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Lexicon :: Strong's H5123 - nûm

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1325

Strong’s Definitions

נוּם nûwm, noom; a primitive root; to slumber (from drowsiness):—sleep, slumber.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H5123 in the following manner: slumber (5x), slept (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H5123 in the following manner: slumber (5x), slept (1x).
  1. to be drowsy, slumber, sleep

    1. (Qal) to slumber, be drowsy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נוּם nûwm, noom; a primitive root; to slumber (from drowsiness):—sleep, slumber.
נוּם verb be drowsy, slumber (Late Hebrew נוּם, נִמְנֵם id.; Aramaic נוּם, bdb063003; Arabic (bdb063004) bdb063005 id.; Ethiopic bdb063006); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person plural נָמ֫וּ Nahum 3:18; Psalm 76:6 (Ges§ 72 l); Imperfect יָנוּם Psalm 121:3 + 2 times; 3rd person feminine singular וַתָּ֫נָם 2 Samuel 4:6 (so read for HCT וַיַּכֻּהו, with other radical changes, Greek Version of the LXX Th We Dr Kit Bu HPS); Infinitive construct לָנוּם Isaiah 56:10. — be drowsy, slumber, literal וַתָּנָם וַתִּישָׁ֑ן 2 Samuel 4:6 (emendation, see above) and she grew drowsy and slept; figurative of inactivity, indolence, Isaiah 5:27 (|| ישׁן), Psalm 121:3; Psalm 121:4 (of י׳; || id.); Nahum 3:18 (|| שָׁכֵן); אֹהֲבֵי לָנ׳ Isaiah 56:10 (|| שָׁכַב); followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb שֵׁנָה Psalm 76:6 (of death, || נִרְדַּם).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

4:6; 4:6


76:6; 76:6; 121:3; 121:3; 121:4


5:27; 56:10; 56:10


3:18; 3:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5123 matches the Hebrew נוּם (nûm),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:5 - The stouthearted were plundered,
[fn]They sank H5123 into sleep;
And none of the [fn]warriors could use his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:3 - He will not allow your foot to slip;
He who keeps you will not slumber. H5123
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:4 - Behold, He who keeps Israel
Will neither slumber H5123 nor sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - No one in it is weary or stumbles,
None slumbers H5123 or sleeps;
Nor is the belt at its waist undone,
Nor its sandal strap broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:10 - His watchmen are blind,
All of them know nothing.
All of them are mute dogs unable to bark,
[fn]Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber; H5123
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:18 - Your shepherds are sleeping, H5123 O king of Assyria;
Your nobles are lying down.
Your people are scattered on the mountains
And there is no one to regather them.

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