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Lexicon :: Strong's H520 - 'ammâ

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אַמָּה
Transliteration
'ammâ
Pronunciation
am-maw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Prolonged from אֵם (H517)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 115c

Strong’s Definitions

אַמָּה ʼammâh, am-maw'; prolonged from H517; properly, a mother (i.e. unit of measure, or the fore-arm (below the elbow), i.e. a cubit; also a door-base (as a bond of the entrance):—cubit, + hundred (by exchange for H3967), measure, post.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 245x

The KJV translates Strong's H520 in the following manner: cubit (242x), measure (1x), post (1x), not translated (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 245x
The KJV translates Strong's H520 in the following manner: cubit (242x), measure (1x), post (1x), not translated (1x).
  1. cubit - a measure of distance (the forearm), roughly 18 in (.5m). There are several cubits used in the OT, the cubit of a man or common cubit (Dt 3.11), the legal cubit or cubit of the sanctuary (Eze 40.5) plus others. See a Bible Dictionary for a complete treatment.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַמָּה ʼammâh, am-maw'; prolonged from H517; properly, a mother (i.e. unit of measure, or the fore-arm (below the elbow), i.e. a cubit; also a door-base (as a bond of the entrance):—cubit, + hundred (by exchange for H3967), measure, post.
STRONGS H520:
II. אַמָּה 246 noun feminine ell, cubit (SI אמה; so Sabean DHMZMG 1865, 613; Aramaic axmAf  , אַמָּא; Assyrian ammatu Nor280; Ethiopic እመት፡ etymology dubious; Thes and others mater brachii, i.e. length of fore-arm; others derive from √ אמם, أَمَّ precede, be in front, & hence fore-arm compare Di Isaiah 6:4; DlPr 109 MV derive immediately from √אמם be wide (see above), אַמָּה = distance, & hence a particular distance, ell, cubit) — א׳ absolute Genesis 6:15 +; construct אַמַּת Deuteronomy 3:11; Jeremiah 51:13; dual אַמָּתַיִם Exodus 25:10 +; plural אַמּוֺת Exodus 26:16 +; —
1. cubit, so אַמַּת־אִישׁ i.e. ordinary cubit, Deuteronomy 3:11 (compare Isaiah 8:1); in Ezekiel 40:5; Ezekiel 43:13 is a cubit one hand-breadth longer, compare 2 Chronicles 3:3 בַּמִּחָה הָרִאשׁוֺנָה א׳; absolute length dubious, compare SmithDict. Bib., article Weights and Measures; LepsiusLängenmaasse der Alten, SBAk 1883, 1195 f. identification with Egyptian, longer cubit. 525m., shorter.450m.; see also Id.Babylonian-Assyr. Längenmaasse 1877; MBAk 1877, 741 OppertGGA 1878, 1055; Rev. d'Assyr. i. 124 (also on the Babylonian 'half-cubit' =.270 m. HptAJPh 1888, 419 HomSemiten i. 501); on אַצִּילָה א׳ Ezekiel 41:8 compare Sm & Co (Co strike out); חֲמֵשׁ אמות קָנִים Ezekiel 42:16 Kt, read מֵאוֺת so Qr Co; chiefly in Exodus 25-27. 36-38 (56 times) 1 Kings 6, 7 (45 times) 2 Chronicles 3 & 2 Chronicles 4 (21 times) Ezekiel 40-43 (86 times); a (one) cubit = אַמָּה Genesis 6:16; Exodus 25:10, 23 +; הָאַמָּה Ezekiel 43:14; אַחַת א׳ Ezekiel 40:12 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 40:42 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 42:4; Ezekiel 43:14; two cubits = אַמָּתַיִם Exodus 25:10, 17, 23; Exodus 30:2; Exodus 37:1, 6, 10, 25; Numbers 11:31; שְׁתַּיִם אַמּוֺת Ezekiel 40:9; Ezekiel 41:3, 22; Ezekiel 43:14; with Numbers 1-10 א׳ mostly follows number in plural Exodus 26:16; Exodus 27:1 (3 times in verse); 1 Kings 6:10; Ezekiel 40:5, 7, 9 +; with numbers 11-1000 +, it mostly following number in singular Genesis 6:15 (3 times in verse); Exodus 27:12, 13; Exodus 38:13, 14, 15; Numbers 35:4; Joshua 3:4; 1 Kings 6:2 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 6:3; 1 Kings 7:15 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 52:21, 22; Ezekiel 40:49 (twice in verse) +; seldom following, in plural Ezekiel 40:11 (strike out Co) Ezekiel 40:27 (Co singular) Ezekiel 42:2; so also עֶשְׂרִים וְחָמֵשׁ אַמּוֺת Ezekiel 40:13, 29 but חָמֵשׁ וְעֶשְׂרִים אַמָּה Ezekiel 40:25, 30, 33, 36; (late) also in plural precedes all Numbers 2 Chronicles 3:3 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 3:4, 8 (twice in verse) +; 2 Chronicles 6:13; Ezekiel 42:2; also often בָּאַמָּה following all numbers Exodus 26:2 (twice in verse); Exodus 26:8 (twice in verse); Exodus 27:9, 18; Exodus 36:9 (twice in verse); Exodus 36:15 (twice in verse); Exodus 36:21; Numbers 35:5 (4 times in verse); 1 Kings 6:6 (3 times in verse); 1 Kings 7:23 (3 times in verse); 2 Chronicles 4:2 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 40:21; Ezekiel 47:3; Zechariah 5:2 (twice in verse) +, compare לְאַמּוֺת חָמֵשׁ 2 Chronicles 3:11; often וַחֲצִי א׳ Exodus 25:10 (3 times in verse); Exodus 25:17 (twice in verse) +, also וַחֲצִי הָא׳ א׳ Exodus 26:16; Exodus 36:21; 1 Kings 17:31; 1 Kings 17:32; 1 Kings 17:35 etc.; compare שֵׁשׁ אַמּוֺת וָזָרֶ֑ת 1 Samuel 17:4; followed by בַּמִּדָּה in measurement Joshua 3:4; 2 Chronicles 3:3.
2.measure, full measure, limit, only אַמַּת בִּצְעֵךְ the measure of thy gain-making Jeremiah 51:13 (|| קִצֵּךְ).

† III. [אַמָּה] noun feminine (etymology & meaning dubious; Thes foundation (compare Talmud AW), from אֵם in metaphorical sense, compare MV; De on Isaiah 6:4 derived similarly, but makes support of superliminaria (compare Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate); Ew Di derived from √ אמם = أَمَّ precede, whence إِمَامً front; DlPr 110 translates holder from √ אמם be wide, hence contain, hold) only הַסִּפִּים אַמּוֺת Isaiah 6:4.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H521.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

6:15; 6:15; 6:16

Exodus

25; 25; 25:10; 25:10; 25:10; 25:10; 25:17; 25:17; 25:23; 25:23; 26; 26:2; 26:8; 26:16; 26:16; 26:16; 27; 27:1; 27:9; 27:12; 27:13; 27:18; 30:2; 36:9; 36:15; 36:21; 36:21; 37:1; 37:6; 37:10; 37:25; 38:13; 38:14; 38:15

Numbers

1; 2; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11:31; 35:4; 35:5

Deuteronomy

3:11; 3:11

Joshua

3:4; 3:4

1 Samuel

17:4

1 Kings

6; 6:2; 6:3; 6:6; 6:7; 6:10; 7:15; 7:23

2 Chronicles

3; 3:3; 3:3; 3:4; 3:8; 3:11; 4; 4:2; 6:13

Isaiah

6:4; 6:4; 6:4; 8:1

Jeremiah

51:13; 51:13; 52:21; 52:22

Ezekiel

40; 40:5; 40:5; 40:7; 40:9; 40:9; 40:11; 40:12; 40:13; 40:21; 40:25; 40:27; 40:29; 40:30; 40:33; 40:36; 40:42; 40:49; 41; 41:3; 41:8; 41:22; 42; 42:2; 42:2; 42:4; 42:16; 43; 43:13; 43:14; 43:14; 43:14; 47:3

Zechariah

5:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H520 matches the Hebrew אַמָּה ('ammâ),
which occurs 249 times in 132 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 6:15–1Ki 6:26)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:15 - “This is how you shall make it: the length of the ark shall be [fn]three hundred cubits H520, its width fifty cubits H520, and its height thirty cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:16 - “You shall make a [fn]window for the ark, and finish it to a [fn]cubit H520 from [fn]the top; and put the door of the ark on the side; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The water prevailed [fn]fifteen cubits H520 higher, and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:10 - “Now they shall construct an [fn]ark of acacia wood [fn]two and a half cubits H520 [fn]long, one and a half cubits H520 [fn]wide, and one and a half cubits H520 [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:17 - “And you shall make [fn]an atoning cover of pure gold, [fn]two and a half cubits H520 [fn]long and one and a half cubits H520 [fn]wide.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:23 - “You shall also make a table of acacia wood, [fn]two cubits H520 [fn]long and one cubit H520 [fn]wide, and one and a half cubits H520 [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:2 - “The length of each curtain shall be [fn]twenty-eight cubits H520, and the width of each curtain four cubits H520; all the curtains shall have [fn]the same measurements.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:8 - “The length of each curtain shall be [fn]thirty cubits H520, and the width of each curtain four cubits H520; the eleven curtains shall have [fn]the same measurements.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:13 - “The [fn]cubit H520 on one side and the cubit H520 on the other, of what is left over in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle on one side and on the other, to cover it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:16 - [fn]Ten cubits H520 shall be the length of [fn]each board and one and a half cubits H520 the width of each board.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:1 - “Now you shall make the altar of acacia wood, [fn]five cubits H520 long and five cubits H520 wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be [fn]three cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:9 - “Now you shall make the courtyard of the [fn]tabernacle. [fn]On the south side there shall be hangings for the courtyard of fine twisted linen, a [fn]hundred cubits H520 long for one side;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:12 - For the width of the courtyard on the west side shall be hangings of [fn]fifty cubits H520, with their ten pillars and their ten bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:13 - “The width of the courtyard on the [fn]east side shall be fifty cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:14 - “The hangings for the one [fn]side of the gate shall be [fn]fifteen cubits H520, with their three pillars and their three bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:16 - “And for the gate of the courtyard there shall be a curtain of [fn]twenty cubits H520, of [fn]violet, purple, and scarlet material and fine twisted linen, the work of a [fn]weaver, with their four pillars and their four bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:18 - “The length of the courtyard shall be a [fn]hundred cubits H520, and the width fifty throughout, and the height five cubits H520 of fine twisted linen, and their bases of bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:2 - “Its length shall be [fn]a cubit H520, and its width a cubit H520; it shall be square, and its height shall be two cubits H520; its horns shall be [fn]of one piece with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:9 - The length of each curtain was [fn]twenty-eight cubits H520, and the width of each curtain four cubits H520; all the curtains had [fn]the same measurements.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:15 - The length of each curtain was thirty cubits H520, and four cubits H520 was the width of each curtain; the eleven curtains had [fn]the same measurements.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:21 - Ten cubits H520 was the length of [fn]each board, and one and a half cubits H520 the width of each board.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:1 - Now Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood; its length was [fn]two and a half cubits H520, its width one and a half cubits H520, and its height one and a half cubits H520;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:6 - He also made [fn]an atoning cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits H520 [fn]long and one and a half cubits H520 [fn]wide.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:10 - Then he made the table of acacia wood, [fn]two cubits H520 [fn]long, a cubit H520 [fn]wide, and one and a half cubits H520 [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:25 - Then he made the altar of incense of acacia wood: a cubit H520 [fn]long and a cubit H520 [fn]wide, square, and two cubits H520 [fn]high; its horns were of one piece with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:1 - Then he made the altar of burnt offering of acacia wood, [fn]five cubits H520 [fn]long, and five cubits H520 [fn]wide, square, and three cubits H520 [fn]high.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:9 - Then he made the courtyard: [fn]for the south side the hangings of the courtyard were of fine twisted linen, a hundred cubits H520;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:11 - For the north side there were a hundred cubits H520; their twenty pillars and their twenty bases were of bronze, the hooks of the pillars and their [fn]bands were of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:12 - For the west side there were hangings of fifty cubits H520 with their ten pillars and their ten bases; the hooks of the pillars and their [fn]bands were of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:13 - For the [fn]east side, fifty cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:14 - The hangings for the one [fn]side of the gate were fifteen cubits H520, with their three pillars and their three bases,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:15 - and so for the [fn]other [fn]side. [fn]On both sides of the gate of the courtyard were hangings of fifteen cubits H520, with their three pillars and their three bases.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:18 - Now the curtain of the gate of the courtyard was the work of the [fn]weaver, of [fn]violet, purple, and scarlet material and fine twisted linen. And the length was twenty cubits H520 and the [fn]height was five cubits H520, corresponding to the hangings of the courtyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:31 - Now a wind burst forth from the LORD and it brought quail from the sea, and dropped them beside the camp, about a day’s journey on this side and a day’s journey on the other side all around the camp, and about [fn]two cubits H520 deep on the surface of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:4 - “The pasture lands of the cities which you are to give to the Levites shall extend from the wall of the city [fn]outward a thousand cubits H520 around.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:5 - “You shall also measure outside the city on the east side two thousand cubits H520, on the south side two thousand cubits H520, on the west side two thousand cubits H520, and on the north side two thousand cubits H520, with the city in the center. This shall become theirs as pasture lands for the cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:11 - (For only Og king of Bashan was left of the remnant of the Rephaim. Behold, his [fn]bed was a [fn]bed of iron; it is in Rabbah of the sons of Ammon. Its length was nine cubits H520, and its width four cubits H520 by [fn]the usual cubit H520.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:4 - “However, there shall be a distance between you and it of about [fn]two thousand cubits H520 by measurement. Do not come near it, so that you may know the way by which you shall go, for you have not passed this way before.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:4 - Then a champion came forward from the army encampment of the Philistines, named Goliath, from Gath. His height was [fn]six cubits H520 and a [fn]span.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:2 - And the house which King Solomon built for the LORD was [fn]sixty cubits H520 in its length, and twenty cubits in its width, and its height was thirty cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:3 - The porch in front of the main room of the house was [fn]twenty cubits H520 in [fn]length, [fn]corresponding to the width of the house, and its width along the front of the house was ten cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:6 - The lowest story was [fn]five cubits H520 wide, the middle was six cubits H520 wide, and the third was seven cubits H520 wide; for on the outside he [fn]made offsets in the wall of the house all around so that the beams would not [fn]be inserted into the walls of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:10 - He also built the stories against the whole house, each [fn]five cubits H520 high; and they [fn]were attached to the house with timbers of cedar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:16 - He also built [fn]twenty cubits H520 on the rear part of the house with boards of cedar from the floor to the [fn]ceiling; he built them for it on the inside as an inner sanctuary, as the Most Holy Place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:17 - The house, that is, the main room in front of the inner sanctuary, was [fn]forty cubits H520 long.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:20 - [fn]The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits H520 in length, twenty cubits H520 in width, and twenty cubits H520 in height; and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also paneled the altar with cedar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:23 - And in the inner sanctuary he made two [fn]cherubim of olive wood, each [fn]ten cubits H520 high.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:24 - The one wing of the first cherub was five cubits H520, and the other wing of the first cherub was five cubits H520; from the end of one wing to the end of the other wing were ten cubits H520.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:25 - The second cherub was ten cubits H520; both of the cherubim were of the same measurement and the same form.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:26 - The height of the one cherub was ten cubits H520, and so was that of the other cherub.

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