Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Blackness, obscuration (as if from shrinkage of light, i.e., an eclipse (only in plural)

Hebrew: כִּמְרִיר, kimrîr (H3650)

1 King James Bible Verses

Here is blackness in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word כִּמְרִיר mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3650

Hebrew Base Word: כִּמְרִיר

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Blackness

Definition: Obscuration (as if from shrinkage of light, i.e., an eclipse (only in plural).

Detailed definition:

  1. Blackness, gloominess, darkness.

Derived terms: Reduplicated from H3648.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɪmˈrɪi̯r
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kimˈʁiːʁ
  3. Transliteration: kimrîr
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: kim-REER
  5. Modern Pronunciation: keem-REER

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