H2563 חמר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2560; properly a bubbling up, that is, of water, a wave; of earth, mire or clay (cement); also a heap; hence a chomer or dry measure

KJV Usage: clay, heap, homer, mire, motion, mortar.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. cement, mortar, clay
a. mortar, cement
b. clay
c. mire
2. heap
a. swelling, surging (of water)
3. homer - a unit of dry measure about 65 imperial gallons (300 l)
Origin: from H2560
TWOT: TWOT- 683c
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H2563 חמר is used in the Bible

26 occurrences of H2563 חמר

Genesis 11:3
Exodus 1:14
Exodus 8:14
Leviticus 27:16
Numbers 11:32
Job 4:19
Job 10:9
Job 13:12
Job 27:16
Job 30:19
Job 33:6
Job 38:14
Isaiah 5:10
Isaiah 10:6
Isaiah 29:16
Isaiah 41:25
Isaiah 45:9
Isaiah 64:8
Jeremiah 18:4
Jeremiah 18:6
Ezekiel 45:11
Ezekiel 45:13
Ezekiel 45:14
Hosea 3:2
Nahum 3:14
Habakkuk 3:15

Corresponding Greek Words

chomer G892 achuron
chomer G2868 koniortos
chomer G2884 koros
chomer G4081 pelos