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Strongs Number: H8505


Hebrew Word
תָּכַן
Transliteration
tâkan
Phonetic
taw-kan'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

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

BDB Definition

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
Bible Usage
bear {up} {direct} be ([un-]) {equal} {mete} {ponder} {tell} weigh.