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Part of Speech
conjunction, relative pronoun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from דָּא (H1668)
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TWOT Reference: 2673

Strong’s Definitions

דִּי dîy, dee; (Aramaic) apparently for H1668; that, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of:—× as, but, for(-asmuch ), now, of, seeing, than, that, therefore, until, what (-soever), when, which, whom, whose.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H1768 in the following manner: whom, that, whose, for, but, seeing, as, when.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H1768 in the following manner: whom, that, whose, for, but, seeing, as, when.
part of relation
  1. who, which, that

    mark of genitive
  2. that of, which belongs to, that

  3. that, because

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דִּי dîy, dee; (Aramaic) apparently for H1668; that, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of:—× as, but, for(-asmuch ), now, of, seeing, than, that, therefore, until, what (-soever), when, which, whom, whose.
STRONGS H1768: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

דִּי particle of relation, who, which, that, used also as mark of genitive and conjunction that, because (Aramaic of Nineveh, Babylonian, Zinjirli, Nerab, Cilicia, Têma, Egypt, ןי (Lzb267. 446 RES361 S-CPap. A 2 +); Nabataean, Palmyrene די; Targum דְּ (except in compounds, as דִּילִי mine, דִּילֵיהּ his); Samaritan D; Syriac D; Ethiopic ዘ፡ za: of same origin as Arabic ذُو possessor of [compare below Biblical Hebrew זֶה]. Properly a demonstrative that [compare זֶה; in Ethiopic ze is 'this', za 'which']; but this being referred by usage to something preceding becomes equivalent to the relative who, which, used, however, more widely than Hebrew אֲשֶׁר); —
1. as relative who, which (construed like אֲשֶׁר):
a. Jeremiah 10:11; Daniel 2:11 דִּי מְדָֽרְהוֺן whose dwelling, Daniel 2:24 דִּי מַנִּי מַלְבָּא whom the king had appointed, Daniel 2:26 דִּי שְׁמֵהּ בּ׳ whose name was B., Daniel 4:5; Daniel 5:12, 23, etc.; = that which Daniel 2:23; = him that Ezra 7:25; Ezra 6:15; Daniel 7:17 דִּת אִנוּן אַרְבַּע which are four (see אִנּוּן). Following pronoun of 2nd person (compare אֲשֶׁר 3), Daniel 2:37 thou, O king..., יְהַב לָח⬩⬩⬩דִּי to whom... hath given, Daniel 4:19; Daniel 4:6 as to whom I know, etc. (compare אֲשֶׁר 4d end). Sq. תַּמָּה = where Ezra 6:1, so דִּי alone Ezra 6:3; Daniel 2:38; of time, בְּעִדָּנָא דִּי at the time when, etc., Daniel 3:5, 15. With the predicate an infinitive with לְ, Daniel 6:9 כְּתָבָא דִּי לָא לְהַשְׁנָיָה which is not to be changed, Ezra 6:8; a place- or other determination, Daniel 3:20 valiant men בְחֵילֵהּ that were in his army, Daniel 5:2 הֵיכְלָא דִּי בִירוּשְׁלֵב, Daniel 7:20; Ezra 4:24; Ezra 5:6; Ezra 6:2, 6; compare Daniel 2:25; Daniel 5:13; Daniel 7:7; Ezra 7:23. דִּי לָא = without, Ezra 6:9; Ezra 7:22 (so דְּלָא Targum Genesis 15:2; Exodus 21:11); compare Daniel 2:34, 45.
b. מָן דִּי, מָה דִּי (compare in late Hebrew מַה־שֶּׁ׳, מַה 1e b) whoever, whatever, so † Daniel 3:6, 11 מָֽן־דִּי־לָא יִפֵּל whoever does not fall down, Daniel 4:14 לְמָן דִּי יִצְבֵּא to whomsoever he willeth, Daniel 4:22; Daniel 4:29; Daniel 5:21; מָה דִי whatever (or simply what), † Daniel 2:28 מָה דִּי לֶהֱוֵא what will be, Daniel 2:29; Daniel 2:29; Daniel 2:45; Ezra 6:8; Ezra 7:18. — compare K§ 103.
2. as mark of the genitive, Daniel 2:15 שׁליטא די מלכא properly the captain, that of the king = the king's captain (a genuine Aramaic idiom: so Targum דְּ, Syriac D constantly), Daniel 2:19; Daniel 2:25; Daniel 2:49 + often: the substantive in such cases may be either in the emphatic state (determined), as ll. cc. Ezra 4:15; Ezra 5:2, etc., or in the absolute state (undetermined), Daniel 5:5; Daniel 7:4, 9, 10 נְהַר דִּי נוּר; or it may have a pleonastic suffix, Daniel 2:20 שְׁמֵהּ דִּי אֱלָהָא literally his name, that of God = God's name, Daniel 2:44; Daniel 3:8, 25, 26; Daniel 4:23, etc. (so also Targum Syriac). To circumscribe an adjective, especially in specification of the material: Daniel 2:38 thou art רֵאשָׁה דִּי דַהֲבָא the head of gold, Daniel 2:39; Daniel 3:1; Daniel 5:7, 16; Ezra 5:14; Ezra 6:4 +; as predicate Daniel 2:32 רֵאשֵׁהּ דִּי־דְב טָב his head (was) of fine gold, Daniel 2:33; Daniel 7:19; with a pronoun Daniel 2:20 wisdom and might דּי־לֵהּ הִיא are his; compare Daniel 6:27 וּמַלְכוּתֵהּ דִּי־לָא תִתְחַבַּל his kingdom (is one) which shall not be destroyed, Daniel 7:14. — See further K§ 81.
3. as conjunction (compare אֲשֶׁר 8):
a. that (quod), after verbs of knowing, Daniel 2:8, 9, seeing Daniel 2:45; Daniel 3:27, hearing Daniel 5:14, etc.; introducing the subject of a sentence,... דִּיspan...יְדִיצַ Daniel 3:18; Ezra 4:13; Daniel 2:47 ⬩⬩⬩מִן־קְשֹׁט דִּי True is it that... (compare אָמְנָם כִּי Job 12:2).
b. = in that, inasmuch as, whereas: Daniel 2:41 and whereas (דִּי) thou sawest, etc.... it shall be a divided kingdom, Daniel 2:43; Daniel 4:20; Daniel 4:23; as a connecting link = seeing that, because, for (compare אֲשֶׁר 8c) Daniel 2:9, 20b; Daniel 2:23b; Daniel 2:47b; Daniel 4:15; Daniel 6:24b.
c. that (ut), after verbs of asking Daniel 2:16, commanding Daniel 3:10, 29, expressing a purpose Daniel 4:3; Daniel 5:15; Ezra 4:15; Ezra 6:10 +; דִּי לָא that not (ne) Daniel 2:18; Daniel 3:28; Daniel 6:18 (on דִּי לְמָה lest Ezra 7:23, see מה).
d. prefixed to direct narr. (like כִּי 1b, and sometimes אֲשֶׁר 8a γ, and ὅτι recitativum), Daniel 2:25 and said thus unto him דִּיהַֿשְׁכַּחַת (that) I have found, etc., Daniel 5:7; Daniel 6:6; Daniel 6:14.
4. with prepositions and other prefixes:
a. כּֽדִי (like Hebrew כַּאֲשֶׁר; so Egyptian Aramaic כזי, Palmyrene, Nabataean כדי, Lzb293 SACG1 62, 63 Cooke369b RES:361; Targum כַּד, Syriac Db);
a. according as, Daniel 2:43;
b. so soon as, when, Daniel 3:7; Daniel 5:20; Daniel 6:11; Daniel 6:15.
b. מִןדִּֿי :
a. because that, Daniel 3:22; Ezra 5:12 (compare מֵאֲשֶׁר Isaiah 43:4);
b. from (the time) that, after (ex quo), Daniel 4:23; Ezra 4:23.
c. עַד דִּי until, Daniel 2:9, 34; Daniel 4:30; Daniel 7:22; = ere that Daniel 6:25.
d. עַל דִּי Daniel 3:19 is not a conjunction, but means above that which...
e. for עַל דִּבְרַת דִּי and כָּל־קְָבֵל דִּי see [דִּבְרָה] and קֳבֵל.
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Strong's Number H1768 matches the Hebrew דִּי (),
which occurs 347 times in 186 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Ezr 4:9–Ezr 7:21)

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:9 - then wrote Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe and the rest of their colleagues, the judges and the lesser governors, the officials, the secretaries, the men of Erech, the Babylonians, the men of Susa, that is, the Elamites,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:10 - and the rest of the nations which H1768 the great and honorable [fn]Osnappar deported and settled in the city of Samaria, and in the rest of the region beyond the [fn]River. Now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:11 - this is the copy of the letter which H1768 they sent to him: “To King Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men in the region beyond the River, and now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:12 - let it be known to the king that the Jews who H1768 came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:13 - “Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - “Now because H1768 we [fn]are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king’s dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - so H1768 that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and damaging to kings and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past days; therefore that city was laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - “We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in the province beyond the River.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:17 - Then the king sent an answer to Rehum the commander, to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their colleagues who H1768 live in Samaria and in the rest of the provinces beyond the River: “Peace. And now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:18 - the document which H1768 you sent to us has been [fn]translated and read before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - “A decree has been [fn]issued by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against the kings in past days, that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated in it,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 - Then as soon H1768 as the copy of King Artaxerxes’ document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:24 - Then work on the house of God in Jerusalem ceased, and it was stopped until the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:1 - When the prophets, Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews who H1768 were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, who was over them,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:2 - then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak arose and began to rebuild the house of God which H1768 is in Jerusalem; and the prophets of God were with them supporting them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:4 - Then we told them accordingly what the names of the men were who H1768 were reconstructing this building.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:6 - This is the copy of the letter which H1768 Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, and Shethar-bozenai and his colleagues the officials, who H1768 were beyond the River, sent to Darius the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - “Let it be known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is being built with huge stones, and [fn]beams are being laid in the walls; and this work is going on with great care and is succeeding in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:10 - “We also asked them their names so as to inform you, and that we might write down the names of the men who H1768 were at their head.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:11 - “Thus they [fn]answered us, saying, ‘We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth and are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, which a great king of Israel built and finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:12 - ‘But because H1768 our fathers had provoked the God of heaven to wrath, He gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the Chaldean, who destroyed this temple and deported the people to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:13 - ‘However, in the first year of Cyrus king of Babylon, King Cyrus issued a decree to rebuild this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:14 - ‘Also the gold and silver utensils of the house of God which H1768 Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple [fn]in Jerusalem, and brought them to the temple of Babylon, these King Cyrus took from the temple of Babylon and they were given to one whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom H1768 he had appointed governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:15 - ‘He said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple [fn]in Jerusalem and let the house of God be rebuilt in its place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - ‘Then that Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the house of God [fn]in Jerusalem; and from then until now it has been under construction and it is not yet completed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Now if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which H1768 is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - Then King Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the [fn]archives, where H1768 the treasures were stored in Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:2 - In [fn]Ecbatana in the fortress, which H1768 is in the province of Media, a scroll was found and there was written in it as follows: “Memorandum
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:3 - “In the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued a decree:Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the [fn]temple, the place where H1768 sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt and let its foundations be [fn]retained, its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:4 - with three layers of huge stones and [fn]one layer of timbers. And let the cost be paid from the [fn]royal treasury.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:5 - ‘Also let the gold and silver utensils of the house of God, which H1768 Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be returned and [fn]brought to their places in the temple in Jerusalem; and you shall put them in the house of God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:6 - “Now therefore, Tattenai, governor of the province beyond the [fn]River, Shethar-bozenai and [fn]your colleagues, the officials of the provinces beyond the [fn]River, [fn]keep away from there.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what H1768 you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:9 - “Whatever is needed, both young bulls, rams, and lambs for a burnt offering to the God of heaven, and wheat, salt, wine and anointing oil, as the priests in Jerusalem request, it is to be given to them daily without fail,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:10 - that they may offer [fn]acceptable sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king and his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - “And I issued a decree that any man who H1768 violates this edict, a timber shall be drawn from his house and he shall be impaled on it and his house shall be made a refuse heap on account of this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - “May the God who H1768 has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who H1768 [fn]attempts to change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:13 - Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:15 - This [fn]temple was completed [fn]on the third day of the month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King Darius.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:18 - Then they appointed the priests to their divisions and the Levites in their orders for the service of God [fn]in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:12 - [fn]Artaxerxes, king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace. And now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - I have issued a decree that any of the people of Israel and their priests and the Levites in my kingdom who H1768 are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - “Forasmuch H1768 as you are sent [fn]by the king and his seven counselors to inquire concerning Judah and Jerusalem according to the law of your God which H1768 is in your hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:15 - and to bring the silver and gold, which H1768 the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose H1768 dwelling is in Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:16 - with all the silver and gold which H1768 you find in the whole province of Babylon, along with the freewill offering of the people and of the priests, who offered willingly for the house of their God which H1768 is in Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:17 - with this money, therefore, you shall diligently buy bulls, rams and lambs, with their grain offerings and their drink offerings and offer them on the altar of the house of your God which H1768 is in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:18 - “Whatever seems good to you and to your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do according to the will of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:19 - “Also the utensils which H1768 are given to you for the service of the house of your God, deliver in full before the God of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:20 - “The rest of the needs for the house of your God, for which H1768 you may have occasion to provide, provide for it from the royal treasury.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:21 - “I, even I, King Artaxerxes, issue a decree to all the treasurers who H1768 are in the provinces beyond the [fn]River, that whatever H1768 Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it shall be done diligently,

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