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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 cometh to pass, when God hath caused me to wander from my father's house, that I say to her, This is thy kindness which thou dost with me: at every place whither we come, say of me, He is my brother.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - And Abraham riseth early in the morning, and taketh bread, and a bottle of water, and giveth unto Hagar (placing it on her shoulder), also the lad, and sendeth her out; and she goeth on, and goeth astray in the wilderness of Beer-Sheba;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:15 - And a man findeth him, and lo, he is wandering in the field, and the man asketh him, saying, 'What seekest thou?'
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:4 - 'When thou meetest thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou dost certainly turn it back to him;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:9 - And they have not hearkened, and Manasseh causeth them to err, to do the evil thing above the nations that Jehovah destroyed from the presence of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:9 - And Manasseh maketh Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, to do evil above the nations that Jehovah destroyed from the presence of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:24 - Turning aside the heart Of the heads of the people of the land, And he causeth them to wander In vacancy -- no way!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:25 - They feel darkness, and not light, He causeth them to wander as a drunkard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:31 - Let him not put credence in vanity, He hath been deceived, For vanity is his recompence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:41 - Who doth prepare for a raven his provision, When his young ones cry unto God? They wander without food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:3 - The wicked have been estranged from the womb, They have erred from the belly, speaking lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 95:10 - Forty years I am weary of the generation, And I say, 'A people erring in heart -- they! And they have not known My ways:'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:4 - They wandered in a wilderness, in a desert by the way, A city of habitation they have not found.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:40 - He is pouring contempt upon nobles, And causeth them to wander in vacancy -- no way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:110 - The wicked have laid a snare for me, And from thy precepts I wandered not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:176 - I wandered as a lost sheep, seek Thy servant, For Thy precepts I have not forgotten!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:25 - Let not thy heart turn unto her ways, Do not wander in her paths,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:17 - A traveller to life is he who is keeping instruction, And whoso is forsaking rebuke is erring.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:26 - The righteous searcheth his companion, And the way of the wicked causeth them to err.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:22 - Do not they err who are devising evil? And kindness and truth are to those devising good,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:16 - A man who is wandering from the way of understanding, In an assembly of Rephaim resteth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - My people -- its exactors are sucklings, And women have ruled over it. My people -- thy eulogists are causing to err, And the way of thy paths swallowed up.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:16 - And the eulogists of this people are causing to err, And its eulogised ones are consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - Because fields of Heshbon languish, The vine of Sibmah, Lords of nations did beat her choice vines, Unto Jazer they have come, They have wandered in a wilderness, Her plants have spread themselves, They have passed over a sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:13 - Foolish have been princes of Zoan, Lifted up have been princes of Noph, And they have caused Egypt to err, The chief of her tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:14 - Jehovah hath mingled in her midst A spirit of perverseness, And they have caused Egypt to err in all its work, As a drunkard erreth in his vomit.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:4 - Wandered hath my heart, trembling hath terrified me, The twilight of my desire He hath made a fear to me,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:7 - And even these through wine have erred, And through strong drink have wandered, Priest and prophet erred through strong drink, They have been swallowed up of the wine, They wandered because of the strong drink, They have erred in seeing, They have stumbled judicially.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:24 - And the erring in spirit have known understanding, And murmurers learn doctrine!'
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:28 - And His breath is as an overflowing stream, Unto the neck it divideth, To sift nations with a sieve of vanity, And a bridle causing to err, Is on the jaws of the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:8 - And a highway hath been there, and a way, And the 'way of holiness' is called to it, Not pass over it doth the unclean, And He Himself is by them, Whoso is going in the way -- even fools err not.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:15 - So have they been to thee with whom thou hast laboured, Thy merchants from thy youth, Each to his passage they have wandered, Thy saviour is not!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:6 - All of us like sheep have wandered, Each to his own way we have turned, And Jehovah hath caused to meet on him, The punishment of us all.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:17 - Why causest Thou us to wander, O Jehovah, from Thy ways? Thou hardenest our heart from Thy fear, Turn back for Thy servants' sake, The tribes of Thine inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:13 - And in prophets of Samaria I have seen folly, They have prophesied by Baal, And cause my people -- Israel -- to err.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:32 - Lo, I am against the prophets of false dreams, An affirmation of Jehovah, And they recount them, and cause my people to err, By their falsehoods, and by their instability, And I -- I have not sent them, Nor have I commanded them, And they are not at all profitable to this people, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:20 - for ye have shewed yourselves perverse in your souls, for ye sent me unto Jehovah your God, saying, Pray for us unto Jehovah our God, and according to all that Jehovah our God saith, so declare to us, and we have done it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:6 - A perishing flock hath My people been, Their shepherds have caused them to err, To the mountains causing them to go back, From mountain unto hill they have gone, They have forgotten their crouching-place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:11 - so that the house of Israel do not wander any more from after Me, nor are defiled any more with all their transgressions, and they have been to Me for a people, and I am to them for God -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.'
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:10 - but -- the Levites who have gone far off from me, in the wandering of Israel when they went astray from Me after their idols, and they have borne their iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:15 - 'And the priests, the Levites, sons of Zadok, who have kept the charge of My sanctuary in the wandering of the sons of Israel from off Me, they draw near unto Me to serve Me, and have stood before Me, to bring near to Me fat and blood -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:11 - For the priests who are sanctified of the sons of Zadok, who have kept My charge, who erred not in the erring of the sons of Israel, as the Levites erred,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:12 - My people at its staff asketh and its rod declareth to it, For a spirit of whoredoms hath caused to err, And they go a-whoring from under their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:4 - Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of Judah, And for four, I do not reserve it, Because of their loathing the law of Jehovah, And His statutes they have not kept, And their lies do cause them to err, After which their fathers did walk,
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:5 - Thus said Jehovah concerning the prophets Who are causing My people to err, Who are biting with their teeth, And have cried 'Peace,' And he who doth not give unto their mouth, They have sanctified against him war.
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