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Strong's #2942 - טְעֵם

from (H2939), and equivalent to (H2941)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. decree, taste, judgment, command
    1. taste
    2. judgment, discretion
    3. report
    4. command

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1106 ‑ γνώμη (gno'‑may);  1785 ‑ ἐντολή (en‑tol‑ay');  1378 ‑ δόγμα (dog'‑mah);  
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ASV (18)
Ezra 11
Daniel 7
BSB (19)
Ezra 20
Daniel 8
CSB (23)
Ezra 21
Daniel 7
ESV (22)
Ezra 17
Daniel 8
KJV (25)
Ezra 17
Daniel 8
LEB (19)
Ezra 15
Daniel 4
LSB (25)
Ezra 17
Daniel 8
N95 (24)
Ezra 17
Daniel 7
NAS (23)
Ezra 21
Daniel 8
NLT (0)
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WEB (18)
Ezra 11
Daniel 7
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
 טְעֵם30 noun masculine Ezra 4:21 taste, judgement, command (Biblical Hebrew טַ֫עַס (late sense)); — absolute ׳ט Daniel 3:10 +, construct ׳ט Daniel 5:2; Ezra 6:14, טַ֫עַס (of God, mere scribal distinction Nö LCB 1896,305 Str§ 8 c K Aramaismen 40) Ezra 6:14; Ezra 7:23; emphatic טַעְמָא Ezra 4:21; —

1 Daniel 5:2 in the taste of the wine (while they were enjoying it).

2 judgement, discretion, in reply, ׳הֲתִיב עֵטָא וּט Daniel 2:14 ( Proverbs 26:16); in act (person) על׳שִׂים ט Daniel 3:12; Daniel 6:14 ( Proverbs 26:16); in act (person) על׳שִׂים ט Daniel 3:12; Daniel 6:14 shew proper deference to (עַל).

3 report (of official), with הלך Ezra 5:5, יהב Daniel 6:3.

4 command, of God Ezra 6:14; Ezra 7:23, of king Ezra 6:14; ׳שִׂיס ט give command, issue decree Daniel 3:10 3t., Ezra 4:19,21 (twice in verse) + 11t.; ׳בְּעֵל ט commander Ezra 4:8,9,17.

עֵטָא noun feminine counsel; — absolute Daniel 2:14 (see טְעֵם 2).

יצא see שֵׁיצֵא.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טְעֵם m. Chald.

(1)  taste, flavour; specially, pleasant. Daniel 5:2, בִּטְעֵם חַמְרָא “in the taste of wine,” i.e. in his cups, whilst drinking.

(2) intelligence, reason, Daniel 2:14. יְהַב טַעֲמָא to give account, Daniel 6:3. שׂוּם טְעֵם עַל to regard any thing, make account of it, Daniel 3:12.

(3) sentence, royal edict, Daniel 3:10, 12, 29. שׂוּם טְעֵם to give forth a mandate, Ezra 4:19, 21 Ezra 4:21, 5:3, Ezra 5:9, 13 Ezra 5:13, 6:1, Ezra 6:7, 13 Ezra 6:13. Used of a cause to be judged, Ezra 5:5. בְּעֵל טְעֵם holder of judicial authority, or rule, a royal prefect, Ezra 4:8, Ezra 4:9, 17 Ezra 4:17.


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List of Word Forms
וּטְעֵ֔ם וּמִטְּעֵם֙ וטעם ומטעם טְּעֵ֔ם טְּעֵם֒ טְעֵ֑ם טְעֵ֔ם טְעֵ֗ם טְעֵם֒ טְעֵם֙ טעם ṭə‘êm ṭə·‘êm teEm ū·miṭ·ṭə·‘êm ū·ṭə·‘êm ūmiṭṭə‘êm umitteEm ūṭə‘êm uteEm
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