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Lexicon :: Strong's H4999 - nā'â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1322a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: נאה.

Strong’s Definitions

נָאָה nâʼâh, naw-aw'; from H4998; a home; figuratively, a pasture:—habitation, house, pasture, pleasant place.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H4999 in the following manner: habitations (5x), pastures (5x), houses (1x), places (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H4999 in the following manner: habitations (5x), pastures (5x), houses (1x), places (1x).
  1. pasture, abode, abode of shepherd, habitation, meadow

    1. pasture, meadow

    2. abode

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָאָה nâʼâh, naw-aw'; from H4998; a home; figuratively, a pasture:—habitation, house, pasture, pleasant place.
STRONGS H4999: Abbreviations
† II. [נָוָה] noun feminine pasture, meadow; — plural construct נְוֺת Zephaniah 2:6, usually נְאוֺת Psalm 23:2 + 11 times; —
1. pasture, meadow: הָרֹעִים נ׳ Amos 1:2, compare Zephaniah 2:6 (|| גִּדְרוֺת צאֹן; see also [כָּרה]); especially נְאוֺת (הַ)מִּדְבָּר Jeremiah 9:9 [Jeremiah 9:10]; Jeremiah 23:10; Psalm 65:13 [Psalm 65:12]; Joel 1:19, 20; Joel 2:22; דֶּשֶׁא נ׳ Psalm 23:2 grassy pastures; אֱלֹהִים נ׳ Psalm 83:13 [Psalm 83:12] pastures of God, i.e. the land of Canaan, יַעֲקֹב נ׳ Lamentations 2:2; הַשָּׁלוֺם נ׳ Jeremiah 25:37 meadows of pace; חָמָס נ׳ Psalm 74:20 apparently habitations (?) of violence, but read probably גַּאֲוָה וְח׳, so Bi Che (see Psalm 73:6). — Jeremiah 6:2 see following; Job 8:6 see I. נָוֶה.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




23:2; 23:2; 65:12; 73:6; 74:20; 83:12


6:2; 9:10; 23:10; 25:37




1:19; 1:20; 2:22




2:6; 2:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4999 matches the Hebrew נָאָה (nā'â),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:2 - He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: H4999 he leadeth me beside the still waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:12 - They drop upon the pastures H4999 of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:20 - Have respect unto the covenant: for the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations H4999 of cruelty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:12 - Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses H4999 of God in possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:10 - For the mountains will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations H4999 of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none can pass through them; neither can men hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:10 - For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourneth; the pleasant places H4999 of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their force is not right.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:37 - And the peaceable habitations H4999 are cut down because of the fierce anger of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:2 - The Lord hath swallowed up all the habitations H4999 of Jacob, and hath not pitied: he hath thrown down in his wrath the strong holds of the daughter of Judah; he hath brought them down to the ground: he hath polluted the kingdom and the princes thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:19 - O LORD, to thee will I cry: for the fire hath devoured the pastures H4999 of the wilderness, and the flame hath burned all the trees of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:20 - The beasts of the field cry also unto thee: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures H4999 of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:22 - Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures H4999 of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:2 - And he said, The LORD will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the habitations H4999 of the shepherds shall mourn, and the top of Carmel shall wither.
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