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Lexicon :: Strong's H5561 - sam

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סַם
Transliteration
sam
Pronunciation
sam
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to smell sweet
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TWOT Reference: 1516a

Strong’s Definitions

סַם çam, sam; from an unused root meaning to smell sweet; an aroma:—sweet (spice).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H5561 in the following manner: sweet (14x), sweet spices (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H5561 in the following manner: sweet (14x), sweet spices (3x).
  1. spice

    1. a spice used in incense

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סַם çam, sam; from an unused root meaning to smell sweet; an aroma:—sweet (spice).
STRONGS H5561:
[סַם] 16 noun masculine spice, used in incense; — only plural absolute סַמִּים, and only P, Chronicles; Exodus 30:34 (twice in verse), elsewhere (הַ)סַּמִּים קְטֹרֶת incense of spices Exodus 25:6 + 8 times Exodus; Leviticus 4:7; Leviticus 16:12; Numbers 4:16; 2 Chronicles 2:3; 2 Chronicles 3:11.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

25:6; 30:34

Leviticus

4:7; 16:12

Numbers

4:16

2 Chronicles

2:3; 3:11

H5561

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5561 matches the Hebrew סַם (sam),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:6 - Oil for the light, spices for anointing oil, and for sweet H5561 incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:7 - And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet H5561 incense every morning: when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:34 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, H5561 stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet H5561 spices H5561 with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:11 - And the anointing oil, and sweet H5561 incense for the holy place: according to all that I have commanded thee shall they do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:8 - And oil for the light, and spices for anointing oil, and for the sweet H5561 incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:15 - And the incense altar, and his staves, and the anointing oil, and the sweet H5561 incense, and the hanging for the door at the entering in of the tabernacle,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:28 - And spice, and oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet H5561 incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:29 - And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, H5561 according to the work of the apothecary.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:38 - And the golden altar, and the anointing oil, and the sweet H5561 incense, and the hanging for the tabernacle door,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:27 - And he burnt sweet H5561 incense thereon; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:7 - And the priest shall put some of the blood upon the horns of the altar of sweet H5561 incense before the LORD, which is in the tabernacle of the congregation; and shall pour all the blood of the bullock at the bottom of the altar of the burnt offering, which is at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:12 - And he shall take a censer full of burning coals of fire from off the altar before the LORD, and his hands full of sweet H5561 incense beaten small, and bring it within the vail:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:16 - And to the office of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest pertaineth the oil for the light, and the sweet H5561 incense, and the daily meat offering, and the anointing oil, and the oversight of all the tabernacle, and of all that therein is, in the sanctuary, and in the vessels thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:4 - Behold, I build an house to the name of the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him sweet H5561 incense, and for the continual shewbread, and for the burnt offerings morning and evening, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts of the LORD our God. This is an ordinance for ever to Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:11 - And they burn unto the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet H5561 incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have forsaken him.

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