520. ammah
Strong's Concordance
ammah: an ell, a cubit
Original Word: אַמָּה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: ammah
Phonetic Spelling: (am-maw')
Definition: an ell, a cubit
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as em
Definition
an ell, a cubit
NASB Translation
cubit (25), cubits (204), cubits and a cubit (1), cubits and one cubit (1), cubits by cubit (1), measure (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. אַמָּה246 noun feminine ell, cubit (SI אמה; so Sabean DHMZMG 1865, 613; Aramaic , אַמָּא; Assyrian ammatu Nor280; Ethiopic etymology dubious; Thes and others mater brachii, i.e. length of fore-arm; others derive from √ אמם, precede, be in front, & hence fore-arm compare Di Isaiah 6:4; DlPr 109 MV derive immediately from √אמם be wide (see above), אַמָּה = distance, & hence a particular distance, ell, cubit) — ׳א absolute Genesis 6:15 +; construct אַמַּת Deuteronomy 3:11; Jeremiah 51:13; dual אַמָּתַיִם Exodus 25:10 +; plural אַמּוֺת Exodus 26:16 +; —

1 cubit, so אַמַּתאִֿישׁ i.e. ordinary cubit, Deuteronomy 3:11 (compare Isaiah 8:1); in Ezekiel 40:5; Ezekiel 43:13 is a cubit one hand-breadth longer, compare 2 Chronicles 3:3 בַּמִּחָה הָרִאשׁוֺנָה ׳א; absolute length dubious, compare SmithDict. Bib., article Weights and Measures; LepsiusLängenmaasse der Alten, SBAk 1883,1195 f. identification with Egyptian, longer cubit. 525m., shorter .450m.; see also Id.Babylonian-Assyr. Längenmaasse 1877; MBAk 1877, 741 OppertGGA 1878, 1055; Rev. d'Assyr. i. 124 (also on the Babylonian 'half-cubit' = .270 m. HptAJPh 1888, 419 HomSemiten i. 501); on אַצִּילָה ׳א Ezekiel 41:8 compare Sm & Co (Co strike out); חֲמֵשׁ אמות קָנִים Ezekiel 42:16 Kt, read מֵאוֺת so Qr Co; chiefly in Exodus 25-27. 36-38 (56 t.) 1Kings 6.. 7 (45 t.) 2 Chronicles 3.4 (21 t.) Ezekiel 40-43 (86 t.); a (one) cubit = אַמָּה Genesis 6:16; Exodus 25:10,23 +; הָאַמָּה Ezekiel 43:14; אַחַת ׳א Ezekiel 40:12 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 40:42 (3 t. in verse); Ezekiel 42:4; Ezekiel 43:14; two cubits = אַמָּתַיִם Exodus 25:10,17,23; Exodus 30:2; Exodus 37:1,6,10,25; Numbers 11:31; שְׁתַּיִם אַמּוֺת Ezekiel 40:9; Ezekiel 41:3,22; Ezekiel 43:14; with Numbers 1-10 ׳א mostly follows number in plural Exodus 26:16; Exodus 27:1 (3 t. in verse); 1 Kings 6:10; Ezekiel 40:5,7,9 +; with numbers 11-1000 +, it mostly following number in singular Genesis 6:15 (3 t. in verse); Exodus 27:12,13; Exodus 38:13,14,15; Numbers 35:4; Joshua 3:4; 1 Kings 6:2 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 6:3; 1 Kings 7:15 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 52:21,22; Ezekiel 40:49 (twice in verse) +; seldom following, in plural Ezekiel 40:11 (strike out Co) Ezekiel 40:27 (Co singular) Ezekiel 42:2; so also עֶשְׂרִים וְחָמֵשׁ אַמּוֺת Ezekiel 40:13,29 but חָמֵשׁ וְעֶשְׂרִים אַמָּה Ezekiel 40:25,30,33,36; (late) also in plural precedes all Numbers 2 Chronicles 3:3 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 3:4,8 (twice in verse) +; 2Chronicles 6:13; Ezekiel 42:2; also often בָּאַמָּה following all numbers Exodus 26:2 (twice in verse); Exodus 26:8 (twice in verse); Exodus 27:9,18; Exodus 36:9 (twice in verse); Exodus 36:15 (twice in verse); Exodus 36:21; Numbers 35:5 (4 t. in verse); 1 Kings 6:6 (3 t. in verse); 1 Kings 7:23 (3 t. in verse); 2Chronicles 4:2 (3 t. in verse); Ezekiel 40:21; Ezekiel 47:3; Zechariah 5:2 (twice in verse) +, compare לְאַמּוֺת חָמֵשׁ2Chronicles 3:11; often וַחֲצִי ׳א Exodus 25:10 (3 t. in verse); Exodus 25:17 (twice in verse) +, also ׳וַחֲצִי הָא ׳א Exodus 26:16; Exodus 36:21; 1 Kings 17:31; 1 Kings 17:32; 1 Kings 17:35 etc.; compare שֵׁשׁ אַמּוֺת וָזָרֶ֑ת 1 Samuel 17:4; followed by בַּמִּדָּה in measurement Joshua 3:4; 2Chronicles 3:3.

2 measure, full measure, limit, only אַמַּת בִּצְעֵךְ the measure of thy gain-making Jeremiah 51:13 ("" קִצֵּךְ).

III. [אַמָּה] noun feminine (etymology & meaning dubious; Thes foundation (compare Talmud AW ), from אֵם in metaphorical sense, compare MV; De on Isaiah 6:4 derived similarly, but makes support of superliminaria (compare ᵐ5 ᵑ6 ᵑ9); Ew Di derived from √ אמם = precede, whence front; DlPr 110 translates holder from √ אמם be wide, hence contain, hold) only אַמּוֺת הַסִּמִּים Isaiah 6:4.

[אַמָּה K§ 51, 2, Anm. 2] noun feminineDaniel 3:1 cubit (= Biblical Hebrew id.; Egyptian Aramaic (plural) אמן RES246 S-CC44); — plural אַמִּין (so ᵑ7 Syriac) Daniel 3:1 (twice in verse); Ezra 6:3,8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
A cubit; also a door-base

Prolonged from 'em; properly, a mother (i.e. Unit of measure, or the fore-arm (below the elbow), i.e. A cubit; also a door-base (as a bond of the entrance) -- cubit, + hundred (by exchange for me'ah), measure, post.

see HEBREW 'em

see HEBREW me'ah

Forms and Transliterations
אַמַּ֥ת אַמָּ֑ה אַמָּ֔ה אַמָּ֖ה אַמָּ֗ה אַמָּ֛ה אַמָּ֜ה אַמָּ֣ה אַמָּ֤ה אַמָּ֥ה אַמָּ֨ה אַמָּֽה׃ אַמָּה֒ אַמָּה֙ אַמָּתַ֤יִם אַמָּתַ֨יִם אַמֹּ֖ת אַמּ֑וֹת אַמּ֔וֹת אַמּ֕וֹת אַמּ֖וֹת אַמּ֗וֹת אַמּ֛וֹת אַמּ֜וֹת אַמּ֞וֹת אַמּ֣וֹת אַמּ֤וֹת אַמּ֥וֹת אַמּ֨וֹת אַמֹּות֒ אַמּֽוֹת־ אַמּֽוֹת׃ אַמּוֹת֒ אַמּוֹת֙ אמה אמה׃ אמות אמות־ אמות׃ אמת אמתים בְּאַמַּת־ בָּ֠אַמָּה בָּֽ֠אַמָּה בָּֽאַמָּ֑ה בָּֽאַמָּ֔ה בָּֽאַמָּ֗ה בָּֽאַמָּ֟ה בָּֽאַמָּה֙ בָּֽאַמּ֔וֹת בָּאַמָּ֔ה בָּאַמָּ֖ה בָּאַמָּ֗ה בָּאַמָּ֛ה בָּאַמָּ֜ה בָּאַמָּ֣ה בָּאַמָּֽה׃ בָֽאַמָּ֔ה בָֽאַמָּ֜ה בָֽאַמָּה֙ באמה באמה׃ באמות באמת־ הָֽאַמָּ֑ה הָֽאַמָּ֔ה הָאַמָּ֗ה הָאַמָּ֛ה הָאַמָּ֜ה הָאַמָּֽה׃ האמה האמה׃ וְאַמָּ֣ה וְאַמָּ֤ה וְאַמָּ֥ה וְאַמָּ֨ה וְאַמָּה֙ וְאַמָּה־ וְאַמָּתַ֖יִם וְאַמָּתַ֙יִם֙ וְאַמּ֥וֹת וְהָאַמָּ֤ה וְהָאַמָּ֨ה וּכְאַמָּתַ֖יִם ואמה ואמה־ ואמות ואמתים והאמה וכאמתים לְאַמּ֣וֹת לאמות מֵאֹ֥ות מאות ’am·mā·ṯa·yim ’am·māh ’am·maṯ ’am·mō·wṯ ’am·mō·wṯ- ’am·mōṯ ’ammāh ’ammaṯ ’ammāṯayim ’ammōṯ ’ammōwṯ ’ammōwṯ- amMah amMat ammaTayim amMot bā’ammāh ḇā’ammāh bā’ammōwṯ bā·’am·māh ḇā·’am·māh bā·’am·mō·wṯ baamMah baamMot bə’ammaṯ- bə·’am·maṯ- beammat hā’ammāh hā·’am·māh haamMah lə’ammōwṯ lə·’am·mō·wṯ leamMot mê’ōwṯ mê·’ō·wṯ meot ū·ḵə·’am·mā·ṯa·yim ucheammaTayim ūḵə’ammāṯayim vaamMah veamMah veammaTayim veamMot vehaamMah wə’ammāh wə’ammāh- wə’ammāṯayim wə’ammōwṯ wə·’am·mā·ṯa·yim wə·’am·māh wə·’am·māh- wə·’am·mō·wṯ wə·hā·’am·māh wəhā’ammāh
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Genesis 6:15
HEB: שְׁלֹ֧שׁ מֵא֣וֹת אַמָּ֗ה אֹ֚רֶךְ הַתֵּבָ֔ה
NAS: hundred cubits, its breadth
KJV: hundred cubits, the breadth
INT: three hundred cubits the length of the ark

Genesis 6:15
HEB: הַתֵּבָ֔ה חֲמִשִּׁ֤ים אַמָּה֙ רָחְבָּ֔הּ וּשְׁלֹשִׁ֥ים
NAS: fifty cubits, and its height
KJV: of it fifty cubits, and the height
INT: of the ark fifty cubits breadth thirty

Genesis 6:15
HEB: רָחְבָּ֔הּ וּשְׁלֹשִׁ֥ים אַמָּ֖ה קוֹמָתָֽהּ׃
NAS: and its height thirty cubits.
KJV: and the height of it thirty cubits.
INT: breadth thirty cubits height

Genesis 6:16
HEB: לַתֵּבָ֗ה וְאֶל־ אַמָּה֙ תְּכַלֶ֣נָּה מִלְמַ֔עְלָה
NAS: and finish it to a cubit from the top;
KJV: to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish
INT: the ark to A cubit and finish the top

Genesis 7:20
HEB: חֲמֵ֨שׁ עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה אַמָּה֙ מִלְמַ֔עְלָה גָּבְר֖וּ
NAS: fifteen cubits higher,
KJV: Fifteen cubits upward did the waters
INT: fif teen cubits higher prevailed

Exodus 25:10
HEB: עֲצֵ֣י שִׁטִּ֑ים אַמָּתַ֨יִם וָחֵ֜צִי אָרְכּ֗וֹ
NAS: two and a half cubits long,
KJV: wood: two cubits and a half
INT: wood of acacia cubits half long

Exodus 25:10
HEB: וָחֵ֜צִי אָרְכּ֗וֹ וְאַמָּ֤ה וָחֵ֙צִי֙ רָחְבּ֔וֹ
NAS: and one and a half cubits wide,
KJV: [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit and a half
INT: half long cubits half wide

Exodus 25:10
HEB: וָחֵ֙צִי֙ רָחְבּ֔וֹ וְאַמָּ֥ה וָחֵ֖צִי קֹמָתֽוֹ׃
NAS: wide, and one and a half cubits high.
KJV: the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half
INT: half wide cubits half high

Exodus 25:17
HEB: זָהָ֣ב טָה֑וֹר אַמָּתַ֤יִם וָחֵ֙צִי֙ אָרְכָּ֔הּ
NAS: two and a half cubits long
KJV: gold: two cubits and a half
INT: gold of pure cubits half long

Exodus 25:17
HEB: וָחֵ֙צִי֙ אָרְכָּ֔הּ וְאַמָּ֥ה וָחֵ֖צִי רָחְבָּֽהּ׃
NAS: long and one and a half cubits wide.
KJV: [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit and a half
INT: half long cubits half wide

Exodus 25:23
HEB: עֲצֵ֣י שִׁטִּ֑ים אַמָּתַ֤יִם אָרְכּוֹ֙ וְאַמָּ֣ה
NAS: wood, two cubits long and one cubit
KJV: wood: two cubits [shall be] the length
INT: wood of acacia cubits long cubit

Exodus 25:23
HEB: אַמָּתַ֤יִם אָרְכּוֹ֙ וְאַמָּ֣ה רָחְבּ֔וֹ וְאַמָּ֥ה
NAS: long and one cubit wide
KJV: [shall be] the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth
INT: cubits long cubit wide cubits

Exodus 25:23
HEB: וְאַמָּ֣ה רָחְבּ֔וֹ וְאַמָּ֥ה וָחֵ֖צִי קֹמָתֽוֹ׃
NAS: wide and one and a half cubits high.
KJV: the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half
INT: cubit wide cubits half high

Exodus 26:2
HEB: שְׁמֹנֶ֤ה וְעֶשְׂרִים֙ בָּֽאַמָּ֔ה וְרֹ֙חַב֙ אַרְבַּ֣ע
NAS: shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the width
KJV: and twenty cubits, and the breadth
INT: eight and twenty cubits and the width four

Exodus 26:2
HEB: וְרֹ֙חַב֙ אַרְבַּ֣ע בָּאַמָּ֔ה הַיְרִיעָ֖ה הָאֶחָ֑ת
NAS: curtain four cubits; all the curtains
KJV: four cubits: and every one of the curtains
INT: and the width four cubits curtain of each

Exodus 26:8
HEB: הָֽאַחַ֗ת שְׁלֹשִׁים֙ בָּֽאַמָּ֔ה וְרֹ֙חַב֙ אַרְבַּ֣ע
NAS: [shall be] thirty cubits, and the width
KJV: [shall be] thirty cubits, and the breadth
INT: of each thirty cubits and the width four

Exodus 26:8
HEB: וְרֹ֙חַב֙ אַרְבַּ֣ע בָּאַמָּ֔ה הַיְרִיעָ֖ה הָאֶחָ֑ת
NAS: four cubits; the eleven
KJV: four cubits: and the eleven
INT: and the width four cubits curtain of each

Exodus 26:13
HEB: וְהָאַמָּ֨ה מִזֶּ֜ה וְהָאַמָּ֤ה
NAS: The cubit on one side
KJV: And a cubit on the one side,
INT: the cubit one and the cubit

Exodus 26:13
HEB: וְהָאַמָּ֨ה מִזֶּ֜ה וְהָאַמָּ֤ה מִזֶּה֙ בָּעֹדֵ֔ף
NAS: side and the cubit on the other,
KJV: on the one side, and a cubit on the other side of that which remaineth
INT: the cubit one and the cubit side is left

Exodus 26:16
HEB: עֶ֥שֶׂר אַמּ֖וֹת אֹ֣רֶךְ הַקָּ֑רֶשׁ
NAS: Ten cubits [shall be] the length
KJV: Ten cubits [shall be] the length
INT: Ten cubits the length board

Exodus 26:16
HEB: אֹ֣רֶךְ הַקָּ֑רֶשׁ וְאַמָּה֙ וַחֲצִ֣י הָֽאַמָּ֔ה
NAS: and one and a half cubits the width
KJV: of a board, and a cubit and a half
INT: the length board cubits half cubits

Exodus 26:16
HEB: וְאַמָּה֙ וַחֲצִ֣י הָֽאַמָּ֔ה רֹ֖חַב הַקֶּ֥רֶשׁ
INT: cubits half cubits the width board

Exodus 27:1
HEB: שִׁטִּ֑ים חָמֵשׁ֩ אַמּ֨וֹת אֹ֜רֶךְ וְחָמֵ֧שׁ
NAS: wood, five cubits long and five
KJV: wood, five cubits long, and five
INT: of acacia five cubits long and five

Exodus 27:1
HEB: אֹ֜רֶךְ וְחָמֵ֧שׁ אַמּ֣וֹת רֹ֗חַב רָב֤וּעַ
NAS: long and five cubits wide; the altar
KJV: long, and five cubits broad; the altar
INT: long and five cubits wide shall be square

Exodus 27:1
HEB: הַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ וְשָׁלֹ֥שׁ אַמּ֖וֹת קֹמָתֽוֹ׃
NAS: and its height shall be three cubits.
KJV: thereof [shall be] three cubits.
INT: the altar shall be three cubits height

248 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 520
248 Occurrences


’am·māh — 84 Occ.
’am·maṯ — 1 Occ.
’am·mā·ṯa·yim — 6 Occ.
’am·mō·wṯ — 81 Occ.
bā·’am·māh — 39 Occ.
bā·’am·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
bə·’am·maṯ- — 1 Occ.
hā·’am·māh — 8 Occ.
lə·’am·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mê·’ō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḵə·’am·mā·ṯa·yim — 1 Occ.
ḇā·’am·māh — 3 Occ.
wə·’am·māh — 16 Occ.
wə·’am·mā·ṯa·yim — 2 Occ.
wə·’am·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·hā·’am·māh — 2 Occ.










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