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Lexicon :: Strong's H5104 - nāhār

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1315a

Strong’s Definitions

נָהָר nâhâr, naw-hawr'; from H5102; a stream (including the sea; expectation the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity:—flood, river.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 120x

The KJV translates Strong's H5104 in the following manner: river (98x), flood (18x), streams (2x), Aramnaharaim (with H763) (1x), river side (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 120x
The KJV translates Strong's H5104 in the following manner: river (98x), flood (18x), streams (2x), Aramnaharaim (with H763) (1x), river side (1x).
  1. stream, river

    1. stream, river

    2. (underground) streams

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָהָר nâhâr, naw-hawr'; from H5102; a stream (including the sea; expectation the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity:—flood, river.
STRONGS H5104: Abbreviations
נָהָר 120> noun masculineGenesis 2:10 stream, river; — absolute נ׳ Genesis 2:10 +; construct נְהַר Deuteronomy 1:7 +; plural נְהָרִים Isaiah 18:27 + 4 times, construct נַהֲרֵי Isaiah 18:1 + 2 times; but oftener נְהָר(וֺ)ת Isaiah 19:6 + 23 times; construct נַהֲרוֺת 2 Kings 5:12 + 2 times; suffix נַהֲרוֺהֶיךָ Ezekiel 32:2, נַהֲרֹתַיִךְ Isaiah 44:27, נַהֲרֹתֶיהָ Ezekiel 31:4, 15, נַהֲרֹתָם Exodus 7:19, נַהֲרוֺתָם Ezekiel 32:2, 14; apparently dual נַהֲרַיִם Genesis 24:10 + 2 times, נַהֲרָ֑יִם Judges 3:8 (see below) (all in אֲרַם נ׳); —
1. stream, river, Numbers 24:6 (JE), Job 14:11; Job 40:23; Psalm 105:41 (in simile), Isaiah 48:18 (id.), Isaiah 59:19 (id.) + often; frequently of particular rivers; rivers of Eden Genesis 2:10 and its branches Genesis 2:13; Genesis 2:14 (all J); נְהַר מִצְרַיִם Genesis 15:18 (J; i.e., si vera lectio, the Nile) but read probably נַחַל מ׳, whence נהר through influence of following נהר — compare 2 Kings 24:7 — NöZMG xi.1886, 699 (alternative), LagBN 140 BallHpt; נָהָר of Nile Isaiah 19:5; especially of Euphrates פְּרָת נְהַר Genesis 15:18; Deuteronomy 1:7 (both + הַגָּדוֺל הַנּ׳) Joshua 1:4 + 8 times + 2 Samuel 8:3 (Qr Greek Version of the LXX and || 1 Chronicles 18:3; Kt omit פְּרָת; — compare also Genesis 2:14b above); oftener (of Euphrates) without הַנָּהָר ׃פ׳ κατ’ ἐξοχήν, Genesis 31:21; Exodus 23:31; Numbers 22:5; Joshua 24:2, 3, 14, 15 (all E), possibly also Genesis 36:37 (P; compare Di) = 1 Chronicles 1:48, + 13 times + 2 Samuel 8:3 Kt (see above); and even without article (poetry) † Isaiah 7:20; Jeremiah 2:18; Micah 7:12; Zechariah 9:10; Psalm 72:8; הַגּ׳ הַנּ׳ once of Tigris † Daniel 10:4; † נְהַר גוֺזָן (חבור) 2 Kings 17:6; 2 Kings 18:11 compare 2 Chron 5:26; plural נַהֲרֵי בוּשׁ Zephaniah 3:10; perhaps of a canal: נְהַרכְּֿבָר Ezekiel 1:1, Ezekiel 1:3, + 6 times Ezekiel; הַנָּהָר אַהֲלוא Ezra 8:21, נְהַר א׳ Ezra 8:31; compare נַהֲרוֺת בָּבֶל Psalm 137:1; canals possibly also in שַׁעֲרֵי הַנּ׳ Nahum 2:7 (of Nineveh); of canals of Egypt Exodus 7:19 (|| יְאֹרִים etc.), Exodus 8:1 (|| id.).
2. נְהָרוֺת (מִבְּכִי) Job 28:11 usually understood of (underground) streams; SzoldComm. Job GrMonatsschr.1887, 410 and PerlesAnalekten 69 proposes נ׳ נִבְכֵ׳ sources of rivers (compare Job 36:16); Wetzst Hoffm Bu נ׳ מַבְּכֵ׳ (not elsewhere) with similar meaning.
3. figurative of י׳'s favour Psalm 46:5. — On נַהֲרַיִם ending apparently dual, see אֲרַם; Tel Amarna Na-ri-ma, Naḫrima (WklTel Am. 40*), and Egyptian Nhrina (WMMAs. u. Eur. 249ff.) point however to original ending יִ֯ם; this inconsistent with view of EMeyGeschichte. § 180 that יִַ֯ם here a locative ending (compare Ba§ 194 c. Anm. l BuhlGes 12), see also DiGenesis 24:10.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:10; 2:10; 2:10; 2:13; 2:14; 2:14; 15:18; 15:18; 24:10; 24:10; 31:21; 36:37


7:19; 7:19; 8:1; 23:31


22:5; 24:6


1:7; 1:7


1:4; 24:2; 24:3; 24:14; 24:15



2 Samuel

8:3; 8:3

2 Kings

5:12; 17:6; 18:11; 24:7

1 Chronicles

1:48; 18:3


8:21; 8:31


14:11; 28:11; 36:16; 40:23


46:5; 72:8; 105:41; 137:1


7:20; 18:1; 19:5; 19:6; 44:27; 48:18; 59:19




1:1; 1:3; 31:4; 31:15; 32:2; 32:2; 32:14











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Strong's Number H5104 matches the Hebrew נָהָר (nāhār),
which occurs 119 times in 108 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 2:10–Psa 72:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:10 - And a river H5104 went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:13 - And the name of the second river H5104 is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:14 - And the name of the third river H5104 is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river H5104 is Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river H5104 of Egypt unto the great river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:21 - So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the river, H5104 and set his face toward the mount Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:37 - And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river H5104 reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:19 - And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their streams, H5104 upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood; and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood, and in vessels of stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:5 - And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with thy rod over the streams, H5104 over the rivers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:31 - And I will set thy bounds from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto the river: H5104 for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:5 - He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river H5104 of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over against me:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:6 - As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, H5104 as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, and by the sea side, to the land of the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates, even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast be.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:2 - And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood H5104 in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:3 - And I took your father Abraham from the other side of the flood, H5104 and led him throughout all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his seed, and gave him Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:14 - Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, H5104 and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:15 - And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, H5104 or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:3 - David smote also Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to recover his border at the river H5104 Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:16 - And Hadarezer sent, and brought out the Syrians that were beyond the river: H5104 and they came to Helam; and Shobach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:21 - And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river H5104 unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:24 - For he had dominion over all the region on this side the river, H5104 from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the river: H5104 and he had peace on all sides round about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:15 - For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water, and he shall root up Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the river, H5104 because they have made their groves, provoking the LORD to anger.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers H5104 of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean? So he turned and went away in a rage.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:6 - In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river H5104 of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - And the king of Assyria did carry away Israel unto Assyria, and put them in Halah and in Habor by the river H5104 of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Pharaohnechoh king of Egypt went up against the king of Assyria to the river H5104 Euphrates: and king Josiah went against him; and he slew him at Megiddo, when he had seen him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:7 - And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of Babylon had taken from the river of Egypt unto the river H5104 Euphrates all that pertained to the king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:48 - And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river H5104 reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river H5104 Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:26 - And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the spirit of Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away, even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, and brought them unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the river H5104 Gozan, unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - And David smote Hadarezer king of Zobah unto Hamath, as he went to stablish his dominion by the river H5104 Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:16 - And when the Syrians saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they sent messengers, and drew forth the Syrians that were beyond the river: H5104 and Shophach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:26 - And he reigned over all the kings from the river H5104 even unto the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:15 - And I gathered them together to the river H5104 that runneth to Ahava; and there abode we in tents three days: and I viewed the people, and the priests, and found there none of the sons of Levi.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:21 - Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river H5104 of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:31 - Then we departed from the river H5104 of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:36 - And they delivered the king's commissions unto the king's lieutenants, and to the governors on this side the river: H5104 and they furthered the people, and the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:7 - Moreover I said unto the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, H5104 that they may convey me over till I come into Judah;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:9 - Then I came to the governors beyond the river, H5104 and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent captains of the army and horsemen with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:7 - And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the river. H5104
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:11 - As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood H5104 decayeth and drieth up:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:17 - He shall not see the rivers, the floods, H5104 the brooks of honey and butter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:16 - Which were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood: H5104
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:11 - He bindeth the floods H5104 from overflowing; and the thing that is hid bringeth he forth to light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:23 - Behold, he drinketh up a river, H5104 and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:2 - For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods. H5104
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:4 - There is a river, H5104 the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:6 - He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood H5104 on foot: there did we rejoice in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:8 - He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river H5104 unto the ends of the earth.

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