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Lexicon :: Strong's H5210 - nînvê

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
Strong’s Definitions

נִינְוֵה Nîynᵉvêh, nee-nev-ay'; of foreign origin; Nineveh, the capital of Assyria:—Nineveh.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H5210 in the following manner: Nineveh (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H5210 in the following manner: Nineveh (17x).
  1. Nineveh = "abode of Ninus"

    1. capital of the ancient kingdom of Assyria; located on the east bank of the Tigris river, 550 miles (880 km) from its mouth and 250 miles (400 km) north of Babylon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נִינְוֵה Nîynᵉvêh, nee-nev-ay'; of foreign origin; Nineveh, the capital of Assyria:—Nineveh.
STRONGS H5210: Abbreviations
נִינְוֵה proper name, of a location Nineveh, capital of Assyria (Assyrian Ninâ, Ninua, Ninû, compare SchrCOT Glossary DlPar 260); — Genesis 10:11, 12 (J), 2 Kings 19:36 = Isaiah 37:37; Nahum 1:1; Nahum 2:9; Nahum 3:7; Zephaniah 2:13; Jonah 1:2; Jonah 3:3a; Jonah 3:4, 5, 6, 7, called הָעִיר הַגְּדוֺלָה Jonah 3:3a Jonah 3:3b Jonah 4:11 (compare Jonah 3:3a Jonah 3:4f.); Greek Version of the LXX Νινευη, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Νινευι. Site on east bank of Tigris marked by mounds Neby Yunus and Kuyundjik, opposite Mosul. compare LayardNineveh and its Remains, 1848; Monuments of Nineveh 1849 f. Billerbeck u. JeremiasBAS iii. 1 (1895), 107 ff..
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:11; 10:12

2 Kings





1:2; 3:3; 3:3; 3:3; 3:3; 3:4; 3:4; 3:5; 3:6; 3:7; 4:11


1:1; 2:9; 3:7




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5210 matches the Hebrew נִינְוֵה (nînvê),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:11 - From that land he went to Assyria, and built Nineveh H5210, Rehoboth-Ir, Calah,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:12 - and Resen between Nineveh H5210 and Calah; that is the great city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:36 - So Sennacherib the king of Assyria departed and [fn]returned home, and lived at Nineveh H5210.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:37 - So Sennacherib the king of Assyria departed and [fn]returned home and lived in Nineveh H5210.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:2 - “Arise, go to Nineveh H5210, the great city, and cry out against it, because their wickedness has come up before Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:2 - “Arise, go to Nineveh H5210, the great city, and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:3 - So Jonah got up and went to Nineveh H5210 according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh H5210 was [fn]an exceedingly large city, a three days’ walk.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:4 - Then Jonah began to go through the city one day’s walk; and he cried out and said, “Forty more days, and Nineveh H5210 will be overthrown.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:5 -

Then the people of Nineveh H5210 believed in God; and they called a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:6 - When the word reached the king of Nineveh H5210, he got up from his throne, removed his robe from himself, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat on the [fn]dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:7 - And he issued a proclamation, and it said, “In Nineveh H5210 by the decree of the king and his nobles: No person, animal, herd, or flock is to taste anything. They are not to eat, or drink water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:11 - “Should I not also have compassion on Nineveh H5210, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 people, who do not know the difference between their right hand and their left, as well as many animals?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:1 -

The pronouncement of Nineveh H5210. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite:

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:8 -

Though Nineveh H5210 was like a pool of water throughout her days,

Yet they are fleeing;

“Stop, stop,”

But no one turns back.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:7 -

“And it will come about that all who see you

Will [fn]shrink from you and say,

‘Nineveh H5210 is devastated!

Who will have sympathy for her?’

Where shall I seek comforters for you?”

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:13 -

And He will stretch out His hand against the north

And eliminate Assyria,

And He will make Nineveh H5210 a desolation,

Parched like the wilderness.

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