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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 - now the valley of Siddim was full of tar pits—and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled H5127, and they fell [fn]into them; but those who remained behind fled H5127 to the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - now behold, this town is near enough to flee H5127 to, and it is small. Please, let me escape there (is it not small?) [fn]that my life may be preserved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:12 - Then she seized him by his garment, saying, “Lie with me!” And he left his garment in her hand and fled H5127 and went outside.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:13 - Now it happened, when she saw that he had left his garment in her hand and had fled H5127 outside,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:15 - “Now it happened that when he heard that I raised my voice and [fn]screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled H5127 and went outside.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:18 - and as I raised my voice and [fn]screamed, he left his garment beside me and fled H5127 outside.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:3 - Then He said, “Throw it on the ground.” So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled H5127 from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:20 - The one among the servants of Pharaoh who [fn]feared the word of Yahweh made H5127 his servants and his livestock flee H5127 into the houses;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:25 - And He [fn]caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, “Let [fn]us flee H5127 from Israel, for Yahweh is fighting for them against the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:27 - So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to its normal state at daybreak while the Egyptians were fleeing H5127 [fn]right into it; then Yahweh [fn]overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:13 - “But [fn]if he did not lie in wait for him, but God let him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee H5127.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:17 - ‘And I will [fn]set My face against you so that you will be [fn]defeated before your enemies; and those who hate you will have dominion over you, and you will flee H5127 when no one is pursuing you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:36 - ‘As for those of you who may remain, I will also bring weakness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies. And the sound of a driven leaf will pursue them, and even when no one is pursuing they will flee H5127 [fn]as though from the sword, and they will fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:35 -

Then it happened when the ark set out that Moses said,

“Rise up, O Yahweh!

And let Your enemies be scattered,

And let those who hate You flee H5127 [fn]before You.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:34 - Then all Israel who were around them fled H5127 at their [fn]outcry, for they said, “Lest the earth swallow us up!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:6 - “And the cities which you shall give to the Levites shall be the six cities of refuge, which you shall give for the manslayer to flee H5127 to; and in addition to them you shall give forty-two cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:11 - then you shall select for yourselves cities to be your cities of refuge, that the manslayer who has struck down any person unintentionally may flee H5127 there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:15 - ‘These six cities shall be for refuge for the sons of Israel and for the sojourner and for the foreign resident among them; that anyone who strikes a person down unintentionally may flee H5127 there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - ‘And the congregation shall deliver the manslayer from the hand of the blood avenger, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge to which he fled H5127; and he shall live in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:26 - ‘But if the manslayer at any time goes beyond the border of his city of refuge to which he may flee H5127,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:32 - ‘And you shall not take ransom for him who has fled H5127 to his city of refuge, that he may return to live in the land [fn]before the death of the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:42 - that a manslayer might flee H5127 there, who slew his neighbor [fn]without premeditation, [fn]not hating him previously; so he shall flee H5127 to one of these cities that he might live:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:3 - “You shall prepare the [fn]roads for yourself, and divide into three parts the territory of your land which Yahweh your God will give you to inherit, [fn]so that any manslayer may flee H5127 there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:4 -

“Now this is the case of the manslayer who may flee H5127 there and live: when he strikes down his friend [fn]without premeditation, [fn]not hating him previously

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:5 - as when a man goes into the forest with his friend to cut wood, and his hand [fn]swings the axe to cut down the tree, and the iron head slips off the [fn]handle and [fn]strikes his friend so that he dies—he may flee H5127 to one of these cities and live;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:11 -

“But if there is a man who hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and strikes down [fn]his life so that he dies, and he flees H5127 to one of these cities,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:7 -

“Yahweh shall cause your enemies who rise up against you to be [fn]defeated before you; they will come out against you one way and will flee H5127 before you seven ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:25 -

“Yahweh shall cause you to be [fn]defeated before your enemies; you will go out one way against them, but you will flee H5127 seven ways before them, and you will become an example of terror to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:30 -

“How could one pursue one thousand,

And two put H5127 ten thousand to H5127 flight H5127,

Unless their Rock had sold them,

And Yahweh had handed them over?

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:7 - Now Moses was 120 years old when he died; his eye was not dim, nor his vigor abated H5127.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:4 - So about three thousand men from the people went up there, but they fled H5127 [fn]from the men of Ai.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:5 - “Then I and all the people who are with me will come near the city. And it will be that when they come out to meet us as at the first, we will flee H5127 before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:6 - “And they will come out after us until we have drawn them away from the city, for they will say, ‘They are fleeing H5127 before us as at the first.’ So we will flee H5127 before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:15 - And Joshua and all Israel pretended to be beaten before them and fled H5127 by the way of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:20 - Then the men of Ai turned [fn]back and looked, and behold, the smoke of the city ascended to the sky, and they had no place to flee H5127 this way or that, for the people who had been fleeing H5127 to the wilderness turned against the pursuers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - Now it happened as they fled H5127 from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth-horon, that Yahweh threw down large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died; there were more who died [fn]from the hailstones than those whom the sons of Israel killed with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:16 -

And these five kings fled H5127 and hid themselves in the cave at Makkedah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:3 - that the manslayer who strikes down any person unintentionally, without premeditation, may flee H5127 there, and they shall become for you as a refuge from the avenger of blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:4 - ‘And he shall flee H5127 to one of these cities and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city and speak his case in the hearing of the elders of that city; and they shall [fn]take him into the city to them and give him a place, so that he may live among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:6 - ‘And he shall live in that city until he stands before the congregation for judgment, until the death of the one who is high priest in those days. Then the manslayer shall return and come to his own city and to his own house, to the city from which he fled H5127.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:9 - These were the appointed cities for all the sons of Israel and for the sojourner who sojourns among them, that whoever strikes down any person unintentionally may flee H5127 there and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood until he stands before the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:6 - But Adoni-bezek fled H5127; and they pursued him and seized him and cut off his [fn]thumbs and big toes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:15 - And Yahweh threw Sisera and all his chariots and all his camp into confusion with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera came down from his chariot and fled H5127 away on foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:17 -

Now Sisera fled H5127 away on foot 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 -

Then the angel of Yahweh came and sat under the [fn]oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite as his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the wine press in order to [fn]preserve H5127 it from the Midianites.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:21 - And each stood in his place around the camp. Then all of the camp ran, and they made a loud shout and fled H5127.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:22 - So they blew 300 trumpets. And Yahweh set the sword of one against another even throughout the whole camp. And the camp fled H5127 as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the edge of Abel-meholah, by Tabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:12 - Then Zebah and Zalmunna fled H5127. And he pursued them and captured the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and he threw the whole camp into utter fright.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:21 - Then Jotham escaped H5127 and fled and went to Beer and remained there because of Abimelech his brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:40 - And Abimelech pursued him, and he fled H5127 before him; and many fell slain up to the entrance of the gate.

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