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Lexicon :: Strong's H5203 - nāṭaš

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נָטַשׁ
Transliteration
nāṭaš
Pronunciation
naw-tash'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1357

Strong’s Definitions

נָטַשׁ nâṭash, naw-tash'; a primitive root; properly, to pound, i.e. smite; by implication (as if beating out, and thus expanding) to disperse; also, to thrust off, down, out or upon (inclusively, reject, let alone, permit, remit, etc.):—cast off, drawn, let fall, forsake, join (battle), leave (off), lie still, loose, spread (self) abroad, stretch out, suffer.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x

The KJV translates Strong's H5203 in the following manner: forsake (15x), leave (12x), spread (3x), spread abroad (1x), drawn (1x), fall (1x), joined (1x), lie (1x), loosed (1x), cast off (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x
The KJV translates Strong's H5203 in the following manner: forsake (15x), leave (12x), spread (3x), spread abroad (1x), drawn (1x), fall (1x), joined (1x), lie (1x), loosed (1x), cast off (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to leave, permit, forsake, cast off or away, reject, suffer, join, spread out or abroad, be loosed, cease, abandon, quit, hang loose, cast down, make a raid, lie fallow, let fall, forgo, draw

    1. (Qal)

      1. to leave, let alone, lie fallow, entrust to

      2. to forsake, abandon

      3. to permit

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be forsaken

      2. to be loosened, be loose

      3. to be let go, spread abroad

    3. (Pual) to be abandoned, be deserted

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָטַשׁ nâṭash, naw-tash'; a primitive root; properly, to pound, i.e. smite; by implication (as if beating out, and thus expanding) to disperse; also, to thrust off, down, out or upon (inclusively, reject, let alone, permit, remit, etc.):—cast off, drawn, let fall, forsake, join (battle), leave (off), lie still, loose, spread (self) abroad, stretch out, suffer.
STRONGS H5203:
נָטַשׁ verb leave, forsake, permit (Targum forsake; draw off skin of dead animal; Arabic bdb064304 = abstinens ab impuro according to Ḳam (Frey)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נ׳ 1 Samuel 10:2, suffix 1plural נְטָשָׁ֫נוּ Judges 6:13; 2nd person masculine singular נָטַשְׁתָּ 1 Samuel 17:28, נָטַשְׁתָּה Isaiah 2:6, suffix נְטַשְׁתַּ֫נִי Genesis 31:28, וּנְטַשְׁתָּהּ consecutive Exodus 23:11, etc.; Imperfect יִטּשׁ 1 Samuel 12:22; Psalm 94:14, יִטּוֺשׁ Hosea 12:15, suffix 1st person plural יִטְּשֵׁנוּ 1 Kings 8:57; 1st person plural נִטּשׁ Nehemiah 10:32, etc.; Imperative נְטוֺשׁ Proverbs 17:14; Passive participle feminine נְטוּשָׁה Isaiah 21:15; masculine plural נְטֻשִׁים 1 Samuel 30:16; —
1. leave, let alone Exodus 23:11 (E; = let field lie fallow, || שָׁמַט), compare וְנִטּשׁ אֶתהַֿשָּׁנָה הַשְּׁכִיעִיתּ וּמַשָּׁא כָליָֿ֑ד Nehemiah 10:32 (i.e. leave field fallow and debts unclaimed); object quails, let them lie, (עַל location) Numbers 11:31 (JE), of Amalekites פָל־הָאָרֶץ עַל־פְּנֵי נְטֻשִׁים 1 Samuel 30:16 left to themselves over all the land; וְדָמָיו עָלָיו יִטּוֺשׁ Hosea 12:15 and his mortal guilt shall he leave upon him; leave in charge of, entrust to (עַל person): sheep 1 Samuel 17:20, 28; baggage 1 Samuel 17:22.
2. usually forsake, abandon, דִּבְרֵי הָאֲחֹנוֺת נ׳ 1 Samuel 10:2 thy father hath abandoned the matter of the asses (ceased to be concerned about them); הָרִיב נְטוֺשׁ Proverbs 17:14 abandon contention; often subject י׳ with accusative of person Judges 6:13; Isaiah 2:6; 1 Samuel 12:22; 1 Kings 8:57 (|| עָזַב) 2 Kings 21:14; Jeremiah 7:29; Jeremiah 12:7 (|| עָזַב), Jeremiah 23:33, 39; Psalm 27:9 (|| עָזַב), Psalm 94:14 (|| id.); of י׳ leaving Phar. forsaken (on ground, compare Niph. 1) Ezekiel 29:5 (+ ה locative), Ezekiel 32:4 (+ ב location); abandoning the sanctuary at Shiloh Psalm 78:60; of men forsaking God Deuteronomy 32:15 (poem), Jeremiah 15:6; compare אַלחִֿטּשׁ תּוֺרַת אִמֶּ֑ךָ Proverbs 1:8; Proverbs 6:20; of men abandoning king (under figure of cedar) Ezekiel 31:12 (twice in verse).
3. permit, only וְלֹא נְטַשְׁתַּנִי לְנַשֵּׁק לְבָנַי וגו׳ Genesis 31:28 (E) and hast not permitted me to kiss my sons, etc. — For וַתִּטּשׁ הַמִּלְחָמָה 1 Samuel 4:2 read probably וַתֵּט (Greek Version of the LXX ἔκλινεν) Dr Klo Bu, or < (קשׁה) וַתִּקֶשׁ grew fierce HPS (Löhr proposes תִּנָּטֵשׁ compare Judges 15:9 etc.). For חֶרֶב נְטוּטָה Isaiah 21:15 (|| קֶשֶׁת דְּרוּכָה) read perhaps לְטוּשָׁה ח׳.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נִטְּשָׁה Amos 5:2; 3rd person plural נִטְּשׁוּ Isaiah 16:8; Isaiah 33:23; Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיָּֽטְשׁוּ Judges 15:9 + 2 times; —
1. be forsaken, Amos 5:2 she (Israel) lieth forsaken (עַל location).
2. be loosened or loose (properly be let alone, left to hang down) of ship's tackle Isaiah 33:23.
3. be let go, spread abroad, of warriors, Judges 15:19; 2 Samuel 5:18, 22 (all with ב location, for purpose of plunder); of tendrils of vine Isaiah 16:8 (figurative of Moab).
Pu. Perfect only אַדְמוֺן נֻטָּ֑שׁ Isaiah 32:14 palaces are abandoned, deserted (|| הֲמוֺן עִיר עֻזָּ֑ב).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:28; 31:28

Exodus

23:11; 23:11

Numbers

11:31

Deuteronomy

32:15

Judges

6:13; 6:13; 15:9; 15:9; 15:19

1 Samuel

4:2; 10:2; 10:2; 12:22; 12:22; 17:20; 17:22; 17:28; 17:28; 30:16; 30:16

2 Samuel

5:18; 5:22

1 Kings

8:57; 8:57

2 Kings

21:14

Nehemiah

10:32; 10:32

Psalms

27:9; 78:60; 94:14; 94:14

Proverbs

1:8; 6:20; 17:14; 17:14

Isaiah

2:6; 2:6; 16:8; 16:8; 21:15; 21:15; 32:14; 33:23; 33:23

Jeremiah

7:29; 12:7; 15:6; 23:33; 23:39

Ezekiel

29:5; 31:12; 32:4

Amos

5:2; 5:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5203 matches the Hebrew נָטַשׁ (nāṭaš),
which occurs 40 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:28 - and did not allow H5203 me to kiss my [fn]grandchildren and my daughters? Now you have done foolishly.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:11 - but in the seventh year you shall let it [fn]rest and lie H5203 uncultivated H5203, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the animal of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:31 - Now a wind burst forth from the LORD and it brought quail from the sea, and dropped H5203 them beside the camp, about a day’s journey on this side and a day’s journey on the other side all around the camp, and about [fn]two cubits deep on the surface of the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:15 - “But [fn]Jeshurun became fat and kicked
You have become fat, thick, and obstinate
Then he abandoned H5203 God who made him,
And [fn]rejected the Rock of his salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:13 - Then Gideon said to him, “O my lord, if the LORD is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all His miracles which our fathers told us about, saying, ‘Did the LORD not bring us up from Egypt?’ But now the LORD has abandoned H5203 us and handed us over to Midian.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:9 - Then the Philistines went up and camped in Judah, and spread out in Lehi.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:2 - Then the Philistines drew up in battle formation to meet Israel. When the battle [fn]spread H5203, Israel was [fn]defeated by the Philistines, who killed about four thousand men on the battlefield.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:2 - “When you leave me today, then you will find two men close to Rachel’s tomb in the territory of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say to you, ‘The donkeys which you went to look for have been found. Now behold, your father has stopped H5203 talking about the donkeys and is anxious about you, saying, “What am I to do about my son?”’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:22 - “For the LORD will not abandon H5203 His people on account of His great name, because the LORD has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:20 - So David got up early in the morning and left H5203 the flock with a keeper, and took the supplies and went as Jesse had commanded him. And he came to the entrenchment encircling the camp while the army was going out in battle formation, shouting the war cry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:22 - Then David left H5203 the baggage in the [fn]care of the baggage keeper and ran to the battle line. And he entered and [fn]greeted his brothers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:28 - Now Eliab his oldest brother heard him when he spoke to the men; and Eliab’s anger burned against David and he said, “Why is it that you have come down? And with whom have you left H5203 those few sheep in the wilderness? I myself know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:16 - Now when he had brought him down, behold, they were dispersed H5203 over all the land, eating and drinking and celebrating because of all the great plunder that they had taken from the land of the Philistines and from the land of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:18 - Now the Philistines came and overran H5203 the Valley of Rephaim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:22 - Now the Philistines came up once again and overran H5203 the Valley of Rephaim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:57 - “May the LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers; may He not leave us nor forsake H5203 us,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:14 - ‘And I will abandon H5203 the remnant of My inheritance and hand them over to their enemies, and they will become as plunder and spoils to all their enemies,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:31 - As for the peoples of the land who bring wares or any grain on the Sabbath day to sell, we will not [fn]buy from them on the Sabbath or on any holy day; and we will forgo H5203 the crops of the seventh year and [fn]every debt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:9 - Do not hide Your face from me,
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not abandon H5203 me nor forsake me,
God of my salvation!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:60 - So that He abandoned H5203 the dwelling place at Shiloh,
The tent [fn]which He had pitched among people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:14 - For the LORD will not abandon H5203 His people,
Nor will He abandon His inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:8 - Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction,
And do not ignore H5203 your mother’s teaching;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:20 - My son, comply with the commandment of your father,
And do not ignore H5203 the [fn]teaching of your mother;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:14 - The beginning of strife is like letting out water,
So abandon H5203 the quarrel before it breaks out.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:6 - For You have abandoned H5203 Your people, the house of Jacob,
Because they are filled with influences from the east,
And they are soothsayers like the Philistines.
They also [fn]strike bargains with the children of foreigners.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon have [fn]withered, the vines of Sibmah as well;
The lords of the nations have trampled down its choice clusters
Which reached as far as Jazer and wandered to the deserts;
Its [fn]tendrils spread H5203 themselves out H5203 and passed over the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:15 - For they have fled from the swords,
From the drawn H5203 sword, and from the bent bow,
And from the press of battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:14 - For the palace has been neglected H5203, the [fn]populated city abandoned.
[fn]Hill and watch-tower have become caves forever,
A delight for wild donkeys, a pasture for flocks,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:23 - Your ship’s tackle hangs H5203 slack H5203;
It cannot hold the base of its mast firmly,
Nor spread out the sail.
Then the prey of an abundant spoil will be divided;
Those who limp will take the plunder.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:29 - ‘Cut off [fn]your hair and throw it away,
And take up a song of mourning on the bare heights;
For the LORD has rejected and forsaken H5203
The generation of His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:7 - “I have forsaken My house,
I have abandoned H5203 My inheritance;
I have handed the beloved of My soul
Over to her enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:6 - “You who have forsaken H5203 Me,” declares the LORD,
“You keep going backward.
So I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you;
I am tired of relenting!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:33 - “Now when this people or the prophet or a priest asks you, saying, ‘What is the [fn]pronouncement of the LORD?’ then you shall say to them, ‘What [fn]pronouncement?’ The LORD declares, ‘I will abandon H5203 you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:39 - “Therefore behold, I will certainly forget you and thrust H5203 you away H5203 from My presence, along with the city which I gave you and your fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:5 - “I will abandon H5203 you to the wilderness, you and all the fish of your [fn]canals;
You will fall on the [fn]open field; you will not be brought together or [fn]gathered.
I have given you for food to the animals of the earth and to the birds of the sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:12 - “Foreign tyrants of the nations have cut it down and left H5203 it; on the mountains and in all the valleys its branches have fallen, and its branches have been broken in all the ravines of the land. And all the peoples of the earth have gone down from its shade and left H5203 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:4 - “I will leave H5203 you on the land;
I will hurl you on the [fn]open field.
And I will cause all the birds of the sky to [fn]nest on you,
And I will satisfy the animals of the whole earth [fn]with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:14 - Ephraim has provoked God to bitter anger;
So his Lord will leave H5203 his guilt for bloodshed on him
And bring his disgrace back to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:2 - She has fallen, she will not rise again
The virgin Israel.
She lies H5203 unnoticed H5203 on her land;
There is no one to raise her up.

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