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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
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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).
STRONGS H8558: Abbreviations
† 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.
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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 wells of water and seventy palm trees, and they camped there by the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:40 - On the first day you must take for yourselves branches from majestic trees - palm branches, branches of leafy trees, and willows of the brook - and you must rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:9 - They traveled from Marah and came to Elim; in Elim there are twelve fountains of water and seventy palm trees, so they camped there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:3 - the Negev, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of the date palm trees, as far as Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:16 - Now the descendants of the Kenite, Moses' father-in-law, went up with the people of Judah from the City of Date Palm Trees to Arad in the desert of Judah, located in the Negev. They went and lived with the people of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:13 - Eglon formed alliances with the Ammonites and Amalekites. He came and defeated Israel, and they seized the City of Date Palm Trees.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Men were assigned to take the prisoners and find clothes among the plunder for those who were naked. So they clothed them, supplied them with sandals, gave them food and drink, and provided them with oil to rub on their skin. They put the ones who couldn't walk on donkeys. They brought them back to their brothers at Jericho, the city of the date palm trees, and then returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:15 - and that they should make a proclamation and disseminate this message in all their cities and in Jerusalem: "Go to the hill country and bring back olive branches and branches of wild olive trees, myrtle trees, date palms, and other leafy trees to construct temporary shelters, as it is written."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:12 - The godly grow like a palm tree; they grow high like a cedar in Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:7 - Your stature is like a palm tree, and your breasts are like clusters of grapes.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:8 - I want to climb the palm tree, and take hold of its fruit stalks. May your breasts be like the clusters of grapes, and may the fragrance of your breath be like apricots!
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:12 - The vine has dried up; the fig tree languishes - the pomegranate, date, and apple as well. In fact, all the trees of the field have dried up. Indeed, the joy of the people has dried up!
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