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Lexicon :: Strong's H5283 - naʿămān

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

נַעֲמָן Naʻămân, nah-am-awn'; the same as H5282; Naaman, the name of an Israelite and of a Damascene:—Naaman.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H5283 in the following manner: Naaman (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H5283 in the following manner: Naaman (16x).
  1. Naaman = "pleasantness"

    1. son of Bela of the family of Benjamin; he was among the family of Jacob that went down to Egypt

    2. commander-in-chief of the army of Syria; stricken with leprosy he went to Elisha, eventually followed his instructions, and was cured

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נַעֲמָן Naʻămân, nah-am-awn'; the same as H5282; Naaman, the name of an Israelite and of a Damascene:—Naaman.
STRONGS H5283: Abbreviations
II. נַעֲמָן 16 proper name, masculine
1. son of Benjamin Genesis 46:21, Greek Version of the LXX Νοεμ(μ)αν; = grandson of Benjamin Numbers 26:40 (twice in verse), Greek Version of the LXX Νοεμα(νει), 1 Chronicles 8:4, 7 (so Greek Version of the LXX Genesis 46:21), Greek Version of the LXX in Chronicles Νοομα, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ναμει, Νααμαν.
2. Aramaean general 2 Kings 5:1, 2, 6 + 8 times 2 Kings 5; Greek Version of the LXX Ναιμαν, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Νεεμαν.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


46:21; 46:21



2 Kings

5; 5:1; 5:2; 5:6

1 Chronicles

8:4; 8:7


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5283 matches the Hebrew נַעֲמָן (naʿămān),
which occurs 16 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:21 - The sons of Benjamin: Bela and Becher and Ashbel, Gera and Naaman H5283, [fn]Ehi and Rosh, [fn]Muppim and [fn]Huppim and Ard.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:40 -

And the sons of Bela were [fn]Ard and Naaman H5283:

of Ard, the family of the Ardites;

of Naaman H5283, the family of the Naamites.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:1 -

Now Naaman H5283, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man [fn]with his master, and [fn]highly respected, because by him Yahweh had given salvation to Aram. The man was also a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:2 - Now the Arameans had gone out in marauding bands and had taken captive a little girl from the land of Israel; and she [fn]waited on Naaman’s H5283 wife.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:6 -

And he brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying,

“So now as this letter comes to you, behold, I have sent Naaman H5283 my servant to you, that you may cure him of his leprosy.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:9 - So Naaman H5283 came with his horses and his chariots and stood at the doorway of the house of Elisha.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:11 - But Naaman H5283 was furious and went away and said, “Behold, I said to myself, ‘He will surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and wave his hand over the place and cure the leper.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:17 - So Naaman H5283 said, “If not, please let your servant at least be given two mules’ load of earth; for your servant will no longer offer burnt offering nor will he sacrifice to other gods, but to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:20 -

Then Gehazi, the young man of Elisha the man of God, said to himself, “Behold, my master has spared this Naaman H5283 the Aramean, [fn]by not receiving from his hands what he brought. As Yahweh lives, I will run after him and take something from him.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:21 - So Gehazi pursued Naaman H5283. And Naaman H5283 saw one running after him, so he came down from the chariot to meet him and said, “Is all at peace?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:23 - Then Naaman H5283 said, “Be pleased to take two talents.” And he urged him and bound two talents of silver in two bags with two changes of clothes and gave them to two of his young men; and they carried them before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:27 - “Thus the leprosy of Naaman H5283 shall cling to you and to your seed forever.” So he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:4 -

Abishua, Naaman H5283, Ahoah,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:7 -

namely, Naaman H5283, Ahijah, and Gera—he took them away into exile; and he became the father of Uzza and Ahihud.

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