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Lexicon :: Strong's H2891 - ṭāhēr

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טָהֵר
Transliteration
ṭāhēr
Pronunciation
taw-hare'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 792

Strong’s Definitions

טָהֵר ṭâhêr, taw-hare'; a primitive root; properly, to be bright; i.e. (by implication) to be pure (physical sound, clear, unadulterated; Levitically, uncontaminated; morally, innocent or holy):—be (make, make self, pronounce) clean, cleanse (self), purge, purify(-ier, self).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 94x

The KJV translates Strong's H2891 in the following manner: clean (80x), purify (6x), purge (5x), pure (2x), purifier (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 94x
The KJV translates Strong's H2891 in the following manner: clean (80x), purify (6x), purge (5x), pure (2x), purifier (1x).
  1. to be clean, be pure

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be clean (physically - of disease)

      2. to be clean ceremonially

      3. to purify, be clean morally, made clean

    2. (Piel)

      1. to cleanse, purify

        1. physically

        2. ceremonially

        3. morally

      2. to pronounce clean

      3. to perform the ceremony of cleansing

    3. (Pual) to be cleansed, be pronounced clean

    4. (Hithpael)

      1. to purify oneself

        1. ceremonially

        2. morally

      2. to present oneself for purification

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טָהֵר ṭâhêr, taw-hare'; a primitive root; properly, to be bright; i.e. (by implication) to be pure (physical sound, clear, unadulterated; Levitically, uncontaminated; morally, innocent or holy):—be (make, make self, pronounce) clean, cleanse (self), purge, purify(-ier, self).
STRONGS H2891:
טָהֵר verb be clean, pure (Arabic طَهَرَ, طَهُرَ id.; Late Hebrew id., Pi. make or declare ceremonially clean; Aramaic טְהַר emptiness, טִיהֲרָא brightness; Sabean טהר Hal682; Ethiopic አፕሀረ፡ ተጣሀረ፡ purify, wash oneself with water) —
Qal Perfect ט׳ Leviticus 11:32 + 12 times; 3rd person feminine singular טָֽהֲרָה Leviticus 12:7; Leviticus 15:28; טָהֵ֑רָה Leviticus 12:8 etc., + 5 times Perfect; Imperfect יִטְהַר Leviticus 15:13; Job 4:17 etc., + 9 times Imperfect; Imperative טְהָ֑ר 2 Kings 5:10, 13; —
1. be clean, i.e. (miraculously) freed from leprosy by washing in the Jordan 2 Kings 5:10, 12, 13, 14.
2. be clean ceremonially (only H P), Leviticus 15:13, 28 (twice in verse) (P), Leviticus 22:4 (H); by washing with water, the flesh Leviticus 22:7 (H); garments Leviticus 13:6, 34, 58; Numbers 31:24 (all P); both flesh and garments Leviticus 17:5 (H), Leviticus 14:8, 9; Leviticus 15:13; Numbers 19:19 (all P); other articles Leviticus 11:32 (P); passing things through the fire Numbers 31:23 (P); offering sin-offerings Leviticus 12:7, 8; Leviticus 14:20 (P); by the ceremony of the two birds Leviticus 14:53 (P); by ashes of red heifer Numbers 19:12 (twice in verse) (P).
3. be clean morally, of people, made clean by י׳'s scattering clean water upon them Ezekiel 36:25; of Jerusalem, specifically made clean from idolatry, under figure of adultery Jeremiah 13:27; also followed by מִן Ezekiel 24:13 (twice in verse) (purification by י׳); made clean מִכָּלחַֿטּאֹתֵיכֶם Leviticus 16:30 (P; by the sin-offering of the atonement day); also of the individual, be clean מֵחַטָּאוֺת Proverbs 20:9 (|| זכה); become clean by use of hyssop Psalm 51:9 (|| אַלְבִּין); more generally אִםמֵֿעשֵֹׁהוּ יִטְהַרגָּֿ֑בֶר Job 4:17 shall a man be more pure than his maker? (|| יִצְדָּ֑ק).
Pi. Perfect טִהַר Leviticus 13:3 + 4 times; suffix טִהֲרוֺ Leviticus 13:6 + 5 times; 2nd person masculine singular טִהַרְתָּ Numbers 8:6, 15 etc. + 7 times Perfect; Imperfect; יְטַהֵר 2 Chronicles 34:5 etc. + 4 times Imperfect; Imperative suffix טַהֲרֵנִי Psalm 51:4; Infinitive construct טַהֵר Ezekiel 39:12 + 5 times; suffix טַהֲרִי Ezekiel 36:33 etc. + 4 times Infinitive; Participle מְטַחֵר Leviticus 14:11; Malachi 3:3; — chiefly P;
1. cleanse, purify:
a. physically, metals from dross Malachi 3:3; land from corpses Ezekiel 39:12, 14, 16; heavens from clouds Job 37:21; temple from unclean things 2 Chronicles 29:15, 16, 18; land and city from Asherim and images 2 Chronicles 34:3, 5, 8; store-chambers of temple from household stuff Nehemiah 13:9; priesthood by exclusion of alien blood Nehemiah 13:30.
b. ceremonially, the altar of incense by the blood of the annual sin-offering Leviticus 16:19 (P); the people, gates, and wall (by some undefined ceremony) Nehemiah 12:30; the altar of the court by the blood of sin-offerings Ezekiel 43:26; of consecration of Levites by מֵי חטאת Numbers 8:6, 7 (P), and חטאת Numbers 8:15, 21 (P).
c. morally Leviticus 16:30 (P), Ezekiel 37:23; Malachi 3:3; מֵחַטָּאֹת Psalm 51:4; מֵעונ(ותׅ Jeremiah 33:8; Ezekiel 36:33; מִטּמא(ו)ת Ezekiel 24:13; Ezekiel 36:25.
2. pronounce clean, ceremonially Leviticus 13:6; Leviticus 13:13; Leviticus 13:17; Leviticus 13:23; Leviticus 12:28; Leviticus 13:34, 37, 59; Leviticus 14:7, 48 (all P).
3. perform the ceremony of cleansing Leviticus 14:11 (P).
Pu. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular טֹהַר 1 Samuel 20:26 (so read for MT טהור Greek Version of the LXX We Dr, he is not clean, because he hath not been cleansed); Participle אֶרֶץ לֹא מְטֹהָרָה a land not cleansed Ezekiel 22:24 (but Greek Version of the LXX Hi Ew Co SS read a land not rained upon, see מטר).
Hithp. Perfect 3rd person plural הִטָּֽהֲרוּ Ezra 6:20; הִטֶּהָ֑רוּ (Köi. 271) 2 Chronicles 30:18; Numbers 8:7; 1st peson plural הִטַּהַרְנוּ Joshua 22:17; Imperfect יִטָּֽהֲרוּ Nehemiah 12:30; Imperative הִטָּֽהֲרוּ Genesis 35:2; Participle מִטַּהֵר Leviticus 14:7 + 11 times; plural מִטַּהֲרִים Nehemiah 13:22; Isaiah 66:17; — reflexive:
1. purify oneself:
a. ceremonially, especially in preparation for sacred duties Genesis 35:2 (R), Numbers 8:7; 2 Chronicles 30:18; Ezra 6:20; Nehemiah 13:22; also for heathen mysteries Isaiah 66:17; of purifying priests, people, and wall Nehemiah 12:30 (compare Pi. 1 b).
b. morally Joshua 22:17 (P).
2. present oneself for purification, only participle הַמִּטַּהֵר the candidate for purification Leviticus 14:4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 17, 18, 19, 25, 28, 29, 31 (P).
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Strong's Number H2891 matches the Hebrew טָהֵר (ṭāhēr),
which occurs 95 times in 80 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:2 - Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, H2891 and change your garments:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:7 - Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed H2891 from the issue of her blood. This is the law for her that hath born a male or a female.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:8 - And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons; the one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:6 - And the priest shall look on him again the seventh day: and, behold, if the plague be somewhat dark, and the plague spread not in the skin, the priest shall pronounce him clean: H2891 it is but a scab: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:13 - Then the priest shall consider: and, behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean H2891 that hath the plague: it is all turned white: he is clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:17 - And the priest shall see him: and, behold, if the plague be turned into white; then the priest shall pronounce him clean H2891 that hath the plague: he is clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:23 - But if the bright spot stay in his place, and spread not, it is a burning boil; and the priest shall pronounce him clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:28 - And if the bright spot stay in his place, and spread not in the skin, but it be somewhat dark; it is a rising of the burning, and the priest shall pronounce him clean: H2891 for it is an inflammation of the burning.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:34 - And in the seventh day the priest shall look on the scall: and, behold, if the scall be not spread in the skin, nor be in sight deeper than the skin; then the priest shall pronounce him clean: H2891 and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:37 - But if the scall be in his sight at a stay, and that there is black hair grown up therein; the scall is healed, he is clean: and the priest shall pronounce him clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:58 - And the garment, either warp, or woof, or whatsoever thing of skin it be, which thou shalt wash, if the plague be departed from them, then it shall be washed the second time, and shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins, to pronounce it clean, H2891 or to pronounce it unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:4 - Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed H2891 two birds alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:7 - And he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed H2891 from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, H2891 and shall let the living bird loose into the open field.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:8 - And he that is to be cleansed H2891 shall wash his clothes, and shave off all his hair, and wash himself in water, that he may be clean: H2891 and after that he shall come into the camp, and shall tarry abroad out of his tent seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:9 - But it shall be on the seventh day, that he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows, even all his hair he shall shave off: and he shall wash his clothes, also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:11 - And the priest that maketh him clean H2891 shall present the man that is to be made clean, H2891 and those things, before the LORD, at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:14 - And the priest shall take some of the blood of the trespass offering, and the priest shall put it upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, H2891 and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:17 - And of the rest of the oil that is in his hand shall the priest put upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, H2891 and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the blood of the trespass offering:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:18 - And the remnant of the oil that is in the priest's hand he shall pour upon the head of him that is to be cleansed: H2891 and the priest shall make an atonement for him before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:19 - And the priest shall offer the sin offering, and make an atonement for him that is to be cleansed H2891 from his uncleanness; and afterward he shall kill the burnt offering:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:20 - And the priest shall offer the burnt offering and the meat offering upon the altar: and the priest shall make an atonement for him, and he shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:25 - And he shall kill the lamb of the trespass offering, and the priest shall take some of the blood of the trespass offering, and put it upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, H2891 and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:28 - And the priest shall put of the oil that is in his hand upon the tip of the right ear of him that is to be cleansed, H2891 and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot, upon the place of the blood of the trespass offering:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:29 - And the rest of the oil that is in the priest's hand he shall put upon the head of him that is to be cleansed, H2891 to make an atonement for him before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:31 - Even such as he is able to get, the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, with the meat offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for him that is to be cleansed H2891 before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:48 - And if the priest shall come in, and look upon it, and, behold, the plague hath not spread in the house, after the house was plaistered: then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, H2891 because the plague is healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:53 - But he shall let go the living bird out of the city into the open fields, and make an atonement for the house: and it shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:13 - And when he that hath an issue is cleansed H2891 of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:28 - But if she be cleansed H2891 of her issue, then she shall number to herself seven days, and after that she shall be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse H2891 it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:30 - For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse H2891 you, that ye may be clean H2891 from all your sins before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:15 - And every soul that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:4 - What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. H2891 And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:7 - And when the sun is down, he shall be clean, H2891 and shall afterward eat of the holy things; because it is his food.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:6 - Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and cleanse H2891 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:7 - And thus shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse H2891 them: Sprinkle water of purifying upon them, and let them shave all their flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and so make themselves clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:15 - And after that shall the Levites go in to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation: and thou shalt cleanse H2891 them, and offer them for an offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 8:21 - And the Levites were purified, and they washed their clothes; and Aaron offered them as an offering before the LORD; and Aaron made an atonement for them to cleanse H2891 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:12 - He shall purify himself with it on the third day, and on the seventh day he shall be clean: H2891 but if he purify not himself the third day, then the seventh day he shall not be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:19 - And the clean person shall sprinkle upon the unclean on the third day, and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day he shall purify himself, and wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and shall be clean H2891 at even.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:23 - Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean: H2891 nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation: and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:24 - And ye shall wash your clothes on the seventh day, and ye shall be clean, H2891 and afterward ye shall come into the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:17 - Is the iniquity of Peor too little for us, from which we are not cleansed H2891 until this day, although there was a plague in the congregation of the LORD,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:10 - And Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean? H2891 So he turned and went away in a rage.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:13 - And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean? H2891
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:14 - Then went he down, and dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came again like unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean. H2891
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:15 - And they gathered their brethren, and sanctified themselves, and came, according to the commandment of the king, by the words of the LORD, to cleanse H2891 the house of the LORD.

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