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Lexicon :: Strong's H7761 - śûm

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to שׂוּם (H7760)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 3006

Strong’s Definitions

שׂוּם sûwm, soom; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7760:— command, give, lay, make, name, regard, set.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H7761 in the following manner: made (15x), commanded (3x), give (2x), laid (2x), have (1x), named (1x), miscellaneous (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H7761 in the following manner: made (15x), commanded (3x), give (2x), laid (2x), have (1x), named (1x), miscellaneous (2x).
  1. to set, make, appoint

    1. (P'al)

      1. to make, make decree, set out (decree)

      2. to make, appoint

      3. to set, fix

    2. (Ithp'al) to be made, be set, be laid

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׂוּם sûwm, soom; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7760:— command, give, lay, make, name, regard, set.
STRONGS H7761: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

[שׂוּם], שִׂים verb set, make (see Biblical Hebrew H7760; for Persian influence on usage compare Scheft65); —
Pe. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שָׂם Ezra 5:3 +, suffix שָׂמֵהּ Ezra 5:14; 2nd person masculine singular, שַׂ֫מְתָּ Daniel 3:10; 1st person singular שָׂ֫מֶת טְעֵם Ezra 6:12; 3rd person masculine plural שָׂמוּ Daniel 3:12; Imperative masculine plural שִׂ֫ימוּ Ezra 4:21; —
1. make, accusative טְעֵם = make decree Daniel 3:10; Ezra 6:1, Ezra 6:12 + verb finite Ezra 6:8, + infinitive Ezra 4:21; Ezra 5:13 and (with ל person) Ezra 5:3; Ezra 5:9.
2. make, appoint, one's name Daniel 5:12 (2 accusative), one to office Ezra 5:14 (2 accusative).
3. set, fix, accusative בָּל mind, Daniel 6:15 [Daniel 6:14] (with infinitive); accusative טְעֵם Daniel 3:12; Daniel 6:14 pay due regard (טְעֵם) to (עַל person).
Pe`îl 3rd person masculine singular מִנִּי שִׂים טְעֵם Ezra 4:19, from me a decree is made, so Ezra 5:17; Ezra 6:8, Ezra 6:11; Ezra 7:13, Ezra 7:21; Daniel 3:29; Daniel 4:3 [Daniel 4:6]; Daniel 6:27 [Daniel 6:26]; literal 3rd person feminine singular שֻׂמַת (read probably שִׂימַת K§ 45, Beisp. 1. d)) Daniel 6:18 (of stone, עַל local).
Hithpe. be made: Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִתְּשָׂם Ezra 4:24 (of decree, טְעֵס with מִן agent.); 3rd person masculine plural יִתְּשָׂמוּן Daniel 2:5 subject of thing + noun predicate be made into; Participle מִתְּשָׂם Ezra 5:8 literally be set, laid, of wood, ב of wall.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7761 matches the Hebrew שׂוּם (śûm),
which occurs 26 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - And I commanded, H7761 and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - Give H7761 ye now commandment to cause these men to cease, and that this city be not builded, until another commandment shall be given H7761 from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:3 - At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the river, and Shetharboznai, and their companions, and said thus unto them, Who hath commanded H7761 you to build this house, and to make up this wall?
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - Be it known unto the king, that we went into the province of Judea, to the house of the great God, which is builded with great stones, and timber is laid H7761 in the walls, and this work goeth fast on, and prospereth in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - Then asked we those elders, and said unto them thus, Who commanded H7761 you to build this house, and to make up these walls?
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:13 - But in the first year of Cyrus the king of Babylon the same king Cyrus made H7761 a decree to build this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:14 - And the vessels also of gold and silver of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took out of the temple that was in Jerusalem, and brought them into the temple of Babylon, those did Cyrus the king take out of the temple of Babylon, and they were delivered unto one, whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom he had made H7761 governor;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon, whether it be so, that a decree was made H7761 of Cyrus the king to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - Then Darius the king made H7761 a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:3 - In the first year of Cyrus the king the same Cyrus the king made H7761 a decree concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, Let the house be builded, the place where they offered sacrifices, and let the foundations thereof be strongly laid; the height thereof threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof threescore cubits;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - Moreover I make H7761 a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - Also I have made H7761 a decree, that whosoever shall alter this word, let timber be pulled down from his house, and being set up, let him be hanged thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - And the God that hath caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people, that shall put to their hand to alter and to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made H7761 a decree; let it be done with speed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - I make H7761 a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and of his priests and Levites, in my realm, which are minded of their own freewill to go up to Jerusalem, go with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:21 - And I, even I Artaxerxes the king, do make H7761 a decree to all the treasurers which are beyond the river, that whatsoever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, shall require of you, it be done speedily,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:5 - The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if ye will not make known unto me the dream, with the interpretation thereof, ye shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made H7761 a dunghill.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:10 - Thou, O king, hast made H7761 a decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and worship the golden image:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have H7761 not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - Therefore I make H7761 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 there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:6 - Therefore made H7761 I a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon before me, that they might make known unto me the interpretation of the dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - Forasmuch as 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 H7761 Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:13 - Then answered they and said before the king, That Daniel, which is of the children of the captivity of Judah, regardeth H7761 not thee, O king, nor the decree that thou hast signed, but maketh his petition three times a day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:14 - Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set H7761 his heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:17 - And a stone was brought, and laid H7761 upon the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords; that the purpose might not be changed concerning Daniel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - I make H7761 a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.
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