2532. chemdah
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chemdah: desire, delight
Original Word: חֶמְדָּה
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Transliteration: chemdah
Phonetic Spelling: (khem-daw')
Short Definition: pleasant

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of chemed
desire, delight
NASB Translation
beautiful (1), choice (1), desirable (2), desire (1), pleasant (5), precious (2), regret (1), valuable (2), wealth (1).

חֶמְדָּה noun feminine id. — ׳ח Hosea 13:15 8t.; construct חֶמְדַּת 1 Samuel 9:20 3t.; suffix חֶמְדָּתִי Jeremiah 12:10; חֶמְדָּתֵךְ Ezekiel 26:12; חֶמְדָּתָם Daniel 11:8; — desire of Israel 1 Samuel 9:20 followed by לְ before object of desire; ׳בְּלֹא ח = without desire2Chronicles 21:20 (i.e. he lived as no one desired), see Öttli ᵐ5 (not ᵐ5L) ᵑ9; concrete: ישׂראל ׳כלחֿ 1 Samuel 9:20 and for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? so ᵐ5 ᵑ9 RV Dr; (>AV and on whom is all the desire of Israel?); compare כלהֿגוים ׳ובאו ח Haggai 2:7 (i.e. the desirable, precious things of all nations); elsewhere after construct as חֶמֶד; especially ׳כלי ח Hosea 13:15; Nahum 2:10; Jeremiah 25:34; 2Chronicles 32:27; 36:10; Daniel 11:8; ׳שְׂכִיּוֺת ח Isaiah 2:16, ׳אֶרֶץ ח Psalm 106:24; Jeremiah 3:19; Zechariah 7:14, compare ׳חֶלְקַת ח Jeremiah 12:10; ׳בתי ח Ezekiel 26:12; נשׁים ׳ח Daniel 11:37, apparently reference to some object of idolatrous worship, perhaps Adonis = Tammuz Ew Bev (Astarte, Meinh).

desire, goodly, pleasant, precious

Feminine of chemed; delight -- desire, goodly, pleasant, precious.

see HEBREW chemed

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