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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2546 - חֹמֶט

Transliteration
chômeṭ
Phonetics
kho'-met  
Word Origin
from an unused root probably meaning, to lie low
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
675a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) a kind of lizard, only in list of unclean animals

1a) perhaps an extinct animal, exact meaning is unknown

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Leviticus 1
Leviticus 1
Leviticus 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 1
n-cms 1
n-cms 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2170) umh (ההמתה HhMTh) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?

gm ) umfh (ההומתה HhWMTh) - Hhomet: An unknown animal. KJV (1): snail - Strongs: H2546 (חֹמֶט)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֹ֫מֶט noun [masculine] a kind of lizard, only in list of unclean creeping animals Leviticus 11:30 וְהָאֲנָקָהוְהַכֹּחַ וְהַלְּטָאָ֑ה וְהַחֹמֶט וְהַתִּנְשָֽׁמֶת ׃ (Aramaic is chameleon).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֹמֶט m. Leviticus 11:30, prob. a species of lizard, LXX. σαύρα. Vulg. lacerta.

[“חֻמְטָה (perhaps i.q. Syr. ܚܰܡܛܳܢܳܐ “a defence” or “place of lizards”), pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:54.”]

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List of Word Forms
וְהַחֹ֖מֶט והחמט vehaChomet wə·ha·ḥō·meṭ wəhaḥōmeṭ
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