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Lexicon :: Strong's H1847 - daʿaṯ

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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 848c

Strong’s Definitions

דַּעַת daʻath, dah'-ath; from H3045; knowledge:—cunning, (ig-) norantly, know(-ledge), (un-) awares (wittingly).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 93x

The KJV translates Strong's H1847 in the following manner: knowledge (82x), know (6x), cunning (1x), unwittingly 2 (with H1097) (2x), ignorantly (with H1097) (1x), unawares (with H1097) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 93x
The KJV translates Strong's H1847 in the following manner: knowledge (82x), know (6x), cunning (1x), unwittingly 2 (with H1097) (2x), ignorantly (with H1097) (1x), unawares (with H1097) (1x).
  1. knowledge

    1. knowledge, perception, skill

    2. discernment, understanding, wisdom

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דַּעַת daʻath, dah'-ath; from H3045; knowledge:—cunning, (ig-) norantly, know(-ledge), (un-) awares (wittingly).
STRONGS H1847: Abbreviations
דַּ֫עַת noun femininePsalm 139:6 Daniel 12:4 (masculine Proverbs 2:10; Proverbs 14:6, possibly Job 33:3 Ew§174 g) knowledge (properly Infinitive, which appears clearly Genesis 2:9, 17; Jeremiah 22:16) — absolute דַּ֫עַת Genesis 2:9 + 35 times; דָּ֑עַת Joshua 20:3 + 35 times; construct דַּ֫עַת Numbers 24:16 + 10 times; suffix דַּעְתִּי Proverbs 22:17; דַּעְתְּךָ Job 10:7; דַּעְתֵּךְ Isaiah 47:10; דַּעְתּוֺ Proverbs 3:20; Isaiah 53:11; דַּעְתְּכֶם Job 13:2; דַּעְתָּם Isaiah 44:25; —
a. knowledge, perception in phrase בִּבְלִי ד׳ Deuteronomy 4:42 = unintenionally, Deuteronomy 19:4; Joshua 20:3 (where P's synonym is בִּשְׁגָגָה Joshua 20:3; Joshua 20:9, compare Numbers 35:11, 15), Numbers 35:5; without knowing מִבְּלִי ד׳ Isaiah 5:13 (= before they knew it, suddenly).
b. = skill (in work-manship) Exodus 31:3; Exodus 35:31 (both P; both || תְּבוּנָה and חָכְמָה), 1 Kings 7:14 (followed by infinitive); creative skill Isaiah 40:14 (|| מִשְׁפָּט אֹרַח, דֶּרֶךְ תְּבוּנוֺת).
c. of prophetic knowledge עליון יֹדֵעַ ד׳ Numbers 24:16 (JE), compare Psalm 19:3.
d. especially knowledge with moral quality Genesis 2:9, 17 (J; in both verbal force, טוֺב וָרַע הַדּ׳ the knowing good and evil).
e. knowledge possessed by God Job 10:7; Psalm 139:6; Proverbs 3:20 (|| חָכְמָה and תְּבוּנָה), Proverbs 21:12; taught by God to men Psalm 94:10; Psalm 119:66 (|| טוּב טַעַם), Proverbs 2:6 (|| תְּבוּנָה and חָכְמָה). feminine דַּעַתרֿוּחַ = windy (unreal) knowledge Job 15:2.
2. especially in Wisdom Literature = discernment, understanding, wisdom:
a. Job 13:2; Job 33:3 (שְׂפָתַי ד׳), לֹא בְּדַעַת Job 34:35(|| חכמה), Proverbs 8:9, 10 (|| מוסר), Proverbs 10:4; Proverbs 11:9; Proverbs 18:15 (twice in verse); Proverbs 22:12; Proverbs 29:7, compare Isaiah 32:4; Isaiah 53:11; Jeremiah 10:14 = Jeremiah 51:17; בבלי דעת Job 35:16; Job 36:12; בלי ד׳ Job 38:2; Job 42:3, בְּלֹא ד׳ Proverbs 19:2; || תְּבוּנָה Proverbs 17:27; Isaiah 44:19; ת׳ + חכמה Proverbs 24:4, || מְזִמָּה Proverbs 1:4; Proverbs 5:2; מְזִמּוֺת ד׳ Proverbs 8:12; || verb עָרַם Proverbs 19:25; || מֹצֵעוֺת Proverbs 22:20; || מוּסָר Proverbs 12:1; Proverbs 19:27; Proverbs 23:12; || תּוֺרָה Malachi 2:7; || חכמה Proverbs 14:6; Ecclesiastes 1:16, 18; Ecclesiastes 2:21, 26; Ecclesiastes 7:12; Ecclesiastes 9:10: connected with חָכָם Proverbs 21:11; Ecclesiastes 12:9; דברי חכמים Proverbs 22:17; Isaiah 33:6 (חכמת) Isaiah 44:25 (חכמים); wisdom of magicians Isaiah 47:10; Daniel 1:4 (|| חָכְמָה and מַדָּע).
b. in highest sense, knowledge of God (including obedience) Hosea 4:1, 6 (מִבְּלִי הַדַּעַת), Hosea 4:6; Hosea 6:6; Job 21:14; Proverbs 2:5 (|| יראת י׳), so Isaiah 11:2; Isaiah 58:2; Jeremiah 22:16 (verbal force, with accusative), Proverbs 9:10 (קדשׁים ד׳, || יראת י׳), Proverbs 30:3 (id., || חָכְמָה); see also ראשׁית ד׳ יִרְאַת י׳ Proverbs 1:7 (|| חָכְמָה מוּסָר), Proverbs 1:22; Proverbs 1:29 (|| יִרְאַת י׳) Proverbs 2:10 (|| חָכְמָה).
c. opposed to אִוֶּלֶת Proverbs 12:23; Proverbs 13:16; Proverbs 14:18; Proverbs 15:2 compare Proverbs 15:7, also Proverbs 15:14.
d. שִׂפְתֵידֿ׳ Proverbs 14:7; Proverbs 20:15; אישׁ ד׳ Proverbs 24:5 (|| גֶּבֶר חָכָם). — Daniel 12:4 is dubious; Greek Version of the LXX Bev read ותרכה הָרָעֹת.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:9; 2:9; 2:9; 2:17; 2:17


31:3; 35:31


24:16; 24:16; 35:5; 35:11; 35:15


4:42; 19:4


20:3; 20:3; 20:3; 20:9

1 Kings



10:7; 10:7; 13:2; 13:2; 15:2; 21:14; 33:3; 33:3; 34:35; 35:16; 36:12; 38:2; 42:3


19:3; 94:10; 119:66; 139:6; 139:6


1:4; 1:7; 1:22; 1:29; 2:5; 2:6; 2:10; 2:10; 3:20; 3:20; 5:2; 8:9; 8:10; 8:12; 9:10; 10:4; 11:9; 12:1; 12:23; 13:16; 14:6; 14:6; 14:7; 14:18; 15:2; 15:7; 15:14; 17:27; 18:15; 19:2; 19:25; 19:27; 20:15; 21:11; 21:12; 22:12; 22:17; 22:17; 22:20; 23:12; 24:4; 24:5; 29:7; 30:3


1:16; 1:18; 2:21; 2:26; 7:12; 9:10; 12:9


5:13; 11:2; 32:4; 33:6; 40:14; 44:19; 44:25; 44:25; 47:10; 47:10; 53:11; 53:11; 58:2


10:14; 22:16; 22:16; 51:17


1:4; 12:4; 12:4


4:1; 4:6; 4:6; 6:6



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1847 matches the Hebrew דַּעַת (daʿaṯ),
which occurs 93 times in 91 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 2:9–Pro 15:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - The LORD God made all sorts of trees grow up from the ground—trees that were beautiful and that produced delicious fruit. In the middle of the garden he placed the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:17 - except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If you eat its fruit, you are sure to die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:3 - I have filled him with the Spirit of God, giving him great wisdom, ability, and expertise in all kinds of crafts.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:31 - The LORD has filled Bezalel with the Spirit of God, giving him great wisdom, ability, and expertise in all kinds of crafts.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:16 - the message of one who hears the words of God,
who has knowledge from the Most High,
who sees a vision from the Almighty,
who bows down with eyes wide open:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:42 - Anyone who killed another person unintentionally, without previous hostility, could flee there to live in safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:4 - “If someone kills another person unintentionally, without previous hostility, the slayer may flee to any of these cities to live in safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:3 - Anyone who kills another person accidentally and unintentionally can run to one of these cities; they will be places of refuge from relatives seeking revenge for the person who was killed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:5 - If the relatives of the victim come to avenge the killing, the leaders must not release the slayer to them, for he killed the other person unintentionally and without previous hostility.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:2 - He did this to teach warfare to generations of Israelites who had no experience in battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:14 - He was half Israelite, since his mother was a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father had been a craftsman in bronze from Tyre. Huram was extremely skillful and talented in any work in bronze, and he came to do all the metal work for King Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:7 - Although you know I am not guilty,
no one can rescue me from your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:2 - I know as much as you do.
You are no better than I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:2 - “A wise man wouldn’t answer with such empty talk!
You are nothing but a windbag.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:14 - And yet they say to God, ‘Go away.
We want no part of you and your ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:22 - “But who can teach a lesson to God,
since he judges even the most powerful?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:3 - I speak with all sincerity;
I speak the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:35 - ‘Job speaks out of ignorance;
his words lack insight.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:16 - But you are talking nonsense, Job.
You have spoken like a fool.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:12 - But if they refuse to listen to him,
they will be killed by the sword[fn]
and die from lack of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:2 - “Who is this that questions my wisdom
with such ignorant words?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:3 - You asked, ‘Who is this that questions my wisdom with such ignorance?’
It is I—and I was talking about things I knew nothing about,
things far too wonderful for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:2 - Day after day they continue to speak;
night after night they make him known.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:10 - He punishes the nations—won’t he also punish you?
He knows everything—doesn’t he also know what you are doing?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:66 - I believe in your commands;
now teach me good judgment and knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:6 - Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
too great for me to understand!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:4 - These proverbs will give insight to the simple,
knowledge and discernment to the young.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:7 - Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true knowledge,
but fools despise wisdom and discipline.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:22 - “How long, you simpletons,
will you insist on being simpleminded?
How long will you mockers relish your mocking?
How long will you fools hate knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:29 - For they hated knowledge
and chose not to fear the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:5 - Then you will understand what it means to fear the LORD,
and you will gain knowledge of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:6 - For the LORD grants wisdom!
From his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:10 - For wisdom will enter your heart,
and knowledge will fill you with joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:20 - By his knowledge the deep fountains of the earth burst forth,
and the dew settles beneath the night sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:2 - Then you will show discernment,
and your lips will express what you’ve learned.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:9 - My words are plain to anyone with understanding,
clear to those with knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:10 - Choose my instruction rather than silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:12 - “I, Wisdom, live together with good judgment.
I know where to discover knowledge and discernment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:10 - Fear of the LORD is the foundation of wisdom.
Knowledge of the Holy One results in good judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:14 - Wise people treasure knowledge,
but the babbling of a fool invites disaster.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:9 - With their words, the godless destroy their friends,
but knowledge will rescue the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:1 - To learn, you must love discipline;
it is stupid to hate correction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:23 - The wise don’t make a show of their knowledge,
but fools broadcast their foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:16 - Wise people think before they act;
fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:6 - A mocker seeks wisdom and never finds it,
but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:7 - Stay away from fools,
for you won’t find knowledge on their lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:18 - Simpletons are clothed with foolishness,[fn]
but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:2 - The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing,
but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:7 - The lips of the wise give good advice;
the heart of a fool has none to give.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:14 - A wise person is hungry for knowledge,
while the fool feeds on trash.

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