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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #8427 - תָּוָה

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

1) to scrabble, limit, mark, make or set a mark

1a) (Piel) to mark

1b) (Hiphil) to set a mark

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3947 ‑ παροξύνω (par‑ox‑oo'‑no);  5178 ‑ τυμπανίζω (toom‑pan‑id'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
1 Samuel 1
Ezekiel 1
1 Samuel 1
Ezekiel 1
1 Samuel 1
Ezekiel 1
v-hp2ms 1
v-pw3msXa 1
v-hp2ms 1
v-pw3msXa 1
v-hp2ms 1
v-pw3msXa 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1489) ft (תו TW) AC: ? CO: Mark AB: ?: The pictograph t is a picture of two crossed sticks representing a mark. This root is related to taand at.

A) ft (תו TW) AC: ? CO: Mark AB: ?

Nm ) ft (תו TW) - Mark: KJV (3): mark, desire - Strongs: H8420 (תָּו)

H) eft (תוה TWH) AC: ? CO: Mark AB: ?

V) eft (תוה TWH) - Mark: To make a mark. KJV (2): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) scrabble, set - Strongs: H8427 (תָּוָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [תָּוָה] verb denominative makeor set a mark; —

Pi`el Imperfect 3 masculine singular ויתו Kt, וַוְתָיו Qr 1 Samuel 21:14 (Ges§ 75bb) and he made marks on (עַל) the doors: but < ᵐ5ᵑ9 Th We Dr Ges l.c. and most וַ֫יָּתָף he drummed (see תפף).

Hiph`ilוְהִתְוִ֫יתָ תָו עַלֿ Ezekiel 9:4 set a mark (accusative of congnate meaning with verb) upon.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תָּוָה (compare אָוָה No. III.) in Kal not used, i.q. תָּאָה No. I. to mark, to delineate.

Piel id. 1 Samuel 21:14, of David when simulating madness: וַיְתָו עַל־דַּלְתוֹת הַשַּׁעַר, “and he made marks (scrawls) upon the doors of the gate,” like petulant boys.

Hiphil הִתְוָה תָו to mark, followed by עַל upon any thing, Ezekiel 9:4.

Derivative, תָּו.


תָּוָה to repent, to be grieved. (Syr. id.)

Hiphil, causat. to make to grieve, to afflict (as a people, God), Psal. 78:41 [to set marks or limits, gives a good sense in the passage, from תָּוָה I.].


תָּוָה an unused root, i.q. אָוָה No. I., and Arab. ثوى to abide, to dwell, whence תָּא a chamber; which see, for תָּו.

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List of Word Forms
וְהִתְוִ֨יתָ וַיְתָיו֙ והתוית ויתיו vayTav vehitVita way·ṯāw wayṯāw wə·hiṯ·wî·ṯā wəhiṯwîṯā
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