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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #8379 - תַּאֲוָה

Word Origin
from (08376)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) boundary, limit

1a) meaning uncertain

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Genesis 1
Genesis 1
Genesis 1
n-cfsc 1
n-cfsc 1
n-cfsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1484) at (תא TA) AC: Point CO: Mark AB: ?: The pictograph t is a picture of two crossed sticks representing a mark. A mark identifies locations used to mark out a location. Two crossed sticks in the shape of cross were used to hang the family standard or flag. This parent root is related to taand ft.

A) at (תא TA) AC: ? CO: Room AB: ?

Nm ) at (תא TA) - Room: As a placed marked out. KJV (13): chamber - Strongs: H8372 (תָּאָה)

qm) fat (תאו TAW) - Teo: An unknown animal. KJV (2): ox - Strongs: H8377 (תּוֹא)

H) eat (תאה TAH) AC: ? CO: Point AB: ?

V) eat (תאה TAH) - Point: To identify a mark. KJV (2): (vf: Piel) point - Strongs: H8376 (תָּאָה)

K) fat (תאו TAW) AC: ? CO: Boundary AB: ?

Nf1 ) efat (תאוה TAWH) - Limit: As a marked out boundary. KJV (1): bound - Strongs: H8379 (תַּאֲוָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [תַּאֲוָה] noun feminine boundary (as described by a mark ?); — construct תַּאֲוַת גִּבְעת עוֺלָם Genesis 49:26 (this meaning AV RV Ew§ 186 b [√ תָּאָה] De Gnאוה, תאה, תוה), but < desire = desirable things, so most.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תַּאֲוָה f. (from the root אָוַה No. I)

(1)  desire, longing, whether good and just, Psalms 10:17, 21:3 or wicked, Psalms 112:10.

(2) in a bad sense, lust, desire (Luft, Gelüft). Numbers 11:4, הִתְאַוּוּ תַּאֲוָה “they lusted a lust.” Psal. 78:29, 30 Psalms 78:30. קִבְרוֹת הַתַּאֲוָה the graves of lust, Numbers 11:34, 35 Numbers 11:35.

(3) delight, object of desire. מַאֲכַל תַּאְוָה food of delight, i.e. delicate, Job 33:20; Genesis 3:6 also, honour, ornament, Genesis 49:26; Proverbs 19:22.

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תַּאֲוַ֖ת תאות ta’ăwaṯ ta·’ă·waṯ taaVat
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