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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 you groan H5098 at your [fn]final end,
When your flesh and your body are consumed;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:15 - Like a roaring H5098 lion and a rushing bear
Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:29 - Its roaring is like a lioness, and it roars like young lions;
It growls H5098 as it seizes the prey
And carries it off with no one to deliver it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:30 - And it will growl H5098 over it in that day like the roaring of the sea.
If one looks to the land, behold, there is darkness and distress;
Even the light is darkened by its clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:23 - ‘Your turbans will be on your heads and your shoes on your feet. You will not mourn and you will not weep, but you will rot away in your iniquities and you will groan H5098 [fn]to one another.

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