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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.

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:2 - When he raised his eyes and looked, behold, three men were standing H5324 opposite him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed down to the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:28 - But Abraham set H5324 seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:29 - Then Abimelech said to Abraham, “What do these seven ewe lambs mean, which you have set H5324 by themselves?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:13 - “Behold, I am standing H5324 by the [fn]spring, and the daughters of the men of the city are coming out to draw water;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:43 - behold, I am standing H5324 by the [fn]spring, and may it be that the [fn]young unmarried woman who comes out to draw water, and to whom I say, “Please let me drink a little water from your jar”;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:12 - And he had a dream, and behold, a ladder was set H5324 up H5324 on the earth with its top reaching to heaven; and behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:13 - Then behold, the LORD was standing H5324 [fn]above it and said, “I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give to you and to your [fn]descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:20 - Then he erected H5324 there an altar and called it [fn]El-Elohe-Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:14 - So Jacob set H5324 up H5324 a memorial stone in the place where He had spoken with him, a memorial of stone, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:20 - And Jacob set H5324 up H5324 a memorial stone over her grave; that is the memorial stone of Rachel’s grave to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf stood up and also remained H5324 standing H5324; and behold, your sheaves gathered around and bowed down to my sheaf.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:1 -

Then Joseph could not control himself in front of everyone standing H5324 before him, and he shouted, “Have everyone leave me!” So there [fn]was no one with him when Joseph made himself known to his brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:20 - When they left Pharaoh’s presence, they met Moses and Aaron as they were [fn]waiting H5324 for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:15 - “Go to Pharaoh in the morning [fn]just as he is going out to the water, and position H5324 yourself to meet him on the bank of the Nile; and you shall take in your hand the staff that was turned into a serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 -

“At the blast of Your nostrils the waters were piled up,

The flowing waters stood H5324 up H5324 like a heap;

The depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - So Moses said to Joshua, “Choose men for us and go out, fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will station H5324 myself on the top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:14 - Now when Moses’ father-in-law saw all that he was doing for the people, he said, “What is this thing that you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit as judge and all the people stand H5324 before you from morning until evening?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:8 - And it came about, whenever Moses went out to the tent, that all the people would arise and stand H5324, each at the entrance of his tent, and gaze after Moses until he entered the tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:21 - Then the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place [fn]by Me, and you shall stand H5324 there on the rock;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:2 - “So be ready by morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and [fn]present H5324 yourself there to Me on the top of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:27 - So they moved away from the areas around the [fn]tents of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram; and Dathan and Abiram came out and stood H5324 at the entrances of their tents, along with their wives, their sons, and their little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:23 - When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing H5324 in the road with his sword drawn in his hand, the donkey turned off from the road and went into the field; and Balaam struck the donkey to guide her back onto the road.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:31 -

Then the LORD opened Balaam’s eyes, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing H5324 in the way with his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed [fn]all the way to the ground.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:34 - So Balaam said to the angel of the LORD, “I have sinned, for I did not know that you were standing H5324 in the way against me. Now then, if it is displeasing to you, I will turn back.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:6 - So he returned to him, and behold, he was standing H5324 beside his burnt offering, he and all the leaders of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:17 - So he came to him, and behold, he was standing H5324 beside his burnt offering, and the leaders of Moab with him. And Balak said to him, “What has the LORD spoken?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:10 -

“You stand H5324 today, all of you, before the LORD your God: your heads, your tribes, your elders and your officers, that is, all the men of Israel,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:8 -

“When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance,

When He separated the sons of [fn]mankind,

He set H5324 the boundaries of the peoples

According to the number of the [fn]sons of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:26 -

Then Joshua made them take an oath at that time, saying, “Cursed before the LORD is the man who rises up and builds this city Jericho; with the loss of his firstborn he will lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son he will set H5324 up H5324 its gates.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - All the [fn]leaders of Shechem and all [fn]Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the [fn]oak of the memorial stone which was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:16 - Meanwhile, the six hundred men armed with their weapons of war, who were of the sons of Dan, were positioned H5324 at the entrance of the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:17 - Now the five men who went to spy out the land went up and entered there; they took the carved image, the ephod, the [fn]household idols, and the cast metal image, while the priest was standing H5324 at the entrance of the gate with the six hundred men armed with weapons of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:5 - Then Boaz said to his servant who was H5324 [fn]in H5324 charge H5324 of the reapers, “Whose young woman is this?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:6 - And the servant [fn]in H5324 charge H5324 of the reapers replied, “She is the young Moabite woman who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:26 - And she said, “Pardon me, my lord! As your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman who stood H5324 here beside you, praying to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:20 - And about the time of her death the women who were standing H5324 by her said to her, “Do not be afraid, for you have given birth to a son.” But she did not answer or pay attention.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:21 - The charge was [fn]two-thirds of a shekel for the plowshares, the mattocks, the forks, and the axes, and to fix H5324 the [fn]cattle goads.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:12 - Samuel got up early in the morning to meet Saul; and it was reported to Samuel, saying, “Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set H5324 up H5324 a monument for himself, then turned and proceeded on [fn]down to Gilgal.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:20 - Then Saul sent messengers to take David, but when they saw the company of prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing and presiding H5324 over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul; and they also prophesied.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:6 -

Then Saul heard that David and the men who were with him had been discovered. Now Saul was in Gibeah, sitting under the tamarisk tree on the height with his spear in his hand, and all his servants were standing H5324 in front of him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:7 - Saul said to his servants who were standing H5324 in front of him, “Hear now, you Benjaminites! Will the son of Jesse really give all of you fields and vineyards? Will he make you all commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:9 - Then Doeg the Edomite, who was [fn]standing H5324 in front of the servants of Saul, responded 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 to the [fn]guards who were attending H5324 him, “Turn around and put the priests of the LORD to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not [fn]inform me.” But the servants of the king were unwilling to reach out with their hands to [fn]attack the priests of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:31 - Then the king stood up, tore his clothes, and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing H5324 by with clothes torn.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:17 - And they took Absalom and threw him into [fn]a deep pit in the forest, and erected H5324 over him a very large pile of stones. And all Israel fled, each to his own tent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:18 - Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set H5324 up H5324 for himself a memorial stone, which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son to [fn]continue my name.” So he named the memorial stone after his own name, and it is called Absalom’s Monument to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:5 - and Azariah the son of Nathan was over the deputies H5324; and Zabud the son of Nathan, a priest, was the king’s confidant;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:7 -

Solomon had twelve deputies H5324 over all Israel, who provided food for the king and his household; each deputy had to provide food for a month in the year.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - And those deputies H5324 provided food for King Solomon and all who came to King Solomon’s table, each in his month; they allowed nothing to be lacking.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:16 - besides Solomon’s 3,300 chief deputies H5324 who were in charge of the [fn]project and ruled over the people who were doing the work.

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