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Lexicon :: Strong's H2930 - ṭāmē'

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טָמֵא
Transliteration
ṭāmē'
Pronunciation
taw-may'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 809

Strong’s Definitions

טָמֵא ṭâmêʼ, taw-may'; a primitive root; to be foul, especially in a ceremial or moral sense (contaminated):—defile (self), pollute (self), be (make, make self, pronounce) unclean, × utterly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 161x

The KJV translates Strong's H2930 in the following manner: unclean (74x), defile (71x), pollute (14x), uncleanness (1x), utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 161x
The KJV translates Strong's H2930 in the following manner: unclean (74x), defile (71x), pollute (14x), uncleanness (1x), utterly (1x).
  1. to be unclean, become unclean, become impure

    1. (Qal) to be or become unclean

      1. sexually

      2. religiously

      3. ceremonially

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to defile oneself, be defiled

        1. sexually

        2. by idolatry

        3. ceremonially

      2. to be regarded as unclean

    3. (Piel)

      1. to defile

        1. sexually

        2. religiously

        3. ceremonially

      2. to pronounce unclean, declare unclean (ceremonially)

      3. to profane (God's name)

    4. (Pual) to be defiled

    5. (Hithpael) to be unclean

    6. (Hothpael) to be defiled

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טָמֵא ṭâmêʼ, taw-may'; a primitive root; to be foul, especially in a ceremial or moral sense (contaminated):—defile (self), pollute (self), be (make, make self, pronounce) unclean, × utterly.
STRONGS H2930:
† I. טָמֵא verb be or become unclean (Late Hebrew Pi. pollute (ceremonially); Aramaic טְמָא and especially derivatives, bdb037901 Pa. pollute; see RSK 307 ff.) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ט׳ Leviticus 11:25 + 22 times; 3rd person feminine singular טָֽמְאָה Leviticus 12:2 + 2 times; 2nd person feminine singular טָמֵאת Ezekiel 22:4; plural טָֽמְאוּ Leviticus 15:18; Imperfect יִטְמָא Leviticus 5:3 + 34 times; 3rd person feminine singular תִּטְמָא Leviticus 12:2 + 4 times; plural יִטְמְאוּ Psalm 106:39; Infinitive טָמְאָה Leviticus 15:32 + 6 times; — be or become unclean:
1. sexually, with בְּ Leviticus 18:20, 23 (H), Ezekiel 23:17; the land Leviticus 18:25, 27 (H).
2. religiously, with idols Ezekiel 22:3; with בְ Ezekiel 22:4; with necromancers Leviticus 19:31 (H); by sacrificing children to idols Psalm 106:39.
3. ceremonially, by contact with carcasses of unclean animals Leviticus 11:24, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34 (twice in verse); Leviticus 11:35, 36, 40 (P); any carcass Leviticus 17:15 (H); eating of a carcass Leviticus 22:8 (H); by issues Leviticus 15:4, 9, 20 (twice in verse); Leviticus 15:24, 27, 32 (P); by contact with an unclean man Leviticus 5:3; Leviticus 15:4 (P), Leviticus 22:5 (H), or thing Leviticus 22:6 (H); by leprosy Leviticus 13:14, 46; Leviticus 14:36, 46 (P); by contact with the dead Numbers 6:12; Numbers 19:20 (P), Ezekiel 44:25, or with one unclean by such contact Numbers 19:22 (P), Haggai 2:13 (twice in verse); by contact with creeping things Leviticus 22:5 (H); certain animals were always unclean Leviticus 11:26, 27 (P). In ordinary cases of uncleanness טמא עד הערב unclean till even Leviticus 11:24, 25, 27, 28, 31, 32, 39, 40 (twice in verse); Leviticus 14:46; Leviticus 15:5; Leviticus 15:6; Leviticus 15:7; Leviticus 15:8; Leviticus 15:10 (twice in verse); Leviticus 15:11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 27; Numbers 19:7; Numbers 19:8; Numbers 19:10; Numbers 19:21; Numbers 19:22 (all P), Leviticus 17:15; Leviticus 22:6 (H); but uncleanness lasted 7 days for woman bearings a son Leviticus 12:2 (twice in verse) (P), for lying with woman having an issue Leviticus 15:24 (P), or one coming in contact with the dead Numbers 19:11, 14, 16 (P); it lasted 14 days for a woman bearing a daughter Leviticus 12:5 (P).
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִטְמָא Hosea 5:3; Hosea 6:10; 3rd person feminine singular נִטְמְאָה Numbers 5:27, 28; נִטְמָ֑אָה Numbers 5:13 + 5 times; 1st person singular נִטְמֵאתִי Jeremiah 2:23; 2nd person masculine plural נִטְמֵתֶם Leviticus 11:43 (א omitted by scribal error; but Ges and others derive from טמה), etc. + 4 times perfect; Participle plural נִטְמְאִים Ezekiel 20:30, 31; — defile oneself, be defiled:
1. sexually, Leviticus 18:24 (H), Numbers 5:13, 14 (twice in verse); Numbers 5:20, 27, 28, 29 (P).
2. by idolatry conceived as whoredom Hosea 5:3; Hosea 6:10; Jeremiah 2:23; Ezekiel 20:30, 31, 43; Ezekiel 23:7, 13, 30.
3. ceremonially, by eating creeping things Leviticus 11:43.
4. be regarded as unclean (compare Pi. 4), probably נִטְמִינִוּ Job 18:3 we are accounted as unclean; metal. from; on another view see טמה.
Pi. Perfect טִמֵּא Genesis 34:5 + 15 times; suffix טִמְּאוֺ Leviticus 13:8 + 3 times; 2nd person feminine singular טִמֵּאת Ezekiel 5:11, etc. + 7 times Perfect; Imperfect יְטַמֵּא 2 Kings 23:8, etc. + 12 times Imperfect; Imperative plural טַמְּאוּ Ezekiel 9:7; Infinitive טַמֵּא Leviticus 13:44 + 2 times; suffix טַמְּאָם Leviticus 15:31, etc. + 4 times Infinitive; — defile:
1. sexually Genesis 34:5, 13, 27 (R), Ezekiel 18:6, 11, 15; Ezekiel 22:11; Ezekiel 33:26; the land by sexual impurities of the people Leviticus 18:28 (H); Israel by spiritual whoredom Ezekiel 23:17.
2. religiously: the land by bloodshed Numbers 35:34 (P); by allowing the dead body of the murderer to hang on the tree over night Deuteronomy 21:23; by idolatry Jeremiah 2:7; Ezekiel 36:17, 18; Israel defiled the sacred places by the sacrifice of children Leviticus 20:3 (H), Ezekiel 23:38, and God defiled him thereby Ezekiel 20:26; he defileth the sacred places by idolatry 2 Chronicles 36:14; Jeremiah 7:30 = Jeremiah 32:34, Ezekiel 5:11; the holy name of י׳ Ezekiel 43:7, 8; Josiah defiled the idolatrous places of worship by destroying them and making them unfit for use 2 Kings 23:8, 10, 13, 16; of Israel defiling idolatrous images Isaiah 30:22, and the nations the temple of God Psalm 79:1.
3. ceremonially: by ceremonial uncleanness, the sacred places Leviticus 15:31; Numbers 19:13, 20 (P); the camp Numbers 5:3 (P); the temple by dead bodies Ezekiel 9:7; the Nazirite's head of separation by a death occurring in his presence Numbers 6:9 (P); the people defile themselves (נפשׁתיכם) by creeping things Leviticus 11:44 (P).
4. pronounce or declare ceremonially unclean: the leper Leviticus 13:3, 8, 11, 15, 20, 22, 25, 27, 30, 44 (twice in verse); Leviticus 13:59 (P); unclean animals Leviticus 20:25 (H).
Pu. Participle נַפְשִׁי לֹא מְטֻמָּאָה Ezekiel 4:14 myself is not polluted.
Hithp. Imperfect יִטַּמָּא Leviticus 21:1 + 4 times; plural יִטַּמְּאוּ Ezekiel 14:11; Ezekiel 37:23; יִטַּמָּ֑אוּ Hosea 9:4; Ezekiel 44:25, etc. + 6 times Imperfect — reflexive, defile oneself: by eating of an unaccepted peace-offering Hosea 9:4; with בְּ Leviticus 18:24, 30 (H), Leviticus 11:43 (P), Ezekiel 14:11; Ezekiel 20:7, 18; Ezekiel 37:23; with לְ for a dead person Leviticus 21:1, 3, 11 (H), Numbers 6:7 (P); by Leviticus 11:24 (P); without preposition Leviticus 21:4 (H), Ezekiel 44:25.
Hothp. Perfect אַחֲרֵי אֲשֶׁר חֻטַּמָּ֑אָה Deuteronomy 24:4 after that she has been defiled (sexually); on form see Ges§ 54. 3.

טָמְאָה noun feminine uncleanness (טָֽמְאָה, Baer, seems to rest upon a misinterpretation of the form) Micah 2:10 (so Thes MV SS); of ethical uncleanness, from wrong-doing.
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Strong's Number H2930 matches the Hebrew טָמֵא (ṭāmē'),
which occurs 162 times in 142 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 34:5–Lev 15:21)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:5 - And Jacob heard that he had defiled H2930 Dinah his daughter: now his sons were with his cattle in the field: and Jacob held his peace until they were come.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:13 - And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled H2930 Dinah their sister:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:27 - The sons of Jacob came upon the slain, and spoiled the city, because they had defiled H2930 their sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:3 - Or if he touch the uncleanness of man, whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be defiled H2930 withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:24 - And for these ye shall be unclean: H2930 whosoever toucheth the carcase of them shall be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:25 - And whosoever beareth ought of the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:26 - The carcases of every beast which divideth the hoof, and is not clovenfooted, nor cheweth the cud, are unclean unto you: every one that toucheth them shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:27 - And whatsoever goeth upon his paws, among all manner of beasts that go on all four, those are unclean unto you: whoso toucheth their carcase shall be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:28 - And he that beareth the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean H2930 until the even: they are unclean unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:31 - These are unclean to you among all that creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; H2930 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 H2930 until the even; so it shall be cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:33 - And every earthen vessel, whereinto any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it shall be unclean; H2930 and ye shall break it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:34 - Of all meat which may be eaten, that on which such water cometh shall be unclean: H2930 and all drink that may be drunk in every such vessel shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:35 - And every thing whereupon any part of their carcase falleth shall be unclean; H2930 whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, they shall be broken down: for they are unclean, and shall be unclean unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:36 - Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:39 - And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:40 - And he that eateth of the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean H2930 until the even: he also that beareth the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:43 - Ye shall not make yourselves abominable with any creeping thing that creepeth, neither shall ye make yourselves unclean with them, that ye should be defiled H2930 thereby.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:44 - For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile H2930 yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:2 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean H2930 seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:5 - But if she bear a maid child, then she shall be unclean H2930 two weeks, as in her separation: and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:3 - And the priest shall look on the plague in the skin of the flesh: and when the hair in the plague is turned white, and the plague in sight be deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall look on him, and pronounce him unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:8 - And if the priest see that, behold, the scab spreadeth in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: H2930 it is a leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:11 - It is an old leprosy in the skin of his flesh, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean, H2930 and shall not shut him up: for he is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:14 - But when raw flesh appeareth in him, he shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:15 - And the priest shall see the raw flesh, and pronounce him to be unclean: H2930 for the raw flesh is unclean: it is a leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:20 - And if, when the priest seeth it, behold, it be in sight lower than the skin, and the hair thereof be turned white; the priest shall pronounce him unclean: H2930 it is a plague of leprosy broken out of the boil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:22 - And if it spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: H2930 it is a plague.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:25 - Then the priest shall look upon it: and, behold, if the hair in the bright spot be turned white, and it be in sight deeper than the skin; it is a leprosy broken out of the burning: wherefore the priest shall pronounce him unclean: H2930 it is the plague of leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:27 - And the priest shall look upon him the seventh day: and if it be spread much abroad in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: H2930 it is the plague of leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:30 - Then the priest shall see the plague: and, behold, if it be in sight deeper than the skin; and there be in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: H2930 it is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon the head or beard.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:44 - He is a leprous man, he is unclean: the priest shall pronounce him utterly H2930 unclean; H2930 his plague is in his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:46 - All the days wherein the plague shall be in him he shall be defiled; H2930 he is unclean: he shall dwell alone; without the camp shall his habitation be.
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, or to pronounce it unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:36 - Then the priest shall command that they empty the house, before the priest go into it to see the plague, that all that is in the house be not made unclean: H2930 and afterward the priest shall go in to see the house:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:46 - Moreover he that goeth into the house all the while that it is shut up shall be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:4 - Every bed, whereon he lieth that hath the issue, is unclean: H2930 and every thing, whereon he sitteth, shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:5 - And whosoever toucheth his bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:6 - And he that sitteth on any thing whereon he sat that hath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:7 - And he that toucheth the flesh of him that hath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:8 - And if he that hath the issue spit upon him that is clean; then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:9 - And what saddle soever he rideth upon that hath the issue shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:10 - And whosoever toucheth any thing that was under him shall be unclean H2930 until the even: and he that beareth any of those things shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:11 - And whomsoever he toucheth that hath the issue, and hath not rinsed his hands in water, he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:16 - And if any man's seed of copulation go out from him, then he shall wash all his flesh in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:17 - And every garment, and every skin, whereon is the seed of copulation, shall be washed with water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:18 - The woman also with whom man shall lie with seed of copulation, they shall both bathe themselves in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:19 - And if a woman have an issue, and her issue in her flesh be blood, she shall be put apart seven days: and whosoever toucheth her shall be unclean H2930 until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:20 - And every thing that she lieth upon in her separation shall be unclean: H2930 every thing also that she sitteth upon shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:21 - And whosoever toucheth her bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean H2930 until the even.

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