1881. dath
Strong's Concordance
dath: decree, law
Original Word: דָּת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: dath
Phonetic Spelling: (dawth)
Short Definition: law
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
Definition
decree, law
NASB Translation
decree (5), edict (4), edicts (1), law (7), laws (3), regulations (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
דָּת noun feminineEsther 3:15 decree, law, usage, only in Persian period (Biblical Aramaic Late Hebrew id., Syriac or ; Persian loan-word, Old Persian dâta, law, SpiegAPK 225) — ׳ד absolute Esther 1:8 9t.; construct דַּת Esther 2:12, דָּת Esther 9:13; suffix דָּתוֺ Esther 2:8 4t.; plural construct דָּתֵי Ezra 8:36 2t.; suffix דָּתַיהֶם Esther 3:8; —

1 decree, edict, commission of Persian king Ezra 8:36 (word elsewhere only in Esther) Esther 2:8 ("" דְּבַר הַמֶּלֶךְ), Esther 4:3 ("" id.) Esther 8:17 ("" id.) Esther 9:1 ("" id.; with עשׂה execute) compare also Esther 9:13; with verb נָתַן Esther 3:14,15; Esther 8:13,14; Esther 9:14; written כְּתָבהַֿדָּת Esther 4:8 (compare Esther 3:14; Esther 8:13).

2 law, permanently valid and applicable, וְיִכָּתֵב בְּדָתֵי מָּרַסוּֿמָדַי וְלֹא יַעֲבוֺר Esther 1:19 compare Esther 1:15; Esther 4:11,16; יֹדְעֵי דָּת וָדִין Esther 1:13 those that understood law and judgment; דָּתֵי הַמֶּלֶךְ Esther 3:8; of laws of the Jews in Persia Esther 3:8; even of rules for drinking at a feast Esther 1:8; for purifying of women Esther 2:12. — The distinction between 1 &

2 is not absolute. The king's will was law, and the royal edict (דְּבַר מַלְכוּת) concerning Vashti was reckoned among the laws (דָּתֵי) of the Persians & Medes (Esther 1:19). — In Deuteronomy 33:2 ᵑ0 אֵשׁ דָּת לָמוֺ fire was a law for them is corrupt; many emendations proposed, compare Di; Di suggests דֹת[לַמִּ] אֵשׁ fire of flames, flaming fire, compare הַלַּמִּידִם Exodus 20:18 (but לַמִּדֹת plural in תֹ֯ not in OT unless as proper name), or (better), דֶת[יֹקֶ] אֵשׁ a burning fire, compare Isaiah 65:5 (different sense).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
commandment, commission, decree, law, manner

Of uncertain (perhaps foreign) derivation: a royal edict or statute -- commandment, commission, decree, law, manner.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּדָתֵ֥י בדתי דָּ֖ת דָּ֥ת דָּת֙ דָּתֵ֣י דָּתֵ֤י דָּתוֹ֙ דת דתו דתי הַ֠דָּת הדת וְדָת֔וֹ וְדָת֖וֹ וְדָתֵיהֶ֞ם וְדָתוֹ֙ וְהַדָּ֥ת ודתו ודתיהם והדת כְּדָ֣ת כְּדָ֤ת כְּדָת֙ כַדָּ֔ת כַדָּ֖ת כדת bə·ḏā·ṯê bəḏāṯê bedaTei chadDat dā·ṯê dā·ṯōw dat dāṯ dāṯê daTei daTo dāṯōw had·dāṯ haddāṯ Haddot ḵad·dāṯ ḵaddāṯ kə·ḏāṯ keDat kəḏāṯ vedateiHem vedaTo vehadDat wə·ḏā·ṯê·hem wə·ḏā·ṯōw wə·had·dāṯ wəḏāṯêhem wəḏāṯōw wəhaddāṯ
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21 Occurrences


bə·ḏā·ṯê — 1 Occ.
ḵad·dāṯ — 2 Occ.
dāṯ — 4 Occ.
dā·ṯê — 2 Occ.
dā·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
had·dāṯ — 1 Occ.
kə·ḏāṯ — 3 Occ.
wə·ḏā·ṯê·hem — 1 Occ.
wə·ḏā·ṯōw — 4 Occ.
wə·had·dāṯ — 2 Occ.

Ezra 8:36
HEB: וַֽיִּתְּנ֣וּ ׀ אֶת־ דָּתֵ֣י הַמֶּ֗לֶךְ לַאֲחַשְׁדַּרְפְּנֵי֙
NAS: the king's edicts to the king's
KJV: the king's commissions unto the king's
INT: delivered edicts the king's satraps

Esther 1:8
HEB: וְהַשְּׁתִיָּ֥ה כַדָּ֖ת אֵ֣ין אֹנֵ֑ס
NAS: The drinking was [done] according to the law, there was no
KJV: And the drinking [was] according to the law; none did compel:
INT: the drinking to the law there compulsion

Esther 1:13
HEB: כָּל־ יֹדְעֵ֖י דָּ֥ת וָדִֽין׃
NAS: all who knew law and justice
KJV: toward all that knew law and judgment:
INT: all knew law and justice

Esther 1:15
HEB: כְּדָת֙ מַֽה־ לַּעֲשׂ֔וֹת
NAS: According to law, what is to be done
KJV: Vashti according to law, because she hath not performed
INT: to law what is to be done

Esther 1:19
HEB: מִלְּפָנָ֔יו וְיִכָּתֵ֛ב בְּדָתֵ֥י פָֽרַס־ וּמָדַ֖י
NAS: by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia
KJV: and let it be written among the laws of the Persians
INT: the presence it be written the laws of Persia and Media

Esther 2:8
HEB: דְּבַר־ הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ וְדָת֔וֹ וּֽבְהִקָּבֵ֞ץ נְעָר֥וֹת
NAS: about when the command and decree of the king
KJV: commandment and his decree was heard,
INT: the command of the king and decree were gathered young

Esther 2:12
HEB: הֱי֨וֹת לָ֜הּ כְּדָ֤ת הַנָּשִׁים֙ שְׁנֵ֣ים
NAS: months under the regulations for the women--
KJV: months, according to the manner of the women,
INT: the end become the regulations the women both

Esther 3:8
HEB: מְדִינ֣וֹת מַלְכוּתֶ֑ךָ וְדָתֵיהֶ֞ם שֹׁנ֣וֹת מִכָּל־
NAS: of your kingdom; their laws are different
KJV: of thy kingdom; and their laws [are] diverse
INT: the provinces of your kingdom their laws diverse all

Esther 3:8
HEB: עָ֗ם וְאֶת־ דָּתֵ֤י הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ אֵינָ֣ם
NAS: the king's laws, so it is not in the king's
KJV: they the king's laws: therefore it [is] not for the king's
INT: all people laws the king's not

Esther 3:14
HEB: הַכְּתָ֗ב לְהִנָּ֤תֵֽן דָּת֙ בְּכָל־ מְדִינָ֣ה
NAS: to be issued as law in every
KJV: of the writing for a commandment to be given
INT: of the edict to be issued law every province

Esther 3:15
HEB: בִּדְבַ֣ר הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וְהַדָּ֥ת נִתְּנָ֖ה בְּשׁוּשַׁ֣ן
NAS: command while the decree was issued
KJV: commandment, and the decree was given
INT: command the king's the decree was issued Susa

Esther 4:3
HEB: דְּבַר־ הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ וְדָתוֹ֙ מַגִּ֔יעַ אֵ֤בֶל
NAS: the command and decree of the king
KJV: commandment and his decree came,
INT: command of the king and decree came mourning

Esther 4:8
HEB: פַּתְשֶׁ֣גֶן כְּתָֽב־ הַ֠דָּת אֲשֶׁר־ נִתַּ֨ן
NAS: of the text of the edict which
KJV: of the writing of the decree that was given
INT: A copy of the text of the edict which gave

Esther 4:11
HEB: יִקָּרֵ֗א אַחַ֤ת דָּתוֹ֙ לְהָמִ֔ית לְ֠בַד
NAS: he has but one law, that he be put to death,
KJV: [there is] one law of his to put [him] to death,
INT: summoned one law he be put except

Esther 4:16
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר לֹֽא־ כַדָּ֔ת וְכַאֲשֶׁ֥ר אָבַ֖דְתִּי
NAS: which is not according to the law; and if
KJV: in unto the king, which [is] not according to the law: and if I perish,
INT: which according to the law and if perish

Esther 8:13
HEB: הַכְּתָ֗ב לְהִנָּ֤תֵֽן דָּת֙ בְּכָל־ מְדִינָ֣ה
NAS: to be issued as law in each
KJV: of the writing for a commandment to be given
INT: of the edict to be issued law and every each

Esther 8:14
HEB: בִּדְבַ֣ר הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ וְהַדָּ֥ת נִתְּנָ֖ה בְּשׁוּשַׁ֥ן
NAS: steeds; and the decree was given
KJV: commandment. And the decree was given
INT: command the king's and the decree was given Susa

Esther 8:17
HEB: דְּבַר־ הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ וְדָתוֹ֙ מַגִּ֔יעַ שִׂמְחָ֤ה
NAS: commandment and his decree arrived,
KJV: commandment and his decree came,
INT: commandment the king's and his decree arrived gladness

Esther 9:1
HEB: דְּבַר־ הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ וְדָת֖וֹ לְהֵעָשׂ֑וֹת בַּיּ֗וֹם
NAS: command and edict were about to be executed,
KJV: commandment and his decree drew near
INT: command the king's and edict to be executed the day

Esther 9:13
HEB: בְּשׁוּשָׁ֔ן לַעֲשׂ֖וֹת כְּדָ֣ת הַיּ֑וֹם וְאֵ֛ת
NAS: to do according to the edict of today;
KJV: also according unto this day's decree, and let Haman's
INT: Susa to do to the edict of today ten

Esther 9:14
HEB: כֵּ֔ן וַתִּנָּתֵ֥ן דָּ֖ת בְּשׁוּשָׁ֑ן וְאֵ֛ת
NAS: so; and an edict was issued
KJV: it so to be done: and the decree was given
INT: so was issued and an edict Susa ten

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