2574. Chamath
Strong's Concordance
Chamath: a place North of Damascus
Original Word: חֲמָת
Part of Speech: proper name, of a location
Transliteration: Chamath
Phonetic Spelling: (kham-awth')
Short Definition: Hamath
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as chemeth
Definition
a place N. of Damascus
NASB Translation
Hamath (30).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חֲמָת, חֲמַת proper name, of a location (√ dubious; Thes MV and others derive from חָמָה, חֲמָת = fortress, or (see RSSemitic i, 140), sacred enclosure, temenos, µim¹, compare HalJAS 7 ème Sér. x, 392, LagBN 82, 156; but no certainty that name is Shemitic; Arabic , Assyrian Amattu, DlPA 275 ff.Prov 174); — modern „amaâ, on el-±A±ƒi (Orontes), 38 hours (approximately 115 miles) north of Damascus, see BdPal 398 f. It had a king, תֹּעִי, in David's time 2 Samuel 8:9 = 1 Chronicles 18:9, and in 8th cent. B.C. 2 Kings 19:13 = Isaiah 37:13; gods of its own 2 Kings 17:30; 2 Kings 18:34 = Isaiah 36:19; gave its name to land (limits unknown) ׳רִבְלָה בְּאֶרֶץ ח 2 Kings 23:33; 2 Kings 25:21; Jeremiah 39:5; Jeremiah 52:9,27, compare 2Chronicles 8:4; contained Israel exiles Isaiah 11:11; furnished colonists for Samaria 2 Kings 17:24 (compare 2 Kings 17:30 above) after being conquered by Sargon, (COT 2 Kings 17:24; 2 Kings 18:34 compare Isaiah 10:9). It is called great Hamath by Amos 6:2 (חֲמַת רַבָּה, חֲמַת֯ only here). ׳ח is mentioned with דַּמֶּשֶׂק, צֹר, צִידוֺן in prophecy against land Hadrach (חַדְרָךְ) Zechariah 9:2, compare Jeremiah 49:23. Often in phrase ׳(עַדֿ) לְבאֹ ח = the entrance to H., i.e. the approach to H., as territorial limit Judges 3:3; usually as denoting (ideal) northern limit of Israel territory Joshua 13:5; Numbers 13:21; Numbers 34:8; Amos 6:14; 1 Kings 8:65 2Chronicles 7:8; 2 Kings 14:25; 1 Chronicles 13:5; חֲמָ֑תָה 1 Chronicles 18:3; צובָה ׳ח2Chronicles 8:3, and הֵשִׁיב לִיחוּדָה ׳אֶתדַּֿמֶּשֶׂק וְאֶתחֿ 2 Kings 14:28; so also Ezekiel 47:48: ׳גְּבוּל ח Ezekiel 47:17, compare V:16 b + V:16 a (strike out Co); ׳לְבוֺא ח Ezekiel 48:1, compare Ezekiel 47:20; ׳אֶליַֿד ח Ezekiel 48:1.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Hamath, Hemath

From the same as chowmah; walled; Chamath, a place in Syria -- Hamath, Hemath.

see HEBREW chowmah

Forms and Transliterations
בַּחֲמָֽת׃ בחמת׃ וּמֵ֣חֲמָ֔ת וּמֵֽחֲמָת֙ ומחמת חֲמַ֣ת חֲמָ֑ת חֲמָ֑תָה חֲמָ֔ת חֲמָ֖ת חֲמָ֛ת חֲמָ֜ת חֲמָ֡ת חֲמָ֣ת ׀ חֲמָ֤ת ׀ חֲמָֽת׃ חֲמָת֙ חמת חמת׃ חמתה ba·ḥă·māṯ bachaMat baḥămāṯ chaMat chaMatah ḥă·mā·ṯāh ḥă·maṯ ḥă·māṯ ḥămaṯ ḥămāṯ ḥămāṯāh ū·mê·ḥă·māṯ umechaMat ūmêḥămāṯ
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Strong's Hebrew 2574
36 Occurrences


ba·ḥă·māṯ — 1 Occ.
ḥă·māṯ — 32 Occ.
ḥă·mā·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
ū·mê·ḥă·māṯ — 2 Occ.

Numbers 13:21
HEB: רְחֹ֖ב לְבֹ֥א חֲמָֽת׃
KJV: unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.
INT: Rehob Lebo-hamath to Hamath

Numbers 34:8
HEB: תְּתָא֖וּ לְבֹ֣א חֲמָ֑ת וְהָי֛וּ תּוֹצְאֹ֥ת
KJV: [your border] unto the entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth
INT: shall draw to the Lebo-hamath of Hamath become and the termination

Joshua 13:5
HEB: עַ֖ד לְב֥וֹא חֲמָֽת׃
KJV: Hermon unto the entering into Hamath.
INT: far Lebo-hamath Hamath

Judges 3:3
HEB: עַ֖ד לְב֥וֹא חֲמָֽת׃
KJV: unto the entering in of Hamath.
INT: far Lebo-hamath of Hamath

2 Samuel 8:9
HEB: תֹּ֖עִי מֶ֣לֶךְ חֲמָ֑ת כִּ֚י הִכָּ֣ה
NAS: king of Hamath heard
KJV: king of Hamath heard
INT: Toi king of Hamath for had defeated

1 Kings 8:65
HEB: גָּד֜וֹל מִלְּב֥וֹא חֲמָ֣ת ׀ עַד־ נַ֣חַל
NAS: from the entrance of Hamath to the brook
KJV: from the entering in of Hamath unto the river
INT: A great the entrance of Hamath against to the brook

2 Kings 14:25
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מִלְּב֥וֹא חֲמָ֖ת עַד־ יָ֣ם
NAS: from the entrance of Hamath as far
KJV: from the entering of Hamath unto the sea
INT: of Israel the entrance of Hamath far as the Sea

2 Kings 14:28
HEB: דַּמֶּ֧שֶׂק וְאֶת־ חֲמָ֛ת לִיהוּדָ֖ה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
NAS: Damascus and Hamath, [which had belonged] to Judah,
KJV: Damascus, and Hamath, [which belonged] to Judah,
INT: recovered Damascus and Hamath Judah Israel

2 Kings 17:24
HEB: וּ֠מִ֠כּוּתָה וּמֵעַוָּ֤א וּמֵֽחֲמָת֙ וּסְפַרְוַ֔יִם וַיֹּ֙שֶׁב֙
NAS: and from Avva and from Hamath and Sephar-vaim,
KJV: and from Ava, and from Hamath, and from Sepharvaim,
INT: Cuthah Avva Hamath and Sephar-vaim and settled

2 Kings 17:30
HEB: נֵֽרְגַ֑ל וְאַנְשֵׁ֥י חֲמָ֖ת עָשׂ֥וּ אֶת־
NAS: Nergal, the men of Hamath made Ashima,
KJV: and the men of Hamath made
INT: Nergal the men of Hamath made Ashima

2 Kings 18:34
HEB: אַיֵּה֩ אֱלֹהֵ֨י חֲמָ֜ת וְאַרְפָּ֗ד אַיֵּ֛ה
NAS: are the gods of Hamath and Arpad?
KJV: Where [are] the gods of Hamath, and of Arpad?
INT: Where are the gods of Hamath Arpad Where

2 Kings 19:13
HEB: אַיּ֤וֹ מֶֽלֶךְ־ חֲמָת֙ וּמֶ֣לֶךְ אַרְפָּ֔ד
NAS: is the king of Hamath, the king
KJV: Where [is] the king of Hamath, and the king
INT: Where is the king of Hamath the king of Arpad

2 Kings 23:33
HEB: בְרִבְלָה֙ בְּאֶ֣רֶץ חֲמָ֔ת [בִּמְלֹךְ כ]
NAS: in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign
KJV: in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign
INT: Riblah the land of Hamath consult Jerusalem

2 Kings 25:21
HEB: בְּרִבְלָ֖ה בְּאֶ֣רֶץ חֲמָ֑ת וַיִּ֥גֶל יְהוּדָ֖ה
NAS: in the land of Hamath. So Judah
KJV: in the land of Hamath. So Judah
INT: Riblah the land of Hamath was led Judah

1 Chronicles 13:5
HEB: וְעַד־ לְב֣וֹא חֲמָ֑ת לְהָבִיא֙ אֶת־
NAS: even to the entrance of Hamath, to bring
KJV: even unto the entering of Hemath, to bring
INT: even to the entrance of Hamath to bring the ark

1 Chronicles 18:3
HEB: מֶֽלֶךְ־ צוֹבָ֖ה חֲמָ֑תָה בְּלֶכְתּ֕וֹ לְהַצִּ֥יב
NAS: of Zobah [as far as] Hamath, as he went
KJV: of Zobah unto Hamath, as he went
INT: king of Zobah Hamath went to establish

1 Chronicles 18:9
HEB: תֹּ֖עוּ מֶ֣לֶךְ חֲמָ֑ת כִּ֚י הִכָּ֣ה
NAS: king of Hamath heard
KJV: king of Hamath heard
INT: Tou king of Hamath for had defeated

2 Chronicles 7:8
HEB: מְאֹ֑ד מִלְּב֥וֹא חֲמָ֖ת עַד־ נַ֥חַל
NAS: [who came] from the entrance of Hamath to the brook
KJV: from the entering in of Hamath unto the river
INT: A very the entrance of Hamath against to the brook

2 Chronicles 8:4
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר בָּנָ֖ה בַּחֲמָֽת׃
NAS: which he had built in Hamath.
KJV: cities, which he built in Hamath.
INT: which had built Hamath

Isaiah 10:9
HEB: לֹ֤א כְאַרְפַּד֙ חֲמָ֔ת אִם־ לֹ֥א
NAS: Or Hamath like Arpad,
KJV: as Carchemish? [is] not Hamath as Arpad?
INT: like Arpad Hamath Or not

Isaiah 11:11
HEB: וּמֵעֵילָ֤ם וּמִשִּׁנְעָר֙ וּמֵ֣חֲמָ֔ת וּמֵאִיֵּ֖י הַיָּֽם׃
NAS: Shinar, Hamath, And from the islands
KJV: and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands
INT: Elam Shinar Hamath the islands of the sea

Isaiah 36:19
HEB: אַיֵּ֞ה אֱלֹהֵ֤י חֲמָת֙ וְאַרְפָּ֔ד אַיֵּ֖ה
NAS: are the gods of Hamath and Arpad?
KJV: Where [are] the gods of Hamath and Arphad?
INT: Where are the gods of Hamath Arpad Where

Isaiah 37:13
HEB: אַיֵּ֤ה מֶֽלֶךְ־ חֲמָת֙ וּמֶ֣לֶךְ אַרְפָּ֔ד
NAS: is the king of Hamath, the king
KJV: Where [is] the king of Hamath, and the king
INT: Where is the king of Hamath the king of Arpad

Jeremiah 39:5
HEB: רִבְלָ֖תָה בְּאֶ֣רֶץ חֲמָ֑ת וַיְדַבֵּ֥ר אִתּ֖וֹ
NAS: in the land of Hamath, and he passed sentence
KJV: in the land of Hamath, where he gave
INT: Riblah the land of Hamath passed judgment

Jeremiah 49:23
HEB: לְדַמֶּ֗שֶׂק בּ֤וֹשָֽׁה חֲמָת֙ וְאַרְפָּ֔ד כִּי־
NAS: Concerning Damascus. Hamath and Arpad
KJV: Concerning Damascus. Hamath is confounded,
INT: Damascus are put Hamath and Arpad for

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