2346. chomah
Strong's Concordance
chomah: a wall
Original Word: חוֹמָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: chomah
Phonetic Spelling: (kho-maw')
Short Definition: wall
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as cham
Definition
a wall
NASB Translation
two walls (1), Wall (2), wall (93), walled (2), walls (36).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חוֺמָה133 noun feminine wall (as protection; construct חמת MI21; 21) — absolute ׳ח Leviticus 25:29 59t. (including לְהַחוֺמָה Nehemiah 12:38); חֹמָה Exodus 14:29 8t.; construct חוֺמַת Joshua 6:5 28t.; suffix חוֺמָתָהּ Nahum 2:6; Nahum 3:8; pl, absolute חוֺמוֺת2Chronicles 8:5; Isaiah 26:1; חֹמוֺת Songs 5:7; construct חוֺמוֺת Psalm 51:20; חוֺמֹת 2 Kings 25:10 9t.; suffix חוֺמֹתַי Isaiah 56:5; חֹמֹתֶיךָ Deuteronomy 28:52; Isaiah 25:12; חוֺמוֺתַיִךְ Ezekiel 26:10,12; Ezekiel 27:11 (twice in verse); חוֺמֹתַיִךְ Isaiah 49:16 2t.; חֹמֹתַיִךְ Isaiah 60:10; חֹמוֺתָ֑יִךְ Ezekiel 26:9; חוֺמוֺתֶיהָ Jeremiah 50:15; חוֺמֹתֶיהָ Psalm 55:11; Jeremiah 1:15; dual חוֺמֹתַיִם Isaiah 22:11; חֹמֹתַיִם 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; חֹמֹתָ֑יִם Jeremiah 39:4 (on form see Ol§ 113 a); —

1 usually term for wall of city Deuteronomy 28:52; Joshua 2:15; Joshua 6:5,20 (all J E), 1 Samuel 31:10,12; 2 Samuel 11:20,21 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 18:26,27 = Isaiah 36:11; Isaiah 36:12; Amos 1:7; Amos 1:10; Amos 1:14; Isaiah 2:15; Isaiah 20:10; Isaiah 20:11; Isaiah 25:12; Nahum 2:6; Nahum 3:8; Ezekiel 26:9 +, Jeremiah 1:15 +, Joel 2:7,9; בֵּין הַחֹמֹתַיִם (of Jerusalem) i.e. between the two walls of the Ophel and the southwest hill respectively, of a reservoir Isaiah 22:11, a gate 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 34:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; symbol of Israel, Amos 7:7; 2Chronicles 8:5; 2 Chronicles 14:6; 2 Chronicles 25:23; 26:6 (3 t. in verse); Psalm 51:20; Nehemiah 1:3 31t. in Nehemiah; חוֺמַת אֲנָךְ Amos 7:7 (literally wall of a plummet) is of doubtful meaning: a wall built plumb, or by means of a plumb-line ? We thinks unintelligible; עִיר חוֺמָה = walled city, Leviticus 25:29, ׳עִיר אשׁר לֹא ח Leviticus 25:30 (לֹא = לוֺ), opposed to ׳הַחֲצֵרִים אשׁר אין להם ח Leviticus 25:31 (all H); more elaborately גְבֹהָה דְּלָתַיִם וּבְרִ֑יחַ ׳עָרִים בְּצֻרֹת ח Deuteronomy 3:5, compare 2Chronicles 8:5; גְּדֹלוֺת חוֺמָה וּבְרִיחַ נְחשֶׁת ׳ע 1 Kings 4:13; ׳בְצוּרָה ח Isaiah 2:15; ׳ח singular of wall of Jerusalem 1 Kings 3:1 + often; contempt. חוֺמַת אַבְנֵיהֶם Nehemiah 3:35; less often plural Nehemiah 2:13 +; of specific portions of wall הָעֹפֶל ׳ח2Chronicles 27:3; Nehemiah 3:27; בְּרֵבַת הַשֶּׁלַח ׳ח Nehemiah 3:15; ׳הַח הָֽרְחָבָה Nehemiah 3:8; Nehemiah 12:38; also (generally) of Babylon Jeremiah 51:58. — Men build, בנה, the ׳ח 1 Kings 9:15 +, especially (of rebuilding), Nehemiah 2:17 +; fortify it בִּצֵּר Isaiah 22:10; it is joined together קשׁר Nehemiah 3:38; is repaired ׳עָֽלְתָה אֲרוּכָה לְח Nehemiah 4:1; it falls נפל Joshua 6:5,20; 1 Kings 20:30; Ezekiel 38:20; the enemy makes it fall הִמִּיל 2 Samuel 20:15 (preceded by מַשְׁחִית si vera lectio, see Dr); destroys it הִשְׁחִית Lamentations 2:8; שִׁהֵת Ezekiel 26:4; makes a breach in it ׳מָּרַץ בּ 2 Kings 14:13 2Chronicles 25:23, compare פרץ with accusative 2 Chronicles 26:6; Nehemiah 3:35, and ׳וֶיִּבֶן אֶתכֿלהֿח הַמְּרוּצָה2Chronicles 32:5; also (in simile) ׳עִיר מְּרוּצָה ואין ח Proverbs 25:28; and Punic participle מְפֹרָ֑צֶת Nehemiah 1:3; one breakes it down נָתַץ 2 Kings 25:10; 2Chronicles 36:19; Jeremiah 39:8; Jeremiah 52:14; tears it down הָרַס Ezekiel 26:12, compare passive Jeremiah 50:15; Amos predicts that ׳י will send fire into wall (of Gaza, etc.): ׳וְשִׁלַּחְתִּי אֵשׁ בְּח Amos 1:7,10; or kindle fire in ׳וְהִצַּתִּי אֵשׁ בְּח vAmos 1:14, so Jeremiah 49:27.

2 wall of a building:

a. citadel, fortress; ארמנותיה ׳ח Lamentations 2:7.

b. surrounding new temple Ezekiel 40:5; Ezekiel 42:20.

3 figurative of waters of Red Sea Exodus 14:22,29 (P), compare Nahum 3:8; of David's men as protectors of Nabal's shepherds 1 Samuel 25:16; of prophet as object of assault חוֺמַת נְחשֶׁת Jeremiah 1:18; נחשׁת בְּצוּרָה ׳ח Jeremiah 15:20; of strong, virtuous woman Songs 8:9,10; of salvation, יְשׁוּעָה, as defence Isaiah 26:1 ("" חֵל); of ׳י himself ׳ח אֵשׁ Zechariah 2:9; a dangerous political scheme is called breach in נִשְׁגָּבָה ׳ח Isaiah 30:13; נִשְׂגָּבָה ׳ח in simile of wealth Proverbs 18:11 ("" קִרְיַת עֻזּוֺ); a reckless man is ׳עִיר מְּרוּצָה אֵין ח Proverbs 25:28.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
wall, walled

Feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join; a wall of protection -- wall, walled.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּח֣וֹמַת בְּחֹֽמוֹתָ֑יִךְ בְּחוֹמַ֖ת בְּחוֹמַ֣ת בְּחוֹמַ֨ת בְּחוֹמָ֣ה בְּחוֹמֹ֤ת בַּֽחוֹמָה֙ בַּחוֹמָ֑ה בַּחוֹמָ֔ה בַּחוֹמָ֛ה בַּחוֹמָֽה׃ בחומה בחומה׃ בחומת בחמותיך הַ֣חֹמָ֔ה הַ֣חוֹמָ֔ה הַֽחוֹמָ֑ה הַֽחוֹמָ֔ה הַֽחוֹמָ֜ה הַֽחוֹמָה֙ הַחֹ֣מֹתַ֔יִם הַחֹמָ֑ה הַחֹמָֽה׃ הַחֹמֹתַ֗יִם הַחֹמֹתַ֙יִם֙ הַחֹמֹתָ֑יִם הַחֹמֽוֹת׃ הַחוֹמָ֑ה הַחוֹמָ֔ה הַחוֹמָ֖ה הַחוֹמָ֣ה הַחוֹמָ֤ה הַחוֹמָ֥ה הַחוֹמָ֨ה הַחוֹמָֽה׃ החומה החומה׃ החמה החמה׃ החמות׃ החמתים וְחוֹמַ֤ת וְחוֹמָ֖ה וּבְחֽוֹמֹתַי֙ וּבְחוֹמַ֥ת וּבַֽחוֹמָ֖ה וּכְחוֹמָ֥ה וּלְחֹמ֥וֹת וּלְחוֹמַ֣ת ובחומה ובחומת ובחומתי וחומה וחומת וכחומה ולחומת ולחמות ח֣וֹמַת ח֤וֹמָה ח֥וֹמַת חֹ֠מוֹת חֹמ֣וֹת חֹמ֥וֹת חֹמָ֔ה חֹמָ֗ה חֹמָה֙ חֹמֹתֶ֙יךָ֙ חֹמֹתַ֔יִךְ חֽוֹמָתָ֔הּ חֽוֹמוֹתֶ֑יהָ חֽוֹמוֹתַ֔יִךְ חוֹמ֖וֹת חוֹמ֥וֹת חוֹמַ֞ת חוֹמַ֣ת חוֹמַ֤ת חוֹמַ֥ת חוֹמָ֑ה חוֹמָ֔ה חוֹמָ֖ה חוֹמָ֛ה חוֹמָ֣ה חוֹמָ֥ה חוֹמָה֙ חוֹמָתָֽהּ׃ חוֹמֹ֖ת חוֹמֹ֥ת חוֹמֹ֨ת חוֹמֹתֶ֑יהָ חוֹמֹתֶ֗יךָ חוֹמֹתֶ֙יהָ֙ חוֹמֹתַ֔יִךְ חוֹמֹתַ֣יִךְ חוֹמֹתַ֥יִךְ חוֹמוֹתַ֔יִךְ חוֹמוֹתַ֙יִךְ֙ חומה חומות חומותיה חומותיך חומת חומתה חומתה׃ חומתיה חומתיך חמה חמות חמתיך לְהַחוֹמָ֗ה לְחֹמ֣וֹת לְחוֹמַ֤ת לַֽחוֹמָ֑ה לַחוֹמָ֑ה לַחוֹמָ֔ה לַחוֹמָ֖ה להחומה לחומה לחומת לחמות מֵחוֹמַ֖ת מחומת ba·ḥō·w·māh bachoMah baḥōwmāh bə·ḥō·mō·w·ṯā·yiḵ bə·ḥō·w·māh bə·ḥō·w·maṯ bə·ḥō·w·mōṯ bechoMah bechoMat bechoMot bechomoTayich bəḥōmōwṯāyiḵ bəḥōwmāh bəḥōwmaṯ bəḥōwmōṯ choMah choMat chomaTah choMot chomoTayich chomoTeicha chomoTeiha ha·ḥō·māh ha·ḥō·mō·ṯa·yim ha·ḥō·mō·ṯā·yim ha·ḥō·mō·wṯ ha·ḥō·w·māh hachoMah hachoMot hachomoTayim haḥōmāh haḥōmōṯayim haḥōmōṯāyim haḥōmōwṯ haḥōwmāh ḥō·māh ḥō·mō·ṯa·yiḵ ḥō·mō·ṯe·ḵā ḥō·mō·wṯ ḥō·w·mā·ṯāh ḥō·w·māh ḥō·w·maṯ ḥō·w·mō·ṯa·yiḵ ḥō·w·mō·ṯe·hā ḥō·w·mō·ṯe·ḵā ḥō·w·mō·w·ṯa·yiḵ ḥō·w·mō·w·ṯe·hā ḥō·w·mō·wṯ ḥō·w·mōṯ ḥōmāh ḥōmōṯayiḵ ḥōmōṯeḵā ḥōmōwṯ ḥōwmāh ḥōwmaṯ ḥōwmāṯāh ḥōwmōṯ ḥōwmōṯayiḵ ḥōwmōṯehā ḥōwmōṯeḵā ḥōwmōwṯ ḥōwmōwṯayiḵ ḥōwmōwṯehā la·ḥō·w·māh lachoMah laḥōwmāh lə·ha·ḥō·w·māh lə·ḥō·mō·wṯ lə·ḥō·w·maṯ lechoMat lechoMot lehachoMah ləhaḥōwmāh ləḥōmōwṯ ləḥōwmaṯ mê·ḥō·w·maṯ mechoMat mêḥōwmaṯ ū·ḇa·ḥō·w·māh ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·maṯ ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·mō·ṯay ū·ḵə·ḥō·w·māh ū·lə·ḥō·mō·wṯ ū·lə·ḥō·w·maṯ ūḇaḥōwmāh ūḇəḥōwmaṯ ūḇəḥōwmōṯay uchechoMah ūḵəḥōwmāh ulechoMat ulechoMot ūləḥōmōwṯ ūləḥōwmaṯ uvachoMah uvechoMat uvechomoTai vechoMah vechoMat wə·ḥō·w·māh wə·ḥō·w·maṯ wəḥōwmāh wəḥōwmaṯ
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133 Occurrences


ba·ḥō·w·māh — 5 Occ.
bə·ḥō·w·māh — 1 Occ.
bə·ḥō·w·maṯ — 7 Occ.
bə·ḥō·w·mōṯ — 1 Occ.
bə·ḥō·mō·w·ṯā·yiḵ — 1 Occ.
ḥō·māh — 19 Occ.
ḥō·w·maṯ — 17 Occ.
ḥō·w·mā·ṯāh — 2 Occ.
ḥō·w·mōṯ — 10 Occ.
ḥō·w·mō·ṯa·yiḵ — 8 Occ.
ḥō·mō·ṯe·ḵā — 2 Occ.
ḥō·w·mō·ṯe·hā — 3 Occ.
ha·ḥō·w·māh — 35 Occ.
ha·ḥō·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ha·ḥō·mō·ṯa·yim — 4 Occ.
la·ḥō·w·māh — 5 Occ.
lə·ḥō·w·maṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥō·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·ha·ḥō·w·māh — 1 Occ.
mê·ḥō·w·maṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḵə·ḥō·w·māh — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥō·w·maṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·lə·ḥō·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇa·ḥō·w·māh — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·maṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·ḥō·w·mō·ṯay — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥō·w·māh — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥō·w·maṯ — 1 Occ.

Exodus 14:22
HEB: וְהַמַּ֤יִם לָהֶם֙ חֹמָ֔ה מִֽימִינָ֖ם וּמִשְּׂמֹאלָֽם׃
NAS: and the waters [were like] a wall to them on their right hand
KJV: [ground]: and the waters [were] a wall unto them on their right hand,
INT: the dry and the waters a wall their right their left

Exodus 14:29
HEB: וְהַמַּ֤יִם לָהֶם֙ חֹמָ֔ה מִֽימִינָ֖ם וּמִשְּׂמֹאלָֽם
NAS: and the waters [were like] a wall to them on their right hand
KJV: and the waters [were] a wall unto them on their right hand,
INT: of the sea and the waters a wall their right their left

Leviticus 25:29
HEB: מוֹשַׁב֙ עִ֣יר חוֹמָ֔ה וְהָיְתָה֙ גְּאֻלָּת֔וֹ
NAS: house in a walled city,
KJV: house in a walled city,
INT: A dwelling city A walled remains his redemption

Leviticus 25:30
HEB: (לֹ֣ו ק) חֹמָ֗ה לַצְּמִיתֻ֛ת לַקֹּנֶ֥ה
NAS: then the house that is in the walled city
KJV: then the house that [is] in the walled city
INT: after not the walled permanently purchaser

Leviticus 25:31
HEB: אֵין־ לָהֶ֤ם חֹמָה֙ סָבִ֔יב עַל־
NAS: surrounding wall shall be considered
KJV: of the villages which have no wall round about
INT: have like wall surrounding and

Deuteronomy 3:5
HEB: עָרִ֧ים בְּצֻר֛וֹת חוֹמָ֥ה גְבֹהָ֖ה דְּלָתַ֣יִם
NAS: with high walls, gates
KJV: with high walls, gates,
INT: were cities fortified walls high gates

Deuteronomy 28:52
HEB: עַ֣ד רֶ֤דֶת חֹמֹתֶ֙יךָ֙ הַגְּבֹה֣וֹת וְהַבְּצֻר֔וֹת
NAS: and fortified walls in which
KJV: and fenced walls come down,
INT: until come walls your high and fortified

Joshua 2:15
HEB: בֵיתָהּ֙ בְּקִ֣יר הַֽחוֹמָ֔ה וּבַֽחוֹמָ֖ה הִ֥יא
NAS: was on the city wall, so that she was living
KJV: [was] upon the town wall, and she dwelt
INT: her house the city wall the wall she

Joshua 2:15
HEB: בְּקִ֣יר הַֽחוֹמָ֔ה וּבַֽחוֹמָ֖ה הִ֥יא יוֹשָֽׁבֶת׃
NAS: so that she was living on the wall.
KJV: wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.
INT: the city wall the wall she was living

Joshua 6:5
HEB: גְדוֹלָ֑ה וְנָ֨פְלָ֜ה חוֹמַ֤ת הָעִיר֙ תַּחְתֶּ֔יהָ
NAS: shout; and the wall of the city
KJV: shout; and the wall of the city
INT: A great will fall and the wall of the city flat

Joshua 6:20
HEB: גְדוֹלָ֔ה וַתִּפֹּ֨ל הַֽחוֹמָ֜ה תַּחְתֶּ֗יהָ וַיַּ֨עַל
NAS: shout and the wall fell down
KJV: shout, that the wall fell down flat,
INT: A great fell and the wall flat went

1 Samuel 25:16
HEB: חוֹמָה֙ הָי֣וּ עָלֵ֔ינוּ
NAS: They were a wall to us both by night
KJV: They were a wall unto us both by night
INT: wall become unto

1 Samuel 31:10
HEB: גְּוִיָּתוֹ֙ תָּקְע֔וּ בְּחוֹמַ֖ת בֵּ֥ית שָֽׁן׃
NAS: his body to the wall of Beth-shan.
KJV: his body to the wall of Bethshan.
INT: his body fastened to the wall of Beth-shan

1 Samuel 31:12
HEB: גְּוִיֹּ֣ת בָּנָ֔יו מֵחוֹמַ֖ת בֵּ֣ית שָׁ֑ן
NAS: of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan,
KJV: of his sons from the wall of Bethshan,
INT: and the bodies of his sons the wall of Beth-shan came

2 Samuel 11:20
HEB: יֹר֖וּ מֵעַ֥ל הַחוֹמָֽה׃
NAS: that they would shoot from the wall?
KJV: ye not that they would shoot from the wall?
INT: shoot and wall

2 Samuel 11:21
HEB: רֶ֜כֶב מֵעַ֤ל הַֽחוֹמָה֙ וַיָּ֣מָת בְּתֵבֵ֔ץ
NAS: an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died
KJV: of a millstone upon him from the wall, that he died
INT: an upper on the wall died Taberah

2 Samuel 11:21
HEB: נִגַּשְׁתֶּ֖ם אֶל־ הַֽחוֹמָ֑ה וְאָ֣מַרְתָּ֔ גַּ֗ם
NAS: did you go so near the wall?'-- then you shall say,
KJV: why went ye nigh the wall? then say
INT: go on the wall answer again

2 Samuel 11:24
HEB: עֲבָדֶ֙ךָ֙ מֵעַ֣ל הַחוֹמָ֔ה וַיָּמ֖וּתוּ מֵעַבְדֵ֣י
NAS: at your servants from the wall; so some
KJV: shot from off the wall upon thy servants;
INT: your servants from the wall are dead servants

2 Samuel 18:24
HEB: הַשַּׁ֙עַר֙ אֶל־ הַ֣חוֹמָ֔ה וַיִּשָּׂ֤א אֶת־
NAS: of the gate by the wall, and raised
KJV: over the gate unto the wall, and lifted up
INT: of the gate by the wall and raised his eyes

2 Samuel 20:15
HEB: מַשְׁחִיתִ֖ם לְהַפִּ֥יל הַחוֹמָֽה׃
NAS: in order to topple the wall.
KJV: battered the wall, to throw it down.
INT: were wreaking to topple the wall

2 Samuel 20:21
HEB: אֵלֶ֖יךָ בְּעַ֥ד הַחוֹמָֽה׃
NAS: will be thrown to you over the wall.
KJV: shall be thrown to thee over the wall.
INT: to you over the wall

1 Kings 3:1
HEB: יְהוָ֔ה וְאֶת־ חוֹמַ֥ת יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם סָבִֽיב׃
NAS: of the LORD and the wall around
KJV: of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem
INT: and the house of the LORD and the wall Jerusalem around

1 Kings 4:13
HEB: עָרִ֣ים גְּדֹל֔וֹת חוֹמָ֖ה וּבְרִ֥יחַ נְחֹֽשֶׁת׃
NAS: cities with walls and bronze
KJV: cities with walls and brasen
INT: cities great walls bars and bronze

1 Kings 9:15
HEB: הַמִּלּ֔וֹא וְאֵ֖ת חוֹמַ֣ת יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם וְאֶת־
NAS: the Millo, the wall of Jerusalem,
KJV: and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem,
INT: house the Millo the wall of Jerusalem Hazor

1 Kings 20:30
HEB: הָעִיר֒ וַתִּפֹּל֙ הַחוֹמָ֔ה עַל־ עֶשְׂרִ֨ים
NAS: into the city, and the wall fell
KJV: into the city; and [there] a wall fell
INT: the city fell and a wall upon twenty

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