8626. taqan
Strong's Concordance
taqan: to become straight
Original Word: תָּקַן
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: taqan
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-kan')
Short Definition: arranged
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to become straight
NASB Translation
arranged (1), straighten (1), straightened (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[תָּקַן] 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, Pa`el , 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.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
set in order, make straight

A primitive root; to equalize, i.e. Straighten (intransitive or transitive); figuratively, to compose -- set in order, make straight.

Forms and Transliterations
לְתַקֵּ֔ן לִתְקֹ֑ן לתקן תִּקֵּ֖ן תקן lə·ṯaq·qên letakKen ləṯaqqên liṯ·qōn litKon liṯqōn tikKen tiq·qên tiqqên
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3 Occurrences


lə·ṯaq·qên — 1 Occ.
liṯ·qōn — 1 Occ.
tiq·qên — 1 Occ.

Ecclesiastes 1:15
HEB: לֹא־ יוּכַ֣ל לִתְקֹ֑ן וְחֶסְר֖וֹן לֹא־
NAS: cannot be straightened and what is lacking
KJV: cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting
INT: not cannot be straightened and what not

Ecclesiastes 7:13
HEB: מִ֤י יוּכַל֙ לְתַקֵּ֔ן אֵ֖ת אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: is able to straighten what
KJV: for who can make [that] straight, which he hath made crooked?
INT: who is able to straighten what crooked

Ecclesiastes 12:9
HEB: וְאִזֵּ֣ן וְחִקֵּ֔ר תִּקֵּ֖ן מְשָׁלִ֥ים הַרְבֵּֽה׃
NAS: searched out and arranged many
KJV: and sought out, [and] set in order many
INT: give searched and arranged proverbs many

3 Occurrences

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