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Lexicon :: Strong's H8486 - têmān

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Denominative from יָמִין (H3225)
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TWOT Reference: 872e

Strong’s Definitions

תֵּימָן têymân, tay-mawn'; or תֵּמָן têmân; denominative from H3225; the south (as being on the right hand of a person facing the east):—south (side, -ward, wind).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H8486 in the following manner: south (11x), southward (8x), south side (2x), south coast (1x), south wind (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H8486 in the following manner: south (11x), southward (8x), south side (2x), south coast (1x), south wind (1x).
  1. south, southward, whatever is on the right (so the southern quarter), south wind

    1. south (of territory)

    2. southern quarter (of the sky)

    3. toward the south, southward (of direction)

    4. south wind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תֵּימָן têymân, tay-mawn'; or תֵּמָן têmân; denominative from H3225; the south (as being on the right hand of a person facing the east):—south (side, -ward, wind).
STRONGS H8486: Abbreviations
† I. תֵּימָן noun feminineIsaiah 43:6 south, south wind, chiefly poetic, P & Ezekiel (literally what is on the right (hand), i.e. as one faces east; see WetzstVerhandi. d. Berl. Anthrop. Ges. 1878, 390) — absolute ת׳ Zechariah 9:14 + 6 times (הַתּ׳ only Zechariah 6:6); תֵּמָן Job 9:9; with ה locative תֵּימָ֫נָה Exodus 26:18 + 12 times; —
a. south, southern quarter of sky, לְתֵימָן Job 39:26 (of flight of bird); of constellations חַדְרֵי ת׳ Job 9:9; סַעֲרוֺת ת׳ Zechariah 9:14 whirlwinds of the south; of territory, the south Isaiah 43:6 (opposed to צָפוֺן), also אֶרֶץ הַתּ׳ Zechariah 6:6 (opposed to אֶרֶץ צָפוֺן); נֶגְכָּה מִקְצֵה ת׳ Joshua 15:1 southward at the end of the south, i.e. in the remotest south (of the land); — see also II. ת׳.
b. with ה locative toward the south, especially in topograph. description (often with other points of compass), תֵּימָ֫נָה נֶ֫גְבָּה פְּאַת Exodus 26:18 (P), נ׳ ת׳ פ׳ Ezekiel 47:19, נֶגֶב ת׳ פ׳ Exodus 27:9; Exodus 36:33; Exodus 38:9 (all P), Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:28; + צלע side Exodus 26:35, ירך Numbers 3:29 (both P); also Numbers 2:10; Numbers 10:6 (P); וּמִזְרָחָה יָ֫מָּה וְצָפֹ֫נָה וְת׳ Deuteronomy 3:27; ה locative in redundant in דֶּרֶךְ תֵּימָ֫נָה Ezekiel 21:2 turn they face southward (|| דָּרוֺם and נֶגֶב).
2. south wind Psalm 78:26 (קָדִים in || clause), Songs 4:16 (צָפוֺן in || clause)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:18; 26:18; 26:35; 27:9; 36:33; 38:9


2:10; 3:29; 10:6






9:9; 9:9; 39:26



Song of Songs



43:6; 43:6


21:2; 47:19; 47:19; 48:28


6:6; 6:6; 9:14; 9:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8486 matches the Hebrew תֵּימָן (têmān),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:18 - And thou shalt make the boards for the tabernacle, twenty boards on the south side southward. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:35 - And thou shalt set the table without the vail, and the candlestick over against the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south: H8486 and thou shalt put the table on the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:9 - And thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle: for the south side southward H8486 there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen of an hundred cubits long for one side:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:23 - And he made boards for the tabernacle; twenty boards for the south side southward: H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:9 - And he made the court: on the south side southward H8486 the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, an hundred cubits:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:10 - On the south side H8486 shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben according to their armies: and the captain of the children of Reuben shall be Elizur the son of Shedeur.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:29 - The families of the sons of Kohath shall pitch on the side of the tabernacle southward. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:6 - When ye blow an alarm the second time, then the camps that lie on the south side H8486 shall take their journey: they shall blow an alarm for their journeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:27 - Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, H8486 and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - And from the plain to the sea of Chinneroth on the east, and unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea on the east, the way to Bethjeshimoth; and from the south, H8486 under Ashdothpisgah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:4 - From the south, H8486 all the land of the Canaanites, and Mearah that is beside the Sidonians, unto Aphek, to the borders of the Amorites:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:1 - This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families; even to the border of Edom the wilderness of Zin southward was the uttermost part of the south coast. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:9 - Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:26 - Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the south? H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:26 - He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; H8486 blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:6 - I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, H8486 Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:46 - Son of man, set thy face toward the south, H8486 and drop thy word toward the south, and prophesy against the forest of the south field;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:19 - And the south side southward, H8486 from Tamar even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, the river to the great sea. And this is the south H8486 side southward.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:28 - And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, H8486 the border shall be even from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Kadesh, and to the river toward the great sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:6 - The black horses which are therein go forth into the north country; and the white go forth after them; and the grisled go forth toward the south H8486 country.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:14 - And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall blow the trumpet, and shall go with whirlwinds of the south. H8486
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