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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #02530 - חָמַד

Transliteration
châmad
Phonetics
khaw-mad'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
673
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to desire, covet, take pleasure in, delight in (verb)

1a) (Qal) to desire

1b) (Niphal) to be desirable

1c) (Piel) to delight greatly, desire greatly

2) desirableness, preciousness (noun feminine)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1014 ‑ βούλομαι (boo'‑lom‑ahee);  1760 ‑ ἐνθυμέομαι (en‑thoo‑meh'‑om‑ahee);  1938 ‑ ἐπιθυμητής (ep‑ee‑thoo‑may‑tace');  1939 ‑ ἐπιθυμία (ep‑ee‑thoo‑mee'‑ah);  2106 ‑ εὐδοκέω (yoo‑dok‑eh'‑o);  3528 ‑ νικάω (nik‑ah'‑o);  5611 ‑ ὡραῖος (ho‑rah'‑yos);  1937 ‑ ἐπιθυμέω (ep‑ee‑thoo‑meh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (21)
Genesis
2
Exodus
3
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Job
1
Psalms
3
Proverbs
4
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Micah
1
NAS (23)
Genesis
2
Exodus
3
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Job
1
Psalms
3
Proverbs
4
Song of Solomon
2
Isaiah
4
Micah
1
HCS (30)
Genesis
3
Exodus
3
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
2 Chronicles
1
Ezra
1
Job
1
Psalms
3
Proverbs
4
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Daniel
6
Micah
1
BSB (30)
Genesis
4
Exodus
3
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
2 Chronicles
1
Job
1
Psalms
3
Proverbs
4
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Daniel
6
Micah
1
ESV (17)
Genesis
2
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Job
1
Psalms
3
Proverbs
4
Isaiah
3
Micah
1
WEB (21)
Genesis
2
Exodus
3
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Job
1
Psalms
3
Proverbs
4
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Micah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2169) dmh (ההמד HhMD) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire: Something of value or delighted in. [from: mh- as in cheese as a delicacy]

V) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desire: To want something that is pleasant out of desire or lust. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) desire, covet, delight, pleasant, beauty, lust, delectable - Strongs: H2530 (חָמַד)

Nm) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desirable: Something that is desired. KJV (6): desirable, pleasant - Strongs: H2531 (חֶמֶד)

Nf1) edmh (ההמדה HhMDH) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (25): pleasant, desire, beloved, goodly, precious - Strongs: H2532 (חֶמְדָּה)

am) dmhm (מההמד MHhMD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (13): pleasant, desire, goodly, lovely beloved - Strongs: H4261 (מַחְמָד)

adm) dfmhm (מההמוד MHhMWD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (2): pleasant - Strongs: H4262 (מַחְמֻד)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָמַד fut. יַחְמֹד and יֶחְמַד, whence נֶחְמְדֵהוּ, Isaiah 53:2 

(1)  to desire, to covet, Exodus 20:17, 34:24 Micah 2:2.

(2) to delight in any thing, Psalms 68:17; Isaiah 1:29, 53:2 Proverbs 12:12, with the addition of a dat. of benefit לוֹ Proverbs 1:22. Part. חָמוּד something to be desired, something desirable, hence that which is dearest to one, Job 20:20; Psalms 39:12. חֲמוּדֵיהֶם Isaiah 44:9, “their delight,” i.e. idols (comp. Daniel 11:37).

Niphal, participle נֶחְמָד

(1) desirable, hence pleasant, agreeable, Genesis 2:9, 3:6.

(2) precious, Psalms 19:11; Proverbs 21:20.

Piel, i.q. Kal No. 1. Song of Solomon 2:3, בְּצִלּוֹ חִמַּדְתִּי וְיָשַׁבְתִּי “I desire to sit down in his shadow.” Lehrgeb. § 222, 1 note.

Hence מַחְמָד, מַחְמֹד, and the words immediately following.

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List of Word Forms
בַּ֝חֲמוּד֗וֹ בחמודו הַֽנֶּחֱמָדִ֗ים הנחמדים וְחָמְד֤וּ וְנֶחְמְדֵֽהוּ׃ וְנֶחְמָ֤ד וַחֲמוּדֵיהֶ֖ם וָֽאֶחְמְדֵ֖ם וּבַחֲמֻדֽוֹת׃ ואחמדם ובחמדות׃ וחמדו וחמודיהם ונחמד ונחמדהו׃ חֲ֠מֻדוֹת חֲמַדְתֶּ֑ם חֲמֻד֔וֹת חֲמֻד֛וֹת חֲמֻד֞וֹת חֲמֻד֣וֹת חֲמוּד֑וֹ חֲמוּד֖וֹת חִמַּ֣דְתִּי חָמְד֣וּ חָמַ֣ד חמד חמדו חמדות חמדתי חמדתם חמודו חמודות יַחְמֹ֥ד יחמד נֶחְמָ֣ד נֶחְמָ֥ד נחמד תַּחְמֹ֣ד תַחְמֹ֖ד תַחְמֹ֞ד תַחְמֹד֩ תחמד ba·ḥă·mū·ḏōw bachamuDo baḥămūḏōw chaMad chamadTem chameDu chamuDo chamuDot chimMadti ḥā·maḏ ḥă·maḏ·tem ḥā·mə·ḏū ḥă·mu·ḏō·wṯ ḥă·mū·ḏō·wṯ ḥă·mū·ḏōw ḥāmaḏ ḥămaḏtem ḥāməḏū ḥămūḏōw ḥămuḏōwṯ ḥămūḏōwṯ han·ne·ḥĕ·mā·ḏîm hannechemaDim hanneḥĕmāḏîm ḥim·maḏ·tî ḥimmaḏtî nechMad neḥ·māḏ neḥmāḏ tachMod taḥ·mōḏ ṯaḥ·mōḏ taḥmōḏ ṯaḥmōḏ ū·ḇa·ḥă·mu·ḏō·wṯ ūḇaḥămuḏōwṯ uvachamuDot vachamudeiHem vaechmeDem vechameDu venechMad venechmeDehu wā’eḥməḏêm wā·’eḥ·mə·ḏêm wa·ḥă·mū·ḏê·hem waḥămūḏêhem wə·ḥā·mə·ḏū wə·neḥ·māḏ wə·neḥ·mə·ḏê·hū wəḥāməḏū wəneḥmāḏ wəneḥməḏêhū yachMod yaḥ·mōḏ yaḥmōḏ
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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