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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.

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 - “A decree has been [fn]issued H7761 by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against the kings in past days, that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated in it,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - “So, now issue H7761 a decree to make these men stop work, that this city may not be rebuilt until a decree is issued H7761 by me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:3 - At that time Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the [fn]River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them thus, “Who issued H7761 you a decree to rebuild this [fn]temple and to finish this structure?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - “Let it be known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is being built with huge stones, and [fn]beams are being laid H7761 in the walls; and this work is going on with great care and is succeeding in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - “Then we asked those elders and said to them thus, ‘Who issued H7761 you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:13 - ‘However, in the first year of Cyrus king of Babylon, King Cyrus issued H7761 a decree to rebuild this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:14 - ‘Also the gold and silver utensils of the house of God which Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple [fn]in Jerusalem, and brought them to the temple of Babylon, these King Cyrus took from the temple of Babylon and they were given to one whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom he had appointed H7761 governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Now if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued H7761 by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - Then King Darius issued H7761 a decree, and search was made in the [fn]archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:3 - “In the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued H7761 a decree:Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the [fn]temple, the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt and let its foundations be [fn]retained, its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I issue H7761 a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - “And I issued H7761 a decree that any man who violates this edict, a timber shall be drawn from his house and he shall be impaled on it and his house shall be made a refuse heap on account of this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - “May the God who has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who [fn]attempts to change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued H7761 this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - I have issued H7761 a decree that any of the people of Israel and their priests and the Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem, may go with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:21 - “I, even I, King Artaxerxes, issue H7761 a decree to all the treasurers who are in the provinces beyond the [fn]River, that whatever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it shall be done diligently,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:5 - The king replied to the Chaldeans,[fn]The command from me is firm: if you do not make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you will be [fn]torn limb from limb and your houses will be made H7761 a rubbish heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:10 - “You, O king, have made H7761 a decree that every man who hears the sound of the horn, flute, [fn]lyre, trigon, psaltery, and bagpipe and all kinds of music, is to fall down and worship the golden image.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - “There are certain Jews whom you have appointed over the administration of the province of Babylon, namely Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego. These men, O king, have disregarded H7761 you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image which you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - “Therefore I make H7761 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 as there is no other god who is able to deliver in this way.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:6 - “So I gave H7761 orders to bring into my presence all the wise men of Babylon, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - This was because 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 6:13 - Then they answered and spoke before the king, “Daniel, who is one of the [fn]exiles from Judah, pays H7761 no attention H7761 to you, O king, or to the injunction which you signed, but keeps making his petition three times a day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:14 - Then, as soon as the king heard this statement, he was deeply distressed and set H7761 his mind on delivering Daniel; and even until sunset he kept exerting himself to rescue him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:17 - A stone was brought and laid H7761 over the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet ring and with the signet rings of his nobles, so that nothing would be changed in regard to Daniel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - [fn]I make H7761 a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the God of Daniel;
For He is the living God and enduring forever,
And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed,
And His dominion will be [fn]forever.

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