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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2531 - חֶמֶד

Word Origin
from (02530)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) desire, delight, beauty, desirable, pleasant

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1939 ‑ ἐπιθυμία (ep‑ee‑thoo‑mee'‑ah);  2570 ‑ καλός (kal‑os');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (5) HCS (6)
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Amos 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 3
Amos 1
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 3
Amos 1
n-cms 5
n-cms 5
n-cms 5

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2169) dmh (ההמד HhMD) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire: Something of value or delighted in. [from: mh- as in cheese as a delicacy]

V) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desire: To want something that is pleasant out of desire or lust. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) desire, covet, delight, pleasant, beauty, lust, delectable - Strongs: H2530 (חָמַד)

Nm) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desirable: Something that is desired. KJV (6): desirable, pleasant - Strongs: H2531 (חֶמֶד)

Nf1) edmh (ההמדה HhMDH) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (25): pleasant, desire, beloved, goodly, precious - Strongs: H2532 (חֶמְדָּה)

am) dmhm (מההמד MHhMD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (13): pleasant, desire, goodly, lovely beloved - Strongs: H4261 (מַחְמָד)

adm) dfmhm (מההמוד MHhMWD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (2): pleasant - Strongs: H4262 (מַחְמֻד)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶ֫מֶד noun [masculine] desire, delight — absolute ׳ח Amos 5:11+ 4t.; only after a construct; נְטַעְתֶּם׳כַּרְמֵיחֿ Amos 5:11 vineyards of desire (i.e. delightful vineyards) have ye planted; so read also Isaiah 27:2 (for ᵑ0כֶּרֶם חֶמֶר) Manuscripts HCT ᵐ5 van d. H Lo Hi Ew De Di Che Du; so of fields ׳שְׁדֵי ח Isaiah 32:12; elsewhere of young men ׳בַּחוּרֵי ח Ezekiel 23:6,12,23 desirable young men = fine, attractive, young men.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֶמֶד m. beauty, desirableness, pleasantness. Ezekiel 23:6, בַּחוּרֵי חֶמֶד “handsome young men.” שְׂדֵי חֱמֶד pleasant fields, Isaiah 32:12 comp. Amos 5:11.

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List of Word Forms
חֶ֕מֶד חֶ֖מֶד חֶ֜מֶד חֶ֣מֶד חמד Chemed ḥe·meḏ ḥemeḏ
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