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Lexicon :: Strong's H5148 - nāḥâ

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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 - saying "Praised be the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has not abandoned his faithful love for my master! The LORD has led me to the house of my master's relatives!"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:48 - Then I bowed down and worshiped the LORD. I praised the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who had led me on the right path to find the granddaughter of my master's brother for his son.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - When Pharaoh released the people, God did not lead them by the way to the land of the Philistines, although that was nearby, for God said, "Lest the people change their minds and return to Egypt when they experience war."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:21 - Now the LORD was going before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them in the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel day or night.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:13 - By your loyal love you will lead the people whom you have redeemed; you will guide them by your strength to your holy dwelling place.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:34 - So now go, lead the people to the place I have spoken to you about. See, my angel will go before you. But on the day that I punish, I will indeed punish them for their sin."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:7 - Then Balaam uttered his oracle, saying, "Balak, the king of Moab, brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, 'Come, pronounce a curse on Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:12 - The LORD alone was guiding him, no foreign god was with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:4 - So he had them stay with the king of Moab; they stayed with him the whole time that David was in the stronghold.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:26 - Solomon accumulated chariots and horses. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horses. He kept them in assigned cities and in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:11 - The king of Assyria deported the people of Israel to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, along the Habor (the river of Gozan), and in the cities of the Medes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:12 - You guided them with a pillar of cloud by day and with a pillar of fire by night to illumine for them the path they were to travel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:19 - "Due to your great compassion you did not abandon them in the desert. The pillar of cloud did not stop guiding them in the path by day, nor did the pillar of fire stop illuminating for them by night the path on which they should travel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:23 - He makes nations great, and destroys them; he extends the boundaries of nations and disperses them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:18 - but from my youth I raised the orphan like a father, and from my mother's womb I guided the widow!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:32 - Can you lead out the constellations in their seasons, or guide the Bear with its cubs?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:8 - LORD, lead me in your righteousness because of those who wait to ambush me, remove the obstacles in the way in which you are guiding me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 - He restores my strength. He leads me down the right paths for the sake of his reputation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 - Teach me how you want me to live; lead me along a level path because of those who wait to ambush me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:3 - For you are my high ridge and my stronghold; for the sake of your own reputation you lead me and guide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:3 - Reveal your light and your faithfulness! They will lead me, they will escort me back to your holy hill, and to the place where you live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will lead me into the fortified city? Who will bring me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:2 - From the most remote place on earth I call out to you in my despair. Lead me up to an inaccessible rocky summit!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 67:4 - Let foreigners rejoice and celebrate! For you execute justice among the nations, and govern the people living on earth. (Selah)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:24 - You guide me by your wise advice, and then you will lead me to a position of honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:20 - You led your people like a flock of sheep, by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:14 - He led them with a cloud by day, and with the light of a fire all night long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:53 - He guided them safely along, while the sea covered their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:72 - David cared for them with pure motives; he led them with skill.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:30 - The sailors rejoiced because the waves grew quiet, and he led them to the harbor they desired.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:10 - Who will lead me into the fortified city? Who will bring me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:10 - even there your hand would guide me, your right hand would grab hold of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:24 - See if there is any idolatrous tendency in me, and lead me in the reliable ancient path!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:10 - Teach me to do what pleases you, for you are my God. May your kind presence lead me into a level land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:22 - When you walk about, they will guide you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; when you wake up, they will talk to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:3 - The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroys them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:16 - A person's gift makes room for him, and leads him before important people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:18 - I have seen their behavior, but I will heal them and give them rest, and I will once again console those who mourn.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - The LORD will continually lead you; he will feed you even in parched regions. He will give you renewed strength, and you will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring that continually produces water.
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