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Strong's #8374 - תָּאַב

a primitive root [probably identical with (H8373) through the idea of puffing disdainfully at
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1) (Piel) to loathe, abhor

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KJV (1)
Amos 1
NAS (1)
Amos 1
HCS (1)
Amos 1
BSB (1)
Amos 1
ESV (1)
Amos 1
WEB (1)
Amos 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1485) bt (תב TB) AC: ? CO: Long AB: ?

D) bat (תאב TAB) AC: ? CO: Long AB: ?

V) bat (תאב TAB) - I. Long:To long for something. II. Abhor:KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Piel) long, abhor - Strongs: H8373 (תָּאַב), H8374 (תָּאַב)

Nf1) ebat (תאבה TABH) - Longing: A longing for something. KJV (1): longing - Strongs: H8375 (תַּאֲבָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. [תָּאַב] verb Pi`el loathe, abhor, see תעב.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תָּאַב to desire, to long for, followed by לְ Psalms 119:40, 174 Psalms 119:174. Of more frequent occurrence in Chaldee. (To this answer אָבָה, אָוָה, and this root may seem to be secondary, and taken from the Hithpael of those verbs.)

Derivative, תַּאֲבָה.


תָּאַב only found in part. Piel מְתָאֵב i.q. מְתָעֵב abhorring, Amos 6:8 the letters ע and א being interchanged in the Aramean manner, see p..

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List of Word Forms
מְתָאֵ֤ב מתאב mə·ṯā·’êḇ məṯā’êḇ metaEv
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