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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 - [fn]Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against H5922 Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes, as follows
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:11 - this is a copy of the letter which they sent to him:

“To King Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men of the region beyond the Euphrates River; and now

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:12 - let it be known to the king that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
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 shame, for this reason H5922 we have sent word and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - so that a search may be conducted in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and detrimental to kings and provinces, and that they have revolted within it in past days; for this reason H5922 that city was laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:17 -

Then the king sent a response to Rehum the commander, Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their colleagues who live in Samaria and in the rest of the provinces beyond the Euphrates River: “Peace. And now,

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:18 - the document which you sent to us has been [fn]translated and read before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - “And a decree has been [fn]issued by me, and a search has been conducted and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against H5922 the kings in past days, and that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated in it,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:20 - that mighty kings have [fn]ruled over H5922 Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the Euphrates River, and that tribute, custom tax, and toll were paid to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:22 - “And beware of being negligent in carrying out this matter; why should there be great damage, to the detriment of the kings?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 -

Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes’ decree was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in a hurry to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by military force.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:1 -

When the prophets, Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews who were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, who was over H5922 them,

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:3 -

At that time Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the Euphrates River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them as follows: “Who issued you a decree to rebuild this [fn]temple and to finish this structure?”

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 the report could reach Darius, and then the decree concerning H5922 it could be sent back.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:6 -

This is the copy of the letter that Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the Euphrates River, and Shethar-bozenai and his colleagues the officials, who were beyond the River, sent to Darius the king.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:7 - They sent the report to him in which it was written as follows: “To Darius the king, all peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:15 - ‘And he said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple in Jerusalem, and have the house of God rebuilt in its place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “And now, if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, as to whether a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God in Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning H5922 this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:7 - “Leave that work on the house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews rebuild that house of God on its site.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - “And I issued a decree that any person who violates this decree, a timber shall be pulled out of his house and he shall be impaled on it; and his house shall be turned into a refuse heap on account H5922 of this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:17 - They offered for the dedication of this temple of God a hundred bulls, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs, and as a sin offering for all Israel twelve male goats, corresponding to the number of the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:18 - Then they appointed the priests to their divisions and the Levites in their sections for the service of God in Jerusalem, as it is written in the Book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - “Since you are sent [fn]on the part of the king and his seven advisers to inquire about H5922 Judah and Jerusalem according to the Law of your God which is in your hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:17 - with this money, therefore, you shall diligently buy bulls, rams, and lambs, with their grain offerings and their drink offerings, and offer them on the altar of the house of your God which is in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:18 - “And whatever seems good to you and your brothers to do with the rest of the silver and gold, you may do according to the will of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:23 - “Whatever is [fn]commanded by the God of heaven, it shall be done with zeal for the house of the God of heaven, so that there will not be wrath against H5922 the kingdom of the king and his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:24 - “We also inform you that it is not allowed to impose tax, tribute, or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, temple servants, or other servants of this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king and said, “There is no person on earth who could declare the matter [fn]to the king, because no great king or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any soothsayer priest, sorcerer, or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:15 - he said to Arioch, the king’s officer, “For what reason H5922 is the decree from the king so harsh?” Then Arioch informed Daniel of the matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:18 - so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning H5922 this secret, so that Daniel and his friends would not be killed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:24 -

Thereupon, Daniel went to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to kill the wise men of Babylon; he went and said this to him: “Do not kill the wise men of Babylon! Take me [fn]into the king’s presence, and I will declare the interpretation to the king.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:28 - “However, there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the [fn]latter days. This was your dream and the visions [fn]in your mind while on your bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:29 - “As for you, O king, while on your bed your thoughts [fn]turned to what would take place [fn]in the future; and He who reveals secrets has made known to you what will take place.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:30 - “But as for me, this secret has not been revealed to me [fn]for any wisdom [fn]residing in me more than in any other living person, but for the purpose of making the interpretation known to the king, and that you may understand the thoughts of your [fn]mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:34 - “You [fn]continued watching until a stone was broken off without hands, and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay, and crushed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:46 -

Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face and paid humble respect to Daniel, and gave orders to present to him an offering and incense.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:48 - Then the king [fn]promoted Daniel and gave him many great gifts, and he made him ruler over H5922 the entire province of Babylon, and chief [fn]prefect over H5922 all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:49 - And Daniel made a request of the king, and he appointed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego over H5922 the administration of the province of Babylon, while Daniel was at the king’s [fn]court.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - “There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over H5922 the administration of the province of Babylon, namely Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. These men, O king, have disregarded H5922 you; they do not serve your gods, nor do they worship the golden statue which you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:16 -

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego replied to the king, “Nebuchadnezzar, we are not in need of an answer to give you concerning H5922 this matter.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:19 -

Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with wrath, and his facial expression was changed toward H5922 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. He answered [fn]by giving orders to heat the furnace seven times more H5922 than H5922 it was usually heated.

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 rescued His servants who put their trust in Him, [fn]violating the king’s command, and surrendered their bodies rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation, or population of any language that speaks anything offensive against H5922 the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego shall be torn limb from limb and their houses made a rubbish heap, because there is no other god who is able to save in this way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:5 - “I saw a dream and it startled me; and these appearances as I lay on my bed and the visions [fn]in my mind kept alarming me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:10 -

‘Now these were the visions [fn]in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the middle of the [fn]earth and its height was great.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:13 -

‘I was looking in the visions [fn]in my mind as I lay on my bed, and behold, an angelic watcher, a holy one, descended from heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:16 -

“Let his [fn]mind change from that of a human

And let an animal’s [fn]mind be given to him,

And let seven [fn]periods of time pass over H5922 him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:17 -

“This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers,

And the decision is a command of the holy ones,

In order that the living may know

That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind,

And He grants it to whomever He wishes

And sets over H5922 it the lowliest of people.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:23 - ‘And in that the king saw an angelic watcher, a holy one, descending from heaven and saying, “Chop down the tree and destroy it; yet leave the stump [fn]with its roots in the ground, but with a band of iron and bronze around it in the new grass of the field, let him be drenched with the dew of heaven, and let [fn]him share with the animals of the field until seven [fn]periods of time 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 has come upon my lord the king:

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