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Lexicon :: Strong's H5095 - nāhal

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1312

Strong’s Definitions

נָהַל nâhal, naw-hal'; a primitive root; properly, to run with a sparkle, i.e. flow; hence (transitively), to conduct, and (by inference) to protect, sustain:—carry, feed, guide, lead (gently, on).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H5095 in the following manner: guide (5x), lead (3x), fed (1x), carried (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H5095 in the following manner: guide (5x), lead (3x), fed (1x), carried (1x).
  1. to lead, give rest, lead with care, guide to a watering place or station, cause to rest, bring to a station or place of rest, guide, refresh

    1. (Piel)

      1. to lead to a watering-place or station and cause to rest there

      2. to lead or bring to a station or goal

      3. to lead, guide

      4. to give rest to

      5. to refresh (with food)

    2. (Hithpael)

      1. to lead on

      2. to journey by stations or stages

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָהַל nâhal, naw-hal'; a primitive root; properly, to run with a sparkle, i.e. flow; hence (transitively), to conduct, and (by inference) to protect, sustain:—carry, feed, guide, lead (gently, on).
STRONGS H5095: Abbreviations
† [נָהַל] verb Pi. lead, guide to a watering-place or station, and cause to rest there; bring to a station or place of rest; lead, guide; refresh (compare Arabic bdb062406 watering-place, bdb062407 take a first drink; likewise (Dozy) bdb062408 station, stage of the road; perhaps also Assyrian Nâlu, lie down DlHWB 438; DlHA 5f.; Prol. 17 ff. tries to explain all the passages from this Assyrian nâlu; against him see PräLOPh i. 195 CheAcad., April 12,1884 DHMZKF i. 357 f.ZMG xi. 1886, 728; two √√ proposed by RDWilsonPresb. Rev. (N.Y.), April, 1885 (careful article), compare T. ChePsalm 23:2. critical note.); —
Pi. Perfect 2nd person masculine singular נֵהַלָתָּ Exodus 15:13; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְנַהֵל Isaiah 40:11; suffix יְנַהֲלֵנִי Psalm 23:2, יְנַהְלֵם Isaiah 49:10; וַיְנַהֲלֵם Genesis 47:17; 2 Chronicles 32:22; 2nd person masculine singular suffix תְּנַהֲלֵנִי Psalm 31:4; 3rd person masculine plural suffix וַיְנַהֲלוּם 2 Chronicles 28:15; Participle מְנַהֵל Isaiah 51:18; —
1. lead to watering-place (or station), and cause to rest there, subject י׳ as shepherd, Isaiah 49:10 (עַלֿ location; || נהג), Psalm 23:2 (with עַלֿ location; || הִרְבִּיץ), Isaiah 40:11 (|| רעה, קִבֵּץ).
2. lead or bring to a station, a goal, י׳ subject Exodus 15:13 (song; no object expressed, אֶלֿ location; || נחה); human subject 2 Chronicles 28:15 and they conducted all the feeble of them by means of (ב) asses (|| הֵבִיא).
3. lead, guide: figurative, אֵין מְנַהֵל לָהּ Isaiah 51:18 there is no one to be a guide for her, i.e. for Jerusalem, drunk with cup of י׳'s fury (|| מַחֲזִיק בְּיָדָהּ); י׳ subject Psalm 31:4 lead me (|| תַּנְחֵנִי).
4. give rest to (?) מִסָּבִיב וַיְנ׳ 2 Chronicles 32:22 and he gave them rest on every hand, compare Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate (= וַיָּנִח לָהֶם מִסּ׳ 1 Chronicles 2, 18 +, probably so read here, see Be DHM Öttli).
5. refresh with food, וַיְנ׳ בַּלֶּחֶם Genesis 47:17 (J).
Hithp. Imperfect probably journey by stations, stages, only 1st person singular אֶתְנַהֲלָה Genesis 33:14 (J), I will proceed, journey on, by stages (i.e. deliberately with family and cattle).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


33:14; 47:17; 47:17


15:13; 15:13

1 Chronicles

2; 2:18

2 Chronicles

28:15; 28:15; 32:22; 32:22


23:2; 23:2; 23:2; 31:4; 31:4


40:11; 40:11; 49:10; 49:10; 51:18; 51:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5095 matches the Hebrew נָהַל (nāhal),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on H5095 softly, according as the cattle that goeth before me and the children be able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:17 - And they brought their cattle unto Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread in exchange for horses, and for the flocks, and for the cattle of the herds, and for the asses: and he fed H5095 them with bread for all their cattle for that year.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - Thou in thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided H5095 them in thy strength unto thy holy habitation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - And the men which were expressed by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried H5095 all the feeble of them upon asses, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brethren: then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:22 - Thus the LORD saved Hezekiah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib the king of Assyria, and from the hand of all other, and guided H5095 them on every side.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:2 - He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth H5095 me beside the still waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide H5095 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:11 - He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead H5095 those that are with young.
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 them, even by the springs of water shall he guide H5095 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:18 - There is none to guide H5095 her among all the sons whom she hath brought forth; neither is there any that taketh her by the hand of all the sons that she hath brought up.
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