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Lexicon :: Strong's H7844 - šᵊḥaṯ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to שָׁחַת (H7843)
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TWOT Reference: 3026

Strong’s Definitions

שְׁחַת shᵉchath, shekh-ath'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7843:—corrupt, fault.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H7844 in the following manner: fault (2x), corrupt (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H7844 in the following manner: fault (2x), corrupt (1x).
  1. to corrupt

    1. (P'al)

      1. corrupt (participle)

      2. fault (subst)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁחַת shᵉchath, shekh-ath'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7843:—corrupt, fault.

Biblical Aramaic

† [שְׁחַת] verb corrupt (TargumJ (once), Syriac bdb111501; Biblical Hebrew H7843 [שָׁחַת]); —
Pe. Passive participle feminine singular שְׁחִיתָה Daniel 2:9 corrupt word; as noun = fault Daniel 6:5 [Daniel 6:4] (twice in verse) (compare Targum Psalm 17:3; Ruth 4:22).
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2:9; 6:4


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Strong's Number H7844 matches the Hebrew שְׁחַת (šᵊḥaṯ),
which occurs 3 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:9 - But if ye will not make known unto me the dream, there is but one decree for you: for ye have prepared lying and corrupt H7844 words to speak before me, till the time be changed: therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that ye can shew me the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:4 - Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; H7844 forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault H7844 found in him.

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