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Lexicon :: Strong's H5337 - nāṣal

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Strong’s Definitions

נָצַל nâtsal, naw-tsal'; a primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense:—× at all, defend, deliver (self), escape, × without fail, part, pluck, preserve, recover, rescue, rid, save, spoil, strip, × surely, take (out).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 213x

The KJV translates Strong's H5337 in the following manner: deliver (179x), recover (5x), rid (3x), escape (2x), rescue (2x), spoil (2x), at all (2x), take out (2x), miscellaneous (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 213x
The KJV translates Strong's H5337 in the following manner: deliver (179x), recover (5x), rid (3x), escape (2x), rescue (2x), spoil (2x), at all (2x), take out (2x), miscellaneous (16x).
  1. to snatch away, deliver, rescue, save, strip, plunder

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to tear oneself away, deliver oneself

      2. to be torn out or away, be delivered

    2. (Piel)

      1. to strip off, spoil

      2. to deliver

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to take away, snatch away

      2. to rescue, recover

      3. to deliver (from enemies or troubles or death)

      4. to deliver from sin and guilt

    4. (Hophal) to be plucked out

    5. (Hithpael) to strip oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָצַל nâtsal, naw-tsal'; a primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense:—× at all, defend, deliver (self), escape, × without fail, part, pluck, preserve, recover, rescue, rid, save, spoil, strip, × surely, take (out).
STRONGS H5337: Abbreviations
[נָצַל] 212 verb not in Qal; Pi. strip, plunder; Niph. deliver oneself, be delivered;
Hiph. snatch away, deliver (Ecclus Hiph. Participle מצלת delivering Ecclesiasticus 40:24b (Levi conjectures יציל Ecclesiasticus 40:24a); Late Hebrew Hiph. = Biblical Hebrew; Biblical Aramaic Haph. id.; Syriac bdb066404 pour out; Arabic bdb066405 intransitive tincturam exuit emisitque barba, ex cuspide excidit sagitta, etc., Kam Frey; Ethiopic III. bdb066406 evulsum or abruptum excidere e suo loco, Di698); —
Niph. Perfect1st person plural נִצַּלְנוּ Jeremiah 7:10; Imperfect יִנָּצֵל Deuteronomy 23:16 [Deuteronomy 23:15], + 1st person singular אִנָָּֽצְלָה Psalm 69:15 [Psalm 69:14], + 8 times Imperfect; Infinitive הַנָּצֵל Isaiah 20:6 + 3 times
1. reflexive tear oneself away, deliver oneself: absolute Proverbs 6:3; Ezekiel 14:16, Ezekiel 14:18; 2 Kings 19:11 = Isaiah 37:11; with מִיַּד Proverbs 6:5; מֵעִ ֗֗֗ אֶל escape from-unto Deuteronomy 23:16 [Deuteronomy 23:15].
2. passive, be torn, out or away הָאֲרִי מִפִּי Amos 3:12; be delivered, absolute Genesis 32:31 [Genesis 32:30]; Jeremiah 7:10; Psalm 33:16; Micah 4:10 מִפְּנֵי Isaiah 20:6; מִכַּף Habakkuk 2:9; מִן Psalm 69:15 [Psalm 69:14].
Pi. Perfect 2nd person masculine plural נִצַּלְתֶּם Exodus 3:22; Imperfect יְנַצֵּל Ezekiel 14:14 + 2 times; —
1. strip of, spoil, absolute 2 Chronicles 20:25; with accusative of person Exodus 3:22; Exodus 12:36 (J).
2. deliver, with accusative נַפְשָׁם Ezekiel 14:14.
Hiph.190 Perfect הִצִּיל Exodus 12:27; 2nd person masculine singular הִצַּ֫לְתָּ Exodus 5:23 + 50 times Perfect; Imperfect יַּצִּיל 2 Kings 17:39; יַצֵּל Genesis 31:9 + 63 times Imperfect; Imperative הַצֵּל Proverbs 24:11; הַצִּ֫ילָה Psalm 22:21 [Psalm 22:20]; suffix הַצִּילֵנִי Genesis 32:12 [Genesis 32:11] + 24 times Imperative; Infinitive absolute הַצֵּל 2 Kings 18:30 + 4 times; construct הַצִּיל Genesis 37:22 + 23 times Infinitive; Participle מַצִּיל Deuteronomy 32:39 + 16 times Participle —
† 1. take away, snatch away, e.g. property Genesis 31:9, Genesis 31:10 (E) Hosea 2:11 [Hosea 2:9], prey from the mouth of animals 1 Samuel 17:35; Amos 3:12; Ezekiel 34:10, words of י׳ from the mouth Psalm 119:43; וְאֵין מַצִּיל בֵּינֵיהֶם 2 Samuel 14:6 and there was none to tear them apart (two fighting); עֵינֵנוּ וְהִצִּיל 2 Samuel 20:6 and take away our eye (elude our sight, Ges; Ew We after Greek Version of the LXX cast shadow over our eye, denominative from צֵל Bö Th after Syriac Version tear away our eye, harm us irretrievably, see Dr1 S 26, 2; HPS escape from us [מִמֶּנּוּ, as LXX of Lucian (Lag.)], compare Bu [וְנִצַּל]).
† 2. rescue, recover, e.g. cities Judges 11:26; wives and property 1 Samuel 30:8, 1 Samuel 30:18, 1 Samuel 30:22.
3. deliver from:
a. enemies and troubles, absolute 1 Samuel 12:21; Proverbs 19:19; Isaiah 50:2; Jeremiah 39:17; אֵין מַצִּיל Judges 18:28; Job 5:4; Job 10:7; Psalm 7:3 [Psalm 7:2]; Psalm 50:22; Psalm 71:11; Isaiah 5:29; Isaiah 42:22; Isaiah 43:13; Daniel 8:47 Daniel 8:4; Daniel 8:7; Hosea 5:14; Micah 5:7 [Micah 5:8]; with accusative Genesis 18:8 (E), Exodus 5:23; Exodus 12:27 (J), Deuteronomy 23:15 + 39 times; הַצִּיל נַפְשׁוֺ Isaiah 44:20; Isaiah 47:14; Ezekiel 3:19, Ezekiel 3:21; Ezekiel 14:20; Ezekiel 33:19; with מִן from Micah 5:6 + 25 times; מִיַּד from the hand or power of Genesis 32:12 [Genesis 32:11]; Exodus 2:19 (J) + 57 times; מִתַּחַת יַד Exodus 18:10 (E); מִכַּף 2 Samuel 14:16; 2 Samuel 19:10 [2 Samuel 19:10]; 2 Samuel 22:1 = Psalm 18:1, 2 Kings 20:6 = Isaiah 38:6; 2 Chronicles 32:11; Ezra 8:31.
† b. from death Proverbs 11:16; Proverbs 12:6; מִמּוֺת Joshua 2:13 (J), Psalm 33:19; Psalm 56:14 [Psalm 56:13]; Proverbs 10:12 = Proverbs 11:4; מִשְּׁאוֺל Psalm 86:13; Proverbs 23:14.
† 4. deliver from sin and guilt (in late writings), מִכָּלמְּֿשָׁעַי Psalm 39:9 [Psalm 39:8] from all my trangression; מִדָּמִים Psalm 51:6 from bloodguiltiness; הַצִּילֵנוּ וְכַמֵּר עַלחַֿטּאֹתֵינוּ Psalm 79:9 deliver us and cover over all our sins; probably also כְּאִמְרָֽתְךָ הַצִּילֵנִי Psalm 119:170.
Hoph. Participle מֻצּל; — כְּאוּד מֻצָּל מִשְּׂרֵטָה Amos 4:11 as a brand plucked out of the burning; מֵאֵשׁ Zechariah 3:2 from the fire.
Hithp. וַיִּתְנַצְּלוּ אֶתעֶֿדְיָם Exodus 33:6 (E) and they stripped themselves of their ornaments.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5338.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:8; 31:9; 31:9; 31:10; 32:11; 32:11; 32:30; 37:22


2:19; 3:22; 3:22; 5:23; 5:23; 12:27; 12:27; 12:36; 18:10; 33:6


23:15; 23:15; 23:15; 23:16; 32:39




11:26; 18:28

1 Samuel

12:21; 17:35; 30:8; 30:18; 30:22

2 Samuel

14:6; 14:16; 19:10; 20:6; 22:1

2 Kings

17:39; 18:30; 19:11; 20:6

2 Chronicles

20:25; 32:11




5:4; 10:7


7:2; 18:1; 22:20; 33:16; 33:19; 39:8; 50:22; 51:6; 56:13; 69:14; 69:14; 71:11; 79:9; 86:13; 119:43; 119:170


6:3; 6:5; 10:12; 11:4; 11:16; 12:6; 19:19; 23:14; 24:11


5:29; 20:6; 20:6; 37:11; 38:6; 42:22; 43:13; 44:20; 47:14; 50:2


7:10; 7:10; 39:17


3:19; 3:21; 14:14; 14:14; 14:16; 14:18; 14:20; 33:19; 34:10


8:4; 8:7


2:9; 5:14


3:12; 3:12; 4:11


4:10; 5:6; 5:8





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5337 matches the Hebrew נָצַל (nāṣal),
which occurs 213 times in 194 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 31:9–2Sa 14:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:9 - Thus God has taken away the cattle of your father, and given them to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:16 - For all the riches which God has taken away from our father, that is ours and our children's. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:11 - Please deliver me from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esav: for I fear him, lest he come and strike me, and the mothers with the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:30 - Ya`akov called the name of the place Peni'el: for, he said, "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:21 - Re'uven heard it, and delivered him out of their hand, and said, "Let's not take his life."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:22 - Re'uven said to them, "Shed no blood. Throw him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but lay no hand on him" - that he might deliver him out of their hand, to restore him to his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:19 - They said, "A Mitzrian delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and moreover he drew water for us, and watered the flock."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:8 - I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Mitzrim, and to bring them up out of that land to a good and large land, to a land flowing with milk and honey; to the place of the Kana`ani, the Hittite, the Amori, the Perizzi, the Hivvi, and the Yevusi.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:22 - But every woman shall ask of her neighbor, and of her who visits her house, jewels of silver, jewels of gold, and clothing; and you shall put them on your sons, and on your daughters. You shall despoil the Mitzrim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:23 - For since I came to Par`oh to speak in your name, he has brought trouble on this people; neither have you delivered your people at all."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - Therefore tell the children of Yisra'el, 'I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Mitzrim, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm, and with great judgments:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:27 - that you shall say, 'It is the sacrifice of the LORD's Pesach, who passed over the houses of the children of Yisra'el in Mitzrayim, when he struck the Mitzrim, and spared our houses.'" The people bowed their heads and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:36 - The LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Mitzrim, so that they let them have what they asked. They despoiled the Mitzrim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:4 - The name of the other was Eli`ezer, for he said, "My father's God was my help and delivered me from Par`oh's sword."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:8 - Moshe told his father-in-law all that the LORD had done to Par`oh and to the Mitzrim for Yisra'el's sake, all the hardships that had come on them on the way, and how the LORD delivered them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:9 - Yitro rejoiced for all the goodness which the LORD had done to Yisra'el, in that he had delivered them out of the hand of the Mitzrim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:10 - Yitro said, "Blessed be the LORD, who has delivered you out of the hand of the Mitzrim, and out of the hand of Par`oh; who has delivered the people from under the hand of the Mitzrim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:6 - The children of Yisra'el stripped themselves of their jewelry from Mount Horev onward.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - and the congregation shall deliver the manslayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge, where he was fled: and he shall dwell therein until the death of the Kohen Gadol, who was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:14 - for the LORD your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you, and to give up your enemies before you; therefore shall your camp be holy, that he may not see an unclean thing in you, and turn away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:15 - You shall not deliver to his master a servant who is escaped from his master to you:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:11 - When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draws near to deliver her husband out of the hand of him who strikes him, and puts forth her hand, and takes him by the secrets;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:39 - See now that I, even I, am he, There is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal; There is none who can deliver out of my hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - and that you will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brothers, and my sisters, and all that they have, and will deliver our lives from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:26 - So did he to them, and delivered them out of the hand of the children of Yisra'el, that they didn't kill them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:31 - Pinechas the son of El`azar the Kohen said to the children of Re'uven, and to the children of Gad, and to the children of Menashsheh, This day we know that the LORD is in the midst of us, because you have not committed this trespass against the LORD: now have you delivered the children of Yisra'el out of the hand of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:10 - but I would not listen to Bil`am; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:9 - and I delivered you out of the hand of the Mitzrim, and out of the hand of all who oppressed you, and drove them out from before you, and gave you their land;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:34 - The children of Yisra'el didn't remember the LORD their God, who had delivered them out of the hand of all their enemies on every side;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:17 - (for my father fought for you, and adventured his life, and delivered you out of the hand of Midyan:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:15 - The children of Yisra'el said to the LORD, We have sinned: do you to us whatever seems good to you; only deliver us, we pray you, this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:26 - While Yisra'el lived in Heshbon and its towns, and in `Aro`er and its towns, and in all the cities that are along by the side of the Arnon, three hundred years; why didn't you recover them within that time?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:28 - There was no deliverer, because it was far from Tzidon, and they had no dealings with any man; and it was in the valley that lies by Beit-Rechov. They built the city, and lived therein.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:8 - Woe to us! who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty gods? these are the gods that struck the Mitzrim with all manner of plagues in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:3 - Shemu'el spoke to all the house of Yisra'el, saying, If you do return to the LORD with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the `Ashtarot from among you, and direct your hearts to the LORD, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Pelishtim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:14 - The cities which the Pelishtim had taken from Yisra'el were restored to Yisra'el, from `Ekron even to Gat; and the border of it did Yisra'el deliver out of the hand of the Pelishtim. There was shalom between Yisra'el and the Amori.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:18 - and he said to the children of Yisra'el, Thus says the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, I brought up Yisra'el out of Mitzrayim, and I delivered you out of the hand of the Mitzrim, and out of the hand of all the kingdoms that oppressed you:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:10 - They cried to the LORD, and said, We have sinned, because we have forsaken the LORD, and have served the Ba`alim and the `Ashtarot: but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:11 - The LORD sent Yerubba`al, and Bedan, and Yiftach, and Shemu'el, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side; and you lived in safety.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:21 - and don't turn aside; for then would you go after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - He did valiantly, and struck the `Amaleki, and delivered Yisra'el out of the hands of those who despoiled them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:35 - I went out after him, and struck him, and delivered it out of his mouth; and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard, and struck him, and killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:37 - David said, the LORD who delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Pelishti. Sha'ul said to David, Go, and the LORD shall be with you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:24 - Behold, as your life was much set by this day in my eyes, so let my life be much set by in the eyes of the LORD, and let him deliver me out of all oppression.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:8 - David inquired of the LORD, saying, If I pursue after this troop, shall I overtake them? He answered him, Pursue; for you shall surely overtake them, and shall without fail recover all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:18 - David recovered all that the `Amaleki had taken; and David rescued his two wives.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:22 - Then answered all the wicked men and base fellows, of those who went with David, and said, Because they didn't go with us, we will not give them anything of the spoil that we have recovered, except to every man his wife and his children, that he may lead them away, and depart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:7 - Natan said to David, "You are the man. This is what the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, says: 'I anointed you king over Yisra'el, and I delivered you out of the hand of Sha'ul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:6 - Your handmaid had two sons, and they two strove together in the field, and there was none to part them, but the one struck the other, and killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:16 - For the king will hear, to deliver his servant out of the hand of the man who would destroy me and my son together out of the inheritance of God.

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