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Lexicon :: Strong's H5012 - nāḇā'

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נָבָא
Transliteration
nāḇā'
Pronunciation
naw-baw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1277

Strong’s Definitions

נָבָא nâbâʼ, naw-baw'; a primitive root; to prophesy, i.e. speak (or sing) by inspiration (in prediction or simple discourse):—prophesy(-ing), make self a prophet.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 115x

The KJV translates Strong's H5012 in the following manner: prophesy (111x), prophesying (2x), prophet (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 115x
The KJV translates Strong's H5012 in the following manner: prophesy (111x), prophesying (2x), prophet (2x).
  1. to prophesy

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to prophesy

        1. under influence of divine spirit

        2. of false prophets

    2. (Hithpael)

      1. to prophesy

        1. under influence of divine spirit

        2. of false prophets

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָבָא nâbâʼ, naw-baw'; a primitive root; to prophesy, i.e. speak (or sing) by inspiration (in prediction or simple discourse):—prophesy(-ing), make self a prophet.
STRONGS H5012:
† [נָבָא] verb denominative prophesy (in oldest forms, of religious ecstasy with or without song and music; later, essentially religious instruction, with occasional predictions); —
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִבֵּא Jeremiah 20:1 + 7 times; 2nd person masculine singular נִבֵּאתָ Jeremiah 20:6 + 2 times; נִבֵּיתָ Jeremiah 26:9; 1st person singular נִבֵּאתִי Ezekiel 37:7; 3rd person plural נִבֵּאוּ Jeremiah 2:8 + 3 times; נִבָּ֑אוּ Jeremiah 23:21; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִנָּבֵא Amos 3:8 + 9 times Imperfect; Imperative הִנָּבֵא Amos 7:15 + 27 times; Infinitive הִנָּבֵא Amos 7:13; suffix הִנָּֽבְאוֹ Zechariah 13:3; הִנָּֽבְאֹתוֹ Zechariah 13:4, + 4 times Infinitive; Participle נִבָּא Jeremiah 26:18 + 20 times Participle; —
1. prophesy under influence of divine spirit:
a. in the ecstatic state, with song 1 Samuel 10:11; 1 Samuel 19:20 and music 1 Chronicles 25:1, 1 Chronicles 25:2, 1 Chronicles 25:3.
2. of false prophets: absolute Jeremiah 23:21; Ezekiel 13:2; Zechariah 13:3 (twice in verse); Zechariah 13:4; with accusative 1 Kings 22:12 2 Chronicles 18:11; שֶׁקֶר Jeremiah 14:14; Jeremiah 23:25; Jeremiah 27:10, Jeremiah 27:14, Jeremiah 27:16; Jeremiah 29:21; לַשָּׁ֑קֶר Jeremiah 27:15; בַּשֶּׁקֶר Jeremiah 5:31; Jeremiah 20:6; Jeremiah 29:9; נִבְּאֵי הַשּׁ׳ Jeremiah 23:26; compare Jeremiah 23:32; with לֵ Jeremiah 14:16; Jeremiah 23:16; Jeremiah 27:15, Jeremiah 27:16; Jeremiah 29:31; Jeremiah 37:19; followed by אֶל concerning Ezekiel 13:16.
3. compare heathen prophets, בַּבַּעַל Jeremiah 2:8.
Hithp. Perfect 2nd person masculine singular הִתְנַבִּיתָ 1 Samuel 10:16 ; 1st person singular הִנַּבֵּאתִי Ezekiel 37:10; Imperfect יִתְנַבֵּא 1 Samuel 10:10 + 7 times; 3rd person masculine plural יִתְנַבְּאוּ Numbers 11:25 + 5 times; Imperative הִנַּבְּאוּ Jeremiah 23:13; Infinitive הִתְנַבּוֺת 1 Samuel 10:13; Participle מִתְנַבֵּא Jeremiah 26:20 + 9 times Participle; —
1. Prophesy under influence of divine spirit:
a. in the ecstatic state Numbers 11:25, Numbers 11:26, Numbers 11:27 (J), with music 1 Samuel 10:5, 1 Samuel 10:6, 1 Samuel 10:10, 1 Samuel 10:13, in frenzy 1 Samuel 19:20,1 Samuel 19:21 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 19:23, 1 Samuel 19:24; excited to violence 1 Samuel 18:10 (= מְשֻׁגָּע mad 2 Kings 9:11); Jeremiah 29:26.
b. apart from ecstatic state, absolute Ezekiel 37:10, with לְ 1 Kings 22:8; Jeremiah 29:27; על 1 Kings 22:18 2 Chronicles 18:17, 2 Chronicles 18:7; 2 Chronicles 20:37; בְּשֵׁם י׳ Jeremiah 26:20.
2. of heathen prophets of Baal in ecstatic state 1 Kings 18:29; בַּבַּעַל Jeremiah 23:13.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5013.
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Strong's Number H5012 matches the Hebrew נָבָא (nāḇā'),
which occurs 115 times in 102 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Num 11:25–Jer 27:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:25 - Then the LORD came down in the cloud and spoke to him; and He took away some of the Spirit who was upon him and placed Him upon the seventy elders. And when the Spirit rested upon them, they prophesied H5012. Yet they did not do it again.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:26 - But two men had remained in the camp; the name of the one was Eldad, and the name of the [fn]other, Medad. And the Spirit rested upon them (and they were among those who had been registered, but had not gone out to the tent), and they prophesied H5012 in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:27 - So a young man ran and informed Moses, and said, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying H5012 in the camp.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - “Afterward you will come to [fn]the hill of God where the Philistine garrison is; and it shall be as soon as you have come there to the city, that you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre in front of them, and they will be prophesying H5012.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:6 - “Then the Spirit of the LORD will rush upon you, and you will prophesy H5012 with them and be changed into a different man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - When they came there to [fn]the hill, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God rushed upon him, so that he prophesied H5012 among them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:11 - And it came about, when all who previously knew him saw that he was indeed prophesying H5012 with the prophets, that the people said to one another, “What is this that has happened to the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the prophets?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:13 - When he had finished prophesying H5012, he came to the high place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:10 - Now it came about on the next day that an evil spirit from God rushed upon Saul, and he raved H5012 in the midst of the house while David was playing the harp with his hand, [fn]as usual; and [fn]a spear was in Saul’s hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:20 - Then Saul sent messengers to take David, but when they saw the company of prophets prophesying H5012, with Samuel standing and presiding over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul; and they also prophesied H5012.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:21 - When Saul was informed of this, he sent other messengers, but they also prophesied H5012. So Saul sent messengers again the third time, yet they prophesied H5012.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:23 - So he [fn]proceeded there to Naioth in Ramah; but the Spirit of God came upon him also, so that he went along prophesying H5012 continually until he came to Naioth in Ramah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:24 - He also stripped off his clothes, and he too prophesied H5012 before Samuel and [fn]lay down [fn]naked all that day and all night. Therefore they say, “Is Saul also among the prophets?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:29 - When midday was past, they raved H5012 until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice; but there was no voice, no one answered, and [fn]no one paid attention.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:8 - And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy H5012 anything good regarding me, but only bad. He is Micaiah the son of Imlah.” But Jehoshaphat said, “May the king not say so.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:10 - Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah were sitting, each on his throne, dressed in their robes, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets were prophesying H5012 before them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:12 - All the prophets were prophesying H5012 this as well, saying, “Go up to Ramoth-gilead and succeed, for the LORD will hand it over to the king.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:18 - Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “Did I not tell you that he would not prophesy H5012 anything good regarding me, but only bad?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:1 - Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, who were to prophesy H5012 with lyres, harps, and cymbals; and the number of [fn]those who performed this service was:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:2 - Of the sons of Asaph: Zaccur, Joseph, Nethaniah, and [fn]Asharelah; the sons of Asaph were [fn]under the direction of Asaph, who prophesied H5012 [fn]under the direction of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 25:3 - Of Jeduthun, the sons of Jeduthun: Gedaliah, [fn]Zeri, Jeshaiah, [fn]Shimei, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six in all, [fn]under the direction of their father Jeduthun with the harp, who prophesied H5012 in giving thanks and praising the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:7 - And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is still one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, for he never prophesies H5012 anything good regarding me, but always bad. He is Micaiah the son of Imlah.” But Jehoshaphat said, “May the king not say so.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:9 - Now the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah were sitting, each on his throne, dressed in their robes, and they were sitting at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets were prophesying H5012 before them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:11 - All the prophets were prophesying H5012 this as well, saying, “Go up to Ramoth-gilead and be successful, for the LORD will hand it over to the king.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:17 - Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “Did I not tell you that he would not prophesy H5012 anything good regarding me, but only bad?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:37 - Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied H5012 against Jehoshaphat, saying, “Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works.” So the ships were wrecked and could not go to Tarshish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:8 - “The priests did not say, ‘Where is the LORD?’
And those who handle the Law did not know Me;
The [fn]rulers also revolted against Me,
And the prophets prophesied H5012 by Baal
And walked after things that were of no benefit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:31 - The prophets prophesy H5012 falsely,
And the priests rule [fn]on their own authority;
And My people love it this way!
But what will you do [fn]when the end comes?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:21 - Therefore this is what the LORD says concerning the people of Anathoth, who are seeking your life, saying: “Do not prophesy H5012 in the name of the LORD, so that you do not die by our hand”;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:14 - Then the LORD said to me, “The prophets are prophesying H5012 falsehood in My name. I have neither sent them nor commanded them, nor spoken to them; they are prophesying H5012 to you a false vision, divination, futility, and the deception of their own [fn]minds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:15 - “Therefore this is what the LORD says concerning the prophets who are prophesying H5012 in My name, although it was not I who sent them—yet they keep saying: ‘There will be no sword or famine in this land’—by sword and famine those prophets shall meet their end!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:16 - “And the people to whom they are prophesying H5012 will be thrown out into the streets of Jerusalem because of the famine and the sword; and there will be no one to bury them—neither them, nor their wives, nor their sons, nor their daughters. For I will pour out their own wickedness upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:14 - Then Jeremiah came from Topheth, where the LORD had sent him to prophesy H5012; and he stood in the courtyard of the LORD’S house and said to all the people,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:1 - When Pashhur the priest, the son of Immer, who was chief overseer in the house of the LORD, heard Jeremiah prophesying H5012 these things,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:6 - ‘And you, Pashhur, and all who live in your house will go into captivity; and you will enter Babylon, and there you will die and there you will be buried, you and all your friends to whom you have falsely prophesied H5012.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:13 - “Moreover, among the prophets of Samaria I saw an offensive thing:
They prophesied H5012 by Baal and led My people Israel astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:16 - This is what the LORD of armies says:
“Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are prophesying H5012 to you.
They are leading you into futility;
They tell a vision of their own [fn]imagination,
Not from the mouth of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:21 - “I did not send these prophets,
But they ran.
I did not speak to them,
But they prophesied H5012.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:25 - “I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy H5012 falsely in My name, saying, ‘I had a dream, I had a dream!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:26 - “How long? Is there anything in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy H5012 falsehood, these prophets of the deceitfulness of their own heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:32 - “Behold, I am against those who have prophesied H5012 false dreams,” declares the LORD, “and reported them and led My people astray by their lies and reckless boasting; yet I did not send them nor command them, nor do they provide this people the slightest benefit,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:13 - ‘I will bring upon that land all My words which I have pronounced against it, all that is written in this book which Jeremiah has prophesied H5012 against all the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:30 - “Therefore you shall prophesy H5012 against them all these words, and you shall say to them,
‘The LORD will roar from on high
And raise His voice from His holy dwelling;
He will roar forcefully against His [fn]fold.
He will shout like those who tread the grapes,
Against all the inhabitants of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:9 - “Why have you prophesied H5012 in the name of the LORD, saying, ‘This house will be like Shiloh and this city will be in ruins, without inhabitant’?” And all the people gathered to Jeremiah at the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:11 - Then the priests and the prophets spoke to the officials and to all the people, saying, “A death sentence for this man! For he has prophesied H5012 against this city, just as you have heard with your own ears!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:12 - Then Jeremiah spoke to all the officials and to all the people, saying, “The LORD sent me to prophesy H5012 against this house and against this city all the words that you have heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:18 - [fn]Micah of Moresheth used to prophesy H5012 in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah; and he spoke to all the people of Judah, saying, ‘This is what the LORD of armies has said:
“Zion will be plowed like a field,
And Jerusalem will become heaps of ruins,
And the mountain of the house like the [fn]high places of a forest.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:20 - Indeed, there was also a man who used to prophesy H5012 in the name of the LORD, Uriah the son of Shemaiah from Kiriath-jearim; and he prophesied H5012 against this city and against this land words similar to all those of Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:10 - ‘For they are prophesying H5012 a lie to you in order to remove you far from your land; and I will drive you away and you will perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:14 - “So do not listen to the words of the prophets who talk to you, saying, ‘You will not serve the king of Babylon,’ for they are prophesying H5012 a lie to you;

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