Strong's Hebrew: 2563. חֹ֫מֶר (chomer) -- clay
2563. chomer
Strong's Concordance
chomer: clay
Original Word: חֹ֫מֶר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chomer
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'mer)
Short Definition: clay
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. חֹ֫מֶר noun masculine cement, mortar, clay; — ׳ח absolute Genesis 11:3 13t.; construct Isaiah 10:6 2t.; —

1 mortar, cement for holding building-stones (brick) together Genesis 11:3 (J), Exodus 1:14 (P; both "" לְבֵנִים); Nahum 3:14 ("" טיט).

2 clay:

a. as material of vessels Jeremiah 18:4,6, היצר ׳ח Isaiah 29:16, in simile of God's fashioning man Isaiah 45:9; Isaiah 64:7; Job 10:9; as material of human bodies ׳בָּתֵּי ח Job 4:19; compare Job 33:6; as material of bulwarks (disparagingly) Job 13:12; חותם ׳ח = seal-clay i.e. clay upon which seal is pressed.

b. = mire חוצות ׳ח Isaiah 10:6; ׳הֹרָנִי לַח Job 30:19 he hath cast me into the mire, i.e. deeply humiliated me (עָפָר and אֵפֶר in "" clause); as simile of commonness, abundance Job 27:16 ("" עָפָר).

II. חֹ֫מֶר noun [masculine] heap (compare 1. חֲמוֺר) — ׳ח construct מַיִם רַבִּים ׳ח Habakkuk 3:15 a heap of great waters ("" יָם) — but text dubious, see I. חמר; plural הֳמָרִים חֳמָרִים Exodus 8:10 (J), of dead frogs gathered in heaps.

III. חֹ֫מֶר noun masculine homer, a dry measure (perhaps from above √, but dubious; compare Assyrian amâru, surround, contain, II. R Exodus 36:19 a. b Strm4760, Imêru, a measure ZimBP 6 n) — ׳ח absolute Isaiah 5:10 5t. Ezekiel; construct Hosea 3:2 3t.; plural חֳמָרִיםNumbers 11:32; — ׳ח of barley Hosea 3:2; Ezekiel 45:13, compare שְׂעֹרִים ׳זֶרַע ח Leviticus 27:16 i.e. land on which a ׳ח of barley seed was sown (taxed at 50 shekels); ׳ח of wheat Ezekiel 45:13; in General ׳זֶרַע ח Isaiah 5:10; = 10 ephahs (or baths, see בַּת below בתת) Ezekiel 45:11 (3 t. in verse); Ezekiel 45:14 (twice in verse) (in Ezekiel 45:14 strike out Co); on actual size of ׳ח, = 393.9 litres, see HultschMetrol. 2nd ed. 448, 452f. See further II. בַּת and references, BenzArch 183 f NowArch. i, 203 f.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
clay, heap, homer, mire, motion

From chamar; properly, a bubbling up, i.e. Of water, a wave; of earth, mire or clay (cement); also a heap; hence, a chomer or dry measure -- clay, heap, homer, mire, motion.

see HEBREW chamar

Forms and Transliterations
בְּחֹ֙מֶר֙ בַּחֹ֖מֶר בַחֹ֖מֶר בחמר הַחֹ֖מֶר הַחֹ֙מֶר֙ החמר וְ֝כַחֹ֗מֶר וְחֹ֥מֶר וחמר וכחמר חֲמ֖וֹר חֲמֹרָתָ֑יִם חֳמָרִ֑ים חֳמָרִ֑ם חֳמָרִ֣ם חֹ֑מֶר חֹ֔מֶר חֹ֖מֶר חֹ֗מֶר חֹ֝֗מֶר חֹ֣מֶר חֹ֤מֶר חֹֽמֶר׃ חמור חמר חמר׃ חמרים חמרם חמרתים כְּחֹ֣מֶר כְּחֹ֥מֶר כַחֹ֙מֶר֙ כַחֹ֣מֶר כחמר לַחֹ֑מֶר לַחֹֽמֶר׃ לחמר לחמר׃ מֵ֝חֹ֗מֶר מֵחֹ֖מֶר מֵחֹ֣מֶר מחמר ba·ḥō·mer ḇa·ḥō·mer baChomer baḥōmer ḇaḥōmer bə·ḥō·mer beChomer bəḥōmer chaChomer chaMor chamoraTayim chomaRim Chomer ha·ḥō·mer ḥă·mō·rā·ṯā·yim ḥă·mō·wr haChomer haḥōmer ḥămōrāṯāyim ḥămōwr ḥo·mā·rim ḥo·mā·rîm ḥō·mer ḥomārim ḥomārîm ḥōmer ḵa·ḥō·mer ḵaḥōmer kə·ḥō·mer keChomer kəḥōmer la·ḥō·mer laChomer laḥōmer mê·ḥō·mer meChomer mêḥōmer vaChomer vechaChomer veChomer wə·ḥō·mer wə·ḵa·ḥō·mer wəḥōmer wəḵaḥōmer
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Strong's Hebrew 2563
33 Occurrences


ba·ḥō·mer — 1 Occ.
bə·ḥō·mer — 1 Occ.
ḵa·ḥō·mer — 2 Occ.
ḥă·mō·wr — 1 Occ.
ḥă·mō·rā·ṯā·yim — 1 Occ.
ḥo·mā·rim — 3 Occ.
ḥō·mer — 9 Occ.
ha·ḥō·mer — 4 Occ.
kə·ḥō·mer — 3 Occ.
la·ḥō·mer — 2 Occ.
mê·ḥō·mer — 3 Occ.
ḇa·ḥō·mer — 1 Occ.
wə·ḵa·ḥō·mer — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥō·mer — 1 Occ.

Genesis 11:3
HEB: הָיָ֥ה לָהֶ֖ם לַחֹֽמֶר׃
NAS: and they used tar for mortar.
KJV: and slime had they for morter.
INT: tar used mortar

Exodus 1:14
HEB: בַּעֲבֹדָ֣ה קָשָׁ֗ה בְּחֹ֙מֶר֙ וּבִלְבֵנִ֔ים וּבְכָל־
NAS: labor in mortar and bricks
KJV: bondage, in morter, and in brick,
INT: labor hard mortar and bricks all

Exodus 8:14
HEB: וַיִּצְבְּר֥וּ אֹתָ֖ם חֳמָרִ֣ם חֳמָרִ֑ם וַתִּבְאַ֖שׁ
NAS: So they piled them in heaps, and the land
KJV: And they gathered them together upon heaps: and the land
INT: piled heaps heaps became

Exodus 8:14
HEB: אֹתָ֖ם חֳמָרִ֣ם חֳמָרִ֑ם וַתִּבְאַ֖שׁ הָאָֽרֶץ׃
INT: piled heaps heaps became and the land

Leviticus 27:16
HEB: זַרְע֑וֹ זֶ֚רַע חֹ֣מֶר שְׂעֹרִ֔ים בַּחֲמִשִּׁ֖ים
NAS: to the seed needed for it: a homer of barley
KJV: to the seed thereof: an homer of barley
INT: to the seed seed A homer of barley fifty

Numbers 11:32
HEB: אָסַ֖ף עֲשָׂרָ֣ה חֳמָרִ֑ים וַיִּשְׁטְח֤וּ לָהֶם֙
NAS: ten homers) and they spread
KJV: ten homers: and they spread
INT: gathered ten homers spread abroad

Judges 15:16
HEB: בִּלְחִ֣י הַחֲמ֔וֹר חֲמ֖וֹר חֲמֹרָתָ֑יִם בִּלְחִ֣י
INT: the jawbone of a donkey clay clay the jawbone

Judges 15:16
HEB: הַחֲמ֔וֹר חֲמ֖וֹר חֲמֹרָתָ֑יִם בִּלְחִ֣י הַחֲמ֔וֹר
INT: of a donkey clay clay the jawbone of a donkey

Job 4:19
HEB: שֹׁכְנֵ֬י בָֽתֵּי־ חֹ֗מֶר אֲשֶׁר־ בֶּעָפָ֥ר
NAS: in houses of clay, Whose
KJV: in houses of clay, whose foundation
INT: dwell houses of clay Whose the dust

Job 10:9
HEB: נָ֭א כִּי־ כַחֹ֣מֶר עֲשִׂיתָ֑נִי וְֽאֶל־
NAS: that You have made me as clay; And would You turn
KJV: I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay; and wilt thou bring
INT: now as clay you have made into

Job 13:12
HEB: אֵ֑פֶר לְגַבֵּי־ חֹ֝֗מֶר גַּבֵּיכֶֽם׃
NAS: Your defenses are defenses of clay.
KJV: your bodies to bodies of clay.
INT: of ashes your defenses of clay are defenses

Job 27:16
HEB: כֶּעָפָ֣ר כָּ֑סֶף וְ֝כַחֹ֗מֶר יָכִ֥ין מַלְבּֽוּשׁ׃
NAS: garments as [plentiful as] the clay,
KJV: and prepare raiment as the clay;
INT: dust silver the clay and prepares garments

Job 30:19
HEB: הֹרָ֥נִי לַחֹ֑מֶר וָ֝אֶתְמַשֵּׁ֗ל כֶּעָפָ֥ר
NAS: He has cast me into the mire, And I have become like
KJV: He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like
INT: has cast the mire have become dust

Job 33:6
HEB: כְפִ֣יךָ לָאֵ֑ל מֵ֝חֹ֗מֶר קֹרַ֥צְתִּי גַם־
NAS: have been formed out of the clay.
KJV: stead: I also am formed out of the clay.
INT: wish to God of the clay have been formed too

Job 38:14
HEB: תִּ֭תְהַפֵּךְ כְּחֹ֣מֶר חוֹתָ֑ם וְ֝יִֽתְיַצְּב֗וּ
NAS: It is changed like clay [under] the seal;
KJV: It is turned as clay [to] the seal;
INT: is changed clay the seal stand

Isaiah 5:10
HEB: אֶחָ֑ת וְזֶ֥רַע חֹ֖מֶר יַעֲשֶׂ֥ה אֵיפָֽה׃
NAS: bath [of wine], And a homer of seed
KJV: and the seed of an homer shall yield
INT: one of seed homer will yield an ephah

Isaiah 10:6
HEB: ק) מִרְמָ֖ס כְּחֹ֥מֶר חוּצֽוֹת׃
NAS: And to trample them down like mud in the streets.
KJV: and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.
INT: appoint trample mud the streets

Isaiah 29:16
HEB: הַ֨פְכְּכֶ֔ם אִם־ כְּחֹ֥מֶר הַיֹּצֵ֖ר יֵֽחָשֵׁ֑ב
NAS: be considered as equal with the clay, That what is made
KJV: as the potter's clay: for shall the work
INT: down lo the clay shall the potter be considered

Isaiah 41:25
HEB: סְגָנִים֙ כְּמוֹ־ חֹ֔מֶר וּכְמ֥וֹ יוֹצֵ֖ר
NAS: upon rulers as [upon] mortar, Even as the potter
KJV: upon princes as [upon] morter, and as the potter
INT: rulers according to as mortar Even as the potter

Isaiah 45:9
HEB: אֲדָמָ֑ה הֲיֹאמַ֨ר חֹ֤מֶר לְיֹֽצְרוֹ֙ מַֽה־
NAS: of earth! Will the clay say
KJV: of the earth. Shall the clay say
INT: of earth say will the clay to the potter What

Isaiah 64:8
HEB: אָ֑תָּה אֲנַ֤חְנוּ הַחֹ֙מֶר֙ וְאַתָּ֣ה יֹצְרֵ֔נוּ
NAS: You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter;
KJV: thou [art] our father; we [are] the clay, and thou our potter;
INT: you we are the clay and You our potter

Jeremiah 18:4
HEB: ה֥וּא עֹשֶׂ֛ה בַּחֹ֖מֶר בְּיַ֣ד הַיּוֹצֵ֑ר
NAS: that he was making of clay was spoiled
KJV: that he made of clay was marred
INT: he was making of clay the hand of the potter

Jeremiah 18:6
HEB: יְהוָ֑ה הִנֵּ֤ה כַחֹ֙מֶר֙ בְּיַ֣ד הַיּוֹצֵ֔ר
NAS: Behold, like the clay in the potter's
KJV: the LORD. Behold, as the clay [is] in the potter's
INT: the LORD Behold the clay hand the potter's

Ezekiel 45:11
HEB: לָשֵׂ֕את מַעְשַׂ֥ר הַחֹ֖מֶר הַבָּ֑ת וַעֲשִׂירִ֤ת
NAS: a tenth of a homer and the ephah
KJV: the tenth part of an homer, and the ephah
INT: will contain A tenth of a homer the bath A tenth

Ezekiel 45:11
HEB: הַבָּ֑ת וַעֲשִׂירִ֤ת הַחֹ֙מֶר֙ הָֽאֵיפָ֔ה אֶל־
NAS: a tenth of a homer; their standard
KJV: the tenth part of an homer: the measure
INT: the bath A tenth of a homer and the ephah shall be according

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