H520 אמּה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Prolonged from H517; properly a mother (that is, unit) of measure, or the forearm (below the elbow), that is, a cubit; also a door base (as a bond of the entrance)

KJV Usage: cubit, + hundred [by exchange for H3967], measure, post.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. cubit - a measure of distance (the forearm), roughly 18 in (.
3. plus others. See a Bible Dictionary for a complete treatment.
Origin: prolonged from H517
TWOT: 115c
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H520 אמּה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 245 occurrences of H520 אמּה

Genesis 6:15 cubits,
Genesis 6:15 cubits,
Genesis 6:15 cubits.
Genesis 6:16 and in a cubit
Genesis 7:20 cubits
Exodus 25:10 two cubits
Exodus 25:10 and a cubit
Exodus 25:10 and a cubit
Exodus 25:17 two cubits
Exodus 25:17 and a cubit
Exodus 25:23 shall be two cubits,
Exodus 25:23 a cubit,
Exodus 25:23 a cubit
Exodus 26:2 cubits,
Exodus 26:2 cubits:
Exodus 26:8 cubits,
Exodus 26:8 cubits:
Exodus 26:13 And a cubit
Exodus 26:13 and a cubit
Exodus 26:16 cubits
Exodus 26:16 and a cubit
Exodus 27:1 cubits
Exodus 27:1 cubits
Exodus 27:1 cubits.
Exodus 27:9 cubits
Exodus 27:12 cubits:
Exodus 27:13 cubits.
Exodus 27:14 cubits:
Exodus 27:16 cubits,
Exodus 27:18 cubits,

Distinct usage

83 cubits
44 cubits,
29 cubits.
17 cubits;
16 cubits:
10 and a cubit
5 two cubits
3 a cubit
3 cubit
2 a cubit,
2 of it, and a cubit
2 in a cubit,
2 cubit;
1 and in a cubit
1 shall be two cubits,
1 shall it be: and two cubits
1 of it was a cubit,
1 of it a cubit;
1 and two cubits
1 and as it were two cubits
1 was a cubit:
1 was a cubit
1 a cubit.
1 a cubit:
1 by cubits
1 and the measure
1 long by the cubit
1 of a cubit
1 five
1 after the cubits:
1 The cubit
1 is a cubit
1 shall be a cubit,
1 a cubit;
1 of it shall be a cubit
1 And the posts
1 one cubit.
1 of it, and one cubit
1 of it, after the cubit
1 was one cubit

Corresponding Greek Words

ammah G3358 metron
ammah G4083 pechus

Related words


H521 אמּה 'ammâh
(Chaldee); corresponding to H520

KJV Usage: cubit.

H522 אמּה 'ammâh
The same as H520; Ammah, a hill in Palestine

KJV Usage: Ammah.

H4965 מתג האמּה metheg hâ'ammâh
מתג האמּה
metheg hâ'ammâh
meh'-theg haw-am-maw'
From H4964 and H520 with the article interposed; bit of the metropolis; Metheg-ha-Ammah, an epithet of Gath

KJV Usage: Metheg-ammah.

H517 אם 'êm

A primitive word; a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively); (like H1)

KJV Usage: dam, mother, X parting.

H279 אחיאם 'ăchı̂y'âm
From H251 and H517; brother of the mother (that is, uncle); Achiam, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ahiam.

H523 אמּה 'ûmmah
From the same as H517; a collection, that is, community of persons

KJV Usage: nation, people.

H538 אמם 'ămâm
From H517; gathering spot; Amam, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Amam.

H3967 מאיה מאה mê'âh mê'yâh

מאיה מאה
mê'âh mê'yâh
may-aw', may-yaw'
Probably a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction

KJV Usage: hundred ([-fold], -th), + sixscore.

H3968 מאה mê'âh
The same as H3967; Meah, a tower in Jerusalem

KJV Usage: Meah.

H3969 מאה me 'âh
me 'âh
(Chaldee); corresponding to H3967

KJV Usage: hundred.