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Lexicon :: Strong's H7420 - rōmaḥ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to hurl
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TWOT Reference: 2172

Strong’s Definitions

רֹמַח rômach, ro'-makh; from an unused root meaning to hurl; a lance (as thrown); especially the iron point:—buckler, javelin, lancet, spear.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H7420 in the following manner: spear (12x), javelin (1x), lancet (1x), buckler (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H7420 in the following manner: spear (12x), javelin (1x), lancet (1x), buckler (1x).
  1. spear, lance

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֹמַח rômach, ro'-makh; from an unused root meaning to hurl; a lance (as thrown); especially the iron point:—buckler, javelin, lancet, spear.
STRONGS H7420: Abbreviations
רֹ֫מַח noun [masculine] spear, lance (etymology unknown; Aramaic רוּמְחָא, bdb094201; Arabic bdb094202; Ethiopic bdb094203); — often +חֶרֶב, צִנָּה, מָגֵן, קֶשֶׁת, etc.; — absolute ר׳ Judges 5:8; Numbers 25:7 (P), Ezekiel 39:9; 1 Chronicles 12:9; 1 Chronicles 12:25 (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:8; 1 Chronicles 12:24), 2 Chron 14:7; 2 Chronicles 25:5; plural רְמָחִים 1 Kings 18:28; Jeremiah 46:4; Joel 4:10; Nehemiah 4:10; Nehemiah 4:15; 2 Chronicles 11:12; 26:14; suffix רָמְחֵיהֶם Nehemiah 4:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs





1 Kings


1 Chronicles

12:8; 12:9; 12:24; 12:25

2 Chronicles

11:12; 14:7; 25:5; 26:14


4:7; 4:10; 4:15






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7420 matches the Hebrew רֹמַח (rōmaḥ),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:7 - And when Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation, and took a javelin H7420 in his hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:8 - They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear H7420 seen among forty thousand in Israel?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:28 - And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, H7420 till the blood gushed out upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:8 - And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David into the hold to the wilderness men of might, and men of war fit for the battle, that could handle shield and buckler, H7420 whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:24 - The children of Judah that bare shield and spear H7420 were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:12 - And in every several city he put shields and spears, H7420 and made them exceeding strong, having Judah and Benjamin on his side.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:8 - And Asa had an army of men that bare targets and spears, H7420 out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valour.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:5 - Moreover Amaziah gathered Judah together, and made them captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, according to the houses of their fathers, throughout all Judah and Benjamin: and he numbered them from twenty years old and above, and found them three hundred thousand choice men, able to go forth to war, that could handle spear H7420 and shield.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:14 - And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and spears, H7420 and helmets, and habergeons, and bows, and slings to cast stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:13 - Therefore set I in the lower places behind the wall, and on the higher places, I even set the people after their families with their swords, their spears, H7420 and their bows.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:16 - And it came to pass from that time forth, that the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, H7420 the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:21 - So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears H7420 from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:4 - Harness the horses; and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, H7420 and put on the brigandines.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:9 - And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, H7420 and they shall burn them with fire seven years:
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:10 - Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: H7420 let the weak say, I am strong.
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