2161. zamam
Strong's Concordance
zamam: to consider, purpose, devise
Original Word: זָמַם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: zamam
Phonetic Spelling: (zaw-mam')
Short Definition: purposed
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to consider, purpose, devise
NASB Translation
considers (1), intended (1), plots (1), plotted (1), purpose (1), purposed (7), schemed (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
זָמַם verb consider, purpose, devise (Aramaic זְמַם in derived conjugations; compare Arabic speak, talk (rare); Aramaic is sonuit, resonavit, the noun is tinnitus, strepitus) — only

Qal Perfect זָמַם Deuteronomy 19:19 2t.; זָמָ֑ם Lamentations 2:17; זָָֽמְמָה Proverbs 31:16; זַמּ֫וֺתָ Proverbs 30:32; זַמֹּ֫תִי Jeremiah 4:28 but also זָמַ֫מְתִּי Zechariah 8:14,15; זַמֹּתִי Psalm 17:3 either belongs here with irregular accent (see De), or is Infinitive after analogue of לה֞ e.g. חַנּוֺת compare Psalm 77:10 (Hi Ri); Checritical note reads זִמָּתִי; זָמָ֑מוּ Psalm 31:14; Imperfect יָָֽזְמוּ Genesis 11:6 (Ges§ 67, R. 11); on possible Infinitive זמֹּתִ֫י Psalm 17:3 see above; Participle זֹמֵם Psalm 37:12; —

1 consider, fix thought upon, with accusative of concrete object שָׂדֶה Proverbs 31:16.

2 purpose, devise:

a. especially of Yahweh's purpose in punishment Jeremiah 4:28 (absolute), Jeremiah 51:12 followed by עשׂה + accusative ("" מְזִמָּה), Lamentations 2:17 (followed by אשׁר) Zechariah 1:6 (with כאשׁר followed by infinitive), Zechariah 8:14 (id.); of blessing only כֵּן שַׁבְתִּי זָמַמְתִּי לְהֵיטִיב Zechariah 8:15 (opposed to Zechariah 8:14).

b. of evil purpose of wicked men לעשׂות ׳אשׁר יז Genesis 11:6; Deuteronomy 19:19 (with כאשׁר + infinitive), Psalm 31:14 (followed by infinitive); absolute Proverbs 30:32 ("" נבל), Psalm 17:3 have I (i.e. if I have) devised evil (so De); followed by לְ person (= against) Psalm 37:12. **the text of Proverbs 30:32 is questioned by Frankenb Toy and others; see on II. נבל, below.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
consider, devise, imagine, plot, purpose, think evil

A primitive root; to plan, usually in a bad sense -- consider, devise, imagine, plot, purpose, think (evil).

Forms and Transliterations
זַ֝מֹּתִ֗י זַ֝מּ֗וֹתָ זַמֹּ֔תִי זָמְמָ֣ה זָמַ֖ם זָמַ֙מְתִּי֙ זָמַ֜ם זָמַ֣ם זָמַמְ֜תִּי זָמָ֗ם זָמָֽמוּ׃ זֹמֵ֣ם זמות זמם זממה זממו׃ זממתי זמתי יָזְמ֖וּ יזמו yā·zə·mū yazeMu yāzəmū zā·mā·mū zā·mam zā·mām zā·mam·tî zā·mə·māh zam·mō·ṯî zam·mō·w·ṯā zaMam zāmam zāmām zamaMti zāmamtî zaMamu zāmāmū zameMah zāməmāh zamMota zammoTi zammōṯî zammōwṯā zō·mêm zoMem zōmêm
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13 Occurrences


yā·zə·mū — 1 Occ.
zā·mam — 4 Occ.
zā·mam·tî — 2 Occ.
zā·mā·mū — 1 Occ.
zā·mə·māh — 1 Occ.
zam·mō·w·ṯā — 1 Occ.
zam·mō·ṯî — 2 Occ.
zō·mêm — 1 Occ.

Genesis 11:6
HEB: כֹּ֛ל אֲשֶׁ֥ר יָזְמ֖וּ לַֽעֲשֽׂוֹת׃
NAS: which they purpose to do
KJV: will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
INT: all which purpose to do

Deuteronomy 19:19
HEB: ל֔וֹ כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר זָמַ֖ם לַעֲשׂ֣וֹת לְאָחִ֑יו
NAS: to him just as he had intended to do
KJV: Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done
INT: shall do he had intended to do to his brother

Psalm 17:3
HEB: בַל־ תִּמְצָ֑א זַ֝מֹּתִ֗י בַּל־ יַעֲבָר־
NAS: nothing; I have purposed that my mouth
KJV: me, [and] shalt find nothing; I am purposed [that] my mouth
INT: nothing find have purposed nothing transgress

Psalm 31:13
HEB: לָקַ֖חַת נַפְשִׁ֣י זָמָֽמוּ׃
NAS: against me, They schemed to take
KJV: together against me, they devised to take away
INT: to take my life schemed

Psalm 37:12
HEB: זֹמֵ֣ם רָ֭שָׁע לַצַּדִּ֑יק
NAS: The wicked plots against the righteous
KJV: The wicked plotteth against the just,
INT: plots the wicked the righteous

Proverbs 30:32
HEB: בְהִתְנַשֵּׂ֑א וְאִם־ זַ֝מּ֗וֹתָ יָ֣ד לְפֶֽה׃
NAS: yourself Or if you have plotted [evil], [put your] hand
KJV: in lifting up thyself, or if thou hast thought evil, [lay] thine hand
INT: exalting if have plotted hand your mouth

Proverbs 31:16
HEB: זָמְמָ֣ה שָׂ֭דֶה וַתִּקָּחֵ֑הוּ
NAS: She considers a field and buys
KJV: She considereth a field, and buyeth
INT: considers A field and buys

Jeremiah 4:28
HEB: כִּי־ דִבַּ֙רְתִּי֙ זַמֹּ֔תִי וְלֹ֥א נִחַ֖מְתִּי
NAS: I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind,
KJV: because I have spoken [it], I have purposed [it], and will not repent,
INT: for have spoken have purposed nor change

Jeremiah 51:12
HEB: כִּ֚י גַּם־ זָמַ֣ם יְהוָ֔ה גַּם־
NAS: has both purposed and performed
KJV: for the LORD hath both devised and done
INT: for has both purposed the LORD has both

Lamentations 2:17
HEB: יְהוָ֜ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר זָמָ֗ם בִּצַּ֤ע אֶמְרָתוֹ֙
NAS: what He purposed; He has accomplished
KJV: hath done [that] which he had devised; he hath fulfilled
INT: the LORD what purposed has accomplished his word

Zechariah 1:6
HEB: וַיֹּאמְר֗וּ כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר זָמַ֜ם יְהוָ֤ה צְבָאוֹת֙
NAS: of hosts purposed to do
KJV: of hosts thought to do
INT: and said which purposed as the LORD of hosts

Zechariah 8:14
HEB: צְבָאוֹת֒ כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר זָמַמְ֜תִּי לְהָרַ֣ע לָכֶ֗ם
NAS: Just as I purposed to do harm
KJV: of hosts; As I thought to punish
INT: of hosts I purposed to do provoked

Zechariah 8:15
HEB: כֵּ֣ן שַׁ֤בְתִּי זָמַ֙מְתִּי֙ בַּיָּמִ֣ים הָאֵ֔לֶּה
NAS: so I have again purposed in these days
KJV: So again have I thought in these days
INT: so have again purposed days these

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