חרם חרם 


cherem; khay'-rem or (Zechariah 14:11) cherem



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2763

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 744a, 745a

KJV Translation Count — 38x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: net (9), accursed thing (9), accursed (4), curse (4), cursed thing (3), devoted (3), destruction (2), devoted thing (2), dedicated thing (1), destroyed (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. a thing devoted, thing dedicated, ban, devotion
2. a net, thing perforated
3. have been utterly destroyed, (appointed to) utter destruction

Strong's Definitions

cherem, khay'-rem; or (Zechariah 14:11) cherem, kheh'-rem; from 2763; physical (as shutting in) a net (either literally or figuratively); usually a doomed object; abstr. extermination: — (ac-) curse(-d, -d thing), dedicated thing, things which should have been utterly destroyed, (appointed to) utter destruction, devoted (thing), net.

Concordance Results Using KJV

But the field, when it goeth out in the jubile, shall be holy unto the LORD, as a field H2764; the possession thereof shall be the priest's.


Notwithstanding no H2764 H2764, that a man shall devote unto the LORD of all that he hath, both of man and beast, and of the field of his possession, shall be sold or redeemed: every H2764 H2764 is most holy unto the LORD.


None H2764, which shall be H2764 of men, shall be redeemed; but shall surely be put to death.


Every H2764 H2764 in Israel shall be thine.


Neither shalt thou bring an abomination into thine house, lest thou be a H2764d H2764 like it: but thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is a H2764d H2764.


And there shall cleave nought of the H2764d H2764 to thine hand: that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;


And the city shall be H2764, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.


And ye, in any wise keep yourselves from the H2764 H2764, lest ye make yourselves H2764, when ye take of the H2764 H2764, and make the camp of Israel a H2764, and trouble it.


But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the H2764 H2764: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the H2764 H2764: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.


Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the H2764 H2764, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.