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Lexicon :: Strong's H8394 - tāḇûn

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תָּבוּן
Transliteration
tāḇûn
Pronunciation
taw-boon'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 239c

Strong’s Definitions

תָּבוּן tâbûwn, taw-boon'; and (feminine) תְּבוּנָה tᵉbûwnâh; or תּוֹבֻנָה tôwbunâh; from H995; intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice:—discretion, reason, skilfulness, understanding, wisdom.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H8394 in the following manner: understanding (38x), discretion (1x), reasons (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H8394 in the following manner: understanding (38x), discretion (1x), reasons (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. understanding, intelligence

    1. the act of understanding

      1. skill

    2. the faculty of understanding

      1. intelligence, understanding, insight

    3. the object of knowledge

    4. teacher (personification)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּבוּן tâbûwn, taw-boon'; and (feminine) תְּבוּנָה tᵉbûwnâh; or תּוֹבֻנָה tôwbunâh; from H995; intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice:—discretion, reason, skilfulness, understanding, wisdom.
STRONGS H8394:
תְּבוּנָה noun feminine understanding Deuteronomy 32:28 + 27 times; suffix תְּבוּנָתִי Proverbs 5:1 + 7 times; תובנתו Job 26:12 Kt (Qr תְּבוּנָתוֺ); תְּבוּנָם Hosea 13:2 for תְּבוּנָתָם see De Psalm 27:5; תְּבוּנָוֺת Psalm 49:4 + 4 times; תְּבוּנוֺתֵיכֶם Job 32:11; —
2. the faculty Exodus 31:3; Exodus 35:31; Exodus 36:1 (P) Deuteronomy 32:28 (poetry) Job 12:12, 13; Proverbs 2:6, 11; Proverbs 28:16; Isaiah 44:19; אִישׁ תְּבוּנָה Proverbs 10:23; Proverbs 15:21; Proverbs 17:27; Proverbs 20:5; אִישׁ תְּבוּנוֺת Proverbs 11:12 (= Obadiah 8 where אישׁ omitted by scribal error); דֶּרֶךְ תְּבוּנָה Isaiah 40:14.
3. the object of knowledge Proverbs 2:3; Proverbs 3:13; Proverbs 5:1; Proverbs 14:29; Proverbs 18:2; Proverbs 19:8; Psalm 49:4; Psalm 147:5; Isaiah 40:28; 1 Kings 5:9; 1 Kings 7:14; תטה לבך לתבונה incline thy mind to understanding Proverbs 2:2; reasons Job 32:11.
4. personified Proverbs 8:1 as teacher.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

31:3; 35:31; 36:1

Deuteronomy

32:28; 32:28

1 Kings

5:9; 7:14

Job

12:12; 12:13; 26:12; 26:12; 32:11; 32:11

Psalms

27:5; 49:4; 49:4; 78:72; 136:5; 147:5

Proverbs

2:2; 2:3; 2:6; 2:11; 3:13; 3:19; 5:1; 5:1; 8:1; 10:23; 11:12; 14:29; 15:21; 17:27; 18:2; 19:8; 20:5; 21:30; 24:3; 28:16

Isaiah

40:14; 40:28; 44:19

Jeremiah

10:12; 51:15

Ezekiel

28:4

Hosea

13:2; 13:2

Obadiah

1:7; 1:8

H8394

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8394 matches the Hebrew תָּבוּן (tāḇûn),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:3 - “And I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in understanding H8394, in knowledge, and in all kinds of [fn]craftsmanship,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:31 - “And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding H8394, in knowledge, and in all [fn]craftsmanship;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:1 - “Now Bezalel, Oholiab, and every [fn]skillful person in whom the LORD has put [fn]skill and understanding H8394 to know how to perform all the work [fn]in the construction of the sanctuary, shall perform in accordance with everything that the LORD has commanded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:28 - “For they are a nation [fn]destitute of counsel,
And there is no understanding H8394 in them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:29 - Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment H8394 and breadth of [fn]mind, like the sand that is on the seashore.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:14 - He was a widow’s son from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, an artisan in bronze; and he was filled with wisdom, skill H8394, and knowledge for doing any work in bronze. So he came to King Solomon and performed all his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:12 - “Wisdom is with the aged,
And with [fn]long life comes understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:13 - “Wisdom and might are with Him;
Advice and understanding H8394 belong to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:12 - “With His power He quieted the sea,
And by His understanding H8394 He shattered [fn]Rahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:11 - “Behold, I waited for your words,
I listened to your skillful H8394 speech H8394,
While you [fn]pondered what to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:3 - My mouth will speak wisdom,
And the meditation of my heart will be understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:72 - So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart,
And guided them with his skillful H8394 hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 136:5 - To Him who made the heavens [fn]with skill H8394,
For His faithfulness is everlasting;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:5 - Great is our Lord and abundant in strength;
His understanding H8394 is [fn]infinite.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:2 - Make your ear attentive to wisdom;
Incline your heart to understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:3 - For if you cry out for insight,
And [fn]raise your voice for understanding H8394;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:6 - For the LORD gives wisdom;
From His mouth come knowledge and understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:11 - Discretion will watch over you,
Understanding H8394 will guard you,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:13 - Blessed is a person who finds wisdom,
And one who obtains understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:19 - The LORD founded the earth by wisdom,
He established the heavens by understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:1 - My son, pay attention to my wisdom,
Incline your ear to my understanding H8394,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:1 - Does not wisdom call,
And understanding H8394 [fn]raise her voice?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:23 - Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool,
And so is wisdom to a person of understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:12 - One who despises his neighbor lacks [fn]sense,
But a person of understanding H8394 keeps silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:29 - One who is slow to anger has great understanding H8394;
But one who is [fn]quick-tempered exalts foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:21 - Foolishness is joy to one who lacks [fn]sense,
But a person of understanding H8394 walks straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:27 - One who withholds his words [fn]has knowledge,
And one who has a cool spirit is a person of understanding H8394.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:2 - A fool does not delight in understanding H8394,
But in revealing his own [fn]mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:8 - One who gets [fn]wisdom loves his own soul;
One who keeps understanding H8394 will find good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:5 - A plan in the heart of a person is like deep water,
But a person of understanding H8394 draws it out.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:30 - There is no wisdom, no understanding H8394,
And no [fn]plan against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:3 - By wisdom a house is built,
And by understanding H8394 it is established;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:16 - A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding H8394,
But a person who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:14 - With whom did He consult and who gave Him understanding?
And who taught Him in the path of justice and taught Him knowledge,
And informed Him of the way of understanding H8394?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:28 - Do you not know? Have you not heard?
The Everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth
Does not become weary or tired.
His understanding H8394 is unsearchable.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:19 - No one [fn]remembers, nor is there knowledge or understanding H8394 to say, “I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals. I roast meat and eat it. Then [fn]I make the rest of it into an abomination, [fn]I bow down before a block of wood!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:12 - It is He who made the earth by His power,
Who established the world by His wisdom;
And by His understanding H8394 He has stretched out the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:15 - It is He who made the earth by His power,
Who established the world by His wisdom,
And by His understanding H8394 He stretched out the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:4 - “By your wisdom and understanding H8394
You have acquired riches for yourself
And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:2 - And now they sin more and more,
And make for themselves cast metal images,
Idols [fn]skillfully H8394 made from their silver,
All of them the work of craftsmen.
They say of them, “Let the [fn]people who sacrifice kiss the calves!”
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:7 - “All the people [fn]allied with you
Will send you to the border,
And the people at peace with you
Will deceive you and overpower you.
They who eat your bread
Will set an ambush for you.
(There is no understanding H8394 [fn]in him.)
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:8 - “Will I not on that day,” declares the LORD,
“Eliminate wise men from Edom,
And understanding H8394 from the mountain of Esau?

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