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Lexicon :: Strong's H2934 - ṭāman

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 811

Strong’s Definitions

טָמַן ṭâman, taw-man'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering over):—hide, lay privily, in secret.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H2934 in the following manner: hide (26x), laid (2x), lay privily (2x), secret (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H2934 in the following manner: hide (26x), laid (2x), lay privily (2x), secret (1x).
  1. to hide, conceal, bury

    1. (Qal)

      1. to hide

      2. hiding, concealing, secretly laying (participle)

      3. darkness (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to hide oneself

    3. (Hiphil) to hide

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טָמַן ṭâman, taw-man'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering over):—hide, lay privily, in secret.
STRONGS H2934: Abbreviations
טָמַן verb hide, conceal, especially in earth (Late Hebrew id.; whence perhaps Aramaic טְמֵן keep, preserve; compare Arabic bdb038003 bury, hide (loan-word Frä137); Aramaic bdb038004, טְמַר id.); —
Qal Perfect טְמֵן Psalm 35:8 + 2 times etc; Imperfect וַיִּטְמֹן Genesis 35:4, etc.; Imperative suffix טָמְנֵהוּ Jeremiah 13:4; טָמְנֵם Job 40:13; Infinitive construct לִטְמוֺן Job 31:33; Psalm 64:6; Passive participle טָמוּן Job 3:16 + 3 times; טְמוּנָה Joshua 7:22; plural טְמֻנִים Joshua 7:21; construct טְמוּנֵי Deuteronomy 33:19; —
1. hide, with accusative Genesis 35:4 (E), Exodus 2:12 (E; dead body in sand), Joshua 2:6 (J E; spies under flax-stalks), Joshua 7:21, 22 (J E; Achan's theft), Jeremiah 13:4, 5, 6, 7 (Jeremiah's girdle), Jeremiah 43:9, 10 (stones at Tahpanhes); hide, bury hand in dish (צַלָּ֑חַת) Proverbs 19:24; Proverbs 26:15 (of עָצֵל the sluggard); נֵפֶל טָמוּן Job 3:16 hidden abortion, i.e. a lifeless child at once buried; שְׂפֻנֵי טְמוּנֵי חול Deuteronomy 33:19 (poem); of hiding iniquity עון Job 31:33; hiding the wicked in the dust עפר Job 40:13.
2. often of hiding, concealing, secretly laying a snare רֶשֶׁת Psalm 9:16; Psalm 35:8, followed by לִי Psalm 31:5; שַׁחַת רִשְׁתָּם Psalm 35:7; פַּח followed by לִי Psalm 140:6; Psalm 142:4; followed by לרגלי Jeremiah 18:22; חבל Job 18:10; מוֺקשׁים Psalm 64:5.
3. טָמוּן that which is darkened = darkness, Job 40:13 nearly = ׃שְׁאוֺל פניהם חֲבשׁ בט׳ bind their faces in darkness (i.e. the wicked); hide = reserve Job 20:26 all darkness is held in reserve for his treasures, i.e. all calamities are stored up for them.
Niph. Imperative חִטָּמֵן בֶּעָפָר י׳ פַּחַד מִפְּנֵי Isaiah 2:10 hide thyself in the dust, from before the terror of י׳.
Hiph. (or Qal? BaZMG 1889, 180) Imperfect וַיֵּלִכוּ וַיַּטְמִנוּ 2 Kings 7:8 (twice in verse) and they went and hid (it), i.e. plunder from Aramaic camp.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


35:4; 35:4




33:19; 33:19


2:6; 7:21; 7:21; 7:22; 7:22

2 Kings



3:16; 3:16; 18:10; 20:26; 31:33; 31:33; 40:13; 40:13; 40:13


9:16; 31:5; 35:7; 35:8; 35:8; 64:5; 64:6; 140:6; 142:4


19:24; 26:15




13:4; 13:4; 13:5; 13:6; 13:7; 18:22; 43:9; 43:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2934 matches the Hebrew טָמַן (ṭāman),
which occurs 31 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:4 - And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid H2934 them under the oak which was by Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:12 - And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid H2934 him in the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:19 - They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid H2934 in the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:6 - But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid H2934 them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:21 - When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid H2934 in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:22 - So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran unto the tent; and, behold, it was hid H2934 in his tent, and the silver under it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:8 - And when these lepers came to the uttermost part of the camp, they went into one tent, and did eat and drink, and carried thence silver, and gold, and raiment, and went and hid H2934 it; and came again, and entered into another tent, and carried thence also, and went and hid H2934 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:16 - Or as an hidden H2934 untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:10 - The snare is laid H2934 for him in the ground, and a trap for him in the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:26 - All darkness shall be hid H2934 in his secret places: a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 - If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding H2934 mine iniquity in my bosom:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:13 - Hide H2934 them in the dust together; and bind their faces in secret. H2934
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:15 - The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid H2934 is their own foot taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:4 - Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily H2934 for me: for thou art my strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 - For without cause have they hid H2934 for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:8 - Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that he hath hid H2934 catch himself: into that very destruction let him fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:5 - They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying H2934  snares privily; H2934 they say, Who shall see them?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 - The proud have hid H2934 a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:3 - When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid H2934 a snare for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 - A slothful man hideth H2934 his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:15 - The slothful hideth H2934 his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:10 - Enter into the rock, and hide H2934 thee in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - Take the girdle that thou hast got, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to Euphrates, and hide H2934 it there in a hole of the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:5 - So I went, and hid H2934 it by Euphrates, as the LORD commanded me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - And it came to pass after many days, that the LORD said unto me, Arise, go to Euphrates, and take the girdle from thence, which I commanded thee to hide H2934 there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to Euphrates, and digged, and took the girdle from the place where I had hid H2934 it: and, behold, the girdle was marred, it was profitable for nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:22 - Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid H2934 snares for my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:9 - Take great stones in thine hand, and hide H2934 them in the clay in the brickkiln, which is at the entry of Pharaoh's house in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the men of Judah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:10 - And say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will send and take Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will set his throne upon these stones that I have hid; H2934 and he shall spread his royal pavilion over them.
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