H2891 טהר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to be bright; that is, (by implication) to be pure (physically sound, clear, unadulterated; Levitically uncontaminated; morally innocent or holy)

KJV Usage: be (make, make self, pronounce) clean, cleanse (self), purge, purify (-ier, self).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be clean, be pure
a. (Qal)
1. to be clean (physically - of disease)
2. to be clean ceremonially
3. to purify, be clean morally, made clean
b. (Piel)
1. to cleanse, purify 1b
c. physically 1b
d. ceremonially 1b
e. morally
1. to pronounce clean
2. to perform the ceremony of cleansing
f. (Pual) to be cleansed, be pronounced clean
g. (Hithpael)
1. to purify oneself 1d
h. ceremonially 1d
i. morally
1. to present oneself for purification
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 792
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2891 טהר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 79 occurrences of H2891 טהר

Genesis 35:2
Leviticus 11:32
Leviticus 12:7
Leviticus 12:8
Leviticus 13:6
Leviticus 13:13
Leviticus 13:17
Leviticus 13:23
Leviticus 13:28
Leviticus 13:34
Leviticus 13:37
Leviticus 13:58
Leviticus 13:59
Leviticus 14:4
Leviticus 14:7
Leviticus 14:8
Leviticus 14:9
Leviticus 14:11
Leviticus 14:14
Leviticus 14:17
Leviticus 14:18
Leviticus 14:19
Leviticus 14:20
Leviticus 14:25
Leviticus 14:28
Leviticus 14:29
Leviticus 14:31
Leviticus 14:48
Leviticus 14:53
Leviticus 15:13

Corresponding Greek Words

tahar pi,hithp G48 agnizo
taher qal,pi,hithp G2513 katharos *
taher G169 akathartos *
taher G273 a memptos *
taher pi. G49 hagnismos *
taher pu. G1026 brecho *
taher qal,pi,hithp G2511 katharizo *
ehar G2512 katharismos *