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Lexicon :: Strong's H5237 - nāḵrî

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נָכְרִי
Transliteration
nāḵrî
Pronunciation
nok-ree'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From נֶכֶר (H5235) (second form)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1368c

Strong’s Definitions

נׇכְרִי nokrîy, nok-ree'; from H5235 (second form); strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful):—alien, foreigner, outlandish, strange(-r, woman).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's H5237 in the following manner: stranger (18x), strange (17x), alien (4x), strange woman (3x), foreigner (2x), outlandish (1x), stranger (with H376) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's H5237 in the following manner: stranger (18x), strange (17x), alien (4x), strange woman (3x), foreigner (2x), outlandish (1x), stranger (with H376) (1x).
  1. foreign, alien

    1. foreign

    2. foreigner (subst)

    3. foreign woman, harlot

    4. unknown, unfamiliar (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נׇכְרִי nokrîy, nok-ree'; from H5235 (second form); strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful):—alien, foreigner, outlandish, strange(-r, woman).
STRONGS H5237: Abbreviations
נָכְרִי adjective foreign, alien (Late Hebrew נָכְרִי = Gentile); — נ׳ absolute masculine Zephaniah 1:8 +; feminine נָכְרִיָּה Exodus 2:22 +; masculine plural נָכְרִים Isaiah 2:6 + 2 times + Proverbs 20:16 Kt (> Qr נָכְרִיָּה), + Proverbs 27:13 (so read for MT נָכְרִיָּה); feminine plural נָכְרִיּוֺת Genesis 31:15 +; —
1.
a. foreign: עַם נָכְרִי Exodus 21:8 (E) a foreign (non-Israel) people, אִישׁ נ׳ Deuteronomy 17:15 (|| לֹא אָתִיךָ); מַלְבּוּשׁ נ׳ Zephaniah 1:8; אֶרֶץ נָכְרִיָּה Exodus 2:22 (J) foreign land, so Exodus 18:3 (E); especially נָשִׁים נָכְרִיּוֺת foreign (non-Israel) women 1 Kings 11:18; Ezra 10:2, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 44; Nehemiah 13:26, 27.
b. as substantive נָכְרִי foreigner (non-Israel) Judges 19:12 (+ אֲשֶׁר לֹא מִבְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל), 1 Kings 8:41 (+ אֲשֶׁר לֹא מֵעַמְּךָ), = 2 Chronicles 6:32 (+ id.), 1 Kings 8:43 2 Chronicles 6:33; Deuteronomy 14:21 (|| גֵּר), Deuteronomy 15:3; Deuteronomy 23:21 (opposed to אָחִיךָ), Deuteronomy 29:21 (+ אֲשֶׁר יָבאֹ מֵאֶרֶץ רְחוֺקָה); as predicate, 2 Samuel 15:19 (|| גֹּלֶה), נָכְרִיָּה Ruth 2:10; plural נָכְרִים foreigners Lamentations 5:2 (זָרִים), Obadiah 11 (|| id.); compare יַלְדֵי נָכְרִים Isaiah 2:6; feminine plural alien women Genesis 31:15 (E; i.e. not of one's father's family).
2. נָכְרִיָּה foreign woman, as technical term, in Proverbs, for harlot (perhaps because harlots were originally chiefly foreigners): Proverbs 2:16 (|| אִשָּׁה זָרָה), Proverbs 7:5 (|| id.), Proverbs 5:20 (|| זָרָה), Proverbs 6:24 (|| אֵשֶׁת רָ֑ע), Proverbs 23:27 (|| זוֺנָה). — On Proverbs 20:16; Proverbs 27:13 see below.
3. figurative unknown, unfamiliar: נָכְרִי הָיִיתִי בְּעֵינֵיהֶם Job 19:15 an alien am I become in their eyes; לִבְנֵי אִמִּי נ׳ Psalm 69:9 (|| מוּזָר הָיִיתִי לְאֶחָ֑י); אִישׁ נ׳ Ecclesiastes 6:2; of י׳'s judgment, נָכְרִיָּה עֲבֹדָתוֺ Isaiah 28:21 strange is his task! (|| זָר מַעֲשֵׂהוּ); גֶּפֶן נָכְרִיָּה Jeremiah 2:21 an alien vine (opposed to זֶרַע אֱמֶת), figurative of degenerate Israel; as substantive, נָכְרִים Proverbs 20:16 Kt (> Qr נָכְרִיָּה), alens, persons unknown to him (|| זָר), so read also (for MT נָכְרִיָּה) || Proverbs 27:13.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:15; 31:15

Exodus

2:22; 2:22; 18:3; 21:8

Deuteronomy

14:21; 15:3; 17:15; 23:21; 29:21

Judges

19:12

Ruth

2:10

2 Samuel

15:19

1 Kings

8:41; 8:43; 11:18

2 Chronicles

6:32; 6:33

Ezra

10:2; 10:10; 10:11; 10:14; 10:17; 10:18; 10:44

Nehemiah

13:26; 13:27

Job

19:15

Psalms

69:9

Proverbs

2:16; 5:20; 6:24; 7:5; 20:16; 20:16; 20:16; 23:27; 27:13; 27:13; 27:13

Ecclesiastes

6:2

Isaiah

2:6; 2:6; 28:21

Jeremiah

2:21

Lamentations

5:2

Obadiah

1:11

Zephaniah

1:8; 1:8

H5237

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5237 matches the Hebrew נָכְרִי (nāḵrî),
which occurs 46 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:15 - “Are we not counted by him as foreigners H5237? For he has sold us and has also [fn]entirely consumed [fn]our purchase price.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:22 - Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him [fn]Gershom, for he said, “I have been a [fn]sojourner in a foreign H5237 land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:3 - and her two sons, of whom [fn]one was named Gershom, for Moses said, “I have been a [fn]sojourner in a foreign H5237 land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:8 - “If she is [fn]displeasing in the eyes of her master [fn]who designated her for himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He does not have authority to sell her to a foreign H5237 people because of his treachery to her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:21 -

“You shall not eat anything which dies of itself. You may give it to the sojourner who is within your gates, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner H5237, for you are a holy people to Yahweh your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:3 - “From a foreigner H5237 you may exact it, but your hand shall release whatever of yours is with your brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 17:15 - you shall surely set a king over you whom Yahweh your God chooses, one from among your brothers you shall set as king over yourselves; you may not put a foreigner H5237 over yourselves who is not your brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:20 - “You may charge interest to a foreigner H5237, but to your brother you shall not charge interest, so that Yahweh your God may bless you in all [fn]that you send forth your hand to do in the land which you are about to enter to [fn]possess.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:22 -

“And the generation to come, your sons who rise up after you and the foreigner H5237 who comes from a distant land, shall see the plagues of the land and the diseases with which Yahweh has [fn]afflicted it, and they will say,

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:12 - However, his master said to him, “We will not turn aside into the city of foreigners H5237 who are not of the sons of Israel; but we will pass on by until Gibeah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:10 - Then she fell on her face, bowing to the ground and said to him, “Why have I found favor in your sight that you should take notice of me, though I am a foreigner H5237?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:19 -

Then the king said to Ittai the Gittite, “Why will you also go with us? Return and remain with the king, for you are a foreigner H5237 and also an exile; return to your own place.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:41 -

“Also concerning the foreigner H5237 who is not of Your people Israel, if he comes from a far country for Your name’s sake

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:43 - listen in heaven Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner H5237 calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name to [fn]fear You, as do Your people Israel, and to know that Your name is called upon this house which I have built.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:1 -

Now King Solomon loved many foreign H5237 women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:8 - Thus also he did for all his foreign H5237 wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:32 -

“Also concerning the foreigner H5237 who is not of Your people Israel, if he comes from a far country for Your great name’s sake and Your strong hand and Your outstretched arm, so if they come and pray toward this house,

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:33 - then listen from heaven, from Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner H5237 calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name even to [fn]fear You, as do Your people Israel, and to know that Your name is called upon this house which I have built.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:2 - And Shecaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said to Ezra, “We have been unfaithful to our God and have [fn]married foreign H5237 women from the peoples of the land; yet now there is hope for Israel in spite of this.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:10 - Then Ezra the priest arose and said to them, “You have been unfaithful and have married foreign H5237 wives adding to the guilt of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:11 - “So now, make confession to Yahweh, the God of your fathers, and do His will; and separate yourselves from the peoples of the land and from the foreign H5237 wives.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:14 - “Let our princes stand in for the whole assembly, and let all those in our cities who have married foreign H5237 wives come at set times, together with the elders and judges of each city, until the burning anger of our God on account of this matter is turned away from us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:17 - And they completed investigating all the men who had married foreign H5237 wives by the first day of the first month.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:18 -

Among the sons of the priests who had married foreign H5237 wives were found of the sons of Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brothers: Maaseiah, Eliezer, Jarib and Gedaliah.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:44 -

All these had taken up foreign H5237 women as wives, and some of them had wives by whom they had children.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:26 - “Did not Solomon king of Israel sin regarding these things? Yet among the many nations there was no king like him, and he was loved by his God, and God gave him to be king over all Israel; nevertheless the foreign H5237 women caused even him to sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:27 - [fn]Do we then hear about you that you have done all this great evil by acting unfaithfully against our God by [fn]marrying foreign H5237 women?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:15 -

“Those who sojourn in my house and my maidservants count me a stranger.

I am a foreigner H5237 in their sight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:8 -

I have become estranged [fn]from my brothers

And a foreigner H5237 to my mother’s sons.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:16 -

To deliver you from the [fn]strange woman,

From the [fn]foreign H5237 woman H5237 who flatters with her words;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:10 -

Lest strangers be satisfied by your strength

And by your painful labor, those in the house of a foreigner H5237;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:20 -

So why should you, my son, be intoxicated with a strange woman

And embrace the bosom of a foreign H5237 woman H5237?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:24 -

To keep you from the evil woman,

From the smooth tongue of the foreign H5237 woman H5237.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 -

In order to keep you from the strange woman,

From the foreign H5237 woman H5237 who [fn]flatters with her words.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:16 -

Take his garment when he becomes a guarantor for a stranger;

And for foreigners H5237, hold him in pledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:27 -

For a harlot is a deep pit

And [fn]a foreign H5237 woman H5237 is a narrow well.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:2 -

Let a stranger praise you, and not your own mouth;

A foreigner H5237, and not your own lips.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:13 -

Take his garment when he becomes a guarantor for a stranger;

And for [fn]a foreign H5237 woman H5237 seize it as a pledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - a man to whom God gives riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God does not empower him to eat from them, for a foreigner H5237 eats from them. This is [fn]vanity and a sickening evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:6 -

For You have abandoned Your people, the house of Jacob,

Because they are filled with influences from the east,

And they are soothsayers like the Philistines,

And they strike bargains with the children of foreigners H5237.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:21 -

For Yahweh will rise up as at Mount Perazim;

He will be stirred up as in the valley of Gibeon,

To work His work, His [fn]unusual work,

And to labor in His labor, His [fn]exceptional H5237 labor.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:21 -

“Yet I planted you a choice vine,

A completely true seed.

How then have you turned yourself before Me

Into the degenerate shoots of a foreign H5237 vine?

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:2 -

Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers,

Our houses to foreigners H5237.

Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:11 -

“On the day that you stood aloof,

On the day that strangers took his wealth captive

And foreigners H5237 entered his gate

And cast lots for Jerusalem

You too were as one of them.

Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:8 -

“Then it will be on the day of Yahweh’s sacrifice

That I will punish the princes, the king’s sons,

And all who clothe themselves with foreign H5237 garments.

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