Word Summary
dimah: tears (of one weeping)
Original Word: דִּמְעָה
Transliteration: dimah
Phonetic Spelling: (dim-aw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: tears (of one weeping)
Meaning: tears (of one weeping)
Strong's Concordance

Feminine of dema'; weeping -- tears.

see HEBREW dema'


H1832. dimah

דִּמְעָהnoun feminine collective tears (chiefly poetic and late; frequently in Jeremiah and contemporary) (Arabic ; Assyrian dimu, dimtu HptKAT 2 Gloss i. ZimBP 23, 95; Aramaic דִּמְעָא‎, ; Late Hebrew דִּמְעָה דֶּמַע,‎) — absolute ׳דPsalm 80:6 10t.; construct דִּמְעַתEcclesiastes 4:1; suffix דִּמְעָתִיPsalm 6:7 4t.; דִּמְעָתֶ֑ךָ2 Kings 20:5 = Isaiah 38:5 + Ezekiel 24:16 (strike out ᵐ5‎ Co); דִּמְעָתָהּLamentations 1:2; plural דְּמָעוֺתPsalm 80:6; Lamentations 2:11tears Psalm 6:7; Ecclesiastes 4:1; Lamentations 1:2; 2:11; especially in Jeremiah in phrase ד ׳עֵינִי תֵּרֵד‎ etc. Jeremiah 9:17; 13:17; 14:17, compare Lamentations 2:18; Jeremiah 8:23 ד ׳מְקוֺר וְעֵינִי‎; דִּמְעָתִי אֲרַיָּ֫וֶךְ‎ of weeping over, in behalf of one Isaiah 16:9; as appealing to God's compassion 2 Kings 20:5 = Isaiah 38:5; Psalm 39:13; 56:9 בְּנאֹדֶ֑ךָ ד ׳שִׂימָה‎ (compare Che); see also 116:8; Jeremiah 31:16; Isaiah 25:8; opposed to רִנָּהPsalm 126:5; of hypocritical tears Malachi 2:13; figurative tears as food Psalm 42:4 (לחם דִּמְעָתִי‎); ד ׳לחם80:6; as drink 80:6, compare Babylonian dimtu maštîtî, tears (were) my drink (ZimBP 42; "" bikîtum kurmatî, weeping (was) my sustenance). — Ezekiel 24:16 דִּמְעָתֶ֑ךָ תָבוֺא וְלֹא‎ strike out ᵐ5‎ Co compare 24:23.