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Lexicon :: Strong's H4076 - māḏay

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to מָדַי (H4074)
Strong’s Definitions

מָדַי Mâday, maw-dah'-ee; (Aramaic) corresponding to H4074:—Mede(-s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H4076 in the following manner: Medes (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H4076 in the following manner: Medes (5x).
  1. Medes = "middle land"

    proper masculine noun
    1. an inhabitant of Media

      proper locative noun
    2. the territory inhabited by the Medes

      1. located northwest of Persia proper, south and southwest of the Caspian Sea, east of Armenia and Assyria, and west and northwest of the great salt desert of Iram

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָדַי Mâday, maw-dah'-ee; (Aramaic) corresponding to H4074:—Mede(-s).
STRONGS H4076: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

מָדַי proper name, of a people or territory Medes, Media (Biblical Hebrew id.); —
1. of a people Daniel 5:28; Daniel 6:9 [Daniel 6:8]; Daniel 6:13 [Daniel 6:12]; Daniel 6:16 [Daniel 6:15].
2. territory Ezra 6:2.
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5:28; 6:8; 6:12; 6:15


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Strong's Number H4076 matches the Hebrew מָדַי (māḏay),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:2 -

But it was in the fortress of Ecbatana in the province of Media that a scroll was found with this record written on it:

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:28 -

“‘Peres’[fn][fn] means that your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:8 -

“Therefore, Your Majesty, establish the edict and sign the document so that, as a law of the Medes and Persians, it is irrevocable and cannot be changed.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:12 -

So they approached the king and asked about his edict: “Didn’t you sign an edict that for thirty days any person who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions’ den? ”

The king answered, “As a law of the Medes and Persians, the order stands[fn] and is irrevocable.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:15 -

Then these men went together to the king and said to him, “You know, Your Majesty, that it is a law of the Medes and Persians that no edict or ordinance the king establishes can be changed.”

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