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Lexicon :: Strong's H2186 - zānaḥ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root meaning to push aside
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 564

Strong’s Definitions

זָנַח zânach, zaw-nakh'; a primitive root meaning to push aside, i.e. reject, forsake, fail:—cast away (off), remove far away (off).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H2186 in the following manner: cast...off (17x), cast away (1x), turn...away (1x), removed...far off.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H2186 in the following manner: cast...off (17x), cast away (1x), turn...away (1x), removed...far off.
  1. to cast off, reject, spurn

    1. (Qal) to reject

    2. (Hiphil) to forcefully reject someone

  2. to stink, emit stench, become odious

    1. (Hiphil) stink (perfect)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָנַח zânach, zaw-nakh'; a primitive root meaning to push aside, i.e. reject, forsake, fail:—cast away (off), remove far away (off).
STRONGS H2186: Abbreviations
† I. זָנַח verb reject, spurn (perhaps compare Assyrian zinû, be angry, especially of gods Gu§ 105 ZimBP 23 ff.) —
Qal Perfect ז׳ Hosea 8:3, 5; Lamentations 2:7; זָנַחְתָּ Psalm 44:10 + 2 times; suffix זְנַחְתָּ֑נִי Psalm 43:2; זְנַחְתָּנוּ Psalm 60:3; Psalm 60:12; Psalm 108:12; זְנַחְתִּים Zechariah 10:6; Imperfect יִזְנַח Psalm 77:8; Lamentations 3:31; תִּזְנַח Psalm 44:24 + 2 times; — reject, Israel rejects good Hosea 8:3; Samaria's calf rejects her Hosea 8:5 (others make י׳ subject; WeKl. Proph. reads אזנת I reject), elsewhere God rejects people Psalm 43:2; Psalm 60:3; Psalm 77:8; Psalm 88:15; Zechariah 10:6; לָנֶצַח Psalm 44:24; Psalm 74:1; לעולם Lamentations 3:31; ולא תצא בצבאתינו ז׳ Psalm 44:10; Psalm 60:12; Psalm 108:12; נַפְשִׁי מִשָּׁלוֺם Lamentations 3:17; king Psalm 89:39; altar Lamentations 2:7.
Hiph. Perfect הִזְנִיחַ 2 Chronicles 29:19; suffix הִזְנִיחָם 2 Chronicles 11:14; 3rd person plural הֶאֶזְנִיחוּ Isaiah 19:6, see II. זנח; Imperfect יַזְנִיחֲךָ 1 Chronicles 28:9; — (late) reject (= earlier Qal), Jeroboam rejects the Levites מכהן לי׳ 2 Chronicles 11:14; Ahaz the sacred vessels 2 Chronicles 29:19; י׳ rejects Solomon 1 Chronicles 28:9.

† II. [זָנַח] stink, emit stench (compare Arabic زَنَغَ become rancid, of oil, etc., Lane); — only
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine plural הֶאֶזְנִיחוּ נְהָרוֺת rivers stink Isaiah 19:6 (read הִזְנִיחוּ Ges§ 53, 6 Ol§ 255 b Sta§ 420 ai. 293; but Ew§ 123 b De Di derive from elative אַזְנָח or אֶזְנָח).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles

28:9; 28:9

2 Chronicles

11:14; 11:14; 29:19; 29:19


43:2; 43:2; 44:10; 44:10; 44:24; 44:24; 60:3; 60:3; 60:12; 60:12; 74:1; 77:8; 77:8; 88:15; 89:39; 108:12; 108:12


19:6; 19:6


2:7; 2:7; 3:17; 3:31; 3:31


8:3; 8:3; 8:5; 8:5


10:6; 10:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2186 matches the Hebrew זָנַח (zānaḥ),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:9 -

“As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve him wholeheartedly and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you abandon him, he will reject you forever.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:14 -

for the Levites left their pasturelands and their possessions and went to Judah and Jerusalem, because Jeroboam and his sons refused to let them serve as priests of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:19 -

“We have set up and consecrated all the utensils that King Ahaz rejected during his reign when he became unfaithful. They are in front of the altar of the LORD.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:2 -

For you are the God of my refuge.

Why have you rejected me?

Why must I go about in sorrow

because of the enemy’s oppression?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:9 -

But you have rejected and humiliated us;

you do not march out with our armies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:23 -

Wake up, Lord! Why are you sleeping?

Get up! Don’t reject us forever!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:1 -

God, you have rejected us;

you have broken us down;

you have been angry. Restore us![fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:10 -

God, haven’t you rejected us?

God, you do not march out with our armies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:1 -

Why have you rejected us forever, God?

Why does your anger burn

against the sheep of your pasture?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:7 -

“Will the Lord reject forever

and never again show favor?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:14 -

LORD, why do you reject me?

Why do you hide your face from me?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:38 -

But you have spurned and rejected him;

you have become enraged with your anointed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:11 -

God, haven’t you rejected us?

God, you do not march out with our armies.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:6 -

The channels will stink;

they will dwindle, and Egypt’s canals will be parched.

Reed and rush will wilt.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:7 -

The Lord has rejected his altar,

repudiated his sanctuary;

he has handed the walls of her palaces

over to the enemy.

They have raised a shout in the house of the LORD

as on the day of an appointed festival.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:17 -

I have been deprived[fn] of peace;

I have forgotten what prosperity is.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:31 -

For the Lord

will not reject us forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:3 -

Israel has rejected what is good;

an enemy will pursue him.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:5 -

Your calf-idol[fn] is rejected, Samaria.

My anger burns against them.

How long will they be incapable of innocence?

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:6 -

I will strengthen the house of Judah

and deliver the house of Joseph.[fn]

I will restore[fn] them

because I have compassion on them,

and they will be

as though I had never rejected them.

For I am the LORD their God,

and I will answer them.

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