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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6192 - עָרַם

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

1) (Niphal) to heap up, pile, be heaped up

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Exodus 1
Exodus 1
Exodus 1
v-np3cp 1
v-np3cp 1
v-np3cp 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2578) mro (אהרמ AhRM) AC: Pile CO: ? AB: ?

V) mro (אהרמ AhRM) - Pile: KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) gather - Strongs: H6192 (עָרַם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [עָרַם] verb Niph`al be heaped up (compare Sabean אערמחו plural of [ערם] dam, so Arabic compare DHM ZMG xxx (1876), 676; VOJ i. 25 who compare Biblical Hebrew עֲרִמָה Arabic (which Frä135 thinks Aramaic loan-word), compare Pa`el heap up; > Wetzst Zeitschr. für Ethnol. 1873,279 (Syriac Dreschtafel) who compare strip [whence עַרְמוֺן below], and thinks עֲרֵמָה = bare heap);- Perfect 3 plural נֶעֶרְמוּ מַיִם Exodus 15:8.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1) i.q. عرَمَ to make naked, [“to be naked”], to uncover, whence עָרֹם, עָרוֹם which see. Intrans. عَرِمَ to be impudent, spiteful (manifesting one’s malevolent mind).

(2) to be crafty. (Syr. Ethpe. id. ܥܰܪܝܺܡܳܐ, עֲרִימָא crafty, spiteful.) Once found in Kal, 1 Samuel 23:22.


(1) to make crafty, Psalms 83:4, יַעֲרִימוּ סוֹד “they make their counsel crafty,” they take crafty counsels.

(2) to act craftily, 1 Samuel 23:22, and, in a good sense, to act prudently, Proverbs 15:5, 19:25.

Derivatives עָרוּם, עֹרֶם, עָרְמָה [עָרוֹם, עֵירֹם, מַעֲרֻמִּים].


עָרַם not used in Kal, cognate to the verbs, אָרַם, הָרַם, רָאַם, רוּם, רָמַם, to be high. (Syr. Pa. to hear up; Arab. عرم to be heaped up. Saad. Exodus 15:8 عَرَمَةُ a heap of grain on the threshing floor.)

Niphal, to be heaped up, Exodus 15:8.

Derivatives, עֲרֵמָה, עַרְמוֹן.

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