Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1709: dag (pronounced dawg)

or (fully) dag (Nehemiah 13:16) {dawg}; from 1711; a fish (as prolific); or perhaps rather from 1672 (as timid); but still better from 1672 (in the sense of squirming, i.e. moving by the vibratory action of the tail); a fish (often used collectively):--fish.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ּ / ּ

dâg / dâ'g

1) fish

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1711


This word is used 19 times:

Genesis 9:2: "moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered."
Numbers 11:22: "them? or shall all the fish of the sea be gathered together for them, to suffice"
1 Kings 4:33: "and of creeping things, and of fishes."
2 Chronicles 33:14: "of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height,"
Nehemiah 3:3: " But the fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build, who also laid the beams thereof, and set up"
Nehemiah 12:39: "and above the old gate, and above the fish gate, and the tower of Hananeel,"
Nehemiah 13:16: "There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath"
Job 12:8: "speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare"
Job 41:7: "his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears?"
Psalms 8:8: "The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas."
Ecclesiastes 9:12: "not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net,"
Ezekiel 38:20: " So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things"
Hosea 4:3: "with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away."
Jonah 1:17: "Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah"
Jonah 1:17: "And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights."
Jonah 2:10: "And the LORD spoke unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry"
Habakkuk 1:14: "And makest men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler"
Zephaniah 1:3: "I will consume the fowls of the heaven, and the fishes of the sea, and the stumblingblocks with the wicked;"
Zephaniah 1:10: "the LORD, that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate, and a howling from"

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