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Lexicon :: Strong's H5355 - nāqî

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TWOT Reference: 1412a,1412b

Strong’s Definitions

נָקִי nâqîy, naw-kee'; or נָקִיא nâqîyʼ; (Joel 4:19 [Joel 3:19][1]; Jonah 1:14), from H5352; innocent:—blameless, clean, clear, exempted, free, guiltless, innocent, quit.

1. Edited by BLB [Strong's references Joel 4:19 in the Hebrew Bible]

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H5355 in the following manner: innocent (31x), guiltless (4x), quit (2x), blameless (2x), clean (1x), clear (1x), exempted (1x), free (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H5355 in the following manner: innocent (31x), guiltless (4x), quit (2x), blameless (2x), clean (1x), clear (1x), exempted (1x), free (1x), variant (1x).
  1. clean, free from, exempt, clear, innocent

    1. free from guilt, clean, innocent

    2. free from punishment

    3. free or exempt from obligations

  2. innocent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָקִי nâqîy, naw-kee'; or נָקִיא nâqîyʼ; (Joel 4:19 [Joel 3:19][1]; Jonah 1:14), from H5352; innocent:—blameless, clean, clear, exempted, free, guiltless, innocent, quit.

1. Edited by BLB [Strong's references Joel 4:19 in the Hebrew Bible]

STRONGS H5355: Abbreviations
נָקִי adjective clean, free from, exempt; — נ׳ Genesis 24:41 + 31 times; construct נְקִי Psalm 24:4; plural נְקִיִּים Jeremiah 2:34; נְקִיִּם Genesis 44:10 + 6 times; —
1. free from guilt, clean, innocent, || נָקִי וְצַדִּיק ׃צַדִּיק Exodus 23:7 (E), נָקִי : innocent person Job 4:7; Job 17:8; Job 22:19, 30; Job 27:17; Psalm 10:8; Psalm 15:5; Proverbs 1:11; נקיים Job 9:23; דם נקי innocent blood, first used in D, Deuteronomy 19:10; Deuteronomy 27:25; 1 Samuel 19:5; 2 Kings 21:16; 2 Kings 24:4; Psalm 94:2; Psalm 106:38; Proverbs 6:17; Isaiah 59:7; Jeremiah 7:6; Jeremiah 22:3; Jeremiah 26:15; דם חנקי Deuteronomy 19:13; 2 Kings 24:4; Jeremiah 22:17; הדם הנקי Deuteronomy 21:9; דם נקיים Jeremiah 19:4; נָקִיִ מִדְּמֵי 2 Samuel 3:28 (+ מֵעִם י׳); נְקִי כַפַּיִם Psalm 24:4; אביונים נקיים Jeremiah 2:34.
2. free from punishment Exodus 21:28 (E) 2 Samuel 14:9.
3. free, exempt from obligations Genesis 44:10 (J); from service in war Numbers 32:22 (P; + מִן person, see מִן 2d), Deuteronomy 24:5; 1 Kings 15:22 (compare Arabic bdb066706 and WetzstZMG xxii (1868), 129); with מן, from oaths Genesis 24:41 (J) Joshua 2:17, 19, 20 (JE).

נָקִיא adjective innocent; — דָּם נָקִיא innocent blood Joel 4:19; Jonah 1:14 (both Kt; Qr נָקִי).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:41; 24:41; 44:10; 44:10


21:28; 23:7




19:10; 19:13; 21:9; 24:5; 27:25


2:17; 2:19; 2:20

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

3:28; 14:9

1 Kings


2 Kings

21:16; 24:4; 24:4


4:7; 9:23; 17:8; 22:19; 22:30; 27:17


10:8; 15:5; 24:4; 24:4; 94:2; 106:38


1:11; 6:17




2:34; 2:34; 7:6; 19:4; 22:3; 22:17; 26:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5355 matches the Hebrew נָקִי (nāqî),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:41 - Then shalt thou be clear from this my oath, when thou comest to my kindred; and if they give not thee one, thou shalt be clear H5355 from my oath.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:10 - And he said, Now also let it be according unto your words: he with whom it is found shall be my servant; and ye shall be blameless. H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 - If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit. H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent H5355 and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:22 - And the land be subdued before the LORD: then afterward ye shall return, and be guiltless H5355 before the LORD, and before Israel; and this land shall be your possession before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:10 - That innocent H5355 blood be not shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:13 - Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent H5355 blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:8 - Be merciful, O LORD, unto thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed, and lay not innocent H5355 blood unto thy people of Israel's charge. And the blood shall be forgiven them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:9 - So shalt thou put away the guilt of innocent H5355 blood from among you, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:5 - When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free H5355 at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:25 - Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent H5355 person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - And the men said unto her, We will be blameless H5355 of this thine oath which thou hast made us swear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - And it shall be, that whosoever shall go out of the doors of thy house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we will be guiltless: H5355 and whosoever shall be with thee in the house, his blood shall be on our head, if any hand be upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:20 - And if thou utter this our business, then we will be quit H5355 of thine oath which thou hast made us to swear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:5 - For he did put his life in his hand, and slew the Philistine, and the LORD wrought a great salvation for all Israel: thou sawest it, and didst rejoice: wherefore then wilt thou sin against innocent H5355 blood, to slay David without a cause?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - And afterward when David heard it, he said, I and my kingdom are guiltless H5355 before the LORD for ever from the blood of Abner the son of Ner:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:9 - And the woman of Tekoah said unto the king, My lord, O king, the iniquity be on me, and on my father's house: and the king and his throne be guiltless. H5355
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:22 - Then king Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none was exempted: H5355 and they took away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha had builded; and king Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:16 - Moreover Manasseh shed innocent H5355 blood very much, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; beside his sin wherewith he made Judah to sin, in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:4 - And also for the innocent H5355 blood that he shed: for he filled Jerusalem with innocent H5355 blood; which the LORD would not pardon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:7 - Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? H5355 or where were the righteous cut off?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent. H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:8 - Upright men shall be astonied at this, and the innocent H5355 shall stir up himself against the hypocrite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent H5355 laugh them to scorn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:30 - He shall deliver the island of the innocent: H5355 and it is delivered by the pureness of thine hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 - He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent H5355 shall divide the silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:8 - He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: H5355 his eyes are privily set against the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:5 - He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. H5355 He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:4 - He that hath clean H5355 hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:21 - They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent H5355 blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:38 - And shed innocent H5355 blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 - If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent H5355 without cause:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:17 - A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent H5355 blood,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:7 - Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent H5355 blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:34 - Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: H5355 I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:6 - If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent H5355 blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:4 - Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents; H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent H5355 blood in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:17 - But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent H5355 blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:15 - But know ye for certain, that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent H5355 blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof: for of a truth the LORD hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:19 - Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent H5355 blood in their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:14 - Wherefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not upon us innocent H5355 H5355 blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.
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