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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1314 - בֶּשֶׂם

Transliteration
beśem, bôśem
Phonetics
beh'-sem, bo'-sem  
Word Origin
from the same as (01313)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
290a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) spice, balsam, balsam tree, perfume

2) (TWOT) sweet, sweet smell, sweet odour

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2368 ‑ θυμίαμα (thoo‑mee'‑am‑ah);  3464 ‑ μύρον (moo'‑ron);  2004 ‑ ἐπιτάσσω (ep‑ee‑tas'‑so);  759 ‑ ἄρωμα (ar'‑o‑mah);  3744 ‑ ὀσμή (os‑may');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (29) NAS (30) HCS (30)
Exodus 4
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 5
Esther 1
Song of Solomon 6
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Exodus 4
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 5
Esther 1
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Exodus 6
1 Kings 4
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 6
Esther 1
Song of Solomon 7
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 16
n-cms 11
n-cmp 16
n-cms 11
n-cmp 16
n-cms 11
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2024) mxb (בסמ BSM) AC: ? CO: Spice AB: ?: (eng: balsam - with an added l)

Nm) mxb (בסמ BSM) - Spice: Sweet smelling spices. KJV (1): spice - Strongs: H1313 (בָּשָׂם)

gm) mxfb (בוסמ BWSM) - Spice: A sweet smelling spice. [df: MVb] KJV (29): spice, sweet, sweet - Strongs: H1314 (בֶּשֶׂם)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בּ֫שֶֹׂם noun masculine 1 Kings 10:10 spice, balsam, balsam-tree (Arabic , Aramaic בּוּסְמָא, , Greek βάλσαμον; compare Löw53) — ׳ב Isaiah 3:24 +, בֶּ֫שֶׂם Exodus 30:23 see below, בְּשָׂמִי Song of Solomon 5:1 (as if from בָּשָׂם); plural בְּשָׂמִים Exodus 25:6 18t., בְּשָׂמָיו Song of Solomon 4:16; — 1 spice, perfume, sweet odour Isaiah 3:24; קִנְּמָןבֶּֿשֶׂם Exodus 30:23 (׳ב perhaps so pointed to distinguish it from) קְנֵהבֿשֶֹׁם Exodus 30:23; — with this compare Aramaic , קני בוסמא spices as costly, token of wealth 2 Kings 20:13 = Isaiah 39:9 compare 2 Chronicles 32:27; royal gifts 1 Kings 10:2,10,25 2 Chronicles 9:1; 9:19; 9:24; compare singular 1 Kings 10:10 2 Chronicles 9:9; as article of commerce Ezekiel 27:22; burnt at burial 2 Chronicles 16:14; appointed for ingredient of the anointing oil Exodus 25:6; Exodus 35:8 compare Exodus 35:28 (all P), compare 1 Chronicles 9:30 (Palmyrene see above); stored in temple 1 Chronicles 9:29; used for purifying the women of Ahasuerus Esther 2:12; elsewhere only Song of Solomon 4:10,14 spices, Song of Solomon 4:16 balsam-juice, gathered Song of Solomon 5:1; balsam-tree ׳הָרֵי ב Song of Solomon 8:14; beds of balsam ׳עֲרֻגוֺת בּ Song of Solomon 6:2; compare ׳עֲרֻוּגַת בּ Song of Solomon 5:13 simile of lover's cheeks.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בֶּשֶׂם Exodus 30:23, and בֹּשֶׂם m.

(1) a sweet smell, especially such as spices emit, Syr. ܒܶܣܡܳܐ spice, Isaiah 3:24 קִנְּמָן־בֶּשֶׂם sweet smelling cinnamon, Ex. loc. cit.; pl. Song of Solomon 4:16.

(2) spice itself, 1 Kings 10:10; Exodus 35:28; Ezekiel 27:22 pl. בְּשָׂמִים spices, Exodus 25:6, 35:8 הָרֵי בְשָׂמִים mountains abounding in spices, Song of Solomon 8:14.

(3) i.q. בָּשָׂם the balsam shrub, Song of Solomon 5:13, 6:2.

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List of Word Forms
בְּשָׂמִ֔י בְּשָׂמִ֣ים בְּשָׂמִ֧ים בְּשָׂמִֽים׃ בְּשָׂמִים֙ בְשָׂמִֽים׃ בְשָׂמָ֑יו בֶּ֥שֶׂם בַּבְּשָׂמִ֔ים בֹ֖שֶׂם בֹּ֜שֶׂם בבשמים בשם בשמי בשמיו בשמים בשמים׃ הַבְּשָׂמִ֜ים הַבֹּ֑שֶׂם הַבֹּ֔שֶׂם הַבֹּ֖שֶׂם הבשם הבשמים וְהַבְּשָׂמִֽים׃ וְלִבְשָׂמִים֙ וּבְשָׂמִ֔ים וּבְשָׂמִ֛ים וּבְשָׂמִים֙ ובשמים והבשמים׃ ולבשמים כַּבֹּ֣שֶׂם כַבֹּ֨שֶׂם כבשם לַבְּשָׂמִֽים׃ לבשמים׃ bab·bə·śā·mîm babbesaMim babbəśāmîm ḇə·śā·māw bə·śā·mî bə·śā·mîm ḇə·śā·mîm be·śem ḇəśāmāw besaMi bəśāmî besaMim bəśāmîm ḇəśāmîm Besem beśem bō·śem ḇō·śem Bosem bōśem ḇōśem chabBosem hab·bə·śā·mîm hab·bō·śem habbesaMim habbəśāmîm habBosem habbōśem kab·bō·śem ḵab·bō·śem kabBosem kabbōśem ḵabbōśem lab·bə·śā·mîm labbesaMim labbəśāmîm ū·ḇə·śā·mîm ūḇəśāmîm uvesaMim vehabbesaMim velivsaMim vesaMav vesaMim Vosem wə·hab·bə·śā·mîm wə·liḇ·śā·mîm wəhabbəśāmîm wəliḇśāmîm
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