Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Deceive, dissemble, pant, seduce, be out of the way, to vacillate, i.e., reel or stray (literally or figuratively)

Hebrew: תָּעָה, tāʿâ (H8582)

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Here are go astray, deceive, dissemble, err and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word תָּעָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H8582

Hebrew Base Word: תָּעָה

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: (cause to) go astray, deceive, dissemble, (cause to, make to) err, pant, seduce, (make to) stagger, (cause to) wander, be out of the way

Definition: To vacillate, i.e., reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causative of both.

Detailed definition:

  1. To err, wander, go astray, stagger.
    1. (Qal) to err.
      1. To wander about (physically).
      2. Of intoxication.
      3. Of sin (ethically).
      4. Wandering (of the mind).
    2. (Niphal).
      1. To be made to wander about, be made to stagger (drunkard).
      2. To be led astray (ethically).
    3. (Hiphil) to cause to wander.
      1. To cause to wander about (physically).
      2. To cause to wander (of intoxication).
      3. To cause to err, mislead (mentally and morally).

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: t̪ɔːˈʕɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: tɑːˈʕɑː
  3. Transliteration: tāʿâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: taw-AW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ta-AH

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