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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
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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 - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off H2186 for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:14 - For the Levites left their suburbs and their possession, and came to Judah and Jerusalem: for Jeroboam and his sons had cast them off H2186 from executing the priest's office unto the LORD:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:19 - Moreover all the vessels, which king Ahaz in his reign did cast away H2186 in his transgression, have we prepared and sanctified, and, behold, they are before the altar of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:2 - For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? H2186 why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:9 - But thou hast cast off, H2186 and put us to shame; and goest not forth with our armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:23 - Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord? arise, cast us not off H2186 for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand.]] O God, thou hast cast us off, H2186 thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:10 - Wilt not thou, O God, which hadst cast us off? H2186 and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:1 - [[Maschil of Asaph.]] O God, why hast thou cast us off H2186 for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:7 - Will the Lord cast off H2186 for ever? and will he be favourable no more?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:14 - LORD, why castest thou off H2186 my soul? why hidest thou thy face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:38 - But thou hast cast off H2186 and abhorred, thou hast been wroth with thine anointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:11 - Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? H2186 and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our hosts?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:6 - And they shall turn H2186  the rivers far away; H2186 and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:7 - The Lord hath cast off H2186 his altar, he hath abhorred his sanctuary, he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces; they have made a noise in the house of the LORD, as in the day of a solemn feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:17 - And thou hast removed H2186  my soul far off H2186 from peace: I forgat prosperity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:31 - For the Lord will not cast off H2186 for ever:
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:3 - Israel hath cast off H2186 the thing that is good: the enemy shall pursue him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:5 - Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast H2186 thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will it be ere they attain to innocency?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:6 - And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them; for I have mercy upon them: and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: H2186 for I am the LORD their God, and will hear them.
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