5566. semel
Strong's Concordance
semel: an image, statue
Original Word: סֵ֫מֶל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: semel
Phonetic Spelling: (seh'-mel)
Short Definition: idol
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
an image, statue
NASB Translation
figure (1), idol (4).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
סֶ֫מֶל noun masculineEzekiel 8:5 perhaps originally proper name, of divinity, then Generally image, statue (Phoenician סמל id., feminine סמלת, Lzb151, 329, also פנסמלת Id329; BauRel. i. 88 understands ׳ס to be designation of foreign god); — absolute ׳הַסּ2Chronicles 33:7,15, סָ֑מֶל Deuteronomy 4:16; construct סֵ֫מֶל Ezekiel 8:3,5; — image, figure of anything, ׳מֶּסֶל תְּמוּנַת כָּלסֿ Deuteronomy 4:16; idol-image ׳מֶּסֶל הַסּ2Chronicles 33:7 and (מֶּסֶל omitted) 2 Chronicles 33:15; סֵמֶל הַקִּנְאָה Ezekiel 8:3 the statue of jealousy, i.e. that rouses ׳י's jealousy, = Ezekiel 8:5.

סמם (√ of following; meaning dubious; if akin to Arabic smell Lane1593, any fragrant plant Id1594, then ס must be for שׂ; in that case ׳ס perhaps loan-word in Hebrew; Late Hebrew id., spice, drug (Ecclus ׳שׂ Ecclesiasticus 38:4 m.), Aramaic סַמָּא id.; drug, pigment; Arabic poison is apparently loan-word Frä262).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
figure, idol, image

Or cemel {say'-mel}; from an unused root meaning to resemble; a likeness -- figure, idol, image.

Forms and Transliterations
הַסֶּ֖מֶל הַסֶּ֙מֶל֙ הסמל סֵ֖מֶל סֵ֛מֶל סָ֑מֶל סמל has·se·mel hassemel sā·mel Samel sāmel sê·mel Semel sêmel
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Strong's Hebrew 5566
5 Occurrences


has·se·mel — 2 Occ.
sā·mel — 1 Occ.
sê·mel — 2 Occ.

Deuteronomy 4:16
HEB: תְּמוּנַ֣ת כָּל־ סָ֑מֶל תַּבְנִ֥ית זָכָ֖ר
NAS: of any figure, the likeness
KJV: the similitude of any figure, the likeness
INT: the form of any figure the likeness of male

2 Chronicles 33:7
HEB: אֶת־ פֶּ֥סֶל הַסֶּ֖מֶל אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשָׂ֑ה
NAS: the carved image of the idol which
KJV: a carved image, the idol which he had made,
INT: put the carved of the idol which had made

2 Chronicles 33:15
HEB: הַנֵּכָ֤ר וְאֶת־ הַסֶּ֙מֶל֙ מִבֵּ֣ית יְהוָ֔ה
NAS: gods and the idol from the house
KJV: gods, and the idol out of the house
INT: gods the foreign and the idol the house of the LORD

Ezekiel 8:3
HEB: שָׁ֣ם מוֹשַׁ֔ב סֵ֖מֶל הַקִּנְאָ֥ה הַמַּקְנֶֽה׃
NAS: the seat of the idol of jealousy,
KJV: where [was] the seat of the image of jealousy,
INT: in it the seat of the idol of jealousy to jealousy

Ezekiel 8:5
HEB: לְשַׁ֣עַר הַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ סֵ֛מֶל הַקִּנְאָ֥ה הַזֶּ֖ה
NAS: [was] this idol of jealousy
KJV: of the altar this image of jealousy
INT: gate of the altar idol of jealousy this

5 Occurrences

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