H2930 טמא - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be foul, especially in a ceremonial or moral sense (contaminated)

KJV Usage: defile (self), pollute (self), be (make, make self, pronounce) unclean, X utterly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be unclean, become unclean, become impure
a. (Qal) to be or become unclean
1. sexually
2. religiously
3. ceremonially
b. (Niphal)
1. to defile oneself, be defiled 1b
c. sexually 1b
d. by idolatry 1b
e. ceremonially
1. to be regarded as unclean
f. (Piel)
1. to defile 1c
g. sexually 1c
h. religiously 1c
i. ceremonially
1. to pronounce unclean, declare unclean (ceremonially)
2. to profane (God's name)
j. (Pual) to be defiled
k. (Hithpael) to be unclean
l. (Hothpael) to be defiled
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 809
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2930 טמא is used in the Bible

First 30 of 142 occurrences of H2930 טמא

Genesis 34:5
Genesis 34:13
Genesis 34:27
Leviticus 5:3
Leviticus 11:24
Leviticus 11:25
Leviticus 11:26
Leviticus 11:27
Leviticus 11:28
Leviticus 11:31
Leviticus 11:32
Leviticus 11:33
Leviticus 11:34
Leviticus 11:35
Leviticus 11:36
Leviticus 11:39
Leviticus 11:40
Leviticus 11:43
Leviticus 11:44
Leviticus 12:2
Leviticus 12:5
Leviticus 13:3
Leviticus 13:8
Leviticus 13:11
Leviticus 13:14
Leviticus 13:15
Leviticus 13:20
Leviticus 13:22
Leviticus 13:25
Leviticus 13:27

Corresponding Greek Words

tame pi. G1808 ex airo
tame qal,ni,pi,pu G3392 miaino