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Bitumen (3 Occurrences)

Genesis 11:3 and they say each one to his neighbour, 'Give help, let us make bricks, and burn 'them' thoroughly:' and the brick is to them for stone, and the bitumen hath been to them for mortar. (YLT RSV)

Genesis 14:10 And the valley of Siddim 'is' full of bitumen-pits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah flee, and fall there, and those left have fled to the mountain. (YLT RSV)

Exodus 2:3 and she hath not been able any more to hide him, and she taketh for him an ark of rushes, and daubeth it with bitumen and with pitch, and putteth the lad in it, and putteth 'it' in the weeds by the edge of the River; (YLT RSV)

Bitumen-pits (1 Occurrence)
Bitumen-pits. << Bitumen, Bitumen-pits. Biziothiah >>. Multi-Version
Concordance Bitumen-pits (1 Occurrence). Genesis 14:10 ...
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Bitumen (3 Occurrences)
... naphthas. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BITUMEN. bi-tu'-men. See SLIME.
Multi-Version Concordance Bitumen (3 Occurrences). Genesis ...
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Slime (6 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Genesis 11:3; LXX., "asphalt;" RV marg., "bitumen").
The vale of Siddim was full of slime pits (14:10). ... 3. (n.) Bitumen. ...
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Pits (13 Occurrences)
... slim, slim'-pits (chemar; Septuagint asphaltos; Vulgate (Jerome's Latin Bible,
390-405 AD) bitumen; the Revised Version margin "bitumen"; compare Arabic chummar ...
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Pitch (25 Occurrences)
... (Genesis 6:14), asphalt or bitumen in its soft state, called "slime" (Genesis
11:3; 14:10; Exodus 2:3), found in pits near the Dead Sea (qv). ...
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Bulrushes (3 Occurrences)
... Slime (chemar, "bitumen"), pitch (zepheth, "pitch") was probably the sticky mud
of the Nile with which to this day so many things in Egypt are plastered. ...
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Siddim (3 Occurrences)
... It was "full of slime-pits" (RV, "bitumen pits"). Here Chedorlaomer and the confederate
kings overthrew the kings of Sodom and the cities of the plain. ...
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Ark (212 Occurrences)
... Slime (chemar, "bitumen"), pitch (zepheth, "pitch") was probably the sticky mud
of the Nile with which to this day so many things in Egypt are plastered. ...
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Ur (5 Occurrences)
... It stood near the mouth of the Euphrates, on its western bank, and is represented
by the mounds (of bricks cemented by bitumen) of el-Mugheir, ie, "the ...
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Gopher (1 Occurrence)
... gopher with the modern Arabic kufa, a name given to the boats made of interwoven
willow branches and palm leaves with a coating of bitumen outside, used today ...
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia



Easton's Bible Dictionary
Genesis 11:3, R.V., margin, rendered in the A.V. "slime"), a mineral pitch. With this the ark was pitched (6:14. See also Exodus 2:3.) (see SLIME.)

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Mineral pitch; a black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame; Jew's pitch. It occurs as an abundant natural product in many places, as on the shores of the Dead and Caspian Seas. It is used in cements, in the construction of pavements, etc. See Asphalt.

2. (n.) By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.

Strong's Hebrew
2564. chemar -- bitumen, asphalt
... bitumen, asphalt. Transliteration: chemar Phonetic Spelling: (khay-mawr') Short
Definition: tar. ... From chamar; bitumen (as rising to the surface) -- slime(-pit). ...
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3722. kaphar -- to cover over, pacify, make propitiation
... A primitive root; to cover (specifically with bitumen); figuratively, to expiate
or condone, to placate or cancel -- appease, make (an atonement, cleanse ...
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3724. kopher -- the price of a life, ransom
... From kaphar; properly, a cover, ie (literally) a village (as covered in); (specifically)
bitumen (as used for coating), and the henna plant (as used for dyeing ...
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