tow`ebah; to-ay-baw' or to`ebah
Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
act part of 8581
TWOT Reference: 2530a
KJV Translation Count — 117x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. a disgusting thing, abomination, abominable
a. in ritual sense (of unclean food, idols, mixed marriages)
b. in ethical sense (of wickedness etc)
tow`ebah, to-ay-baw'; or tonebah, to-ay-baw'; feminine active participle of 8581; properly, something disgusting (morally), i.e. (as noun) an abhorrence; especially idolatry or (concretely) an idol: — abominable (custom, thing), abomination.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And they set on for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, which did eat with him, by themselves: because the Egyptians might not eat bread with the Hebrews; for that is an H8441 unto the Egyptians.
That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an H8441 unto the Egyptians.
And Moses said, It is not meet so to do; for we shall sacrifice the H8441 of the Egyptians to the LORD our God: lo, shall we sacrifice the H8441 of the Egyptians before their eyes, and will they not stone us?
Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is H8441.
Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these H8441s; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you:
(For all these H8441s have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)
For whosoever shall commit any of these H8441s, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these H8441 customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the LORD your God.
If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an H8441: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an H8441 to the LORD thy God.