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Lexicon :: Strong's H5273 - nāʿîm

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TWOT Reference: 1384b,1385a

Strong’s Definitions

נָעִים nâʻîym, naw-eem'; from H5276; delightful (objective or subjective, literal or figurative):—pleasant(-ure), sweet.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H5273 in the following manner: pleasant (8x), pleasures (2x), sweet (2x), sweet thing (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H5273 in the following manner: pleasant (8x), pleasures (2x), sweet (2x), sweet thing (1x).
  1. pleasant, delightful, sweet, lovely, agreeable

    1. delightful

    2. lovely, beautiful (physical)

  2. singing, sweetly sounding, musical

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָעִים nâʻîym, naw-eem'; from H5276; delightful (objective or subjective, literal or figurative):—pleasant(-ure), sweet.
STRONGS H5273: Abbreviations
† I. נָעִים adjective pleasant, delightful (poetry); — absolute 'נ Proverbs 22:18 +; construct נְעִים 2 Samuel 23:1 plural נְעִמִים Psalm 16:6, נְעִימִם 2 Samuel 1:23, נְעִימִים Proverbs 23:8; feminine נְעִמוֺת Psalm 16:11; —
1. delightful בְּחַיֵּיהֶם 'הַנֶּאֱהָבִים וְהַנּ 2 Samuel 1:23 (of Saul and Jonath.); of wealth, 'הוֺן יָקָר וְנ Proverbs 24:4; words Proverbs 23:8; of acts, etc.: 'מַהטּֿוֺב וּמַהנּֿ שֶׁבֶת אַחִים גַּםיָֿחַ֑ד Psalm 133:1; singing praises to 'י, Psalm 135:3; Psalm 147:1; keeping wise teachings Proverbs 22:18; as substantive = delight יְכַלּוּ יְמֵיהֶם בַּטּוֺב וּשְׁנֵיהֶם בַּנְּעִימִים Job 36:11 (of earthly prosperity); of spiritual delights Psalm 16:6; Psalm 16:11.
2. lovely, beautiful (physically), Songs 1:16 (|| יָפֶה). — Psalm 81:3; 2 Samuel 23:1 see II. נָעִים below II. נעם.

II. נָעִים adjective perhaps singing, sweetly sounding, musical; — absolute 'כִּנּוֺר נ Psalm 81:3 sweetly-sounding lyre; construct, as substantive, 'נְעִים זְמִרוֺת יִשׂ 2 Samuel 23:1 Israel's sweet singer of songs (compare Dr 2 Samuel 8:10 Löhr; Vulgate egregius psaltes Israel, and so Ges Ew and others, from I. נעם; joy of the songs of Israel HPS, compare Klo Kit).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

1:23; 1:23; 8:10; 23:1; 23:1; 23:1




16:6; 16:6; 16:11; 16:11; 81:3; 81:3; 133:1; 135:3; 147:1


22:18; 22:18; 23:8; 23:8; 24:4

Song of Songs



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Strong's Number H5273 matches the Hebrew נָעִים (nāʿîm),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - Saul and Jonathan were lovely and pleasant H5273 in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet H5273 psalmist of Israel, said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:11 - If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures. H5273
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:6 - The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant H5273 places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:11 - Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures H5273 for evermore.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:2 - Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant H5273 harp with the psaltery.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:1 - [[A Song of degrees of David.]] Behold, how good and how pleasant H5273 it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:3 - Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant. H5273
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 - Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; H5273 and praise is comely.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:18 - For it is a pleasant thing H5273 if thou keep them within thee; they shall withal be fitted in thy lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:8 - The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet H5273 words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:4 - And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant H5273 riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:16 - Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: H5273 also our bed is green.
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