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Lexicon :: Strong's H8612 - tōp̄eṯ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as תֹּפֶת (H8611)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2539

Strong’s Definitions

תֹּפֶת Tôpheth, to'-feth; the same as H8611; Topheth, a place near Jerusalem:—Tophet, Topheth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H8612 in the following manner: Tophet (8x), Topheth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H8612 in the following manner: Tophet (8x), Topheth (1x).
  1. Tophet or Topheth = "place of fire"

    1. a place in the southeast end of the valley of the son of Hinnom south of Jerusalem. Same as H8613

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תֹּפֶת Tôpheth, to'-feth; the same as H8611; Topheth, a place near Jerusalem:—Tophet, Topheth.
† II. תֹּ֫פֶת proper name, of a location in valley of בֶּןתִֿנֹּם, south of Jerusalem (etymology doubtful, see GFMEncy. Bib. MOLECH; RSSemitic i. 357, 2nd ed. 372, 377 and others think Aramaic, = fire-place, compare שׁפת); — with article הַתּ׳ 2 Kings 23:10 + 5 times, article omitted Jeremiah 7:32; Jeremiah 19:11, 12; — place of sacrificing children Jeremiah 7:31, compare Jeremiah 7:32a Jeremiah 19:6 (compare Jeremiah 19:5), 2 Kings 23:10; to become burial-place Jeremiah 7:32b Jeremiah 19:11; in simile of desecrated city Jeremiah 19:12; Jeremiah 19:13 (מְקוֺם הַתּ׳); scene of a prophecy of Jeremiah, Jeremiah 19:14; — Ταφες, Ταφεθ (compare LagBN 78), LXX of Lucian (Lag.) 2 Kings 23:10 Θαφφεθ. — See GFMl.c. SalmondHast. DB TOPHET.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8612 matches the Hebrew תֹּפֶת (tōp̄eṯ),
which occurs 9 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:10 - He also defiled [fn]Topheth H8612, which is in the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, so that no one would make his son or his daughter pass through the fire for Molech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:31 - “They have built the high places of Topheth H8612, which is in the Valley of Ben-hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, and it did not come into My [fn]mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:32 - “Therefore, behold, days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when it will no longer be called Topheth H8612, or the Valley of Ben-hinnom, but the Valley of the Slaughter; for they will bury in Topheth H8612 [fn]because there is no other place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:6 - therefore, behold, days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when this place will no longer be called Topheth H8612 or the Valley of Ben-hinnom, but rather the Valley of Slaughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:11 - and say to them, ‘This is what the LORD of armies says: “To the same extent I will break this people and this city, just as one breaks a potter’s vessel, which cannot again be repaired; and they will bury their dead in Topheth H8612, [fn]because there is no other place for burial.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:12 - “This is how I will treat this place and its inhabitants,” declares the LORD, “so as to make this city like Topheth H8612.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:13 - “The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like the place Topheth H8612, because of all the houses on whose rooftops they burned [fn]sacrifices to all the heavenly [fn]lights and poured out drink offerings to other gods.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:14 - Then Jeremiah came from Topheth H8612, where the LORD had sent him to prophesy; and he stood in the courtyard of the LORD’S house and said to all the people,

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