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Lexicon :: Strong's H8481 - taḥtôn

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TWOT Reference: 2504a

Strong’s Definitions

תַּחְתּוֹן tachtôwn, takh-tone'; or תַּחְתֹּן tachtôn; from H8478; bottommost:—lower(-est), nether(-most).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H8481 in the following manner: nether (5x), lower (5x), lowest (2x), nethermost (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H8481 in the following manner: nether (5x), lower (5x), lowest (2x), nethermost (1x).
  1. lower, lowest, nether

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תַּחְתּוֹן tachtôwn, takh-tone'; or תַּחְתֹּן tachtôn; from H8478; bottommost:—lower(-est), nether(-most).
STRONGS H8481: Abbreviations
תַּחְתּוֺן adjective lower, lowest; — absolute תּ׳ Joshua 16:3 +, feminine singular תֹּנָה - Isaiah 22:9 +, feminine plural תֹּנֹת- Ezekiel 42:5, 6; — lower, Isaiah 22:9 הַבְּרֵכָה הַתּ׳ the lower pool (in Jerusalem), of pavement and gate of outer (lower). temple-court Ezekiel 40:18, 19 (l. הַתַּחְתּוֺן השּׁ׳), of lower ledge (עֲזָרְה) of altar, Ezekiel 43:14; of the lowest of the three stories of side-chambers surrounding the temple, 1 Kings 6:6 הַיָּצוּעַ הַתּ׳, + 1 Kings 6:8a (see תִּיכוֺן), Ezekiel 41:7 (read וּמִן for וְבֵן), Ezekiel 42:5, 6; in place-name, בֵּיתחֹֿרוֺן תּ׳ Joshua 16:3; Joshua 18:13; 1 Kings 9:17 (|| 2 Chronicles 8:5 הַתּ׳), בֵּיתחֹֿרוֺן הַתּ׳ 1 Chronicles 7:24; 2 Chronicles 8:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:3; 16:3; 18:13

1 Kings

6:6; 6:8; 9:17

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

8:5; 8:5


22:9; 22:9


40:18; 40:19; 41:7; 42:5; 42:5; 42:6; 42:6; 43:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8481 matches the Hebrew תַּחְתּוֹן (taḥtôn),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:3 - And goeth down westward to the coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of Bethhoron the nether, H8481 and to Gezer: and the goings out thereof are at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:13 - And the border went over from thence toward Luz, to the side of Luz, which is Bethel, southward; and the border descended to Atarothadar, near the hill that lieth on the south side of the nether H8481 Bethhoron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:6 - The nethermost H8481 chamber was five cubits broad, and the middle was six cubits broad, and the third was seven cubits broad: for without in the wall of the house he made narrowed rests round about, that the beams should not be fastened in the walls of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:17 - And Solomon built Gezer, and Bethhoron the nether, H8481
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:24 - (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Bethhoron the nether, H8481 and the upper, and Uzzensherah.)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, H8481 fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:9 - Ye have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and ye gathered together the waters of the lower H8481 pool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:18 - And the pavement by the side of the gates over against the length of the gates was the lower H8481 pavement.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:19 - Then he measured the breadth from the forefront of the lower H8481 gate unto the forefront of the inner court without, an hundred cubits eastward and northward.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:7 - And there was an enlarging, and a winding about still upward to the side chambers: for the winding about of the house went still upward round about the house: therefore the breadth of the house was still upward, and so increased from the lowest H8481 chamber to the highest by the midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:5 - Now the upper chambers were shorter: for the galleries were higher than these, than the lower, H8481 and than the middlemost of the building.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:6 - For they were in three stories, but had not pillars as the pillars of the courts: therefore the building was straitened more than the lowest H8481 and the middlemost from the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:14 - And from the bottom upon the ground even to the lower H8481 settle shall be two cubits, and the breadth one cubit; and from the lesser settle even to the greater settle shall be four cubits, and the breadth one cubit.
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