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Lexicon :: Strong's H2932 - ṭām'â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 809b

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 the LORD, [fn]when he is unclean 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 the LORD, that person shall be cut off from his people.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:19 - “The priest shall next offer the [fn]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 for many days, not at the period of her menstrual impurity, or if she has a discharge beyond [fn]that period, for all the days of her impure 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 object on which she sits shall be unclean, like [fn]her uncleanness H2932 at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:30 - ‘And the priest shall offer the one as a [fn]sin offering, and the other as a burnt offering. So the priest shall make atonement on her behalf before the LORD because of her impure H2932 discharge.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:31 - “And so you shall keep the sons of Israel separated from their uncleanness H2932, so that they will not die in their uncleanness H2932 by their defiling My [fn]tabernacle that is among them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - “He shall make atonement for the Holy Place, because of the impurities H2932 of the sons of Israel and because of their unlawful acts regarding all their sins; and he shall do so for the tent of meeting which remains with them in the midst of their impurities H2932.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - “With his finger he shall sprinkle some of the blood on it seven times and cleanse it, and consecrate it from the impurities 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, ‘Any man among all your [fn]descendants throughout your generations who approaches the holy gifts which the sons of Israel consecrate to the LORD, while he has an uncleanness H2932, that person shall be cut off from My presence; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:5 - or a man who touches any swarming things by which he is made unclean, or touches any person by whom he is made unclean, whatever his uncleanness H2932;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:19 - ‘And the priest shall have her take an oath and shall say to the woman, “If no man has had sexual relations with you and if you have not gone astray into uncleanness H2932, as you are under the authority of your husband, be [fn]immune to this water of bitterness that brings a curse;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:13 - ‘Anyone who touches a dead body, the [fn]body of a person who has died, and does not purify himself, defiles the [fn]tabernacle of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from Israel. Since the water for impurity was not sprinkled on him, he will be unclean; his uncleanness H2932 is still on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - “But he said to me, ‘Behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and now you shall not drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any [fn]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 shall not eat anything that comes from the vine nor drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean H2932 thing H2932; she shall keep all that I commanded.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:4 - Then David sent messengers and [fn]had her brought, and when she came to him, he slept 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 into the inner part of the house of the LORD to cleanse it, and they brought every unclean H2932 thing H2932 which they found in the temple of the LORD out to the courtyard of the house of the LORD. Then the Levites received it to carry out to the Kidron [fn]Valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:21 - And the sons of Israel who returned from exile and all those who had separated themselves from the impurity H2932 of the nations of the land to join them, to seek the LORD God of Israel, ate the Passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:11 - which You have commanded by Your servants the prophets, saying, ‘The land which you are entering to possess is an unclean land with the uncleanness of the peoples of the lands, with their abominations which have filled it from end to end, and with their impurity H2932.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:9 - Her uncleanness H2932 was in her garment’s seams;
She [fn]did not think of her future.
So she has [fn]fallen in an astonishing way;
She has no comforter.
“See, LORD, my affliction,
For the enemy has [fn]honored himself!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:15 - “And I will scatter you among the nations and disperse you among the lands, and I will eliminate your uncleanness H2932 from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 - “Then set it empty on its burning coals
So that it may be hot
And its bronze may [fn]glow,
And its filthiness H2932 may be melted in it,
Its rust eliminated.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 - “In your filthiness H2932 is outrageous sin.
Because I would have cleansed you,
Yet you are not clean,
You will not be cleansed from your filthiness H2932 again
Until I have [fn]expended My wrath on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:17 - “Son of man, when the house of Israel was living on 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 sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness 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 - “In accordance with their uncleanness H2932 and their offenses I dealt with them, and I hid My face from them.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:2 - “And it will come about on that day,” declares the LORD of armies, “that I will eliminate the names of the idols from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also remove the prophets and the unclean H2932 spirit from the land.
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