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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02931 - טָמֵא

Transliteration
ṭâmê'
Phonetics
taw-may'  
Word Origin
from (02930)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
809a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) unclean, impure

1a) ethically and religiously

1b) ritually

1c) of places

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 167 ‑ ἀκαθαρσία (ak‑ath‑ar‑see'‑ah);  4509 ‑ ῥύπος (hroo'‑pos);  169 ‑ ἀκάθαρτος (ak‑ath'‑ar‑tos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (87) NAS (88) HCS (88)
Leviticus 38
Numbers 11
Deuteronomy 8
Joshua 1
Judges 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Haggai 2
Leviticus 38
Numbers 11
Deuteronomy 8
Joshua 1
Judges 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Haggai 2
Leviticus 47
Numbers 11
Deuteronomy 8
Joshua 1
Judges 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 5
Hosea 1
Amos 1
Haggai 2
BYZ TIS TR
a-fs 8
a-fsc 2
a-mp 8
a-ms 54
a-msc 3
v-pc 1
v-pp3ms 1
v-qi3ms 1
a-fs 8
a-fsc 2
a-mp 8
a-ms 54
a-msc 2
v-pc 1
v-pp3ms 1
v-qi3ms 1
a-fs 8
a-fsc 2
a-mp 8
a-ms 54
a-msc 2
v-pc 1
v-pp3ms 1
v-qi3ms 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1197) mu (תהמ ThM) AC: ? CO: Unclean AB: ?: The pictograph u is a picture of a basket or container, the m is a picture of water. Combined these mean "container of water". A bowl of water is used to wash dirt off.

C) mua (אתהמ AThM) AC: Shut CO: Shut AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) mua (אתהמ AThM) - Shut: The closing of the eyes, ears or a window. KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) narrow, stop, shut - Strongs: H331 (אָטַם)

E) amu (תהמא ThMA) AC: ? CO: Unclean AB: ?

V) amu (תהמא ThMA) - Unclean: KJV (161): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) unclean, defile, pollute - Strongs: H2930 (טָמֵא)

Nm) amu (תהמא ThMA) - Unclean: KJV (87): unclean, defiled, infamous, polluted, pollution - Strongs: H2931 (טָמֵא)

of1) eamfu (תהומאה ThWMAH) - Unclean: KJV (37): uncleanness, filthiness, unclean - Strongs: H2932 (טֻמְאָה)

H) emu (תהמה ThMH) AC: ? CO: Unclean AB: ?

V) emu (תהמה ThMH) - Unclean: KJV (2): (vf: Niphal) defile, vile - Strongs: H2933 (טָמָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. טָמֵא adjective unclean; — ׳ט Leviticus 5:2 58t.; construct טְמֵא Leviticus 22:4 3t.; feminine טְמֵאָה Leviticus 5:2 11t.; construct טְמֵאַת Ezekiel 22:5,10; plural טְמֵאִים Leviticus 11:8 10t.; — unclean,

1 ethically and religiouslyשׂפתים ׳ט Isaiah 6:5 (twice in verse) unclean of lips; השׁם׳ט Ezekiel 22:5 defiled of name, infamous; ׳טהור מִטּ Job 14:4.

2 ritually:

a. of persons, "" טהור Deuteronomy 12:15,22; Deuteronomy 15:22; Ecclesiastes 9:2; נפשׁ׳ט Leviticus 22:4 (H); (אדם) לנפשׁ׳ט unclean for a ( dead) person Numbers 5:2; Numbers 9:6,7,10 (P) = נפשׁ׳ט Haggai 2:13; elsewhere for various reasons Deuteronomy 26:14; Leviticus 5:2; Leviticus 13:11,16,44,45 (twice in verse); Leviticus 13:46; Leviticus 15:2,25,33; Numbers 19:13,17,19,20,22 (all P), 2 Chronicles 23:19; Isaiah 64:5; Ezekiel 4:13; Ezekiel 22:10; Lamentations 4:15.

b. of animals Leviticus 5:2 (4t. in verse); Leviticus 7:21 (twice in verse); Leviticus 11:4,5,6,7,8,26,27,28,29,31; Leviticus 27:11,27; Numbers 18:15 (all P), Leviticus 20:25 (twice in verse) (H), Deuteronomy 14:7,8,10,19.

c. of things in Gen. Leviticus 11:35 (twice in verse); Leviticus 11:38; Leviticus 15:26; Numbers 19:15 (all P), Isaiah 52:11; food Judges 13:4; Hosea 9:3; houses Jeremiah 19:13; leprosy Leviticus 13:15,51,55; Leviticus 14:44,57 (P); offering Haggai 2:14.

d. persons and things in General כל טמא Leviticus 7:19,21 (P); ובין הטהור׳הבדיל בין הט Leviticus 10:10; Leviticus 11:47; לטהור׳הודיע בין (ה)ט Ezekiel 22:26; Ezekiel 44:23; of aliens Isaiah 52:1 ("" עָרֵל), perhaps also Isaiah 35:8.

3 specifically of places: ׳מקום ט unclean place (place of refuse away from holy place and human habitation) Leviticus 14:40,41,45 (P); טמאה ארץ land on the east of the Jordan separated from the land of the tabernacle of ׳י Joshua 22:19 (P); so ׳אדמה ט a foreign land Amos 7:17.

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List of Word Forms
בְּטָמֵ֔א בטמא הַטְּמֵאִ֑ים הַטְּמֵאִ֥ים הַטְּמֵאָ֖ה הַטְּמֵאָה֙ הַטָּמֵ֔א הַטָּמֵ֖א הַטָּמֵ֤א הַטָּמֵ֥א הַטָּמֵא֙ הטמא הטמאה הטמאים וְטָמֵ֥א ׀ וְטָמֵֽא׃ וְלַטָּמֵ֔א וּטְמֵאִ֖ים וטמא וטמא׃ וטמאים ולטמא טְמֵ֣א טְמֵֽא־ טְמֵאִ֖ים טְמֵאִ֣ים טְמֵאִ֥ים טְמֵאִים֙ טְמֵאַ֣ת טְמֵאַ֥ת טְמֵאָ֔ה טְמֵאָ֗ה טְמֵאָ֜ה טְמֵאָ֥ה טְמֵאָֽה׃ טְמֵאָה֙ טְמֵא־ טָמֵ֑א טָמֵ֔א טָמֵ֖א טָמֵ֗א טָמֵ֞א טָמֵ֣א טָמֵ֣א ׀ טָמֵ֥א טָמֵֽא׃ טָמֵא֒ טָמֵא֙ טמא טמא־ טמא׃ טמאה טמאה׃ טמאים טמאת כַטָּמֵא֙ כטמא לַטְּמֵאָ֔ה לַטָּמֵ֔א לטמא לטמאה מִטָּמֵ֗א מטמא bə·ṭā·mê betaMe bəṭāmê chattaMe haṭ·ṭā·mê haṭ·ṭə·mê·’āh haṭ·ṭə·mê·’îm hattaMe haṭṭāmê haṭṭəmê’āh haṭṭəmê’îm hattemeAh hattemeIm ḵaṭ·ṭā·mê ḵaṭṭāmê laṭ·ṭā·mê laṭ·ṭə·mê·’āh lattaMe laṭṭāmê laṭṭəmê’āh lattemeAh miṭ·ṭā·mê mittaMe miṭṭāmê ṭā·mê taMe ṭāmê ṭə·mê ṭə·mê- ṭə·mê·’āh ṭə·mê·’aṯ ṭə·mê·’îm teme ṭəmê ṭəmê- ṭəmê’āh ṭəmê’aṯ ṭəmê’îm temeAh temeAt temeIm ū·ṭə·mê·’îm ūṭəmê’îm utemeIm velattaMe vetaMe wə·laṭ·ṭā·mê wə·ṭā·mê wəlaṭṭāmê wəṭāmê

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