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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 the copy of the letter which they sent to him: “To King Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men in the region beyond the 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 dishonor, therefore H5922 we have sent and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - so that a search may be made 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 damaging to kings and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past days; therefore H5922 that city was laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:17 - Then the king sent an answer to Rehum the commander, to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their colleagues who live in Samaria and in the rest of the provinces beyond the 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 - “A decree has been [fn]issued by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against H5922 the kings in past days, 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 River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:22 - “Beware of being negligent in carrying out this matter; why should damage increase to the detriment of the kings?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 - Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes’ document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.
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 [fn]River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them thus, “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 a report could come to Darius, and then a written reply be returned concerning H5922 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:6 - This is the copy of the letter which Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the 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 a report to him in which it was written thus: “To Darius the king, all peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:15 - ‘He said to him, “Take these utensils, go and deposit them in the temple [fn]in Jerusalem and let the house of God be rebuilt in its place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Now if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning H5922 this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:7 - “Leave this work on the house of God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews rebuild this house of God on its site.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - “And I issued a decree that any man who violates this edict, a timber shall be drawn from his house and he shall be impaled on it and his house shall be made a refuse heap on account H5922 of this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:17 - They offered for the dedication of this temple of God 100 bulls, 200 rams, 400 lambs, and as a sin offering for all Israel 12 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 orders for the service of God [fn]in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - “Forasmuch as you are sent [fn]by the king and his seven counselors to inquire concerning 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 - “Whatever seems good to you and to 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, let it 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 [fn]impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king and said, “There is not a man on earth who could declare the matter [fn]for the king, inasmuch as no great king or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any [fn]magician, conjurer or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:15 - he said to Arioch, the king’s commander, “For what reason H5922 is the [fn]decree from the king so [fn]urgent?” Then Arioch informed Daniel about the matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:18 - so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning H5922 this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:24 - Therefore, Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon; he went and spoke to him as follows: “Do not destroy 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 mysteries, 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 mysteries has made known to you what will take place.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:30 - “But as for me, this mystery has not been revealed to me for any wisdom [fn]residing in me more than in any other living man, but for the purpose of making the interpretation known to the king, and that you may [fn]understand the thoughts of your [fn]mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:34 - “You [fn]continued looking until a stone was cut out 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 did homage to Daniel, and gave orders to present to him an offering and [fn]fragrant 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 whole province of Babylon and chief [fn]prefect over H5922 all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:49 - And Daniel made 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 or worship the golden image which you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:16 - Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego replied to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to give you an answer concerning H5922 this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:19 - Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with wrath, and his facial expression was altered 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 delivered His servants who put their trust in Him, [fn]violating the king’s command, and yielded up their bodies so as not to serve or worship any god except their own God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation or tongue that speaks anything offensive against H5922 the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego shall be torn limb from limb and their houses reduced to a rubbish heap, inasmuch as there is no other god who is able to deliver in this way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:5 - “I saw a dream and it made me fearful; and these fantasies 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 midst 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 be changed from that of a man
And let a beast’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 bestows it on whom He wishes
And sets over H5922 it the lowliest of men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:23 - ‘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, and let him be drenched with the dew of heaven, and let [fn]him share with the beasts 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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