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Lexicon :: Strong's H1505 - gᵊzar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to גָּזַר (H1504)
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Strong’s Definitions

גְּזַר gᵉzar, ghez-ar'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1504; to quarry; determine:—cut out, soothsayer.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H1505 in the following manner: soothsayer (4x), cut out (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H1505 in the following manner: soothsayer (4x), cut out (2x).
  1. to cut, determine

    1. (P'al) determiner (participle)

    2. (Ithp'al) to be cut out

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גְּזַר gᵉzar, ghez-ar'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1504; to quarry; determine:—cut out, soothsayer.
STRONGS H1505: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† [גְּזַר] verb cut, (divide,) determine (so Targum Syriac, in both meanings; Biblical Hebrew H1504 usually divide, † Job, Esther, decree); —
Pe. Participle active as substantive, plural absolute גָּֽוְרִין determiners (of fate; astrologers or soothsayers) Daniel 2:27; Daniel 5:11; emphatic גָּֽוְרַיָּא Daniel 4:4; Daniel 5:7 (compare Dr.; Arabic bdb108602 RSJPhil. xiii (1885), 781).
Hithpe. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular הִתְגְּזֶרֶת Daniel 2:34 a stone was cut out, so אִתְג׳ (K§ § 23, 1; 30, 2) Daniel 2:45 (with מִן of source).
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2:27; 2:34; 2:45; 4:4; 5:7; 5:11


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Strong's Number H1505 matches the Hebrew גְּזַר (gᵊzar),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:27 - Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, H1505 shew unto the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:34 - Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out H1505 without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:45 - Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out H1505 of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:7 - Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: H1505 and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:7 - The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. H1505 And the king spake, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say, thy father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and soothsayers; H1505
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