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Lexicon :: Strong's H5159 - naḥălâ

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נַחֲלָה
Transliteration
naḥălâ
Pronunciation
nakh-al-aw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From נָחַל (H5157) (in its usual sense)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1342a

Strong’s Definitions

נַחֲלָה nachălâh, nakh-al-aw'; from H5157 (in its usual sense); properly, something inherited, i.e. (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion:—heritage, to inherit, inheritance, possession. Compare H5158.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 222x

The KJV translates Strong's H5159 in the following manner: inheritance (192x), heritage (27x), inherit (2x), possession (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 222x
The KJV translates Strong's H5159 in the following manner: inheritance (192x), heritage (27x), inherit (2x), possession (1x).
  1. possession, property, inheritance, heritage

    1. property

    2. portion, share

    3. inheritance, portion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נַחֲלָה nachălâh, nakh-al-aw'; from H5157 (in its usual sense); properly, something inherited, i.e. (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion:—heritage, to inherit, inheritance, possession. Compare H5158.
STRONGS H5159: Abbreviations
נַחֲלָה 224 noun feminine possession, property, inheritance (originally gift; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew); — נ׳ Numbers 18:23 +; נַחֲלָת Psalm 16:6 (Ges§ 90g), read נַחֲלָתִי Ew SS We Köii. 1, 425; construct נַחֲלַת Joshua 13:23; suffix נַחֲלָתִי Ruth 4:6; נַחֲלַתְכֶם Psalm 105:11; plural נְחָלוֺת Isaiah 49:8, נְחָלֹת Joshua 19:51;
1. property:
a. in Canaan given by י׳ to Israel, נחלת ישׂראל Judges 20:6; יעקב נ׳ Isaiah 58:14, especially † אֲשֶׁר נֹתֵן לְךָ נַחֲלָה Deuteronomy 4:21; Deuteronomy 15:4; Deuteronomy 19:10; Deuteronomy 20:16; Deuteronomy 21:28; Deuteronomy 24:4; Deuteronomy 25:19; Deuteronomy 26:1 (all D); הנחלה אשׁר הנחלתי את עמי Jeremiah 12:14.
b. distributive among tribes: לְ נתן נ׳ Numbers 16:14; Numbers 36:2; Joshua 14:3 (restore לְ), Joshua 17:4, 14; Joshua 19:49 (all P); לְ נתן לנ׳ Deuteronomy 29:7; Joshua 11:23; Joshua 14:13 (all D2); נָָֽחֲלוּ נחלה Joshua 17:6(J); תֵּחָלֵק בּנ׳ Numbers 26:53, 56 (P); נפל בּנחלה Numbers 34:2 (P), Judges 18:1; Ezekiel 47:22; הפיל בנ׳ Joshua 13:6; Joshua 23:4 (D2), Ezekiel 45:1; Ezekiel 47:22, also Ezekiel 47:22 (Co reads ב for מ).
c. nations as possession of the people, Psalm 111:6; of the king Psalm 2:8.
d. Levites have no property in the land Numbers 18:23, 24; Deuteronomy 10:9; Deuteronomy 12:12; their possession is י׳ Numbers 18:20 (P); הוּא נחלתו י׳ Deuteronomy 10:9; Deuteronomy 18:2; Joshua 13:14, 33 (all D); the tithes Numbers 18:21, 24, 26 (P).
e.י׳ takes Israel as his property, 1 Samuel 10:1; 1 Kings 8:53; 2 Kings 21:14; Isaiah 19:25; Micah 7:18; Psalm 33:12; Psalm 68:10; Psalm 106:5; עם נחלה Deuteronomy 4:20 (D2); עַמְּךָ וְנַחֲלָֽתְךָ Deuteronomy 9:26, 29 (D), 1 Kings 8:51; || עַם Isaiah 47:6; Joel 2:17; Joel 4:2; Micah 7:14; Psalm 28:9; Psalm 78:62; Psalm 78:71; Psalm 94:5; Psalm 94:14; Psalm 106:40; נחלת י׳ 1 Samuel 26:19; 2 Samuel 20:19; 2 Samuel 21:3; אלהים נ׳ 2 Samuel 14:16; יעקב חבל נ׳ Deuteronomy 32:9; שׁבט נ׳ Jeremiah 10:16 = Jeremiah 51:19, Psalm 74:2; שׁבטי נ׳ Isaiah 63:17; also, the holy mountain Exodus 15:17 (song), temple Jeremiah 12:7; Psalm 79:1, land Jeremiah 2:7; Jeremiah 12:8, 9; Jeremiah 16:18; Jeremiah 50:11.
† 2. portion, share:
a. assigned by God, Isaiah 54:17; Psalm 37:18; Psalm 127:3; elsewhere || חֵלֶק Job 20:29; Job 27:13; Job 31:2.
b. by choice, || חֵלֶק, לנו בבן ישׁי לא נ׳ 2 Samuel 20:1 we have no share in the son of Jesse = 1 Kings 12:16 2 Chronicles 10:16.
3. inheritance (45 times) חֵלֶק וְנַחֲלָה בְּבֵית אָבִּינוּ Genesis 31:14 (E) portion or inheritance in the house of our father; לְ העביר נ׳ Numbers 27:7, 8 (P) cause the inheritance to pass unto; לְ נתן נ׳ Numbers 27:9, 10, 11 (P), Job 42:15; נחלת אבות Numbers 36:3, 8; 1 Kings 21:3, 4; Proverbs 19:14; לבניו תהיה נ׳ Ezekiel 46:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:14

Exodus

15:17

Numbers

16:14; 18:20; 18:21; 18:23; 18:23; 18:24; 18:24; 18:26; 26:53; 26:56; 27:7; 27:8; 27:9; 27:10; 27:11; 34:2; 36:2; 36:3; 36:8

Deuteronomy

4:20; 4:21; 9:26; 9:29; 10:9; 10:9; 12:12; 15:4; 18:2; 19:10; 20:16; 24:4; 25:19; 26:1; 29:7; 32:9

Joshua

11:23; 13:6; 13:14; 13:23; 13:33; 14:3; 14:13; 17:4; 17:6; 17:14; 19:49; 19:51; 23:4

Judges

18:1; 20:6

Ruth

4:6

1 Samuel

10:1; 26:19

2 Samuel

14:16; 20:1; 20:19; 21:3

1 Kings

8:51; 8:53; 12:16; 21:3; 21:4

2 Kings

21:14

2 Chronicles

10:16

Job

20:29; 27:13; 31:2; 42:15

Psalms

2:8; 16:6; 28:9; 33:12; 37:18; 68:10; 74:2; 78:62; 78:71; 79:1; 94:5; 94:14; 105:11; 106:5; 106:40; 111:6; 127:3

Proverbs

19:14

Isaiah

19:25; 47:6; 49:8; 54:17; 58:14; 63:17

Jeremiah

2:7; 10:16; 12:7; 12:8; 12:9; 12:14; 16:18; 50:11; 51:19

Ezekiel

45:1; 46:16; 47:22; 47:22; 47:22

Joel

2:17

Micah

7:14; 7:18

H5159

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5159 matches the Hebrew נַחֲלָה (naḥălâ),
which occurs 222 times in 191 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 31:14–Deu 20:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:14 - And Rachel and Leah answered and said unto him, Is there yet any portion or inheritance H5159 for us in our father's house?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:6 - And thy issue, which thou begettest after them, shall be thine, and shall be called after the name of their brethren in their inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:17 - Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, H5159 in the place, O LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O Lord, which thy hands have established.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:14 - Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us inheritance H5159 of fields and vineyards: wilt thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:20 - And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt have no inheritance in their land, neither shalt thou have any part among them: I am thy part and thine inheritance H5159 among the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:21 - And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, H5159 for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:23 - But the Levites shall do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear their iniquity: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations, that among the children of Israel they have no inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:24 - But the tithes of the children of Israel, which they offer as an heave offering unto the LORD, I have given to the Levites to inherit: H5159 therefore I have said unto them, Among the children of Israel they shall have no inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:26 - Thus speak unto the Levites, and say unto them, When ye take of the children of Israel the tithes which I have given you from them for your inheritance, H5159 then ye shall offer up an heave offering of it for the LORD, even a tenth part of the tithe.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:53 - Unto these the land shall be divided for an inheritance H5159 according to the number of names.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:54 - To many thou shalt give the more inheritance, H5159 and to few thou shalt give the less inheritance: H5159 to every one shall his inheritance H5159 be given according to those that were numbered of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:56 - According to the lot shall the possession H5159 thereof be divided between many and few.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:62 - And those that were numbered of them were twenty and three thousand, all males from a month old and upward: for they were not numbered among the children of Israel, because there was no inheritance H5159 given them among the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:7 - The daughters of Zelophehad speak right: thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance H5159 among their father's brethren; and thou shalt cause the inheritance H5159 of their father to pass unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:8 - And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance H5159 to pass unto his daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:9 - And if he have no daughter, then ye shall give his inheritance H5159 unto his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:10 - And if he have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance H5159 unto his father's brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:11 - And if his father have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance H5159 unto his kinsman that is next to him of his family, and he shall possess it: and it shall be unto the children of Israel a statute of judgment, as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:18 - We will not return unto our houses, until the children of Israel have inherited every man his inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:19 - For we will not inherit with them on yonder side Jordan, or forward; because our inheritance H5159 is fallen to us on this side Jordan eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:32 - We will pass over armed before the LORD into the land of Canaan, that the possession of our inheritance H5159 on this side Jordan may be ours.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:54 - And ye shall divide the land by lot for an inheritance among your families: and to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, H5159 and to the fewer ye shall give the less inheritance: H5159 every man's inheritance shall be in the place where his lot falleth; according to the tribes of your fathers ye shall inherit.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:2 - Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land of Canaan; (this is the land that shall fall unto you for an inheritance, H5159 even the land of Canaan with the coasts thereof:)
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:14 - For the tribe of the children of Reuben according to the house of their fathers, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to the house of their fathers, have received their inheritance; and half the tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance: H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - The two tribes and the half tribe have received their inheritance H5159 on this side Jordan near Jericho eastward, toward the sunrising.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:2 - Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance H5159 of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:8 - And the cities which ye shall give shall be of the possession of the children of Israel: from them that have many ye shall give many; but from them that have few ye shall give few: every one shall give of his cities unto the Levites according to his inheritance H5159 which he inheriteth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:2 - And they said, The LORD commanded my lord to give the land for an inheritance H5159 by lot to the children of Israel: and my lord was commanded by the LORD to give the inheritance H5159 of Zelophehad our brother unto his daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:3 - And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then shall their inheritance H5159 be taken from the inheritance H5159 of our fathers, and shall be put to the inheritance H5159 of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall it be taken from the lot of our inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:4 - And when the jubile of the children of Israel shall be, then shall their inheritance H5159 be put unto the inheritance H5159 of the tribe whereunto they are received: so shall their inheritance H5159 be taken away from the inheritance H5159 of the tribe of our fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:7 - So shall not the inheritance H5159 of the children of Israel remove from tribe to tribe: for every one of the children of Israel shall keep himself to the inheritance H5159 of the tribe of his fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:8 - And every daughter, that possesseth an inheritance H5159 in any tribe of the children of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father, that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance H5159 of his fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:9 - Neither shall the inheritance H5159 remove from one tribe to another tribe; but every one of the tribes of the children of Israel shall keep himself to his own inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:12 - And they were married into the families of the sons of Manasseh the son of Joseph, and their inheritance H5159 remained in the tribe of the family of their father.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:20 - But the LORD hath taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, H5159 as ye are this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:21 - Furthermore the LORD was angry with me for your sakes, and sware that I should not go over Jordan, and that I should not go in unto that good land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance: H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:38 - To drive out nations from before thee greater and mightier than thou art, to bring thee in, to give thee their land for an inheritance, H5159 as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:26 - I prayed therefore unto the LORD, and said, O Lord GOD, destroy not thy people and thine inheritance, H5159 which thou hast redeemed through thy greatness, which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:29 - Yet they are thy people and thine inheritance, H5159 which thou broughtest out by thy mighty power and by thy stretched out arm.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:9 - Wherefore Levi hath no part nor inheritance H5159 with his brethren; the LORD is his inheritance, H5159 according as the LORD thy God promised him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:9 - For ye are not as yet come to the rest and to the inheritance, H5159 which the LORD your God giveth you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:12 - And ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God, ye, and your sons, and your daughters, and your menservants, and your maidservants, and the Levite that is within your gates; forasmuch as he hath no part nor inheritance H5159 with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:27 - And the Levite that is within thy gates; thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part nor inheritance H5159 with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance H5159 with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:4 - Save when there shall be no poor among you; for the LORD shall greatly bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance H5159 to possess it:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:1 - The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance H5159 with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and his inheritance. H5159
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:2 - Therefore shall they have no inheritance H5159 among their brethren: the LORD is their inheritance, H5159 as he hath said unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:10 - That innocent blood be not shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, H5159 and so blood be upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:14 - Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have set in thine inheritance, H5159 which thou shalt inherit in the land that the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:16 - But of the cities of these people, which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, H5159 thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:

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