H2492 חלם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to bind firmly, that is, (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump; also (through the figurative sense of dumbness) to dream

KJV Usage: (cause to) dream (-er), be in good liking, recover.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to dream
a. (Qal)
1. to dream (ordinary)
2. to dream (prophetic)
3. to dream (of false prophets)
b. (Hiphil) to dream
2. to be healthy, be strong
a. (Qal) to be healthy
b. (Hiphil) to restore to health
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 662,663
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2492 חלם is used in the Bible

29 occurrences of H2492 חלם

Genesis 28:12 And he dreamed,
Genesis 37:5 dreamed
Genesis 37:6 which I have dreamed:
Genesis 37:9 And he dreamed
Genesis 37:9 Behold, I have dreamed
Genesis 37:10 that thou hast dreamed?
Genesis 40:5 And they dreamed
Genesis 40:8 to him, We have dreamed
Genesis 41:1 dreamed:
Genesis 41:5 and dreamed
Genesis 41:11 And we dreamed
Genesis 41:11 I and he; we dreamed
Genesis 41:15 I have dreamed
Genesis 42:9 which he dreamed
Deuteronomy 13:1 or a dreamer
Deuteronomy 13:3 or that dreamer
Deuteronomy 13:5 or that dreamer
Judges 7:13 Behold, I dreamed
Job 39:4 are become strong,
Psalms 126:1 we were like them that dream.
Isaiah 29:8 man dreameth,
Isaiah 29:8 dreameth,
Isaiah 38:16 so wilt thou restore
Jeremiah 23:25 I have dreamed,
Jeremiah 23:25 I have dreamed.
Jeremiah 29:8 which ye cause to be dreamed.
Daniel 2:1 dreamed
Daniel 2:3 to them, I have dreamed
Joel 2:28 shall dream

Distinct usage

2 dreamed
2 or that dreamer
1 which I have dreamed:
1 And they dreamed
1 to him, We have dreamed
1 dreamed:
1 and dreamed
1 And we dreamed
1 I and he; we dreamed
1 I have dreamed
1 which he dreamed
1 or a dreamer
1 Behold, I dreamed
1 are become strong,
1 we were like them that dream.
1 I have dreamed,
1 I have dreamed.
1 which ye cause to be dreamed.
1 to them, I have dreamed
1 shall dream
1 man dreameth,
1 dreameth,
1 And he dreamed,
1 that thou hast dreamed?
1 And he dreamed
1 Behold, I have dreamed
1 so wilt thou restore

Corresponding Greek Words

chalam G1706 em pipto
chalam G1798 enupnion
chalam G1798 enupnion
chalam G3708 horao
chalam hi. G3870 para kaleo
chalam qal.,hi. G1797 enupniazo

Related words


H306 אחלמה 'achlâmâh
Perhaps from H2492 (and thus dream stone); a gem, probably the amethyst

KJV Usage: amethyst.

H2472 חלם חלום chălôm chălôm
חלם חלום
chălôm chălôm
khal-ome', khal-ome'
From H2492; a dream

KJV Usage: dream (-er).

H2493 חלם chêlem
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H2492; a dream

KJV Usage: dream.

H2494 חלם chêlem
From H2492; a dream; Chelem, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Helem.

Compare H2469.

H2495 חלּמוּת challâmûth
From H2492 (in the sense of insipidity); probably purslain

KJV Usage: egg.

H2496 חלּמישׁ challâmı̂ysh
Probably from H2492 (in the sense of hardness); flint

KJV Usage: flint (-y), rock.

H5161 נחלמי nechĕlâmı̂y
Apparently a patronymic from an unused name (apparently passive participle of H2492); dreamed; a Nechelamite, or descendant of Nechlam

KJV Usage: Nehelamite.