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Lexicon :: Strong's H5046 - nāḡaḏ

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Strong’s Definitions

נָגַד nâgad, naw-gad'; a primitive root; properly, to front, i.e. stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively, to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically, to expose, predict, explain, praise:—bewray, × certainly, certify, declare(-ing), denounce, expound, × fully, messenger, plainly, profess, rehearse, report, shew (forth), speak, × surely, tell, utter.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 370x

The KJV translates Strong's H5046 in the following manner: tell (222x), declare (63x), shew (59x), utter (5x), shew forth (3x), expound (2x), messenger (2x), report (2x), miscellaneous (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 370x
The KJV translates Strong's H5046 in the following manner: tell (222x), declare (63x), shew (59x), utter (5x), shew forth (3x), expound (2x), messenger (2x), report (2x), miscellaneous (13x).
  1. to be conspicuous, tell, make known

    1. (Hiphil) to tell, declare

      1. to tell, announce, report

      2. to declare, make known, expound

      3. to inform of

      4. to publish, declare, proclaim

      5. to avow, acknowledge, confess

        1. messenger (participle)

    2. (Hophal) to be told, be announced, be reported

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָגַד nâgad, naw-gad'; a primitive root; properly, to front, i.e. stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively, to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically, to expose, predict, explain, praise:—bewray, × certainly, certify, declare(-ing), denounce, expound, × fully, messenger, plainly, profess, rehearse, report, shew (forth), speak, × surely, tell, utter.
STRONGS H5046: Abbreviations
[נָגַד] 363 verb be conspicuous (Late Hebrew in derivatives; Phoenician proper name, masculine נגד; Arabic bdb061604 conquer, overcome, also be apparent, conspicuous; bdb061605 high land or country; bdb061606 be courageous, vigorous, effective, bdb061607 courageous, efficient; Aramaic bdb061608, נְגַד drag, draw, lead; bdb061609 נָגוֺדָא leader; Ethiopic bdb061610 is travel); —
Hiph.328 Perfect הִגִּיד Genesis 3:11 +, 3rd person feminine singular הִגִּ֫ידָה 1 Samuel 25:19 +, הִגַּדְתָּ Genesis 12:8 +, etc.; Imperfect יַגִּיד 1 Samuel 9:6 +; וַיַּגֵּד Genesis 9:22 +; suffix יַגִּידֶ֫הָ Isaiah 44:7; יַגִּדָהּ Jeremiah 9:11; יַגֵָּֽדְךָ Deuteronomy 32:7 (jussive), etc.; Imperative הַגֵּד 2 Samuel 18:21 +; הַגִּ֫ידָה Genesis 29:15 +, etc.; Infinitive absolute הַגֵּד Judges 14:12 + 2 times; הַגֵּיד Jeremiah 36:16; construct לְהַגִּיד Genesis 32:6 +; לגיד 2 Kings 9:15 Kt. (Qr לְהַגּ׳); Participle מַגִּיד Genesis 41:24 +; feminine מַגֶּ֫דֶת Esther 2:20; plural construct מַגִּידֵי Judges 14:19; — declare, tell [usually followed by לְ of indirect object Genesis 3:11 + often; insert also 1 Samuel 12:7; 2 Samuel 13:34 Greek Version of the LXX Th We Klo Dr Kit Bu, so HPS 2 Samuel 13:34 (1 Samuel 12:7 he following HCT as more different); followed by אֶל Exodus 19:9; 1 Samuel 3:15; followed by לִפְנֵי 1 Samuel 17:31; Psalm 142:3; עַל־פָּנָיו Job 21:31; בְּאָזְנֵָי Jeremiah 36:20; followed by בְּ local (instead of indirect object) chiefly prophets Jeremiah 4:5; Jeremiah 5:20; Jeremiah 31:10 +; also 1 Samuel 4:13; 2 Samuel 1:20; 2 Kings 9:15; Micah 1:10; rarely followed by accusative of person 2 Samuel 15:31 (but read וּלְדָוִד הִגִּיד HPS (indefinite subject), or הֻגַּד ולס׳ We Dr Kit, Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Th Klo Bu favour הֻגַּד), 2 Kings 7:9, 11; Ezekiel 43:10; Job 17:5; Job 26:4; Job 31:37; followed by direct object in accusative Genesis 45:13 + often; followed by clause with כִּי Genesis 3:11 + often; followed by clause with אֲשֶׁר = כִּי (late) Esther 3:4; Esther 6:2; followed by clause with מָה Genesis 29:15; Judges 16:15; Esther 8:1 +; followed by clause with מִי 2 Kings 6:11; followed by clause with אֵיבָה Songs 1:7, once followed by clause with הֲ Genesis 43:6, etc.; often no direct object, followed by לֵאמֹר Exodus 13:8; 1 Samuel 25:14 +; followed by וַיּאֹמֶר Genesis 47:1 +; אמר then following by oratio recta [direct speech]; הִגּ׳ alone followed by oratio recta Zechariah 9:12; followed by עַל concerning, 1 Samuel 27:11; Esther 6:2; often indirect object omitted 1 Samuel 24:19 +; direct object omitted Judges 13:10 +; both omitted Leviticus 5:1 +]. In Hexateuch rarely P, Leviticus 5:1; Leviticus 14:35; Exodus 16:22; J, Genesis 3:11; Genesis 12:18; Exodus 13:8 + 18 times; E, Genesis 21:6; Genesis 31:20; Genesis 41:25 + 15 times; D, Deuteronomy 17:9; Deuteronomy 26:3; Deuteronomy 30:18 + 5 times; —
2. declare, make known, expound, especially of something before not understood, concealed or mysterious, Genesis 3:11; Genesis 12:18, etc.; 1 Kings 10:3 2 Chronicles 9:2; a riddle Judges 14:12, 15, 16 (3 times in verse); Judges 14:19; dream Daniel 2:2; secret Job 11:6, etc.; of י׳ as revealing, Genesis 41:25; 2 Samuel 7:11; 2 Kings 4:27; Micah 6:8; Jeremiah 42:3; Psalm 147:19; of declaring by י׳'s agents Deuteronomy 5:5; Micah 3:8; 1 Samuel 15:16; 2 Samuel 24:13; Jeremiah 50:28; Isaiah 58:1; by divination Hosea 4:12.
3. inform of (play the informer concerning) Joshua 2:14, 20; Jeremiah 20:10; Job 17:5; Leviticus 5:1; Proverbs 29:24.
4. publish declare, proclaim, especially of proclaiming wisdom, power, loving-kindness, etc., of י׳ (especially Psalms): Psalm 9:12; Psalm 22:32; Psalm 51:17; Psalm 92:3; Psalm 92:16; Psalm 145:4 +, subject heavens Psalm 19:2; Psalm 50:6; Psalm 97:6; Isaiah 42:12; Isaiah 57:12.
5. avow, acknowledge, confess: Isaiah 3:9; Psalm 38:19, compare Isaiah 48:6. — Participle = messenger 2 Samuel 15:13; Jeremiah 51:31 (twice in verse) compare הַנַּ֫עַר הַמַּגִּיד 2 Samuel 1:5, 6, 13; הָאִישׁ הַמּ׳ 2 Samuel 18:11.
Hoph. Perfect הֻגַּד Joshua 9:24 +; Imperfect וַיֻּגַּד Genesis 22:20 +; Infinitive absolute הֻגֵּד Joshua 9:24; Ruth 2:11; — be told, announced, reported, always followed byלְ (sometimes impersonal, logical subject in accusative, compare Genesis 27:42; 2 Samuel 21:11, with feminine Isaiah 21:2; not in P): Genesis 27:42 (J), Genesis 31:22 (E), Deuteronomy 17:4; Joshua 9:24 (twice in verse) (D), Ruth 2:11 (twice in verse); Judges 9:25; 2 Samuel 10:17; 2 Samuel 19:2; 2 Samuel 21:11; 1 Kings 10:7; 1 Kings 18:13; 1 Chronicles 19:17; 2 Chronicles 9:6; Isaiah 21:2; Isaiah 40:21; followed by לֵאמֹר Genesis 22:20; Genesis 38:13; Genesis 13:24 (all J), Joshua 10:17 (JE), 1 Samuel 15:12; 1 Samuel 19:19; 2 Samuel 6:12; 1 Kings 1:51; 2 Kings 6:13; 2 Kings 8:7; Isaiah 7:2; followed by clause with כִּי Exodus 14:5 (J), Judges 9:47; 1 Samuel 23:7; 1 Samuel 23:13; 1 Samuel 27:4; 1 Kings 2:29; 1 Kings 2:41.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:11; 3:11; 3:11; 3:11; 3:11; 9:22; 9:22; 12:8; 12:18; 12:18; 21:6; 22:20; 22:20; 24:23; 27:42; 27:42; 29:15; 29:15; 31:20; 31:22; 32:5; 32:6; 38:13; 41:24; 41:25; 41:25; 43:6; 45:13; 47:1


13:8; 13:8; 14:5; 16:22; 19:9


5:1; 5:1; 5:1; 14:35; 14:35


5:5; 17:4; 17:9; 26:3; 30:18; 32:7


2:14; 2:20; 9:24; 9:24; 9:24; 10:17


9:25; 9:47; 13:6; 13:10; 14:12; 14:12; 14:15; 14:16; 14:19; 14:19; 16:15


2:11; 2:11

1 Samuel

3:15; 3:18; 4:13; 9:6; 12:7; 12:7; 15:12; 15:16; 17:31; 19:19; 23:7; 23:13; 24:19; 25:14; 25:19; 27:4; 27:11

2 Samuel

1:5; 1:6; 1:13; 1:20; 6:12; 7:11; 10:17; 13:34; 13:34; 15:13; 15:31; 18:11; 18:21; 19:2; 21:11; 21:11; 24:13

1 Kings

1:23; 1:51; 2:29; 2:41; 10:3; 10:7; 18:13

2 Kings

4:27; 6:11; 6:13; 7:9; 7:11; 8:7; 9:15; 9:15

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

9:2; 9:6




2:10; 2:20; 3:4; 6:2; 6:2; 8:1


11:6; 12:7; 17:5; 17:5; 21:31; 26:4; 31:37


9:12; 19:2; 38:19; 50:6; 51:17; 92:3; 97:6; 142:3; 142:3; 145:4; 147:19



Song of Songs



3:9; 7:2; 19:12; 21:2; 21:2; 40:21; 42:12; 44:7; 48:6; 57:12; 58:1


4:5; 5:20; 5:20; 9:11; 20:10; 31:10; 36:16; 36:20; 42:3; 50:28; 51:31


24:19; 43:10






1:10; 3:8; 6:8



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5046 matches the Hebrew נָגַד (nāḡaḏ),
which occurs 371 times in 344 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 7 (Gen 3:11–Deu 17:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:11 - And he said, Who told H5046 thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:22 - And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told H5046 his two brethren without.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:18 - And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell H5046 me that she was thy wife?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:13 - And there came one that had escaped, and told H5046 Abram the Hebrew; for he dwelt in the plain of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol, and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell H5046 me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - And it came to pass after these things, that it was told H5046 Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:23 - And said, Whose daughter art thou? tell H5046 me, I pray thee: is there room in thy father's house for us to lodge in?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:28 - And the damsel ran, and told H5046 them of her mother's house these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:49 - And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell H5046 me: and if not, tell H5046 me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:32 - And it came to pass the same day, that Isaac's servants came, and told H5046 him concerning the well which they had digged, and said unto him, We have found water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words of Esau her elder son were told H5046 to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:12 - And Jacob told H5046 Rachel that he was her father's brother, and that he was Rebekah's son: and she ran and told H5046 her father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:15 - And Laban said unto Jacob, Because thou art my brother, shouldest thou therefore serve me for nought? tell H5046 me, what shall thy wages be?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:20 - And Jacob stole away unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told H5046 him not that he fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:22 - And it was told H5046 Laban on the third day that Jacob was fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:27 - Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell H5046 me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:5 - And I have oxen, and asses, flocks, and menservants, and womenservants: and I have sent to tell H5046 my lord, that I may find grace in thy sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:29 - And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell H5046 me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:5 - And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told H5046 it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:16 - And he said, I seek my brethren: tell H5046 me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:13 - And it was told H5046 Tamar, saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:24 - And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told H5046 Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:24 - And the thin ears devoured the seven good ears: and I told this unto the magicians; but there was none that could declare H5046 it to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:25 - And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: God hath shewed H5046 Pharaoh what he is about to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:29 - And they came unto Jacob their father unto the land of Canaan, and told H5046 him all that befell unto them; saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:6 - And Israel said, Wherefore dealt ye so ill with me, as to tell H5046 the man whether ye had yet a brother?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:7 - And they said, The man asked us straitly of our state, and of our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told H5046 him according to the tenor of these words: could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:24 - And it came to pass when we came up unto thy servant my father, we told H5046 him the words of my lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:13 - And ye shall tell H5046 my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:26 - And told H5046 him, saying, Joseph is yet alive, and he is governor over all the land of Egypt. And Jacob's heart fainted, for he believed them not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:31 - And Joseph said unto his brethren, and unto his father's house, I will go up, and shew H5046 Pharaoh, and say unto him, My brethren, and my father's house, which were in the land of Canaan, are come unto me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:1 - Then Joseph came and told H5046 Pharaoh, and said, My father and my brethren, and their flocks, and their herds, and all that they have, are come out of the land of Canaan; and, behold, they are in the land of Goshen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:2 - And one told H5046 Jacob, and said, Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto thee: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:1 - And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell H5046 you that which shall befall you in the last days.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:28 - And Moses told H5046 Aaron all the words of the LORD who had sent him, and all the signs which he had commanded him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:8 - And thou shalt shew H5046 thy son in that day, saying, This is done because of that which the LORD did unto me when I came forth out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:5 - And it was told H5046 the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:22 - And it came to pass, that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one man: and all the rulers of the congregation came and told H5046 Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:3 - And Moses went up unto God, and the LORD called unto him out of the mountain, saying, Thus shalt thou say to the house of Jacob, and tell H5046 the children of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:9 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with thee, and believe thee for ever. And Moses told H5046 the words of the people unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:1 - And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter H5046 it, then he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:35 - And he that owneth the house shall come and tell H5046 the priest, saying, It seemeth to me there is as it were a plague in the house:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:27 - And there ran a young man, and told H5046 Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad do prophesy in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:3 - And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt offering, and I will go: peradventure the LORD will come to meet me: and whatsoever he sheweth me I will tell H5046 thee. And he went to an high place.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:13 - And he declared H5046 unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to perform, even ten commandments; and he wrote them upon two tables of stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:5 - (I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to shew H5046 you the word of the LORD: for ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:4 - And it be told H5046 thee, and thou hast heard of it, and enquired diligently, and, behold, it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:9 - And thou shalt come unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and enquire; and they shall shew H5046 thee the sentence of judgment:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:10 - And thou shalt do according to the sentence, which they of that place which the LORD shall choose shall shew H5046 thee; and thou shalt observe to do according to all that they inform thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:11 - According to the sentence of the law which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline from the sentence which they shall shew H5046 thee, to the right hand, nor to the left.

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