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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











Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 - Now a river H5104 [fn]flowed out of Eden to water the garden; and from there it divided and became four [fn]rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:13 - The name of the second river H5104 is Gihon; it [fn]flows around the whole land of Cush.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:14 - The name of the third river H5104 is [fn]Tigris; it [fn]flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river H5104 is the [fn]Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying,
“To your [fn]descendants I have given this land,
From the river H5104 of Egypt as far as the great river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:21 - So he fled with all that he had; and he arose and crossed the Euphrates River, H5104 and set his face toward the hill country of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:37 - Then Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates River H5104 became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:19 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, H5104 over their [fn]streams, and over their pools, and over all their reservoirs of water, that they may become blood; and there will be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:5 - [fn]Then the LORD said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Stretch out your hand with your staff over the rivers, H5104 over the [fn]streams and over the pools, and make frogs come up on the land of Egypt.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:31 - “I will fix your boundary from the [fn]Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the River H5104 Euphrates; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:5 - So he sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor, at Pethor, which is near the [fn]River, H5104 in the land of the sons of his people, to call him, saying, “Behold, a people came out of Egypt; behold, they cover the surface of the land, and they are living opposite me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:6 - “Like [fn]valleys that stretch out,
Like gardens beside the river, H5104
Like aloes planted by the LORD,
Like cedars beside the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - ‘Turn and set your journey, and go to the hill country of the Amorites, and to all their neighbors in the Arabah, in the hill country and in the lowland and in the [fn]Negev and by the seacoast, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - “Every place on which the sole of your foot treads shall be yours; your border will be from the wilderness to Lebanon, and from the river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates, as far as [fn]the western sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - “From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, H5104 the river H5104 Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and as far as the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun will be your territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:2 - Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond the [fn]River, H5104 namely, Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:3 - ‘Then I took your father Abraham from beyond the [fn]River, H5104 and led him through all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his [fn]descendants and gave him Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:14 - “Now, therefore, [fn]fear the LORD and serve Him in sincerity and [fn]truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the [fn]River H5104 and in Egypt, and serve the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:15 - “If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, H5104 or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:3 - Then David [fn]defeated Hadadezer, the son of Rehob king of Zobah, as he went to restore his [fn]rule at the [fn]River. H5104
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:16 - And Hadadezer sent and brought out the Arameans who were beyond the [fn]River, H5104 and they came to Helam; and Shobach the commander of the army of Hadadezer [fn]led them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:21 - [fn]Now Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the [fn]River H5104 to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt; they brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:24 - For he had dominion over everything [fn]west of the [fn]River, H5104 from Tiphsah even to Gaza, over all the kings [fn]west of the [fn]River; H5104 and he had peace on all sides around about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:15 - “For the LORD will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water; and He will uproot Israel from this good land which He gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, H5104 because they have made their [fn]Asherim, provoking the LORD to anger.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:12 - “Are not [fn]Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers H5104 of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could 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 captured Samaria and carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and settled them in Halah and Habor, on the river H5104 of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - Then the king of Assyria carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and put them in Halah and on the Habor, the river H5104 of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the king of Assyria to the river H5104 Euphrates. And King Josiah went to meet him, and when Pharaoh Neco saw him he killed him at Megiddo.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:7 - The king of Egypt did not come out of his land again, for the king of Babylon had taken all that belonged to the king of Egypt from the brook of Egypt to the river H5104 Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:48 - When Samlah died, Shaul of Rehoboth by the River H5104 became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - To the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river H5104 Euphrates, because their cattle had increased in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:26 - So the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul, king of Assyria, even the spirit of [fn]Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away into exile, namely the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, and brought them to Halah, Habor, Hara and to the river H5104 of Gozan, to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah as far as Hamath, as he went to establish his [fn]rule to the Euphrates River. H5104
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:16 - When the Arameans saw that they had been [fn]defeated by Israel, they sent messengers and brought out the Arameans who were beyond the [fn]River, H5104 with Shophach the commander of the army of Hadadezer [fn]leading them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:26 - He was the ruler over all the kings from the Euphrates H5104 River H5104 even to the land of the Philistines, and as far as the border of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:15 - Now I assembled them at the river H5104 that runs to Ahava, where we camped for three days; and when I observed the people and the priests, I did not find any Levites there.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:21 - Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river H5104 of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God to seek from Him a [fn]safe journey for us, our little ones, and all our possessions.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:31 - Then we journeyed from the river H5104 Ahava on the twelfth of the first month to go to Jerusalem; and the hand of our God was over us, and He delivered us from the hand of the enemy and the ambushes by the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:36 - Then they delivered the king’s edicts to the king’s satraps and to the governors in the provinces beyond the [fn]River, H5104 and they supported the people and the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:7 - And I said to the king, “If it please the king, let letters be given me for the governors of the provinces beyond the River, H5104 that they may allow me to pass through until I come to Judah,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:9 - Then I came to the governors of the provinces beyond the River H5104 and gave them the king’s letters. Now the king had sent with me officers of the army and horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:7 - Next to them Melatiah the Gibeonite and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon and of Mizpah, [fn]also made repairs for the official seat of the governor of the province beyond the River. H5104
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:11 - As water [fn]evaporates from the sea,
And a river H5104 becomes parched and dried up,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:17 - “He does not look at the streams,
The rivers H5104 flowing with honey and curds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:16 - Who were snatched away before their time,
Whose foundations were [fn]washed away by a river? H5104
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:11 - “He dams up the streams H5104 from [fn]flowing,
And what is hidden he brings out to the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:23 - “If a river H5104 [fn]rages, he is not alarmed;
He is confident, though the Jordan rushes to his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:2 - For He has founded it upon the seas
And established it upon the rivers. H5104
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 46:4 - There is a river H5104 whose streams make glad the city of God,
The holy dwelling places of the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:6 - He turned the sea into dry land;
They passed through the river H5104 on foot;
There let us rejoice in Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:8 - May he also rule from sea to sea
And from the River H5104 to the ends of the earth.

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