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Lexicon :: Strong's H5271 - nāʿur

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Properly, pass. participle from נַעַר (H5288) as denominative
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1389d,1389e

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: נער (Strongs) נערה (Strongs) נעורים (Gesenius) נעור (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

נָעוּר nâʻûwr, naw-oor'; or נָעֻר nâʻur; and (feminine) נְעֻרָה nᵉʻurâh; properly, passive participle from H5288 as denominative; (only in plural collective or emphatic form) youth, the state (juvenility) or the persons (young people):—childhood, youth.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x

The KJV translates Strong's H5271 in the following manner: youth (46x), childhood (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 47x
The KJV translates Strong's H5271 in the following manner: youth (46x), childhood (1x).
  1. youth, early life

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָעוּר nâʻûwr, naw-oor'; or נָעֻר nâʻur; and (feminine) נְעֻרָה nᵉʻurâh; properly, passive participle from H5288 as denominative; (only in plural collective or emphatic form) youth, the state (juvenility) or the persons (young people):—childhood, youth.
STRONGS H5271: Abbreviations
נְעוּרִים noun [masculine] plural youth, early life; — absolute נ׳ Isaiah 54:6; Psalm 127:4; elsewhere suffix נְעֻרַי 1 Samuel 12:2, נְעוּרַי Job 31:18 +, נְעֻרֶיךָ 2 Samuel 19:8, נְעוּרֶיךָ Proverbs 5:18 +, נְעוּרַיִךְ Jeremiah 2:2 +, נְעוּרָ֑יְכִי Psalm 103:5, נְעוּרֵיהֶן Ezekiel 23:3, etc.; — youth, early life, especially in phrase מִנּ׳ from one's youth up Genesis 8:21 (J), 1 Samuel 17:33; 1 Kings 18:12; Jeremiah 3:24; Zechariah 13:5; Job 31:18 (extreme youth; || מִבֶּטֶן אִמִּי); figurative of Babylon Isaiah 47:12, 15, Moab Jeremiah 48:11, Judah Jeremiah 22:21 compare Psalm 71:5; Psalm 71:17; Psalm 129:1; Psalm 129:2; וְעַדעַֿתָּה מִנּ׳ Genesis 46:34 (J), 2 Samuel 19:8; Ezekiel 4:14; וְעַדהַֿיּוֺם הַזֶּה מִנּ׳ 1 Samuel 12:2; Jeremiah 3:25; as time in or during which Leviticus 22:13 (H), Numbers 30:4; Numbers 30:17 (P), Lamentations 3:27; Psalm 144:12, figurative of Judah and Samaria, personified, Ezekiel 23:2, 8; compare יְמֵי נ׳ (in figurative of Israel) Hosea 2:17 (|| יוֺם עֲלוֺתָהּ מֵאֶרֶץ מִצְרָ֑יִם), Ezekiel 16:22, 43, 60; Ezekiel 23:19; other phrase are: אַלּוּף נ׳ Jeremiah 3:4 friend of my youth, compare Proverbs 2:17, עֲוֺנוֺת נ׳ Job 13:26, חַטּאֹות נ׳ Psalm 25:7, חֶסֶד נ׳ Jeremiah 2:2, נ׳ חֶרְפַּת Jeremiah 31:19, זִמַּת נ׳ Ezekiel 23:21, שְׁדֵי נ׳ Ezekiel 23:21, בַּעַל נ׳ Joel 1:8, and especially אֵשֶׁת נ׳ Proverbs 5:18; Malachi 2:14, 15; Isaiah 54:6 (figurative); בְּנֵי נ׳ Psalm 127:4 sons of (a man's) youth; = youthful vigour Psalm 103:5.

[נְעוּרוֺת] noun [feminine] plural id.; — only מִנְּעֻרֹתֵיהֶם Jeremiah 32:30 (figurative of nation).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


8:21; 46:34





1 Samuel

12:2; 12:2; 17:33

2 Samuel

19:8; 19:8

1 Kings



13:26; 31:18; 31:18


25:7; 71:5; 71:17; 103:5; 103:5; 127:4; 127:4; 129:1; 129:2; 144:12


2:17; 5:18; 5:18


47:12; 47:15; 54:6; 54:6


2:2; 2:2; 3:4; 3:24; 3:25; 22:21; 31:19; 32:30; 48:11




4:14; 16:22; 16:43; 16:60; 23:2; 23:3; 23:8; 23:19; 23:21; 23:21








2:14; 2:15


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5271 matches the Hebrew נָעֻר (nāʿur),
which occurs 47 times in 46 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:21 - And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; H5271 neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - That ye shall say, Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth H5271 even until now, both we, and also our fathers: that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:13 - But if the priest's daughter be a widow, or divorced, and have no child, and is returned unto her father's house, as in her youth, H5271 she shall eat of her father's meat: but there shall no stranger eat thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:3 - If a woman also vow a vow unto the LORD, and bind herself by a bond, being in her father's house in her youth; H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:16 - These are the statutes, which the LORD commanded Moses, between a man and his wife, between the father and his daughter, being yet in her youth H5271 in her father's house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:2 - And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood H5271 unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:33 - And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him: for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:7 - Now therefore arise, go forth, and speak comfortably unto thy servants: for I swear by the LORD, if thou go not forth, there will not tarry one with thee this night: and that will be worse unto thee than all the evil that befell thee from thy youth H5271 until now.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:12 - And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD shall carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he shall slay me: but I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:26 - For thou writest bitter things against me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:18 - (For from my youth H5271 he was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided her from my mother's womb;)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Remember not the sins of my youth, H5271 nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:5 - For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:17 - O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: H5271 and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth H5271 is renewed like the eagle's.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:4 - As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:1 - [[A Song of degrees.]] Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, H5271 may Israel now say:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:2 - Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: H5271 yet they have not prevailed against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:12 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; H5271 that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:17 - Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, H5271 and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:18 - Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:12 - Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; H5271 if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:15 - Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast laboured, even thy merchants, from thy youth: H5271 they shall wander every one to his quarter; none shall save thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:6 - For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, H5271 when thou wast refused, saith thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:2 - Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, H5271 the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:4 - Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth? H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:24 - For shame hath devoured the labour of our fathers from our youth; H5271 their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:25 - We lie down in our shame, and our confusion covereth us: for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers, from our youth H5271 even unto this day, and have not obeyed the voice of the LORD our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:21 - I spake unto thee in thy prosperity; but thou saidst, I will not hear. This hath been thy manner from thy youth, H5271 that thou obeyedst not my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:19 - Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after that I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:30 - For the children of Israel and the children of Judah have only done evil before me from their youth: H5271 for the children of Israel have only provoked me to anger with the work of their hands, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:11 - Moab hath been at ease from his youth, H5271 and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent is not changed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:27 - It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:14 - Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul hath not been polluted: for from my youth H5271 up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:22 - And in all thine abominations and thy whoredoms thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, H5271 when thou wast naked and bare, and wast polluted in thy blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:43 - Because thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, H5271 but hast fretted me in all these things; behold, therefore I also will recompense thy way upon thine head, saith the Lord GOD: and thou shalt not commit this lewdness above all thine abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:60 - Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, H5271 and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:3 - And they committed whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their youth: H5271 there were their breasts pressed, and there they bruised the teats of their virginity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:8 - Neither left she her whoredoms brought from Egypt: for in her youth H5271 they lay with her, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and poured their whoredom upon her.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:19 - Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, H5271 wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:21 - Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, H5271 in bruising thy teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:15 - And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, H5271 and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 1:8 - Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 13:5 - But he shall say, I am no prophet, I am an husbandman; for man taught me to keep cattle from my youth. H5271
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:14 - Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, H5271 against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:15 - And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth. H5271
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