H1993 המה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (compare H1949); to make a loud sound (like English “hum”); by implication to be in great commotion or tumult, to rage, war, moan, clamor

KJV Usage: clamorous, concourse, cry aloud, be disquieted, loud, mourn, be moved, make a noise, rage, roar, sound, be troubled, make in tumult, tumultuous, be in an uproar.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to murmur, growl, roar, cry aloud, mourn, rage, sound, make noise, tumult, be clamorous, be disquieted, be loud, be moved, be troubled, be in an uproar
a. (Qal)
1. to growl
2. to murmur (fig. of a soul in prayer)
3. to roar
4. to be in a stir, be in a commotion
5. to be boisterous, be turbulent
Origin: a primitive root [compare H1949]
TWOT: 505
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1993 המה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 32 occurrences of H1993 המה

1 Kings 1:41
Psalms 39:6
Psalms 42:5
Psalms 42:11
Psalms 43:5
Psalms 46:3
Psalms 46:6
Psalms 55:17
Psalms 59:6
Psalms 59:14
Psalms 77:3
Psalms 83:2
Proverbs 1:21
Proverbs 7:11
Proverbs 9:13
Proverbs 20:1
Song of Songs 5:4
Isaiah 16:11
Isaiah 17:12
Isaiah 22:2
Isaiah 51:15
Isaiah 59:11
Jeremiah 4:19
Jeremiah 5:22
Jeremiah 6:23
Jeremiah 31:20
Jeremiah 31:35
Jeremiah 48:36
Jeremiah 50:42
Jeremiah 51:55

Corresponding Greek Words

hamah G994 boao
hamah G2278 echeo
hamah G2360 throeo
hamah G4682 sparasso
hamah G4727 stenazo
hamah G5015 tarasso