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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 mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,[fn] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:28 - God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:18 - The fish in the Nile will die, and the river will stink; the Egyptians will not be able to drink its water.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:21 - The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad that the Egyptians could not drink its water. Blood was everywhere in Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:5 - We remember the fish we ate in Egypt at no cost—also the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:18 - or like any creature that moves along the ground or any fish in the waters below.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:29 - He turned their waters into blood, causing their fish to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:2 - When I came, why was there no one? When I called, why was there no one to answer? Was my arm too short to deliver you? Do I lack the strength to rescue you? By a mere rebuke I dry up the sea, I turn rivers into a desert; their fish rot for lack of water and die of thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:4 - But I will put hooks in your jaws and make the fish of your streams stick to your scales. I will pull you out from among your streams, with all the fish sticking to your scales.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:5 - I will leave you in the desert, you and all the fish of your streams. You will fall on the open field and not be gathered or picked up. I will give you as food to the beasts of the earth and the birds of the sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:9 - Swarms of living creatures will live wherever the river flows. There will be large numbers of fish, because this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows everything will live.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:10 - Fishermen will stand along the shore; from En Gedi to En Eglaim there will be places for spreading nets. The fish will be of many kinds—like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:1 - From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the LORD his God.
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