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Lexicon :: Strong's H3778 - kaśdîmâ

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כַּשְׂדִּימָה
Transliteration
kaśdîmâ
Pronunciation
kas-dee'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Chaldea or Chaldeans = "clod-breakers"
Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: כשדימה (Strongs) כשדים (Gesenius) כשדי (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

כַּשְׂדִּי Kasdîy, kas-dee'; (occasionally with enclitic) כַּשְׂדִּימָה Kasdîymâh; towards the Kasdites into Chaldea), patronymically from H3777 (only in the plural); a Kasdite, or descendant of Kesed; by implication, a Chaldaean (as if so descended); also an astrologer (as if proverbial of that people:—Chaldeans, Chaldees, inhabitants of Chaldea).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 80x

The KJV translates Strong's H3778 in the following manner: Chaldeans (59x), Chaldees (14x), Chaldea (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 80x
The KJV translates Strong's H3778 in the following manner: Chaldeans (59x), Chaldees (14x), Chaldea (7x).
  1. a territory in lower Mesopotamia bordering on the Persian Gulf (n pr m)

  2. the inhabitants of Chaldea, living on the lower Euphrates and Tigris

  3. those persons considered the wisest in the land (by extension)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כַּשְׂדִּי Kasdîy, kas-dee'; (occasionally with enclitic) כַּשְׂדִּימָה Kasdîymâh; towards the Kasdites into Chaldea), patronymically from H3777 (only in the plural); a Kasdite, or descendant of Kesed; by implication, a Chaldaean (as if so descended); also an astrologer (as if proverbial of that people:—Chaldeans, Chaldees, inhabitants of Chaldea).
STRONGS H3778:
כַּשְׂדִּים proper name, of a people and territory Kasdim = Chaldeans, Chaldea, Greek Version of the LXX Χαλδαῖοι and (Jeremiah 50:10) ἡ Χαλδαία (Assyrian (mat) Kaldu, Kaldû from earlier (Babylonian) form [* Kašdu] — š before dental becoming l, DlPar 128 f.200f.; Assyrian Gr. § 51, 3; SchrKGF 94ff.; COT on Genesis 11:28); —
1. Chaldeans:
a. people dwelling on lower Euphrates and Tigris; in proper name, of a location אוּר כ׳ Genesis 11:28 (J), Genesis 11:31 (P), Genesis 15:7 (J), Nehemiah 9:7.
b. especially the people ruled by Nebuchadrezzar; — כ׳ Jeremiah 37:10; 39:5; Ezekiel 23:23; 2 Kings 24:2; 25:4, 25:5, 25:10, 25:13 = Jeremiah 52:7, 52:8, 52:14, 52:17 (2 Kings 24:5; 24:10Jeremiah 39:5, 8), 2 Kings 25:26; Isaiah 13:19; 43:14; 48:14,48:20; Job 1:17; Kt. כַּשְׂדִּיִּים Ezekiel 23:14; 2 Chronicles 36:17; הַכּ׳ Jeremiah 21:4, 21:9; 22:25; 32:4, 32:5, 32:24, 32:25, 32:28, 32:29, 32:43; 33:5; 35:11; 37:5, 37:8, 37:9, 37:11, 37:13,37:14; 38:2, 38:18, 38:19, 38:23; 39:8; 40:9, 40:10; 41:3, 41:18; 43:3; 50:35; Habakkuk 1:6; 2 Kings 25:24, 25:25; בַּתכֿ׳ Isaiah 47:1; 47:5 = Babylon (in dirge); אֶרֶץ כ׳ ἡ γῆ Χαλδαίων on locality see Schr Dll.c.) Jeremiah 24:5; 25:12; 50:1, 50:8, 50:25, 50:45; 51:4, 51:54; Ezekiel 1:3; 12:3, also Isaiah 23:13 (inauthentic, Di Che; read כְּנַעֲנִים Ew Schr, or כִּתִּים Du); סֵפֶר וּלְשׂוֺן כ׳ Daniel 1:4; מַלְכוּת כ׳ Daniel 9:1.
c. Chaldeans, as learned class, skilled in interpretations Daniel 2:2 (+ חַרְטֻמִּים אַשָּׁפִים מְכַשְּׁפִים), Daniel 2:4.
2. Chaldea, וְהָֽיְתָה כַּשְׂדִּים לְשָׁלָל Jeremiah 50:10 and Chaldea shall be despoiled; יוֺשְׁבֵי כ׳ Jeremiah 51:24, 51:35; כַּשְׂדִּים אֶרֶץ מוֺלַדְתָּם Ezekiel 23:15; with ה locative: כַּשְׂדִּ֫ימָה Ezekiel 11:24; 16:29; 23:16.

See related Aramaic H3779.
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Strong's Number H3778 matches the Hebrew כַּשְׂדִּימָה (kaśdîmâ),
which occurs 82 times in 80 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 11:28–Jer 40:10)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:28 - Haran died [fn]during the lifetime of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans H3778.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - Now Terah took his son Abram, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and they departed [fn]together from Ur of the Chaldeans H3778 to go to the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran and [fn]settled there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:7 - And He said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans H3778, to give you this land to [fn]possess it.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:2 - And the LORD sent against him bands of Chaldeans H3778, bands of Arameans, bands of Moabites, and bands of Ammonites. He sent them against Judah to destroy it, in accordance with the word of the LORD which He had spoken through His servants the prophets.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:4 - Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls that were beside the king’s garden, though the Chaldeans H3778 were all around the city. And [fn]they went by way of the Arabah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:5 - But the army of the Chaldeans H3778 pursued the king and overtook him in the plains of Jericho, and all his army was scattered from him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:10 - So all the army of the Chaldeans H3778 who were with the captain of the bodyguards tore down the walls around Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:13 - Now the Chaldeans H3778 smashed to pieces the bronze pillars which were in the house of the LORD, and the stands and the bronze [fn]Sea which were in the house of the LORD, and carried the [fn]bronze to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:24 - And Gedaliah swore to them and their men and said to them, “Do not be afraid of the servants of the Chaldeans H3778; live in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it will go well for you.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:25 - But it happened in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the royal [fn]family, came [fn]with ten men and struck Gedaliah down so that he died along with the Jews and the Chaldeans H3778 who were with him at Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:26 - Then all the people, from the small to the great, and the captains of the forces set out and came to Egypt; for they were afraid of the Chaldeans H3778.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:17 - So He brought up against them the king of the Chaldeans H3778, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion on young man or virgin, old man or frail; He handed them all over to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:7 - “You are the LORD God,
Who chose Abram
And brought him out from Ur of the Chaldees H3778,
And gave him the name Abraham.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:17 - While he was still speaking, another came and said, “The Chaldeans H3778 formed three units and made a raid on the camels and took them, and [fn]killed the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:19 - And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory of the Chaldeans’ H3778 pride,
Will be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:13 - Behold, the land of the Chaldeans H3778—this is the people that did not exist; Assyria allocated it for desert creatures—they erected their siege towers, they stripped its palaces, they made it a ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:14 - This is what the LORD your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel says:
“For your sake I have sent to Babylon,
And will bring them all down as fugitives,
[fn]Even the Chaldeans H3778, into the ships [fn]over which they rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:1 - “Come down and sit in the dust,
Virgin daughter of Babylon;
Sit on the ground without a throne,
Daughter of the Chaldeans H3778!
For you will no longer be called tender and delicate.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:5 - “Sit silently, and go into darkness,
Daughter of the Chaldeans H3778;
For you will no longer be called
The queen of kingdoms.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:14 - “Assemble, all of you, and listen!
Who among them has declared these things?
The LORD loves him; he will carry out His good pleasure against Babylon,
And His arm will be against the Chaldeans H3778.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:20 - Go out from Babylon! Flee from the Chaldeans H3778!
Declare with the sound of joyful shouting, proclaim this,
Send it out to the end of the earth;
Say, “The LORD has redeemed His servant Jacob.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:4 - ‘This is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: “Behold, I am going to turn back the weapons of war that are in your hands, with which you are making war against the king of Babylon and the Chaldeans H3778 who are besieging you outside the wall; and I will gather them into the middle of this city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:9 - Anyone who stays in this city will die by the sword, by famine, or by plague; but anyone who leaves and goes over to the Chaldeans H3778 who are besieging you will live, and he will have his own life as plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:25 - and I will hand you over to those who are seeking your life, yes, to those of whom you are frightened, that is, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and the Chaldeans H3778.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:5 - “This is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: ‘Like these good figs, so I will regard as good the captives of Judah, whom I have sent out of this place into the land of the Chaldeans H3778.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:12 - ‘Then it will be when seventy years are completed I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation,’ declares the LORD, ‘for their wrongdoing, and the land of the Chaldeans H3778; and I will make it an everlasting desolation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:4 - and Zedekiah king of Judah will not escape from the hand of the Chaldeans H3778, but he will certainly be handed over to the king of Babylon, and he will speak with him [fn]face to face and see him eye to eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:5 - Then he will take Zedekiah to Babylon, and he will be there until I visit him,” declares the LORD. “If you fight against the Chaldeans H3778, you will not succeed”’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:24 - ‘Behold, the assault ramps have reached the city to take it; and the city has been handed over to the Chaldeans H3778 who fight against it, because of the sword, the famine, and the plague; and what You have spoken has come to pass; and behold, You see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:25 - ‘Yet You have said to me, Lord [fn]GOD, “Buy for yourself the field with money and call in witnesses”—although the city has been handed over to the Chaldeans H3778.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:28 - Therefore this is what the LORD says: “Behold, I am going to hand this city over to the Chaldeans H3778 and to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and he will take it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:29 - “And the Chaldeans H3778 who are fighting against this city will enter and set this city on fire and burn it, with the houses where people have offered incense to Baal on their roofs and poured out drink offerings to other gods, to provoke Me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:43 - ‘And fields will be purchased in this land of which you say, “It is a desolation, without man or animal; it has been handed over to the Chaldeans H3778.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:5 - ‘While they are coming to fight the Chaldeans H3778 and to fill [fn]their houses with the bodies of people whom I have struck down in My anger and My wrath, and I have hidden My face from this city because of all their wickedness:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 35:11 - “However, when Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against the land, we said, ‘Come, and let’s go to Jerusalem away from the army of the Chaldeans H3778 and the army of the Arameans.’ So we have lived in Jerusalem.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:5 - Meanwhile, Pharaoh’s army had set out from Egypt; and when the Chaldeans H3778 who had been besieging Jerusalem heard the report about them, they withdrew from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:8 - “Then the Chaldeans H3778 will return and fight against this city, and they will capture it and burn it with fire.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:9 - “This is what the LORD says: ‘Do not deceive yourselves, saying, “The Chaldeans H3778 will certainly go away from us,” for they will not go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:10 - ‘For even if you had defeated the entire army of Chaldeans H3778 who were fighting against you, and there were only wounded men left among them, each man in his tent, they would rise up and burn this city with fire.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:11 - Now it happened when the army of the Chaldeans H3778 had withdrawn from Jerusalem because of Pharaoh’s army,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:13 - While he was at the Gate of Benjamin, a captain of the guard whose name was Irijah, the son of Shelemiah the son of Hananiah was there; and he arrested Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “You are deserting to the Chaldeans H3778!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:14 - But Jeremiah said, “A lie! I am not deserting to the Chaldeans H3778”; yet he would not listen to him. So Irijah arrested Jeremiah and brought him to the officials.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:2 - “This is what the LORD says: ‘Anyone who stays in this city will die by the sword, by famine, or by plague; but anyone who surrenders to the Chaldeans H3778 will live and have his own life as plunder, and stay alive.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:18 - ‘But if you do not surrender to the officers of the king of Babylon, then this city will be handed over to the Chaldeans H3778; and they will burn it with fire, and you yourself will not escape from their hands.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:19 - Then King Zedekiah said to Jeremiah, “I am in fear of the Jews who have deserted to the Chaldeans H3778, for they may hand me over to them, and they will abuse me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:23 - ‘They are also going to bring out all your wives and your sons to the Chaldeans H3778, and you yourself will not escape from their hand, but will be seized by the hand of the king of Babylon, and this city will be burned with fire.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:5 - But the army of the Chaldeans H3778 pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho; and they took him and brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, and he [fn]passed sentence on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:8 - The Chaldeans H3778 also burned the king’s palace and the houses of the people with fire, and they tore down the walls of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:9 - Then Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, swore to them and to their men, saying, “Do not be afraid of serving the Chaldeans H3778; stay in the land and serve the king of Babylon, so that it may go well for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:10 - “Now as for me, behold, I am going to stay in Mizpah to stand for you before the Chaldeans H3778 who come to us; but as for you, gather wine, summer fruit, and oil, and put them in your storage vessels, and live in your cities that you have taken over.”

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