H8464 תּחמס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H2554; a species of unclean bird (from its violence), perhaps an owl

KJV Usage: night hawk.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. a ceremonially unclean bird
a. a name of the male ostrich
b. (CLBL) probably the great owl
c. perhaps an extinct bird, exact meaning unknown
Origin: from H2554
TWOT: 678b
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H8464 תּחמס is used in the Bible

2 occurrences of H8464 תּחמס

Leviticus 11:16
Deuteronomy 14:15