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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 - And God said, “Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - The LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:21 - When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - Abram brought all these to him, cut them in two and arranged the halves opposite each other; the birds, however, he did not cut in half.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:24 - What if there are fifty righteous people in the city? Will you really sweep it away and not spare[fn] the place for the sake of the fifty righteous people in it?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - The LORD said, “If I find fifty righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:29 - So when God destroyed the cities of the plain, he remembered Abraham, and he brought Lot out of the catastrophe that overthrew the cities where Lot had lived.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:6 - “Sir, listen to us. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb for burying your dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:9 - so he will sell me the cave of Machpelah, which belongs to him and is at the end of his field. Ask him to sell it to me for the full price as a burial site among you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:10 - Ephron the Hittite was sitting among his people and he replied to Abraham in the hearing of all the Hittites who had come to the gate of his city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:2 - So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, “Get rid of the foreign gods you have with you, and purify yourselves and change your clothes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed down to it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:20 - Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:48 - Joseph collected all the food produced in those seven years of abundance in Egypt and stored it in the cities. In each city he put the food grown in the fields surrounding it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:5 - So Israel’s sons were among those who went to buy grain, for there was famine in the land of Canaan also.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:5 - Then Pharaoh’s daughter went down to the Nile to bathe, and her attendants were walking along the riverbank. She saw the basket among the reeds and sent her female slave to get it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:2 - There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:4 - When the LORD saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from within the bush, “Moses! Moses!” And Moses said, “Here I am.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:5 - And the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out of it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:24 - hail fell and lightning flashed back and forth. It was the worst storm in all the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:4 - So Moses said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘About midnight I will go throughout Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:31 - During the night Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, “Up! Leave my people, you and the Israelites! Go, worship the LORD as you have requested.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:49 - The same law applies both to the native-born and to the foreigner residing among you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:16 - Raise your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea to divide the water so that the Israelites can go through the sea on dry ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:22 - and the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their right and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:23 - The Egyptians pursued them, and all Pharaoh’s horses and chariots and horsemen followed them into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and at daybreak the sea went back to its place. The Egyptians were fleeing toward[fn] it, and the LORD swept them into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:29 - But the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their right and on their left.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:19 - When Pharaoh’s horses, chariots and horsemen[fn] went into the sea, the LORD brought the waters of the sea back over them, but the Israelites walked through the sea on dry ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:16 - and the glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai. For six days the cloud covered the mountain, and on the seventh day the LORD called to Moses from within the cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:18 - Then Moses entered the cloud as he went on up the mountain. And he stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:8 - “Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:28 - The center crossbar is to extend from end to end at the middle of the frames.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:1 - “Have Aaron your brother brought to you from among the Israelites, along with his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, so they may serve me as priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:32 - with an opening for the head in its center. There shall be a woven edge like a collar[fn] around this opening, so that it will not tear.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:33 - Make pomegranates of blue, purple and scarlet yarn around the hem of the robe, with gold bells between them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:45 - Then I will dwell among the Israelites and be their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:46 - They will know that I am the LORD their God, who brought them out of Egypt so that I might dwell among them. I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:11 - The LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young aide Joshua son of Nun did not leave the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:33 - They made the center crossbar so that it extended from end to end at the middle of the frames.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:3 - They hammered out thin sheets of gold and cut strands to be worked into the blue, purple and scarlet yarn and fine linen—the work of skilled hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:23 - with an opening in the center of the robe like the opening of a collar,[fn] and a band around this opening, so that it would not tear.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:25 - And they made bells of pure gold and attached them around the hem between the pomegranates.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:33 - If one of them falls into a clay pot, everything in it will be unclean, and you must break the pot.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:31 - “ ‘You must keep the Israelites separate from things that make them unclean, so they will not die in their uncleanness for defiling my dwelling place,[fn] which is among them.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - In this way he will make atonement for the Most Holy Place because of the uncleanness and rebellion of the Israelites, whatever their sins have been. He is to do the same for the tent of meeting, which is among them in the midst of their uncleanness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 - “This is to be a lasting ordinance for you: On the tenth day of the seventh month you must deny yourselves[fn] and not do any work—whether native-born or a foreigner residing among you—
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:8 - “Say to them: ‘Any Israelite or any foreigner residing among them who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice

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