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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 - When Zimri saw that the city was taken, he went into the citadel H759 of the king’s house and burned the king’s house over himself with fire, and died,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:25 - Then Pekah the son of Remaliah, his officer, conspired against him and struck him in Samaria, in the castle H759 of the king’s house with Argob and Arieh; and with him were fifty men of the Gileadites, and he killed him and became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:19 - Then they burned the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burned all its fortified H759 buildings H759 with fire and destroyed all its valuable articles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:3 - In its palaces H759,
God has made Himself known as a stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:13 - Consider her ramparts;
Go through her palaces H759,
So that you may tell of her to the next generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 122:7 - “May peace be within your walls,
And prosperity within your palaces H759.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:19 - A brother who is offended is harder to be won than a strong city,
And quarrels are like the bars of a citadel H759.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:13 - Behold, the land of the Chaldeans—this is the people that did not exist; Assyria allocated it for desert creatures—they erected their siege towers, they stripped its palaces H759, they made it a ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 - For You have turned a city into a heap,
A fortified city into a ruin;
A palace H759 of strangers is no longer a city,
It will never be rebuilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - For the palace H759 has been neglected, the [fn]populated city abandoned.
[fn]Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever,
A delight for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:13 - Thorns will come up in its fortified towers H759,
Weeds and thistles in its fortified cities;
It will also be a haunt of jackals
And a habitat of ostriches.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:5 - ‘Arise, and let’s [fn]attack by night
And destroy her [fn]palaces H759!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:21 - For death has come up through our windows;
It has entered our palaces H759
To eliminate the children from the streets,
The young men from the public squares.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:27 - “But if you do not listen to Me, to keep the Sabbath day holy by not carrying a load and coming in through the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, then I will set fire to its gates, and it will devour the palaces H759 of Jerusalem and not go out.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:18 - “This is what the LORD says:
‘Behold, I will restore the fortunes of the tents of Jacob
And have compassion on his dwellings;
And the city will be rebuilt on its ruins,
And the palace H759 will stand on its rightful place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:27 - “I will set fire to the wall of Damascus,
And it will devour the fortified H759 palace H759 of Ben-hadad.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:5 - The Lord has become like an enemy.
He has engulfed Israel;
He has engulfed all its palaces H759,
He has destroyed its strongholds
And caused great mourning and grieving in the daughter of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:7 - The Lord has rejected His altar,
He has [fn]repudiated His sanctuary;
He has handed over
The walls of her palaces H759 to the enemy.
They have made a noise in the house of the LORD
As on the day of an appointed feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:14 - For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces;
And Judah has multiplied fortified cities,
But I will send a fire on its cities, and it will consume its palatial H759 buildings H759.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:4 - “So I will send fire upon the house of Hazael,
And it will consume the citadels H759 of Ben-hadad.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:7 - “So I will send fire on the wall of Gaza
And it will consume her citadels H759.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:10 - “So I will send fire on the wall of Tyre,
And it will consume her citadels H759.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:12 - “So I will send fire upon Teman
And it will consume the citadels H759 of Bozrah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - “So I will kindle a fire on the wall of Rabbah,
And it will consume her citadels H759
Amid [fn]war cries on the day of battle,
And amid a storm on the day of tempest.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:2 - “So I will send fire upon Moab
And it will consume the citadels H759 of Kerioth;
And Moab will die amid the panic of battle,
Amid war cries and the sound of a trumpet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:5 - “So I will send fire upon Judah,
And it will consume the citadels H759 of Jerusalem.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:9 - Proclaim on the citadels H759 in Ashdod and on the citadels H759 in the land of Egypt and say, “Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria and see the great panic within her and the oppressions in her midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:10 - “But they do not know how to do what is right,” declares the LORD, “these who store up [fn]violence and devastation in their citadels H759.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:11 - Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says:
“An enemy, one surrounding the land,
Will take down your fortifications from you,
And your citadels H759 will be looted.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:8 - The Lord [fn]GOD has sworn by Himself, the LORD God of armies has declared:
“I loathe the arrogance of Jacob,
And [fn]detest his citadels H759;
Therefore I will give up the city and [fn]all it contains.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:5 - This One will be our peace.
When the Assyrian invades our land,
When he tramples on our [fn]citadels H759,
Then we will raise against him
Seven shepherds and eight leaders of people.
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