H8478 תּחת - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.

KJV Usage: as, beneath, X flat, in (-stead), (same) place (where . . . is), room, for . . . sake, stead of, under, X unto, X when . . . was mine, whereas, [where-] fore, with.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. the under part, beneath, instead of, as, for, for the sake of, flat, unto, where, whereas n m
a. the under part adv accus
b. beneath prep
c. under, beneath
1. at the foot of (idiom)
2. sweetness, subjection, woman, being burdened or oppressed (fig)
3. of subjection or conquest
d. what is under one, the place in which one stands
1. in one's place, the place in which one stands (idiom with reflexive pronoun)
2. in place of, instead of (in transferred sense)
3. in place of, in exchange or return for (of things mutually interchanged) conj
e. instead of, instead of that
f. in return for that, because that in compounds
g. in, under, into the place of (after verbs of motion)
h. from under, from beneath, from under the hand of, from his place, under, beneath
Origin: from the same as H8430
TWOT: 2504
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H8478 תּחת is used in the Bible

24 occurrences of H8478 תּחת

Genesis 1:7 were under
Genesis 4:25 instead
Genesis 6:17 from under
Genesis 7:19 that were under
Genesis 22:13 in the stead
Genesis 30:15 for
Exodus 21:26 for
Exodus 32:19 them beneath
Leviticus 14:42 them in the place
Deuteronomy 4:18 beneath
Joshua 6:5 flat,
2 Samuel 2:23 in the same place:
2 Samuel 19:13 in the place
1 Kings 7:32 And under
1 Chronicles 29:24 submitted themselves
Job 30:14 in of waters: in
Job 34:26 them as
Job 36:16 where
Psalms 66:17 with
Isaiah 60:15 Though
Jeremiah 3:6 and under
Jeremiah 5:19 Why
Jeremiah 38:9 in the place
Ezekiel 23:5 when she was mine;

Distinct usage

2 for
2 in the place
2 And under
1 were under
1 instead
1 from under
1 that were under
1 in the stead
1 them beneath
1 them in the place
1 beneath
1 flat,
1 in the same place:
1 submitted themselves
1 in of waters: in
1 them as
1 where
1 with
1 Though
1 Why
1 when she was mine;

Corresponding Greek Words

tachat G2945 kuklos
tachat G243 allos
tachat G3624 oikos
tachat G3694 opiso
tachat G5117 topos
tachat G5270 hupo kato
tachat G5561 chora
tachat ish G5220 hupandros
mitachat G2736 kato *