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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8379 - תַּאֲוָה
1) boundary, limit
1a) meaning uncertain
1484) at (תא TA) AC: Point CO: Mark AB: ?: The pictograph t is a picture of two crossed sticks representing a mark. A mark identifies locations used to mark out a location. Two crossed sticks in the shape of cross were used to hang the family standard or flag. This parent root is related to taand ft.
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
תַּאֲוָה f. (from the root אָוַה No. I)
(1) desire, longing, whether good and just, Psalms 10:17, 21:3 or wicked, Psalms 112:10.
(2) in a bad sense, lust, desire (Luft, Gelüft). Numbers 11:4, הִתְאַוּוּ תַּאֲוָה “they lusted a lust.” Psal. 78:29, 30 Psalms 78:30. קִבְרוֹת הַתַּאֲוָה the graves of lust, Numbers 11:34, 35 Numbers 11:35.
(3) delight, object of desire. מַאֲכַל תַּאְוָה food of delight, i.e. delicate, Job 33:20; Genesis 3:6 also, honour, ornament, Genesis 49:26; Proverbs 19:22.
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29