2550. chamal
Strong's Concordance
chamal: to spare
Original Word: חָמַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chamal
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-mal')
Short Definition: spare
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to spare
NASB Translation
concern (1), desires (1), had compassion (2), had pity (1), had...compassion (2), have compassion (1), have pity (4), have...pity (1), mercy (1), ruthlessly* (1), show pity (1), spare (11), spared (5), spares (2), sparing (5), unsparing* (1), unwilling (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חָמַל verb spare (Arabic ; is bear, become responsible; Aramaic comportavit, congessit); —

Qal Perfect ׳ח 1 Samuel 15:15 3t.; חָמָ֑ל 2 Samuel 12:6; Lamentations 2:17; חָמָ֑לְתָּ Lamentations 2:21; Lamentations 3:43; וְחָמַלְתִּ֫י Malachi 3:17; Imperfect יַחְמֹל Job 16:13 6t.; יַחְמוֺל Job 6:10 3t.; וַיַּחְמֹל 1 Samuel 15:9 3t.; 3 feminine singular וַתַּחְמֹל Exodus 2:6; 2masculine singular תַּחְמֹל Deuteronomy 13:9; 1 Samuel 15:3; אֶחְמֹל Ezekiel 8:18; Ezekiel 9:10; אֶחְמוֺל Jeremiah 13:14 4t.; וָאֶחְמֹל Ezekiel 36:21; יַחְמֹ֑לוּ Isaiah 9:18; תַּחְמְלוּ Jeremiah 50:14; Jeremiah 51:3; תַּחְמֹ֑לוּ Ezekiel 9:5; Infinitive construct חֻמְלָה Ezekiel 16:5 (Ges§ 45, 1. b); — spare, have compassion, with על Exodus 2:6 (E), 1 Samuel 15:3,9,15; 1 Samuel 23:21; 2 Samuel 21:7; 2Chronicles 36:15,17; Jeremiah 15:5; Ezekiel 16:5; Ezekiel 36:21; Job 20:13; Zechariah 11:5,6; Malachi 3:17 (twice in verse); Joel 2:18; Deuteronomy 13:9 ("" חוס followed by על), Jeremiah 21:7 ("" חוס followed by על + רחם), Ezekiel 9:10 ("" חוס followed by עלaccording to ᵑ6 ᵑ7 Co); followed by אֶלֿ Jeremiah 51:3; Isaiah 9:18; note poetic אֶלחֵֿץ ׳אַלתַּֿחְ = spare no arrow Jeremiah 50:14; followed by Infinitive 2 Samuel 12:4; absolute 2 Samuel 12:6; Isaiah 30:14; Lamentations 2:17,21, also Lamentations 2:2 where apparently followed by accusative, Lamentations 3:43; Job 6:10; Job 16:13; Job 27:22; Proverbs 6:34; Habakkuk 1:17; "" חוס Ezekiel 5:11; Ezekiel 7:4 (strike out Co as doubl. of Ezekiel 7:9), Ezekiel 7:9; Ezekiel 8:18; Ezekiel 9:5; Jeremiah 13:14 ("" אחוס and ארחם).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
have compassion, have pity, spare

A primitive root; to commiserate; by implication, to spare -- have compassion, (have) pity, spare.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶחְמ֑וֹל אֶחְמ֥וֹל אֶחְמ֧וֹל אֶחְמֹ֑ל אֶחְמֽוֹל׃ אחמול אחמול׃ אחמל וְחָמַלְתִּ֣י וַיַּחְמֹ֖ל וַיַּחְמֹ֗ל וַיַּחְמֹ֣ל וַיַּחְמֹל֩ וַתַּחְמֹ֣ל וָאֶחְמֹ֖ל ואחמל וחמלתי ויחמל ותחמל חֲמַלְתֶּ֖ם חָמַ֗ל חָמַ֛ל חָמַ֤ל חָמַ֥ל חָמָ֑ל חָמָֽלְתָּ׃ חָמָֽל׃ חמל חמל׃ חמלת׃ חמלתם יַ֝חְמ֗וֹל יַחְמ֑וֹל יַחְמ֖וֹל יַחְמֹ֑ל יַחְמֹ֖ל יַחְמֹ֣ל יַחְמֹ֤ל יַחְמֹֽלוּ׃ יַחְמֽוֹל׃ יחמול יחמול׃ יחמל יחמלו׃ לְחֻמְלָ֣ה לחמלה תַּחְמְל֖וּ תַּחְמְלוּ֙ תַּחְמֹֽלוּ׃ תַחְמֹ֖ל תַחְמֹ֥ל תחמל תחמלו תחמלו׃ ’eḥ·mō·wl ’eḥ·mōl ’eḥmōl ’eḥmōwl chaMal chaMalta chamalTem echMol ḥā·mā·lə·tā ḥā·mal ḥā·māl ḥă·mal·tem ḥāmal ḥāmāl ḥāmālətā ḥămaltem lə·ḥum·lāh lechumLah ləḥumlāh tachmeLu tachMol tachMolu taḥ·mə·lū taḥ·mō·lū ṯaḥ·mōl taḥməlū ṯaḥmōl taḥmōlū vaechMol vaiyachMol vattachMol vechamalTi wā’eḥmōl wā·’eḥ·mōl wat·taḥ·mōl wattaḥmōl way·yaḥ·mōl wayyaḥmōl wə·ḥā·mal·tî wəḥāmaltî yachMol yachMolu yaḥ·mō·lū yaḥ·mō·wl yaḥ·mōl yaḥmōl yaḥmōlū yaḥmōwl
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41 Occurrences


ḥā·mal — 6 Occ.
ḥā·mā·lə·tā — 2 Occ.
ḥă·mal·tem — 1 Occ.
’eḥ·mō·wl — 7 Occ.
lə·ḥum·lāh — 1 Occ.
taḥ·mə·lū — 2 Occ.
ṯaḥ·mōl — 2 Occ.
taḥ·mō·lū — 1 Occ.
wā·’eḥ·mōl — 1 Occ.
way·yaḥ·mōl — 4 Occ.
wat·taḥ·mōl — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥā·mal·tî — 1 Occ.
yaḥ·mō·wl — 11 Occ.
yaḥ·mō·lū — 1 Occ.

Exodus 2:6
HEB: נַ֖עַר בֹּכֶ֑ה וַתַּחְמֹ֣ל עָלָ֔יו וַתֹּ֕אמֶר
NAS: was crying. And she had pity on him and said,
KJV: wept. And she had compassion on him, and said,
INT: boy was crying had on and said

Deuteronomy 13:8
HEB: עָלָ֔יו וְלֹֽא־ תַחְמֹ֥ל וְלֹֽא־ תְכַסֶּ֖ה
NAS: him, nor shall you spare or conceal
KJV: pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal
INT: and nor spare nor conceal

1 Samuel 15:3
HEB: ל֔וֹ וְלֹ֥א תַחְמֹ֖ל עָלָ֑יו וְהֵמַתָּ֞ה
NAS: all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death
KJV: and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay
INT: after not spare but put

1 Samuel 15:9
HEB: וַיַּחְמֹל֩ שָׁא֨וּל וְהָעָ֜ם
NAS: and the people spared Agag
KJV: and the people spared Agag,
INT: spared Saul and the people

1 Samuel 15:15
HEB: הֱבִיא֗וּם אֲשֶׁ֨ר חָמַ֤ל הָעָם֙ עַל־
NAS: for the people spared the best
KJV: for the people spared the best
INT: have brought after spared the people and

1 Samuel 23:21
HEB: לַֽיהוָ֑ה כִּ֥י חֲמַלְתֶּ֖ם עָלָֽי׃
NAS: of the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.
KJV: [be] ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.
INT: of the LORD for have had and

2 Samuel 12:4
HEB: לְאִ֣ישׁ הֶֽעָשִׁיר֒ וַיַּחְמֹ֗ל לָקַ֤חַת מִצֹּאנוֹ֙
NAS: man, And he was unwilling to take
KJV: man, and he spared to take
INT: man to the rich was unwilling to take flock

2 Samuel 12:6
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר לֹֽא־ חָמָֽל׃
NAS: this thing and had no compassion.
KJV: and because he had no pity.
INT: after no and had

2 Samuel 21:7
HEB: וַיַּחְמֹ֣ל הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ עַל־
NAS: But the king spared Mephibosheth,
KJV: But the king spared Mephibosheth,
INT: spared the king because

2 Chronicles 36:15
HEB: וְשָׁל֑וֹחַ כִּֽי־ חָמַ֥ל עַל־ עַמּ֖וֹ
NAS: because He had compassion on His people
KJV: and sending; because he had compassion on his people,
INT: and again because had on his people

2 Chronicles 36:17
HEB: מִקְדָּשָׁ֔ם וְלֹ֥א חָמַ֛ל עַל־ בָּח֥וּר
NAS: of their sanctuary, and had no
KJV: of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man
INT: of their sanctuary no and had against men

Job 6:10
HEB: בְ֭חִילָה לֹ֣א יַחְמ֑וֹל כִּי־ לֹ֥א
KJV: myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed
INT: sorrow not spare for have not

Job 16:13
HEB: כִּ֭לְיוֹתַי וְלֹ֣א יַחְמ֑וֹל יִשְׁפֹּ֥ךְ לָ֝אָ֗רֶץ
NAS: me. Without mercy He splits
KJV: asunder, and doth not spare; he poureth out
INT: my kidneys Without mercy pours the ground

Job 20:13
HEB: יַחְמֹ֣ל עָ֭לֶיהָ וְלֹ֣א
NAS: [Though] he desires it and will not let it go,
KJV: [Though] he spare it, and forsake
INT: desires and and will not

Job 27:22
HEB: עָ֭לָיו וְלֹ֣א יַחְמֹ֑ל מִ֝יָּד֗וֹ בָּר֥וֹחַ
NAS: at him without sparing; He will surely
KJV: For [God] shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain
INT: and without sparing power will surely

Proverbs 6:34
HEB: גָּ֑בֶר וְלֹֽא־ יַ֝חְמ֗וֹל בְּי֣וֹם נָקָֽם׃
NAS: a man, And he will not spare in the day
KJV: of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day
INT: A man and he will not spare the day of vengeance

Isaiah 9:19
HEB: אָחִ֖יו לֹ֥א יַחְמֹֽלוּ׃
NAS: No man spares his brother.
KJV: no man shall spare his brother.
INT: his brother No spares

Isaiah 30:14
HEB: כָּת֖וּת לֹ֣א יַחְמֹ֑ל וְלֹֽא־ יִמָּצֵ֤א
KJV: that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found
INT: shattered shall not spare not will not be found

Jeremiah 13:14
HEB: יְהוָ֑ה לֹֽא־ אֶחְמ֧וֹל וְלֹֽא־ אָח֛וּס
NAS: the LORD. I will not show pity nor
KJV: the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare,
INT: the LORD nor show nor be sorry

Jeremiah 15:5
HEB: כִּ֠י מִֽי־ יַחְמֹ֤ל עָלַ֙יִךְ֙ יְר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם
NAS: who will have pity on you, O Jerusalem,
KJV: For who shall have pity upon thee, O Jerusalem?
INT: Indeed who will have on Jerusalem

Jeremiah 21:7
HEB: עֲלֵיהֶ֔ם וְלֹ֥א יַחְמֹ֖ל וְלֹ֥א יְרַחֵֽם׃
NAS: them nor have pity nor
KJV: he shall not spare them, neither have pity, nor have mercy.
INT: and nor have nor have mercy

Jeremiah 50:14
HEB: אֵלֶ֔יהָ אַֽל־ תַּחְמְל֖וּ אֶל־ חֵ֑ץ
NAS: Shoot at her, do not be sparing with [your] arrows,
KJV: shoot at her, spare no arrows:
INT: about nay be sparing with arrows

Jeremiah 51:3
HEB: בְּסִרְיֹנ֑וֹ וְאַֽל־ תַּחְמְלוּ֙ אֶל־ בַּ֣חֻרֶ֔יהָ
NAS: up in his scale-armor; So do not spare her young men;
KJV: in his brigandine: and spare ye not her young men;
INT: his scale-armor Nor spare Nor her young

Lamentations 2:2
HEB: (וְלֹ֣א ק) חָמַ֗ל אֵ֚ת כָּל־
NAS: has swallowed up; He has not spared All
KJV: of Jacob, and hath not pitied: he hath thrown down
INT: the Lord not spared All the habitations

Lamentations 2:17
HEB: הָרַ֖ס וְלֹ֣א חָמָ֑ל וַיְשַׂמַּ֤ח עָלַ֙יִךְ֙
NAS: without sparing, And He has caused the enemy
KJV: he hath thrown down, and hath not pitied: and he hath caused [thine] enemy
INT: has thrown without sparing to rejoice over

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