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Lexicon :: Strong's H5632 - sārēḵ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
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TWOT Reference: 2893

Strong’s Definitions

סָרֵךְ çârêk, saw-rake'; (Aramaic) of foreign origin; an emir:—president.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5632 in the following manner: president (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5632 in the following manner: president (5x).
  1. chief, overseer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָרֵךְ çârêk, saw-rake'; (Aramaic) of foreign origin; an emir:—president.

Biblical Aramaic

† [סָרַךְ] noun masculine chief, overseer (Targum id. (= Biblical Hebrew H7860 שֹׁטֵר); etymology dubious; probably with BevDn DrDn AndrM 75*, loan-word from Persian sār (and * sarak ?), head, chief); — plural absolute סָֽרְכִין Daniel 6:3 [Daniel 6:2], emphatic סָֽרְכַיָּא Daniel 6:4 [Daniel 6:3]; Daniel 6:5 [Daniel 6:4]; Daniel 6:7 [Daniel 6:6], construct סָֽרְבֵי Daniel 6:8 [Daniel 6:7].
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6:2; 6:3; 6:4; 6:6; 6:7


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5632 matches the Hebrew סָרֵךְ (sārēḵ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:2 - and over them three commissioners H5632 (of whom Daniel was one), that these satraps might be accountable to them, and that the king might not suffer loss.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:3 - Then this Daniel began distinguishing himself [fn]among the commissioners H5632 and satraps because [fn]he possessed an extraordinary spirit, and the king planned to appoint him over the entire kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the commissioners H5632 and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to [fn]government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:6 - Then these commissioners H5632 and satraps came [fn]by agreement to the king and spoke to him as follows: “King Darius, live forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:7 - “All the commissioners H5632 of the kingdom, the prefects and the satraps, the high officials and the governors have consulted together that the king should establish a statute and enforce an injunction that anyone who makes a petition to any god or man besides you, O king, for thirty days, shall be cast into the lions’ [fn]den.

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