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Lexicon :: Strong's H5128 - nûaʿ

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נוּעַ
Transliteration
nûaʿ
Pronunciation
noo'-ah
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1328

Strong’s Definitions

נוּעַ nûwaʻ, noo'-ah; a primitive root; to waver, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively (as subjoined):—continually, fugitive, × make, to (go) up and down, be gone away, (be) move(-able, -d), be promoted, reel, remove, scatter, set, shake, sift, stagger, to and fro, be vagabond, wag, (make) wander (up and down).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H5128 in the following manner: shake (6x), wander (6x), move (6x), promoted (3x), fugitive (2x), sift (2x), stagger (2x), wag (2x), miscellaneous (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H5128 in the following manner: shake (6x), wander (6x), move (6x), promoted (3x), fugitive (2x), sift (2x), stagger (2x), wag (2x), miscellaneous (13x).
  1. to quiver, totter, shake, reel, stagger, wander, move, sift, make move, wave, waver, tremble

    1. (Qal)

      1. to wave, quiver, vibrate, swing, stagger, tremble, be unstable

      2. to totter, go tottering

        1. vagabond (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be tossed about or around

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to toss about

      2. to shake, cause to totter

      3. to shake, disturb

      4. to cause to wander

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נוּעַ nûwaʻ, noo'-ah; a primitive root; to waver, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively (as subjoined):—continually, fugitive, × make, to (go) up and down, be gone away, (be) move(-able, -d), be promoted, reel, remove, scatter, set, shake, sift, stagger, to and fro, be vagabond, wag, (make) wander (up and down).
STRONGS H5128: Abbreviations
נוּעַ verb quiver, wave, waver, tremble, totter (Late Hebrew Pilp. נִעְנַע shake, Aramaic נוּעַ waver, stagger (rare); Arabic bdb063101, bdb063102 bend (of boughs), see commotus fuit (of id.), so Kam Frey; also change, bdb063103 kind, species, variety; Di compare Ethiopic bdb063104 hunt); —
Qal Perfect נָ֫עוּ Job 28:4 +; וְנָע֫וּ Amos 4:8 + 2 times; Imperfect וַיָּ֫נַע Isaiah 7:2; 3rd person feminine singular תָּנוּעַ Isaiah 24:20; אֲנוּעֲךָ 2 Samuel 15:20 Kt (but read Qr Hiph. q. v.); יָנ֫וּעוּ Psalm 109:10; יְנוּע֑וּן Psalm 59:16 Kt (so read; not Qr Hiph.), etc.; Infinitive absolute Isaiah 24:20; Psalm 109:10; construct נוּעַ Judges 9:9 + 3 times; נוֺעַ Isaiah 7:2; Participle נָע Genesis 4:12, 14; נָעִים Proverbs 22:19; נָעוֺת 1 Samuel 1:13: —
1. wave, of trees, followed by עַל Judges 9:9, 11, 13 followed by מִפְּנֵי of cause Isaiah 7:2; quiver, vibrate, of lips 1 Samuel 1:13; swing (to and fro) of miners Job 28:4 (|| דלל); stagger like drunkard, of mariners in storm Psalm 107:27 (|| חגג), compare Isaiah 29:9 (|| שׁכר); hence be unstable, figurative of ways of harlot Proverbs 5:6; tremble, of doorposts, Isaiah 6:4 (followed by מִן causative), idols Isaiah 19:1 (followed by מִפְּנֵי), earth Isaiah 24:20 (|| התנודד), people Exodus 20:18 (E); figurative of heart Isaiah 7:2.
2. totter, go tottering (faint and uncertain) Lamentations 4:14 Lamentations 4:15 (|| נוּץ), Amos 8:12 (|| שׁוטט); as beggars Psalm 109:10 (|| שִׁאֵל), compare Psalm 59:16; Amos 4:8 followed by אֶלֿ; participle vagabond Genesis 4:12, 14 (both || נָד); figurative = err, sin, Jeremiah 14:10.
Niph. Imperfect יִנּוֺעַ Amos 9:9 be tossed about (of corn) in a sieve; יִנּוֺעוּ id., of bulwarks as fig-trees Nahum 3:12 (|| נפל).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular הֵנִ֫יעָה 2 Kings 19:21 = Isaiah 37:22; וַהֲנִָֽעוֺתִ֫י Amos 9:9; Imperfect יָנִיעַ Zephaniah 2:15; jussive יָ֫נַע 2 Kings 23:18; אֲנִיעֲךָ 2 Samuel 15:20 Qr (compare Qal); יְנִיעוּן Psalm 109:25 + Psalm 59:16 Qr (read Kt
Qal q. v.), etc.; Imperative suffix הֲנִיעֵ֫מוֺ Psalm 59:12; —
1. toss about Amos 9:9 subject י׳, object Israel followed by בַּגּוֺיִם (compare Niph.).
2. shake, cause to totter: = set me tottering Daniel 10:10 on my knees and hands; especially shake or wag the head, in mockery 2 Kings 19:21 = Isaiah 37:22 (|| בוז, לעג) compare Psalm 22:8; Psalm 109:25; followed by עַלֿ Job 16:4 (בְּמוֺ ר׳ [Ges§ 119q]), also Lamentations 2:15 (|| שׁרק), Zephaniah 2:15 יָדוֺ (|| id.), [see also Ecclus 12:18; Ecclus 13:7 (בְּר׳)].
3. (shake), disturb, bones of dead 2 Kings 23:18.
4. cause to wander Numbers 32:13 (J); 2 Samuel 15:20 (followed by ללכת); Psalm 59:12 (|| הוריד, for which LagProph. Chald. xlviii. proposes הניד).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

4:12; 4:12; 4:14; 4:14

Exodus

20:18

Numbers

32:13

Judges

9:9; 9:9; 9:11; 9:13

1 Samuel

1:13; 1:13

2 Samuel

15:20; 15:20; 15:20

2 Kings

19:21; 19:21; 23:18; 23:18

Job

16:4; 28:4; 28:4

Psalms

22:8; 59:12; 59:12; 59:16; 59:16; 59:16; 107:27; 109:10; 109:10; 109:10; 109:25; 109:25

Proverbs

5:6; 22:19

Isaiah

6:4; 7:2; 7:2; 7:2; 7:2; 19:1; 24:20; 24:20; 24:20; 29:9; 37:22; 37:22

Jeremiah

14:10

Lamentations

2:15; 4:14; 4:15

Daniel

10:10

Amos

4:8; 4:8; 8:12; 9:9; 9:9; 9:9

Nahum

3:12

Zephaniah

2:15; 2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5128 matches the Hebrew נוּעַ (nûaʿ),
which occurs 42 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:12 - When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive H5128 and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:14 - Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive H5128 and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:18 - And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, H5128 and stood afar off.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:13 - And the LORD'S anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander H5128 in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of the LORD, was consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:9 - But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, wherewith by me they honour God and man, and go to be promoted H5128 over the trees?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:11 - But the fig tree said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to be promoted H5128 over the trees?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:13 - And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to be promoted H5128 over the trees?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:13 - Now Hannah, she spake in her heart; only her lips moved, H5128 but her voice was not heard: therefore Eli thought she had been drunken.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:20 - Whereas thou camest but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down H5128 H5128 with us? seeing I go whither I may, return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:21 - This is the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin the daughter of Zion hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn; the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken H5128 her head at thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:18 - And he said, Let him alone; let no man move H5128 his bones. So they let his bones alone, with the bones of the prophet that came out of Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:4 - I also could speak as ye do: if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake H5128 mine head at you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:4 - The flood breaketh out from the inhabitant; even the waters forgotten of the foot: they are dried up, they are gone away H5128 from men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:7 - All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake H5128 the head, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:11 - Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter H5128 them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:15 - Let them wander up and down H5128 H5128 for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:27 - They reel to and fro, and stagger H5128 like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:10 - Let his children be continually H5128 vagabonds, H5128 and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:25 - I became also a reproach unto them: when they looked upon me they shaked H5128 their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:6 - Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, H5128 that thou canst not know them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:4 - And the posts of the door moved H5128 at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:2 - And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart was moved, H5128 and the heart of his people, as the trees of the wood are moved H5128 with the wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:1 - The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved H5128 at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:20 - The earth shall reel H5128 to and fro H5128 like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:9 - Stay yourselves, and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, H5128 but not with strong drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:22 - This is the word which the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn; the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken H5128 her head at thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:10 - Thus saith the LORD unto this people, Thus have they loved to wander, H5128 they have not refrained their feet, therefore the LORD doth not accept them; he will now remember their iniquity, and visit their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:15 - All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag H5128 their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:14 - They have wandered H5128 as blind men in the streets, they have polluted themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:15 - They cried unto them, Depart ye; it is unclean; depart, depart, touch not: when they fled away and wandered, H5128 they said among the heathen, They shall no more sojourn there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:10 - And, behold, an hand touched me, which set H5128 me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:8 - So two or three cities wandered H5128 unto one city, to drink water; but they were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:12 - And they shall wander H5128 from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:9 - For, lo, I will command, and I will sift H5128 the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted H5128 in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:12 - All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, H5128 they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:15 - This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag H5128 his hand.
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