5732. iddan
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iddan: time
Original Word: עִדָּן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: iddan
Phonetic Spelling: (id-dawn')
Short Definition: time

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
(Aramaic) corresponding to iddah
NASB Translation
moment (2), situation (1), time (8), times (2).

עִדָּן noun masculineDaniel 2:9 time (ᵑ7 id., Syriac , perhaps loan-word from Assyrian adannu, fixed, appointed, or definite, time; [Arabic probably Aramaic loan-word, SchwZMG liii (1899), 197]); — absolute ׳ע Daniel 7:12 +; emphatic עִדָּנָא Daniel 2:8 +; plural absolute עִדָּנִין Daniel 4:13 +, emphatic עִדָּנַיָּא Daniel 2:21; —

1 in General, time, as duration Daniel 2:8; Daniel 7:12; involving specific conditions Daniel 2:9,21; (point of) time Daniel 3:5,15.

2 definite time, = year (as modern Greek χρόνος, see EASophocles1173): ׳שִׁבְעָה ע = seven years, Daniel 4:13; Daniel 4:20; Daniel 4:22; Daniel 4:29; עִדָּן וְעִדָּנִין וּפְלַג עִדָּן Daniel 7:25 (i.e. 3 2-Janyears, see Dr; perhaps read dual for plural, compare Bev GunkSchöpf. 201).


(Aramaic) from a root corresponding to that of ed; a set time; technically, a year -- time.

see HEBREW ed

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