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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)
Dictionary Aids

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 - The house of Israel named it [fn]manna, and it was like coriander seed, white, and its taste H2940 was like wafers with honey.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:8 - The people would go about and gather it and grind it [fn]between two millstones or beat it in the mortar, and boil it in the pot and make cakes with it; and its taste H2940 was as the taste H2940 of [fn]cakes baked with oil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:13 - So he disguised his sanity H2940 before them, and acted insanely in their hands, and scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down into his beard.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:33 - and blessed be your discernment, H2940 and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from [fn]bloodshed and from [fn]avenging myself by my own hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:6 - “Can something tasteless be eaten without salt,
Or is there any taste H2940 in the [fn]white of an egg?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:20 - “He deprives the trusted ones of speech
And takes away the discernment H2940 of the elders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:1 - A Psalm of David when he [fn]feigned madness before [fn]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 [fn]discernment H2940 and knowledge,
For I believe in Your commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:22 - As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout
So is a beautiful woman who lacks [fn]discretion. H2940
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:16 - The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
Than seven men who can [fn]give a discreet H2940 answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:11 - “Moab has been at ease since his youth;
He has also been undisturbed, like wine on [fn]its dregs,
And he has not been emptied from vessel to vessel,
Nor has he gone into exile.
Therefore [fn]he retains his flavor, H2940
And his aroma has not changed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:7 - He issued a proclamation and it said, “In Nineveh by the decree H2940 of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water.

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