Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8426 - תּוֹדָה
1) confession, praise, thanksgiving
1a) give praise to God
1b) thanksgiving in songs of liturgical worship, hymn of praise
1c) thanksgiving choir or procession or line or company
1d) thank-offering, sacrifice of thanksgiving
1211) di (יד YD) AC: Throw CO: Hand AB: Thanks: The pictograph i is a picture of a hand, the d is a picture of door that allows movement in and out of the tent. Combined these mean "hand moves". The hand is the part of the body that enables man to perform many works. (eng: yard - with the addition of the r, a measurement equal to the length of the arm)
V) edi (ידה YDH) - I. Throw:[df: hdh]II. Praise:[Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Confess:In the sense of raising up the hands. KJV (117): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) praise, thank, confess, thanksgiving, cast, shoot, put - Strongs: H1911 (הָדָה), H3029 (יְדָה), H3034 (יָדָה)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
תּוֹדָה f. (from the root יָדָה Hiph.)
(1) confession, Joshua 7:19; Ezra 10:11.
(2) thanksgiving, Psal. 26:7 42:5. זָבַה תּוֹדָה to offer praise to God (for a sacrifice) Psalms 50:14, 23 Psalms 50:23, 107:22 116:17 (where the phrase is not to be taken as though proper sacrifices were spoken of). זֶבַח תּוֹדָה Leviticus 22:29, זֶבַח תּוֹדַת הַשְּׁלָמִים Leviticus 7:13, 15 comp. 12, and ellipt. תּוֹדָה a sacrifice of thanks-giving, Psalms 56:13.
(3) a choir of givers of thanks, praising God, Nehemiah 12:31, 38 Nehemiah 12:38, 40 Nehemiah 12:40.
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