Word Summary
tachanun: supplication for favor
Original Word: תַּחֲנוּן
Transliteration: tachanun
Phonetic Spelling: (takh-an-oon')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: supplication for favor
Meaning: supplication for favor
Strong's Concordance

The same as tchinnah; Techinnah, an Israelite -- Tehinnah.

see HEBREW tchinnah


H8469. tachanun

תַּחֲנוּןnoun [maculine] only

plural abstract supplication for favour; — absolute תַּחֲנוּנִיםProverbs 18:23 4t.; construct תַּחֲנוּנֵיJeremiah 3:21; 2 Chronicles 6:21; suffix 1 singular תַּחֲנוּנַיPsalm 28:2 etc., + 9 t. suffix; also תַּחֲנוּנוֺתָ֑י86:6; —

1 made to men: ת ׳דִּבֶּר‎ (a poor man to the rich) Proverbs 18:23; ׳ת אֵלsupplication unto (crocodile to man) Job 40:27; elsewhere

2 to God: "" תפלהPsalm 143:1; Daniel 9:3, 17; ׳ת התפלל אשׁר2 Chronicles 6:21 (= תחנה1 Kings 8:30); ת ׳קוֺלvoice of supplication Psalm 28:2; 28:6; 31:23; 86:6; 130:2; 140:7, also 116:2 (for קוֺלִי‎ is old case-ending, and construct as ᵑ9 ᵐ5‎ Che Bae and others); "" בְּכִיJeremiah 31:9; ת ׳בְּכִּי3:21; ות חן ׳רוחZechariah 12:10; ת מַמִּילִים ׳אֲנַחְנוּ לְפָנֶיךָDaniel 9:18 we are presenting our supplications before thee; ת ׳בִּתְחִלַּת9:23 at the beginning of thy supplication.