Word Summary
tamah: to be astounded or dumbfounded
Original Word: תָּמַהּ
Transliteration: tamah
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-mah')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to be astounded or dumbfounded
Meaning: to be astounded or dumbfounded
Strong's Concordance
be amazed, be astonished, marvelously, wonder

A primitive root; to be in consternation -- be amazed, be astonished, marvel(-lously), wonder.


H8539. tamah

[תָּמַהּ‎] verb be astounded, dumbfounded (Late Hebrew id.; so Aramaic תְּמַהּ‎, ); —

Qal Perfect3plural תָּמָ֑הוּPsalm 48:6; Imperfect2masculine singular תִּתְמֶהּEcclesiastes 5:7; 3masculine plural יִתְמְהוּJob 26:11, etc.; Imperative masculine plural תְּמָ֑הוּIsaiah 29:9; Habakkuk 1:5; — be astounded Isaiah 29:9; Habakkuk 1:5 (see Hithpa`el), Jeremiah 4:9 ("" שׁמם‎, Niph`al), Psalm 48:6; + מִן‎ causative Job 26:11; + על‎ of thing at which Exodus 5:7; look in astonishment at ׳ת אֶלרֵֿעֵהוּ אִישׁGenesis 43:33 (J), Isaiah 13:8.

Hithpa`el Imperative masculine plural +

Qal Imperative תְּמָהוּ וְהִתַּמְּהוּHabakkuk 1:5 (see above), literally astonish yourselves, be astounded but We

Hithpalpel הִתְמַהְמְהוּ‎; Gr reads infinitive absolute תָּמַהַּ‎ (Marti and others וּתְמָהוּ‎) for תמהו‎.