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The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H8384 - tᵊ'ēnâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps of foreign derivation
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2490

Strong’s Definitions

תְּאֵן tᵉʼên, teh-ane'; or (in the singular, feminine) תְּאֵנָה tᵉʼênâh; perhaps of foreign derivation the fig (tree or fruit):—fig (tree).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H8384 in the following manner: fig tree (23x), fig (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H8384 in the following manner: fig tree (23x), fig (16x).
  1. fig, fig tree

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תְּאֵן tᵉʼên, teh-ane'; or (in the singular, feminine) תְּאֵנָה tᵉʼênâh; perhaps of foreign derivation the fig (tree or fruit):—fig (tree).
STRONGS H8384: Abbreviations
תְּאֵנָה noun feminine fig-tree, (then) fig (√ dubious; Arabic bdb106101, Aramaic תֵּינְתָא, bdb106102; perhaps Punic תין (see Lzb385; i.e. תְּיֵן Eut, see DHMVOJ i. 26), Assyrian tittu, a tree; LagM i. 58 ff. combines ת׳ (precariously) with √ (III) אנה meet opportunely, with reference to fructifying of fig by another tree, compare HomAufsätze u.Abh. i. (1892), 100); — absolute ת׳ Judges 9:10 +; suffix תְּאֵנָתוֺ 1 Kings 5:5 +, etc.; plural תְּאֵנִים Numbers 13:23 +; construct תְּאֵנֵי Jeremiah 24:2; suffix תְּאֵנֵיכֶם Amos 4:9; —
1. fig-tree (ficus carica PostFlora. 730; Hast. DB, under the word TrNHB.350 M'Lean-Th-DyerEncy. Bib., under the word; compare Löw§ 335; often + גֶּפֶן): Judges 9:10, 11 (in allegory), Amos 4:9; Hosea 9:10; Nahum 3:12; 1 Kings 5:5; 2 Kings 18:31 = Isaiah 36:16; Micah 4:4; Isaiah 34:4; Proverbs 27:18; עֲלֵה ת׳ Genesis 3:7 (J) fig-leaves, חָֽנְטָה פַגֶּיהָ הַתּ׳ Songs 2:13; collective Numbers 20:5 (JE), Hosea 2:14; Jeremiah 5:17; Jeremiah 8:13; Deuteronomy 8:8; Habakkuk 3:17; Haggai 2:19; Zechariah 3:10; Joel 1:7, 12; Joel 2:22; Psalm 105:33.
2. fig, always plural: Numbers 13:23 (JE), Jeremiah 24:1, 2(twice in verse); Jeremiah 24:3 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 24:5, 8; Jeremiah 29:17 (all symbolic of Judaeans), Jeremiah 8:13 (בַּתְּאֵנָה אֵין תּ׳), Nehemiah 8:13; as medicament, דְּבֶלֶת ת׳ 2 Kings 20:7 = Isaiah 38:21; תְּאֵנֵי הַבַּכֻּרוֺת Jeremiah 24:2 the figs of early ripeness (compare Du).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




13:23; 13:23; 20:5




9:10; 9:10; 9:11

1 Kings

5:5; 5:5

2 Kings

18:31; 20:7







Song of Songs



34:4; 36:16; 38:21


5:17; 8:13; 8:13; 24:1; 24:2; 24:2; 24:2; 24:3; 24:5; 24:8; 29:17


2:14; 9:10


1:7; 1:12; 2:22


4:9; 4:9












Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8384 matches the Hebrew תְּאֵנָה (tᵊ'ēnâ),
which occurs 39 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:7 - And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig H8384 leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:23 - And they came unto the brook of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs. H8384
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:5 - And wherefore have ye made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in unto this evil place? it is no place of seed, or of figs, H8384 or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither is there any water to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:8 - A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, H8384 and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:10 - And the trees said to the fig tree, H8384 Come thou, and reign over us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:11 - But the fig tree H8384 said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to be promoted over the trees?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 - And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, H8384 from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:31 - Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me, and then eat ye every man of his own vine, and every one of his fig tree, H8384 and drink ye every one the waters of his cistern:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:7 - And Isaiah said, Take a lump of figs. H8384 And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:15 - In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, H8384 and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:33 - He smote their vines also and their fig trees; H8384 and brake the trees of their coasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:18 - Whoso keepeth the fig tree H8384 shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 - The fig tree H8384 putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:4 - And all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaf falleth off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the fig tree. H8384
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:16 - Hearken not to Hezekiah: for thus saith the king of Assyria, Make an agreement with me by a present, and come out to me: and eat ye every one of his vine, and every one of his fig tree, H8384 and drink ye every one the waters of his own cistern;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:21 - For Isaiah had said, Let them take a lump of figs, H8384 and lay it for a plaister upon the boil, and he shall recover.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:17 - And they shall eat up thine harvest, and thy bread, which thy sons and thy daughters should eat: they shall eat up thy flocks and thine herds: they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig trees: H8384 they shall impoverish thy fenced cities, wherein thou trustedst, with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:13 - I will surely consume them, saith the LORD: there shall be no grapes on the vine, nor figs H8384 on the fig tree, H8384 and the leaf shall fade; and the things that I have given them shall pass away from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:1 - The LORD shewed me, and, behold, two baskets of figs H8384 were set before the temple of the LORD, after that Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah, and the princes of Judah, with the carpenters and smiths, from Jerusalem, and had brought them to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:2 - One basket had very good figs, H8384 even like the figs H8384 that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, H8384 which could not be eaten, they were so bad.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:3 - Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, Jeremiah? And I said, Figs; H8384 the good figs, H8384 very good; and the evil, very evil, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:5 - Thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel; Like these good figs, H8384 so will I acknowledge them that are carried away captive of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans for their good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:8 - And as the evil figs, H8384 which cannot be eaten, they are so evil; surely thus saith the LORD, So will I give Zedekiah the king of Judah, and his princes, and the residue of Jerusalem, that remain in this land, and them that dwell in the land of Egypt:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:17 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will send upon them the sword, the famine, and the pestilence, and will make them like vile figs, H8384 that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:12 - And I will destroy her vines and her fig trees, H8384 whereof she hath said, These are my rewards that my lovers have given me: and I will make them a forest, and the beasts of the field shall eat them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:10 - I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree H8384 at her first time: but they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their abominations were according as they loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:7 - He hath laid my vine waste, and barked my fig tree: H8384 he hath made it clean bare, and cast it away; the branches thereof are made white.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:12 - The vine is dried up, and the fig tree H8384 languisheth; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered: because joy is withered away from the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:22 - Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree H8384 and the vine do yield their strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:9 - I have smitten you with blasting and mildew: when your gardens and your vineyards and your fig trees H8384 and your olive trees increased, the palmerworm devoured them: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:4 - But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; H8384 and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of the LORD of hosts hath spoken it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:12 - All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees H8384 with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:17 - Although the fig tree H8384 shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls:
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:19 - Is the seed yet in the barn? yea, as yet the vine, and the fig tree, H8384 and the pomegranate, and the olive tree, hath not brought forth: from this day will I bless you.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:10 - In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall ye call every man his neighbour under the vine and under the fig tree. H8384
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