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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 touches human uncleanness H2932, of whatever sort his uncleanness H2932 may be with which he becomes unclean, and it is hidden from him, and then he comes to know it, he will be guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:20 - ‘But the person who eats the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings which belong to Yahweh, [fn]in his uncleanness H2932, that person shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:21 - ‘When anyone touches anything unclean, whether human uncleanness H2932 or an unclean animal or any unclean [fn]detestable thing, and eats of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings which belong to Yahweh, that person shall be cut off from his people.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:19 - “The priest shall next offer the sin offering and make atonement for the one to be cleansed from his uncleanness H2932. Then afterward, he shall slaughter the burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:3 - ‘This, moreover, shall be his uncleanness H2932 in his discharge: it is his uncleanness H2932 whether his body allows its discharge to flow or whether his body obstructs its discharge.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:25 -

‘Now if a woman has a discharge of her blood many days, not at the period of her menstrual impurity, or if she has a discharge beyond [fn]that period, all the days of her unclean H2932 discharge she shall continue as though [fn]in her menstrual impurity; she is unclean.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:26 - ‘Any bed on which she lies all the days of her discharge shall be to her like [fn]her bed at menstruation; and every thing on which she sits shall be unclean, like her uncleanness H2932 from her menstrual impurity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:30 - ‘And the priest shall [fn]offer the one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering. So the priest shall make atonement on her behalf before Yahweh because of her unclean H2932 discharge.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:31 -

“Thus you shall keep the sons of Israel separated from their uncleanness H2932, so that they will not die in their uncleanness H2932 by making My [fn]tabernacle that is among them unclean.”

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - “So he shall make atonement for the holy place because of the uncleanness H2932 of the sons of Israel and because of their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and thus he shall do for the tent of meeting which abides with them in the midst of their uncleanness H2932.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - “With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times and cleanse it and set it apart as holy from the uncleanness H2932 of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:19 -

‘Also you shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness during her menstrual impurity H2932.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:3 - “Say to them, ‘If any man among all your seed throughout your generations comes near to the holy gifts which the sons of Israel set apart as holy to Yahweh, and he has an uncleanness H2932, that person shall be cut off from before Me; I am Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:5 - or if a man touches any teeming things by which he is made unclean or any man by whom he is made unclean, whatever his uncleanness H2932,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:19 - ‘Then the priest shall have her swear an oath and shall say to the woman, “If no man has lain with you, and if you have not gone astray into [fn]defilement H2932, being under the authority of your husband, be free from this water of bitterness that brings curses;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:13 - ‘Anyone who touches a corpse, the [fn]body of a man who has died, and does not purify himself, [fn]makes the [fn]tabernacle of Yahweh unclean; and that person shall be cut off from Israel. Because the water for impurity was not [fn]splashed on him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness H2932 is still on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - “And he said to me, ‘Behold, you [fn]shall be with child and give birth to a son, so now you shall not drink wine or strong drink, and you shall not eat any unclean H2932 thing H2932, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:14 - “She should not eat anything that comes from the vine, nor drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean H2932 thing H2932; let her keep all that I commanded.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:4 - Then David sent messengers and took her, and she came to him, and he lay with her; and when she had purified herself from her uncleanness H2932, she returned to her house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:16 - So the priests went in to the inner part of the house of Yahweh to cleanse it, and every unclean H2932 thing H2932 which they found in the temple of Yahweh they brought out to the court of the house of Yahweh. Then the Levites received it to bring out to the Kidron [fn]valley, to an outer area.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:21 - Then the sons of Israel who returned from exile and all those who had separated themselves from the uncleanness H2932 of the nations of the land to join them, to seek Yahweh, the God of Israel, ate the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:11 - which You have commanded by the hand of Your slaves the prophets, saying, ‘The land which you are entering to possess is an impure land with the impurity of the peoples of the lands, with their abominations which have filled it from end to end, and with their uncleanness H2932.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:9 -


Her uncleanness H2932 was in her skirts;

She did not remember her future.

Therefore she has gone down astonishingly;

She has no comforter.

“See, O Yahweh, my affliction,

For the enemy has magnified himself!”

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:15 - “I will scatter you among the nations, and I will disperse you through the lands, and I will put an end to your uncleanness H2932 from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 -

“Then stand it empty on its coals

So that it may be hot

And its bronze may [fn]glow

And its uncleanness H2932 may be melted in it,

Its rust brought to a complete end.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 -

“In your uncleanness H2932 is lewdness.

Because I would have cleansed you,

Yet you are not clean;

You will not be cleansed from your uncleanness H2932 again

Until I have [fn]caused My wrath against you to be at rest.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:17 - “Son of man, when the house of Israel was living in their own land, they defiled it by their ways and their deeds; their way before Me was like the uncleanness H2932 of a woman in her impurity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:25 - “Then I will [fn]sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your uncleanness H2932 and from all your idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:29 - “Moreover, I will save you from all your uncleanness H2932; and I will call for the grain and multiply it, and I will not [fn]bring a famine on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:24 - “According to their uncleanness H2932 and according to their transgressions I dealt with them, and I hid My face from them.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:2 -

“And it will be in that day,” declares Yahweh of hosts, “that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also cause the prophets and the unclean H2932 spirit to pass away from the land.

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