Tame'

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2930  
Original WordWord Origin
amja primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Tame'TWOT - 809
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
taw-may'   Verb
 Definition
  1. to be unclean, become unclean, become impure
    1. (Qal) to be or become unclean
      1. sexually
      2. religiously
      3. ceremonially
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to defile oneself, be defiled 1b
    3. sexually 1b
    4. by idolatry 1b
    5. ceremonially
      1. to be regarded as unclean
    6. (Piel)
      1. to defile 1c
    7. sexually 1c
    8. religiously 1c
    9. ceremonially
      1. to pronounce unclean, declare unclean (ceremonially)
      2. to profane (God's name)
    10. (Pual) to be defiled
    11. (Hithpael) to be unclean
    12. (Hothpael) to be defiled
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 161
became unclean 1, become defiled 3, become unclean 6, becomes unclean 13, becoming unclean 1, been defiled 2, defile 25, defiled 38, defilement 1, defiles 5, defiling 2, made unclean 3, make himself unclean 1, make yourselves unclean 1, make...unclean 1, pronounce him unclean 9, pronounced them unclean 1, remain unclean 2, surely pronounce 1, surely pronounce him unclean 1, unclean 44
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis3
Leviticus71
Numbers21
Deuteronomy2
2 Kings4
2 Chronicles1
Psalms2
Isaiah1
Jeremiah4
Ezekiel28
Hosea3
Haggai1


Total141
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Tame'". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .