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Lexicon :: Strong's H3760 - karmel

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proper locative noun
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Strong’s Definitions

כַּרְמֶל Karmel, kar-mel'; the same as H3759; Karmel, the name of a hill and of a town in Palestine:—Carmel, fruitful (plentiful) field, (place).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H3760 in the following manner: Carmel (26x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H3760 in the following manner: Carmel (26x).
  1. Carmel = "garden-land"

    1. a mountain on the Mediterranean coast of northern Israel, just below Haifa

    2. a town in the mountains on the west side of the Dead Sea and south of Hebron

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּרְמֶל Karmel, kar-mel'; the same as H3759; Karmel, the name of a hill and of a town in Palestine:—Carmel, fruitful (plentiful) field, (place).
STRONGS H3760: Abbreviations
† II. כַּרְמֶל proper name, of a mountain and city Carmel: —
1. mountain-promontory on Mediterranean, with fertile slopes, Tel el-Amarna (Ginti-)Kirmil, JastrJBL xi. 1892, 115; Joshua 19:26, הַרהַֿכּ׳ 1 Kings 18:19, 20; 2 Kings 2:25; 2 Kings 4:25; ראֹשׁ הַכּ׳ Amos 1:2; Amos 9:3; 1 Kings 18:42; with article also Joshua 12:22; and, + בָּשָׁן, Jeremiah 50:19, as pasturage (in figurative of Israel as flock of י׳), compare (כ׳ without article) Micah 7:14 (less probably rend. garden-land, I. כַּרְמִל, so We GASm); הַכּ׳ Isaiah 35:2 (+ הַלְּבָּנוֺן הַשָּׁרוֺן) כ׳ Isaiah 33:9 (+ לְבָנוֺן הַשָּׁרוֺן and בָּשָׁן, marking extent of land), Nahum 1:4 (+ לְבָנוֺן בָּשָׁן); כְּכַרְמֶל בַּיָּם Jeremiah 46:18 (simile of Nebuchadnezzar); Cant 7:6 ראֹשֵׁךְ עָלַיִךְ כַּכּ׳ (but see כַּרְמִיל); — on Carmel see GASmG. 337 ff. BuhlG. 23.
2. city, 3 hours south of Hebron, כַּרְמֶל Joshua 15:55; בַּכּ׳ 1 Samuel 25:2 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 25:7; כַּרְמֶ֫לָה 1 Samuel 25:5 (= to Carmel); הַכַּרְמֶ֫לָה 1 Samuel 15:12; 1 Samuel 25:40. — Modern Kurmul, RobBR i. 492-498, ii. 97 BuhlG. 163.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


12:22; 15:55; 19:26

1 Samuel

15:12; 25:2; 25:5; 25:7; 25:40

1 Kings

18:19; 18:20; 18:42

2 Kings

2:25; 4:25

Song of Songs



33:9; 35:2


46:18; 50:19


1:2; 9:3





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3760 matches the Hebrew כַּרְמֶל (karmel),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:22 - the king of Kedesh, one; the king of Jokneam in Carmel, H3760 one;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:55 - Maon, Carmel H3760 and Ziph and Juttah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:26 - and Allammelech and Amad and Mishal; and it reached to Carmel H3760 on the west and to Shihor-libnath.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:12 - Samuel rose early in the morning to meet Saul; and it was told Samuel, saying, “Saul came to Carmel, H3760 and behold, he set up a monument for himself, then turned and proceeded on [fn]down to Gilgal.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:2 - Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel; H3760 and the man was very [fn]rich, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. And it came about while he was shearing his sheep in Carmel H3760
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:5 - So David sent ten young men; and David said to the young men, “Go up to Carmel, H3760 [fn]visit Nabal and greet him in my name;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:7 - ‘Now I have heard that you have shearers; now your shepherds have been with us and we have not insulted them, nor have they missed anything all the days they were in Carmel. H3760
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:40 - When the servants of David came to Abigail at Carmel, H3760 they spoke to her, saying, “David has sent us to you to take you as his wife.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:19 - “Now then send and gather to me all Israel at Mount Carmel, H3760 together with 450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the Asherah, who eat at Jezebel’s table.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:20 - So Ahab sent a message among all the sons of Israel and brought the prophets together at Mount Carmel. H3760
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:42 - So Ahab went up to eat and drink. But Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; H3760 and he crouched down on the earth and put his face between his knees.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:25 - He went from there to Mount Carmel, H3760 and from there he returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:25 - So she went and came to the man of God to Mount Carmel. H3760 When the man of God saw her at a distance, he said to Gehazi his servant, “Behold, [fn]there is the Shunammite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:10 - He built towers in the wilderness and hewed many cisterns, for he had much livestock, both in the [fn]lowland and in the plain. He also had plowmen and vinedressers in the hill country and the fertile fields, for he loved the soil.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:5 - “Your head [fn]crowns you like Carmel, H3760
And the flowing locks of your head are like purple threads;
The king is captivated by your tresses.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:9 - The land mourns and pines away,
Lebanon is shamed and withers;
Sharon is like a desert plain,
And Bashan and Carmel H3760 [fn]lose their foliage.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:2 - It will blossom profusely
And rejoice with rejoicing and shout of joy.
The glory of Lebanon will be given to it,
The majesty of Carmel H3760 and Sharon.
They will see the glory of the LORD,
The majesty of our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:18 - “As I live,” declares the King
Whose name is the LORD of hosts,
“Surely one shall come who looms up like Tabor among the mountains,
Or like Carmel H3760 by the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:19 - ‘And I will bring Israel back to his pasture and he will graze on Carmel H3760 and Bashan, and his [fn]desire will be satisfied in the hill country of Ephraim and Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:2 - He said,
“The LORD roars from Zion
And from Jerusalem He utters His voice;
And the shepherds’ pasture grounds mourn,
And the [fn]summit of Carmel H3760 dries up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:3 - “Though they hide on the summit of Carmel, H3760
I will search them out and take them from there;
And though they conceal themselves from My sight on the floor of the sea,
From there I will command the serpent and it will bite them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:14 - Shepherd Your people with Your scepter,
The flock of Your [fn]possession
Which dwells by itself in the woodland,
In the midst of [fn]a fruitful field.
Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead
As in the days of old.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:4 - He rebukes the sea and makes it dry;
He dries up all the rivers.
Bashan and Carmel H3760 wither;
The blossoms of Lebanon wither.
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