the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2881 - טָבַל
1) to dip, dip into, plunge
1a1) to dip in or into
1a2) to dip oneself
1b) (Niphal) to be dipped
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect וְטָבַל consecutive Leviticus 4:6 5t.; וְטָבַלְתְּ consecutive Ruth 2:14; וּטְבַלְתֶּם consecutive Exodus 12:22; Imperfect וַיִּטְבֹּל Leviticus 9:9 3t.; 2 masculine singular suffix תִּטְבְּלֵנִי Job 9:31; וַיִּטְבְּלוּ Genesis 37:31 — dip:
1 transitive, dip a thing in, with accusative of thing + בְּ: in blood Genesis 37:31 (J), so especially in connection with sacrifices Leviticus 4:6; Leviticus 9:9; Leviticus 14:6,51 (also in fresh water); in water, for purification Numbers 19:18 (all P); of dipping rod in honey 1 Samuel 14:27, bread in vinegar Ruth 2:24, foot in oil Deuteronomy 33:24 (poem); בַּשַּׁחַת תִּטְבְּלֵנִי Job 9:31 in the ditch dost thou dip me; accusative omitted Exodus 12:22 (J E; in blood), 2 Kings 8:15 (in water); but also + מִן = moisten with, with some of Leviticus 4:17 (blood), Leviticus 14:16 (oil).
2 intransitive, dip (oneself), followed by בְּ, 2 Kings 5:14 in Jordan ("" רָחַץ בְּ 2 Kings 5:10; 2 Kings 5:12).
Niph`al Perfect 3 masculine plural נִּטְבְּלוּ Joshua 3:15 be dipped, בְּ of water.
טָבַל fut. יִטְבֹּל to dip, to dip in, to immerse, followed by an acc. of the thing, and בְּ before the liquid, Genesis 37:31; Leviticus 9:9; Deuteronomy 33:24; Job 9:31; Ruth 2:14 also without an acc. Exodus 12:22; 2 Kings 8:15. Intrans. to immerse oneself. 2 Kings 5:14, “he went down וַיִּטְבֹּל בַּיַּרְדֵּן שֶׁבַע פְּעָמִים and dipped himself in the Jordan seven times.” (Chald. טָבַל, Arab. طمل id.)
Niphal, pass. Joshua 3:15.
Hence טְבוּלִים and