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Lexicon :: Strong's H5281 - nāʿŏmî

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Part of Speech
proper feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

נׇעֳמִי Noʻŏmîy, no-om-ee'; from H5278; pleasant; Noömi, an Israelitess:—Naomi.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H5281 in the following manner: Naomi (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H5281 in the following manner: Naomi (21x).
  1. Naomi = "my delight"

    1. wife of Elimelech, mother of Mahlon and Chilion, and mother-in-law of Ruth and Orpah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נׇעֳמִי Noʻŏmîy, no-om-ee'; from H5278; pleasant; Noömi, an Israelitess:—Naomi.
STRONGS H5281: Abbreviations
נָעֳמִי proper name, feminine mother-in-law of Ruth, Ruth 1:2, 3, 8 + 18 times Ruth; Greek Version of the LXXB Νωεμειν; A Νωεμμειν Ruth 1:2, Νοεμμειν Ruth 1:3, usually Νοομει(ν); LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Νοομι.
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1:2; 1:2; 1:3; 1:3; 1:8


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Strong's Number H5281 matches the Hebrew נָעֳמִי (nāʿŏmî),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:2 - The name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife, Naomi H5281; and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of Bethlehem in Judah. Now they came to the fields of Moab and remained there.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:3 - Then Elimelech, Naomi’s H5281 husband, died; and she was left with her two sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:8 - And Naomi H5281 said to her two daughters-in-law, “Go, return each of you to her mother’s house. May Yahweh [fn]show lovingkindness with you as you have [fn]shown with the dead and with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:11 - But Naomi H5281 said, “Return, my daughters. Why should you go with me? Have I yet sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:19 -

Then they both went until they came to Bethlehem. Now it happened, when they had come to Bethlehem, all the city was stirred because of them, and [fn]the women said, “Is this Naomi H5281?”

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:20 - She said to them, “Do not call me [fn]Naomi H5281; call me [fn]Mara, for [fn]the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:21 - “I went out full, but Yahweh has caused me to return empty. Why do you call me Naomi H5281? Yahweh has answered against me, and [fn]the Almighty has brought calamity against me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:22 -

So Naomi H5281 returned, and with her Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter-in-law, who returned from the fields of Moab. Now they came to Bethlehem at the beginning of barley harvest.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 -

Now Naomi H5281 had [fn]a kinsman of her husband, a [fn]mighty man of excellence, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:2 - And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi H5281, “Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one whom I may find favor in his eyes.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:6 - The young man [fn]in charge of the reapers replied, “She is the young Moabite woman who returned with Naomi H5281 from the fields of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:20 - Naomi H5281 said to her daughter-in-law, “May he be blessed of Yahweh who has not forsaken his lovingkindness to the living and to the dead.” Then Naomi H5281 said to her, “The man is [fn]our relative; he is one of our kinsman redeemers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:22 - Naomi H5281 said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, “It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his young women, so that others do not oppress you in another field.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 3:1 -

Then Naomi H5281 her mother-in-law said to her, “My daughter, shall I not seek a state of rest for you, that it may be well with you?

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:3 - Then he said to the kinsman redeemer, “Naomi H5281, who has come back from the fields of Moab, has to sell the portion of the field which belonged to our brother Elimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:5 - Then Boaz said, “On the day you acquire the field from the hand of Naomi H5281, you must also [fn]acquire Ruth the Moabitess, the widow of the one who had died, in order to raise up the name of the one who had died, on behalf of his inheritance.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:9 - Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses today that I have acquired all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and Mahlon from the hand of Naomi H5281.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:14 - Then the women said to Naomi H5281, “Blessed is Yahweh who has not left you without a [fn]kinsman redeemer today, and may his name [fn]be proclaimed in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:16 - Then Naomi H5281 took the child [fn]and put him on her bosom and became his nurse.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 4:17 - The neighbor women gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi H5281!” So they named him Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.
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