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Lexicon :: Strong's H5098 - nāham

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1313

Strong’s Definitions

נָהַם nâham, naw-ham'; a primitive root; to growl:—mourn, roar(-ing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5098 in the following manner: roar (3x), mourn (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5098 in the following manner: roar (3x), mourn (2x).
  1. to growl, groan

    1. (Qal)

      1. to growl (of lion)

      2. to groan (of sufferer)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָהַם nâham, naw-ham'; a primitive root; to growl:—mourn, roar(-ing).
† [נָהַם] verb growl, groan (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic bdb062501; Aramaic bdb062502, נְהַם); —
Qal Perfect וְנָהַמְתָּ֫ Proverbs 5:11; וּנְהַמְתֶּם Ezekiel 24:23; Imperfect יִנְהֹם Isaiah 5:29, 30; Participle נֹהֵם Proverbs 28:15; —
1. growl, of a lion (namely while it is devouring its prey: opposed to שׁאנ, of roar with which it springs upon it RSProph. 243) Proverbs 28:15, of Assyr. (under figure of lion) Isaiah 5:29; followed by עַל (over), Isaiah 5:30.
2. groan, of sufferer Proverbs 5:11; Ezekiel 24:23.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


5:11; 5:11; 28:15; 28:15


5:29; 5:29; 5:30; 5:30


24:23; 24:23


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5098 matches the Hebrew נָהַם (nāham),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:11 - And thou mourn H5098 at the last, when thy flesh and thy body are consumed,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - As a roaring H5098 lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:29 - Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, H5098 and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:30 - And in that day they shall roar H5098 against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one look unto the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:23 - And your tires shall be upon your heads, and your shoes upon your feet: ye shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall pine away for your iniquities, and mourn H5098 one toward another.

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