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Lexicon :: Strong's H5324 - nāṣaḇ

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Strong’s Definitions

נָצַב nâtsab, naw-tsab'; a primitive root; to station, in various applications (literally or figuratively):—appointed, deputy, erect, establish, × Huzzah (by mistake for a proper name), lay, officer, pillar, present, rear up, set (over, up), settle, sharpen, establish, (make to) stand(-ing, still, up, upright), best state.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x

The KJV translates Strong's H5324 in the following manner: stand (34x), set (12x), officers (6x), set up (7x), upright (2x), appointed (1x), deputy (1x), erected (1x), establish (1x), Huzzab (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 75x
The KJV translates Strong's H5324 in the following manner: stand (34x), set (12x), officers (6x), set up (7x), upright (2x), appointed (1x), deputy (1x), erected (1x), establish (1x), Huzzab (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. to stand, take one's stand, stand upright, be set (over), establish

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to station oneself, take one's stand

      2. to stand, be stationed

      3. to stand, take an upright position

      4. to be stationed, be appointed

      5. deputy, prefect, appointed, deputed (subst)

      6. to stand firm

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to station, set

      2. to set up, erect

      3. to cause to stand erect

      4. to fix, establish

    3. (Hophal) to be fixed, be determined, be stationary

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָצַב nâtsab, naw-tsab'; a primitive root; to station, in various applications (literally or figuratively):—appointed, deputy, erect, establish, × Huzzah (by mistake for a proper name), lay, officer, pillar, present, rear up, set (over, up), settle, sharpen, establish, (make to) stand(-ing, still, up, upright), best state.
STRONGS H5324: Abbreviations
נָצַב verb Niph. take one's stand, stand (Late Hebrew נִצָּב id. (rare), הַצָּבָה noun taking a stand; Phoenician (Punic) נצב, מנצבת, מצבת monument Lzb325; Nabataean, Palmyrene נצב set up; Zinjirli id., statue, all Lzb325 Cook82; Palmyrene מצבא image, Nabataean נצב id., DHMVOJ viii (1894), 12, compare Lzbl.c.; perhaps Assyrian naṣâbu Tel Amarna, WklTA 24*b; Aramaic נְצַב, bdb066201; Arabic bdb066202 set up, erect, bdb066203 sign, mark, way-mark; Sabean נצב cippus CISiv. 23 Sab Denkm95 DHMZMG xxx (1876), 115f. DerenbJAs, 1883, Aug.-Sept. 244; Minaean מצב statue (= מנצב HOMSüdar. Chrest. 128); —
Niph. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נִצְּבָה Psalm 45:10 [Psalm 45:9], נִצָּ֫בָה Genesis 37:7; Proverbs 8:2; 2nd person masculine singular וְנִצַּבְתָּ֫ Exodus 7:15 + 2 times; 3rd person plural נִצְּבוּ Exodus 15:8, וְנִצְּבוּ consecutive Exodus 33:8; Participle נִצָּב Genesis 24:13 +, feminine נִצָּבָה Zechariah 11:16 נִצֶּ֫בֶת 1 Samuel 1:26; masculine plural נִצָּבִים Exodus 5:20 +; feminine plural נִצָּבוֺת 1 Samuel 1:26; —
a. station oneself, take one's stand, for definite purpose, with עַל location (by, on) Genesis 24:13, Genesis 24:43; Genesis 28:13; Exodus 7:15; Exodus 33:21; Exodus 34:2 (all J), Exodus 17:9; Exodus 18:14 (E), Numbers 23:6, Numbers 23:17 (JE); Amos 7:7; Amos 9:1; Proverbs 8:2; of י׳ Isaiah 3:13 taketh his stand to plead; with ב location Exodus 5:20; Psalm 82:1 (of God), compare Numbers 22:23, Numbers 22:31, Numbers 22:34; עִמְּכָה נ׳ 1 Samuel 1:26; לִפְנֵי י׳ Deuteronomy 29:9 [Deuteronomy 29:10]; with פֶּחַח Numbers 16:27 (JE), Judges 18:16, Judges 18:17; absolute Lamentations 2:4 (on text see Löhr).
b. stand = be stationed (by appointment, or in fulfilment of duty), with עַל person (sitting or lying) Genesis 45:1 1 Samuel 4:20; 1 Samuel 22:6, 1 Samuel 22:7, 1 Samuel 22:17; לְַמִֿשְׁמַרְתַּי נ׳ Isaiah 21:8 stand at my watchman's post (|| עֹמֵד); לִמִינְךָ Psalm 45:10 [Psalm 45:9]; absolute 2 Samuel 13:31.
c. take an upright position, stand, יָקוּמוּ וְנ׳ Exodus 33:8 (E; + פֶּתַח location), compare Genesis 37:7 (E; of sheaf); of waters, כְמוֺנֵֿד נ׳ Exodus 15:8 (song).
2. be stationed = appointed over (על), 1 Samuel 22:9; Ruth 2:5, Ruth 2:6; with Samuel presiding over (על) them 1 Samuel 19:20. Hence
3. Participle as substantive. deputy, prefect (as appointed, deputed), only 1 Kings 4:5, 1 Kings 4:7; 1 Kings 5:7 [1 Kings 4:27]; 1 Kings 5:30 [1 Kings 5:16]; 1 Kings 9:23; 2 Chronicles 8:10 (all of Solomon's officers; so also 2 Chronicles 8:10 Qr, < Kt נציב), 1 Kings 22:48 [1 Kings 22:47] (of Edom).
4. stand firm, figurative כָּלאָֿדָם נִצָּב Psalm 39:6 [Psalm 39:5] every man, (even) the firm-standing, is wholly vanity (but expression strange, and text dubious); בַּשָּׁמָ֑יִם נ׳ Psalm 119:89 (of י׳'s word); that which stands firm Zechariah 11:16 (Israel under figure of sheep), but dubious; We GASm leave untranslated; Now proposes הַנַּחֲלָה diseased.
Hiph. Perfect הִצִּיב 1 Kings 16:34; 2nd person masculine singular הִצַּבְתָּ Genesis 21:29; Psalm 74:17; 3rd person masculine plural הִצִּ֫יבוּ Jeremiah 5:26; Imperfect יַצִּיב Joshua 6:26, יַצֵּב Deuteronomy 32:8 (dubious; in poetry for וַיּ׳ Ew§ 233a Di; rhythmical shortening Ges§ 109 k; read יַצִּב Dr DaSynt. p. 94), וַיַּצֶּבֿ 2 Samuel 18:18; suffix וַיַּצִּיבֵ֫נוּ Lamentations 3:12 Imperative feminine singular הַצִּ֫יבִי Jeremiah 31:21; Infinitive construct הַצִּיב 1 Samuel 13:21; 1 Chronicles 18:3; Participle מַצִּיב 1 Samuel 15:12 (but read הִצִּיב Greek Version of the LXX We Dr Bu Kit HPS): —
1. station, set: with accusative, ewes Genesis 21:28; Genesis 21:29 (E; לְבַד apart), trap Jeremiah 5:26; figurative set me before thee (לְפָנֶיךָ) Psalm 41:13 [Psalm 41:12]; set me as a target Lamentations 3:12.
2. set up, erect pillar (מַצֵּבָה) Genesis 35:14, Genesis 35:20 (E), 2 Samuel 18:18, + אֲשֵׁרִים 2 Kings 17:10; altar Genesis 33:20 (E), stone-heap 2 Samuel 18:17; monument (יַד) 1 Samuel 15:12; city-gates (with ב), Joshua 6:26 (JE) = 1 Kings 16:34.
3. cause to stand erect, waters, כְּמוֺנֵֿד Psalm 78:13 (compare Qal Exodus 15:8).
4. fix, establish boundary (subject י׳) Deuteronomy 32:8; Psalm 74:17; Proverbs 15:15; dominion (יַד) 1 Chronicles 18:3 (of king). — 1 Samuel 13:21 is dubious; AV sharpen, RV set; Kit 'gerade machen'; Klo נִצַּב substantive, see below; compare HPS.
Hoph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הֻצַּב Nahum 2:8 [Nahum 2:7] it is fixed, determined (Kl Or), but very dubious; perhaps proper name, or epithet, of queen, compare We Now GASm, which see; Participle סֻלָּם נֻצּב אַ֫רְצָה Genesis 28:12 (E) a ladder set up on the earth; אֵלוֺן מ׳ Judges 9:6, read אֵלוֺן הַמַּצֵּבָה GFM, see below — compare also יצב Hithp.

הֻצַּב Nahum 2:8 dubious; perhaps textual error; see נצב above.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5326.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:28; 21:29; 21:29; 24:13; 24:13; 24:43; 28:12; 28:13; 33:20; 35:14; 35:20; 37:7; 37:7; 45:1


5:20; 5:20; 7:15; 7:15; 15:8; 15:8; 15:8; 17:9; 18:14; 33:8; 33:8; 33:21; 34:2


16:27; 22:23; 22:31; 22:34; 23:6; 23:17


29:10; 32:8; 32:8


6:26; 6:26


9:6; 18:16; 18:17


2:5; 2:6

1 Samuel

1:26; 1:26; 1:26; 4:20; 13:21; 13:21; 15:12; 15:12; 19:20; 22:6; 22:7; 22:9; 22:17

2 Samuel

13:31; 18:17; 18:18; 18:18

1 Kings

4:5; 4:7; 4:27; 5:16; 9:23; 16:34; 16:34; 22:47

2 Kings


1 Chronicles

18:3; 18:3

2 Chronicles

8:10; 8:10


39:5; 41:12; 45:9; 45:9; 45:10; 74:17; 74:17; 78:13; 82:1; 119:89


8:2; 8:2; 15:15


3:13; 21:8


5:26; 5:26; 31:21


2:4; 3:12; 3:12


7:7; 9:1


2:7; 2:8


11:16; 11:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5324 matches the Hebrew נָצַב (nāṣaḇ),
which occurs 75 times in 75 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 18:2–1Ki 5:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:2 - And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood H5324 by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:28 - And Abraham set H5324 seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:29 - And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set H5324 by themselves?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:13 - Behold, I stand H5324 here by the well of water; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:43 - Behold, I stand H5324 by the well of water; and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin cometh forth to draw water, and I say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher to drink;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:12 - And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up H5324 on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:13 - And, behold, the LORD stood H5324 above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:20 - And he erected H5324 there an altar, and called it Elelohe-Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:14 - And Jacob set up H5324 a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:20 - And Jacob set H5324 a pillar upon her grave: that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; H5324 and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:1 - Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all them that stood H5324 by him; and he cried, Cause every man to go out from me. And there stood no man with him, while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:20 - And they met Moses and Aaron, who stood H5324 in the way, as they came forth from Pharaoh:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:15 - Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand H5324 by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 - And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright H5324 as an heap, and the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand H5324 on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:14 - And when Moses' father in law saw all that he did to the people, he said, What is this thing that thou doest to the people? why sittest thou thyself alone, and all the people stand H5324 by thee from morning unto even?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:8 - And it came to pass, when Moses went out unto the tabernacle, that all the people rose up, and stood H5324 every man at his tent door, and looked after Moses, until he was gone into the tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:21 - And the LORD said, Behold, there is a place by me, and thou shalt stand H5324 upon a rock:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:2 - And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and present H5324 thyself there to me in the top of the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:27 - So they gat up from the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, on every side: and Dathan and Abiram came out, and stood H5324 in the door of their tents, and their wives, and their sons, and their little children.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:23 - And the ass saw the angel of the LORD standing H5324 in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and the ass turned aside out of the way, and went into the field: and Balaam smote the ass, to turn her into the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:31 - Then the LORD opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing H5324 in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed down his head, and fell flat on his face.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:34 - And Balaam said unto the angel of the LORD, I have sinned; for I knew not that thou stoodest H5324 in the way against me: now therefore, if it displease thee, I will get me back again.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:6 - And he returned unto him, and, lo, he stood H5324 by his burnt sacrifice, he, and all the princes of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:17 - And when he came to him, behold, he stood H5324 by his burnt offering, and the princes of Moab with him. And Balak said unto him, What hath the LORD spoken?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:10 - Ye stand H5324 this day all of you before the LORD your God; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, with all the men of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:8 - When the most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set H5324 the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:26 - And Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the LORD, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: he shall lay the foundation thereof in his firstborn, and in his youngest son shall he set up H5324 the gates of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - And all the men of Shechem gathered together, and all the house of Millo, and went, and made Abimelech king, by the plain of the pillar H5324 that was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:16 - And the six hundred men appointed with their weapons of war, which were of the children of Dan, stood H5324 by the entering of the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:17 - And the five men that went to spy out the land went up, and came in thither, and took the graven image, and the ephod, and the teraphim, and the molten image: and the priest stood H5324 in the entering of the gate with the six hundred men that were appointed with weapons of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:5 - Then said Boaz unto his servant that was set H5324 over the reapers, Whose damsel is this?
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:6 - And the servant that was set H5324 over the reapers answered and said, It is the Moabitish damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:26 - And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood H5324 by thee here, praying unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:20 - And about the time of her death the women that stood H5324 by her said unto her, Fear not; for thou hast born a son. But she answered not, neither did she regard it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:21 - Yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the coulters, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to sharpen H5324 the goads.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:12 - And when Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning, it was told Samuel, saying, Saul came to Carmel, and, behold, he set him up H5324 a place, and is gone about, and passed on, and gone down to Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:20 - And Saul sent messengers to take David: and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as appointed H5324 over them, the Spirit of God was upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:6 - When Saul heard that David was discovered, and the men that were with him, (now Saul abode in Gibeah under a tree in Ramah, having his spear in his hand, and all his servants were standing H5324 about him;)
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:7 - Then Saul said unto his servants that stood H5324 about him, Hear now, ye Benjamites; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, and make you all captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:9 - Then answered Doeg the Edomite, which was set H5324 over the servants of Saul, and said, I saw the son of Jesse coming to Nob, to Ahimelech the son of Ahitub.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:17 - And the king said unto the footmen that stood H5324 about him, Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, and did not shew it to me. But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:31 - Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood H5324 by with their clothes rent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:17 - And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and laid H5324 a very great heap of stones upon him: and all Israel fled every one to his tent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:18 - Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up H5324 for himself a pillar, which is in the king's dale: for he said, I have no son to keep my name in remembrance: and he called the pillar after his own name: and it is called unto this day, Absalom's place.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:5 - And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: H5324 and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:7 - And Solomon had twelve officers H5324 over all Israel, which provided victuals for the king and his household: each man his month in a year made provision.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - And those officers H5324 provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:16 - Beside the chief of Solomon's officers H5324 which were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, which ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

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