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Lexicon :: Strong's H3809 - lā'

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Corresponding to לֹא (H3808)
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TWOT Reference: 2808

Strong’s Definitions

לָא lâʼ, law; (Aramaic) or לָה lâh; (Aramaic) (Daniel 4:32), corresponding to H3808:—or even, neither, no(-ne, -r), (can-) not, as nothing, without.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 82x

The KJV translates Strong's H3809 in the following manner: not (49x), no (9x), nor (9x), without (4x), neither (3x), none (3x), cannot (with H3202) (1x), ever (1x), never (with H5957) (1x), no (with H3606) (1x), nothing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 82x
The KJV translates Strong's H3809 in the following manner: not (49x), no (9x), nor (9x), without (4x), neither (3x), none (3x), cannot (with H3202) (1x), ever (1x), never (with H5957) (1x), no (with H3606) (1x), nothing (1x).
  1. no, not, nothing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָא lâʼ, law; (Aramaic) or לָה lâh; (Aramaic) (Daniel 4:32), corresponding to H3808:—or even, neither, no(-ne, -r), (can-) not, as nothing, without.
STRONGS H3809: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

לָא (לָהDaniel 4:32 [Daniel 4:35]) adverb not (Biblical Hebrew H3808 לא; Aramaic of Têma, Egyptian, etc., לא; Nerab ל (Lzb301 CookG1. 67); Targum לָא; Syriac bdb109801); — not Jeremiah 10:11; Daniel 2:5, 9, 10, etc.; before a participle (so rarely in Biblical Hebrew, 1b c), Daniel 2:27, 43; Daniel 3:16; Daniel 4:4 [Daniel 4:7]; Daniel 4:6 [Daniel 4:9]; Daniel 4:15 [Daniel 4:18] +, so Daniel 4:32 [Daniel 4:35] וְכָל־דָּאְרֵי אַרְעָא כְּלָה חֲשׁיבִין; are as men not accounted of (so Bev Behrm Marti, compare Isaiah 53:8 Targum בסירין ולא חשׁיבין; > most 'accounted as nothing,' for which no analogy, yet compare Psalm 39:6 Targum); followed by אִיתַי, see אִיתַי. With infinitive and לְ Daniel 6:9 דִּי לָא לִהַשְׁנָיָה which it is not to alter = which is not to be altered (compare Daniel 6:16), Ezra 6:8 (K§ 67, 1 Dr§ 202, 2.; compare Isaiah 35:6 Targum, DAramaic Dialektproben, p. 1). With interr. הֲלָאDaniel 3:24; Daniel 4:27 [Daniel 4:30]; Daniel 6:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs






35:6; 53:8




2:5; 2:9; 2:10; 2:27; 2:43; 3:16; 3:24; 4:7; 4:9; 4:18; 4:30; 4:35; 4:35; 6:9; 6:13; 6:16


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3809 matches the Hebrew לָא (lā'),
which occurs 82 times in 60 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Ezr 4:13–Dan 6:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:13 - Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not H3809 pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - Now because we have maintenance from the king's palace, and it was not H3809 meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - We certify the king that, if this city be builded again, and the walls thereof set up, by this means thou shalt have no H3809 portion on this side the river.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - Give ye now commandment to cause these men to cease, and that this city be not H3809 builded, until another commandment shall be given from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:5 - But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not H3809 cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - Then came the same Sheshbazzar, and laid the foundation of the house of God which is in Jerusalem: and since that time even until now hath it been in building, and yet it is not H3809 finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be not H3809 hindered.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:9 - And that which they have need of, both young bullocks, and rams, and lambs, for the burnt offerings of the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, and oil, according to the appointment of the priests which are at Jerusalem, let it be given them day by day without H3809 fail:
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 H3809 prescribing how much.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:24 - Also we certify you, that touching any of the priests and Levites, singers, porters, Nethinims, or ministers of this house of God, it shall not H3809 be lawful to impose toll, tribute, or custom, upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:25 - And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy God, that is in thine hand, set magistrates and judges, which may judge all the people that are beyond the river, all such as know the laws of thy God; and teach ye them that know them not. H3809
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:26 - And whosoever will not H3809 do the law of thy God, and the law of the king, let judgment be executed speedily upon him, whether it be unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:11 - Thus shall ye say unto them, The gods that have not H3809 made the heavens and the earth, even they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:5 - The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if ye will not H3809 make known unto me the dream, with the interpretation thereof, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:9 - But if ye will not H3809 make known unto me the dream, there is but one decree for you: for ye have prepared lying and corrupt words to speak before me, till the time be changed: therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that ye can shew me the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not H3809 a man upon the earth that can shew the king's matter: therefore there is no H3809 king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer, or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:11 - And it is a rare thing that the king requireth, and there is none H3809 other that can shew it before the king, except the gods, whose dwelling is not H3809 with flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:18 - That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his fellows should not H3809 perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:27 - Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded cannot H3809 the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:30 - But as for me, this secret is not H3809 revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but for their sakes that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that thou mightest know the thoughts of thy heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:34 - Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without H3809 hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:35 - Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no H3809 place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:43 - And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not H3809 cleave one to another, even as iron is not H3809 mixed with clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never H3809 be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not H3809 be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:45 - Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without H3809 hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:6 - And whoso falleth not H3809 down and worshippeth shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:11 - And whoso falleth not H3809 down and worshippeth, that he should be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not H3809 regarded thee: they serve not H3809 thy gods, nor H3809 worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:14 - Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, do not H3809 ye serve my gods, nor H3809 worship the golden image which I have set up?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:15 - Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, H3809 ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:16 - Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not H3809 careful to answer thee in this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:18 - But if not, H3809 be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not H3809 serve thy gods, nor H3809 worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:24 - Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellors, Did not H3809 we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:25 - He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no H3809 hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:27 - And the princes, governors, and captains, and the king's counsellors, being gathered together, saw these men, upon whose bodies the fire had no H3809 power, nor H3809 was an hair of their head singed, neither H3809 were their coats changed, nor H3809 the smell of fire had passed on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:28 - Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not H3809 serve nor H3809 worship any god, except their own God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because there is no H3809 other God that can deliver after this sort.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:7 - Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they did not H3809 make known unto me the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:9 - O Belteshazzar, master of the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the holy gods is in thee, and no H3809 secret troubleth thee, tell me the visions of my dream that I have seen, and the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:18 - This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men of my kingdom are not H3809 able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:30 - The king spake, and said, Is not H3809 this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:35 - And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: H3809 and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none H3809 can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:8 - Then came in all the king's wise men: but they could not H3809 read the writing, 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, and make known unto me the interpretation thereof: but they could not H3809 shew the interpretation of the thing:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not H3809 humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:23 - But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, H3809 nor H3809 hear, nor H3809 know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not H3809 glorified:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:2 - And over these three presidents; of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give accounts unto them, and the king should have no H3809 damage.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none H3809 occasion nor H3809 fault; forasmuch as he was faithful, neither H3809 was there any error or fault found in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:5 - Then said these men, We shall not H3809 find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it be not H3809 changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not. H3809

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