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Lexicon :: Strong's H5972 - ʿam

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to עַם (H5971)
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Strong’s Definitions

עַם ʻam, am; (Aramaic) corresponding to H5971:—people.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H5972 in the following manner: people (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H5972 in the following manner: people (15x).
  1. people

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַם ʻam, am; (Aramaic) corresponding to H5971:—people.
STRONGS H5972: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

עַם noun masculineEzra 6:12 people (see Biblical Hebrew H5971 I. עמם, עַם); — ע׳ absolute Daniel 2:44; Daniel 3:29; Ezra 6:12, construct Daniel 7:27; emphatic עַמָּה Ezra 5:12, עַמָּא Ezra 7:13, Ezra 7:16, Ezra 7:25; plural emphatic עַמֲמַיָּא (K§§ 15 d); 55, 5 a)) Daniel 3:4, Daniel 3:7 (twice in verse); Daniel 3:31 [Daniel 4:1]; Daniel 5:19; Daniel 6:26 [Daniel 6:25]; Daniel 7:14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:12; 6:12; 6:12; 7:13; 7:16; 7:25


2:44; 3:4; 3:7; 3:29; 4:1; 5:19; 6:25; 7:14; 7:27


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5972 matches the Hebrew עַם (ʿam),
which occurs 15 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:12 - ‘But because our fathers provoked the God of heaven to wrath, He handed them over to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the Chaldean, who destroyed this temple and deported the people H5972 to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - “May the God who has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people H5972 who [fn]attempts to [fn]change it, so as to destroy that house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree; it is to be carried out with all diligence!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - I have issued a decree that any of the people H5972 of Israel and their priests and the Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:16 - with all the silver and gold which you find in the entire province of Babylon, along with the [fn]voluntary offering of the people H5972 and of the priests, who offered willingly for the house of their God which is in Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:25 -

“And you, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges so that they may judge all the people H5972 who are in the province beyond the Euphrates River, that is, all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant of them.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - “And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which will never be destroyed, and that kingdom will not be [fn]left for another people H5972; it will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, but it will itself endure forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:4 - Then the herald loudly proclaimed: “To you [fn]the command is given, you peoples H5972, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:7 - Therefore as soon as all the peoples H5972 heard the sound of the horn, flute, [fn]lyre, trigon, psaltery, [fn]bagpipe, and all kinds of musical instruments, all the peoples H5972, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages fell down and worshiped the golden statue that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make a decree that any people H5972, nation, or population of any language that speaks anything offensive against 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 4:1 -

[fn]Nebuchadnezzar the king to all the peoples H5972, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages who live in all the earth: “May your [fn]peace be great!

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:19 - “Now because of the greatness which He granted him, all the peoples H5972, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages trembled and feared in his presence; whomever he wished, he killed, and whomever he wished, he spared alive; and whomever he wished he elevated, and whomever he wished he humbled.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:25 -

Then Darius the king wrote to all the peoples H5972, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages who were living in all the land: “May your [fn]peace be great!

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 -

“And to Him was given dominion,

Honor, and [fn]a kingdom,

So that all the peoples H5972, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages

Might serve Him.

His dominion is an everlasting dominion

Which will not pass away;

And His kingdom is one

Which will not be destroyed.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:27 - ‘Then the [fn]sovereignty, the dominion, and the greatness of all the kingdoms under the whole heaven will be given to the people H5972 of the [fn]saints of the Highest One; His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all the empires will serve and obey Him.’
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