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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #02930 - טָמֵא

Transliteration
ṭâmê'
Phonetics
taw-may'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
809
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to be unclean, become unclean, become impure

1a) (Qal) to be or become unclean

1a1) sexually

1a2) religiously

1a3) ceremonially

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to defile oneself, be defiled

1b1a) sexually

1b1b) by idolatry

1b1c) ceremonially

1b2) to be regarded as unclean

1c) (Piel)

1c1) to defile

1c1a) sexually

1c1b) religiously

1c1c) ceremonially

1c2) to pronounce unclean, declare unclean (ceremonially)

1c3) to profane (God’s name)

1d) (Pual) to be defiled

1e) (Hithpael) to be unclean

1f) (Hothpael) to be defiled

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1808 ‑ ἐξαίρω (ex‑ah'ee‑ro);  3392 ‑ μιαίνω (me‑ah'ee‑no);  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (161)
Genesis
3
Leviticus
84
Numbers
24
Deuteronomy
2
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
4
Ezekiel
30
Hosea
3
Micah
1
Haggai
2
NAS (206)
Genesis
3
Leviticus
123
Numbers
25
Deuteronomy
2
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
3
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
4
Ezekiel
33
Hosea
3
Haggai
4
HCS (162)
Genesis
3
Leviticus
85
Numbers
24
Deuteronomy
2
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
4
Ezekiel
30
Hosea
3
Micah
1
Haggai
2
BSB (161)
Genesis
3
Leviticus
84
Numbers
24
Deuteronomy
2
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
4
Ezekiel
30
Hosea
3
Micah
1
Haggai
2
ESV (165)
Genesis
3
Leviticus
89
Numbers
24
Deuteronomy
2
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
4
Ezekiel
30
Hosea
3
Micah
1
Haggai
2
WEB (158)
Genesis
3
Leviticus
83
Numbers
22
Deuteronomy
2
2 Kings
4
2 Chronicles
1
Psalms
2
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
4
Ezekiel
30
Hosea
3
Micah
1
Haggai
2
Verse Results
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: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טָמֵא inf. טָמְאָה (Leviticus 15:32)

(1)  to be or to become unclean, to be polluted (Syr. ܛܰܡܰܐ, which follows the analogy of guttural verbs, to pollute, ܛܡܠܰܐ polluted, comp. Lat. contamino, attamino, intamino). Especially used of uncleanness in a Levitical sense both of persons and of animals (whose flesh was not to be eaten, see -Lev. 11:131 ); also of things, as of buildings, vessels. Opp. to טָהַד. Leviticus 11:24, seq. Followed by בְּ to be unclean by any thing. Levit. 15:32 18:20, 23 Leviticus 18:23. [“Also to defile oneself, followed by בְּ with any thing, Psalms 106:39; Ezekiel 22:4.”]

Niphal נִמְמָא part. plur. נִטְמְאִים Ezekiel 20:30, 31 Ezekiel 20:31, pass. of Piel, to pollute one’s self, as a woman by adultery, Numbers 5:13, 14, 20, 27, 28 a people by whoredom or idolatry, Hosea 5:3, 6:10. Followed by בְּ of the thing with which any one is defiled, as with idols, Ezekiel 20:43, 23:7, 30 Ezekiel 23:30.

Piel טִמֵּא

(1) to pollute, to defile, Leviticus 15:31, hence

(a) to profane a land with wickedness, Leviticus 18:28, 20:3 the temple, Psalms 79:1 the high places (בָּמוֹת) i.e. to destroy them, to take them away, 2 Kings 23:8, 10 2 Kings 23:10, 13 2 Kings 23:13.

(b) to violate a woman, or virgin, Genesis 34:5, 13 Genesis 34:13, 27 Genesis 34:27; Ezekiel 18:6, 15 Ezekiel 18:15.

(2) to declare any one unclean, as was done by the priest, Leviticus 13:3, Leviticus 13:8, 11 Leviticus 13:11, seq.

(3) to make be polluted, to cause to pollute one’s self, Ezekiel 20:36.

Pual part. polluted, Ezekiel 4:14.

Hithpael fut. יִטַּמָּא i.q. Niph. to pollute one’s self, followed by בְּ (Leviticus 11:43, 18:30 ) and לְ (Leviticus 11:24, 21:11 ) of the thing with which any one is polluted.

Hothpael הֻטַּמָּא id. Deuteronomy 24:4.

[Derivatives the following words.]

טָמֵא f. טְמֵאָה adj. impure, unclean

(a) in a Levitical sense as to persons, animals, and things, Leviticus 5:2; Deuteronomy 14:19.

(b) in a moral sense, Job 14:4. טְמֵאַת הַשֵּׁם polluted of name, infamous, Ezekiel 22:5.

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List of Word Forms
בְּטַֽמַּאֲכֶ֖ם בְּטַמְּאָ֥ם בטמאכם בטמאם הֲיִטְמָ֑א הֻטַּמָּ֔אָה הטמאה היטמא וְטִמְּא֑וֹ וְטִמְּא֖וֹ וְטִמְּא֣וּ ׀ וְטִמְּא֥וֹ וְטִמְּא֧וֹ וְטִמֵּ֖א וְטִמֵּ֣א וְטִמֵּ֤א וְטִמֵּ֥א וְטִמֵּ֧א וְטִמֵּ֨א וְטִמֵּאתֶ֗ם וְטָֽמְאָה֙ וְטָמְא֖וּ וְטָמְאָ֖ה וְטָמְאָ֥ה וְטָמֵ֖א וְטָמֵ֣א וְטָמֵ֥א וְנִטְמָֽאָה׃ וַֽיְטַמְּאֵ֑הוּ וַֽיְטַמְּאוּ֙ וַיְטַמְּא֣וּ וַיְטַמְּא֥וּ וַיְטַמֵּ֣א וַיִּטְמְא֥וּ וַתְּטַמְּא֣וּ וַתִּ֨טְמָא־ וַתִּטְמָ֖א וַתִּטְמָ֣א וָאֲטַמֵּ֤א ואטמא וטמא וטמאה וטמאו וטמאתם ויטמא ויטמאהו ויטמאו ונטמאה׃ ותטמא ותטמא־ ותטמאו טִ֭מְּאוּ טִמְּא֖וּ טִמְּא֤וּ טִמְּאֽוּהָ׃ טִמֵּ֔א טִמֵּ֔את טִמֵּ֖א טִמֵּ֗א טִמֵּ֣א טִמֵּֽא׃ טִמֵּא֙ טִמֵּאתֶ֑ם טַמְּא֣וּ טַמֵּ֧א טַמֵּא֙ טָמְאָ֛ה טָמֵ֔את טָמֵ֖א טמא טמא׃ טמאה טמאו טמאוה׃ טמאת טמאתם יְטַמְּא֣וּ יְטַמְּאֶ֛נּוּ יְטַמְּאוּ֙ יִֽטַמְּא֣וּ יִטְמָ֑א יִטְמָ֖א יִטְמָ֗א יִטְמָ֥א יִטְמָֽא׃ יִטְמָא֒ יִטְמָא֙ יִטְמָא־ יִטַּמְּא֥וּ יִטַּמָּ֖א יִטַּמָּ֥א יִטַּמָּֽא׃ יִטַּמָּֽאוּ׃ יִטַמָּ֑אוּ יטמא יטמא־ יטמא׃ יטמאו יטמאו׃ יטמאנו לְטַמְּאֽוֹ׃ לְטַמֵּֽא׃ לְטָמְאָ֑ה לְטָמְאָ֣ה לְטָמְאָֽה׃ לְטָמְאָה־ לטמא׃ לטמאה לטמאה־ לטמאה׃ לטמאו׃ מְטֻמָּאָ֑ה מטמאה נִטְמְא֣וּ נִטְמְאִ֑ים נִטְמְאִ֤֨ים נִטְמְאָה֙ נִטְמְאָה֮ נִטְמֵ֑את נִטְמֵ֖את נִטְמֵ֗אתִי נִטְמֵאתֶ֖ם נִטְמָ֑אָה נִטְמָ֖א נִטְמָֽאָה׃ נטמא נטמאה נטמאה׃ נטמאו נטמאים נטמאת נטמאתי נטמאתם תְטַמְּאוּ֙ תְטַמֵּ֣א תְטַמֵּא֙ תִּֽטַּמְּא֖וּ תִּטְמָ֥א תִּטְמָֽא׃ תִּטַּמָּ֑אוּ תִּטַּמָּֽאוּ׃ תִֽטַּמְּא֖וּ תִֽטַּמְּאוּ֙ תטמא תטמא׃ תטמאו תטמאו׃ bə·ṭam·ma·’ă·ḵem bə·ṭam·mə·’ām bəṭamma’ăḵem betammaaChem bəṭammə’ām betammeAm hă·yiṭ·mā hayitMa hăyiṭmā huṭ·ṭam·mā·’āh huṭṭammā’āh huttamMaah lə·ṭā·mə·’āh lə·ṭā·mə·’āh- lə·ṭam·mê lə·ṭam·mə·’ōw ləṭāmə’āh ləṭāmə’āh- letameah letamMe ləṭammê ləṭammə’ōw letammeO mə·ṭum·mā·’āh məṭummā’āh metummaAh niṭ·mā niṭ·mā·’āh niṭ·mə·’āh niṭ·mə·’îm niṭ·mə·’ū niṭ·mê·ṯem niṭ·mê·ṯî niṭ·mêṯ nitMa niṭmā niṭmā’āh nitMaah niṭmə’āh niṭmə’îm niṭmə’ū nitmeAh nitmeIm nitMet niṭmêṯ nitmeTem niṭmêṯem nitMeti niṭmêṯî nitmeU ṭā·mê ṭā·mə·’āh ṭā·mêṯ ṭam·mê ṭam·mə·’ū taMe ṭāmê ṭāmə’āh tameAh taMet ṭāmêṯ tamMe ṭammê ṭammə’ū tammeU ṯə·ṭam·mê ṯə·ṭam·mə·’ū tetamMe ṯəṭammê ṯəṭammə’ū tetammeU ṭim·mê ṭim·mə·’ū ṭim·mə·’ū·hā ṭim·mê·ṯem ṭim·mêṯ timMe ṭimmê ṭimmə’ū ṭimmə’ūhā timMet ṭimmêṯ timmeTem ṭimmêṯem timmeU timmeUha tiṭ·mā tiṭ·ṭam·mā·’ū tiṭ·ṭam·mə·’ū ṯiṭ·ṭam·mə·’ū titMa tiṭmā tiṭṭammā’ū tittamMau tiṭṭammə’ū ṯiṭṭammə’ū tittammeU vaatamMe vaiyitmeU vattetammeU vattitMa vaytamMe vaytammeEhu vaytammeU venitMaah vetaMe vetameAh vetameU vetimMe vetimmeO vetimmeTem vetimmeU wā’ăṭammê wā·’ă·ṭam·mê wat·tə·ṭam·mə·’ū wat·tiṭ·mā wat·tiṭ·mā- wattəṭammə’ū wattiṭmā wattiṭmā- way·ṭam·mê way·ṭam·mə·’ê·hū way·ṭam·mə·’ū way·yiṭ·mə·’ū wayṭammê wayṭammə’êhū wayṭammə’ū wayyiṭmə’ū wə·niṭ·mā·’āh wə·ṭā·mê wə·ṭā·mə·’āh wə·ṭā·mə·’ū wə·ṭim·mê wə·ṭim·mə·’ōw wə·ṭim·mə·’ū wə·ṭim·mê·ṯem wəniṭmā’āh wəṭāmê wəṭāmə’āh wəṭāmə’ū wəṭimmê wəṭimmə’ōw wəṭimmə’ū wəṭimmêṯem yə·ṭam·mə·’en·nū yə·ṭam·mə·’ū yəṭammə’ennū yəṭammə’ū yetammeEnnu yetammeU yi·ṭam·mā·’ū yi·ṭam·mə·’ū yiṭ·mā yiṭ·mā- yiṭ·ṭam·mā yiṭ·ṭam·mā·’ū yiṭ·ṭam·mə·’ū yiṭammā’ū yitamMau yiṭammə’ū yitammeU yitMa yiṭmā yiṭmā- yittamMa yiṭṭammā yiṭṭammā’ū yittamMau yiṭṭammə’ū yittammeU
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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