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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3642 - כָּמַהּ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Qal) to long for, faint, faint with longing

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4080 ‑ πηλίκος (pay‑lee'‑kos);  5101 ‑ τίς (tis);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Psalms 1
Psalms 1
Psalms 1
v-qp3ms 1
v-qp3ms 1
v-qp3ms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1243) mk (כמ KM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire

A) mk (כמ KM) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Like

qm ) fmk (כמו KMW) - Like: In a state like, as or according to something else. [The short form " k " is used as a prefix meaning "like".] KJV (20): when, as, like, according, worth - Strongs: H3644 (כָּמוֹ)

H) emk (כמה KMH) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire

V) emk (כמה KMH) - Desire: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) long - Strongs: H3642 (כָּמַהּ)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כָּמַהּ verb faint (Arabic is be pale of face, gray (of daylight), weak-eyed, blind from birth; Syriac be blind), only figurative —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine singular לְךָ בְשָׂרִי׳כ Psalm 63:2 faint (with longing) for thee ("" צָֽמְאָה לְךָ נַפְשִׁי).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּמַהּ to pine with longing for any thing, it once occurs, Psalms 63:2. Arab. كَمِةَ to become dark, used of the eye, a colour, the mind. According to Firuzabadi (see Kamûs, p. 1832, Calcutta), specially used of a man whose colour is changed or fails; pr. therefore to become pale, which is applied to longing; comp. כָּסַף. With this accords Sanscr. kam, to desire; Pers. كام desire; comp. also the Greek κάμω, κάμνω.

Derivative, pr.n. כִּמְהָם.

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List of Word Forms
כָּמַ֣הּ כמה kā·mah kaMah kāmah
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