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Strong's #2532 - חֶמְדָּה

Transliteration
chemdâh
Phonetics
khem-daw'
Origin
from (H2531)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
673b
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) desire, that which is desirable (noun feminine)

2) pleasant, precious (adjective)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1588 ‑ ἐκλεκτός (ek‑lek‑tos');  1868 ‑ ἔπαινος (ep'‑ahee‑nos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (25)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 8
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Haggai 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (16)
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Haggai 1
Zechariah 1
HCS (16)
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Haggai 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (18)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 3
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 2
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Haggai 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (21)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 7
Hosea 1
Haggai 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (24)
Genesis 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 8
Hosea 1
Nahum 1
Zechariah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2169) dmh (ההמד HhMD) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire: Something of value or delighted in. [from: mh- as in cheese as a delicacy]

V) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desire: To want something that is pleasant out of desire or lust. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) desire, covet, delight, pleasant, beauty, lust, delectable - Strongs: H2530 (חָמַד)

Nm) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desirable: Something that is desired. KJV (6): desirable, pleasant - Strongs: H2531 (חֶמֶד)

Nf1) edmh (ההמדה HhMDH) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (25): pleasant, desire, beloved, goodly, precious - Strongs: H2532 (חֶמְדָּה)

am) dmhm (מההמד MHhMD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (13): pleasant, desire, goodly, lovely beloved - Strongs: H4261 (מַחְמָד)

adm) dfmhm (מההמוד MHhMWD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (2): pleasant - Strongs: H4262 (מַחְמֻד)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶמְדָּה noun feminine id. — ׳ח Hosea 13:15 8t.; construct חֶמְדַּת 1 Samuel 9:20 3t.; suffix חֶמְדָּתִי Jeremiah 12:10; חֶמְדָּתֵךְ Ezekiel 26:12; חֶמְדָּתָם Daniel 11:8; — desire of Israel 1 Samuel 9:20 followed by לְ before object of desire; ׳בְּלֹא ח = without desire 2 Chronicles 21:20 (i.e. he lived as no one desired), see Öttli ᵐ5 (not ᵐ5 L) ᵑ9; concrete: ישׂראל׳כלחֿ 1 Samuel 9:20 and for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? so ᵐ5ᵑ9 RV Dr; (>AV and on whom is all the desire of Israel?); compare כלהֿגוים׳ובאו ח Haggai 2:7 (i.e. the desirable, precious things of all nations); elsewhere after construct as חֶמֶד; especially ׳כלי ח Hosea 13:15; Nahum 2:10; Jeremiah 25:34; 2 Chronicles 32:27; 36:10; Daniel 11:8; ׳שְׂכִיּוֺת ח Isaiah 2:16, ׳אֶרֶץ ח Psalm 106:24; Jeremiah 3:19; Zechariah 7:14, compare ׳חֶלְקַת ח Jeremiah 12:10; ׳בתי ח Ezekiel 26:12; נשׁים׳ח Daniel 11:37, apparently reference to some object of idolatrous worship, perhaps Adonis = Tammuz Ew Bev ( Astarte, Meinh).


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֶמְדָּה f.

(1)  desire, regret. 2 Chronicles 21:20, בְּלֹא חֶמְדָּה “he departed regretted by no one.”

(2) that which is desired, delight. 1 Samuel 9:20; Daniel 11:37, חֶמְדַּת נָשִׁים “the delight of women;” this is to be understood, as the context shews it must, of some idol, especially worshipped by the Syrian women, such as Astarte, or Anaitis.

(3) pleasantness, excellence. אֶרֶץ חֶמְדָּה the pleasant land, Jeremiah 3:19; Ezekiel 26:12. כְּלֵי חֶמְדָּה precious jewels, 2 Chronicles 32:27, 36:10.


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List of Word Forms
הַחֲמֻדֹ֔ת הַחֶמְדָּֽה׃ החמדה׃ החמדת חֲמוּדֹ֖ת חֶמְדַּ֣ת חֶמְדַּ֥ת חֶמְדָּ֑ה חֶמְדָּ֔ה חֶמְדָּ֖ה חֶמְדָּֽה׃ חֶמְדָּתִ֖י חֶמְדָּתֵ֖ךְ חֶמְדָּתָ֜ם חמדה חמדה׃ חמדת חמדתי חמדתך חמדתם חמודת chamuDot chemDah chemDat chemdaTam chemdaTech chemdaTi ha·ḥă·mu·ḏōṯ ha·ḥem·dāh ḥă·mū·ḏōṯ hachamuDot hachemDah haḥămuḏōṯ haḥemdāh ḥămūḏōṯ ḥem·dā·ṯām ḥem·dā·ṯêḵ ḥem·dā·ṯî ḥem·dāh ḥem·daṯ ḥemdāh ḥemdaṯ ḥemdāṯām ḥemdāṯêḵ ḥemdāṯî
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