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Lexicon :: Strong's H2934 - ṭāman

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A primitive root
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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 - So they gave Jacob all the foreign gods which [fn]they had and the rings which were in their ears, and Jacob hid H2934 them under the [fn]oak which was near Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:12 - So he [fn]looked this way and that, and when he saw that there was no one around, he struck and killed the Egyptian, and hid H2934 [fn]his body in the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:19 -

“They will call peoples to the mountain;

There they will offer righteous sacrifices;

For they will [fn]draw out the abundance of the seas,

And the hidden H2934 treasures of the sand.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:6 - But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden H2934 them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:21 - when I saw among the spoils a beautiful robe from Shinar, two hundred shekels of silver, and a bar of gold fifty shekels in weight, then I wanted them and took them; and behold, they are hidden H2934 in the ground inside my tent, with the silver underneath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:22 -

So Joshua sent messengers, and they ran to the tent; and behold, it was hidden H2934 in his tent with the silver underneath it.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:8 - When these men with leprosy came to the outskirts of the camp, they entered one tent and ate and drank, and carried from there silver, gold, and clothes, and they went and hid H2934 them; then they returned and entered another tent, and carried valuables from there also, and went and hid H2934 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:16 -

“Or like a miscarriage which is [fn]hidden H2934, I would not exist,

As infants that never saw light.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:10 -

“A noose for him is hidden H2934 in the ground,

And a trap for him on the pathway.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:26 -

Complete darkness is held H2934 in H2934 reserve H2934 for his treasures,

And unfanned fire will devour him;

It will consume the survivor in his tent.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 -

“Have I covered my wrongdoings like a man,

By hiding H2934 my guilt in my shirt pocket,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:13 -

“Hide H2934 them together in the dust;

Imprison [fn]them in the hidden H2934 place.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:15 -

The nations have sunk down into the pit which they have made;

In the net which they hid H2934, their own foot has been caught.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:4 -

You will pull me out of the net which they have secretly H2934 laid H2934 for me,

For You are my strength.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 -

For they hid H2934 their net for me without cause;

Without cause they dug a pit for my soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:8 -

Let destruction come upon him when he is unaware,

And let the net which he hid H2934 catch him;

Let him fall into that very destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:5 -

They make firm for themselves an evil [fn]purpose;

They [fn]talk of setting H2934 snares secretly H2934;

They say, “Who can see them?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:5 -

The proud have hidden H2934 a trap for me, and snares;

They have spread a net at the [fn]wayside;

They have set snares for me. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:3 -

When my spirit felt weak within me,

You knew my path.

In the way where I walk

They have hidden H2934 a trap for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:24 -

The [fn]lazy one buries H2934 his hand in the dish,

But will not even bring it back to his mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:15 -

A lazy one buries H2934 his hand in the dish;

He is weary of bringing it to his mouth again.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:10 -

Enter the rocky place and hide H2934 in the dust

From the terror of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - “Take the undergarment that you bought, which is around your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates and hide H2934 it there in a crevice of the rock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:5 - So I went and hid H2934 it by the Euphrates, as the LORD had commanded me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - After many days the LORD said to me, “Arise, go to the Euphrates and take from there the undergarment which I commanded you to hide H2934 there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to the Euphrates and dug, and I took the undergarment from the place where I had hidden H2934 it; and behold, the undergarment was ruined, it was completely useless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:22 -

May a cry be heard from their houses

When You suddenly bring raiders upon them;

For they have dug a pit to capture me

And hidden H2934 snares for my feet.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:9 - “Take some large stones in your [fn]hands and hide H2934 them in the [fn]mortar in the brick terrace which is at the entrance of Pharaoh’s [fn]palace in Tahpanhes, in the sight of [fn]some of the Jews;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:10 - and say to them, ‘This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says: “Behold, I am going to send men and get My servant Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, and I am going to set his throne over these stones that I have hidden H2934; and he will spread his [fn]canopy over them.
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