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Lexicon :: Strong's H5145 - nēzer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1340a

Strong’s Definitions

נֶזֶר nezer, neh'-zer; or נֵזֶר nêzer; from H5144; properly, something set apart, i.e. (abstractly) dedication (of a priet or Nazirite); hence (concretely) unshorn locks; also (by implication) a chaplet (especially of royalty):—consecration, crown, hair, separation.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H5145 in the following manner: crown (11x), separation (11x), consecration (2x), hair (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H5145 in the following manner: crown (11x), separation (11x), consecration (2x), hair (1x).
  1. consecration, crown, separation, Nazariteship

    1. crown (as sign of consecration), earring

      1. stones of a crown, diadem, stones of charming

    2. woman's hair

    3. consecration

      1. of high priest

      2. of Nazarite

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֶזֶר nezer, neh'-zer; or נֵזֶר nêzer; from H5144; properly, something set apart, i.e. (abstractly) dedication (of a priet or Nazirite); hence (concretely) unshorn locks; also (by implication) a chaplet (especially of royalty):—consecration, crown, hair, separation.
נֵ֫זֶר noun masculinePsalm 132:18 consecration, crown, Naziriteship; — נ׳ absolute 2 Samuel 1:10 +; construct Exodus 29:6 +; suffix נִזֵרוֺ Psalm 89:40 +, נִזְרֵךְ Jeremiah 7:29; —
1. crown (sign of consecration; WeSkizzeu iii. 118 compare Syriac קדשא [bdb063403], earring; see also GeiJüd. Zeitschr. x. 45 ff. on נֶזֶם):
a. of king 2 Samuel 1:10; 2 Kings 11:12 2 Chronicles 23:11; symbol of royal power Psalm 89:40; Psalm 132:18; compare Proverbs 27:24; אַבְּנֵי נ׳ Zechariah 9:16 stones of a crown, diadem (probably; > We Now — who strike out, compare GASm — stones of charming, from use of precious stones as charms.
b. of high priest, הַקֹּדֶשׁ נ׳ Exodus 29:6, made of gold Exodus 39:30; Leviticus 8:9 (all P).
2. woman's hair (originally probably of long hair as sign of consecration, as in Nazirite vow, compare Numbers 6:19 below, and נָזַיר also WeSklzzen iii. 117, 107; Arab. Heidenthum 2, p. 143 RSSemitic i. 464. 2d ed. 483), Jeremiah 7:29 (of personified Jerusalem).
3. consecration
a. of high priest עליו שֶׁמֶן מִשְׁחַת א׳ נ׳ Leviticus 21:12 (P) the consecration of the oil of anointing of his God is upon him.
b. in Numbers 6 (P), specifically of Nazirite consecration (compare נָזִיר) : אֱלֹהָיו עָלָיו נ׳ Numbers 6:7, נֶדֶר נִזְרוֺ Numbers 6:5, טָמֵא נ׳ Numbers 6:12, ראֹשׁ נ׳ (because of unshorn hair) Numbers 6:9; Numbers 6:18; Numbers 6:18, (כָּלֿ) יְמֵי נ׳ Numbers 6:4; Numbers 6:8; Numbers 6:12; Numbers 6:13 תּוֺרַת נ׳ Numbers 6:21b compare עַלנֿ׳ Numbers 6:21a; in Numbers 6:19 נ׳ = the hair of his consecration (compare Jeremiah 7:29 above).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:6; 29:6; 39:30


8:9; 21:12


6; 6:4; 6:5; 6:7; 6:8; 6:9; 6:12; 6:12; 6:13; 6:18; 6:18; 6:19; 6:19; 6:21; 6:21

2 Samuel

1:10; 1:10

2 Kings


2 Chronicles



89:40; 89:40; 132:18; 132:18








Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5145 matches the Hebrew נֵזֶר (nēzer),
which occurs 25 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:6 - and you shall set the turban on his head and put the holy crown H5145 on the turban.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:30 - They made the plate of the holy crown H5145 of pure gold, and [fn]inscribed it like the engravings of a signet, “Holy to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:9 - He also placed the turban on his head, and on the turban, at its front, he placed the golden plate, the holy crown, H5145 just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:12 - nor shall he go out of the sanctuary nor profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration H5145 of the anointing oil of his God is on him; I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:4 - ‘All the days of his [fn]separation H5145 he shall not eat anything that is produced by the grape vine, from the seeds even to the skin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:5 - ‘All the days of his vow of separation H5145 no razor shall pass over his head. He shall be holy until the days are fulfilled for which he separated himself to the LORD; he shall let the locks of hair on his head grow long.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:7 - ‘He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation H5145 to God is on his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:8 - ‘All the days of his separation H5145 he is holy to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:9 - ‘But if a man dies very suddenly beside him and he defiles his dedicated H5145 head of hair, then he shall shave his head on the day when he becomes clean; he shall shave it on the seventh day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:12 - and shall dedicate to the LORD his days [fn]as a [fn]Nazirite, H5145 and shall bring a male lamb a year old for a guilt offering; but the former days will be void because his separation H5145 was defiled.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:13 - ‘Now this is the law of the Nazirite when the days of his separation H5145 are fulfilled, he shall bring [fn]the offering to the doorway of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:18 - ‘The Nazirite shall then shave his dedicated H5145 head of hair at the doorway of the tent of meeting, and take the dedicated H5145 hair of his head and put it on the fire which is under the sacrifice of peace offerings.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:19 - ‘The priest shall take the ram’s shoulder when it has been boiled, and one unleavened cake out of the basket and one unleavened wafer, and shall put them on the [fn]hands of the Nazirite after he has shaved his [fn]dedicated H5145 hair.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:21 - “This is the law of the Nazirite who vows his offering to the LORD according to his separation, H5145 in addition to what else [fn]he can afford; according to his vow which he takes, so he shall do according to the law of his separation.” H5145
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:10 - “So I stood beside him and killed him, because I knew that he could not live after he had fallen. And I took the crown H5145 which was on his head and the bracelet which was on his arm, and I have brought them here to my lord.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:12 - Then he brought the king’s son out and put the crown H5145 on him and gave him the testimony; and they made him king and anointed him, and they clapped their hands and said,Long live the king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:11 - Then they brought out the king’s son and put the crown H5145 on him, and gave him the testimony and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him and said,Long live the king!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:39 - You have spurned the covenant of Your servant;
You have profaned his crown H5145 [fn]in the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:18 - “His enemies I will clothe with shame,
But upon himself his crown H5145 shall shine.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:24 - For riches are not forever,
Nor does a crown H5145 endure to all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:29 - ‘Cut off [fn]your hair H5145 and cast it away,
And take up a lamentation on the bare heights;
For the LORD has rejected and forsaken
The generation of His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:16 - And the LORD their God will save them in that day
As the flock of His people;
For they are as the stones of a crown, H5145
[fn]Sparkling in His land.

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