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Lexicon :: Strong's H759 - 'armôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root (meaning to be elevated)
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TWOT Reference: 164a

Strong’s Definitions

אַרְמוֹן ʼarmôwn, ar-mone'; from an unused root (meaning to be elevated); a citadel (from its height):—castle, palace. Compare H2038.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H759 in the following manner: palace (31x), castle (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H759 in the following manner: palace (31x), castle (1x).
  1. citadel, palace, fortress

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַרְמוֹן ʼarmôwn, ar-mone'; from an unused root (meaning to be elevated); a citadel (from its height):—castle, palace. Compare H2038.
STRONGS H759: Abbreviations
אַרְמוֺן noun masculineIsaiah 32:14 citadelא׳ absolute Jeremiah 30:18 +; construct Isaiah 25:2; plural אַרְמְנוֺת absolute Amos 3:9 (twice in verse); construct Amos 1:4 +; אַרְמְנוֺתֵינוּ Micah 5:4 +, etc. — citadel, castle, palace, not used before royal period, mostly in prophets, especially common in Amos & Jeremiah; citadel as securely barred (in simile) Proverbs 18:19; בֵּית הַמֶּלֶךְ א׳ i.e. the citadel, stronghold 1 Kings 16:18, compare 2 Kings 15:25; usually more general, of castle, palaces, prominent buildings; especially used in speaking of conquest, because the fine buildings would be especially object of attack & plunder; palaces of Israel Amos 6:8; of Jerusalem Isaiah 32:14 (singular collective) Lamentations 2:5, 7; 2 Chronicles 36:19; Psalm 48:4; Psalm 48:14; Psalm 122:7 compare Hosea 8:14; Micah 5:4; Amos 2:5; Jeremiah 17:27; of Samaria Amos 3:10, 11; also Jeremiah 6:5; Jeremiah 9:20 belonging to Benhadad (i.e. Aram) Amos 1:4; Jeremiah 49:27; of Tyre Isaiah 23:13; Amos 1:10; of Babylon Isaiah 25:2 (singular collective), compare Isaiah 13:22 where read אַרְמְנוֺתָיו for אלמנותיו so Syriac Version Targum Vulgate Che Di (|| היכלים; compare Ezekiel 19:7 according to Targum and others, but see rather H4583 מעון; DlBD xi defends MT in Ezekiel 19:7 & compare Assyrian almattu, fortress); of Edom Isaiah 34:13, of Gaza Amos 1:7, of Rabbah Amos 1:14, of Bozrah Amos 1:12, of Kerioth Amos 2:2, of Ashdod Amos 3:9, of Egypt Amos 3:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings


2 Kings


2 Chronicles



48:4; 48:14; 122:7




13:22; 23:13; 25:2; 25:2; 32:14; 32:14; 34:13


6:5; 9:20; 17:27; 30:18; 49:27


2:5; 2:7


19:7; 19:7




1:4; 1:4; 1:7; 1:10; 1:12; 1:14; 2:2; 2:5; 3:9; 3:9; 3:9; 3:10; 3:11; 6:8


5:4; 5:4


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H759 matches the Hebrew אַרְמוֹן ('armôn),
which occurs 32 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:18 - And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace H759 of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:25 - But Pekah the son of Remaliah, a captain of his, conspired against him, and smote him in Samaria, in the palace H759 of the king's house, with Argob and Arieh, and with him fifty men of the Gileadites: and he killed him, and reigned in his room.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:19 - And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces H759 thereof with fire, and destroyed all the goodly vessels thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:3 - God is known in her palaces H759 for a refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:13 - Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; H759 that ye may tell it to the generation following.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:7 - Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. H759
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle. H759
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:13 - Behold the land of the Chaldeans; this people was not, till the Assyrian founded it for them that dwell in the wilderness: they set up the towers thereof, they raised up the palaces H759 thereof; and he brought it to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 - For thou hast made of a city an heap; of a defenced city a ruin: a palace H759 of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - Because the palaces H759 shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:13 - And thorns shall come up in her palaces, H759 nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation of dragons, and a court for owls.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:5 - Arise, and let us go by night, and let us destroy her palaces. H759
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:21 - For death is come up into our windows, and is entered into our palaces, H759 to cut off the children from without, and the young men from the streets.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:27 - But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces H759 of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:18 - Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will bring again the captivity of Jacob's tents, and have mercy on his dwellingplaces; and the city shall be builded upon her own heap, and the palace H759 shall remain after the manner thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:27 - And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the palaces H759 of Benhadad.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:5 - The Lord was as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up all her palaces: H759 he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath increased in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:7 - The Lord hath cast off his altar, he hath abhorred his sanctuary, he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces; H759 they have made a noise in the house of the LORD, as in the day of a solemn feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:14 - For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces H759 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:4 - But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces H759 of Benhadad.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:7 - But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces H759 thereof:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:10 - But I will send a fire on the wall of Tyrus, which shall devour the palaces H759 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:12 - But I will send a fire upon Teman, which shall devour the palaces H759 of Bozrah.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces H759 thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:2 - But I will send a fire upon Moab, and it shall devour the palaces H759 of Kerioth: and Moab shall die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:5 - But I will send a fire upon Judah, and it shall devour the palaces H759 of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:9 - Publish in the palaces H759 at Ashdod, and in the palaces H759 in the land of Egypt, and say, Assemble yourselves upon the mountains of Samaria, and behold the great tumults in the midst thereof, and the oppressed in the midst thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:10 - For they know not to do right, saith the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces. H759
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:11 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; An adversary there shall be even round about the land; and he shall bring down thy strength from thee, and thy palaces H759 shall be spoiled.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:8 - The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: H759 therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:5 - And this man shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, H759 then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.
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