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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.
STRONGS H5632: Abbreviations

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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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:2; 6:3; 6:4; 6:6; 6:7


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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 these, three governors, of whom Daniel was one, that the satraps might give account to them, so that the king would suffer no loss.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:3 - Then this Daniel distinguished himself above the governors and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king gave thought to setting him over the whole realm.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - So the governors and satraps sought to find some charge against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no charge or fault, because he was faithful; nor was there any error or fault found in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:6 - So these governors and satraps thronged before the king, and said thus to him: “King Darius, live forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:7 - “All the governors of the kingdom, the administrators and satraps, the counselors and advisors, have consulted together to establish a royal statute and to make a firm decree, that whoever petitions any god or man for thirty days, except you, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions.
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