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Lexicon :: Strong's H8457 - taznuwth


taz·nüth' (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 563c

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strongs H8457 in the following manner: whoredom (18x), fornication (2x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. fornication, harlotry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תַּזְנוּת taznûwth, taz-nooth'; or תַּזְנֻת taznuth; from H2181; harlotry, i.e. (figuratively) idolatry:—fornication, whoredom.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon


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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H8457 matches the Hebrew תַּזְנוּת (taznuwth),
which occurs 20 times in 19 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Tools specific to Eze 16:15

Eze 16:15

But thou didst trust in thine own beauty, and playedst the harlot because of thy renown, and pouredst out thy fornications H8457 on every one that passed by; his it was.

Tools specific to Eze 16:20

Eze 16:20

Moreover thou hast taken thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne unto me, and these hast thou sacrificed unto them to be devoured. Is this of thy whoredoms H8457 a small matter,

Tools specific to Eze 16:22

Eze 16:22

And in all thine abominations and thy whoredoms H8457 thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, when thou wast naked and bare, and wast polluted in thy blood.

Tools specific to Eze 16:25

Eze 16:25

Thou hast built thy high place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty to be abhorred, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredoms. H8457

Tools specific to Eze 16:26

Eze 16:26

Thou hast also committed fornication with the Egyptians thy neighbours, great of flesh; and hast increased thy whoredoms, H8457 to provoke me to anger.

Tools specific to Eze 16:29

Eze 16:29

Thou hast moreover multiplied thy fornication H8457 in the land of Canaan unto Chaldea; and yet thou wast not satisfied herewith.

Tools specific to Eze 16:33

Eze 16:33

They give gifts to all whores: but thou givest thy gifts to all thy lovers, and hirest them, that they may come unto thee on every side for thy whoredom. H8457

Tools specific to Eze 16:34

Eze 16:34

And the contrary is in thee from other women in thy whoredoms, H8457 whereas none followeth thee to commit whoredoms: and in that thou givest a reward, and no reward is given unto thee, therefore thou art contrary.

Tools specific to Eze 16:36

Eze 16:36

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thy filthiness was poured out, and thy nakedness discovered through thy whoredoms H8457 with thy lovers, and with all the idols of thy abominations, and by the blood of thy children, which thou didst give unto them;

Tools specific to Eze 23:7

Eze 23:7

Thus she committed her whoredoms H8457 with them, with all them that were the chosen men of Assyria, and with all on whom she doted: with all their idols she defiled herself.

Tools specific to Eze 23:8

Eze 23:8

Neither left she her whoredoms H8457 brought from Egypt: for in her youth they lay with her, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and poured their whoredom H8457 upon her.

Tools specific to Eze 23:11

Eze 23:11

And when her sister Aholibah saw this, she was more corrupt in her inordinate love than she, and in her whoredoms H8457 more than her sister in her whoredoms.

Tools specific to Eze 23:14

Eze 23:14

And that she increased her whoredoms: H8457 for when she saw men pourtrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion,

Tools specific to Eze 23:17

Eze 23:17

And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, H8457 and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them.

Tools specific to Eze 23:18

Eze 23:18

So she discovered her whoredoms, H8457 and discovered her nakedness: then my mind was alienated from her, like as my mind was alienated from her sister.

Tools specific to Eze 23:19

Eze 23:19

Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, H8457 in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt.

Tools specific to Eze 23:29

Eze 23:29

And they shall deal with thee hatefully, and shall take away all thy labour, and shall leave thee naked and bare: and the nakedness of thy whoredoms shall be discovered, both thy lewdness and thy whoredoms. H8457

Tools specific to Eze 23:35

Eze 23:35

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast forgotten me, and cast me behind thy back, therefore bear thou also thy lewdness and thy whoredoms. H8457

Tools specific to Eze 23:43

Eze 23:43

Then said I unto her that was old in adulteries, Will they now commit whoredoms H8457 with her, and she with them?
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