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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)
Dictionary Aids

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 - “You shall make the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards [fn]for the south H8486 side.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:35 - “You shall set the table outside the veil, and the lampstand opposite the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south; H8486 and you shall put the table on the north side.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 27:9 - “You shall make the court of the [fn]tabernacle. [fn]On the south H8486 side there shall be hangings for the court of fine twisted linen one hundred cubits long for one side;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:23 - He made the boards for the tabernacle: twenty boards [fn]for the south H8486 side;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:9 - Then he made the court: [fn]for the south H8486 side the hangings of the court were of fine twisted linen, one hundred cubits;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:10 - “On the south H8486 side H8486 shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Reuben: Elizur the son of Shedeur,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 3:29 - The families of the sons of Kohath were to camp on the southward H8486 side of the tabernacle,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:6 - “When you blow an alarm the second time, the camps that are pitched on the south H8486 side H8486 shall set out; an alarm is to be blown for them to set out.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:27 - ‘Go up to the top of Pisgah and lift up your eyes to the west and north and south H8486 and east, and see it with your eyes, for you shall not cross over this Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - and the Arabah as far as the Sea of [fn]Chinneroth toward the east, and as far as the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, eastward [fn]toward Beth-jeshimoth, and on the south, H8486 [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:4 - [fn]to the south, H8486 all the land of the Canaanite, and Mearah that belongs to the Sidonians, as far as Aphek, to the border of the Amorite;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:1 - Now the lot for the tribe of the sons of Judah according to their families [fn]reached the border of Edom, southward to the wilderness of Zin at the extreme south. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:9 - Who makes the Bear, Orion and the Pleiades,
And the chambers of the south; H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:26 - “Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars,
Stretching his wings toward the south? H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:26 - He caused the east wind to blow in the heavens
And by His [fn]power He directed the south H8486 wind. H8486
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - [fn]Awake, O north wind,
And come, wind of the south; H8486
Make my garden breathe out fragrance,
Let its [fn]spices [fn]be wafted abroad.
May my beloved come into his garden
And eat its choice fruits!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:6 - “I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’
And to the south, H8486 ‘Do not hold them back.’
Bring My sons from afar
And My daughters from the ends of the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:46 - “Son of man, set your face toward [fn]Teman, and speak out against the south and prophesy against the forest [fn]land of the Negev,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:19 - “The south side toward the south H8486 shall extend from Tamar as far as the waters of Meribath-kadesh, to the brook of Egypt and to the Great Sea. This is the south H8486 side toward the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:28 - “And beside the border of Gad, at the south side toward the south, H8486 the border shall be from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, to the brook of Egypt, to the Great Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 6:6 - with one of which the black horses are going forth to the north country; and the white ones go forth after them, while the dappled ones go forth to the south H8486 country.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:14 - Then the LORD will appear over them,
And His arrow will go forth like lightning;
And the Lord [fn]GOD will blow the trumpet,
And will march in the storm winds of the south. H8486
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