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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.

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 [fn]are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king’s dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - “We inform the king that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result H6903 you will have no possession in the province beyond the River.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:13 - Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just H6903 as King Darius had sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - “Forasmuch H6903 as you are sent [fn]by the king and his seven counselors to inquire concerning Judah and Jerusalem according to the law of your God which is in your hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:17 - with this money, therefore, H6903 you shall diligently buy bulls, rams and lambs, with their grain offerings and their drink offerings and offer them on the altar of the house of your God which is in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:8 - The king replied, “I know for certain that you are [fn]bargaining for time, inasmuch H6903 as you have seen that [fn]the command from me is firm,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king and said, “There is not a man on earth who could declare the matter [fn]for the king, inasmuch H6903 as no great king or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any [fn]magician, conjurer or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:12 - Because H6903 of this the king became indignant and very furious and gave orders to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:24 - Therefore, H6903 Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon; he went and spoke to him as follows: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon! Take me [fn]into the king’s presence, and I will declare the interpretation to the king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:31 - “You, O king, were looking and behold, there was a single great statue; that statue, which was large and [fn]of extraordinary splendor, was standing in front H6903 of you, and its appearance was awesome.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:40 - “Then there will be a fourth kingdom as strong as iron; inasmuch H6903 as iron crushes and shatters all things, so, like iron that breaks in pieces, it will crush and break all these in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:41 - “In that you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter’s clay and partly of iron, it will be a divided kingdom; but it will have in it the toughness of iron, inasmuch H6903 as you saw the iron mixed with [fn]common clay.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:45 - “Inasmuch H6903 as you saw that a stone was cut out of the mountain without hands and that it crushed the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold, the great God has made known to the king what will take place [fn]in the future; so the dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:3 - Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces were assembled for 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 peoples heard the sound of the horn, flute, [fn]lyre, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe and all kinds of music, all the peoples, nations and men of every [fn]language fell down and worshiped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:8 - For this reason H6903 at that time certain Chaldeans came forward and [fn]brought charges against the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:22 - For this reason, H6903 because the king’s [fn]command was [fn]urgent and the furnace had been made extremely hot, the flame of the fire slew those men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make a decree that any people, 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 H6903 as there is no other god who is able to deliver in this way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:18 - ‘This is the dream which I, King Nebuchadnezzar, have seen. Now you, Belteshazzar, tell me its interpretation, inasmuch H6903 as none of the wise men of my kingdom is able to make known to me the interpretation; but you are able, for a spirit of the holy gods is in you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:1 - Belshazzar the king [fn]held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence H6903 of the thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:5 - Suddenly the fingers of a man’s hand emerged and began writing opposite H6903 the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king’s palace, and the king saw the [fn]back of the hand that did the writing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:10 - The queen entered the banquet [fn]hall because H6903 of the words of the king and his nobles; the queen spoke and said, “O king, live forever! Do not let your thoughts alarm you or your [fn]face be pale.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - This was because H6903 an extraordinary spirit, knowledge and insight, interpretation of dreams, explanation of enigmas and solving of difficult problems were found in this Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar. Let Daniel now be summoned and he will declare the interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:22 - “Yet you, his [fn]son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, [fn]even though H6903 you knew all this,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:3 - Then this Daniel began distinguishing himself [fn]among the commissioners and satraps because H6903 [fn]he possessed an extraordinary spirit, and the king planned to appoint him over the entire kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to [fn]government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch H6903 as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:9 - Therefore H6903 King Darius signed the document, that is, the injunction.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:10 - Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, [fn]as he had been doing previously.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:22 - “My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths and they have not harmed me, inasmuch H6903 as [fn]I was found innocent before Him; and also [fn]toward you, O king, I have committed no crime.”

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