H8580 תּנשׁמת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H5395; properly a hard breather, that is, the name of two unclean creatures, a lizard and a bird (both perhaps from changing color through their irascibility), probably the tree toad and the water hen

KJV Usage: mole, swan.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. an unclean animal of some kind
a. an unclean bird
1. perhaps the ibis, water-hen, species of owl, barn owl
b. an unclean lizard
1. perhaps the chameleon
c. perhaps an extinct lizard or bird, exact meaning unknown
Origin: from H5395
TWOT: 1433b
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H8580 תּנשׁמת is used in the Bible

3 occurrences of H8580 תּנשׁמת

Leviticus 11:18
Leviticus 11:30
Deuteronomy 14:16