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Lexicon :: Strong's H8469 - taḥănûn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

תַּחֲנוּן tachănûwn, takh-an-oon'; or (feminine) תַּחֲנוּנָה tachănûwnâh; from H2603; earnest prayer:—intreaty, supplication.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H8469 in the following manner: supplications (17x), intreaties (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H8469 in the following manner: supplications (17x), intreaties (1x).
  1. supplication, supplication for favour

    1. to man

    2. to God

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תַּחֲנוּן tachănûwn, takh-an-oon'; or (feminine) תַּחֲנוּנָה tachănûwnâh; from H2603; earnest prayer:—intreaty, supplication.
STRONGS H8469: Abbreviations
תַּחֲנוּן noun [masculine] only plural abstract supplication for favour; — absolute תַּחֲנוּנִים Proverbs 18:23 + 4 times; construct תַּחֲנוּנֵי Jeremiah 3:21; 2 Chronicles 6:21; suffix 1st person singular תַּחֲנוּנַי Psalm 28:2 etc., + 9 times suffix; also תַּחֲנוּנוֺתָ֑י Psalm 86:6; —
1. made to men: דִּבֶּר ת׳ (a poor man to the rich) Proverbs 18:23; אֵל ת׳ supplication unto (crocodile to man) Job 40:27; elsewhere
2. to God: || תפלה Psalm 143:1; Daniel 9:3, 17; אשׁר התפלל ת׳ 2 Chronicles 6:21 (= תחנה 1 Kings 8:30); קוֺל ת׳ voice of supplication Psalm 28:2; Psalm 28:6; Psalm 31:23; Psalm 86:6; Psalm 130:2; Psalm 140:7, also Psalm 116:2 (for קוֺלִי is old case-ending, and construct as Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Che Bae and others); || בְּכִי Jeremiah 31:9; בְּכִּי ת׳ Jeremiah 3:21; רוח חן ות׳ Zechariah 12:10; לְפָנֶיךָ ת'מַפִּילִים אֲנַחְנו Daniel 9:18 we are presenting our supplications before thee; בִּתְחִלַּת ת׳ Daniel 9:23 at the beginning of thy supplication.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings


2 Chronicles

6:21; 6:21


28:2; 28:2; 28:6; 31:23; 86:6; 86:6; 116:2; 130:2; 140:7; 143:1


18:23; 18:23


3:21; 3:21; 31:9


9:3; 9:17; 9:18; 9:23




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8469 matches the Hebrew תַּחֲנוּן (taḥănûn),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:21 - “Listen to the pleadings H8469 of Your servant and of Your people Israel when they pray toward this place; hear from Your dwelling place, from heaven; hear and forgive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:3 -

“Will he make many pleas H8469 to you,

Or will he speak to you gentle words?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:2 -

Hear the sound of my pleadings H8469 when I cry to You for help,

When I raise my hands toward [fn]Your holy sanctuary.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 28:6 -

Blessed be the LORD,

Because He has heard the sound of my pleading H8469.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:22 -

As for me, I said in my alarm,

“I am cut off from Your eyes”;

Nevertheless You heard the sound of my pleadings H8469

When I called to You for help.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:6 -

Listen, LORD, to my prayer;

And give Your attention to the sound of my pleading H8469!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:1 -

I love the LORD, because He hears

My voice and my pleas H8469.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:2 -

Lord, hear my voice!

Let Your ears be attentive

To the sound of my pleadings H8469.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:6 -

I said to the LORD, “You are my God;

Listen, LORD, to the sound of my pleadings H8469.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:1 -

A Psalm of David.

Hear my prayer, LORD,

Listen to my pleadings H8469!

Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness!

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:23 -

A poor person utters pleadings H8469,

But a rich person answers defiantly.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:21 -

A voice is heard on the bare heights,

The weeping, the pleading H8469 of the sons of Israel.

Because they have perverted their way,

They have forgotten the LORD their God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:9 -

“They will come with weeping,

And by pleading H8469 I will bring them;

I will lead them by streams of waters,

On a straight path on which they will not stumble;

For I am a father to Israel,

And Ephraim is My firstborn.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:3 - So I gave my [fn]attention to the Lord God, to seek Him by prayer and pleading H8469, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:17 - “So now, our God, listen to the prayer of Your servant and to his pleas H8469, and for [fn]Your sake, Lord, let Your face shine on Your desolate sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:18 - “My God, incline Your ear and hear! Open Your eyes and see our desolations and the city which is called by Your name; for we are not [fn]presenting our pleas H8469 before You based on [fn]any merits of our own, but based on Your great compassion.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:23 - “At the beginning of your pleas H8469 the [fn]command was issued, and I have come to tell you, because you are [fn]highly esteemed; so pay attention to the message and gain understanding of the vision.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 12:10 -

“And I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem [fn]the Spirit of grace and of pleading H8469, so that they will look at Me whom they pierced; and they will mourn for Him, like one mourning for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him like the bitter weeping over a firstborn.

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