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Strong's #02568 - חֲמִשָּׁה

Transliteration
châmêsh
Phonetics
khaw-maysh', kham-ish-shaw'
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive numeral
Parts of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
TWOT
686a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) five

1a) five (cardinal number)

1b) a multiple of five (with another number)

1c) fifth (ordinal number)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (318)
Genesis 25
Exodus 29
Leviticus 4
Numbers 70
Joshua 10
Judges 8
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 16
2 Kings 11
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 28
Ezra 9
Nehemiah 9
Esther 4
Job 2
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 58
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
NAS (174)
Genesis 14
Exodus 25
Leviticus 4
Numbers 42
Joshua 7
Judges 5
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 12
2 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 14
Esther 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 19
CSB (338)
Genesis 25
Exodus 31
Leviticus 8
Numbers 72
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 30
Ezra 9
Nehemiah 8
Esther 5
Job 2
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 58
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
BSB (363)
Genesis 44
Exodus 33
Leviticus 8
Numbers 73
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 19
2 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 30
Ezra 9
Nehemiah 8
Esther 5
Job 2
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 61
Daniel 1
Hosea 1
ESV (131)
Genesis 8
Leviticus 4
Numbers 41
Joshua 7
Judges 6
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 2
1 Kings 11
2 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 14
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 11
WEB (330)
Genesis 22
Exodus 32
Leviticus 8
Numbers 70
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 18
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 30
Ezra 9
Nehemiah 9
Esther 4
Job 2
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 58
Daniel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2176) smh (ההמסה HhMSh) AC: Grab CO: Fingers AB: ?: A grabbing of something with the fingers. Also the number five from the fingers of the hand.

V) smh (ההמסה HhMSh) - Fifth: To take a fifth. [A denominative verb] KJV (1): (vf: Piel) fifth - Strongs: H2567 (חָמַשׁ)

Nm/f) smh (ההמסה HhMSh) - Five: [Also meaning fifty when written in the plural form - mismh] KJV (505): five, fifth, fifty, fiftieth - Strongs: H2568 (חֲמִשָּׁה), H2572 (חֲמִשִּׁים)

dm ) sfmh (ההמוסה HhMWSh) - Armed: One prepared for battle in the sense of grabbing weapons. KJV (4): armed, harness - Strongs: H2571 (חָמֻשׁ)

gm) smfh (ההומסה HhWMSh) - Fifth: KJV (5): fifth - Strongs: H2569 (חֹמֶשׁ), H2570 (חֹמֶשׁ)

bfm) isimh (ההמיסהי HhMYShY) - Fifth: KJV (45): fifth - Strongs: H2549 (חֲמִשִּׁי)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָמֵשׁ, חֲמִשָּׁה342

noun masculine and feminine five (Late Hebrew id.; id.; Aramaic חֲמֵשׁ, חַמְשָׁא, , ; Phoenician חמשת; Palmyrene חמשא, with masculine noun, Reckend ZMG 1888,408; Assyrian —amšu, —amiltu Dl§ 75; Ethiopic Arabic , Sabean & Lihyânian חֿמס DHM ZMG xxix, 613; Epigr. Denkm. 71,73); — masculine (c. noun feminine) absolute חָמֵשׁ Genesis 5:6 94t. + Ezekiel 40:30 (strike out ᵐ5 B Hi-Sm Co; Co strike out also in Ezekiel 40:25; Ezekiel 40:29; Ezekiel 40:33; Ezekiel 40:36) + Ezekiel 45:3 Kt (where read feminine with Qr); construct חֲמֵשׁ Genesis 5:10 67t. + Ezekiel 48:16 Kt; feminine (c.

noun masculine) absolute חֲמִשָּׁה see Lag BN 80 Genesis 18:28 139t. (including Ezekiel 8:16 strike out B Co and others); construct חֲמֵשֶׁת Numbers 3:47 (twice in verse) + 26t.; — on plural חֲמִשִּׁים fifty, see below; — five, in Hexateuch chiefly P; —

1 without other numeral:

a.חָמֵשׁ before feminine plural noun Genesis 43:34 35t.; before collective noun צאֹן׳ח 1 Samuel 25:18; see also בָּאַמָּה׳ח five in cubit ( s) = five cubits 1 Kings 7:23; 1 Chronicles 11:23; 2 Chronicles 4:2; after noun (late) 2 Kings 8:16 (בִּשְׁנַת חָמֵשׁ לְיוֺרָם = in the fifth year) + 6t. Chronicles; no noun expressed 1 Kings 7:39 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 7:49 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 3:20; 2 Chronicles 4:7 (twice in verse).

b.חֲמִשָּׁה before masculine plural noun Genesis 47:2 18t.; after noun Exodus 36:38 36t. Numbers (all P); no noun expressed Genesis 14:9 (only here with article) + 20t.

c. חֲמֵשׁ before noun (usually defined; except מֵאוֺת, אֲלָפִים, see 3,4) Exodus 26:3,9; Exodus 36:10,16 + Ezekiel 42:16 אַמּוֺת׳ח Kt, but Qr מאות׳ח, see below

d. חֲמֵשֶׁת חַמְּלָכִים Joshua 10:5 5t.; הָאֲנָשִׁים׳ח Judges 18:7,14,17; שׁקלים׳ח Numbers 18:16; also, distributive, שְׁקָלִים׳ח ׳ח Numbers 3:47; הַסְּרָנִים׳ח Joshua 13:3; Judges 3:3; 1 Samuel 6:18; ׳בני מ׳ח 2 Samuel 21:8.

e. = ordinal, בִּשְׁנַת חָמֵשׁ ליורם 2 Kings 8:16 the fifth (year) of Joram; בַּחֲמִשָּׁה לַחֹדֶשׁ on the fifth (day) of the month Ezekiel 1:1,2; Ezekiel 8:1; Ezekiel 33:21; (so also 15th, 25th, etc.)

2׳ח combined with עשׂר, עשׂרה ten = fifteen:

a.חֲמֵשׁ עֶשְׂרֵה (c. noun feminine) Genesis 5:10; Genesis 7:20; Exodus 27:14,15; Exodus 38:14,15; 2 Kings 14:17,23; 2 Kings 20:6; 2 Chronicles 15:10; 25:25; Isaiah 38:5.

b. חֲמִשָּׁהעָשָׂר (c.

noun masculine), (1) after noun Esther 9:21; (2) before noun Exodus 16:1 ( = ordinal fifteenth, so Leviticus 23:6 +) Hosea 3:2 +.

c. חֲמֵשֶׁת עָשָׂר before noun 2 Samuel 19:18 +.

d.חֲמֵשֶׁת עָשָׂר, without noun = ordinal fifteenth 1 Chronicles 24:14 4t. + Ezekiel 45:12 (read חֲמִשִּׁים A Hi Co).

3חֲמֵשׁ מֵאוֺת = 500 Genesis 5:30,32 49t. + Ezekiel 42:16 Qr.

4 חֲמֵשֶׁת אֲלָפִים = 5000 Numbers 31:32; Joshua 8:12; Judges 20:45; 1 Samuel 17:5; Ezekiel 45:6; Ezekiel 48:15; 1 Chronicles 29:7; 2 Chronicles 35:9; Ezra 1:11; Ezra 2:69; — in 25,000,35,000 etc. חֲמִשָּׁה (usually without ׳א) precedes the 20,000,30,000, etc.

5 with other numerals:

a.חָמֵשׁ before larger numeral: (1) noun repeated Genesis 5:6 4t.; (2) noun with 2nd number only, Genesis 5:17 8t. + Ezekiel 45:3 Kt; (3) noun with בְּ with 2nd number Ezekiel 40:21 2t.

b.חָמֵשׁ after larger number: (1) noun repeated Genesis 25:7; (2) noun following ׳ח (only) Judges 14:10 + (especially in expressions of age and duration); (3) noun before both Numbers , stative absolute, 2 Chronicles 3:15; stative construct 2 Chronicles 15:19.

c. no noun expressed, ׳ח between other number, e.g. ושׁבעים׳שֵׁשׁ מאות ח Numbers 31:37.

d. חֲמִשָּׁה before larger number, noun following larger number Numbers 1:25 22t.

e.׳ח follows, and (1) is followed by noun Judges 20:35 7t.; (2) noun precedes both 1 Kings 7:3; Jeremiah 52:30.

f. ׳ח precedes, no noun expressed 1 Kings 5:12.

g.׳ח follows, no noun expr Genesis 18:28 +.

h. no noun expressed ׳ח between other number Exodus 38:28; Ezra 2:5.


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List of Word Forms
בַּחֲמִשָּֽׁה־ בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֖ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֣ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֤ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֥ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֨ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁה֩ בַּחֲמִשָּׁה־ בַּחֲמֵ֥שׁ בחמש בחמשה בחמשה־ הַחֲמִשָּֽׁה׃ החמשה׃ וְחָֽמֵשׁ־ וְחָמֵ֖שׁ וְחָמֵ֛שׁ וְחָמֵ֜שׁ וְחָמֵ֣שׁ וְחָמֵ֤שׁ וְחָמֵ֥שׁ וְחָמֵ֧שׁ וְחָמֵ֨שׁ וְחָמֵשׁ֙ וַחֲמִשָּֽׁה׃ וַחֲמִשָּׁ֑ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֖ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֣ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֤ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֥ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֧ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֨ה וַחֲמִשָּׁה֙ וַחֲמֵ֣שׁ וַחֲמֵ֥שׁ וַחֲמֵ֨שֶׁת וַחֲמֵ֨שׁ וַחֲמֵֽשֶׁת־ וּבַחֲמִשָּׁ֨ה וּבַחֲמִשָּׁה֩ ובחמשה וחמש וחמש־ וחמשה וחמשה׃ וחמשת וחמשת־ חְמֵ֥שׁ חֲמִשָּֽׁה׃ חֲמִשָּׁ֑ה חֲמִשָּׁ֔ה חֲמִשָּׁ֕ה חֲמִשָּׁ֖ה חֲמִשָּׁ֗ה חֲמִשָּׁ֣ה חֲמִשָּׁ֤ה חֲמִשָּׁ֥ה חֲמִשָּׁ֧ה חֲמִשָּׁ֨ה חֲמִשָּׁה֙ חֲמִשָּׁה֩ חֲמִשָּׁה־ חֲמִשָּׁ֤ה חֲמֵ֖שֶׁת חֲמֵ֗שֶׁת חֲמֵ֛שֶׁת חֲמֵ֣שֶׁת חֲמֵ֣שֶׁת ׀ חֲמֵ֣שׁ חֲמֵ֤שֶׁת חֲמֵ֤שׁ חֲמֵ֥שֶׁת חֲמֵ֥שׁ חֲמֵ֧שֶׁת חֲמֵ֧שׁ חֲמֵ֨שׁ חֲמֵֽשֶׁת־ חֲמֵשֶׁת־ חֲמֵשׁ חֲמֵשׁ־ חָֽמֵשׁ־ חָמֵ֔שׁ חָמֵ֗שׁ חָמֵ֜שׁ חָמֵ֞שׁ חָמֵ֣שׁ חָמֵ֤שׁ חָמֵ֥שׁ חָמֵ֧שׁ חָמֵ֨שׁ חָמֵֽשׁ׃ חָמֵשׁ֩ חמש חמש־ חמש׃ חמשה חמשה־ חמשה׃ חמשת חמשת־ כַּחֲמֵ֤שֶׁת כַּחֲמֵ֥שֶׁת כחמשת לַחֲמִשָּׁ֤ה לַחֲמֵ֣שֶׁת לחמשה לחמשת מֵחֲמֵ֖שׁ מחמש ba·ḥă·mêš ba·ḥă·miš·šāh ba·ḥă·miš·šāh- bachaMesh bachamishShah baḥămêš baḥămiššāh baḥămiššāh- chaMesh chaMeshet chamishShah cheMesh ha·ḥă·miš·šāh ḥă·mê·šeṯ ḥă·mê·šeṯ- ḥă·mêš ḥā·mêš ḥă·mêš- ḥā·mêš- ḥă·miš·šāh ḥă·miš·šāh- hachamishShah haḥămiššāh ḥămêš ḥāmêš ḥămêš- ḥāmêš- ḥămêšeṯ ḥămêšeṯ- ḥămiššāh ḥămiššāh- ḥə·mêš ḥəmêš ka·ḥă·mê·šeṯ kachaMeshet kaḥămêšeṯ la·ḥă·mê·šeṯ la·ḥă·miš·šāh lachaMeshet lachamishShah laḥămêšeṯ laḥămiššāh mê·ḥă·mêš mechaMesh mêḥămêš ū·ḇa·ḥă·miš·šāh ūḇaḥămiššāh uvachamishShah vachaMesh vachameshet vachamishShah vechaMesh wa·ḥă·mê·šeṯ wa·ḥă·mê·šeṯ- wa·ḥă·mêš wa·ḥă·miš·šāh waḥămêš waḥămêšeṯ waḥămêšeṯ- waḥămiššāh wə·ḥā·mêš wə·ḥā·mêš- wəḥāmêš wəḥāmêš-
 
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