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Lexicon :: Strong's H8558 - tāmār

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to be erect
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2523

Strong’s Definitions

תָּמָר tâmâr, taw-mawr'; from an unused root meaning to be erect; a palm tree:—palm (tree).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H8558 in the following manner: palm tree (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H8558 in the following manner: palm tree (12x).
  1. palm tree, date palm

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּמָר tâmâr, taw-mawr'; from an unused root meaning to be erect; a palm tree:—palm (tree).
† I. תָּמָר noun masculine palm-tree, date-palm, Phoenix dactylifera; — ת׳ Joel 1:12; in simile of prosperity Psalm 92:13, of (graceful) stature Songs 7:8, compare (figurative) Songs 7:9; plural תְּמָרִים in oasis Exodus 15:27 (J), || Numbers 33:9 (P); כַּמֹּת ת׳ Leviticus 23:40 (H) palm-branches, compare עֲלֵי ת׳ Nehemiah 8:15; עִיר הַתְּמָרִים = Jericho Deuteronomy 34:3 (JE), 2 Chronicles 28:15; Judges 1:16; Judges 3:13. — See PostHast. DBPALM-TREE M'LeanEncy. Bib. ID. TrNHB 378 ff. Theob. FischerDattelpalme, 1881.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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1:16; 3:13

2 Chronicles






Song of Songs

7:8; 7:9




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8558 matches the Hebrew תָּמָר (tāmār),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:27 - Then they came to Elim where there were twelve springs of water and seventy date H8558 palms, H8558 and they camped there beside the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:40 - ‘Now on the first day you shall take for yourselves the [fn]foliage of beautiful trees, palm H8558 branches and boughs of leafy trees and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:9 - They journeyed from Marah and came to Elim; and in Elim there were twelve springs of water and seventy palm H8558 trees, H8558 and they camped there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:3 - and the [fn]Negev and the plain in the valley of Jericho, the city of palm H8558 trees, H8558 as far as Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:16 - The [fn]descendants of the Kenite, Moses’ father-in-law, went up from the city of palms H8558 with the sons of Judah, to the wilderness of Judah which is in the south of Arad; and they went and lived with the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:13 - And he gathered to himself the sons of Ammon and Amalek; and he went and [fn]defeated Israel, and they possessed the city of the palm H8558 trees. H8558
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Then the men who were designated by name arose, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked ones from the spoil; and they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm H8558 trees, H8558 to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:15 - [fn]So they proclaimed and circulated a proclamation in all their cities and in Jerusalem, saying, “Go out to the hills, and bring olive branches and [fn]wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm H8558 branches and branches of other leafy trees, to make booths, as it is written.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:12 - The righteous man will [fn]flourish like the palm H8558 tree, H8558
He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:7 - [fn]Your stature is like a palm H8558 tree, H8558
And your breasts are like its clusters.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:8 - “I said, ‘I will climb the palm H8558 tree, H8558
I will take hold of its fruit stalks.’
Oh, may your breasts be like clusters of the vine,
And the fragrance of your [fn]breath like [fn]apples,
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:12 - The vine dries up
And the fig tree [fn]fails;
The pomegranate, the palm H8558 also, and the [fn]apple tree,
All the trees of the field dry up.
Indeed, rejoicing dries up
From the sons of men.

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