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Entry for Strong's #4349 - מָכוֹן

Word Origin
from (03559)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) fixed or established place, foundation

1a) fixed place

1b) foundation

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 803 ‑ ἀσφάλεια (as‑fal'‑i‑ah);  2091 ‑ ἑτοιμασία (het‑oy‑mas‑ee'‑ah);  2092 ‑ ἕτοιμος (het‑oy'‑mos);  5117 ‑ τόπος (top'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (17) NAS (17) HCS (17)
Exodus 1
1 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 2
Daniel 1
Exodus 1
1 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 2
Daniel 1
Exodus 1
1 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 1
Psalms 4
Isaiah 2
Daniel 1
n-cms 3
n-cmsc 10
n-cms 3
n-cmsc 11
n-cms 3
n-cmsc 11

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1244) nk (כנ KN) AC: Stand CO: Root AB: Sure: The pictograph k is a picture of the open palm, the n is a picture of a seed. Combined these mean "opening of a seed". When the seed opens the roots begin to form the base of the plant by going down into the soil. The plant rises out of the ground forming the stalk of the plant. A tall tree can only stand tall and firm because of the strong root system which supports it.

A) nk (כנ KN) AC: ? CO: Base AB: ?: The base that supports that which stands firm.

Nm) nk (כנ KN) - I. So:A firmness in a situation. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Firm:A standing tall and firm. An upright person of column. III. Base:The base which provides support as well as a persons home or family as a base. IV. Gnat:Possibly as a firm standing insect. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (74): foot, estate, base, office, place, well, so, thus, like, well, such, howbeit, state, after, that, following, therefore, wherefore, lice, manner - Strongs: H3651 (כֵּן), H3652 (כֵּן), H3653 (כֵּן), H3654 (כֵּן)

Nf1) enk (כנה KNH) - Stalk: The base and support of a plant. KJV (2): vineyard - Strongs: H3657 (כַּנָּה), H3661 (כָּנַן)

pf1) emnk (כנמה KNMH) - So: A firmness in a situation. [Aramaic only] KJV (5): thus, so, sort, manner - Strongs: H3660 (כְּנֵמָא)

kcf1) enfkm (מכונה MKWNH) - Base: What is firm and supports something. KJV (23): base - Strongs: H4350 (מְכֹנָה)

kdf1) enfkm (מכונה MKWNH) - Base: What is firm and supports something. KJV (1): base - Strongs: H4369 (מְכֻנָה)

C) nka (אכנ AKN) AC: Firm CO: ? AB: ?: A firm or sure position.

Nm) nka (אכנ AKN) - Surely: To be firm in something. [df: Ka] KJV (40): also, but, certainly, even, howbeit, least, nevertheless, notwithstanding, only, save, scarce, surely, sure, truly, verily, wherefore, yet - Strongs: H389 (אַךְ), H403 (אָכֵן)

G) nek (כהנ KHN) AC: Adorn CO: Priest AB: ?: The base which supports the people.

V) nek (כהנ KHN) - Adorn: To put on special ornaments or garments for a special office or event. (see Isaiah 61:10) KJV (23): (vf: Piel) minister, execute, deck, office, priest - Strongs: H3547 (כָּהַן)

Nm) nek (כהנ KHN) - Priest: [Aramaic only] KJV (8): priest - Strongs: H3549 (כָּהֵן)

df1) enfek (כהונה KHWNH) - Priesthood: The group of those who support the community. KJV (14): priesthood, priests office - Strongs: H3550 (כְּהֻנָּה)

gm) nefk (כוהנ KWHN) - Priest: KJV (750): priest, chief, officer, prince - Strongs: H3548 (כֹּהֵן)

H) enk (כנה KNH) AC: Support CO: Flatter AB: ?: Words or names that are given in support of another.

V) enk (כנה KNH) - Flatter: To give words or a name of honor. KJV (4): (vf: Piel) surname, flattering title - Strongs: H3655 (כָּנָה)

J) nfk (כונ KWN) AC: Firm CO: Foundation AB: ?

V) nfk (כונ KWN) - Firm: To set something firmly in place, either physically or with words. KJV (219): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) prepare, establish, ready, provide, right, fix, set, direct, order, fashion, certain, confirm, firm - Strongs: H3559 (כּוּן)

Nm) nfk (כונ KWN) - Cake: As firmly pressed. KJV (2): cake - Strongs: H3561 (כַּוָּן)

am) nfkm (מכונ MKWN) - Foundation: A firm place of support. KJV (17): place, habitation, foundation - Strongs: H4349 (מָכוֹן)

if1) enfkt (תכונה TKWNH) - Foundation: KJV (1): seat - Strongs: H8499 (תְּכוּנָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מָכוֺן noun masculine Daniel 8:11 fixed or established place, foundation (chiefly in poetry); — absolute ׳מ Exodus 15:17 2t.; construct מְכוֺן 1 Kings 8:39 10t.; suffix מְכוֺנִי Isaiah 18:4, מְכוֺנוֺ Ezra 2:68; plural suffix מְכוֺנֶיהָ Psalm 104:5; —

1 fixed place of ׳י s abode on earth Exodus 15:17 (song), 1 Kings 8:13 2 Chronicles 6:2 (poetic fragment: see ᵐ5 and Dr Intr. 182); = place, or site of God's house Ezra 2:68; כָּלמְֿכוֺןהַרצִֿיּוֺן Isaiah 4:5, apparently = all the extent of Mt. Zion; redund. (si vera lectio) וְהֻשְׁלַךְ מְכוֺן מִקְדָּשׁוֺ Daniel 8:11 and the place of his sanctuary shall be thrown down (on difficulties of see, see Bev); of heavens מְכוֺןשִׁבְתְּךָ 1 Kings 8:39,43,49 2 Chronicles 6:30,33,39, compare Psalm 33:14; מְכוֺנִי alone Isaiah 18:4; figurative צֶדֶק וּמִשְׁמָּט מְכוֺן כִּסְאֶ֑ךָ Psalm 89:15, so Psalm 97:2.

2 foundation, only plural, in poetry יָסַד אֶרֶץעַלמְֿכוֺנֶיהָ Psalm 104:5.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מָכוֹן m. (from the root כּוּן to stand)

(1)  a place, (Arab. مَكَانُ) Ezra 2:68 especially used of the place (i.e. the habitation, the dwelling) of God (Ethiopic መካነ፡ the dwelling of God, a temple), Exodus 15:17; 1 Kings 8:13, 39 1 Kings 8:39, 43 1 Kings 8:43; Psalms 33:14; 2 Chronicles 6:33, 39 2 Chronicles 6:39.

(2) foundation, basis, Psalms 89:15, 97:2. Plur. Psalms 104:5.

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List of Word Forms
בִמְכוֹנִ֑י במכוני וּמָכ֥וֹן ומכון מְכ֣וֹן מְכ֤וֹן מְכ֥וֹן מְכ֨וֹן מְכוֹנֶ֑יהָ מְכוֹנֽוֹ׃ מִֽמְּכוֹן־ מִמְּכ֣וֹן מָכ֥וֹן מָכ֧וֹן מכון מכונו׃ מכוניה ממכון ממכון־ ḇim·ḵō·w·nî ḇimḵōwnî mā·ḵō·wn maChon māḵōwn mə·ḵō·w·ne·hā mə·ḵō·w·nōw mə·ḵō·wn meChon mechoNeiha mechoNo məḵōwn məḵōwnehā məḵōwnōw mim·mə·ḵō·wn mim·mə·ḵō·wn- mimeChon mimməḵōwn mimməḵōwn- ū·mā·ḵō·wn umaChon ūmāḵōwn vimchoNi
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