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Lexicon :: Strong's H5275 - naʿal

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1383a

Strong’s Definitions

נַעַל naʻal, nah'-al; or (feminine) נַעֲלָה naʻălâh; from H5274; properly, a sandal tongue; by extension a sandal or slipper (sometimes as a symbol of occupancy, a refusal to marry, or of something valueless):—dryshod, (pair of) shoe((-latchet), -s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H5275 in the following manner: shoe (20x), dryshod (1x), shoelatchet (with H8288) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H5275 in the following manner: shoe (20x), dryshod (1x), shoelatchet (with H8288) (1x).
  1. sandal, shoe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נַעַל naʻal, nah'-al; or (feminine) נַעֲלָה naʻălâh; from H5274; properly, a sandal tongue; by extension a sandal or slipper (sometimes as a symbol of occupancy, a refusal to marry, or of something valueless):—dryshod, (pair of) shoe((-latchet), -s).
STRONGS H5275: Abbreviations
נַ֫עַל noun feminineJoshua 9:5 sandal, shoe (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic bdb065301 id. (also horse-shoe, etc.); Syriac bdb065302 apparently only horse-shoe (rare; also NS) PS2405; compare possibly Ethiopic bdb065303 (obsolete) wife of Levirate marriage Di676); — absolute נ׳ Genesis 14:23, נָ֑עַל Deuteronomy 25:10; suffix נַעֲלִי Psalm 60:10; Psalm 108:10, נַעַלְךָ Joshua 5:15, etc.; dual נַעֲלָ֑יִם Amos 2:6; Amos 8:6; plural נְעָילִם Isaiah 11:15; Songs 7:2, נְעָלוֺת Joshua 9:5; suffix נְעָלֶיךָ Exodus 3:5; Ezekiel 24:17, נְעָלָיו Isaiah 5:27, נְעָלֵינוּ Joshua 9:13, נַעֲלֵיכֶם Exodus 12:11; Ezekiel 24:23; — sandal Judges 9:13; Amos 2:6; Amos 8:6 (dual = pair of sandals; mentioned as of little worth); Deuteronomy 29:4; on (ב) feet Joshua 9:5 (JE), 1 Kings 2:5; Ezekiel 24:23; Exodus 12:11 (P); compare בַּנְּעָלִים פְּעָמַיִךְ Songs 7:2, וְהִדְרִיךְ בַּנ׳ Isaiah 11:15; put on sandal is בְּרֶגֶל שִׂים נ׳ Ezekiel 24:17; loose the sandal is חָלַץ Isaiah 20:2; Deuteronomy 25:9 compare Deuteronomy 25:10; שַׁל (Imperative) Exodus 3:5 (E), Joshua 5:15 (JE); שָׁלַף Ruth 4:7, 8 (compare BurtonMidian ii. 197); sandal-thong is שְׂרוֺךְ Genesis 14:23; Isaiah 5:27; עַלאֱֿדוֺם אַשְׁלִיךְ נַעֲלִי Psalm 60:10 upon Edom do I cast my sandal = Psalm 108:10, denotes either contempt (Hup; עַל = unto, figurative of slave), or taking possession of (Fl in De, Che Bae), || מוֺאָב סִיר רַחְצִי favoursformer. — On symbolic use of sandal see further GoldziherAbh. z. Arab. Philol. i. 47 f. JacobArab. Dicht. iv. 23.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


14:23; 14:23


3:5; 3:5; 12:11; 12:11


25:9; 25:10; 25:10; 29:4


5:15; 5:15; 9:5; 9:5; 9:5; 9:13




4:7; 4:8

1 Kings



60:10; 60:10; 108:10; 108:10

Song of Songs

7:2; 7:2


5:27; 5:27; 11:15; 11:15; 20:2


24:17; 24:17; 24:23; 24:23


2:6; 2:6; 8:6; 8:6


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5275 matches the Hebrew נַעַל (naʿal),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:23 - That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, H5275 and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:5 - And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes H5275 from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:11 - And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes H5275 on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'S passover.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:9 - Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe H5275 from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:10 - And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe H5275 loosed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:5 - And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes are not waxen old upon you, and thy shoe H5275 is not waxen old upon thy foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:15 - And the captain of the LORD'S host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe H5275 from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Joshua did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:5 - And old shoes H5275 and clouted upon their feet, and old garments upon them; and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:13 - And these bottles of wine, which we filled, were new; and, behold, they be rent: and these our garments and our shoes H5275 are become old by reason of the very long journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:7 - Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things; a man plucked off his shoe, H5275 and gave it to his neighbour: and this was a testimony in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:8 - Therefore the kinsman said unto Boaz, Buy it for thee. So he drew off his shoe. H5275
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:5 - Moreover thou knowest also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, and what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel, unto Abner the son of Ner, and unto Amasa the son of Jether, whom he slew, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins, and in his shoes H5275 that were on his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:8 - Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: H5275 Philistia, triumph thou because of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:9 - Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; H5275 over Philistia will I triumph.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:1 - How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, H5275 O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a cunning workman.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes H5275 be broken:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:15 - And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over dryshod. H5275
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 20:2 - At the same time spake the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy shoe H5275 from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:17 - Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind the tire of thine head upon thee, and put on thy shoes H5275 upon thy feet, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the bread of men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:23 - And your tires shall be upon your heads, and your shoes H5275 upon your feet: ye shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall pine away for your iniquities, and mourn one toward another.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:6 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes; H5275
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:6 - That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; H5275 yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?
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