H3559 כּוּן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous)

KJV Usage: certain (-ty), confirm, direct, faithfulness, fashion, fasten, firm, be fitted, be fixed, frame, be meet, ordain, order, perfect, (make) preparation, prepare (self), provide, make provision, (be, make) ready, right, set (aright, fast, forth), be stable, (e-) stablish, stand, tarry, X very deed.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be firm, be stable, be established
a. (Niphal)
1. to be set up, be established, be fixed 1a
b. to be firmly established 1a
c. to be established, be stable, be secure, be enduring 1a
d. to be fixed, be securely determined
1. to be directed aright, be fixed aright, be steadfast (moral sense)
2. to prepare, be ready
3. to be prepared, be arranged, be settled
e. (Hiphil)
1. to establish, set up, accomplish, do, make firm
2. to fix, make ready, prepare, provide, provide for, furnish
3. to direct toward (moral sense)
4. to arrange, order
f. (Hophal)
1. to be established, be fastened
2. to be prepared, be ready
g. (Polel)
1. to set up, establish
2. to constitute, make
3. to fix
4. to direct
h. (Pulal) to be established, be prepared
i. (Hithpolel) to be established, be restored
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 964
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3559 כּוּן is used in the Bible

First 30 of 210 occurrences of H3559 כּוּן

Genesis 41:32 is established
Genesis 43:16 a beast, and make ready;
Genesis 43:25 And they made ready
Exodus 8:26 It is not proper
Exodus 15:17 have established.
Exodus 16:5 they shall prepare
Exodus 19:11 And be ready
Exodus 19:15 ready
Exodus 23:20 which I have prepared.
Exodus 34:2 And be ready
Numbers 21:27 and prepared:
Numbers 23:1 and prepare
Numbers 23:29 and prepare
Deuteronomy 13:14 certain,
Deuteronomy 17:4 certain,
Deuteronomy 19:3 Thou shalt prepare
Deuteronomy 32:6 thee, and established
Joshua 1:11 Prepare
Joshua 3:17 firm
Joshua 4:3 firm,
Joshua 4:4 whom he had prepared
Joshua 8:4 but be ye all ready:
Judges 12:6 for he could not frame
Judges 12:6 it right.
Judges 16:26 standeth,
Judges 16:29 stood,
1 Samuel 7:3 you, and prepare
1 Samuel 13:13 have established
1 Samuel 20:31 thou shalt not be established,
1 Samuel 23:22 I pray you, prepare

Distinct usage

10 shall be established
9 and prepare
5 and I will establish
5 had prepared
4 Prepare
4 prepared
3 to prepare
3 was prepared
3 is established
2 is established
2 And be ready
2 certain,
2 had established
2 be established
2 was established
2 because he prepared
2 that he had prepared
2 is fixed,
2 hath prepared
2 he hath established
1 a beast, and make ready;
1 And they made ready
1 It is not proper
1 have established.
1 they shall prepare
1 ready
1 which I have prepared.
1 and prepared:
1 Thou shalt prepare
1 thee, and established

Corresponding Greek Words

khun qal,ni G1096 ginomai
kun G4920 sun iemi
kun hi,ni,pil,hoph G2090 hetoimazo
kun hithpa. G2680 kata skeuoazo
kun hithp. G3618 oikodomeo
kun hi. G461 an orthoo
kun hi. G1325 didomi
kun hi. G1741 endoxos
kun hi. G2091 hetoimasia
kun hi. G2513 katharos
kun hi. G5087 tithemi
kun hi. G5297 hupo phero
kun hi. G5342 phero
kun ni,hi G2476 histemi
kun ni,hi,pil,pu G2720 kat euthuno
kun ni,pil,hi G2675 kat artizo
kun ni. see G2112 euthus
kun ni. G18 agathos
kun ni. G225 aletheia
kun ni. G227 alethes
kun ni. G1415 dunatos
kun ni. G1717 emphanes
kun ni. G1991 epi sterizo
kun ni. G2117 euthus
kun ni. G2192 echo
kun ni. G2525 kath istemi
kun ni. G3306 meno
kun ni. G4732 stereoo
kun ni. G4878 sun anti lambanomai
kun ni.,hi. G2092 hetoimos
kun pil. G1011 bouleuo
kun pil. G2311 themelioo
kun pil. G4111 plasso
kun pil. G4921 sun istemi
kun pil.,pu. G2936 ktizo