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Lexicon :: Strong's H8582 - tāʿâ

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Strong’s Definitions

תָּעָה tâʻâh, taw-aw'; a primitive root; to vacillate, i.e. reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causative of both:—(cause to) go astray, deceive, dissemble, (cause to, make to) err, pant, seduce, (make to) stagger, (cause to) wander, be out of the way.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's H8582 in the following manner: err (17x), astray (12x), wander (10x), seduced (3x), stagger (2x), out of the way (2x), away (1x), deceived (1x), miscellaneous (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's H8582 in the following manner: err (17x), astray (12x), wander (10x), seduced (3x), stagger (2x), out of the way (2x), away (1x), deceived (1x), miscellaneous (2x).
  1. to err, wander, go astray, stagger

    1. (Qal) to err

      1. to wander about (physically)

      2. of intoxication

      3. of sin (ethically)

      4. wandering (of the mind)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be made to wander about, be made to stagger (drunkard)

      2. to be led astray (ethically)

    3. (Hiphil) to cause to wander

      1. to cause to wander about (physically)

      2. to cause to wander (of intoxication)

      3. to cause to err, mislead (mentally and morally)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּעָה tâʻâh, taw-aw'; a primitive root; to vacillate, i.e. reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causative of both:—(cause to) go astray, deceive, dissemble, (cause to, make to) err, pant, seduce, (make to) stagger, (cause to) wander, be out of the way.
STRONGS H8582: Abbreviations
תָּעָה verb err (|| form of טָעָה, q. v.; Aramaic (sometimes) תְּעָא, תְּעִי id.; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew (rare)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ת׳ Isaiah 21:4; 1st person singular תָּעִ֫יתִי Psalm 119:110; Psalm 119:176, etc.; imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תֵּתַע Genesis 21:14; Proverbs 7:25; 3rd person masculine plural יִתְעוּ Isaiah 35:8 +; Infinitive construct תְּעוֺת Ezekiel 44:10 +; Participle תֹּעֶה Genesis 37:15 +, etc.; —
1. physically, wander about, absolute Exodus 23:4 (E) Isaiah 35:8; Isaiah 53:6; Job 38:41; Psalm 119:176; with ב location Genesis 21:14; Genesis 37:15 (JE), Proverbs 7:25; Psalm 107:4; with ל location Isaiah 47:15; accusative of location Isaiah 16:8.
2. of intoxication, with בְּ of wine Isaiah 28:7; מן of wine Isaiah 28:7; figurative of perplexity, subject לבב Isaiah 21:4.
3. ethically, absolute Ezekiel 44:10; Ezekiel 48:11 (3 times in verse); Psalm 58:4, probably Proverbs 14:22 (compare חוטא Proverbs 14:21, but Bu Toy go astray to ruin); תֹּעֵי רוח Isaiah 29:24, תֹּעֵי לבב Psalm 95:10; with מן Psalm 119:110; Proverbs 21:16, מֵאַחֲרַי Ezekiel 14:11, מֵעָלַי Ezekiel 44:10, 15.
1. be made to wander about, as a drunkard: Infinitive construct הִתָּעוֺת Isaiah 19:14.
2. ethically: Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִתְעָה be led astray Job 15:31 (with בשׁוֺא).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִתְעָה Hosea 4:12 (We הִתְעָם); Imperfect וַיֶּ֫תַע 2 Chronicles 33:9; suffix וַיַּתְעֵם Job 12:24 +; Participle מַתְעֶה Isaiah 30:28 +; —
1. physically: cause to wander about: absolute Isaiah 30:28 (of bridle, in figure), Proverbs 10:17; Jeremiah 50:6 (accusative of people as sheep); accusative of person Proverbs 12:26; with מן location Genesis 20:13 (E), ב location Job 12:24 = Psalm 107:40.
2. of intoxication, Isaiah 19:13, 14; Job 12:25.
3. mentally and morally: cause to err, mislead: absolute Isaiah 3:12; Isaiah 9:15; Hosea 4:12; with accusative of person Amos 2:4; Micah 3:5; 2 Kings 21:9 2 Chronicles 33:9; Jeremiah 23:13, 32; with ב object Jeremiah 42:20 (so Gf; Ke and others (so Proverbs 10:17) intransitive err at cost of; Greek Version of the LXX Ew Du Co הֲרֵעֹתֶם); with מן of י׳ Isaiah 63:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:13; 21:14; 21:14; 37:15; 37:15



2 Kings


2 Chronicles

33:9; 33:9


12:24; 12:24; 12:25; 15:31; 38:41


58:4; 95:10; 107:4; 107:40; 119:110; 119:110; 119:176; 119:176


7:25; 7:25; 10:17; 10:17; 12:26; 14:21; 14:22; 21:16


3:12; 9:15; 16:8; 19:13; 19:14; 19:14; 21:4; 21:4; 28:7; 28:7; 29:24; 30:28; 30:28; 35:8; 35:8; 47:15; 53:6; 63:17


23:13; 23:32; 42:20; 50:6


14:11; 44:10; 44:10; 44:10; 44:15; 48:11


4:12; 4:12





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8582 matches the Hebrew תָּעָה (tāʿâ),
which occurs 51 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:13 - And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander H8582 from my father's house, that I said unto her, This is thy kindness which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whither we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered H8582 in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:15 - And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was wandering H8582 in the field: and the man asked him, saying, What seekest thou?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:4 - If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, H8582 thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:9 - But they hearkened not: and Manasseh seduced H8582 them to do more evil than did the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:9 - So Manasseh made H8582  Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, H8582 and to do worse than the heathen, whom the LORD had destroyed before the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:24 - He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander H8582 in a wilderness where there is no way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:25 - They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger H8582 like a drunken man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:31 - Let not him that is deceived H8582 trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:41 - Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander H8582 for lack of meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 - The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray H8582 as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:10 - Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err H8582 in their heart, and they have not known my ways:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:4 - They wandered H8582 in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:40 - He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander H8582 in the wilderness, where there is no way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:110 - The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred H8582 not from thy precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:176 - I have gone astray H8582 like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:25 - Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray H8582 in her paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 - He is in the way of life that keepeth instruction: but he that refuseth reproof erreth. H8582
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:26 - The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth H8582 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 - Do they not err H8582 that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:16 - The man that wandereth H8582 out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, H8582 and destroy the way of thy paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:16 - For the leaders of this people cause them to err; H8582 and they that are led of them are destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come even unto Jazer, they wandered H8582 through the wilderness: her branches are stretched out, they are gone over the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:13 - The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced H8582 Egypt, even they that are the stay of the tribes thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:14 - The LORD hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused Egypt to err H8582 in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth H8582 in his vomit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:4 - My heart panted, H8582 fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:7 - But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; H8582 the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way H8582 through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:24 - They also that erred H8582 in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:28 - And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err. H8582
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:8 - And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err H8582 therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:15 - Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast laboured, even thy merchants, from thy youth: they shall wander H8582 every one to his quarter; none shall save thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:6 - All we like sheep have gone astray; H8582 we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:17 - O LORD, why hast thou made us to err H8582 from thy ways, and hardened our heart from thy fear? Return for thy servants' sake, the tribes of thine inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:13 - And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in Baal, and caused my people Israel to err. H8582
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:32 - Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, saith the LORD, and do tell them, and cause my people to err H8582 by their lies, and by their lightness; yet I sent them not, nor commanded them: therefore they shall not profit this people at all, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:20 - For ye dissembled H8582 in your hearts, when ye sent me unto the LORD your God, saying, Pray for us unto the LORD our God; and according unto all that the LORD our God shall say, so declare unto us, and we will do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:6 - My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, H8582 they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their restingplace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:11 - That the house of Israel may go no more astray H8582 from me, neither be polluted any more with all their transgressions; but that they may be my people, and I may be their God, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:10 - And the Levites that are gone away far from me, when Israel went astray, H8582 which went astray away H8582 from me after their idols; they shall even bear their iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:15 - But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray H8582 from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord GOD:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:11 - It shall be for the priests that are sanctified of the sons of Zadok; which have kept my charge, which went not astray H8582 when the children of Israel went astray, H8582 as the Levites went astray. H8582
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:12 - My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, H8582 and they have gone a whoring from under their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:4 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, H8582 after the which their fathers have walked:
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:5 - Thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, H8582 that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.
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