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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)
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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 they captured and looted all their wealth and all their little H2945 ones H2945 and their wives, even everything that was in the houses.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:8 - So Judah said to his father Israel, “Send the boy with me and we will arise and go, so that we may live and not die, we as well as you and our little H2945 ones H2945.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:19 - “Now you are ordered, ‘Do this: [fn]take wagons from the land of Egypt for your little H2945 ones H2945 and for your wives, and bring your father and come.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:5 - Then Jacob left Beersheba, and the sons of Israel carried their father Jacob and their little H2945 ones H2945 and their wives in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:12 - Joseph also provided his father and his brothers and all his father’s household with [fn]food, according to the [fn]number of their little H2945 ones H2945.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:24 - [fn]At the harvest you shall give a fifth to Pharaoh, and [fn]four-fifths shall be your own for seed of the field and for your food, and for those of your households and as food for your little H2945 ones H2945.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:8 - and all the household of Joseph and his brothers and his father’s household; they left only their little H2945 ones H2945 and their flocks and their herds in the land of Goshen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - “So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little H2945 ones H2945.” So he comforted them and spoke [fn]kindly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:10 - Then he said to them, “So may the LORD be with you, when I let you and your little H2945 ones H2945 go! Watch out, for evil is [fn]on your mind!
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:24 - Then Pharaoh called for Moses, and said, “Go, serve the LORD; only let your flocks and your herds be left behind. Even your little H2945 ones H2945 may go with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - Now the sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men on foot, aside from children H2945.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:3 - “So why is the LORD bringing us into this land to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little H2945 ones H2945 will become plunder! Would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:31 - ‘Your children H2945, however, whom you said would become plunder—I will bring them in, and they will know the land which you have rejected.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:27 - So they moved away from the areas around the [fn]tents of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram; and Dathan and Abiram came out and stood at the entrances of their tents, along with their wives, their sons, and their little H2945 ones H2945.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:9 - And the sons of Israel took captive the women of Midian and their little H2945 ones H2945; and they plundered all their cattle, all their flocks, and all their property.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:17 - “Now therefore, kill every male among the little H2945 ones H2945, and kill every woman who has known a man [fn]intimately.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:18 - “However, all the [fn]girls H2945 who have not known a [fn]man intimately, keep alive for yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:16 - Then they approached him and said, “We will build sheepfolds for our livestock here and cities for our little H2945 ones H2945;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:17 - but we ourselves will be armed, hurrying ahead of the sons of Israel, until we have brought them to their place, while our little H2945 ones H2945 live in the fortified cities because of the inhabitants of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:24 - “Build yourselves cities for your little H2945 ones H2945, and sheepfolds for your sheep, and do [fn]what you have promised.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:26 - “Our little H2945 ones H2945, our wives, our livestock, and all our cattle shall [fn]remain there in the cities of Gilead,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:39 - ‘Moreover, your little H2945 ones H2945 who, you said, would become plunder, and your sons, who this day have no knowledge of good and evil, shall enter there, and I will give it to them and they shall take possession of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:34 - “So we captured all his cities at that time and [fn]utterly destroyed [fn]the men, women, and children H2945 of every city. We left no survivor.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:6 - “We [fn]utterly destroyed them, as we did to Sihon king of Heshbon, [fn]utterly destroying [fn]the men, women, and children H2945 of every city.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:19 - ‘However, your wives, your little H2945 ones H2945, and your livestock (I know that you have much livestock) shall remain in your cities which I have given you,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:14 - “However, the women, the children H2945, the animals, and everything that is in the city, all of its spoils, you shall take as plunder for yourself; and you shall [fn]use the spoils of your enemies which the LORD your God has given you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:11 - your little H2945 ones H2945, your wives, and the stranger who is within your camps, from the one who gathers your firewood to the one who draws your water,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:12 - “Assemble the people, the men, the women, the children H2945, and the stranger who is in your [fn]town, so that they may hear and learn and fear the LORD your God, and be careful to [fn]follow all the words of this Law.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - “Your wives, your little H2945 ones H2945, and your livestock shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross ahead of your brothers in battle formation, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:35 - There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded which Joshua did not read before all the assembly of Israel with the women, the little H2945 ones H2945, and the strangers who were [fn]living among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:21 - Then they turned and left, and put the children H2945, the livestock, and the valuables in front of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:10 - And the congregation sent twelve thousand [fn]of the valiant warriors there, and commanded them, saying, “Go and strike the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword, along with the women and the children H2945.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:22 - Then David said to Ittai, “Go and cross over the brook Kidron.” So Ittai the Gittite crossed over with all his men and all the [fn]little H2945 ones H2945 who were with him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:13 - All Judah was standing before the LORD, with their infants H2945, their wives, and their children.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:18 - The genealogical enrollment included [fn]all their little H2945 children H2945, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, for the whole assembly, for they consecrated themselves [fn]faithfully in holiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:21 - Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, to humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him a [fn]safe journey for us, our little H2945 ones H2945, and all our possessions.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:13 - Letters were sent by couriers to all the king’s provinces to annihilate, kill, and destroy all the Jews, both young and old, women and children H2945, in one day, the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to seize their possessions as plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:11 - [fn]In the letters the king granted the Jews who were in each and every city the right to assemble and to defend their lives, to destroy, kill, and eliminate the entire army of any people or province which was going to attack them, including children H2945 and women, and to plunder their spoils,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:7 - Now all the commanders of the forces that were in the field, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam over the land, and that he had put him in charge of the men, women, and [fn]children H2945, those of the poorest of the land who had not been exiled to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:16 - Then Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were with him took from Mizpah all the remnant of the people whom he had [fn]recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, after he had struck and killed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, that is, the men who were [fn]soldiers, the women, the [fn]children H2945, and the high officials, whom he had brought back from Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:6 - the men, the women, the [fn]children H2945, the king’s daughters, and every person whom Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam [fn]and grandson of Shaphan, together with Jeremiah the prophet and Baruch the son of Neriah
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 9:6 - [fn]Utterly kill old men, young men, female virgins, little H2945 children H2945, and women, but do not touch any person on whom is the mark; and you shall start from My sanctuary.” So they started with the [fn]elders who were before the [fn]temple.
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