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Lexicon :: Strong's H2932 - ṭām'â

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feminine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

טֻמְאָה ṭumʼâh, toom-aw'; from H2930; religious impurity:—filthiness, unclean(-ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H2932 in the following manner: uncleanness (26x), filthiness (7x), unclean (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H2932 in the following manner: uncleanness (26x), filthiness (7x), unclean (4x).
  1. uncleanness

    1. sexual

    2. of filthy mass

    3. ethical and religious

    4. ritual

    5. local (of nations)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טֻמְאָה ṭumʼâh, toom-aw'; from H2930; religious impurity:—filthiness, unclean(-ness).
STRONGS H2932: Abbreviations
טֻמְאָה noun feminine uncleanness; — absolute ט׳ Numbers 5:19 4 times; construct טֻמְאַת Leviticus 5:3 4 times; suffix טֻמְאָתֵךְ Ezekiel 22:15 2 times etc., 18 times suffixes; plural טֻמְאֹת Leviticus 16:16,19; suffix טֻמְאוֺתֵיכֶם Ezekiel 36:25,29; טֻמְאֹתָם Leviticus 16:16; —
1. sexual Numbers 5:19 (P), Lamentations 1:9.
2. of a foul or filthy mass Ezekiel 24:11 (in a caldron), 2 Chronicles 29:16 (in the temple).
3. ethical and religious Leviticus 16:16 (P); Ezekiel 22:15; Ezekiel 24:13; Ezekiel 39:24; כפר על הקדשׁ מט׳ Leviticus 16:16 (P); קדּשׁ מט׳ Leviticus 16:19 (P); טהר מט׳ Ezekiel 24:13; Ezekiel 36:25; הושׁיע מכל ט׳ Ezekiel 36:29; רוּחַ הט׳ unclean spirit, which inspired the prophets to lie Zechariah 13:2.
4. ritual, of men Leviticus 5:3 (twice in verse); Leviticus 7:20,21; Leviticus 14:19; Leviticus 15:3 (twice in verse); Leviticus 15:31 (twice in verse); Numbers 19:13 (all P), Leviticus 22:3,5 (H); women 2 Samuel 11:4; וַיִּשְׁכַּב עִמָּהּ וְהִיא מִתְקַדֶּשֶׁת מִטֻמְאָתָהּ see Dr; a time favourable to conception RSK 276; Leviticus 15:25,26,30 (P), Leviticus 18:19 (H), Ezekiel 36:17; of meats Judges 13:7,14.
5. local, of the nations Ezra 6:21; Ezra 9:11.

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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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:3; 5:3; 7:20; 7:21; 14:19; 15:3; 15:25; 15:26; 15:30; 15:31; 16:16; 16:16; 16:16; 16:16; 16:19; 16:19; 18:19; 22:3; 22:5


5:19; 5:19; 19:13


13:7; 13:14

2 Samuel


2 Chronicles



6:21; 9:11




22:15; 22:15; 24:11; 24:13; 24:13; 36:17; 36:25; 36:25; 36:29; 36:29; 39:24






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2932 matches the Hebrew טָמְאָה (ṭām'â),
which occurs 36 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:3 - Or if he touch the uncleanness H2932 of man, whatsoever uncleanness H2932 it be that a man shall be defiled withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:20 - But the soul that eateth of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, that pertain unto the LORD, having his uncleanness H2932 upon him, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:21 - Moreover the soul that shall touch any unclean H2932 thing, as the uncleanness H2932 of man, or any unclean beast, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which pertain unto the LORD, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:19 - And the priest shall offer the sin offering, and make an atonement for him that is to be cleansed from his uncleanness; H2932 and afterward he shall kill the burnt offering:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:3 - And this shall be his uncleanness H2932 in his issue: whether his flesh run with his issue, or his flesh be stopped from his issue, it is his uncleanness. H2932
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:25 - And if a woman have an issue of her blood many days out of the time of her separation, or if it run beyond the time of her separation; all the days of the issue of her uncleanness H2932 shall be as the days of her separation: she shall be unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:26 - Every bed whereon she lieth all the days of her issue shall be unto her as the bed of her separation: and whatsoever she sitteth upon shall be unclean, as the uncleanness H2932 of her separation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:30 - And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for her before the LORD for the issue of her uncleanness. H2932
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:31 - Thus shall ye separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness; H2932 that they die not in their uncleanness, H2932 when they defile my tabernacle that is among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - And he shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness H2932 of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation, that remaineth among them in the midst of their uncleanness. H2932
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness H2932 of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:19 - Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness. H2932
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:3 - Say unto them, Whosoever he be of all your seed among your generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto the LORD, having his uncleanness H2932 upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:5 - Or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness H2932 he hath;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:19 - And the priest shall charge her by an oath, and say unto the woman, If no man have lain with thee, and if thou hast not gone aside to uncleanness H2932 with another instead of thy husband, be thou free from this bitter water that causeth the curse:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:13 - Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the tabernacle of the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness H2932 is yet upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - But he said unto me, Behold, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, neither eat any unclean H2932 thing: for the child shall be a Nazarite to God from the womb to the day of his death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:14 - She may not eat of any thing that cometh of the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean H2932 thing: all that I commanded her let her observe.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:4 - And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and he lay with her; for she was purified from her uncleanness: H2932 and she returned unto her house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:16 - And the priests went into the inner part of the house of the LORD, to cleanse it, and brought out all the uncleanness H2932 that they found in the temple of the LORD into the court of the house of the LORD. And the Levites took it, to carry it out abroad into the brook Kidron.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:21 - And the children of Israel, which were come again out of captivity, and all such as had separated themselves unto them from the filthiness H2932 of the heathen of the land, to seek the LORD God of Israel, did eat,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:11 - Which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land with the filthiness of the people of the lands, with their abominations, which have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness. H2932
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:9 - Her filthiness H2932 is in her skirts; she remembereth not her last end; therefore she came down wonderfully: she had no comforter. O LORD, behold my affliction: for the enemy hath magnified himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:15 - And I will scatter thee among the heathen, and disperse thee in the countries, and will consume thy filthiness H2932 out of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 - Then set it empty upon the coals thereof, that the brass of it may be hot, and may burn, and that the filthiness H2932 of it may be molten in it, that the scum of it may be consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 - In thy filthiness H2932 is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness H2932 any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:17 - Son of man, when the house of Israel dwelt in their own land, they defiled it by their own way and by their doings: their way was before me as the uncleanness H2932 of a removed woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:25 - Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, H2932 and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:29 - I will also save you from all your uncleannesses: H2932 and I will call for the corn, and will increase it, and lay no famine upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:24 - According to their uncleanness H2932 and according to their transgressions have I done unto them, and hid my face from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:2 - And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered: and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean H2932 spirit to pass out of the land.
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