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Lexicon :: Strong's H5324 - nāṣaḇ

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TWOT Reference: 1398

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 - When he lifted up 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 himself to the earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:28 - Then Abraham set H5324 seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:29 - 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 maiden who comes out to draw, and to whom I say, “Please let me drink a little water from your jar”;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:12 - He had a dream, and behold, a ladder was set 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 - And behold, the LORD stood 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 it 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 - Jacob set H5324 up a pillar in the place where He had spoken with him, a pillar of stone, and he poured out a drink offering on it; he also poured oil on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:20 - Jacob set H5324 up a pillar over her grave; that is the pillar of Rachel’s grave to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf rose up and also stood H5324 erect; H5324 and behold, your sheaves gathered around and bowed down to my sheaf.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:1 - Then Joseph could not control himself before all those who stood H5324 by him, and he cried, “Have everyone go out from me.” So there [fn]was no man 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]as he is going out to the water, and station H5324 yourself H5324 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 like a heap;
The deeps 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 H5324 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 about 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 H5324 there to Me on the top of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:27 - So they got back from around the dwellings of Korah, Dathan and Abiram; and Dathan and Abiram came out and stood H5324 at the doorway of their tents, along with their wives and their sons and their little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:23 - When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD standing H5324 in the way with his drawn sword in his hand, the donkey turned off from the way and went into the field; but Balaam struck the donkey to turn her back 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 with his drawn sword in his hand; and he bowed [fn]all the way to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:34 - 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 - 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 chiefs, your tribes, your elders and your officers, even 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]man,
He set H5324 the boundaries of the peoples
According to the number of the 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 shall lay its foundation, and with the loss of his youngest son he shall set H5324 up its gates.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - All the men of Shechem and all [fn]Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made Abimelech king, by the [fn]oak of the pillar H5324 which was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:16 - The six hundred men armed with their weapons of war, who were of the sons of Dan, stood H5324 by 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, and took the graven image and the ephod and [fn]household idols and the molten image, while the priest stood H5324 by 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 [fn]in charge H5324 of the reapers, “Whose young woman is this?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:6 - The servant [fn]in 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 - She said, “Oh, 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 stood 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 hoes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:12 - Samuel rose early in the morning to meet Saul; and it was told Samuel, saying, “Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set H5324 up 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 the 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 sitting in Gibeah, under the tamarisk tree on the height with his spear in his hand, and all his servants were standing H5324 around him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:7 - Saul said to his servants who stood H5324 around him, “Hear now, O Benjamites! Will the son of Jesse also give to 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 by the servants of Saul, 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]reveal it to me.” But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to [fn]attack the priests of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:31 - Then the king arose, tore his clothes and lay on the ground; and all his servants were standing H5324 by with clothes torn.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:17 - They took Absalom and cast him into [fn]a deep pit in the forest and erected H5324 over him a very great heap of stones. And all Israel fled, each to his tent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:18 - Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and set H5324 up for himself a pillar which is in the King’s Valley, for he said, “I have no son [fn]to preserve my name.” So he named the pillar 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 friend;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:7 - Solomon had twelve deputies H5324 over all Israel, who [fn]provided for the king and his household; each man had to [fn]provide for a month in the year.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - Those deputies H5324 [fn]provided for King Solomon and all who came to King Solomon’s table, each in his month; they left nothing lacking.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:16 - besides Solomon’s 3,300 chief deputies H5324 who were over the [fn]project and who ruled over the people who were doing the work.

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