H974 בּחן - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to test (especially metals); generally and figuratively to investigate

KJV Usage: examine, prove, tempt, try (trial).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to examine, try, prove
a. (Qal)
1. to examine, scrutinise
2. to test, prove, try (of gold, persons, the heart, man of God)
b. (Niphal) to be tried, proved
c. (Pual) to make a trial
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 230
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H974 בּחן is used in the Bible

28 occurrences of H974 בּחן

Genesis 42:15
Genesis 42:16
1 Chronicles 29:17
Job 7:18
Job 12:11
Job 23:10
Job 34:3
Job 34:36
Psalms 7:9
Psalms 11:4
Psalms 11:5
Psalms 17:3
Psalms 26:2
Psalms 66:10
Psalms 81:7
Psalms 95:9
Psalms 139:23
Proverbs 17:3
Jeremiah 6:27
Jeremiah 9:7
Jeremiah 11:20
Jeremiah 12:3
Jeremiah 17:10
Jeremiah 20:12
Ezekiel 21:13
Zechariah 13:9
Malachi 3:10
Malachi 3:15

Corresponding Greek Words

bachan G436 anth istemi
bachan G1252 dia krino
bachan G1381 dokimazo
bachan G1588 ek lektos
bachan G1833 ex etazo
bachan G1980 epi skeptomai
bachan l,ni,pi G1994 epi strepho
bachan ni. G5316 phaino
bachan ni. G5318 phaneros
bachan pu. G1344 dikaioo