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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2940 - טַעַם

Transliteration
ṭa‛am
Phonetics
tah'-am
Origin
from (H2938)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
815a
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) taste, judgment

1a) taste

1b) judgment (figuratively)

1c) decision, decree

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1106 ‑ γνώμη (gno'‑may);  2237 ‑ ἡδονή (hay‑don‑ay');  3056 ‑ λόγος (log'‑os);  3809 ‑ παιδεία (pahee‑di'‑ah);  4907 ‑ σύνεσις (soon'‑es‑is);  5158 ‑ τρόπος (trop'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (12)
Exodus
1
Numbers
1
1 Samuel
2
Job
2
Psalms
2
Proverbs
2
Jeremiah
1
Jonah
1
NAS (12)
Exodus
1
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Job
2
Psalms
1
Proverbs
2
Jeremiah
1
Jonah
1
HCS (11)
Exodus
1
Numbers
1
1 Samuel
2
Job
2
Psalms
1
Proverbs
2
Jeremiah
1
Jonah
1
BSB (13)
Exodus
1
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Job
2
Psalms
2
Proverbs
2
Jeremiah
1
Jonah
1
ESV (11)
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Job
2
Psalms
1
Proverbs
2
Jeremiah
1
Jonah
1
WEB (12)
Exodus
1
Numbers
2
1 Samuel
2
Job
2
Psalms
1
Proverbs
2
Jeremiah
1
Jonah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2236) mou (תהאהמ ThAhM) AC: Taste CO: ? AB: Perceive: A distinguishing between flavors. Also, perception as the ability to distinguish between thoughts.

V) mou (תהאהמ ThAhM) - Taste: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (14): (vf: Paal) taste, perceive, eat - Strongs: H2938 (טָעַם), H2939 (טְעֵם)

Nm) mou (תהאהמ ThAhM) - I. Taste:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Decree:As perceived. [Aramaic only] KJV (43): taste, judgment, behaviour, advice, understanding, commandment, matter, command, account, decree, regarded, wisdom - Strongs: H2940 (טַעַם), H2941 (טַעַם), H2942 (טְעֵם)

am) moum (מתהאהמ MThAhM) - Meat: A flavorful meat. KJV (8): meat, dainty - Strongs: H4303 (מַטְעַמָּה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טַעַם m.

(1)  taste, flavour of food, Numbers 11:8; Jeremiah 48:11; Job 6:6.

(2) metaph. taste for judgment, discernment, reason (as in Lat. sapere, sapiens, sapientia, and on the other hand insipidus), 1 Samuel 25:33; Psalms 119:66; Job 12:20. אִשָּׁח סָרֵת טַעַם “a woman without discernment,” Proverbs 11:22. שִׁנָּה טַעַם to change one’s reason, i.e. to feign one’s self mad, Psalms 43:1. מְשִׁיבֵי טַעִם who give an answer intelligently. Proverbs 26:16.

(3) the sentence of a king; hence a royal decree, Jonah 3:7. See Chald.

טַעַם m. Ch. i.q. Hob. No. 3, a decree, mandate, Ezra 6:14. More frequently used is

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List of Word Forms
וְטַ֖עַם וְטַעְמ֖וֹ וטעם וטעמו טַ֝֗עַם טַ֣עַם טַ֭עְמוֹ טַעְמ֔וֹ טַעְמֵ֖ךְ טַעְמוֹ֙ טָֽעַם׃ טעם טעם׃ טעמו טעמך כְּטַ֖עַם כטעם מִטַּ֧עַם מטעם kə·ṭa·‘am kəṭa‘am keTaam miṭ·ṭa·‘am miṭṭa‘am mitTaam ṭa‘·mêḵ ṭa‘·mōw ṭa‘am ṭā‘am ṭa‘mêḵ ṭa‘mōw ṭa·‘am ṭā·‘am Taam taMech taMo veTaam vetaMo wə·ṭa‘·mōw wə·ṭa·‘am wəṭa‘am wəṭa‘mōw
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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