the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2552 - חָמַם
1) to be hot, become warm
1a1) to be or grow warm
1a2) of passion (figuratively)
1b) (Niphal) to become aroused, inflame oneself with
1c) (Piel) to warm
1d) (Hithpael) to warm oneself
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.
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)
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)
- A2169 Dmh (, Desire)
- A2172 Xmh (Shake, Violence)
- A2173 Ymh (Sour)
- A2491 Rmx (Bristle, Hair)
- A2305 Mhl (Fight, Bread)
- A2600 Mhp (Burn, Charcoal)
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Qal Perfect חַם Psalm 39:4; Exodus 16:21; וְחַם consecutive 1 Kings 1:2; Ecclesiastes 4:11; חַמּוֺתִ֫י Isaiah 44:16; Imperfect יָחֹם Isaiah 44:16; וַיָּ֫חָם 2 Kings 4:34; Isaiah 44:15; also יִחַם 1 Kings 1:1; יֵחַם Deuteronomy 19:6; יֵחָ֑ם Ecclesiastes 4:11; 3 feminine singular תֵּחַם Ezekiel 24:11; יֵחַמּוּ Hosea 7:7; וַיֶּחֱמוּ Genesis 30:39; וַיֵּחַמְנָה Genesis 30:38 (last seven forms could be also from יחם q. v.; but no decisive evidence that this v is used in Qal; they are placed under חמם by Thes Ew§ 193 a Ol§ 243 b; see also Kö i. 365,417 ff., who on account of יחם Pi`el Infinitive Genesis 30:41; Genesis 31:10, derives last two, needlessly, from יחם); Infinitive לַחְמָם Isaiah 47:14, compare Job 30:4 (where, however, ׳ל is from לֶחֶם Mich Di unless (Luzz Che) we read לְחַמֵּם Pi`el Infinitive in both); חֹם 1 Samuel 11:9; Haggai 1:6; Nehemiah 7:3; suffix חֻמּוֺ Job 6:17; חֻמָּם Jeremiah 51:39; —
1 literally, be or grow warm Exodus 16:21 (P; subject שֶׁמֶשׁ), compare 1 Samuel 11:9; Nehemiah 7:3 and Job 6:17 (suffix of impersonal subject); from fire Isaiah 44:15,16 (twice in verse); Isaiah 47:14 (compare above); natural heat 1 Kings 1:1,2(by personal contact), Song of Solomon 2Kings 4:34; Ecclesiastes 4:11 (twice in verse), from clothing Haggai 1:6; of Jerusalem under figure of pot or caldron Ezekiel 24:11.
2 figurative, subject לִבִּי Psalm 39:4 ("" בַהֲגִיגִי תִבְעַראֵֿשׁ), compare Deuteronomy 19:6; of conspirators Hosea 7:7; Chaldeans Jeremiah 51:39.
3 of heat in conception (animals) Genesis 30:38,39 (compare יחם).
Niph`al Participle נֵחָמִים באלים Isaiah 57:5 (Kö i. 371), inflame oneself with, of idolatry.
Pi`el Imperfect 3 feminine singular תְּחַמֵּם Job 39:14 keep eggs warm (of ostrich).
Hithpa`el Imperfect יִתְחַמָּם warm oneself Job 31:20 מִגֵּז כְּבָשִׂים by means of fleece of sheep.
חָמַם fut. O יָחֹם with Vav conv. וַיָּחָם, but fut. A יֵחַמּוּ Hosea 7:7, to be warm, to become warm. A kindred root is יָחַם. Arab. حَمَّ to make warm, Med. Kesra to be warm; حَمَى to be hot (as the day). Exodus 16:21; Isaiah 44:16. כְּחֹם הַיּוֹס at noon, Genesis 18:1; 1 Samuel 11:9. Impers. חַם לוֹ fut. יֵחַם לוֹ to become warm (German es ward ihm warm), 1 Kings 1:2; Ecclesiastes 4:11. Metaph. of the heat or excitement of the mind, Psalms 59:4 of heat arising from wine, Jeremiah 51:39 of lust, Hosea 7:7. לַחְמָם is referred to inf. Kal of this verb, but see Ind. Analyt.
Niphal, part. נֵחָמִים Isaiah 57:5, made hot, burning, sc. with lust, followed by בְּ. The other forms which have been referred to this conjugation in part belong to Kal (יֵחַמּוּ compare Lehrgeb. p. 366), and in part to the root יָחַם fut. יִחַם, יֵחַם. [In Thes. they are put under this verb.]
Piel, to make warm, Job 39:14.
Hithpael, to make oneself warm, Job 31:20.
Derivatives, חָם No. II, חֹם, חַמָּה, חַמָּן and the pr.n. חַמּוּאֵל, חַמּוֹן. [חַמַּת, דּוֹר, חַמּוֹת].
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