2524. cham
Strong's Concordance
cham: husband's father
Original Word: חָם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: cham
Phonetic Spelling: (khawm)
Definition: husband's father
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
husband's father
NASB Translation
father-in-law (4).

II. חָם husband's father, see חמה.

II. [חָם] noun masculine husband's father (Late Hebrew id., of husband's or wife's father, so Aramaic חֲמָא; Arabic husband's male relation (father, brother, paternal uncle), but also wife's father, etc.; Ethiopic Assyrian êmû, ZimBP 48); — only suffix חָמִ֫יךָ Genesis 38:13,25, of Judah as Tamar's father-in-law; חָמִיהָ 1 Samuel 4:19,21 of Eli, father-in-law of Phinehas' wife.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
father in law

From the same as chowmah; a father-in-law (as in affinity) -- father in law.

see HEBREW chowmah

Forms and Transliterations
חָמִ֖יהָ חָמִ֙יהָ֙ חָמִ֛יךְ חמיה חמיך chaMich chaMiha ḥā·mî·hā ḥā·mîḵ ḥāmîhā ḥāmîḵ
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 38:13
HEB: לֵאמֹ֑ר הִנֵּ֥ה חָמִ֛יךְ עֹלֶ֥ה תִמְנָ֖תָה
NAS: Behold, your father-in-law is going
KJV: saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up
INT: saying Behold your father-in-law is going to Timnah

Genesis 38:25
HEB: שָׁלְחָ֤ה אֶל־ חָמִ֙יהָ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר לְאִישׁ֙
NAS: out that she sent to her father-in-law, saying,
KJV: she sent to her father in law, saying,
INT: sent to her father-in-law saying another

1 Samuel 4:19
HEB: הָאֱלֹהִ֔ים וּמֵ֥ת חָמִ֖יהָ וְאִישָׁ֑הּ וַתִּכְרַ֣ע
NAS: was taken and that her father-in-law and her husband
KJV: was taken, and that her father in law and her husband
INT: of God had died her father-in-law husband kneeled

1 Samuel 4:21
HEB: הָאֱלֹהִ֔ים וְאֶל־ חָמִ֖יהָ וְאִישָֽׁהּ׃
NAS: and because of her father-in-law and her husband.
KJV: was taken, and because of her father in law and her husband.
INT: of God and because of her father-in-law husband

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2524
4 Occurrences

ḥā·mîḵ — 1 Occ.
ḥā·mî·hā — 3 Occ.

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