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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #8580 - תִּנְשֶׁמֶת

Word Origin
from (05395)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) an unclean animal of some kind

1a) an unclean bird

1a1) perhaps the ibis, water-hen, species of owl, barn owl

1b) an unclean lizard

1b1) perhaps the chameleon

1c) perhaps an extinct lizard or bird, exact meaning unknown

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Leviticus 2
Deuteronomy 1
Leviticus 2
Deuteronomy 1
Leviticus 2
Deuteronomy 1
n-cfs 3
n-cfs 3
n-cfs 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2443) msn (נסהמ NShM) AC: Pant CO: Breath AB: ?: [from: ms]

V) msn (נסהמ NShM) - Pant: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) destroy - Strongs: H5395 (נָשַׁם)

Nf1) emsn (נסהמה NShMH) - Breath: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (25): breath, blast, spirit, inspiration, soul - Strongs: H5396 (נִשְׁמָה), H5397 (נְשָׁמָה)

if2) tmsnt (תנסהמת TNShMT) - Tinshemet: An unknown animal. KJV (3): swan, mole - Strongs: H8580 (תִּנְשֶׁמֶת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 תִּנְשֶׁ֫מֶת noun feminine an animal; — ׳ת Leviticus 11:18, תִּנְשָּׁ֑מֶת Leviticus 11:30; Deuteronomy 14:16: —

1 unclean bird, the ibis, water-hen, ᵐ5. πορφυρίων, (accusative Tristr NHB 249); or species of owl (Di Bu SS); pelican (Ges): Leviticus 11:18 = Deuteronomy 14:16.

2 uncleanשֶׁרֶץ Leviticus 11:30, lizard (Saad Tristr NHB 120), or chameleon (Bo Hieroz. i. 1078 ff.; ed. Rosenm. ii. 503ff.), so most; (deriving name from alleged living on air, Plin NH viii. 51; but this not applicable to 1; compare Lag BN 130f.).

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List of Word Forms
הַתִּנְשֶׁ֥מֶת התנשמת וְהַתִּנְשָֽׁמֶת׃ והתנשמת׃ hat·tin·še·meṯ hattinšemeṯ hattinShemet vehattinShamet wə·hat·tin·šā·meṯ wəhattinšāmeṯ
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