H8505 תּכן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to balance, that is, measure out (by weight or dimension); figuratively to arrange, equalize, through the idea of levelling (mentally estimate, test)

KJV Usage: bear up, direct, be ([un-]) equal, mete, ponder, tell, weigh.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to regulate, measure, estimate, ponder, balance, make even, level, weigh, be equal, be weighed out, test, prove
a. (Qal) estimate (participle)
b. (Niphal)
1. to be estimated
2. to be made even or right, be adjusted to the standard
c. (Piel) to weigh out, mete out
d. (Pual)
1. to be weighed out, be measured out
2. measured out (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2511
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H8505 תּכן is used in the Bible

13 occurrences of H8505 תּכן

1 Samuel 2:3
2 Kings 12:11
Job 28:25
Psalms 75:3
Proverbs 16:2
Proverbs 21:2
Proverbs 24:12
Isaiah 40:12
Isaiah 40:13
Ezekiel 18:25
Ezekiel 18:29
Ezekiel 33:17
Ezekiel 33:20

Corresponding Greek Words

takhan ni,pu G2090 hetoimazo
takhan ni. see G2112 euthus
takhan ni. G2117 euthus
takhan pi. G4732 stereoo
takhan qal,ni G2720 kat euthuno
takhan qal,pi G1097 ginosko