Word Summary
iddan: time
Original Word: עִדָּן
Transliteration: iddan
Phonetic Spelling: (id-dawn')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: time
Meaning: a set time, technically, a year
Strong's Concordance

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

see HEBREW ed


H5732. iddan

עִדָּןnoun masculineDaniel 2:9 time (ᵑ7id., Syriac , perhaps loan-word from Assyrian adannu, fixed, appointed, or definite, time; [Arabic probably Aramaic loan-word, SchwZMG liii (1899), 197]); — absolute ׳ע7:12 +; emphatic עִדָּנָא2:8 +; plural absolute עִדָּנִין4:13 +, emphatic עִדָּנַיָּא2:21; —

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

2 definite time, = year (as modern Greek χρόνος, see EASophocles1173): ע ׳שִׁבְעָה‎ = seven years, Daniel 4:13; 4:20; 4:22; 4:29; עִדָּן וּפְלַג וְעִדָּנִין עִדָּן7:25 (i.e. 3 2-Janyears, see Dr; perhaps read dual for plural, compare Bev GunkSchöpf. 201).