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Lexicon :: Strong's H7985 - šālṭān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 3034a

Strong’s Definitions

שׇׁלְטָן sholṭân, shol-tawn'; (Aramaic) from H7981; empire (abstractly or concretely):—dominion.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H7985 in the following manner: dominion (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H7985 in the following manner: dominion (14x).
  1. dominion, sovereignty

    1. dominion, sovereignty

    2. realm

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שׇׁלְטָן sholṭân, shol-tawn'; (Aramaic) from H7981; empire (abstractly or concretely):—dominion.
STRONGS H7985: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

שָׁלְטָן (K§ 61. 3, Belsp, a)) noun masculineDaniel 7:6 dominion; — שׁ׳ absolute Daniel 7:6, 14, construct Daniel 6:27 +; emphatic שָׁלְטָנָא Daniel 7:27; suffix שָׁלְטָנָח Daniel 4:19, נֵהּ- Daniel 3:33 [Daniel 4:3] +, נְהוֺן- Daniel 7:12; plural emphatic שָׁלְטָנַיָּא Daniel 7:27; —
1. dominion, sovereignty (usually of God): Daniel 3:33; Daniel 4:19; Daniel 4:31 (twice in verse); Daniel 6:27b; Daniel 7:6, 12, 14 (3 times in verse); Daniel 7:26, 27 (twice in verse).
2. realm Daniel 6:27a.
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Strong's Number H7985 matches the Hebrew שָׁלְטָן (šālṭān),
which occurs 14 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:3 - How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion H7985 is from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:22 - It is thou, O king, that art grown and become strong: for thy greatness is grown, and reacheth unto heaven, and thy dominion H7985 to the end of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:34 - And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion H7985 is an everlasting dominion, H7985 and his kingdom is from generation to generation:
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - I make a decree, That in every dominion H7985 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 H7985 shall be even unto the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:6 - After this I beheld, and lo another, like a leopard, which had upon the back of it four wings of a fowl; the beast had also four heads; and dominion H7985 was given to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:12 - As concerning the rest of the beasts, they had their dominion H7985 taken away: yet their lives were prolonged for a season and time.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - And there was given him dominion, H7985 and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him: his dominion H7985 is an everlasting dominion, H7985 which shall not pass away, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:26 - But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, H7985 to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:27 - And the kingdom and dominion, H7985 and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions H7985 shall serve and obey him.
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