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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 suppose you unknowingly touch something that makes a person unclean. When you realize what you have done, you must admit your guilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:20 - If you are ceremonially unclean and you eat meat from a peace offering that was presented to the LORD, you will be cut off from the community.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:21 - If you touch anything that is unclean (whether it is human defilement or an unclean animal or any other unclean, detestable thing) and then eat meat from a peace offering presented to the LORD, you will be cut off from the community.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:19 - “Then the priest must present the sin offering to purify the person who was cured of the skin disease. After that, the priest will slaughter the burnt offering
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:3 - This defilement is caused by his discharge, whether the discharge continues or stops. In either case the man is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:25 - “If a woman has a flow of blood for many days that is unrelated to her menstrual period, or if the blood continues beyond the normal period, she is ceremonially unclean. As during her menstrual period, the woman will be unclean as long as the discharge continues.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:26 - Any bed she lies on and any object she sits on during that time will be unclean, just as during her normal menstrual period.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:30 - The priest will offer one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering. Through this process, the priest will purify her before the LORD for the ceremonial impurity caused by her bleeding.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:31 - “This is how you will guard the people of Israel from ceremonial uncleanness. Otherwise they would die, for their impurity would defile my Tabernacle that stands among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - Through this process, he will purify[fn] the Most Holy Place, and he will do the same for the entire Tabernacle, because of the defiling sin and rebellion of the Israelites.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:19 - Then he must sprinkle the blood with his finger seven times over the altar. In this way, he will cleanse it from Israel’s defilement and make it holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:19 - “Do not have sexual relations with a woman during her period of menstrual impurity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:3 - Give them the following instructions.
“In all future generations, if any of your descendants is ceremonially unclean when he approaches the sacred offerings that the people of Israel consecrate to the LORD, he must be cut off from my presence. I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:5 - or by touching a small animal that is unclean, or by touching someone who is ceremonially unclean for any reason.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:19 - The priest will then put the woman under oath and say to her, ‘If no other man has had sex with you, and you have not gone astray and defiled yourself while under your husband’s authority, may you be immune from the effects of this bitter water that brings on the curse.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:13 - All those who touch a dead body and do not purify themselves in the proper way defile the LORD’s Tabernacle, and they will be cut off from the community of Israel. Since the water of purification was not sprinkled on them, their defilement continues.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - But he told me, ‘You will become pregnant and give birth to a son. You must not drink wine or any other alcoholic drink nor eat any forbidden food. For your son will be dedicated to God as a Nazirite from the moment of his birth until the day of his death.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:14 - She must not eat grapes or raisins, drink wine or any other alcoholic drink, or eat any forbidden food.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:4 - Then David sent messengers to get her; and when she came to the palace, he slept with her. She had just completed the purification rites after having her menstrual period. Then she returned home.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:16 - The priests went into the sanctuary of the Temple of the LORD to cleanse it, and they took out to the Temple courtyard all the defiled things they found. From there the Levites carted it all out to the Kidron Valley.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:21 - The Passover meal was eaten by the people of Israel who had returned from exile and by the others in the land who had turned from their immoral customs to worship the LORD, the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:11 - Your servants the prophets warned us when they said, ‘The land you are entering to possess is totally defiled by the detestable practices of the people living there. From one end to the other, the land is filled with corruption.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:9 - She defiled herself with immorality
and gave no thought to her future.
Now she lies in the gutter
with no one to lift her out.
“LORD, see my misery,” she cries.
“The enemy has triumphed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:15 - I will scatter you among the nations and purge you of your wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:11 - Now set the empty pot on the coals.
Heat it red hot!
Burn away the filth and corruption.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:13 - Your impurity is your lewdness
and the corruption of your idolatry.
I tried to cleanse you,
but you refused.
So now you will remain in your filth
until my fury against you has been satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:17 - “Son of man, when the people of Israel were living in their own land, they defiled it by the evil way they lived. To me their conduct was as unclean as a woman’s menstrual cloth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:25 - “Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean. Your filth will be washed away, and you will no longer worship idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:29 - I will cleanse you of your filthy behavior. I will give you good crops of grain, and I will send no more famines on the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:24 - I turned my face away and punished them because of their defilement and their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:2 - “And on that day,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies, “I will erase idol worship throughout the land, so that even the names of the idols will be forgotten. I will remove from the land both the false prophets and the spirit of impurity that came with them.
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