8505. takan
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takan: to regulate, measure, estimate
Original Word: תָּכַן
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: takan
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-kan')
Short Definition: right

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to regulate, measure, estimate
NASB Translation
directed (1), firmly set (1), marked off (1), meted (1), right (9), weighed (2), weighs (3).

[תָּכַן] verb regulate, measure, estimate (compare Aramaic Pa`el תַּכֵּן (rare) prepare (= הֵכִין, כּוֺנֵן); according to RySyn. d. Wahren u. Guten 33 a secondary √ from כון); —

Qal Participle estimate, figurative: ׳וְתֹכֵן רוּחוֺת י Proverbs 16:2, so (לִבּוֺת) Proverbs 21:2; Proverbs 24:12.

Niph`al 1. Perfect3plural נִתְכְּנוּ עֲלִלוֺת [לוֺ] וְלֹא 1 Samuel 2:3 by him (׳י) are actions estimated

2 Imperfect, be adjusted to the standard, i.e. right, equitable: subject דֶרֶח (of ׳י and of Israel), 3 masculine singular יִתָּכֵן Ezekiel 18:25 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 18:29 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 33:17 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 33:20; 3masculine plural יִתָּֽכְנוּ Ezekiel 18:29, יִתָּכֵ֑נוּ Ezekiel 18:25.

Pi`el Perfect3masculine singular: mete out, מַיִם תִּכֵּן בְּמִדָּה Job 28:25; ׳וְשָׁמַיִם בַּזֶּרֶת ת Isaiah 40:12 ("" מדד, כול); ׳אֶתרֿוּחַ י ׳מִי ת Isaiah 40:13 (see

Qal; read possibly הֵבִין or הֵכִין); 1 singular תִּכַּ֫נְתִּי עַמּוּדֶיהָ Psalm 75:4 I regulate (or adjust) her pillars (i.e. of earth).

Pu`al Participle הַכֶּסֶף הַמְּתֻכָּן 2 Kings 12:12 the silver which was measured out.

bear up, direct, be unequal, mete, ponder, tell, weigh

A primitive root; to balance, i.e. Measure out (by weight or dimension); figuratively, arrange, equalize, through the idea of levelling (ment. Estimate, test) -- bear up, direct, be ((un-))equal, mete, ponder, tell, weigh.

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