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Lexicon :: Strong's H8610 - tāp̄aś

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Strong’s Definitions

תָּפַשׂ tâphas, taw-fas'; a primitive root; to manipulate, i.e. seize; chiefly to capture, wield, specifically, to overlay; figuratively, to use unwarrantably:—catch, handle, (lay, take) hold (on, over), stop, × surely, surprise, take.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x

The KJV translates Strong's H8610 in the following manner: take (27x), taken (12x), handle (8x), hold (8x), catch (4x), surprised (2x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x
The KJV translates Strong's H8610 in the following manner: take (27x), taken (12x), handle (8x), hold (8x), catch (4x), surprised (2x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to catch, handle, lay hold, take hold of, seize, wield

    1. (Qal)

      1. to lay hold of, seize, arrest, catch

      2. to grasp (in order to) wield, wield, use skilfully

    2. (Niphal) to be seized, be arrested, be caught, be taken, captured

    3. (Piel) to catch, grasp (with the hands)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּפַשׂ tâphas, taw-fas'; a primitive root; to manipulate, i.e. seize; chiefly to capture, wield, specifically, to overlay; figuratively, to use unwarrantably:—catch, handle, (lay, take) hold (on, over), stop, × surely, surprise, take.
STRONGS H8610: Abbreviations
תָּפַשׂ verb lay hold of, wield (= Late Hebrew תָּפַשׂ, תָּפַם, Aramaic תְּפַשׂ, תְּפַם); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ת׳ 2 Kings 14:13 +, suffix consecutive וּתְפָשָׂהּ Deuteronomy 22:28, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִתְפּשֹׁ Isaiah 3:6, 1st person plural נִתְפְּשֵׂם 2 Kings 7:12, etc.; Imperative masculine plural תִּפְשׂוּ 1 Kings 18:40, etc.; Infinitive absolute תָּפשֹׁ Jeremiah 34:3; construct תְּפשֹׁ Ezekiel 14:5, לִתְפֹּשׂ Ezekiel 21:16; Ezekiel 30:21, suffix לְתָפְשָׂהּ Deuteronomy 20:19, etc.; Participle תֹּפֵשׂ Genesis 4:21 +, construct תֹּפְשִׂי Jeremiah 49:16 (Ges§ 90 1), etc.; —
1. lay hold of, seize (with the hand), accusative of person, Genesis 39:12 (J; + בְּבִגְדוֺ), also (ב person) Isaiah 3:6; Deuteronomy 21:19; Jeremiah 37:14; Ezekiel 29:7 (in figurative; + ב instrumental); with ב of thing 1 Kings 11:30; Deuteronomy 9:17; arrest, catch, accusative of person 1 Samuel 23:26; 1 Kings 13:4; 1 Kings 18:40 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 26:8; Jeremiah 37:13; 2 Kings 14:13 2 Chronicles 25:23; 2 Kings 25:6 = Jeremiah 52:9; Psalm 71:11; in phrase catch, capture alive (חַי), accusative of person Joshua 8:28 (JE), 1 Samuel 15:8; 1 Kings 20:18 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 7:12; 2 Kings 10:14 (twice in verse); seize city (accusative) Joshua 8:8 (JE), 2 Kings 14:7; 2 Kings 16:9; 2 Kings 18:13 = Isaiah 36:1; Deuteronomy 20:9; Jeremiah 40:10; figurative Ezekiel 14:5 seize Israel (accusative) by (ב) their heart (terrorize them); Proverbs 30:9 seize (do violence to) the name (accusative) of my God; תָּפוּשׂ זָהָב Habakkuk 2:19 grasped (sheathed) in gold; מְרוֺם גִּבְעָה ת׳ Jeremiah 49:16 holding (occupying) the height of the hill.
2. grasp in order to wield, wield, use skilfully : grasp sword בַּכָּף Ezekiel 21:16 (accusative omitted), compare Ezekiel 30:21 (ב of sword), and especially participle: תִּפֵשׂ הַקֶּשֶׁת Amos 2:15, תֹּפֵשׂ כִנּוֺר Genesis 4:21 (J), מַגָּל ת׳ Jeremiah 50:16, תֹּפְשֵׂי מָגֵן Jeremiah 46:9a (strike out ת׳ Jeremiah 46:9b Greek Version of the LXX Gie Co Du), מָשׁוֺט ת׳ Ezekiel 27:29, חֲרָבוֺת Ezekiel 38:4; even הַתּוֺרָה ת׳ Jeremiah 2:8 they that handle (deal with, are expert in) the law, הַמִּלְחָמָה ת׳ Numbers 31:27 (P) those skilled in war. — Jeremiah 34:8 see below.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִתְפַּשׂ Ezekiel 19:4, 2nd person feminine singular נִתְפַּשְׂתְּ Jeremiah 50:24, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּתָּפֵשׂ Jeremiah 51:41, 2nd person masculine singular תִּתָּפֵשׂ Jeremiah 34:3; Jeremiah 38:23, etc.; Infinitive construct לְהִתָּפֵשׂ Ezekiel 21:28; — be seized, arrested, caught (sometimes || נִלְכַּד), subject person, Jeremiah 38:23 (ב instrumental), Jeremiah 50:24 (figurative of Babylonian), also (with ב instrumental) Ezekiel 12:13; Ezekiel 17:20; Ezekiel 19:4, 8 (both figurative of Israel), Ezekiel 21:29, and (without ב) Ezekiel 21:28; Numbers 5:13; + Infinitive absolute Qal תָּפשֹׁ תִּתָּפֵשׂ Jeremiah 34:3; be seized, of fortress, city Jeremiah 48:41 (both || נִלְכַּד), Jeremiah 50:46, compare Jeremiah 51:32; figurative Psalm 10:2 may they be caught in (ב) the devices which they have planned.
Pi. Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תְּחַפֵּשׂ Proverbs 30:28 a lizard thou mayest grasp with the hands (ב); — or read תִּתָּפֵשׂ Niph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular, see De Toy.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:21; 4:21; 39:12


5:13; 31:27


9:17; 20:9; 20:19; 21:19; 22:28


8:8; 8:28

1 Samuel

15:8; 23:26

1 Kings

11:30; 13:4; 18:40; 18:40; 20:18

2 Kings

7:12; 7:12; 10:14; 14:7; 14:13; 14:13; 16:9; 18:13; 25:6

2 Chronicles



10:2; 71:11


30:9; 30:28


3:6; 3:6; 36:1


2:8; 26:8; 34:3; 34:3; 34:3; 34:8; 37:13; 37:14; 38:23; 38:23; 40:10; 46:9; 46:9; 48:41; 49:16; 49:16; 50:16; 50:24; 50:24; 50:46; 51:32; 51:41; 52:9


12:13; 14:5; 14:5; 17:20; 19:4; 19:4; 19:8; 21:16; 21:16; 21:28; 21:28; 21:29; 27:29; 29:7; 30:21; 30:21; 38:4





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Strong's Number H8610 matches the Hebrew תָּפַשׂ (tāp̄aś),
which occurs 65 times in 60 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:21–Eze 19:4)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:21 - And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle H8610 the harp and organ.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:12 - And she caught H8610 him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:13 - And a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from the eyes of her husband, and be kept close, and she be defiled, and there be no witness against her, neither she be taken H8610 with the manner;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:27 - And divide the prey into two parts; between them that took H8610 the war upon them, who went out to battle, and between all the congregation:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:17 - And I took H8610 the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:19 - When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take H8610 it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:19 - Then shall his father and his mother lay hold H8610 on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:28 - If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold H8610 on her, and lie with her, and they be found;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:8 - And it shall be, when ye have taken H8610 the city, that ye shall set the city on fire: according to the commandment of the LORD shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:23 - And the king of Ai they took H8610 alive, and brought him to Joshua.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:8 - And he took H8610 Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:26 - And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take H8610 them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:30 - And Ahijah caught H8610 the new garment that was on him, and rent it in twelve pieces:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 13:4 - And it came to pass, when king Jeroboam heard the saying of the man of God, which had cried against the altar in Bethel, that he put forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold H8610 on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, so that he could not pull it in again to him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:40 - And Elijah said unto them, Take H8610 the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took H8610 them: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew them there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:18 - And he said, Whether they be come out for peace, take H8610 them alive; or whether they be come out for war, take H8610 them alive.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:12 - And the king arose in the night, and said unto his servants, I will now shew you what the Syrians have done to us. They know that we be hungry; therefore are they gone out of the camp to hide themselves in the field, saying, When they come out of the city, we shall catch H8610 them alive, and get into the city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:14 - And he said, Take H8610 them alive. And they took H8610 them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:7 - He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took H8610 Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:13 - And Jehoash king of Israel took H8610 Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Bethshemesh, and came to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:9 - And the king of Assyria hearkened unto him: for the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took H8610 it, and carried the people of it captive to Kir, and slew Rezin.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:13 - Now in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria come up against all the fenced cities of Judah, and took H8610 them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:6 - So they took H8610 the king, and brought him up to the king of Babylon to Riblah; and they gave judgment upon him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:23 - And Joash the king of Israel took H8610 Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Bethshemesh, and brought him to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:2 - The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken H8610 in the devices that they have imagined.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:11 - Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take H8610 him; for there is none to deliver him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:9 - Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take H8610 the name of my God in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:28 - The spider taketh hold H8610 with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:6 - When a man shall take hold H8610 of his brother of the house of his father, saying, Thou hast clothing, be thou our ruler, and let this ruin be under thy hand:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:1 - Now it came to pass in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah, that Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all the defenced cities of Judah, and took H8610 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:8 - The priests said not, Where is the LORD? and they that handle H8610 the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:8 - Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people took H8610 him, saying, Thou shalt surely die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:3 - And thou shalt not escape out of his hand, but shalt surely H8610 be taken, H8610 and delivered into his hand; and thine eyes shall behold the eyes of the king of Babylon, and he shall speak with thee mouth to mouth, and thou shalt go to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:13 - And when he was in the gate of Benjamin, a captain of the ward was there, whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah, the son of Hananiah; and he took H8610 Jeremiah the prophet, saying, Thou fallest away to the Chaldeans.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:14 - Then said Jeremiah, It is false; I fall not away to the Chaldeans. But he hearkened not to him: so Irijah took H8610 Jeremiah, and brought him to the princes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:23 - So they shall bring out all thy wives and thy children to the Chaldeans: and thou shalt not escape out of their hand, but shalt be taken H8610 by the hand of the king of Babylon: and thou shalt cause this city to be burned with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:10 - As for me, behold, I will dwell at Mizpah to serve the Chaldeans, which will come unto us: but ye, gather ye wine, and summer fruits, and oil, and put them in your vessels, and dwell in your cities that ye have taken. H8610
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:9 - Come up, ye horses; and rage, ye chariots; and let the mighty men come forth; the Ethiopians and the Libyans, that handle H8610 the shield; and the Lydians, that handle H8610 and bend the bow.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:41 - Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are surprised, H8610 and the mighty men's hearts in Moab at that day shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:16 - Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest H8610 the height of the hill: though thou shouldest make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:16 - Cut off the sower from Babylon, and him that handleth H8610 the sickle in the time of harvest: for fear of the oppressing sword they shall turn every one to his people, and they shall flee every one to his own land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:24 - I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, H8610 because thou hast striven against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:46 - At the noise of the taking H8610 of Babylon the earth is moved, and the cry is heard among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:32 - And that the passages are stopped, H8610 and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are affrighted.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:41 - How is Sheshach taken! and how is the praise of the whole earth surprised! H8610 how is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:9 - Then they took H8610 the king, and carried him up unto the king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath; where he gave judgment upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 12:13 - My net also will I spread upon him, and he shall be taken H8610 in my snare: and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall die there.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:5 - That I may take H8610 the house of Israel in their own heart, because they are all estranged from me through their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:20 - And I will spread my net upon him, and he shall be taken H8610 in my snare, and I will bring him to Babylon, and will plead with him there for his trespass that he hath trespassed against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:4 - The nations also heard of him; he was taken H8610 in their pit, and they brought him with chains unto the land of Egypt.

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