Word Summary
tit: mud, mire, clay
Original Word: טִיט
Transliteration: tit
Phonetic Spelling: (teet)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: mud, mire, clay
Meaning: mud, clay, calamity
Strong's Concordance
clay, dirt, mire

From an unused root meaning apparently to be sticky (rath. Perb. A demon. From tuw', through the idea of dirt to be swept away); mud or clay; figuratively, calamity -- clay, dirt, mire.

see HEBREW tuw'


H2916. tit

טִיטnoun masculine mud, mire, clay (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian ‰î‰u, id., Flood Tablet iii, 10. 25) — absolute טִיטJob 41:22 6t.; construct id. Micah 7:10 5t.; —

1 mud, mire of streets (always in simile of contempt, ignominious treatment) ׳ט חוּצוֺתMicah 7:10; Psalm 18:43 = 2 Samuel 22:43; Zechariah 9:3; 10:5; of Jeremiah's dungeon Jeremiah 38:6 (twice in verse); of mire in which crocodile lies Job 41:22; cast up by sea Isaiah 57:20 ("" רֶפֶשׁ‎); of a bog (figurative of distress) Psalm 69:15 and ׳ט הַיָּוֵן‎ Psalm 40:30.

2 poetic of potter's clay ("" חֹמֶר‎) Isaiah 41:25, brick-clay ("" id.) Nahum 3:14.

טֹטָפֹת טוֺטָפֹת,‎ see טטף‎.