H2560 חמר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to boil up; hence to ferment (with scum); to glow (with redness); as denominative (from H2564) to smear with pitch

KJV Usage: daub, foul, be red, trouble.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to boil, foam, foam up, ferment
a. (Qal) to boil, foam up
b. (Poalal) to be troubled, be in turmoil
2. (Poalal) to be reddened
3. (Qal) to daub, seal up, cover or smear with asphalt
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: TWOT- 683,683d,685
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2560 חמר is used in the Bible

6 occurrences of H2560 חמר

Exodus 2:3
Job 16:16
Psalms 46:3
Psalms 75:8
Lamentations 1:20
Lamentations 2:11

Corresponding Greek Words

chamar qal,poalal G5015 tarasso