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Lexicon :: Strong's H5062 - nāḡap̄

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1294

Strong’s Definitions

נָגַף nâgaph, naw-gaf'; a primitive root; to push, gore, defeat, stub (the toe), inflict (a disease):—beat, dash, hurt, plague, slay, smite (down), strike, stumble, × surely, put to the worse.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x

The KJV translates Strong's H5062 in the following manner: smite (27x), put to the worse (5x), smitten down (3x), plague (3x), hurt (2x), slain (2x), struck (2x), stumble (2x), beaten (1x), dash (1x), surely (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 49x
The KJV translates Strong's H5062 in the following manner: smite (27x), put to the worse (5x), smitten down (3x), plague (3x), hurt (2x), slain (2x), struck (2x), stumble (2x), beaten (1x), dash (1x), surely (1x).
  1. to strike, smite

    1. (Qal) to strike, smite

    2. (Niphal) to be stricken, be smitten

    3. (Hithpael) to stumble

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָגַף nâgaph, naw-gaf'; a primitive root; to push, gore, defeat, stub (the toe), inflict (a disease):—beat, dash, hurt, plague, slay, smite (down), strike, stumble, × surely, put to the worse.
STRONGS H5062: Abbreviations
נָגַף verb strike, smite (Aramaic נְגַף); —
Qal Perfect נ׳ 2 Chronicles 13:15; Isaiah 19:22 (וְ consecutive); suffix נְגָפוֺ 2 Chronicles 21:18, etc.; Imperfect יִגֹּף Exodus 21:35 + 2 times; וַיִּגֹּף Exodus 32:35 + 4 times; אֶגּוֺף Psalm 89:24 +, etc.; Infinitive absolute נָנֹף Isaiah 19:22; construct לִנְגֹּף Exodus 12:23 (twice in verse); נָגְפוֺ Exodus 12:27; — strike, smite, of serious (even fatal) injury, compare accusative of person Exodus 21:22, 35 (E); one's foot against (בְּ) stone Psalm 91:12; absolute (stumble) Proverbs 3:23; especially of judgment, subject י׳, object individual (fatal stroke) 1 Samuel 25:38; 1 Samuel 26:10; 2 Samuel 12:15; 2 Chronicles 13:20; 21:18 (לָחֳלִי); object people (absolute) Exodus 12:23 (twice in verse); Exodus 12:27 (JE), Exodus 32:35; Joshua 24:5 (E), Isaiah 19:22, compare Isaiah 19:22; see also Psalm 89:24; compare with accusative of cognate meaning מַגֵּפָה Zechariah 14:12, 18; 2 Chronicles 21:14 (followed by also בְּעַמְּךָ); with בְּ instrumental Exodus 7:27 [Exodus 8:2]; of causing defeat in battle, compare accusative + לִפְנֵי Judges 20:35; 1 Samuel 4:3; 2 Chronicles 13:15; 2 Chronicles 14:11.
Niph. Perfect נִגַּף 2 Samuel 10:15; נִגְּפוּ 2 Samuel 10:19 + 2 times, etc.; Imperfect יִנָּגֵף 2 Chronicles 6:24; וַיִּנָּגֵף 1 Samuel 4:2 + 4 times; Infinitive absolute נִגּוֺף Judges 20:39; construct הִנָּגֵף 1 Kings 8:33; Participle נִגָּף Deuteronomy 28:25; Judges 20:39, etc.; — be smitten, before enemy, in battle, followed by לִפְנֵי Judges 20:32, 39 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 4:2; 1 Samuel 7:10; 2 Samuel 10:15, 19; 2 Samuel 18:7; 1 Kings 8:33; 2 Kings 14:12; 1 Chronicles 19:16, 19; 2 Chronicles 6:24; 25:22; Leviticus 26:17; Numbers 14:42; Deuteronomy 1:42; absolute Judges 20:36; 1 Samuel 4:10; 2 Samuel 2:17; 2 Chronicles 20:22; Participle after נָתַן, followed by לִפְנֵי Deuteronomy 28:7, 25. see נָגַע Niph..
Hithp. Imperfect יִתְנַגְּפוּ Jeremiah 13:16 = stumble, subject רַגְלֵיכֶם, followed by על (location); compare Qal (Psalm 91:12) and נֶגֶף 2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:2; 12:23; 12:23; 12:27; 12:27; 21:22; 21:35; 21:35; 32:35; 32:35






1:42; 28:7; 28:25; 28:25




20:32; 20:35; 20:36; 20:39; 20:39; 20:39

1 Samuel

4:2; 4:2; 4:3; 4:10; 7:10; 25:38; 26:10

2 Samuel

2:17; 10:15; 10:15; 10:19; 10:19; 12:15; 18:7

1 Kings

8:33; 8:33

2 Kings


1 Chronicles

19:16; 19:19

2 Chronicles

6:24; 6:24; 13:15; 13:15; 13:20; 14:11; 20:22; 21:14; 21:18; 21:18; 25:22


89:24; 89:24; 91:12; 91:12




19:22; 19:22; 19:22; 19:22




14:12; 14:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5062 matches the Hebrew נָגַף (nāḡap̄),
which occurs 49 times in 46 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:2 - And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite H5062 all thy borders with frogs:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:23 - For the LORD will pass through to smite H5062 the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite H5062 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:27 - That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of the LORD'S passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote H5062 the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:22 - If men strive, and hurt H5062 a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:35 - And if one man's ox hurt H5062 another's, that he die; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of it; and the dead ox also they shall divide.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:35 - And the LORD plagued H5062 the people, because they made the calf, which Aaron made.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:17 - And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain H5062 before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:42 - Go not up, for the LORD is not among you; that ye be not smitten H5062 before your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:42 - And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten H5062 before your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:7 - The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten H5062 before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:25 - The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten H5062 before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:5 - I sent Moses also and Aaron, and I plagued H5062 Egypt, according to that which I did among them: and afterward I brought you out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:32 - And the children of Benjamin said, They are smitten down H5062 before us, as at the first. But the children of Israel said, Let us flee, and draw them from the city unto the highways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:35 - And the LORD smote H5062 Benjamin before Israel: and the children of Israel destroyed of the Benjamites that day twenty and five thousand and an hundred men: all these drew the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:36 - So the children of Benjamin saw that they were smitten: H5062 for the men of Israel gave place to the Benjamites, because they trusted unto the liers in wait which they had set beside Gibeah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:39 - And when the men of Israel retired in the battle, Benjamin began to smite and kill of the men of Israel about thirty persons: for they said, Surely H5062 they are smitten down H5062 before us, as in the first battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:2 - And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and when they joined battle, Israel was smitten H5062 before the Philistines: and they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:3 - And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten H5062 us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:10 - And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, H5062 and they fled every man into his tent: and there was a very great slaughter; for there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:10 - And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them; and they were smitten H5062 before Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:38 - And it came to pass about ten days after, that the LORD smote H5062 Nabal, that he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:10 - David said furthermore, As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite H5062 him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:17 - And there was a very sore battle that day; and Abner was beaten, H5062 and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:15 - And when the Syrians saw that they were smitten H5062 before Israel, they gathered themselves together.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:19 - And when all the kings that were servants to Hadarezer saw that they were smitten H5062 before Israel, they made peace with Israel, and served them. So the Syrians feared to help the children of Ammon any more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - And Nathan departed unto his house. And the LORD struck H5062 the child that Uriah's wife bare unto David, and it was very sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:7 - Where the people of Israel were slain H5062 before the servants of David, and there was there a great slaughter that day of twenty thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:33 - When thy people Israel be smitten down H5062 before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication unto thee in this house:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:12 - And Judah was put to the worse H5062 before Israel; and they fled every man to their tents.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:16 - And when the Syrians saw that they were put to the worse H5062 before Israel, they sent messengers, and drew forth the Syrians that were beyond the river: and Shophach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:19 - And when the servants of Hadarezer saw that they were put to the worse H5062 before Israel, they made peace with David, and became his servants: neither would the Syrians help the children of Ammon any more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:24 - And if thy people Israel be put to the worse H5062 before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:15 - Then the men of Judah gave a shout: and as the men of Judah shouted, it came to pass, that God smote H5062 Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:20 - Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD struck H5062 him, and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:12 - So the LORD smote H5062 the Ethiopians before Asa, and before Judah; and the Ethiopians fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:22 - And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten. H5062
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:14 - Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite H5062 thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:18 - And after all this the LORD smote H5062 him in his bowels with an incurable disease.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:22 - And Judah was put to the worse H5062 before Israel, and they fled every man to his tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:23 - And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague H5062 them that hate him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:12 - They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash H5062 thy foot against a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:23 - Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble. H5062
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:22 - And the LORD shall smite H5062 Egypt: he shall smite H5062 and heal it: and they shall return even to the LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble H5062 upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:12 - And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite H5062 all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:18 - And if the family of Egypt go not up, and come not, that have no rain; there shall be the plague, wherewith the LORD will smite H5062 the heathen that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles.
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