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Lexicon :: Strong's H2912 - ṭāḥan

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 802

Strong’s Definitions

טָחַן ṭâchan, taw-khan'; a primitive root; to grind meal; hence, to be a concubine (that being their employment):—grind(-er).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's H2912 in the following manner: grind (7x), grinder (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's H2912 in the following manner: grind (7x), grinder (1x).
  1. (Qal) to grind, crush

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טָחַן ṭâchan, taw-khan'; a primitive root; to grind meal; hence, to be a concubine (that being their employment):—grind(-er).
† [טָחַן] verb grind (Late Hebrew crush, olives, etc.; Aramaic bdb037706 טְחַן grind; Arabic bdb037707 grind; Ethiopic bdb037708: polenta, farina bordacea) —
Qal Perfect וְטָֽחֲנוּ Numbers 11:8; Imperfect וַיִּטְחַן Exodus 32:20; 3rd person feminine singular תִּטְחַן Job 31:10; 2nd person masculine plural תִּטְחָ֑נוּ Isaiah 3:15; Infinitive absolute טָחוֺן Deuteronomy 9:21; Imperative feminine singular טַחֲנִי Isaiah 47:2; Participle טוֺחֵן Judges 16:21; טֹחֲנוֺת Ecclesiastes 12:3; — grind, the work of women, with accusative, with millstones רֵחַיִם Numbers 11:8 (J E; object the manna), Isaiah 47:2 (object קָ֑מַח), this figurative of humiliation of Babylon; absolute Judges 16:21; תטחן לאחר אשׁתי Job 31:10, i.e. serve him as his slave; no object expressed Exodus 32:20 (E), Deuteronomy 9:21 (of golden calf); הַטֹּחֲנוֺת Ecclesiastes 12:3 = the teeth (compare Arabic bdb037709 molar teeth; so in Lexicons Syriac bdb037710, bdb037711); מְּנֵי עֲנִיִּים ט׳ Isaiah 3:15 the face of the poor ye grind, figurative of extreme oppression.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


32:20; 32:20


11:8; 11:8


9:21; 9:21


16:21; 16:21


31:10; 31:10


12:3; 12:3


3:15; 3:15; 47:2; 47:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2912 matches the Hebrew טָחַן (ṭāḥan),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:20 - And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground H2912 it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:8 - And the people went about, and gathered it, and ground H2912 it in mills, or beat it in a mortar, and baked it in pans, and made cakes of it: and the taste of it was as the taste of fresh oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground H2912 it very small, even until it was as small as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:21 - But the Philistines took him, and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he did grind H2912 in the prison house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:10 - Then let my wife grind H2912 unto another, and let others bow down upon her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:3 - In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders H2912 cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:15 - What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind H2912 the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:2 - Take the millstones, and grind H2912 meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.

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