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Lexicon :: Strong's H5127 - nûs

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TWOT Reference: 1327

Strong’s Definitions

נוּס nûwç, noos; a primitive root; to flit, i.e. vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver):—× abate, away, be displayed, (make to) flee (away, -ing), put to flight, × hide, lift up a standard.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 161x

The KJV translates Strong's H5127 in the following manner: flee (142x), flee away (12x), abated (1x), displayed (1x), flight (1x), hide (1x), flee out (1x), lift up a standard (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 161x
The KJV translates Strong's H5127 in the following manner: flee (142x), flee away (12x), abated (1x), displayed (1x), flight (1x), hide (1x), flee out (1x), lift up a standard (1x), variant (1x).
  1. to flee, escape

    1. (Qal)

      1. to flee

      2. to escape

      3. to take flight,m depart, disappear

      4. to fly (to the attack) on horseback

    2. (Polel) to drive at

    3. (Hithpolel) to take flight

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to put to flight

      2. to drive hastily

      3. to cause to disappear, hide

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נוּס nûwç, noos; a primitive root; to flit, i.e. vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver):—× abate, away, be displayed, (make to) flee (away, -ing), put to flight, × hide, lift up a standard.
STRONGS H5127: Abbreviations
נוּס 160 verb flee, escape (Syriac bdb063008 tremble (rare), compare Brock; Arabic bdb063009 move to and fro, be in commotion, dangle, Lane2866); —
Qal Perfect נָס Numbers 35:25 +; נַ֫סְתָּה 2 Kings 9:3; נַ֫סְתִּי 1 Samuel 4:16, etc.; Imperfect יָנוּס Exodus 21:13 +; וַיָּנָ֫ס Genesis 39:12 +; יְנוּס֑וּן Psalm 104:7, etc.; Imperative masculine plural נֻ֫סוּ Jeremiah 48:6 + 4 times Jeremiah, Zechariah; Infinitive absolute נוֺס 2 Samuel 18:3; construct לָנוּס (לָנֻס) Genesis 19:20 +; Participle נָס Amos 9:1 +; נָסִים Exodus 14:27 +; —
1. flee, absolute Genesis 39:12, Genesis 39:15; Numbers 16:34 (all J); Joshua 10:16 (JE); Leviticus 26:17, Leviticus 26:36; (H); figurative of sea Psalm 114:3; Psalm 114:5; compare Psalm 104:7; followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb מָנוֺס Jeremiah 46:5, followed by דֶּרֶךְ Joshua 8:15 (J), 2 Kings 9:27; followed by בְּדֶרֶךְ Deuteronomy 28:7, Deuteronomy 28:25; אֶלנַֿפְשָׁם נ׳ 2 Kings 7:7 flee for their life, בְּרַגְלָיו נ׳, Judges 4:15 flee on foot; + 44 times absolute (not elsewhere Hexateuch); followed by אֶלֿ location Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:5, Deuteronomy 19:11 (D), Numbers 35:32; Joshua 20:4 (both P), Judges 4:17; 1 Kings 2:28, 1 Kings 2:29; Isaiah 13:14; followed by לְ 1 Samuel 4:10 + 6 times + לִקְרָאתוֺ Exodus 14:27 (E; not elsewhere Hexateuch); followed by עַד Judges 7:22 + Proverbs 28:17 (עַדבּֿוֺר, see בּוֺר); followed by עַלֿ Isaiah 10:3; followed by ָ  ה locative Genesis 14:10 + 4 times J E, Numbers 35:6 + 6 times P, Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:3, Deuteronomy 19:4 (D), + 6 times; followed by שָׁם Isaiah 20:6; followed by accusative of location Joshua 8:20 (J), + 4 times; followed by מִמֶּרְחָק Isaiah 17:13 = far away; followed by מִן from, Joshua 20:6 (P), 1 Samuel 4:16 + 3 times; מִתּוֺךְ Jeremiah 51:6; especially מִפְּנֵי from before Exodus 4:3; Exodus 14:25; Numbers 10:35; Joshua 10:11 (all J E), 1 Samuel 17:24; [H5211 Jeremiah 48:44] (Qr הַנָּס, > Kt הניס), + 19 times; followed by לִפְנֵי Joshua 7:4; Joshua 8:5 (twice in verse); Joshua 8:6 (all J), 1 Samuel 4:17; 2 Samuel 24:13, מִלִּפְנֵי 1 Chronicles 19:18.
2. escape Amos 9:1 (|| נמלט) so Jeremiah 46:6; hence
3. take flight, depart, disappear, only figurative; Deuteronomy 34:7 (JE) his freshness (לֵחֹה vigour) was not gone (|| לֹא כָֽהֲתָה עינו); of shadows (at evening), Songs 2:17; Songs 4:6; of sorrow etc. Isaiah 35:10; Isaiah 51:11.
4. עַלסֿוּס נ׳ Isaiah 30:16 fly (to the attack) on horseback.
Po`lel Perfect Isaiah 59:19 נֹסֲסָה בּוֺ רוּחַ י׳ the breath of י׳ driveth at it, driveth it on (compare Hiph. 2).
Hithpo`l. Infinitive construct לְהִתְנוֺסֵס מִפְּנֵי Psalm 60:6 [Psalm 60:4] in order to take flight before the bow (so Vrss Hup-Now Che Bae and others).
Hiph. Perfect הֵנִיס Exodus 9:20; Imperfect יָנִיסוּ Deuteronomy 32:30 + Judges 7:21 Kt (Qr וַיָּנוּסוּ Qal); Infinitive construct לְתָנִיס Judges 6:11; —
1. put to flight, followed by accusative Deuteronomy 32:30 (|| רדף).
2. drive hastily to a safe place Exodus 9:20, followed by accusative + אֶלֿ.
3. cause to disappear, hide Judges 6:11 (no object expressed) followed by מִפְּנֵי.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:10; 19:20; 39:12; 39:12; 39:15


4:3; 9:20; 9:20; 14:25; 14:27; 14:27; 21:13


26:17; 26:36


10:35; 16:34; 35:6; 35:25; 35:32


4:42; 4:42; 19:3; 19:4; 19:5; 19:11; 28:7; 28:25; 32:30; 32:30; 34:7


7:4; 8:5; 8:6; 8:15; 8:20; 10:11; 10:16; 20:4; 20:6


4:15; 4:17; 6:11; 6:11; 7:21; 7:22

1 Samuel

4:10; 4:16; 4:16; 4:17; 17:24

2 Samuel

18:3; 24:13

1 Kings

2:28; 2:29

2 Kings

7:7; 9:3; 9:27

1 Chronicles



60:4; 104:7; 104:7; 114:3; 114:5



Song of Songs

2:17; 4:6


10:3; 13:14; 17:13; 20:6; 30:16; 35:10; 51:11; 59:19


46:5; 46:6; 48:6; 51:6


9:1; 9:1


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5127 matches the Hebrew נוּס (nûs),
which occurs 161 times in 143 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 14:10–Jdg 9:40)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:10 - And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, H5127 and fell there; and they that remained fled H5127 to the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - Behold now, this city is near to flee H5127 unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:12 - And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, H5127 and got him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:13 - And it came to pass, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand, and was fled H5127 forth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled, H5127 and got him out.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:18 - And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled H5127 out.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:3 - And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled H5127 from before it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:20 - He that feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee H5127 into the houses:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:25 - And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee H5127 from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled H5127 against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:13 - And if a man lie not in wait, but God deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee. H5127
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:17 - And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee H5127 when none pursueth you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, H5127 as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:35 - And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, LORD, and let thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee H5127 before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:34 - And all Israel that were round about them fled H5127 at the cry of them: for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:6 - And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee H5127 thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:11 - Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee H5127 thither, which killeth any person at unawares.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:15 - These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee H5127 thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - And the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: H5127 and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:26 - But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border of the city of his refuge, whither he was fled; H5127
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:32 - And ye shall take no satisfaction for him that is fled H5127 to the city of his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:42 - That the slayer might flee H5127 thither, which should kill his neighbour unawares, and hated him not in times past; and that fleeing H5127 unto one of these cities he might live:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:3 - Thou shalt prepare thee a way, and divide the coasts of thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee to inherit, into three parts, that every slayer may flee H5127 thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:4 - And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee H5127 thither, that he may live: Whoso killeth his neighbour ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:5 - As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee H5127 unto one of those cities, and live:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:11 - But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally that he die, and fleeth H5127 into one of these cities:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:7 - The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee H5127 before thee seven ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:25 - The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee H5127 seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:30 - How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, H5127 except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. H5127
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:4 - So there went up thither of the people about three thousand men: and they fled H5127 before the men of Ai.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:5 - And I, and all the people that are with me, will approach unto the city: and it shall come to pass, when they come out against us, as at the first, that we will flee H5127 before them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:6 - (For they will come out after us) till we have drawn them from the city; for they will say, They flee H5127 before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee H5127 before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:15 - And Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten before them, and fled H5127 by the way of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:20 - And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee H5127 this way or that way: and the people that fled H5127 to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - And it came to pass, as they fled H5127 from before Israel, and were in the going down to Bethhoron, that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:16 - But these five kings fled, H5127 and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:3 - That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee H5127 thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:4 - And when he that doth flee H5127 unto one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall take him into the city unto them, and give him a place, that he may dwell among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:6 - And he shall dwell in that city, until he stand before the congregation for judgment, and until the death of the high priest that shall be in those days: then shall the slayer return, and come unto his own city, and unto his own house, unto the city from whence he fled. H5127
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:9 - These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person at unawares might flee H5127 thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:6 - But Adonibezek fled; H5127 and they pursued after him, and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and his great toes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:15 - And the LORD discomfited Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak; so that Sisera lighted down off his chariot, and fled away H5127 on his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:17 - Howbeit Sisera fled away H5127 on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:11 - And there came an angel of the LORD, and sat under an oak which was in Ophrah, that pertained unto Joash the Abiezrite: and his son Gideon threshed wheat by the winepress, to hide H5127 it from the Midianites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:21 - And they stood every man in his place round about the camp: and all the host ran, and cried, and fled. H5127 H5127
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:22 - And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled H5127 to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:12 - And when Zebah and Zalmunna fled, H5127 he pursued after them, and took the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and discomfited all the host.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:21 - And Jotham ran away, and fled, H5127 and went to Beer, and dwelt there, for fear of Abimelech his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:40 - And Abimelech chased him, and he fled H5127 before him, and many were overthrown and wounded, even unto the entering of the gate.

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