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Lexicon :: Strong's H5059 - nagan

נָגַן
Transliteration
nagan
Pronunciation
nä·gan' (Key)
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1292.1

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H5059 in the following manner: play (8x), instrument (3x), minstrel (2x), melody (1x), player (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. to play or strike strings, play a stringed instrument

    1. (Qal)

      1. player (participle)

    2. (Piel)

      1. to play

        1. player, minstrel (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָגַן nâgan, naw-gan'; a primitive root; properly, to thrum, i.e. beat a tune with the fingers; expectation. to play on a stringed instrument; hence (generally), to make music:—player on instruments, sing to the stringed instruments, melody, ministrel, play(-er, -ing).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

H5059

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Strong's Number H5059 matches the Hebrew נָגַן (nagan),
which occurs 15 times in 12 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before thee, to seek out a man, who is a cunning player H5059 on an harp: and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play H5059 with his hand, and thou shalt be well.

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And Saul said unto his servants, Provide me now a man that can play H5059 well, and bring him to me.

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Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, H5059 and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.

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And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played H5059 with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.

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And it came to pass on the morrow, that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house: and David played H5059 with his hand, as at other times: and there was a javelin in Saul's hand.

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And the evil spirit from the LORD was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played H5059 with his hand.

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But now bring me a minstrel. H5059 And it came to pass, when the minstrel H5059 played, H5059 that the hand of the LORD came upon him.

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Sing unto him a new song; play H5059 skilfully with a loud noise.

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The singers went before, the players on instruments H5059 followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.

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Take an harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody, H5059 sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.

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The LORD was ready to save me: therefore we will sing my songs to the stringed instruments H5059 all the days of our life in the house of the LORD.

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And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument: H5059 for they hear thy words, but they do them not.
 
 
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