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Lexicon :: Strong's H7358 - reḥem

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masculine noun
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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 caused infertility to strike every woman in the household of Abimelech because he took Sarah, Abraham's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:31 - When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, he enabled her to become pregnant while Rachel remained childless.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:22 - Then God took note of Rachel. He paid attention to her and enabled her to become pregnant.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:2 - "Set apart to me every firstborn male - the first offspring of every womb among the Israelites, whether human or animal; it is mine."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:12 - then you must give over to the LORD the first offspring of every womb. Every firstling of a beast that you have - the males will be the LORD's.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:15 - When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to release us, the LORD killed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of people to the firstborn of animals. That is why I am sacrificing to the LORD the first male offspring of every womb, but all my firstborn sons I redeem.'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:19 - "Every firstborn of the womb belongs to me, even every firstborn of your cattle that is a male, whether ox or sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:12 - "Look, I myself have taken the Levites from among the Israelites instead of every firstborn who opens the womb among the Israelites. So the Levites belong to me,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:16 - For they are entirely given to me from among the Israelites. I have taken them for myself instead of all who open the womb, the firstborn sons of all the Israelites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:12 - Do not let her be like a baby born dead, whose flesh is half-consumed when it comes out of its mother's womb!"
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:15 - The firstborn of every womb which they present to the LORD, whether human or animal, will be yours. Nevertheless, the firstborn sons you must redeem, and the firstborn males of unclean animals you must redeem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:5 - But he would give a double portion to Hannah, because he especially loved her. Now the LORD had not enabled her to have children.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:6 - Her rival wife used to upset her and make her worry, for the LORD had not enabled her to have children.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:11 - "Why did I not die at birth, and why did I not expire as I came out of the womb?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:18 - "Why then did you bring me out from the womb? I should have died and no eye would have seen me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:20 - The womb forgets him, the worm feasts on him, no longer will he be remembered. Like a tree, wickedness will be broken down.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:15 - Did not the one who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same one form us in the womb?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:8 - "Who shut up the sea with doors when it burst forth, coming out of the womb,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:10 - I have been dependent on you since birth; from the time I came out of my mother's womb you have been my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 - The wicked turn aside from birth; liars go astray as soon as they are born.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:3 - Your people willingly follow you when you go into battle. On the holy hills at sunrise the dew of your youth belongs to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:5 - "Before I formed you in your mother's womb I chose you. Before you were born I set you apart. I appointed you to be a prophet to the nations."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:17 - For he did not kill me before I came from the womb, making my pregnant mother's womb my grave forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:18 - Why did I ever come forth from my mother's womb? All I experience is trouble and grief, and I spend my days in shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:14 - Give them, O LORD - what will you give them? Give them wombs that miscarry, and breasts that cannot nurse!
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