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Strong's #2559 - חָמַק

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
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1) to withdraw, turn around, turn away

1a) (Qal) to turn away

1b) (Hithpael) to turn about, vacillate, turn hither and thither

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3928 ‑ παρέρχομαι (par‑er'‑khom‑ahee);  654 ‑ ἀποστρέφω (ap‑os‑tref'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Song of Solomon 1
Jeremiah 1
NAS (5)
Song of Solomon 2
Jeremiah 3
HCS (2)
Song of Solomon 1
Jeremiah 1
BSB (2)
Song of Solomon 1
Jeremiah 1
ESV (1)
Jeremiah 1
WEB (1)
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2174) qmh (ההמק HhMQ) AC: Turn CO: Round AB: ?

V) qmh (ההמק HhMQ) - Turn: KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Hitpael) withdraw, go - Strongs: H2559 (חָמַק)

dm) qfmh (ההמוק HhMWQ) - Rounded: Something that is round. KJV (1): joints - Strongs: H2542 (הַמּוּק)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָמַק verb turn away (intransitive) —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular עָבָ֑ר׳וְדוֺדִי ח Song of Solomon 5:6 and my beloved had turned away, passed on.

Hithpa`el Imperfect 2 feminine singular עַדמָֿתַי תִּתְחַמָּקִין הַבַּת הַשּׁוֺבֵבָה Jeremiah 31:22 turn hither and thither, see Gf VB.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to go round, a kindred root to חָבַק. See Hithpael.

(2) to turn oneself round, to depart, Song of Solomon 5:2. Hithpael, to wander about, see Kal, Jeremiah 31:22. Derivative חַמּוּק.

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List of Word Forms
חָמַ֣ק חמק תִּתְחַמָּקִ֔ין תתחמקין chaMak ḥā·maq ḥāmaq tiṯ·ḥam·mā·qîn titchammaKin tiṯḥammāqîn
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