6004. amam
Strong's Concordance
amam: to darken, dim
Original Word: עָמַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: amam
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-mam')
Short Definition: match
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to darken, dim
NASB Translation
dark the has become (1), match (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. [עָמַם] verb darken, dim (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic cover, veil, conceal; ᵑ7 עֲמַם grow dark); —

Qal Perfect3plural suffix עֲמָמֻהוּ Ezekiel 31:8 dubious, but probably (as Thes) cedars did not eclipse him; עֲמָמוּךָ Ezekiel 28:3 no secret do they hold dark (= is held dark) for thee (Ges§ 117x).

Hoph`al Imperfect3masculine singular יוּעַם זָהָב Lamentations 4:1 (figurative) how is the gold dimmed ! compare Bu.

עֲמָמִים, עַמְמֵי see I. עַם above

עִמָּנוּאֵל see below עִם above

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
become dim, hide

A primitive root; to associate; by implication, to overshadow (by huddling together) -- become dim, hide.

Forms and Transliterations
יוּעַ֣ם יועם עֲמָמֻהוּ֮ עֲמָמֽוּךָ׃ עממהו עממוך׃ ‘ă·mā·mu·hū ‘ă·mā·mū·ḵā ‘ămāmuhū ‘ămāmūḵā amaMucha amamuHu yū‘am yū·‘am yuAm
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Strong's Hebrew 6004
3 Occurrences


‘ă·mā·mū·ḵā — 1 Occ.
‘ă·mā·mu·hū — 1 Occ.
yū·‘am — 1 Occ.

Lamentations 4:1
HEB: אֵיכָה֙ יוּעַ֣ם זָהָ֔ב יִשְׁנֶ֖א
NAS: How dark the gold has become,
KJV: How is the gold become dim! [how] is the most
INT: how dark the gold has changed

Ezekiel 28:3
HEB: סָת֖וּם לֹ֥א עֲמָמֽוּךָ׃
NAS: secret that is a match for you.
KJV: there is no secret that they can hide from thee:
INT: secret is a match

Ezekiel 31:8
HEB: אֲרָזִ֣ים לֹֽא־ עֲמָמֻהוּ֮ בְּגַן־ אֱלֹהִים֒
NAS: garden could not match it; The cypresses
KJV: of God could not hide him: the fir trees
INT: the cedars not match garden God's

3 Occurrences

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