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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 him with fire, and died,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:25 - Then Pekah 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 - God, in her palaces, H759
Has made Himself known as a stronghold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:13 - Consider her ramparts;
Go through her palaces, H759
That you may tell it 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 offended is harder to be won than a strong city,
And contentions are like the bars of a citadel. H759
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:13 - Behold, the land of the Chaldeans—this is the people which was not; Assyria appointed 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 made a city into a heap,
A fortified city into a ruin;
A palace H759 of strangers is a city no more,
It will never be rebuilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - Because the palace H759 has been abandoned, the [fn]populated city forsaken.
[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
Nettles and thistles in its fortified cities;
It will also be a haunt of jackals
And an abode of ostriches.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:5 - “Arise, and let us [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 cut off the children from the streets,
The young men from the town 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 kindle a fire in its gates and it will devour the palaces H759 of Jerusalem and not be quenched.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:18 - “Thus says the LORD,
‘Behold, I will restore the [fn]fortunes of the tents of Jacob
And have compassion on his dwelling places;
And the city will be rebuilt on its ruin,
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 [fn]fortified H759 towers H759 of Ben-hadad.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:5 - The Lord has become like an enemy.
He has swallowed up Israel;
He has swallowed up all its palaces, H759
He has destroyed its strongholds
And multiplied in the daughter of Judah
Mourning and moaning.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:7 - The Lord has rejected His altar,
He has abandoned His sanctuary;
He has delivered 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 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 that it may consume its palatial H759 dwellings. 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 upon the wall of Gaza
And it will consume her citadels. H759
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:10 - “So I will send fire upon 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 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 tumult,
With [fn]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 tumults 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 hoard up [fn]violence and devastation in their citadels.” H759
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:11 - Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD,
“An enemy, even one surrounding the land,
Will pull down your [fn]strength 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 hosts has declared:
“I loathe the arrogance of Jacob,
And [fn]detest his citadels; H759
Therefore I will deliver 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 men.
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