The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 2556 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
#mxa primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ChametsTWOT- 679,680,681
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
khaw-mates' Verb
  1. to be leavened, be sour
    1. (Qal) to be leavened
    2. (Hiphil) to taste something leavened
    3. (Hithpael) to be embittered, grieved
  2. to be cruel, oppress, be ruthless
  3. to be red
NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
become leavened 1, embittered 1, leavened 2
NAS Verse Count

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Chamets". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .