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Lexicon :: Strong's H8415 - tᵊhôm

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masculine/feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2495a

Strong’s Definitions

תְּהוֹם tᵉhôwm, teh-home'; or תְּהֹם tᵉhôm; (usually feminine) from H1949; an abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean watersupply):—deep (place), depth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's H8415 in the following manner: deep (20x), depth (15x), deep places (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's H8415 in the following manner: deep (20x), depth (15x), deep places (1x).
  1. deep, depths, deep places, abyss, the deep, sea

    1. deep (of subterranean waters)

    2. deep, sea, abysses (of sea)

    3. primeval ocean, deep

    4. deep, depth (of river)

    5. abyss, the grave

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תְּהוֹם tᵉhôwm, teh-home'; or תְּהֹם tᵉhôm; (usually feminine) from H1949; an abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean watersupply):—deep (place), depth.
STRONGS H8415: Abbreviations
תִּהוֺם noun feminineGenesis 7:11 + 7 times and masculineJob 28:14 + 5 times (AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 62ii. 2. 167 Ency. Bib.DEEP) deep, sea, abyss (almost always in poetry); — absolute ת׳ Genesis 1:2 +; plural absolute תְּהֹמוֺת Psalm 77:17 +, etc., בַּתּ׳ Isaiah 63:13 + Psalm 106:9 (only here with article); construct תְּהוֺמוֺת Isa 71:20 (but see 5 below); —
1. deep, of subterranean waters, Genesis 49:25 (poem in J; opposed to שָׁמַיִם), Deuteronomy 33:13 (opposed to id.); רַבָּה מַעְיְנוֺת ת׳ Genesis 7:11; Genesis 8:2 (P; || אֲרֻבֹּת הַשָּׁמַיִם), עִינוֺת ת׳ Proverbs 8:28 (|| שְׁחָקִים), Job 28:14; Job 38:16 (both || יָם); תְּהוֺם רַבָּה Amos 7:4 (probably), רַבָּה ת'מִשְׁפָּטֶיךָ Psalm 36:7 (opposed to אֵל צִדְקָֽתְךָ כְּהַרְרֵי), Isaiah 51:10 (perhaps); so plural תְּהֹמוֺת, Proverbs 8:24 (|| מַעְיָנוֺת), Proverbs 3:20 (opposed to שְׁחָקִים), and probably Psalm 33:7 (|| מֵי הַיָּם), Psalm 135:6 (+ יַמִּים).
2. (deep) sea, overwhelming Tyre Ezekiel 26:19 (|| הַמַּיִם הָרַבִּים), roaring at theoph. Habakkuk 3:10; in general, || יָם, Job 38:30 (ת'פְּנֵי); || מַיִם Jonah 2:6; alone Job 41:24; figurative, קוֺרַא אֶלתֿ׳ ת׳ Job 42:8 (|| מִשְׁבָּרִים, גַּלִּים; but possibly here of Jordan, compare 4); in plural = abysses of sea, Exodus 15:5, 8 (of Red Sea, so) Isaiah 63:13 || Psalm 106:9; Psalm 77:17; also Psalm 78:15 (in simile), Psalm 107:26 (poetic of hollows of great waves, opposed to שָׁמַיִם); vaguely, כָּלתְּֿהֹמוֺת Psalm 135:6; Psalm 148:7.
3. primaeval ocean, deep, in Hebrew cosmogony, ת'פְּנֵי Genesis 1:2 (P; || הַמַּיִם פְּנֵי), Proverbs 8:27 (|| שָׁמַיִם), Psalm 104:6. — (compare, further, GunkSchöpfung u. Chaos 21 ff. OCWhitehouseHast. DB COSMOGONY ZimKAT3. 492 f., 509 f., 585).
4. deep, depth, of river Ezekiel 31:4 (Nile; || מַיִם, + נַהֲרוֺתֶיהָ), Ezekiel 31:15 (|| id.); plural of bursts of water fertilizing Canaan, יוצאים בבקעה ובהר Deuteronomy 8:7 (+ עֲיָנֹת, נַחֲלֵי מַיִם). — On Psalm 42:8 see 2.
5. abyss (si vera lectio): תְּהוֺמוֺת הָאָרֶץ = She'ôl, Psalm 71:20, but Ol We תַּחְתִיּוֺת.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:2; 1:2; 7:11; 7:11; 8:2; 49:25


15:5; 15:8


8:7; 33:13


28:14; 28:14; 38:16; 38:30; 41:24; 42:8


33:7; 36:7; 42:8; 71:20; 77:17; 77:17; 78:15; 104:6; 106:9; 106:9; 107:26; 135:6; 135:6; 148:7


3:20; 8:24; 8:27; 8:28


51:10; 63:13; 63:13


26:19; 31:4; 31:15








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8415 matches the Hebrew תְּהוֹם (tᵊhôm),
which occurs 36 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:2 - And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. H8415 And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:11 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep H8415 broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:2 - The fountains also of the deep H8415 and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:25 - Even by the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep H8415 that lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:5 - The depths H8415 have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 - And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as an heap, and the depths H8415 were congealed in the heart of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:7 - For the LORD thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths H8415 that spring out of valleys and hills;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:13 - And of Joseph he said, Blessed of the LORD be his land, for the precious things of heaven, for the dew, and for the deep H8415 that coucheth beneath,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:14 - The depth H8415 saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:16 - Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? or hast thou walked in the search of the depth? H8415
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:30 - The waters are hid as with a stone, and the face of the deep H8415 is frozen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:32 - He maketh a path to shine after him; one would think the deep H8415 to be hoary.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:7 - He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth H8415 in storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:6 - Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: H8415 O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:7 - Deep H8415 calleth unto deep H8415 at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:20 - Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths H8415 of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:16 - The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths H8415 also were troubled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:15 - He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink as out of the great depths. H8415
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:6 - Thou coveredst it with the deep H8415 as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:9 - He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, H8415 as through the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:26 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: H8415 their soul is melted because of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:6 - Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places. H8415
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:7 - Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps: H8415
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:20 - By his knowledge the depths H8415 are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:24 - When there were no depths, H8415 I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:27 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth: H8415
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:28 - When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep: H8415
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:10 - Art thou not it which hath dried the sea, the waters of the great deep; H8415 that hath made the depths of the sea a way for the ransomed to pass over?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:13 - That led them through the deep, H8415 as an horse in the wilderness, that they should not stumble?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:19 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; When I shall make thee a desolate city, like the cities that are not inhabited; when I shall bring up the deep H8415 upon thee, and great waters shall cover thee;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:4 - The waters made him great, the deep H8415 set him up on high with her rivers running round about his plants, and sent out her little rivers unto all the trees of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; In the day when he went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep H8415 for him, and I restrained the floods thereof, and the great waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 7:4 - Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, H8415 and did eat up a part.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:5 - The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth H8415 closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:10 - The mountains saw thee, and they trembled: the overflowing of the water passed by: the deep H8415 uttered his voice, and lifted up his hands on high.
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