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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 - Now Jacob heard that he had defiled H2930 Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob kept silent until they came in.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:13 - But Jacob’s sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor with deceit, because he had defiled H2930 Dinah their sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:27 - Jacob’s sons came upon the slain and looted the city, because they had defiled H2930 their sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:3 - ‘Or if he touches human uncleanness, of whatever sort his uncleanness may be with which he becomes H2930 unclean, H2930 and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know it, he will be guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:24 - ‘By these, moreover, you will be made H2930 unclean: H2930 whoever touches their carcasses becomes H2930 unclean H2930 until evening,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:25 - and whoever picks up any of their carcasses shall wash his clothes and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:26 - ‘Concerning all the animals which divide the hoof but do not make a split hoof, or which do not chew cud, they are unclean to you: whoever touches them becomes H2930 unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:27 - ‘Also whatever walks on its paws, among all the creatures that walk on all fours, are unclean to you; whoever touches their carcasses becomes H2930 unclean H2930 until evening,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:28 - and the one who picks up their carcasses shall wash his clothes and be unclean H2930 until evening; they are unclean to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:31 - ‘These are to you the unclean among all the swarming things; whoever touches them when they are dead becomes H2930 unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - ‘Also anything on which one of them may fall when they are dead becomes H2930 unclean, H2930 including any wooden article, or clothing, or a skin, or a sack—any article [fn]of which use is made—it shall be put in the water and be unclean H2930 until evening, then it becomes clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:33 - ‘As for any earthenware vessel into which one of them may fall, whatever is in it becomes H2930 unclean H2930 and you shall break [fn]the vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:34 - ‘Any of the [fn]food which may be eaten, on which water comes, shall become H2930 unclean, H2930 and any [fn]liquid which may be drunk in every vessel shall become H2930 unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:35 - ‘Everything, moreover, on which part of their carcass may fall becomes H2930 unclean; H2930 an oven or a [fn]stove shall be smashed; they are unclean and shall continue as unclean to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:36 - ‘Nevertheless a spring or a cistern [fn]collecting water shall be clean, though the one who touches their carcass shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:39 - ‘Also if one of the animals dies which you have for food, the one who touches its carcass becomes H2930 unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:40 - ‘He too, who eats some of its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean H2930 until evening, and the one who picks up its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:43 - ‘Do not render [fn]yourselves detestable through any of the swarming things that swarm; and you shall not make H2930 yourselves unclean H2930 with them so that you become H2930 unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:44 - ‘For I am the LORD your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make H2930 yourselves unclean H2930 with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:2 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying: ‘When a woman [fn]gives birth and bears a male child, then she shall be unclean H2930 for seven days, as in the days of [fn]her menstruation she shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:5 - ‘But if she bears a female child, then she shall be unclean H2930 for two weeks, as in her [fn]menstruation; and she shall remain in the blood of her purification for sixty-six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:3 - “The priest shall look at the mark on the skin of the [fn]body, and if the hair in the infection has turned white and the infection appears to be deeper than the skin of his [fn]body, it is an infection of leprosy; when the priest has looked at him, he shall pronounce H2930 him unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:8 - “The priest shall look, and if the scab has spread on the skin, then the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 it is leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:11 - it is [fn]a chronic leprosy on the skin of his [fn]body, and the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 he shall not [fn]isolate him, for he is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:14 - “But whenever raw flesh appears on him, he shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:15 - “The priest shall look at the raw flesh, and he shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 the raw flesh is unclean, it is leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:20 - and the priest shall look, and behold, if [fn]it appears to be lower than the skin, and the hair on it has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 it is the infection of leprosy, it has broken out in the boil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:22 - and if it spreads farther on the skin, then the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 it is an infection.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:25 - then the priest shall look at it. And if the hair in the bright spot has turned white and it appears to be deeper than the skin, it is leprosy; it has broken out in the burn. Therefore, the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 it is an infection of leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:27 - and the priest shall look at him on the seventh day. If it spreads farther in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 it is an infection of leprosy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:30 - then the priest shall look at the infection, and if it appears to be deeper than the skin and there is thin yellowish hair in it, then the priest shall pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 it is a scale, it is leprosy of the head or of the beard.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:44 - he is a leprous man, he is unclean. The priest shall surely H2930 pronounce H2930 him unclean; H2930 his infection is on his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:46 - “He shall remain H2930 unclean H2930 all the days during which he has the infection; he is unclean. He shall live alone; his dwelling shall be outside the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law for the mark of leprosy in a garment of wool or linen, whether in the warp or in the woof, or in any article of leather, for pronouncing it clean or unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:36 - “The priest shall then command that they empty the house before the priest goes in to look at the mark, so that everything in the house need not become H2930 unclean; H2930 and afterward the priest shall go in to look at the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:46 - “Moreover, whoever goes into the house during the time that he has [fn]quarantined it, becomes H2930 unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:4 - ‘Every bed on which the person with the discharge lies becomes H2930 unclean, H2930 and everything on which he sits becomes H2930 unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:5 - ‘Anyone, moreover, who touches his bed shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:6 - and whoever sits on the thing on which the man with the discharge has been sitting, shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:7 - ‘Also whoever touches the [fn]person with the discharge shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:8 - ‘Or if the man with the discharge spits on one who is clean, he too shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:9 - ‘Every saddle on which the person with the discharge rides becomes H2930 unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:10 - ‘Whoever then touches any of the things which were under him shall be unclean H2930 until evening, and he who carries them shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:11 - ‘Likewise, whomever the one with the discharge touches without having rinsed his hands in water shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:16 - ‘Now if a [fn]man has a seminal emission, he shall bathe all his body in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:17 - ‘As for any garment or any leather on which there is seminal emission, it shall be washed with water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:18 - ‘If a man lies with a woman so that there is a seminal emission, they shall both bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:19 - ‘When a woman has a discharge, if her discharge in her body is blood, she shall continue in her menstrual impurity for seven days; and whoever touches her shall be unclean H2930 until evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:20 - ‘Everything also on which she lies during her menstrual impurity shall be unclean, H2930 and everything on which she sits shall be unclean. H2930
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:21 - ‘Anyone who touches her bed shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean H2930 until evening.

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