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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 H5337 away H5337 your father’s livestock and given them to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:16 - “Surely all the wealth which God has taken H5337 away H5337 from our father belongs to us and our children; now then, do whatever God has said to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:11 - “Deliver H5337 me, I pray, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and [fn]attack me and the mothers with the children.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:30 - So Jacob named the place [fn]Peniel, for he said, “I have seen God face to face, yet my [fn]life has been preserved.” H5337
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:21 - But Reuben heard this and rescued H5337 him out of their hands and said, “Let us not [fn]take his life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:22 - Reuben further said to them, “Shed no blood. Throw him into this pit that is in the wilderness, but do not lay hands on him”—that he might rescue H5337 him out of their hands, to restore him to his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:19 - So they said, “An Egyptian delivered H5337 us from the hand of the shepherds, and what is more, he even drew the water for us and watered the flock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:8 - “So I have come down to deliver H5337 them from the [fn]power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite and the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:22 - “But every woman shall ask of her neighbor and the woman who lives in her house, articles of silver and articles of gold, and clothing; and you will put them on your sons and daughters. Thus you will plunder H5337 the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:23 - “Ever since I came to Pharaoh to speak in Your name, he has done harm to this people, and You have not delivered H5337 Your people at all.” H5337
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - “Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, ‘I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver H5337 you from their bondage. I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:27 - you shall say, ‘It is a Passover sacrifice to the LORD [fn]who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when He smote the Egyptians, but [fn]spared H5337 our homes.’” And the people bowed low and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:36 - and the LORD had given the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they let them have their request. Thus they plundered H5337 the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:4 - [fn]The other was named [fn]Eliezer, for he said, “The God of my father was my help, and delivered H5337 me from the sword of Pharaoh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:8 - Moses told his father-in-law all that the LORD had done to Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel’s sake, all the hardship that had befallen them on the journey, and how the LORD had delivered H5337 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:9 - Jethro rejoiced over all the goodness which the LORD had done to Israel, [fn]in delivering H5337 [fn]them from the hand of the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:10 - So Jethro said, “Blessed be the LORD who delivered H5337 you from the hand of the Egyptians and from the hand of Pharaoh, and who delivered H5337 the people from under the hand of the Egyptians.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:6 - So the sons of Israel stripped H5337 themselves of their ornaments, from Mount Horeb onward.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:25 - ‘The congregation shall deliver H5337 the manslayer from the hand of the blood avenger, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge to which he fled; and he shall live in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:14 - “Since the LORD your God walks in the midst of your camp to deliver H5337 you and to [fn]defeat your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be holy; and He must not see [fn]anything indecent among you [fn]or He will turn away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:15 - “You shall not hand over to his master a slave who has [fn]escaped H5337 from his master to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:11 - “If two men, a man and his [fn]countryman, are struggling together, and the wife of one comes near to deliver H5337 her husband from the hand of the one who is striking him, and puts out her hand and seizes his genitals,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:39 - ‘See now that I, I am He,
And there is no god besides Me;
It is I who put to death and give life.
I have wounded and it is I who heal,
And there is no one who can deliver H5337 from My hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - and [fn]spare my father and my mother and my brothers and my sisters, with all who belong to them, and deliver H5337 our [fn]lives from death.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:26 - Thus he did to them, and delivered H5337 them from the hands of the sons of Israel, and they did not kill them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:31 - And Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest said to the sons of Reuben and to the sons of Gad and to the sons of Manasseh, “Today we know that the LORD is in our midst, because you have not committed this unfaithful act against the LORD; now you have delivered H5337 the sons of Israel from the hand of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:10 - ‘But I was not willing to listen to Balaam. So he had to bless you, and I delivered H5337 you from his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:9 - ‘I delivered H5337 you from the hands of the Egyptians and from the hands of all your oppressors, and dispossessed them before you and gave you their land,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:34 - Thus the sons of Israel did not remember the LORD their God, who had delivered H5337 them from the hands of all their enemies on every side;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:17 - for my father fought for you and [fn]risked his life and delivered H5337 you from the hand of Midian;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:15 - The sons of Israel said to the LORD, “We have sinned, do to us whatever seems good to You; only please deliver H5337 us this day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:26 - ‘While Israel lived in Heshbon and its villages, and in Aroer and its villages, and in all the cities that are on the banks of the Arnon, three hundred years, why did you not recover H5337 them within that time?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:28 - And there was no one to deliver H5337 them, because it was far from Sidon and they had no dealings with anyone, and it was in the valley which is near Beth-rehob. And they rebuilt the city and lived in it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:8 - “Woe to us! Who shall deliver H5337 us from the hand of these mighty gods? These are the gods who smote the Egyptians with all kinds of plagues in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:3 - Then Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, “If you return to the LORD with all your heart, remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your hearts to the LORD and serve Him alone; and He will deliver H5337 you from the hand of the Philistines.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:14 - The cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even to Gath; and Israel delivered H5337 their territory from the hand of the Philistines. So there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:18 - and he said to the sons of Israel, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘I brought Israel up from Egypt, and I delivered H5337 you from the hand of the Egyptians and from the [fn]power of all the kingdoms that were oppressing you.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:10 - “They cried out to the LORD and said, ‘We have sinned because we have forsaken the LORD and have served the Baals and the Ashtaroth; but now deliver H5337 us from the hands of our enemies, and we will serve You.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:11 - “Then the LORD sent Jerubbaal and [fn]Bedan and Jephthah and Samuel, and delivered H5337 you from the hands of your enemies all around, so that you lived in security.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:21 - “You must not turn aside, for then you would go after futile things which can not profit or deliver, H5337 because they are futile.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - He acted valiantly and [fn]defeated the Amalekites, and delivered H5337 Israel from the hands of [fn]those who plundered them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:35 - I went out after him and [fn]attacked him, and rescued H5337 it from his mouth; and when he rose up against me, I seized him by his beard and [fn]struck him and killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:37 - And David said, “The LORD who delivered H5337 me from the paw of the lion and from the paw of the bear, He will deliver H5337 me from the hand of this Philistine.” And Saul said to David, “Go, and may the LORD be with you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:24 - “Now behold, as your life was highly valued in my sight this day, so may my life be highly valued in the sight of the LORD, and may He deliver H5337 me from all distress.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:8 - David inquired of the LORD, saying, “Shall I pursue this band? Shall I overtake them?” And He said to him, “Pursue, for you will surely overtake them, and you will surely H5337 rescue H5337 all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:18 - So David recovered H5337 all that the Amalekites had taken, and [fn]rescued H5337 his two wives.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:22 - Then all the wicked and worthless men among those who went with David said, “Because they did not go with [fn]us, we will not give them any of the spoil that we have recovered, H5337 except to every man his wife and his children, that they may lead them away and depart.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:7 - Nathan then said to David, “You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel, ‘It is I who anointed you king over Israel and it is I who delivered you from the hand of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:6 - “Your maidservant had two sons, but the two of them struggled together in the field, and there was no [fn]one to separate H5337 them, so one struck the other and killed him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:16 - ‘For the king will hear [fn]and deliver H5337 his maidservant from the [fn]hand of the man who would destroy [fn]both me and my son from the inheritance of God.’

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