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sher'-if (Aramaic tiphtaye' "judicial," "a lawyer," "a sheriff" (Daniel 3:2 f): Probably a "lawyer" or "jurist" whose business it was to decide points of law. At best, however, the translation "sheriff" is but a conjecture.

Strong's Hebrew
8614. tiphtaye -- (title of an official) perhaps magistrates
... sheriff. (Aramaic) perhaps from shaphat; judicial, ie A lawyer -- sheriff. see HEBREW
shaphat. 8613, 8614. tiphtaye. 8615 . Strong's Numbers.
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... The sheriff stood at the open window; he wore ruffles, and a dainty breastpin decorated
the front of his shirt; he was neatly shaven, and a tiny little strip ...
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Governor Pollock and the Condemned Criminal.
... When they began to give up hope, the Governor went down to the prison and asked
the sheriff to take him to the cell of the condemned man. ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/governor pollock and the condemned.htm

Wesley Arrested in Edinburgh
... I have a warrant from the Sheriff to carry you to the Tolbooth." At first I thought
he jested; but finding the thing was serious, I desired one or two of our ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesley arrested in edinburgh.htm

Some Carriages of the Adversaries of God's Truth with Me at the ...
... to come before the judge, I desired my jailor to put my name into the calendar among
the felons, and made friends of the judge and high-sheriff, who promised ...
/.../grace abounding to the chief of sinners/some carriages of the adversaries.htm

The Time of the Evening.
... "From New York Sun. "Pittsburg, March 5."The church edifice of the Coraopolis Methodist
church was advertised to be sold by the sheriff this week, and the ...
// gospel day /chapter ii the time of.htm

The Wicked Heart Set to do Evil.
... And may God have mercy on your soul!" The sentence has passed now"the court have
done their work; it only remains for the sheriff to do his as the ...
/.../finney/sermons on gospel themes/viii the wicked heart set.htm

The Life of Captain John Paton.
... the defeat at Bothwel-bridge, captain Paton made the best of his way homeward; and
having had a fine horse, with all manner of furniture from the sheriff of Ayr ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of captain john.htm

Here Followeth a Discourse Between My Wife and the Judges, with ...
... But yet, my wife being encouraged by the high-sheriff, did venture once more into
their presence (as the poor widow did before the unjust judge) to try what ...
/.../grace abounding to the chief of sinners/here followeth a discourse between.htm

The Way from Sin to Perfect Salvation.
... After having received his sentence he, in the sheriff's charge, passed out of the
court-room, and with tears flowing from his eyes said, "My reputation is gone ...
// gospel day /chapter v the way from.htm

Paul's Desire to Depart
... In the death of the wicked, the sheriff's officer of justice doth lay his clay-cold
hand upon the man's shoulder, and he is his prisoner for ever. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/pauls desire to depart.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The chief officer of a shire or county, to whom is entrusted the execution of the laws, the serving of judicial writs and processes, and the preservation of the peace.
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SHERIFF. sher'-if (Aramaic ... points of law. At
best, however, the translation "sheriff" is but a conjecture. ...
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Fee (5 Occurrences)
... amount, or fixed by custom or laws; charge; pay; perquisite; as, the fees of lawyers
and physicians; the fees of office; clerk's fees; sheriff's fees; marriage ...
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Right (4703 Occurrences)
... 24. (a.) That which one has a legal or social claim to do or to exact; legal power;
authority; as, a sheriff has a right to arrest a criminal. 25. ...
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Receipt (3 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To give a receipt for; as, to receipt goods delivered by a sheriff. 10.
(vt) To put a receipt on, as by writing or stamping; as, to receipt a bill. 11. ...
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Deputy (7 Occurrences)
... in his name or his behalf; a substitute in office; a lieutenant; a representative;
a delegate; a vicegerent; as, the deputy of a prince, of a sheriff, of a ...
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Marshal (2 Occurrences)
... judicial district of the United States, to execute the process of the courts of
the United States, and perform various duties, similar to those of a sheriff. ...
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Sheriffs (2 Occurrences)

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Seize (91 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To take possession of by virtue of a warrant or other legal authority; as,
the sheriff seized the debtor's goods. 5. (vt) To fasten; to fix. ...
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Turn (963 Occurrences)
... 35. (n.) A pit sunk in some part of a drift. 36. (n.) A court of record, held by
the sheriff twice a year in every hundred within his county. 37. ...
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Sheriff: General Scriptures Concerning

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Fee (5 Occurrences)

Right (4703 Occurrences)

Receipt (3 Occurrences)

Deputy (7 Occurrences)

Marshal (2 Occurrences)

Sheriffs (2 Occurrences)

Seize (91 Occurrences)

Turn (963 Occurrences)

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