taqan: to become straightOriginal Word: תָּקַןPart of Speech:
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a prim. rootDefinition
to become straightNASB Translation
arranged (1), straighten (1), straightened (1).
] verb become straight
(Late Hebrew תִּקֵּן arrange, put right
; Ecclus 47:9 תיקן set in order
; Assyrian takânu
, be well ordered
, especially Pi`el as Late Hebrew; Aramaic be established, firm
, תֵּקֵּין fix, arrange, prepare
, etc.; Palmyrene Pa`el erect
Qal Infinitive construct לִתְקֹן Ecclesiastes 1:15 (opposed to מְעֻוָּת bent).
Pi`el Infinitive construct לְתַקֵּן Ecclesiastes 7:13 make straight (opposed to עִוָּה); Perfect3masculine singular תִּקֵּן Ecclesiastes 12:9 put straight, arrange in order (proverbs).
[תְּקַן] verb be in order (ᵑ7 Syriac; Biblical Hebrew (late)); —
Hoph`al Perfect1singular הָתְקְנֵת (WCG 225) Daniel 4:33 I was established, עַל of kingdom.
set in order, make straight
A primitive root; to equalize, i.e. Straighten (intransitive or transitive); figuratively, to compose -- set in order, make straight.