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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3799 - כָּתַם

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) (Niphal) to be stained, be defiled, be deeply stained

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 1
v-nPms 1
v-nPms 1
v-nPms 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2297) mtk (כתמ KTM) AC: ? CO: Gold AB: ?

V) mtk (כתמ KTM) - Stain: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): (vf: Niphal) mark - Strongs: H3799 (כָּתַם)

Nm) mtk (כתמ KTM) - Gold: KJV (9): gold - Strongs: H3800 (כֶּתֶם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [כָּתַם] verb only

Niph`al be stained (Late Hebrew Niph`al id. (Jastr); כֶּתֶם blood-stain; ᵑ7כְּתִים (blood-) stained Isaiah 1:18; כִּיתְמָא blood-stain Jeremiah 2:22; Syriac stain, defile, Participle, also Pa`el, Ethpa`al, and derive.; Arabic is cover, conceal, so Assyrian katâmu; Zinjirli כתם (?) DHM Sendsch. P. 37); —

Niph`al Participle, figurative, נִכְתָּם עֲוֺנֵךְ לְפָנַי Jeremiah 2:22 stained is thine iniquity before me (compare English phrase iniquity of deepest dye).

II. כתם (√ of following; meaning unknown).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כָּתַם unused in Kal.

(I) i.q. كتم to hide away, to lay up; see כֶּתֶם.

(II) to be soiled, stained; Syriac Pael ܟܰܬܶܡ to stain. Ethp. to be soiled, filthy, stained; see Niph.

(III) i.q. כָּתַב, by a change of the letters מ and ב; see מִכְתָּם. [The arrangement of this root in its meanings must be regarded as very doubtful, see Thes.]

Niphal, pass. of No. II, to be stained, filthy [in Thes. to be written], Jeremiah 2:22. From No. I. is

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נִכְתָּ֤ם נכתם nichTam niḵ·tām niḵtām
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