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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 - And God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female H5347 He created them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:2 - He created them male and female H5347, and He blessed them and named them [fn]Man in the day when they were created.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:19 - “And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female H5347.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - also of the birds of the [fn]sky, [fn]by sevens, male and female H5347, to keep their seed alive on the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - [fn]by twos they came to Noah into the ark, male and female H5347, as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - And those that entered, male and female H5347 of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and Yahweh closed it behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:1 -

‘Now if his offering is a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he is going to bring near one from the herd, whether male or female H5347, he shall bring it near without blemish before Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:6 - ‘But if his offering for a sacrifice of peace offerings to Yahweh is from the flock, he shall bring it near, male or female H5347, without blemish.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:28 - or if his sin which he has [fn]committed is made known to him, then he shall bring for his offering a [fn]goat, a female H5347 without blemish, for his sin which he has [fn]committed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:32 -

‘But if he brings a lamb as his offering for a sin offering, he shall bring it, a female H5347 without blemish.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:6 - ‘He shall also bring his guilt offering to Yahweh for his sin which he has [fn]committed, a female H5347 from the flock, a lamb or a [fn]goat, as a sin offering. So the priest shall make atonement on his behalf for his sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:5 - ‘But if she bears a female H5347 child, then she shall be unclean for two weeks, as in her [fn]menstruation; and she shall remain in the blood of her cleansing for sixty-six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:7 - ‘Then he shall bring it near before Yahweh and make atonement for her, and she shall be cleansed from the [fn]flow of her blood. This is the law for her who bears a child, whether a male or a female H5347.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:33 - and for the woman who is ill because of menstrual impurity, and for the one who has a discharge, whether a male or a female H5347, or a man who lies with an unclean woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:4 - ‘Or if it is a female H5347, then your valuation shall be thirty shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:5 - ‘If it be from five years even to twenty years old then your valuation for the male shall be twenty shekels and for the female H5347 ten shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:6 - ‘But if they are from a month even up to five years old, then your valuation shall be five shekels of silver for the male, and for the female H5347 your valuation shall be three shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:7 - ‘If they are from sixty years old and upward, if it is a male, then your valuation shall be fifteen shekels, and for the female H5347 ten shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:3 - “You shall send away both male and female H5347; you shall send them outside the camp so that they will not defile their camp where I dwell in their midst.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:15 - So Moses said to them, “Have you [fn]spared all the women H5347?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:16 - lest you act corruptly and make a graven image for yourselves in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female H5347,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:22 -

“How long will you go here and there,

O faithless daughter?

For Yahweh has created a new thing in the earth

A [fn]woman H5347 will encompass a man.”

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