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Lexicon :: Strong's H5922 - ʿal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to עַל (H5921)
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TWOT Reference: 2908

Strong’s Definitions

עַל ʻal, al; (Aramaic) corresponding to H5921:—about, against, concerning, for, (there-) fore, from, in, × more, of, (there-, up-) on, (in-) to, why with.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 99x

The KJV translates Strong's H5922 in the following manner: upon (19x), over (13x), unto (9x), against (7x), concerning (6x), in (6x), for (4x), unto me (4x), about (3x), in him (3x), miscellaneous (25x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 99x
The KJV translates Strong's H5922 in the following manner: upon (19x), over (13x), unto (9x), against (7x), concerning (6x), in (6x), for (4x), unto me (4x), about (3x), in him (3x), miscellaneous (25x).
  1. upon, over, on account of, above, to, against

    1. upon, over, on account of, regarding, concerning, on behalf of

    2. over (with verbs of ruling)

    3. above, beyond (in comparison)

    4. to, against (of direction)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַל ʻal, al; (Aramaic) corresponding to H5921:—about, against, concerning, for, (there-) fore, from, in, × more, of, (there-, up-) on, (in-) to, why with.
STRONGS H5922: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

עַל preposition upon, over, on account of, above, to, against (Biblical Hebrew H5921 and general Aramaic id.); — suffix 1st person singular עֲלַי; 2nd person masculine singular עליך Kt (so Egyptian Aramaic, CookeNo. 77, A 5, 6, B 8, S-CPap. A 3, B 5 +), עֲלָךְ, Qr (Targum עֲלַךְ, Dalm§ 47, 2) Daniel 3:12 + 6 times Daniel; Ezra 7:18; 3rd person masculine singular עֲלוֺהִי (so Nabataean, Palmyrene; Egyptian Aramaic עלוי S-CA 6 +) Daniel 3:28 +, עֲלֹהִיEzra 6:11; 3rd person feminine singular עליה Kt (so Egyptian Aramaic, S-CD 24), עֲלַהּ Qr (so Targum) Daniel 4:14 [Daniel 4:17]; Daniel 5:21; 1st person plural עֲלֵינָאEzra 4:12, עֲלֵ֑ינָא Ezra 4:18; Ezra 5:17 Baer (Gi עֲלֶ֑ינָא); 3rd person masculine plural עֲלֵיהֹם (so Nabataean, CISii. 226; Egyptian Aramaic, S-CPap. F 5, 8 +) Ezra 7:24, עֲלֵיהוֺן Ezra 5:1, Ezra 5:3; —
a. upon, Daniel 2:10, Daniel 2:28, Daniel 2:46; Daniel 5:5, Dan 5:7; Daniel 6:11 [Daniel 6:10] + often, Daniel 4:26 [Daniel 4:29] עַלהֵֿיכַל מַלְכוּתָא (2 Samuel 11:2); to be established עַל מַלְכוּתִי Daniel 4:33 (compare 2 Chronicles 1:1; Biblical Hebrew II. 1) to lay an impost upon, Ezra 7:24; to trust on, Daniel 3:28; after a verb of motion, מְטָא עַל to come upon, Daniel 4:21 [Daniel 4:24]; Daniel 4:25 [Daniel 4:28]; of times, to pass over, Daniel 4:13 [Daniel 4:16]; Daniel 4:20 [Daniel 4:23]; Daniel 4:22 [Daniel 4:25]; Daniel 4:29 [Daniel 4:32]; Ezra 5:1 בְּשֻׁם אֱלָהּ יִשְׂרָאֵל עֲלֵיהוֺן i.e. (named) over them.
b. idiomatic (as in Biblical Hebrew; see II. 1 d) of the person who is the subject of an emotion or experience, Daniel 5:9 עֲלוֹהִי שָׁנַיִן וְזִיהִי were changed upon him, Daniel 7:28; Daniel 6:19 [Daniel 6:18] וְשִׁנְּתֵהּ נַדַּת עֲלוֺהִי (compare Daniel 2:1).
c. on accusative of (Biblical Hebrew 1f b), Daniel 3:16 עַל־דְּנָה פִּתְגָּם. So in עַלדְּֿנָה on this accusativeEzra 4:15, Ezra 4:22; Ezra 5:17, עַלמָֿה wherefore? †Daniel 2:15; and עַל דִּבְרַת דִּי (see דְּ׳).
d. on behalf of (ib. 1f c), Ezra 6:17.
e. regarding, concerning (ib. 1f g), Daniel 2:18; Daniel 5:14, Daniel 5:29; Daniel 6:6 [Daniel 6:5]; Daniel 6:13 [Daniel 6:12]; Ezra 7:14
2. over, with verbs of ruling, appointing, etc., Daniel 2:48, Daniel 2:49; Daniel 3:12; Daniel 4:14 [Daniel 4:17] +, Ezra 4:20; Ezra 6:18.
3. in a comparative sense, above, beyond, Daniel 3:19; Daniel 6:4 [Daniel 6:3].
4. expressing direction:
a. to, of a person, after a verb of motion (compare Biblical Hebrew 7c a a), Daniel 2:24; Daniel 4:31 [Daniel 4:34]; Daniel 4:33; Daniel 6:7 [Daniel 6:6]; Daniel 6:16 [Daniel 6:15]; Ezra 4:12, Ezra 4:23 + often; after to send (a letter, etc.) Ezra 4:11, Ezra 4:17, Ezr 4:18; Ezra 5:6 +, write Ezra 4:7, prophesy Ezra 5:1; of the direction of the mind (ib. 7c c), Daniel 3:12; Daniel 6:14 [Daniel 6:13] (twice in verse); Daniel 6:15 [Daniel 6:14]; compare Ezra 5:5 הֲוַת עַל וְעֵין אֱל׳ (compare Jeremiah 40:4 and אֶל Psalm 34:16 [Psalm 34:15]).
b. against, Daniel 3:19, Daniel 3:29; Daniel 5:23; Daniel 6:5 [Daniel 6:4]; Daniel 6:6 [Daniel 6:5] +; Ezra 4:8; Ezra 7:23.
5. in such phrases as שְׁפַר עַל, טְאֵב (to be) good or acceptable to (as in Syriac and late Hebrew: see Biblical Hebrew 8), Ezra 5:17 אִם עַל מַלְכָּא טָב, Ezra 7:18 (twice in verse); Daniel 4:24 [Daniel 4:27] (יִשְׁפַּר), Daniel 6:15 [Daniel 6:14] (בְּאֵשׁ), Daniel 6:24 [Daniel 6:23] (טְאֵב). — compare the synopsis of meanings in Lzb340.
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Strong's Number H5922 matches the Hebrew עַל (ʿal),
which occurs 111 times in 86 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Ezr 4:8–Dan 4:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:8 - Rehum the chancellor and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against H5922 Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king in this sort:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:11 - This is the copy of the letter that they sent unto him, H5922 even unto Artaxerxes the king; Thy servants the men on this side the river, and at such a time.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:12 - Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us H5922 are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - Now because we have maintenance from the king's palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore H5922 have we sent and certified the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for H5922 which cause was this city destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:17 - Then sent the king an answer unto H5922 Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their companions that dwell in Samaria, and unto the rest beyond the river, Peace, and at such a time.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:18 - The letter which ye sent unto us H5922 hath been plainly read before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against H5922 kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:20 - There have been mighty kings also over H5922 Jerusalem, which have ruled over all countries beyond the river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:22 - Take heed now that ye fail not to do H5922 this: why should damage grow to the hurt of the kings?
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 - Now when the copy of king Artaxerxes' letter was read before Rehum, and Shimshai the scribe, and their companions, they went up in haste to Jerusalem unto H5922 the Jews, and made them to cease by force and power.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:1 - Then the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied unto H5922 the Jews that were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, even unto H5922 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:3 - At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and their companions, and said thus unto them, H5922 Who hath commanded you to build this house, and to make up this wall?
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:5 - But the eye of their God was upon H5922 the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning H5922 this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:6 - The copy of the letter that Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and his companions the Apharsachites, which were on this side the river, sent unto H5922 Darius the king:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:7 - They sent a letter unto H5922 him, wherein was written thus; Unto Darius the king, all peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:15 - And said unto him, Take these vessels, go, carry them into the temple that is in Jerusalem, and let the house of God be builded in H5922 his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - Now therefore, if it seem good to H5922 the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning H5922 this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:7 - Let the work of this house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of God in H5922 his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - Also I have made a decree, that whosoever shall alter this word, let timber be pulled down from his house, and being set up, let him be hanged thereon; H5922 and let his house be made a dunghill for H5922 this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:17 - And offered at the dedication of this house of God an hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs; and for a sin offering for H5922 all Israel, twelve he goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:18 - And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for H5922 the service of God, which is at Jerusalem; as it is written in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - Forasmuch as thou art sent of the king, and of his seven counsellors, to enquire concerning H5922 Judah and Jerusalem, according to the law of thy God which is in thine hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:17 - That thou mayest buy speedily with this money bullocks, rams, lambs, with their meat offerings and their drink offerings, and offer them upon H5922 the altar of the house of your God which is in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:18 - And whatsoever shall seem good to thee, and to H5922 thy brethren, to do with the rest of the silver and the gold, that do after the will of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:23 - Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against H5922 the realm of the king and his sons?
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 be lawful to impose toll, tribute, or custom, upon H5922 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man upon H5922 the earth that can shew the king's matter: therefore there is no king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer, or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:15 - He answered and said to Arioch the king's captain, Why H5922 is the decree so hasty from the king? Then Arioch made the thing known to Daniel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:18 - That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning H5922 this secret; that Daniel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:24 - Therefore Daniel went in unto H5922 Arioch, whom the king had ordained to destroy the wise men of Babylon: he went and said thus unto him; Destroy not the wise men of Babylon: bring me in before the king, and I will shew unto the king the interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:28 - But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and maketh known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days. Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon H5922 thy bed, are these;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:29 - As for thee, O king, thy thoughts came into thy mind upon H5922 thy bed, what should come to pass hereafter: and he that revealeth secrets maketh known to thee what shall come to pass.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:30 - But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but for their sakes that H5922 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 hands, which smote the image upon H5922 his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:46 - Then the king Nebuchadnezzar fell upon H5922 his face, and worshipped Daniel, and commanded that they should offer an oblation and sweet odours unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:48 - Then the king made Daniel a great man, and gave him many great gifts, and made him ruler over H5922 the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the governors over H5922 all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:49 - Then Daniel requested of the king, and he set Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, over H5922 the affairs of the province of Babylon: but Daniel sat in the gate of the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over H5922 the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not regarded thee: H5922 they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:16 - Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in H5922 this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:19 - Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against H5922 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego: therefore he spake, and commanded that they should heat the furnace one seven times more H5922 than it was wont to be heated.
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, H5922 and have changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor 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 H5922 the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:5 - I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts upon H5922 my bed and the visions of my head troubled me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:10 - Thus were the visions of mine head in H5922 my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:13 - I saw in the visions of my head upon H5922 my bed, and, behold, a watcher and an holy one came down from heaven;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:16 - Let his heart be changed from man's, and let a beast's heart be given unto him; and let seven times pass over H5922 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:17 - This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over H5922 it the basest of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:23 - And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over H5922 him;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:24 - This is the interpretation, O king, and this is the decree of the most High, which is come upon H5922 my lord the king:

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