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Strong's #06017 - עֲמֹרָה

Transliteration
ʻĂmôrâh
Phonetics
am-o-raw'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H6014)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. Gomorrah = "submersion"
    1. the twin-city in evil with Sodom, both destroyed in judgment by God with fire from heaven
      1. of iniquity (figuratively)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (19)
Genesis 9
Deuteronomy 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
NAS (19)
Genesis 9
Deuteronomy 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
CSB (19)
Genesis 9
Deuteronomy 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
BSB (28)
Genesis 18
Deuteronomy 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
ESV (18)
Genesis 9
Deuteronomy 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
WEB (19)
Genesis 9
Deuteronomy 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 3
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֲמֹרָה19 proper name, of a location Gomorrah, Γομορρα (Γ = ; √ II. עמר according to Lag BN 54); — always with סְדֹם q. v.; Genesis 10:19 8t. Genesis; in simile Amos 4:11; Isaiah 1:9; Isaiah 13:19; Deuteronomy 29:22; Jeremiah 49:18; Jeremiah 50:40; Zephaniah 2:9, compare Deuteronomy 32:32; figurative of iniquity Isaiah 1:10; Jeremiah 23:14.

III. עמר (√ of following; compare Arabic , live, live long; also worship; proper name etc.; RS K 266 proposes meaning worshipper, עָמְרִי worshipper of ׳י (compare We Skizzen iii. 165) against him Nö ZMG xl (1886), 185, who compare meaning live, , life).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֲמֹרָה Gomorrha (LXX. Γομόῤῥα), pr.n. (perhaps i.q. عِمَارَةُ “culture,” “habitation” [“prob. depression”]), one of the four cities in the valley of Siddim, which were sunk in the Dead Sea, which is commonly mentioned together with Sodom, Genesis 10:19, 13:10.


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List of Word Forms
וַעֲמֹרָ֔ה וַעֲמֹרָ֖ה וַעֲמֹרָ֛ה וַעֲמֹרָה֙ ועמרה כַּֽעֲמֹרָ֔ה כַּעֲמֹרָֽה׃ כעמרה כעמרה׃ לַעֲמֹרָ֖ה לעמרה עֲמֹרָ֑ה עֲמֹרָ֔ה עֲמֹרָ֖ה עֲמֹרָ֗ה עֲמֹרָ֛ה עֲמֹרָֽה׃ עמרה עמרה׃ ‘ă·mō·rāh ‘ămōrāh amoRah ka‘ămōrāh ka·‘ă·mō·rāh kaamoRah la‘ămōrāh la·‘ă·mō·rāh laamoRah vaamoRah wa‘ămōrāh wa·‘ă·mō·rāh
 
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