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Lexicon :: Strong's H671 - 'ăp̄ārsᵊḵāyē'

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אֲפָֽרְסְכָיֵא
Transliteration
'ăp̄ārsᵊḵāyē'
Pronunciation
af-ar-sek-ah'ee
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Part of Speech
proper masculine plural noun (of Persian origin)
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2599,2600

Strong’s Definitions

אֲפַרְסְכַי ʼĂpharçᵉkay, af-ar-sek-ah'ee; (Aramaic) or אֲפַרְסַתְכַי ʼĂpharçathkay; (Aramaic), of foreign origin (only in the plural); an Apharsekite or Apharsathkite, an unknown Assyrian tribe:—Apharsachites, Apharasthchites.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H671 in the following manner: Apharsachites (2x), Apharsathchites (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H671 in the following manner: Apharsachites (2x), Apharsathchites (1x).
  1. Apharsachites = "as causers of division (?)"

  2. Apharsathchites = "I will divide the deceivers (?)"

    1. (CLBL) an unknown office

    2. (BDB) perhaps an office or an official

    3. (TWOT)

      1. a people

      2. perhaps a title of an official

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲפַרְסְכַי ʼĂpharçᵉkay, af-ar-sek-ah'ee; (Aramaic) or אֲפַרְסַתְכַי ʼĂpharçathkay; (Aramaic), of foreign origin (only in the plural); an Apharsekite or Apharsathkite, an unknown Assyrian tribe:—Apharsachites, Apharasthchites.
STRONGS H671:

Biblical Aramaic

‡† אֲפָֽרְסְכָיֵא Ezra 5:6; Ezra 6:6 = (according to most)

‡† אֲפָֽרְסַתְּכָיֵא Ezra 4:9, proper name, plural of a people, so most hitherto, and still MeyEnst. J. 38 ff. (Persians), but many moderns think official title (HoffmZA ii. 54 Marquart64 JenThLZ, 1895, 509 Ency. Bib.:190 f.; plausible explanations are: AndrM 53* = Assyrian šuparšaḳ (see Muss-ArnAssyrian Dict. 1098 šāqū 3, general, IdAJSL xx (1904), 186 ff.); Scheft76 = Old Iranian aparasaraka, lesser ruler; IdMGWJ 47 (1903), 315 f. explained תְּכָיֵא- as Old Persian *aparaθrãka, lesser governor).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Ezra

4:9; 5:6; 6:6

H671

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H671 matches the Hebrew אֲפָֽרְסְכָיֵא ('ăp̄ārsᵊḵāyē'),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:9 - then wrote Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe and the rest of their colleagues, the judges and the lesser H671 governors, H671 the officials, the secretaries, the men of Erech, the Babylonians, the men of Susa, that is, the Elamites,
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, H671 who were beyond the River, sent to Darius the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:6 - “Now therefore, Tattenai, governor of the province beyond the [fn]River, Shethar-bozenai and [fn]your colleagues, the officials H671 of the provinces beyond the [fn]River, [fn]keep away from there.

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