8580. tinshemeth
Strong's Concordance
tinshemeth: (an animal) perhaps owl, chameleon
Original Word: תִּנְשָׁ֫מֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: tinshemeth
Phonetic Spelling: (tan-sheh'-meth)
Short Definition: owl
תִּנְשֶׁ֫מֶת noun feminine an animal; — ׳ת Leviticus 11:18, תִּנְשָּׁ֑מֶת Leviticus 11:30; Deuteronomy 14:16: —

1 unclean bird, the ibis, water-hen, ᵐ5. πορφυρίων, (accusative TristrNHB 249); or species of owl (Di Bu SS); pelican (Ges): Leviticus 11:18 = Deuteronomy 14:16.

2 unclean שֶׁרֶץ Leviticus 11:30, lizard (Saad TristrNHB 120), or chameleon (BoHieroz. i. 1078 ff.; ed. Rosenm. ii. 503 ff.), so most; (deriving name from alleged living on air, PlinNH viii. 51; but this not applicable to 1; compare LagBN 130 f.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
mole, swan

From nasham; properly, a hard breather, i.e. The name of two unclean creatures, a lizard and a bird (both perhaps from changing color through their irascibility), probably the tree-toad and the water-hen -- mole, swan.

see HEBREW nasham

Forms and Transliterations
הַתִּנְשֶׁ֥מֶת התנשמת וְהַתִּנְשָֽׁמֶת׃ והתנשמת׃ hat·tin·še·meṯ hattinšemeṯ hattinShemet vehattinShamet wə·hat·tin·šā·meṯ wəhattinšāmeṯ
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Strong's Hebrew 8580
3 Occurrences

hat·tin·še·meṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·hat·tin·šā·meṯ — 2 Occ.

Leviticus 11:18
HEB: וְאֶת־ הַתִּנְשֶׁ֥מֶת וְאֶת־ הַקָּאָ֖ת
NAS: and the white owl and the pelican
KJV: And the swan, and the pelican,
INT: and the white and the pelican and the carrion

Leviticus 11:30
HEB: וְהַלְּטָאָ֑ה וְהַחֹ֖מֶט וְהַתִּנְשָֽׁמֶת׃
NAS: and the sand reptile, and the chameleon.
KJV: and the snail, and the mole.
INT: and the lizard and the sand and the chameleon

Deuteronomy 14:16
HEB: וְאֶת־ הַיַּנְשׁ֖וּף וְהַתִּנְשָֽׁמֶת׃
NAS: the great owl, the white owl,
KJV: and the great owl, and the swan,
INT: the little the great the white

3 Occurrences

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