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Lexicon :: Strong's H5157 - nāḥal

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נָחַל
Transliteration
nāḥal
Pronunciation
naw-khal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1342

Strong’s Definitions

נָחַל nâchal, naw-khal'; a primitive root; to inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively, to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate:—divide, have (inheritance), take as a heritage, (cause to, give to, make to) inherit, (distribute for, divide (for, for an, by), give for, have, leave for, take (for)) inheritance, (have in, cause to, be made to) possess(-ion).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x

The KJV translates Strong's H5157 in the following manner: inherit (30x), inheritance (19x), possess (5x), have (2x), divide (1x), heritage (1x), possession (1x), strong's synonym (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x
The KJV translates Strong's H5157 in the following manner: inherit (30x), inheritance (19x), possess (5x), have (2x), divide (1x), heritage (1x), possession (1x), strong's synonym (2x).
  1. to get as a possession, acquire, inherit, possess

    1. (Qal)

      1. to take possession, inherit

      2. to have or get as a possession or property (fig.)

      3. to divide the land for a possession

      4. to acquire (testimonies) (fig.)

    2. (Piel) to divide for a possession

    3. (Hithpael) to possess oneself of

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to give as a possession

      2. to cause to inherit, give as an inheritance

    5. (Hophal) to be allotted, be made to possess

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָחַל nâchal, naw-khal'; a primitive root; to inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively, to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate:—divide, have (inheritance), take as a heritage, (cause to, give to, make to) inherit, (distribute for, divide (for, for an, by), give for, have, leave for, take (for)) inheritance, (have in, cause to, be made to) possess(-ion).
STRONGS H5157:
נָחַל verb denominative get or take as a possession (compare Gerber236 ff.; Ecclus נחל Ecclesiasticus 45:22b +; Late Hebrew id. (rare)); —
Qal Perfect נ׳ Zechariah 2:16; 2nd person masculine singular נָחַלְתָּ Exodus 23:20 + 8 times Perfect; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִנְחַלְ Isaiah 57:13; 3rd person masculine plural יִנְחֲלוּ Numbers 18:23 + 5 times; יִנְחָ֑לוּ Numbers 26:55 + 2 times; + 8 times Imperfect; Infinitive נְחֹל Numbers 34:18; Joshua 19:49; —
1. take possession, inherit:
a. land of Canaan, Exodus 23:30 (E), Exodus 32:13 (J), Isaiah 57:13; Ezekiel 47:14; Zoin and Judah Psalm 69:37 [Psalm 69:36].
b. special sections in the land, of tribes and individuals, נחל נחלה Joshua 17:6 (J); נחלה אשׁר נ׳ Deuteronomy 19:14 (D), Numbers 35:8 (P), compare Joshua 14:1 (P); without accusative, have or get a (landed) property, Numbers 18:20, 23, 24; Numbers 26:55; Numbers 32:19; Joshua 16:4; Joshua 19:9 (all P), Judges 11:3.
c. land of Moab and Ammon by conquest Zephaniah 2:9; landed property בכל הנוים Psalm 82:8.
d. God takes possession of Israel as his private property Exodus 34:9 (J); Judah Zechariah 2:16.
2. figurative have or get as a possession, property: testimonies Psalm 119:111, glory Proverbs 3:35, good things Proverbs 28:10, lies Jeremiah 16:19, wind Proverbs 11:29, simplicity Proverbs 14:18.
3. divide the land for a possession, Numbers 34:17, 18; Joshua 19:49 (all P; incorrect pointing for Piel, so SS).
Pi. divide for a possession: Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִחַל Joshua 13:32; 3rd person plural נִחֲלוּ Joshua 14:1; Joshua 19:51; Infinitive נַחֵל Numbers 34:29 (all P); also Numbers 34:17, 18; Joshua 19:49 (see Qal 3).
Hithp. Perfect 3rd person plural suffix הִתְנַחֲלוּם Isaiah 24:2; 2nd person masculine plural הִתְנַחַלְתֶּם Leviticus 25:46; Numbers 33:54; Imperfect תִּתְנַחֲלוּ Numbers 34:13; Ezekiel 47:13; תִּתְנֶחָ֑לוּ Numbers 33:54; Infinitive הִתְנַחֵל Numbers 32:18; possess oneself of land (accusative), Numbers 33:54; Numbers 34:13(P) Ezekiel 47:13; נחלה Numbers 32:18 (P); slaves Leviticus 25:46 (P) Isaiah 14:2; absolute, reference to land Numbers 33:54 (P); all with לְ person (for whose benefit), except Numbers 32:18; Numbers 34:13; Isaiah 14:2.
Hiph. Perfect 1st person singular הִנְחַ֫לְתִּי Jeremiah 3:18 + 3 times Perfect; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַנְחִיל Deuteronomy 3:28; יַנְחִל Ezekiel 46:18; 2nd person masculine singular suffix תַּנְחִילֶנָּה Deuteronomy 31:7 + 5 times Imperfect; Infinitive construct הַנְחִיל Isaiah 49:8; Proverbs 8:21; בְּהַנְחֵל Deuteronomy 32:8 (on form compare Ew§ 238 di. 315 Ges§ 53 k; read בְּהַנְחִל ?); suffix הַנְחִילוֺ Deuteronomy 21:16; Participle מַנְחִיל Deuteronomy 12:10; —
1. give as a possession:
a. land of Canaan (given by י׳ or his servants), accusative of person and thing, Deuteronomy 1:38; Deuteronomy 3:28; Deuteronomy 12:10; Deuteronomy 19:3; Deuteronomy 31:7; Joshua 1:6 (all D), Jeremiah 3:18; Jeremiah 12:14.
b. various things, accusative of person and thing, especially blessings, Zechariah 8:12; 1 Samuel 2:8; Proverbs 8:21; accusative of thing Isaiah 49:8; accusative of person Deuteronomy 32:8.
2. cause to inherit, give as an inheritance, with accusative of person and thing, Deuteronomy 21:16; accusative of person + מן thing, Ezekiel 46:18; accusative of person Proverbs 13:22; ל person 1 Chronicles 28:8.
Hoph. Perfect 1st person singular הָנְחַלְתּי Job 7:3 made to possess, with accusative of thing, e.g. months of vanity.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

23:20; 23:30; 32:13; 34:9

Leviticus

25:46; 25:46

Numbers

18:20; 18:23; 18:23; 18:24; 26:55; 26:55; 32:18; 32:18; 32:18; 32:19; 33:54; 33:54; 33:54; 33:54; 34:13; 34:13; 34:13; 34:17; 34:17; 34:18; 34:18; 34:18; 34:29; 35:8

Deuteronomy

1:38; 3:28; 3:28; 12:10; 12:10; 19:3; 19:14; 21:16; 21:16; 31:7; 31:7; 32:8; 32:8

Joshua

1:6; 13:32; 14:1; 14:1; 16:4; 17:6; 19:9; 19:49; 19:49; 19:49; 19:51

Judges

11:3

1 Samuel

2:8

1 Chronicles

28:8

Job

7:3

Psalms

69:36; 82:8; 119:111

Proverbs

3:35; 8:21; 8:21; 11:29; 13:22; 14:18; 28:10

Isaiah

14:2; 14:2; 24:2; 49:8; 49:8; 57:13; 57:13

Jeremiah

3:18; 3:18; 12:14; 16:19

Ezekiel

46:18; 46:18; 47:13; 47:13; 47:14

Zephaniah

2:9

Zechariah

8:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5157 matches the Hebrew נָחַל (nāḥal),
which occurs 59 times in 57 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 23:30–Jer 12:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:30 - “I will drive them out from you little by little, until you become fruitful and take H5157 possession H5157 of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:13 - “Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, Your servants to whom You swore by Yourself, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your [fn]descendants as the stars of the heavens, and all this land of which I have spoken I will give to your [fn]descendants, and they shall inherit H5157 it forever.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:9 - Then he said, “If in any way I have found favor in Your sight, Lord, please may the Lord go along in our midst, even though [fn]the people are so obstinate, and pardon our wrongdoing and our sin, and take H5157 us as H5157 Your own [fn]possession H5157.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:46 - ‘You may also pass H5157 them on H5157 as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 to your sons after you, to receive as a possession; you can use them as permanent slaves. But in respect to your countrymen, the sons of Israel, you shall not rule with [fn]severity over one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:20 - Then the LORD said to Aaron, “You shall have no inheritance H5157 in their land nor own any portion among them; I am your portion and your inheritance among the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:23 - “Only the Levites shall perform the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their own guilt; it shall be a permanent statute throughout your generations, and among the sons of Israel they shall have H5157 no inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:24 - “For the tithe of the sons of Israel, which they offer as an offering to the LORD, I have given to the Levites as an inheritance; therefore I have said concerning them, ‘They shall have H5157 no inheritance among the sons of Israel.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:55 - “But the land shall be divided by lot. They shall receive H5157 their inheritance H5157 according to the names of the tribes of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:18 - “We will not return to our homes until every one of the sons of Israel has gained H5157 possession H5157 of his inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:19 - “But we will not have H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 with them on the other side of the Jordan and beyond, because our inheritance has come to us on this side of the Jordan toward the east.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:54 - ‘You shall maintain H5157 the land as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 by lot according to your families; to the larger you shall give more inheritance, and to the smaller you shall give less inheritance. Wherever the lot falls to anyone, that shall be his. You shall pass H5157 on H5157 land as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 according to the tribes of your fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:13 - So Moses commanded the sons of Israel, saying, “This is the land that you are to possess H5157 by lot, which the LORD has commanded to give to the nine and a half tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:17 - “These are the names of the men who shall assign H5157 the land to you as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157: Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:18 - “And you shall take one leader of each tribe to assign H5157 the land as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:29 - These are the ones whom the LORD commanded to apportion H5157 the inheritance H5157 to the sons of Israel in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:8 - “As for the cities which you shall give them from the possession of the sons of Israel, you shall take more from the larger, and you shall take fewer from the smaller; each shall give some of his cities to the Levites in proportion to his inheritance which he possesses H5157.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:38 - ‘Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, shall himself enter there; encourage him, for he will give H5157 it to Israel as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:28 - ‘But commission Joshua and encourage him and strengthen him, for he shall go across [fn]leading this people, and he will give H5157 to them, as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157, the land which you will see.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:10 - “When you cross the Jordan and live in the land which the LORD your God is giving H5157 you as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157, and He gives you rest from all your enemies around you so that you live in security,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:3 - “You shall prepare the [fn]roads for yourself, and divide into three regions the territory of your land which the LORD your God will give H5157 you as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157, [fn]so that anyone who commits manslaughter may flee there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:14 - “You shall not displace your neighbor’s boundary marker, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit H5157 in the land that the LORD your God is giving you to [fn]possess.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:16 - then it shall be on the day that he wills H5157 what he owns as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 to his sons, he is not allowed to treat the son of the loved wife as the firstborn, [fn]at the expense of the son of the [fn]unloved, who actually is the firstborn son.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:7 - Then Moses called to Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you will go with this people into the land which the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them, and you will give H5157 it to them as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:8 - “When the Most High gave H5157 the nations their inheritance H5157,
When He separated the sons of [fn]mankind,
He set the boundaries of the peoples
According to the number of the [fn]sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:6 - “Be strong and courageous, for you shall give H5157 this people possession H5157 of the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:32 - These are the territories which Moses apportioned H5157 as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 in the plains of Moab, beyond the Jordan at Jericho to the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:1 - Now these are the territories which the sons of Israel inherited H5157 in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers’ households of the tribes of the sons of Israel apportioned H5157 to them as H5157 inheritances H5157,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:4 - The sons of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, received H5157 their inheritance H5157.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:6 - because the daughters of Manasseh received H5157 an inheritance among his sons. And the land of Gilead belonged to the rest of the sons of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:9 - The inheritance of the sons of Simeon was taken from the portion of the sons of Judah, because the share of the sons of Judah was too large for them; so the sons of Simeon received H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 in the midst of [fn]Judah’s inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:49 - When they finished apportioning H5157 the land for H5157 inheritance H5157 by its borders, the sons of Israel gave an inheritance among them to Joshua the son of Nun.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:51 - These are the inheritances which Eleazar the priest, Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers’ households of the tribes of the sons of Israel apportioned H5157 by lot in Shiloh before the LORD at the doorway of the tent of meeting. So they finished dividing the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:2 - Gilead’s wife bore him sons; and when his wife’s sons grew up, they drove Jephthah out and said to him, “You shall not have H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 in our father’s house, for you are the son of another woman.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:8 - “He raises the poor from the dust,
He lifts the needy from the garbage heap
To seat them with nobles,
And He gives H5157 them a seat of honor as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157;
For the pillars of the earth are the LORD’S,
And He set the world on them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:8 - “So now, in the sight of all Israel, the assembly of the LORD, and in the [fn]presence of our God, keep and seek after all the commandments of the LORD your God so that you may possess H5157 the good land and leave H5157 it as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 to your sons after you forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:3 - So I am allotted H5157 worthless months,
And nights of trouble are apportioned to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:36 - The [fn]descendants of His servants will inherit H5157 it,
And those who love His name will live in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:8 - Arise, God, judge the earth!
For You possess H5157 all the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:111 - I have inherited H5157 Your testimonies forever,
For they are the joy of my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:35 - The wise will inherit H5157 honor,
But fools [fn]increase dishonor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:21 - To endow H5157 those who love me with wealth,
That I may fill their treasuries.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:29 - One who troubles his own house will inherit H5157 wind,
And the foolish will be servant to the wise-hearted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:22 - A good person leaves H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157 to his [fn]grandchildren,
And the wealth of a sinner is stored up for the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:18 - The naive inherit H5157 foolishness,
But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:10 - One who leads the upright astray in an evil way
Will himself fall into his own pit,
But the blameless will inherit H5157 good.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:2 - The peoples will take them along and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will make H5157 them their own possession H5157 in the land of the LORD as male and female servants; and [fn]they will take their captors captive and will rule over their oppressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:8 - This is what the LORD says:
“At a favorable time I answered You,
And on a day of salvation I helped You;
And I will watch over You and make You a covenant of the people,
To [fn]restore the land, to give H5157 as H5157 inheritances H5157 the deserted hereditary lands;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:13 - “When you cry out, let your collection of idols save you.
But the wind will carry them all up,
And a breath will take them away.
But the one who takes refuge in Me will inherit H5157 the land
And possess My holy mountain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:18 - “In those days the house of Judah will walk with the house of Israel, and they will come together from the land of the north to the land that I gave H5157 your fathers as H5157 an H5157 inheritance H5157.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - This is what the LORD says concerning all My wicked neighbors who do harm to the inheritance with which I have endowed H5157 My people Israel: “Behold, I am going to drive them out of their land, and I will drive the house of Judah out from among them.

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