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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, how mighty his wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:22 - it is you, O king, who have grown and become strong. Your greatness has grown and reaches to heaven, and your dominion to the ends of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:34 - At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnez'zar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and praised and honored him who lives for ever; for his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom endures from generation to generation;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 6:26 - I make a decree, that in all my royal dominion men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel, for he is the living God, enduring for ever; his kingdom shall never be destroyed, and his dominion shall be to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:6 - After this I looked, and lo, another, like a leopard, with four wings of a bird on its back; and the beast had four heads; and dominion was given to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:12 - As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was taken away, but their lives were prolonged for a season and a time.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:14 - And to him was given dominion and glory and kingdom, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him; his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom one that shall not be destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:26 - But the court shall sit in judgment, and his dominion shall be taken away, to be consumed and destroyed to the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:27 - And the kingdom and the dominion and the greatness of the kingdoms under the whole heaven shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High; their kingdom shall be an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey them.'
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