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Lexicon :: Strong's H7358 - reḥem

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2146a

Strong’s Definitions

רֶחֶם rechem, rekh'-em; from H7355; (compare H7356) the womb:—matrix, womb.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H7358 in the following manner: womb (21x), matrix (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H7358 in the following manner: womb (21x), matrix (5x).
  1. womb

    1. womb

    2. womb-man, woman-slave, woman, two women

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֶחֶם rechem, rekh'-em; from H7355; (compare H7356) the womb:—matrix, womb.
STRONGS H7358: Abbreviations
רֶ֫חֶם, [H7356 רַ֫הַם] noun masculineHosea 9:14 womb (feminine Jeremiah 20:17, unless הֲרַת a noun, compare AlbrZAW xvi. 81 SS); — absolute ר׳ Genesis 20:18 +, רַ֫חַם [H7356 Judges 5:30], רָ֑חֶם Jeremiah 20:17 +, רָ֑חַם [H7356 Genesis 49:25] +; construct רֶ֫חֶם Numbers 12:12; Job 3:11; suffix רַחְמָהּ Genesis 29:31 +, רַחְמָהֿ Jeremiah 20:17 (Ges§ 91 e; >f. absolute Köii. 1. 159); dual רַחֲמָתַיִם [H7356; H7361 Judges 5:30]; —
1. womb, [H7356 Genesis 49:25] (J) Jeremiah 20:17; Job 24:20; מֵרחם i.e. from birth Jeremiah 20:17; Psalm 22:11 [Psalm 22:10]; Psalm 58:4 [Psalm 58:3]; Job 3:11 (מִנִּי), [H7356 Isaiah 46:3], figurative Psalm 110:3; בָּרֶחֶם Job 31:15; יצא מֵר׳ go forth from womb in birth Jeremiah 1:5; Jeremiah 20:18; Job 38:8, compare Job 10:18; אֵם מֵר׳ Numbers 12:12 (E); פתח ר׳ open the womb, in order to childbirth Genesis 29:31; Genesis 30:22 (JE); רחם כָּל־פֶּטֶר all that first opens womb (of men and animals) Exodus 13:12,Exodus 13:15; Exodus 34:19 (J) Numbers 18:15 (P) [H7356 Ezekiel 20:26]; פטר ר׳ Numbers 3:12 (P), ר׳ כל פִּטְרַת Numbers 8:16; פטר כל ר׳ Exodus 13:2 (P); on the other hand, מַשִׁכִּיל ר׳ Hosea 9:14 miscarrying womb; עֹצֶר ר׳ [H7356 Proverbs 30:16] restraint (i.e. barrenness) of womb (so Psalm 107:36 PerlesAnal. 85); עָצַר בְּעַד ר׳ (of God) Genesis 20:18 (E); סָגַר ר׳ (בְּעַד) 1 Samuel 1:5, 6, preventing childbirth.
2. womb-man, woman-slave: רַחַם רַחֲמָתַיִם [H7356 Judges 5:30] a woman, two women.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:18; 20:18; 29:31; 29:31; 30:22


13:2; 13:12; 13:15; 34:19


3:12; 8:16; 12:12; 12:12; 18:15

1 Samuel

1:5; 1:6


3:11; 3:11; 10:18; 24:20; 31:15; 38:8


22:10; 58:3; 110:3


1:5; 20:17; 20:17; 20:17; 20:17; 20:17; 20:18


9:14; 9:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7358 matches the Hebrew רֶחֶם (reḥem),
which occurs 26 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:18 - For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs H7358 of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:31 - And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: H7358 but Rachel was barren.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:22 - And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb. H7358
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:2 - Sanctify unto me all the firstborn, whatsoever openeth the womb H7358 among the children of Israel, both of man and of beast: it is mine.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:12 - That thou shalt set apart unto the LORD all that openeth the matrix, H7358 and every firstling that cometh of a beast which thou hast; the males shall be the LORD'S.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:15 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the LORD slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the LORD all that openeth the matrix, H7358 being males; but all the firstborn of my children I redeem.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:19 - All that openeth the matrix H7358 is mine; and every firstling among thy cattle, whether ox or sheep, that is male.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:12 - And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth the matrix H7358 among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:16 - For they are wholly given unto me from among the children of Israel; instead of such as open every womb, H7358 even instead of the firstborn of all the children of Israel, have I taken them unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:12 - Let her not be as one dead, of whom the flesh is half consumed when he cometh out of his mother's womb. H7358
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:15 - Every thing that openeth the matrix H7358 in all flesh, which they bring unto the LORD, whether it be of men or beasts, shall be thine: nevertheless the firstborn of man shalt thou surely redeem, and the firstling of unclean beasts shalt thou redeem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:5 - But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb. H7358
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:6 - And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb. H7358
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:11 - Why died I not from the womb? H7358 why did I not give up the ghost when I came out of the belly?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:18 - Wherefore then hast thou brought me forth out of the womb? H7358 Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:20 - The womb H7358 shall forget him; the worm shall feed sweetly on him; he shall be no more remembered; and wickedness shall be broken as a tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:15 - Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb? H7358
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:8 - Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb? H7358
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:10 - I was cast upon thee from the womb: H7358 thou art my God from my mother's belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 - The wicked are estranged from the womb: H7358 they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:3 - Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb H7358 of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:5 - Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb H7358 I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:17 - Because he slew me not from the womb; H7358 or that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb H7358 to be always great with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:18 - Wherefore came I forth out of the womb H7358 to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:14 - Give them, O LORD: what wilt thou give? give them a miscarrying womb H7358 and dry breasts.
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