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Lexicon :: Strong's H6399 - pᵊlaḥ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to פָּלַח (H6398)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2940

Strong’s Definitions

פְּלַח pᵉlach, pel-akh'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H6398; to serve or worship:—minister, serve.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H6399 in the following manner: serve (9x), ministers (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H6399 in the following manner: serve (9x), ministers (1x).
  1. to serve, worship, revere, minister for, pay reverence to

    1. (P'al)

      1. to pay reverence to

      2. to serve

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פְּלַח pᵉlach, pel-akh'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H6398; to serve or worship:—minister, serve.
STRONGS H6399: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

† [פְּלַח] verb pay reverence to, serve (deity) (compare Assyrian palâḫu, fear, revere (and Biblical Hebrew H3372 יָרֵא, H6342 מָּחַד etc.); Egyptian Aramaic פלח worship Lzb351; Targum פְּלַח serve, Syriac bdb110803; Palmyrene פלחא soldier); —
1. pay reverence to deity (usually ל accusative): imperfect 3rd person masculine plural יִפְלְחין Daniel 3:28; Daniel 7:14, 27; so Participle active פָּלַח Daniel 6:17; Daniel 6:21, plural פָּֽלְחִין Daniel 3:12, 14, 18, and (accusative of deity) Daniel 3:17.
2. plural construct as noun אֱלָהָא בֵית פָּֽלְחֵי Ezra 7:24 servants of the house of God (+ priests, Nethinim, etc.).
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3:12; 3:14; 3:17; 3:18; 3:28; 6:17; 6:21; 7:14; 7:27


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6399 matches the Hebrew פְּלַח (pᵊlaḥ),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

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 H6399 of this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - “There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon, namely Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. These men, O king, have disregarded you; they do not serve H6399 your gods, nor do they worship the golden statue which you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:14 - Nebuchadnezzar began speaking and said to them, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, that you do not serve H6399 my gods, nor worship the golden statue that I have set up?
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:17 - “If it be so, our God whom we serve H6399 is able to rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire; [fn]and He will rescue us from your hand, O king.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:18 - “But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve H6399 your gods nor worship the golden statue that you have set up.”
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 H6399 or worship any god except their own God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:16 - Then the king gave orders, and Daniel was brought in and thrown into the lions’ den. The king said to Daniel, “[fn]Your God whom you continually serve H6399 will Himself rescue you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:20 - And when he had come near the den to Daniel, he cried out with a troubled voice. The king began speaking and said to Daniel, “Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you continually serve H6399, been able to rescue you from the lions?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - “And to Him was given dominion,
Honor, and [fn]a kingdom,
So that all the peoples, nations, and populations of all [fn]languages
Might serve H6399 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 of the [fn]saints of the Highest One; His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all the empires will serve H6399 and obey Him.’
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