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Lexicon :: Strong's H5006 - nā'aṣ

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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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.
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 - The LORD said to Moses, “How long will this people spurn H5006 Me? And how long will they not believe in Me, despite all the signs which 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 spurned H5006 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 up with all that is theirs, and they descend alive into [fn]Sheol, then you will understand that these men have spurned H5006 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 have eaten 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 of His sons and daughters.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:17 - Thus the sin of the young men was very great before the LORD, for the men despised H5006 the offering of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:14 - “However, because by this deed you have given H5006 occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, H5006 the child also that is born to you shall surely die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:3 - For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire,
And [fn]the greedy man curses and spurns H5006 the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:13 - Why has the wicked spurned H5006 God?
He has said to himself, “You will not require it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:10 - How long, O God, will the adversary revile,
And the enemy spurn H5006 Your name forever?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:18 - Remember this, [fn]O LORD, that the enemy has reviled,
And a foolish people has spurned H5006 Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:11 - Because they had rebelled against the words of God
And spurned H5006 the counsel of the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:30 - “They would not accept my counsel,
They spurned H5006 all my reproof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:12 - And you say, “How I have hated instruction!
And my heart spurned H5006 reproof!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:5 - A fool [fn]rejects H5006 his father’s discipline,
But he who regards reproof is sensible.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:5 - Furthermore, [fn]men are afraid of a high place and of terrors on the road; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags himself along, and the caperberry is ineffective. For man goes to his eternal home while mourners go about in the street.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:4 - Alas, sinful nation,
People weighed down with iniquity,
[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 into the flame,
So their root will become like rot and their blossom [fn]blow away as dust;
For they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts
And despised H5006 the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:5 - “Now therefore, what do I have here,” declares the LORD, “seeing that My people have been taken away without cause?” Again the LORD declares, “Those who rule over them howl, and My name is continually blasphemed 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 themselves 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 Your own name’s sake;
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, ‘Calamity will not come upon you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:24 - “Have you not observed what this people have spoken, saying, ‘The two families which the LORD chose, He has rejected them’? Thus they despise H5006 My people, no longer are they as a nation [fn]in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:6 - And He has violently treated His [fn]tabernacle like a garden booth;
He has destroyed His appointed [fn]meeting place.
The LORD has caused to be forgotten
The appointed feast and sabbath in Zion,
And He has despised H5006 king and priest
In the indignation of His anger.

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