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Lexicon :: Strong's H8432 - tāveḵ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to sever
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TWOT Reference: 2498

Strong’s Definitions

תָּוֶךְ tâvek, taw'-vek; from an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre:—among(-st), × between, half, × (there-, where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), × out (of), × through, × with(-in).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 415x

The KJV translates Strong's H8432 in the following manner: midst (209x), among (140x), within (20x), middle (7x), in (6x), between (3x), therein (3x), through (2x), into (2x), miscellaneous (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 415x
The KJV translates Strong's H8432 in the following manner: midst (209x), among (140x), within (20x), middle (7x), in (6x), between (3x), therein (3x), through (2x), into (2x), miscellaneous (23x).
  1. midst, middle

    1. midst, middle

    2. into, through (after verbs of motion)

    3. among (of a number of persons)

    4. between (of things arranged by twos)

    5. from among (as to take or separate etc)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּוֶךְ tâvek, taw'-vek; from an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre:—among(-st), × between, half, × (there-, where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), × out (of), × through, × with(-in).
STRONGS H8432: Abbreviations
תָּ֫וֶךְ 418 substantive midst (Late Hebrew id., also denominative תִּוֵּוךְ; √ unknown; not apparently in cognate languages); — absolute תָּ֫וֶךְ Genesis 15:10 +; construct תּוֺךְ Genesis 1:6 +; תּוֺכִי, תּוֺכוֺ, etc., 2nd person feminine singular תּוֺכֵּ֫ כִיPsalm 116:19; Psalm 135:9, תּוֺכֹהEzekiel 48:15, 21, תּוֺכֲכֶם Genesis 23:9 +, תּוֺכָ֫הְנָהEzekiel 16:53 (Ges§ 91 f); — midst, whether of a space or place, a number of people or things, or of a linE: absolute † Judges 16:29 עַמּוּדֵי הַתָּוֶךְ = the middle columns, Jeremiah 39:3 שַׁעַר הַתּ׳, בַּתָּוֶךְ Genesis 15:10 וַיְבַתֵּר אֹתָם בַּתּ׳, Numbers 35:5 וְהָעִיר בַּתָּוֶךְ, Joshua 8:22; Judges 15:4; Isaiah 66:17 אַחַר אֶחָד בַּתָּוֶךְ; construct 1 Kings 8:54 קִדַּשׁ הַמֶּלֶךְ אֶתֿ תּוֺךְ הֶחָצֵר, Ezekiel 15:4 וְתוֺכוֺ נָחָר; usually with preposition, as בְּ (often = an emphasis in, in the very heart and midst of), Genesis 1:6 בְּתוֺךְ הַמַּיִם, Genesis 2:9 הַגָּן בְּת׳, Genesis 9:21 אָהֳהֹ בְּת׳, Genesis 18:24 הָעִיר בְּת׳, Genesis 37:7 הַשָּׁדֶה בְּת׳, Exodus 11:4 אני יוצא מצרים בת׳, Exodus 39:3, Joshua 8:9 הָעָם בְּת׳, Judges 7:16 הַכַּ דִּים בת׳, 1 Kings 3:20 הַלַּיְלָה בְּת׳; בְּתוֺכָהּ (of land or city) Numbers 13:32; Isaiah 7:6, etc.; in Ezekiel בְּתוֺכֵךְ, בְּתוֺכָהּ, etc., of sins done, or judgment to be wrought, in the very midst of Jerusalem, Ezekiel 5:8, 10; Ezekiel 9:4; Ezekiel 22:3, 7, 9, 13 +; מֵעַי בְּת׳ Psalm 22:15; Psalm 40:9 מֵעָ֫י תּוֺרָֽתְךָ בְּת׳, לִבִּי בְּת׳ Psalm 22:11, compare Proverbs 4:21; after verbs of motion, = into Exodus 14:27; 1 Samuel 9:14, = through Exodus 14:29; Numbers 33:8; Ezekiel 9:4; Nehemiah 9:11; of a number of persons = among (not nEcess. of the actual middle), Genesis 40:20 עֲבָדָיו בְּת׳, בְּתוֺכְנוּ Genesis 23:6, בְּתוֺכָם 1 Samuel 10:10; Job 1:6, etc., הַגָּר בְּתוֺכֲכֶם Leviticus 17:8, 10, 13 +; = between (of things arranged by twos) Exodus 39:25 in P often (12 times) of the divinE presence, or dwelling, in the midst of Israel, Exodus 25:8; Exodus 29:45, 46; Leviticus 15:31; Leviticus 16:16 + (CarpenterHex. i. 209, ed. 2, 410; J E D in such cases have always קֶרֶב), so Ezekiel 37:26, 28; Ezekiel 43:7, 9, compare Haggai 2:5; מִן, as Genesis 19:29 מִתּוֺךְ הַהֲפֵכָה, Exodus 3:2 מִתּ׳ הַסְּנֶה, Exodus 33:11 הָאֹהֶל לאֹ יָמִישׁ מִתּ׳, Deuteronomy 4:12 + הָאֵשׁ מִתּ׳, 1 Samuel 15:6 עֲמָלֵק רְדוּ מִתּ׳; = from among, as to take, separate, etc., מִתּוֺכָם, הָעָם מִתּ׳, etc., Exodus 7:5; Exodus 28:1; Numbers 3:12; Numbers 4:2, 18; Numbers 16:21, 33; Numbers 17:10; Numbers 19:20 (all P) +; אֶל, as Exodus 14:23 הַיָּם אֶל־תּוֹךְ ֗֗֗ ויבאו, Leviticus 11:33; Numbers 17:12 וַיָּרָץ הַקָּהָל אֶלאתּ׳, Numbers 19:6; Deuteronomy 21:12 בֵּיתֶ֫ךָ וַהֲבֵאתָהּ אֶלאתּ׳, Deuteronomy 22:2; Deuteronomy 23:11; 2 Samuel 3:27; 2 Samuel 4:6; Jeremiah 21:4 +; מֵעַלEzekiel 11:23. — תוך is used by most writers, occurring approximately 8-10 times in many books, but is especially frequent in P (about + 106 times) and Ezekiel (116 times). synonym קֶרֶב, which see.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:6; 1:6; 2:9; 9:21; 15:10; 15:10; 18:24; 19:29; 23:6; 23:9; 37:7; 40:20


3:2; 7:5; 11:4; 14:23; 14:27; 14:29; 25:8; 28:1; 29:45; 29:46; 33:11; 39:3; 39:25


11:33; 15:31; 16:16; 17:8; 17:10; 17:13


3:12; 4:2; 4:18; 13:32; 16:21; 16:33; 17:10; 17:12; 19:6; 19:20; 33:8; 35:5


4:12; 21:12; 22:2; 23:11


8:9; 8:22


7:16; 15:4; 16:29

1 Samuel

9:14; 10:10; 15:6

2 Samuel

3:27; 4:6

1 Kings

3:20; 8:54






22:11; 22:15; 40:9; 116:19; 135:9




7:6; 66:17


21:4; 39:3


5:8; 5:10; 9:4; 9:4; 11:23; 15:4; 16:53; 22:3; 22:7; 22:9; 22:13; 37:26; 37:28; 43:7; 43:9; 48:15; 48:21



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8432 matches the Hebrew תָּוֶךְ (tāveḵ),
which occurs 420 times in 390 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 8 (Gen 1:6–Lev 17:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:6 - Then God said, “Let there be [fn]an expanse in the midst H8432 of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - Out of the ground the LORD God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst H8432 of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - but from the fruit of the tree which is in the middle H8432 of the garden, God has said, ‘You shall not eat from it or touch it, or you will die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the [fn]cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among H8432 the trees of the garden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:21 - He drank of the wine and became drunk, and uncovered himself inside H8432 his tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - Then he [fn]brought all these to Him and cut them [fn]in two, H8432 and laid each half opposite the other; but he did not cut the birds.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:24 - “Suppose there are fifty righteous within H8432 the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not [fn]spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - So the LORD said, “If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within H8432 the city, then I will [fn]spare the whole place on their account.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:29 - Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the [fn]valley, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst H8432 of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:6 - “Hear us, my lord, you are a [fn]mighty prince among H8432 us; bury your dead in the choicest of our graves; none of us will refuse you his grave for burying your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:9 - that he may give me the cave of Machpelah which he owns, which is at the end of his field; for the full price let him give it to me in [fn]your presence H8432 for [fn]a burial site.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:10 - Now Ephron was sitting among H8432 the sons of Heth; and Ephron the Hittite answered Abraham in the hearing of the sons of Heth; even of all who went in at the gate of his city, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:2 - So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Put away the foreign gods which are among H8432 you, and purify yourselves and change your garments;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf rose up and also stood erect; and behold, your sheaves gathered around and bowed down to my sheaf.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:20 - Thus it came about on the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, that he made a feast for all his servants; and he lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker among H8432 his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:48 - So he gathered all the food of these seven years which occurred in the land of Egypt and placed the food in the cities; he placed in every city the food from its own surrounding fields.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:5 - So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among H8432 those who were coming, for the famine was in the land of Canaan also.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:5 - The daughter of Pharaoh came down to bathe at the Nile, with her maidens walking alongside the Nile; and she saw the [fn]basket among H8432 the reeds and sent her maid, and she brought it to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:2 - The angel of the LORD appeared to him in a blazing fire from the midst H8432 of [fn]a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, yet the bush was not consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:4 - When the LORD saw that he turned aside to look, God called to him from the midst H8432 of the bush and said, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:5 - “The Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch out My hand on Egypt and bring out the sons of Israel from their midst.” H8432
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:24 - So there was hail, and fire [fn]flashing continually in the midst H8432 of the hail, very severe, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:4 - Moses said, “Thus says the LORD, ‘About midnight I am going out into the midst H8432 of Egypt,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:31 - Then he called for Moses and Aaron at night and said, “Rise up, get out from among H8432 my people, both you and the sons of Israel; and go, [fn]worship the LORD, as you have said.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:49 - [fn]The same law shall [fn]apply to the native as to the [fn]stranger who sojourns among H8432 you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:16 - “As for you, lift up your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, and the sons of Israel shall [fn]go through the midst H8432 of the sea on dry land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:22 - The sons of Israel [fn]went through the midst H8432 of the sea on the dry land, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:23 - Then the Egyptians took up the pursuit, and all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots and his horsemen went in after them into the midst H8432 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal state at daybreak, while the Egyptians were fleeing [fn]right into it; then the LORD [fn]overthrew the Egyptians in the midst H8432 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:29 - But the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst H8432 of the sea, and the waters were like a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:19 - For the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots and his horsemen went into the sea, and the LORD brought back the waters of the sea on them, but the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst H8432 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - The glory of the LORD [fn]rested on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days; and on the seventh day He called to Moses from the midst H8432 of the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:18 - Moses entered the midst H8432 of the cloud [fn]as he went up to the mountain; and Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:8 - “Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among H8432 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:28 - “The middle bar in the [fn]center H8432 of the boards shall pass through from end to end.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:1 - “Then bring near to yourself Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among H8432 the sons of Israel, to minister as priest to Me—Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:32 - “There shall be an opening [fn]at its top in the middle H8432 of it; around its opening there shall be a binding of woven work, like the opening of a coat of mail, so that it will not be torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:33 - “You shall make on its hem pomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet material, all around on its hem, and bells of gold between H8432 them all around:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:45 - “I will dwell among H8432 the sons of Israel and will be their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:46 - “They shall know that I am the LORD their God who brought them out of the land of Egypt, that I might dwell among H8432 them; I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:11 - Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend. When [fn]Moses returned to the camp, his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:33 - He made the middle bar to pass through in the [fn]center H8432 of the boards from end to end.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:3 - Then they hammered out gold sheets and cut them into threads [fn]to be woven in with the [fn]blue and the purple and the scarlet material, and the fine linen, the work of a skillful workman.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:23 - and the opening of the robe was at the top in the center, H8432 as the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding all around its opening, so that it would not be torn.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:25 - They also made bells of pure gold, and put the bells between H8432 the pomegranates all around on the hem of the [fn]robe,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:33 - ‘As for any earthenware vessel into which one of them may fall, whatever is in it becomes unclean and you shall break [fn]the vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:31 - “Thus you shall keep the sons of Israel separated from their uncleanness, so that they will not die in their uncleanness by their defiling My [fn]tabernacle that is among H8432 them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - “He shall make atonement for the holy place, because of the impurities of the sons of Israel and because of their transgressions in regard to all their sins; and thus he shall do for the tent of meeting which abides with them in the midst H8432 of their impurities.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 - This shall be a permanent statute for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall humble your souls and not do any work, whether the native, or the alien who sojourns among H8432 you;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:8 - “Then you shall say to them, ‘Any man from the house of Israel, or from the aliens who sojourn among H8432 them, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice,

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