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Lexicon :: Strong's H5062 - nāḡap̄

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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 - “But if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite H5062 your whole territory with frogs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:23 - “For the LORD will pass through to smite H5062 the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come in to your houses to smite H5062 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:27 - you shall say, ‘It is a Passover sacrifice to the LORD [fn]who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when He smote H5062 the Egyptians, but [fn]spared our homes.’” And the people bowed low and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:22 - “If men struggle with each other and strike H5062 a woman with child so that [fn]she gives birth prematurely, yet there is no injury, he shall surely be fined as the woman’s husband [fn]may demand of him, and he shall pay [fn]as the judges decide.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:35 - “If one man’s ox hurts H5062 another’s so that it dies, then they shall sell the live ox and divide its price equally; and also they shall divide the dead ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:35 - Then the LORD smote H5062 the people, because of what they did with the calf which Aaron had made.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:17 - ‘I will set My face against you so that you will be struck H5062 down H5062 before your enemies; and those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when no one is pursuing you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:42 - “Do not go up, or you will be struck H5062 down H5062 before your enemies, for the LORD is not among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:42 - “And the LORD said to me, ‘Say to them, “Do not go up nor fight, for I am not among you; otherwise you will be [fn]defeated H5062 before your enemies.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:7 - “The LORD shall cause your enemies who rise up against you to be [fn]defeated H5062 before you; they will come out against you one way and will flee before you seven ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:25 - “The LORD shall cause you to be [fn]defeated H5062 before your enemies; you will go out one way against them, but you will flee seven ways before them, and you will be an example of terror to all the kingdoms of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:5 - ‘Then I sent Moses and Aaron, and I plagued H5062 Egypt [fn]by what I did in its midst; and afterward I brought you out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:32 - The sons of Benjamin said, “They are struck H5062 down H5062 before us, as at the first.” But the sons of Israel said, “Let us flee that we may draw them away from the city to the highways.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:35 - And the LORD struck H5062 Benjamin before Israel, so that the sons of Israel destroyed 25,100 men of Benjamin that day, all [fn]who draw the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:36 - So the sons of Benjamin saw that they were [fn]defeated. H5062 When the men of Israel gave [fn]ground to Benjamin because they relied on the men in ambush whom they had set against Gibeah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:39 - Then the men of Israel turned in the battle, and Benjamin began to strike [fn]and kill about thirty men of Israel, for they said, “Surely H5062 they are [fn]defeated H5062 before us, as in the first battle.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:2 - The Philistines drew up in battle array to meet Israel. When the battle spread, Israel was [fn]defeated H5062 before the Philistines who killed about four thousand men on the battlefield.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:3 - When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated H5062 us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that [fn]it may come among us and deliver us from the power of our enemies.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:10 - So the Philistines fought and Israel was [fn]defeated, H5062 and every man fled to his tent; and the slaughter was very great, for there fell of Israel thirty thousand foot soldiers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:10 - Now Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, and the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel. But the LORD thundered with a great [fn]thunder on that day against the Philistines and confused them, so that they were [fn]routed H5062 before Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:38 - About ten days later, the LORD struck H5062 Nabal and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:10 - David also said, “As the LORD lives, surely the LORD will strike H5062 him, or his day will come that he dies, or he will go down into battle and perish.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:17 - That day the battle was very severe, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten H5062 before the servants of David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:15 - When the Arameans saw that they had been [fn]defeated H5062 by Israel, they gathered themselves together.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:19 - When all the kings, servants of Hadadezer, saw that they were [fn]defeated H5062 by Israel, they made peace with Israel and served them. So the Arameans feared to help the sons of Ammon anymore.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - So Nathan went to his house. Then the LORD struck H5062 the child that Uriah’s [fn]widow bore to David, so that he was very sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:7 - The people of Israel were [fn]defeated H5062 there before the servants of David, and the slaughter there that day was great, 20,000 men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:33 - “When Your people Israel are [fn]defeated H5062 before an enemy, because they have sinned against You, if they turn to You again and confess Your name and pray and make supplication to You in this house,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:12 - Judah was defeated H5062 [fn]by Israel, and they fled each to his tent.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:16 - When the Arameans saw that they had been [fn]defeated H5062 by Israel, they sent messengers and brought out the Arameans who were beyond the [fn]River, with Shophach the commander of the army of Hadadezer [fn]leading them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:19 - So when the servants of Hadadezer saw that they were [fn]defeated H5062 by Israel, they made peace with David and served him. Thus the Arameans were not willing to help the sons of Ammon anymore.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:24 - “If Your people Israel [fn]are defeated H5062 before an enemy because they have sinned against You, and they return to You and confess Your name, and pray and make supplication before You in this house,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:15 - Then the men of Judah raised a war cry, and when the men of Judah raised the war cry, then it was that God [fn]routed H5062 Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:20 - Jeroboam did not again recover strength in the days of Abijah; and the LORD struck H5062 him and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:12 - So the LORD [fn]routed H5062 the Ethiopians before Asa and before Judah, and the Ethiopians fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:22 - When they began singing and praising, the LORD set ambushes against the sons of Ammon, Moab and Mount Seir, who had come against Judah; so they were [fn]routed. H5062
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:14 - behold, the LORD is going to strike H5062 your people, your sons, your wives and all your possessions with a great [fn]calamity;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:18 - So after all this the LORD smote H5062 him in his bowels with an incurable sickness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:22 - Judah was defeated H5062 [fn]by Israel, and they fled each to his tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:23 - “But I shall crush his adversaries before him,
And strike H5062 those who hate him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:12 - They will bear you up in their hands,
That you do not strike H5062 your foot against a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:23 - Then you will walk in your way securely
And your foot will not stumble. H5062
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:22 - The LORD will strike H5062 Egypt, striking H5062 but healing; so they will return to the LORD, and He will respond to them and will heal them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God,
Before He brings darkness
And before your feet stumble H5062
On the dusky mountains,
And while you are hoping for light
He makes it into deep darkness,
And turns it into gloom.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:12 - Now this will be the plague with which the LORD will strike H5062 all the peoples who have gone to war against Jerusalem; their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, and their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongue will rot in their mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:18 - If the family of Egypt does not go up or enter, then no rain will fall on them; it will be the plague with which the LORD smites H5062 the nations who do not go up to celebrate the Feast of Booths.
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