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Lexicon :: Strong's H2945 - ṭap̄

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From טָפַף (H2952) (perhaps referring to the tripping gait of children)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 821a

Strong’s Definitions

טַף ṭaph, taf; from H2952 (perhaps referring to the tripping gait of children); a family (mostly used collectively in the singular):—(little) children (ones), families.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H2945 in the following manner: little ones (29x), children (12x), families (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H2945 in the following manner: little ones (29x), children (12x), families (1x).
  1. children, little children, little ones

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טַף ṭaph, taf; from H2952 (perhaps referring to the tripping gait of children); a family (mostly used collectively in the singular):—(little) children (ones), families.
STRONGS H2945: Abbreviations
טַף 42 noun masculine collective children (as going with quick, tripping steps; Ethiopic bdb038112 Di1251) — טַף Jeremiah 41:16 + 11 times; טָ֑ף Jeremiah 40:7 + 5 times; suffix טַפֵּנוּ Genesis 43:8 + 5 times; טַפְּכֶם Genesis 45:19 + 10 times; טַפָּם Genesis 34:29 + 6 times; never construct and never plural (in Genesis 47:24 omitted by Greek Version of the LXX, compare Di); — children, little ones, Genesis 34:29 (E) + 18 times J E (Genesis Exodus Numbers), also Deuteronomy 1:39 + 8 times D (including Joshua 1:14; Joshua 8:35); P only Numbers 31:9, 17, 18, where note זָכָר בַּטָּ֑ף Numbers 31:17 = young boys, and הַטַף בַּנָּשִׁים Numbers 31:18 = young girls; also Judges 18:21; Judges 21:10; 2 Samuel 15:22; Jeremiah 40:7; Jeremiah 41:16; Jeremiah 43:6; Ezekiel 9:6; 2 Chronicles 20:13; 31:18; Ezra 8:21; Esther 3:13; Esther 8:11; the words מְתִים וְנָשִׁים וְהַטָ֑ף Deuteronomy 2:34; Deuteronomy 3:6 including all inhabitants; so אֲנָשִׁים וְהַנָּשִׁים וְהַטָּף Deuteronomy 31:12; Jeremiah 40:7; Jeremiah 43:6; טַף distinguished from בָּחוּר וּבְּתוּלָה Ezekiel 9:6; also from בְּנֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 20:13, and from בְנֵיהֶם וּבְנוֺתֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 31:18. **Note that the word includes (or implies) women as well as children, in following: Genesis 47:12; Exodus 12:37 (E), Exodus 10:10; Exodus 10:24 (J), Numbers 32:16; Numbers 32:17 (J E; compare Di on Numbers 32:26).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


34:29; 34:29; 43:8; 45:19; 47:12; 47:24


10:10; 10:24; 12:37


31:9; 31:17; 31:17; 31:18; 31:18; 32:16; 32:17; 32:26


1:39; 2:34; 3:6; 31:12


1:14; 8:35


18:21; 21:10

2 Samuel


2 Chronicles

20:13; 20:13; 31:18; 31:18




3:13; 8:11


40:7; 40:7; 40:7; 41:16; 41:16; 43:6; 43:6


9:6; 9:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2945 matches the Hebrew טַף (ṭap̄),
which occurs 42 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:29 - And all their wealth, and all their little ones, H2945 and their wives took they captive, and spoiled even all that was in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:8 - And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go; that we may live, and not die, both we, and thou, and also our little ones. H2945
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:19 - Now thou art commanded, this do ye; take you wagons out of the land of Egypt for your little ones, H2945 and for your wives, and bring your father, and come.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:5 - And Jacob rose up from Beersheba: and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, H2945 and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:12 - And Joseph nourished his father, and his brethren, and all his father's household, with bread, according to their families. H2945
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:24 - And it shall come to pass in the increase, that ye shall give the fifth part unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall be your own, for seed of the field, and for your food, and for them of your households, and for food for your little ones. H2945
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:8 - And all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father's house: only their little ones, H2945 and their flocks, and their herds, they left in the land of Goshen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. H2945 And he comforted them, and spake kindly unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:10 - And he said unto them, Let the LORD be so with you, as I will let you go, and your little ones: H2945 look to it; for evil is before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:24 - And Pharaoh called unto Moses, and said, Go ye, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be stayed: let your little ones H2945 also go with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children. H2945
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:3 - And wherefore hath the LORD brought us unto this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children H2945 should be a prey? were it not better for us to return into Egypt?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:31 - But your little ones, H2945 which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:27 - So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood in the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little children. H2945
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian captives, and their little ones, H2945 and took the spoil of all their cattle, and all their flocks, and all their goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:17 - Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, H2945 and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:18 - But all the women children, H2945 that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:16 - And they came near unto him, and said, We will build sheepfolds here for our cattle, and cities for our little ones: H2945
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:17 - But we ourselves will go ready armed before the children of Israel, until we have brought them unto their place: and our little ones H2945 shall dwell in the fenced cities because of the inhabitants of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:24 - Build you cities for your little ones, H2945 and folds for your sheep; and do that which hath proceeded out of your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:26 - Our little ones, H2945 our wives, our flocks, and all our cattle, shall be there in the cities of Gilead:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:39 - Moreover your little ones, H2945 which ye said should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed the men, and the women, and the little ones, H2945 of every city, we left none to remain:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:6 - And we utterly destroyed them, as we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women, and children, H2945 of every city.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:19 - But your wives, and your little ones, H2945 and your cattle, (for I know that ye have much cattle,) shall abide in your cities which I have given you;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:14 - But the women, and the little ones, H2945 and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:11 - Your little ones, H2945 your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:12 - Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, H2945 and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - Your wives, your little ones, H2945 and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty men of valour, and help them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:35 - There was not a word of all that Moses commanded, which Joshua read not before all the congregation of Israel, with the women, and the little ones, H2945 and the strangers that were conversant among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:21 - So they turned and departed, and put the little ones H2945 and the cattle and the carriage before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - And the congregation sent thither twelve thousand men of the valiantest, and commanded them, saying, Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead with the edge of the sword, with the women and the children. H2945
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:22 - And David said to Ittai, Go and pass over. And Ittai the Gittite passed over, and all his men, and all the little ones H2945 that were with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:13 - And all Judah stood before the LORD, with their little ones, H2945 their wives, and their children.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:18 - And to the genealogy of all their little ones, H2945 their wives, and their sons, and their daughters, through all the congregation: for in their set office they sanctified themselves in holiness:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:21 - Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, H2945 and for all our substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:13 - And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children H2945 and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:11 - Wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, both little ones H2945 and women, and to take the spoil of them for a prey,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:7 - Now when all the captains of the forces which were in the fields, even they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had committed unto him men, and women, and children, H2945 and of the poor of the land, of them that were not carried away captive to Babylon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:16 - Then took Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were with him, all the remnant of the people whom he had recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, from Mizpah, after that he had slain Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, even mighty men of war, and the women, and the children, H2945 and the eunuchs, whom he had brought again from Gibeon:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:6 - Even men, and women, and children, H2945 and the king's daughters, and every person that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:6 - Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, H2945 and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.
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