2568. chamesh or chamishshah
Strong's Concordance
chamesh or chamishshah: five
Original Word: חָמֵשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun
Transliteration: chamesh or chamishshah
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-maysh')
Definition: five
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
NASB Translation
1,005* (1), 1,335* (1), 1,365* (1), 1,775* (2), 15* (1), 15,000* (1), 185,000* (2), 245* (3), 25,000* (16), 25,100* (1), 30,500* (2), 307,500* (1), 32,500* (1), 337,500* (2), 345* (2), 35,400* (2), 4,500* (8), 40,500* (3), 41,500* (2), 435* (2), 45* (1), 45,400* (1), 45,600* (1), 45,650* (2), 46,500* (2), 5,000* (7), 5,400* (1), 500* (3), 500,000* (1), 530* (1), 60,500* (1), 603,550* (2), 65* (1), 655* (1), 675* (1), 675,000* (1), 7,500* (1), 725* (1), 745* (1), 75,000* (1), 775* (1), 8,580* (1), 845* (1), 945* (1), 95* (2), fifteen* (15), fifteenth* (17), fifth (5), five (168), forty-five* (2), ninety-five* (2), sixty-five* (3), thirty-fifth* (1), thirty-five* (4), twenty-fifth* (3), twenty-five* (22).

חָמֵשׁ, חֲמִשָּׁה342

noun masculine and feminine five (Late Hebrew id.; id.; Aramaic חֲמֵשׁ, חַמְשָׁא, , ; Phoenician חמשת; Palmyrene חמשא, with masculine noun, ReckendZMG 1888, 408; Assyrian —amšu, —amiltu Dl§ 75; Ethiopic Arabic , Sabean & Lihyânian חֿמס DHMZMG xxix, 613; Epigr. Denkm. 71, 73); — masculine (c. noun feminine) absolute חָמֵשׁ Genesis 5:6 94t. + Ezekiel 40:30 (strike out ᵐ5B Hi-Sm Co; Co strike out also in Ezekiel 40:25; Ezekiel 40:29; Ezekiel 40:33; Ezekiel 40:36) + Ezekiel 45:3 Kt (where read feminine with Qr); construct חֲמֵשׁ Genesis 5:10 67t. + Ezekiel 48:16 Kt; feminine (c.

noun masculine) absolute חֲמִשָּׁה see LagBN 80 Genesis 18:28 139t. (including Ezekiel 8:16 strike out B Co and others); construct חֲמֵשֶׁת Numbers 3:47 (twice in verse) + 26 t.; — on plural חֲמִשִּׁים fifty, see below; — five, in Hexateuch chiefly P; —

1 without other numeral:

a. חָמֵשׁ before feminine plural noun Genesis 43:34 35t.; before collective noun צאֹן ׳ח 1 Samuel 25:18; see also בָּאַמָּה ׳ח five in cubit (s) = five cubits 1 Kings 7:23; 1 Chronicles 11:23; 2Chronicles 4:2; after noun (late) 2 Kings 8:16 (בִּשְׁנַת חָמֵשׁ לְיוֺרָם = in the fifth year) + 6 t. Chronicles; no noun expressed 1 Kings 7:39 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 7:49 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 3:20; 2Chronicles 4:7 (twice in verse).

b. חֲמִשָּׁה before masculine plural noun Genesis 47:2 18t.; after noun Exodus 36:38 36t. Numbers (all P); no noun expressed Genesis 14:9 (only here with article) + 20 t.

c. חֲמֵשׁ before noun (usually defined; except מֵאוֺת, אֲלָפִים, see 3, 4) Exodus 26:3,9; Exodus 36:10,16 + Ezekiel 42:16 אַמּוֺת ׳ח Kt, but Qr מאות ׳ח, see below

d. חֲמֵשֶׁת חַמְּלָכִים Joshua 10:5 5t.; הָאֲנָשִׁים ׳ח Judges 18:7,14,17; שׁקלים ׳ח Numbers 18:16; also, distributive, שְׁקָלִים ׳ח ׳ח Numbers 3:47; הַסְּרָנִים ׳ח Joshua 13:3; Judges 3:3; 1 Samuel 6:18; ׳בני מ ׳ח 2 Samuel 21:8.

e. = ordinal, בִּשְׁנַת חָמֵשׁ ליורם 2 Kings 8:16 the fifth (year) of Joram; בַּחֲמִשָּׁה לַחֹדֶשׁ on the fifth (day) of the month Ezekiel 1:1,2; Ezekiel 8:1; Ezekiel 33:21; (so also 15th, 25th, etc.)

2 ׳ח combined with עשׂר, עשׂרה ten = fifteen:

a. חֲמֵשׁ עֶשְׂרֵה (c. noun feminine) Genesis 5:10; Genesis 7:20; Exodus 27:14,15; Exodus 38:14,15; 2 Kings 14:17,23; 2 Kings 20:6; 2Chronicles 15:10; 25:25; Isaiah 38:5.

b. חֲמִשָּׁה עָשָׂר (c.

noun masculine), (1) after noun Esther 9:21; (2) before noun Exodus 16:1 ( = ordinal fifteenth, so Leviticus 23:6 +) Hosea 3:2 +.

c. חֲמֵשֶׁת עָשָׂר before noun 2 Samuel 19:18 +.

d. חֲמֵשֶׁת עָשָׂר, without noun = ordinal fifteenth 1 Chronicles 24:14 4t. + Ezekiel 45:12 (read חֲמִשִּׁים A Hi Co).

3 חֲמֵשׁ מֵאוֺת = 500 Genesis 5:30,32 49t. + Ezekiel 42:16 Qr.

4 חֲמֵשֶׁת אֲלָפִים = 5000 Numbers 31:32; Joshua 8:12; Judges 20:45; 1 Samuel 17:5; Ezekiel 45:6; Ezekiel 48:15; 1 Chronicles 29:7; 2Chronicles 35:9; Ezra 1:11; Ezra 2:69; — in 25,000, 35,000 etc. חֲמִשָּׁה (usually without ׳א) precedes the 20,000, 30,000, etc.

5 with other numerals:

a. חָמֵשׁ before larger numeral: (1) noun repeated Genesis 5:6 4t.; (2) noun with 2nd number only, Genesis 5:17 8t. + Ezekiel 45:3 Kt; (3) noun with בְּ with 2nd number Ezekiel 40:21 2t.

b. חָמֵשׁ after larger number: (1) noun repeated Genesis 25:7; (2) noun following ׳ח (only) Judges 14:10 + (especially in expressions of age and duration); (3) noun before both numbers, stative absolute, 2 Chronicles 3:15; stative construct 2 Chronicles 15:19.

c. no noun expressed, ׳ח between other number, e.g. ושׁבעים ׳שֵׁשׁ מאות ח Numbers 31:37.

d. חֲמִשָּׁה before larger number, noun following larger number Numbers 1:25 22t.

e. ׳ח follows, and (1) is followed by noun Judges 20:35 7t.; (2) noun precedes both 1 Kings 7:3; Jeremiah 52:30.

f. ׳ח precedes, no noun expressed 1 Kings 5:12.

g. ׳ח follows, no noun expr Genesis 18:28 +.

h. no noun expressed ׳ח between other number Exodus 38:28; Ezra 2:5.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fifteen, fifth, five apiece

Masculine chamishshah {kham-ish-shaw}; a primitive numeral; five -- fif(-teen), fifth, five (X apiece).

Forms and Transliterations
בַּחֲמִשָּֽׁה־ בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֖ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֣ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֤ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֥ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֨ה בַּחֲמִשָּׁה֩ בַּחֲמִשָּׁה־ בַּחֲמֵ֥שׁ בחמש בחמשה בחמשה־ הַחֲמִשָּֽׁה׃ החמשה׃ וְחָֽמֵשׁ־ וְחָמֵ֖שׁ וְחָמֵ֛שׁ וְחָמֵ֜שׁ וְחָמֵ֣שׁ וְחָמֵ֤שׁ וְחָמֵ֥שׁ וְחָמֵ֧שׁ וְחָמֵ֨שׁ וְחָמֵשׁ֙ וַחֲמִשָּֽׁה׃ וַחֲמִשָּׁ֑ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֖ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֣ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֤ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֥ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֧ה וַחֲמִשָּׁ֨ה וַחֲמִשָּׁה֙ וַחֲמֵ֣שׁ וַחֲמֵ֥שׁ וַחֲמֵ֨שֶׁת וַחֲמֵ֨שׁ וַחֲמֵֽשֶׁת־ וּבַחֲמִשָּׁ֨ה וּבַחֲמִשָּׁה֩ ובחמשה וחמש וחמש־ וחמשה וחמשה׃ וחמשת וחמשת־ חְמֵ֥שׁ חֲמִשָּֽׁה׃ חֲמִשָּׁ֑ה חֲמִשָּׁ֔ה חֲמִשָּׁ֕ה חֲמִשָּׁ֖ה חֲמִשָּׁ֗ה חֲמִשָּׁ֣ה חֲמִשָּׁ֤ה חֲמִשָּׁ֥ה חֲמִשָּׁ֧ה חֲמִשָּׁ֨ה חֲמִשָּׁה֙ חֲמִשָּׁה֩ חֲמִשָּׁה־ חֲמִשָּׁ֤ה חֲמֵ֖שֶׁת חֲמֵ֗שֶׁת חֲמֵ֛שֶׁת חֲמֵ֣שֶׁת חֲמֵ֣שֶׁת ׀ חֲמֵ֣שׁ חֲמֵ֤שֶׁת חֲמֵ֤שׁ חֲמֵ֥שֶׁת חֲמֵ֥שׁ חֲמֵ֧שֶׁת חֲמֵ֧שׁ חֲמֵ֨שׁ חֲמֵֽשֶׁת־ חֲמֵשֶׁת־ חֲמֵשׁ חֲמֵשׁ־ חָֽמֵשׁ־ חָמֵ֔שׁ חָמֵ֗שׁ חָמֵ֜שׁ חָמֵ֞שׁ חָמֵ֣שׁ חָמֵ֤שׁ חָמֵ֥שׁ חָמֵ֧שׁ חָמֵ֨שׁ חָמֵֽשׁ׃ חָמֵשׁ֩ חמש חמש־ חמש׃ חמשה חמשה־ חמשה׃ חמשת חמשת־ כַּחֲמֵ֤שֶׁת כַּחֲמֵ֥שֶׁת כחמשת לַחֲמִשָּׁ֤ה לַחֲמֵ֣שֶׁת לחמשה לחמשת מֵחֲמֵ֖שׁ מחמש ba·ḥă·mêš ba·ḥă·miš·šāh ba·ḥă·miš·šāh- bachaMesh bachamishShah baḥămêš baḥămiššāh baḥămiššāh- chaMesh chaMeshet chamishShah cheMesh ha·ḥă·miš·šāh ḥă·mê·šeṯ ḥă·mê·šeṯ- ḥă·mêš ḥā·mêš ḥă·mêš- ḥā·mêš- ḥă·miš·šāh ḥă·miš·šāh- hachamishShah haḥămiššāh ḥămêš ḥāmêš ḥămêš- ḥāmêš- ḥămêšeṯ ḥămêšeṯ- ḥămiššāh ḥămiššāh- ḥə·mêš ḥəmêš ka·ḥă·mê·šeṯ kachaMeshet kaḥămêšeṯ la·ḥă·mê·šeṯ la·ḥă·miš·šāh lachaMeshet lachamishShah laḥămêšeṯ laḥămiššāh mê·ḥă·mêš mechaMesh mêḥămêš ū·ḇa·ḥă·miš·šāh ūḇaḥămiššāh uvachamishShah vachaMesh vachameshet vachamishShah vechaMesh wa·ḥă·mê·šeṯ wa·ḥă·mê·šeṯ- wa·ḥă·mêš wa·ḥă·miš·šāh waḥămêš waḥămêšeṯ waḥămêšeṯ- waḥămiššāh wə·ḥā·mêš wə·ḥā·mêš- wəḥāmêš wəḥāmêš-
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 5:6
HEB: וַֽיְחִי־ שֵׁ֕ת חָמֵ֥שׁ שָׁנִ֖ים וּמְאַ֣ת
NAS: one hundred and five years,
KJV: an hundred and five years,
INT: lived Seth and five years hundred

Genesis 5:10
HEB: אֶת־ קֵינָ֔ן חֲמֵ֤שׁ עֶשְׂרֵה֙ שָׁנָ֔ה
NAS: eight hundred and fifteen years after
INT: became of Kenan fif teen years

Genesis 5:11
HEB: יְמֵ֣י אֱנ֔וֹשׁ חָמֵ֣שׁ שָׁנִ֔ים וּתְשַׁ֥ע
NAS: hundred and five years,
KJV: hundred and five years:
INT: the days of Enosh and five years were nine

Genesis 5:15
HEB: וַֽיְחִ֣י מַֽהֲלַלְאֵ֔ל חָמֵ֥שׁ שָׁנִ֖ים וְשִׁשִּׁ֣ים
KJV: lived sixty and five years, and begat
INT: lived Mahalalel and five years sixty

Genesis 5:17
HEB: יְמֵ֣י מַהֲלַלְאֵ֔ל חָמֵ֤שׁ וְתִשְׁעִים֙ שָׁנָ֔ה
KJV: ninety and five years:
INT: the days of Mahalalel and five ninety years

Genesis 5:21
HEB: וַֽיְחִ֣י חֲנ֔וֹךְ חָמֵ֥שׁ וְשִׁשִּׁ֖ים שָׁנָ֑ה
KJV: lived sixty and five years, and begat
INT: lived Enoch and five sixty years

Genesis 5:23
HEB: יְמֵ֣י חֲנ֑וֹךְ חָמֵ֤שׁ וְשִׁשִּׁים֙ שָׁנָ֔ה
KJV: hundred sixty and five years:
INT: the days of Enoch and five sixty years

Genesis 5:30
HEB: אֶת־ נֹ֔חַ חָמֵ֤שׁ וְתִשְׁעִים֙ שָׁנָ֔ה
NAS: lived five hundred
KJV: he begat Noah five hundred ninety
INT: became of Noah five ninety years

Genesis 5:30
HEB: וְתִשְׁעִים֙ שָׁנָ֔ה וַחֲמֵ֥שׁ מֵאֹ֖ת שָׁנָ֑ה
KJV: ninety and five years,
INT: ninety years five hundred years

Genesis 5:32
HEB: נֹ֕חַ בֶּן־ חֲמֵ֥שׁ מֵא֖וֹת שָׁנָ֑ה
NAS: Noah was five hundred years
KJV: And Noah was five hundred years
INT: Noah old was five hundred years

Genesis 7:20
HEB: חֲמֵ֨שׁ עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה אַמָּה֙
NAS: prevailed fifteen cubits
INT: fif teen cubits

Genesis 11:11
HEB: אֶת־ אַרְפַּכְשָׁ֔ד חֲמֵ֥שׁ מֵא֖וֹת שָׁנָ֑ה
NAS: and Shem lived five hundred years
KJV: he begat Arphaxad five hundred years,
INT: became of Arpachshad five hundred years

Genesis 11:12
HEB: וְאַרְפַּכְשַׁ֣ד חַ֔י חָמֵ֥שׁ וּשְׁלֹשִׁ֖ים שָׁנָ֑ה
KJV: lived five and thirty
INT: Arpachshad lived five and thirty years

Genesis 11:32
HEB: יְמֵי־ תֶ֔רַח חָמֵ֥שׁ שָׁנִ֖ים וּמָאתַ֣יִם
NAS: were two hundred and five years;
KJV: were two hundred and five years:
INT: the days of Terah and five years hundred

Genesis 12:4
HEB: וְאַבְרָ֗ם בֶּן־ חָמֵ֤שׁ שָׁנִים֙ וְשִׁבְעִ֣ים
KJV: [was] seventy and five years
INT: now Abram old and five years was seventy-five

Genesis 14:9
HEB: מְלָכִ֖ים אֶת־ הַחֲמִשָּֽׁה׃
NAS: kings against five.
KJV: four kings with five.
INT: kings against five

Genesis 18:28
HEB: חֲמִשִּׁ֤ים הַצַּדִּיקִם֙ חֲמִשָּׁ֔ה הֲתַשְׁחִ֥ית בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֖ה
NAS: are lacking five, will You destroy
KJV: Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty
INT: the fifty righteous five destroy five

Genesis 18:28
HEB: חֲמִשָּׁ֔ה הֲתַשְׁחִ֥ית בַּחֲמִשָּׁ֖ה אֶת־ כָּל־
NAS: city because of five? And He said,
KJV: all the city for [lack of] five? And he said,
INT: five destroy five the whole city

Genesis 18:28
HEB: שָׁ֔ם אַרְבָּעִ֖ים וַחֲמִשָּֽׁה׃
KJV: there forty and five, I will not destroy
INT: there forty five

Genesis 25:7
HEB: וְשִׁבְעִ֥ים שָׁנָ֖ה וְחָמֵ֥שׁ שָׁנִֽים׃
INT: and seventy-five years fif years

Genesis 43:34
HEB: מִמַּשְׂאֹ֥ת כֻּלָּ֖ם חָמֵ֣שׁ יָד֑וֹת וַיִּשְׁתּ֥וּ
NAS: portion was five times
KJV: mess was five times
INT: portions any was five times feasted

Genesis 45:6
HEB: הָאָ֑רֶץ וְעוֹד֙ חָמֵ֣שׁ שָׁנִ֔ים אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: and there are still five years
KJV: the land: and yet [there are] five years,
INT: the land are still five years which

Genesis 45:11
HEB: כִּי־ ע֛וֹד חָמֵ֥שׁ שָׁנִ֖ים רָעָ֑ב
NAS: for you, for there are still five years
KJV: And there will I nourish thee; for yet [there are] five years
INT: there are still five years of famine

Genesis 45:22
HEB: מֵא֣וֹת כֶּ֔סֶף וְחָמֵ֖שׁ חֲלִפֹ֥ת שְׂמָלֹֽת׃
NAS: [pieces of] silver and five changes
KJV: [pieces] of silver, and five changes
INT: hundred silver and five changes of garments

Genesis 47:2
HEB: אֶחָ֔יו לָקַ֖ח חֲמִשָּׁ֣ה אֲנָשִׁ֑ים וַיַּצִּגֵ֖ם
NAS: He took five men from among
KJV: of his brethren, [even] five men,
INT: his brothers took five men and presented

344 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2568
344 Occurrences

ba·ḥă·mêš — 1 Occ.
ba·ḥă·miš·šāh — 17 Occ.
ḥā·mêš — 94 Occ.
ḥă·mê·šeṯ — 22 Occ.
ḥă·miš·šāh — 91 Occ.
ḥə·mêš — 1 Occ.
ha·ḥă·miš·šāh — 1 Occ.
ka·ḥă·mê·šeṯ — 2 Occ.
la·ḥă·mê·šeṯ — 1 Occ.
la·ḥă·miš·šāh — 1 Occ.
mê·ḥă·mêš — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇa·ḥă·miš·šāh — 3 Occ.
wa·ḥă·mêš — 26 Occ.
wa·ḥă·mê·šeṯ- — 3 Occ.
wa·ḥă·miš·šāh — 38 Occ.
wə·ḥā·mêš — 42 Occ.

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