Word Summary
demuth: likeness, similitude
Original Word: דְּמוּת
Transliteration: demuth
Phonetic Spelling: (dem-ooth')
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Short Definition: likeness, similitude
Meaning: resemblance, model, shape, like
Strong's Concordance
fashion, likeness, as, manner, similitude

From damah; resemblance; concretely, model, shape; adverbially, like -- fashion, like (-ness, as), manner, similitude.

see HEBREW damah


H1823. demuth

דְּמוּתnoun feminine likeness, similitude (mostly late) (according to LagBN 12. 147 ff. mispunct. for דִּמְוַת‎ from דִּמְוָה‎; according to WeProl. 413. Eng. Tr. 389 an Aramaic Loan-word, but see Di Genesis 5:1, DrJPh xi. 216 CheOP. 474) — absolute ׳דIsaiah 40:18 3t.; construct ׳דGenesis 5:1 16t.; suffix דְּמוּתוֺ5:3; דְּמוּתֵנוּ1:26; —

1 likeness, similitude, of external appearance, chiefly in Ezek.: Ezekiel 1:5 (likeness, i.e. something that appeared like) so 1:26; 8:2 (אֵשׁׅ כְּמַרְאֵה דְּמוּת‎ (compare Co), 10:1 ד ׳כְּמַרְאֵה כִּסֵּא‎; compare also Daniel 10:16 אָדָם בְּנֵי כִּדְמוּת‎ i.e. one like the sons of man; similitude, resemblance Ezekiel 1:5, 10, 16, 22, 26; 10:10, 21, 22; אָדָם כְּמַרְאֵה דְּמוּת1:26; י ׳כְּבוֺד ד ׳מַרְאֵה1:28; also 2 Kings 16:10 (pattern of altar), 2 Chronicles 4:3 (images of oxen); of son in likeness of father Genesis 5:3 (P); so also of man in likeness of God 1:26 ("" צֶלֶם‎) 5:1 (both P); compare Isaiah 40:18 what ׳דwill ye compare to him (אֵל‎) ? "" דִּמָּה‎ q. v.

2 adverbially, in likeness of, like as Isaiah 13:4 compare Ezekiel 23:15 & ׳כִּדPsalm 58:5. — Ezekiel 1:13 read וּבֵינוֺת‎, see בֵּין‎ and J P PetersJBL 1892 40. 42. On אֶחָד דְּמוּת1:16; 10:10 (apparently masculine) compare Thes & Sm who translate the likeness of one had they all four; Co reads אחת‎.