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Lexicon :: Strong's H5051 - nōḡah

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1290a

Strong’s Definitions

נֹגַהּ nôgahh, no'-gah; from H5050; brilliancy (literally or figuratively):—bright(-ness), light, (clear) shining.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H5051 in the following manner: brightness (11x), shining (6x), bright (1x), light (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H5051 in the following manner: brightness (11x), shining (6x), bright (1x), light (1x).
  1. brightness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֹגַהּ nôgahh, no'-gah; from H5050; brilliancy (literally or figuratively):—bright(-ness), light, (clear) shining.
STRONGS H5051: Abbreviations
† I. נֹ֫גַהּ noun feminineHabakkuk 3:4 brightness; — נ׳ absolute Amos 5:10 +; construct Isaiah 4:5 +; suffix נָגְהָם Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15; — brightness of a (clear, sunshiny) day Amos 5:10 (|| אוֺר; opposed to אָפֵל, חשֶׁךְ), 2 Samuel 23:4 (מִמָּטָר after rain); so figurative of Zion's dawning, זַרְחֵךְ נ׳ Isaiah 60:3 (|| אוֺר); of her righteousness כַּנֹּגַהּ Isaiah 62:1 (with article only here and Ezekiel 1:28), || יִבְעָ֑ר כְּלַפִּיד; of moon Isaiah 60:19, of stars Joel 2:10; Joel 4:15 [Joel 3:15]; of theophany 2 Samuel 22:13 = Psalm 18:13 (in storm); compare Ezekiel 1:4, 27, 28, כְּבוֺד י׳ נ׳ Ezekiel 10:4; כאור נ׳ Habakkuk 3:4; לָאֵשׁ נ׳ Ezekiel 1:13, אֵשׁ לֶהָבָה נ׳ Isaiah 4:5; בְּרַק נ׳ חֲנִיתֶ֑ךָ Habakkuk 3:11 (of glitter of י׳'s spear; || אוֺר חִצֶּיךָ); of individual, לוֺ וְאֵין נ׳ Isaiah 50:10 (figurative of distress || חֲשֵׁכִים); so וְאֹרַח צַדִּיקִים כְּאוֺר נ׳ Proverbs 4:18 the path of righteous men is like a light of brightness.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

22:13; 23:4






4:5; 4:5; 50:10; 60:3; 60:19; 62:1


1:4; 1:13; 1:27; 1:28; 1:28; 10:4


2:10; 2:10; 3:15


5:10; 5:10


3:4; 3:4; 3:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5051 matches the Hebrew נֹגַהּ (nōḡah),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:13 -

“From the brightness H5051 before Him

Coals of fire were kindled.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:4 -

Is like the light of the morning when the sun rises,

A morning without clouds,

When the fresh grass springs out of the earth

From sunshine H5051 after rain.’

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:12 -

From the brightness H5051 before Him passed His thick clouds,

Hailstones and coals of fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:18 -

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn H5051

That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 4:5 - then the LORD will create over the entire area of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke, and the brightness H5051 of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:10 -

Who is among you who fears the LORD,

Who obeys the voice of His servant,

Who walks in darkness and has no light H5051?

Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:3 -

“Nations will come to your light,

And kings to the brightness H5051 of your rising.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:19 -

“No longer will you have the sun for light by day,

Nor will the moon give you light for brightness H5051;

But you will have the LORD as an everlasting light,

And your God as your [fn]glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:1 -

For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,

And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet,

Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness H5051,

And her salvation like a torch that is burning.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:4 -

As I looked, behold, a high wind was coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing intermittently and a bright H5051 light H5051 around it, and in its midst something like gleaming [fn]metal in the midst of the fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:13 - [fn]In the midst of the living beings there was something that looked like burning coals of fire, [fn]like torches moving among the living beings. The fire was bright H5051, and lightning was [fn]flashing from the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:27 - Then I [fn]noticed from the appearance of His waist and upward something like gleaming [fn]metal that looked like fire all around within it, and from the appearance of His waist and downward I saw something like fire; and there was a radiance H5051 around Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:28 - Like the appearance of the rainbow [fn]in the clouds on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the surrounding radiance H5051. Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell on my face and heard a voice speaking.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:4 - Then the glory of the LORD went up from the cherub to the threshold of the temple, and the temple was filled with the cloud, and the courtyard was filled with the brightness H5051 of the glory of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:10 -

Before them the earth quakes,

The heavens tremble,

The sun and the moon become dark,

And the stars lose their brightness H5051.

Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:15 -

The sun and moon have become dark,

And the stars have lost their brightness H5051.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:20 -

Will the day of the LORD not be darkness instead of light,

Even gloom with no brightness H5051 in it?

Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:4 -

His radiance H5051 is like the sunlight;

He has rays flashing from His hand,

And the hiding of His might is there.

Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:11 -

Sun and moon stood in their lofty places;

They went away at the light of Your arrows,

At the radiance H5051 of Your flashing spear.

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