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Strong's #2529 - חֵמָה

Transliteration
chemʼâh
Phonetics
khem-aw', khay-maw'
Origin
from the same root as (H2346)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
672a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) curd, butter

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (9)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
NAS (10)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
HCS (10)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
BSB (11)
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
ESV (9)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
WEB (10)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1174) mh (ההמ HhM) AC: Heat CO: Cheese AB: ?: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall meaning "to separate". The m is a picture of water. Combined these mean "separate water". Cheese was made by placing milk in a bag made out of an animal skin. The bag was hung out in the sun and pushed back and forth. The skin of the bag contained an enzyme that when heated and shaken caused the milk to sour and separate into its two parts, fat (curds or cheese) and water (whey) . The whey could be drunk and the curds eaten or stored for future consumption.

A) mh (ההמ HhM) AC: Heat CO: Sun AB: ?: The heat from the sun heats the contents of the bag.

Nm) mh (ההמ HhM) - I. Hot: II. Father-In-Law:One who is hot. KJV (20): hot, warm, heat, father-in-law, husbands father - Strongs: H2524 (חָם), H2525 (חָם), H2527 (חֹם)

Nf1) emh (ההמה HhMH) - I. Sun:The source of heat. II. Fury:An intense heat from anger. KJV (132): sun, heat, fury, wrath, poison, displeasure, rage, anger, bottle - Strongs: H2528 (חֱמָא), H2534 (חֵמָה), H2535 (חַמָּה)

Nf2) tmh (ההמת HhMT) - Skin bag: Used for holding the cheese. Also used for water or any other liquid. KJV (4): bottle - Strongs: H2573 (חֵמֶת)

Nf3) tfmh (ההמות HhMWT) - Mother-In-Law: KJV (11): mother-in-law - Strongs: H2545 (הֲמֹת)

mm) nmh (ההמנ HhMN) - Sun idol: An object of worship representing the sun god. KJV (8): image, idol - Strongs: H2553 (חַמָּן)

B) mmh (ההממ HhMM) AC: Warm CO: ? AB: ?: The heat from the sun warms the contents of the bag.

V) mmh (ההממ HhMM) - Warm: The warmth of the sun or from passion. KJV (13): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) hot, heat, warm, enflame - Strongs: H2552 (חָמַם)

E) amh (ההמא HhMA) AC: ? CO: Cheese AB: ?: The curds produced from the skin bottle. This cheese has a buttery texture and flavor.

Nf1) eamh (ההמאה HhMAH) - Cheese: [df: hmx] KJV (10): butter - Strongs: H2529 (חֵמָה)

af1 ) eamhm (מההמאה MHhMAH) - Cheese: KJV (1): butter - Strongs: H4260 (מַחְמָאוֹת)

J) mfh (ההומ HhWM) AC: ? CO: Black AB: ?: The color of wood when burned.

Nm) mfh (ההומ HhWM) - Black: KJV (4): brown - Strongs: H2345 (חוּם)

Nf1) emfh (ההומה HhWMH) - Wall: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (133): wall, walled - Strongs: H2346 (חוֹמָה)

L) mhi (יההמ YHhM) AC: Heat CO: ? AB: ?: The heat from the sun warms the contents of the bag.

V) mhi (יההמ YHhM) - Heat: Natural body heat as well as the time of heat when animals mate. Conception from an animals heat or through the heat of passion. KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Piel) conceive, warm, hot, heat - Strongs: H3179 (יָחַם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶמְאָה noun feminine curd; — ׳ח Genesis 18:8 6t.; = חֵמָה Job 29:6; construct חֶמְאַת Deuteronomy 32:14; curd, curdled milk, modern labben ׳מִיץ חָלָב יוֺצִיא ח Proverbs 30:33, elsewhere joined with חָלָב Genesis 18:8(J) Deuteronomy 32:14 (poem; חֶמְאַת בָּקָר וַחֲלֵב צאֹן), Judges 5:25 (where served בְּסֵפֶל אַדִּירִים, see ספל); with דְּבַשׁ 2 Samuel 17:29; Isaiah 7:15,22 (twice in verse); compare ׳נַחֲלֵי דבשׁ וח figurative of abundance Job 20:17; בִּרְחֹץ חֲלִיכַי בְּחֵמָ֑ה Job 29:6 ("" מַּלְגֵישָֽֿׁמֶן ׃ צוּר יָצוּק). ** On mode of making lebben, by shaking milk in sour milk-skin, see Doughty Arab. Des. i. 221,263; ii. 304, etc. Thomson Land and Book ii. 418 See also ARSK Ency. Bib. MILK.


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List of Word Forms
בְּחֵמָ֑ה בחמה וְחֶמְאָ֗ה וְחֶמְאָֽה׃ וחמאה וחמאה׃ חֶמְאַ֨ת חֶמְאָ֑ה חֶמְאָ֗ה חֶמְאָ֜ה חֶמְאָ֤ה חֶמְאָ֥ה חֶמְאָֽה׃ חמאה חמאה׃ חמאת bə·ḥê·māh becheMah bəḥêmāh chemAh chemAt ḥem’āh ḥem’aṯ ḥem·’āh ḥem·’aṯ vechemAh wə·ḥem·’āh wəḥem’āh
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