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Lexicon :: Strong's H2749 - ḥarṭṭōm

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2742

Strong’s Definitions

חַרְטֹם charṭôm, khar-tome'; (Aramaic) the same as H2748:—magician.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H2749 in the following manner: magician (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H2749 in the following manner: magician (5x).
  1. magician, magician-astrologer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַרְטֹם charṭôm, khar-tome'; (Aramaic) the same as H2748:—magician.
STRONGS H2749: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

‡ †חַרְטֹם noun masculine magician (Biblical Hebrew H2748 id quod, √ I. חרט); — absolute Daniel 2:10; plural absolute חַרְטֻמִּין Daniel 2:27; Daniel 5:11; ־מַּיָּא Daniel 4:4 [Daniel 4:7], Daniel 4:6 [Daniel 4:9].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:10; 2:27; 4:6; 5:11


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Strong's Number H2749 matches the Hebrew חַרְטֹּם (ḥarṭṭōm),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king and said, “There is not a man on earth who is able to declare the matter [fn]for the king, inasmuch as no great king or powerful ruler has ever asked about a matter like this of any [fn]magician H2749, conjurer, or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:27 - Daniel answered before the king and said, “As for the mystery about which the king is asking, neither wise men, conjurers, [fn]magicians H2749, nor diviners are able to declare it to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:7 - “Then the [fn]magicians H2749, the conjurers, the [fn]Chaldeans, and the diviners came in, and I said the dream [fn]to them, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:9 - ‘O Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians H2749, since I know that a spirit of the holy gods is in you, and no mystery is difficult for you, say to me the visions of my dream which I have seen, along with its interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - “There is a man in your kingdom in whom is [fn]a spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father, illumination, insight, and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him. And King Nebuchadnezzar, your father, your father [fn]the king, set him as chief of the [fn]magicians H2749, conjurers, [fn]Chaldeans, and diviners.
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