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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 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 “mankind” on 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 sky, [fn]seven pairs, male and female H5347, to keep their [fn]offspring alive on the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:9 - they all went into the ark to Noah [fn]by twos, male and female H5347, as God had commanded Noah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:16 - Those that entered, male and female H5347 of all flesh, entered as God had commanded him; and the LORD closed the door behind him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 3:1 -

‘Now if his offering is a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he is going to offer from the herd, whether male or female H5347, he shall offer it without defect before the LORD.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:6 - ‘He shall also bring his guilt offering to the LORD 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 gives birth to a female H5347 child, then she shall be unclean for two weeks, as in her menstruation; and she shall stay at home in her condition of [fn]blood purification for sixty-six days.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 12:7 - ‘Then he shall offer it before the LORD and make atonement for her, and she shall be cleansed from the [fn]flow of her blood. This is the law for her who gives birth to 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 sleeps with an unclean woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:4 - ‘Or if [fn]the person is a female H5347, then your assessment shall be thirty shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:5 - ‘And if the person is from five years even to twenty years old, then your assessment for a male shall be twenty shekels, and for a female H5347, ten shekels.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:6 - ‘But if the person is from a month even up to five years old, then your assessment shall be five shekels of silver for a male, and for a female H5347 your assessment shall be three shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:7 - ‘If the person is from sixty years old and upward, if a male, then your assessment shall be fifteen shekels, and for a 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 do not defile their camp where I dwell in their midst.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:15 - And Moses said to them, “Have you [fn]spared all the women H5347?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:16 - so that you do not act corruptly and make a carved image for yourselves in the form of any figure, a representation of male or female H5347,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:22 -

“How long will you waver,

You rebellious daughter?

For the LORD has created a new thing on the earth:

A woman H5347 will shelter a man.”

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