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Sheriff

Sheriff

One knowledgeable in the law.

Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the SHERIFFS, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. ( Daniel 3:3 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

Bibliography Information

"Entry for 'Sheriff'". A King James Dictionary.

SHERIFF

sher'-if (Aramaic tiphtaye' "judicial," "a lawyer," "a sheriff" (Daniel 3:2):

Probably a "lawyer" or "jurist" whose business it was to decide points of law. At best, however, the translation "sheriff" is but a conjecture.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SHERIFF'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.