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Strong's #2563 - חֹמֶר

Transliteration
chômer
Phonetics
kho'-mer
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H2560)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
683c
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) cement, mortar, clay

1a) mortar, cement

1b) clay

1c) mire

2) heap

2a) swelling, surging (of water)

3) homer — a unit of dry measure about 65 imperial gallons (300 liters)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 892 ‑ ἄχυρον (akh'‑oo‑ron);  2868 ‑ κονιορτός (kon‑ee‑or‑tos');  2884 ‑ κόρος (kor'‑os);  4081 ‑ πηλός (pay‑los');  
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KJV (30)
Genesis 1
Exodus 2
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Job 7
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 7
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
HCS (0)
HCS (28)
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Job 7
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 4
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
BSB (34)
Genesis 2
Exodus 3
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Judges 2
Job 7
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 7
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
ESV (26)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Job 7
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 6
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
WEB (30)
Genesis 1
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Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Job 7
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 7
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Habakkuk 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2175) rmh (ההמר HhMR) AC: Boil CO: Tar AB: ?: A dark, thick and slimy substance often called bitumen is released the bottom of water pools rising to the surface in bubbles (seen as a boiling) . This substance was used for waterproofing boats or other vessels as well as a type of mortar. [from: mh- a separating out of substances]

V) rmh (ההמר HhMR) - I. Boil:To boil as a turbulent boiling of the tar at the surface. II. Sm (vf: Paal) |kjv: trouble, red, daub, foul - Strongs: H2560 (חָמַר)

Nm ) rmh (ההמר HhMR) - I. II. Wine:The dark and thick wine that floats to the surface of the wine vat. KJV (11): pure, red wine, wine, slime - Strongs: H2561 (חֶמֶר), H2562 (חֲמַר), H2564 (חֵמָר)

cm) rfmh (ההמור HhMWR) - Donkey: Possibly from its dark color. KJV (98): ass, heap - Strongs: H2543 (חֲמֹר), H2565 (חֲמֹרָה)

gm) rmfh (ההומר HhWMR) - I. Clay:A thick and slimy soil used as a mortar or for making bricks. II. Hhomer:A unit of measure. KJV (30): clay, morter, mire, heap - Strongs: H2563 (חֹמֶר)

tcm) rfmhi (יההמור YHhMWR) - Yahhmor: An unknown animal, probably from its dark. KJV (2): deer - Strongs: H3180 (יַחְמוּר)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חֹ֫מֶר noun masculine cement, mortar, clay; — ׳ח absolute Genesis 11:3 13t.; construct Isaiah 10:6 2t.; —

1 mortar, cement for holding building-stones (brick) together Genesis 11:3 (J), Exodus 1:14 (P; both "" לְבֵנִים); Nahum 3:14 ("" טיט).

2 clay:

a. as material of vessels Jeremiah 18:4,6, היצר׳ח Isaiah 29:16, in simile of God's fashioning man Isaiah 45:9; Isaiah 64:7; Job 10:9; as material of human bodies ׳בָּתֵּי ח Job 4:19; compare Job 33:6; as material of bulwarks (disparagingly) Job 13:12; חותם׳ח = seal-clay i.e. clay upon which seal is pressed.

b. = mire חוצות׳ח Isaiah 10:6; ׳הֹרָנִי לַח Job 30:19 he hath cast me into the mire, i.e. deeply humiliated me (עָפָר and אֵפֶר in "" clause); as simile of commonness, abundance Job 27:16 ("" עָפָר).

II. חֹ֫מֶר noun [masculine] heap (compare 1. חֲמוֺר) — ׳ח construct מַיִם רַבִּים׳ח Habakkuk 3:15 a heap of great waters ("" יָם) — but text dubious, see I. חמר; plural הֳמָרִים חֳמָרִים Exodus 8:10 (J), of dead frogs gathered in heaps.

III. חֹ֫מֶר noun masculine homer, a dry measure (perhaps from above √, but dubious; compare Assyrian amâru, surround, contain, II. R Exodus 36:19a. b Strm4760, Imêru, a measure Zim BP 6 n) — ׳ח absolute Isaiah 5:10 5t. Ezekiel; construct Hosea 3:2 3t.; plural חֳמָרִים Numbers 11:32; — ׳ח of barley Hosea 3:2; Ezekiel 45:13, compare שְׂעֹרִים׳זֶרַע ח Leviticus 27:16i.e. land on which a ׳ח of barley seed was sown (taxed at 50 shekels); ׳ח of wheat Ezekiel 45:13; in General ׳זֶרַע ח Isaiah 5:10; = 10 ephahs (or baths, see בַּת below בתת) Ezekiel 45:11 (3t. in verse); Ezekiel 45:14 (twice in verse) (in Ezekiel 45:14 strike out Co); on actual size of ׳ח, = 393.9 litres, see Hultsch Metrol. 2nd ed. 448,452 f. See further II. בַּת and references, Benz Arch 183 f Now Arch. i, 203 f.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֹמֶר m.

(1)  boiling, or foaming (of waves), Habakkuk 3:15 compare חָמַר No. 1.

(2) clay (so called from its being of a red kind, comp. the root No. 2)

(a) of the potter, Isaiah 45:9. (b) for sealing with, Job 38:14 cement, mortar, Genesis 11:3 mire, Isaiah 10:6; Job 10:9, 30:19.

(3) a heap, a mound (see the root No. 3), Exodus 8:10 hence a Homer, a measure of dry things containing ten Baths, Levit. 27:16 Numbers 11:32; Ezekiel 45:11, 13 Ezekiel 45:13, 14 Ezekiel 45:14. By later writers the same measure is called כֹּר, which see.


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List of Word Forms
בְּחֹ֙מֶר֙ בַּחֹ֖מֶר בַחֹ֖מֶר בחמר הַחֹ֖מֶר הַחֹ֙מֶר֙ החמר וְ֝כַחֹ֗מֶר וְחֹ֥מֶר וחמר וכחמר חֲמ֖וֹר חֲמֹרָתָ֑יִם חֳמָרִ֑ים חֳמָרִ֑ם חֳמָרִ֣ם חֹ֑מֶר חֹ֔מֶר חֹ֖מֶר חֹ֗מֶר חֹ֝֗מֶר חֹ֣מֶר חֹ֤מֶר חֹֽמֶר׃ חמור חמר חמר׃ חמרים חמרם חמרתים כְּחֹ֣מֶר כְּחֹ֥מֶר כַחֹ֙מֶר֙ כַחֹ֣מֶר כחמר לַחֹ֑מֶר לַחֹֽמֶר׃ לחמר לחמר׃ מֵ֝חֹ֗מֶר מֵחֹ֖מֶר מֵחֹ֣מֶר מחמר ba·ḥō·mer ḇa·ḥō·mer baChomer baḥōmer ḇaḥōmer bə·ḥō·mer beChomer bəḥōmer chaChomer chaMor chamoraTayim chomaRim Chomer ha·ḥō·mer ḥă·mō·rā·ṯā·yim ḥă·mō·wr haChomer haḥōmer ḥămōrāṯāyim ḥămōwr ḥo·mā·rim ḥo·mā·rîm ḥō·mer ḥomārim ḥomārîm ḥōmer ḵa·ḥō·mer ḵaḥōmer kə·ḥō·mer keChomer kəḥōmer la·ḥō·mer laChomer laḥōmer mê·ḥō·mer meChomer mêḥōmer vaChomer vechaChomer veChomer wə·ḥō·mer wə·ḵa·ḥō·mer wəḥōmer wəḵaḥōmer
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