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Lexicon :: Strong's H5162 - nāḥam

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נָחַם
Transliteration
nāḥam
Pronunciation
naw-kham'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1344

Strong’s Definitions

נָחַם nâcham, naw-kham'; a primitive root; properly, to sigh, i.e. breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry, i.e. (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself):—comfort (self), ease (one's self), repent(-er,-ing, self).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 108x

The KJV translates Strong's H5162 in the following manner: comfort (57x), repent (41x), comforter (9x), ease (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 108x
The KJV translates Strong's H5162 in the following manner: comfort (57x), repent (41x), comforter (9x), ease (1x).
  1. to be sorry, console oneself, repent, regret, comfort, be comforted

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to be sorry, be moved to pity, have compassion

      2. to be sorry, rue, suffer grief, repent

      3. to comfort oneself, be comforted

      4. to comfort oneself, ease oneself

    2. (Piel) to comfort, console

    3. (Pual) to be comforted, be consoled

    4. (Hithpael)

      1. to be sorry, have compassion

      2. to rue, repent of

      3. to comfort oneself, be comforted

      4. to ease oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָחַם nâcham, naw-kham'; a primitive root; properly, to sigh, i.e. breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry, i.e. (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself):—comfort (self), ease (one's self), repent(-er,-ing, self).
STRONGS H5162:
† [נחם] verb Niph. be sorry, console, oneself, etc. (only in derived species) (Late Hebrew Pi. comfort; Phoenician in proper name Lzb322; Targum Pa. = Late Hebrew, and derivatives; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic, Pa. id., SchwIdioticon 54; Arabic bdb063604 breathe pantingly (of horse)); —
Niph.
Perfect נִחַם Amos 7:3 + 4 times; נִח֑ם Jeremiah 20:16 + 2 times; 1st person singular נִחַמְתִּי Genesis 6:7 + 8 times; נִחָ֑מְתִּי Zechariah 8:14; 2nd person masculine plural נִחַמְתֶּם Ezekiel 14:22; Imperfect יִנָּחֵם Exodus 13:17 + 6 times; וַיִּנָּ֫תֶם Genesis 6:6 + 6 times; + 5 times Imperfect; Imperative הִנָּחֵם Exodus 32:12; Psalm 90:13; Infinitive הִנָּחֵם Jeremiah 31:15; 1 Samuel 15:29; Participle נִחָם Judges 21:15 + 3 times; —
1. be sorry, moved to pity, have compassion, for others, absolute Jeremiah 15:6; with על Psalm 90:13; אֶל Judges 21:6; לְ Judges 21:15; מִן Judges 2:18.
2. be sorry, rue, suffer grief, repent, of one's own doings, absolute Exodus 13:17 (E), Psalm 106:45; Jeremiah 20:16; Joel 2:14; Zechariah 8:14; || שׁקּר 1 Samuel 15:29 (twice in verse); מאס Job 42:6; שׁוב Jeremiah 4:28; Jeremiah 31:19; Jonah 3:9; חוּס Ezekiel 24:14; לא נ׳, || נשׂבע Psalm 110:4; with עַל Amos 7:3, 6; Jeremiah 8:6; Jeremiah 18:10; עלהֿרעה for ill done to others Exodus 32:12, 14 (J), Jeremiah 18:8; Joel 2:13; Jonah 3:10; Jonah 4:2; אלהֿרעה 2 Samuel 24:16 = 1 Chronicles 21:15 (על), Jeremiah 26:8, 13, 19; Jeremiah 42:10; כְּי Genesis 6:6, 7 (J), 1 Samuel 15:11, 35.
3. comfort oneself, be comforted: absolute Genesis 38:12 (J) Psalm 77:3; Ezekiel 31:16; with עַל 2 Samuel 13:39; Jeremiah 31:15; על הרעה, concerning the evil Ezekiel 14:22; Ezekiel 32:31; אחרי Genesis 24:67 (J).
4. comfort oneself, ease oneself, by taking vengeance with מן Isaiah 1:24; על Isaiah 57:6.
Piel Perfect נִחַם Isaiah 49:13; + 8 times Perfect; Imperfect יְנַחֵם Job 29:25; 3rd person masculine plural יְנַחֲמוּ Job 42:11; יְנַחֵמ֑וּן Zechariah 10:2 + 13 times Imperfect; Imperative נַחֲמוּ Isaiah 40:1 (twice in verse); Infinitive נַחֵם Isaiah 61:2; suffix נַחֲמוֺ Genesis 37:35 + 9 times Infinitive; Participle מְנַחֵם Lamentations 1:2, plural מְנַחֲמִים Psalm 69:21. + 11 times Participle — comfort, console, absolute Genesis 37:35 (J), 1 Chronicles 19:3 = 2 Samuel 10:3; Psalm 69:21; Ecclesiastes 4:1 (twice in verse); Zechariah 10:2; Nahum 3:7; Lamentations 1:16; with accusative of person Genesis 50:21 (E) 2 Samuel 12:24; 1 Chronicles 7:21; 1 Chronicles 19:2; Job 2:11; Job 7:13; Job 21:34; Job 29:25; Ruth 2:13; Psalm 23:4; Psalm 71:21; Psalm 119:76; Psalm 119:82; Isaiah 12:1; Isaiah 22:4; Isaiah 40:1 (twice in verse); Isaiah 51:3 (twice in verse); Isaiah 51:12, 19; Isaiah 61:2; Isaiah 66:13 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 14:23; Ezekiel 16:54; Zechariah 1:17; Lamentations 2:13; || עזר Psalm 86:17; רַחֵם Isaiah 49:13; גאל Isaiah 52:9; שׂמּח Jeremiah 31:13; מן of thing Genesis 5:29 (J); על Jeremiah 16:7; Jeremiah 42:11; אל 2 Samuel 10:2 = על 1 Chronicles 19:2; מְנִחֲמֵי עמל Job 16:2; אֵין מְנַחֵם לְ Lamentations 1:2, 9, 17, 21.
Pual Perfect נֻחָ֑מָה Isaiah 54:11; Imperfect תְּנֻחָ֑מוּ Isaiah 66:13; be comforted, consoled.
Hithpa. Perfect 1st person singular וְהִנֶּחָ֑מְתּי (for הִתְנ׳; but strike out Co) Ezekiel 5:13; Imperfect יִתְנֶחָ֑ם Deuteronomy 32:36 + 2 times; 1st person singular אֶתְנֶח֑ם Psalm 119:52; Infinitive הִתְנַחֵם Genesis 37:35; Participle מִתְנַחֵם Genesis 27:42
1. be sorry, have compassion עַלעֲֿבָדָיו upon his servants Deuteronomy 32:36 = Psalm 135:14.
2. rue, repent of, || כזּב, Numbers 23:19 (poem).
3. comfort oneself, be comforted, absolute Genesis 37:35 (J), Psalm 119:52.
4. ease oneself, by taking vengeance Ezekiel 5:13 (?); with לִ person Genesis 27:42 (JE): compareQal 4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

5:29; 6:6; 6:6; 6:7; 6:7; 24:67; 27:42; 27:42; 37:35; 37:35; 37:35; 37:35; 38:12; 50:21

Exodus

13:17; 13:17; 32:12; 32:12; 32:14

Numbers

23:19

Deuteronomy

32:36; 32:36

Judges

2:18; 21:6; 21:15; 21:15

Ruth

2:13

1 Samuel

15:11; 15:29; 15:29; 15:35

2 Samuel

10:2; 10:3; 12:24; 13:39; 24:16

1 Chronicles

7:21; 19:2; 19:2; 19:3; 21:15

Job

2:11; 7:13; 16:2; 21:34; 29:25; 29:25; 42:6; 42:11

Psalms

23:4; 69:21; 69:21; 71:21; 77:3; 86:17; 90:13; 90:13; 106:45; 110:4; 119:52; 119:52; 119:76; 119:82; 135:14

Ecclesiastes

4:1

Isaiah

1:24; 12:1; 22:4; 40:1; 40:1; 49:13; 49:13; 51:3; 51:12; 51:19; 52:9; 54:11; 57:6; 61:2; 61:2; 66:13; 66:13

Jeremiah

4:28; 8:6; 15:6; 16:7; 18:8; 18:10; 20:16; 20:16; 26:8; 26:13; 26:19; 31:13; 31:15; 31:15; 31:19; 42:10; 42:11

Lamentations

1:2; 1:2; 1:9; 1:16; 1:17; 1:21; 2:13

Ezekiel

5:13; 5:13; 14:22; 14:22; 14:23; 16:54; 24:14; 31:16; 32:31

Joel

2:13; 2:14

Amos

7:3; 7:3; 7:6

Jonah

3:9; 3:10; 4:2

Nahum

3:7

Zechariah

1:17; 8:14; 8:14; 10:2; 10:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5162 matches the Hebrew נָחַם (nāḥam),
which occurs 108 times in 100 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 5:29–Isa 1:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:29 - And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort H5162 us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:6 - And it repented H5162 the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:7 - And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth H5162 me that I have made them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:67 - And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted H5162 after his mother's death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort H5162 himself, purposing to kill thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:35 - And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort H5162 him; but he refused to be comforted; H5162 and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:12 - And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah was comforted, H5162 and went up unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - Now therefore fear ye not: I will nourish you, and your little ones. And he comforted H5162 them, and spake kindly unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent H5162 when they see war, and they return to Egypt:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent H5162 of this evil against thy people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:14 - And the LORD repented H5162 of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:19 - God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: H5162 hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:36 - For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent H5162 himself for his servants, when he seeth that their power is gone, and there is none shut up, or left.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:18 - And when the LORD raised them up judges, then the LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it repented H5162 the LORD because of their groanings by reason of them that oppressed them and vexed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:6 - And the children of Israel repented H5162 them for Benjamin their brother, and said, There is one tribe cut off from Israel this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:15 - And the people repented H5162 them for Benjamin, because that the LORD had made a breach in the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:13 - Then she said, Let me find favour in thy sight, my lord; for that thou hast comforted H5162 me, and for that thou hast spoken friendly unto thine handmaid, though I be not like unto one of thine handmaidens.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:11 - It repenteth H5162 me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:29 - And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: H5162 for he is not a man, that he should repent. H5162
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:35 - And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death: nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul: and the LORD repented H5162 that he had made Saul king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - Then said David, I will shew kindness unto Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father shewed kindness unto me. And David sent to comfort H5162 him by the hand of his servants for his father. And David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:3 - And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters H5162 unto thee? hath not David rather sent his servants unto thee, to search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:24 - And David comforted H5162 Bathsheba his wife, and went in unto her, and lay with her: and she bare a son, and he called his name Solomon: and the LORD loved him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:39 - And the soul of king David longed to go forth unto Absalom: for he was comforted H5162 concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:16 - And when the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD repented H5162 him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough: stay now thine hand. And the angel of the LORD was by the threshingplace of Araunah the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:22 - And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort H5162 him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:2 - And David said, I will shew kindness unto Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father shewed kindness to me. And David sent messengers to comfort H5162 him concerning his father. So the servants of David came into the land of the children of Ammon to Hanun, to comfort H5162 him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:3 - But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters H5162 unto thee? are not his servants come unto thee for to search, and to overthrow, and to spy out the land?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:15 - And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem to destroy it: and as he was destroying, the LORD beheld, and he repented H5162 him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed, It is enough, stay now thine hand. And the angel of the LORD stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:11 - Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite: for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort H5162 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:13 - When I say, My bed shall comfort H5162 me, my couch shall ease my complaint;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:2 - I have heard many such things: miserable comforters H5162 are ye all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:34 - How then comfort H5162 ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:25 - I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth H5162 the mourners.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:6 - Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent H5162 in dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:11 - Then came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house: and they bemoaned him, and comforted H5162 him over all the evil that the LORD had brought upon him: every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one an earring of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:4 - Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort H5162 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:20 - Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, H5162 but I found none.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:21 - Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort H5162 me on every side.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:2 - In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted. H5162
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:17 - Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted H5162 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:13 - Return, O LORD, how long? and let it repent H5162 thee concerning thy servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:45 - And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented H5162 according to the multitude of his mercies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:4 - The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, H5162 Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:52 - I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted H5162 myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:76 - Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, H5162 according to thy word unto thy servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:82 - Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort H5162 me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:14 - For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent H5162 himself concerning his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:1 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; H5162 and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. H5162
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:24 - Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease H5162 me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:

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