2552. chamam
Strong's Concordance
chamam: to be or become warm
Original Word: חָמַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: chamam
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-mam')
Short Definition: hot
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be or become warm
NASB Translation
became warm (1), become heated (1), grew hot (1), heat (1), hot (6), inflame (1), keep warm (3), mated (2), warm (4), warmed (1), warms (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[חָמַם] verb be or become warm (Late Hebrew id., Pi`el, make warm, Aramaic , חֲמַם be warm; Arabic become hot, of water; also heat, kindle fire in) —

Qal Perfect חַם Psalm 39:4; Exodus 16:21; וְחַם consecutive 1 Kings 1:2; Ecclesiastes 4:11; חַמּוֺתִ֫י Isaiah 44:16; Imperfect יָחֹם Isaiah 44:16; וַיָּ֫חָם 2 Kings 4:34; Isaiah 44:15; also יִחַם 1 Kings 1:1; יֵחַם Deuteronomy 19:6; יֵחָ֑ם Ecclesiastes 4:11; 3feminine singular תֵּחַם Ezekiel 24:11; יֵחַמּוּ Hosea 7:7; וַיֶּחֱמוּ Genesis 30:39; וַיֵּחַמְנָה Genesis 30:38 (last seven forms could be also from יחם q. v.; but no decisive evidence that this v is used in Qal; they are placed under חמם by Thes Ew§ 193 a Ol§ 243 b; see also Köi. 365, 417 ff., who on account of יחם Pi`el Infinitive Genesis 30:41; Genesis 31:10, derives last two, needlessly, from יחם); Infinitive לַחְמָם Isaiah 47:14, compare Job 30:4 (where, however, ׳ל is from לֶחֶם Mich Di unless (Luzz Che) we read לְחַמֵּם Pi`el Infinitive in both); חֹם 1 Samuel 11:9; Haggai 1:6; Nehemiah 7:3; suffix חֻמּוֺ Job 6:17; חֻמָּם Jeremiah 51:39; —

1 literally, be or grow warm Exodus 16:21 (P; subject שֶׁמֶשׁ), compare 1 Samuel 11:9; Nehemiah 7:3 and Job 6:17 (suffix of impersonal subject); from fire Isaiah 44:15,16 (twice in verse); Isaiah 47:14 (compare above); natural heat 1 Kings 1:1,2(by personal contact), so 2 Kings 4:34; Ecclesiastes 4:11 (twice in verse), from clothing Haggai 1:6; of Jerusalem under figure of pot or caldron Ezekiel 24:11.

2 figurative, subject לִבִּי Psalm 39:4 ("" בַהֲגִיגִי תִבְעַראֵֿשׁ), compare Deuteronomy 19:6; of conspirators Hosea 7:7; Chaldeans Jeremiah 51:39.

3 of heat in conception (animals) Genesis 30:38,39 (compare יחם).

Niph`al Participle נֵחָמִים באלים Isaiah 57:5 (Köi. 371), inflame oneself with, of idolatry.

Pi`el Imperfect3feminine singular תְּחַמֵּם Job 39:14 keep eggs warm (of ostrich).

Hithpa`el Imperfect יִתְחַמָּם warm oneself Job 31:20 מִגֵּז כְּבָשִׂים by means of fleece of sheep.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
enflame self, get have heat, be wax hot, be, wax warm self, at

A primitive root; to be hot (literally or figuratively) -- enflame self, get (have) heat, be (wax) hot, (be, wax) warm (self, at).

Forms and Transliterations
הַנֵּֽחָמִים֙ הנחמים וְחַ֖ם וְחַ֣ם וְחַ֥ם וַיָּ֔חָם וַיָּ֖חָם וחם ויחם חַם־ חַמּוֹתִ֖י חם־ חמותי יִתְחַמָּֽם׃ יֵחַ֙מּוּ֙ יָחֹם֙ יחם יחמו יתחמם׃ לַחְמָ֔ם לחמם תְּחַמֵּֽם׃ תחמם׃ cham chammoTi ḥam- ḥam·mō·w·ṯî ḥammōwṯî han·nê·ḥā·mîm hannechaMim hannêḥāmîm lachMam laḥ·mām laḥmām tə·ḥam·mêm techamMem təḥammêm vaiYachom veCham way·yā·ḥām wayyāḥām wə·ḥam wəḥam yā·ḥōm yaChom yāḥōm yê·ḥam·mū yeChammu yêḥammū yiṯ·ḥam·mām yitchamMam yiṯḥammām
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13 Occurrences


ḥam- — 1 Occ.
ḥam·mō·w·ṯî — 1 Occ.
han·nê·ḥā·mîm — 1 Occ.
laḥ·mām — 1 Occ.
tə·ḥam·mêm — 1 Occ.
way·yā·ḥām — 2 Occ.
wə·ḥam — 3 Occ.
yā·ḥōm — 1 Occ.
yê·ḥam·mū — 1 Occ.
yiṯ·ḥam·mām — 1 Occ.

Exodus 16:21
HEB: כְּפִ֣י אָכְל֑וֹ וְחַ֥ם הַשֶּׁ֖מֶשׁ וְנָמָֽס׃
NAS: but when the sun grew hot, it would melt.
KJV: and when the sun waxed hot, it melted.
INT: much to his eating grew the sun melt

1 Kings 1:2
HEB: וְשָׁכְבָ֣ה בְחֵיקֶ֔ךָ וְחַ֖ם לַאדֹנִ֥י הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
NAS: that my lord the king may keep warm.
KJV: that my lord the king may get heat.
INT: her lie your bosom may keep my lord the king

2 Kings 4:34
HEB: וַיִּגְהַ֖ר עָלָ֑יו וַיָּ֖חָם בְּשַׂ֥ר הַיָּֽלֶד׃
NAS: of the child became warm.
KJV: of the child waxed warm.
INT: stretched and became and the flesh of the child

Job 31:20
HEB: וּמִגֵּ֥ז כְּ֝בָשַׂי יִתְחַמָּֽם׃
NAS: have not thanked me, And if he has not been warmed with the fleece
KJV: have not blessed me, and [if] he were [not] warmed with the fleece
INT: the fleece of my sheep been warmed

Job 39:14
HEB: וְֽעַל־ עָפָ֥ר תְּחַמֵּֽם׃
NAS: to the earth And warms them in the dust,
KJV: in the earth, and warmeth them in dust,
INT: in the dust and warms

Psalm 39:3
HEB: חַם־ לִבִּ֨י ׀ בְּקִרְבִּ֗י
NAS: My heart was hot within
KJV: My heart was hot within
INT: was hot my heart within

Ecclesiastes 4:11
HEB: יִשְׁכְּב֥וּ שְׁנַ֖יִם וְחַ֣ם לָהֶ֑ם וּלְאֶחָ֖ד
NAS: lie down together they keep warm, but how
KJV: lie together, then they have heat: but how can one
INT: lie two keep one how

Isaiah 44:15
HEB: וַיִּקַּ֤ח מֵהֶם֙ וַיָּ֔חָם אַף־ יַשִּׂ֖יק
NAS: so he takes one of them and warms himself; he also
KJV: for he will take thereof, and warm himself; yea, he kindleth
INT: takes of them and warms also kindleth

Isaiah 44:16
HEB: וְיִשְׂבָּ֑ע אַף־ יָחֹם֙ וְיֹאמַ֣ר הֶאָ֔ח
NAS: He also warms himself and says,
KJV: and is satisfied: yea, he warmeth [himself], and saith,
INT: satisfied also warms and says Aha

Isaiah 44:16
HEB: וְיֹאמַ֣ר הֶאָ֔ח חַמּוֹתִ֖י רָאִ֥יתִי אֽוּר׃
NAS: Aha! I am warm, I have seen
KJV: Aha, I am warm, I have seen
INT: and says Aha I am warm have seen the fire

Isaiah 47:14
HEB: אֵין־ גַּחֶ֣לֶת לַחְמָ֔ם א֖וּר לָשֶׁ֥בֶת
NAS: coal to warm by [Nor] a fire
KJV: [there shall] not [be] a coal to warm at, [nor] fire
INT: There coal to warm by a fire to sit

Isaiah 57:5
HEB: הַנֵּֽחָמִים֙ בָּֽאֵלִ֔ים תַּ֖חַת
NAS: [Who] inflame yourselves among the oaks,
KJV: Enflaming yourselves with idols
INT: inflame idols Under

Hosea 7:7
HEB: כֻּלָּ֤ם יֵחַ֙מּוּ֙ כַּתַּנּ֔וּר וְאָכְל֖וּ
NAS: All of them are hot like an oven,
KJV: They are all hot as an oven,
INT: All are hot an oven consume

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