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Lexicon :: Strong's H826 - 'aššāp̄

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to אַשָּׁף (H825)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2615

Strong’s Definitions

אַשָּׁף ʼashshâph, ash-shawf'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H825:—astrologer.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H826 in the following manner: astrologer (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H826 in the following manner: astrologer (6x).
  1. conjurer, enchanter, (CLBL) necromancer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַשָּׁף ʼashshâph, ash-shawf'; (Aramaic) corresponding to H825:—astrologer.

Biblical Aramaic

אָשַׁף (K§ a) noun masculine conjurer, enchanter (probably Babylonian Loan-word; so Biblical Hebrew H825 אַשָּׁף); — absolute א׳ Daniel 2:10; plural absolute אָֽשְׁפִין Daniel 2:27; Daniel 5:11, emphatic אָֽשְׁפַיָא Daniel 4:4; Daniel 5:7, 15.
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2:10; 2:27; 4:4; 5:7; 5:11; 5:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H826 matches the Hebrew אַשָּׁף ('aššāp̄),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man upon the earth that can shew the king's matter: therefore there is no king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer, H826 or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:27 - Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the astrologers, H826 the magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:7 - Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, H826 the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:7 - The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, H826 the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spake, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say, thy father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, H826 Chaldeans, and soothsayers;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:15 - And now the wise men, the astrologers, H826 have been brought in before me, that they should read this writing, and make known unto me the interpretation thereof: but they could not shew the interpretation of the thing:

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