הַכְּמָרִים 2 Kings 23:5, כְּמָרָיו Hosea 10:5, עִםהַֿכֹּהֲנִים הַכּ׳ Zephaniah 1:4. In Hosea 4:4 Beck (in Wü142) We proposes וְעַמִּי כִּכְמָרָיו (for MT וְעַמְּךָ כִּמְרִיבֵי).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

23:5

Hosea

4:4; 10:5

Zephaniah

1:4

H3649

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3649 matches the Hebrew כֹּמֶר (kōmer),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:5 - And he put down the idolatrous priests, H3649 whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places round about Jerusalem; them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:5 - The inhabitants of Samaria shall fear because of the calves of Bethaven: for the people thereof shall mourn over it, and the priests H3649 thereof that rejoiced on it, for the glory thereof, because it is departed from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:4 - I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place, and the name of the Chemarims H3649 with the priests;

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