2945. taph
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taph: children
Original Word: טָף
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: taph
Phonetic Spelling: (taf)
Short Definition: ones

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from taphaph
NASB Translation
children (11), girls* (1), infants (1), little children (2), little ones (27).

טַף42 noun masculine collective children (as going with quick, tripping steps; Ethiopic Di1251) — טַף Jeremiah 41:16 11t.; טָ֑ף Jeremiah 40:7 5t.; suffix טַמֵּנוּ Genesis 43:8 5t.; טַמְּכֶם Genesis 45:19 10t.; טַמָּם Genesis 34:29 6t.; never construct and never plural (in Genesis 47:24 omitted by ᵐ5, compare Di); — children, little ones, Genesis 34:29 (E) + 18 t. J E (Genesis Exodus Numbers), also Deuteronomy 1:39 8t. D (including Joshua 1:14; Joshua 8:35); P only Numbers 31:9,17,18, where note זָכָר בַּטָּ֑ף Numbers 31:17 = young boys, and הַטַף בַּנָּשִׁים Numbers 31:18 = young girls; also Judges 18:21; Judges 21:10; 2 Samuel 15:22; Jeremiah 40:7; Jeremiah 41:16; Jeremiah 43:6; Ezekiel 9:6; 2Chronicles 20:13; 31:18; Ezra 8:21; Esther 3:13; Esther 8:11; the words מְתִים וְנָשִׁים וְהַטָ֑ף Deuteronomy 2:34; Deuteronomy 3:6 including all inhabitants; so אֲנָשִׁים וְהַנָּשִׁים וְהַטָּף Deuteronomy 31:12; Jeremiah 40:7; Jeremiah 43:6; טַף distinguished from בָּחוּר וּבְּתוּלָה Ezekiel 9:6; also from בְּנֵיהֶם2Chronicles 20:13, and from בְנֵיהֶם וּבְנוֺתֵיהֶם2Chronicles 31:18. **Note that the word includes (or implies) women as well as children, in following: Genesis 47:12; Exodus 12:37 (E), Exodus 10:10; Exodus 10:24 (J), Numbers 32:16; Numbers 32:17 (J E; compare Di on Numbers 32:26).

little children ones, families

From taphaph (perhaps referring to the tripping gait of children); a family (mostly used collectively in the singular) -- (little) children (ones), families.

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