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Lexicon :: Strong's H2940 - ṭaʿam

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טַעַם
Transliteration
ṭaʿam
Pronunciation
tah'-am
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 815a

Strong’s Definitions

טַעַם ṭaʻam, tah'-am; from H2938; properly, a taste, i.e. (figuratively) perception; by implication, intelligence; transitively, a mandate:—advice, behaviour, decree, discretion, judgment, reason, taste, understanding.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H2940 in the following manner: taste (5x), behaviour (2x), advice (1x), understanding (1x), judgment (1x), discretion (1x), reason (1x), decree (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H2940 in the following manner: taste (5x), behaviour (2x), advice (1x), understanding (1x), judgment (1x), discretion (1x), reason (1x), decree (1x).
  1. taste, judgment

    1. taste

    2. judgment (fig.)

    3. decision, decree

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טַעַם ṭaʻam, tah'-am; from H2938; properly, a taste, i.e. (figuratively) perception; by implication, intelligence; transitively, a mandate:—advice, behaviour, decree, discretion, judgment, reason, taste, understanding.
STRONGS H2940:
טַ֫עַם noun masculineJeremiah 48:11 taste, judgmentט׳ absolute Job 6:6; Psalm 119:66; טָ֑עַם Proverbs 11:22; Proverbs 26:16; construct טַעַם Numbers 11:8 + 2 times; suffix טַעְמוֺ Exodus 16:31 + 4 times; טַעְמֵךְ 1 Samuel 25:33; —
1. taste of manna Exodus 16:31 (P), Numbers 11:8 (JE), compare Numbers 11:8; in juice of purslain Job 6:6; of Moab under figure of wine Jeremiah 48:11 (|| רֵיחַ).
2. figurative judgement, discretion, discernment, 1 Samuel 25:33; Proverbs 11:22 Job 12:20, so טוּב טַעַם וָדַעַת לַמְּדֵנִי Psalm 119:66; מְשִׁיבֵי ט׳ Proverbs 26:16 those answering discretion, i.e. discreetly: שׁנה טעם change, disguise one's judgement, sense 1 Samuel 21:13; Psalm 34:1, of David feigning madness.
3. (late Aramaism, compare Daniel 3:10 etc.) decision, decree טַעַם מֶלָךְ וּגְּדֹלָיו Jonah 3:7.

See related Aramaic BDB entries H2941, H2942.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

16:31; 16:31

Numbers

11:8; 11:8; 11:8

1 Samuel

21:13; 25:33; 25:33

Job

6:6; 6:6; 12:20

Psalms

34:1; 119:66; 119:66

Proverbs

11:22; 11:22; 26:16; 26:16

Jeremiah

48:11; 48:11

Daniel

3:10

Jonah

3:7

H2940

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2940 matches the Hebrew טַעַם (ṭaʿam),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:31 - And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste H2940 of it was like wafers made with honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:8 - And the people went about, and gathered it, and ground it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste H2940 of it was as the taste H2940 of fresh oil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:13 - And he changed his behaviour H2940 before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:33 - And blessed be thy advice, H2940 and blessed be thou, which hast kept me this day from coming to shed blood, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:6 - Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste H2940 in the white of an egg?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:20 - He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding H2940 of the aged.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:1 - [[A Psalm of David, when he changed his behaviour H2940 before Abimelech; who drove him away, and he departed.]] I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:66 - Teach me good judgment H2940 and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. H2940
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:16 - The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. H2940
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:11 - Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste H2940 remained in him, and his scent is not changed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:7 - And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree H2940 of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor drink water:

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