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Lexicon :: Strong's H1767 - day

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

דַּי day, dahee; of uncertain derivation; enough (as noun or adverb), used chiefly with preposition in phrases:—able, according to, after (ability), among, as (oft as), (more than) enough, from, in, since, (much as is) sufficient(-ly), too much, very, when.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's H1767 in the following manner: enough (6x), sufficient (5x), from (5x), when (3x), since (3x), able (3x), miscellaneous (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's H1767 in the following manner: enough (6x), sufficient (5x), from (5x), when (3x), since (3x), able (3x), miscellaneous (13x).
  1. sufficiency, enough

    1. enough

    2. for, according to the abundance of, out of the abundance of, as often as

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דַּי day, dahee; of uncertain derivation; enough (as noun or adverb), used chiefly with preposition in phrases:—able, according to, after (ability), among, as (oft as), (more than) enough, from, in, since, (much as is) sufficient(-ly), too much, very, when.
STRONGS H1767: Abbreviations
דַּי substantive sufficiency, enough (Late Hebrew, but not known in other cognate languages) — construct דֵּי, with suffix (see below) דַּיֶּ֑ךָּ, דַּיָּם : —
1. absolute thrice only Malachi 3:10 I will pour you out a blessing עַדבְּֿלִידָֽֿי until there is not sufficiency, i.e. until my abundance can be exhausted, or, as this can never be, for ever (compare Psalm 72:7), Esther 1:18 וּכְדַי בִּזָּיוֺן וָקָ֑צֶף and (there will be) as enough (i.e. in plenty) contempt and wrath, 2 Chronicles 30:3 לְמַדַּי = לְמַהדַּֿי for what was sufficient. With a genitive of the person or thing for which anything suffices: Exodus 36:5 מִדֵּי הָעֲבֹדָה (more) than enough for the work, Leviticus 5:7 and if his hand do not reach (if he do not command) דֵּי שֶׂה enough for (i.e. to buy) a lamb, Leviticus 12:8; Leviticus 25:28 דֵּי הָשִׁיב לוֺ enough for recovering it, Deuteronomy 15:8 דֵּי מַחְסֹרוֺ enough for his need, Isaiah 40:16 (twice in verse). With suffix Proverbs 25:16 אֱכֹל דַּיֶּ֑ךָּ eat that which is sufficient for thee; דַּיָּם Exodus 36:7; Jeremiah 49:9; Obadiah 5. Once with genitive of the thing which is sufficient, Proverbs 27:27 דֵּי חֲלֵב עִזִּים enough of goats' milk.
2. Combined with בְּ, כְּ, and especially מִן, דַּי (דֵּי) has a tendency to form compound prepositions, used idiomatically in certain applications: —
a. בְּדֵי
(α) for (the בְּ pretii) what suffices for: Nahum 2:13 the lion tare in pieces בְּדֵי גֹרוֺתָיו for the need of his whelps (|| לְלִבְאֹתָיו; but ? כְּדֵי, see b); iron. Habakkuk 2:13; Jeremiah 51:58 the peoples labour בְּדֵיאֵֿשׁ for fire (only to satisfy the fire), and the nations weary themselves בְּדֵירִֿיק for what is empty.
(β) in the abundance of, i.e. as often as Job 39:25 בְּדֵי שׁוֺפָר in the abundance of the trumpet, i.e. as often as the trumpet sounds (מִדֵּי elsewhere in this sense).
b. כְּדֵי according to the sufficiency, or abundance, of Leviticus 25:26 and find כְּדֵי גְאֻלָּתוֺ according to the sufficiency of his redemption, i.e. as much as it demands, Deuteronomy 25:2; Nehemiah 5:8 כְּדֵי בָנוּ (stative construct before בְּ : Ges§ 130, 1) 'quantum in nobis erat,' after our ability, Judges 6:5 they came כְּדֵי אַרְבֶּה לָרֹב according to the abundance of the locust in multitude (for which כָּאַרְבֶּה לָרֹב would ordinarily be said: compare Judges 7:12).
c. מִדֵּי out of the abundance of, hence as often as; —
(α) followed by infinitive 1 Samuel 1:7 מִדֵּי עֲלֹתָהּ = as often as she went up, 1 Samuel 18:30; 1 Kings 14:28 (= 2 Chronicles 12:11) 2 Kings 4:8; Isaiah 28:19 מִדֵּי עָבְרוֺ as often as it passeth over, Jeremiah 31:20;
(β) followed by substantive, Jeremiah 48:27 מִדֵּי דְבָרֶיךָ בּוֺ as often as thy words (are) of him; and in the idiomatic phrases מִדֵּי שָׁנָה בְּשָׁנָה = yearly (a combination of מִדֵּי שָׁנָה and שָׁנָה בְּשָׁנָה : see below שָׁנָה) 1 Samuel 7:16 (see Dr) Zechariah 14:16; 2 Chronicles 24:5; and מִדֵּי חֹדֶשׁ בְּחָדְשׁוֺ Isaiah 66:23 as often as month (comes) in its month (i.e. in its own time: חֹדֶשׁ made more precise by the add. of בְּחָדְשׁוֺ; compare the phrase דְּבַר יוֺם בְּיוֺמוֺ): so מִדֵּי שַׁבָּת בְּשַׁבַּתּוֺ ib.;
(γ) as conjunction, with the finite verb (אֲשֶׁר being understood: compare בַּעֲבוּר etc.), Jeremiah 20:8 מִדֵּי אֲדַבֵּר as often as I speak.

H4078מַדַּי (i.e. מַהדַּֿי) 2 Chronicles 30:3, see H4100מה 1 e.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


36:5; 36:7


5:7; 12:8; 25:26; 25:28


15:8; 25:2


6:5; 7:12

1 Samuel

1:7; 7:16; 18:30

1 Kings


2 Kings


2 Chronicles

12:11; 24:5; 30:3; 30:3










25:16; 27:27


28:19; 40:16; 66:23


20:8; 31:20; 48:27; 49:9; 51:58











Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1767 matches the Hebrew דַּי (day),
which occurs 39 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:5 - and they said to [fn]Moses, “The people are bringing much more than enough H1767 for the [fn]construction work which the LORD commanded us to [fn]perform.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:7 - For the [fn]material they had was sufficient H1767 and more than enough for all the work, to perform it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:7 - ‘But if [fn]he cannot afford a lamb, then he shall bring to the LORD his guilt offering for that in which he has sinned, two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a sin offering and the other for a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:8 - ‘But if [fn]she cannot afford a lamb, then she shall take two turtledoves or two young pigeons, the one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her, and she will be clean.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:26 - ‘Or in case a man has no kinsman, but so [fn]recovers his means as to find sufficient H1767 for its redemption,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:28 - ‘But if [fn]he has not found sufficient H1767 means to get it back for himself, then what he has sold shall remain in the hands of its purchaser until the year of jubilee; but at the jubilee it shall [fn]revert, that he may return to his property.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:8 - but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient H1767 for his need in whatever he lacks.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - then it shall be if the wicked man [fn]deserves to be beaten, the judge shall then make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of stripes according H1767 to his [fn]guilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:5 - For they would come up with their livestock and their tents, they would come in like locusts for number, both they and their camels were innumerable; and they came into the land to devastate it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:7 - It happened year after year, as often H1767 as she went up to the house of the LORD, she would provoke her; so she wept and would not eat.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:16 - He used to go annually H1767 on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:30 - Then the commanders of the Philistines went out to battle, and it happened as often H1767 as they went out, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul. So his name was highly esteemed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:28 - Then it happened as often H1767 as the king entered the house of the LORD, that the [fn]guards would carry them and would bring them back into the [fn]guards’ room.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:8 - Now there came a day when Elisha passed over to Shunem, where there was a [fn]prominent woman, and she persuaded him to eat [fn]food. And so it was, as often H1767 as he passed by, he turned in there to eat [fn]food.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:11 - As often H1767 as the king entered the house of the LORD, the [fn]guards came and carried them and then brought them back into the [fn]guards’ room.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:5 - He gathered the priests and Levites and said to them, “Go out to the cities of Judah and collect money from all Israel to [fn]repair the house of your God [fn]annually, H1767 and you shall do the matter quickly.” But the Levites did not act quickly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:3 - since they could not celebrate it at that time, because the priests had not consecrated themselves in sufficient H1767 numbers, H1767 nor had the people been gathered to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:8 - I said to them, “We according to our ability H1767 have [fn]redeemed our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations; now would you even sell your brothers that they may be sold to us?” Then they were silent and could not find a word to say.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:18 - “This day the ladies of Persia and Media who have heard of the queen’s conduct will speak in the same way to all the king’s princes, and there will be plenty H1767 of contempt and anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:25 - “As often H1767 as the trumpet sounds he says, ‘Aha!’
And he scents the battle from afar,
And the thunder of the captains and the war cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:16 - Have you found honey? Eat only [fn]what H1767 you need, H1767
That you not have it in excess and vomit it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:27 - And there will be goats’ milk enough H1767 for your food,
For the food of your household,
And sustenance for your maidens.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:19 - “As often H1767 as it passes through, it will [fn]seize you;
For morning after morning it will pass through, anytime during the day or night,
And it will be [fn]sheer terror to understand [fn]what it means.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:16 - Even Lebanon is not enough H1767 to burn,
Nor its beasts enough H1767 for a burnt offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:23 - “And it shall be from new moon to new moon
And from sabbath to sabbath,
All [fn]mankind will come to bow down before Me,” says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:8 - For each H1767 time H1767 I speak, I cry aloud;
I proclaim violence and destruction,
Because for me the word of the LORD has [fn]resulted
In reproach and derision all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:20 - “Is Ephraim My dear son?
Is he a delightful child?
Indeed, as often H1767 as I have spoken against him,
I certainly still remember him;
Therefore My [fn]heart yearns for him;
I will surely have mercy on him,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:27 - “Now was not Israel a laughingstock to you? Or was he [fn]caught among thieves? For each H1767 time H1767 you speak about him you shake your head in scorn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:9 - “If grape gatherers came to you,
Would they not leave gleanings?
If thieves came by night,
They would destroy only [fn]until they had enough. H1767
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - Thus says the LORD of hosts,
“The broad wall of Babylon will be completely razed
And her high gates will be set on fire;
So the peoples will toil for nothing, H1767
And the nations become exhausted only for fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:5 - “If thieves came to you,
If [fn]robbers by night
O how you will be ruined!
Would they not steal only [fn]until they had H1767 enough? H1767
If grape gatherers came to you,
Would they not leave some gleanings?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion tore enough H1767 for his cubs,
[fn]Killed enough for his lionesses,
And filled his lairs with prey
And his dens with torn flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:13 - “Is it not indeed from the LORD of hosts
That peoples toil for fire,
And nations grow weary for nothing?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:16 - Then it will come about that any who are left of all the nations that went against Jerusalem will go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to celebrate the Feast of Booths.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:10 - “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be [fn]food in My house, and test Me now in this,” says the LORD of hosts, “if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until [fn]it overflows. H1767
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