2524. cham
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cham: husband's father
Original Word: חָם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: cham
Phonetic Spelling: (khawm)
Short Definition: father-in-law

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
husband's father
NASB Translation
father-in-law (4).

II. חָם husband's father, see חמה.

II. [חָם] noun masculine husband's father (Late Hebrew id., of husband's or wife's father, so Aramaic חֲמָא; Arabic husband's male relation (father, brother, paternal uncle), but also wife's father, etc.; Ethiopic Assyrian êmû, ZimBP 48); — only suffix חָמִ֫יךָ Genesis 38:13,25, of Judah as Tamar's father-in-law; חָמִיהָ 1 Samuel 4:19,21 of Eli, father-in-law of Phinehas' wife.

father in law

From the same as chowmah; a father-in-law (as in affinity) -- father in law.

see HEBREW chowmah

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