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Lexicon :: Strong's H5148 - nāḥâ

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

נָחָה nâchâh, naw-khaw'; a primitive root; to guide; by implication, to transport (into exile, or as colonists):—bestow, bring, govern, guide, lead (forth), put, straiten.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H5148 in the following manner: lead (24x), guide (6x), bring (4x), bestowed (1x), lead forth (1x), govern (1x), put (1x), straiteneth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H5148 in the following manner: lead (24x), guide (6x), bring (4x), bestowed (1x), lead forth (1x), govern (1x), put (1x), straiteneth (1x).
  1. to lead, guide

    1. (Qal) to lead, bring

    2. (Hiphil) to lead, guide

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָחָה nâchâh, naw-khaw'; a primitive root; to guide; by implication, to transport (into exile, or as colonists):—bestow, bring, govern, guide, lead (forth), put, straiten.
STRONGS H5148: Abbreviations
† [נָחָה] verb lead, guide (Arabic bdb063405 go in direction of, turn (eyes) toward); —
Qal Perfect suffix נָחַ֫נִי Genesis 24:27 + 2 times; וְנָֽחֲךָ Isaiah 58:11; נָחָם Exodus 13:17; 2nd person masculine singular נָחִ֫יתָ Exodus 15:13; Psalm 77:21 [Psalm 77:20] Imperative נְחֵה Exodus 32:34; suffix נְחֵנִי Psalm 5:9 + 2 times; — lead, bring, followed by accusative of person, subject man Exodus 32:34 (followed by אֶלֿ), compare Psalm 60:11; Psalm 108:11 (both followed by עַדֿ; || הוביל); usually subject י׳ Genesis 24:27 (J; also followed by בַּדֶּרֶךְ + accusative of location), Exodus 13:17 (E; followed by דֶּרֶךְ), Exodus 15:13 (song; || נהל), Psalm 77:21 [Psalm 77:20]; figurative of guidance in prosperity and righteousness Psalm 5:9 (|| הושׁר דרך), Psalm 27:11 (followed by בְּאֹרַה; || הורה דרך), Psalm 139:24 (followed by בדרך עולם); compare Isaiah 58:11.
Hiph. Perfect suffix הִנְחַ֫נִי Genesis 24:48; 2nd person masculine singular suffix הִנְחִתָם Nehemiah 9:12; Imperfect suffix יַנְחֵ֫נִי Numbers 23:7; Psalm 23:3; יַנְחֶ֫נּוּ Deuteronomy 32:12; Proverbs 18:16; 3rd person feminine singular תַּנְחֶה Proverbs 6:22, etc.; Infinitive construct suffix לְהַנְחֹתָּם Nehemiah 9:19; לַנְחֹתָם Exodus 13:21; — lead, guide (= Qal) followed by accusative of person Numbers 23:7 (J E; + מִן). — 1 Samuel 22:4 (+ אֶת־פְּנֵי), 1 Kings 10:26; 2 Kings 18:11 see below נוח Hiph. B. — of guiding= treating kindly (the helpless) Job 31:18, of guiding constellations Job 38:32 (|| הוציא); usually subject י׳ Genesis 24:48 (J; followed by בַּדֶּרֶךְ) Deuteronomy 32:12; Psalm 78:14. Psalm 78:53. Psalm 78:72 (Israel as flock; || רעה); Isaiah 57:18; Psalm 107:30 (followed by אֶלֿ); compare of pillar of cloud Exodus 13:21 (J), Nehemiah 9:12, 19; also Job 12:23 **read properly וַיַּנִּחֵם and leaves them (Jer 14:9) (|| שׁטח), Psalm 67:5; especially in path of blessing Psalm 23:3; Psalm 31:4 (|| נהל), Psalm 61:3 (followed by בְּ), Psalm 73:24; compare Psalm 43:3; Psalm 139:10 (|| אחז), Psalm 143:10 (followed by בְּ); also of instruction, etc., Proverbs 6:22; Proverbs 11:3; Proverbs 18:16 (followed by לִפְנֵי).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:27; 24:27; 24:48; 24:48


13:17; 13:17; 13:21; 13:21; 15:13; 15:13; 32:34; 32:34


23:7; 23:7


32:12; 32:12

1 Samuel


1 Kings


2 Kings



9:12; 9:12; 9:19; 9:19


12:23; 31:18; 38:32


5:9; 5:9; 23:3; 23:3; 27:11; 31:4; 43:3; 60:11; 61:3; 67:5; 73:24; 77:20; 77:20; 78:14; 78:53; 78:72; 107:30; 108:11; 139:10; 139:24; 143:10


6:22; 6:22; 11:3; 18:16; 18:16


57:18; 58:11; 58:11




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5148 matches the Hebrew נָחָה (nāḥâ),
which occurs 39 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:27 - And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me H5148 to the house of my master's brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:48 - And I bowed down my head, and worshipped the LORD, and blessed the LORD God of my master Abraham, which had led me H5148 in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led H5148 them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:21 - And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead H5148 them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - Thou in thy mercy hast led forth H5148 the people which thou hast redeemed: thou hast guided them in thy strength unto thy holy habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:34 - Therefore now go, lead H5148 the people unto the place of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine Angel shall go before thee: nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit their sin upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:7 - And he took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought H5148 me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:12 - So the LORD alone did lead H5148 him, and there was no strange god with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:4 - And he brought H5148 them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:26 - And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, whom he bestowed H5148 in the cities for chariots, and with the king at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - And the king of Assyria did carry away Israel unto Assyria, and put H5148 them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:12 - Moreover thou leddest H5148 them in the day by a cloudy pillar; and in the night by a pillar of fire, to give them light in the way wherein they should go.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:19 - Yet thou in thy manifold mercies forsookest them not in the wilderness: the pillar of the cloud departed not from them by day, to lead H5148 them in the way; neither the pillar of fire by night, to shew them light, and the way wherein they should go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:23 - He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, and straiteneth H5148 them again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:18 - (For from my youth he was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided H5148 her from my mother's womb;)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:32 - Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide H5148 Arcturus with his sons?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:8 - Lead H5148 me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 - He restoreth my soul: he leadeth H5148 me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 - Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead H5148 me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead H5148 me, and guide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:3 - O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead H5148 me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead H5148 me into Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:2 - From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead H5148 me to the rock that is higher than I.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 67:4 - O let the nations be glad and sing for joy: for thou shalt judge the people righteously, and govern H5148 the nations upon earth. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:24 - Thou shalt guide H5148 me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:20 - Thou leddest H5148 thy people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:14 - In the daytime also he led H5148 them with a cloud, and all the night with a light of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - And he led H5148 them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:72 - So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided H5148 them by the skilfulness of his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:30 - Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth H5148 them unto their desired haven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:10 - Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead H5148 me into Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:10 - Even there shall thy hand lead H5148 me, and thy right hand shall hold me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:24 - And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead H5148 me in the way everlasting.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:10 - Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead H5148 me into the land of uprightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:22 - When thou goest, it shall lead H5148 thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright shall guide H5148 them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:16 - A man's gift maketh room for him, and bringeth H5148 him before great men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:18 - I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead H5148 him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - And the LORD shall guide H5148 thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
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