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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 - Then he did away with the idolatrous H3649 priests H3649 whom the kings of Judah had appointed to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah and in the surrounding area of Jerusalem, as well as those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the remaining heavenly [fn]lights.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:5 - The inhabitants of Samaria will fear
For the [fn]calf of Beth-aven.
Indeed, its people will mourn for it,
And its idolatrous H3649 priests H3649 [fn]will cry out over it,
Over its glory, since it has left it.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:4 - “So I will stretch out My hand against Judah
And against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
And I will eliminate the remnant of Baal from this place,
And the names of the idolatrous H3649 priests H3649 along with the other priests.

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