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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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].
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19