H331 אטם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to close (the lips or ears); by analogy to contract (a window by bevelled jambs)

KJV Usage: narrow, shut, stop.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to shut, shut up, close
a. (Qal) to shut, stop (of lips)
b. (Hiphil) of the wicked stopping their ears (fig.)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 73
Parts of Speech: Verb

to shutter
1) to shut, shut up, close
1a) (Qal) to shut, stop (of lips)
1b) (Hiphil) of the wicked stopping their ears (fig.)

View how H331 אטם is used in the Bible

8 occurrences of H331 אטם

1 Kings 6:4 of narrow
Psalms 58:4 that stoppeth
Proverbs 17:28 and he that shutteth
Proverbs 21:13 Whoever stoppeth
Isaiah 33:15 that stoppeth
Ezekiel 40:16 And there were narrow
Ezekiel 41:16 and the narrow
Ezekiel 41:26 And there were narrow

Distinct usage

2 And there were narrow
1 of narrow
1 that stoppeth
1 and he that shutteth
1 Whoever stoppeth
1 and the narrow
1 that stoppeth

Corresponding Greek Words

atam G2927 kruptos
atam G5420 phrasso

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