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Lexicon :: Strong's H2902 - ṭûaḥ

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Strong’s Definitions

טוּחַ ṭûwach, too'-akh; a primitive root; to smear, especially with lime:—daub, overlay, plaister, smut.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H2902 in the following manner: daub (7x), plaister (3x), shut (1x), overlay (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H2902 in the following manner: daub (7x), plaister (3x), shut (1x), overlay (1x).
  1. to spread over, overlay, plaster, cover over, coat, besmear

    1. (Qal) to overspread, coat, overlay

    2. (Niphal) to be coated, be plastered

  2. (Qal) to be besmeared

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טוּחַ ṭûwach, too'-akh; a primitive root; to smear, especially with lime:—daub, overlay, plaister, smut.
STRONGS H2902: Abbreviations
† [טוּחַ] verb over-spread, over-lay, coat, besmear (Late Hebrew id.; compare Arabic bdb037604 re foeda contaminatus fuit, or contaminavit; bdb037605 camel smeared with tar); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וְטָח consecutive Leviticus 14:42 (on טַח Isaiah 44:18 see טחח); 3rd person plural טָחוּ Exodus 22:28; טַחְתֶּם Ezekiel 13:12, 14 Infinitive construct לָטוּחַ 1 Chronicles 29:4; Participle plural טָחִים Ezekiel 13:10 + 2 times; construct טָחֵי Ezekiel 13:11; only P, Ezekiel, Chronicles; — over-spread, coat (with accusative of house) with earth (clay, עָפָר) Leviticus 14:42; over-lay (walls with gold and silver) with accusative of wall 1 Chronicles 29:4; metaphor of coating over Jerusalem, under figure of a wall, with a superficial coating, to hide its real weakness Ezekiel 13:15 (accusative of wall), Ezekiel 13:12 with accusative of coating (טִיחַ); with תָּפֵל (which see) Ezekiel 13:11; with 2 accusative Ezekiel 13:10; Ezekiel 13:14; Ezekiel 13:15; compare תָּפֵל וּנְבִיאֶיהָ טָחוּ להם Ezekiel 22:28 where suffix reference to oppressive nobles, i.e. the prophets 'whitewash' for them (their evil deeds).
Niph. Infinitive construct הִטּוֺחַ be coated (with עפר) Leviticus 14:43; and, fully, הִטֹּחַ אתהֿבית Leviticus 14:48 (both P).

† [טָחַח] verb be besmeared — only
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular טַח מֵרְאוֺת עֵינֵיהֶם Isaiah 44:18 their eyes have been besmeared so that they do not see, see Di Du, and on singular with subject plural Ges§ 145, 7a; others regard טַח as metaplastic pointing for טָח from טוח, see Sta§ 385d.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




14:42; 14:42; 14:43; 14:48

1 Chronicles

29:4; 29:4


44:18; 44:18


13:10; 13:10; 13:11; 13:11; 13:12; 13:12; 13:14; 13:14; 13:15; 13:15; 22:28


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2902 matches the Hebrew טוּחַ (ṭûaḥ),
which occurs 12 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:42 - “Then they shall take other stones and replace those stones, and he shall take other plaster and replaster H2902 the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:43 -

“If, however, the mark breaks out again in the house after he has torn out the stones and scraped the house, and after it has been replastered H2902,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:48 -

“If, on the other hand, the priest comes in and looks again, and the mark has not indeed spread in the house after the house has been replastered H2902, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean because the mark has [fn]not reappeared.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:4 - namely, [fn]3,000 talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and [fn]7,000 talents of refined silver, to overlay H2902 the walls of the [fn]buildings;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:18 -

They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared H2902 over H2902 their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they will have no insight.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:10 - “It is definitely because they have misled My people by saying, ‘Peace!’ when there is no peace. And when anyone builds a wall, behold, they plaster H2902 it over H2902 with whitewash;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:11 - so tell those who plaster H2902 it over H2902 with whitewash that it will fall. A flooding rain will come, and you, O hailstones, will fall; and a stormy wind will break out.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:12 - “Now behold, the wall will fall. Will it then not be said to you, ‘Where is the plaster with which you plastered H2902 it?’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:14 - “So I will pull down the wall which you plastered H2902 over H2902 with whitewash and bring it down to the ground, so that its foundation is laid bare; and it will fall, and you will be consumed in its midst. And you will know that I am Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:15 - “Thus I will spend My wrath on the wall and on those who have plastered H2902 it over H2902 with whitewash; and I will say to you, ‘The wall [fn]is gone, and its plasterers H2902 are gone
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:28 - “And her prophets have smeared H2902 whitewash for them, beholding worthless visions and divining lies for them, saying, ‘Thus says Lord Yahweh,’ when Yahweh has not spoken.
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