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Lexicon :: Strong's H8505 - tāḵan

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תָּכַן
Transliteration
tāḵan
Pronunciation
taw-kan'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2511

Strong’s Definitions

תָּכַן tâkan, taw-kan'; a primitive root; to balance, i.e. measure out (by weight or dimension); figuratively to arrange, equalize, through the idea of levelling (ment, estimate, test):—bear up, direct, be (un-)equal, mete, ponder, tell, weigh.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H8505 in the following manner: equal (7x), weigh (3x), pondereth (2x), unequal (2x), directed (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H8505 in the following manner: equal (7x), weigh (3x), pondereth (2x), unequal (2x), directed (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to regulate, measure, estimate, ponder, balance, make even, level, weigh, be equal, be weighed out, test, prove

    1. (Qal) estimate (participle)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be estimated

      2. to be made even or right, be adjusted to the standard

    3. (Piel) to weigh out, mete out

    4. (Pual)

      1. to be weighed out, be measured out

      2. measured out (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּכַן tâkan, taw-kan'; a primitive root; to balance, i.e. measure out (by weight or dimension); figuratively to arrange, equalize, through the idea of levelling (ment, estimate, test):—bear up, direct, be (un-)equal, mete, ponder, tell, weigh.
STRONGS H8505:
† [תָּכַן] verb regulate, measure, estimate (compare Aramaic Pa. תַּכֵּן (rare) prepare (= הֵכִין, כּוֺנֵן); according to RySyn. d. Wahren u. Guten 33 a secondary √ from כון); —
Qal Participle estimate, figurative: וְתֹכֵן רוּחוֺת י׳ Proverbs 16:2, so (לִבּוֺת) Proverbs 21:2; Proverbs 24:12.
Niph.
1. Perfect 3rd person plural נִתְכְּנוּ עֲלִלוֺת [לוֺ] וְלֹא 1 Samuel 2:3 by him (י׳) are actions estimated.
2. Imperfect, be adjusted to the standard, i.e. right, equitable: subject דֶרֶח (of י׳ and of Israel), 3rd person masculine singular יִתָּכֵן Ezekiel 18:25 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 18:29 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 33:17 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 33:20; 3rd person masculine plural יִתָּֽכְנוּ Ezekiel 18:29, יִתָּכֵ֑נוּ Ezekiel 18:25.
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular: mete out, מַיִם תִּכֵּן בְּמִדָּה Job 28:25; וְשָׁמַיִם בַּזֶּרֶת ת׳ Isaiah 40:12 (|| מדד, כול); אֶתרֿוּחַ י׳ מִי ת׳ Isaiah 40:13 (see Qal; read possibly הֵבִין or הֵכִין); 1st person singular תִּכַּ֫נְתִּי עַמּוּדֶיהָ Psalm 75:4 I regulate (or adjust) her pillars (i.e. of earth).
Pu. Participle הַכֶּסֶף הַמְּתֻכָּן 2 Kings 12:12 the silver which was measured out.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel

2:3

2 Kings

12:12

Job

28:25

Psalms

75:4

Proverbs

16:2; 21:2; 24:12

Isaiah

40:12; 40:13

Ezekiel

18:25; 18:25; 18:29; 18:29; 33:17; 33:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8505 matches the Hebrew תָּכַן (tāḵan),
which occurs 18 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:3 - Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. H8505
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:11 - And they gave the money, being told, H8505 into the hands of them that did the work, that had the oversight of the house of the LORD: and they laid it out to the carpenters and builders, that wrought upon the house of the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:25 - To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth H8505 the waters by measure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:3 - The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up H8505 the pillars of it. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:2 - All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth H8505 the spirits.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:2 - Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth H8505 the hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:12 - If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth H8505 the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out H8505 heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:13 - Who hath directed H8505 the Spirit of the LORD, or being his counsellor hath taught him?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:25 - Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. H8505 Hear now, O house of Israel; Is not my way equal? H8505 are not your ways unequal? H8505
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:29 - Yet saith the house of Israel, The way of the Lord is not equal. H8505 O house of Israel, are not my ways equal? H8505 are not your ways unequal? H8505
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:17 - Yet the children of thy people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: H8505 but as for them, their way is not equal. H8505
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:20 - Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. H8505 O ye house of Israel, I will judge you every one after his ways.

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