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Lexicon :: Strong's H2122 - zîv

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to זִו (H2099)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2707

Strong’s Definitions

זִיו zîyv, zeev; (Aramaic) corresponding to H2099; (figuratively) cheerfulness:—brightness, countenance.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H2122 in the following manner: countenance (4x), brightness (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H2122 in the following manner: countenance (4x), brightness (2x).
  1. brightness, splendour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זִיו zîyv, zeev; (Aramaic) corresponding to H2099; (figuratively) cheerfulness:—brightness, countenance.

Biblical Aramaic

† [זִיו] noun masculine brightness, splendour (Targum id., Syriac bdb109103, perhaps loan-word from Assyrian zîmu, chiefly of countenance, DlWB 252: Pr 152ZMG xl (1886), 732 JenZK ii. 43 BrockLex. Syr. 93); — suffix זִיוִי Daniel 4:33 [Daniel 4:36] splendour of royalty; זִוֵהּ Daniel 2:31 (of image); plural brightness of countenance: suffix זִיוַי Kt, זיויך Kt, זִיוָךְ Qr, Daniel 5:10, זִי֫וֺהִי Daniel 5:6, 9.
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2:31; 4:36; 5:6; 5:9; 5:10


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Strong's Number H2122 matches the Hebrew זִיו (zîv),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:31 - Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness H2122 was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof was terrible.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:36 - At the same time my reason returned unto me; and for the glory of my kingdom, mine honour and brightness H2122 returned unto me; and my counsellors and my lords sought unto me; and I was established in my kingdom, and excellent majesty was added unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:6 - Then the king's countenance H2122 was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees smote one against another.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:9 - Then was king Belshazzar greatly troubled, and his countenance H2122 was changed in him, and his lords were astonied.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:10 - Now the queen, by reason of the words of the king and his lords, came into the banquet house: and the queen spake and said, O king, live for ever: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance H2122 be changed:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:28 - Hitherto is the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance H2122 changed in me: but I kept the matter in my heart.

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