2883. taba
Strong's Concordance
taba: to sink, sink down
Original Word: טָבַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: taba
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-bah')
Definition: to sink, sink down
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to sink, sink down
NASB Translation
drowned (1), sank (2), settled (1), sink (1), sunk (4), sunk down (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
טָבַע verb sink, sink down (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic , טְבַע; Phoenician טבע coin; Assyrian ‰êbû, sink in, ‰abbî°u, diver (water-fowl) etc., see Muss-ArnJBL xi, 1892, 170 DlHWB; Arabic seal, stamp, imprint; Ethiopic dip) —

Qal Perfect טָבַעְתִּי Psalm 69:3; טָֽבְעוּ Psalm 9:16; Lamentations 2:9; Imperfect וַיִּטְבַּע Jeremiah 38:6; וַתִּטְבַּע 1 Samuel 17:49; אֶטְבָּ֑עָה Psalm 69:15; — sink, sink down, intransitive, with בְּ; 1 Samuel 17:49 (stone into Goliath's forehead); Jeremiah 38:6 (Jeremiah in mire of dungeon); Lamentations 2:9 (gates of Jerusalem into ground); metaphor of distress; Psalm 69:3 בִיוֵן מְצוּלָה׳ט; Psalm 69:15 ("" הצילני מִטִּיט); nations into the pit (בַּשַּׁחַת) Psalm 9:16.

Pu`al Perfect טֻבְּעוּ be sunk Exodus 15:4 (poem) of Egyptians drowned בְּיַםסֿוּף.

Hiph`il Perfect הָטְבְּעוּ be sunk בַּבֹּץ in the mire, of feet, metaphor of entanglements and difficulties Jeremiah 38:22; הָטְבָּ֑עוּ, of pedestals (אֲדָנִים) of the earth, as settled, planted עַל Job 38:6 ("" ירה מִּנָּה); absolute of mountains Proverbs 8:25.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
drown, fasten, settle, sink

A primitive root; to sink -- drown, fasten, settle, sink.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶטְבָּ֑עָה אטבעה הָטְבְּע֥וּ הָטְבָּ֑עוּ הטבעו וַיִּטְבַּ֥ע וַתִּטְבַּ֤ע ויטבע ותטבע טָבְע֣וּ טָבְע֤וּ טָבַ֤עְתִּי ׀ טֻבְּע֥וּ טבעו טבעתי ’eṭ·bā·‘āh ’eṭbā‘āh etBaah hā·ṭə·bā·‘ū hā·ṭə·bə·‘ū hāṭəbā‘ū hateBau hāṭəbə‘ū hatebeU ṭā·ḇa‘·tî ṭā·ḇə·‘ū ṭāḇa‘tî ṭāḇə‘ū taVati taveU ṭub·bə·‘ū ṭubbə‘ū tubbeU vaiyitBa vattitBa wat·tiṭ·ba‘ wattiṭba‘ way·yiṭ·ba‘ wayyiṭba‘
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Exodus 15:4
HEB: וּמִבְחַ֥ר שָֽׁלִשָׁ֖יו טֻבְּע֥וּ בְיַם־ סֽוּף׃
NAS: of his officers are drowned in the Red
KJV: captains also are drowned in the Red
INT: and the choicest of his officers are drowned Sea the Red

1 Samuel 17:49
HEB: אֶל־ מִצְח֑וֹ וַתִּטְבַּ֤ע הָאֶ֙בֶן֙ בְּמִצְח֔וֹ
NAS: And the stone sank into his forehead,
KJV: that the stone sunk into his forehead;
INT: on his forehead sank and the stone his forehead

Job 38:6
HEB: מָ֭ה אֲדָנֶ֣יהָ הָטְבָּ֑עוּ א֥וֹ מִֽי־
NAS: On what were its bases sunk? Or who
KJV: Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid
INT: what bases fastened and who

Psalm 9:15
HEB: טָבְע֣וּ ג֭וֹיִם בְּשַׁ֣חַת
NAS: The nations have sunk down in the pit
KJV: The heathen are sunk down in the pit
INT: have sunk the nations the pit

Psalm 69:2
HEB: טָבַ֤עְתִּי ׀ בִּיוֵ֣ן מְ֭צוּלָה
NAS: I have sunk in deep mire,
KJV: I sink in deep mire,
INT: have sunk mire deep

Psalm 69:14
HEB: מִ֭טִּיט וְאַל־ אֶטְבָּ֑עָה אִנָּצְלָ֥ה מִ֝שֹּֽׂנְאַ֗י
NAS: me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered
KJV: me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered
INT: the mire not sink may I be delivered my foes

Proverbs 8:25
HEB: בְּטֶ֣רֶם הָרִ֣ים הָטְבָּ֑עוּ לִפְנֵ֖י גְבָע֣וֹת
NAS: the mountains were settled, Before
KJV: Before the mountains were settled, before
INT: Before the mountains were settled Before the hills

Jeremiah 38:6
HEB: אִם־ טִ֔יט וַיִּטְבַּ֥ע יִרְמְיָ֖הוּ בַּטִּֽיט׃
NAS: mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.
KJV: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.
INT: only mud sank and Jeremiah the mud

Jeremiah 38:22
HEB: אַנְשֵׁ֣י שְׁלֹמֶ֔ךָ הָטְבְּע֥וּ בַבֹּ֛ץ רַגְלֶ֖ךָ
NAS: you; While your feet were sunk in the mire,
KJV: against thee: thy feet are sunk in the mire,
INT: he your close were sunk the mire your feet

Lamentations 2:9
HEB: טָבְע֤וּ בָאָ֙רֶץ֙ שְׁעָרֶ֔יהָ
NAS: Her gates have sunk into the ground,
KJV: Her gates are sunk into the ground;
INT: have sunk the ground her gates

10 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2883
10 Occurrences


’eṭ·bā·‘āh — 1 Occ.
hā·ṭə·bā·‘ū — 2 Occ.
hā·ṭə·bə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
ṭā·ḇa‘·tî — 1 Occ.
ṭā·ḇə·‘ū — 2 Occ.
ṭub·bə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
way·yiṭ·ba‘ — 1 Occ.
wat·tiṭ·ba‘ — 1 Occ.










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