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Lexicon :: Strong's H2932 - ṭām'â

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Part of Speech
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 the LORD, [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 the LORD, 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 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 thing on which she sits shall be unclean, like [fn]her uncleanness H2932 at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:30 - ‘The priest shall offer the one for a sin offering and the other for 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 - “Thus 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 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 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 from the impurities H2932 of the sons of Israel consecrate it.
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 [fn]descendants throughout your generations approaches the holy gifts which the sons of Israel dedicate to the LORD, while he has an uncleanness, H2932 that person shall be cut off from before Me; I am the LORD.
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 - ‘The priest shall have her take an oath and shall say to the woman, “If no man has lain with you and if you have not gone astray into uncleanness, H2932 being 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 corpse, the [fn]body of a man who has died, and does not purify himself, defiles the [fn]tabernacle of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from Israel. Because the water for impurity was not [fn]sprinkled on him, he shall 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 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 observe all that I commanded.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:4 - David sent messengers and took her, and when she came to him, 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 the LORD to cleanse it, and every unclean H2932 thing H2932 which they found in the temple of the LORD they brought out to the court of the house of the LORD. Then the Levites received it to carry out to the Kidron [fn]valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:21 - 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 skirts;
She [fn]did not consider her future.
Therefore she has [fn]fallen astonishingly;
She has no comforter.
“See, O LORD, 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 consume your uncleanness H2932 from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 - “Then set it empty on its coals
So that it may be hot
And its bronze may [fn]glow
And its filthiness H2932 may be melted in it,
Its rust consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 - “In your filthiness H2932 is lewdness.
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]spent My wrath on you.
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 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 - “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 - “It will come about in that day,” declares the LORD 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 remove the prophets and the unclean H2932 spirit from the land.
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