Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Beneath, room, for...sake, stead of, under, whereas, with, the bottom (as depressed)

Hebrew: תַּחַת, taḥat (H8478)

433 King James Bible Verses


Here are as, beneath, flat, in, place, room and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word תַּחַת 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: H8478

Hebrew Base Word: תַּחַת

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: As, beneath, × flat, in(-stead), (same) place (, room, for...sake, stead of, under, × unto, × when...was mine, whereas, (where-)fore, with

Definition: The bottom (as depressed); only adverbially, below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.

Detailed definition:

  1. The under part, beneath, instead of, as, for, for the sake of, flat, unto, where, whereas.
    1. (n m) the under part.
    2. (adv accus) beneath.
    3. (prep) under, beneath.
      1. At the foot of (idiom).
      2. Sweetness, subjection, woman, being burdened or oppressed (figuratively).
      3. Of subjection or conquest.
    4. What is under one, the place in which one stands.
      1. In one's place, the place in which one stands (idiom with reflexive pronoun).
      2. In place of, instead of (in transferred sense).
      3. In place of, in exchange or return for (of things mutually interchanged).
    5. (conj) instead of, instead of that.
    6. In return for that, because that in compounds.
    7. In, under, into the place of (after verbs of motion).
    8. From under, from beneath, from under the hand of, from his place, under, beneath.

Derived terms: From the same as H8430.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: t̪ɑˈħɑt̪
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: tɑˈχɑt
  3. Transliteration: taḥat
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ta-HAHT
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ta-HAHT

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