Cham: a son of Noah, also his desc., also a name for EgyptiansOriginal Word: חָם
Part of Speech: proper name, masculine person; location
Phonetic Spelling: (khawm)
Short Definition: Ham
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivation
a son of Noah, also his desc., also a name for Egyptians
Ham (15), Hamites* (1).
Brown-Driver-BriggsI. חָם proper name, masculine person and
location (compare Sabean חם Hal243) — ᵐ5 Ξαμ: —
1 Ham, 2nd son of Noah Genesis 5:32; Genesis 6:10; Genesis 7:13; Genesis 9:18 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 1:4; called father of Canaan Genesis 9:22 and of various peoples Genesis 10:1,6,20; 1 Chronicles 1:8, compare מִןחָֿם הַיּשְׁבִים שָׁם 1 Chronicles 4:40; these peoples were inhabitants of southern lands, or related historically or politically to such inhabitants; see כּוּשׁ, כְּנַעַן, מִצְרַיִם, מּוּט, etc.
2 in late Psalms a name (collective) for Egyptians: — ׳אָֽהֳלֵיחֿ Psalm 78:51; ׳אֶרֶץחֿ Psalm 105:23; Psalm 105:27; Psalm 106:22 (all "" מִצְרַיִם, except Psalm 105:27). — On historical significance, and attempts at etymology see DiGen. ed. 6, chap.10, especially pp. 165, 168 f., HomSV i. 427 BuUrg. 323 WiedÄgypt. Geschichte. i. 22.
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceHam
The same as cham; hot (from the tropical habitat); Cham, a son of Noah; also (as a patronymic) his descendants or their country -- Ham.
see HEBREW cham
Forms and Transliterationsוְחָ֕ם וְחָ֣ם וְחָ֥ם וחם חָ֑ם חָ֔ם חָ֚ם חָ֣ם חָ֥ם חָֽם׃ חם חם׃ cham ḥām veCham wə·ḥām wəḥām
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 2526
ḥām — 13 Occ.
wə·ḥām — 3 Occ.
HEB: שֵׁ֖ם אֶת־ חָ֥ם וְאֶת־ יָֽפֶת׃
NAS: of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
KJV: begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
INT: and Noah of Shem Ham and Japheth