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Strong's #8464 - תַּחְמָס

from (H2554)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. a ceremonially unclean bird
    1. a name of the male ostrich
    2. (CLBL) probably the great owl
    3. perhaps an extinct bird, exact meaning unknown

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (4)
Leviticus 2
Deuteronomy 2
BSB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
CSB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
ESV (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
KJV (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
LEB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
LSB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
N95 (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
NAS (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
WEB (2)
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2172) xmh (ההמס HhMS) AC: Shake CO: ? AB: Violence: [from: mh- shaking]

V) xmh (ההמס HhMS) - Shake: To shake someone or something violently. To do a wrong to another as a shaking. KJV (8): (vf: Paal, Niphal) violence, violate, shake, wrong, violent, take, bare - Strongs: H2554 (חָמַס)

Nm) xmh (ההמס HhMS) - Violence: A violent shaking. KJV (60): violence, violent, cruelty, wrong, false, cruel, damage, injustice, unrighteous - Strongs: H2555 (חָמָס)

im) xmht (תההמס THhMS) - Tahhmas: An unknown bird. KJV (2): hawk - Strongs: H8464 (תַּחְמָס)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 תַּחְמָס noun [masculine] name of male ostrich, according to Bo ii.830 Thes (Thes derives from violence of this bird, compare Arabic violence, also ostrich; other conjectures are: owl ᵐ5ᵑ9; swallow, Saad: see also Kn in Di) — mentioned as unclean Leviticus 11:16 (P) Deuteronomy 14:15.

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List of Word Forms
הַתַּחְמָ֖ס התחמס hat·taḥ·mās hattachMas hattaḥmās
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