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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 named him Noah, saying, “This one will give H5162 us comfort H5162 from our work and from the hard labor of our hands caused by the ground which the LORD has cursed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:6 - So the LORD was H5162 sorry H5162 that He had made mankind on the earth, and He was grieved [fn]in His heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:7 - Then the LORD said, “I will wipe out mankind whom I have created from the face of the land; mankind, and animals as well, and crawling things, and the birds of the sky. For I am H5162 sorry H5162 that I have made them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:67 - Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; so Isaac was comforted H5162 after his mother’s death.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - Now when the words of her elder son Esau were reported to Rebekah, she sent word and called her younger son Jacob, and said to him, “Behold your brother Esau is consoling H5162 himself concerning you by planning to kill you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:35 - Then all his sons and all his daughters got up to comfort H5162 him, but he refused to be comforted H5162. And he said, “Surely I will go down to Sheol in mourning for my son.” So his father wept for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:12 - Now [fn]after a considerable time Shua’s daughter, the wife of Judah, died; and when [fn]the time H5162 of H5162 mourning H5162 was ended H5162, Judah went up to his sheepshearers at Timnah, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:21 - “So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones.” So he comforted H5162 them and spoke [fn]kindly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:17 - Now when Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not lead them by the way of the land of the Philistines, even though it was near; for God said, “The people might change H5162 their minds H5162 when they see war, and return to Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - “Why should the Egyptians talk, saying, ‘With evil motives He brought them out, to kill them on the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth’? Turn from Your burning anger and relent H5162 of doing harm to Your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:14 - So the LORD relented H5162 of the harm which He said He would do to His people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:19 - “God is not a man, that He would lie,
Nor a son of man, that He would change H5162 His mind H5162;
Has He said, and will He not do it?
Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:36 - “For the LORD will vindicate His people,
And will have H5162 compassion H5162 on His servants,
When He sees that their [fn]strength is gone,
And there is none remaining, bond or free.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:18 - And when the LORD raised up judges for them, the LORD was with the judge and saved them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the LORD was moved H5162 to H5162 pity H5162 by their groaning because of those who tormented and oppressed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:6 - And the sons of Israel were H5162 sorry H5162 for their brother Benjamin, and said, “Today one tribe is cut off from Israel!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:15 - And the people were H5162 sorry H5162 for Benjamin, because the LORD had created a gap in the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:13 - Then she said, “I have found favor in your sight, my lord, for you have comforted H5162 me and indeed have spoken [fn]kindly to your servant, though I am not like one of your female servants.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:11 - “I regret H5162 that I have made Saul king, because he has turned back from [fn]following Me and has not carried out My commands.” And Samuel was furious and cried out to the LORD all night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:29 - “Also the [fn]Glory of Israel will not lie nor change H5162 His mind H5162; for He is not a man, that He would change H5162 His mind H5162.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:35 - And Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death, though Samuel mourned for [fn]Saul. And the LORD regretted H5162 that He had made Saul king over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - Then David said, “I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent [fn]some of his servants to console H5162 him about his father. But when David’s servants came to the land of the Ammonites,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:3 - the commanders of the Ammonites said to their lord Hanun, “[fn]Do you think that David is simply honoring your father since he has sent you servants [fn]to console H5162 you? Has David not sent his servants to you in order to explore the city, to spy it out and overthrow it?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:24 - Then David comforted H5162 his wife Bathsheba, and went in to her and slept with her; and she gave birth to a son, and [fn]he named him Solomon. Now the LORD loved him,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:39 - And the heart of King David longed to go out to Absalom; for he was comforted H5162 regarding Amnon, since he was dead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:16 - When the angel extended his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD relented H5162 of the disaster and said to the angel who destroyed the people, “It is enough! Now drop your hand!” And the angel of the LORD was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:22 - Their father Ephraim mourned for many days, and his relatives came to comfort H5162 him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:2 - Then David said, “I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent messengers to console H5162 him concerning his father. And David’s servants came into the land of the sons of Ammon to Hanun to console H5162 him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 19:3 - But the commanders among the sons of Ammon said to Hanun, “[fn]Do you think that David is honoring your father, in that he has sent comforters H5162 to you? Have his servants not come to you to search, to demolish, and to spy out the land?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:15 - And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it; but as he was about to destroy it, the LORD saw and was H5162 sorry H5162 about the catastrophe, and said to the destroying angel, “It is enough; now relax your hand.” And the angel of the LORD was standing by the threshing floor of [fn]Ornan the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:11 - Now when Job’s three friends heard about all this adversity that had come upon him, they came, each one from his own place—Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite; and they made an appointment together to come to sympathize with him and comfort H5162 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:13 - “If I say, ‘My couch will comfort H5162 me,
My bed will [fn]ease my complaint,’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:2 - “I have heard many things like these;
[fn]Miserable comforters H5162 are you all!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:34 - “So how dare you give H5162 me empty comfort H5162?
For your answers remain nothing but falsehood!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:25 - “I chose a way for them and sat as chief,
And lived as a king among the troops,
As one who comforted H5162 the mourners.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:6 - Therefore I retract,
And I repent H5162, sitting on dust and ashes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:11 - Then all his brothers, all his sisters, and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they sympathized with him and comforted H5162 him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him a [fn]piece of money, and each a ring of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:4 - Even though I walk through the [fn]valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no [fn]evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort H5162 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:20 - Disgrace has broken my heart, and I am so sick.
And I waited for sympathy, but there was none;
And for comforters H5162, but I found none.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:21 - May You increase my greatness
And turn to comfort H5162 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:2 - In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord;
In the night my hand was stretched out and did not grow weary;
My soul refused to be comforted H5162.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:17 - Show me a sign of good,
That those who hate me may see it and be ashamed,
Because You, LORD, have helped me and comforted H5162 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:13 - Do return, LORD; how long will it be?
And [fn]be H5162 sorry H5162 for Your servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:45 - And He remembered His covenant for their sake,
And [fn]relented H5162 according to the greatness of His mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:4 - The LORD has sworn and will not [fn]change H5162 His mind H5162,
“You are a priest forever
According to the order of Melchizedek.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:52 - I have remembered Your judgments from [fn]of old, LORD,
And comfort H5162 myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:76 - May Your favor [fn]comfort H5162 me,
According to Your [fn]word to Your servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:82 - My eyes fail with longing for Your [fn]word,
[fn]While I say, “When will You comfort H5162 me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:14 - For the LORD will judge His people
And will have H5162 compassion H5162 on His servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:1 - Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun. And behold, I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort H5162 them; and power was on the side of their oppressors, but they had no one to comfort H5162 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:24 - Therefore the Lord [fn]GOD of armies,
The Mighty One of Israel, declares,
“Ah, I will have H5162 satisfaction H5162 against My adversaries,
And avenge Myself on My enemies.

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