2564. chemar
Strong's Concordance
chemar: bitumen, asphalt
Original Word: חֵמָר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chemar
Phonetic Spelling: (khay-mawr')
Definition: bitumen, asphalt
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chamar
bitumen, asphalt
NASB Translation
tar (3).

חֵמָר noun [masculine] bitumen, asphalt (from I. חמר according to OBlauZMG 1869, 279, bitumen as seething, swelling up; Thes MV, from IV. חמר, with reference to reddish-brown colour) — חֵמָר Genesis 11:3 2t.; used for cement in building Babel Genesis 11:3 (J); abounding in vale of Siddim ׳בֶּאֱרֹת בֶּאֱרֹת ח Genesis 14:10; used in coating Moses' 'ark' of bulrushes Exodus 2:3 (E; "" זָ֑פֶת).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From chamar; bitumen (as rising to the surface) -- slime(-pit).

see HEBREW chamar

Forms and Transliterations
בַחֵמָ֖ר בחמר וְהַ֣חֵמָ֔ר והחמר חֵמָ֔ר חמר ḇa·ḥê·mār ḇaḥêmār cheMar ḥê·mār ḥêmār vacheMar veHacheMar wə·ha·ḥê·mār wəhaḥêmār
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 11:3
HEB: הַלְּבֵנָה֙ לְאָ֔בֶן וְהַ֣חֵמָ֔ר הָיָ֥ה לָהֶ֖ם
NAS: and they used tar for mortar.
KJV: for stone, and slime had
INT: brick stone tar used mortar

Genesis 14:10
HEB: בֶּֽאֱרֹ֤ת בֶּאֱרֹת֙ חֵמָ֔ר וַיָּנֻ֛סוּ מֶֽלֶךְ־
NAS: of Siddim was full of tar pits;
INT: pits pits of tar fled and the kings

Exodus 2:3
HEB: גֹּ֔מֶא וַתַּחְמְרָ֥ה בַחֵמָ֖ר וּבַזָּ֑פֶת וַתָּ֤שֶׂם
NAS: and covered it over with tar and pitch.
KJV: and daubed it with slime and with pitch,
INT: A wicker and covered tar and pitch put

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2564
3 Occurrences

ḥê·mār — 1 Occ.
ḇa·ḥê·mār — 1 Occ.
wə·ha·ḥê·mār — 1 Occ.

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