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Lexicon :: Strong's H3792 - kᵊṯāḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to כְּתָב (H3791)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2805a

Strong’s Definitions

כְּתָב kᵉthâb, keth-awb'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H3791:—prescribing, writing(-ten).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H3792 in the following manner: writing (10x), written (1x), prescribing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H3792 in the following manner: writing (10x), written (1x), prescribing (1x).
  1. a writing

    1. writing, inscription

    2. written decree, written requirement

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כְּתָב kᵉthâb, keth-awb'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H3791:—prescribing, writing(-ten).
STRONGS H3792: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

כְּתָב noun masculineDaniel 5:7 writing; — absolute כְּתָ֑ב Ezra 7:22 (Baer כְּתַב, but see K§ 57 near the end Str); construct כ׳ Ezra 6:18; emphatic כְּתָבָא Daniel 5:8 +, כְּתָב Daniel 5:7, 15; —
1. writing, inscription (on wall) Daniel 5:7, 8, 15, 16, 17, 24, 25.
a. written decree Daniel 6:9; Daniel 6:10; Daniel 6:11.
b. written requirement Ezra 6:18; Ezra 7:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:18; 6:18; 7:22; 7:22


5:7; 5:7; 5:7; 5:8; 5:8; 5:15; 5:15; 5:16; 5:17; 5:24; 5:25; 6:9; 6:10; 6:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3792 matches the Hebrew כְּתָב (kᵊṯāḇ),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:18 - And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem; as it is written H3792 in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:22 - Unto an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing H3792 how much.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:7 - The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spake, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, H3792 and shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:8 - Then came in all the king's wise men: but they could not read the writing, H3792 nor make known to the king the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:15 - And now the wise men, the astrologers, have been brought in before me, that they should read this writing, H3792 and make known unto me the interpretation thereof: but they could not shew the interpretation of the thing:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:16 - And I have heard of thee, that thou canst make interpretations, and dissolve doubts: now if thou canst read the writing, H3792 and make known to me the interpretation thereof, thou shalt be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about thy neck, and shalt be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:17 - Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet I will read the writing H3792 unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:24 - Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing H3792 was written.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:25 - And this is the writing H3792 that was written, MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, H3792 that it be not changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:9 - Wherefore king Darius signed the writing H3792 and the decree.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:10 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing H3792 was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
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