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Lexicon :: Strong's H116 - 'ĕḏayin

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
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Strong’s Definitions

אֱדַיִן ʼĕdayin, ed-ah'-yin; (Aramaic) of uncertain derivation; then (of time):—now, that time, then.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 57x

The KJV translates Strong's H116 in the following manner: then (55x), now (1x), time (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 57x
The KJV translates Strong's H116 in the following manner: then (55x), now (1x), time (1x).
  1. then, afterwards, thereupon, from that time

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֱדַיִן ʼĕdayin, ed-ah'-yin; (Aramaic) of uncertain derivation; then (of time):—now, that time, then.
STRONGS H116: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

אֱדַ֫יִן 57 adverb then, thereupon (so Egyptian Aramaic S-CPap. H 1, J 1), not Targum: the usually Aramaic forms are הֵידֵין Nyedyxh, Mandean האידין (NöM 207); from [אֱדַי] = Biblical Hebrew H233 אֲזַי (see H227 אָז) + determ. affix n (as in דִּכֵּן, תַּמָּן; in Sabean = post-positive article; HomChr. § 57: compare WCG 115), NöGGA 1884, 1020: אֲזַי, [אֱדַי], probably from same demonstrative √ as זֶה, דָּא, דִּי, etc., إِذْ, إِذَا, lo إِذًا well then, in that case, Ethiopic ማእዜ፡: when? ዶእዜ፡: now (DiLex. 197, 1072), Syriac NyeD (enclitic) but); — then, thereupon, Daniel 2:15, 17, 19, 25, 48; Daniel 3:24 +, Ezra 4:9; Ezra 4:23; Ezra 5:4; Ezra 5:9 + (always, except Ezra 5:5, at beginning of sentence, introducing new stage of narrative with some emphasis); so with בְּ, בֵּאדַיִן (3 times Ezra, + 26 times Daniel) Daniel 2:14, 35, 46; Daniel 3:3, 13, 19, 21 (twice in verse); Daniel 3:26, etc., Ezra 4:24; Ezra 5:2; Ezra 6:1; מִן־אֱדַיִן from that timeEzra 5:16.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Strong's Number H116 matches the Hebrew אֱדַיִן ('ĕḏayin),
which occurs 57 times in 53 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Ezr 4:9–Dan 6:25)

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:9 - They greeted the king for all their colleagues—the judges and local leaders, the people of Tarpel, the Persians, the Babylonians, and the people of Erech and Susa (that is, Elam).
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 - When this letter from King Artaxerxes was read to Rehum, Shimshai, and their colleagues, they hurried to Jerusalem. Then, with a show of strength, they forced the Jews to stop building.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:24 - So the work on the Temple of God in Jerusalem had stopped, and it remained at a standstill until the second year of the reign of King Darius of Persia.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:2 - Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Jeshua son of Jehozadak[fn] responded by starting again to rebuild the Temple of God in Jerusalem. And the prophets of God were with them and helped them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:4 - They also asked for the names of all the men working on the Temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:5 - But because their God was watching over them, the leaders of the Jews were not prevented from building until a report was sent to Darius and he returned his decision.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - “We asked the leaders, ‘Who gave you permission to rebuild this Temple and restore this structure?’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - So this Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the Temple of God in Jerusalem. The people have been working on it ever since, though it is not yet completed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - So King Darius issued orders that a search be made in the Babylonian archives, which were stored in the treasury.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:13 - Tattenai, governor of the province west of the Euphrates River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues complied at once with the command of King Darius.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:14 - When Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, came to kill them, Daniel handled the situation with wisdom and discretion.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:15 - He asked Arioch, “Why has the king issued such a harsh decree?” So Arioch told him all that had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:17 - Then Daniel went home and told his friends Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah what had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:19 - That night the secret was revealed to Daniel in a vision. Then Daniel praised the God of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:25 - Arioch quickly took Daniel to the king and said, “I have found one of the captives from Judah who will tell the king the meaning of his dream!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:35 - The whole statue was crushed into small pieces of iron, clay, bronze, silver, and gold. Then the wind blew them away without a trace, like chaff on a threshing floor. But the rock that knocked the statue down became a great mountain that covered the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:46 - Then King Nebuchadnezzar threw himself down before Daniel and worshiped him, and he commanded his people to offer sacrifices and burn sweet incense before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:48 - Then the king appointed Daniel to a high position and gave him many valuable gifts. He made Daniel ruler over the whole province of Babylon, as well as chief over all his wise men.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:3 - So all these officials[fn] came and stood before the statue King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:13 - Then Nebuchadnezzar flew into a rage and ordered that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego be brought before him. When they were brought in,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:19 - Nebuchadnezzar was so furious with Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego that his face became distorted with rage. He commanded that the furnace be heated seven times hotter than usual.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:21 - So they tied them up and threw them into the furnace, fully dressed in their pants, turbans, robes, and other garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:24 - But suddenly, Nebuchadnezzar jumped up in amazement and exclaimed to his advisers, “Didn’t we tie up three men and throw them into the furnace?”
“Yes, Your Majesty, we certainly did,” they replied.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:26 - Then Nebuchadnezzar came as close as he could to the door of the flaming furnace and shouted: “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, servants of the Most High God, come out! Come here!”
So Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego stepped out of the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:30 - Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego to even higher positions in the province of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:7 - When all the magicians, enchanters, astrologers,[fn] and fortune-tellers came in, I told them the dream, but they could not tell me what it meant.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:19 - “Upon hearing this, Daniel (also known as Belteshazzar) was overcome for a time, frightened by the meaning of the dream. Then the king said to him, ‘Belteshazzar, don’t be alarmed by the dream and what it means.’ “Belteshazzar replied, ‘I wish the events foreshadowed in this dream would happen to your enemies, my lord, and not to you!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:3 - So they brought these gold cups taken from the Temple, the house of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his nobles, his wives, and his concubines drank from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:6 - and his face turned pale with fright. His knees knocked together in fear and his legs gave way beneath him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:8 - But when all the king’s wise men had come in, none of them could read the writing or tell him what it meant.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:9 - So the king grew even more alarmed, and his face turned pale. His nobles, too, were shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:13 - So Daniel was brought in before the king. The king asked him, “Are you Daniel, one of the exiles brought from Judah by my predecessor, King Nebuchadnezzar?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:17 - Daniel answered the king, “Keep your gifts or give them to someone else, but I will tell you what the writing means.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:24 - So God has sent this hand to write this message.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:29 - Then at Belshazzar’s command, Daniel was dressed in purple robes, a gold chain was hung around his neck, and he was proclaimed the third highest ruler in the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:3 - Daniel soon proved himself more capable than all the other administrators and high officers. Because of Daniel’s great ability, the king made plans to place him over the entire empire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the other administrators and high officers began searching for some fault in the way Daniel was handling government affairs, but they couldn’t find anything to criticize or condemn. He was faithful, always responsible, and completely trustworthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:5 - So they concluded, “Our only chance of finding grounds for accusing Daniel will be in connection with the rules of his religion.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:6 - So the administrators and high officers went to the king and said, “Long live King Darius!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:11 - Then the officials went together to Daniel’s house and found him praying and asking for God’s help.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:12 - So they went straight to the king and reminded him about his law. “Did you not sign a law that for the next thirty days any person who prays to anyone, divine or human—except to you, Your Majesty—will be thrown into the den of lions?”
“Yes,” the king replied, “that decision stands; it is an official law of the Medes and Persians that cannot be revoked.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:13 - Then they told the king, “That man Daniel, one of the captives from Judah, is ignoring you and your law. He still prays to his God three times a day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:14 - Hearing this, the king was deeply troubled, and he tried to think of a way to save Daniel. He spent the rest of the day looking for a way to get Daniel out of this predicament.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:15 - In the evening the men went together to the king and said, “Your Majesty, you know that according to the law of the Medes and the Persians, no law that the king signs can be changed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:16 - So at last the king gave orders for Daniel to be arrested and thrown into the den of lions. The king said to him, “May your God, whom you serve so faithfully, rescue you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:18 - Then the king returned to his palace and spent the night fasting. He refused his usual entertainment and couldn’t sleep at all that night.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:19 - Very early the next morning, the king got up and hurried out to the lions’ den.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:21 - Daniel answered, “Long live the king!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:23 - The king was overjoyed and ordered that Daniel be lifted from the den. Not a scratch was found on him, for he had trusted in his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:25 - Then King Darius sent this message to the people of every race and nation and language throughout the world: “Peace and prosperity to you!

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