H8551 תּמך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to sustain; by implication to obtain, keep fast; figuratively to help, follow close

KJV Usage: (take, up-) hold (up), maintain, retain, stay (up).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to grasp, hold, support, attain, lay hold of, hold fast
a. (Qal)
1. to grasp, lay hold of, attain
2. to hold up, support
3. to hold, keep
4. to take hold of each other
b. (Niphal) to be seized, be held
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2520
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8551 תּמך is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H8551 תּמך

Genesis 48:17
Exodus 17:12
Job 36:17
Psalms 16:5
Psalms 17:5
Psalms 41:12
Psalms 63:8
Proverbs 3:18
Proverbs 4:4
Proverbs 5:5
Proverbs 5:22
Proverbs 11:16
Proverbs 28:17
Proverbs 29:23
Proverbs 31:19
Isaiah 33:15
Isaiah 41:10
Isaiah 42:1
Amos 1:5
Amos 1:8

Corresponding Greek Words

tamakh see G482 st. anti lambano
tamakh G600 apo kath istemi
tamakh G803 asphaleia
tamakh G805 asphalizo
tamakh G2043 ereido
tamakh G2675 kat artizo
tamakh G4741 sterizo