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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02550 - חָמַל

Transliteration
châmal
Phonetics
khaw-mal'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
676
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to spare, pity, have compassion on

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4046 ‑ περιποιέω (per‑ee‑poy‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  140 ‑ αἱρετίζω (hahee‑ret‑id'‑zo);  1653 ‑ ἐλεέω (el‑eh‑eh'‑o);  1971 ‑ ἐπιποθέω (ep‑ee‑poth‑eh'‑o);  5339 ‑ φείδομαι (fi'‑dom‑ahee);  5339 ‑ φείδομαι (fi'‑dom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (41) NAS (41) HCS (38)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 3
2 Chronicles 2
Job 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 8
Joel 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
Malachi 1
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 3
2 Chronicles 2
Job 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 8
Joel 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
Malachi 1
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 1
1 Samuel 4
2 Samuel 2
2 Chronicles 2
Job 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 5
Lamentations 4
Ezekiel 7
Joel 1
Habakkuk 1
Zechariah 2
Malachi 2
BYZ TIS TR
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 7
v-qi2mp 3
v-qi2ms 2
v-qi3mp 1
v-qi3ms 11
v-qp2mp 1
v-qp2ms 2
v-qp3ms 6
v-qw1cs 1
v-qw3fs 1
v-qw3ms 4
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 7
v-qi2mp 3
v-qi2ms 2
v-qi3mp 1
v-qi3ms 12
v-qp2mp 1
v-qp2ms 2
v-qp3ms 6
v-qw1cs 1
v-qw3fs 1
v-qw3ms 4
v-qc 1
v-qi1cs 7
v-qi2mp 3
v-qi2ms 2
v-qi3mp 1
v-qi3ms 12
v-qp2mp 1
v-qp2ms 2
v-qp3ms 6
v-qw1cs 1
v-qw3fs 1
v-qw3ms 4
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2171) lmh (ההמל HhML) AC: Compassion CO: ? AB: ?

V) lmh (ההמל HhML) - Compassion: To have compassion on someone or something. KJV (41): (vf: Paal) pity, compassion - Strongs: H2550 (חָמַל)

Nf1) elmh (ההמלה HhMLH) - Compassionate: KJV (2): merciful, pitiful - Strongs: H2551 (חֶמְלָה)

am) lmhm (מההמל MHhML) - Compassion: KJV (1): pity - Strongs: H4263 (מַחְמָל)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָמַל verb spare (Arabic ; is bear, become responsible; Aramaic comportavit, congessit); —

Qal Perfect ׳ח 1 Samuel 15:15 3t.; חָמָ֑ל 2 Samuel 12:6; Lamentations 2:17; חָמָ֑לְתָּ Lamentations 2:21; Lamentations 3:43; וְחָמַלְתִּ֫י Malachi 3:17; Imperfect יַחְמֹל Job 16:13 6t.; יַחְמוֺל Job 6:10 3t.; וַיַּחְמֹל 1 Samuel 15:9 3t.; 3 feminine singular וַתַּחְמֹל Exodus 2:6; 2 masculine singular תַּחְמֹל Deuteronomy 13:9; 1 Samuel 15:3; אֶחְמֹל Ezekiel 8:18; Ezekiel 9:10; אֶחְמוֺל Jeremiah 13:14 4t.; וָאֶחְמֹל Ezekiel 36:21; יַחְמֹ֑לוּ Isaiah 9:18; תַּחְמְלוּ Jeremiah 50:14; Jeremiah 51:3; תַּחְמֹ֑לוּ Ezekiel 9:5; Infinitive construct חֻמְלָה Ezekiel 16:5 (Ges§ 45, 1. b); — spare, have compassion, with על Exodus 2:6 (E), 1 Samuel 15:3,9,15; 1 Samuel 23:21; 2 Samuel 21:7; 2 Chronicles 36:15,17; Jeremiah 15:5; Ezekiel 16:5; Ezekiel 36:21; Job 20:13; Zechariah 11:5,6; Malachi 3:17 (twice in verse); Joel 2:18; Deuteronomy 13:9 ("" חוס followed by על), Jeremiah 21:7 ("" חוס followed by על + רחם), Ezekiel 9:10 ("" חוס followed by על according to ᵑ6ᵑ7 Co); followed by אֶלֿ Jeremiah 51:3; Isaiah 9:18; note poetic אֶלחֵֿץ׳אַלתַּֿחְ = spare no arrow Jeremiah 50:14; followed by Infinitive 2 Samuel 12:4; absolute 2 Samuel 12:6; Isaiah 30:14; Lamentations 2:17,21, also Lamentations 2:2 where apparently followed by accusative, Lamentations 3:43; Job 6:10; Job 16:13; Job 27:22; Proverbs 6:34; Habakkuk 1:17; "" חוס Ezekiel 5:11; Ezekiel 7:4 (strike out Co as doubl. of Ezekiel 7:9), Ezekiel 7:9; Ezekiel 8:18; Ezekiel 9:5; Jeremiah 13:14 ("" אחוס and ארחם).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָמַל fut. יַחְמֹל inf. חֻמְלָה Ezekiel 16:5, to be mild, gentle. (Arab. with the letters transposed حَلُمَ to be gentle, longsuffering, حِلْمُ μακροθυμία, حَلِيمُ gentle. The primary idea is that of softness, and this signification is preserved in the Greek, ἁμαλός, ἀμαλός, ἁπαλός.) Hence

(1) to pity, to have compassion on, followed by עַל of pers. Exodus 2:6; 1 Samuel 23:21.

(2) to spare, followed by עַל 1 Samuel 15:3, 15 1 Samuel 15:15; 2 Samuel 21:7; 2 Chronicles 36:15, 17 2 Chronicles 36:17 followed by אֶל Isaiah 9:18 also, to be sparing of any thing, to use sparingly, followed by אֶל Jeremiah 50:14 לְ with inf. 2 Samuel 12:4 עַל Job 20:13; Ezekiel 36:21, “I will be sparing of my holy name,” I will care for its honour.

Hence מַחְמָל (unless it be from the Arab. حمل) [also pr.n. חָמוּל] and

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List of Word Forms
אֶחְמ֑וֹל אֶחְמ֥וֹל אֶחְמ֧וֹל אֶחְמֹ֑ל אֶחְמֽוֹל׃ אחמול אחמול׃ אחמל וְחָמַלְתִּ֣י וַיַּחְמֹ֖ל וַיַּחְמֹ֗ל וַיַּחְמֹ֣ל וַיַּחְמֹל֩ וַתַּחְמֹ֣ל וָאֶחְמֹ֖ל ואחמל וחמלתי ויחמל ותחמל חֲמַלְתֶּ֖ם חָמַ֗ל חָמַ֛ל חָמַ֤ל חָמַ֥ל חָמָ֑ל חָמָֽלְתָּ׃ חָמָֽל׃ חמל חמל׃ חמלת׃ חמלתם יַ֝חְמ֗וֹל יַחְמ֑וֹל יַחְמ֖וֹל יַחְמֹ֑ל יַחְמֹ֖ל יַחְמֹ֣ל יַחְמֹ֤ל יַחְמֹֽלוּ׃ יַחְמֽוֹל׃ יחמול יחמול׃ יחמל יחמלו׃ לְחֻמְלָ֣ה לחמלה תַּחְמְל֖וּ תַּחְמְלוּ֙ תַּחְמֹֽלוּ׃ תַחְמֹ֖ל תַחְמֹ֥ל תחמל תחמלו תחמלו׃ ’eḥ·mō·wl ’eḥ·mōl ’eḥmōl ’eḥmōwl chaMal chaMalta chamalTem echMol ḥā·mā·lə·tā ḥā·mal ḥā·māl ḥă·mal·tem ḥāmal ḥāmāl ḥāmālətā ḥămaltem lə·ḥum·lāh lechumLah ləḥumlāh tachmeLu tachMol tachMolu taḥ·mə·lū taḥ·mō·lū ṯaḥ·mōl taḥməlū ṯaḥmōl taḥmōlū vaechMol vaiyachMol vattachMol vechamalTi wā’eḥmōl wā·’eḥ·mōl wat·taḥ·mōl wattaḥmōl way·yaḥ·mōl wayyaḥmōl wə·ḥā·mal·tî wəḥāmaltî yachMol yachMolu yaḥ·mō·lū yaḥ·mō·wl yaḥ·mōl yaḥmōl yaḥmōlū yaḥmōwl
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