1819. damah
Strong's Concordance
damah: to be like, resemble
Original Word: דָּמָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: damah
Phonetic Spelling: (daw-maw')
Definition: to be like, resemble
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be like, resemble
NASB Translation
alike (1), compare (3), compared (1), equal (1), gave parables (1), imagine (1), intend (1), intended (2), like (9), liken (3), make myself like (1), plan (1), planned (1), resemble (1), thought (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. דָּמָה verb be like, resemble (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic דְּמֵי, דְּמָא, ; compare דמין, price, Nabataean דמי id. (Nö in EutNab. Inscr. p. 35); also , and likeness (whence Arabic image, effigy, as loan-word Frä272) compare דְּמוּת) —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ד Ezekiel 31:8; Psalm 144:4; 3feminine singular דָּֽמְתָה Cant 7:8; 2 masculine singular דָּמִיתָ Ezekiel 31:2,18; 1singular דָּמִיתִי Psalm 102:7; 3plural דָּמוּ Ezekiel 31:8; 1plural דָּמִינוּ Isaiah 1:9; Imperfect3masculine singular יִדְמֶה Psalm 89:7; 1plural וְנִדְמֶה consecutive Isaiah 46:5; Imperative masculine singular דְּמֵה Songs 2:17; Songs 8:14; Participle דּוֺמֶה Songs 2:9; — be like, resemble, of external appearance, followed by לְ, Cant 7:8; Song 2:9,17; 8:14; followed by אֶלֿ Ezekiel 31:8 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 31:18 (all of tree, figurative of Pharaoh); of condition or quality followed by לְ Isaiah 1:9; Psalm 102:7; Psalm 144:4; so מִי ֗֗֗ יִדְמֶה ליהוה Psalm 89:7; also absolute Isaiah 46:5; followed by אֶל Ezekiel 31:2.

Pi`el Perfect דִּמָּה 2 Samuel 21:5, דִּמִּיתָ Psalm 50:21; דִּמִּיתִי Numbers 33:56; Isaiah 14:24; suffix דִּמִּיתִיךָ Songs 1:9, דִּמּוּ 2 Samuel 21:5; Imperfect יְדַמֶּה Isaiah 10:7; 2feminine singular תְּדַמִּי Esther 4:13 (jussive); אֲדַמֶּה Lamentations 2:13; Hosea 12:11; 2masculine plural תְּדַמְּיוּן Isaiah 40:18; suffix תְּדַמְּיוּנִי Isaiah 40:25; Isaiah 46:5; — liken, compare; imagine, think, devise; —

1 liken, i.e. consider to be like, compare, causative of

Qal followed by לְ of external appearance Songs 1:9; of quality or condition Isaiah 46:5 (object ׳י) Lamentations 2:13; followed by אֶל of external appearance Isaiah 40:18,25 (both object God in reference to idols); absolute use comparisons or similitudes (parables, symbols, etc.) Hosea 12:11 (subject ׳י).

2 imagine, form an idea, devise 2 Samuel 21:5 (on context compare Dr); think, intend, followed by Infinitive Numbers 33:56 (J or H) Judges 20:5; Esther 4:13; absolute Isaiah 10:7; compare Isaiah 14:24; think that, followed by object clause (Imperfect without conjunction) Psalm 50:21; think of, followed by accusative Psalm 48:10. Hithpa`el make oneself or become like; Imperfect אֶדַּמֶּה לְעֶלְיוֺן Isaiah 14:14 I will make myself like the Most High (on form compare Ges§ 54. 2).

[דְּמָה] verb be like (Biblical Hebrew I. דָּמָה); —

Pe`al Participle active דָּמֵה Daniel 3:25 (ל person); feminine דָּֽמְיָה Daniel 7:5 (לְדֹב).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
compare, devise, liken, mean, think, use similitudes

A primitive root; to compare; by implication, to resemble, liken, consider -- compare, devise, (be) like(-n), mean, think, use similitudes.

Forms and Transliterations
אֲדַמֶּֽה׃ אֲדַמֶּה־ אֶדַּמֶּ֖ה אדמה אדמה־ אדמה׃ דְּמֵה־ דִּמִּ֗יתָ דִּמִּ֙יתִי֙ דִּמִּ֛יתִי דִּמִּ֣ינוּ דִּמִּיתִ֖יךְ דִּמָּה־ דִּמּ֣וּ דָּ֭מִיתִי דָּֽמְתָ֣ה דָּמִ֖יתִי דָּמִ֥יתָ דָּמִֽינוּ׃ דָּמָ֑ה דָמִ֥יתָ דָמָ֥ה דָמוּ֙ דּוֹמֶ֤ה דומה דמה דמה־ דמו דמינו דמינו׃ דמית דמיתי דמיתיך דמתה וְנִדְמֶֽה׃ וּֽדְמֵה־ ודמה־ ונדמה׃ יְדַמֶּ֔ה יִדְמֶ֥ה ידמה נִדְמֵ֑יתָ נדמית תְּדַמְּי֣וּן תְּדַמִּ֣י תְדַמְּי֖וּנִי תְדַמְי֖וּנִי תדמי תדמיון תדמיוני ’ă·ḏam·meh ’ă·ḏam·meh- ’ăḏammeh ’ăḏammeh- ’ed·dam·meh ’eddammeh adammeh dā·māh ḏā·māh dā·mə·ṯāh dā·mî·nū dā·mî·ṯā ḏā·mî·ṯā dā·mî·ṯî ḏā·mū daMah dāmāh ḏāmāh dameTah dāməṯāh daMinu dāmînū daMita dāmîṯā ḏāmîṯā Damiti dāmîṯî daMu ḏāmū də·mêh- demeh dəmêh- dim·māh- dim·mî·nū dim·mî·ṯā dim·mî·ṯî dim·mî·ṯîḵ dim·mū dimmah dimmāh- dimMinu dimmînū dimMita dimmîṯā dimMiti dimmîṯî dimmiTich dimmîṯîḵ dimMu dimmū dō·w·meh doMeh dōwmeh eddamMeh niḏ·mê·ṯā nidMeita niḏmêṯā ṯə·ḏam·mə·yū·nî tə·ḏam·mə·yūn tə·ḏam·mî ṯə·ḏam·yū·nî tedammeYun təḏamməyūn tedammeYuni ṯəḏamməyūnî tedamMi təḏammî tedamYuni ṯəḏamyūnî ū·ḏə·mêh- udemeh ūḏəmêh- venidMeh wə·niḏ·meh wəniḏmeh yə·ḏam·meh yedamMeh yəḏammeh yiḏ·meh yidMeh yiḏmeh
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Numbers 33:56
HEB: וְהָיָ֗ה כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר דִּמִּ֛יתִי לַעֲשׂ֥וֹת לָהֶ֖ם
NAS: And as I plan to do
KJV: Moreover it shall come to pass, [that] I shall do unto you, as I thought to do
INT: become and plan to do will do

Judges 20:5
HEB: לָ֑יְלָה אוֹתִי֙ דִּמּ֣וּ לַהֲרֹ֔ג וְאֶת־
NAS: because of me. They intended to kill
KJV: upon me by night, [and] thought to have slain
INT: the house night intended to kill my concubine

2 Samuel 21:5
HEB: כִּלָּ֔נוּ וַאֲשֶׁ֖ר דִּמָּה־ לָ֑נוּ נִשְׁמַ֕דְנוּ
NAS: us and who planned to exterminate
KJV: that consumed us, and that devised against us [that] we should be destroyed
INT: consumed and who planned to exterminate remaining

Esther 4:13
HEB: אֶסְתֵּ֑ר אַל־ תְּדַמִּ֣י בְנַפְשֵׁ֔ךְ לְהִמָּלֵ֥ט
NAS: to Esther, Do not imagine that you in the king's
KJV: Esther, Think not with thyself
INT: Esther not imagine thyself escape

Psalm 48:9
HEB: דִּמִּ֣ינוּ אֱלֹהִ֣ים חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ
NAS: We have thought on Your lovingkindness,
KJV: We have thought of thy lovingkindness,
INT: have thought God your lovingkindness

Psalm 50:21
HEB: עָשִׂ֨יתָ ׀ וְֽהֶחֱרַ֗שְׁתִּי דִּמִּ֗יתָ הֱֽיוֹת־ אֶֽהְיֶ֥ה
NAS: and I kept silence; You thought that I was just like
KJV: and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether
INT: have done kept thought was altogether was just

Psalm 89:6
HEB: יַעֲרֹ֣ךְ לַיהוָ֑ה יִדְמֶ֥ה לַ֝יהוָ֗ה בִּבְנֵ֥י
NAS: of the mighty is like the LORD,
KJV: of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?
INT: is comparable the LORD is like the LORD afflicted

Psalm 102:6
HEB: דָּ֭מִיתִי לִקְאַ֣ת מִדְבָּ֑ר
NAS: I resemble a pelican
KJV: I am like a pelican of the wilderness:
INT: resemble A pelican of the wilderness

Psalm 144:4
HEB: אָ֭דָם לַהֶ֣בֶל דָּמָ֑ה יָ֝מָ֗יו כְּצֵ֣ל
NAS: Man is like a mere breath; His days
KJV: of him!Man is like to vanity: his days
INT: Man A mere is like his days shadow

Songs 1:9
HEB: בְּרִכְבֵ֣י פַרְעֹ֔ה דִּמִּיתִ֖יךְ רַעְיָתִֽי׃
NAS: To me, my darling, you are like My mare
KJV: I have compared thee, O my love,
INT: the chariots of Pharaoh are like my darling

Songs 2:9
HEB: דּוֹמֶ֤ה דוֹדִי֙ לִצְבִ֔י
NAS: My beloved is like a gazelle or
KJV: My beloved is like a roe or a young
INT: is like my beloved A gazelle

Songs 2:17
HEB: הַצְּלָלִ֑ים סֹב֩ דְּמֵה־ לְךָ֨ דוֹדִ֜י
NAS: my beloved, and be like a gazelle
KJV: my beloved, and be thou like a roe
INT: and the shadows Turn and be like my beloved A gazelle

Songs 7:7
HEB: זֹ֤את קֽוֹמָתֵךְ֙ דָּֽמְתָ֣ה לְתָמָ֔ר וְשָׁדַ֖יִךְ
NAS: Your stature is like a palm tree,
KJV: This thy stature is like to a palm tree,
INT: likewise your stature is like A palm and your breasts

Songs 8:14
HEB: בְּרַ֣ח ׀ דּוֹדִ֗י וּֽדְמֵה־ לְךָ֤ לִצְבִי֙
NAS: my beloved, And be like a gazelle
KJV: my beloved, and be thou like to a roe
INT: Hurry my beloved and be like A gazelle or

Isaiah 1:9
HEB: הָיִ֔ינוּ לַעֲמֹרָ֖ה דָּמִֽינוּ׃ ס
NAS: We would be like Sodom, We would be like Gomorrah.
KJV: as Sodom, [and] we should have been like unto Gomorrah.
INT: have been Gomorrah would be like

Isaiah 10:7
HEB: לֹא־ כֵ֣ן יְדַמֶּ֔ה וּלְבָב֖וֹ לֹא־
NAS: Yet it does not so intend, Nor
KJV: Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart
INT: Nor so intend heart Nor

Isaiah 14:14
HEB: בָּ֣מֳתֵי עָ֑ב אֶדַּמֶּ֖ה לְעֶלְיֽוֹן׃
NAS: of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.'
KJV: of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
INT: the heights of the clouds will make the Most

Isaiah 14:24
HEB: לֹ֞א כַּאֲשֶׁ֤ר דִּמִּ֙יתִי֙ כֵּ֣ן הָיָ֔תָה
NAS: just as I have intended so
KJV: saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed,
INT: as I have intended so has happened

Isaiah 40:18
HEB: וְאֶל־ מִ֖י תְּדַמְּי֣וּן אֵ֑ל וּמַה־
NAS: To whom then will you liken God?
KJV: To whom then will ye liken God?
INT: to whom liken God how long

Isaiah 40:25
HEB: וְאֶל־ מִ֥י תְדַמְּי֖וּנִי וְאֶשְׁוֶ֑ה יֹאמַ֖ר
NAS: To whom then will you liken Me That I would be [his] equal?
KJV: To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal?
INT: to whom liken shall I be equal saith

Isaiah 46:5
HEB: לְמִ֥י תְדַמְי֖וּנִי וְתַשְׁו֑וּ וְתַמְשִׁל֖וּנִי
NAS: To whom would you liken Me And make Me equal
KJV: To whom will ye liken me, and make [me] equal,
INT: to whom liken and make and compare

Isaiah 46:5
HEB: וְתַשְׁו֑וּ וְתַמְשִׁל֖וּנִי וְנִדְמֶֽה׃
NAS: and compare Me, That we would be alike?
KJV: and compare me, that we may be like?
INT: and make and compare liken

Jeremiah 6:2
HEB: הַנָּוָה֙ וְהַמְּעֻנָּגָ֔ה דָּמִ֖יתִי בַּת־ צִיּֽוֹן׃
INT: the comely and dainty compare the daughter of Zion

Lamentations 2:13
HEB: אֲעִידֵ֞ךְ מָ֣ה אֲדַמֶּה־ לָּ֗ךְ הַבַּת֙
NAS: you? To what shall I compare you, O daughter
KJV: for thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter
INT: admonish to what compare daughter Jerusalem

Ezekiel 31:2
HEB: אֶל־ מִ֖י דָּמִ֥יתָ בְגָדְלֶֽךָ׃
NAS: Whom are you like in your greatness?
KJV: and to his multitude; Whom art thou like in thy greatness?
INT: about are you like greatness

30 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1819
30 Occurrences


’ă·ḏam·meh- — 2 Occ.
dā·māh — 2 Occ.
dā·mə·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
dā·mî·nū — 1 Occ.
dā·mî·ṯā — 2 Occ.
dā·mî·ṯî — 2 Occ.
ḏā·mū — 1 Occ.
də·mêh- — 1 Occ.
dim·māh- — 1 Occ.
dim·mî·nū — 1 Occ.
dim·mî·ṯā — 1 Occ.
dim·mî·ṯî — 2 Occ.
dim·mî·ṯîḵ — 1 Occ.
dim·mū — 1 Occ.
dō·w·meh — 1 Occ.
’ed·dam·meh — 1 Occ.
niḏ·mê·ṯā — 1 Occ.
tə·ḏam·mə·yūn — 1 Occ.
ṯə·ḏam·mə·yū·nî — 1 Occ.
tə·ḏam·mî — 1 Occ.
ṯə·ḏam·yū·nî — 1 Occ.
ū·ḏə·mêh- — 1 Occ.
wə·niḏ·meh — 1 Occ.
yə·ḏam·meh — 1 Occ.
yiḏ·meh — 1 Occ.










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