Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Confirm, direct, faithfulness, fashion, fasten, firm, be fitted, be fixed, frame, be meet, ordain, order, perfect, provide, make provision, right, fast, be stable, tarry, properly, to be erect (i.e., stand perpendicular)

Hebrew: כּוּן, kûn (H3559)

210 King James Bible Verses


Here are certain, confirm, direct, faithfulness and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word כּוּן mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H3559

Hebrew Base Word: כּוּן

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Certain(-ty), confirm, direct, faithfulness, fashion, fasten, firm, be fitted, be fixed, frame, be meet, ordain, order, perfect, (make) preparation, prepare (self), provide, make provision, (be, make) ready, right, set (aright, fast, forth), be stable, (e-)stablish, stand, tarry, × very deed

Definition: Properly, to be erect (i.e., stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).

Detailed definition:

  1. To be firm, be stable, be established.
    1. (Niphal).
      1. To be set up, be established, be fixed.
        1. To be firmly established.
        2. To be established, be stable, be secure, be enduring.
        3. To be fixed, be securely determined.
      2. To be directed aright, be fixed aright, be steadfast (moral sense).
      3. To prepare, be ready.
      4. To be prepared, be arranged, be settled.
    2. (Hiphil).
      1. To establish, set up, accomplish, do, make firm.
      2. To fix, make ready, prepare, provide, provide for, furnish.
      3. To direct toward (moral sense).
      4. To arrange, order.
    3. (Hophal).
      1. To be established, be fastened.
      2. To be prepared, be ready.
    4. (Polel).
      1. To set up, establish.
      2. To constitute, make.
      3. To fix.
      4. To direct.
    5. (Pulal) to be established, be prepared.
    6. (Hithpolel) to be established, be restored.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kuːn̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kun
  3. Transliteration: kûn
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: koon
  5. Modern Pronunciation: koon

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