the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2934 - טָמַן
1) to hide, conceal, bury
1a1) to hide
1a2) hiding, concealing, secretly laying (participle)
1a3) darkness (participle)
1b) (Niphal) to hide oneself
1c) (Hiphil) to hide
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect טְמֵן Psalm 35:8 2t. etc; Imperfect וַיִּטְמֹן Genesis 35:4, etc.; Imperative suffix טָמְנֵהוּ Jeremiah 13:4; טָמְנֵם Job 40:13; Infinitive construct לִטְמוֺן Job 31:33; Psalm 64:6; Passive participle טָמוּן Job 3:16 3t.; טְמוּנָה Joshua 7:22; plural טְמֻנִים Joshua 7:21; construct טְמוּנֵי Deuteronomy 33:19; —
1 hide, with accusative Genesis 35:4 (E), Exodus 2:12 (E; dead body in sand), Joshua 2:6 (J E; spies under flax-stalks), Joshua 7:21,22 (J E; Achan's theft), Jeremiah 13:4,5,6,7 (Jeremiah's girdle), Jeremiah 43:9,10 (stones at Tahpanhes); hide, bury hand in dish (צַלָּ֑חַת) Proverbs 19:24; Proverbs 26:15 (of עָצֵל the sluggard); נֵפֶלטָמוּן Job 3:16 hidden abortion, i.e. a lifeless child at once buried; שְׂפֻנֵי טְמוּנֵי חול Deuteronomy 33:19 (poem); of hiding iniquity עון Job 31:33; hiding the wicked in the dust עפר Job 40:13.
2 often of hiding, concealing, secretly laying a snare רֶשֶׁת Psalm 9:16; Psalm 35:8, followed by לִי Psalm 31:5; שַׁחַת רִשְׁתָּם Psalm 35:7; מַּח followed by לִי Psalm 140:6; Psalm 142:4; followed by לרגלי Jeremiah 18:22; חבל Job 18:10; מוֺקשׁים Psalm 64:5.
3טָמוּן that which is darkened = darkness, Job 40:13 nearly = ׃שְׁאוֺל׳פניהם חֲבשׁ בט bind their faces in darkness (i.e. the wicked); hide = reserve Job 20:26 all darkness is held in reserve for his treasures, i.e. all calamities are stored up for them.
Niph`al Imperative חִטָּמֵן בֶּעָפָר׳מִמְּנֵי מַּחַד י Isaiah 2:10 hide thyself in the dust, from before the terror of ׳י.
Qal? Ba ZMG 1889,180) Imperfect וַיֵּלִכוּ וַיַּטְמִנוּ 2 Kings 7:8 (twice in verse) and they went and hid (it), i.e. plunder from Aramaic camp.
טָמַן (cogn. to צָפַן) to hide, Joshua 2:6; Job 31:33 specially under the earth, to bury, Genesis 35:4; Exodus 2:12; Joshua 7:21, 22 Joshua 7:22; Jeremiah 43:10. טָמַן פַּח לִ Psalms 140:6, 142:4 ט׳ רֶשֶׁת לְ Psalms 9:16, 31:5, to hide a snare or a net for any one, i.e. to plot against him, comp. Psalms 64:6; Job 18:10. נֶפֶל טָמוּן a hidden abortion, Job 3:16. Followed by לְ to hide for some one, to reserve for him. Job 20:26, כָּל־חשֶׁךְ טָמוּן לִצְפוּנָיו “all darkness (or calamity) is hid (reserved) in his treasuries.” A play of words is here to be observed in the use of the cognate words טָמוּן and צָפוּן. Similar is Deuteronomy 33:19, שְׂפֻנֵי טְמוּנֵי חוֹל “the most secret of the hidden things of sand” (to be understood of glass [???]). Facetiously used, Proverbs 19:24, טָמַן עָצֵל יָדוֹ בַּצַּלַּחַת “the slothful man hides his hand in the dish.” The hand of a lazy man is well described as being dipped slowly and deeply in the dish.
Niphal, to hide one’s self underground, Isaiah 2:10.
Hiphil i.q. Kal, 2 Kings 7:8.
[In Thes. the primary meaning is said to be that of immersing, as found in many roots beginning with the syllables טם, טב.]
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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