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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).

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 - Then they appointed the priests to their divisions and the Levites in their orders for the service of God [fn]in Jerusalem, as it is written H3792 in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:22 - even up to 100 talents of silver, 100 [fn]kors of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of oil, and salt [fn]as needed. H3792
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:7 - The king called aloud to bring in the conjurers, the [fn]Chaldeans and the diviners. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, “Any man who can read this inscription H3792 and explain its interpretation to me shall be clothed with purple and have a necklace of gold around his neck, and have authority as [fn]third ruler in the kingdom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:8 - Then all the king’s wise men came in, but they could not read the inscription H3792 or make known its interpretation to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:15 - “Just now the wise men and the conjurers were brought in before me that they might read this inscription H3792 and make its interpretation known to me, but they could not declare the interpretation of the [fn]message.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:16 - “But I personally have heard about you, that you are able to give interpretations and solve difficult problems. Now if you are able to read the inscription H3792 and make its interpretation known to me, you will be clothed with purple and wear a necklace of gold around your neck, and you will have authority as the [fn]third ruler in the kingdom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:17 - Then Daniel answered and said before the king,[fn]Keep your gifts for yourself or give your rewards to someone else; however, I will read the inscription H3792 to the king and make the interpretation known to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:24 - “Then the [fn]hand was sent from Him and this inscription H3792 was written out.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:25 - “Now this is the inscription H3792 that was written out: ‘[fn]MENE, [fn]MENE, [fn]TEKEL, [fn]UPHARSIN.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - “Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document H3792 so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which [fn]may not be revoked.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:9 - Therefore King Darius signed the document, H3792 that is, the injunction.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:10 - Now when Daniel knew that the document H3792 was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, [fn]as he had been doing previously.

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