The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 8505 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
!kta primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
TakanTWOT - 2511
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
taw-kan' Verb
  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)
NAS Word Usage - Total: 18
directed 1, firmly set 1, marked off 1, meted 1, right 9, weighed 2, weighs 3
NAS Verse Count
1 Samuel1
2 Kings1

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Takan". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .