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Strong's #3645 - כְּמוֹשׁ

Transliteration
Kᵉmôwsh
Phonetics
kem-oshe', kem-eesh'
Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root meaning to subdue
Parts of Speech
Proper Name
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Chemosh = “subduer”

1) the national deity of the Moabites and a god of the Ammonites

1a) also identified with ‘Baal-peor’, ‘Baal-zebub’, ‘Mars’ and ‘Saturn’

1b) worship of this god was introduced into Jerusalem by Solomon and abolished by king Josiah of Judah

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (8)
Numbers 1
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 3
NAS (8)
Numbers 1
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 3
HCS (8)
Numbers 1
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 3
BSB (8)
Numbers 1
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 3
ESV (8)
Numbers 1
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 3
WEB (8)
Numbers 1
Judges 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 3
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כְּמוֺשׁ proper name, of a divinity Chemosh (כמש MI3. 5. 9. 12. 13. 14. 18. 19. 32. 23 also עשתר כמש Jeremiah 1:17 and proper name, masculine כמשמלך Jeremiah 1:1; Assyrian Kammusunadbi, a king of Moab Schr COT i, 281; = KAT2,288; compare further Bae Rel 13f. 238,256 ZMG 1888,471; ᵐ5 Ξαμώς); — god of the Moabites to whom Solomon erected a high place 1 Kings 11:7,33; 2 Kings 23:13; Jeremiah 48:7 (Kt כמישׁ), Jeremiah 48:13. Moab is ׳עַםכֿ Numbers 21:29 (ode) people of Chemosh, and Moabites his sons and daughters, compare Jeremiah 48:46. He is said to be also the God of the Ammonites Judges 11:25 (probably an error Bae Rel 15 GFM).

כמז (√ of following; meaning dubious; Arabic is bunch, heap).

כמישׁ Jeremiah 48:7 Kt, see כְּמוֺשׁ. above

כמן (√ of following (si vera l); perhaps be hidden; compare Aramaic כְּמַן, , lie in ambush; Arabic id. is denominative from loan-word according to Frä243).


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

כְּמוֹשׁ m. [Chemosh], pr.n. of a national god of the Moabites and Ammonites, Judges 11:24, worshipped also at Jerusalem in the reign of Solomon [after his wives had turned aside his heart]. 1 Kings 11:7; 2 Kings 23:13; Jeremiah 48:7 perhaps subduer, conqueror, tamer, from the root כָּמַשׁ, which see; hence עַם כְּמוֹשׁ people of Chemosh, i.e. the Moabites, Numbers 21:29. LXX. Χαμώς. Vulg. Chamos.


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List of Word Forms
וְלִכְמוֹשׁ֙ ולכמוש כְּמ֑וֹשׁ כְּמ֥וֹשׁ כְמֹושׁ֙ כמוש לִכְמוֹשׁ֙ לכמוש מִכְּמ֑וֹשׁ מכמוש chemoVosh kə·mō·wōš ḵə·mō·wōš keMoosh kəmōwōš ḵəmōwōš lichmoVosh liḵ·mō·wōš liḵmōwōš mik·kə·mō·wōš mikkeMoosh mikkəmōwōš velichmoVosh wə·liḵ·mō·wōš wəliḵmōwōš
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