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Lexicon :: Strong's H3809 - lā'

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
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.

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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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 - “Now let it be known to the king, that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - “Now because we [fn]are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king’s dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - “We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no H3809 possession in the province beyond the River.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - “So, now issue a decree to make these men stop work, that this city may not be rebuilt until a decree is issued by me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:5 - But the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until a report could come to Darius, and then a written reply be returned concerning it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:16 - ‘Then that Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the house of God [fn]in Jerusalem; and from then until now it has been under construction and it is not yet completed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without H3809 delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:9 - “Whatever is needed, both young bulls, rams, and lambs for a burnt offering to the God of heaven, and wheat, salt, wine and anointing oil, as the priests in Jerusalem request, it is to be given to them daily without H3809 fail,
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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:24 - “We also inform you that it is not allowed to [fn]impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:25 - “You, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges that they may judge all the people who are in the province beyond the River, even all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant H3809 of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:26 - “Whoever will not observe the law of your God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him strictly, whether for death or for [fn]banishment or for confiscation of goods or for imprisonment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:11 - [fn]Thus you shall say to them, “The gods that did not make the heavens and the earth will perish from the earth and from under the [fn]heavens.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:5 - The king replied to the Chaldeans,[fn]The command from me is firm: if you do not make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you will be [fn]torn limb from limb and your houses will be made a rubbish heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:9 - that if you do not make the dream known to me, there is only one [fn]decree for you. For you have agreed together to speak lying and corrupt [fn]words before me until the [fn]situation is changed; therefore tell me the dream, that I may know that you can declare to me its interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king and said, “There is not a man on earth who could declare the matter [fn]for the king, inasmuch as no H3809 great king or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any [fn]magician, conjurer or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:11 - “Moreover, the thing which the king demands is [fn]difficult, and there is no H3809 one else who could declare it [fn]to the king except gods, whose dwelling place is not with mortal flesh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:18 - so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:27 - Daniel answered before the king and said, “As for the mystery about which the king has inquired, neither H3809 wise men, conjurers, [fn]magicians nor diviners are able to declare it to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:30 - “But as for me, this mystery has not been revealed to me for any wisdom [fn]residing in me more than in any other living man, but for the purpose of making the interpretation known to the king, and that you may [fn]understand the thoughts of your [fn]mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:34 - “You [fn]continued looking until a stone was cut out without H3809 hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay and crushed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:35 - “Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold were crushed [fn]all at the same time and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away so that not a trace of them was found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:43 - “And in that you saw the iron mixed with [fn]common clay, they will combine with one another [fn]in the seed of men; but they will not adhere to one another, even as iron does not combine with pottery.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - “In the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never H3809 be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be [fn]left for another people; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:45 - “Inasmuch as you saw that a stone was cut out of the mountain without H3809 hands and that it crushed the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold, the great God has made known to the king what will take place [fn]in the future; so the dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:6 - “But whoever does not fall down and worship shall [fn]immediately be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:11 - “But whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - “There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon, namely Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego. These men, O king, have disregarded H3809 you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image which you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:14 - Nebuchadnezzar responded and said to them, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, that you do not serve my gods or worship the golden image that I have set up?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:15 - “Now if you are ready, at the moment you hear the sound of the horn, flute, [fn]lyre, trigon, psaltery and bagpipe and all kinds of music, to fall down and worship the image that I have made, very well. But if you do not worship, you will [fn]immediately be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire; and what god is there who can deliver you out of my hands?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:16 - Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego replied to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to give you an answer concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:18 - “But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:24 - Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astounded and stood up in haste; he said to his high officials, “Was it not three men we cast bound into the midst of the fire?” They replied to the king, “Certainly, O king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:25 - He said, “Look! I see four men loosed and walking about in the midst of the fire [fn]without H3809 harm, and the appearance of the fourth is like a son of the gods!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:27 - The satraps, the prefects, the governors and the king’s high officials gathered around and saw in regard to these men that the fire had no H3809 [fn]effect on [fn]the bodies of these men nor H3809 was the hair of their head singed, nor H3809 were their [fn]trousers [fn]damaged, nor H3809 had the smell of fire even come upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:28 - Nebuchadnezzar responded and said, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, who has sent His angel and delivered His servants who put their trust in Him, [fn]violating the king’s command, and yielded up their bodies so as not to serve or worship any god except their own God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation or tongue that speaks anything offensive against the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego shall be torn limb from limb and their houses reduced to a rubbish heap, inasmuch as there is no H3809 other god who is able to deliver in this way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:7 - “Then the [fn]magicians, the conjurers, the [fn]Chaldeans and the diviners came in and I related the dream [fn]to them, but they could not make its interpretation known to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:9 - ‘O Belteshazzar, chief of the magicians, since I know that a spirit of the holy gods is in you and no H3809 mystery baffles you, tell me the visions of my dream which I have seen, along with its interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:18 - ‘This is the dream which I, King Nebuchadnezzar, have seen. Now you, Belteshazzar, tell me its interpretation, inasmuch as none H3809 of the wise men of my kingdom is able to make known to me the interpretation; but you are able, for a spirit of the holy gods is in you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:30 - “The king [fn]reflected and said, ‘Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal [fn]residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:35 - “All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, H3809
But He does according to His will in the host of heaven
And among the inhabitants of earth;
And no H3809 one can [fn]ward off His hand
Or say to Him, ‘What have You done?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:8 - Then all the king’s wise men came in, but they could not read the inscription 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 and make its interpretation known to me, but they could not declare the interpretation of the [fn]message.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - “Yet you, his [fn]son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, [fn]even though you knew all this,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:23 - but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand. But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:2 - and over them three commissioners (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to [fn]government affairs; but they could find no H3809 ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no H3809 negligence or corruption was to be found in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:5 - Then these men said, “We will not find any ground of accusation against this Daniel unless we find it against him with regard to the law of his God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 - “Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which [fn]may not be revoked.”

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