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Lexicon :: Strong's H6903 - qᵊḇēl

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Part of Speech
preposition, substantive
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to קֳבָל (H6905)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2965

Strong’s Definitions

קְבֵל qᵉbêl, keb-ale'; (Aramaic) or קֳבֵל qŏbêl; (Aramaic), (corresponding to H6905; (adverbially) in front of; usually (with other particles) on account of, so as, since, hence:— according to, as, because, before, for this cause, forasmuch as, by this means, over against, by reason of, that, therefore, though, wherefore.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H6903 in the following manner: as (with H3606) (5x), because (with H3606) (4x), therefore (with H3606) (3x), before (3x), as (2x), wherefore (with H3606) (2x), according (1x), against (1x), miscellaneous (8x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H6903 in the following manner: as (with H3606) (5x), because (with H3606) (4x), therefore (with H3606) (3x), before (3x), as (2x), wherefore (with H3606) (2x), according (1x), against (1x), miscellaneous (8x).
  1. front

  2. in front of, before, because of, in view of, by reason of, because of this, therefore

  3. because that, inasmuch as, although, according as, before

  4. accordingly, then

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קְבֵל qᵉbêl, keb-ale'; (Aramaic) or קֳבֵל qŏbêl; (Aramaic), (corresponding to H6905; (adverbially) in front of; usually (with other particles) on account of, so as, since, hence:— according to, as, because, before, for this cause, forasmuch as, by this means, over against, by reason of, that, therefore, though, wherefore.
STRONGS H6903: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

קֳבֵל 29 substantive front, as preposition in front of, before, because of; followed by דִּי as conjunction because that (perhaps in form a diminutive, BevDaniel 2:8; Targum קְבֵיל, with לְ, לִקְבֵיל, suffix לְקִבֵלִי, etc., in front of (Dalm§ 47, 7); Syriac bdb111001, bdb111002 aspect, bdb111003 in front, bdb111004, suffix bdb111005 in front (of), opposite (to), compare Genesis 15:10 Targum Syriac Version; Palmyrene לקבל before (Cooke321, compare 193)); — construct לָקֳבֵל Daniel 2:8 +, suffix לְקָבְלָךְDaniel 2:31; —
† 1. with לְ
a. Daniel 3:3 צַלְמָא לק׳ before the image, Daniel 2:31; Daniel 5:1, 5; in view of, by reason of, Daniel 5:10 מַלְכָּא מִלֵּ׳ לק׳ by reason of the words, etc., Ezra 4:16 לָקֳבֵל דְּנָה (compare Egyptian Aramaic לקבל זנה זי, RES361 B 5).
b. followed by דִּי as conjunction because that Ezra 6:13 (so Palmyrene CISii. 164).
2. with כֹּל, כָּלקֳֿבֵל in view of, because of (but read probably כְּלָקֳבֵל according to the front of, i.e. having regard to, because of : LuzzChald. Gr. § 123 LambertRÉJ, 1895, 47 f. Marti§ 95 dLCB, 1896, 703 NesOLZ, 1902, 487 Strack56 and others; compare Biblical Hebrew I. H5980 עֻמָּה d):
a. as preposition כָּלקֳֿבֵל דְּנָה because of this, therefore, † Daniel 2:12, 24; Daniel 3:7, 8; Daniel 6:10; Ezra 7:17; Daniel 3:22 pointing forwards, כָּלקֳֿבֵל דִּנָה דִּנָה מִןדִּֿי וג׳ on this account, (namely) because that, etc.
b. followed by דִּי as conjunction because that, inasmuch as, Daniel 2:8 כָּלקֳֿבֵל (כְּלָקֳבֵל) דִּי חֲזֵיתוּן because ye see, Daniel 2:10; Daniel 2:41; Daniel 2:45 +, Ezra 4:14; Ezra 7:14; Daniel 5:22 = although. In Daniel 2:40; Daniel 6:11 taken by Greek Version of the LXX (ὂν τρόπον, καθώς), Ges (Thes, not Lex), Ew Hi as = according as (as Ecclesiastes 5:15 Targum כל קבל דאתא according as he came), but not Bev Behrm Marti. [Occasionally in Targum, usually = before; compare in TargumJ Genesis 28:17; Genesis 31:32, D§§ 47.7; 50].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:10; 28:17; 31:32


4:14; 4:16; 6:13; 7:14; 7:17




2:8; 2:8; 2:8; 2:10; 2:12; 2:24; 2:31; 2:31; 2:40; 2:41; 2:45; 3:3; 3:7; 3:8; 3:22; 5:1; 5:5; 5:10; 5:22; 6:10; 6:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6903 matches the Hebrew קְבֵל (qᵊḇēl),
which occurs 29 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - Now because H6903 we have maintenance from the king's palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - We certify the king that, if this city be builded again, and the walls thereof set up, by this means H6903 thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:13 - Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river, Shetharboznai, and their companions, according H6903 to that which Darius the king had sent, so they did speedily.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - Forasmuch H6903 as thou art sent of the king, and of his seven counsellors, to enquire concerning Judah and Jerusalem, according to the law of thy God which is in thine hand;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:17 - That H6903 thou mayest buy speedily with this money bullocks, rams, lambs, with their meat offerings and their drink offerings, and offer them upon the altar of the house of your God which is in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:8 - The king answered and said, I know of certainty that ye would gain the time, because H6903 ye see the thing is gone from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man upon the earth that can shew the king's matter: therefore H6903 there is no king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer, or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:12 - For H6903 this cause the king was angry and very furious, and commanded to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:24 - Therefore H6903 Daniel went in unto Arioch, whom the king had ordained to destroy the wise men of Babylon: he went and said thus unto him; Destroy not the wise men of Babylon: bring me in before the king, and I will shew unto the king the interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:31 - Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before H6903 thee; and the form thereof was terrible.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:40 - And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things: and as H6903 iron that breaketh all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:41 - And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as H6903 thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:45 - Forasmuch as H6903 thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter: and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:3 - Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before H6903 the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:7 - Therefore H6903 at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:8 - Wherefore H6903 at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and accused the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:22 - Therefore H6903 because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because H6903 there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:18 - This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as H6903 all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:1 - Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before H6903 the thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:5 - In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against H6903 the candlestick upon the plaister of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:10 - Now the queen, by reason H6903 of the words of the king and his lords, came into the banquet house: and the queen spake and said, O king, live for ever: let not thy thoughts trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be changed:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - Forasmuch as H6903 an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though H6903 thou knewest all this;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:3 - Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because H6903 an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch H6903 as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:9 - Wherefore H6903 king Darius signed the writing and the decree.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:10 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as H6903 he did aforetime.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:22 - My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as H6903 before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt.
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