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Strong's #2940 - טַעַם

Transliteration
ṭaʻam
Phonetics
tah'-am
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H2938)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
815a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) taste, judgment

1a) taste

1b) judgment (figuratively)

1c) decision, decree

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1106 ‑ γνώμη (gno'‑may);  2237 ‑ ἡδονή (hay‑don‑ay');  3056 ‑ λόγος (log'‑os);  3809 ‑ παιδεία (pahee‑di'‑ah);  4907 ‑ σύνεσις (soon'‑es‑is);  5158 ‑ τρόπος (trop'‑os);  
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Job 2
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CSB (11)
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BSB (13)
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ESV (11)
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WEB (12)
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2236) mou (תהאהמ ThAhM) AC: Taste CO: ? AB: Perceive: A distinguishing between flavors. Also, perception as the ability to distinguish between thoughts.

V) mou (תהאהמ ThAhM) - Taste: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (14): (vf: Paal) taste, perceive, eat - Strongs: H2938 (טָעַם), H2939 (טְעֵם)

Nm) mou (תהאהמ ThAhM) - I. Taste:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Decree:As perceived. [Aramaic only] KJV (43): taste, judgment, behaviour, advice, understanding, commandment, matter, command, account, decree, regarded, wisdom - Strongs: H2940 (טַעַם), H2941 (טַעַם), H2942 (טְעֵם)

am) moum (מתהאהמ MThAhM) - Meat: A flavorful meat. KJV (8): meat, dainty - Strongs: H4303 (מַטְעַמָּה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 טַ֫עַם noun masculine Jeremiah 48:11 taste, judegement׳ט absolute Job 6:6; Psalm 119:66; טָ֑עַם Proverbs 11:22; Proverbs 26:16; construct טַעַם Numbers 11:8 2t.; suffix טַעְמוֺ Exodus 16:31 4t.; טַעְמֵךְ 1 Samuel 25:33; —

1 taste of manna Exodus 16:31 (P), Numbers 11:8 (JE), compare Numbers 11:8; in juice of purslain Job 6:6; of Moab under figure of wine Jeremiah 48:11 ("" רֵיחַ).

2 figurative judgement, discretion, discernment, 1 Samuel 25:33; Proverbs 11:22 Job 12:20, so טוּב טַעַם וָדַעַת לַמְּדֵנִי Psalm 119:66; ׳מְשִׁיבֵי ט Proverbs 26:16 those answering discretion, i.e. discreetly: שׁנהטעם change, disguise one's judgement, sense 1 Samuel 21:13; Psalm 34:1, of David feigning madness.

3 (late Aramaism, compare Daniel 3:10 etc.) decision, decree טַעַם מֶלָךְ וּגְּדֹלָיו Jonah 3:7.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טַעַם m.

(1)  taste, flavour of food, Numbers 11:8; Jeremiah 48:11; Job 6:6.

(2) metaph. taste for judgment, discernment, reason (as in Lat. sapere, sapiens, sapientia, and on the other hand insipidus), 1 Samuel 25:33; Psalms 119:66; Job 12:20. אִשָּׁח סָרֵת טַעַם “a woman without discernment,” Proverbs 11:22. שִׁנָּה טַעַם to change one’s reason, i.e. to feign one’s self mad, Psalms 43:1. מְשִׁיבֵי טַעִם who give an answer intelligently. Proverbs 26:16.

(3) the sentence of a king; hence a royal decree, Jonah 3:7. See Chald.

טַעַם m. Ch. i.q. Hob. No. 3, a decree, mandate, Ezra 6:14. More frequently used is


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List of Word Forms
וְטַ֖עַם וְטַעְמ֖וֹ וטעם וטעמו טַ֝֗עַם טַ֣עַם טַ֭עְמוֹ טַעְמ֔וֹ טַעְמֵ֖ךְ טַעְמוֹ֙ טָֽעַם׃ טעם טעם׃ טעמו טעמך כְּטַ֖עַם כטעם מִטַּ֧עַם מטעם kə·ṭa·‘am kəṭa‘am keTaam miṭ·ṭa·‘am miṭṭa‘am mitTaam ṭa‘·mêḵ ṭa‘·mōw ṭa‘am ṭā‘am ṭa‘mêḵ ṭa‘mōw ṭa·‘am ṭā·‘am Taam taMech taMo veTaam vetaMo wə·ṭa‘·mōw wə·ṭa·‘am wəṭa‘am wəṭa‘mōw
 
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