1993. hamah
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hamah: to murmur, growl, roar, be boisterous
Original Word: הָמָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: hamah
Phonetic Spelling: (haw-maw')
Short Definition: roar

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to murmur, growl, roar, be boisterous
NASB Translation
aroused (1), become disturbed (2), boisterous (4), brawler (1), disturbed (2), growl (1), howl (2), intones (1), made an uproar (1), make an uproar (2), making such an uproar (1), mourning (1), murmur (1), noisy (1), pounding (1), roar (5), roar like the roaring (1), roars (2), wails (2), yearns (1).

[הָמָה] verb murmur, growl, roar, be boisterous ( ᵑ7 הֲמָא, but rare, and perhaps not Genuine Aramaic; compare Arabic murmur); —

Qal Perfect3masculine plural הָמוּ Psalm 46:7 + 2t.; וְהָמוּ consecutive Jeremiah 5:22 2t.; Imperfect יֶהֱמֶה Jeremiah 6:23 3t.; 2 feminine singular תֶּהֱמִי Psalm 42:12; Psalm 43:5; וַתֶּהֱמִי Psalm 42:6; אֶהֱמֶה Psalm 55:18; אֶהֱמָ֑יָה Psalm 77:4; יֶהֱמוּ Psalm 46:4 3t.; וַיֶּהֱמוּ Isaiah 51:15; Jeremiah 31:35; יֶהֱמָיוּ֑ן Psalm 39:7 2t.; 1 plural נֶהֱמֶה Isaiah 59:11; Infinitive הֲמוֺת Isaiah 17:12; Participle הֹמֶה Proverbs 20:1; Jeremiah 4:19; feminine הוֺמָה 1 Kings 1:41, הֹמִיָּה Proverbs 7:11; Proverbs 9:13, הוֺמִיָּה Isaiah 22:2; feminine plural הֹמִיּוֺת Proverbs 1:21, הֹמוֺת Ezekiel 7:16 (Co הַמָּוֶת compare ᵐ5 ᵑ6); —

1 growl like a dog כַּכָּ֑לֶב Psalm 59:7; Psalm 59:15, subject wicked men; groan (in distress, lamentation), like bears כַּדֹּבִים Isaiah 59:11 ("" כיונה הגה); of doves (also in simile) Ezekiel 7:16 compare Da (si vera lectio, see above).

2 murmur, figurative of soul (נֶפֶשׁ) in discouragement Psalm 42:6; Psalm 42:12; Psalm 43:5; in prayer Psalm 55:18; Psalm 77:4 (both "" אָשִׂיחָה); also subject מֵעִים of the thrill of deep-felt compassion or sympathy, followed by לְ of person pitied, Jeremiah 31:20 ("" רחם ארחמנו), followed by עַל Songs 5:4; further כַּכִּנּוֺר like the lyre (zither) Isaiah 16:11; כַּחֲלִילִים like flutes, subject לֵב Jeremiah 48:36 (followed by לְ); Jeremiah 48:36 (followed by אֶל); compare Jeremiah 4:19 לִי לִבִּי הֹמֶהֿ.

3 roar, of waves, subject גַּלִּים Jeremiah 5:22; Jeremiah 31:35; Isaiah 51:15 compare Psalm 46:4; simile of roar of multitudes Isaiah 17:12; Jeremiah 6:23; Jeremiah 50:42; metaphor id., Jeremiah 51:55; be tumultuous, of peoples Psalm 46:7 ("" מָטוּ); Psalm 83:3 ("" נָָֽשְׂאוּ ראֹשׁ).

4 be in commotion, stir, of city 1 Kings 1:41; Isaiah 22:2; so participle feminine plural as substantive הֹמִיּוֺת ראֹשׁ Proverbs 1:21 head of stirring, bustling streets ("" פתחי שׁערים); of man, אַךְהֶֿבֶל יֶהֱמָי֑וּן Psalm 39:7 surely to no purpose they bustle about ("" יִתְהָלֶּךְאִֿישׁ אַךְבְּֿצֶלֶם)

5 be boisterous, turbulent, as with wine Zechariah 9:5 (but read perhaps דָּמָם compare FiHexapl. ii. 3, 1024 KloThLZ, 1879, 564 StaZAW 1881, 18); also participle as adjective, of שֵׁכָר (by meton.) Proverbs 20:1; of shameless woman Proverbs 7:11; Proverbs 9:13.

clamorous, concourse, cry aloud, be disquieted, loud, mourn, be moved, make a noise,

A primitive root (compare huwm); to make a loud sound like Engl. "hum"); by implication, to be in great commotion or tumult, to rage, war, moan, clamor -- 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.

see HEBREW huwm

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