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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 - He said, “Blessed be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken His lovingkindness and His truth toward my master; as for me, the LORD has guided H5148 me in the way to the house of my master’s brothers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:48 - “And I bowed low and worshiped the LORD, and blessed the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had guided H5148 me in the right way to take the daughter of my master’s [fn]kinsman for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - Now when Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not lead H5148 them by the way of the land of the Philistines, even though it was near; for God said, “The people might change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:21 - The LORD was going before them in a pillar of cloud by day to lead H5148 them on the way, and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light, that they might [fn]travel by day and by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - “In Your lovingkindness You have led H5148 the people whom You have redeemed;
In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:34 - “But go now, lead H5148 the people where I told you. Behold, My angel shall go before you; nevertheless in the day when I [fn]punish, I will [fn]punish them for their sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:7 - He took up his [fn]discourse and said,
“From Aram Balak has brought H5148 me,
Moab’s king from the mountains of the East,
‘Come curse Jacob for me,
And come, denounce Israel!’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:12 - “The LORD alone guided H5148 him,
And there was no foreign god with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:4 - Then he left H5148 them with the king of Moab; and they stayed with him all the time that David was in the stronghold.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:26 - Now Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen; and he had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, and he [fn]stationed H5148 them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - Then the king of Assyria carried Israel away into exile to Assyria, and put H5148 them in Halah and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:12 - “And with a pillar of cloud You led H5148 them by day,
And with a pillar of fire by night
To light for them the way
In which they were to go.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:19 - You, in Your great compassion,
Did not forsake them in the wilderness;
The pillar of cloud did not leave them by day,
To guide H5148 them on their way,
Nor the pillar of fire by night, to light for them the way in which they were to go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:23 - “He makes the nations great, then destroys them;
He [fn]enlarges the nations, then leads H5148 them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:18 - (But from my youth he grew up with me as with a father,
And from [fn]infancy I guided H5148 her),
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:32 - “Can you lead forth a [fn]constellation in its season,
And guide H5148 the Bear with her [fn]satellites?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:8 - O LORD, lead H5148 me in Your righteousness because of [fn]my foes;
Make Your way [fn]straight before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 - He restores my soul;
He guides H5148 me in the [fn]paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 - Teach me Your way, O LORD,
And lead H5148 me in a level path
Because of [fn]my foes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - For You are my [fn]rock and my fortress;
For Your name’s sake You will lead H5148 me and guide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:3 - O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead H5148 me;
Let them bring me to Your holy hill
And to Your dwelling places.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring me into the besieged city?
Who [fn]will lead H5148 me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:2 - From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint;
Lead H5148 me to the rock that is higher than I.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 67:4 - Let the nations be glad and sing for joy;
For You will judge the peoples with uprightness
And guide H5148 the nations on the earth. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:24 - With Your counsel You will guide H5148 me,
And afterward receive me [fn]to glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:20 - You led H5148 Your people like a flock
By the hand of Moses and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:14 - Then He led H5148 them with the cloud by day
And all the night with a light of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - He led H5148 them safely, so that they did not fear;
But the sea engulfed their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:72 - So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart,
And guided H5148 them with his skillful hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:30 - Then they were glad because they were quiet,
So He guided H5148 them to their desired haven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:10 - Who will bring me into the besieged city?
Who [fn]will lead H5148 me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:10 - Even there Your hand will lead H5148 me,
And Your right hand will lay hold of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:24 - And see if there be any [fn]hurtful way in me,
And lead H5148 me in the everlasting way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:10 - Teach me to do Your will,
For You are my God;
Let Your good Spirit lead H5148 me on level [fn]ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:22 - When you walk about, [fn]they will guide H5148 you;
When you sleep, [fn]they will watch over you;
And when you awake, [fn]they will talk to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright will guide H5148 them,
But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:16 - A man’s gift makes room for him
And brings H5148 him before great men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:18 - “I have seen his ways, but I will heal him;
I will lead H5148 him and restore comfort to him and to his mourners,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - “And the LORD will continually guide H5148 you,
And satisfy your [fn]desire in scorched places,
And give strength to your bones;
And you will be like a watered garden,
And like a spring of water whose waters do not [fn]fail.
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