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Lexicon :: Strong's H7217 - rē'š

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רֵאשׁ
Transliteration
rē'š
Pronunciation
raysh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to רֹאשׁ (H7218)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2983

Strong’s Definitions

רֵאשׁ rêʼsh, raysh; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7218; the head; figuratively, the sum:—chief, head, sum.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H7217 in the following manner: head (12x), sum (1x), chief (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H7217 in the following manner: head (12x), sum (1x), chief (1x).
  1. chief, head

    1. head (of man)

    2. head (as seat of visions)

    3. chief

    4. sum (essential content)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֵאשׁ rêʼsh, raysh; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7218; the head; figuratively, the sum:—chief, head, sum.
STRONGS H7217:

Biblical Aramaic

רֵאשׁ noun masculineDaniel 7:6 head (Egyptian Aramaic, S-CPap.; Palmyrene רש; Targum רֵישׁ, Syriac bdb111201; Biblical Hebrew H7218 ראֹשׁ); — construct ר׳ Daniel 7:1; emphatic הָ֯ Daniel 2:38; suffix רֵאשׁי Daniel 4:2 +, חָ֯ Daniel 2:28, הֵּ֯ Daniel 2:32 +, הַּ֯ Daniel 7:20, הֵ֯וֺן Daniel 3:27; plural absolute רֵאשִׁין Daniel 7:6, suffix רָאשֵׁיהֹם (K§§ 53, Anm. b); 63 GuHpt on the passage) Ezra 5:10; —
1. head of man Daniel 3:27, compare Daniel 7:9; in vision: of image Daniel 2:32, 38, beast Daniel 7:6, 20.
2. head as seat of visions, הֶזְוֵי רֵאשָׁךְ, etc., Daniel 2:28; Daniel 4:2; Daniel 4:7; Daniel 4:10; Daniel 7:1, 15.
3. = chief, בְּר׳ Ezra 5:10 in the capacity of their chiefs.
4. sum, essential content, of matters Daniel 7:1 (NesMM 40 beginning).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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H7217

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7217 matches the Hebrew רֵאשׁ (rē'š),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:10 - “We also asked them their names so as to inform you, and that we might write down the names of the men who were at their head. H7217
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:28 - “However, there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the [fn]latter days. This was your dream and the visions [fn]in your mind H7217 while on your bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:32 - “The head H7217 of that statue was made of fine gold, its breast and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of bronze,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:38 - and wherever the sons of men dwell, or the beasts of the field, or the birds of the sky, He has given them into your hand and has caused you to rule over them all. You are the head H7217 of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:27 - The satraps, the prefects, the governors and the king’s high officials gathered around and saw in regard to these men that the fire had no [fn]effect on [fn]the bodies of these men nor was the hair of their head H7217 singed, nor were their [fn]trousers [fn]damaged, nor had the smell of fire even come upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:5 - “I saw a dream and it made me fearful; and these fantasies as I lay on my bed and the visions [fn]in my mind H7217 kept alarming me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:10 - ‘Now these were the visions [fn]in my mind H7217 as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the [fn]earth and its height was great.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:13 - ‘I was looking in the visions [fn]in my mind H7217 as I lay on my bed, and behold, an angelic watcher, a holy one, descended from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:1 - In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel saw a dream and visions [fn]in his mind H7217 as he lay on his bed; then he wrote the dream down and related the [fn]following summary H7217 of [fn]it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:6 - “After this I kept looking, and behold, another one, like a leopard, which had on its [fn]back four wings of a bird; the beast also had four heads, H7217 and dominion was given to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:9 - “I kept looking
Until thrones were set up,
And the Ancient of Days took His seat;
His vesture was like white snow
And the hair of His head H7217 like pure wool.
His throne was [fn]ablaze with flames,
Its wheels were a burning fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:15 - “As for me, Daniel, my spirit was distressed [fn]within me, and the visions [fn]in my mind H7217 kept alarming me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:20 - and the meaning of the ten horns that were on its head H7217 and the other horn which came up, and before which three of them fell, namely, that horn which had eyes and a mouth uttering great boasts and [fn]which was larger in appearance than its associates.

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