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Lexicon :: Strong's H7985 - šālṭān

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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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 you, O king; for you have become great and grown strong, and your [fn]majesty has become great and reached to the sky and your dominion H7985 to the end of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:34 - “But at the end of [fn]that period, I, Nebuchadnezzar, raised my eyes toward heaven and my [fn]reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever;
For His dominion H7985 is an everlasting dominion, H7985
And His kingdom endures from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - [fn]I make a decree that in all the dominion H7985 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 H7985 will be [fn]forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:6 - “After this I kept looking, and behold, another one, like a leopard, which had on its [fn]back four wings of a bird; the beast also had four heads, and dominion H7985 was given to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:12 - “As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion H7985 was taken away, but an extension of life was granted to them for an appointed period of time.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - “And to Him was given dominion, H7985
Glory and [fn]a kingdom,
That all the peoples, nations and men of every [fn]language
Might serve Him.
His dominion H7985 is an everlasting dominion H7985
Which will not pass away;
And His kingdom is one
Which will not be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:26 - ‘But the court will sit for judgment, and his dominion H7985 will be taken away, [fn]annihilated and destroyed [fn]forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:27 - ‘Then the [fn]sovereignty, the dominion H7985 and the greatness of all the kingdoms under the whole heaven will be given to the people of the [fn]saints of the Highest One; His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all the dominions H7985 will serve and obey Him.’
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