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Lexicon :: Strong's H5347 - nᵊqēḇâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1409b

Strong’s Definitions

נְקֵבָה nᵉqêbâh, nek-ay-baw'; from H5344; female (from the sexual form):—female.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H5347 in the following manner: female (18x), woman (3x), maid (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H5347 in the following manner: female (18x), woman (3x), maid (1x).
  1. female

    1. woman, female child

    2. female animal

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נְקֵבָה nᵉqêbâh, nek-ay-baw'; from H5344; female (from the sexual form):—female.
STRONGS H5347: Abbreviations
נְקֵבָה noun feminine female (perforata (BaNB 166); so Thes and most; > another view in SchwZAW xi (1891), 181f.; Idioticon 57; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Aramaic נוּקְבָּא, נוּקְבְּתָא, bdb066607, bdb066608); — always absolute נ׳ Jeremiah 31:22 + 21 times (all Pentateuch, and all P except Deuteronomy 4:16):
1. woman (or female child) Jeremiah 31:22 (opposed to גֶּבֶר), Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:2; Leviticus 12:5, 7; Leviticus 15:33; Leviticus 27:4, 5, 6, 7) Numbers 5:3 (all opposed to זָבָר), Numbers 31:15.
2. female animal Genesis 6:19; Genesis 7:3, 9, 16; Leviticus 3:1, 6 (all opposed to זָכָר), Leviticus 4:28, 32; Leviticus 5:6. — Deuteronomy 4:16 (opposed to זָכָר) may include both women and animals.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:27; 5:2; 6:19; 7:3; 7:9; 7:16


3:1; 3:6; 4:28; 4:32; 5:6; 12:5; 12:7; 15:33; 27:4; 27:5; 27:6; 27:7


5:3; 31:15


4:16; 4:16


31:22; 31:22


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5347 matches the Hebrew נְקֵבָה (nᵊqēḇâ),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:27 - So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female H5347 created he them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:2 - Male and female H5347 created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:19 - And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female. H5347
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; H5347 to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - There went in two and two unto Noah into the ark, the male and the female, H5347 as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - And they that went in, went in male and female H5347 of all flesh, as God had commanded him: and the LORD shut him in.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:1 - And if his oblation be a sacrifice of peace offering, if he offer it of the herd; whether it be a male or female, H5347 he shall offer it without blemish before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:6 - And if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offering unto the LORD be of the flock; male or female, H5347 he shall offer it without blemish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:28 - Or if his sin, which he hath sinned, come to his knowledge: then he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a female H5347 without blemish, for his sin which he hath sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:32 - And if he bring a lamb for a sin offering, he shall bring it a female H5347 without blemish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:6 - And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD for his sin which he hath sinned, a female H5347 from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:5 - But if she bear a maid child, H5347 then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation: and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:7 - Who shall offer it before the LORD, and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. This is the law for her that hath born a male or a female. H5347
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:33 - And of her that is sick of her flowers, and of him that hath an issue, of the man, and of the woman, H5347 and of him that lieth with her that is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:4 - And if it be a female, H5347 then thy estimation shall be thirty shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:5 - And if it be from five years old even unto twenty years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male twenty shekels, and for the female H5347 ten shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:6 - And if it be from a month old even unto five years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels of silver, and for the female H5347 thy estimation shall be three shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:7 - And if it be from sixty years old and above; if it be a male, then thy estimation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female H5347 ten shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:3 - Both male and female H5347 shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them; that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:15 - And Moses said unto them, Have ye saved all the women H5347 alive?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:16 - Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female, H5347
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:22 - How long wilt thou go about, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD hath created a new thing in the earth, A woman H5347 shall compass a man.
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