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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02535 - חַמָּה

Word Origin
from (02525)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) sun, heat of the sun, heat

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2246 ‑ ἥλιος (hay'‑lee‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (5) HCS (6)
Job 1
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 2
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 3
n-cfs 5
n-cfs 5
n-cfs 5

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1174) mh (ההמ HhM) AC: Heat CO: Cheese AB: ?: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall meaning "to separate". The m is a picture of water. Combined these mean "separate water". Cheese was made by placing milk in a bag made out of an animal skin. The bag was hung out in the sun and pushed back and forth. The skin of the bag contained an enzyme that when heated and shaken caused the milk to sour and separate into its two parts, fat (curds or cheese) and water (whey) . The whey could be drunk and the curds eaten or stored for future consumption.

A) mh (ההמ HhM) AC: Heat CO: Sun AB: ?: The heat from the sun heats the contents of the bag.

Nm) mh (ההמ HhM) - I. Hot: II. Father-In-Law:One who is hot. KJV (20): hot, warm, heat, father-in-law, husbands father - Strongs: H2524 (חָם), H2525 (חָם), H2527 (חֹם)

Nf1) emh (ההמה HhMH) - I. Sun:The source of heat. II. Fury:An intense heat from anger. KJV (132): sun, heat, fury, wrath, poison, displeasure, rage, anger, bottle - Strongs: H2528 (חֱמָא), H2534 (חֵמָה), H2535 (חַמָּה)

Nf2) tmh (ההמת HhMT) - Skin bag: Used for holding the cheese. Also used for water or any other liquid. KJV (4): bottle - Strongs: H2573 (חֵמֶת)

Nf3) tfmh (ההמות HhMWT) - Mother-In-Law: KJV (11): mother-in-law - Strongs: H2545 (הֲמֹת)

mm) nmh (ההמנ HhMN) - Sun idol: An object of worship representing the sun god. KJV (8): image, idol - Strongs: H2553 (חַמָּן)

B) mmh (ההממ HhMM) AC: Warm CO: ? AB: ?: The heat from the sun warms the contents of the bag.

V) mmh (ההממ HhMM) - Warm: The warmth of the sun or from passion. KJV (13): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) hot, heat, warm, enflame - Strongs: H2552 (חָמַם)

E) amh (ההמא HhMA) AC: ? CO: Cheese AB: ?: The curds produced from the skin bottle. This cheese has a buttery texture and flavor.

Nf1) eamh (ההמאה HhMAH) - Cheese: [df: hmx] KJV (10): butter - Strongs: H2529 (חֵמָה)

af1 ) eamhm (מההמאה MHhMAH) - Cheese: KJV (1): butter - Strongs: H4260 (מַחְמָאוֹת)

J) mfh (ההומ HhWM) AC: ? CO: Black AB: ?: The color of wood when burned.

Nm) mfh (ההומ HhWM) - Black: KJV (4): brown - Strongs: H2345 (חוּם)

Nf1) emfh (ההומה HhWMH) - Wall: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (133): wall, walled - Strongs: H2346 (חוֹמָה)

L) mhi (יההמ YHhM) AC: Heat CO: ? AB: ?: The heat from the sun warms the contents of the bag.

V) mhi (יההמ YHhM) - Heat: Natural body heat as well as the time of heat when animals mate. Conception from an animals heat or through the heat of passion. KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Piel) conceive, warm, hot, heat - Strongs: H3179 (יָחַם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חַמָּה noun feminine heat, sun (poetry) — חַמָּה Isaiah 24:23 4t..; חַמָּתוֺ Psalm 19:7; —

1 heat of sun Psalm 19:7.

2 = sun Job 30:28; "" לְבָנָה moon Isaiah 24:23 = Isaiah 30:26 (twice in verse); Song of Solomon 6:10.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חַמָּה f. (from the root חָמַם)

(1)  heat, of the sun, Psalms 19:7.

(2) poetically for the sun itself, Job 30:28; Song of Solomon 6:10; Isaiah 30:26. (So often in the Mishnah.)

I. חֵמָה f. constr. חֲמַת (for יְחֵמָה from the root יָחַם),

(1)  warmth [“sc. from wine, Hosea 7:5 ”], anger (Arab. حِمْيَةُ, حُمَّةُ), Genesis 27:44; Jeremiah 6:11. הַחֵמָה כּוֹס הַיַּיִן Jeremiah 25:15, and כּוֹס הַחֵמָה Isaiah 51:17, the cup of wrath of which Jehovah makes the nations drink, comp. Revelation 16:19 and Job 21:20, “let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty.”

(2) poison (as that which burns the bowels), Deuteronomy 32:24; Psalms 58:5. Arab. حُمَةُ poison of a scorpion. Eth. ሐምት፡ poison.

II. חֵמָה i.q. חֶמְאָה (with the radical א omitted), f. milk, Job 29:6.

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List of Word Forms
הַֽחַמָּ֑ה הַֽחַמָּ֔ה הַֽחַמָּה֙ החמה חַמָּ֑ה חמה כַּֽחַמָּ֔ה כחמה מֵֽחַמָּתוֹ׃ מחמתו chamMah ha·ḥam·māh hachamMah haḥammāh ḥam·māh ḥammāh ka·ḥam·māh kachamMah kaḥammāh mê·ḥam·mā·ṯōw mechammato mêḥammāṯōw
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