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Lexicon :: Strong's H150 - 'ăḏarkôn

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Persian origin
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 28.1

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: אדרכן.

Strong’s Definitions

אֲדַרְכֹּן ʼădarkôn, ad-ar-kone'; of Persian origin; a daric or Persian coin:—dram.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H150 in the following manner: drams (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H150 in the following manner: drams (2x).
  1. drachma, dram, daric - unit of weight and value (of gold, money) equal to 128 grains or 4.32 grams

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲדַרְכֹּן ʼădarkôn, ad-ar-kone'; of Persian origin; a daric or Persian coin:—dram.
אֲדַרְכֹּנִים of gold money 1 Chronicles 29:7 (|| כִּכָּרִים; כ׳ also in same see of silver, brass & iron); of weight (or worth) of gold utensils Ezra 8:27. — Weight of Greek δραχμή = 4.32 grammes (= 66.5 English grams); value of silver dram = about 9 3/4 dr. English value of gold dram (1/2 stater) = approximately 9s.5d. English, compare HultschGr. u. Röm. Metrol. (1882) 224, 227, 230-250, & Tab. xiv, xvi. — (If ד׳ = drachma, then perhaps editorial insertion in Nehemiah Ezra (regarded as loan-word in both Greek & Hebrew from some Asiatic source by EwGGA 1855, 1392 ff.; 1856, 798; Geschichte. i. 274, H. i. 189 compare SmListen 18, N. 24, but on Greek derivatives compare Lex. Lidd. & Sc., also BrandisMünz-Mass-u. Gewichtssytem 58 f. Hultschl.c. 131); compare Phoenician plural דרכמנם, דרכנם = drachmae according to RenRa 1888, 7 BergerMÈm. Soc. Ling. de Paris, 1889, 385 HoffmAGG xxxvi Mai, 1889, 8. According to view commonly current hitherto ד׳ = daric, Greek δαρεικός compare Syriac axnvubcyRD, Persian gold coin = approximately English sovereign (weight = approximately 2 drachma): Brandisl.c. 62, 244 ff. Hultschl.c. 466 Schr in RiHWB Art. Darike ErmanZPV ii, 75 HoffmZA 1887, 49 ff. (Hoffml.c. abandons), compare Ryle [H1871 Ezra 2:69].)

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1 Chronicles




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H150 matches the Hebrew אֲדַרְכּוֹן ('ăḏarkôn),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:7 - And gave for the service of the house of God of gold five thousand talents and ten thousand drams, H150 and of silver ten thousand talents, and of brass eighteen thousand talents, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:27 - Also twenty basons of gold, of a thousand drams; H150 and two vessels of fine copper, precious as gold.

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