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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.
† 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



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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, beloved and delightful H5273 in [fn]life,
And in their deaths they were not separated;
They were swifter than eagles,
They were mightier than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these are the last words of David.
David the son of Jesse declares,
The man who was raised on high,
The anointed of the God of Jacob
And the sweet H5273 psalmist of Israel, declares,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:11 - “If they listen and serve Him,
They will end their days in prosperity,
And their years in happiness H5273.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:6 - The measuring lines have fallen for me in pleasant H5273 places;
Indeed, my inheritance is beautiful to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:11 - You will make known to me the way of life;
In Your presence is fullness of joy;
In Your right hand there are pleasures H5273 forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:2 - Raise a song, strike the tambourine,
The sweet H5273 sounding H5273 lyre with the harp.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:1 - A Song of Ascents, of David.
Behold, how good and how pleasant H5273 it is
For brothers to live together in unity!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:3 - [fn]Praise [fn]the LORD, for the LORD is good;
Sing praises to His name, for it is lovely H5273.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 - [fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
For it is good to sing praises to our God;
For [fn]it is pleasant H5273 and praise is [fn]beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:18 - For it will be pleasant H5273 if you keep them within you,
[fn]So that they may be ready on your lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:8 - You will vomit up [fn]the morsel you have eaten
And waste your [fn]compliments H5273.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:4 - And by knowledge the rooms are filled
With all precious and pleasant H5273 riches.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:16 - The Bride
[fn]How handsome you are, my beloved,
And so delightful H5273!
Indeed, our bed is luxuriant!

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