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Lexicon :: Strong's H5095 - nāhal

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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 - So let my lord go on ahead of his servant, while I move along slowly at the pace of the flocks and herds before me and the pace of the children, until I come to my lord in Seir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:17 - So they brought their livestock to Joseph, and he gave them food in exchange for their horses, their sheep and goats, their cattle and donkeys. And he brought them through that year with food in exchange for all their livestock.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - In your unfailing love you will lead the people you have redeemed. In your strength you will guide them to your holy dwelling.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - The men designated by name took the prisoners, and from the plunder they clothed all who were naked. They provided them with clothes and sandals, food and drink, and healing balm. All those who were weak they put on donkeys. So they took them back to their fellow Israelites at Jericho, the City of Palms, and returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:22 - So the LORD saved Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib king of Assyria and from the hand of all others. He took care of them[fn] on every side.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:2 - He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:11 - He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:10 - They will neither hunger nor thirst, nor will the desert heat or the sun beat down on them. He who has compassion on them will guide them and lead them beside springs of water.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:18 - Among all the children she bore there was none to guide her; among all the children she reared there was none to take her by the hand.
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