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Strong's #3799 - כָּתַם

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1) (Niphal) to be stained, be defiled, be deeply stained

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Verse Results
KJV (1)
Jeremiah 1
NAS (1)
Jeremiah 1
HCS (1)
Jeremiah 1
BSB (1)
Jeremiah 1
ESV (1)
Jeremiah 1
WEB (1)
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2297) mtk (כתמ KTM) AC: ? CO: Gold AB: ?

V) mtk (כתמ KTM) - Stain: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) mark - Strongs: H3799 (כָּתַם)

Nm) mtk (כתמ KTM) - Gold: KJV (9): gold - Strongs: H3800 (כֶּתֶם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כָּתַם] verb only

Niph`al be stained (Late Hebrew Niph`al id. (Jastr); כֶּתֶם blood-stain; ᵑ7כְּתִים (blood-) stained Isaiah 1:18; כִּיתְמָא blood-stain Jeremiah 2:22; Syriac stain, defile, Participle, also Pa`el, Ethpa`al, and derive.; Arabic is cover, conceal, so Assyrian katâmu; Zinjirli כתם (?) DHM Sendsch. P. 37); —

Niph`al Participle, figurative, נִכְתָּם עֲוֺנֵךְ לְפָנַי Jeremiah 2:22 stained is thine iniquity before me (compare English phrase iniquity of deepest dye).

II. כתם (√ of following; meaning unknown).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּתַם unused in Kal.

(I) i.q. كتم to hide away, to lay up; see כֶּתֶם.

(II) to be soiled, stained; Syriac Pael ܟܰܬܶܡ to stain. Ethp. to be soiled, filthy, stained; see Niph.

(III) i.q. כָּתַב, by a change of the letters מ and ב; see מִכְתָּם. [The arrangement of this root in its meanings must be regarded as very doubtful, see Thes.]

Niphal, pass. of No. II, to be stained, filthy [in Thes. to be written], Jeremiah 2:22. From No. I. is

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נִכְתָּ֤ם נכתם nichTam niḵ·tām niḵtām
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