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Lexicon :: Strong's H5081 - nāḏîḇ

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Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1299b

Strong’s Definitions

נָדִיב nâdîyb, naw-deeb'; from H5068; properly, voluntary, i.e. generous; hence, magnanimous; as noun, a grandee (sometimes a tyrant):—free, liberal (things), noble, prince, willing (hearted).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H5081 in the following manner: prince (15x), nobles (4x), willing (3x), free (2x), liberal (2x), liberal things (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H5081 in the following manner: prince (15x), nobles (4x), willing (3x), free (2x), liberal (2x), liberal things (2x).
  1. inclined, willing, noble, generous

    1. incited, inclined, willing

    2. noble, princely (in rank)

    3. noble (in mind and character)

      masculine noun
  2. noble one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָדִיב nâdîyb, naw-deeb'; from H5068; properly, voluntary, i.e. generous; hence, magnanimous; as noun, a grandee (sometimes a tyrant):—free, liberal (things), noble, prince, willing (hearted).
STRONGS H5081: Abbreviations
נָדִיב adjective and noun masculineIsaiah 32:8 inclined, generous, noble; — absolute נ׳ Isaiah 32:5 + 6 times; construct נְדִיב Exodus 35:5 + 2 times; feminine נְדִיבָה Psalm 51:4; plural נְדִיבִים Isaiah 13:2 + 9 times; construct נְדִיבֵי Numbers 21:18 + 2 times; suffix נְדִיבֵמוֺ Psalm 83:12; —
1. incited, inclined, willing, נְדִיב לֵב Exodus 35:5, 22 (P), 1 Chronicles 29:31 (see נָדַב Qal), נָדִיב בְחָכְמָה 1 Chronicles 28:21; רוּחַ נְדִיבָה Psalm 51:14 a willing spirit.
2. noble, princely, in rank 1 Samuel 2:8 (poem), Job 12:21 = Psalm 107:40; Job 34:18; Proverbs 8:16; Psalm 47:10; Psalm 83:12; Psalm 113:8 (twice in verse); Psalm 118:9; Psalm 146:3; מְּנֵי נדיב Proverbs 19:6; Proverbs 25:7; בית נ׳ Job 21:28; פתחי נ׳ Isaiah 13:2; בת נ׳ Cant 7:2; נְדִיבֵי הָעָם Numbers 21:18 (poem).
3. noble in mind and character || צדּיק Proverbs 17:26; opposed to נָבָל Isaiah 32:5, 8.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


35:5; 35:5; 35:22


21:18; 21:18

1 Samuel


1 Chronicles



12:21; 21:28; 34:18


47:10; 51:4; 51:14; 83:12; 83:12; 107:40; 113:8; 118:9; 146:3


8:16; 17:26; 19:6; 25:7

Song of Songs



13:2; 13:2; 32:5; 32:5; 32:8; 32:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5081 matches the Hebrew נָדִיב (nāḏîḇ),
which occurs 29 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:5 - Take ye from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing H5081 heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver, and brass,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:22 - And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing H5081 hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:18 - The princes digged the well, the nobles H5081 of the people digged it, by the direction of the lawgiver, with their staves. And from the wilderness they went to Mattanah:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:8 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, H5081 and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:21 - And, behold, the courses of the priests and the Levites, even they shall be with thee for all the service of the house of God: and there shall be with thee for all manner of workmanship every willing H5081 skilful man, for any manner of service: also the princes and all the people will be wholly at thy commandment.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:31 - Then Hezekiah answered and said, Now ye have consecrated yourselves unto the LORD, come near and bring sacrifices and thank offerings into the house of the LORD. And the congregation brought in sacrifices and thank offerings; and as many as were of a free H5081 heart burnt offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:21 - He poureth contempt upon princes, H5081 and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:28 - For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? H5081 and where are the dwelling places of the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:18 - Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wicked? and to princes, H5081 Ye are ungodly?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:9 - The princes H5081 of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham: for the shields of the earth belong unto God: he is greatly exalted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:12 - Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free H5081 spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:11 - Make their nobles H5081 like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:40 - He poureth contempt upon princes, H5081 and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:8 - That he may set him with princes, H5081 even with the princes H5081 of his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:9 - It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes. H5081
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:3 - Put not your trust in princes, H5081 nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:16 - By me princes rule, and nobles, H5081 even all the judges of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:7 - Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince. H5081
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:26 - Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes H5081 for equity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:6 - Many will intreat the favour of the prince: H5081 and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:7 - For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince H5081 whom thine eyes have seen.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:12 - Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:1 - How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince's H5081 daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a cunning workman.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:2 - Lift ye up a banner upon the high mountain, exalt the voice unto them, shake the hand, that they may go into the gates of the nobles. H5081
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:5 - The vile person shall be no more called liberal, H5081 nor the churl said to be bountiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:8 - But the liberal H5081 deviseth liberal things; H5081 and by liberal things H5081 shall he stand.
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