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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 had provoked the God of heaven to wrath, He gave them into the hand of 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 change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it 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 whole province of Babylon, along with the freewill 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 - “You, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges that they may judge all the people H5972 who are in the province beyond the River, even all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:44 - “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, O peoples, H5972 nations and men of every [fn]language,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:7 - Therefore at that time, when all the peoples H5972 heard the sound of the horn, flute, [fn]lyre, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe and all kinds of music, all the peoples, H5972 nations and men of every [fn]language fell down and worshiped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make a decree that any people, H5972 nation or tongue that speaks anything offensive against 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 4:1 - [fn]Nebuchadnezzar the king to all the peoples, H5972 nations, and men of every [fn]language that live in all the earth: “May your [fn]peace abound!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:19 - “Because of the grandeur which He bestowed on him, all the peoples, H5972 nations and men of every [fn]language feared and trembled before him; 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 men of every [fn]language who were living in all the land: “May your [fn]peace abound!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - “And to Him was given dominion,
Glory and [fn]a kingdom,
That all the peoples, H5972 nations and men of every [fn]language
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 dominions will serve and obey Him.’
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