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Lexicon :: Strong's H3791 - kᵊṯāḇ

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כְּתָב
Transliteration
kᵊṯāḇ
Pronunciation
kaw-thawb'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1053a

Strong’s Definitions

כָּתָב kâthâb, kaw-thawb'; from H3789; something written, i.e. a writing, record or book:—register, scripture, writing.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H3791 in the following manner: writing (14x), register (2x), scripture (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H3791 in the following manner: writing (14x), register (2x), scripture (1x).
  1. a writing, document, edict

    1. register, enrolment, roll

    2. mode of writing, character, letter

    3. letter, document, a writing

    4. a written edict

      1. of royal enactment

      2. of divine authority

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּתָב kâthâb, kaw-thawb'; from H3789; something written, i.e. a writing, record or book:—register, scripture, writing.
STRONGS H3791:
כְּתָב noun masculineEzra 4:7 writing (late Aramaic; Biblical Aramaic כְּתָב Syriac bdb050801); — כ׳ absolute 1 Chronicles 28:19 + 4 times; construct Ezekiel 13:9 + 4 times; suffix כְּתָבָהּ Esther 1:22 + 2 times; כְּתָבָם Ezra 2:62 + 3 times; — writing:
1. register, enrolement, Ezekiel 13:9; Ezra 2:62 = Nehemiah 7:64.
2. = mode of writing, character, letter, הִנִּשְׁתְּוָן כָּתוּב אֲרָמִית וּכ׳ Ezra 4:7 and the writing of the letter was written in Aramaic (characters; so probably, see BeRy Ryle, compare Late Hebrew HoffmZAW i.(1881), 334 ff.); compare Esther 1:22; Esther 3:12; Esther 8:9 (twice in verse).
3. = letter, 2 Chron 2:10; Esther 9:27.
4. of a royal enactment, edict 2 Chronicles 35:4 (|| מִכְתָּב), Esther 3:14; Esther 8:8, 13; more fully כְּתָבהַֿדָּת Esther 4:8.
5. of a writing with divine authority 1 Chronicles 28:19; אֱמֶת כ׳ Daniel 10:21, i.e. a book of truth.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles

28:19; 28:19

2 Chronicles

2:10; 35:4

Ezra

2:62; 2:62; 4:7; 4:7

Nehemiah

7:64

Esther

1:22; 1:22; 3:12; 3:14; 4:8; 8:8; 8:9; 8:13; 9:27

Ezekiel

13:9; 13:9

Daniel

10:21

H3791

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3791 matches the Hebrew כְּתָב (kᵊṯāḇ),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:19 - “All this,said David, “the LORD made me understand in writing H3791 by His hand upon me, all the [fn]details of this pattern.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:11 - Then Huram, king of Tyre, [fn]answered in a letter H3791 sent to Solomon: “Because the LORD loves His people, He has made you king over them.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:4 - “Prepare yourselves by your fathers’ households in your divisions, according to the writing H3791 of David king of Israel and according to the writing of his son Solomon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:62 - These searched among their ancestral registration, H3791 but they could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:7 - And in the days of [fn]Artaxerxes, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel and the rest of his colleagues wrote to Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the [fn]text H3791 of the letter was written in Aramaic and translated from Aramaic.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:64 - These searched among their ancestral registration, H3791 but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:22 - So he sent letters to all the king’s provinces, to each province according to its script H3791 and to every people according to their language, that every man should be the master in his own house and the one who speaks in the language of his own people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:12 - Then the king’s scribes were summoned on the thirteenth day of the first month, and it was written just as Haman commanded to the king’s satraps, to the governors who were over each province and to the princes of each people, each province according to its script, H3791 each people according to its language, being written in the name of King Ahasuerus and sealed with the king’s signet ring.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:14 - A copy of the edict H3791 to be [fn]issued as law in every province was published to all the peoples so that they should be ready for this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:8 - He also gave him a copy of the text H3791 of the edict which had been issued in Susa for their destruction, that he might show Esther and inform her, and to order her to go in to the king to implore his favor and to plead with him for her people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:8 - “Now you write to the Jews [fn]as you see fit, in the king’s name, and seal it with the king’s signet ring; for a decree H3791 which is written in the name of the king and sealed with the king’s signet ring may not be revoked.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:9 - So the king’s scribes were called at that time in the third month (that is, the month Sivan), on the twenty-third [fn]day; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded to the Jews, the satraps, the governors and the princes of the provinces which extended from India to [fn]Ethiopia, 127 provinces, to every province according to its script, H3791 and to every people according to their language as well as to the Jews according to their script H3791 and their language.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:13 - A copy of the edict H3791 to be [fn]issued as law in each and every province was published to all the peoples, so that the Jews would be ready for this day to avenge themselves on their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:27 - the Jews established and [fn]made a custom for themselves and for their [fn]descendants and for all those who allied themselves with them, so that [fn]they would not fail to celebrate these two days according to their [fn]regulation H3791 and according to their appointed time annually.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:9 - “So My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and utter lying divinations. They will [fn]have no place in the council of My people, nor will they be written down in the register H3791 of the house of Israel, nor will they enter the land of Israel, [fn]that you may know that I am the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:21 - “However, I will tell you what is inscribed in the writing H3791 of truth. Yet there is no one who [fn]stands firmly with me against these forces except Michael your prince.

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