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Lexicon :: Strong's H5233 - neḵes

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to accumulate
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1367

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: נכס.

Strong’s Definitions

נֶכֶס nekeç, neh'-kes; from an unused root meaning to accumulate; treasure:—riches, wealth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5233 in the following manner: wealth (4x), riches (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5233 in the following manner: wealth (4x), riches (1x).
  1. riches, treasures

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֶכֶס nekeç, neh'-kes; from an unused root meaning to accumulate; treasure:—riches, wealth.
† [נֶ֫כֶס] noun masculineJoshua 22:8 only plural נְכָסִים riches, treasures (probably Assyrian or Aramaic loan-word, compare Assyrian nikâsu, property, wealth, gain, DlHWB 463, Syriac bdb064707 wealth; on derivation from Assyrian nikâsu, cut off, hew down, behead, etc., Syriac bdb064708 slay, Targum נְכַס, Late Hebrew נָכַס id., through meaning cattle for slaughter, compare Frä98 HptHebraica. iii (Jan. 1887), 107 ff. SchwIdioticon 120f. Brockad voc.); — Joshua 22:8 (P), 2 Chronicles 1:11, 12; Ecclesiastes 6:2 (all || עשֶׁר, כָּבוֺד), Ecclesiastes 5:18 (|| עשֶׁר).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:8; 22:8

2 Chronicles

1:11; 1:12


5:18; 6:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5233 matches the Hebrew נֶכֶס (neḵes),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:8 - And he spake unto them, saying, Return with much riches H5233 unto your tents, and with very much cattle, with silver, and with gold, and with brass, and with iron, and with very much raiment: divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:11 - And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, H5233 or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:12 - Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, H5233 and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:19 - Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, H5233 and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, H5233 and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

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