2570. chomesh
Strong's Concordance
chomesh: belly
Original Word: חֹמֶשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chomesh
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-mesh)
Definition: belly
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
NASB Translation
belly (4).

II. חֹ֫מֶשׁ noun masculine belly (Aramaic ) — הַחֹמֶשׁ 2 Samuel 2:23 3t.; ׳וַיַּכֵּהוּ ֗֗֗ אלהֿח 2 Samuel 2:23 and he smote him in the belly; 2 Samuel 20:10 + 2 Samuel 4:6, read וַתָּ֫נָם וַתִּישָׁ֑ן and she slumbered and slept ᵐ5 We Dr.; yet corruption difficult to explain, see Klo; ׳וַיַּכֵּהוּ שָׁם הח 2 Samuel 3:27 (where probably insert אלֿ compare Dr).

IV. חמשׁ (√ of following; meaning dubious; perhaps compare Arabic army, Sabean חֿמס men of a tribe who can bear arms; √ then possibly = I. חמשׁ (e.g. army as composed of five parts) see Lane Frey; also SabDenkm24, which cities tribus (from tres), quartier (from quartus, quatuor); > Thes MV and others who compare Arabic be firm strong, be courageous, etc.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fifth rib

From an unused root probably meaning, to be stout; the abdomen (as obese) -- fifth (rib).

Forms and Transliterations
הַחֹ֑מֶשׁ הַחֹ֔מֶשׁ הַחֹ֗מֶשׁ הַחֹ֜מֶשׁ החמש ha·ḥō·meš haChomesh haḥōmeš
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Samuel 2:23
HEB: הַחֲנִ֜ית אֶל־ הַחֹ֗מֶשׁ וַתֵּצֵ֤א הַֽחֲנִית֙
NAS: struck him in the belly with the butt
KJV: him under the fifth [rib], that the spear
INT: of the spear under the belly came the spear

2 Samuel 3:27
HEB: וַיַּכֵּ֤הוּ שָׁם֙ הַחֹ֔מֶשׁ וַיָּ֕מָת בְּדַ֖ם
NAS: he struck him in the belly so that he died
KJV: and smote him there under the fifth [rib], that he died,
INT: struck and there the belly died of the blood

2 Samuel 4:6
HEB: וַיַּכֻּ֖הוּ אֶל־ הַחֹ֑מֶשׁ וְרֵכָ֛ב וּבַעֲנָ֥ה
NAS: and they struck him in the belly; and Rechab
KJV: and they smote him under the fifth [rib]: and Rechab
INT: struck in the belly and Rechab and Baanah

2 Samuel 20:10
HEB: בָ֨הּ אֶל־ הַחֹ֜מֶשׁ וַיִּשְׁפֹּ֨ךְ מֵעָ֥יו
NAS: so he struck him in the belly with it and poured
KJV: so he smote him therewith in the fifth [rib], and shed out
INT: struck in the belly and poured his inward

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2570
4 Occurrences

ha·ḥō·meš — 4 Occ.

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