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Lexicon :: Strong's H1882 - dāṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to דָּת (H1881)
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Strong’s Definitions

דָּת dâth, dawth; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1881;:—decree, law.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H1882 in the following manner: law (11x), decree (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H1882 in the following manner: law (11x), decree (3x).
  1. decree, law

    1. a decree (of the king)

    2. law

    3. law (of God)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דָּת dâth, dawth; (Aramaic) corresponding to H1881;:—decree, law.
STRONGS H1882: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

דָּת noun feminineDan 6:9 decree, law (Syriac; Persian loan-word, see Biblical Hebrew H1881); — ד׳ absolute Daniel 6:16 [Daniel 6:15]; Daniel 7:25, construct Ezra 7:14 +; emphatic דָּתָא Ezra 7:12 +; suffix דָּֽתְכוֺן Daniel 2:9; —
1. decree of king Daniel 2:13, 15; Ezra 7:26; with suffix Daniel 2:9 decree against you.
2. unchangeable law of Medes and Persians Daniel 6:9; Daniel 6:13; Daniel 6:16.
3. law of God (in mouth of non-Jews): Daniel 6:6; Ezra 7:12, 14, 21, 26, so (absolute) Daniel 7:25; laws of God Ezra 7:25.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1882 matches the Hebrew דָּת (dāṯ),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:12 - Artaxerxes, king of kings, To Ezra the priest, teacher of the Law of the God of heaven: Greetings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - You are sent by the king and his seven advisers to inquire about Judah and Jerusalem with regard to the Law of your God, which is in your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:21 - Now I, King Artaxerxes, decree that all the treasurers of Trans-Euphrates are to provide with diligence whatever Ezra the priest, the teacher of the Law of the God of heaven, may ask of you—
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:25 - And you, Ezra, in accordance with the wisdom of your God, which you possess, appoint magistrates and judges to administer justice to all the people of Trans-Euphrates—all who know the laws of your God. And you are to teach any who do not know them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:26 - Whoever does not obey the law of your God and the law of the king must surely be punished by death, banishment, confiscation of property, or imprisonment.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:9 - If you do not tell me the dream, there is only one penalty for you. You have conspired to tell me misleading and wicked things, hoping the situation will change. So then, tell me the dream, and I will know that you can interpret it for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:13 - So the decree was issued to put the wise men to death, and men were sent to look for Daniel and his friends to put them to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:15 - He asked the king’s officer, “Why did the king issue such a harsh decree?” Arioch then explained the matter to Daniel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:5 - Finally these men said, “We will never find any basis for charges against this man Daniel unless it has something to do with the law of his God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - Now, Your Majesty, issue the decree and put it in writing so that it cannot be altered—in accordance with the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:12 - So they went to the king and spoke to him about his royal decree: “Did you not publish a decree that during the next thirty days anyone who prays to any god or human being except to you, Your Majesty, would be thrown into the lions’ den?” The king answered, “The decree stands—in accordance with the law of the Medes and Persians, which cannot be repealed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:15 - Then the men went as a group to King Darius and said to him, “Remember, Your Majesty, that according to the law of the Medes and Persians no decree or edict that the king issues can be changed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:25 - He will speak against the Most High and oppress his holy people and try to change the set times and the laws. The holy people will be delivered into his hands for a time, times and half a time.[fn]
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