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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2892 - טֹהַר

Word Origin
from (02891)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) purity, purification, purifying

1a) purity

1b) purifying

2) clearness, lustre

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2514 ‑ καθαρότης (kath‑ar‑ot'‑ace);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
Exodus 1
Leviticus 2
Psalms 1
n-cms 1
n-cms 1
n-cms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1204) ru (תהר ThR) AC: Contain CO: Wall AB: ?: The pictograph u is a picture of a basket or other container, the r is a picture of a man. Combined these mean "contain man". A wall that contains one for protection or as a jail.

A) ru (תהר ThR) AC: ? CO: Watch AB: ?

af1 ) erum (מתהרה MThRH) - I. Target:As aimed at. [df: arjm]II. Prison:A place watched and surrounded by walls. [df: arjm] KJV (16): mark, prison - Strongs: H4307 (מַטָּרָא)

fm ) iru (תהרי ThRY) - Fresh: Something that is moist. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (2): new, putrify - Strongs: H2961 (טָרִי)

C) rua (אתהר AThR) AC: Shut CO: ? AB: ?: The closing of the doors to the wall.

V) rua (אתהר AThR) - Shut: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) shut - Strongs: H332 (אָטַר)

Nm) rua (אתהר AThR) - Shut: Something that is not used such as the left hand. KJV (2): left - Strongs: H334 (אִטֵּר)

G) reu (תההר ThHR) AC: ? CO: Clean AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root]

V) reu (תההר ThHR) - Clean: KJV (94): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) clean, purify, purge, purifier - Strongs: H2891 (טָהֵר)

Nf1) ereu (תההרה ThHRH) - Cleansing: KJV (13): cleansing, purifying, purification, cleansed - Strongs: H2893 (טָהֳרָה)

cm) rfeu (תההור ThHWR) - Clean: KJV (96): clean, pure, fair - Strongs: H2889 (טָהֹר), H2890 (טְהוֹר)

gm) refu (תהוהר ThWHR) - Cleanness: KJV (4): purify, clearness, - Strongs: H2892 (טֹהַר)

J) rfu (תהור ThWR) AC: ? CO: Row AB: ?: As the wall as a row.

Nm) rfu (תהור ThWR) - I. Row: II. Range:A row of mountains. [Aramaic only] KJV (28): row, mountain - Strongs: H2905 (טוּר), H2906 (טוּר)

M) riu (תהיר ThYR) AC: ? CO: Village AB: ?: A place carefully watched over.

Nf1) eriu (תהירה ThYRH) - Village: KJV (7): castle, palace, row, habitation - Strongs: H2918 (טִירָה)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 טֹּ֫הַר noun [masculine] purity, purifying

1 purity, כְּעֶצֶם הַשָּׁמַיִם לָטֹּ֫הַר Exodus 24:10 (JE), as the body of heavens for purity.

2 suffix יְמֵי טָהֳרָהּ Leviticus 12:4,6 the days of her purifying (menstruation).

[טֳהָר] (see Ges§ 10. 2. B), or [טְהָר] (Ol§ 173 b§ 386),

noun [masculine] clearness, lustre (dubious word; below טֹהַר Hup Pe SS; so Thes, reading מִטָּהֳרוֺ) — only הִשְׁבַּתָּ מִטֳּהָרוֺ Psalm 89:45; De Hup Pe Sch thou hast made (him) to cease from his lustre; ᵑ6ᵑ9 made his lustre to cease, so AE Ki and others reading noun מִטְהָרוֺ or מִטְּהָרוֺ (dagesh forte according to Ges§ 20. 2. 2 b), and Schr SK 1868,642 who reads הִשְׁבַּתָּה טְהָרוֺ; Gr proposes עטרתוֺ his crown; Bae מַטֶּה מִיָּדוֺ sceptre from his hand.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טֹהַר m.

(1)  brightness, purity of the air, or heaven, Exodus 24:10.

(2) purification, Leviticus 12:4, Leviticus 12:6.

[“טְהֹר (with Cholem pure) const. טְהָר i.q. טֹהַר m. purity, Job 17:9; Proverbs 22:11, ק׳.”]

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לָטֹֽהַר׃ לטהר׃ מִטְּהָר֑וֹ מטהרו lā·ṭō·har laTohar lāṭōhar miṭ·ṭə·hā·rōw mittehaRo miṭṭəhārōw
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