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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
Dictionary Aids

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 lighting, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant H5561 incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:7 - “Aaron shall burn fragrant H5561 incense on it; he shall burn it every morning when he trims the lamps.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:34 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Take for yourself spices, H5561 stacte and onycha and galbanum, spices H5561 with pure frankincense; there shall be an equal part of each.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:11 - the anointing oil also, and the fragrant H5561 incense for the holy place, they are to make them according to all that I have commanded you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:8 - and oil for lighting, and spices for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant H5561 incense,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:15 - and the altar of incense and its poles, and the anointing oil and the fragrant H5561 incense, and the screen for the doorway at the [fn]entrance of the tabernacle;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:28 - and the spice and the oil for the light and for the anointing oil and for the fragrant H5561 incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:29 - And he made the holy anointing oil and the pure, fragrant H5561 incense of spices, H5561 the work of a perfumer.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:38 - and the gold altar, and the anointing oil and the fragrant H5561 incense, and the veil for the doorway of the tent;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:27 - and he burned fragrant H5561 incense on it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:7 - ‘The priest shall also put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant H5561 incense which is before the LORD in the tent of meeting; and all the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering which is at the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:12 - “He shall take a firepan full of coals of fire from upon the altar before the LORD and [fn]two handfuls of finely ground sweet H5561 incense, and bring it inside the veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:16 - “The responsibility of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest is the oil for the light and the fragrant H5561 incense and the continual grain offering and the anointing oil—the responsibility of all the [fn]tabernacle and of all that is in it, with the sanctuary and its furnishings.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:4 - “Behold, I am about to build a house for the name of the LORD my God, dedicating it to Him, to burn fragrant H5561 incense before Him and to set out the showbread continually, and to offer burnt offerings morning and evening, on sabbaths and on new moons and on the appointed feasts of the LORD our God, this being required forever in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:11 - “Every morning and evening they [fn]burn to the LORD burnt offerings and fragrant H5561 incense, and the showbread is set on the clean table, and the golden lampstand with its lamps is ready to light every evening; for we keep the charge of the LORD our God, but you have forsaken Him.

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