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Lexicon :: Strong's H5090 - nāhaḡ

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1309,1310

Strong’s Definitions

נָהַג nâhag, naw-hag'; a primitive root; to drive forth (a person, an animal or chariot), i.e. lead, carry away; reflexively, to proceed (i.e. impel or guide oneself); also (from the panting induced by effort), to sigh:—acquaint, bring (away), carry away, drive (away), lead (away, forth), (be) guide, lead (away, forth).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's H5090 in the following manner: lead (10x), (carry, lead)...away (7x), drive (6x), forth (2x), guide (2x), brought (2x), acquainting (1x), brought in (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's H5090 in the following manner: lead (10x), (carry, lead)...away (7x), drive (6x), forth (2x), guide (2x), brought (2x), acquainting (1x), brought in (1x).
  1. to drive, lead, guide, conduct

    1. (Qal)

      1. to drive, lead on, drive away, drive off

      2. to behave itself (fig.) (of heart)

    2. (Piel)

      1. to drive away, lead off

      2. to lead on, guide, guide on

      3. to cause to drive

  2. (Piel) to moan, lament

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָהַג nâhag, naw-hag'; a primitive root; to drive forth (a person, an animal or chariot), i.e. lead, carry away; reflexively, to proceed (i.e. impel or guide oneself); also (from the panting induced by effort), to sigh:—acquaint, bring (away), carry away, drive (away), lead (away, forth), (be) guide, lead (away, forth).
STRONGS H5090: Abbreviations
† I. נָהַג verb drive, conduct (Late Hebrew conduct oneself, behave, be accustomed; Arabic bdb062401 go along the road, keep to the road; Aramaic נְהַג lead); —
Qal Perfect נ׳ Lamentations 3:2; נָֽהֲגוּ" 1 Samuel 30:20; Imperfect יִנְהַג Isaiah 20:4, etc.; Imperative נְהַג 2 Kings 4:24; Participle active נֹהֵג Isaiah 11:6 + 2 times, etc.; passive נְהוּגִים Isaiah 60:11; —
1. drive, flocks Exodus 3:1; compare (in predict.) Isaiah 11:6 (followed by בְּ); figurative, object Joseph, Psalm 80:2 (simile of flock); hence, object human being, lead on, Songs 8:2 (|| הֵבִיא אֶלֿ)); also figurative, subject י׳, Lamentations 3:2 (|| הוֺלִיךְ); passive participle of kings led in procession Isaiah 60:11 compare Di (rather than as captives, Che, as earlier usage; || הֵבִיא); drive away, off, (object מִקְנֶה) Genesis 31:18 (of Jacob, going by stealth); usually as booty (object flocks and herds) 1 Samuel 23:5, חמור יתומים ינהגו Job 24:3 (unjustly); compare 1 Samuel 30:2 (twice in verse) (read וַיִּנְהֲגוּ We Dr Kit Bu, compare Th, not HPS which see), 1 Samuel 30:22 (no object expressed but really captives || הָלַךְ), Isaiah 20:4; drive an ass for riding 2 Kings 4:24 (|| הָלַךְ); a cart (עֲגָלָה) 2 Samuel 6:3 = 1 Chronicles 13:7 (where בָּע׳); absolute of driving chariot 2 Kings 9:20; lead out an army to battle (late) 1 Chronicles 20:12; 1 Chronicles 25:11.
2. figurative וְלִבִּי נֹהֵג בַּחָכְמָה Ecclesiastes 2:3 my heart behaving itself in wisdom (compare Late Hebrew above).
Pi. Perfect נִהַג Exodus 10:3; נִהַ֫גְתָּ Isaiah 63:14; Imperfect יְנַהֵג Deuteronomy 4:27, etc.; —
1. drive away, lead off, followed by accusative, daughters of Laban Genesis 31:26 (|| גָּנַב); of י׳, leading off people into exile, followed by שָׁ֫מָּה Deuteronomy 4:27 (|| הֵפִיץ), Deuteronomy 28:37 (|| הוֺלִיךְ).
2. lead on, guide, followed by accusative, subject י׳ Psalm 78:52 (כַּעֵ֫דֶר || הִסִּיעַ כַּצּאֹן); Isaiah 49:10 (|| נִהֵל, compare Psalm 23:2); Isaiah 63:14; Isaiah 48:15; guide on, a wind, Exodus 10:13 (followed by בָּאָרֶץ), Psalm 78:26; (|| הִסִּיעַ).
3. cause to drive (compare Qal, 2 Kings 9:20) Exodus 14:25 (J E; subject י׳, see Di).

† II. [נָהַג] verb Pi. moan, lament (Arabic bdb062402 be out of breath, pant, breathe heavily; Aramaic bdb062403 sigh, groan); —
Pi. Participle feminine plural מְנַהֲגוֺה Nahum 2:8 (כְּקוֺל יוֺנִים).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:18; 31:26


3:1; 10:3; 10:13; 14:25


4:27; 4:27; 28:37

1 Samuel

23:5; 30:2; 30:20; 30:22

2 Samuel


2 Kings

4:24; 4:24; 9:20; 9:20

1 Chronicles

13:7; 25:11




23:2; 78:26; 78:52; 80:2



Song of Songs



11:6; 11:6; 20:4; 20:4; 48:15; 49:10; 60:11; 60:11; 63:14; 63:14


3:2; 3:2



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5090 matches the Hebrew נָהַג (nāhaḡ),
which occurs 31 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:18 - And he carried away H5090 all his cattle, and all his goods which he had gotten, the cattle of his getting, which he had gotten in Padanaram, for to go to Isaac his father in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:26 - And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen away unawares to me, and carried away H5090 my daughters, as captives taken with the sword?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:1 - Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led H5090 the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:13 - And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought H5090 an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:25 - And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave H5090 them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:27 - And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the LORD shall lead H5090 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:37 - And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead H5090 thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:5 - So David and his men went to Keilah, and fought with the Philistines, and brought away H5090 their cattle, and smote them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:2 - And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or small, but carried them away, H5090 and went on their way.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:20 - And David took all the flocks and the herds, which they drave H5090 before those other cattle, and said, This is David's spoil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:22 - Then answered all the wicked men and men of Belial, of those that went with David, and said, Because they went not with us, we will not give them ought of the spoil that we have recovered, save to every man his wife and his children, that they may lead them away, H5090 and depart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:3 - And they set the ark of God upon a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, drave H5090 the new cart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:24 - Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, H5090 and go forward; slack not thy riding for me, except I bid thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:20 - And the watchman told, saying, He came even unto them, and cometh not again: and the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi; for he driveth H5090 furiously.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 13:7 - And they carried the ark of God in a new cart out of the house of Abinadab: and Uzza and Ahio drave H5090 the cart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:1 - And it came to pass, that after the year was expired, at the time that kings go out to battle, Joab led forth H5090 the power of the army, and wasted the country of the children of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried at Jerusalem. And Joab smote Rabbah, and destroyed it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:11 - And Amaziah strengthened himself, and led forth H5090 his people, and went to the valley of salt, and smote of the children of Seir ten thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:3 - They drive away H5090 the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:14 - For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide H5090 even unto death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:26 - He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in H5090 the south wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:52 - But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided H5090 them in the wilderness like a flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannimeduth, A Psalm of Asaph.]] Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest H5090 Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:3 - I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting H5090 mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:2 - I would lead H5090 thee, and bring thee into my mother's house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead H5090 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:4 - So shall the king of Assyria lead away H5090 the Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethiopians captives, young and old, naked and barefoot, even with their buttocks uncovered, to the shame of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:10 - They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead H5090 them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:11 - Therefore thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought. H5090
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:14 - As a beast goeth down into the valley, the Spirit of the LORD caused him to rest: so didst thou lead H5090 thy people, to make thyself a glorious name.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:2 - He hath led H5090 me, and brought me into darkness, but not into light.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:7 - And Huzzab shall be led away captive, she shall be brought up, and her maids shall lead H5090 her as with the voice of doves, tabering upon their breasts.
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