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Lexicon :: Strong's H8384 - tᵊ'ēnâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps of foreign derivation
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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 - Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig H8384 leaves together and made themselves [fn]loin coverings.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:23 - Then they came to the [fn]valley of [fn]Eshcol and from there cut down a branch with a single cluster of grapes; and they carried it on a pole between two men, with some of the pomegranates and the figs. H8384
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:5 - “Why have you made us come up from Egypt, to bring us in to this wretched place? It is not a place of [fn]grain or figs H8384 or vines or pomegranates, nor is there water to drink.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:8 - a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig H8384 trees H8384 and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:10 - “Then the trees said to the fig H8384 tree, H8384 ‘You come, reign over us!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:11 - “But the fig H8384 tree H8384 said to them, ‘Shall I leave my sweetness and my good [fn]fruit, and go to wave over the trees?’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 - So Judah and Israel lived in safety, every man under his vine and his fig H8384 tree, H8384 from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:31 - ‘Do not listen to Hezekiah, for thus says the king of Assyria,[fn]Make your peace with me and come out to me, and eat each of his vine and each of his fig H8384 tree H8384 and drink each of the waters of his own cistern,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:7 - Then Isaiah said, “Take a cake of figs.” H8384 And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:15 - In those days I saw in Judah some who were treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sacks of grain and loading them on donkeys, as well as wine, grapes, figs H8384 and all kinds of loads, and they brought them into Jerusalem on the sabbath day. So I admonished them on the day they sold food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:33 - He struck down their vines also and their fig H8384 trees, H8384
And shattered the trees of their territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:18 - He who tends the fig H8384 tree H8384 will eat its fruit,
And he who cares for his master will be honored.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:13 - ‘The fig H8384 tree H8384 has ripened its figs,
And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance.
Arise, my darling, my beautiful one,
And come along!’”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:4 - And all the host of heaven will [fn]wear away,
And the sky will be rolled up like a scroll;
All their hosts will also wither away
As a leaf withers from the vine,
Or as one withers from the fig H8384 tree. H8384
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:16 - ‘Do not listen to Hezekiah,’ for thus says the king of Assyria,[fn]Make your peace with me and come out to me, and eat each of his vine and each of his fig H8384 tree H8384 and drink each of the waters of his own cistern,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:21 - Now Isaiah had said, “Let them take a cake of figs H8384 and apply it to the boil, that he may recover.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:17 - “They will devour your harvest and your food;
They will devour your sons and your daughters;
They will devour your flocks and your herds;
They will devour your vines and your fig H8384 trees; H8384
They will demolish with the sword your fortified cities in which you trust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:13 - “I will surely snatch them away,” declares the LORD;
“There will be no grapes on the vine
And no figs H8384 on the fig H8384 tree, H8384
And the leaf will wither;
And what I have given them will pass away.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:1 - After Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had carried away captive Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and the officials of Judah with the craftsmen and smiths from Jerusalem and had brought them to Babylon, the LORD showed me: behold, two baskets of figs H8384 set before the temple of the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:2 - One basket had very good figs, H8384 like first-ripe figs, H8384 and the other basket had very bad figs H8384 which could not be eaten due to rottenness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:3 - Then the LORD said to me, “What do you see, Jeremiah?” And I said, “Figs, H8384 the good figs, H8384 very good; and the bad figs, very bad, which cannot be eaten due to rottenness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:5 - “Thus says the LORD God of Israel, ‘Like these good figs, H8384 so I will regard as good the captives of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:8 - ‘But like the bad figs H8384 which cannot be eaten due to rottenness—indeed, thus says the LORD—so I will [fn]abandon Zedekiah king of Judah and his officials, and the remnant of Jerusalem who remain in this land and the ones who dwell in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:17 - thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘Behold, I am sending upon them the sword, famine and pestilence, and I will make them like split-open figs H8384 that cannot be eaten due to rottenness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:12 - “I will destroy her vines and fig H8384 trees, H8384
Of which she said, ‘These are my wages
Which my lovers have given me.’
And I will make them a forest,
And the beasts of the field will devour them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:10 - I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness;
I saw your forefathers as the earliest fruit on the fig H8384 tree H8384 in its first season.
But they came to Baal-peor and devoted themselves to [fn]shame,
And they became as detestable as that which they loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:7 - It has made my vine a waste
And my fig H8384 tree H8384 [fn]splinters.
It has stripped them bare and cast them away;
Their branches have become white.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:12 - The vine dries up
And the fig H8384 tree H8384 [fn]fails;
The pomegranate, the palm also, and the [fn]apple tree,
All the trees of the field dry up.
Indeed, rejoicing dries up
From the sons of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:22 - Do not fear, beasts of the field,
For the pastures of the wilderness have turned green,
For the tree has borne its fruit,
The fig H8384 tree H8384 and the vine have yielded [fn]in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:9 - “I smote you with scorching wind and mildew;
And the caterpillar was devouring
Your many gardens and vineyards, fig H8384 trees H8384 and olive trees;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 4:4 - Each of them will sit under his vine
And under his fig H8384 tree, H8384
With no one to make them afraid,
For the mouth of the LORD of hosts has spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:12 - All your fortifications are fig H8384 trees H8384 with [fn]ripe fruit
When shaken, they fall into the eater’s mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:17 - Though the fig H8384 tree H8384 should not blossom
And there be no [fn]fruit on the vines,
Though the yield of the olive should fail
And the fields produce no food,
Though the flock should be cut off from the fold
And there be no cattle in the stalls,
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:19 - ‘Is the seed still in the barn? Even including the vine, the fig H8384 tree, H8384 the pomegranate and the olive tree, it has not borne fruit. Yet from this day on I will bless you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:10 - ‘In that day,’ declares the LORD of hosts, ‘every one of you will invite his neighbor to sit under his vine and under his fig H8384 tree.’” H8384
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