Word Summary
hum or him: to murmur, roar, defeat in battle
Original Word: הוּם
Transliteration: hum or him
Phonetic Spelling: (hoom)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to murmur, roar, defeat in battle
Meaning: to make an uproar, agitate greatly
Strong's Concordance
destroy, move, make a noise, put, ring again

A primitive root (compare hamam); to make an uproar, or agitate greatly -- destroy, move, make a noise, put, ring again.

see HEBREW hamam


H1949. hum

or him [הִים הוּם,‎] verb murmur, roar, discomfit (Arabic (medial ) is rush about madly (literally, or in passion, love, &c.), figurative be distracted; on √ הִים‎ see HiPsalm 55:3ZMG 1883, 540) —

Qal Perfect3masculine singular suffix וְהָמָם‎ consecutive Deuteronomy 7:23 ׳וְה גְדֹלָה מְהוּמָה‎ (׳י‎ subject) and he shall discomfit them (with) a great discomfiture (according to Di ׳וה‎ is from הָמַם‎, here pointed as עו֞‎ because of מְהוּמָה‎; but see Köi. 486 & references); here, according to Nöl.c., belongs Imperfect1singular cohortative אָהִ֫ימָה‎ (i. e. √ עי֞‎) Psalm 55:3 am driven about (Hi De), or distracted.

Niph`al Imperfect3feminine singular וַתֵּהֹם1 Samuel 4:5 2t. (on form compare Ges§ 72 R 5); be in a stir, of a city Ruth 1:19 (followed by עלover, on account of, 1 Kings 1:45; of ground re-echoing shout 1 Samuel 4:5.

Hiph`il Imperfect1singular אָהִ֑ימָהPsalm 55:3 shew disquietude (so most, compare above); but Ol Che וְאֶהֱמָ֑וָה‎ ( 77:4); LagProph. Chald. xlviii. 2, BN 27 אֶהֱמֶה‎ (Psalm 18); 3 feminine plural תְּהִימֶנָה‎ (?תֶּהֱמֶינָה‎) Micah 2:12 they (i.e. fold & pasture) shall murmur with men.