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Lexicon :: Strong's H5344 - nāqaḇ

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נָקַב
Transliteration
nāqaḇ
Pronunciation
naw-kab'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1409

Strong’s Definitions

נָקַב nâqab, naw-kab'; a primitive root; to puncture, literally (to perforate, with more or less violence) or figuratively (to specify, designate, libel):—appoint, blaspheme, bore, curse, express, with holes, name, pierce, strike through.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H5344 in the following manner: curse (6x), expressed (6x), blaspheme (3x), bore (2x), name (2x), pierce (2x), Appoint (1x), holes (1x), pierce through (1x), strike through (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H5344 in the following manner: curse (6x), expressed (6x), blaspheme (3x), bore (2x), name (2x), pierce (2x), Appoint (1x), holes (1x), pierce through (1x), strike through (1x).
  1. to pierce, perforate, bore, appoint

    1. (Qal)

      1. to pierce, bore

      2. to prick off, designate

    2. (Niphal) to be pricked off, be designated, be specified

  2. (Qal) to curse, blaspheme

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָקַב nâqab, naw-kab'; a primitive root; to puncture, literally (to perforate, with more or less violence) or figuratively (to specify, designate, libel):—appoint, blaspheme, bore, curse, express, with holes, name, pierce, strike through.
STRONGS H5344:
† I. [נָקַב] verb pierce (Late Hebrew id.; SI1.1.4 הנקבה the piercing, boring through; Aramaic נְקַב, bdb066602 id; נֶקְכָּא hole, etc.; Sinaitic proper name, masculine נקבו Eut 441, 2, נקיבו Eut99, 2; 153, 2 (Lzb325. 326 Cook33); Assyrian naḳbu, depth, spring of water; Arabic bdb066603 perforate, pierce, scrutinize, etc.,bdb066604 sagacity, etc.; bdb066605 leader, chief (one who scrutinizes)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular suffix נְקָבָהּ 2 Kings 18:21; Isaiah 36:6; 2nd person masculine singular נָקַבְתָּ; Habakkuk 3:14; Imperfect יִנְקָבֿ Job 40:24, וַיִּקֹּב 2 Kings 12:10; suffix יִקָּבֶ֑נּוּ Isaiah 62:2; 2nd person masculine singular תִּקֹּב Job 40:26; Imperative masculine singular נָקְבָה Genesis 30:28; Passive participle נָקוּב Haggai 1:6; plural construct נְקֻבֵי; Amos 6:1; —
1. pierce, bore with accusative 2 Kings 18:21 = Isaiah 36:6; Habakkuk 3:14 (all in figure), Job 40:24; Job 40:26 [Job 41:2]; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb + ב, וַיִּקֹּב חֹר בְּרַלְתּוֺ 2 Kings 12:10 and he bored a hole in its lid; צְרוֺר נָקוּב Haggai 1:8 a bag pierced, i.e. with a hole in it.
2. prick off, designate, wages Genesis 30:28 (J), name Isaiah 62:2 (י׳ subject; compare Niph.); passive participle noted, distinguished Amos 6:1.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person plural in phrase (אֲשֶׁר) נִקְּבוּ בְשֵׁמוֺת who were pricked off, designated, by name Numbers 1:17; 1 Chronicles 12:32 (1 Chronicles 12:31 van d. H.), 1 Chronicles 16:41; 2 Chronicles 28:3; 31:19, compare Ezra 8:20.

† II. [נָקַב] verb curse (perhaps akin to I. נקב perhaps secondary formative from קָבַב, which see for forms יִקֹּב, קֹב, etc.); —
Qal Infinitive suffix נָקְבוֺ שֵׁם Leviticus 24:16; Participle נֹקֵב שֵׁם י׳ Leviticus 24:16 (on text see Di, GeiUrschrift 274 DalmanAdonai 44 f.).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

30:28; 30:28

Leviticus

24:16; 24:16

Numbers

1:17

2 Kings

12:10; 12:10; 18:21; 18:21

1 Chronicles

12:31; 12:32; 16:41

2 Chronicles

28:3; 31:19

Ezra

8:20

Job

40:24; 40:24; 41:2

Isaiah

36:6; 36:6; 62:2; 62:2

Amos

6:1; 6:1

Habakkuk

3:14; 3:14

Haggai

1:6; 1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5344 matches the Hebrew נָקַב (nāqaḇ),
which occurs 24 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:28 - He [fn]continued, “Name H5344 me your wages, and I will give them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:11 - And the son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name and cursed. So they brought him to Moses. (Now his mother’s name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:16 - ‘Moreover, the one who blasphemes H5344 the name of the LORD must be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him. The stranger as well as the native, when he blasphemes H5344 the Name, shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:17 - So Moses and Aaron took these men who had been designated H5344 by name,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:8 - “How am I to put a curse on him upon whom God has not put a curse?
And how am I to curse him whom the LORD has not cursed?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:25 - Then Balak said to Balaam, “Do not curse them at all nor bless them at all!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:9 - Instead, Jehoiada the priest [fn]took a chest and drilled H5344 a hole in its lid and put it beside the altar, on the right side as one comes into the house of the LORD; and the priests who guarded the threshold put in it all the money that was brought into the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:21 - “Now behold, you have [fn]relied on the [fn]support of this broken reed, on Egypt; on which if a man leans, it will go into his [fn]hand and pierce H5344 it. That is how Pharaoh king of Egypt is to all who rely on him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:31 - From the half-tribe of Manasseh eighteen thousand, who were designated H5344 by name to come and make David king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:41 - With them were Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest who were chosen, who were designated H5344 by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because His [fn]kindness is everlasting.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:15 - Then the men who were designated H5344 by name got up, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked people from the spoils; they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:19 - Also for the sons of Aaron, the priests, who were in the pasture lands of their cities, or in each and every city, there were men who were designated H5344 by name to distribute portions to every male among the priests and to everyone genealogically enrolled among the Levites.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:20 - and 220 of the temple servants, whom David and the officials had provided for the service of the Levites, all of them designated H5344 by name.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:8 - “May those curse it who curse the day,
Who are [fn]prepared to disturb Leviathan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:24 - “Can anyone capture him [fn]when he is on watch,
Can anyone pierce H5344 his nose with barbs?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:2 - “Can you put a [fn]rope in his nose,
And pierce H5344 his jaw with a [fn]hook?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:26 - One who withholds grain, the people will curse him,
But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:24 - One who says to the wicked, “You are righteous,”
Peoples will curse him, nations will scold him;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:6 - “Behold, you have relied on the staff of this broken reed, on Egypt, on which if a man leans, it will go into his [fn]hand and pierce H5344 it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who rely on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 62:2 - The nations will see your righteousness,
And all kings your glory;
And you will be called by a new name
Which the mouth of the LORD will designate H5344.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:1 - Woe to those who are carefree in Zion,
And to those who feel secure on the mountain of Samaria,
The dignitaries H5344 of the foremost of nations,
To whom the house of Israel comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:14 - You pierced H5344 with his own [fn]arrows
The head of his [fn]leaders.
They stormed in to scatter [fn]us;
Their arrogance was like those
Who devour the oppressed in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:6 - “You have sown much, only to [fn]harvest little; you eat, but there is not enough to be satisfied; you drink, but there is not enough to become drunk; you put on clothing, but there is not enough for [fn]anyone to get warm; and the one who earns, earns wages to put into a money bag full H5344 of H5344 holes H5344.”

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