Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
TWOT Reference: 230
KJV Translation Count — 29x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. to examine, try, prove
1. to examine, scrutinise
2. to test, prove, try (of gold, persons, the heart, man of God)
b. (Niphal) to be tried, proved
c. (Pual) to make a trial
bachan, baw-khan'; a primitive root; to test (especially metals); generally and figuratively, to investigate: — examine, prove, tempt, try (trial).
Concordance Results Using KJV
Hereby ye shall be H974d: By the life of Pharaoh ye shall not go forth hence, except your youngest brother come hither.
Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in prison, that your words may be H974d, whether there be any truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.
I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.
And that thou shouldest visit him every morning, and H974 him every moment?
Doth not the ear H974 words? and the mouth taste his meat?
But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
For the ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.
My desire is that Job may be tried unto the end because of his answers for wicked men.
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD'S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids H974, the children of men.