The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 08580 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
tmXntfrom (05395)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
TanshemethTWOT - 1433b
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
tan-sheh'-meth Noun Feminine
  1. an unclean animal of some kind
    1. an unclean bird
      1. perhaps the ibis, water-hen, species of owl, barn owl
    2. an unclean lizard
      1. perhaps the chameleon
    3. perhaps an extinct lizard or bird, exact meaning unknown
King James Word Usage - Total: 3
swan 2, mole 1
KJV Verse Count

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 Tanshemeth". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .