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Lexicon :: Strong's H6016 - ʿōmer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1645b,1645a

Strong’s Definitions

עֹמֶר ʻômer, o'-mer; from H6014; properly, a heap, i.e. a sheaf; also an omer, as a dry measure:—omer, sheaf.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H6016 in the following manner: sheaf (8x), omer (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H6016 in the following manner: sheaf (8x), omer (6x).
  1. omer

    1. a dry measure of 1/10 ephah (about 2 litres)

  2. sheaf

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֹמֶר ʻômer, o'-mer; from H6014; properly, a heap, i.e. a sheaf; also an omer, as a dry measure:—omer, sheaf.
STRONGS H6016: Abbreviations
† I. עֹ֫מֶר noun masculineLeviticus 23:11 sheaf (swath, row of fallen grain, WetzstZ. f. Ethnol. 1873, 273 (Syriac Dreschtafel), against him VogelstLandwirthschaft in Pal, 61 who translates heap of sheaves); — ע׳ absolute Deuteronomy 24:19; Leviticus 23:11, 12, 15, construct Leviticus 23:10; figurative of food (absolute) Job 24:10; plural עֳמָרִים literal Ruth 2:7, 15.

† II. עֹ֫מֶר noun masculineExodus 16:22 omer (compare Arabic bdb077102 small drinking cup or bowl; relation to I. ע׳ obscure); — a measure, only Exodus 16; — the measure itself Exodus 16:18; Exodus 16:32; Exodus 16:33; amount measured Exodus 16:16; Exodus 16:22; = 1/10 ephah Exodus 16:36; Greek Version of the LXX γόμορ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16; 16:16; 16:18; 16:22; 16:22; 16:32; 16:33; 16:36


23:10; 23:11; 23:11; 23:12; 23:15




2:7; 2:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6016 matches the Hebrew עֹמֶר (ʿōmer),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:16 - This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer H6016 for every man, according to the number of your persons; take ye every man for them which are in his tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - And when they did mete it with an omer, H6016 he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:22 - And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers H6016 for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:32 - And Moses said, This is the thing which the LORD commandeth, Fill an omer H6016 of it to be kept for your generations; that they may see the bread wherewith I have fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:33 - And Moses said unto Aaron, Take a pot, and put an omer H6016 full of manna therein, and lay it up before the LORD, to be kept for your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:36 - Now an omer H6016 is the tenth part of an ephah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:10 - Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land which I give unto you, and shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf H6016 of the firstfruits of your harvest unto the priest:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:11 - And he shall wave the sheaf H6016 before the LORD, to be accepted for you: on the morrow after the sabbath the priest shall wave it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:12 - And ye shall offer that day when ye wave the sheaf H6016 an he lamb without blemish of the first year for a burnt offering unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:15 - And ye shall count unto you from the morrow after the sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf H6016 of the wave offering; seven sabbaths shall be complete:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:19 - When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf H6016 in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:7 - And she said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves: H6016 so she came, and hath continued even from the morning until now, that she tarried a little in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:15 - And when she was risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, H6016 and reproach her not:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:10 - They cause him to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaf H6016 from the hungry;
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