DANIEL 3:7

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“Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.”

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Daniel 3:7 Translation & Meaning

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Therefore קֳבֵ֣ל (adverbially) in front of; usually (with other particles) on account of, so as, since, hence Therefore
at that time, זִמְנָ֡א An appointed occasion time
when כְּדִ֣י That, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of when
all כָּֽל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the people עַמְמַיָּ֡א A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
heard שָֽׁמְעִ֣ין To hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.) heard
the sound קָ֣ל A voice or sound sound
of the cornet, קַרְנָא֩ A horn (literally or for sound) cornet
flute, מַשְׁר֨וֹקִיתָ֜א A (musical) pipe (from its whistling sound) flute
harp, קַיְת֤רֹס A lyre harp
sackbut, שַׂבְּכָא֙ A lyre sackbut
psaltery, פְּסַנְטֵרִ֔ין Psalterion; a lyre psaltery
and all וְכֹ֖ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
kinds זְנֵ֣י Sort kinds
of musick, זְמָרָ֑א Instrumental music musick
all כָּֽל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the people, עַֽמְמַיָּ֜א A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
the nations, אֻמַיָּ֣א A collection, i.e., community of persons nations
and the languages, וְלִשָּׁנַיָּ֗א Speech, i.e., a nation languages
fell down נָֽפְלִ֨ין To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) fell down
and (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
worshipped סָֽגְדִין֙ To worship worshipped
the golden דַּהֲבָ֔א Gold golden
image לְצֶ֣לֶם An idolatrous figure image
that דִּ֥י That, used as relative conjunction, and especially (with a preposition) in adverbial phrases; also as preposition of that
Nebuchadnezzar נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּ֥ר Nebukadnetstsar (or Nebukadretsts(-ar, or)), king of Babylon Nebuchadnezzar
the king מַלְכָּֽא׃ A king king
had set up. הֲקֵ֖ים To rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative) set up

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  • 5  That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:

  • 6  And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.

  • 7  Therefore at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and all kinds of musick, all the people, the nations, and the languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.

  • 8  Wherefore at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and accused the Jews.

  • 9  They spake and said to the king Nebuchadnezzar, O king, live for ever.




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