2891. taher
Strong's Concordance
taher: to be clean or pure
Original Word: טָהֵר
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: taher
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-hare')
Definition: to be clean or pure
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to be clean or pure
NASB Translation
become clean (2), becomes clean (2), becomes cleansed (1), clean (25), cleanse (15), cleansed (19), cleansing (1), cleared (1), pronounce him clean (6), pronounce the clean (1), pronounce clean (2), pronounces him clean (1), pronouncing it clean (1), pure (2), purge (1), purged (2), purified (5), purifier (1), purify (5), purifying (1), remain (1), unclean* (1).

טָהֵר verb be clean, pure (Arabic , id.; Late Hebrew id., Pi`el make or declare ceremonially clean; Aramaic טְהַר emptiness, טִיהֲרָא brightness; Sabean טהר Hal682; Ethiopic purify, wash oneself with water) —

Qal Perfect ׳ט Leviticus 11:32 12t.; 3 feminine singular טָֽהֲרָה Leviticus 12:7; Leviticus 15:28; טָהֵ֑רָה Leviticus 12:8 etc., + 5 t. Perfect; Imperfect יִטְהַר Leviticus 15:13; Job 4:17 etc., + 9 t. Imperfect; Imperative טְהָ֑ר 2 Kings 5:10,13; —

1 be clean, i.e. (miraculously) freed from leprosy by washing in the Jordan 2 Kings 5:10,12,13,14.

2 be clean ceremonially (only H P), Leviticus 15:13,28 (twice in verse) (P), Leviticus 22:4 (H); by washing with water, the flesh Leviticus 22:7 (H); garments Leviticus 13:6,34,58; Numbers 31:24 (all P); both flesh and garments Leviticus 17:5 (H), Leviticus 14:8,9; Leviticus 15:13; Numbers 19:19 (all P); other articles Leviticus 11:32 (P); passing things through the fire Numbers 31:23 (P); offering sin-offerings Leviticus 12:7,8; Leviticus 14:20 (P); by the ceremony of the two birds Leviticus 14:53 (P); by ashes of red heifer Numbers 19:12 (twice in verse) (P).

3 be clean morally, of people, made clean by ׳יs scattering clean water upon them Ezekiel 36:25; of Jerusalem, specifically made clean from idolatry, under figure of adultery Jeremiah 13:27; also followed by מִן Ezekiel 24:13 (twice in verse) (purification by ׳י); made clean מִכָּלחַֿטּאֹתֵיכֶם Leviticus 16:30 (P; by the sin-offering of the atonement day); also of the individual, be clean מֵחַטָּאוֺת Proverbs 20:9 ("" זכה); become clean by use of hyssop Psalm 51:9 ("" אַלְבִּין); more Generally אִםמֵֿעשֵֹׁהוּ יִטְהַרגָּֿ֑בֶר Job 4:17 shall a man be more pure than his maker? ("" יִצְדָּ֑ק).

Pi`el Perfect טִהַר Leviticus 13:3 4t.; suffix טִהֲרוֺ Leviticus 13:6 5t.; 2 masculine singular טִהַרְתָּ Numbers 8:6,15 etc. + 7 t. Perfect; Imperfect; יְטַהֵר2Chronicles 34:5 etc. + 4 t. Imperfect; Imperative suffix טַהֲרֵנִי Psalm 51:4; Infinitive construct טַהֵר Ezekiel 39:12 5t.; suffix טַהֲרִי Ezekiel 36:33 etc. + 4 t. Infinitive; Participle מְטַחֵר Leviticus 14:11; Malachi 3:3; — chiefly P;

1 cleanse, purify:

a. physically, metals from dross Malachi 3:3; land from corpses Ezekiel 39:12,14,16; heavens from clouds Job 37:21; temple from unclean things 2Chronicles 29:15,16,18; land and city from Asherim and images 2 Chronicles 34:3,5,8; store-chambers of temple from household stuff Nehemiah 13:9; priesthood by exclusion of alien blood Nehemiah 13:30.

b. ceremonially, the altar of incense by the blood of the annual sin-offering Leviticus 16:19 (P); the people, gates, and wall (by some undefined ceremony) Nehemiah 12:30; the altar of the court by the blood of sin-offerings Ezekiel 43:26; of consecration of Levites by מֵי חטאת Numbers 8:6,7 (P), and חטאת Numbers 8:15,21 (P).

c. morally Leviticus 16:30 (P), Ezekiel 37:23; Malachi 3:3; מֵחַטָּאֹת Psalm 51:4; מֵעונ(ותׅ Jeremiah 33:8; Ezekiel 36:33; מִטּמא(ו)ת Ezekiel 24:13; Ezekiel 36:25.

2 pronounce clean, ceremonially Leviticus 13:6; Leviticus 13:13; Leviticus 13:17; Leviticus 13:23; Leviticus 12:28; Leviticus 13:34,37,59; Leviticus 14:7,48 (all P).

3 perform the ceremony of cleansing Leviticus 14:11 (P).

Pu`al Perfect3masculine singular טֹהַר 1 Samuel 20:26 (so. read for ᵑ0 טהור ᵐ5 We Dr, he is not clean, because he hath not been cleansed); Participle אֶרֶץ לֹא מְטֹהָרָה a land not cleansed Ezekiel 22:24 (but ᵐ5 Hi Ew Co SS read a land not rained upon, see מטר).

Hithpa`el Perfect3plural הִטָּֽהֲרוּ Ezra 6:20; הִטֶּהָ֑רוּ (Köi. 271) 2 Chronicles 30:18; Numbers 8:7; 1plural הִטַּהַרְנוּ Joshua 22:17; Imperfect יִטָּֽהֲרוּ Nehemiah 12:30; Imperative הִטָּֽהֲרוּ Genesis 35:2; Participle מִטַּהֵר Leviticus 14:7 11t.; plural מִטַּהֲרִים Nehemiah 13:22; Isaiah 66:17; — reflexive:

1 purify oneself:

a. ceremonially, especially in preparation for sacred duties Genesis 35:2 (R), Numbers 8:7; 2Chronicles 30:18; Ezra 6:20; Nehemiah 13:22; also for heathen mysteries Isaiah 66:17; of purifying priests, people, and wall Nehemiah 12:30 (compare Pi`el 1 b).

b. morally Joshua 22:17 (P).

2 present oneself for purification, only participle הַמִּטַּהֵר the candidate for purification Leviticus 14:4,7,8,11,14,17,18,19,25,28,29,31 (P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be make, make self, pronounce clean, cleanse self, purge

A primitive root; properly, to be bright; i.e. (by implication) to be pure (physical sound, clear, unadulterated; Levitically, uncontaminated; morally, innocent or holy) -- be (make, make self, pronounce) clean, cleanse (self), purge, purify(-ier, self).

Forms and Transliterations
אֲטַהֵ֥ר אטהר הִֽטַּהֲר֞וּ הִטֶּהָ֔רוּ הִטַּהַ֙רְנוּ֙ הַֽמְטַהֵ֗ר הַמִּטַּהֵ֑ר הַמִּטַּהֵ֖ר הַמִּטַּהֵ֛ר הַמִּטַּהֵ֨ר הַמִּטַּהֵר֙ הטהרו הטהרנו המטהר וְאֶטְהָ֑ר וְהִֽטַּהֲר֔וּ וְהִטֶּהָֽרוּ׃ וְהַמִּֽטַּהֲרִ֜ים וְטִ֣הֲר֔וֹ וְטִ֣הַרְתִּ֔ים וְטִֽהֲר֖וּ וְטִֽהֲרוֹ֙ וְטִֽהַרְתִּ֖ים וְטִֽהַרְתָּ֣ וְטִהֲר֖וֹ וְטִהֲר֣וֹ וְטִהֲר֤וֹ וְטִהֲר֥וּ וְטִהַ֖ר וְטִהַ֤ר וְטִהַ֧ר וְטִהַרְתִּ֤י וְטִהַרְתָּ֖ וְטָהֲרָ֖ה וְטָהֵ֑ר וְטָהֵ֔ר וְטָהֵ֥ר וְטָהֵֽרָה׃ וְטָהֵֽר׃ וְטָהָ֑רְתִּי וַֽיְטַהֲר֖וּ וַֽיְטַהֲרוּ֙ וַֽתְּטַהֲרֵֽם׃ וַיְטַהֵ֥ר וַיִּֽטַּהֲר֔וּ וַיִּטְהָֽר׃ וּֽטֳהָר־ וּטְהַרְתֶּ֑ם וּטְהָֽר׃ וּמְטַהֵר֙ ואטהר והטהרו והטהרו׃ והמטהרים וטהר וטהר־ וטהר׃ וטהרה וטהרה׃ וטהרו וטהרת וטהרתי וטהרתים וטהרתם ויטהר ויטהר׃ ויטהרו ומטהר ותטהרם׃ טִֽהַרְתִּיךְ֙ טִהַ֖רְנוּ טַהֲרִ֣י טַהֲרֵֽנִי׃ טַהֵ֣ר טָ֝הַ֗רְתִּי טָהֲרָ֖ה טָהַ֔רְתְּ טהר טהרה טהרי טהרנו טהרני׃ טהרת טהרתי טהרתיך יִטְהַ֤ר יִטְהַר־ יִטְהָ֑ר יִטְהָֽר׃ יטהר יטהר־ יטהר׃ לְטַֽהֲרָ֑הּ לְטַֽהֲרָ֔ם לְטַהֲר֖וֹ לְטַהֲרָֽם׃ לְטַהֵ֔ר לְטַהֵ֖ר לְטַהֵ֣ר לְטַהֵ֥ר לְטַהֵר֒ לַמִּטַּהֵ֛ר לטהר לטהרה לטהרו לטהרם לטהרם׃ למטהר מְטֹהָרָ֖ה מִֽטַּהֲרִים֙ מטהרה מטהרים תִּטְהָֽר׃ תִּטְהָֽרוּ׃ תִטְהֲרִ֔י תִטְהֲרִי־ תטהר׃ תטהרו׃ תטהרי תטהרי־ ’ă·ṭa·hêr ’ăṭahêr ataHer ham·miṭ·ṭa·hêr ham·ṭa·hêr hammittaHer hammiṭṭahêr hamtaHer hamṭahêr hiṭ·ṭa·hă·rū hiṭ·ṭa·har·nū hiṭ·ṭe·hā·rū hittaHarnu hiṭṭaharnū hittahaRu hiṭṭahărū hitteHaru hiṭṭehārū lam·miṭ·ṭa·hêr lammittaHer lammiṭṭahêr lə·ṭa·hă·rāh lə·ṭa·hă·rām lə·ṭa·hă·rōw lə·ṭa·hêr letahaRah ləṭahărāh letahaRam ləṭahărām letahaRo ləṭahărōw letaHer ləṭahêr mə·ṭō·hā·rāh metohaRah məṭōhārāh miṭ·ṭa·hă·rîm mittahaRim miṭṭahărîm ṭā·hă·rāh ṭa·hă·rê·nî ṭa·hă·rî ṭā·har·tî ṭā·hart ṭa·hêr tahaRah ṭāhărāh tahaReni ṭahărênî tahaRi ṭahărî taHart ṭāhart taHarti ṭāhartî taHer ṭahêr ṭi·har·nū ṭi·har·tîḵ tiHarnu ṭiharnū tihartiCh ṭihartîḵ ṯiṭ·hă·rî ṯiṭ·hă·rî- tiṭ·hā·rū tiṭ·hār titHar tiṭhār tithaRi ṯiṭhărî ṯiṭhărî- titHaru tiṭhārū ū·mə·ṭa·hêr ū·ṭə·hār ū·ṭə·har·tem ū·ṭo·hār- umetaHer ūməṭahêr uteHar ūṭəhār uteharTem ūṭəhartem ūṭohār- utohor vaiyitHar vaiyittahaRu VattetahaRem vaytahaRu vaytaHer veetHar vehammittahaRim vehittahaRu vehitteHaru vetahaRah vetaHareti vetaHer vetaHerah vetiHar vetihaRo vetiharTa vetiharTi vetiharTim vetihaRu wat·tə·ṭa·hă·rêm wattəṭahărêm way·ṭa·hă·rū way·ṭa·hêr way·yiṭ·hār way·yiṭ·ṭa·hă·rū wayṭahărū wayṭahêr wayyiṭhār wayyiṭṭahărū wə’eṭhār wə·’eṭ·hār wə·ham·miṭ·ṭa·hă·rîm wə·hiṭ·ṭa·hă·rū wə·hiṭ·ṭe·hā·rū wə·ṭā·hă·rāh wə·ṭā·hā·rə·tî wə·ṭā·hê·rāh wə·ṭā·hêr wə·ṭi·hă·rōw wə·ṭi·hă·rū wə·ṭi·har wə·ṭi·har·tā wə·ṭi·har·tî wə·ṭi·har·tîm wəhammiṭṭahărîm wəhiṭṭahărū wəhiṭṭehārū wəṭāhărāh wəṭāhārətî wəṭāhêr wəṭāhêrāh wəṭihar wəṭihărōw wəṭihartā wəṭihartî wəṭihartîm wəṭihărū yiṭ·har yiṭ·hār yiṭ·har- yitHar yiṭhar yiṭhār yiṭhar-
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 35:2
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּתֹכְכֶ֔ם וְהִֽטַּהֲר֔וּ וְהַחֲלִ֖יפוּ שִׂמְלֹתֵיכֶֽם׃
NAS: are among you, and purify yourselves and change
KJV: that [are] among you, and be clean, and change
INT: which are among and purify and change your garments

Leviticus 11:32
HEB: עַד־ הָעֶ֖רֶב וְטָהֵֽר׃
NAS: until evening, then it becomes clean.
KJV: until the even; so it shall be cleansed.
INT: until evening becomes

Leviticus 12:7
HEB: וְכִפֶּ֣ר עָלֶ֔יהָ וְטָהֲרָ֖ה מִמְּקֹ֣ר דָּמֶ֑יהָ
NAS: and make atonement for her, and she shall be cleansed from the flow
KJV: and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue
INT: and make and shall be cleansed the flow of her blood

Leviticus 12:8
HEB: עָלֶ֛יהָ הַכֹּהֵ֖ן וְטָהֵֽרָה׃ פ
NAS: shall make atonement for her, and she will be clean.'
KJV: shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean.
INT: and and the priest shall be clean

Leviticus 13:6
HEB: הַנֶּ֖גַע בָּע֑וֹר וְטִהֲר֤וֹ הַכֹּהֵן֙ מִסְפַּ֣חַת
NAS: then the priest shall pronounce him clean;
KJV: the priest shall pronounce him clean: it [is but] a scab:
INT: and the mark the skin shall pronounce the priest is a scab

Leviticus 13:6
HEB: וְכִבֶּ֥ס בְּגָדָ֖יו וְטָהֵֽר׃
NAS: shall pronounce him clean; it is [only] a scab.
KJV: his clothes, and be clean.
INT: shall wash his clothes clean

Leviticus 13:13
HEB: כָּל־ בְּשָׂר֔וֹ וְטִהַ֖ר אֶת־ הַנָּ֑גַע
NAS: his body, he shall pronounce clean [him who has] the infection;
KJV: all his flesh, he shall pronounce [him] clean [that hath] the plague:
INT: all his body shall pronounce the infection has all

Leviticus 13:17
HEB: הַנֶּ֖גַע לְלָבָ֑ן וְטִהַ֧ר הַכֹּהֵ֛ן אֶת־
NAS: then the priest shall pronounce clean [him who has] the infection;
KJV: then the priest shall pronounce [him] clean [that hath] the plague:
INT: the infection to white shall pronounce the priest the infection

Leviticus 13:23
HEB: הַשְּׁחִ֖ין הִ֑וא וְטִהֲר֖וֹ הַכֹּהֵֽן׃ ס
NAS: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
KJV: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
INT: of the boil he shall pronounce and the priest

Leviticus 13:28
HEB: הַמִּכְוָ֖ה הִ֑וא וְטִֽהֲרוֹ֙ הַכֹּהֵ֔ן כִּֽי־
NAS: and the priest shall pronounce him clean, for it is [only] the scar
KJV: and the priest shall pronounce him clean: for it [is] an inflammation
INT: the burn he shall pronounce and the priest for

Leviticus 13:34
HEB: מִן־ הָע֑וֹר וְטִהַ֤ר אֹתוֹ֙ הַכֹּהֵ֔ן
NAS: the priest shall pronounce him clean;
KJV: then the priest shall pronounce him clean: and he shall wash
INT: than the skin shall pronounce the priest shall wash

Leviticus 13:34
HEB: וְכִבֶּ֥ס בְּגָדָ֖יו וְטָהֵֽר׃
NAS: shall pronounce him clean; and he shall wash
KJV: his clothes, and be clean.
INT: shall wash his clothes clean

Leviticus 13:37
HEB: טָה֣וֹר ה֑וּא וְטִהֲר֖וֹ הַכֹּהֵֽן׃ ס
NAS: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
KJV: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.
INT: is clean he shall pronounce and the priest

Leviticus 13:58
HEB: וְכֻבַּ֥ס שֵׁנִ֖ית וְטָהֵֽר׃
NAS: a second time and will be clean.
KJV: the second time, and shall be clean.
INT: be washed A second and will be clean

Leviticus 13:59
HEB: כְּלִי־ ע֑וֹר לְטַהֲר֖וֹ א֥וֹ לְטַמְּאֽוֹ׃
NAS: of leather, for pronouncing it clean or
KJV: of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
INT: article of leather pronouncing or unclean

Leviticus 14:4
HEB: הַכֹּהֵ֔ן וְלָקַ֧ח לַמִּטַּהֵ֛ר שְׁתֵּֽי־ צִפֳּרִ֥ים
NAS: and hyssop for the one who is to be cleansed.
KJV: to take for him that is to be cleansed two
INT: the priest to take is to be cleansed two birds

Leviticus 14:7
HEB: וְהִזָּ֗ה עַ֧ל הַמִּטַּהֵ֛ר מִן־ הַצָּרַ֖עַת
NAS: times the one who is to be cleansed from the leprosy
KJV: And he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed from the leprosy
INT: sprinkle over is to be cleansed from the leprosy

Leviticus 14:7
HEB: שֶׁ֣בַע פְּעָמִ֑ים וְטִ֣הֲר֔וֹ וְשִׁלַּ֛ח אֶת־
NAS: from the leprosy and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the live
KJV: times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living
INT: seven times and shall pronounce go bird

Leviticus 14:8
HEB: וְכִבֶּס֩ הַמִּטַּהֵ֨ר אֶת־ בְּגָדָ֜יו
NAS: The one to be cleansed shall then wash
KJV: And he that is to be cleansed shall wash
INT: shall then wash to be cleansed his clothes and shave

Leviticus 14:8
HEB: וְרָחַ֤ץ בַּמַּ֙יִם֙ וְטָהֵ֔ר וְאַחַ֖ר יָב֣וֹא
NAS: in water and be clean. Now afterward,
KJV: himself in water, that he may be clean: and after
INT: and bathe water and be clean now afterward may enter

Leviticus 14:9
HEB: בְּשָׂר֛וֹ בַּמַּ֖יִם וְטָהֵֽר׃
NAS: his body in water and be clean.
KJV: in water, and he shall be clean.
INT: his body water and be clean

Leviticus 14:11
HEB: וְהֶעֱמִ֞יד הַכֹּהֵ֣ן הַֽמְטַהֵ֗ר אֵ֛ת הָאִ֥ישׁ
NAS: and the priest who pronounces him clean
KJV: And the priest that maketh [him] clean shall present
INT: shall present and the priest pronounces the man clean

Leviticus 14:11
HEB: אֵ֛ת הָאִ֥ישׁ הַמִּטַּהֵ֖ר וְאֹתָ֑ם לִפְנֵ֣י
NAS: who pronounces him clean shall present
KJV: the man that is to be made clean, and those things, before
INT: pronounces the man clean and the aforesaid before

Leviticus 14:14
HEB: תְּנ֛וּךְ אֹ֥זֶן הַמִּטַּהֵ֖ר הַיְמָנִ֑ית וְעַל־
NAS: ear of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb
KJV: ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb
INT: the lobe ear to be cleansed of the right and on

Leviticus 14:17
HEB: תְּנ֞וּךְ אֹ֤זֶן הַמִּטַּהֵר֙ הַיְמָנִ֔ית וְעַל־
NAS: lobe of the one to be cleansed, and on the thumb
KJV: ear of him that is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb
INT: lobe ear to be cleansed the right and on

95 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2891
95 Occurrences

’ă·ṭa·hêr — 1 Occ.
ham·miṭ·ṭa·hêr — 11 Occ.
ham·ṭa·hêr — 1 Occ.
hiṭ·ṭa·har·nū — 1 Occ.
hiṭ·ṭa·hă·rū — 1 Occ.
hiṭ·ṭe·hā·rū — 1 Occ.
lam·miṭ·ṭa·hêr — 1 Occ.
lə·ṭa·hă·rāh — 1 Occ.
lə·ṭa·hă·rām — 2 Occ.
lə·ṭa·hă·rōw — 1 Occ.
lə·ṭa·hêr — 5 Occ.
mə·ṭō·hā·rāh — 1 Occ.
miṭ·ṭa·hă·rîm — 1 Occ.
ṭā·hă·rāh — 1 Occ.
ṭa·hă·rê·nî — 1 Occ.
ṭa·hă·rî — 1 Occ.
ṭā·hart — 1 Occ.
ṭā·har·tî — 1 Occ.
ṭa·hêr — 1 Occ.
ṭi·har·nū — 1 Occ.
ṭi·har·tîḵ — 1 Occ.
tiṭ·hār — 1 Occ.
ṯiṭ·hă·rî — 2 Occ.
tiṭ·hā·rū — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·ṭa·hêr — 1 Occ.
ū·ṭə·hār — 2 Occ.
ū·ṭə·har·tem — 2 Occ.
ū·ṭo·hār- — 1 Occ.
way·yiṭ·hār — 1 Occ.
way·yiṭ·ṭa·hă·rū — 1 Occ.
wat·tə·ṭa·hă·rêm — 1 Occ.
way·ṭa·hă·rū — 2 Occ.
way·ṭa·hêr — 1 Occ.
wə·’eṭ·hār — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·miṭ·ṭa·hă·rîm — 1 Occ.
wə·hiṭ·ṭa·hă·rū — 1 Occ.
wə·hiṭ·ṭe·hā·rū — 1 Occ.
wə·ṭā·hă·rāh — 1 Occ.
wə·ṭā·hā·rə·tî — 1 Occ.
wə·ṭā·hêr — 13 Occ.
wə·ṭā·hê·rāh — 1 Occ.
wə·ṭi·har — 5 Occ.
wə·ṭi·hă·rōw — 6 Occ.
wə·ṭi·har·tā — 2 Occ.
wə·ṭi·har·tî — 1 Occ.
wə·ṭi·har·tîm — 2 Occ.
wə·ṭi·hă·rū — 2 Occ.
yiṭ·har — 5 Occ.

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