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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 [fn]what Yahweh has commanded, ‘Gather of it every man [fn]as much as he should eat; you shall take an [fn]omer H6016 apiece according to the number of persons each of you has in his tent.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:18 - And they measured it with an [fn]omer H6016, and he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; every man gathered [fn]as much as he should eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:22 -

Now it happened that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers H6016 for each one. Then all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:32 - Then Moses said, “This is [fn]what Yahweh has commanded, ‘Let an omerful H6016 of it be kept throughout your generations, that they may see the bread that I fed you in the wilderness, when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:33 - And Moses said to Aaron, “Take a jar and put an omerful H6016 of manna in it, and place it before Yahweh to be kept throughout your generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:36 - (Now an [fn]omer H6016 is a tenth of an [fn]ephah.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:10 - “Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When you enter the land which I am going to give to you and reap its harvest, then you shall bring in the sheaf H6016 of the first fruits of your harvest to the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:11 - ‘And he shall wave the sheaf H6016 before Yahweh for you to be accepted; on the day after the sabbath the priest shall wave it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:12 - ‘Now on the day when you wave the sheaf H6016, you shall offer a male lamb one year old without blemish for a burnt offering to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:15 -

‘You shall also count for yourselves from the day after the sabbath, from the day when you brought in the sheaf H6016 of the wave offering; there shall be seven complete sabbaths.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:19 -

“When you reap your harvest in your field and have forgotten a sheaf H6016 in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be for the sojourner, for the [fn]orphan, and for the widow, in order that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:7 - “And she said, ‘Please let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves H6016.’ Thus she came and has remained from the morning until now; she has been sitting in the house for a little while.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:15 - Then she rose to glean, and Boaz commanded his young men, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves H6016, and do not dishonor her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:10 -

“Those poor ones walk about naked without clothing,

And hungry ones carry the sheaves H6016.

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