A primitive root; to dip, to immerse -- dip, plunge.
I. טָבַל verb dip (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic טְבַל dip, bathe; compare perhaps Arabic saturavit tinctura vestem, Frey) —
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; 9:9; 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); תִּטְבְּלֵנִי בַּשַּׁחַת 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), 14:16 (oil).
Niph`al Perfect3masculine plural נִּטְבְּלוּ Joshua 3:15 be dipped, בְּ of water.