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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 - I ordered a search of the records and have found that Jerusalem has indeed been a hotbed of insurrection against many kings. In fact, rebellion and revolt are normal there!
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:21 - Therefore, issue orders to have these men stop their work. That city must not be rebuilt except at my express command.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:3 - But Tattenai, governor of the province west of the Euphrates River,[fn] and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues soon arrived in Jerusalem and asked, “Who gave you permission to rebuild this Temple and restore this structure?”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - “The king should know that we went to the construction site of the Temple of the great God in the province of Judah. It is being rebuilt with specially prepared stones, and timber is being laid in its walls. The work is going forward with great energy and success.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:9 - “We asked the leaders, ‘Who gave you permission to rebuild this Temple and restore this structure?’
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:13 - However, King Cyrus of Babylon,[fn] during the first year of his reign, issued a decree that the Temple of God should be rebuilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:14 - King Cyrus returned the gold and silver cups that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple of God in Jerusalem and had placed in the temple of Babylon. These cups were taken from that temple and presented to a man named Sheshbazzar, whom King Cyrus appointed as governor of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Therefore, if it pleases the king, we request that a search be made in the royal archives of Babylon to discover whether King Cyrus ever issued a decree to rebuild God’s Temple in Jerusalem. And then let the king send us his decision in this matter.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - So King Darius issued orders that a search be made in the Babylonian archives, which were stored in the treasury.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:3 - “In the first year of King Cyrus’s reign, a decree was sent out concerning the Temple of God at Jerusalem. “Let the Temple be rebuilt on the site where Jews used to offer their sacrifices, using the original foundations. Its height will be ninety feet, and its width will be ninety feet.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I hereby decree that you are to help these elders of the Jews as they rebuild this Temple of God. You must pay the full construction costs, without delay, from my taxes collected in the province west of the Euphrates River so that the work will not be interrupted.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:11 - “Those who violate this decree in any way will have a beam pulled from their house. Then they will be tied to it and flogged, and their house will be reduced to a pile of rubble.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - May the God who has chosen the city of Jerusalem as the place to honor his name destroy any king or nation that violates this command and destroys this Temple. “I, Darius, have issued this decree. Let it be obeyed with all diligence.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:13 - “I decree that any of the people of Israel in my kingdom, including the priests and Levites, may volunteer to return to Jerusalem with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:21 - “I, Artaxerxes the king, hereby send this decree to all the treasurers in the province west of the Euphrates River[fn]: ‘You are to give Ezra, the priest and teacher of the law of the God of heaven, whatever he requests of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:5 - But the king said to the astrologers, “I am serious about this. If you don’t tell me what my dream was and what it means, you will be torn limb from limb, and your houses will be turned into heaps of rubble!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:10 - You issued a decree requiring all the people to bow down and worship the gold statue when they hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes, and other musical instruments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:12 - But there are some Jews—Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego—whom you have put in charge of the province of Babylon. They pay no attention to you, Your Majesty. They refuse to serve your gods and do not worship the gold statue you have set up.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 3:29 - Therefore, I make this decree: If any people, whatever their race or nation or language, speak a word against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, they will be torn limb from limb, and their houses will be turned into heaps of rubble. There is no other god who can rescue like this!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:6 - So I issued an order calling in all the wise men of Babylon, so they could tell me what my dream meant.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:12 - This man Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar, has exceptional ability and is filled with divine knowledge and understanding. He can interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve difficult problems. Call for Daniel, and he will tell you what the writing means.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:13 - Then they told the king, “That man Daniel, one of the captives from Judah, is ignoring you and your law. He still prays to his God three times a day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:14 - Hearing this, the king was deeply troubled, and he tried to think of a way to save Daniel. He spent the rest of the day looking for a way to get Daniel out of this predicament.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:17 - A stone was brought and placed over the mouth of the den. The king sealed the stone with his own royal seal and the seals of his nobles, so that no one could rescue Daniel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - “I decree that everyone throughout my kingdom should tremble with fear before the God of Daniel. For he is the living God, and he will endure forever. His kingdom will never be destroyed, and his rule will never end.
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