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Lexicon :: Strong's H8559 - tāmār

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as תָּמָר (H8558)
Strong’s Definitions

תָּמָר Tâmâr, taw-mawr'; the same as H8558; Tamar, the name of three women and a place:—Tamar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H8559 in the following manner: Tamar (24x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H8559 in the following manner: Tamar (24x).
  1. Tamar = "palm-tree"

    proper feminine noun
    1. widow of Er, the son of Judah; fiancee of Shelah, another son of Judah; wife of Judah and mother of Pharez and Zerah

    2. daughter of David by Maacah, sister of Absalom, and rape victim of Amnon her half brother, another son of David

    3. daughter of Absalom

      proper locative noun
    4. a place on the southern border of Gad

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּמָר Tâmâr, taw-mawr'; the same as H8558; Tamar, the name of three women and a place:—Tamar.
STRONGS H8559: Abbreviations
II. תָּמָר 25 proper name
1. feminine.
† a. daughter-in-law of Judah Genesis 38:6, 11 (twice in verse); Genesis 38:13, 24; 1 Chronicles 2:4; Ruth 4:12.
b. daughter of David, sister of Absalom 2 Samuel 13:1, 2 + 11 times 13, 2 Chronicles 3:9.
† c. daughter of Absalom 2 Samuel 14:27.
† 2. location Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:28; 1 Kings 9:18 Kt (> Qr תַּדְמֹר which see), so read also || 2 Chronicles 8:4 (for MT תַּדְמֹר); site not certain, compare BuhlG 184.בַּעַל תָּמָר see בַּעַל.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


38:6; 38:11; 38:13; 38:24



2 Samuel

13:1; 13:2; 14:27

1 Kings


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

3:9; 8:4


47:19; 48:28


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8559 matches the Hebrew תָּמָר (tāmār),
which occurs 25 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:6 - And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name was Tamar. H8559
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:11 - Then said Judah to Tamar H8559 his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar H8559 went and dwelt in her father's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:13 - And it was told Tamar, H8559 saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:24 - And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar H8559 thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:12 - And let thy house be like the house of Pharez, whom Tamar H8559 bare unto Judah, of the seed which the LORD shall give thee of this young woman.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:1 - And it came to pass after this, that Absalom the son of David had a fair sister, whose name was Tamar; H8559 and Amnon the son of David loved her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:2 - And Amnon was so vexed, that he fell sick for his sister Tamar; H8559 for she was a virgin; and Amnon thought it hard for him to do any thing to her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:4 - And he said unto him, Why art thou, being the king's son, lean from day to day? wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar, H8559 my brother Absalom's sister.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:5 - And Jonadab said unto him, Lay thee down on thy bed, and make thyself sick: and when thy father cometh to see thee, say unto him, I pray thee, let my sister Tamar H8559 come, and give me meat, and dress the meat in my sight, that I may see it, and eat it at her hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:6 - So Amnon lay down, and made himself sick: and when the king was come to see him, Amnon said unto the king, I pray thee, let Tamar H8559 my sister come, and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat at her hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:7 - Then David sent home to Tamar, H8559 saying, Go now to thy brother Amnon's house, and dress him meat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:8 - So Tamar H8559 went to her brother Amnon's house; and he was laid down. And she took flour, and kneaded it, and made cakes in his sight, and did bake the cakes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:10 - And Amnon said unto Tamar, H8559 Bring the meat into the chamber, that I may eat of thine hand. And Tamar H8559 took the cakes which she had made, and brought them into the chamber to Amnon her brother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:19 - And Tamar H8559 put ashes on her head, and rent her garment of divers colours that was on her, and laid her hand on her head, and went on crying.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:20 - And Absalom her brother said unto her, Hath Amnon thy brother been with thee? but hold now thy peace, my sister: he is thy brother; regard not this thing. So Tamar H8559 remained desolate in her brother Absalom's house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:22 - And Absalom spake unto his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar. H8559
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:32 - And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother, answered and said, Let not my lord suppose that they have slain all the young men the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead: for by the appointment of Absalom this hath been determined from the day that he forced his sister Tamar. H8559
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:27 - And unto Absalom there were born three sons, and one daughter, whose name was Tamar: H8559 she was a woman of a fair countenance.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:18 - And Baalath, and Tadmor in the wilderness, in the land,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:4 - And Tamar H8559 his daughter in law bare him Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah were five.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 3:9 - These were all the sons of David, beside the sons of the concubines, and Tamar H8559 their sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:19 - And the south side southward, from Tamar H8559 even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, the river to the great sea. And this is the south side southward.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:28 - And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar H8559 unto the waters of strife in Kadesh, and to the river toward the great sea.
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