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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).
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 - Then it went down westward to the territory of the Japhletites, as far as the territory of lower H8481 Beth-horon even to Gezer, and [fn]it ended at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:13 - Then from there the border continued to Luz, to the side of Luz (that is, Bethel) southward; and the border went down to Ataroth-addar, near the hill which lies on the south of lower H8481 Beth-horon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:6 - The lowest H8481 story was [fn]five cubits wide, the middle was six cubits wide, and the third was seven cubits wide; for on the outside he [fn]made offsets in the wall of the house all around so that the beams would not [fn]be inserted into the walls of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:17 - So Solomon rebuilt Gezer and the lower H8481 Beth-horon,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:24 - His daughter was Sheerah, who built lower H8481 and upper Beth-horon, as well as Uzzen-sheerah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - He also built upper Beth-horon and lower H8481 Beth-horon, which were fortified cities with walls, gates, and bars;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:9 - And you saw that the breaches
In the wall of the city of David were many;
And you collected the waters of the lower H8481 pool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:18 - And the pavement (that is, the lower H8481 pavement) was by the [fn]side of the gates, corresponding to the length of the gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:19 - Then he measured the width from the front of the lower H8481 gate to the front of the exterior of the inner courtyard, a hundred cubits on the east and on the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:7 - And the side chambers surrounding the temple were wider at each successive story. Because the structure surrounding the temple went upward by stages on all sides of the temple, for that reason the width of the temple increased as it went higher; and so one went up from the lowest H8481 story to the highest by way of the [fn]second story.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:5 - Now the upper chambers were [fn]smaller because the [fn]galleries took more space away from them than from the lower H8481 and middle ones in the building.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 42:6 - For they were in three stories and had no pillars like the pillars of the courtyards; for that reason the upper chambers were [fn]set back from the ground upward, more than the lower H8481 and middle ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:14 - “And from the base on the ground to the lower H8481 ledge shall be two cubits, and the width one cubit; and from the smaller ledge to the larger ledge shall be four cubits, and the width [fn]one cubit.

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