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Lexicon :: Strong's H1710 - dāḡâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 401b

Strong’s Definitions

דָּגָה dâgâh, daw-gaw'; feminine of H1709, and meaning the same:—fish.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H1710 in the following manner: fish (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H1710 in the following manner: fish (15x).
  1. fish

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דָּגָה dâgâh, daw-gaw'; feminine of H1709, and meaning the same:—fish.
STRONGS H1710: Abbreviations
דָּגָה noun feminine fish (Late Hebrew id.) — דָּגָה Numbers 11:5 + 5 times; construct דְּגַת Genesis 1:26 + 4 times + Ezekiel 29:4b (strike out B Co); suffix דְּגָתוֺ Ezekiel 47:10 Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Co; (MT דגתם), דְּגָתָם Isaiah 50:2; Psalm 105:29 + Ezekiel 47:10 MT compare above — fish, almost always collective; fish of sea דְּגַת הַיָּם Genesis 1:26, 28 (P) Ezekiel 47:10 (in simile); in Nile (יְאֹר) Exodus 7:18, 21 (E) compare Psalm 105:29, דְּגַת יְאֹרֶיךָ Ezekiel 29:4 (twice in verse) (compare above) Ezekiel 29:5; in sea and rivers Isaiah 50:2; Ezekiel 47:9, 10; food in Egypt Numbers 11:5 (JE); image of fish forbidden in worship, as of beasts and birds Deuteronomy 4:18 (on sacredness of fish, and use in sacrifice compare SeldenDe Diis Syris, ii. 3. RSSern. i. 274); of single fish only Jonah 2:2 (Jonah 2:1 (twice in verse); Jonah 2:11 דָּג) by late usage; compare conversely דָּאג = דָּגָה collective Nehemiah 13:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:26; 1:26; 1:28


7:18; 7:21


11:5; 11:5






105:29; 105:29


50:2; 50:2


29:4; 29:4; 29:5; 47:9; 47:10; 47:10; 47:10; 47:10


2:1; 2:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1710 matches the Hebrew דָּגָה (dāḡâ),
which occurs 15 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:26 - Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish H1710 of the sea and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish H1710 of the sea and over the birds of the [fn]sky and over every living thing that [fn]moves on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:18 - “The fish H1710 that are in the Nile will die, and the Nile will [fn]become foul, and the Egyptians will [fn]find difficulty in drinking water from the Nile.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:21 - The fish H1710 that were in the Nile died, and the Nile [fn]became foul, so that the Egyptians could not drink water from the Nile. And the blood was through all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:5 - “We remember the fish H1710 which we used to eat free in Egypt, the cucumbers and the melons and the leeks and the onions and the garlic,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:18 - the likeness of anything that creeps on the ground, the likeness of any fish H1710 that is in the water below the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:29 - He turned their waters into blood
And caused their fish H1710 to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:2 - “Why was there no man when I came?
When I called, why was there none to answer?
Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom?
Or have I no power to deliver?
Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke,
I make the rivers a wilderness;
Their fish H1710 stink for lack of water
And die of thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:4 - “I will put hooks in your jaws
And make the fish H1710 of your [fn]rivers cling to your scales.
And I will bring you up out of the midst of your [fn]rivers,
And all the fish H1710 of your [fn]rivers will cling to your scales.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:5 - “I will abandon you to the wilderness, you and all the fish H1710 of your [fn]rivers;
You will fall on the [fn]open field; you will not be brought together or [fn]gathered.
I have given you for food to the beasts of the earth and to the birds of the sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:9 - “It will come about that every living creature which swarms in every place where the [fn]river goes, will live. And there will be very many fish, H1710 for these waters go there and the others [fn]become fresh; so everything will live where the river goes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:10 - “And it will come about that fishermen will stand beside it; from Engedi to Eneglaim there will be a place for the spreading of nets. Their fish H1710 will be according to their kinds, like the fish H1710 of the Great Sea, very many.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:1 - [fn]Then Jonah prayed to the LORD his God from the stomach of the fish, H1710
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