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Lexicon :: Strong's H5065 - nāḡaś

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נָגַשׂ
Transliteration
nāḡaś
Pronunciation
naw-gas'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1296

Strong’s Definitions

נָגַשׂ nâgas, naw-gas'; a primitive root; to drive (an animal, a workman, a debtor, an army); by implication, to tax, harass, tyrannize:—distress, driver, exact(-or), oppress(-or), × raiser of taxes, taskmaster.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H5065 in the following manner: oppressor (7x), taskmasters (5x), exact (4x), distressed (2x), oppressed (2x), driver (1x), exactors (1x), taxes (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H5065 in the following manner: oppressor (7x), taskmasters (5x), exact (4x), distressed (2x), oppressed (2x), driver (1x), exactors (1x), taxes (1x).
  1. to press, drive, oppress, exact, exert demanding pressure

    1. (Qal)

      1. to press, drive

      2. to exact

      3. driver, taskmaster, ruler, oppressor, tyrant, lord, exactor of tribute (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be hard pressed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָגַשׂ nâgas, naw-gas'; a primitive root; to drive (an animal, a workman, a debtor, an army); by implication, to tax, harass, tyrannize:—distress, driver, exact(-or), oppress(-or), × raiser of taxes, taskmaster.
STRONGS H5065:
† [נָגַשׂ verb press, drive, oppress, exact (Assyrian nagâšu, throw down, overthrow, DlHWB 448; Arabic bdb062002 rouse and drive game, drive vehemently; Ethiopic bdb062003 reign, wield power, bdb062004 king); —
Qal Perfect נ׳ 2 Kings 23:25; Imperfect יִגּשֹׁ Deuteronomy 15:2; 2nd person masculine singular תִּגּשֹׁ Deuteronomy 15:3; 2nd person masculine plural תִּנְגּ֑שֹׁוּ Isaiah 58:3; — Participle נֹגֵשׂ Isaiah 9:3 +, etc.; —
1. press, drive to work (object עַצְּבֵיכֶם your workmen), Isaiah 58:3 (GesComm., De Di Du; exact [changing ע׳, which see]. Che, etc.); see 2.
2. exact with accusative כֶּסֶף, 2 Kings 23:35; followed by accusative of person only Deuteronomy 15:2, 13.
3. Participle (= substantive) driver, task-master Exodus 3:7; Exodus 5:6, 10, 13, 14; Job 3:18; (ass-) driver Job 39:7; of (arbitrary) ruler Isaiah 3:12, ruler (good sense) Zechariah 10:4; = foreign oppressor, tyrant Isaiah 9:3 (with בְּ) Isaiah 14:2, 4; Zechariah 9:8; exactor of tribute, Daniel 11:20; plural abstract lordship = lord, ruler, figurative of צְדָקָה (personified) Isaiah 60:17 (|| שָׁלוֺם פְּקֻדָּתֵךְ).
Niph. Perfect נִגַּשׂ 1 Samuel 13:6 + 2 times + Isaiah 3:5 (וְ consecutive); — hard pressed by enemy 1 Samuel 13:6, and so 1 Samuel 14:24 (but omitted by emendation, after Greek Version of the LXX, Th We Dr Kit Bu HPS); treated harshly, of suffering servant of י׳ Isaiah 53:7; reciprocal tyrannize over (ב׳) each other Isaiah 35.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

3:7; 5:6; 5:10; 5:13; 5:14

Deuteronomy

15:2; 15:2; 15:3; 15:13

1 Samuel

13:6; 13:6; 14:24

2 Kings

23:25; 23:35

Job

3:18; 39:7

Isaiah

3:5; 3:12; 9:3; 9:3; 14:2; 14:4; 35; 53:7; 58:3; 58:3; 60:17

Daniel

11:20

Zechariah

9:8; 10:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5065 matches the Hebrew נָגַשׂ (nāḡaś),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:7 - And the LORD said, “I have certainly seen the oppression of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their outcry because of their taskmasters H5065, for I am aware of their sufferings.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:6 - So the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters H5065 over the people and their foremen, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:10 - So the taskmasters H5065 of the people and their foremen went out and spoke to the people, saying, “This is what Pharaoh says: ‘I am not going to give you any straw.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:13 - And the taskmasters H5065 pressed them, saying, “Complete your [fn]work quota, [fn]your daily amount, just as when [fn]you had straw.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:14 - Moreover, the foremen of the sons of Israel, whom Pharaoh’s taskmasters H5065 had set over them, were beaten [fn]and asked, “Why have you not completed your required task of making bricks either yesterday or today, as before?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:2 - “And this is the regulation for the release of debts: every creditor is to forgive what he has loaned to his neighbor; he shall not require H5065 it of his neighbor and his brother, because the LORD’S release has been proclaimed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:3 - “From a foreigner you may require H5065 it, but your hand shall [fn]forgive whatever of yours is with your brother.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:6 - When the men of Israel saw that they were in trouble (for the people were hard-pressed H5065), then the people kept themselves hidden in caves, in crevices, in cliffs, in crypts, and in pits.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:24 - Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed H5065 on that day, for Saul had put the people under oath, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food [fn]before evening, and before I have avenged myself on my enemies.” So none of the people tasted food.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:35 - So Jehoiakim gave the silver and gold to Pharaoh, but he assessed the land in order to give the money at the [fn]command of Pharaoh. He collected H5065 the silver and gold from the people of the land, each according to his assessment, to give to Pharaoh Neco.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:18 - “The prisoners are at ease together;
They do not hear the voice of the taskmaster H5065.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:7 - “He laughs at the turmoil of the city,
He does not hear the shouting of the taskmaster H5065.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:5 - And the people will be oppressed H5065,
Each one by another, and each one by his neighbor;
The youth will assault the elder,
And the contemptible person will assault the one honored.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:12 - My people! Their oppressors H5065 treat them violently,
And women rule over them.
My people! Those who guide you lead you astray
And confuse the direction of your paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:4 - For You will break the yoke of their burden and the staff on their shoulders,
The rod of their oppressor H5065, as [fn]at the battle of Midian.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:2 - The peoples will take them along and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will make them their own possession in the land of the LORD as male and female servants; and [fn]they will take their captors captive and will rule over their oppressors H5065.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:4 - that you will take up this [fn]taunt against the king of Babylon, and say,
“How the oppressor H5065 has ceased,
And how the [fn]onslaught has ceased!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:7 - He was oppressed H5065 and afflicted,
Yet He did not open His mouth;
Like a lamb that is led to slaughter,
And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers,
So He did not open His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:3 - ‘Why have we fasted and You do not see?
Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not [fn]notice?’
Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire,
And oppress H5065 all your workers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:17 - “Instead of bronze I will bring gold,
And instead of iron I will bring silver,
And instead of wood, bronze,
And instead of stones, iron.
And I will make peace your administrators,
And righteousness your overseers H5065.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:20 - “Then in his place one will arise who will allow an [fn]oppressor H5065 to pass through the [fn]Jewel of his kingdom; yet within a few days he will be broken, though not in anger nor in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:8 - But I will camp around My house [fn]because of an army,
Because of him who passes by and returns;
And no oppressor H5065 will pass over them anymore,
For now I have seen with My eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:4 - “From [fn]them will come the cornerstone,
From [fn]them the tent peg,
From [fn]them the bow of battle,
From [fn]them every tyrant H5065, all of them together.

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