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Lexicon :: Strong's H5288 - naʿar

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1389a

Strong’s Definitions

נַעַר naʻar, nah'-ar; from H5287; (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication, a servant; also (by interch. of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age):—babe, boy, child, damsel (from the margin), lad, servant, young (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 238x

The KJV translates Strong's H5288 in the following manner: young man (76x), servant (54x), child (44x), lad (33x), young (15x), children (7x), youth (6x), babe (1x), boys (1x), young (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 238x
The KJV translates Strong's H5288 in the following manner: young man (76x), servant (54x), child (44x), lad (33x), young (15x), children (7x), youth (6x), babe (1x), boys (1x), young (1x).
  1. a boy, lad, servant, youth, retainer

    1. boy, lad, youth

    2. servant, retainer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נַעַר naʻar, nah'-ar; from H5287; (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication, a servant; also (by interch. of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age):—babe, boy, child, damsel (from the margin), lad, servant, young (man).
STRONGS H5288: Abbreviations
† I. נַ֫עַר noun [masculine] usually interpreted as a shaking, scattering, abstract for concrete = scattered ones, only Zechariah 11:16, but text corrupt, see We Now.
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Strong's Number H5288 matches the Hebrew נַעַר (naʿar),
which occurs 239 times in 221 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 5 (Gen 14:24–Jdg 19:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:24 - [fn]I will take nothing except what the young H5288 men H5288 have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me, Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre; let them take their share.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:7 - Abraham also ran to the herd, and took a tender and [fn]choice calf and gave it to the servant, H5288 and he hurried to prepare it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:4 - Before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, surrounded the house, both young H5288 and old, all the people [fn]from every quarter;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:12 - But God said to Abraham,[fn]Do not be distressed because of the lad H5288 and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac [fn]your descendants shall be named.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:17 - God heard the lad H5288 crying; and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What is the matter with you, Hagar? Do not fear, for God has heard the voice of the lad H5288 where he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:18 - “Arise, lift up the lad, H5288 and hold him by [fn]the hand, for I will make a great nation of him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:19 - Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water; and she went and filled the [fn]skin with water and gave the lad H5288 a drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:20 - God was with the lad, H5288 and he grew; and he [fn]lived in the wilderness and became an archer.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:3 - So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young H5288 men H5288 with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:5 - Abraham said to his young H5288 men, H5288 “Stay here with the donkey, and I and the lad H5288 will go over there; and we will worship and return to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:12 - He said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, H5288 and do nothing to him; for now I know that you [fn]fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:19 - So Abraham returned to his young H5288 men, H5288 and they arose and went together to Beersheba; and Abraham lived at Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - When the boys H5288 grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a [fn]peaceful man, [fn]living in tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:19 - The young H5288 man H5288 did not delay to do the thing, because he was delighted with Jacob’s daughter. Now he was more respected than all the household of his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:2 - These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, H5288 along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives. And Joseph brought back a bad report about them to their father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:12 - “Now a Hebrew youth H5288 was with us there, a servant of the captain of the bodyguard, and we related them to him, and he interpreted our dreams for us. To each one he interpreted according to his own dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:8 - Judah said to his father Israel, “Send the lad H5288 with me and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, we as well as you and our little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:22 - “But we said to my lord, ‘The lad H5288 cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father, [fn]his father would die.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - “Now, therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad H5288 is not with us, since [fn]his life is bound up in the lad’s life,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:31 - when he sees that the lad H5288 is not with us, he will die. Thus your servants will bring the gray hair of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:32 - “For your servant became surety for the lad H5288 to my father, saying, ‘If I do not bring him back to you, then [fn]let me bear the blame before my father forever.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:33 - “Now, therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the lad H5288 a slave to my lord, and let the lad H5288 go up with his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:34 - “For how shall I go up to my father if the lad H5288 is not with me—for fear that I see the evil that would [fn]overtake my father?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:16 - The angel who has redeemed me from all evil,
Bless the lads; H5288
And may my name [fn]live on in them,
And the [fn]names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac;
And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:6 - When she opened it, she [fn]saw the child, and behold, the [fn]boy H5288 was crying. And she had pity on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrews’ children.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:9 - Moses said, “We shall go with our young H5288 and our old; with our sons and our daughters, with our flocks and our herds we shall go, for we [fn]must hold a feast to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:5 - He sent young H5288 men H5288 of the sons of Israel, and they offered burnt offerings and sacrificed young bulls as peace offerings to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:11 - Thus the LORD used to speak to Moses face to face, just as a man speaks to his friend. When [fn]Moses returned to the camp, his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young H5288 man, H5288 would not depart from the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:27 - So a young H5288 man H5288 ran and told Moses and said, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:22 - But God was angry because he was going, and the angel of the LORD took his stand in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey and his two servants H5288 were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:50 - a nation of fierce countenance who will have no respect for the old, nor show favor to the young. H5288
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:21 - They [fn]utterly destroyed everything in the city, both man and woman, young H5288 and old, and ox and sheep and donkey, with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:23 - So the young H5288 men H5288 who were spies went in and brought out Rahab and her father and her mother and her brothers and all she had; they also brought out all her relatives and placed them outside the camp of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:10 - “But if you are afraid to go down, go with Purah your servant H5288 down to the camp,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:11 - and you will hear what they say; and afterward your hands will be strengthened that you may go down against the camp.” So he went with Purah his servant H5288 down to the [fn]outposts of the army that was in the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:14 - And he captured a youth H5288 [fn]from Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote down for him the princes of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:20 - So he said to Jether his firstborn, “Rise, kill them.” But the youth H5288 did not draw his sword, for he was afraid, because he was still a youth. H5288
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:54 - Then he called quickly to the young H5288 man, H5288 his armor bearer, and said to him, “Draw your sword and kill me, so that it will not be said of me, ‘A woman slew him.’” So [fn]the young H5288 man H5288 pierced him through, and he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:5 - “For behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and no razor shall come upon his head, for the boy H5288 shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb; and he shall begin to deliver Israel from the hands of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:7 - “But he said to me, ‘Behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and now you shall not drink wine or strong drink nor eat any unclean thing, for the boy H5288 shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:8 - Then Manoah entreated the LORD and said, “O Lord, please let the man of God whom You have sent come to us again that he may teach us what to do for the boy H5288 who is to be born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:12 - Manoah said, “Now when your words come to pass, what shall be the boy’s H5288 mode of life and his vocation?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:24 - Then the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson; and the child H5288 grew up and the LORD blessed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:26 - Then Samson said to the boy H5288 who was holding his hand, “Let me feel the pillars on which the house rests, that I may lean against them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:7 - Now there was a young H5288 man H5288 from Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he was [fn]staying there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:11 - The Levite agreed to live with the man, and the young H5288 man H5288 became to him like one of his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:12 - So Micah [fn]consecrated the Levite, and the young H5288 man H5288 became his priest and [fn]lived in the house of Micah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:3 - When they were near the house of Micah, they recognized the voice of the young H5288 man, H5288 the Levite; and they turned aside there and said to him, “Who brought you here? And what are you doing in this place? And what do you have here?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:15 - They turned aside there and came to the house of the young H5288 man, H5288 the Levite, to the house of Micah, and asked him of his welfare.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:3 - Then her husband arose and went after her to speak [fn]tenderly to her in order to bring her back, [fn]taking with him his servant H5288 and a pair of donkeys. So she brought him into her father’s house, and when the girl’s father saw him, he was glad to meet him.

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