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Lexicon :: Strong's H5006 - nā'aṣ

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TWOT Reference: 1274

Strong’s Definitions

נָאַץ nâʼats, naw-ats'; a primitive root; to scorn; or (in Ecclesiastes 12:5), by interchange for H5132, to bloom:—abhor, (give occasion to) blaspheme, contemn, despise, flourish, × great, provoke.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H5006 in the following manner: despise (8x), provoke (5x), abhor (4x), blaspheme (4x), contemn (2x), flourish (1x), great occasion to blaspheme (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H5006 in the following manner: despise (8x), provoke (5x), abhor (4x), blaspheme (4x), contemn (2x), flourish (1x), great occasion to blaspheme (1x).
  1. to spurn, contemn, despise, abhor

    1. (Qal) to spurn, contemn

    2. (Piel)

      1. to spurn

      2. to cause to contemn

    3. (Hiphil) to spurn

    4. (Hithpolel) to be contemned

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָאַץ nâʼats, naw-ats'; a primitive root; to scorn; or (in Ecclesiastes 12:5), by interchange for H5132, to bloom:—abhor, (give occasion to) blaspheme, contemn, despise, flourish, × great, provoke.
STRONGS H5006: Abbreviations
נָאַץ verb contemn, spurn (Late Hebrew id., Pi.; Targum נִיאוּצָא reviling); —
Qal Perfect נ׳ Proverbs 5:12; 3rd person plural נָֽאֲצוּ Proverbs 1:30; נָאָ֑צוּ Psalm 107:11; Imperfect יִנְאַץ Proverbs 15:5; יִנְאָצ֑וּן Jeremiah 33:24, etc.; — contemn, subject wicked and foolish, object תּוֺכַחַת Proverbs 1:30; Proverbs 5:12; object מוּסָד Proverbs 15:5; עֵצָה Psalm 107:11; Jeremiah 33:24 (object עַם י׳; compare Gie); subject י׳ Deuteronomy 32:19; Jeremiah 14:21; Lamentations 2:6.
Pi. Perfect נִאֵץ Psalm 10:3; Psalm 10:13; נִאַ֫צְתָּ 2 Samuel 12:14, etc.; Imperfect יְנָאֵץ Psalm 74:10; suffix יְנַאֲצֻנִי Numbers 14:11; Infinitive absolute נִאֵץ (Sta§ 221) 2 Samuel 12:14; Participle suffix מְנָֽאֲצַי Numbers 14:23; מְנַאֲצַי Jeremiah 23:17; מְנַאֲצָ֑יִךְ Isaiah 60:14; — contemn, spurn, subject men, object י׳, etc.: Numbers 14:11, 23; Numbers 16:30 (all J), Deuteronomy 31:20; Deuteronomy 1:4; Psalm 10:3; Psalm 10:13; Jeremiah 23:17; object שֵׁם י׳ Psalm 74:10; Psalm 74:18; אִמְרַת י׳ Isaiah 5:24; מִנְחַת י׳ 1 Samuel 2:17; once object Jerusalem Isaiah 60:14; cause to contemn (blaspheme AV RV) 2 Samuel 12:14 (twice in verse) (but אֹיְבֵי probably interp.; see Comm).
Hiph. Imperfect יָנֵ֯אץ see H5132 נצץ
Hithpo`el Participle כל־היום שְׁמִי מִנֹּאָץ Isaiah 52:5 every day is my name contemned.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:11; 14:11; 14:23; 14:23; 16:30


1:4; 31:20; 32:19

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

12:14; 12:14; 12:14


10:3; 10:3; 10:13; 10:13; 74:10; 74:10; 74:18; 107:11; 107:11


1:30; 1:30; 5:12; 5:12; 15:5; 15:5


5:24; 52:5; 60:14; 60:14


14:21; 23:17; 23:17; 33:24; 33:24




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5006 matches the Hebrew נָאַץ (nā'aṣ),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:11 -

And the LORD said to Moses, “How long will this people be H5006 disrespectful H5006 to Me? And how long will they not [fn]believe in Me, despite all the signs that I have performed in their midst?

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:23 - shall by no means see the land which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who were H5006 disrespectful H5006 to Me see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:30 - “But if the LORD [fn]brings about an entirely new thing and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them with everything that is theirs, and they descend alive into [fn]Sheol, then you will know that these men have been H5006 disrespectful H5006 to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - “For when I bring them into the land flowing with milk and honey, which I swore to their fathers, and they eat and are satisfied and become [fn]prosperous, then they will turn to other gods and serve them, and spurn H5006 Me and break My covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:19 -

“The LORD saw this, and spurned H5006 them

Because of the provocation by His sons and daughters.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:17 - And so the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD, for the men treated H5006 the offering of the LORD disrespectfully H5006.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:14 - “However, since by this deed you have shown H5006 utter H5006 disrespect H5006 for the [fn]LORD, the child himself who is born to you shall certainly die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:3 -

For the wicked boasts of his soul’s desire,

And [fn]the greedy person curses and shows H5006 disrespect H5006 to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:13 -

Why has the wicked treated H5006 God disrespectfully H5006?

He has said to himself, “[fn]You will not require an account.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:10 -

How long, God, will the enemy taunt You?

Shall the enemy treat H5006 Your name disrespectfully H5006 forever?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:18 -

Remember this, [fn]LORD, that the enemy has taunted You,

And a foolish people has treated H5006 Your name disrespectfully H5006.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:11 -

Because they had rebelled against the words of God

And rejected H5006 the plan of the Most High.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:30 -

“They did not accept my advice,

They disdainfully H5006 rejected H5006 every rebuke from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:12 -

And you say, “How I hated instruction!

And my heart disdainfully H5006 rejected H5006 rebuke!

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:5 -

A fool [fn]rejects H5006 his father’s discipline,

But he who complies with rebuke is sensible.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:5 - Furthermore, people are afraid of a high place and of terrors on the road; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags itself along, and the caper berry is ineffective. For man goes to his eternal home while the mourners move around in the street.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:4 -

Oh, sinful nation,

People weighed down with guilt,

[fn]Offspring of evildoers,

Sons who act corruptly!

They have abandoned the LORD,

They have despised H5006 the Holy One of Israel,

They have turned away [fn]from Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:24 -

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble,

And dry grass collapses in the flame,

So their root will become like rot, and their blossom [fn]blow away like dust;

For they have rejected the Law of the LORD of armies,

And discarded H5006 the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:5 - “And now, what do I have here,” declares the LORD, “seeing that My people have been taken away without reason?” Again the LORD declares, “Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually reviled H5006 all day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:14 -

“The sons of those who afflicted you will come bowing to you,

And all those who despised H5006 you will bow down at the soles of your feet;

And they will call you the city of the LORD,

The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:21 -

Do not despise H5006 us, for the sake of Your own name;

Do not disgrace the throne of Your glory.

Remember and do not annul Your covenant with us.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:17 -

“They keep saying to those who despise H5006 Me,

‘The LORD has said, “You will have peace”’;

And as for everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart,

They say, ‘Disaster will not come on you.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:24 - “Have you not observed what these people have asserted, saying, ‘The two families which the LORD chose, He has rejected them’? So they despise H5006 My people as no longer being a nation [fn]in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:6 -

And He has treated His [fn]tabernacle violently, like a despised garden;

He has destroyed His appointed [fn]meeting place.

The LORD has caused

The appointed feast and Sabbath in Zion to be forgotten,

And He has despised H5006 king and priest

In the indignation of His anger.

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