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Strong's #2563: chomer (pronounced kho'mer)

from 2560; properly, a bubbling up, i.e. of water, a wave; of earth, mire or clay (cement); also a heap; hence, a chomer or dry measure:--clay, heap, homer, mire, motion.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

chômer

1) cement, mortar, clay

1a) mortar, cement

1b) clay

1c) mire

2) heap

2a) swelling, surging (of water)

3) homer - a unit of dry measure about 65 imperial gallons (300 liters)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H2560

Same Word by TWOT Number: 683c



Usage:

This word is used 31 times:

Genesis 11:3: "for stone, and slime had they for mortar."
Exodus 1:14: "bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field:"
Exodus 8:14: "And they gathered them together upon heaps: and the land stank."
Exodus 8:14: "And they gathered them together upon heaps: upon heaps: and the land stank."
Leviticus 27:16: "then thy estimation shall be according to the seed thereof: a homer of barley seed shall be valued at fifty"
Numbers 11:32: "he that gathered least ten homers: and they spread them all abroad for themselves round about the camp."
Job 4:19: "How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed"
Job 10:9: "I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay; and wilt thou bring me into dust again?"
Job 13:12: "unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay."
Job 27:16: "as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;"
Job 30:19: "He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes."
Job 33:6: "stead: I also am formed out of the clay. out of the clay."
Job 38:14: "It is turned as clay to the seal; and they stand as a garment."
Isaiah 5:10: "one bath, and the seed of a homer shall yield an ephah."
Isaiah 10:6: "and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets."
Isaiah 29:16: "your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made"
Isaiah 41:25: "shall he call upon my name: and he shall come upon princes as upon mortar, and as the potter"
Isaiah 45:9: "strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest"
Isaiah 64:8: "thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work"
Jeremiah 18:4: "that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made"
Jeremiah 18:6: "potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so"
Ezekiel 45:11: "that the bath may contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: the measure"
Ezekiel 45:11: "of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: the measure thereof shall be the homer."
Ezekiel 45:11: "the measure thereof shall be the homer."
Ezekiel 45:13: "ye shall offer; the sixth part of an ephah of a homer of a homer of wheat, and ye shall give the sixth part of an ephah"
Ezekiel 45:13: "of a homer of wheat, and ye shall give the sixth part of an ephah of a homer of a homer of barley:"
Ezekiel 45:14: "of a bath out of the kor, which is a homer of ten baths; for ten"
Ezekiel 45:14: "for ten baths are a homer:"
Hosea 3:2: "So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for a homer of barley, and a half homer of barley:"
Nahum 3:14: "go into clay, and tread the mortar, make strong the brickkiln."
Habakkuk 3:15: "Thou didst walk through the sea with thine horses, through the heap of great waters."









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