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Lexicon :: Strong's H1871 - darkᵊmôn

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דַּרְכְּמוֹן
Transliteration
darkᵊmôn
Pronunciation
dar-kem-one'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Persian origin
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 453c

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: דרכמון.

Strong’s Definitions

דַּרְכְּמוֹן darkᵉmôwn, dar-kem-one'; of Persian origin; a 'drachma', or coin:—dram.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H1871 in the following manner: dram (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H1871 in the following manner: dram (4x).
  1. daric, drachma, dram, unit of measure

    1. a gold coin current in Palestine in the period after the return from Babylon; 128 grains (8.32 grams) of gold worth about $120 dollars and 128 grains of silver worth about $2.40

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דַּרְכְּמוֹן darkᵉmôwn, dar-kem-one'; of Persian origin; a 'drachma', or coin:—dram.
STRONGS H1871:
† [דַּרְכְּמוֺן, אֲדַרְכּוֺן (א prosthetic)] noun [masculine] unit (apparently of weight, certainly) of value, rare & late, perhaps drachma, others daric, see below: — only plural דַּרְכְּמוֺנִים of gold Ezra 2:69 (|| מָנִים of silver) = Nehemiah 7:70 [Nehemiah 7:71] (|| id.); so דַּרְכְּמֹנִים Nehemiah 7:69 [Nehemiah 7:70], Nehemiah 7:71 [Nehemiah 7:72]; also אֲדַרְכֹּנִים of gold money [H150 1 Chronicles 29:7] (|| כִּכָּרִים; כ׳ also in same see of silver, brass & iron); of weight (or worth) of gold utensils [H150 Ezra 8:27]. — Weight of Greek δραχμή = 4.32 grammes (= 66.5 English grams); value of silver dram = about 9 3/4 dr. English value of gold dram (1/2 stater) = approximately 9s.5d. English, compare HultschGr. u. Röm. Metrol. (1882) 224, 227, 230-250, & Tab. xiv, xvi. — (If ד׳ = drachma, then perhaps editorial insertion in Nehemiah Ezra (regarded as loan-word in both Greek & Hebrew from some Asiatic source by EwGGA 1855, 1392 ff.; 1856, 798; Geschichte. i. 274, H. i. 189 compare SmListen 18, N. 24, but on Greek derivatives compare Lex. Lidd. & Sc., also BrandisMünz-Mass-u. Gewichtssytem 58 f. Hultschl.c. 131); compare Phoenician plural דרכמנם, דרכנם = drachmae according to RenRa 1888, 7 BergerMÈm. Soc. Ling. de Paris, 1889, 385 HoffmAGG xxxvi Mai, 1889, 8. According to view commonly current hitherto ד׳ = daric, Greek δαρεικός compare Syriac bdb020401, Persian gold coin = approximately English sovereign (weight = approximately 2 drachma): Brandisl.c. 62, 244 ff. Hultschl.c. 466 Schr in RiHWB Art. Darike ErmanZPV ii, 75 HoffmZA 1887, 49 ff. (Hoffml.c. abandons), compare Ryle Ezra 2:69.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Ezra

2:69; 2:69

Nehemiah

7:70; 7:71; 7:72

H1871

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1871 matches the Hebrew דַּרְכְּמוֹן (darkᵊmôn),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:69 - They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work threescore and one thousand drams H1871 of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:70 - And some of the chief of the fathers gave unto the work. The Tirshatha gave to the treasure a thousand drams H1871 of gold, fifty basons, five hundred and thirty priests' garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:71 - And some of the chief of the fathers gave to the treasure of the work twenty thousand drams H1871 of gold, and two thousand and two hundred pound of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:72 - And that which the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand drams H1871 of gold, and two thousand pound of silver, and threescore and seven priests' garments.

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